[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 145 (Monday, July 29, 2013)]
[Page 45569]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-18150]




Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: NARA is giving public notice that the agency proposes to 
request use of two forms to obtain authorization from customers of the 
Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) to make inquiries on 
their behalf and to release information and records related to their 
Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act requests/appeals. The public is 
invited to comment on the proposed information collection pursuant to 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before September 27, 
2013 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent to: Paperwork Reduction Act Comments 
(ISSD), Room 4400, National Archives and Records Administration, 8601 
Adelphi Rd, College Park, MD 20740-6001; or faxed to 301-713-7409; or 
electronically mailed to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the proposed information collection and supporting statement 
should be directed to Tamee Fechhelm at telephone number 301-837-1694, 
or fax number 301-713-7409.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (Pub. L. 104-13), NARA invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on proposed information collections. The 
comments and suggestions should address one or more of the following 
points: (a) whether the proposed information collection is necessary 
for the proper performance of the functions of NARA; (b) the accuracy 
of NARA's estimate of the burden of the proposed information 
collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including the use of 
information technology; and (e) whether small businesses are affected 
by this collection. The comments that are submitted will be summarized 
and included in the NARA request for Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In 
this notice, NARA is soliciting comments concerning the following 
information collection:
    Title: Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request for Assistance and 
    OMB number: 3095-0068.
    Agency form number: NA Forms 10003 and 10004.
    Type of review: Regular.
    Affected public: Individuals or households, Business or other for-
profit, Not-for-profit institutions, and Federal Government.
    Estimated number of respondents: 600.
    Estimated time per response: 1 minute.
    Frequency of response: On occasion.
    Estimated total annual burden hours: 10 hours.
    Abstract: In order to fulfill its government-wide statutory 
mission, OGIS provides varying types of assistance to its customers, 
which requires communicating with government departments and agencies 
regarding the customer's FOIA/Privacy Act request/appeal. Handling 
requests for OGIS assistance must conform to the legal requirements of 
the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) and the Privacy Act of 1974. 
Authority for the requirements set forth in these forms is also 
contained in 5 U.S.C. 552a(b). OGIS will use the information submitted 
in the proposed forms to provide the requested assistance. Without the 
information submitted in these forms, OGIS would be unable to fulfill 
its mission.

    Dated: July 15, 2013.
Michael L. Wash,
Executive for Information Services/CIO.
[FR Doc. 2013-18150 Filed 7-26-13; 8:45 am]