The Genealogy Program is necessary to
provide a more timely response to requests for genealogical and
historical records. Form G-1041 is provided as a convenient means
for persons to provide data necessary to perform a search of
historical agency indices. Form G-1041A provides a convenient means
for persons to identify a particular record desired under the
Genealogy Program. The forms provide rapid identification of such
requests and ensures expeditious handling. Persons such as
researchers, historians, and social scientists seeking ancestry
information for genealogical, family history and heir location
purposes will use Forms G-1041 and G-1041A.
There has been an increase of
5,299 burden hours associated with this information collection.
This is related to an increase in the estimated number of
respondents that will avail themselves to requesting historical
records. There is also an increase of $88,860 for this information
collection. This is attributable to the increase in the number of
respondents multiplied by the fee charge.