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PUBLIC K^W 104-13—MAY 22, 1995 109 STAT. 173 "(B) ensure that each information collection— "(i) is inventoried, displays a control number and, if appropriate, an expiration date; "(ii) indicates the collection is in accordance with the clearance requirements of section 3507; and "(iii) informs the person receiving the collection of information of— "(I) the reasons the information is being collected; "(II) the way such information is to be used; "(III) an estimate, to the extent practicable, of the burden of the collection; "(IV) whether responses to the collection of information are voluntary, required to obtain a benefit, or mandatory; and "(V) the fact that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number; and "(C) assess the information collection burden of proposed legislation affecting the agency; "(2)(A) except as provided under subparagraph (B) or sec- Federal Register, tion 35070"), provide 60-day notice in the Federal Register, publication. and otherwise consult with members of the public and affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of information, to solicit comment to— "(i) evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; "(ii) evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; "(iii) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and "(iv) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and "(B) for any proposed collection of information contained Regulations, in a proposed rule (to be reviewed by the Director under section 3507(d)), provide notice and comment through the notice of proposed rulemaking for the proposed rule and such notice shall have the same purposes specified under subparagraph (A)(i) through (iv); and "(3) certify (and provide a record supporting such certification, including public comments received by the agency) that each collection of information submitted to the Director for review under section 3507— "(A) is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including that the information has practical utility; "(B) is not unnecessarily duplicative of information otherwise reasonably accessible to the agency; "(C) reduces to the extent practicable and appropriate the burden on persons who shall provide information to or for the agency, including with respect to small entities,