Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-539, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request, 29774-29775 [E8-11535]

Download as PDF 29774 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 100 / Thursday, May 22, 2008 / Notices ACTION: are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until July 21, 2008. Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice, and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and associated response time should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–8352, or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please add the OMB Control Number 1615– 0102 in the subject box. During this 60-day period USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form G–639. Should USCIS decide to revise the Form G–639 it will advise the public when it publishes the 30-day notice in the Federal Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public will then have 30-days to comment on any revisions to the Form G–639. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Request. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form G–639. collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: New information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: BioKnowledge Center Expert Database. Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: DHS Form 10043 (2/08), DHS Science & Technology Directorate. (3) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Individuals; the data will be gathered from individual SMEs and stored in a central database, accessible through a Web-based portal. The SME information will be shared with U.S. Government program managers and other members of the biodefense community who have a legitimate need to identify biological SMEs. (4) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: a. Estimate of the total number of respondents: 4000 b. An estimate of the time for an average respondent to respond: .25 burden hours. Dated: May 14, 2008. Kenneth D. Rogers, Chief Information Officer, Science and Technology Directorate. [FR Doc. E8–11454 Filed 5–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G–639, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form G–639, Freedom of Information/Privacy Act Request; OMB Control No. 1615–0102. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:03 May 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. This form is provided as a convenient means for persons to provide data necessary for identification of a particular record desired under FOIA/PA. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 100,000 responses at 15 minutes per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 25,000 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit: http://www.regulations.gov/ search/index.jsp. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529, telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: May 19, 2008. Stephen Tarragon, Acting Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E8–11534 Filed 5–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–539, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I–539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. OMB Control Number: 1615–0003. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services has submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until July 21, 2008. Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice, and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and associated E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 100 / Thursday, May 22, 2008 / Notices response time should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–8352, or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please add the OMB Control Number 1615– 0003 in the subject box. During this 60-day period USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–539. Should USCIS decide to revise the Form I–539 it will advise the public when it publishes the 30-day notice in the Federal Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public will then have 30-days to comment on any revisions to the Form I–539. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–539. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as brief VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:03 May 21, 2008 Jkt 214001 abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. This form will be used to apply for an extension of stay or for a change to another nonimmigrant classification. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 261,867 responses at 45 minutes (.75) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 196,400 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit: http://www.regulations.gov/ search/index.jsp We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529, telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: May 19, 2008. Stephen Tarragon, Acting Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E8–11535 Filed 5–21–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5187–N–32] Certification and Funding of State and Local Fair Housing Enforcement Agencies Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. State and local government agencies apply for certification of substantial equivalency with the Fair Housing Act. Once determined to be substantially equivalent, HUD enters into a cooperative agreement with such an agency though which funding is provided in support of fair housing enforcement. DATES: Comments Due Date: June 23, 2008. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 29775 this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2529–0005) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Lillian Deitzer at Lillian_L_Deitzer@HUD.gov or telephone (202) 402–8048. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer. This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Certification and Funding of State and Local Fair Housing Enforcement Agencies. OMB Approval Number: 2529–0005. Form Numbers: None. Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: State and local government agencies apply for certification of substantial equivalency with the Fair Housing Act. Once determined to be substantially equivalent, HUD enters into a cooperative agreement with such an agency though which funding is provided in support of fair housing enforcement. Frequency of Submission: On occasion, Biannually. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 100 (Thursday, May 22, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29774-29775]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-11535]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-539, Extension 
of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I-
539, Application to Extend/Change Nonimmigrant Status. OMB Control 
Number: 1615-0003.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services has submitted the following information collection 
request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to 
obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are 
encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until July 21, 2008.
    Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this 
notice, and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and 
associated

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response time should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security 
(DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 
111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529. 
Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202-272-8352, or 
via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail 
please add the OMB Control Number 1615-0003 in the subject box.
    During this 60-day period USCIS will be evaluating whether to 
revise the Form I-539. Should USCIS decide to revise the Form I-539 it 
will advise the public when it publishes the 30-day notice in the 
Federal Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The 
public will then have 30-days to comment on any revisions to the Form 
I-539.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or 
more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application to Extend/Change 
Nonimmigrant Status.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-539. 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. This form 
will be used to apply for an extension of stay or for a change to 
another nonimmigrant classification.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 261,867 
responses at 45 minutes (.75) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 196,400 annual burden hours.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
information collection instrument, please visit: http://
www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Management Division, 
111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529, 
telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: May 19, 2008.
Stephen Tarragon,
Acting Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E8-11535 Filed 5-21-08; 8:45 am]
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