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AGENCY:

Overseas Private Investment Corporation.

ACTION:

Request for comments.

SUMMARY:

Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), agencies are required to publish a Notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the Agency is preparing an information collection request for OMB review and approval and to request public review and comment on the submission. Comments are being solicited on the need for the information, its practical utility, the accuracy of the Agency's burden estimate, and on ways to minimize the reporting burden, including automated collection techniques and uses of other forms of technology. The proposed form under review is summarized below.

DATES:

Comments must be received within 60 days of publication of this Notice.

ADDRESSES:

Copies of the subject form and the request for review prepared for submission to OMB may be obtained from the Agency Submitting Officer. Comments on the form should be submitted to the Agency Submitting Officer.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

OPIC Agency Submitting Officer: Carol Brock, Records Manager, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, 1100 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20527; 202/336-8563.

Summary of Form Under Review

Type of Request: Form Amendment.

Title: Application for Political Risk Investment Insurance.

Form Number: OPIC-52.

Frequency of Use: Once per investor, per project.

Type of Respondents: Business or other institutions.

Standard Industrial Classification Codes: All.

Description of Affected Public: U.S. companies investing overseas.

Reporting Hours: 61/2 hours per project.

Number of Responses: 150 per year.

Federal Cost: $24,300 per year.

Authority for Information Collection: Sections 231 and 234(a) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.

Abstract (Needs and Uses): The OPIC 52 form is the principal document used by OPIC to determine the investor's and the project's eligibility, assess the environmental impact and development effects of the project, measure the economic effects for the United States and the host country economy, and collect information for underwriting analysis.

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Dated: December 6, 2001.

Rumu Sarkar,

Assistant General Counsel, Administrative Affairs, Department of Legal Affairs.

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[FR Doc. 01-30657 Filed 12-11-01; 8:45 am]

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