[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 135 (Monday, July 15, 2013)]
[Pages 42109-42110]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16781]



Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121--NEW]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested: Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment Initiative 
Stakeholder Survey Under OMB's Partnership Fund

ACTION: 60 Day Notice.


    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs, Office 
of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, 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. 
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ``sixty days'' until 
September 13, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
    If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or 
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed 
information collection instrument with instructions or additional 
information, please contact Kristen Kracke, (202) 616-3649, Office of 
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice 
Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20531.
    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:

--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;
--Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
--Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and
--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 Back to Top

    (1) Type of information collection: Original Web-based Survey.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Juvenile Justice Reform and 
Reinvestment Initiative.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: The Office of Juvenile 
Justice and Delinquency Prevention, United States Department of 
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Milwaukee County, Wisconsin; Iowa; and 
Delaware Juvenile Justice Service Providers. Local government and Not-
for-profit institutions, Business or other for-profit in each of these 
three jurisdictions will be affected.
    Abstract: This survey is being conducted as a part of an evaluation 
of OJJDPs JJRRI Demonstration Program. In 2012, OJJDP commissioned a 
36-month evaluation of the Juvenile Justice Reform and Reinvestment 
Initiative (JJRRI) Demonstration Program. The JJRRI Demonstration 
Program provides funds to three states and/or local administering 
agencies for juvenile justice to develop and implement an integrated 
set of evidence-based and cost-measurement tools that will enable them 
to make informed decisions about resources and services for juvenile-
justice involved youth.
    The Urban Institute (UI) is conducting a comprehensive evaluation 
of JJRRI to determine whether the initiative has had the intended 
effect of improving program- and cost-effectiveness. As part of this 
evaluation, UI will conduct two web-based surveys with key stakeholders 
at each site to measure changes in attitudes towards evidence-based 
practices as a result of the JJRRI Demonstration Program.
    The main objective of this web-based survey is to measure juvenile 
justice stakeholder--agency leadership and staff--support for use and 
knowledge of Evidence-Based Practice's in the three sites selected to 
be JJRRI Demonstration Programs. Two surveys will be conducted by UI to 
measure stakeholder

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support and knowledge of evidence-based practices. The first survey 
will assess baseline attitudes of EBPs. The second survey will measure 
the extent to which context and attitudes change through the 
    (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 480 respondents will complete a 20 minute questionnaire.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: Approximately 160 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., Suite 2E-508, Washington, DC 

    Dated: July 9, 2013.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2013-16781 Filed 7-12-13; 8:45 am]