Skip to Content

Notice

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

ACTION:

60-day notice of information collection under review: Electronic Applications for the Attorney General's Honor Program and Summer Law Intern Program.

The Department of Justice (DOJ), Justice Management Division (JMD), 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 May 28, 2004. 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 Deana M.C. Willis, 20, Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 5200, 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:

  • 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;
  • 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;
  • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
  • 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: Extension of a currently approved collection.

(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Electronic Applications for the Attorney General's Honor Program and Summer Law Intern Program.

(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: None. Justice Management Division, Department of Justice.

(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals. This data collection is the only vehicle for the U.S. Department of Justice (Department) to hire graduating law students. This application is submitted voluntarily once a year by students and judicial law clerks. The information sought relates only to the hiring criteria established by the Department's personnel staff.

(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 5,000 respondents will complete each form within an hour.

(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 5,000 total annual burden hours associated with this collection.

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

Start Signature

Dated: March 24, 2004.

Brenda E. Dyer,

Department Deputy Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice.

End Signature End Preamble

[FR Doc. 04-6948 Filed 3-26-04; 8:45 am]

BILLING CODE 4410-26-P