Agency Information Collection Activities: Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition; Form I-129S; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection, 1218-1219 [2013-00161]

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The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until March 11, 2013. ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 1615–0010 in the subject box, the agency name and Docket ID USCIS– 2006–0050. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web site at www.Regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS–2006–0050; (2) Email. Submit comments to USCISFRComment@uscis.dhs.gov; (3) Mail. Submit written comments to DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Comments Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 5 / Tuesday, January 8, 2013 / Notices information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from public viewing that it determines may impact the privacy of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to submit comments concerning this information collection. Please do not submit requests for individual case status inquiries to this address. If you are seeking information about the status of your individual case, please check ‘‘My Case Status’’ online at: https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/ Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 1–800–375–5283. 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. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: I–129S; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or others for profit. This form is used by an employer to classify employees as L–1 nonimmigrant intracompany transferees under a blanket L petition approval. USCIS will use the data on this form to 19:11 Jan 07, 2013 Jkt 229001 Dated: January 3, 2013. Laura Dawkins, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–00161 Filed 1–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Delivery Ticket U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection. AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Delivery Ticket (CBP 6043). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (77 FR 65900) on October 31, 2012, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public SUMMARY: Overview of This Information Collection VerDate Mar<15>2010 determine eligibility for the requested immigration benefit. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 75,000 responses at 1.5 hours (1 hour and 30 minutes) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 112,500 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information, please visit the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140, Telephone number 202–272–8377. PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1219 comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 7, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street, NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC. 20229–1177, at 202–325–0265. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L.104– 13). Your comments should address one 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/component, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components 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 collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological techniques or other forms of information. Title: Delivery Ticket. OMB Number: 1651–0081. Form Number: CBP Form 6043. Abstract: CBP Form 6043, Delivery Ticket, is used to document transfers of imported merchandise between parties. This form collects information such as the name and address of the consignee; the name of the importing carrier; lien information; the location of where the goods originated and where they were delivered; and information about the imported merchandise. CBP Form 6043 is filled out by warehouse proprietors, E:\FR\FM\08JAN1.SGM 08JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 5 (Tuesday, January 8, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1218-1219]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-00161]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0010]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Nonimmigrant Petition 
Based on Blanket L Petition; Form I-129S; Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection

ACTION: 60-Day Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship 
and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed revision of a currently 
approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is 
published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the 
nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, 
the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the 
respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the 
actual information collection instruments.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
March 11, 2013.

ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 
1615-0010 in the subject box, the agency name and Docket ID USCIS-2006-
0050. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the 
following methods to submit comments:
    (1) Online. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web 
site at www.Regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS-2006-0050;
    (2) Email. Submit comments to USCISFRComment@uscis.dhs.gov;
    (3) Mail. Submit written comments to DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy 
and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529-2140.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments

    Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, 
all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any 
personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this 
information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the 
amount of personal

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information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make to 
DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from public 
viewing that it determines may impact the privacy of an individual or 
is offensive. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act 
notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov.

    Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning this information collection. Please do 
not submit requests for individual case status inquiries to this 
address. If you are seeking information about the status of your 
individual case, please check ``My Case Status'' online at: https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National 
Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283.

    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: Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Nonimmigrant Petition Based on 
Blanket L Petition.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: I-129S; USCIS.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or others for profit. This 
form is used by an employer to classify employees as L-1 nonimmigrant 
intracompany transferees under a blanket L petition approval. USCIS 
will use the data on this form to determine eligibility for the 
requested immigration benefit.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 75,000 
responses at 1.5 hours (1 hour and 30 minutes) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 112,500 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with 
instructions, or additional information, please visit the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be 
contacted at: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory 
Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20529-2140, Telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: January 3, 2013.
Laura Dawkins,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
[FR Doc. 2013-00161 Filed 1-7-13; 8:45 am]
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