30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (J-Non-Immigrant), 42392 [2014-17125]

Download as PDF 42392 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 139 / Monday, July 21, 2014 / Notices completing the form. Panel physicians follow either the 1991 version or the 2007 version of the TIs. Forms DS–2053 and DS–3024 correspond with the 1991 TIs; Form DS–2054 and Form DS–3030 correspond with the 2007 TIs. Forms DS–3025 and DS–3026 correspond with both sets of TIs. Upon completing the applicant’s medical examination, the examining panel physician submits a report to the consular officer on Form DS–2053 or DS–2054. Dated: June 19, 2014. Karin King, (Acting) Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–17100 Filed 7–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 8801] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (J-NonImmigrant) 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 August 20, 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 Robin J. Lerner, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange, ECA/EC, SA–5, Floor 5, U.S. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:14 Jul 18, 2014 Jkt 232001 Department of State, 2200 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20522–0505, who may be reached on (202) 632–3206 or at JExchanges@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (J–NONIMMIGRANT). • OMB Control Number: OMB No. 1405–0119. • Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Program Support (ECA/ EC). • Form Number: DS–2019. • Respondents: U.S. Department of State designated sponsors. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,400. • Estimated Number of Responses: 325,000. • Average Time Per Response: 45 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 243,750 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 collection is the continuation of information collected and needed by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in administering the Exchange Visitor Program (J-visa) under the provisions of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.). Among the changes to the collection are: A name change to ‘‘Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (J– NONIMMIGRANT).’’ However, each PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 completed form will continue to note whether it is for a J–1 or a J–2 recipient. In addition, there are updates to the Paperwork Reduction Act address listed on Form DS–2019 and to form usage information. There has been a change to the exchange visitor name field to read Surname/Primary Name and Given Name. Changes also have been made to the following fields in the electronic data-gathering portion of the form: email address will be a required field at the time of validation for all exchange visitors coming to the United States under the auspices of designated Exchange Visitor Program sponsors [all categories except for International Visitors (22 CFR 62.28), Government Visitors (22 CFR 62.29), and visitors on U.S. Department of State-funded programs]; there will be an optional field for the exchange visitor’s U.S. telephone number; and there will be fields for both the exchange visitor’s mailing address and physical address. Three changes have been made to the instruction portion of Form DS–2019: Flight Trainees have been removed as an exchange category, as these are no longer part of the Exchange Visitor Program; instructions clarify who should sign the J–1 and J–2 forms; and amounts in the Insurance section have changed. Methodology: Access to Form DS– 2019 is made available to Departmentdesignated sponsors electronically via the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). Dated: July 11, 2014. Nicole Deaner, Managing Director, Office of Private Sector Exchange, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2014–17125 Filed 7–18–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY Notice of Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection United States Trade and Development. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), this notice announces the U.S. Trade and Development Agency’s intention to request an extension for a currently approved information collection for Evaluation of USTDA Performance. USTDA invites general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 8801]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Certificate of 
Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (J-Non-Immigrant)

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 August 20, 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 Robin J. Lerner, Deputy Assistant Secretary 
for Private Sector Exchange, ECA/EC, SA-5, Floor 5, U.S. Department of 
State, 2200 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20522-0505, who may be reached 
on (202) 632-3206 or at JExchanges@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
     Title of Information Collection: Certificate of 
Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status (J-NONIMMIGRANT).
     OMB Control Number: OMB No. 1405-0119.
     Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved 
collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural 
Affairs, Office of Policy and Program Support (ECA/EC).
     Form Number: DS-2019.
     Respondents: U.S. Department of State designated sponsors.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,400.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 325,000.
     Average Time Per Response: 45 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 243,750 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 collection is the continuation 
of information collected and needed by the Bureau of Educational and 
Cultural Affairs in administering the Exchange Visitor Program (J-visa) 
under the provisions of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange 
Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2451 et seq.). Among the changes to the 
collection are: A name change to ``Certificate of Eligibility for 
Exchange Visitor Status (J-NONIMMIGRANT).'' However, each completed 
form will continue to note whether it is for a J-1 or a J-2 recipient. 
In addition, there are updates to the Paperwork Reduction Act address 
listed on Form DS-2019 and to form usage information. There has been a 
change to the exchange visitor name field to read Surname/Primary Name 
and Given Name. Changes also have been made to the following fields in 
the electronic data-gathering portion of the form: email address will 
be a required field at the time of validation for all exchange visitors 
coming to the United States under the auspices of designated Exchange 
Visitor Program sponsors [all categories except for International 
Visitors (22 CFR 62.28), Government Visitors (22 CFR 62.29), and 
visitors on U.S. Department of State-funded programs]; there will be an 
optional field for the exchange visitor's U.S. telephone number; and 
there will be fields for both the exchange visitor's mailing address 
and physical address. Three changes have been made to the instruction 
portion of Form DS-2019: Flight Trainees have been removed as an 
exchange category, as these are no longer part of the Exchange Visitor 
Program; instructions clarify who should sign the J-1 and J-2 forms; 
and amounts in the Insurance section have changed.
    Methodology: Access to Form DS-2019 is made available to 
Department-designated sponsors electronically via the Student and 
Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS).

    Dated: July 11, 2014.
Nicole Deaner,
Managing Director, Office of Private Sector Exchange, Bureau of 
Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2014-17125 Filed 7-18-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-05-P