Proposed Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations; Petition Form, 33524-33525 [05-11373]

Download as PDF 33524 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 109 / Wednesday, June 8, 2005 / Notices SUMMARY: The Bureau of Land Management Coos Bay District Resource Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet on June 28, 2005, from 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. at the Bureau of Land Management Coos Bay District Office. The Bureau of Land Management Office is located at 1300 Airport Lane in North Bend, Oregon. The purpose of this meeting will be for the orientation of the newly appointed Coos Bay District Resource Advisory Committee, the election of a Chair person, and designation of first and second alternates. There will be an opportunity for the public to address the Coos Bay District Resource Advisory Committee at approximately 10 a.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sue Richardson, Bureau of Land Management Coos Bay District Manager, at (541) 756–0100 or Glenn Harkleroad, District Restoration Coordinator, at (541) 751–4361, or glenn_harkleroad@or.blm.gov. The mailing address for the Bureau of Land Management Coos Bay District Office is 1300 Airport Lane, North Bend, Oregon 97459. Dated: May 31, 2005. Sue E. Richardson, Coos Bay District Manager. [FR Doc. 05–11366 Filed 6–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Minerals Management Service Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Policy Committee; Notice and Agenda for Meeting Minerals Management Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The OCS Policy Committee will meet via teleconference at the Days Hotel and Conference Center at Dulles in Herndon, Virginia. DATES: Wednesday, June 22, 2005, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. eastern standard time. ADDRESSES: The Days Hotel and Conference Center at Dulles, 2200 Centerville Road, Herndon, Virginia 20170, telephone (703) 471–6700. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jeryne Bryant at Minerals Management Service, 381 Elden Street, Mail Stop 4001, Herndon, Virginia 20170–4187. She can be reached by telephone at (703) 787–1211 or by electronic mail at jeryne.bryant@mms.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCS Policy Committee represents the collective viewpoint of coastal States, VerDate jul<14>2003 18:08 Jun 07, 2005 Jkt 205001 local government, the environmental community, industry and other parties involved with the OCS Program. It provides policy advice to the Secretary of the Interior through the Director of the MMS on all aspects of leasing, exploration, development, and protection of OCS resources. At the November 2004 OCS Policy Committee meeting, three subcommittees were established to address alternative energy/uses in the OCS, the 5-Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program, and hard minerals (the Marine Minerals Program). The 5-Year OCS Oil and Gas Leasing Program Subcommittee held its first meeting on May 4, 2005, in Herndon, Virginia. At this meeting, the Subcommittee developed a resolution relative to the next 5-year (2007–2012) OCS oil and gas leasing program. The Hard Minerals Subcommittee held its first meeting on May 5, 2005, in Herndon, Virginia. At this meeting, the Subcommittee developed two resolutions relative to the Minerals Management Service’s sand and gravel program and a proposed Marine Minerals Program Information Transfer Meeting. In compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the resolutions will be presented to the full OCS Policy Committee for consideration. A special meeting of the full OCS Policy Committee has been called to address the resolutions of the 5-Year Oil and Gas Leasing Program and the Hard Minerals Subcommittee. Members have been given the option to participate in person or via teleconference. The meeting is open to the public. Approximately 100 visitors can be accommodated on a first-come-firstserved basis. Upon request, interested parties may make oral or written statements to the OCS Policy Committee. Such requests should be made no later than June 16, 2005, to Jeryne Bryant. Requests to make oral statements should be accompanied by a summary of the statement to be made. Please see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section for address and telephone number. Minutes of the OCS Policy Committee meeting will be available for public inspection and copying at the MMS in Herndon, Virginia. Authority: Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92–463, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 1, and the Office of Management and Budget’s Circular No. A–63, Revised. PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: June 3, 2005. Thomas A. Readinger, Associate Director for Offshore Minerals Management. [FR Doc. 05–11353 Filed 6–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Proposed Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations; Petition Form ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden conducts a preclearance 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. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed below on or before August 8, 2005. ADDRESSES: Tim Sullivan, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Room C–5311, 200 Constitution Avenue, Phone: 202– 693–3708, Fax: 202.693.3584, E-mail sullivan.timothy@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Section 221 (a) of title II, chapter 2 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended by the Trade Act of 2002, authorizes the Secretary of Labor and the Governor of each state to accept petitions for certification of eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance. The petitions may be filed by a group of workers, their certified or recognized union or duly authorized representative, employers of such workers, local OneStop Career Center operators or partners. ETA Form 9042a, Petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, and its Spanish translation, ETA Form 9042a–1, Solicitud De Asistencia Para Ajuste (TAA)y Asistencia Alterna Para Ajuste (ATAA), E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 109 / Wednesday, June 8, 2005 / Notices establish a format that may be used for filing such petitions. Section 246 of the Trade Act requires that the Secretary provide petitioners with an opportunity to apply for ATAA at the time the petition is filed. In addition, this version will be used for the purpose of online filing, as well as submission by fax and mail. II. Review Focus Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed revision of the Petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (formerly Petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance), and is particularly interested in comments which: • 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. III. Current Actions Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Agency: Employment and Training Administration. Title: Petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance, ETA 9042a. OMB Number: 1205–0342. Record Keeping: Respondent is expected to maintain data which support requested data for three years. Affected Public: Individuals or households/Business or other for-profit/ Not-for-profit institutions/Farms/ Federal Government/State, Local or Tribal Government. Burden: 4,100 Responses x 20 minutes = 1,367 hours. VerDate jul<14>2003 18:08 Jun 07, 2005 Jkt 205001 Total Respondents: 4,100. Frequency: On Occasion. Total Responses: 4,100. Average Time Per Response: 20 Minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,367. Total Burden Cost (Capital/Startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (Operating/ Maintaining): $0. 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 will also become a matter of public record. Dated: June 2, 2005. Emily Stover DeRocco, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 05–11373 Filed 6–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Workforce Investment Act; Native American Employment and Training Funding Awards Employment and Training Administration, U.S Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces funding amounts awarded to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Alaska Native entities, Indian-controlled organizations serving Indians, and Native Hawaiian organizations for the purpose of providing employment and training services to Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian individuals. Funding awards are based on formulas defined in the implementing regulations of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) at 20 CFR 668.296(b) for the Comprehensive Services program and 20 CFR 668.440(a) for the Supplemental Youth Services program. Comments and questions regarding these funding awards may be submitted to the Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Office of National Programs, Division of Indian and Native American Programs, Room C–4311, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33525 Washington, DC 20210, Attention: Ms. Athena Brown, 202–693–3737 (voice), 202–693–3818 (fax), e-mail: brown.athena@dol.gov. Mr. Duane Hall, Division of Indian and Native American Programs, (214) 767– 2154 or toll free at 1–800–877–8339 (TTY); speech-to-speech at 1–800–877– 8339; or by fax; 202–693–3818 or e-mail at: hall.duane@dol.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department of Labor is announcing final WIA section 166 formula funds for Program Year (PY) 2005 (July 1, 2005– June 30, 2006) for the Supplemental Youth Services and Comprehensive Services programs. This document provides information on the amount of funds awarded to designated grantees under WIA section 166. Comprehensive Services Allotments. $54,237,600 has been appropriated for the PY 2005 Comprehensive Services program. Of this amount, $540,000 has been reserved for technical assistance and training purposes pursuant to the regulations at 20 CFR 668.296(e). The remaining $53,697,600 will be awarded to 184 grantees indicated in the table below. Of this amount, $7,752,571 will be transferred to the Department of the Interior, Office of Self-Governance and Self-Determination, for grantees participating in the demonstration under Pub. L. 102–477, the Indian Employment, Training, and Related Services Demonstration Act of 1992, as amended. The tribes participating in the ‘‘477 program’’ are identified with an asterisk (*) in the following funding table. Supplemental Youth Services Allotments. The ETA will also award an additional $14,794,321 to 97 of the 184 grantees indicated above for supplemental youth services (see table attached). SYS funds are only available to section 166 grantees serving reservation areas on which Native American youth reside. This includes Native areas in Alaska, tribal jurisdictional areas in Oklahoma, and Native Hawaiian youth in Hawaii. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Signed in Washington, DC, this 31st day of May, 2005. Emily Stover DeRocco, Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration. BILLING CODE 4510–30–P E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 109 (Wednesday, June 8, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Proposed Information Collection Request Submitted for Public 
Comment and Recommendations; Petition Form

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 preclearance 
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.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed below on 
or before August 8, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Tim Sullivan, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and 
Training Administration, Room C-5311, 200 Constitution Avenue, Phone: 
202-693-3708, Fax: 202.693.3584, E-mail sullivan.timothy@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    I. Section 221 (a) of title II, chapter 2 of the Trade Act of 1974, 
as amended by the Trade Act of 2002, authorizes the Secretary of Labor 
and the Governor of each state to accept petitions for certification of 
eligibility to apply for trade adjustment assistance. The petitions may 
be filed by a group of workers, their certified or recognized union or 
duly authorized representative, employers of such workers, local One-
Stop Career Center operators or partners. ETA Form 9042a, Petition for 
Trade Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment 
Assistance, and its Spanish translation, ETA Form 9042a-1, Solicitud De 
Asistencia Para Ajuste (TAA)y Asistencia Alterna Para Ajuste (ATAA),

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establish a format that may be used for filing such petitions. Section 
246 of the Trade Act requires that the Secretary provide petitioners 
with an opportunity to apply for ATAA at the time the petition is 
filed. In addition, this version will be used for the purpose of online 
filing, as well as submission by fax and mail.

II. Review Focus

    Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting 
comments concerning the proposed revision of the Petition for Trade 
Adjustment Assistance and Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance 
(formerly Petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance), and is 
particularly interested in comments which:
     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.

III. Current Actions

    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Agency: Employment and Training Administration.
    Title: Petition for Trade Adjustment Assistance and Alternative 
Trade Adjustment Assistance, ETA 9042a.
    OMB Number: 1205-0342.
    Record Keeping: Respondent is expected to maintain data which 
support requested data for three years.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households/Business or other for-
profit/Not-for-profit institutions/Farms/Federal Government/State, 
Local or Tribal Government.
    Burden: 4,100 Responses x 20 minutes = 1,367 hours.
    Total Respondents: 4,100.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Total Responses: 4,100.
    Average Time Per Response: 20 Minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,367.
    Total Burden Cost (Capital/Startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (Operating/Maintaining): $0.
    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 will also become a 
matter of public record.

    Dated: June 2, 2005.
Emily Stover DeRocco,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.
[FR Doc. 05-11373 Filed 6-7-05; 8:45 am]
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