Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.
Notice and request for comments.
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the Office of Start Printed Page 769Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning OFAC's Cuban Remittance Affidavit information collection.
Written comments should be received on or before March 8, 2002 to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to David W. Mills, Chief, Policy Planning & Program Management Division, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Annex—2d Floor, Washington, DC 20220.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information about the filings or procedures should be directed to David W. Mills, Chief, Policy Planning & Program Management Division, Office of Foreign Assets Control, or Barbara C. Hammerle, Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Annex—2d Floor, Washington, DC 20220.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Cuban Remittance Affidavit.
OMB Number: 1505-0167.
Abstract: The information is required of persons subject to the jurisdiction of the United States who make remittance to persons in Cuba pursuant to § 515.570 of the Cuban Assets Controls, 31 CFR part 515. The information will be used by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury (“OFAC”) to monitor compliance with regulations governing family and emigration remittance.
Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the notice at this time.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000,000 filers per quarter, each filing four times a year.
Estimated Time Per Respondents: 60 seconds per form, with four filed annually per person.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 66,667, assuming each filer files four times a year.
The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice:
An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid Office of Management and Budget (“OMB”) control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained for five years.
Request for Comments
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of service to provide information.Start Signature
David W. Mills,
Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
[FR Doc. 02-290 Filed 1-4-02; 8:45 am]
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