60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information: 1651-0109.
As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Information (CBP Form I-736). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).
Written comments should be received on or before May 29, 2012, to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street NW., 5th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, at 202-325-0265.
CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). The comments should address: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimates of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology; and (e) the annual cost burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (total capital/startup costs and operations and maintenance costs). The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection:
Title: Guam-CNMI Visa Waiver Information.
OMB Number: 1651-0109.
Form Number: CBP Form I-736.
Abstract: Public Law 110-229, which was enacted on May 8, 2008, provides for certain aliens to be exempt from the nonimmigrant visa requirement if seeking entry into Guam or the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) as a visitor for a maximum stay of 45 days, provided that no potential threat exists to the welfare, safety, or security of the United States or its territories. Applicants under this provision are not subject to routine screening process at American Consulates. Upon arrival at a Guam or CNMI Port-of-Entry, each applicant for admission presents a completed I-736 to CBP. CBP Form I-736 is provided for by 8 CFR 212.1(q) and is accessible at: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/cbp_form_i736.pdf.
Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to CBP Form I-736.
Type of Review: Extension (without change).
Affected Public: Individuals.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,560,000.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 129,480.
Dated: March 26, 2012.
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2012-7622 Filed 3-29-12; 8:45 am]
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