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[Federal Register: April 7, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 66)]
[Page 16831-16832]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Office of Justice Programs

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

ACTION: Notice of information collection under review; reinstatement, 
without change, of a previously approved collection for which approval 
has expired; Edward Byrne Memorial State and Local Law Enforcement 
Assistance Program.


    The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, has 
submitted the following information collection request for review and 
clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This 
proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from 
the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be 
accepted for sixty days until June 6, 2003.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions or 
additional information, please contact Camille Cain, (202) 514-6015, 
Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. 
Department of Justice, 810 7th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20531.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should 
address one or more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) 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;
    (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:
    (1) Type of information collection: Reinstatement, Without change, 
of a Previously Approved Collection for Which Approval Has Expired.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Edward Byrne Memorial State 
and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Program.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: OJP Form 4061/6.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: State, Local or Tribal. Other: none. 
The Bureau of Justice Assistance is requesting the Office of Management 
and Budget approval for a collection of information from the State 
offices which administer formula grant awards under the provisions of 
Subtitle C-State and Local Law Enforcement Assistance Act of the Anti-
Drug Abuse Act of 1988, as amended by the Crime Control and the 
Immigration Acts 1990. This guidance document consolidates guidance 
related to the Formula Grant Program which has been provided to the 
States, including guidance which has been issued under separate cover 
to address specific Congressional requirements.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is 
estimated that 398 respondents will complete an application for 
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The estimated total annual burden hours associated 
with this information collection are 26,829.
    If additional information is required contact: Mrs. Brenda E. Dyer, 
Deputy Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Information Management and Security Staff, Justice Management Division, 
Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530, or via facsimile 
at (202) 514-1590.

[[Page 16832]]

    Dated: April 1, 2003.
Brenda E. Dyer,
Department Deputy Clearance Officer, United States Department of 
[FR Doc. 03-8383 Filed 4-4-03; 8:45 am]