30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: JADE Act Questionnaire, 54413 [2018-23520]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 209 / Monday, October 29, 2018 / Notices (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number 59008) James Rivera, Associate Administrator for Disaster Assistance. [FR Doc. 2018–23496 Filed 10–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10594] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: JADE Act Questionnaire 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 November 28, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: JADE Act Questionnaire. • OMB Control Number: None. • Type of Request: New Collection. • Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R. • Form Number: DS–5537. • Respondents: Burmese Applicants for U.S. Visas. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,500. • Estimated Number of Responses: 20,500. • Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 10,250 hours. • Frequency: Once per application. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a Benefit. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Oct 26, 2018 Jkt 247001 • 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 Tom Lantos Block Burmese Jade Junta’s Anti-Democratic Efforts (JADE) Act of 2008, Public Law 110–286, renders certain individuals involved in specified Burmese organizations or activities ineligible for U.S. visas, including: Leaders of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC), the Burmese military, or the Union Solidarity Development Association (USDA); officials of the SPDC, the Burmese military, or the USDA involved in human rights violations and impeding democracy in Burma; and Burmese persons who provided substantial economic or political support to the SPDC, Burmese military, or USDA. Immediate family members of these individuals are also ineligible for United States visas. Department of State consular officers will use the information provided to evaluate and adjudicate the individual applicant’s eligibility for a visa consistent with these requirements. Methodology Visa applicants from Burma will fill out and submit the supplemental form and provide it to consular officers. Consular officers will use the form to screen for potential visa ineligibility under the JADE Act. Edward J. Ramotowski, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2018–23520 Filed 10–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54413 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Corrected Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Certification of Repair Stations, Part 145 of Title 14, CFR Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 28, 2018. The burden in this 30-day notice is less than the burden published in the 60-day notice. The 60-day notice burden included a one-time training obligation that is complete. Persons requesting to obtain an initial air agency certificate for a repair station or changes to an existing repair station (air agency) certificate are required to submit this request in a format acceptable to the FAA. Repair stations perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, alterations of aircraft and aircraft components and parts thereof. In order to remain consistent and provide ease of application, the FAA designed and made available to the public the FAA Form 8310–3 Application for Repair Station Certificate and/or Rating. The form provides space for the applicant to provide certification information such as, but not limited to, ratings sought, physical place of business, ownership, and request to contract maintenance functions. The applicants submit FAA Form 8310–3 to the FAA Flight Standards Office closest to the proposed place of business for initial certification. The information collected is necessary to obtain repair station certification or if currently certificated, a change in ratings, changes in ownership, changes in the physical location of the repair station, or any other purpose the applicant deems appropriate. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by November 28, 2018. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 209 (Monday, October 29, 2018)]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-23520]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 10594]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: JADE Act 
Questionnaire

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 November 28, 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: JADE Act Questionnaire.
     OMB Control Number: None.
     Type of Request: New Collection.
     Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R.
     Form Number: DS-5537.
     Respondents: Burmese Applicants for U.S. Visas.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,500.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 20,500.
     Average Time per Response: 30 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 10,250 hours.
     Frequency: Once per application.
     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 Tom Lantos Block Burmese Jade Junta's Anti-Democratic Efforts 
(JADE) Act of 2008, Public Law 110-286, renders certain individuals 
involved in specified Burmese organizations or activities ineligible 
for U.S. visas, including: Leaders of the State Peace and Development 
Council (SPDC), the Burmese military, or the Union Solidarity 
Development Association (USDA); officials of the SPDC, the Burmese 
military, or the USDA involved in human rights violations and impeding 
democracy in Burma; and Burmese persons who provided substantial 
economic or political support to the SPDC, Burmese military, or USDA. 
Immediate family members of these individuals are also ineligible for 
United States visas. Department of State consular officers will use the 
information provided to evaluate and adjudicate the individual 
applicant's eligibility for a visa consistent with these requirements.

Methodology

    Visa applicants from Burma will fill out and submit the 
supplemental form and provide it to consular officers. Consular 
officers will use the form to screen for potential visa ineligibility 
under the JADE Act.

Edward J. Ramotowski,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of 
State.
[FR Doc. 2018-23520 Filed 10-26-18; 8:45 am]
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