30-day notice of information collection under review: promising programs for substance abuse prevention: replication and evaluation initiative.
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with Start Printed Page 17127the 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 69, Number 235, page 71074 on December 8, 2004, allowing for a 60-day comment period.
The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until May 4, 2005. 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) 395-5806. 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 agency's 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: New Collection.
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Promising Programs for Substance Abuse Prevention: Replication and Evaluation Initiative.
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: There is no agency form number. Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, United States Department of Justice.
(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals. Other: Not-for profit. Two substance abuse prevention programs for middle school and alternative high school students will be evaluated for effectiveness by independent evaluators, potentially establishing them as effective programs. Middle schools and high schools will be asked to assist in study implementation.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that 7,000 respondents will complete a 35-40 minute survey three times (pre-test, post-test, and one-year follow-up post-test) over the next four years.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated total burden to complete the nominations is 12, 600 hours. The average annual hour burden (over four years) is 3,150.
If additional information is required contact: Brenda E. Dyer, Department 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
Brenda E. Dyer,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 05-6528 Filed 4-1-05; 8:45 am]
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