[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 95 (Tuesday, May 19, 2009)]
[Page 23433]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-11575]



Office of Justice Programs

[OMB Number 1121-NEW]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: New 
Information Collection, OJJDP National Training and Technical 
Assistance Center (NTTAC), Needs Assessment of the Juvenile Justice 
Field Package.


    The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs 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 was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 74, 
Number 46, page 10616 on March 11, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment 
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment until June 18, 2009. 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 Officers, Washington, DC 20503. Additional 
comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395-5806. 
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/
component, including whether the information will have practical 
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components 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 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 Information Collection.
    (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: OJJDP NTTAC Needs Assessment 
of the Juvenile Justice Field.
    (3) The Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Office of Juvenile 
Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, 
Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract. Primary: State, Local or Tribal. Other: 
Federal Government; Individuals or households; Not-for-profit 
institutions; Businesses or other for-profit. Abstract: The Office of 
Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention's National Training and 
Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) Needs Assessment is designed to 
assess the current training and technical assistance needs of 
professionals working in the juvenile justice field. The needs 
assessment will capture information regarding the topics of interest to 
the field, the level of need for information about the topic, the types 
of training and technical assistance of interest around a topic, and 
the specific challenges that the field is facing in their work. The 
needs assessment utilizes an on-line format and incorporated skip 
patterns to ensure that each completion is tailored to the needs of the 
respondent and reduces the burden of time to complete the instrument. 
The information will be used to improve services and plan for future 
training and technical assistance efforts in a fiscally responsible 
manner that can provide the greatest benefit and impact.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is 
expected that invitations for completion will be sent to approximately 
6,000 respondents with a 60% response rate. This would indicate 
approximately 3,600 respondents who will require an average of 20 
minutes to complete the needs assessment.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total annual public burden hours for this 
information collection is estimated to be 1200 hours.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Planning and Policy Staff, Justice Management Division, 601 D Street, 
NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: May 13, 2009.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E9-11575 Filed 5-18-09; 8:45 am]