Notice of Request for Public Comments, 34617-34618 [E9-16938]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 135 / Thursday, July 16, 2009 / Notices 2. Electronic Records Express (Third Parties)—20 CFR 404.1700–404.1715— 0960–0767. Electronic Records Express is an online system that enables medical providers and various third party representatives to submit disability claimant information electronically to SSA as part of the disability application process. We are adding a new functionality for third parties who use this system. Type of Request: Revision of an existing OMB-approved information collection. Number of Respondents: 6,000. Frequency of Response: 40. Average Burden per Response: 1 minute. Estimated Annual Burden: 44,000 hours. Dated: July 6, 2009. John Biles, Reports Clearance Officer, Center for Reports Clearance, Social Security Administration. [FR Doc. E9–16906 Filed 7–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6698] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DSP–0122, Supplemental Registration for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Title: 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DSP–0122, Supplemental Registration for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program, OMB No. 1405–0098. ACTION: Notice of request for public comments. SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Supplemental Registration for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0098. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Visa Services. • Form Number: DSP–122. • Respondents: Diversity visa applicants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 60,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 60,000. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:08 Jul 15, 2009 Jkt 217001 • Average Hours Per Response: 30 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 30,000. • Frequency: Once per application. • Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain benefit. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from July 16, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (the subject line of the e-mail must be DSP– 122) • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Chief, Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa Services— DSP–122 Reauthorization, 2401 E. Street, NW., Washington DC 20520– 30106 • Fax: (202) 663–3898 You must include the DS form number (if applicable); information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Lauren Prosnik of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW. L–603, Washington, DC 20520, who may be reached at (202) 663–2951. 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, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Abstract of Proposed Collection: The Kentucky Consular Center (KCC) will register selected Diversity Visa lottery entries and then send the applicant an Instruction Package for Immigrant Visa Applicants, which consists of DS–122 (Supplemental Registration for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program) and DS–230 (Application for Immigrant Visa and Alien Registration Part I and II). In order for an applicant to be considered documentarily qualified for a visa, the PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34617 applicant must complete and return both of the above-mentioned forms to KCC. Upon receipt of these forms KCC will transmit the Immigrant Visa Appointment Package and schedule an appointment for the applicant. Methodology Applicants must return the completed form to the KCC via mail. Dated: June 22, 2009. David T. Donahue, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–16930 Filed 7–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6700] Notice of Request for Public Comments Title: 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–1884, Petition to Classify Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as an Employee or Former Employee of the U.S. Government Abroad, OMB Control Number 1405–0082. ACTION: Notice of request for public comments. SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Petition to Classify Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as an Employee or Former Employee of the U.S. Government Abroad. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0082. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Visa Services (CA/VO). • Form Number: DS–1884. • Respondents: Aliens petitioning for immigrant visas under INA 203(b)(4). • Estimated Number of Respondents: 300 per year. • Estimated Number of Responses: 300 per year. • Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 50 hours per year. • Frequency: Once per petition. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefit. E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1 34618 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 135 / Thursday, July 16, 2009 / Notices DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from September 14, 2009. Methodology You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (Subject line must read DS–1884 Reauthorization). • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Chief, Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa Services—DS– 1884 Reauthorization, 2401 E. Street, NW., Washington DC 20520–30106. • Fax: (202) 663–3898. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Lauren Prosnik of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663–2951 or prosnikla@state.gov. 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, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Dated: May 28, 2009. David T. Donahue, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–16938 Filed 7–15–09; 8:45 am] ADDRESSES: erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES Abstract of Proposed Collection DS–1884 solicits information from petitioners for special immigrant classification under section 203(b)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. An alien is classifiable as a special immigrant under section 203(b)(4) if they meet the statutory qualifications in INA section 101(a)(27)(D). A petitioner may apply within one year of notification by the Department of State that the Secretary has approved a recommendation that special immigrant status be accorded to the alien. DS–1884 solicits information that will assist the consular officer in ensuring that the petitioner is statutorily qualified to receive such status, including meeting the years of service and exceptional service requirements. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:08 Jul 15, 2009 Jkt 217001 Petitioners will submit this form to consular officers at post. BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6699] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS–3032, Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants, OMB No. 1405–0126 State Department. Notice of request for public comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Choice of Address and Agent for Immigrant Visa Applicants. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0126. • Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Visa Services. • Form Number: DS–3032. • Respondents: All immigrant visa applicants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 330,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 330,000. • Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden: 55,000 hours. • Frequency: Once per application. • Obligation to Respond: Required to obtained benefit. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from July 16, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (Subject line must read DS–3032 Reauthorization). • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): Chief, Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa Services—DS– 3032 Reauthorization, 2401 E. Street, NW., Washington, DC 20520–30106. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Fax: (202) 663–3898. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents, to Lauren Prosnik of the Office of Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at (202) 663–2951. 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, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Abstract of Proposed Collection When an approved immigrant visa petition is received at the National Visa Center (NVC) and is determined to be current for processing, NVC will send the petition beneficiary Form DS–3032, which allows the beneficiary to choose an agent to receive mailings from NVC and assist in the paperwork or paying required fees. The applicant is not required to choose an agent and may have all mailings sent to an address abroad. However, the alien’s case will be held at NVC until the signed form is returned. If the form is not returned within one year, NVC will begin the case termination process. DS–3032 is not required if a G–28 (Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Representative) is received from DHS and the attorney is the agent, the alien is self-petitioning, or a child is being adopted. Once the form has been signed and returned to NVC the applicant process will proceed. Methodology DS–3032 will be submitted via mail to the National Visa Center. E:\FR\FM\16JYN1.SGM 16JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 135 (Thursday, July 16, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34617-34618]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-16938]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6700]


Notice of Request for Public Comments

    Title: 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-1884, 
Petition to Classify Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as an 
Employee or Former Employee of the U.S. Government Abroad, OMB Control 
Number 1405-0082.

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in 
the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting 
this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
     Title of Information Collection: Petition to Classify 
Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as an Employee or Former Employee 
of the U.S. Government Abroad.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0082.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of 
Visa Services (CA/VO).
     Form Number: DS-1884.
     Respondents: Aliens petitioning for immigrant visas under 
INA 203(b)(4).
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 300 per year.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 300 per year.
     Average Hours Per Response: 10 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden: 50 hours per year.
     Frequency: Once per petition.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefit.

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DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 
days from September 14, 2009.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     E-mail: VisaRegs@state.gov (Subject line must read DS-1884 
Reauthorization).
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): Chief, 
Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa Services--DS-1884 
Reauthorization, 2401 E. Street, NW., Washington DC 20520-30106.
     Fax: (202) 663-3898.
You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and 
OMB control number in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including 
requests for copies of the proposed information collection and 
supporting documents, to Lauren Prosnik of the Office of Visa Services, 
U.S. Department of State, 2401 E. Street, NW., L-603, Washington, DC 
20522, who may be reached at (202) 663-2951 or prosnikla@state.gov.

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, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
technology.

Abstract of Proposed Collection

    DS-1884 solicits information from petitioners for special immigrant 
classification under section 203(b)(4) of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act. An alien is classifiable as a special immigrant under 
section 203(b)(4) if they meet the statutory qualifications in INA 
section 101(a)(27)(D). A petitioner may apply within one year of 
notification by the Department of State that the Secretary has approved 
a recommendation that special immigrant status be accorded to the 
alien. DS-1884 solicits information that will assist the consular 
officer in ensuring that the petitioner is statutorily qualified to 
receive such status, including meeting the years of service and 
exceptional service requirements.

Methodology

    Petitioners will submit this form to consular officers at post.

    Dated: May 28, 2009.
David T. Donahue,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. E9-16938 Filed 7-15-09; 8:45 am]
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