30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-3097, Exchange Visitor Program Annual Report, OMB Control Number 1405-0151, 53541 [E9-24945]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 200 / Monday, October 19, 2009 / Notices IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.14 Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–25110 Filed 10–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P Electronic Comments DEPARTMENT OF STATE • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–NYSEAmex–2009–70 on the subject line. [Public Notice 6787] Paper Comments 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–3097, Exchange Visitor Program Annual Report, OMB Control Number 1405–0151 ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of 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: All submissions should refer to File Number SR–NYSEAmex–2009–70. This Exchange Visitor Program Annual Report. file number should be included on the • OMB Control Number: 1405–0151. subject line if e-mail is used. To help the • Type of Request: Revision of a Commission process and review your Currently Approved Collection. comments more efficiently, please use • Originating Office: Educational and only one method. The Commission will Cultural Affairs, Office of Designation, post all comments on the Commission’s ECA/EC/D/PS. Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ • Form Number: Form DS–3097. rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the • Respondents: designated J–1 submission, all subsequent program sponsors. amendments, all written statements • Estimated Number of Respondents: with respect to the proposed rule 1460. change that are filed with the • Estimated Number of Responses: Commission, and all written 1460 annually. • Average Hours per Response: 2 communications relating to the hours. proposed rule change between the • Total Estimated Burden: 2920 Commission and any person, other than hours. those that may be withheld from the • Frequency: Annually. public in accordance with the • Obligation to Respond: Required to provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be Retain a Benefit. available for inspection and copying in DATES: Submit comments to the Office the Commission’s Public Reference of Management and Budget (OMB) for Room, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, up to 30 days from October 19, 2009. DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in the Copies of such filing also will be Office of Information and Regulatory available for inspection and copying at Affairs at the Office of Management and the principal office of the Exchange. All Budget (OMB). You may submit comments received will be posted comments by the following methods: without change; the Commission does • E-mail: not edit personal identifying oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You information from submissions. You must include the DS form number, should submit only information that information collection title, and OMB you wish to make available publicly. All control number in the subject line of submissions should refer to File your message. Number SR–NYSEAmex–2009–70 and • Fax: 202–395–5806. Attention: Desk should be submitted on or before Officer for Department of State. November 9, 2009. sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES • Send paper comments in triplicate to Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. 14 17 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:51 Oct 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53541 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from Stanley S. Colvin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchanges, Department of State, 2200 C Street, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20522–0505, who may be reached on (202) 632–6090, fax at 202–632–2701 or e-mail at JExchanges@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. Abstract of Proposed Collection Annual reports from designated program sponsors assist the Department in oversight and administration of the J–1 visa program. The reports provide statistical data on the number of exchange participants an organization sponsored per category. Program sponsors include government agencies, academic institutions, not-for-profit and for-profit organizations. Methodology Annual reports are run through the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and then printed and sent to the Department. The Department allows sponsors to submit annual reports by mail or fax at this time. There are measures being taken to allow sponsors to submit the reports electronically through SEVIS in the future. Dated: October 6, 2009. Stanley S. Colvin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchanges, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–24945 Filed 10–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6788] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘The Lost World of Old Europe: The Danube Valley 5000–3500BC’’ SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to E:\FR\FM\19OCN1.SGM 19OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 6787]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-3097, 
Exchange Visitor Program Annual Report, OMB Control Number 1405-0151

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: Exchange Visitor Program 
Annual Report.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0151.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Educational and Cultural Affairs, 
Office of Designation, ECA/EC/D/PS.
     Form Number: Form DS-3097.
     Respondents: designated J-1 program sponsors.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 1460.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 1460 annually.
     Average Hours per Response: 2 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden: 2920 hours.
     Frequency: Annually.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Retain a Benefit.

DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
up to 30 days from October 19, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following 
methods:
     E-mail: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the 
DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number in 
the subject line of your message.
     Fax: 202-395-5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department 
of State.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may obtain copies of the proposed 
information collection and supporting documents from Stanley S. Colvin, 
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchanges, Department of 
State, 2200 C Street, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20522-0505, who 
may be reached on (202) 632-6090, fax at 202-632-2701 or e-mail at 
JExchanges@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.

Abstract of Proposed Collection

    Annual reports from designated program sponsors assist the 
Department in oversight and administration of the J-1 visa program. The 
reports provide statistical data on the number of exchange participants 
an organization sponsored per category. Program sponsors include 
government agencies, academic institutions, not-for-profit and for-
profit organizations.

Methodology

    Annual reports are run through the Student and Exchange Visitor 
Information System (SEVIS) and then printed and sent to the Department. 
The Department allows sponsors to submit annual reports by mail or fax 
at this time. There are measures being taken to allow sponsors to 
submit the reports electronically through SEVIS in the future.

    Dated: October 6, 2009.
Stanley S. Colvin,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchanges, Bureau of 
Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-24945 Filed 10-16-09; 8:45 am]
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