[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 236 (Friday, December 7, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 73052]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-29600]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1110-0001]


Agency Information Collection Activities, Proposed Collection, 
Comments Requested, Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Return 
A--Monthly Return of Offenses Known to Police and Supplement to Return 
A--Monthly Return of Offenses Known to Police

ACTION: 60-day notice.

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    The Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 
Criminal Justice Information Services Division will be submitting the 
following information collection request to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with 
established review procedures of 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 until February 5, 2013.
    This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    All comments, suggestions, or questions regarding additional 
information, to include obtaining a copy of the proposed information 
collection instrument with instructions, should be directed to Mrs. Amy 
C. Blasher, Unit Chief, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal 
Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division, Module E-3, 1000 Custer 
Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or facsimile to (304) 
625-3566.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. Comments 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 of 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of information collection: Revision of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Return A--Monthly Return of 
Offenses Known to Police and Supplement to Return A--Monthly Return of 
Offenses Known to Police.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the department sponsoring the collection: Forms 1-720, 1-720a, 1-720b, 
1-720c, 1-720d, 1-720e, and 1-706; Criminal Justice Information 
Services Division, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Department of 
Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: City, county, state, tribal, and 
federal law enforcement agencies. Under Title 28, U.S. Code, Section 
534, Acquisition, Preservation, and Exchange of Identification Records; 
Appointment of Officials, 1930, this collection requests Part I offense 
and clearance data as well as stolen and recovered monetary values of 
stolen property throughout the United States from city, county, state, 
tribal, and federal law enforcement agencies in order for the FBI UCR 
Program to serve as the national clearinghouse for the collection and 
dissemination of crime data and to publish these statistics in the 
Semiannual and Preliminary Annual Reports and Crime in the United 
States.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There are a 
potential of 18,233 law enforcement agency respondents; calculated 
estimates indicate 10 minutes for the Return A and 11 minutes for the 
Supplement to Return A.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with this collection: There are approximately 48,686 hours, annual 
burden, associated with this information collection.
    If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, 
Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice 
Management Division, United States Department of Justice, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W-1407B, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: December 3, 2012.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2012-29600 Filed 12-6-12; 8:45 am]
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