[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 131 (Friday, July 8, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Page 40386]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-17125]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services


Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I-905, Extension 
of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I-
905, Application for Authorization to Issue Certification for Health 
Care Workers and Related Requirements.

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    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously 
published in the Federal Register on April 12, 2011, at 76 FR 20362, 
allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS received one comment 
after publishing this notice.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
August 8, 2011. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), and to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS Desk 
Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory 
Products Division, Clearance Officer, 20 Massachusetts Avenue, 
Washington, DC 20529-2020. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via 
facsimile to 202-272-0997 or via e-mail at uscisfrcomment@dhs.gov, and 
to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202-395-5806 or via e-
mail at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov.
    When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB 
Control Number 1615-0086 in the subject box. Written comments and 
suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or 
more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed 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 proposed 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 or 
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 and Related Requirements.
    (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 brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. This form 
will be used by USCIS to permit an organization to apply for 
authorization to 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.
    Applications: 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 have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the 
information collection instrument, please visit the USCIS Web site at: 
http://www.regulations.gov/.
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
20 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2020, telephone 
number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: July 1, 2011.
Evadne Hagigal,
Acting Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive 
Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of 
Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2011-17125 Filed 7-7-11; 8:45 am]
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