30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-71, Affidavit of Identifying Witness; OMB Number 1405-0088, 71181-71182 [E5-6520]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 226 / Friday, November 25, 2005 / Notices 19(b)(3)(A)(iii) of the Act 5 and Rule 19b–4(f)(4) 6 thereunder because the proposed rule effects a change in an existing service of DTC that (i) does not adversely affect the safeguarding of securities or funds in the custody or control of DTC or for which it is responsible and (ii) does not significantly affect the respective rights or obligations of DTC or persons using the service. At any time within sixty days of the filing of the proposed rule change, the Commission may summarily abrogate such rule change if it appears to the Commission that such action is necessary or appropriate in the public interest, for the protection of investors, or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act.7 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–DTC–2005–17 on the subject line. Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Jonathan G. Katz, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–9303. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–DTC–2005–17. This file number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the 5 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(iii). CFR 249.19b–4(f)(4) 7 For purposes of calculating the 60-day period within which the Commission may summarily abrogate the proposed rule change under section 19(b)(3)(C) of the Act, the Commission considers the period to commence on the date on which the last amendment to the proposed rule change was filed with the Commission. 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(C). 6 17 VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:11 Nov 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 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 Section, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549. Copies of such filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of DTC and on DTC’s Web site at https:// login.dtcc.com/dtcorg/. 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–DTC– 2005–17 and should be submitted on or before December 16, 2005. For the Commission by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.8 Jonathan G. Katz, Secretary. [FR Doc. E5–6470 Filed 11–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5236] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-71, Affidavit of Identifying Witness; OMB Number 1405-0088 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. Title of Information Collection: Affidavit of Identifying Witness OMB Control Number: 1405–0088. Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State, Passport Services, Office of Field Operations, Field Coordination Division. CA/PPT/ FO/FC. Form Number: DS–71. Respondents: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 140,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 140,000. 8 17 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71181 Average Hours Per Response: 1⁄2 (5 min.). Total Estimated Burden: 11,700. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Required To Obtain a Benefit. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from December 27, 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 Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. • Fax: 202–395–6974. 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 Cowlishaw, U.S. Department of State, CA/PPT/FO/FC, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 3rd Floor/ Room 3040 SA–29, Washington, DC 20037, who may be reached on 202– 261–8957 or Cowlishawsc@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary to properly perform 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: The Affidavit of Identifying Witness (Form DS–71) is used by the Department of State in making a determination of the applicant’s eligibility to be documented as a citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States. The form is used by Acceptance Agents and Consular Officers to collect information for the E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 71182 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 226 / Friday, November 25, 2005 / Notices purpose of establishing the identity of a passport applicant who has not submitted adequate evidence with his/ her passport application. The primary purpose for soliciting the information is to establish identity and entitlement to issuance of a United States passport, and to properly administer and enforce the laws pertaining to issuance thereof. Lack of identity information may result in the refusal to issue a United States passport. Inaccurate identity evidence could possibly result in issuance of a passport to a non-U.S. citizen or to someone using an assumed identity. Methodology: The Affidavit of Identifying Witness (Form DS–71) is used in conjunction with the Application for A U.S. Passport (Form DS–11). Along with the DS–71, the customer’s insufficient or unacceptable identity documents are recorded. The identifying witness completes the form for a person applying for a passport who is unable to properly identify himself or herself at the acceptance facility/ passport agency in the presence of the Acceptance Agent/Consular Officer. Frank Moss, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E5–6520 Filed 11–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5237] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–64, Statement Regarding a Lost or Stolen Passport, OMB #1405–0014 Notice of Request for public comment and submission to OMB for 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. • Title of Information Collection: Statement Regarding a Lost or Stolen Passport. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0014. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: CA/PPT/FO/FC. • Form Number: DS–64. • Respondents: Individuals or Households. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 105,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 105,000. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:11 Nov 23, 2005 Jkt 205001 • Average Hours Per Response: 1⁄12 hour. (five minutes). • Total Estimated Burden: 8,800. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefit. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from December 27, 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 Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. • Fax: 202–395–6974. 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 Cowlishaw, 2100 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20037, who may be reached on 202– 261–8957, or at Cowlishawsc@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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: The form is used prior to passport issuance and solicits information relating to the loss of a valid U.S. passport. The information is used by the United States Department of State to ensure that no person shall bear more than one valid or potentially valid U.S. passport at any one time, except as authorized by the Department, and is PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 also used to combat passport fraud and misuse. Methodology: This form is used in conjunction with the Form DS–11 Application for a U.S. passport or submitted separately to report loss or theft of a U.S. passport. Passport Services collects the information when a U.S. citizen or non-citizen national applies for a new U.S. passport and has been issued a previous, still valid U.S. passport that has been lost or stolen, or when a passport holder independently reports it lost or stolen. Passport applicants can either download the form from the internet or pick one up at any Passport Agency or Acceptance Facility. Frank Moss, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E5–6521 Filed 11–23–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5235] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition; Determinations: ‘‘Robert Rauschenberg: Combines’’ Department of State. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Robert Rauschenberg: Combines,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign lenders. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, from on or about December 20, 2005, to on or about April 2, 2006; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, from on or about May 14, 2006, to on or about September 4, 2006, and at possible additional venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 226 (Friday, November 25, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71181-71182]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-6520]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5236]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-71, 
Affidavit of Identifying Witness; OMB Number 1405-0088

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: Affidavit of Identifying Witness
    OMB Control Number: 1405-0088.
    Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection.
    Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of 
State, Passport Services, Office of Field Operations, Field 
Coordination Division. CA/PPT/FO/FC.
    Form Number: DS-71.
    Respondents: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 140,000.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 140,000.
    Average Hours Per Response: \1/2\ (5 min.).
    Total Estimated Burden: 11,700.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Obligation to Respond: Required To Obtain a Benefit.

DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
up to 30 days from December 27, 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 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503.
     Fax: 202-395-6974.

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 Cowlishaw, U.S. Department of State, CA/
PPT/FO/FC, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 3rd Floor/Room 3040 SA-29, 
Washington, DC 20037, who may be reached on 202-261-8957 or 
Cowlishawsc@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary to properly perform 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: The Affidavit of Identifying 
Witness (Form DS-71) is used by the Department of State in making a 
determination of the applicant's eligibility to be documented as a 
citizen or a non-citizen national of the United States. The form is 
used by Acceptance Agents and Consular Officers to collect information 
for the

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purpose of establishing the identity of a passport applicant who has 
not submitted adequate evidence with his/her passport application. The 
primary purpose for soliciting the information is to establish identity 
and entitlement to issuance of a United States passport, and to 
properly administer and enforce the laws pertaining to issuance 
thereof. Lack of identity information may result in the refusal to 
issue a United States passport. Inaccurate identity evidence could 
possibly result in issuance of a passport to a non-U.S. citizen or to 
someone using an assumed identity.
    Methodology: The Affidavit of Identifying Witness (Form DS-71) is 
used in conjunction with the Application for A U.S. Passport (Form DS-
11). Along with the DS-71, the customer's insufficient or unacceptable 
identity documents are recorded. The identifying witness completes the 
form for a person applying for a passport who is unable to properly 
identify himself or herself at the acceptance facility/passport agency 
in the presence of the Acceptance Agent/Consular Officer.

Frank Moss,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular 
Affairs, Department of State.
 [FR Doc. E5-6520 Filed 11-23-05; 8:45 am]
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