Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 40744-40745 [05-13851]

Download as PDF 40744 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 134 / Thursday, July 14, 2005 / Notices Additional investigation has determined that the workers possess skills that are not easily transferable. A significant number or proportion of the worker group are age fifty years or over. Competitive conditions within the industry are adverse. 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 Selkirk, LLC, Logan, Ohio, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after May 28, 2005 through May 17, 2007, are eligible to apply for trade adjustment assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974.’’ ‘‘I further determine that all workers of Selkirk, LLC, Logan, Ohio, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after April 26, 2004 through May 17, 2007 are eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974.’’ Signed in Washington, DC, this 23rd day of June 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–3740 Filed 7–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–55,448] Jkt 205001 ‘‘All workers of Sheaffer Manufacturing Company, LLC, Fort Madison, Iowa, who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after August 9, 2003 through September 23, 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.’’ BILLING CODE 4510–30–P On June 21, 2005, the Department on its own motion reopened the investigation regarding Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance (ATAA) applicable to workers of the subject firm. The negative determination was signed on September 23, 2004, and was published in the Federal Register on October 26, 2004 (69 FR 62461). The workers of Sheaffer Manufacturing Company, LLC, Fort Madison, Iowa were certified eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) on September 23, 2004. The initial ATAA investigation determined that the skills of the subject worker group are easily transferable to other positions in the local area. 18:32 Jul 13, 2005 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: Signed in Washington, DC, this 22nd day of June, 2005. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E5–3736 Filed 7–13–05; 8:45 am] Sheaffer Manufacturing Company, LLC, Fort Madison, IA; Revised Determination on Reopening Alternative Trade Adjustment Assistance VerDate jul<14>2003 New information provided by the company contains new facts of a substantive nature bearing on the determination. Upon further contact with a company official, it was confirmed that the information provided by the company was incorrectly reported during the initial investigation. During the initial investigation it was reported that the skills of the workers at the subject firm are easily transferable. It has been determined by new information provided by the company that the skills of the workers at the subject firm are not easily transferable in the local commuting area. Upon further investigation it has been determined that a significant number or proportion of the worker group are age fifty years or over. Competitive conditions within the industry are adverse. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request 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 PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Agreement and Undertaking (OWCP–1). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before September 12, 2005. ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0418, fax (202) 693–1451, e-mail: bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: Coal Mine operators and Longshore companies desiring to be self-insurers are required by law (30 U.S.C. 933 BL and 33 U.S.C. 932 LS) to produce security in terms of an indemnity bond, security deposit, or for Black Lung only, a letter of credit or 501(c)(21) trust. Once a company’s application to become self-insured is reviewed by the Division of Coal Mine Workers; Compensation (DCMWC) or by the Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation (DLHWC) and it is determined the company is potentially eligible, an amount of security is determined to guarantee the payment of benefits required by the Act. The OWCP–1 form is executed by the self-insurer who agrees to abide by the Department’s rules and authorizes the Secretary, in the event of default, to file suit to secure payment from a bond underwriter or in the case of a Federal Reserve account, to sell the securities for the same purpose. A company cannot be authorized to self-insure until this requirement is met. Regulations establishing this requirement are at 20 CFR 726.110 for Coal Mine/Black Lung and 20 CFR 703.304 for Longshore. This information collection is currently approved for use through December 31, 2005. II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 134 / Thursday, July 14, 2005 / Notices • 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: The Department of Labor seeks the approval of the extension of this information collection in order to determine if a coal mine or Longshore company is potentially eligible to become self-insured. The information is reviewed to insure that the correct amounts of negotiable securities are deposited or indemnity bond is purchased or for Black Lung only, a letter of credit or 501(c)(21) trust that in case of default OWCP has the authority to utilize the securities or bond. If this Agreement and Undertaking were not required, OWCP would not be empowered to utilize the company’s security deposit to meet its financial responsibilities for the coal mine and Longshore benefits in case of default. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Titles: Agreement of Undertaking. OMB Number: 1215–0034. Agency Numbers: OWCP–1. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Total Respondents: 300. Total Annual Responses: 300. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 75. Estimated Time Per Response: 15 minutes. Frequency: On Occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $120.00. 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. VerDate jul<14>2003 18:32 Jul 13, 2005 Jkt 205001 Dated: July 8, 2005. Bruce Bohanon, Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration and Planning, Employment Standards Administration. [FR Doc. 05–13851 Filed 7–13–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CK–P FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION Sunshine Act; Meeting July 7, 2005. 10: a.m., Thursday, July 14, 2005. PLACE: The Richard V. Backley Hearing Room, 9th Floor, 601 New Jersey Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Commission will consider and act upon the following in open session: Secretary of Labor v. National Cement Co. of California, Inc., Docket No. WEST 2004–182–RM. (Issues include whether the judge properly granted summary decision in favor of the Secretary finding that the road that accesses the operator’s cement plant falls within the definition of ‘‘coal or other mine’’ as this term is used in section 3(h)(1) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, 30 U.S.C. 802(h)(1)). Any person attending this meeting who requires special accessibility features and/or auxiliary aids, such as sign language interpreters, must inform the Commission in advance of those needs, subject to 29 CFR 2706.150(a)(3) and § 2706.160(d). CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jean Ellen, (202) 434–9950/(202) 708– 9300 for TDD Relay/1–800–877–8339 for toll free. TIME AND DATE: Jean H. Ellen, Chief Docket Clerk. [FR Doc. 05–13966 Filed 7–12–05; 12:16 pm] BILLING CODE 6735–01–M NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). ACTION: Notice of OMB review of information collection and solicitation of public comment. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40745 SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of continued approval of information collections under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. The Title of the Information Collection: 10 CFR part 74, ‘‘Material Control and Accounting of Special Nuclear Material (SNM);’’ NUREG– 1065, Rev. 2, ‘‘Acceptable Standard Format and Content for the Fundamental Nuclear Material Control (FNMC) Plan Required for Low Enriched Uranium Facilities;’’ NUREG/ CR–5734, ‘‘Recommendations to the NRC on Acceptable Standard Format and Content for the Fundamental Nuclear Material Control Plan Required for Low-Enriched Uranium Enrichment Facilities;’’ and NUREG–1280, Rev. 1, ‘‘Standard Format and Content Acceptance Criteria for the Material Control and Accounting (MC&A) Reform Amendment.’’ 2. Current OMB Approval Number: 3150–0123. 3. How Often the Collection is Required: Submission of the FNMC plan is a one-time requirement which has been completed by all current licensees. However, licensees may submit amendments or revisions to the plans as necessary. In addition, specified inventory and material status reports are required annually or semi-annually. Other reports are submitted as events occur. 4. Who is Required or Asked to Report: Persons licensed under 10 CFR part 70 who possess and use certain forms and quantities of SNM. 5. The Number of Annual Respondents: 22. 6. The Number of Hours Needed Annually to Complete the Requirement or Request: 9,064 (1,269 hours for reporting and 7,795 hours for recordkeeping (an average of 53 hours per response and 71 hours annually for each of 110 recordkeepers). 7. Abstract: 10 CFR part 74 establishes requirements for material control and accounting of SNM, and specific performance-based regulations for licensees authorized to possess, use, and produce strategic special nuclear material, and special nuclear material of moderate strategic significance and low strategic significance. The information is used by NRC to make licensing and regulatory determinations concerning material control and accounting of special nuclear material and to satisfy obligations of the United States to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). Submission or retention of the E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 134 (Thursday, July 14, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40744-40745]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-13851]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment Standards Administration


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 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. 
Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting 
comments concerning the proposed collection: Agreement and Undertaking 
(OWCP-1). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section 
of this Notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addresses section below on or before September 12, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave., NW., Room S-3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone 
(202) 693-0418, fax (202) 693-1451, e-mail: bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please 
use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or e-
mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    I. Background: Coal Mine operators and Longshore companies desiring 
to be self-insurers are required by law (30 U.S.C. 933 BL and 33 U.S.C. 
932 LS) to produce security in terms of an indemnity bond, security 
deposit, or for Black Lung only, a letter of credit or 501(c)(21) 
trust. Once a company's application to become self-insured is reviewed 
by the Division of Coal Mine Workers; Compensation (DCMWC) or by the 
Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation (DLHWC) and it 
is determined the company is potentially eligible, an amount of 
security is determined to guarantee the payment of benefits required by 
the Act. The OWCP-1 form is executed by the self-insurer who agrees to 
abide by the Department's rules and authorizes the Secretary, in the 
event of default, to file suit to secure payment from a bond 
underwriter or in the case of a Federal Reserve account, to sell the 
securities for the same purpose. A company cannot be authorized to 
self-insure until this requirement is met. Regulations establishing 
this requirement are at 20 CFR 726.110 for Coal Mine/Black Lung and 20 
CFR 703.304 for Longshore. This information collection is currently 
approved for use through December 31, 2005.
    II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor is particularly 
interested in comments which:

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     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: The Department of Labor seeks the approval of 
the extension of this information collection in order to determine if a 
coal mine or Longshore company is potentially eligible to become self-
insured. The information is reviewed to insure that the correct amounts 
of negotiable securities are deposited or indemnity bond is purchased 
or for Black Lung only, a letter of credit or 501(c)(21) trust that in 
case of default OWCP has the authority to utilize the securities or 
bond. If this Agreement and Undertaking were not required, OWCP would 
not be empowered to utilize the company's security deposit to meet its 
financial responsibilities for the coal mine and Longshore benefits in 
case of default.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Employment Standards Administration.
    Titles: Agreement of Undertaking.
    OMB Number: 1215-0034.
    Agency Numbers: OWCP-1.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Total Respondents: 300.
    Total Annual Responses: 300.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 75.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 15 minutes.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $120.00.
    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: July 8, 2005.
Bruce Bohanon,
Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, Division of 
Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration and 
Planning, Employment Standards Administration.
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