[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 212 (Friday, November 1, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65714-65715]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-26109]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1122-NEW]


Agency Information Collection Activities; New Collection: 
Certification of Compliance With the Confidentiality and Privacy 
Provisions of the Violence Against Women Act, as Amended

ACTION: 30-Day Notice.

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    The Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) 
will be submitting 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. This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register Volume 78, page 54275 on 
September 3, 2013, allowing for a 60 day comment period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment until December 2, 2013. This process is conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained 
in this notice, especially 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 Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, 
comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395-7285.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. Your 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 or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Certification of Compliance with 
the Confidentiality and Privacy Provisions of the Violence Against 
Women Act, as Amended.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1122-
XXXX. U.S. Department of Justice, Office on Violence Against Women.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    Primary: The affected public includes applicants to OVW grant 
programs authorized under the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 and 
reauthorized and amended by the Violence Against Women Act of 2000, the 
Violence Against Women Act of 2005 and the Violence Against Women Act 
of 2013. These include States, territories, Tribes or units of local 
government; State, territorial, tribal or unit of local governmental 
entities; institutions of higher education including colleges and 
universities; tribal organizations; Federal, State, tribal, territorial 
or local courts or court-based programs; State sexual assault 
coalitions, State domestic violence coalitions; territorial domestic 
violence or sexual assault coalitions;

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tribal coalition; tribal organizations; community-based organizations 
and non-profit, nongovernmental organizations.
    Under section 40002(b)(2) of the Violence Against Women Act, as 
amended (42 U.S.C. 13925(b)(2)), grantees and subgrantees with funding 
from OVW are required to meet the specific terms with regard to 
nondisclosure of confidential or private information and to document 
their compliance. By signature on certification form, applicants for 
grants from OVW are agreeing that, if awarded funds, they will comply 
with this provision, and will mandate that subgrantees, if any, comply 
with this provision, and will create and maintain documentation of 
compliance, such as policies and procedures for release of victim 
information, and will mandate that subgrantees, if any, will do so as 
well.
    (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 information will be collect annually from the 
approximately 1800 respondents (applicants to the OVW grant programs) 
less than one hour to complete a Certification of Compliance with the 
Confidentiality and Privacy Provisions of the Violence Against Women 
Act, as Amended.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total annual hour burden to complete the 
Certification is less than 1800 hours.
    If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 1407B, Washington, DC 
20530.

Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2013-26109 Filed 10-31-13; 8:45 am]
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