60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Petition To Classify Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as Employee or Former Employee of the U.S. Government Abroad, 29863-29864 [2018-13641]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 26, 2018 / Notices rejected on entry in situations where those LOC Orders would otherwise be re-priced to the First Reference Price. Although Participants could implement this logic themselves, implementing it on the Exchange will ensure that it is readily available to all Participants. Furthermore, other exchanges are free to offer similar functionality if they so desire. C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received From Members, Participants, or Others No written comments were either solicited or received. III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action Because the foregoing proposed rule change does not: (i) Significantly affect the protection of investors or the public interest; (ii) impose any significant burden on competition; and (iii) become operative for 30 days from the date on which it was filed, or such shorter time as the Commission may designate, it has become effective pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A) of the Act 10 and Rule 19b– 4(f)(6) thereunder.11 At any time within 60 days of the filing of the proposed rule change, the Commission summarily may temporarily suspend such rule change if it appears to the Commission that such action is: (i) Necessary or appropriate in the public interest; (ii) for the protection of investors; or (iii) otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. If the Commission takes such action, the Commission shall institute proceedings to determine whether the proposed rule should be approved or disapproved. IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: Electronic Comments sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES • Use the Commission’s internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or 10 15 • Send an email to rule-comments@ sec.gov. Please include File Number SR– NASDAQ–2018–046 on the subject line. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Paper Comments 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Petition To Classify Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as Employee or Former Employee of the U.S. Government Abroad • 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–NASDAQ–2018–046. 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 website (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 website 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 the Exchange. All comments received will be posted without change. Persons submitting comments are cautioned that we do not redact or edit personal identifying information from comment submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–NASDAQ–2018–046 and should be submitted on or before July 17, 2018. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.12 Eduardo A. Aleman, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–13618 Filed 6–25–18; 8:45 am] U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A). CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6). In addition, Rule 19b– 4(f)(6)(iii) requires a self-regulatory organization to give the Commission written notice of its intent to file the proposed rule change, along with a brief description and text of the proposed rule change, at least five business days prior to the date of filing of the proposed rule change, or such shorter time as designated by the Commission. The Exchange has satisfied this requirement. BILLING CODE 8011–01–P 11 17 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jun 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 29863 12 17 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [Public Notice 10451] 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 August 27, 2018. 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–2018–0026’’ 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 (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Petition to Classify Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as Employee or Former Employee of the U.S. Government Abroad. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0082. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R. • Form Number: DS–1884. • Respondents: Aliens petitioning for immigrant visas under INA 203(b)(4) as a special immigrant described in INA section 101(a)(27)(D). • Estimated Number of Respondents: 75. • Estimated Number of Responses: 75. • Average Time per Response: 10 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 12.5 hours. • Frequency: Once per petition. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1 29864 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 123 / Tuesday, June 26, 2018 / Notices 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 DS–1884 solicits information from petitioners claiming employment-based immigrant visa preference under section 203(b)(4) of the Immigration and Nationality Act on the basis of qualification as a special immigrant described in section 101(a)(27)(D) of the Immigration and Nationality Act. A petitioner may file the DS–1884 petition within one year of notification by the Department of State that the Secretary has approved a recommendation that such special immigrant status be accorded to the alien. DS–1884 solicits information that will assist the consular officer in ensuring that the petitioner is statutorily qualified to receive such status, including meeting the years of service and exceptional service requirements. Methodology sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES The form can be obtained from posts abroad or through the Department’s website. The application available on the Department’s website allows an applicant to complete the application electronically and then print the application and submit it to post. Edward J Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2018–13641 Filed 6–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jun 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD 30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval and Merger of Collections: Statutory Authority To Preserve Rail Service Surface Transportation Board. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) an extension of approval for the information collections required under section 8(d) of the National Trails System Act (Trails Act). The Board is also seeking approval to merge into this collection (OMB Control Number: 2140– 0022) the collection of information about notifications of Trails Act agreement and substitute sponsorship (OMB Control Number: 2140–0017). The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register (Apr. 18, 2018). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received. SUMMARY: Comments on this information collection should be submitted by July 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be identified as ‘‘Paperwork Reduction Act Comments, Surface Transportation Board: Statutory Authority to Preserve Rail Service.’’ These comments should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Joseph B. Nye, Surface Transportation Board Desk Officer: by email at oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov; by fax at (202) 395–1743; or by mail to Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. Please also direct comments to Chris Oehrle, PRA Officer, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW, Washington, DC 20423–0001, or to pra@ stb.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding this collection, contact Michael Higgins, Deputy Director, Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245–0284 or at michael.higgins@stb.gov. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board currently collects information from those seeking statutory authority to DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 preserve rail carrier service under OMB Control Number 2140–0022. The authority under OMB Control Number 2140–0022 includes the collection of information under the Trails Act, such as the notifications of Trails Act agreement and substitute sponsorship, which is also addressed under OMB Control Number 2140–0017. This request proposes to combine collections under Control Numbers 2140–0017 and 2140–0022, with 2140–0022 being the survivor. The Board will request to discontinue Control Number 2140–0017 upon OMB approval of the merger. Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board’s burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board’s request for OMB approval. Description of Collection 1 Title: Statutory Authority to Preserve Rail Service. OMB Control Number: 2140–0022. STB Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension without change. Respondents: Affected shippers, communities, or other interested persons seeking to preserve rail service over rail lines that are proposed or identified for abandonment, and railroads that are required to provide information to the offeror or applicant. Number of Respondents: 40. Frequency: On occasion. TABLE—NUMBER OF YEARLY RESPONSES Type of filing Number of filings Offer of Financial Assistance ... OFA—Railroad Reply to Request for Information ............. OFA—Request to Set Terms and Conditions ...................... Request for Public Use Condition ........................................ Feeder Line Application ............ Trail Use Request ..................... Trail Use Request Extension .... Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): 826 Hours E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1 1 1 1 1 5 23 84

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 123 (Tuesday, June 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29863-29864]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-13641]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 10451]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Petition To 
Classify Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as Employee or Former 
Employee of the U.S. Government Abroad

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 August 
27, 2018.

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-2018-0026'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: [email protected].
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Petition to Classify 
Special Immigrant Under INA 203(b)(4) as Employee or Former Employee of 
the U.S. Government Abroad.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0082.
     Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R.
     Form Number: DS-1884.
     Respondents: Aliens petitioning for immigrant visas under 
INA 203(b)(4) as a special immigrant described in INA section 
101(a)(27)(D).
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 75.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 75.
     Average Time per Response: 10 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 12.5 hours.
     Frequency: Once per petition.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a 
Benefit.

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    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

    DS-1884 solicits information from petitioners claiming employment-
based immigrant visa preference under section 203(b)(4) of the 
Immigration and Nationality Act on the basis of qualification as a 
special immigrant described in section 101(a)(27)(D) of the Immigration 
and Nationality Act. A petitioner may file the DS-1884 petition within 
one year of notification by the Department of State that the Secretary 
has approved a recommendation that such special immigrant status be 
accorded to the alien. DS-1884 solicits information that will assist 
the consular officer in ensuring that the petitioner is statutorily 
qualified to receive such status, including meeting the years of 
service and exceptional service requirements.

Methodology

    The form can be obtained from posts abroad or through the 
Department's website. The application available on the Department's 
website allows an applicant to complete the application electronically 
and then print the application and submit it to post.

Edward J Ramotowski,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2018-13641 Filed 6-25-18; 8:45 am]
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