Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request, 49393-49394 [E9-23367]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 186 / Monday, September 28, 2009 / Notices Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799 9th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20229– 1177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799 9th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC. 20229–1177, at 202–325–0265. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). The comments should address: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimates of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology; and (e) the annual costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (a total capital/startup costs and operations and maintenance costs). The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Administrative Rulings. OMB Number: 1651–0085. Form Number: None. Abstract: The collection of information in 19 CFR Part 177 is necessary in order to enable Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to respond to requests by importers and other interested persons for the issuance of administrative rulings. These rulings pertain to the interpretation and application of the CBP and related laws with respect to prospective and current transactions. Current Actions: There are no changes to the information collection. This submission is being made to extend the expiration date. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:33 Sep 25, 2009 Jkt 217001 Rulings Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 120,000. Appeals Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 40 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,000. Dated: September 22, 2009. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. E9–23303 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: File No. OMB 25, Special Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters; OMB Control No. 1615– 0064. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 25, 2009, at 74 FR 30314, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 26, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. 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), and to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49393 Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 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, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202–395– 5806 or via e-mail at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure to add OMB Control No. 1615–0064 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies 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 agency’s 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: Extension of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Special Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: No Agency Form Number (File No. OMB–25); 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. The information will be used by the USCIS to determine eligibility for the requested classification as fourth preference employment-based immigrant broadcasters. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 49394 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 186 / Monday, September 28, 2009 / Notices estimated for an average respondent to respond: 100 responses at 2 hours per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 200 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the regulation requiring this information collection, 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: September 22, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. E9–23367 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form N–470; Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form N–470, Application To Preserve Residence for Naturalization; Form N–470. OMB Control No. 1615–0056. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 2, 2009, at 74 FR 26411, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 28, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. 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), and to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:33 Sep 25, 2009 Jkt 217001 Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 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, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202–395– 5806 or via e-mail at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. When submitting comments by email, please make sure to add OMB Control No. 1615–0056 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies 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 agency’s 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: Extension of currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application To Preserve Residence for Naturalization. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N–470. 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. The information furnished on this form will be used to determine whether an alien who intends to be absent from the United States for a period of one year or more is eligible to preserve residence for naturalization purposes. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 respond: 375 responses at 35 minutes (.583) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 219 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: September 22, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. E9–23366 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–192; Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form I–192, Application for Advance Permission to Enter as Nonimmigrant (Pursuant to 212(d)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act); OMB Control No. 1615–0017. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 25, 2009, at 74 FR 30313, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 28, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. 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), and to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 186 (Monday, September 28, 2009)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an 
Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: File No. 
OMB 25, Special Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based 
Broadcasters; OMB Control No. 1615-0064.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. The information collection was previously published in the 
Federal Register on June 25, 2009, at 74 FR 30314, allowing for a 60-
day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
October 26, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
1320.10.
    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), and to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS Desk 
Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory 
Products Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 
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, and to the 
OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202-395-5806 or via e-mail at 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov.
    When submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure to add OMB 
Control No. 1615-0064 in the subject box. Written comments and 
suggestions from the public and affected agencies 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 agency's 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: Extension of a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Special Immigrant Visas for 
Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: No Agency 
Form Number (File No. OMB-25); 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. The 
information will be used by the USCIS to determine eligibility for the 
requested classification as fourth preference employment-based 
immigrant broadcasters.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time

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estimated for an average respondent to respond: 100 responses at 2 
hours per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 200 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the regulation requiring this information 
collection, 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: September 22, 2009.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services.
[FR Doc. E9-23367 Filed 9-25-09; 8:45 am]
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