Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension, With Changes, of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request, 72192 [2014-28504]

Download as PDF 72192 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 234 / Friday, December 5, 2014 / Notices Dated: December 1, 2014. Melanie J. Gray, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–28528 Filed 12–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension, With Changes, of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 30-Day notice of information collection for review; Form No. I–901; fee remittance for certain F, J and M non-immigrants; OMB Control No. 1653–0034. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (USICE), is submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on September 25, 2014, Vol. 79 No. 22829 allowing for a 60 day comment period. No comments were received on this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and associated response time should be directed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_ submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:07 Dec 04, 2014 Jkt 235001 (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension, with changes, of a currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Fee Remittance for Certain F, J and M Nonimmigrants. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–901, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Public Law 104–208, Subtitle D, Section 641 directs the Attorney General, in consultation with the Secretary of State and the Secretary of Education, to develop and conduct a program to collect information on nonimmigrant foreign students and exchange visitors from approved institutions of higher education, as defined in section 101(a) of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended or in a program of study at any other DHS approved academic or language-training institution, to include approved private elementary and secondary schools and public secondary schools, and from approved exchange visitor program sponsors designated by the Department of State (DOS). It also authorized a fee, not to exceed $200, to be collected from these students and exchange visitors to support this information collection program. DHS has implemented the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) to carry out this statutory requirement. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 805,786 responses at 15 minutes (.25 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The burden figures have been PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 updated since the publication of the 60 day Federal Register notice to provide better estimates—201,447 annual burden hours. Dated: December 1, 2014. Scott Elmore, Program Manager, Forms Management Office, Office of the Chief Information Officer, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2014–28504 Filed 12–4–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–28–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–102] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Survey Questions for Small Contractor Marketplace Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: January 5, 2015. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email at ColettePollard@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement


Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension, With 
Changes, of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day notice of information collection for review; Form No. I-
901; fee remittance for certain F, J and M non-immigrants; OMB Control 
No. 1653-0034.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement (USICE), is submitting the following information collection 
request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published in the 
Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected 
agencies. The information collection was previously published in the 
Federal Register on September 25, 2014, Vol. 79 No. 22829 allowing for 
a 60 day comment period. No comments were received on this information 
collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 
days for public comments.
    Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this 
notice and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and 
associated response time should be directed to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. 
Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for U.S. 
Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security, 
and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to 
(202) 395-5806.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should 
address one or more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension, with changes, of a 
currently approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Fee Remittance for Certain F, J 
and M Non-immigrants.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-901, 
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Public 
Law 104-208, Subtitle D, Section 641 directs the Attorney General, in 
consultation with the Secretary of State and the Secretary of 
Education, to develop and conduct a program to collect information on 
nonimmigrant foreign students and exchange visitors from approved 
institutions of higher education, as defined in section 101(a) of the 
Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended or in a program of study at 
any other DHS approved academic or language-training institution, to 
include approved private elementary and secondary schools and public 
secondary schools, and from approved exchange visitor program sponsors 
designated by the Department of State (DOS). It also authorized a fee, 
not to exceed $200, to be collected from these students and exchange 
visitors to support this information collection program. DHS has 
implemented the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) 
to carry out this statutory requirement.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 805,786 
responses at 15 minutes (.25 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The burden figures have been updated since the 
publication of the 60 day Federal Register notice to provide better 
estimates--201,447 annual burden hours.

    Dated: December 1, 2014.
Scott Elmore,
Program Manager, Forms Management Office, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 
Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2014-28504 Filed 12-4-14; 8:45 am]
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