60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-4071, Export Declaration of Defense Technical Data or Services; OMB Control Number 1405-0157, 68940 [E7-23668]

Download as PDF 68940 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 234 / Thursday, December 6, 2007 / Notices • 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 December 6, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by any of the following methods: • Persons with access to the Internet may also view this notice and provide comments by going to the regulations.gov Web site at: https:// www.regulations.gov/index.cfm. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): U.S. Department of State, Office of Exchange Coordination and Designation, SA–44, 301 4th Street, SW, Room 734, Washington, DC 20547. • E-mail: jexchanges@state.gov. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stanley S. Colvin, Director, Office of Exchange Coordination and Designation, U.S. Department of State, SA–44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 734, Washington, DC 20547; or e-mail at jexchanges@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. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Abstract of Proposed Collection The collection is the continuation of information collected and needed by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in administering the Exchange Visitor Program (J-Visa) under the provisions of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act, as amended. The form has been revised to update the duration of program participation and the addition of a new category of Intern for which regulations are in place. Methodology Access to Form DS–2019 is made available to Department designated sponsors electronically via the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:57 Dec 05, 2007 Jkt 214001 Dated: September 28, 2007. Stanley S. Colvin, Director, Office of Exchange Coordination & Designation, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E7–23667 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 6006] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–4071, Export Declaration of Defense Technical Data or Services; OMB Control Number 1405–0157 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 comments 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: Export Declaration of Defense Technical Data or Services. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0157. • Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC. • Form Number: DS–4071. • Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 10,000. • Average Hours Per Response: 15 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 2,500 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from December 6, 2007. ADDRESSES: Comments and questions should be directed to Patricia C. Slygh, the Acting Director of the Office of Defense Trade Controls Management, Department of State, who may be reached via the following methods: • E-mail: slyghpc@state.gov. • Mail: Patricia C. Slygh, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112. PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Fax: 202–261–8199. You must include the information collection title in the subject lines of your message/letter. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the information collection and supporting documents, to Patricia C. Slygh, PM/DDTC, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112, who may be reached via phone at (202) 663–2830, or via e-mail at slyghpc@state.gov. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Abstract of Proposed Collection Actual export of defense technical data and defense services will be electronically reported directly to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC). DDTC administers the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA). The actual exports must be in accordance with requirements of the ITAR and Section 38 of the AECA. DDTC will monitor the information to ensure there is proper control of the transfer of sensitive U.S. technology. Methodology: The exporter will electronically report directly to DDTC the actual export of defense technical data and defense services using DS– 4071. DS–4071 is available on DDTC’s Web site, https://www.pmddtc.state.gov. Dated: November 20, 2007. Frank J. Ruggiero, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E7–23668 Filed 12–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 234 (Thursday, December 6, 2007)]
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[FR Doc No: E7-23668]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 6006]


 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-4071, 
Export Declaration of Defense Technical Data or Services; OMB Control 
Number 1405-0157

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 comments 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: Export Declaration of 
Defense Technical Data or Services.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0157.
     Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC.
     Form Number: DS-4071.
     Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 10,000.
     Average Hours Per Response: 15 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden: 2,500 hours.
     Frequency: On Occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Mandatory.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 
days from December 6, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Comments and questions should be directed to Patricia C. 
Slygh, the Acting Director of the Office of Defense Trade Controls 
Management, Department of State, who may be reached via the following 
methods:
     E-mail: slyghpc@state.gov.
     Mail: Patricia C. Slygh, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of 
Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. 
Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112.
     Fax: 202-261-8199.
    You must include the information collection title in the subject 
lines of your message/letter.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the information collection and supporting 
documents, to Patricia C. Slygh, PM/DDTC, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate 
of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. 
Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112, who may be reached via 
phone at (202) 663-2830, or via e-mail at slyghpc@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information 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

    Actual export of defense technical data and defense services will 
be electronically reported directly to the Directorate of Defense Trade 
Controls (DDTC). DDTC administers the International Traffic in Arms 
Regulations (ITAR) and Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act 
(AECA). The actual exports must be in accordance with requirements of 
the ITAR and Section 38 of the AECA. DDTC will monitor the information 
to ensure there is proper control of the transfer of sensitive U.S. 
technology.
    Methodology: The exporter will electronically report directly to 
DDTC the actual export of defense technical data and defense services 
using DS-4071. DS-4071 is available on DDTC's Web site, https://
www.pmddtc.state.gov.

    Dated: November 20, 2007.
Frank J. Ruggiero,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of 
Political-Military Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E7-23668 Filed 12-5-07; 8:45 am]
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