[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 30 (Friday, February 13, 1998)]
[Page 7490]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-3664]



[Public Notice No. 2739]

Bureau of Consular Affairs; 30-Day Notice of Information 
Collection; Application for Consular Report of the Death of an American 
Citizen abroad

SUMMARY: The Department of State has submitted the following 
information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. Comments should be submitted to OMB on or before March 16, 1998.
    The following summarizes the information collection proposal 
submitted to OMB:
    Type of Request: Reinstatement, with change, of a previously 
approved collection for which approval has expired.
    Originating Office: The Bureau of Consular Affairs (CA).
    Title of Information Collection: Report of the Death of an American 
Citizen abroad.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Form Number: OF-180.
    Respondents: Survivors, relatives, and estates of deceased American 
citizens who have died abroad.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,500.
    Average Hours Per Response: 60 minutes.
    Total Estimated Burden: 5,500 hours.
    Public comments are being solicited to permit the agency to--
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper performance of the agency functions.
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection.
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected.
     Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of technology.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the proposed information 
collection and supporting documents may be obtained from Charles S. 
Cunningham, Directives Management Branch, Department of State, 
Washington, DC 20520, (202) 647-0596. Interested persons are invited to 
submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the 
proposed form by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: 
OMB, Ms. Victoria Wassmer, (202) 395-5871.

    Dated: February 2, 1998.
Glen H. Johnson,
Acting Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 98-3664 Filed 2-12-98; 8:45 am]