Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: H-1B Registration Tool, 49043-49044 [2021-18850]

Download as PDF 49043 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 167 / Wednesday, September 1, 2021 / Notices The chart below summarizes the annualized burden for this project. Type of respondent Number of respondents Responses per respondent Total annual burden hours Hours per response Total responses Hourly wage cost Total hour cost TTA Faculty/Staff Event Description Form ....................... 2,000 1 2,000 .16 320 $24.78 $7,930 8,000 $24.78 $198,240 Meeting and presentations respondents Post-Event Form ........ 50,000 Follow-up Form .......... 1 50,000 .16 Meetings and presentations are usually less than 3 hours. Follow up forms will be used only for events longer than 3 hours Technical Assistance and Training respondents Post-Event Form ........ Follow-up Form .......... Total .................... 100,000 25,000 I 177,000 I 1 1 100,000 25,000 1 177,000 .16 .16 I .16 16,000 4,000 $24.78 $24.78 $396,480 $99,120 28,320 $24.78 $701,770 # Respondents Responses per respondents I Summary Table Instruments TTA Event Description Form ................................................................................................. TTA Post Event Form ............................................................................................................ TTA Follow up Form .............................................................................................................. 2,000 150,000 25,000 1 1 1 320 24,000 4,000 Total ................................................................................................................................ 177,000 1 28,320 Send comments to Carlos Graham, SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer, 5600 Fishers Lane, Room 15E57A, Rockville, MD 20857 OR email a copy at carlos.graham@samhsa.hhs.gov. Written comments should be received by November 1, 2021. Carlos Graham, Social Science Analyst. [FR Doc. 2021–18916 Filed 8–31–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0144] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Burden hours Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: H–1B Registration Tool U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Aug 31, 2021 Jkt 253001 The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this proposed revision of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments. SUMMARY: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until November 1, 2021. DATES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 1615–0144 in the body of the letter, the agency name and Docket ID USCIS– 2008–0014. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal website at https://www.regulations.gov under eDocket ID number USCIS–2008–0014. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, telephone number (240) 721–3000 (This is not a toll-free number. Comments are not accepted via telephone message). Please note contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. It is not for individual case status inquiries. Applicants seeking information about the status of their individual cases can check Case Status Online, available at the USCIS website at https://www.uscis.gov, or call the USCIS Contact Center at 800–375–5283 (TTY 800–767–1833). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments USCIS is requesting public comments on this revision of the H–1B Registration Tool. The information collection instrument posted with this 60-day Federal Register Notice includes changes associated with the final rule USCIS published on January 8, 2021 titled, Modification of Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File Cap-Subject H–1B Petitions (86 FR 1676) (H–1B Selection Final Rule). The hour and cost time burden estimates E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 49044 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 167 / Wednesday, September 1, 2021 / Notices provided in this Federal Register Notice also include the time and cost burden estimates that are associated with the H–1B Selection Final Rule. On February 8, 2021, USCIS published a rule delaying the effective date of the H–1B Selection Final Rule to December 31, 2021, titled, Modification of Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File Cap-Subject H–1B Petitions; Delay of Effective Date (86 FR 8543). The H– 1B Selection Final Rule related changes to the information collection instrument will not be implemented before that rule’s new effective date, December 31, 2021. You may access the information collection instrument with instructions or additional information by visiting the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: https://www.regulations.gov and entering USCIS–2008–0014 in the search box. All submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https:// www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from public viewing that it determines may impact the privacy of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of https://www.regulations.gov. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies 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 agency’s 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Aug 31, 2021 Jkt 253001 Overview of This Information Collection DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: H–1B Registration Tool. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: OMB–64; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other forprofit. USCIS will use the data collected through the H–1B Registration Tool to select a sufficient number of registrations projected to meet the applicable H–1B cap allocations and to notify registrants whether their registration was selected. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated total number of business or other for-profit respondents for the information collection H–1B Registration Tool is 35,500 with an estimated 3 responses per respondents and an estimated hour burden per response of 1.083 hours. The estimated total number of attorney respondents for the information collection H–1B Registration Tool is 4,500 with an estimated 38 responses per respondents and an estimated hour burden per response of 1.083 hours. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated with this collection is 300,533 hours. (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $0. Any costs to respondents are captured in the Form I–129 information collection (OMB control number 1615–009). [Docket No. FR–7036–N–09] Dated: August 27, 2021. Samantha L. Deshommes, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2021–18850 Filed 8–31–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Proposed Information Collection: CDBG Urban County Qualification/New York Towns Qualification/Requalification Process; OMB Control No: 2506–0170 Office of Community Planning and Development, Housing and Urban Development (HUD). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: November 1, 2021. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Anna Guido, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–5535 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Anna.P.Guido@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gloria Coates, Senior Community Planning and Development Specialist, Entitlement Communities Division, Office of Block Grant Assistance, 451 7th Street SW, Room 7282, Washington, DC 20410; email Gloria Coates at Gloria.L.Coates@hud.gov or telephone (202) 708–1577 (this is not a toll-free number). SUMMARY: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval form OMB for the information collection described in Section A. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Urban County Qualification/ New York Towns Qualification/ Requalification Processes. OMB Approval Number: 2506–0170. Type of Request: Extension. Form numbers: N/A. E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 167 (Wednesday, September 1, 2021)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

[OMB Control Number 1615-0144]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection: H-1B Registration Tool

AGENCY: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship 
and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on this proposed revision of a currently 
approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is 
published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the 
nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, 
the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort, and resources used by the 
respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the 
actual information collection instruments.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
November 1, 2021.

ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 
1615-0144 in the body of the letter, the agency name and Docket ID 
USCIS-2008-0014. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal 
website at https://www.regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS-
2008-0014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
Regulatory Coordination Division, Samantha Deshommes, Chief, telephone 
number (240) 721-3000 (This is not a toll-free number. Comments are not 
accepted via telephone message). Please note contact information 
provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. It is not 
for individual case status inquiries. Applicants seeking information 
about the status of their individual cases can check Case Status 
Online, available at the USCIS website at https://www.uscis.gov, or 
call the USCIS Contact Center at 800-375-5283 (TTY 800-767-1833).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Comments

    USCIS is requesting public comments on this revision of the H-1B 
Registration Tool. The information collection instrument posted with 
this 60-day Federal Register Notice includes changes associated with 
the final rule USCIS published on January 8, 2021 titled, Modification 
of Registration Requirement for Petitioners Seeking To File Cap-Subject 
H-1B Petitions (86 FR 1676) (H-1B Selection Final Rule). The hour and 
cost time burden estimates

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provided in this Federal Register Notice also include the time and cost 
burden estimates that are associated with the H-1B Selection Final 
Rule. On February 8, 2021, USCIS published a rule delaying the 
effective date of the H-1B Selection Final Rule to December 31, 2021, 
titled, Modification of Registration Requirement for Petitioners 
Seeking To File Cap-Subject H-1B Petitions; Delay of Effective Date (86 
FR 8543). The H-1B Selection Final Rule related changes to the 
information collection instrument will not be implemented before that 
rule's new effective date, December 31, 2021.
    You may access the information collection instrument with 
instructions or additional information by visiting the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal site at: https://www.regulations.gov and entering 
USCIS-2008-0014 in the search box. All submissions will be posted, 
without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you 
provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You 
may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that 
you provide in any voluntary submission you make to DHS. DHS may 
withhold information provided in comments from public viewing that it 
determines may impact the privacy of an individual or is offensive. For 
additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is 
available via the link in the footer of https://www.regulations.gov.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies 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 agency's 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: Revision of a Currently 
Approved Collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: H-1B Registration Tool.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
DHS sponsoring the collection: OMB-64; USCIS.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for-profit. USCIS 
will use the data collected through the H-1B Registration Tool to 
select a sufficient number of registrations projected to meet the 
applicable H-1B cap allocations and to notify registrants whether their 
registration was selected.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated 
total number of business or other for-profit respondents for the 
information collection H-1B Registration Tool is 35,500 with an 
estimated 3 responses per respondents and an estimated hour burden per 
response of 1.083 hours. The estimated total number of attorney 
respondents for the information collection H-1B Registration Tool is 
4,500 with an estimated 38 responses per respondents and an estimated 
hour burden per response of 1.083 hours.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated 
with this collection is 300,533 hours.
    (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated 
with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated 
with this collection of information is $0. Any costs to respondents are 
captured in the Form I-129 information collection (OMB control number 
1615-009).

    Dated: August 27, 2021.
Samantha L. Deshommes,
Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland 
Security.
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