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[Federal Register: September 4, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 171)]
[Page 52594]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Bureau of Customs and Border Protection

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

ACTION: 30-day notice of information collection under review: Report of 
complaint; Form I-847.


    The Department of Homeland Security, Bureau of Customs and Border 
Protection has submitted the following information collection request 
to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance 
in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information 
collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 26, 
2003, 68 FR 38084. The notice allowed for a 60-day public comment 
period. No public comments were received by the BCBP on this proposed 
information collection.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
October 6, 2003. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Office of 
Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Attention: Department of Homeland Security Desk Officer, 725 17th 
Street, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20530.
    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 functions 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 collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Report of Complaint.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-847. 
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary; Individual or households. This form 
is used to establish a record of complaint, and to initiate an 
investigation of misconduct by an officer of the DHS.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 250 responses 
at 15 minutes (.25 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 63 annual burden hours.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or 
additional information, please contact Richard A. Sloan 202-514-3291, 
Director, Regulations and Forms Services Division, U.S. Department of 
Homeland Security, Room 4034, 425 I Street, NW., Washington, DC 20536. 
Additionally, comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) 
contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public 
burden and associated response time may also be directed to Mr. Richard 
A. Sloan.
    If additional information is required contact: Ms. Terry O'Malley, 
Clearance Officer, United States Department of Homeland Security, 7th & 
D Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20530, (202) 358-3571.

    Dated: August 27, 2003.
Richard A. Sloan,
Department Clearance Officer, Bureau of Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement, United States Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 03-22481 Filed 9-3-03; 8:45 am]