5 CFR 1320.13 - Emergency processing.
An agency head or the Senior Official, or their designee, may request OMB to authorize emergency processing of submissions of collections of information.
(2) The agency cannot reasonably comply with the normal clearance procedures under this part because:
(iii) The use of normal clearance procedures is reasonably likely to prevent or disrupt the collection of information or is reasonably likely to cause a statutory or court ordered deadline to be missed.
(b) The agency shall state the time period within which OMB should approve or disapprove the collection of information.
(c) The agency shall submit information indicating that it has taken all practicable steps to consult with interested agencies and members of the public in order to minimize the burden of the collection of information.
(d) The agency shall set forth in theFederal Register notice prescribed by § 1320.5(a)(1)(iv), unless waived or modified under this section, a statement that it is requesting emergency processing, and the time period stated under paragraph (b) of this section.
(e) OMB shall approve or disapprove each such submission within the time period stated under paragraph (b) of this section, provided that such time period is consistent with the purposes of this Act.
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