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 has prepared an information collection request for OMB review and approval and has requested 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 ways to minimize the reporting burden, including automated collection techniques and uses of other forms of technology. The proposed form under review, OPIC form 247, is summarized below: this is a new collection.
Comments must be received by May 27, 2011.
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:
Agency Submitting Officer: Essie Bryant, Records Management Officer, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, 1100 New York Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20527; (202) 336-8563.
Summary of Form Under Review:
Type of Request: New Form.
Title: Application for Political Risk Insurance.
Form Number: OPIC-247.
Frequency of Use: Once per investor per project.
Type of Respondents: Business or other institution (except farms); individuals.
Standard Industrial Classification Code: All.
Description of Affected Public: U.S. companies or citizens investing overseas.Start Printed Page 17164
Reporting Hours: 2 hours per project.
Number of Responses: 50 per year.
Federal Cost: $5,000.
Authority for Information Collection: Section 231 and 234(b) and (c) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.
Abstract (Needs and Uses): The OPIC form-247 is the document used by OPIC to determine investor's and project eligibility for political risk insurance when used in conjunction with a complete application for OPIC financing.Start Signature
Dated: March 18, 2011.
Administrative Counsel, Department of Legal Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2011-6928 Filed 3-25-11; 8:45 am]
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