Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.
Notice of submission to OMB.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for renewal for the collection of information for the Bureau of Indian Education Adult Education Program. The information collection is currently authorized by OMB Control Number 1076-0120, which expires February 28, 2015.
Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before March 25, 2015.
You may submit comments on the information collection to the Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior at the Office of Management and Budget, by facsimile to (202) 395-5806 or you may send an email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Please send a copy of your comments to Ms. Juanita Mendoza, Program Analyst, Bureau of Indian Education, U.S. Department of the Interior, 1951 Constitution Avenue NW., MS 312, Washington, DC 20240; or email to: Juanita.Mendoza@bie.edu.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Juanita Mendoza, telephone: (202) 208-3559. You may review the information collection request online at http://www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to review Department of the Interior collections under review by OMB.
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The Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) is seeking renewal of the approval for the information collection conducted under 25 CFR part 46 to manage program resources and for fiscal accountability and appropriate direct services documentation. Approval for this collection expires on February 28, 2015. This information includes an annual report form. No changes are being made to the approved burden hours and forms for this information collection.
II. Request for Comments
On December 9, 2014, the BIE published a notice announcing the renewal of this information collection and provided a 60-day comment period in the Federal Register (79 FR 73100). There were no comments received in response to this notice.
The BIE requests your comments on this collection concerning: (a) The necessity of this information collection for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden (hours and cost) of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways we could enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways we could minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents.
Please note that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and an individual need not respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB Control Number.
It is our policy to make all comments available to the public for review at the location listed in the ADDRESSES section. Before including your address, phone number, email address or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may Start Printed Page 9480be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.
OMB Control Number: 1076-0120.
Title: Bureau of Indian Education Adult Education Program.
Brief Description of Collection: Submission of this information allows BIE to manage program resources, for fiscal accountability and appropriate direct services documentation, and to prioritize programs. The information helps manage the resources available to provide education opportunities for adult Indians and Alaska Natives to complete high school graduation requirements and gain new skills and knowledge for self-enhancement. Response is required to obtain a benefit.
Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection.
Respondents: Individuals (Tribal Adult Education Program Administrators).
Number of Respondents: 70 per year, on average.
Total Number of Responses: 70 per year, on average.
Frequency of Response: Once per year.
Estimated Time per Response: 4 hours.
Estimated Total Annual Hour Burden: 280 hours.
Estimated Total Annual Non-Hour Dollar Cost: $200.
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Dated: February 13, 2015.
Elizabeth K. Appel,
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action—Indian Affairs.
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