60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16, 17754-17755 [2016-07183]

Download as PDF 17754 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2016 / Notices circumstances, which is required if written consent of the non-applying parent or guardian cannot be obtained when the passport application is executed for a minor under age 16. Methodology: Passport Services collects information from U.S. citizens and non-citizen nationals when they complete and submit the DS–5525, ‘‘Statement of Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor under Age 16’’. Passport applicants can either download the DS–5525 from the internet or obtain the form from an Acceptance Facility/ Passport Agency. The form must be completed, signed, and submitted along with the applicant’s DS–11, ‘‘Application for a U.S. Passport’’. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: March 18, 2016. Brenda S. Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. DEPARTMENT OF STATE BILLING CODE 4710–05–P ACTION: Notice of request for public comment. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9501] SUMMARY: Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter’’ Exhibition SUMMARY: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2016–07180 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16 BILLING CODE 4710–06–P 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), E.O. 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. 257–1 of December 11, 2015), I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘High Society: The Portraits of Franz X. Winterhalter,’’ imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Houston, Texas, from on or about April 17, 2016, until on or about August 14, 2016, 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. 18:06 Mar 29, 2016 Dated: March 23, 2016. Mark Taplin, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [Public Notice: 9503] [FR Doc. 2016–07182 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 For further information, including a list of the imported objects, contact the Office of Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs in the Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: 202– 632–6471; email: section2459@ state.gov). The mailing address is U.S. Department of State, L/PD, SA–5, Suite 5H03, Washington, DC 20522–0505. Jkt 238001 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 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the Internet may comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2016–0015’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: U.S. Department of State, PPT Forms Officer, 44132 Mercure Cir., P.O. Box 1227, Sterling, Virginia 20166– 1227. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to U.S. Department of State, PPT Forms Officer, 44132 Mercure Cir., P.O. Box 1227, Sterling, Virginia 20166–1227, who may be reached on 202–485–6538 or at PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Statement of Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0129. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services CA/ PPT. • Form Number: DS–3053. • Respondents: Individuals or Households. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 465,848 respondents. • Estimated Number of Responses: 465,848 responses. • Average Time per Response: 20 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 155,127 hours per year. • 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 information collected on the DS– 3053 is used to facilitate the issuance of passports to U.S. citizens and nationals under the age of 16. The primary purpose of soliciting the information is to ensure that both parents and/or all guardians consent to the issuance of a passport to a minor under age 16, except where one parent has sole custody or there are exigent or special family circumstances. E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 61 / Wednesday, March 30, 2016 / Notices Methodology Passport Services collects information from parents or legal guardians of U.S. citizens and non-citizen nationals minors when they complete and submit the Statement of Consent or Special Circumstances: Issuance of a Passport to a Minor under Age 16. Passport applicants can either download the DS– 3053 from the internet or obtain one from an Acceptance Facility/Passport Agency. The form must be completed, signed, and submitted along with the applicant’s DS–11, Application for a U.S. Passport. Dated: March 18, 2016. Brenda S. Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–07183 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9504] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form ACTION: Notice of request for public comment. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to May 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Web: Persons with access to the Internet may comment on this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2016–0014 in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: PRA_BurdenComments@ state.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:06 Mar 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Taylor Mauck, who may be reached on 202–485–7635 or at PRA_ BurdenComments@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Electronic Diversity Visa Entry Form. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0153. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R. • Form Number: DS–5501. • Respondents: Immigrant Visa Applicants. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,072,400. • Estimated Number of Responses: 11,072,400. • Average Time per Response: 30 Minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 5,536,200 hours. • Frequency: Annually. • 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 Department of State utilizes the Electronic Diversity Visa Lottery (EDV) Entry Form to elicit information necessary to ascertain the applicability of the legal provisions of the diversity immigrant visa program. The 2 primary requirements are: The applicant is from a low admission country and is a high school graduate, or has two years of experience in a job that requires two years of training. The foreign nationals complete the electronic entry forms and then applications are randomly selected for further participation in the program. Department of State regulations PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17755 pertaining to diversity immigrant visas under the INA are published in 22 CFR 42.33. Methodology: The EDV Entry Form is available online at www.dvlottery.state.gov and can only be submitted electronically during the annual registration period. Dated: March 2, 2016. Edward Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2016–07184 Filed 3–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9500] Notice of Public Meeting SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES), Office of Marine Conservation announces that the Advisory Panel to the U.S. Section of the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission will meet on May 9th, 2016. DATES: The meeting will take place via teleconference on May 9th, 2016 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time. Meeting Details: The teleconference call-in number is toll-free 877–336– 1831, passcode 6472335, and will have a limited number of lines for members of the public to access from anywhere in the United States. Callers will hear instructions for using the passcode and joining the call after dialing the toll-free number noted. Members of the public wishing to participate in the teleconference must contact the OES officer in charge as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below no later than close of business on Friday, May 6th, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elana Katz-Mink, Office of Marine Conservation, OES, Room 2758, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20520. Telephone (202) 647–1073, fax (202) 736–7350, email address katz-minkeh@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is given that the Advisory Panel to the U.S. Section of the North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission (NPAFC) will meet on the date and time noted above. The panel consists of members from the states of Alaska and Washington who represent the broad range of fishing and conservation interests in anadromous and ecologically related species in the North Pacific. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 61 (Wednesday, March 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17754-17755]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07183]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9503]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement of 
Consent: Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16

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.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to May 
31, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the Internet may comment on 
this notice by going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the 
document by entering ``Docket Number: DOS-2016-0015'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov.
     Regular Mail: Send written comments to: U.S. Department of 
State, PPT Forms Officer, 44132 Mercure Cir., P.O. Box 1227, Sterling, 
Virginia 20166-1227.
    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, PPT Forms Officer, 
44132 Mercure Cir., P.O. Box 1227, Sterling, Virginia 20166-1227, who 
may be reached on 202-485-6538 or at PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Statement of Consent: 
Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0129.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport 
Services CA/PPT.
     Form Number: DS-3053.
     Respondents: Individuals or Households.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 465,848 respondents.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 465,848 responses.
     Average Time per Response: 20 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 155,127 hours per year.
     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 information collected on the DS-3053 is used to facilitate the 
issuance of passports to U.S. citizens and nationals under the age of 
16. The primary purpose of soliciting the information is to ensure that 
both parents and/or all guardians consent to the issuance of a passport 
to a minor under age 16, except where one parent has sole custody or 
there are exigent or special family circumstances.

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Methodology

    Passport Services collects information from parents or legal 
guardians of U.S. citizens and non-citizen nationals minors when they 
complete and submit the Statement of Consent or Special Circumstances: 
Issuance of a Passport to a Minor under Age 16. Passport applicants can 
either download the DS-3053 from the internet or obtain one from an 
Acceptance Facility/Passport Agency. The form must be completed, 
signed, and submitted along with the applicant's DS-11, Application for 
a U.S. Passport.

    Dated: March 18, 2016.
Brenda S. Sprague,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular 
Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2016-07183 Filed 3-29-16; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-06-P