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Agency Information Collection Activities: Collection; Comments Requested; Application for Approval as a Provider of a Personal Financial Management Instructional Course

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60-Day notice of application under review.

The Department of Justice, Executive Office for United States Trustees, will be submitting the following application to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The application is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until July 31, 2012.

All comments and suggestions, or questions regarding additional information, to include obtaining a copy of the application with instructions, should be directed to Wendy Tien, Deputy Assistant Director, at the Executive Office for United States Trustees, Department of Justice, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Suite 8000, Washington, DC 20530, or by facsimile at (202) 305-8536.

Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the collection of information are encouraged. Comments should address one or more of the following four points:

1. Evaluate whether the application 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 agency's estimate of the burden of the 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 the Information

Type of information collectionApplication form.
The title of the form/collectionApplication for Approval as a Provider of a Personal Financial Management Instructional Course.
The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collectionNo form number. Executive Office for United States Trustees, Department of Justice.
Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstractPrimary: Individuals who wish to offer instructional courses to student debtors concerning personal financial management. Other: None. Congress passed a bankruptcy law that requires individuals who file for bankruptcy to complete an approved personal financial management instructional course as a condition of receiving a discharge.
An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/replyIt is estimated that 300 respondents will complete the application in approximately ten (10) hours.
An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collectionThe estimated total annual public burden associated with this application is 3,000 hours.

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

Lynn Murray,

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

[FR Doc. 2012-13289 Filed 5-31-12; 8:45 am]