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Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested

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30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Office for Victims of Crime Trafficking Information Management System (TIMS).

The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office for Victims of Crime, will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 76, Number 157, page 50499, on August 15, 2011, allowing for a 60-day comment period.

The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until November 17, 2011. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.

Written comments concerning this information collection should be sent to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: DOJ Desk Officer. The best way to ensure your comments are received is to email them to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or fax them to 202-395-7285. All comments should reference the 8 digit OMB number for the collection or the title of the collection. If you have questions concerning the collection, please contact Pamela Leupen, at 202-307-0711 or the DOJ Desk Officer at 202-395-3176.

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/component, including whether the information will have practical utility;

(2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components 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 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: OVC Trafficking Information Management System (TIMS) Online.Start Printed Page 64383

(3) The Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number(s): NA. Office for Victims of Crime, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice.

(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract. Primary: OVC Services to Victims of Human Trafficking Grant recipients (OVC Grantees) Abstract: The OVC Trafficking Information Management System (TIMS) Online is a Web-based database and reporting system, designed to simplify performance reporting required by the OVC Services to Victims of Human Trafficking Grant Initiative. Once approved, OVC will require OVC Grantees to use this electronic tool to submit grant performance data, including demographics about human trafficking victims. OVC intends to publish an annual analysis of these data to provide the crime victims' field with stronger evidence for practices and programs.

(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: There are approximately 30-38 OVC Services to Victims of Human Trafficking Grantees per six-month reporting period. On average, it should take each grantee one hour to seven hours, depending on client case load per reporting period, to enter information into TIMS Online. There are two reporting periods per year.

(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There is no public burden associated with the collection. This system only pertains to OVC grantees.

If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Planning and Policy Staff, Justice Management Division, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street, NE., Room 2E-508, Washington, DC 20530.

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Jerri Murray,

Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.

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[FR Doc. 2011-26877 Filed 10-17-11; 8:45 am]

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