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Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request

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Office of the Secretary, HHS.

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.

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, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 690-5683. Send written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections within 30 days of this notice directly to the OS OMB Desk Officer; faxed to OMB at 202-395-5806.

Proposed Project: Application for Waiver of the 2-Year Foreign Residence Requirement of the Exchange Visitor Waiver Program, OMB No. 0990-0001—Reinstatement without change, Office of the Secretary, Office of Global Health Affairs.

Abstract: The Office of Global Health Affairs is requesting an extension on a previous approved collection OMB # 0990-0001—Application for Waiver of the 2-Year Foreign Residence Requirement of the Exchange Visitor Waiver Program. The form and supplementary information sheets are used by this Department to make 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-1 visa. The affected public is business for profit, not-for profit institutions, Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal Government.

Estimated Annualized Burden Table

FormsType of respondentNumber of respondentsNumber of responses per respondentAverage burden (in hours) per responseTotal burden hours
HHS-426Research Applications1501101,500
HHS-426Clinical Care Research50110500
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Seleda Perryman,

Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction Act Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2010-15803 Filed 6-29-10; 8:45 am]