Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
Request for comments.
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 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, the accuracy of the Agency's burden estimate; the quality, practical utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and on ways to minimize the reporting burden, including automated collection techniques and uses of other forms of technology. The proposed form, OMB control number 3420-0004, under review is summarized below.
Comments must be received within 60 calendar days of publication of this Notice.
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.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:Start Printed Page 34713
OPIC Agency Submitting Officer
Bruce I. Campbell, 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 Renewal.
Title: Project Information Report.
Form Number: OPIC 71.
Frequency of Use: No more than once per contract.
Type of Respondents: Business or other institutions (except farms).
Description of Affected Public: U.S. companies investing overseas.
Reporting Hours: 40 hours per project.
Number of Responses: 30 per year.
Federal Cost: $2781.00.
Authority for Information Collection: Title 22 U.S.C. 2191(k)(2) and 2199(h) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.
Abstract (Needs and Uses): The project information report is necessary to elicit and record the information on the developmental, environmental, and U.S. economic effects of OPIC-assisted projects. The information will be used by OPIC's staff and management solely as a basis for monitoring these projects, and reporting the results in aggregate form, as required by Congress.Start Signature
Dated: June 16, 2004.
Senior Counsel, Administrative Affairs, Department of Legal Affairs.
[FR Doc. 04-14055 Filed 6-21-04; 8:45 am]
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