Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 1778 [2012-191]

Download as PDF 1778 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 7 / Wednesday, January 11, 2012 / Notices 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 Sydney Taylor, Visa Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 E Street NW., L–603, Washington, DC 20522, who may be reached at taylors2@state.gov. 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 DS–261 allows the beneficiary of an approved and current immigrant visa petition to provide the Department with his current address, which will be used for communications with the beneficiary. The DS–261 also allows the beneficiary to appoint an agent to receive mailings from the National Visa Center (NVC) and assist in the filing of various application forms and/or paying the required fees. The beneficiary is not required to appoint an agent but must provide current contact information. All cases will be held at NVC until the DS– 261 is electronically submitted to the Department. If the form is not electronically submitted to the Department within one year, NVC will begin the case termination process. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Methodology The DS–261 will be submitted electronically to the Department via the Internet. Applicants who submit the electronic form will no longer submit paper-based applications to the Department. Dated: December 21, 2011. David T. Donahue, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE U.S.–EU High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth Tennessee Valley Authority. 30-Day notice of submission of information collection approval and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The proposed information collection described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended). The Tennessee Valley Authority is soliciting public comments on this proposed collection as provided by 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1). ADDRESSES: Requests for information, including copies of the information collection proposed and supporting documentation, should be directed to the Agency Clearance Officer: Mark Winter, Tennessee Valley Authority, 1101 Market Street (MP–3C), Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402–2801; (423) 751–6004. DATES: Comments should be sent to the Agency Clearance Officer no later than February 10, 2012. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Type of Request: Regular submission. Title of Information Collection: Land Use Survey Questionnaire—Vicinity of Nuclear Power Plants. Frequency of Use: Annual. Type of Affected Public: Individuals or households, and farms. Small Businesses or Organizations Affected: No. Federal Budget Functional Category Code: 271. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 150. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 37.5. Estimated Average Burden Hours Per Response: .25. Need For and Use of Information: This survey is used to locate, for monitoring purposes, rural residents, home gardens, and milk animals within a five mile radius of a nuclear power plant. The monitoring program is a mandatory requirement of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission set out in the technical specifications when the plants were licensed. SUMMARY: Michael T. Tallent, Director, Enterprise Information Security & Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–361 Filed 1–10–12; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2012–191 Filed 1–10–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P BILLING CODE 8120–08–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:02 Jan 10, 2012 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: At the November 28, 2011, European Union (EU)-United States Summit meeting, President Obama, European Commission President Barroso, and European Council President Von Rompuy directed the Transatlantic Economic Council to establish a High Level Working Group on Jobs and Growth, led by U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk and EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht. The Working Group was asked to identify policies and measures to increase U.S.– EU trade and investment to support mutually beneficial job creation, economic growth, and international competitiveness. The Leaders also asked the Working Group to work closely with public and private sector stakeholder groups, and to draw on existing dialogues and mechanisms, as appropriate. To ensure that it has access to a wide range of views, ideas, and options concerning policies and measures to increase transatlantic trade and investment, the Working Group plans to consult extensively with business, nongovernmental organizations, academia, and other stakeholders. As part of this process, and consistent with the Leaders’ mandate, the U.S. Government welcomes written input from members of the public on options for increasing trade and investment in areas including, but not limited to, the following: • Conventional barriers to trade in goods, such as tariffs and tariff-rate quotas; • Reduction, elimination, or prevention of barriers to trade in goods, services, and investment; • Opportunities for enhancing the compatibility of regulations and standards; • Reduction, elimination, or prevention of unnecessary ‘‘behind the border’’ non-tariff barriers to trade in all categories; • Enhanced cooperation for the development of rules and principles on global issues of common concern and also for the achievement of shared economic goals relating to third countries. For each option or proposal that is suggested, submissions should seek to assess: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11JAN1.SGM 11JAN1

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TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Tennessee Valley Authority.

ACTION: 30-Day notice of submission of information collection approval 
and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection described below will be 
submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as 
required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, 
as amended). The Tennessee Valley Authority is soliciting public 
comments on this proposed collection as provided by 5 CFR 1320.8(d)(1).

ADDRESSES: Requests for information, including copies of the 
information collection proposed and supporting documentation, should be 
directed to the Agency Clearance Officer: Mark Winter, Tennessee Valley 
Authority, 1101 Market Street (MP-3C), Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402-
2801; (423) 751-6004.

DATES: Comments should be sent to the Agency Clearance Officer no later 
than February 10, 2012.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Type of Request: Regular submission.
    Title of Information Collection: Land Use Survey Questionnaire--
Vicinity of Nuclear Power Plants.
    Frequency of Use: Annual.
    Type of Affected Public: Individuals or households, and farms.
    Small Businesses or Organizations Affected: No.
    Federal Budget Functional Category Code: 271.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 150.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 37.5.
    Estimated Average Burden Hours Per Response: .25.
    Need For and Use of Information: This survey is used to locate, for 
monitoring purposes, rural residents, home gardens, and milk animals 
within a five mile radius of a nuclear power plant. The monitoring 
program is a mandatory requirement of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission 
set out in the technical specifications when the plants were licensed.

Michael T. Tallent,
Director, Enterprise Information Security & Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-191 Filed 1-10-12; 8:45 am]
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