[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 162 (Thursday, August 20, 2020)]
[Pages 51492-51493]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-18295]



Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection 
Comments Requested; New Data Collection: Office for Victims of Crime 
(OVC) Tribal Financial Management Center (TFMC) Needs Assessment and 
Evaluation OMB Package

AGENCY: Office for Victims of Crime, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 30-Day notice.


SUMMARY: The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Office 
for Victims of Crime will submit the following information collection 
request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The 
proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from 
the public and affected agencies.

DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment until September 21, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This process is conducted in accordance with 
5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and suggestions from the public and 
affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following 
four points:
    [ssquf] 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;
    [ssquf] 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;
    [ssquf] Evaluate whether and if so, how the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; and
    [ssquf] 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.
    Overview of this information collection:
    1. Type of information collection: New Data Collection.
    2. The title of the form/collection: OVC TFMC Needs Assessment and 
Evaluation Package.
    3. The agency form number: N/A. Office for Victims of Crime, Office 
of Justice Programs, Department of Justice.
    4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary Respondents: Tribal agencies/
entities. Other Possible Respondents: State, Local, and Federal 
Government; Not-for-profit institutions; other Businesses.
    Abstract: OVC TFMC Needs Assessment and Evaluation Package is 
designed to collect the data necessary to address two objectives. 
First, to provide information about the capacity of American Indian and 
Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities to manage the financial aspects of 
federal awards. This information will help OVC TFMC tailor its 
resources to support AI/AN communities as they develop and maintain the 
capacity to successfully manage the financial aspects of their federal 
awards. Second, this data will allow for the continuous assessment of 
the satisfaction and outcomes of assistance provided through OVC TFMC 
for both monitoring and accountability purposes. OVC TFMC will give 
these forms to recipients of training and technical assistance, users 
of the website and the virtual support center, tribal advisory council, 
and other professionals assisting with, or receiving assistance from, 
    5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of 
time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There are an 
estimated 9,750 respondents who will require an average of 13 minutes 
to complete the needs assessment or evaluation forms (ranging from 1 to 
60 minutes across evaluation forms, interview guides, and needs 
assessment surveys).
    6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the

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collection: The total public burden hours for this information 
collection are estimated to be 3,063 hours (1,021 hours annually).
    If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: August 17, 2020.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2020-18295 Filed 8-19-20; 8:45 am]