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BJS Proposes Reinstatement and Update of Two Data Collections: Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities and 2018 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices

BJS encourages public comments for 60 days until February 11, 2019, on the reinstatement and update of two previously approved data collections: Census of State and Federal Adult Correctional Facilities and 2018 Census of Medical Examiner and Coroner Offices. Your comments to BJS's requests to the Office of Management and Budget, published in the Federal Register, should address points such as—

  • whether the proposed data collection is necessary, including whether the information will have practical utility
  • the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of data, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions
  • whether and how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced
  • the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques.
Date Created: February 11, 2019