60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Medical History and Examination for Foreign Service, 15266-15267 [2017-05950]

Download as PDF 15266 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 57 / Monday, March 27, 2017 / Notices countries in the Great Lakes Region of Africa. The United States has played a leading role encouraging responsible sourcing and supply chain management in the minerals sector in this region as part of broader U.S. efforts to support peace and security, and to ensure that the region’s resource wealth helps advance broad, inclusive, and sustainable socio-economic development. The U.S. Department of State (Department), along with other agencies and departments is seeking input from stakeholders to inform recommendations of how best to support responsible sourcing of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold. The Department will consider requests and comments received or postmarked by April 28, 2017. DATES: Parties may submit input or request stakeholder consultations to: ConflictMineral@state.gov. If sent by mail, written comments should be addressed to: Ms. Elizabeth Orlando, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW., Room 3843, Washington, DC 20520. All comments should include a contact person. All comments received during this comment period will be part of the official record and may become public, no matter how initially submitted. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Details on the SEC Final Rule on Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act are available on the following Web site: https://www.sec.gov/rules/final/2012/ 34-67716.pdf. Information on the Department’s commitment to international responsible sourcing standards is available on the following Web sites: https://www.state.gov/ documents/organization/168851.pdf, http://www.oecd.org/corporate/mne/ mining.htm. Please refer to this Web site or contact Ms. Elizabeth Orlando at the address listed in the Addresses section of this notice. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Determined to break the link between armed groups and minerals in the Africa Great Lakes Region, in 2010 Congress enacted Section 1502 of the Wall Street Consumer Reform and Protection Act of 2010. That law requires the Securities and Exchange Commission to promulgate regulations requiring approximately 6,000 companies listed on U.S. exchanges to annually disclose to the SEC whether any ‘‘conflict minerals’’ (tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold) necessary to the functionality or VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:02 Mar 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 production of a product are from the DRC or nine adjacent countries. Andrew Weinschenk, Director, Office of Threat Finance Countermeasures, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–05972 Filed 3–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–AE–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 9927] Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation—Notice of Closed and Open Meeting for 2017 The Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation will meet on May 15, 2017, in open session to discuss unclassified matters concerning declassification and transfer of Department of State records to the National Archives and Records Administration and the status of the Foreign Relations series. The Committee will meet in open session from 9:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m. in SA–4D Conference Room, Department of State, 2300 E Street NW., Washington DC, 20372 (Potomac Navy Hill Annex). RSVP should be sent not later than May 8, 2017. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made by May 1, 2017. Requests made after that date will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill. Closed Session. The Committee’s session in the afternoon of Monday, May 15, 2017 will be closed in accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463). The agenda calls for review of classified documentation concerning the Foreign Relations series and other declassification issues. These are matters properly classified and not subject to public disclosure under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and the public interest requires that such activities be withheld from disclosure. RSVP Instructions. Prior notification and a valid government-issued photo ID (such as driver’s license, passport, U.S. Government or military ID) are required for entrance into the Department of State building. Members of the public planning to attend the open meetings should RSVP, by the dates indicated above, to Julie Fort, Office of the Historian (202–955–0214). When responding, please provide date of birth, valid government-issued photo identification number and type (such as driver’s license number/state, passport number/country, or U.S. Government ID number/agency or military ID number/ branch), and relevant telephone numbers. If you cannot provide one of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the specified forms of ID, please consult with Julie Fort for acceptable alternative forms of picture identification. Personal data is requested pursuant to Public Law 99–399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public Law 107–56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS–D) database. Please see the Security Records System of Records Notice (State-36) at https:// foia.state.gov/_docs/SORN/State-36.pdf, for additional information. Questions concerning the meeting should be directed to Dr. Stephen P. Randolph, Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, DC 20372, telephone (202) 955–0214, (email history@state.gov). Note that requests for reasonable accommodation received after the date indicated in this notice will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill. Stephen P. Randolph, Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Historical, Diplomatic Documentation. [FR Doc. 2017–05906 Filed 3–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–11–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9780] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Medical History and Examination for Foreign Service 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 26, 2017. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 57 / Monday, March 27, 2017 / Notices search for the document by entering ‘‘Docket Number: DOS–2016–0073’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: GrewJF@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Office of Medical Clearances, SA–15 Room 400, 1800 North Kent St., Rosslyn, VA. 22209. • Fax: 703–875–4850. 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 Joan F. Grew who may be reached on 703–875–5412 or at GrewJF@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Medical History and Examination for Foreign Service. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0068. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Medical Services—Medical Clearances Department. • Form Numbers: DS–1843 and DS– 1622. • Respondents: Foreign Service applicants or employees or eligible family members. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,814. • Estimated Number of Responses: 7,814. • Average Time per Response: 1 hour. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 7,814 hours. • Frequency: Upon Entry to Foreign Service and then intermittent, as needed. • 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:02 Mar 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 Forms DS–1843 and DS–1622 collect medical history, lab tests and physical examination for employees and family members for the Foreign Affairs agencies, to include State, USAID, Foreign Commercial Service, Foreign Agricultural Service and Broadcasting Board of Governors. Forms DS–1843 and DS–1622 are designed to collect sufficient and current medical information on the individual in order for a medical provider to make a medical clearance determination for initial appointment to the Foreign Service. They are also used to determine whether a Foreign Service applicant, employee, or eligible family member will have appropriate medical and/or educational resources at a diplomatic mission/host country abroad to maintain the health and safety of the individual or family member. Methodology The information will be collected through the use of an electronic forms engine or by hand written submission using a pre-printed form. Behzad Shahbazian, Director of Clinical Services, Bureau of Medical Services, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–05950 Filed 3–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–36–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9786] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Overseas Pre-Assignment Medical History and Examination, NonForeign Service Personnel and Their Family Members 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: PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15267 The Department will accept comments from the public up to May 26, 2017. 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–2016–0074’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: GrewJF@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Department of State, Office of Medical Clearances, SA–15 Room 400, 1800 North Kent St., Rosslyn, VA 22209. • Fax: 703–875–4850. 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 Joan F. Grew, who may be reached on 703–875–5412 or at GrewJF@State.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Overseas Pre-Assignment Medical History and Examination, Non-Foreign Service Personnel and Their Family Members. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0194. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Medical Services—Medical Clearances. • Form Number: DS–6561. • Respondents: Non-foreign service employees or family members. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,890. • Estimated Number of Responses: 9,890. • Average Time per Response: 1 hour. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 9,890 hours. • Frequency: As needed. • 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. DATES: E:\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1

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[FR Doc No: 2017-05950]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9780]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Medical History 
and Examination for Foreign Service

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 
26, 2017.

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

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search for the document by entering ``Docket Number: DOS-2016-0073'' in 
the Search field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete 
the comment form.
     Email: GrewJF@state.gov.
     Regular Mail: Send written comments to: Office of Medical 
Clearances, SA-15 Room 400, 1800 North Kent St., Rosslyn, VA. 22209.
     Fax: 703-875-4850.
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 Joan F. Grew who may be reached on 703-875-
5412 or at GrewJF@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Medical History and 
Examination for Foreign Service.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0068.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Medical Services--Medical 
Clearances Department.
     Form Numbers: DS-1843 and DS-1622.
     Respondents: Foreign Service applicants or employees or 
eligible family members.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,814.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 7,814.
     Average Time per Response: 1 hour.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 7,814 hours.
     Frequency: Upon Entry to Foreign Service and then 
intermittent, as needed.
     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

    Forms DS-1843 and DS-1622 collect medical history, lab tests and 
physical examination for employees and family members for the Foreign 
Affairs agencies, to include State, USAID, Foreign Commercial Service, 
Foreign Agricultural Service and Broadcasting Board of Governors. Forms 
DS-1843 and DS-1622 are designed to collect sufficient and current 
medical information on the individual in order for a medical provider 
to make a medical clearance determination for initial appointment to 
the Foreign Service. They are also used to determine whether a Foreign 
Service applicant, employee, or eligible family member will have 
appropriate medical and/or educational resources at a diplomatic 
mission/host country abroad to maintain the health and safety of the 
individual or family member.

Methodology

    The information will be collected through the use of an electronic 
forms engine or by hand written submission using a pre-printed form.

Behzad Shahbazian,
Director of Clinical Services, Bureau of Medical Services, Department 
of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-05950 Filed 3-24-17; 8:45 am]
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