60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Fiancé(e) Visa Application, 23623 [2013-09252]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 76 / Friday, April 19, 2013 / Notices advance notice of attendance is requested. Anyone wishing to be a listening participant must contact Alanna Falcone by fax or email. Her contact information is Alanna Falcone, Program Analyst, 409 Third Street SW., Washington, DC 20416, Phone, 202– 619–1612, Fax 202–481–0134, email, alanna.falcone@sba.gov. Additionally, if you need accommodations because of a disability or require additional information, please contact Alanna Falcone at the information above. Dan S. Jones, Committee Management Officer. This notice is late due to a last minute opportunity to pull everyone together for a face to face meeting on April 16th. Some of the members originally had scheduling conflicts. [FR Doc. 2013–09187 Filed 4–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8285] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information ´ Collection: Nonimmigrant fianc&eacute;(e) Visa Application Notice of request for public comment. 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. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to June 18, 2013. 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 entering ‘‘Public Notice 8285’’ in the Search bar. If necessary, use the Narrow by Agency filter option on the Results page. • Email: PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov. • Mail: Chief, Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa Services DS– 156K Reauthorization, 2401 E Street NW., Washington, DC 20520. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:11 Apr 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 collection title, and the 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 collection instrument 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 PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Nonimmigrant fianc&eacute;(e) Visa Application • OMB Control Number: 1405–0096 • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R • Form Number: DS–156K • Respondents: Foreign Nationals applying for a nonimmigrant visa to ´ enter the United States as the fianc&eacute;(e) • Estimated Number of Respondents: 35,000 • Estimated Number of Responses: 35,000 • Average Time per Response: 1 hour • Total Estimated Burden Time: 35,000 hours • Frequency: Once per respondent • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit 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. • 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: Under INA Section 101(a)(15)(K) [8 U.S.C. 1101] Form DS–156K will be used by consular officers to determine the eligibility of a foreign national for a ´ non-immigrant fianc&eacute;(e) visa. Methodology: Form DS–156K is used by consular officers at post to determine the PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23623 eligibility of an alien applicant for a ´ non-immigrant fianc&eacute;(e) visa. Dated: April 10, 2013. Edward J. Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–09252 Filed 4–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8286] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘American Encounters: Genre Painting and Everyday Life’’ 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 ‘‘American Encounters: Genre Painting and Everyday Life,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas, from on or about May 11, 2013, until on or about August 12, 2013, the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, from on or about September 14, 2013, until on or about January 12, 2014, 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. SUMMARY: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Paul W. Manning, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6469). 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\19APN1.SGM 19APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8285]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant 
fiancé(e) Visa Application

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment.

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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 June 
18, 2013.

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 
entering ``Public Notice 8285'' in the Search bar. If necessary, use 
the Narrow by Agency filter option on the Results page.
     Email: PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov.
     Mail: Chief, Legislation and Regulation Division, Visa 
Services DS-156K Reauthorization, 2401 E Street NW., Washington, DC 
20520.
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and the 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 collection instrument 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 PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Nonimmigrant fiancé(e) 
Visa Application
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0096
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection
     Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R
     Form Number: DS-156K
     Respondents: Foreign Nationals applying for a nonimmigrant 
visa to enter the United States as the fiancé(e)
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 35,000
     Estimated Number of Responses: 35,000
     Average Time per Response: 1 hour
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 35,000 hours
     Frequency: Once per respondent
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a 
Benefit
    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.
     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:
    Under INA Section 101(a)(15)(K) [8 U.S.C. 1101] Form DS-156K will 
be used by consular officers to determine the eligibility of a foreign 
national for a non-immigrant fiancé(e) visa.
    Methodology:
    Form DS-156K is used by consular officers at post to determine the 
eligibility of an alien applicant for a non-immigrant fiancé(e) 
visa.

    Dated: April 10, 2013.
Edward J. Ramotowski,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2013-09252 Filed 4-18-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-06-P