Delegation of Authority Under Presidential Proclamation (PP) 10043 To Determine That an Applicant's Entry is in the National Interest, 51435 [2021-19933]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 15, 2021 / Notices (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in the email subject line. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Application for a U.S. Passport: Corrections, Name Change Within 1 Year of Passport Issuance, And Limited Passport Holders. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0160. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services (CA/ PPT). • Form Number: DS–5504. • Respondents: Individuals or Households. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 138,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 138,000. • Average Time per Response: 40 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 92,000 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. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Abstract of Proposed Collection The Application for a U.S. Passport: Corrections, Name Change Within 1 Year of Passport Issuance, And Limited Passport Holders (DS–5504) is the form used by current passport holders who need to re-apply for a passport, at no charge. This form has been amended based on a change in Department policy. The Department’s new policy permits passport applicants to select the gender marker on their passport without presenting medical documentation of VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Sep 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 gender transition. This policy change includes updating forms to add a third gender marker ‘‘X’’ for applicants identifying as non-binary, intersex, and/ or gender non-conforming (in addition to the existing ‘‘M’’ and ‘‘F’’ gender markers). 51435 effect and will be published in the Federal Register. Dated: August 25, 2021. Antony J. Blinken, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2021–19933 Filed 9–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P Methodology Passport Services collects information from U.S. citizens and non-citizen nationals when they complete and submit the DS–5504, ‘‘Application for a U.S. Passport: Corrections, Name Change Within 1 Year of Passport Issuance, And Limited Passport Holders’’. Passport applicants can either download the DS–5504 from the internet or obtain the form from an Acceptance Facility/Passport Agency. The form must be completed, signed, and be submitted by mail (or in person at Passport Agencies domestically or embassies/consulates overseas). Rachel M. Arndt, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Passport Services, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2021–19837 Filed 9–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Delegation of Authority No. 517] Delegation of Authority Under Presidential Proclamation (PP) 10043 To Determine That an Applicant’s Entry is in the National Interest By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of State by the laws of the United States, including Section 1 of the State Department Basic Authorities Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2651a) and the Presidential Proclamation of May 29, 2020 titled Suspension of Entry as Nonimmigrants of Certain Students and Researchers From the People’s Republic of China, I hereby delegate to the Assistant Secretary for Consular Affairs, to the extent authorized by law, the authority under section 2(a)(vii) of said Presidential Proclamation to determine that an applicant’s entry into the United States would be in the national interest. The Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Deputy Secretary for Management and Resources, and the Under Secretary for Management may exercise any function or authority delegated by this delegation. The authorities delegated herein may be re-delegated, to the extent authorized by law. This Delegation of Authority does not supersede or otherwise affect any other delegation of authority currently in PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 11487] 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 November 15, 2021. 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–2021–0020’’ in the Search field. Then click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ button and complete the comment form. Email and regular mail options have been suspended to centralize receiving and addressing all comments in a timely manner. • Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents to Passport-Form-Comments@State.gov. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in the email subject line. 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, Office of Program Management and Operational Support (CA/PPT/S/PMO). • Form Number: DS–11. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15SEN1.SGM 15SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 176 (Wednesday, September 15, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Page 51435]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-19933]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Delegation of Authority No. 517]


Delegation of Authority Under Presidential Proclamation (PP) 
10043 To Determine That an Applicant's Entry is in the National 
Interest

    By virtue of the authority vested in the Secretary of State by the 
laws of the United States, including Section 1 of the State Department 
Basic Authorities Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 2651a) and the 
Presidential Proclamation of May 29, 2020 titled Suspension of Entry as 
Nonimmigrants of Certain Students and Researchers From the People's 
Republic of China, I hereby delegate to the Assistant Secretary for 
Consular Affairs, to the extent authorized by law, the authority under 
section 2(a)(vii) of said Presidential Proclamation to determine that 
an applicant's entry into the United States would be in the national 
interest.
    The Secretary, Deputy Secretary, Deputy Secretary for Management 
and Resources, and the Under Secretary for Management may exercise any 
function or authority delegated by this delegation. The authorities 
delegated herein may be re-delegated, to the extent authorized by law.
    This Delegation of Authority does not supersede or otherwise affect 
any other delegation of authority currently in effect and will be 
published in the Federal Register.

    Dated: August 25, 2021.
Antony J. Blinken,
Secretary of State.
[FR Doc. 2021-19933 Filed 9-14-21; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4710-06-P