Skip to Content


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested

Document Details

Information about this document as published in the Federal Register.

Published Document

This document has been published in the Federal Register. Use the PDF linked in the document sidebar for the official electronic format.

Start Preamble


60-day notice of information collection under review: new collection, Tribal Hiring Renewal Grant Program Application.

The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies.

Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for “sixty days” until April 8, 2002. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Gretchen DePasquale, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, 1100 Vermont Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20530.

Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points:

(1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;

(2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;

(3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and

(4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

(1) Type of Information Collection: New collection.

(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Tribal Hiring Renewal Grant Program Application.

(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: None. U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS).

(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief Start Printed Page 5611abstract: Primary: Federally Recognized Tribal Government. Other: None. Abstract: The information collected will be used by the COPS Office to determine whether Federally Recognized Tribal Governments are eligible for two-year grants to renew previously funded COPS hiring grants. The program is specifically targeted to meet the most serious needs of law enforcement in Indian communities. The grants are meant to enhance law enforcement capabilities by renewing grant officer positions for an additional two-years of funding.

(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:

There will be an estimated 15 responses. The estimated amount of time required for the average respondent to respond is: 2.5 hours.

(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 37.5 hours annually.

If additional information is required contact: Brenda Dyer, Department Clearance Officer, Information Management and Security Staff, Justice Management Division, United States Department of Justice, 601 D Street NW, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, NW, Washington, DC 20530.

Start Signature

Dated: January 31, 2002.

Brenda Dyer,

Department Deputy Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.

End Signature End Preamble

[FR Doc. 02-2787 Filed 2-5-02; 8:45 am]