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Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested

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30-Day notice of information collection under review: Reinstatement, without change, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired; Victims of Crime Act, Crime Victim Assistance Grant Program, Subgrant Award Report.

The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs 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. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 67, Number 90, page 31380 on May 9, 2002, allowing for a 60 day comment period.

The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until September 9, 2002. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.

Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to The Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC. 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202)-395-7285.

Request 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 agencies 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: Reinstatement, With change, of a Previously Approved Collection for Which Approval has Expired.

(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Victims of Crime Act, Crime Victim Assistance Grant Program, Subgrant Award Report.

(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1121-0142. Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.

(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: State, Local or Tribal Government. Other: None. the information requested is necessary to ensure compliance with statutory criteria which allows the Director of OVC to collect performance data from recipients of the VOCA victim assistance grant funds. The affected Start Printed Page 51601public include up to 57 States and territories administering the crime assistance provisions of the Victims of Crime Act.

(5) As estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There are 57 respondents who will complete a three minute subgrant award report. However, a State can be responsible for entering subgrant data for as many as 9 to 417 programs.

(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are 295 burden hours associated with this information collection.

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

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Dated: August 2, 2002.

Brenda E. Dyer,

Department Deputy Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.

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[FR Doc. 02-20055 Filed 8-7-02; 8:45 am]