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Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request

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NARA is giving public notice that the agency proposes to request use of a new information collection. This information collection is an order form for registrants or other authorized individuals to request information from or copies of Selective Service System (SSS) records. The public is invited to comment on the proposed information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.


Written comments must be received on or before April 16, 2012 to be assured of consideration.


Comments should be sent to: Paperwork Reduction Act Comments (NHP), Room 4400, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 Adelphi Rd, College Park, MD 20740-6001; or faxed to (301) 713-7409; or electronically mailed to


Requests for additional information or copies of the proposed information collections and supporting statements should be directed to Tamee Fechhelm at telephone number (301) 837-1694, or fax number (301) 713-7409.


Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13), NARA invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed information collections. The comments and suggestions should address one or more of the following points: (a) Whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NARA; (b) the accuracy of NARA's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on all respondents, including the use of information technology; and (e) whether small businesses are affected by this collection. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the NARA request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this notice, NARA is soliciting comments concerning the following information collections:

Title: Selective Service Record Request.

OMB number: 3095-00XX.

Agency form numbers: NA Form 13172.

Type of review: Regular.

Affected public: Individuals or households.

Estimated number of respondents: 3,200.

Estimated time per response: 2 minutes.

Frequency of response: On occasion.

Estimated total annual burden hours: 107.

Abstract: The National Personnel Records Center (NPRC) of the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) administers the Selective Service System (SSS) records. The SSS records contain both classification records and registration cards of registrants born before January 1, 1960. When registrants or other authorized individuals request information from or copies of SSS records they must provide on forms or letters certain information about the registrant and the nature of the request. Requestors use NA Form 13172, Selective Service Record Request to obtain information from SSS records stored at NARA facilities.

Dated: February 6, 2012.

Michael L. Wash,

Executive for Information Services/CIO.

[FR Doc. 2012-3494 Filed 2-14-12; 8:45 am]