[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 130 (Monday, July 8, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40820-40821]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16335]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 8374]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Exchange 
Programs Alumni Web Site Registration

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. 
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 60 days for 
public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES:  The Department will accept comments from the public up to 
September 6, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Web: Persons with access to the Internet may use the 
Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) to comment on this notice by 
going to www.Regulations.gov. You can search for the document by 
entering ``Public

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     Email: suhch@state.gov
     Mail: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs; U.S. 
Department of State; SA-5, Room C2-C20; Washington, DC 20522-0503
    You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information 
collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence.

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 Chang Suh, Alumni Outreach Specialist, Bureau 
of Educational and Cultural Affairs; U.S. Department of State; SA-5, 
Room C2-C20; Washington, DC 20522-0503, who may be reached on 202-632-
6183 or at SuhCH@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
     Title of Information Collection: Exchange Programs Alumni 
Web site Registration
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0192
     Type of Request: Extension of an Approved Request
     Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural 
Affairs, ECA/P/A
     Form Number: DS-7006
     Respondents: Exchange program alumni and current 
participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,000
     Estimated Number of Responses: 20,000
     Average Time Per Response: 10 minutes
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 3,333 hours
     Frequency: One time per respondent
     Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain a 
Benefit
    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.
    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 International Exchange Alumni Web site requires information to 
process users' voluntary request for participation in the International 
Exchange Alumni Web site. Other than contact exchange program 
information, which is required for Web site registration, all other 
information is provided on a voluntary basis. Participants also have 
the option of restricting access to their information.
    Respondents to this registration form are U.S. government-sponsored 
exchange program participants and alumni. Alumni Affairs collects data 
from users to not only verify their status or participation in a 
program, but to help alumni network with one another and aid embassy 
staff in their alumni outreach.
    Methodology:
    Information provided for registration is collected electronically 
via the Alumni Web site, alumni.state.gov.
    Additional Information:
    International Exchange Alumni is a secure, encrypted Web site.

    Dated: July 1, 2013.
Tania Chomiak-Salvi,
Director, Office of Policy and Evaluation, Bureau of Educational and 
Cultural Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2013-16335 Filed 7-5-13; 8:45 am]
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