Public comments requested on the proposed extension and update of the Prison Population Reports: Summary of Sentenced Population Movement - National Prisoner Statistics
BJS encourages comments for 60 days until October 18, 2019, on the proposed extension and update of a currently approved data collection: Prison Population Reports: Summary of Sentenced Population Movement - National Prisoner Statistics. Your comments to BJS’s request 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.