60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Department of State Form DS-1504; Request for Customs Clearance of Merchandise; OMB Control Number 1405-0104, 62893-62894 [E7-21858]

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 62894 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 215 / Wednesday, November 7, 2007 / Notices • Total Estimated Burden: 3,900 hours. • 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: ofmtaxcustoms@state.gov. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Foreign Missions, International Place, NW., U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20008. • Fax: 202–895–3533. You must include the DS form number, 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 Ms. Irina Kaufman, DS/OFM/TC, 3507 International Place, NW., U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 2008, who may be reached on 202–895– 3683, or by e-mail at kaufmani@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: Exemption from customs duties is a privilege enjoyed by foreign diplomatic and consular personnel on assignment in the Unites States under the provision of the Vienna Conventions on Diplomatic and Consular Relations and the terms of various bilateral agreements. Under the Foreign Missions Act of 1982 (as amended), 22 U.S.C. 4301 et seq., the Department of State’s Office of Foreign Missions (OFM) is given the authority to grant privileges and benefits, based on reciprocity. Form DS–1504 ‘‘Request for Customs Clearance of Merchandise’’ provides OFM with the necessary information to pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Nov 06, 2007 Jkt 214001 provide and administer the benefit effectively and efficiently. Methodology: Paper copies of the Form DS–1504 are either hand carried or mailed to OFM. Foreign Missions can access this from on the OFM Web site in Portable Document Format (PDF), which provides a data-input and print feature for clean and legible paper copies. An electronic submission option is expected to be made available to respondents in 2008. Dated: October 3, 2007. Claude J. Nebel, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Deputy Director, Office of Foreign Missions, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Department of State. [FR Doc. E7–21858 Filed 11–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–43–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Fourth Meeting, Special Committee 213 Enhanced Flight Vision Systems/ Synthetic Vision System (EFVS/SVS) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of RTCA Special Committee 213, Enhanced Flight Vision Systems/Synthetic Vision System, (EFVS/SVS). AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 213, Enhanced Flight Vision Systems/ Synthetic Vision System, (EFVS/SVS). DATES: The meeting will be held November 27–29, 2007 from 9 a.m.–5 p.m. The meeting will be held at Hilton Savannah DeSoto Hotel, 15 East Liberty Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, Washington, DC, 20036; telephone (202) 833–9339; fax (202) 833–9434; Web site https://www.rtca.org for directors. Hilton Gardens: telephone (425) 430–1414. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is hereby given for a Special Committee 213 meeting. The agenda will include: • November 27th. • Opening Plenary Session (Welcome, Introductions, and Agenda Review). • Review SC–213 Objectives, Action Items, and SC–213 website content. • Review initial reports from WG 1, and WG 2. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Presentations. • WG 1 and WG 2 meetings: • Review/edit most recent MASPS. • Consensus of draft MASPS among WG 1. • Incorporate helicopter issues. • WG 2A: • Review/edit draft MASPS. • WG 2B: • Continue to formulate plan performance criteria. • November 28th. • Continuation of WG 1 and WG 2 meetings. • November 29th. • Review of action items. • Define next steps for continued MASPS development. • Closing Plenary Session (Other Business, Establish date and time for next meeting, Adjourn). Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairmen, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Issued in Washington, DC, on November 29, 2007. Francisco Estrada C., RTCA Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. 07–5543 Filed 11–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Policy Statement, 14 CFR Part 23, §§ 23.853, 23.855, 23.863 and 23.1359, Flammability of MIL–C–17/60, /93, /94, /113, /127, and /128 Coaxial Cable Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of issuance and availability. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Policy Statement PS– ACE100–2007–002, 14 CFR Part 23, §§ 23.853, 23.855, 23.863 and 23.1359, Flammability of MIL–C–17/60, /93, /94, /113, /127, and /128 Coaxial Cable clarifies certification policy on part 23 and the Airship Design Criteria (ADC). The policy statement clarifies part 23, §§ 23.853, 23.855, 23.863 and 23.1359 for installing coaxial cable in part 23 aircraft. It applies to normal, utility, acrobatic, and commuter category airplanes. It also applies to non-rigid airships (ADC sections 4.39, 4.40 and 6.21) certificated in the normal category E:\FR\FM\07NON1.SGM 07NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 215 (Wednesday, November 7, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62893-62894]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-21858]


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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

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: 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.

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     Total Estimated Burden: 3,900 hours.
     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: ofmtaxcustoms@state.gov.
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): Office of 
Foreign Missions, International Place, NW., U.S. Department of State, 
Washington, DC 20008.
     Fax: 202-895-3533.

You must include the DS form number, 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 Ms. Irina Kaufman, DS/OFM/TC, 3507 
International Place, NW., U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 
2008, who may be reached on 202-895-3683, or by e-mail at 
kaufmani@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: Exemption from customs duties is a 
privilege enjoyed by foreign diplomatic and consular personnel on 
assignment in the Unites States under the provision of the Vienna 
Conventions on Diplomatic and Consular Relations and the terms of 
various bilateral agreements. Under the Foreign Missions Act of 1982 
(as amended), 22 U.S.C. 4301 et seq., the Department of State's Office 
of Foreign Missions (OFM) is given the authority to grant privileges 
and benefits, based on reciprocity. Form DS-1504 ``Request for Customs 
Clearance of Merchandise'' provides OFM with the necessary information 
to provide and administer the benefit effectively and efficiently.
    Methodology: Paper copies of the Form DS-1504 are either hand 
carried or mailed to OFM. Foreign Missions can access this from on the 
OFM Web site in Portable Document Format (PDF), which provides a data-
input and print feature for clean and legible paper copies. An 
electronic submission option is expected to be made available to 
respondents in 2008.

    Dated: October 3, 2007.
Claude J. Nebel,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State and Deputy Director, Office of 
Foreign Missions, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E7-21858 Filed 11-6-07; 8:45 am]
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