Department of State May 21, 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: English Language Evaluation Surveys
Document Number: 2012-12254
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-21
Agency: Department of State
To meet OMB and Congressional reporting requirements, this request for a new information collection clearance will allow ECA/P/V, as part of the English Language Evaluation, to conduct surveys of participants in the ETA Program, E-Teacher Scholarship program, and the English Language Specialist Program. Participants are those who went on the programs between the years of 2004 and 2009. Collecting this data will help ECA/P/V assess the impact the programs have had on the respective participants, as well as the effectiveness of these programs in meeting their goals. Title of Information Collection: English Language Evaluation: Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA) Program Survey. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: SV2011-0031. Respondents: U.S. participants of the ETA program from 2004-2009. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,350 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 2,350 annually. Average Hours per Response: 40 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 1,567 hours annually. Frequency: One time. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. Title of Information Collection: English Language Evaluation: English Language Specialist Program Survey. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: SV2011-0032. Respondents: U.S. Participants of the English Language Specialist Program from 2004-2009. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 250 annually. Average Hours per Response: 40 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 167 hours annually. Frequency: One time. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. Title of Information Collection: English Language Evaluation: E-Teacher Scholarship Program Survey. OMB Control Number: None. Type of Request: New Collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Evaluation Division (ECA/P/ V). Form Number: SV2011-0033. Respondents: International participants of the E-Teacher Scholarship Program from 2004-2009. Estimated Number of Respondents: 800 annually. Estimated Number of Responses: 800 annually. Average Hours per Response: 40 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 533 hours annually. Frequency: One time. Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.
60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Supplemental Registration for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program
Document Number: 2012-12252
Type: Notice
Date: 2012-05-21
Agency: Department of State
The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Supplemental Registration for the Diversity Immigrant Visa Program. OMB Control Number: 1405-0098. Type of Request: Extension. Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R. Form Number: DSP-0122. Respondents: Diversity Visa applicants. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 60,000. Average Hours per Response: 30 minutes. Total Estimated Burden: 30,000 hours. Frequency: Once per application. Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain benefit.