60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-60, Affidavit Regarding a Change of Name, OMB Control Number 1405-0133, 62893 [E7-21857]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 215 / Wednesday, November 7, 2007 / Notices listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Lori Voelz, U.S. Department of State, CA/PPT/FO/FC, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20037, who may be reached on 202– 663–3113 or at voelzlm@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 Birth Affidavit is submitted in conjunction with an application for a U.S. passport and used by Passport Services to collect information for the purpose of establishing the citizenship of a passport applicant who has not submitted an acceptable United States birth certificate with his/her passport application. Methodology When needed, a Birth Affidavit is completed at the time a U.S. citizen applies for a U.S. passport. Dated: October 17, 2007. Betsy Anderson, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E7–21855 Filed 11–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 5984] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–60, Affidavit Regarding a Change of Name, OMB Control Number 1405–0133 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 preceding VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Nov 06, 2007 Jkt 214001 submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Affidavit Regarding a Change of Name. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0133. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, CA/PPT/FO/FC. • Form Number: DS–60. • Respondents: Individuals or households. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 202,920 per year. • Estimated Number of Responses: 202,920 per year. • Average Hours Per Response: 15 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 50,730. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from November 7, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: voelzlm@state.gov. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Lori Voelz, U.S. Department of State, Passport Services, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20037. 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 Lori Voelz, U.S. Department of State, Passport Services, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20037, who may be reached on 202– 663–3113 or at voelzlm@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. PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62893 Abstract of Proposed Collection The Affidavit Regarding a Change of Name is submitted in conjunction with an application for a U.S. passport. It is used by Passport Services to collect information for the purpose of establishing that a passport applicant who has adopted a new name without formal court proceedings or by marriage has publicly and exclusively used the adopted name over a period of time (at least five years). Methodology When needed, the Affidavit Regarding a Change of Name is completed at the time a U.S. citizen applies for a U.S. passport. Dated: October 17, 2007. Betsy Anderson, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E7–21857 Filed 11–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 5983] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Department of State Form DS–1504; Request for Customs Clearance of Merchandise; OMB Control Number 1405–0104 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: Request for Customs Clearance of Merchandise. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0104. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: DS/OFM/VTC/ TC. • Form Number: DS–1504. • Respondents: Eligible foreign diplomatic or consular missions, certain foreign government organizations, and designated international organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 350. • Estimated Number of Responses: 7,800. • Average Hours Per Response: 30 minutes. E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 215 (Wednesday, November 7, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 62893]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-21857]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 5984]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-60, 
Affidavit Regarding a Change of Name, OMB Control Number 1405-0133

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 
preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
     Title of Information Collection: Affidavit Regarding a 
Change of Name.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0133.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, CA/PPT/FO/
FC.
     Form Number: DS-60.
     Respondents: Individuals or households.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 202,920 per year.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 202,920 per year.
     Average Hours Per Response: 15 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden: 50,730.
     Frequency: On occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain a 
benefit.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 
days from November 7, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     E-mail: voelzlm@state.gov.
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): Lori Voelz, 
U.S. Department of State, Passport Services, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, 
NW., 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20037.
    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 Lori Voelz, U.S. Department of State, Passport 
Services, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 
20037, who may be reached on 202-663-3113 or at voelzlm@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 Affidavit Regarding a Change of Name is submitted in 
conjunction with an application for a U.S. passport. It is used by 
Passport Services to collect information for the purpose of 
establishing that a passport applicant who has adopted a new name 
without formal court proceedings or by marriage has publicly and 
exclusively used the adopted name over a period of time (at least five 
years).

Methodology

    When needed, the Affidavit Regarding a Change of Name is completed 
at the time a U.S. citizen applies for a U.S. passport.

    Dated: October 17, 2007.
Betsy Anderson,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of 
Consular Affairs, Department of State.
 [FR Doc. E7-21857 Filed 11-6-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-06-P