[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 70 (Tuesday, April 12, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20362-20363]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-8682]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-905, Extension 
of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request

Action: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I-
905, Application for Authorization To Issue Certification for Health 
Care Workers; OMB Control No. 1615-0086.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following 
information collection request for review and clearance in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is 
published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. 
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until June 
13, 2011.
    During this 60 day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to 
revise the Form I-905. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I-905 we will 
advise the public when we publish the 30-day notice in the Federal 
Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public 
will then have 30 days to comment on any revisions to the Form I-905.
    Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this 
notice, and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and 
associated response time should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, 
Office of the Executive Secretariat, Clearance Office, 20 Massachusetts 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020. Comments may also be submitted 
to DHS via facsimile to 202-272-0997, or via e-mail at 
rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please add the OMB 
Control Number 1615-0086 in the subject box.

    Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to 
submit comments concerning this information collection. Please do 
not submit requests for individual case status inquiries to this 
address. If you are seeking information about the status of your 
individual case, please check ``My Case Status'' online at: https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National 
Customer Service Center at 1-800-375-5283.

    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should 
address one or more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of 
the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques, 
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other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for authorization to 
Issue Certification for Health Care Workers.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I-905. 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals and households. USCIS 
uses the information provided on Form I-905 to determine whether an 
organization can issue certificates to health care workers.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:
     Request to issue Certificates: 10 responses at 4 hours per 
response.
     Credential Organization: 14,000 responses at 2 hours per 
response.
     Applicants: 14, 000 responses at 1 hour and 40 minutes 
(1.66) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 51,280 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov/.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
Office of the Executive Secretariat, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Room 
5012, Washington, DC 20529-2020, Telephone number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: April 6, 2011.
Stephen Tarragon,
Senior Analyst, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-8682 Filed 4-11-11; 8:45 am]
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