[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 61 (Monday, March 30, 2020)]
[Pages 17596-17597]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-06484]



Bureau of Indian Affairs

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

Agency Information Collection Activities; Appraisals & Valuations 
of Indian Property

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 
May 29, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Send your comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) by email to [email protected]. Please reference OMB Control 
Number 1076-0188 in the subject line of your comments. If you have 
comments but are unable to email them, please contact the person listed 
in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Ms. Sharlene Round Face by email at 
[email protected] or by telephone at (505) 563-5258.

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: Title III of the Indian Trust Asset Reform Act (25 U.S.C. 
5601, et seq) requires the Secretary of the Interior to publish minimum 
qualifications for appraisers of Indian property and allows the 
Secretary to accept appraisals performed by those appraisers without 
further review or approval. The Secretary has developed a regulation at 
43 CFR 100 to implement these provisions. The regulation requires 
appraisers to submit certain information so that the Secretary can 
verify that the appraiser meets the minimum qualifications.
    Title of Collection: Appraisals & Valuations of Indian Property.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0188.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Individual Indians and Federally 
Recognized Indian Tribes.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 10.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 30.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: One hour.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 30.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    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. 2020-06484 Filed 3-27-20; 8:45 am]