60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-3032, Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants, OMB No. 1405-0126, 47285-47286 [E6-13481]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 16, 2006 / Notices • Title of Information Collection: Application for A, G, or NATO Visa. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0100. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Visa Services. • Form Number: DS–1648. • Respondents: All applicants for A, G, or NATO visas reauthorizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 20,000. • Average Hours Per Response: 30 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 10,000 hours. • Frequency: Once per application. • Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain benefit. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from August 16, 2006. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (the subject line of the e-mail must be DS– 1648). • Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): Chief, Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa Services—DS– 1648 Reauthorization, 2401 E. Street, NW., Washington DC 20520–30106. • Fax: (202) 663–3898. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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 Andrea Lage of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW. L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663–1221 or lageab@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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:24 Aug 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 Abstract of proposed collection: The Department of State uses Form DS–1648 to elicit information necessary to ascertain the applicability of the legal requirements for applicants for a renewal of A, G, or NATO visas. The information requested is limited to that which is necessary to determine the eligibility of applicants who seek renewal of their visas. An estimated 20,000 renewal applications are filed each year. Methodology: Applicants complete this form using an online application available on the Department’s Web site, http://www.travel.state.gov. The applicant then prints the application and a bar code is printed at the bottom of the form. The bar code is an electronic capture of the information provided by the applicant. The application is then submitted by mail to the Department. The Department scans the bar code on the application to retrieve the information electronically. Applicants are not allowed to submit handwritten or typed forms with printed bar codes. Dated: July 28, 2006. Stephen A. Edson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–13480 Filed 8–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5497] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–3032, Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants, OMB No. 1405–0126 Department of State. Notice of request for public comments. AGENCY: 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: Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0126. • Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Visa Services. • Form Number: DS–3032. • Respondents: All immigrant visa applicants. PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47285 • Estimated Number of Respondents: 330,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 330,000. • Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 55,000 hours. • Frequency: Once per application. • Obligation to Respond: Required to obtained benefit. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from August 16, 2006. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (Subject line must read DS–3032 Reauthorization). • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Chief, Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa Services—DS– 1884 Reauthorization, 2401 E Street, NW., Washington DC 20520–30106. • Fax: (202) 663–3898. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. 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 Andrea Lage of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E Street, NW. L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663–1221 or lageab@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: When an approved immigrant visa petition is received at the National Visa Center (NVC) and is determined to be current for processing, NVC will send the petition beneficiary Form DS–3032, which allows the beneficiary to choose an agent to receive mailings from NVC and assist in the paperwork or paying required fees. The applicant is not E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1 47286 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 16, 2006 / Notices required to choose an agent and may have all mailings sent to an address abroad. However, the alien’s case will be held at NVC until the signed form is returned. If the form is not returned within one year, NVC will begin the case termination process. DS–3032 is not required if a G–28 (Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Representative) is received from DHS and the attorney is the agent, the alien is self-petitioning, or a child is being adopted. Once the form has been signed and returned to NVC the applicant process will proceed. Methodology: DS–3032 will be submitted via mail to the National Visa Center. Dated: July 28, 2006. Stephen A. Edson, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–13481 Filed 8–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5426] Announcement of Meetings of the International Telecommunication Advisory Committee SUMMARY: This notice announces a series of International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) meetings. The International Telecommunication Advisory Committee (ITAC) will meet to prepare advice on the U.S. position on ITU budget shortfalls on Friday September 8, 2006 9:30–noon at a location in the Washington, DC Metro Area. This meeting is open to the public. Particulars on location and conference bridge is available from the secretariat minardje@state.gov, telephone 202– 647–3234. Dated: August 8, 2006. Cecily Holiday, Director, Radiocommunication Standardization International Communications & Information Policy, Department of State. [FR Doc. E6–13458 Filed 8–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–07–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Intent To Rule on Request To Release Airport Property at the Franklin-Wilkins Airport, Lexington, TN Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:24 Aug 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 ACTION: Request for public comment. SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration is requesting public comment on the release of land at the Franklin-Wilkins Airport in the City of Lexington, Tennessee. This property, approximately 200.3 acres, will change to a non-aeronautical use. This action is taken under the provisions of Section 125 of the Wendell H. Ford Aviation Investment Reform Act for the 21st Century (AIR 21). DATES: Comments must be received on or before September 15, 2006. ADDRESSES: Documents are available for review at the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics, 424 Knapp Blvd, Bldg 4219, Nashville, TN 37217 and the FAA Airports District Office, 2862 Business Park Drive, Building G, Memphis, TN 38118. Written comments on the Sponsor’s request must be delivered or mailed to: Mr. Phillip J. Braden, Manager, Memphis Airports District Office, 2862 Business Park Drive, Building G, Memphis, TN 38118. In addition, a copy of any comments submitted to the FAA must be mailed or delivered to Mr. Bob Woods, Director, TDOT, Division of Aeronautics, P.O. Box 17326, Nashville, TN 37217. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Thompson, Program Manager, Federal Aviation Administration, Memphis Airports District Office, 2862 Business Park Drive, Building G, Memphis, TN 38118. The application may be reviewed in person at this same location, by appointment. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The FAA proposes to rule and invites public comment on the request to release property at the Franklin-Wilkins Airport, Lexington, TN. Under the provisions of AIR 21 (49 U.S.C. 47107(h)(2)). On August 8, 2006, the FAA determined that the request to release property at Franklin-Wilkins Airport submitted by the airport owner meets the procedural requirements of the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA may approve the request, in whole or in part, no later than September 15, 2006. The following is a brief overview of the request: The City of Lexington, TN, owner of the Franklin-Wilkins Airport, is proposing the closure of the airport and release of approximately 200.3 acres of airport property so the property can be converted to use for a public school, city park, city maintenance area, and cemetery expansion. Any person may inspect, by appointment, the request in person at PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the FAA office listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. In addition, any person may, upon appointment and request, inspect the request, notice and other documents germane to the request in person at the Tennessee Department of Transportation, Division of Aeronautics. Issued in Memphis, TN on August 8, 2006. Phillip J. Braden, Manager, Memphis Airports District Office, Southern Region. [FR Doc. 06–6950 Filed 8–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Applications for Modification of Special Permit Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, DOT. ACTION: List of applications for modification of special permit. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the procedures governing the application for, and the processing of, special permits from the Department of Transportation’s Hazardous Material Regulations (49 CFR part 107, subpart B), notice is hereby given that the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety has received the application described herein. This notice is abbreviated to expedite docketing and public notice. Because the sections affected, modes of transportation, and the nature of application have been shown in earlier Federal Register publications, they are not repeated here. Request of modifications of special permits (e.g. to provide for additional hazardous materials, packaging design changes, additional mode of transportation, etc.) are described in footnotes to the application number. Application numbers with the suffix ‘‘M’’ denote a modification request. These applications have been separated from the new application for special permits to facilitate processing. DATES: Comments must be received on or before August 31, 2006. Address Comments to: Record Center, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, DC 20590. Comments should refer to the application number and be submitted in triplicate. If confirmation of receipt of comments is desired, include a selfaddressed stamped postcard showing the special permit number. E:\FR\FM\16AUN1.SGM 16AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 158 (Wednesday, August 16, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47285-47286]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-13481]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 5497]


 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-3032, 
Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants, OMB No. 
1405-0126

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments.

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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: Choice of Address and 
Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0126.
     Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of 
Visa Services.
     Form Number: DS-3032.
     Respondents: All immigrant visa applicants.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 330,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 330,000.
     Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden: 55,000 hours.
     Frequency: Once per application.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to obtained benefit.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 
days from August 16, 2006.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (Subject line must read DS-3032 
Reauthorization).
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): Chief, 
Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa Services--DS-1884 
Reauthorization, 2401 E Street, NW., Washington DC 20520-30106.
     Fax: (202) 663-3898.
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence.

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 Andrea Lage of the Office of Visa Services, 
U.S. Department of State, 2401 E Street, NW. L-603, Washington, DC 
20522, who may be reached at (202) 663-1221 or lageab@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: When an approved immigrant visa 
petition is received at the National Visa Center (NVC) and is 
determined to be current for processing, NVC will send the petition 
beneficiary Form DS-3032, which allows the beneficiary to choose an 
agent to receive mailings from NVC and assist in the paperwork or 
paying required fees. The applicant is not

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required to choose an agent and may have all mailings sent to an 
address abroad. However, the alien's case will be held at NVC until the 
signed form is returned. If the form is not returned within one year, 
NVC will begin the case termination process. DS-3032 is not required if 
a G-28 (Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Representative) is 
received from DHS and the attorney is the agent, the alien is self-
petitioning, or a child is being adopted. Once the form has been signed 
and returned to NVC the applicant process will proceed.
    Methodology: DS-3032 will be submitted via mail to the National 
Visa Center.

    Dated: July 28, 2006.
Stephen A. Edson,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of 
State.
 [FR Doc. E6-13481 Filed 8-15-06; 8:45 am]
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