Agency Information Collection Activities: Training Plan for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Optional Practical Training (OPT) Students; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection, 41076-41077 [2021-16254]

Download as PDF 41076 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 144 / Friday, July 30, 2021 / Notices Great Lakes pilotage regulations and policies. Agenda: The Great Lakes Pilotage Advisory Committee will meet on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 to review, discuss, deliberate and formulate recommendations, as appropriate on the following topics: 1. Status of Committee member’s terms and appointments. 2. Individual pilot compensation reporting. 3. Port of Toledo. 4. Method of expensing major capital assets. 5. Efficiency—delays and double pilotage. 6. Pilotage fees during winter work. 7. Cruise ships and Canadian tankers. 8. Ojibway anchorage. 9. Pilot Association project and updates. 10. Stakeholder Outreach. 11. Public Comments. A copy of all meeting documentation will be available at https:// www.dco.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/ Assistant-Commandant-for-PreventionPolicy-CG-5P/Marine-TransportationSystems-CG-5PW/Office-of-Waterwaysand-Ocean-Policy/Great-Lakes-PilotageAdvisory-Committee/ by August 24, 2021. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. Vincent Berg as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. Public comments or questions will be taken throughout the meeting as the Committee discusses the issues and prior to deliberations and voting. There will also be a public comment period at the end of the meeting. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 5 minutes. Please note that the public comment period will end following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above, to register as a speaker. Dated: July 27, 2021. Michael D. Emerson, Director, Marine Transportation Systems. [FR Doc. 2021–16299 Filed 7–29–21; 8:45 am] lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jul 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement [OMB Control Number 1653–0054] Agency Information Collection Activities: Training Plan for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Optional Practical Training (OPT) Students; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reductions Act (PRA) of 1995 the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will submit the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 5, 2021, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until August 30, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of the publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions related to this collection, call or email Sharon Snyder, Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP), 703–603–3400 or 1–800–892– 4829, email: sevp@ice.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Comments Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Training Plan for STEM OPT Students. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–983; U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Primary: Individuals or households. The Form I–983 serves as a planning document for STEM OPT students, the SEVP-certified school officials, and the employers. The Training Plan for STEM OPT Students also serves as an evidentiary document for SEVP, by tracking the STEM OPT student’s progress, setting forth the terms and conditions of the practical training, and documenting the obligations of the three parties that are involved—the F student, the SEVPcertified school, and the employer. The student and the employer must each complete and sign their part of the Form I–983. The SEVP-certified school will incorporate the completed and signed Form I–983 as part of the student’s school file. The SEVP-certified school will make the student’s Form I–983 available to DHS upon request. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1 41077 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 144 / Friday, July 30, 2021 / Notices TABLE 1—CALCULATION OF ANNUAL REPORTING BURDEN FOR TRAINING PLAN Avg. annual responses Function Time per response (hours) Avg. annual hour burden 1 Student Burden Initial Completion of Training Plan .............................................................................................. 12-month Evaluation Requirements ............................................................................................ 66,565 66,565 2.17 1.50 144,446 99,848 Subtotal ................................................................................................................................. ........................ ........................ 244,294 Initial Review of Training Plan & Recordkeeping ........................................................................ Review of Evaluation & Recordkeeping ...................................................................................... 66,565 66,565 1.33 1.33 88,531 88,531 Subtotal ................................................................................................................................. ........................ ........................ 177,062 Initial Completion of Training Plan .............................................................................................. Evaluation Requirements ............................................................................................................. 66,565 66,565 4.00 0.75 266,260 49,924 Subtotal ................................................................................................................................. ........................ ........................ 316,184 Total Burden Hours ....................................................................................................... ........................ ........................ 737,540 DSO Burden Employer Burden 1 Time per response as shown is rounded to the nearest hundredth. estimates for the DSO and Employer respondents include time for reviewing the responses provided by the student respondents. 2 Burden (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 737,540 annual burden hours. Dated: July 27, 2021. Scott Elmore, PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–16254 Filed 7–29–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–28–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration New Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Speaker Request Form. Transportation Security Administration, Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the new Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The collection involves the basic point of contact information on the person/organization requesting a TSA speaker, the logistical information for that speaking engagement, and lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:10 Jul 29, 2021 Jkt 253001 context for the request to determine the audience reach, ethical concerns, and possible promotion of the speaking engagement. DATES: Send your comments by August 30, 2021. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under Review—Open for Public Comments’’ and by using the find function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christina A. Walsh, TSA PRA Officer, Information Technology, TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 6595 Springfield Center Drive, Springfield, VA 20598–6011; telephone (571) 227–2062; email TSAPRA@ tsa.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on April 22, 2021, 86 FR 21339. Comments Invited In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The ICR documentation will be available at http://www.reginfo.gov upon its submission to OMB. Therefore, in preparation for OMB review and approval of the following information collection, TSA is soliciting comments to— (1) Evaluate whether the proposed information requirement is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including using appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Information Collection Requirement Title: Speaker Request Form. Type of Request: New collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–XXXX. Form(s): Speaker Request Form. Affected Public: The general public requesting a TSA speaker. Abstract: To respond to public speaking invitations, TSA has created the Speaker Request Form, which collects information on the requestor and the event a speaker would attend. The form requests the name of the organization and if it is a profit or E:\FR\FM\30JYN1.SGM 30JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 144 (Friday, July 30, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41076-41077]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-16254]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

[OMB Control Number 1653-0054]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Training Plan for 
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Optional 
Practical Training (OPT) Students; Extension, Without Change, of a 
Currently Approved Collection

AGENCY: U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: 30-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reductions Act (PRA) of 1995 
the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs 
Enforcement (ICE) will submit the following Information Collection 
Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and clearance. This information collection was previously published in 
the Federal Register on April 5, 2021, allowing for a 60-day comment 
period. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days 
for public comments.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until August 30, 
2021.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of the publication 
of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this 
particular information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day 
Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions related to this 
collection, call or email Sharon Snyder, Student and Exchange Visitor 
Program (SEVP), 703-603-3400 or 1-800-892-4829, email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments

    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should 
address one or more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension, Without Change, of a 
Currently Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Training Plan for STEM OPT 
Students.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-983; 
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Primary: 
Individuals or households. The Form I-983 serves as a planning document 
for STEM OPT students, the SEVP-certified school officials, and the 
employers. The Training Plan for STEM OPT Students also serves as an 
evidentiary document for SEVP, by tracking the STEM OPT student's 
progress, setting forth the terms and conditions of the practical 
training, and documenting the obligations of the three parties that are 
involved--the F student, the SEVP-certified school, and the employer.
    The student and the employer must each complete and sign their part 
of the Form I-983. The SEVP-certified school will incorporate the 
completed and signed Form I-983 as part of the student's school file. 
The SEVP-certified school will make the student's Form I-983 available 
to DHS upon request.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:

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                        Table 1--Calculation of Annual Reporting Burden for Training Plan
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                                                                                     Time per       Avg. annual
                            Function                                Avg. annual      response       hour burden
                                                                     responses        (hours)           \1\
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                                                 Student Burden
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Initial Completion of Training Plan.............................          66,565            2.17         144,446
12-month Evaluation Requirements................................          66,565            1.50          99,848
                                                                 -----------------------------------------------
    Subtotal....................................................  ..............  ..............         244,294
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                                                   DSO Burden
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Initial Review of Training Plan & Recordkeeping.................          66,565            1.33          88,531
Review of Evaluation & Recordkeeping............................          66,565            1.33          88,531
                                                                 -----------------------------------------------
    Subtotal....................................................  ..............  ..............         177,062
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                                                 Employer Burden
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Initial Completion of Training Plan.............................          66,565            4.00         266,260
Evaluation Requirements.........................................          66,565            0.75          49,924
                                                                 -----------------------------------------------
    Subtotal....................................................  ..............  ..............         316,184
                                                                 -----------------------------------------------
        Total Burden Hours......................................  ..............  ..............         737,540
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\1\ Time per response as shown is rounded to the nearest hundredth.
\2\ Burden estimates for the DSO and Employer respondents include time for reviewing the responses provided by
  the student respondents.

    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 737,540 annual burden hours.

    Dated: July 27, 2021.
Scott Elmore,
PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-16254 Filed 7-29-21; 8:45 am]
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