30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-3057, Medical Clearance Update, OMB 1405-0131, 10595-10596 [2014-04065]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 37 / Tuesday, February 25, 2014 / Notices listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Susan B. Summers—Chief, Medical Clearances at Department of State, Office of Medical Clearances, SA–15 Room 400, 1800 North Kent St. Rosslyn, VA. 22209, who may be reached on (703) 875–5413 or at summerssb@ state.gov. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Medical History and Examination for Foreign Service • OMB Control Number: 1405–0068 • Type of Request: Emergency Review • Originating Office: M/MED/MC • Form Number: DS–1843, DS–1622 • Respondents: Foreign Service candidates who have been given provisional offers of employment and other individuals who participate in the Department of State’s Medical Program. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000 • Estimated Number of Responses: 10,000 • Average Time per Response: 1 Hour • Total Estimated Burden Time: 10,000 Hours • Frequency: Once after conditional offer of employment, and, during the employment of the member of the Foreign Service, at intervals between assignments abroad. • Obligation To Respond: Mandatory 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: Pursuant to the Foreign Service Act of 1980, as amended, the Secretary of State has the authority to establish a Medical Program, and the information at issue is collected in accordance with 22 U.S.C. 4084, 3901, and 3984. The information VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Feb 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 collected in Form DS–1843 is needed to determine whether a candidate for a Foreign Service appointment can obtain the medical clearance that is a requirement of the appointment. Additionally, the information collected in Form DS–1843 and Form DS–1622 is used to provide and to update medical clearances for individuals who participate in the Medical Program. Methodology: After the individual and his or her health care provider complete the form, it can be faxed or scanned and emailed to MEDMR@state.gov. Dated: February 12, 2014. Ernest E. Davis, Director of Medical Clearances, Office of Medical Services, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–04063 Filed 2–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–36–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8644] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–3057, Medical Clearance Update, OMB 1405–0131 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 March 27, 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 Susan B. Summers—Chief, Medical Clearances at Department of State, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10595 Office of Medical Clearances, SA–15 Room 400, 1800 North Kent St. Rosslyn, VA. 22209, who may be reached on (703) 875–5413 or at summerssb@ state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Medical Clearance Update. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0131. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Office of Medical Services—Medical Clearances. • Form Number: DS 3057. • Respondents: Foreign service officers, federal employees, or family members. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 16,280. • Estimated Number of Responses: 16,280. • Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 8,140 hours. • Frequency: As needed. • Obligation To Respond: Mandatory. 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: Form DS–3057 is designed to collect medical information to provide medical providers with current and adequate information to base decisions on whether a federal employee and family members will have sufficient medical resources at a diplomatic mission abroad to maintain the health and fitness of the individual and family members. Methodology: The information collected will be collected through the use of an electronic forms engine or by hand written submission using a preprinted form. E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1 10596 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 37 / Tuesday, February 25, 2014 / Notices OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE [FR Doc. 2014–04065 Filed 2–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–36–P appropriate, to provide general policy advice on matters referred to in subsection (a) of this section. Request for Comments From the Public and Nominations for the Public Interest Trade Advisory Committee Dated: February 12, 2014. Ernest E. Davis, Director of Medical Clearances, Office of Medical Services, Department of State. The President has delegated authority to the USTR to appoint policy advisory committees (‘‘Tier 2’’). Section 135(c)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974 calls for each general policy advisory committee ‘‘insofar as is practicable,’’ ‘‘[to] be representative of all industry, labor, agricultural, service, investment, defense, and other interests . . . including small business interests.’’ Section 135(f) of the Trade Act of 1974 provides, in relevant part that, ‘‘the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act apply . . . (2) to all . . . advisory committees which may be established under subsection (c) of this section.’’ The Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. 1–14) requires that legislation establishing or authorizing the establishment of an advisory committee ‘‘require the membership of the advisory committee to be fairly balanced in terms of the points of view represented and the functions to be performed by the advisory committee’’ (5 U.S.C. 5). With the creation of the Public Interest Trade Advisory Committee, a new forum for discussions on public interest aspects of trade issues will be available. The objectives and scope of activities of the Public Interest Trade Advisory Committee include, but are not limited to: (1) Providing the U.S. Trade Representative with policy advice on issues including but not limited to, public health, international development, and consumer protection. (2) Providing the President, the USTR, and Congress with reports on trade agreements, following their conclusions, which include an advisory opinion on whether and to what extent the agreement promotes the interests of the United States. Office of the United States Trade Representative. ACTION: Request for comments from the public on the creation of the Public Interest Trade Advisory Committee and request for nominees to that Committee. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8646] Culturally Significant Object Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘Pterosaurs’’ 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, 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 object to be included in the exhibition ‘‘Pterosaurs,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, is of cultural significance. The object is imported pursuant to a loan agreement with the foreign owner or custodian. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit object at the American Museum of Natural History, New York, NY, from on or about April 19, 2014, until on or about January 4, 2015, 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 object, contact Julie Simpson, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202–632–6467). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, SA–5, L/PD, Fifth Floor (Suite 5H03), Washington, DC 20522–0505. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: February 20, 2014. Kelly Keiderling, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–04053 Filed 2–24–14; 8:45 am] 17:58 Feb 24, 2014 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions regarding this request for comments should be directed to Tiffany Enoch, Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Engagement at (202) 395–6120. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Section 135 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2155), directs the President to obtain information and advice from representative elements of the private sector and the non-Federal government sector regarding U.S. trade policy and trade negotiation objectives. Among other mechanisms, Section 135(c)(1) of the Trade Act of 1974 provides that: (1) The President may establish individual general policy advisory committees for industry, labor, agriculture, services, investment, defense, and other interests, as BILLING CODE 4710–05–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 The Office of the United States Trade Representative (‘‘USTR’’) is, pursuant to Section 135 of the Trade Act of 1974 (19 U.S.C. 2155(c)(1)) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 1), establishing the Public Interest Trade Advisory Committee (‘‘the Committee’’) to provide policy advice on issues involving trade and from the perspective of those concerned with public interest issues. USTR seeks comments on the Committee’s objectives and the scope of its activities. USTR is also seeking nominations for membership on the Committee. DATES: Written comments are due by COB on Tuesday, March 25, 2014. Nominations for membership will be accepted at any time, however, in order to be considered for the initial populating of the committee, nominations should be made by March 25, 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov, Docket number USTR–2014–0005. For alternatives to online submission please contact Tiffany Enoch, at (202) 395– 6120. SUMMARY: Jkt 232001 PO 00000 Frm 00131 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Request for Comments USTR solicits comments on the objectives and scope of activities for the Public Interest Advisory Committee, including comments on: the appropriate scope of viewpoints to be represented in such a committee to ensure the committee is fairly balanced; how included viewpoints would improve the quality of information and advice provided to USTR; how included viewpoints would add value and contribute to the Committee’s mission to provide general trade policy advice; any additional objectives or activities; modifications to aforementioned objectives, activities or viewpoints; and any other pertinent insights. E:\FR\FM\25FEN1.SGM 25FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 37 (Tuesday, February 25, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10595-10596]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-04065]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8644]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS-3057, 
Medical Clearance Update, OMB 1405-0131

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 March 27, 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 Susan B. Summers--Chief, Medical Clearances at 
Department of State, Office of Medical Clearances, SA-15 Room 400, 1800 
North Kent St. Rosslyn, VA. 22209, who may be reached on (703) 875-5413 
or at summerssb@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
     Title of Information Collection: Medical Clearance Update.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0131.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Office of Medical Services--Medical 
Clearances.
     Form Number: DS 3057.
     Respondents: Foreign service officers, federal employees, 
or family members.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 16,280.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 16,280.
     Average Time per Response: 30 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 8,140 hours.
     Frequency: As needed.
     Obligation To Respond: Mandatory.
    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: Form DS-3057 is designed to 
collect medical information to provide medical providers with current 
and adequate information to base decisions on whether a federal 
employee and family members will have sufficient medical resources at a 
diplomatic mission abroad to maintain the health and fitness of the 
individual and family members.
    Methodology: The information collected will be collected through 
the use of an electronic forms engine or by hand written submission 
using a pre-printed form.


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    Dated: February 12, 2014.
Ernest E. Davis,
Director of Medical Clearances, Office of Medical Services, Department 
of State.
[FR Doc. 2014-04065 Filed 2-24-14; 8:45 am]
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