Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, Army Headquarters Services (OAA-AHS) DoD.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 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 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 information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Consideration will be given to all comments received by April 28, 2015.
You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http://Start Printed Page 10670www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.
Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at http://www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, Logistics Services Washington, Travel Services Division, 9301 Chapek Road, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060, ATTN: Ms. Nicole Jungermann, LSW, at (703) 545-0376.
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Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Department of Defense (DoD) Passport and Passport Agent Services, Authorization to apply for “No-Fee” Passport and/or request for Visa, DD Form 1056, 0702-XXXX.
Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to obtain and record the personally identifiable information of official passport and/or visa applicants. This information is used to process, track, and verify no-fee passport and visa applications and requests for additional visa pages and Status of Forces Agreement (SOFA) endorsements.
Affected Public: Individuals or Households and Federal Government.
Annual Burden Hours: 175,000.
Number of Respondents: 175,000.
Responses per Respondent: 1.
Average Burden per Response: 60 minutes.
Frequency: On occasion
Respondents are DoD civilian and military personnel and eligible accompanying family members traveling on official government orders to a country requiring a no-fee passport and/or visa. Authorization to apply for a no-fee passport is granted to those who can verify U.S. citizenship and legitimate official travel needs. Authorization to request a visa may also be granted to non-U.S. citizen family members, whose names are listed on the sponsor's official travel orders. The information collected on this form is shared with the Department of State (DoS) and the designated foreign embassies.
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Dated: February 23, 2015.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2015-04076 Filed 2-26-15; 8:45 am]
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