Department of State.
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. Comments should be submitted to OMB within 30 days of the publication of this notice.
The following summarizes the information collection proposal submitted to OMB:
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Originating Office: Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizen Service, Office of Children's Issues, CA/OCS/CI
Title of Information Collection: Application for Assistance Under The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction.
Frequency: On occasion.
Form Number: DS-3013.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
Average Hours Per Response: 1.
Total Estimated Burden: 500 hours.
Public comments are being solicited to permit the agency to:
- Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility.
- Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. Start Printed Page 49837
- Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected.
- Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Copies of the proposed information collection and supporting documents may be obtained from Office of Children's Issues, CA/OCS/CI, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20520-4818, 202-312-9700. Public comments and questions 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 202-395-3897.Start Signature
Dated: August 8, 2003.
Dianne M. Andruch,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs,
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