[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 41 (Monday, March 3, 1997)]
[Page 9449]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-5108]



Office of Inspector General

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

ACTION: Notice of information collection under emergency review; 
regional information sharing system member agency survey.


    The Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General, has 
submitted the following information collection request to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with 
the emergency review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 
The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments 
from the public and affected agencies. Emergency review and approval of 
this collection has been requested from OMB by March 30, 1997. If 
granted, the emergency approval is only valid for 180 days. Comments 
should be directed to OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Attention: Ms. Victoria Wassmer, 202-395-5871, Department of 
Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20530.
    Request written comments and suggestions from the public and 
affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information. 
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, 
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 and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this 
notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated 
response time should be directed to John Antonelli (phone number and 
address listed below). If you have additional comments, suggestions, or 
need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with 
instructions, or additional information, please contact John Antonelli, 
202-616-4666, Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, U.S. 
Department of Justice, Suite 5000, 1425 New York Avenue, NW, 
Washington, DC 20005.
    Overview of this information collection:
    (1) Type of information collection: New collection.
    (2) The title of the form/collection: Regional Information Sharing 
System Member Agency Survey.
    (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: None. Office of the Inspector 
General, Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract. Primary: federal, state, and local law 
enforcement agencies. Other: None. This collection will gather 
information for an Inspector General's audit and will help determine 
user satisfaction with Regional Information Sharing Systems.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 150 respondents 
with an average 1 hour per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 150 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: February 25, 1997.
Robert B. Briggs,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 97-5108 Filed 2-28-97; 8:45 am]