60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-7002, Training/Internship Placement Plan, OMB Control Number 1405-0170, 2602 [2012-877]

Download as PDF 2602 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 11 / Wednesday, January 18, 2012 / Notices ATTN: Federal Register Notice Response. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7768] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–7002, Training/ Internship Placement Plan, OMB Control Number 1405–0170 Notice of request for public comments. ACTION: 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: Exchange Visitor Program—Training/ Internship Placement Plan. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0170. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, ECA/ EC. • Form Number: Form DS–7002. • Respondents: Entities designated by the Department of State as sponsors of exchange visitor programs in the trainee or intern categories and U.S. businesses that provide the training or internship opportunity. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 160. • Estimated Number of Responses: 30,000. • Average Hours per Response: 2 hours. • Total Estimated Burden: 60,000. • Frequency: On occasion depending on the number of exchange participants annually. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits. • Date(s): The Department will accept comments from the public up to March 19, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Persons with access to the Internet may view and comment on this notice by going to the regulations.gov Web site at http://www.regulations.gov/#!home. You can search by selecting ‘‘Notice’’ under Document Type, enter the Public Notice number, and check ‘‘Open for Comment’’. Search, and then to view the document, select an Agency. • Email: JExchanges@State.gov. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): U.S. Department of State, ECA/EC/, SA–5, Floor 5, 2200 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20522–0505, tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:07 Jan 17, 2012 Jkt 226001 You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. Rick A. Ruth, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange, Acting, U.S. Department of State, SA–5, Floor 5, 2200 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20522; or email at JExchanges@state.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. Methodology The collection will be submitted to the Department by mail or fax as requested by DoS during the review of program sponsor files, redesignations, incidents, etc. Dated: January 9, 2012. Rick A. Ruth, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange, Acting, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–877 Filed 1–17–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Abstract of Proposed Collection The collection is the continuation of information collected and needed by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in administering the Exchange Visitor Program (J–Visa) under the provisions of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act, as amended. Trainee/Internship Placement Plans are to be completed by designated program sponsors. A Training/Internship Placement Plan is required for each trainee or intern participant. It will set forth the training or internship program to be followed and includes the skills the trainee or intern will obtain, whether the trainee or intern will receive any remuneration for housing and living expenses (and if so, the amount), and estimates of the living expenses and other costs the trainees or interns are likely to incur while in the United States. The plan must be signed by the trainee or intern, sponsor, and the third party placement organization, if a third party organization is used in the conduct of the training or internship. Upon request, trainees or interns must present fully executed Trainee/Internship Placement Plans on Form DS–7002 to any Consular Official interviewing them in connection with the issuance of J–1 visas. PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7770] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Princely Treasures: European Masterpieces 1600–1800 From the Victoria and Albert Museum.’’ SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following determinations: Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, and Delegation of Authority No. 236–3 of August 28, 2000 (and, as appropriate, Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Princely Treasures: European Masterpieces 1600–1800 from the Victoria and Albert Museum,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma from on or about February 16, 2012, until on or about May 13, 2012, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. I have ordered that Public Notice of these Determinations be published in the Federal Register. For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Ona M. Hahs, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: (202) 632–6473). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 7768]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-7002, 
Training/Internship Placement Plan, OMB Control Number 1405-0170

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: Exchange Visitor 
Program--Training/Internship Placement Plan.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0170.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural 
Affairs, ECA/EC.
     Form Number: Form DS-7002.
     Respondents: Entities designated by the Department of 
State as sponsors of exchange visitor programs in the trainee or intern 
categories and U.S. businesses that provide the training or internship 
opportunity.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 160.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 30,000.
     Average Hours per Response: 2 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden: 60,000.
     Frequency: On occasion depending on the number of exchange 
participants annually.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain 
Benefits.
     Date(s): The Department will accept comments from the 
public up to March 19, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Persons with access to the Internet may view and comment 
on this notice by going to the regulations.gov Web site at http://www.regulations.gov/#!home. You can search by selecting ``Notice'' 
under Document Type, enter the Public Notice number, and check ``Open 
for Comment''. Search, and then to view the document, select an Agency.
     Email: JExchanges@State.gov.
     Mail (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): U.S. Department 
of State, ECA/EC/, SA-5, Floor 5, 2200 C Street NW., Washington, DC 
20522-0505, ATTN: Federal Register Notice Response.

You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rick A. Ruth, Deputy Assistant 
Secretary for Private Sector Exchange, Acting, U.S. Department of 
State, SA-5, Floor 5, 2200 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20522; or email 
at JExchanges@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 collection is the continuation of information collected and 
needed by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in 
administering the Exchange Visitor Program (J-Visa) under the 
provisions of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act, as 
amended. Trainee/Internship Placement Plans are to be completed by 
designated program sponsors. A Training/Internship Placement Plan is 
required for each trainee or intern participant. It will set forth the 
training or internship program to be followed and includes the skills 
the trainee or intern will obtain, whether the trainee or intern will 
receive any remuneration for housing and living expenses (and if so, 
the amount), and estimates of the living expenses and other costs the 
trainees or interns are likely to incur while in the United States. The 
plan must be signed by the trainee or intern, sponsor, and the third 
party placement organization, if a third party organization is used in 
the conduct of the training or internship. Upon request, trainees or 
interns must present fully executed Trainee/Internship Placement Plans 
on Form DS-7002 to any Consular Official interviewing them in 
connection with the issuance of J-1 visas.

Methodology

    The collection will be submitted to the Department by mail or fax 
as requested by DoS during the review of program sponsor files, 
redesignations, incidents, etc.

    Dated: January 9, 2012.
Rick A. Ruth,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange, Acting, Bureau 
of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2012-877 Filed 1-17-12; 8:45 am]
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