Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE
[Public Notice 8147]
30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of proposed collection of information.
The Department of State has submitted the information collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 we are requesting comments on this collection from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this Notice is to allow 30 days for public comment.
Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) up to February 8, 2013.
Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following methods:
For Further Information Contact
Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to Derek A. Rivers, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizens Services (CA/OCS/L), U.S. Department of State, SA-29, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20520 or at CA-OCS-L@state.gov.
We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review.
Abstract of proposed collection: The STEP makes it possible for U.S. nationals to register on-line from anywhere in the world. In the event of a family emergency, natural disaster or international crisis, U.S. embassies and consulates rely on this registration information to provide critical information and assistance to them. Statute 22 U.S.C. 2715 is one of the main legal authorities that deem the usage of this form necessary.
Methodology: 99% of responses are received via electronic submission on the Internet. The service is available on the Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs Web site http://travel.state.gov at https://step.state.gov/step/. The paper version of the collection permits respondents who do not have Internet access to provide the information to the U.S. embassy or consulate by fax, mail or in person.
Dated: December 10, 2012.
Managing Director, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Overseas Citizen Services, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2013-00251 Filed 1-8-13; 8:45 am]
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Date Posted: Jan 9, 2013
RIN: Not Assigned
Federal Register Number: 2013-00251
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