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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Applications for Special Deputation

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U.S. Marshals Service, Department of Justice.


30-Day notice.

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The Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 39800, on July 10, 2015, allowing for a 60 day comment period.


Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until October 13, 2015.

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If you have additional comments especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Nicole Feuerstein, Publications Specialist, U.S. Marshals Service, CS-3, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20530-0001 (phone: 202-307-5168). Written comments and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20530 or sent to

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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/or

—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: Extension of a currently approved collection.

2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Applications for Special Deputation.

3. The agency form number: The form numbers are USM-3A and USM-3C.

4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Federal government and State/local government. Form USM-3A Application for Special Deputation/Sponsoring Federal Agency Information; Form USM-3C Group Special Deputation Request. The collection of information for these forms is authorized by 28 U.S.C. 562. The USMS is authorized to deputize selected persons to perform the functions of a Special Deputy U.S. Marshal whenever the law enforcement needs of the USMS so require and as designated by the Associate Attorney General pursuant to 28 CFR 0.19(a)(3). USMS Special Deputation files serve as a centralized record of the special deputations granted by the USMS to assist in tracking, controlling and monitoring the Special Deputation Program.

5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 6,000 respondents will complete a 15 minute form (Form USM-3A) and 4,500 respondents will complete a 10 minute form (Form USM-3C).

6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 2,250 annual burden 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., 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530.

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Dated: September 8, 2015.

Jerri Murray,

Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.

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[FR Doc. 2015-22899 Filed 9-10-15; 8:45 am]