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Submission to Office of Management and Budget-Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004-0019

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Bureau of Land Management, Interior.


Notice and request for comments.


In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has submitted a request for an extension of an approved information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval.


The OMB is required to respond to this request within 60 days but may respond after 30 days. Submit your comments to OMB at the address below by April 20, 2007 to receive maximum consideration.


Send comments to the OMB, Interior Department Desk Officer (1004-0019), at OMB-OIRA via e-mail or via facsimile at (202) 395-6566. Also please send a copy of your comments to BLM via Internet and include your name, address, and ATTN: 1004-0019 in your Internet message to or via mail to: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Mail Stop 401LS, 1849 C Street, NW., ATTN: Bureau Information Collection Clearance Officer (WO-630), Washington, DC 20240.

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You may contact Shirlean Beshir to obtain copies and explanatory material on this information collection at (202) 452-5033. Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) on 1-800-877-8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact Ms. Beshir.

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On June 21, 2006, the BLM published a notice in the Federal Register (71 FR 35697) requesting comments on the information collection. The comment period closed on August 21, 2006. The BLM did not receive any comments.

We are soliciting comments on the following:

(a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper functioning of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;

(b) The accuracy of our estimates of the information collection burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions we use;

(c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and

(d) Ways to minimize the information collection burden on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Title: Grazing Management (43 CFR subpart 4120).

OMB Control Number: 1004-0019.

Abstract: The BLM manages the grazing use program on public lands according to the regulations at (43 CFR subpart 4120). These regulations implement the following statutes:

(1) The Taylor Grazing Act of 1934 (43 U.S.C. 315-316o), as amended;

(2) The Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1701-1782);

(3) The Public Rangelands Improvement Act of 1978 (43 U.S.C. 1901-1908).

The BLM uses this information to approve grazing operations on public lands.

Burden Estimate per Form: We estimate the completion time for this form and non-form information that is submitted quarterly, monthly, on occasion, and annually to the BLM by the private sector as follows:

Burden hours information collectedNumber of actions per yearBurden hours per actionTotal annual burden hours
(a) Cooperative Range Improvement Agreement (Form 4120-6) and related non-form information in 43 CFR part 412069364,158
(b) Range Improvement Permit (Form 4120-7) and related non-form information in 43 CFR part 41201910190
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Annual Responses: 712.

Application Fee per Response: 0.

Annual Burden Hours: 4,348.

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Dated: March 15, 2007.

Ted R. Hudson,

Bureau of Land Management, Acting Division Chief, Regulatory Affairs.

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[FR Doc. 07-1362 Filed 3-20-07; 8:45 am]