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30-Day Notice; Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request

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Office of the Secretary, HHS. Start Printed Page 68630

In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency's functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden.

Type of Information Collection Request: Extension.

Title of Information Collection: Application for Waiver of the 2-Year Foreign Residence Requirement of the Exchange Visitor Program.

Form/OMB No.: OS-0990-0001.

Use: The information requested by this form and supplementary information sheets is used by this Department to make a determination, in accordance with its published regulations, as to whether or not to request from the Department of State, a waiver of the two-year foreign residence requirement for applicants in the United States on a J-I visa.

Frequency: Reporting Single time.

Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.

Annual Number of Respondents: 250.

Total Annual Responses: 250.

Average Burden Per Response: 10 hrs.

Total Annual Hours: 2500.

To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, e-mail your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and OS document identifier, to Sherette.funncoleman@hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 690-6162. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be received within 30 days of this notice directly to the Desk Officer at the address below:

OMB Desk Officer: John Kraemer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, Attention: (OMB #0990-0001), New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington DC 20503.

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Dated: November 14, 2006.

Alice Bettencourt,

Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. E6-19741 Filed 11-22-06; 8:45 am]

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