30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement of Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16, 44961 [2019-18346]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 10852] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement of Exigent/ Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor Under Age 16 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 September 26, 2019. 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: Statement of Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor under Age 16. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0216. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services (CA/ PPT). • Form Number: DS–5525. • Respondents: Individuals or Households. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 37,451. • Estimated Number of Responses: 37,451. • Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 18,726 hours per year. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain a Benefit. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 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 information collected on the DS– 5525, ‘‘Statement of Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor under Age 16’’, is used in conjunction with the DS–11, ‘‘Application for a U.S. Passport’’. The DS–5525 can serve as the statement describing exigent or special family circumstances, which is required if written consent of the non-applying parent or guardian cannot be obtained when the passport application is executed for a minor under age 16. Methodology Passport Services collects information from U.S. citizens and non-citizen nationals when they complete and submit the DS–5525, ‘‘Statement of Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor under Age 16’’. Passport applicants can either download the DS– 5525 from the internet or obtain the form from an Acceptance Facility/ Passport Agency. The form must be completed, signed, and submitted along with the applicant’s DS–11, ‘‘Application for a U.S. Passport’’. Rachel M. Arndt, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services. [FR Doc. 2019–18346 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44961 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 10854] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Supplemental Questionnaire To Determine Identity for a U.S. Passport 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 September 26, 2019. 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: Supplemental Questionnaire to Determine Identity for a U.S. Passport. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0215. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services (CA/ PPT). • Form Number: DS–5520. • Respondents: United States Citizens and Nationals. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,891. • Estimated Number of Responses: 21,891. • Average Time per Response: 45 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 16,418 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 10852]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Statement of 
Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to 
a Minor Under Age 16

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 September 26, 2019.

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: Statement of Exigent/
Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor 
under Age 16.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0216.
     Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport 
Services (CA/PPT).
     Form Number: DS-5525.
     Respondents: Individuals or Households.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 37,451.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 37,451.
     Average Time per Response: 30 minutes.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 18,726 hours per year.
     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 information collected on the DS-5525, ``Statement of Exigent/
Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a U.S. Passport to a Minor 
under Age 16'', is used in conjunction with the DS-11, ``Application 
for a U.S. Passport''. The DS-5525 can serve as the statement 
describing exigent or special family circumstances, which is required 
if written consent of the non-applying parent or guardian cannot be 
obtained when the passport application is executed for a minor under 
age 16.

Methodology

    Passport Services collects information from U.S. citizens and non-
citizen nationals when they complete and submit the DS-5525, 
``Statement of Exigent/Special Family Circumstances for Issuance of a 
U.S. Passport to a Minor under Age 16''. Passport applicants can either 
download the DS-5525 from the internet or obtain the form from an 
Acceptance Facility/Passport Agency. The form must be completed, 
signed, and submitted along with the applicant's DS-11, ``Application 
for a U.S. Passport''.

Rachel M. Arndt,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services.
[FR Doc. 2019-18346 Filed 8-26-19; 8:45 am]
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