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Proposed Collection of Information: Claim for Lost, Stolen, or Destroyed U.S. Savings Bonds and Supplemental Statement for U.S. Securities

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Notice and request for comments.


The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Claim For Lost, Stolen, or Destroyed U.S. Savings Bonds and Supplemental Statement For U.S. Securities.


Written comments should be received on or before October 1, 2018 to be assured of consideration.


Direct all written comments and requests for additional information to Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Bruce A. Sharp, Room #4006-A, PO Box 1328, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, or

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Title: Claim For Lost, Stolen, or Destroyed U.S. Savings Bonds and Supplemental Statement For U.S. Securities.

OMB Number: 1530-0021.

Form Number: FS Form 1048 and FS Form 2243.

Abstract: The information is requested to issue owners substitute securities or payment in lieu of lost, stolen or destroyed securities.

Current Actions: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Type of Review: Regular.

Affected Public: Individuals or Households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 140,000.

Estimated Time per Respondent: 20 minutes for FS Form 1048, and 5 minutes for FS Form 2243.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 44,166 hours.

Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (5) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.

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Dated: July 27, 2018.

Bruce A. Sharp,

Bureau Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2018-16443 Filed 7-31-18; 8:45 am]