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Download as PDF 3738 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 16 / Wednesday, January 26, 2005 / Notices Conclusion After careful review of the additional facts obtained on reconsideration, I conclude that the requirements of Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, have been met for workers at the subject firm. In accordance with the provisions of the Act, I make the following certification: ‘‘All workers of Union Wadding Company, Pawtucket, Rhode Island, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after November 9, 2003 through December 16, 2006, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, and are also eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974.’’ Signed in Washington, DC, this 12th day of January 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–273 Filed 1–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the ‘‘Current Population Survey (CPS) Volunteer Supplement.’’ A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section of this notice on or before March 28, 2005. SUMMARY: VerDate jul<14>2003 19:33 Jan 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 Send comments to Amy A. Hobby, BLS Clearance Officer, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Room 4080, 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE., Washington, DC 20212, telephone number 202–691–7628. (This is not a toll free number.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy A. Hobby, BLS Clearance Officer, telephone number 202–691–7628. (See ADDRESSES section.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Background The September 2005 CPS Volunteer Supplement will be conducted at the request of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and USA Freedom Corps. The Volunteer Supplement will provide information on the total number of individuals in the U.S. involved in unpaid volunteer activities, measures of the frequency or intensity with which individuals volunteer, types of organizations that facilitate volunteerism, activities in which volunteers participate, and reasons why former volunteers no longer do volunteer work. Because the Volunteer Supplement is part of the CPS, the same detailed demographic information collected in the CPS will be available on respondents to the Supplement. Comparisons of volunteer activities will be possible across characteristics such as sex, race, age, and educational attainment of the respondent. It is intended that the Supplement will be conducted annually, if resources permit, in order to gauge changes in volunteerism. II. Current Action Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for the CPS Volunteer Supplement. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Title: CPS Volunteer Supplement. OMB Number: 1220–0176. Affected Public: Households. Total Respondents: 58,000. Frequency: Annually. Total Responses: 112,000 Average Time Per Response: 4 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 7,467 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $0. III. Desired Focus of Comments The Bureau of Labor Statistics is particularly interested in comments that: PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • 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; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • 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 submissions of responses. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they also will become a matter of public record. Signed at Washington, DC, this 12th day of January, 2005. Cathy Kazanowski, Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. [FR Doc. 05–1379 Filed 1–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Copyright Office [Docket No. 2005–2 CARP CRA] Adjustment of Cable Statutory License Royalty Rates Copyright Office, Library of Congress. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Copyright Office of the Library of Congress is requesting comment as to whether the 2005 cable statutory license rate adjustment proceeding should take place under the auspices of the Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel (‘‘CARP’’) system or the new Copyright Royalty Judge (‘‘CRJ’’) system. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 16 (Wednesday, January 26, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Page 3738]
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[FR Doc No: 05-1379]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to 
ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. 
Currently, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments 
concerning the proposed extension of the ``Current Population Survey 
(CPS) Volunteer Supplement.'' A copy of the proposed information 
collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual 
listed below in the addresses section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addresses section of this notice on or before March 28, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Amy A. Hobby, BLS Clearance Officer, 
Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Room 4080, 
2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE., Washington, DC 20212, telephone number 
202-691-7628. (This is not a toll free number.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy A. Hobby, BLS Clearance Officer, 
telephone number 202-691-7628. (See ADDRESSES section.)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The September 2005 CPS Volunteer Supplement will be conducted at 
the request of the Corporation for National and Community Service, and 
USA Freedom Corps. The Volunteer Supplement will provide information on 
the total number of individuals in the U.S. involved in unpaid 
volunteer activities, measures of the frequency or intensity with which 
individuals volunteer, types of organizations that facilitate 
volunteerism, activities in which volunteers participate, and reasons 
why former volunteers no longer do volunteer work.
    Because the Volunteer Supplement is part of the CPS, the same 
detailed demographic information collected in the CPS will be available 
on respondents to the Supplement. Comparisons of volunteer activities 
will be possible across characteristics such as sex, race, age, and 
educational attainment of the respondent. It is intended that the 
Supplement will be conducted annually, if resources permit, in order to 
gauge changes in volunteerism.

II. Current Action

    Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for the 
CPS Volunteer Supplement.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Title: CPS Volunteer Supplement.
    OMB Number: 1220-0176.
    Affected Public: Households.
    Total Respondents: 58,000.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Total Responses: 112,000
    Average Time Per Response: 4 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 7,467 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $0.

III. Desired Focus of Comments

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics is particularly interested in 
comments that:
     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;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     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 submissions of responses.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they also will become a 
matter of public record.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 12th day of January, 2005.
Cathy Kazanowski,
Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
[FR Doc. 05-1379 Filed 1-25-05; 8:45 am]
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