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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Friction Ridge Cards: Arrest and Institution FD-249; Applicant FD-258; Personal Identification FD-353; FBI Standard Palm Print FD-884; Supplemental Finger and Palm Print FD-884a

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AGENCY:

Criminal Justice Information Services Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of Justice.

ACTION:

60-day notice.

SUMMARY:

Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation, Start Printed Page 25812Criminal Justice Information Services Division 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.

DATES:

Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until August 4, 2017.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

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 Gerry Lynn Brovey, Supervisory Information Liaison Specialist, FBI, CJIS, Resources Management Section, Administrative Unit, Module C-2, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia, 26306 (facsimile: 304-625-5093). 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 OIRA_submissions@omb.eop.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 Bureau of Justice Statistics, 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;

—Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and

—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: Friction Ridge Cards: Arrest and Institution; Applicant; Personal Identification; FBI Standard Palm Print; Supplemental Finger and Palm Print.

3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Agency form number: Forms FD-249 (Arrest and Institution), FD-258 (Applicant), and FD-353 (Personal Identification); FD-884 (FBI Standard Palm Print); FD-884a (Supplemental Finger and Palm Print) encompassed under OMB 1110-0046; CJIS Division, FBI, DOJ.

4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: City, county, state, federal and tribal law enforcement agencies; civil entities requesting security clearance and background checks. This collection is needed to collect information on individuals requesting background checks, security clearance, or those individuals who have been arrested for or accused of criminal activities. Acceptable data is stored as part of the Next Generation Identification System (NGI) of the FBI.

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 78,479 respondents will complete each form within approximately 10 minutes.

6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 14.6 million total annual burden hours associated with this collection.

If additional information is required contact: Melody D. Braswell, 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: May 31, 2017.

Melody D. Braswell,

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

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[FR Doc. 2017-11518 Filed 6-2-17; 8:45 am]

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