BJS encourages comments for 60 days until September 13, 2021 on the proposed extension of a currently approved data collection: National Corrections Reporting Program (NCRP). Your comments on BJS’s request to the Office of Management and Budget, which is published in the Federal Register, should address such points 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
- minimizing the burden of the data collection on respondents, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques.