[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 242 (Monday, December 16, 1996)]
[Page 66075]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-31827]



Bureau of the Public Debt; Proposed Collection: Comment Request

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: 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, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A). Currently the Bureau of the Public Debt within the 
Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the 
Application For Payment of United States Savings Bonds/Notes and/or 
Related Checks in an Amount Not Exceeding $1,000 By The Survivor of a 
Deceased Owner Whose Estate is Not Being Administered.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 14, 
1997, to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, 
Vicki S. Thorpe, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Vicki S. 
Thorpe, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 
26106-1328, (304) 480-6553.


    Title: Application for Payment of United States Savings Bonds/Notes 
and/or Related Checks in an Amount Not Exceeding $1,000 by the Survivor 
of a Deceased Owner Whose Estate Is Not Being Administered.
    OMB Number: 1535-0035.
    Form Number: PD F 4881.
    Abstract: The information is requested from the survivors of 
deceased bond owners to apply for proceeds from bonds, or related 
    Current Actions: None.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,965.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 991.

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: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) 
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 (e) estimates 
of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and 
purchase of services to provide information.

    Dated: December 10, 1996.
Vicki S. Thorpe,
Manager, Graphics, Printing and Records Branch.
[FR Doc. 96-31827 Filed 12-13-96; 8:45 am]