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[Federal Register: September 27, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 188)]
[Page 61155-61156]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []



Immigration and Naturalization Service

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-Day notice of information collection under review: 
Memorandum of Understanding to Participate in an Employment Eligibility 
Confirmation Pilot Program.


    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Immigration and Naturalization 
Service (INS) has submitted the following information collection 
request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The 
proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from 
the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection 
was previously published in the Federal Register at 67 FR 35592 on May 
20, 2002, allowing for a 60-day public review and comment period. No 
comments were received by the INS.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment until October 28, 2002. This process if conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions 
regarding the items contained in this notice, especially 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 Office, 725--17th Street 
SW., Suite 10102, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be 
submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395-5806.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following 
four points:

[[Page 61156]]

    (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 agencies 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 of 
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: Memorandum of Understanding to 
Participate in an Employment Eligibility Confirmation Pilot Program.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: No agency form number; 
File No. OMB-18, SAVE Program, Immigration and Naturalization Service, 
Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Individuals or households. Employers election 
to participate in a pilot will execute a Memorandum of Understanding 
with the Immigration and Naturalization Service and the Social Security 
Administration (if applicable) that provides the specific terms and 
conditions governing the pilot and company information for each site 
that will be performing employment verification queries.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 5,000 responses 
at 1 hour and 35 minutes (1.538 hours) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 7,915 hours annually.
    If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or 
additional information, please contact Richard A. Sloan, Director, 
Regulations an Forms Services Division, Immigration and Naturalization 
Service, U.S. Department of Justice, 415 I Street, NW., Room 4034, 
Washington, DC 20536; (202) 514-3291. Comments and suggestions 
regarding items contained in this notice especially regarding the 
public burden and associated response time may also be directed to 
Richard A. Sloan.
    If additional information is required contact: Robert B. Briggs, 
Department Clearance Officer, Management and Security Staff, Justice 
Management Division, United States Department of Justice, 601 D Street, 
NW., Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: September 23, 2002.
Richard A. Sloan,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Immigration and Naturalization Service.
[FR Doc. 02-24629 Filed 9-26-02; 8:45 am]