[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 124 (Friday, June 27, 2014)]
[Pages 36571-36572]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-15168]



[Public Notice 8783]

30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: J-1 Waiver 
Recommendation Application

ACTION: Notice of request for public comment and submission to OMB of 
proposed collection of information.


SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the information 
collection described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for approval. 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 
30 days for public comment.

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DATES: Submit comments directly to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) up to July 28, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following 
     Email: [email protected]. You must include the 
DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control 
number in the subject line of your message.
     Fax: 202-395-5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department 
of State.

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, Sydney Taylor, who may be reached at [email protected].

     Title of Information Collection: 1405-0135.
     OMB Control Number: Extension of a currently approved 
     Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved 
     Originating Office: CA/VO/L/R.
     Form Number: DS-3035.
     Respondents: J-1 visa holders applying for a waiver of the 
two-year foreign residence requirement.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,087.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 6,087.
     Average Time per Response: 1 hour.
     Total Estimated Burden Time: 6,087 hours.
     Frequency: On occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Required to obtain or retain a 
    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: Form DS-3035 is used to determine 
the eligibility of a J-1 visa holder for a waiver of the two-year 
foreign residence requirement.
    Methodology: Applicants will complete the DS-3035 online at 
travel.state.gov. Applicant's information will be downloaded into a 
barcode, and then be immediately issued a waiver case number and 
further instructions. Next, applicants must print their online form 
with the barcode. After the form is completed and printed out, 
applicants must mail their waiver application and fee payment to: U.S. 
Department of State, Waiver Review Division, P.O. Box 952136, St. 
Louis, MO 63101-2137.

    Dated: June 9, 2014.
Don Heflin,
Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, 
Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2014-15168 Filed 6-26-14; 8:45 am]