[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 144 (Monday, July 27, 2020)]
[Pages 45224-45225]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-16146]



Bureau of Indian Affairs

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

Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; IDEIA Part B 
and C Child Count

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.

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DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
August 26, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request 
(ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget's Desk Officer for the 
Department of the Interior by email at [email protected]; or 
via facsimile to (202) 395-5806. Please provide a copy of your comments 
to Ms. Sue Bement, Office of Sovereignty in Indian Education, 2001 
Killebrew Drive--Suite 122, Bloomington, Minnesota 55425; or by email 
to [email protected]. Please reference OMB Control Number 1076-0176 in 
the subject line of your comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request additional information 
about this ICR, contact Ms. Sue Bement by email at [email protected] 
or by telephone at (952) 851-5423. You may also view the ICR at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

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 
    A Federal Register notice with a 60-day public comment period 
soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on 
March 30, 2020 (85 FR 17596). No comments were received.
    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 BIE; (2) will this information be processed and used 
in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how 
might the BIE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (5) how might the BIE 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. 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: Indian Tribes and Tribal organizations must submit 
information to the BIE if they are served by elementary or secondary 
schools for Indian children that, through Department of the Interior, 
receive allocations of funding under the IDEIA for the coordination of 
assistance for Indian children 0 to 5 years of age with disabilities on 
reservations. The information must be provided on two forms. The Part B 
form addresses Indian children 3 to 5 years of age on reservations 
served by Bureau-funded schools. The Part C form addresses Indian 
children up to 3 years of age on reservations served by Bureau-funded 
schools. The information required by the forms includes counts of 
children as of a certain date each year.
    Title of Collection: IDEIA Part B and Part C Child Count.
    OMB Control Number: 1076-0176.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents/Affected Public: Indian Tribes and Tribal 
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 118.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 118.
    Estimated Completion Time per Response: 20 hours per form.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,360 hours.
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to Obtain a Benefit.
    Frequency of Collection: Twice (Once per year for each form).
    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 
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