30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Exchange Programs Alumni Web Site Registration, 76187 [2013-29865]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 241 / Monday, December 16, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8547] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Exchange Programs Alumni Web Site Registration Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information. ACTION: The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. 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 30 days for public comment. DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) up to January 15, 2014. ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following methods: • Email: oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Fax: 202–395–5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department of State. 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 Chang Suh, Alumni Outreach Specialist, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs; U.S. Department of State; SA–5, Room C2–C20; Washington, DC 20522–0503, who may be reached on 202–632–6183 or at SuhCH@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Exchange Programs Alumni Web site Registration. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0192. • Type of Request: Extension of an Approved Request. • Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, ECA/ P/A. • Form Number: DS–7006. • Respondents: Exchange program alumni and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:51 Dec 13, 2013 Jkt 232001 • Estimated Number of Responses: 20,000. • Average Time per Response: 10 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 3,333 hours. • Frequency: One time 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 International Exchange Alumni Web site requires information to process users’ voluntary request for participation in the International Exchange Alumni Web site. Other than contact exchange program information, which is required for Web site registration, all other information is provided on a voluntary basis. Participants also have the option of restricting access to their information. Respondents to this information collection are U.S. governmentsponsored exchange program participants and alumni. Alumni Affairs collects data from users to not only verify their status or participation in a program, but to help alumni network with one another and aid embassy staff in their alumni outreach. Methodology: Information provided for registration is collected electronically via the Alumni Web site, alumni.state.gov. Additional Information: International Exchange Alumni is a secure, encrypted Web site. Dated: December 4, 2013. Tania Chomiak-Salvi, Director, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2013–29865 Filed 12–13–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76187 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary Transportation Infrastructure Financing and Innovation Act (TIFIA) Program; Agency Information Collection Activities and Request for Comments Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), DOT. SUMMARY: The Department of Transportation (DOT) received no public comments following the publication of its 60-day notice of proposed information collection. As identified in the 60-day notice, the information is currently being collected under an approved Information Collection Request. OST requests that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) renew an Information Collection Request (OMB Control Number 2105– 0569) in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), and requests additional comments and recommendations. On July 6, 2012, the President of the United States signed the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act of 2012 (MAP–21). MAP–21 authorized $750 million in FY 2013 and $1 billion in FY 2014 for the Transportation Infrastructure Financing and Innovation Act (TIFIA) program to pay the subsidy cost of supporting Federal credit. The TIFIA program will provide Federal credit assistance in the form of direct loans, loan guarantees, and standby lines of credit to eligible surface transportation projects. This information collection relates to the collection of information from entities interested in TIFIA credit assistance and assists DOT in evaluating projects and project sponsors for program eligibility and creditworthiness. A 60-day Federal Register notice was published on September 27, 2013, 2013 (78 FR 59751). Since the publication of the 60-day Federal Register notice, no comments were received to the Docket (DOT–OST–2013–0173) and therefore no review of comments was required, so none was performed by the Department. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by January 15, 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted by January 15, 2014 and submitted to the attention of the DOT/ OST Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503 or by email at OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov with AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8547]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Exchange 
Programs Alumni Web Site Registration

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the information 
collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for approval. 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 
30 days for public comment.

DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) up to January 15, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following 
methods:
     Email: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the 
DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control 
number in the subject line of your message.
     Fax: 202-395-5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department 
of State.

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 Chang Suh, Alumni Outreach Specialist, Bureau 
of Educational and Cultural Affairs; U.S. Department of State; SA-5, 
Room C2-C20; Washington, DC 20522-0503, who may be reached on 202-632-
6183 or at SuhCH@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
     Title of Information Collection: Exchange Programs Alumni 
Web site Registration.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0192.
     Type of Request: Extension of an Approved Request.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural 
Affairs, ECA/P/A.
     Form Number: DS-7006.
     Respondents: Exchange program alumni and current 
participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 20,000.
     Average Time per Response: 10 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 3,333 hours.
     Frequency: One time 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 International Exchange Alumni 
Web site requires information to process users' voluntary request for 
participation in the International Exchange Alumni Web site. Other than 
contact exchange program information, which is required for Web site 
registration, all other information is provided on a voluntary basis. 
Participants also have the option of restricting access to their 
information.
    Respondents to this information collection are U.S. government-
sponsored exchange program participants and alumni. Alumni Affairs 
collects data from users to not only verify their status or 
participation in a program, but to help alumni network with one another 
and aid embassy staff in their alumni outreach.
    Methodology: Information provided for registration is collected 
electronically via the Alumni Web site, alumni.state.gov.
    Additional Information: International Exchange Alumni is a secure, 
encrypted Web site.

    Dated: December 4, 2013.
Tania Chomiak-Salvi,
Director, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Bureau of Educational and 
Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
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