Federal Register: October 27, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 206)
DOCID: fr27oc09-112 FR Doc E9-25823
DEPARTMENT OF STATE
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information.
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: DS-4024, DS- 4024e, American Citizens Services Internet Based Registration Service (IBRS), OMB No. 1405-0152
DATES: Submit comments to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for up to 30 days from October 27, 2009.
The Department of State has submitted the following
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget
(OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
Abstract of proposed collection: The American Citizens Services Internet Based Registration Service (IBRS) makes it possible for U.S. nationals to register online from anywhere in the world. In the event of a family emergency, natural disaster, countryspecific notice or international crisis, U.S. embassies and consulates rely on this registration information to provide critical information and assistance to them.
Methodology: 99% of responses are received via electronic
submission on the Internet. The service is available on the Department
of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs web site http://travel.state.gov
at https://travelregistration.state.gov/ibrs/. The paper version of the
collection permits respondents who do not have Internet access to
provide the information to the U.S. embassy or consulate by fax, mail or in person.
Dated: August 28, 2009.
Mary Ellen Hickey,
Managing Director, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E925823 Filed 102609; 8:45 am]
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
You may obtain copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents from Derek A. Rivers, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/OCS/PRI), U.S. Department of State, SA29, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20520, who may be reached on (202) 7369082 or ASKPRI@state.gov.