Collection of Alien Biometric Data Upon Exit From the United States at Air and Sea Ports of Departure; United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program, 30958-30959 [E8-12021]

Download as PDF 30958 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 104 / Thursday, May 29, 2008 / Notices 20892, 301–402–7707, elainelewis@nia.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Institute on Aging Special Emphasis Panel; Brain Aging and Functional Restoration. Date: July 22, 2008. Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institute on Aging, Gate Way, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite 2C212, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Elaine Lewis, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Scientific Review Office, National Institute on Aging,Gateway Building, Suite 2C212, MSC– 9205, 7201 Wisconsin Avenue,Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–402–7707, elainelewis@nia.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.866, Aging Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: May 20, 2008. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. E8–11793 Filed 5–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS) Methods and Reference Materials Program—Vitamin Methodology Workshop; Correction Notice jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Notice is hereby given that the meeting notice which we previously published in the Federal Register on May 20, 2008 (73 FR 29140–29141) concerning the workshop to be held on Monday, July 7th and Tuesday, July 8th, 2008 at the Marriott Gaithersburg Washingtonian Center Hotel in Gaithersburg, Maryland 20878, contained an error. The contact e-mail address information for Mr. Mike Bykowski that we provided in the notice was incorrect. It should read: mbykowski@csionweb.com.Mr. Bykowski also may be reached by telephone at 301–670–2070. Dated: May 21, 2008. Joseph M. Betz, Office of Dietary Supplements, National Institutes of Health. [FR Doc. E8–11923 Filed 5–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:45 May 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [DHS–2008–0039] Collection of Alien Biometric Data Upon Exit From the United States at Air and Sea Ports of Departure; United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of Hearing. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US–VISIT) Program, is issuing this notice to advise the public of a public hearing on June 13, 2008, in Arlington, Virginia, on ‘‘Collection of Alien Biometric Data upon Exit from the United States at Air and Sea Ports of Departure,’’ docket DHS–2008–0039. DATES: The hearing will be held on Friday, June 13, 2008, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia, 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Helen V. deThomas, US–VISIT, Department of Homeland Security; 1616 North Fort Myer Drive, 18th Floor, Arlington, Virginia, 22209 or by telephone at (202) 298–5200 (not a tollfree number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 24, 2008, The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US–VISIT) Program, published a notice of proposed rulemaking ‘‘Collection of Alien Biometric Data upon Exit from the United States at Air and Sea Ports of Departure,’’ at 73 FR 22065. The sixtyday public comment period for this proposed rule concludes on June 23, 2008. DHS has received a number of requests to extend the sixty-day comment period. Because the Department is operating under a statutory deadline for implementation of a US–VISIT air exit system, however, DHS will not be able to extend the comment period for this rulemaking action. In lieu of extending the comment period, DHS will hold a public hearing on this proposed rule at 9:30 a.m. on June 13, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia, 22202. US–VISIT will accept PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 written and oral comments on the proposed rule during this meeting. All comments received during this public meeting will be included in the public docket (DHS–2008–0039) for this rulemaking action. Although DHS will accept comments on any aspect of this proposed rule, the most helpful comments would specifically address discrete elements of the proposed rule, including on-point operational and financial data and the potential economic and business impacts of the performance standards proposed under this rule, including the alternatives discussed in this proposed rule and the underlying assumptions and analyses related to those alternatives. The most useful comments would include information on how DHS could accomplish the requirements of the proposed rule and any alternatives that would accomplish the result embodied in the proposed rule that would reduce the burden on travelers and the travel industry without sacrificing accuracy in the collection of biometric information. DHS also is interested in public comment on the regulatory impact assessment supporting this proposed rule, including: • The cost models of each alternative, including all assumptions that underlie the labor costs; • Any cost-sharing alternatives to the proposals presented between the carriers and the Government; • The assumptions and numbers used to develop the carrier and Government alternatives; and • The potential for cost savings for alternatives not included as options in the proposed rule. Anyone wishing to speak and/or make a presentation during the public meeting must contact Helen V. deThomas, US–VISIT, Department of Homeland Security, by telephone at (202) 298–5200 (not a toll-free number), by facsimile at (202) 298–5201, or by email at helen.dethomas@dhs.gov, not later than June 10, 2008, three business days prior to the hearing date and provide three copies of any written statement or presentation materials so that they may be placed on the agenda. US–VISIT reserves the right to limit the number of presenters and the time allowed for presentations to accommodate numerous presenters with different points of view. Additionally, if you need accommodations because of a disability or require additional information, please E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 104 / Thursday, May 29, 2008 / Notices contact Helen V. deThomas at the above telephone number or e-mail address. Shonnie Lyon, Acting Deputy Director, US–VISIT. [FR Doc. E8–12021 Filed 5–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2008–0081] Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625– 0077 Coast Guard, DHS. Thirty-day notice requesting comments. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collection of information: 1625–0077, Security Plans for Ports, Vessels, Facilities, and Outer Continental Shelf Facilities and Other Security-Related Requirements. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties. DATES: Please submit comments on or before June 30, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket number [USCG–2008–0081] to the Docket Management Facility (DMF) at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) or to OIRA. To avoid duplication, please submit your comments by only one of the following means: (1) Electronic submission. (a) To Coast Guard docket at http:// www.regulation.gov. (b) To OIRA by email to: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. (2) Mail or Hand delivery. (a) DMF (M–30), DOT, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. Hand deliver between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202–366–9329. (b) To OIRA, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, to the attention of the Desk Officer for the Coast Guard. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:45 May 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 (3) Fax. (a) To DMF, 202–493–2251. (b) To OIRA at 202–395–6566. To ensure your comments are received in time, mark the fax to the attention of the Desk Officer for the Coast Guard. The DMF maintains the public docket for this notice. Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection or copying at room W12–140 on the West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. You may also find this docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Copies of the complete ICRs are available through this docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from Commandant (CG–611), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, (Attn: Mr. Arthur Requina), 2100 2nd Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. The telephone number is 202–475–3523. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Arthur Requina, Office of Information Management, telephone 202–475–3523 or fax 202–475–3929, for questions on these documents. Contact Ms. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 202–366–9826, for questions on the docket. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this information collection request should be granted based on it being necessary for the proper performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the collections; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR addressed. Comments to Coast Guard must contain the docket number of this request, [USCG 2007– 0081]. For your comments to OIRA to be considered, it is best if they are received on or before June 30, 2008. Public participation and request for comments: We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. We will post all comments received, without change, to http:// PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30959 www.regulations.gov. They will include any personal information you provide. We have an agreement with DOT to use their DMF. Please see the paragraph on DOT’s ‘‘Privacy Act Policy’’ below. Submitting comments: If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG–2008–0081], indicate the specific section of the document to which each comment applies, providing a reason for each comment. We recommend you include your name, mailing address, an e-mail address, or other contact information in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. You may submit comments and material by electronic means, mail, fax, or delivery to the DMF at the address under ADDRESSES; but please submit them by only one means. If you submit them by mail or delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit them by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We may change the documents supporting this collection of information or even the underlying requirements in view of them. The Coast Guard and OIRA will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. Viewing comments and documents: Go to http://www.regulations.gov to view documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket. Enter the docket number [USCG–2008– 0081] in the Search box, and click, ‘‘Go>>.’’ You may also visit the DMF in room W12–140 on the West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Privacy Act: Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments received in dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the Privacy Act Statement of DOT in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477), or by visiting http://DocketsInfo.dot.gov. Previous Request for Comments This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard has published the 60-day notice (73 FR 10458, February 27, 2008) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That notice elicited no comments. E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 104 (Thursday, May 29, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-12021]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[DHS-2008-0039]


Collection of Alien Biometric Data Upon Exit From the United 
States at Air and Sea Ports of Departure; United States Visitor and 
Immigrant Status Indicator Technology Program

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice of Hearing.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), United States 
Visitor and Immigrant Status Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) Program, 
is issuing this notice to advise the public of a public hearing on June 
13, 2008, in Arlington, Virginia, on ``Collection of Alien Biometric 
Data upon Exit from the United States at Air and Sea Ports of 
Departure,'' docket DHS-2008-0039.

DATES: The hearing will be held on Friday, June 13, 2008, from 9:30 
a.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.

ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City 
at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, 2799 Jefferson Davis 
Highway, Arlington, Virginia, 22202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Helen V. deThomas, US-VISIT, 
Department of Homeland Security; 1616 North Fort Myer Drive, 18th 
Floor, Arlington, Virginia, 22209 or by telephone at (202) 298-5200 
(not a toll-free number).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 24, 2008, The Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), United States Visitor and Immigrant Status 
Indicator Technology (US-VISIT) Program, published a notice of proposed 
rulemaking ``Collection of Alien Biometric Data upon Exit from the 
United States at Air and Sea Ports of Departure,'' at 73 FR 22065. The 
sixty-day public comment period for this proposed rule concludes on 
June 23, 2008. DHS has received a number of requests to extend the 
sixty-day comment period. Because the Department is operating under a 
statutory deadline for implementation of a US-VISIT air exit system, 
however, DHS will not be able to extend the comment period for this 
rulemaking action. In lieu of extending the comment period, DHS will 
hold a public hearing on this proposed rule at 9:30 a.m. on June 13, 
2008, at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at Ronald Reagan Washington 
National Airport, 2799 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia, 
22202. US-VISIT will accept written and oral comments on the proposed 
rule during this meeting. All comments received during this public 
meeting will be included in the public docket (DHS-2008-0039) for this 
rulemaking action.
    Although DHS will accept comments on any aspect of this proposed 
rule, the most helpful comments would specifically address discrete 
elements of the proposed rule, including on-point operational and 
financial data and the potential economic and business impacts of the 
performance standards proposed under this rule, including the 
alternatives discussed in this proposed rule and the underlying 
assumptions and analyses related to those alternatives. The most useful 
comments would include information on how DHS could accomplish the 
requirements of the proposed rule and any alternatives that would 
accomplish the result embodied in the proposed rule that would reduce 
the burden on travelers and the travel industry without sacrificing 
accuracy in the collection of biometric information. DHS also is 
interested in public comment on the regulatory impact assessment 
supporting this proposed rule, including:
     The cost models of each alternative, including all 
assumptions that underlie the labor costs;
     Any cost-sharing alternatives to the proposals presented 
between the carriers and the Government;
     The assumptions and numbers used to develop the carrier 
and Government alternatives; and
     The potential for cost savings for alternatives not 
included as options in the proposed rule.
    Anyone wishing to speak and/or make a presentation during the 
public meeting must contact Helen V. deThomas, US-VISIT, Department of 
Homeland Security, by telephone at (202) 298-5200 (not a toll-free 
number), by facsimile at (202) 298-5201, or by e-mail at 
helen.dethomas@dhs.gov, not later than June 10, 2008, three business 
days prior to the hearing date and provide three copies of any written 
statement or presentation materials so that they may be placed on the 
agenda. US-VISIT reserves the right to limit the number of presenters 
and the time allowed for presentations to accommodate numerous 
presenters with different points of view.
    Additionally, if you need accommodations because of a disability or 
require additional information, please

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contact Helen V. deThomas at the above telephone number or e-mail 
address.

Shonnie Lyon,
Acting Deputy Director, US-VISIT.
[FR Doc. E8-12021 Filed 5-28-08; 8:45 am]
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