60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Birth Affidavit, 13729-13730 [2014-05239]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 47 / Tuesday, March 11, 2014 / Notices emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES declaration for the State of Maine, dated 02/26/2014. Incident: Major Ice and Snow Storms. Incident Period: 12/15/2013 through 01/10/2014. Effective Date: 02/26/2014. EIDL Loan Application Deadline Date: 11/26/2014. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan applications to: U.S. Small Business Administration, Processing and Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Suite 6050, Washington, DC 20416. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that as a result of the Administrator’s EIDL declaration, applications for economic injury disaster loans may be filed at the address listed above or other locally announced locations. The following areas have been determined to be adversely affected by the disaster: Primary Counties: Androscoggin; Cumberland; Hancock; Kennebec; Waldo. Contiguous Counties: Maine: Franklin; Knox; Lincoln; Oxford; Penobscot; Sagadahoc; Somerset; Washington; York. The Interest Rates are: 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. DATE(S): The Department will accept comments from the public up to May 12, 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 8654’’ 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, Percent to Sydney Taylor, who may be reached Businesses And Small Agricultural at PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov Cooperatives Without Credit SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Available Elsewhere .................. 4.000 • Title of Information Collection: J–1 Non-Profit Organizations Without Visa Waiver Recommendation Credit Available Elsewhere ....... 2.625 Application. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0135. The number assigned to this disaster • Type of Request: Extension of a for economic injury is 138970. Currently Approved Collection. The State which received an EIDL • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R. Declaration # is Maine. • Form Number: DS–3035. • Respondents: J–1 visa holders (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59002) applying for a waiver of the two-year foreign residence requirement. Dated: February 26, 2014. • Estimated Number of Respondents: Marianne O’Brien Markowitz, 6,087. Acting Administrator. • Estimated Number of Responses: [FR Doc. 2014–05258 Filed 3–10–14; 8:45 am] 6,087. BILLING CODE 8025–01–P • Average Time Per Response: 1 hour. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 6,087 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. DEPARTMENT OF STATE • Obligation to Respond: Required to [Public Notice 8654] Obtain or Retain a Benefit. We are soliciting public comments to 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information permit the Department to: Collection: J–1 Visa Waiver • Evaluate whether the proposed Recommendation Application information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. ACTION: Notice of request for public • Evaluate the accuracy of our comment. estimate of the time and cost burden for VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 Mar 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13729 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–3035 is used to determine the eligibility of a J–1 visa holder for a waiver of the two-year foreign residence requirement. Methodology: Applicants will complete the DS–3035 online at travel.state.gov. Applicant’s information will be downloaded into a barcode, and then be immediately issued a waiver case number and further instructions. Next, applicants must print their online form with the barcode. Please note that the barcode must be printed in black and white only. After the form is completed and printed out, applicants must mail their waiver application and fee payment to: U.S. Department of State, Waiver Review Division, P.O. Box 952136, St. Louis, MO 63101–2137. Dated: February 26, 2014. Edward Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–05235 Filed 3–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8655] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Birth Affidavit 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 13730 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 47 / Tuesday, March 11, 2014 / Notices The Department will accept comments from the public up to May 12, 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 8655’’ 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, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20520 • Fax: (202) 485–6496 (include a cover sheet addressed to ‘‘PPT Forms Officer’’ referencing the DS form number, information collection title, and OMB control number) • Hand Delivery or Courier: PPT Forms Officer, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C 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 U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Program Management and Operational Support, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20520, who may be reached on (202) 485–6373 or at PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Birth Affidavit. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0132. • 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–10. • Respondents: Individuals or Households. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,585 per year. • Estimated Number of Responses: 21,585 per year. • Average Time per Response: 40 minutes or 0.667 hour. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 14,390 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 Mar 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 • 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 Birth Affidavit is submitted in conjunction with an application for a U.S. passport, and is used by Passport Services to collect information for the purpose of establishing the U.S. nationality of a passport applicant who has not submitted an acceptable United States birth certificate with his/her passport application. The Secretary of State is authorized to issue U.S. passports under 22 U.S.C. 211a et seq, 8 U.S.C. 1104, and Executive Order 11295 (August 5, 1966). Pursuant to 22 CFR 51.2, only U.S. nationals may be issued a U.S. passport. Most passport applicants show U.S. nationality by providing a birth certificate showing the applicant was born in the United States. Some applicants, however, may have been born in the United States, but were never issued a birth certificate. Form DS–10 is a form affidavit for completion by a witness to the birth of such an applicant; it collects information relevant to establishing the identity of the affiant, and the birth circumstances of the passport applicant. If credible, the affidavit may permit the applicant to show U.S. nationality based on the applicant’s birth in the United States, despite having never been issued a U.S. birth certificate. We use the information collected on the person completing the affidavit to confirm that individual’s identity, which is relevant to confirming his or her relationship to the applicant and the likelihood that the affiant has actual knowledge of the circumstances of the applicant’s birth. PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Methodology: When needed, a Birth Affidavit is completed at the time a U.S. citizen applies for a U.S. passport. Dated: February 26, 2014. Brenda Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–05239 Filed 3–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8653] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Medical Examination for Immigrant or Refugee Applicant 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 May 12, 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 8653’’ 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 at PRA_BurdenComments@state.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Medical Examination for Immigrant or Refugee Applicant. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0113. E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 47 (Tuesday, March 11, 2014)]
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[Pages 13729-13730]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05239]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8655]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Birth Affidavit

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.

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DATES:  The Department will accept comments from the public up to May 
12, 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 8655'' 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, 2201 C 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20520
     Fax: (202) 485-6496 (include a cover sheet addressed to 
``PPT Forms Officer'' referencing the DS form number, information 
collection title, and OMB control number)
     Hand Delivery or Courier: PPT Forms Officer, U.S. 
Department of State, 2201 C 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 U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular 
Affairs, Passport Services, Office of Program Management and 
Operational Support, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20520, who may 
be reached on (202) 485-6373 or at PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Birth Affidavit.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0132.
     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-10.
     Respondents: Individuals or Households.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,585 per year.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 21,585 per year.
     Average Time per Response: 40 minutes or 0.667 hour.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 14,390 hours.
     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 Birth Affidavit is submitted 
in conjunction with an application for a U.S. passport, and is used by 
Passport Services to collect information for the purpose of 
establishing the U.S. nationality of a passport applicant who has not 
submitted an acceptable United States birth certificate with his/her 
passport application. The Secretary of State is authorized to issue 
U.S. passports under 22 U.S.C. 211a et seq, 8 U.S.C. 1104, and 
Executive Order 11295 (August 5, 1966). Pursuant to 22 CFR 51.2, only 
U.S. nationals may be issued a U.S. passport. Most passport applicants 
show U.S. nationality by providing a birth certificate showing the 
applicant was born in the United States. Some applicants, however, may 
have been born in the United States, but were never issued a birth 
certificate. Form DS-10 is a form affidavit for completion by a witness 
to the birth of such an applicant; it collects information relevant to 
establishing the identity of the affiant, and the birth circumstances 
of the passport applicant. If credible, the affidavit may permit the 
applicant to show U.S. nationality based on the applicant's birth in 
the United States, despite having never been issued a U.S. birth 
certificate. We use the information collected on the person completing 
the affidavit to confirm that individual's identity, which is relevant 
to confirming his or her relationship to the applicant and the 
likelihood that the affiant has actual knowledge of the circumstances 
of the applicant's birth.
    Methodology: When needed, a Birth Affidavit is completed at the 
time a U.S. citizen applies for a U.S. passport.

    Dated: February 26, 2014.
Brenda Sprague,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular 
Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2014-05239 Filed 3-10-14; 8:45 am]
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