Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N-400, Revision of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request, 45648 [E9-21260]

Download as PDF 45648 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 170 / Thursday, September 3, 2009 / Notices www.cdc.gov/nchs/nhanes/ nh3data_genetic.htm). Send Requests for Information: Geraldine McQuillan, PhD, Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3311 Toledo Road, Room 4204, Hyattsville, MD 20782, Phone: 301–458–4371, Fax: 301–458– 4028, E–mail: NHANESgenetics@cdc.gov. Dated: August 27, 2009. Tanja Popovic, Chief Science Officer, Centers for Disease Contro and Prevention. [FR Doc. E9–21287 Filed 9–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N–400, Revision of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request pwalker on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form N–400, Application for Naturalization; OMB Control No. 1615–0052. 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 sixty days until November 2, 2009. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Clearance Officer, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 3008, 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 make sure to add OMB Control No. 1615–0052 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: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:27 Sep 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 (1) Evaluate whether the proposed 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 agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed 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: Revision of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Naturalization. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N–400; 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 or households. USCIS uses the information on this form to determine an applicant’s eligibility for naturalization. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 700,000 responses at 6 hours and 8 minutes (6.13 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 4,291,000 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit: http://www.regulations.gov/search/ Regs/home.html#home. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529–2210, telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: August 27, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–21260 Filed 9–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY United States Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2009–0761] Cook Inlet Regional Citizen’s Advisory Committee; Charter Renewal Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Recertification. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has recertified the Cook Inlet Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council for the period covering September 1, 2009, through August 31, 2010. Under the Oil Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight Act of 1990, the Coast Guard may certify on an annual basis an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of a regional citizens’ advisory council for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This advisory group monitors the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet Program established by the statute. DATES: The Cook Inlet Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council is certified through August 31, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may request a copy of the recertification letter by writing to Commander, Seventeenth Coast Guard District (dpi), P.O. Box 25517, Juneau, AK 99802–5517; or by calling 907–463– 2821. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant-Commander Ken Phillips, Seventeenth Coast Guard District (dpi), telephone 907–463–2821. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background and Purpose On September 1, 2008, the Coast Guard recertified the Cook Inlet Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council through August 31, 2009 (73 FR 57127). Under the Oil Terminal and Oil Tanker Environmental Oversight Act of 1990 (33 U.S.C. 2732), the Coast Guard may certify, on an annual basis, an alternative voluntary advisory group in lieu of a regional citizens’ advisory council for Cook Inlet, Alaska. This advisory group monitors the activities of terminal facilities and crude oil tankers under the Cook Inlet Program established by Congress, 33 U.S.C. 2732 (b). On September 16, 2002, the Coast Guard published a notice of policy on revised recertification procedures for alternative voluntary advisory groups in lieu of councils at Cook Inlet, Alaska (67 FR 58440). This revised policy indicated that Cook Inlet Regional Citizen’s Advisory Council recertification in 2009 need only submit a streamlined E:\FR\FM\03SEN1.SGM 03SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N-400, Revision of 
an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form N-
400, Application for Naturalization; OMB Control No. 1615-0052.

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    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 sixty days until November 2, 2009.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, 
Clearance Officer, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 3008, 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 make sure to add OMB Control No. 1615-0052 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 proposed 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 agencies estimate of the burden of 
the proposed 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: Revision of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Naturalization.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N-400; 
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 or households. USCIS 
uses the information on this form to determine an applicant's 
eligibility for naturalization.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 700,000 
responses at 6 hours and 8 minutes (6.13 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 4,291,000 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit: http://www.regulations.gov/search/Regs/home.html#home.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529-2210, 
telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: August 27, 2009.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E9-21260 Filed 9-2-09; 8:45 am]
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