30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Passport Demand Forecasting Survey, 29359-29360 [2017-13500]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 28, 2017 / Notices including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: DEPARTMENT OF STATE Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an email to rule-comments@ sec.gov. Please include File Number SR– FICC–2017–015 on the subject line. Notice of Determinations; Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic Encounter’’ Exhibition asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–FICC–2017–015. This file number should be included on the subject line if email is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for Web site viewing and printing in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549 on official business days between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Copies of the filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of FICC and on DTCC’s Web site (http://dtcc.com/legal/sec-rulefilings.aspx). All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–FICC– 2017–015 and should be submitted on or before July 19, 2017. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.16 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. [Public Notice: 10042] 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 certain objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘KLIMT & RODIN: An Artistic Encounter,’’ 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 Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California, from on or about October 14, 2017, until on or about January 28, 2018, 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. 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. Alyson Grunder, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–13493 Filed 6–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P BILLING CODE 8011–01–P CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Jun 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10048] [FR Doc. 2017–13490 Filed 6–27–17; 8:45 am] 16 17 29359 PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Passport Demand Forecasting Survey 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 July 28, 2017. 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 the Office of Passport Services, who may be reached at passportstudy@ state.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Passport Demand Forecasting Survey. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0177. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Passport Services. • Form Number: SV–2012–0006. • Respondents: A national representative sample of U.S. citizens, nationals, and any other categories of individuals that are entitled to a U.S. passport product. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 48,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 48,000. • Average Time per Response: 10 minutes. E:\FR\FM\28JNN1.SGM 28JNN1 asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES 29360 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 28, 2017 / Notices • Total Estimated Burden Time: 8,000 hours. • Frequency: Monthly. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. 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 Secretary of State is authorized to issue U.S. passports under 22 U.S.C. 211a. The Department of State, Passport Services administers the U.S. passport issuance program and operates passport agencies and application adjudication centers throughout the United States. As part of the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, the Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative required the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Secretary of State to implement a plan to require all U.S. citizen and non-citizen nationals to present a passport and/or other sufficient documentation when entering the United States. This resulted in an increase in demand for U.S. passports. The Passport Demand Forecasting Survey requests information from the general public about the demand for U.S. passports, anticipated travel, and the demographic profile of the respondent. This voluntary survey is conducted on a monthly basis using responses from a randomly selected but nationally representative sample of U.S. nationals ages 18 and older. The information obtained from the survey is used to monitor and project the demand for U.S. passport books and U.S. passport cards. The Passport Demand Forecasting Survey aids the Department of State, Passport Services in making decisions about staffing, resource allocation, and budget planning. The Department of State published a 60-day notice in the Federal Register to solicit public comments on January 19, VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:22 Jun 27, 2017 Jkt 241001 2017 (82 FR 6684). One comment was received that was not substantive. Methodology: The Passport Demand Forecasting Study uses monthly surveys that will gather data from a national representative sample of U.S. nationals. Survey delivery methodologies can include mail, internet/web, telephone, and mix-mode surveys to ensure the CA/PPT reaches the appropriate audience and leverages the best research method to obtain valid responses. The survey data will cover an estimated 48,000 respondents annually. Brenda S. Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary, for Passport Services, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–13500 Filed 6–27–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10029] 30-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 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 July 28, 2017. 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, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: 9890. • Estimated Number of Responses: 9890. • 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. • 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–6561 is designed to succinctly collect appropriate and current medical information about an individual in order for a medical provider to make a determination as to whether a federal employee or contractor or eligible family member will have sufficient medical and educational resources at a diplomatic mission abroad to maintain the health and safety of the individual or family member. It is designed for all non-Foreign Affairs Agency employees, or their eligible family members. Methodology: The information collected will be collected through the use of an electronic forms engine or by E:\FR\FM\28JNN1.SGM 28JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 123 (Wednesday, June 28, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29359-29360]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-13500]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10042]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Passport Demand 
Forecasting Survey

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 July 28, 2017.

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 the Office of Passport Services, who may be 
reached at passportstudy@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Passport Demand 
Forecasting Survey.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0177.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of 
Passport Services.
     Form Number: SV-2012-0006.
     Respondents: A national representative sample of U.S. 
citizens, nationals, and any other categories of individuals that are 
entitled to a U.S. passport product.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 48,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 48,000.
     Average Time per Response: 10 minutes.

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     Total Estimated Burden Time: 8,000 hours.
     Frequency: Monthly.
     Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
    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 Secretary of State is 
authorized to issue U.S. passports under 22 U.S.C. 211a. The Department 
of State, Passport Services administers the U.S. passport issuance 
program and operates passport agencies and application adjudication 
centers throughout the United States. As part of the Intelligence 
Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004, the Western Hemisphere 
Travel Initiative required the Secretary of Homeland Security and the 
Secretary of State to implement a plan to require all U.S. citizen and 
non-citizen nationals to present a passport and/or other sufficient 
documentation when entering the United States. This resulted in an 
increase in demand for U.S. passports.
    The Passport Demand Forecasting Survey requests information from 
the general public about the demand for U.S. passports, anticipated 
travel, and the demographic profile of the respondent. This voluntary 
survey is conducted on a monthly basis using responses from a randomly 
selected but nationally representative sample of U.S. nationals ages 18 
and older. The information obtained from the survey is used to monitor 
and project the demand for U.S. passport books and U.S. passport cards. 
The Passport Demand Forecasting Survey aids the Department of State, 
Passport Services in making decisions about staffing, resource 
allocation, and budget planning.
    The Department of State published a 60-day notice in the Federal 
Register to solicit public comments on January 19, 2017 (82 FR 6684). 
One comment was received that was not substantive.
    Methodology: The Passport Demand Forecasting Study uses monthly 
surveys that will gather data from a national representative sample of 
U.S. nationals. Survey delivery methodologies can include mail, 
internet/web, telephone, and mix-mode surveys to ensure the CA/PPT 
reaches the appropriate audience and leverages the best research method 
to obtain valid responses. The survey data will cover an estimated 
48,000 respondents annually.

Brenda S. Sprague,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, for Passport Services, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-13500 Filed 6-27-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4710-06-P