[Federal Register Volume 67, Number 186 (Wednesday, September 25, 2002)]
[Pages 60255-60256]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 02-24305]



Bureau of Reclamation

Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Bureau of Reclamation, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of data collection submission.


SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 
et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request 
(ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature 
of the information collection and its expected cost and burden.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 25, 2002.

ADDRESSES: Comments on this information collection should be submitted 
to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of 
Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Department of 
the Interior, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington DC 20503. A copy of your 
comments should also be directed to the Bureau of Reclamation, Northern 
California Area Office, Attention: Donald A. Bultema, PO Box 988, 
Willows, California 95988.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information or a copy of 
the proposed collection of information form, contact Rita F. Hoofard at 
(530) 934-1359.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of Reclamation's functions, including whether the 
information will have practical use; (b) the accuracy of Reclamation's 
estimated time and cost burdens of the proposed collection of 
information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, use, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including increased use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
    Title: Summary of Water Requirements for Crops Grown on Eligible 
    Abstract: Reclamation developed Form LS-924, Summary of Water 
Requirements for Crops Grown on Eligible Land, to facilitate and 
standardize the submission of data from the Sacramento River settlement 
contractors that divert water from Sacramento River sources. The 
information requested is required to ensure the proper implementation 
of 43 CFR 426.15 and the commingling provisions in the Sacramento River 
settlement contracts.
    Description of respondents: There are approximately 44 Sacramento 
River settlement (individuals/districts) that are required to file Form 
LS-924 for the purpose of contract administration.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Estimated completion time: An average of 60 minutes per respondent.
    Annual responses: 44 respondents.
    Annual burden hours: 44.
    An Agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. Reclamation will display a valid 
OMB control number on the form.
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting 
comments on this collection of information was published on July 3, 
2002 (67 FR 44617). Reclamation did not receive any comments on this 
collection of information during the comment period.
    OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove this information 
collection, but may respond after 30 days; therefore, public comment 
should be submitted to OMB within 30 days in order to assure maximum 
    Our practice is to make comments, including names and home 
addresses of respondents, available for public review. Individual 
respondents may request that we withhold their home address from public 
disclosure, which we will honor to the extent allowable by law. There 
also may be circumstances in which we would withhold a respondent's 
identity from public

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disclosure, as allowable by law. If you wish us to withhold your name 
and/or address, you must state this prominently at the beginning of 
your comment. We will make all submissions from organizations or 
businesses, and from individuals identifying themselves as 
representatives or officials of organizations or businesses, available 
for public disclosure in their entirety.

Gary Palmeter,
Manager, Property and Office Services Division.
[FR Doc. 02-24305 Filed 9-24-02; 8:45 am]