Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-526, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request, 27338-27339 [E9-13502]

Download as PDF 27338 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 9, 2009 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2009–0083] Office of Operations Coordination; Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee AGENCY: Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Committee management; request for applicants for appointment to the Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee. SUMMARY: The Office of Operations Coordination at the Department of Homeland Security is requesting individuals who are interested in serving on the Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee (HSINAC) to apply for appointment. The HSINAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the leadership of the Department of Homeland Security, particularly the Director, Office of Operations Coordination, on the requirements of end users within State, Local, Federal and Tribal governments and the Private Sector regarding the Homeland Security Information Network (HSIN). DATES: Applications for membership should reach the Department of Homeland Security at the address below on or before July 24, 2009. ADDRESSES: If you wish to apply for membership, your application should be submitted to: • E-mail: hsinac@dhs.gov. • Fax: 202–282–8806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: HSINAC Designated Federal Officer, Gabrielle Gallegos at 202–282–8193. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Homeland Security Information Network Advisory Committee is an advisory committee established in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Title 5, U.S.C., Annotated, Appendix 2). HSINAC membership shall include not more than 20 representatives from State, Tribal and Local governments and the Private Sector, who are outstanding within their specialty field, and who have the experience to ensure the Director, and DHS leadership, is informed of the needs and requirements of the information network users and communities of users. Members will be drawn from currently serving Homeland Security Advisors; State, Tribal, or Local Law Enforcement; Federal Law Enforcement; the Fire Service; Public Health; Emergency Managers; Tribal government; and the Private Sector. VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jun 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 The committee will convene at least twice per year. Travel and per diem will be provided by the Department. Term length shall generally be up to 3 years, and the expiration of terms of office shall be staggered to promote continuity and an orderly turnover of committee membership. A security clearance is preferred, but is not a requirement for appointment to the committee. Those applicants who do not have a security clearance may be required to undergo a background investigation. HSINAC members will be appointed as Special Government Employees (SGEs) as such term is defined for purposes of 18 U.S.C. 202(a). Appointments will be made by the Department of Homeland Security Secretary who will receive recommendations from the Office of Operations Coordination Director. Committee members serve as SGEs, and members are required to complete Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports (OGE Form 450). DHS may not release the reports or the information in them to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). In order to apply, applicants must submit a detailed resume and bio covering their professional backgrounds, and a brief letter stating the applicant’s interest in HSINAC membership and addressing the following issues: • List previous or current service on any Federal advisory panel, committee, or subcommittee. • Provide any public statements made about HSIN, if possible. • Indicate degree of experience using HSIN and list the portals the applicant uses. • Indicate willingness to serve at least two years on the committee. • Indicate the community to which the applicant belongs (Homeland Security Advisors; State, Tribal, or Local Law Enforcement; Federal Law Enforcement; the Fire Service; Public Health; Emergency Managers; Tribal government; or the Private Sector). It is recommended that applicants contact the HSINAC Designated Federal Officer prior to submitting application materials. In support of the policy of the Department of Homeland Security on gender and ethnic diversity, qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply for membership. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: May 29, 2009. Mary Kruger, Chief of Staff, Office of Operations Coordination, U.S. Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–13515 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9A–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–526, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 60-Day notice of information collection under review: Form I–526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur; OMB Control No. 1615– 0026. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) 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 August 10, 2009. During this 60-day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–526. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I–526 we will advise the public when we publish 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–526. 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 Products Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529–2210. 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– 0026 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 9, 2009 / Notices (1) Evaluate whether the 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 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: Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–526. 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 and households. This form is used by the USCIS to determine if an alien can enter the U.S. to engage in commercial enterprise. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,368 responses at 1 hour and 15 minutes (1.25 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 1,710 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529–2210, Telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: June 4, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. E9–13502 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jun 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–698, Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 60-Day notice of information collection under review: Form I–698, Application to Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident; OMB Control No. 1615–0035. 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 60 days until August 10, 2009. During this 60-day period USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–698. Should USCIS decide to revise the Form I–698 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–698. 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 Products Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529–2210. 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– 0035 in the subject box. 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 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 collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27339 (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 Adjust Status from Temporary to Permanent Resident. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–698. 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 and households. The data collected on this form is used by the USCIS to determine eligibility to adjust an applicant’s residence status. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,179 responses at 60 minutes (1 hour) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 1,179 annual burden hours. If you 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 Products Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529–2210, telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: June 4, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–13504 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 109 (Tuesday, June 9, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 27338-27339]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-13502]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-526, Extension 
of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day notice of information collection under review: Form I-
526, Immigrant Petition by Alien Entrepreneur; OMB Control No. 1615-
0026.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) 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 
August 10, 2009.
    During this 60-day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to 
revise the Form I-526. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I-526 we will 
advise the public when we publish 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-526.
    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 Products Division, 
Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-
2210. 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 1615-0026 in the subject box.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should 
address one or more of the following four points:

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    (1) Evaluate whether the 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 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: Immigrant Petition by Alien 
Entrepreneur.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-526. 
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 and households. This 
form is used by the USCIS to determine if an alien can enter the U.S. 
to engage in commercial enterprise.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,368 responses 
at 1 hour and 15 minutes (1.25 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 1,710 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2210, Telephone 
number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: June 4, 2009.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. E9-13502 Filed 6-8-09; 8:45 am]
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