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[Federal Register: April 30, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 83)]
[Page 21271-21272]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Immigration and Naturalization Service

Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of Existing 
Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Baggage 
and Personal Effects of Detained Aliens; Form I-43.


    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval is being sought 
for the information collection listed below. This proposed information 
collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 1, 
2002 at 67 FR 9471, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. One 
comment was received by the Immigration and Naturalization Service 
affirming the use of this current information collection.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until May 
30, 2002. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Office of 
Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Attention: Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. 
Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to 202-
395-6974. Comments may also be submitted to the Department of Justice 
(DOJ), Justice Management Division, Information Management and Security

[[Page 21272]]

Staff, Attention: Department Clearance Officer, Patrick Henry Building, 
601 D Street, NW, Suite 1600, Washington, DC 20530. Comments may also 
be submitted to DOJ via facsimile to 202-514-1534.
    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: Extension of a currently 
approved information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Baggage and Personal Effects of 
Detained Aliens.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form I-43. Detention 
and Deportation Division, Immigration and Naturalization Service.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. The form 
is used by the arresting officer to ensure that the alien is afforded a 
reasonable opportunity to collect his or her property. The INS also 
uses this for to protect the government from possible fraudulent 
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 600,000 
responses at one minute (.17) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 10,200 annual burden hours.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or 
additional information, please contact Mr. Richard A. Sloan, 202-514-
3291, Director, Regulations and Forms Services Division, Immigration 
and Naturalization Service, U.S. Department of Justice, Room 4034, 425 
I Street, NW., Washington, DC 20536.
    If additional information is required contact: Mr. Robert B. 
Briggs, Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Information Management and Security Staff, Justice Management Division, 
Patrick Henry Building, 601 D Street, NW., Suite 1600, Washington, DC 

    Dated: April 25, 2002.
Richard A. Sloan,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of Justice, Immigration and 
Naturalization Service.
[FR Doc. 02-10603 Filed 4-29-02; 8:45 am]

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