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7678 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No.

32 / Friday, February 16, 2007 / Notices

number and contact numbers and e-mail comment until March 19, 2007. This This nationwide information
addresses. The changes to the process is conducted in accordance with collection will identify the number and
application form have been made in an 5 CFR 1320.10. characteristics of state- and county-
effort to streamline the application Written comments and/or suggestions funded public defender offices.
process and eliminate requests for regarding the items contained in this Information will be gathered on type of
information that is either irrelevant or notice, especially the estimated public offenses represented, expenditures,
already being collected by other means. burden and associated response time, caseloads, training requirements,
Others: None. should be directed to the Office of funding sources, reliance on outside
(5) An estimate of the total number of Management and Budget, Office of legal services, and other related
respondents and the amount of time Information and Regulatory Affairs, administrative issues. The information
needed for an average respondent to Attention Department of Justice Desk collected will provide a comprehensive
respond is as follows: It is estimated that Officer, Washington, DC 20503. portrait of state and local efforts to meet
no more than 75 respondents will apply Additionally, comments may be the needs of indigent criminal
a year. Each application takes submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) defendants through designated public
approximately 120 minutes to complete. 395–5806. defender offices.
(6) An estimate of the total public Written comments and suggestions (5) An Estimate of the Total Number
burden (in hours) associated with the from the pubic and affected agencies of Respondents and the Amount of Time
collection: Total Annual Reporting concerning the proposed collection of Estimated for an Average Respondent to
Burden: 75 x 120 minutes per information are encouraged. Your Respond: An estimated 1,400 public
application = 9,000 minutes / by 60 comments should address one or more defender offices will complete a 1-hour
minutes per hour = 150 hours. of the following four points: county questionnaire (06–SPDO Form-
If additional information is required, A).
please contact Lynn Bryant, Department — Evaluate whether the proposed (6) An Estimate of the Total Public
Clearance Officer, United States collection of information is necessary Burden (in hours) Associated with the
Department of Justice, Justice for the proper performance of the Collection: The estimated public burden
Management Division, Policy and function of the agency, including associated with this collection is 1,400
Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, whether the information will have hours. (1,400 data collection forms
Suite 1600, 601 D Street NW., practical utility; completed by each public defender
Washington, DC, 20530. —Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s office* one hour per form = 1,400
estimate of the burden of the burden hours).
Dated: February 12, 2007. proposed collection of information, If additional information is required
Lynn Bryant, including the validity of the contact: Mrs. Lynn Bryant, Department
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United methodology and assumptions used; Clearance Officer, United States
States Department of Justice. —Enhance the quality, utility, and Department of Justice, Justice
[FR Doc. E7–2799 Filed 2–15–07; 8:45 am] clarity of the information to be Management Division, Policy and
BILLING CODE 4410–18–P collected; and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building,
—Minimize the burden of the collection Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW.,
of information on those who are to Washington, DC 20530.
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE respond, including through the use of
appropriate automated, electronic, Dated: February 12, 2007.
Office of Justice Programs mechanical, or other technological Lynn Bryant,
[OMB Number 1121–NEW] collection techniques or other forms Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United
of information technology, e.g., States Department of Justice.
Bureau of Justice Statistics; Agency permitting electronic submission of [FR Doc. E7–2800 Filed 2–15–07; 8:45 am]
Information Collection Activities: responses. BILLING CODE 4410–18–P
Proposed Collection; Comments Overview of this information:
Requested (1) Type of Information Collection:
Reinstatement, with change, of a DEPARTMENT OF LABOR
ACTION: 30-day notice of new
information collection: 2007 Survey of previously approved collection for
which approval has expired. 2007 Office of the Secretary
Public Defenders Offices.
Survey of Public Defenders Offices. Submission for OMB Review:
The Department of Justice, Office of (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: Comment Request
Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice 2007 Survey of Public Defenders
Statistics, will be submitting the Offices. February 9, 2007.
following information collection request (3) The Agency Form Number, if any, The Department of Labor (DOL) has
to the Office of Management and Budget and the Applicable Component of the submitted the following public
(OMB) for review and approval in Department Sponsoring the Collection: information collection request (ICR) to
accordance with the Paperwork Previous OMB number was 1121–0095. the Office of Management and Budget
Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed The agency form numbers are 06–SPDO (OMB) for review and approval in
information collection is published to Form-A and 06–SPDO Form-B. Bureau accordance with the Paperwork
obtain comments from the public and of Justice Statistics, Office of Justice Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13,
affected agencies. The proposed Programs, United States Department of 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of this
information collection was previously Justice. ICR, with applicable supporting
published in the Federal Register (4) Affected Public Who Will be documentation, may be obtained from
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Volume 71, Number 242, page 75772 on Asked or Required to Respond, as well at
December 18, 2006, allowing for a 60- as a Brief Abstract: Primary: All State- public/do/PRAMain or by contacting
day public comment period. and locally-funded attorneys serving as Darrin King on 202–693–4129 (this is
The purpose of this notice is to allow the head public defender for a county, not a toll-free number) ; e-mail:
an additional 30 days for public city, or judicial district. Other: None.

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