Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC).
Notice and 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 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 reporting the burden, including automated collected techniques and uses of other forms of technology.
Comments must be received within 60 calendar-days of publication of this Notice.
Direct comments and requests for copies of the subject form to the Agency Submitting Officer: Essie Bryant, Records Manager, Overseas Private Investment Corporation, 1100 New York Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20527.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Agency Submitting Officer: Essie Bryant, Records Manager, (202) 336-8563.
Summary Form Under Review
Type of Request: New form.
Title: Aligned Capital Investor Screener.
Form Number: OPIC-253.
Frequency of Use: Once per investor.
Type of Respondents: Foundations, non-profit entities; investment fund managers, investment companies; U.S. Government Agencies.
Standard Industrial Classification Codes: All.
Description of Affected Public: U.S. companies interested in making investments in companies investing overseas.
Reporting Hours: 16.5 hours (.33 hours per investor).
Number of Responses: 50 per year.
Federal Cost: $0.
Authority for Information Collection: Sections 231 and 239(d) of the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, as amended.
Abstract (Needs and Uses): The Aligned Capital Investor Screener is a document used to screen potential investors interested in participating in OPIC's Aligned Capital Program and, if they qualify, to place their information into the program. The Aligned Capital Program is a pilot program that OPIC has designed to align development finance with other capital, including philanthropic, socially responsible and impact investment, to enable effective deployment of that capital towards projects in the countries and sectors in which OPIC works. In order to participate, investors must be U.S. entities and meet the additional specified criteria.
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Dated: August 22, 2014.
Administrative Counsel, Administrative Affairs, Department of Legal Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2014-20443 Filed 8-28-14; 8:45 am]
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