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43498 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

143 / Wednesday, July 27, 2005 / Notices

DEPARTMENT OF STATE for copies of the proposed information Committee on Private International Law
collection and supporting documents, to (ACPIL) from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.,
[Public Notice 5141]
Charles Robertson of the Office of Visa Wednesday, August 3, 2005 in
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Services, U.S. Department of State, 2401 Cincinnati, Ohio. This meeting is taking
Collection: Form DS–157, E St. NW., L–603, Washington, DC place during the annual meeting of the
Supplemental Nonimmigrant Visa 20522, who may be reached at 202–663– National Child Support Enforcement
Application, OMB Control Number 3969 or Association (NCSEA). The meeting will
1405–0134 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are be held in Room 211 North, Cinergy
soliciting public comments to permit Center (Cincinnati Convention Center),
ACTION:Notice of request for public the Department to: 55 W. 5th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
comment and submission to OMB of • Evaluate whether the proposed 45202.
proposed collection of information. information collection is necessary to The purpose of the meeting is to seek
properly perform our functions. input from the public to assist the
SUMMARY: The Department of State has • Evaluate the accuracy of our Department of State and the Office of
submitted the following information estimate of the burden of the proposed Child Support Enforcement of the
collection request to the Office of collection, including the validity of the Department of Health and Human
Management and Budget (OMB) for methodology and assumptions used. Services in preparing for the next
approval in accordance with the • Enhance the quality, utility, and negotiating session of a new worldwide
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. clarity of the information to be convention for the reciprocal
• Title of Information Collection: collected. enforcement of child support
Supplemental Nonimmigrant Visa • Minimize the reporting burden on obligations. The most current working
Application. those who are to respond, including the draft of the convention can be found on
• OMB Control Number: 1405–0134. use of automated collection techniques the OCSE Web site: http://www.acf.hhs.
• Type of Request: Extension of a or other forms of technology. gov/programs/cse/international/index.
Currently Approved Collection. Abstract of proposed collection: html.
• Originating Office: CA/VO. Department of State consular officers Some of the topics on the agenda will
• Form Number: DS–157. use Form DS–157 (Supplemental be:
• Respondents: All nonimmigrant Nonimmigrant Visa Application) in —How should the new convention
visa applicants. conjunction with Form DS–156 handle modification of child support
• Estimated Number of Respondents: (Nonimmigrant Visa Application, OMB orders?
7,000,000 per year. # 1405–0018) to fulfill the legal —How should the new convention deal
• Estimated Number of Responses: requirements for aliens to apply for a with the issue of costs of services,
7,000,000 per year. nonimmigrant visa. The supplemental both administrative and legal?
• Average Hours Per Response: 1 information requested on the form is —What should the minimum required
hour. limited to that which is necessary for services and the minimum level of
• Total Estimated Burden: 7,000,000 consular officers to determine efficiently services be under the new
hours per year. the eligibility and classification of aliens convention? How can these
• Frequency: Once per respondent. obligations be effectively enforced?
seeking nonimmigrant visas to the
• Obligation to Respond: Required to
United States. Dated: July 14, 2005.
Obtain or Retain a Benefit.
Methodology Mary Helen Carson,
DATES: Submit comments to the Office
of Management and Budget (OMB) for Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Assistant Legal
Form DS–157 will be submitted via Adviser for Private International Law,
up to 30 days from July 27, 2005. mail or fax to U.S. embassies and Department of State.
ADDRESSES: Direct comments and consulates overseas. A fillable version of [FR Doc. 05–14868 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am]
questions to Katherine Astrich, the the form is available online.
Department of State Desk Officer in the Dated: July 6, 2005.
Office of Information and Regulatory Janice L. Jacobs,
Affairs at the Office of Management and DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Visa
Budget (OMB), who may be reached at Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs,
202–395–4718. You may submit [Delegation of Authority No. 282]
Department of State.
comments by any of the following [FR Doc. 05–14867 Filed 7–26–05; 8:45 am]
methods: Delegation by the Secretary of State to
• E-mail:
BILLING CODE 4710–06–P the Legal Adviser and the Deputy Legal Advisers of Authority To Refer
You must include the DS form number, Claims
information collection title, and OMB By virtue of the authority vested in
control number in the subject line of [Public Notice 5142] me as Secretary of State by the laws of
your message. the United States, including Section 1 of
• Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM Advisory Committee on Private
International Law Meeting Notice: the State Department Basic Authorities
submissions): Office of Information and Act of 1956, as amended (22 U.S.C.
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Meeting of the Study Group on
International Child Support To Discuss 2651a), I hereby delegate to the Legal
Management and Budget, 725 17th Adviser and the Deputy Legal Advisers
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. the Draft Hague Convention on the
International Recovery of Child the function vested in the Secretary of
• Fax: 202–395–6974. State by 22 U.S.C. 1623(a)(1)(C), which
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: relates to the referral to the Foreign
Direct requests for additional There will be a meeting of the Study Claims Settlement Commission of
information regarding the collections Group on International Child Support of categories of claims against foreign
listed in this notice, including requests the Secretary of State’s Advisory governments.

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