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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 91 / Wednesday, May 13, 2009 / Notices occupational information in SSA’s disability programs; and any other area(s) that would enable SSA to develop an occupational information system suited to its disability programs and improve the medical-vocational adjudication policies and processes. Agenda: The Panel will meet on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, from 8:30 a.m.until 5 p.m. (CDT) and Thursday, June 11, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. (CDT). The agenda will be available on the Internet at http:// www.socialsecurity.gov/oidap/ one week prior to the meeting. The tentative agenda for this meeting includes: Presentations by stakeholder organizations for the purpose of identifying perceived gaps that currently exist between the occupational information available in the DOT and that is believed necessary to adjudicate claims in SSA’s disability programs to ensure a proper assessment of the claimants’ abilities to do their past work and, if not, their abilities to do any other work in the economy given the claimants’ work histories and the physical, mental, or cognitive limitations resulting from claimants’ impairments. There will be discussion and identification of areas where additional or new occupational information is needed, for example, as it relates to the physical or mental demands of work, educational requirements of work, work settings, and work skills. The Panel will hear presentations on taxonomic issues and proposed methodologies for developing a classification system. The Panel will discuss and deliberate on issues relevant to the Panel’s recommendations and hold an administrative business meeting. The Panel will hear public comment during the Quarterly Meeting on Wednesday, June 10, 2009, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. (CDT). Members of the public must schedule a time slot— assigned on a first come, first served basis—in order to comment. In the event public comment does not take the entire time allotted, the Panel may use any remaining time to deliberate or conduct other Panel business. Persons interested in providing testimony in person at the meeting or via teleconference should contact the Panel staff by e-mail to OIDAP@ssa.gov. Individuals are limited to a maximum five minute, verbal presentation. Organizational representatives will be allotted a maximum ten minute verbal presentation. Written testimony, no longer than five (5) pages, may be submitted at any time either in person, mail, fax or e-mail to OIDAP@ssa.gov for Panel consideration. VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:44 May 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 Seating is limited. Individuals who need special accommodation in order to attend or participate in the meeting (e.g., sign language interpretation, assistive listening devices, or materials in alternative formats, such as large print or CD) should notify Debra TidwellPeters via e-mail to debra.tidwellpeters@ssa.gov or by telephone at 410– 965–9617, no later than May 25, 2009. SSA will attempt to meet requests made but cannot guarantee availability of services. All meeting locations are barrier free. If you want to access the meeting by teleconference, please send your name and contact information to OIDAP@ssa.gov one week prior to the start date of the meeting. Contact Information: Records of all public Panel proceedings are maintained and available for inspection. Anyone requiring further information should contact the Panel staff at: Occupational Information Development Advisory Panel, Social Security Administration, 6401 Security Boulevard, 3–E–26 Operations, Baltimore, MD 21235–0001. Telephone: 410–965–9617. Fax: 410–597–0825. Email to OIDAP@ssa.gov. For additional information, please visit the Panel Web site at http://www.ssa.gov/oidap. Dated: May 6, 2009. Debra Tidwell-Peters, Designated Federal Officer, Occupational Information Development Advisory Panel. [FR Doc. E9–11068 Filed 5–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 6613] Notice of Request for Public Comment and Submission to OMB of Proposed Collection of Information Title: 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–260, Electronic Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration, OMB Control Number 1405–XXXX. ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Electronic Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration. • OMB Control Number: None. • Type of Request: New Collection. PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22623 • Originating Office: Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Visa Services. • Form Number: DS–260. • Respondents: Aliens applying for an immigrant visa. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 700,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 700,000. • Average Hours per Response: 120 minutes (2 hours). • Total Estimated Burden: 1,400,000 hours per year. • Frequency: Once per respondent. • Obligation to Respond: Required or Obtain or Retain a Benefit. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from May 13, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who may be reached at 202–395–4718. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: kastrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. • Fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from Andrea B. Lage, Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663–1399. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary to properly perform 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. Abstract of proposed collection: Form DS–260 will be used to elicit information necessary to determine the eligibility of aliens applying for immigrant visas. E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1 22624 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 91 / Wednesday, May 13, 2009 / Notices Methodology: The DS–260 will be submitted electronically to the Department via the Internet. The applicant will be instructed to print a confirmation page containing a 2–D bar code record locator, which will be scanned at the time of processing. Applicants who submit the electronic application will no longer submit paper-based applications to the Department. Dated: April 29, 2009. David T. Donahue, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–11178 Filed 5–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 6611] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS 5507, Affidavit of Parentage, Physical Presence and Support, (New-OMB No. 1405–XXXX) ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. 18:44 May 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 Dated: April 13, 2009. Mary Ellen Hickey, Managing Director, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–11180 Filed 5–12–09; 8:45 am] FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from Derek A. Rivers, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/OCS/PRI), U.S. Department of State, SA–29, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20520, who may be reached on (202) 736–9082 or ASKPRI@state.gov. ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: DS 5507, Affidavit of Parentage, Physical Presence and Support. • OMB Control Number: New-OMB No. 1405–XXXX. • Type of Request: New Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/OCS). • Form Number: DS–5507. • Respondents: United States Citizens. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 15,026. • Estimated Number of Responses: 15,026. • Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 7,513 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Application for Benefits. Although acquisition of citizenship is not a federal ‘‘benefit,’’ applicants will not be able to obtain citizenship for their child(ren) if they do not provide the information requested in the form. DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from May 13, 2009. VerDate Nov<24>2008 You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: ASKPRI@state.gov. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): U.S. Department of State, CA/OCS/PRI, SA–29, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20520. • Fax: 202–736–9111. • Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of State, CA/OCS/PRI, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: Abstract of Proposed Collection The purpose of the information collection is to determine if U.S. citizen/ national parent(s) possesses the requisite physical presence or residence in the United States prior to their child’s birth to transmit U.S. citizenship (or U.S. non-citizen nationality) to the child, to establish parentage of the child, and to fulfill the requirements of 8 U.S.C. 1409(a) which requires a written statement of financial support to be provided by U.S. citizen fathers for children born out of wedlock. Methodology The information is collected in person. The Bureau of Consular Affairs is currently exploring options to make this information collection available electronically. PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 6612] Notice of Request for Public Comments; 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–261, Electronic Choice of the Address and Agent, OMB Control Number 1405– XXXX SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Electronic Choice of Address and Agent • OMB Control Number: None • Type of Request: New Collection • Originating Office: Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs • Form Number: DS–261 • Respondents: Aliens applying for immigrant visas • Estimated Number of Respondents: 700,000 • Estimated Number of Responses: 700,000 • Average Hours per Response: 10 minutes • Total Estimated Burden: 166,666 hrs. per year • Frequency: Once per respondent • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefit DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) up to June 12, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who may be reached at 202–395–4718. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: kastrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 91 (Wednesday, May 13, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22623-22624]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-11178]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 6613]


 Notice of Request for Public Comment and Submission to OMB of 
Proposed Collection of Information

    Title: 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-260, 
Electronic Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration, OMB 
Control Number 1405-XXXX.

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995.
     Title of Information Collection: Electronic Application 
for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration.
     OMB Control Number: None.
     Type of Request: New Collection.
     Originating Office: Department of State, Bureau of 
Consular Affairs, Visa Services.
     Form Number: DS-260.
     Respondents: Aliens applying for an immigrant visa.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 700,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 700,000.
     Average Hours per Response: 120 minutes (2 hours).
     Total Estimated Burden: 1,400,000 hours per year.
     Frequency: Once per respondent.
     Obligation to Respond: Required or Obtain or Retain a 
Benefit.

DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
up to 30 days from May 13, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Direct comments and questions to Katherine Astrich, the 
Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), who 
may be reached at 202-395-4718. You may submit comments by any of the 
following methods:
     E-mail: kastrich@omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form 
number, information collection title, and OMB control number in the 
subject line of your message.
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503.
     Fax: 202-395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed 
information collection and supporting documents from Andrea B. Lage, 
Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L-603, 
Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663-1399.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary to properly perform 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.
    Abstract of proposed collection:
    Form DS-260 will be used to elicit information necessary to 
determine the eligibility of aliens applying for immigrant visas.

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    Methodology:
    The DS-260 will be submitted electronically to the Department via 
the Internet. The applicant will be instructed to print a confirmation 
page containing a 2-D bar code record locator, which will be scanned at 
the time of processing. Applicants who submit the electronic 
application will no longer submit paper-based applications to the 
Department.

    Dated: April 29, 2009.
David T. Donahue,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-11178 Filed 5-12-09; 8:45 am]
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