[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 204 (Tuesday, October 22, 2019)]
[Pages 56472-56473]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-22981]



Bureau of Indian Affairs

[201A2100DD/AAKC001030/A0A501010.999900 253G; OMB Control Number 1076-

Agency Information Collection Activities; Grazing Permits

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, 
the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) are proposing to renew an 
information collection.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
December 23, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) by mail to Mr. Jarvis Gust, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Rocky 
Mountain Region, 2021 4th Avenue North, Billings, Montana 59101; or by 
email [email protected]. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076-
0157 in the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Mr. Jarvis Gust by email at 
[email protected], or by telephone at 406-247-7946.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and 
continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact 
of our information collection requirements and minimize the public's 
reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information 
collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired 
    We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described 
below. We are especially interested in public comment addressing the 
following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper 
functions of the BIA; (2) will this information be processed and used 
in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how 
might the BIA enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (5) how might the BIA minimize the 
burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use 
of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone 
number, email address, or other personal identifying information in 
your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--including 
your personal identifying information--may be made publicly available 
at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.
    Abstract: The ``American Indian Agricultural Resource Management 
Act,'' (AIARMA), 25 U.S.C. 3701 et seq., authorizes the Secretary of 
the Interior, in participation with the beneficial owner of the land, 
to manage Indian agricultural lands in a manner consistent with 
identified Tribal goals and priorities for conservation, multiple use, 
sustained yield, and consistent with trust responsibilities. The 
regulations at 25 CFR 166, Grazing Permits; implement the AIARMA and 
include the specific information collection requirements. Submission of 
this information allows individuals or organizations to acquire or 
modify a grazing permit on Tribal land, individually-owned Indian land, 
or government land and to meet bonding requirements.
    Title of Collection: Grazing Permits.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0157.
    Form Number: Form 5-5423-- Performance Bond, Form 5-5514--Bid for 
Grazing Privileges, 5-5515 Grazing Permit, Form 5-5516-- Grazing Permit 
for Organized Tribes, Form 5-5517--Free Grazing Permit, Form 5-5519--
Cash Penal Bond, Form 5-5520--Power of Attorney, Form 5-5521--
Certificate and Application for On-and-Off Grazing Permit, Form 5522--
Modification of Grazing Permit, Form 5-5523--Assignment of Grazing 
Permit, Form 5-5524--Application for Allocation of Grazing Privileges, 
5-5525 Authority to Grant Grazing Privileges on Allotted Lands, Form 5-
5528--Livestock Crossing Permit, and Form 5-5529--Removable Range 
Improvement Records.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Tribes, Tribal organizations, 
individual Indians, and non-Indian individuals and associations.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 800.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 7,810.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: Varies from 20 minutes to

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one hour, with an average of less than one hour per response.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,701.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    Total Estimated Annual Nonhour Burden Cost: $0.
    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.
    The authority for this action is the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq).

Elizabeth K. Appel,
Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and Collaborative Action--Indian 
[FR Doc. 2019-22981 Filed 10-21-19; 8:45 am]