30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS 5507, Affidavit of Parentage, Physical Presence and Support, (New-OMB No. 1405-XXXX), 22624 [E9-11180]

Download as PDF 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]
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[FR Doc No: E9-11180]


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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.

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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: 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.

ADDRESSES: 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.

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.

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.

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.

    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]
BILLING CODE 4710-06-P