30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-3091, Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program, OMB Control No. 1405-0143, 30178-30179 [05-10453]

Download as PDF 30178 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 100 / Wednesday, May 25, 2005 / Notices B. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Burden on Competition The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will impose any inappropriate burden on competition. C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received From Members, Participants, or Others No written comments were either solicited or received. III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action Within 35 days of the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register or within such longer period (i) as the Commission may designate up to 90 days of such date if it finds such longer period to be appropriate and publishes its reasons for so finding or (ii) as to which the self-regulatory organization consents, the Commission will: A. By order approve such proposed rule change, or B. Institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule change should be disapproved. IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change, as amended, is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–Phlx–2004–65 on the subject line. with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for inspection and copying in the Commission’s Public Reference Room. Copies of the filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Phlx. All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–Phlx–2004–65 and should be submitted on or before June 15, 2005. For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.18 Margaret H. McFarland, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–2637 Filed 5–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5087] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–3091, Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program, OMB Control No. 1405–0143 Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Paper Comments Title of Information Collection: Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs • Send paper comments in triplicate Fellowship Program. to Jonathan G. Katz, Secretary, OMB Control Number: 1405–0143. Securities and Exchange Commission, Type of Request: Extension of a 450 Fifth Street, NW., Washington, DC Currently Approved Collection. 20549–0609. Originating Office: HR/REE/REC. All submissions should refer to File Form Number: DS–3091. Number SR–Phlx–2004–65. This file Respondents: College Students. number should be included on the Estimated Number of Respondents: subject line if e-mail is used. To help the 500. Commission process and review your Estimated Number of Responses: 500. comments more efficiently, please use Average Hours Per Response: 10. only one method. The Commission will Total Estimated Burden: 5,000 hours. post all comments on the Commission’s Frequency: On Occasion. Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ Obligation to Respond: Required to rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the Obtain or Retain a Benefit. submission, all subsequent 18 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). amendments, all written statements VerDate jul<14>2003 17:52 May 24, 2005 Jkt 205001 PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 A pilot program is gathering costs and reviewing security requirement necessary to stand up an electronic option. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from May 25, 2005. ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who may be reached at 202–395–4718. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: Katherine_T._Astrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Foreign Missions, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street, NW., Washington, DC 20520 • Fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from Norris Bethea, Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at: 202–261–8896 or betheand@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Abstract of Proposed Collection: This collection is necessary for the process of identifying highly motivated students with an interest in international affairs. Our goal is to identify and select these students from a nation-wide pool of very talented applicants. Through our application process, the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship has managed to attract many students from diverse backgrounds to consider a career in the Foreign Service. Methodology: This information collection is posted on both the E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 100 / Wednesday, May 25, 2005 / Notices Department of State and Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation Web sites, where an applicant can download and print an application. Because the complete application requires extensive supporting documentation, it is now paper-based. However, the Department is currently piloting an upgrade in the Department’s Student Programs that may enable future applicants to apply for the Pickering Fellowship online. Additional Information: None. Dated: May 9, 2005. Raphael A. Mirabal, Deputy Director, Bureau of Human Resources, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–10453 Filed 5–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–15–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5088] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS 1843 and 1622, Medical History and Examination for Foreign Service, OMB 1405–0068 Notice of request for public comments. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Medical History and Examination for Foreign Service. OMB Control Number: 1405–0068. Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Office of Medical Services, M/MED/EX. Form Number: DS 1843 and 1622. Respondents: Family members of Foreign Service Officers and Federal employees stationed abroad. (Note: For purposes of the Paperwork Reduction Act, employees of the U.S. Government are not counted as respondents.) Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,800. Estimated Number of Responses: 9,800. Average Hours Per Response: 1. Total Estimated Burden: 9,800 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain a benefit. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from May 25, 2005. VerDate jul<14>2003 17:52 May 24, 2005 Jkt 205001 You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: willigsp@state.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Department of State, Office of Medical Services, SA–1 Room L–101, 2401 E St., NW., Washington DC 20052–0101. • Fax: 202–663–1661. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Susan Willig, Department of State, Office of Medical Services, SA–1 Room L101, 2401 E St., NW., Washington DC 20052–0101, who may be reached on 202–663–1754 or at willigsp@state.gov. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper performance of our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Abstract of proposed collection: Form DS–1843 and 1622 are designed to collect medical information to provide medical providers with current and adequate information to base decisions on whether a federal employee and family members will have sufficient medical resources at a diplomatic mission abroad to maintain the health and fitness of the individual and family members. Methodology: The information collected will be collected through the use of an electronic forms engine or by hand written submission using a preprinted form. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: May 10, 2005. Maria C. Melchiorre, Administrative Officer, Office of Medical Services, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–10454 Filed 5–24–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–36–P PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5089] Foreign Terrorists and Terrorist Organizations; Designation: Islamic Jihad Group Determination pursuant to section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224 relating to the designation of Islamic Jihad Group, also known as Jama’at al-Jihad, also known as the Libyan Society, also known as the Kazakh Jama’at, also known as the Jamaat Mojahedin, also known as the Jamiyat, also known as Jamiat al-Jihad al-Islami, also known as Dzhamaat Modzhakhedov, also known as Islamic Jihad Group of Uzbekistan, also known as al-Djihad al-Islami. Acting under the authority of section 1(b) of Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, as amended by Executive Order 13286 of July 2, 2002, and Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, and Executive Order 13372 of February 16, 2005 in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Attorney General, and the Secretary of Homeland Security, I hereby determine that the Islamic Jihad Group aka Jama’at al-Jihad, aka the Libyan Society, aka the Kazakh Jama’at, aka the Jamaat Mojahedin, aka the Jamiyat, aka Jamiat al-Jihad al-Islami, aka Dzhamaat Modzhakhedov, aka Islamic Jihad Group of Uzbekistan, aka al-Djihad al-Islami has committed and poses a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals and the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States. Consistent with the determination in section 10 of Executive Order 13224 that ‘‘prior notice to persons determined to be subject to the Order who might have a constitutional presence in the United States would render ineffectural the blocking and other measures authorized in the Order because of the ability to transfer funds instantaneously,’’ I determine that no prior notice need be provided to any person subject to this determination who might have a constitutional presence in the United States because to do so would render ineffectual the measures authorized in the Order. This notice shall be published in the Federal Register. Dated: May 12, 2005. Condoleezza Rice, Secretary of State, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–10450 Filed 5–24–05; 5:00 pm] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P Sfmt 4703 30179 E:\FR\FM\25MYN1.SGM 25MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 100 (Wednesday, May 25, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5087]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-3091, Thomas 
R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program, OMB Control No. 1405-
0143

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995.
    Title of Information Collection: Thomas R. Pickering Foreign 
Affairs Fellowship Program.
    OMB Control Number: 1405-0143.
    Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection.
    Originating Office: HR/REE/REC.
    Form Number: DS-3091.
    Respondents: College Students.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 500.
    Average Hours Per Response: 10.
    Total Estimated Burden: 5,000 hours.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit.
    A pilot program is gathering costs and reviewing security 
requirement necessary to stand up an electronic option.

DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
up to 30 days from May 25, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the 
Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who 
may be reached at 202-395-4718. You may submit comments by any of the 
following methods:
     E-mail: Katherine--T.--Astrich@omb.eop.gov. You must 
include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB 
control number in the subject line of your message.
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): Office of 
Foreign Missions, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20520
     Fax: 202-395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed 
information collection and supporting documents from Norris Bethea, 
Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., Washington, DC 20522, who may 
be reached at: 202-261-8896 or betheand@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of technology.
    Abstract of Proposed Collection: This collection is necessary for 
the process of identifying highly motivated students with an interest 
in international affairs. Our goal is to identify and select these 
students from a nation-wide pool of very talented applicants. Through 
our application process, the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs 
Fellowship has managed to attract many students from diverse 
backgrounds to consider a career in the Foreign Service.
    Methodology: This information collection is posted on both the

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Department of State and Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation 
Web sites, where an applicant can download and print an application. 
Because the complete application requires extensive supporting 
documentation, it is now paper-based. However, the Department is 
currently piloting an upgrade in the Department's Student Programs that 
may enable future applicants to apply for the Pickering Fellowship 
online.
    Additional Information: None.

    Dated: May 9, 2005.
Raphael A. Mirabal,
Deputy Director, Bureau of Human Resources, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 05-10453 Filed 5-24-05; 8:45 am]
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