60-day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for a U.S. Passport, 24590 [2019-10990]

Download as PDF 24590 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 102 / Tuesday, May 28, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 10742] 60-day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for a U.S. Passport 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 July 29, 2019. 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–2019–0007’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. • Email: PPTFormsOfficer@state.gov. • Regular Mail: Send written comments to: PPT Forms Officer, U.S. Department of State, CA/PPT/S/PMO, 44132 Mercure Cir, P.O. Box 1199, Sterling, VA 20166–1199. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Application for a U.S. Passport. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0004. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services (CA/ PPT). • Form Number: DS–11. • Respondents: United States Citizens and Nationals. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,015,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 11,015,000. • Average Time per Response: 85 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 15,604,583 hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain 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. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:49 May 24, 2019 Jkt 247001 • 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 DS–11 solicits data necessary for Passport Services to issue a United States passport (book and/or card format) pursuant to authorities granted to the Secretary of State by 22 U.S.C. 211a et seq., and Executive Order (E.O.) 11295 (August 5, 1966) for the issuance of passports to U.S. nationals. The issuance of U.S. passports requires the determination of identity, nationality, and entitlement with reference to the provisions of Title III of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (8 U.S.C. 1401–1504), the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United States, other applicable treaties and laws, and implementing regulations at 22 CFR parts 50 and 51. The specific regulations pertaining to the Application for a U.S. Passport are at 22 CFR 51.20 through 51.28. Methodology The information collected on the DS– 11 is used to facilitate the issuance of passports to U.S. citizens and nationals. The primary purpose of soliciting the information is to establish citizenship, identity, and entitlement to the issuance of a U.S. passport, and to properly administer and enforce the laws pertaining to the issuance thereof. Passport Services collects information from U.S. citizens and non-citizen nationals when they complete and submit the Application for a U.S. Passport. Passport applicants can either download the DS–11 from the internet or obtain one from an Acceptance Facility/Passport Agency. The form must be completed and executed at an acceptance facility or passport agency, PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and submitted with evidence of citizenship and identity. Barry J. Conway, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services. [FR Doc. 2019–10990 Filed 5–24–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 10774] Overseas Schools Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting The Overseas Schools Advisory Council, Department of State, will hold its June Committee Meeting on Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at the Melrose Hotel, 2430 Pennsylvania Ave., Clifton Room, from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, June 20, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m. in Conference Room 1482, Department of State, 2201 C Street NW, Washington, DC. These meetings are open to the public. The Overseas Schools Advisory Council works closely with the U.S. business community on improving those American-sponsored schools overseas that are assisted by the Department of State and attended by dependents of U.S. government employees, and the children of employees of U.S. corporations and foundations abroad. These meetings will deal with issues related to the work and the support provided by the Overseas Schools Advisory Council to the Americansponsored overseas schools. There will be a report and discussion about the status of the Council-sponsored projects: Child Protection Project and Special Needs Project. Moreover, the Regional Education Officers in the Office of Overseas Schools will make presentations on the activities and initiatives in the American-sponsored overseas schools. Members of the public may attend the meetings and join in the discussion, subject to the instructions of the Chair. Admittance of public members will be limited to the seating available. Access to the Department of State is controlled, and individual building passes are required for all attendees. Persons who plan to attend should advise the office of Mr. Thomas Shearer, Department of State, Office of Overseas Schools, telephone 202–261–8200, prior to June 12, 2019. Each visitor to the Department of State meeting will be asked to provide his/her date of birth and either driver’s license or passport number at the time of registration and attendance, E:\FR\FM\28MYN1.SGM 28MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 10742]


60-day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Application for 
a U.S. Passport

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 July 
29, 2019.

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-2019-0007'' in the Search 
field. Then click the ``Comment Now'' button and complete the comment 
form.
     Email: [email protected].
     Regular Mail: Send written comments to: PPT Forms Officer, 
U.S. Department of State, CA/PPT/S/PMO, 44132 Mercure Cir, P.O. Box 
1199, Sterling, VA 20166-1199.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Application for a U.S. 
Passport.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0004.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport 
Services (CA/PPT).
     Form Number: DS-11.
     Respondents: United States Citizens and Nationals.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 11,015,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 11,015,000.
     Average Time per Response: 85 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 15,604,583 hours.
     Frequency: On occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain 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 DS-11 solicits data necessary for Passport Services to issue a 
United States passport (book and/or card format) pursuant to 
authorities granted to the Secretary of State by 22 U.S.C. 211a et 
seq., and Executive Order (E.O.) 11295 (August 5, 1966) for the 
issuance of passports to U.S. nationals.
    The issuance of U.S. passports requires the determination of 
identity, nationality, and entitlement with reference to the provisions 
of Title III of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (8 U.S.C. 
1401-1504), the 14th Amendment to the Constitution of the United 
States, other applicable treaties and laws, and implementing 
regulations at 22 CFR parts 50 and 51. The specific regulations 
pertaining to the Application for a U.S. Passport are at 22 CFR 51.20 
through 51.28.

Methodology

    The information collected on the DS-11 is used to facilitate the 
issuance of passports to U.S. citizens and nationals. The primary 
purpose of soliciting the information is to establish citizenship, 
identity, and entitlement to the issuance of a U.S. passport, and to 
properly administer and enforce the laws pertaining to the issuance 
thereof.
    Passport Services collects information from U.S. citizens and non-
citizen nationals when they complete and submit the Application for a 
U.S. Passport. Passport applicants can either download the DS-11 from 
the internet or obtain one from an Acceptance Facility/Passport Agency. 
The form must be completed and executed at an acceptance facility or 
passport agency, and submitted with evidence of citizenship and 
identity.

Barry J. Conway,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services.
[FR Doc. 2019-10990 Filed 5-24-19; 8:45 am]
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