Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
ACTION:Request for Comments.
Under the provision 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; 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 under review, OMB control number 3420-0019, 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:
OPIC Agency Submitting Officer: Bruce I. Campbell, Records Management Officer, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, 1100 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20527; (202) 336-8563.
Summary Form Under Review
Type of Request: Revised form.
Title: Self Monitoring Questionnaire for Insurance & Finance Projects.
Form Number: OPIC-162.
Frequency of Use: Annually for duration of project.
Type of Respondents: Business or other institution (except farms); individuals.
Description of Affected Public: U.S. companies or citizens investing overseas.
Reporting Hours: 8.5 hours per project.
Number of Responses: 230 per year.
Federal Costs: $15,718.
Authority for Information Collection: Sections 231, 234(a), 239(d), and 240A of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.
Abstract (Needs and Uses): The questionnaire is completed by OPIC-assisted investors annually. The questionnaire allows OPIC's assessment of effects of OPIC-assisted projects on the U.S. economy and employment, as well as on the environment and economic development abroad.Start Signature
Dated: September 20, 2004.
Senior Counsel, Administrative Affairs, Department of Legal Affairs.
[FR Doc. 04-21356 Filed 9-22-04; 8:45 am]
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