Federal Register: March 21, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 53)
DOCID: FR Doc 05-5588
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DOCUMENT ID: [Public Notice 5029]
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of request for public comments and submission to OMB.
AGENCY: Department of State.
The Department of State has submitted the following
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget
(OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the emergency review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Type of Request: Emergency Review.
Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, CA/PPT/FO/FC.
Title of Information Collection: Application for a U.S. Passport By Mail.
Frequency: On occasion.
Form Number: DS82.
Respondents: Individuals or households.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,900,000 per year.
Average Hours per Response: 40 minutes.
Total Estimated Burden: 1,933,333 hours per year.
The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Emergency approval of this collection was granted by OMB January 13, 2005. The approval is valid until June 30, 2005.
Comments should be directed to the State Department Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20530, who may be reached on (202) 395 4718.
During the first 60 days of this same period a regular review of
this information collection is also being undertaken. Comments are
encouraged and will be accepted until 60 days from the date that this
notice is published in the Federal Register. The agency requests
written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies
concerning the proposed collection of information. Your comments are being solicited to permit the agency to:
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Public comments, or requests for
additional information, regarding the collection listed in this notice
should be directed to Margaret A. Dickson, U.S. Department of State,
Office of Field Operations, 2100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 3rd Floor, Washington, DC 20037, who may be reached on (202) 6632460.
Dated: December 9, 2004.
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Service, Acting, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State.
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