The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
Consideration will be given to all comments received by April 5, 2004.
Title, Form, and OMB Number: Application for Department of Defense Common Access Card—DEERS Enrollment; DD Form 1172-2; OMB Number 0704-0415.
Type of Request: Extension.
Number of Respondents: 300,000.
Responses Per Respondent: 1.
Annual Responses: 300,000.
Average Burden Per Response: 20 minutes.
Annual Burden Hours: 100,000.
Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement is needed to obtain the necessary data to establish eligibility for the DoD Common Access Card for those individuals not pre-enrolled in the Defense Eligibility Enrollment System (DEERS), and to maintain a centralized database of eligible individuals. This information is used to establish eligibility for the DoD Common Access Card for individuals either employed by or associated with the Department of Defense; is used to control access to DoD facilities and systems; and it provides a source of data for demographic reports and mobilization dependent support.
Affected Public: Individuals and households.
Frequency: On occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jacqueline Zeiher.
Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Zeiher at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.
DOD Clearance Officer: Mr. Robert Cushing.
Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Cushing WHS/ESCD, 1225 Jefferson Davis Highway, Suite 504, Arlington, VA 22202-4302.Start Signature
Dated: February 27, 2004.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 04-4890 Filed 3-4-04; 8:45 am]
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