[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 9 (Wednesday, January 14, 1998)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2264-2265]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-908]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE


Office of Community Oriented Policing Services; Agency 
Information Collection Activities; Existing Collection; Comments 
Request

ACTION: Notice of information collection under review; extension of a 
currently approved collection: Regional Community Policing Institute 
Monthly Progress Report.

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    Office of Management and Budget approval is being sought for the 
information collection listed below. This collection was previously 
published in the Federal Register on October 28, 1997, allowing for a 
60 day public comment period. No comments were received by the Office 
of Community Oriented Policing Services.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
February 13, 1998. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
3120.10.
    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: Ms. Victoria Wassmer, 202-395-5871, Department of Justice 
Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be 
submitted to OMB via facsimile on 202-395-7285.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning this 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.
    Comments may also be submitted to the Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Information Management and Security Staff, 
Attention Department Clearance Officer, Suite 850, 1001 G Street, NW, 
Washington, DC 20530. Additionally, comments may be submitted to DOJ 
via facsimile on 202-514-1590.
    Overview of this collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of Currently Approved 
Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Regional Community Policing 
Institute Monthly Progress Report.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form: COPS 22/01. 
Office of Community Oriented Policing Services, Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief

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abstract: Regional Community Policing Institutes funded through a one-
year cooperative agreement from the COPS Office are required to 
respond.
    The Regional Community Policing Institute Monthly Progress Report 
will be completed by each Regional Community Policing Institute. The 
information collection provides a monthly update of progress made in 
performing the training and technical assistance functions of this 
program, as well as information concerning any changes or modifications 
requested in the project or cooperative agreement budgets.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Estimated 
number of respondents: 35. Estimated time for average respondent to 
respond: 2 hours and 30 minutes monthly (including record-keeping).
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: Approximately 1050 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, 
Suite 850, Washington Center, 1001 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: January 9, 1998.
Robert B. Briggs,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 98-908 Filed 1-13-98; 8:45 am]
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