The Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) encourages comments for 60 days until
February 2, 2018, on the extension of a currently approved data collection: National Crime Victimization Survey (NCVS). 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 information collection, 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.