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H.R. 6113 (110th): Paperwork Assistance Act


The text of the bill below is as of Jul 28, 2008 (Reported by House Committee).


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Union Calendar No. 500

110th CONGRESS

2d Session

H. R. 6113

[Report No. 110–

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

May 21, 2008

introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform

July 28, 2008

Additional sponsors: Ms. Foxx, Ms. Giffords, Mr. Johnson of Georgia, Mr. Cohen, and Ms. Hirono

July 28, 2008

Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed

Strike out all after the enacting clause and insert the part printed in italic

A BILL

To amend title 44, United States Code, to require each agency to include a contact telephone number in its collection of information.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the Paperwork Assistance Act.

2.

Agency contact information requirement

Section 3506(c)(1)(B)(iii) of title 44, United States Code, is amended—

(1)

in subclause (IV) by striking and at the end; and

(2)

by adding at the end the following:

(VI)

contact information for the agency, including a website and a telephone number, by which a person may obtain a specific contact person responsible for answering questions about the information collection and other information to assist in responding to the information collection; and

.

3.

Report by the Office of Management and Budget

The Director of the Office of Management and Budget shall include in the report required by section 3514(a)(1)(B) of title 44, United States Code, covering fiscal year 2010 the following:

(1)

The status of implementation by agencies of the requirement in section 3506(c)(1)(B)(iii)(VI) of such title 44, as added by section 2 of this Act.

(2)

A description of how each agency has responded to complaints made to the agency related to the agency’s compliance with such requirement.

4.

Effective date

The amendment made by section 2 shall apply to new or revised collections of information approved by the Director of the Office of Management and Budget beginning 1 year after the date of enactment of this Act.

Amend the title so as to read: A bill to amend title 44, United States Code, to require each agency to include contact information for the agency in its collection of information..

July 28, 2008

Reported with amendments, committed to the Committee of the Whole House on the State of the Union, and ordered to be printed