60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor Application, 24780-24781 [2013-09960]

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[FR Doc. 2013–09822 Filed 4–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:39 Apr 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute Notice is hereby given that, on March 29, 2013, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute (‘‘CRSI’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization and (2) the nature and scope of its standards development activities. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the name and principal place of business of the standards development organization is Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, Schaumburg, IL. The nature and scope of CRSI’s standards development activities are developing and maintaining consensus standards for design, detailing, fabrication, placement, and construction of assemblies consisting of steel reinforcement and associated products used in concrete and masonry construction. Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2013–09821 Filed 4–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8299] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investor 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to June 25, 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 8299’’ 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 Regulations Division, Visa Services— DS–156E, 2401 E. Street NW., Washington DC 20520–30106. 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 Treaty Trader/Investor Application. • OMB Control Number: OMB–1405– 0101. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R. • Form Number: DS–156E. • Respondents: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investors. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 17,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 17,000. • Average Time per Response: 4 hours. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 68,000. • Frequency: Once per respondent. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain 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 E:\FR\FM\26APN1.SGM 26APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 81 / Friday, April 26, 2013 / Notices 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 Section 101(a)(15)(E) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) provides for the nonimmigrant classification of a national of a country with which the United States maintains an appropriate treaty of commerce and navigation who is coming to the United States to: (i) Carry on substantial trade, including trade in services or technology, principally between the United States and the treaty country; or (ii) develop and direct the operations of an enterprise in which the national has invested, or is actively in the process of investing, Form DS–156E is completed by foreign nationals seeking nonimmigrant treaty trader/investor visas to the United States. The Department will use the DS–156E to elicit information necessary to determine a foreign national’s visa eligibility. Methodology After completing Form DS–160, Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application online (or, if the DS–160 is unavailable, DS–156, Nonimmigrant Visa Application), applicants would fill out the DS–156E online, print the form, and submit it in person or via mail. Dated: April 17, 2013. Donald L. Heflin, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2013–09960 Filed 4–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Public Notice 8296] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: U.S. Passport Renewal Application for Eligible Individuals Notice of request for public comment. ACTION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:46 Apr 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 25, 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 8296’’ in the Search bar. If necessary, use the Narrow by Agency filter option on the Results page. • Email: PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov. • Mail: PPT Forms Officer, U.S. Department of State, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3030, Washington, DC 20037. • Fax: (202) 663–2410. • Hand Delivery or Courier: PPT Forms Officer, U.S. Department of State, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3030, Washington, DC 20037. 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 PPT Forms Officer, U.S. Department of State, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3030, Washington, DC 20037, who may be reached on (202) 663–2457 or at PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov. SUMMARY: • Title of Information Collection: U.S. Passport Renewal Application For Eligible Individuals. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0020. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Program Management and Operational Support, Program Coordination Division (CA/PPT/S/PMO/ PC). • Form Number: DS–82. • Respondents: Individuals or Households. PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24781 • Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,215,761. • Estimated Number of Responses: 4,215,761. • Average Time per Response: 40 minutes/0.66 hour. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 2,782,402. • Frequency: On occasion. • 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 The information collected on the DS– 82 is used to facilitate the issuance of passports to U.S. citizens and nationals. The primary purpose of soliciting the information is to establish citizenship, identity, and entitlement to the issuance of the U.S. passport or related service, and to properly administer and enforce the laws pertaining to the issuance thereof. The DS–82 solicits data necessary for Passport Services to issue a United States passport (book and/or card format) in the exercise of authorities granted to the Secretary of State in 22 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 211a et seq. and Executive Order (EO) 11295 (August 5, 1966) for the issuance of passports to U.S. nationals. The issuance of U.S. passports requires the determination of identity, nationality, and entitlement, with reference to the provisions of Title III of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (8 U.S.C. sections 1401–1504), the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, other applicable treaties and laws and implementing regulations at 22 CFR part 50 and 51. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 81 (Friday, April 26, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-09960]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8299]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Nonimmigrant 
Treaty Trader/Investor 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 
25, 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 8299'' 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 Regulations Division, Visa 
Services--DS-156E, 2401 E. Street NW., Washington DC 20520-30106.
    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 Treaty 
Trader/Investor Application.
     OMB Control Number: OMB-1405-0101.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R.
     Form Number: DS-156E.
     Respondents: Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader/Investors.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 17,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 17,000.
     Average Time per Response: 4 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 68,000.
     Frequency: Once per respondent.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain 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

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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

    Section 101(a)(15)(E) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) 
provides for the nonimmigrant classification of a national of a country 
with which the United States maintains an appropriate treaty of 
commerce and navigation who is coming to the United States to: (i) 
Carry on substantial trade, including trade in services or technology, 
principally between the United States and the treaty country; or (ii) 
develop and direct the operations of an enterprise in which the 
national has invested, or is actively in the process of investing, Form 
DS-156E is completed by foreign nationals seeking nonimmigrant treaty 
trader/investor visas to the United States. The Department will use the 
DS-156E to elicit information necessary to determine a foreign 
national's visa eligibility.

Methodology

    After completing Form DS-160, Online Nonimmigrant Visa Application 
online (or, if the DS-160 is unavailable, DS-156, Nonimmigrant Visa 
Application), applicants would fill out the DS-156E online, print the 
form, and submit it in person or via mail.

    Dated: April 17, 2013.
Donald L. Heflin,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, 
Department of State.
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