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[Federal Register: April 5, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 66)]
[Page 18138]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []

Office of Visa Services

[Public Notice 3631]

Proposed Information Collection Notice

AGENCY: Department of State.

ACTION: 30-Day notice of proposed information collection (OMB 1405-
0091): DS-117, Application to determine returning resident status 
(Formerly DSP-117).
SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 
Comments should be submitted to OMB within 30 days of the publication 
of this notice.
    The following summarizes the information collection proposal 
submitted to OMB:
    Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection 
Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Office of Visa Services 
    Title of Information Collection: Application to Determine Returning 
Resident Status.
    Frequency: Once.
    Form Number: DS-117 (formerly DSP-117).
    Respondents: All applicants for returning resident status.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Average Hours Per Response: 0.5 hours.
    Total Estimated Burden: 500 hours.
    Public comments are being solicited to permit the agency to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility.
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the 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 through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of technology.

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the proposed information 
collection and supporting documents may be obtained from Eric Cohan, 
2401 E ST NW., RM L-703, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 
20520, (202) 663-1164. Public comments and questions should be directed 
to the State Department Desk Officer, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, 
DC 20530, (202) 395-5871.

    Dated: March 5, 2001.
George Lannon,
Deputy Assistant, Secretary of State for Visa Services, Bureau of 
Consular Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 01-8420 Filed 4-4-01; 8:45 am]

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