[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 250 (Thursday, December 31, 2009)]
[Pages 69354-69355]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-31056]



U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

Agency Information Collection Activities: Form G-1145; Extension 
of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Form G-
1145, E-Notification of Application/Petition Acceptance; OMB Control 
No. 1615-0109.


    The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. The information collection was previously published in the 
Federal Register on October 16, 2009, at 74 FR 53284, allowing for a 
60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until 
February 1, 2010. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained 
in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and 
associated response time, should be directed to the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS), and to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS Desk 
Officer. Comments may be

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submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Clearance 
Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2210. 
Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202-272-8352 or 
via e-mail at [email protected], and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via 
facsimile at 202-395-5806 or via e-mail at [email protected].
    When submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure to add OMB 
Control No. 1615-0109 in the subject box. Written comments and 
suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or 
more of the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Overview of This Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing 
information collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: E-Notification of Application/
Petition Acceptance.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form G-1145; 
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. If an 
applicant or petitioner wants to be notified via e-mail and/or text 
message on their cell phone that their application or petition has been 
accepted, they are requested to provide their e-mail address and/or 
cell phone number on Form G-1145, and attach the form to the 
application or petition.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 1,000,000 
responses at 3 minutes (.05) per response.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 50,000 annual burden hours.
    If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please 
visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov[sol].
    We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 
111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529-2210, Telephone 
number 202-272-8377.

    Dated: December 28, 2009.
Stephen Tarragon,
Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and 
Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. E9-31056 Filed 12-30-09; 8:45 am]