60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-156K, Nonimmigrant Fiance(e) Visa Application, OMB Control Number 1405-0096, 18721 [E7-7046]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 71 / Friday, April 13, 2007 / Notices amended); 18 U.S.C. 2339A and 2339B; Executive Order 13224; and Homeland Security Presidential Directive 6. These licensing conditions mandate that the Department conduct a vetting of potential Iran democracy grantees and sub-grantees for counter-terrorism purposes. To conduct this vetting the Department will collect information from grantees and sub-grantees regarding the identity and background of their key employees and Boards of Directors. Methodology: DS 4100 information collection device will be forwarded to potential grantee electronically; respondents will be requested to return form to appropriate Department of State Bureau via fax, post-mail, or electronically. Dated: March 16, 2007. David M. Denehy, Senior Advisor, Bureau of Near Eastern Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E7–7045 Filed 4–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–31–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 5769] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–156K, Nonimmigrant fianc&eacute;(e) Visa Application, OMB Control Number 1405–0096 Notice of request for public comments. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 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: Nonimmigrant fianc&eacute;(e) Visa Application. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0096. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State (CA/VO). • Form Number: DS–156K. • Respondents: Aliens applying for a nonimmigrant visa to enter the U.S. as ´ the fianc&eacute;(e) of a U.S. citizen. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 35,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 35,000. • Average Hours per Response: 1 hour. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:52 Apr 12, 2007 Jkt 211001 • Total Estimated Burden: 35,000 hours per year. • Frequency: Once per respondent. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. DATE(S): The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from April 13, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (Subject line must read DS–156K 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 Lauren Prosnik 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) 663–2951 or prosnikla@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: Form DS–156K is used by consular officers to determine the eligibility of an alien applicant for a non-immigrant ´ fianc&eacute;(e) visa. Methodology: The DS–156K is submitted to consular posts abroad. Dated: March 30, 2007. Stephen A. Edson, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E7–7046 Filed 4–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18721 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 5768] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–156E, Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application, OMB Control Number 1405–0101 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: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0101. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State (CA/VO). • Form Number: DS–156E. • Respondents: Nonimmigrant treaty trader/investor visa applicants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 17,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 17,000. • Average Hours per Response: 4 hours. • Total Estimated Burden: 68,000 hours per year. • Frequency: Once per respondent. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. DATE(S): The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from April 13, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (Subject line must read DS–156E 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 E:\FR\FM\13APN1.SGM 13APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 5769]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-156K, 
Nonimmigrant fiancé(e) Visa Application, OMB Control Number 1405-0096

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: Nonimmigrant fiancé(e) 
Visa Application.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0096.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department 
of State (CA/VO).
     Form Number: DS-156K.
     Respondents: Aliens applying for a nonimmigrant visa to 
enter the U.S. as the fiancé(e) of a U.S. citizen.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 35,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 35,000.
     Average Hours per Response: 1 hour.
     Total Estimated Burden: 35,000 hours per year.
     Frequency: Once per respondent.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a 
Benefit.

DATE(S): The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 
days from April 13, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (Subject line must read DS-156K 
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 Lauren Prosnik 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) 663-2951 or prosnikla@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:
    Form DS-156K is used by consular officers to determine the 
eligibility of an alien applicant for a non-immigrant fiancé(e) 
visa.
    Methodology:
    The DS-156K is submitted to consular posts abroad.

    Dated: March 30, 2007.
Stephen A. Edson,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department 
of State.
[FR Doc. E7-7046 Filed 4-12-07; 8:45 am]
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