60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Online Application for Nonimmigrant Visa, 73233 [2013-29077]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 234 / Thursday, December 5, 2013 / Notices For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.28 Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–29043 Filed 12–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8543] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Online Application for Nonimmigrant Visa Department of State. ACTION: Notice of request for public comment. AGENCY: 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 February 3, 2014. 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 8543’’ in the Search bar. If necessary, use the Narrow by Agency filter option on the Results page. • Email: PRA_BurdenComments@ state.gov. 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, who may be reached at PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Online Application for Nonimmigrant Visa • OMB Control Number: 1405–0182 • Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 28 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:57 Dec 04, 2013 Jkt 232001 • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R • Form Number: DS–160 • Respondents: All Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants • Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,100,276 • Estimated Number of Responses: 11,100,276 • Average Time per Response: 75 minutes • Total Estimated Burden Time: 13,875,345 • 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 The Online Application for Nonimmigrant Visa (DS–160) will be used to collect biographical information from individuals seeking a nonimmigrant visa. The consular officer uses the information collected to determine the applicant’s eligibility for a visa. This collection combines questions from current information collections DS–156 Nonimmigrant Visa Application, DS–156E Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader Investor Application (for certain qualifiers), DS–156K ´ Nonimmigrant Fiance Application, DS– 157 Nonimmigrant Supplemental Visa Application, and DS–158 Contact Information and Work History Application. Methodology The DS–160 will be submitted electronically to the Department via the internet. The applicant will be instructed to print a confirmation page containing a bar coded record locator, which will be scanned at the time of processing. Applicants who submit the PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73233 electronic application will no longer submit paper-based applications to the Department. Dated: November 26, 2013. Edward Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–29077 Filed 12–04–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P SUSQUEHANNA RIVER BASIN COMMISSION Actions Taken at September 19, 2013, Meeting Susquehanna River Basin Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As part of its regular business meeting held on September 19, 2013, in Binghamton, New York, the Commission took the following actions: (1) Approved or tabled the applications of certain water resources projects; (2) rescinded approvals for three projects; (3) took additional actions, as set forth in the Supplementary Information below. SUMMARY: September 19, 2013. Susquehanna River Basin Commission, 4423 N. Front Street, Harrisburg, PA 17110–1788. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard A. Cairo, General Counsel, telephone: (717) 238–0423, ext. 1306; fax: (717) 238–2436; email: rcairo@ srbc.net. Regular mail inquiries may be sent to the above address. See also Commission Web site at www.srbc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In addition to the actions taken on projects identified in the summary above and the listings below, the following items were also presented or acted upon at the business meeting: (1) Honored retiring Executive Director Paul O. Swartz for his almost 22 years of dedicated service to the Commission; (2) appointed Andrew D. Dehoff as the new Executive Director of the Commission; (3) heard a presentation from SRBC staff member Luanne Steffy on the Whitney Point Adaptive Management Plan; (4) delegated authority to the Executive Director on certain regulatory matters; and (5) approved/ratified four grants and one service contract. DATES: ADDRESSES: Rescission of Project Approvals The Commission rescinded approvals for the following projects: 1. Project Sponsor and Facility: Chevron Appalachia, LLC (Cambria Somerset Authority), Summerhill E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8543]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Online 
Application for Nonimmigrant Visa

AGENCY: Department of State.

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 
February 3, 2014.

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 8543'' in the Search bar. If necessary, use 
the Narrow by Agency filter option on the Results page.
     Email: PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov.
    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, who may be reached at PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
     Title of Information Collection: Online Application for 
Nonimmigrant Visa
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0182
     Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved 
collection
     Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R
     Form Number: DS-160
     Respondents: All Nonimmigrant Visa Applicants
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,100,276
     Estimated Number of Responses: 11,100,276
     Average Time per Response: 75 minutes
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 13,875,345
     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

    The Online Application for Nonimmigrant Visa (DS-160) will be used 
to collect biographical information from individuals seeking a 
nonimmigrant visa. The consular officer uses the information collected 
to determine the applicant's eligibility for a visa. This collection 
combines questions from current information collections DS-156 
Nonimmigrant Visa Application, DS-156E Nonimmigrant Treaty Trader 
Investor Application (for certain qualifiers), DS-156K Nonimmigrant 
Fianc[eacute] Application, DS-157 Nonimmigrant Supplemental Visa 
Application, and DS-158 Contact Information and Work History 
Application.

Methodology

    The DS-160 will be submitted electronically to the Department via 
the internet. The applicant will be instructed to print a confirmation 
page containing a bar coded record locator, which will be scanned at 
the time of processing. Applicants who submit the electronic 
application will no longer submit paper-based applications to the 
Department.

     Dated: November 26, 2013.
Edward Ramotowski,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2013-29077 Filed 12-04-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-06-P