[Federal Register: October 18, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 202)]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Executive Office for Immigration Review
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Extension of
Currently Approved Collection; Comments Requested
ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review; extension
of currently approved collection; immigration practitioner complaint
The United States Department of Justice, Executive Office for
Immigration Review, has submitted 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. The
proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from
the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be
accepted for 60 days until December 17, 2002. This process is in
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
If you have any comments, especially on the estimated public burden
or associated response time, or suggestions, or need a copy of the
proposed information collection instrument with instructions or
additional information, please contact Charles Adkins-Blanch, General
Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, Executive Office for
Immigration Review, 5107 Leesburg Pike, Suite 2600, Falls Church, VA
Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected
agencies concerning the proposed extension of a currently approved
information collection instrument are encouraged. Your comments should
address one or more of the following four points:
(1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for
the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component,
including whether the information will have practical utility;
(2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components 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 this information collection:
(1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of Currently Approved
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Immigration Practitioner
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form EOIR-44.
Executive Office for Immigration Review.
(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals. Other: Not-for-profit
institutions, federal government. The information on this form will be
used to determine whether or not, assuming the truth of the factual
allegations raised therein, the Office of the General Counsel,
Executive Office for Immigration Review, should conduct a preliminary
disciplinary inquiry, request additional information from the
responding complainant, refer the matter to a state bar disciplinary
authority or other law enforcement agency, or take no further action.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount
of time estimated for an average responded to respond: There are
approximately 500 respondents who will each require 2 hours to respond.
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: The total annual public burden for this
information collection is estimated to be 1,000 annual burden hours.
If additional information is required contact: Mr. Robert B.
Briggs, Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice,
Information Management and Security Staff, Justice Management Division,
601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20004.
Dated: October 15, 2002.
Robert B. Briggs,
Clearance Officer, Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 02-26559 Filed 10-17-02; 8:45 am]
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