30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Training/Internship Placement Plan, 60466 [2017-27384]

Download as PDF 60466 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 20, 2017 / Notices remaining provisions of this permit shall remain in full force and effect. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, Judith G. Garber, Acting Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, have hereunto set my hand this 24th day of October, 2017 in the City of Washington, District of Columbia. Judith G. Garber, Acting Assistant Secretary for Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs. End of permit text. Mark Cullinane, Acting Director, Office of Canadian Affairs, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–27341 Filed 12–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 10235] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Training/Internship Placement Plan 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 January 19, 2018. 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 G. Kevin Saba, Director, Office of sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:36 Dec 19, 2017 Jkt 244001 Policy and Program Support, Office of Private Sector Exchange, ECA/EC, SA– 5, Floor 5, 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: Training/Internship Placement Plan. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0170. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, ECA/ EC. • Form Number: DS–7002. • Respondents: Entities designated by the Department of State as sponsors of exchange visitor programs in the trainee or intern categories and U.S. businesses that provide the training or internship opportunity. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 120. • Estimated Number of Responses: 30,000. • Average Time per Response: 2 hours. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 60,000 hours. • Frequency: On occasion depending on the number of exchange participants annually. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits. 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. 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Upon request, trainees or interns must present a fully executed Trainee/Internship Placement Plan on Form DS–7002 to any Consular Official interviewing them in connection with the issuance of J–1 visas. G. Kevin Saba, Director, Office of Policy and Program Support, Office of Private Sector Exchange, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–27384 Filed 12–19–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. AB 55 (Sub-No. 776X)] CSX Transportation, Inc.— Abandonment Exemption—in Greenbrier County, W. Va. CSX Transportation, Inc. (CSXT) has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR pt. 1152 subpart F— Exempt Abandonments to abandon an approximately 0.42-mile rail line on its Florence Division, Sewell Valley Subdivision, between milepost CAF 20.58 to the end of track at milepost CAF 21.0, near Rainelle, Greenbrier County, W. Va. (the Line). 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 243 (Wednesday, December 20, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 60466]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-27384]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 10235]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Training/
Internship Placement Plan

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 January 19, 2018.

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: [email protected]. 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 G. Kevin Saba, Director, Office of Policy and 
Program Support, Office of Private Sector Exchange, ECA/EC, SA-5, Floor 
5, Department of State, 2200 C Street NW, Washington, DC 20522-0505, 
who may be reached on 202-632-3206 or at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Training/Internship 
Placement Plan.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0170.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural 
Affairs, ECA/EC.
     Form Number: DS-7002.
     Respondents: Entities designated by the Department of 
State as sponsors of exchange visitor programs in the trainee or intern 
categories and U.S. businesses that provide the training or internship 
opportunity.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 120.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 30,000.
     Average Time per Response: 2 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 60,000 hours.
     Frequency: On occasion depending on the number of exchange 
participants annually.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain 
Benefits.
    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-
NONIMMIGRANT) under the provisions of the Mutual Educational and 
Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, as amended. Trainee/Internship Placement 
Plans are to be completed by designated program sponsors. A Training/
Internship Placement Plan is required for each trainee or intern 
participant. It will set forth the training or internship program to be 
followed, methods of supervision, the skills the trainee or intern will 
obtain, and trainee or intern remuneration. The plan must be signed by 
the trainee or intern, sponsor, and the third party placement 
organization, if a third party organization is used in the conduct of 
the training or internship. Upon request, trainees or interns must 
present a fully executed Trainee/Internship Placement Plan on Form DS-
7002 to any Consular Official interviewing them in connection with the 
issuance of J-1 visas.

G. Kevin Saba,
Director, Office of Policy and Program Support, Office of Private 
Sector Exchange, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-27384 Filed 12-19-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4710-05-P