Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, DoD.
Information collection notice.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office for the Department of Defense announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Consideration will be given to all comments received by August 27, 2018.
You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Mail: Department of Defense, Office of the Chief Management Officer, Directorate for Oversight and Compliance, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Mailbox #24 Suite 08D09, Alexandria, VA 22350-1700.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to DoD Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 07G21, Alexandria, VA 22350, Darlene Sullivan, or call (571) 372-7867.
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Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Defense Sexual Assault Incident Database (DSAID); DD Forms 2965, 2910, and 2910-1; OMB Control Number 0704-0482.
Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to centralize case-level sexual assault data involving a member of the Armed Forces, in a manner consistent with statute and DoD regulations for Unrestricted and Restricted reporting, as well as to facilitate reports to Congress on claims of retaliation in connection with an Unrestricted Report of sexual assault made by or against a member of the Armed Force. Records may also be used as a management tool for statistical analysis, tracking, reporting, evaluating program effectiveness, conducting research, and case and business management. De-identified data may also be used to respond to mandated reporting requirements.
Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
Annual Burden Hours: 1,780.
Number of Respondents: 730.
Responses per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 730.
Average Burden per Response: 2.44 hours.
Frequency: On occasion.
It is DoD policy to establish a culture free of sexual assault by providing an environment of prevention, education and training, response capability, victim support, reporting procedures, and accountability that enhances the safety and well-being of all persons covered by the regulation.
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Dated: June 21, 2018.
Shelly E. Finke,
Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2018-13701 Filed 6-25-18; 8:45 am]
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