60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application Under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, 51102-51103 [2012-20797]

Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 51102 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2012 / Notices under Document Type, entering the Public Notice number as the ‘‘Keyword or ID’’, checking the ‘‘Open for Comment’’ box, and then click ‘‘Search’’. If necessary, use the ‘‘Narrow by Agency’’ option on the Results page. • Email: mailto:Ask-OCS-L-PublicInquiries@state.gov. • Mail: (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): U.S. Department of State, CA/OCS/L, SA–29, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037–3202. • Fax: 202–736–9111. • Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of State, CA/OCSL 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037–3202. 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 Derek A. Rivers, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/ OCS/L), U.S. Department of State, SA– 29, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037– 3202, who may be reached at mailto: Ask-OCS-L-Public-Inquiries@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Information Collection: Application for Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America. OMB Control Number: 1405–0011. Type of Request: Revision. Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/ OCS). Form Number: DS–2029. Respondents: Parents or legal guardians of United States citizen children born overseas. Estimated Number of Respondents: 68,627. Estimated Number of Responses: 68,627. Average Time per Response: 20 minutes. Total Estimated Burden Time: 22,876 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:59 Aug 22, 2012 Jkt 226001 • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of proposed collection: The DS–2029, Application for Consular Report of Birth Abroad of a Citizen of the United States of America, is used by citizens of the United States to report the birth of a child while overseas. The information collected on this form will be used to certify the acquisition of U.S. citizenship at birth of a person born abroad and can be used by that child throughout life. Methodology: The DS–2029 is currently available to download from the Internet. An application for a Consular Report of Birth is normally made in the consular district in which the birth occurred. The parent respondents will complete the form and present it to a United States Consulate or Embassy, who will examine the documentation and enter the information provided into the Department of State American Citizen Services (ACS) electronic database. Dated: July 31, 2012. Michelle Bernier-Toth, Managing Director, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–20799 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 7988] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application Under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction 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. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Department will accept comments from the public up to October 22, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the Internet may use the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) to comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by: Selecting ‘‘Notice’’ under Document Type, entering the Public Notice number as the ‘‘Keyword or ID’’, checking the ‘‘Open for Comment’’ box, and then click ‘‘Search’’. If necessary, use the ‘‘Narrow by Agency’’ option on the Results page. • Email: mailto:Ask-OCS-L-PublicInquiries@state.gov. • Mail: (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): U.S. Department of State, CA/OCS/L, SA–29, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037–3202. • Fax: 202–736–9111. • Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of State, CA/OCSL 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037–3202. 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 Derek A. Rivers, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/ OCS/L), U.S. Department of State, SA– 29, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037– 3202, who may be reached at mailto: Ask-OCS-L-Public-Inquiries@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Information Collection: Application Under the Hague Convention on the Civil. Aspects of International Child Abduction. OMB Control Number: 1405–0076. Type of Request: Extension. Originating Office: CA/OCS/L. Form Number: DS–3013, 3013–s. Respondents: Person seeking return of or access to child. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Number of Responses: 300. Average Time per Response: 1 hour. Total Estimated Burden Time: 300 hours. Frequency: On occasion. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. DATES: E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2012 / Notices tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this 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 information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of proposed collection: The Application Under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction (DS–3013 and DS 3013–s) is used by parents or legal guardians who are asking the State Department’s assistance in seeking the return of, or access to, a child or children alleged to have been wrongfully removed from or retained outside of the child’s habitual residence and currently located in another country that is also party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. The application requests information regarding the identities of the applicant, the child or children, and the person alleged to have wrongfully removed or retained the child or children. In addition, the application requires that the applicant provide the circumstances of the alleged wrongful removal or retention and the legal justification for the request for return or access. The State Department, as the U.S. Central Authority, uses this information to establish, if possible, the applicants’ claims under the Convention; to advise applicants about available remedies under the Convention; and to provide the information necessary to the foreign Central Authority in its efforts to locate the child or children, and to facilitate return of or access to the child or children pursuant to the Convention. Methodology: The completed form DS–3013 and DS 3013–s may be submitted to the Office of Children’s Issues by mail, by fax, or electronically through www.travel.state.gov. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Dated: August 10, 2012. Michelle Bernier-Toth, Managing Director, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services, Department of State. [Docket No. FHWA–2012–0088] [FR Doc. 2012–20797 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4710–06–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:59 Aug 22, 2012 Jkt 226001 51103 Notice and request for comments. ACTION: [Public Notice 7991] FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by October 22, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2012–0088 by any of the following methods: Web Site: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received; go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Moulden, 202–493–3470, TurnerFairbank Highway Research Center, Office of Corporate Research, Technology, and Innovation Management, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 6300 Georgetown Pike, McLean, VA 22101. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Federal Highway Administration Research, Development and Technology Agenda Web site. Background: Title 23, United States Code, Section 502(a)(5) requires that Federal surface transportation research and development activities address the needs of stakeholders, including ‘‘States, metropolitan planning organizations, local governments, the private sector, researchers, research sponsors, and other affected parties, including public interest groups.’’ As part of its effort to ensure that Federal research, development and technology (RD&T) activities are addressing the most critical national challenges, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is developing the RD&T Agenda Web site. This Web site will SUMMARY: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Ferdinand Hodler: View to Infinity’’ 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, 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 ‘‘Ferdinand Hodler: View to Infinity,’’ 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 Neue Galerie, New York, NY, from on or about September 20, 2012, until on or about January 7, 2013, 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 CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6467). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. SUMMARY: Dated: August 15, 2012. J. Adam Ereli, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–20794 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 164 (Thursday, August 23, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51102-51103]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-20797]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 7988]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application 
Under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child 
Abduction

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. 
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are 
requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals 
and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for 
public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 
October 22, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the Internet may use the 
Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) to comment on this notice by 
going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by: 
Selecting ``Notice'' under Document Type, entering the Public Notice 
number as the ``Keyword or ID'', checking the ``Open for Comment'' box, 
and then click ``Search''. If necessary, use the ``Narrow by Agency'' 
option on the Results page.
     Email: mailto:Ask-OCS-L-Public-Inquiries@state.gov.
     Mail: (paper, disk, or CD-ROM submissions): U.S. 
Department of State, CA/OCS/L, SA-29, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037-
3202.
     Fax: 202-736-9111.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of State, CA/
OCSL 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037-3202.
    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 Derek A. Rivers, Bureau of Consular Affairs, 
Overseas Citizens Services (CA/OCS/L), U.S. Department of State, SA-29, 
4th Floor, Washington, DC 20037-3202, who may be reached at mailto: 
Ask-OCS-L-Public-Inquiries@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title of Information Collection: Application Under the Hague 
Convention on the Civil. Aspects of International Child Abduction.
    OMB Control Number: 1405-0076.
    Type of Request: Extension.
    Originating Office: CA/OCS/L.
    Form Number: DS-3013, 3013-s.
    Respondents: Person seeking return of or access to child.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 300.
    Average Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Total Estimated Burden Time: 300 hours.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.

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     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this 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 
information technology.
    Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.
    Abstract of proposed collection:
    The Application Under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of 
International Child Abduction (DS-3013 and DS 3013-s) is used by 
parents or legal guardians who are asking the State Department's 
assistance in seeking the return of, or access to, a child or children 
alleged to have been wrongfully removed from or retained outside of the 
child's habitual residence and currently located in another country 
that is also party to the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of 
International Child Abduction. The application requests information 
regarding the identities of the applicant, the child or children, and 
the person alleged to have wrongfully removed or retained the child or 
children. In addition, the application requires that the applicant 
provide the circumstances of the alleged wrongful removal or retention 
and the legal justification for the request for return or access. The 
State Department, as the U.S. Central Authority, uses this information 
to establish, if possible, the applicants' claims under the Convention; 
to advise applicants about available remedies under the Convention; and 
to provide the information necessary to the foreign Central Authority 
in its efforts to locate the child or children, and to facilitate 
return of or access to the child or children pursuant to the 
Convention.
    Methodology: The completed form DS-3013 and DS 3013-s may be 
submitted to the Office of Children's Issues by mail, by fax, or 
electronically through www.travel.state.gov.

    Dated: August 10, 2012.
Michelle Bernier-Toth,
Managing Director, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens 
Services, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2012-20797 Filed 8-22-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-06-P