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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 157 / Tuesday, August 15, 2006 / Notices eligibility to compensation. The CA– 1027, Request for Employment Information, is the form used to obtain information for an individual who is employed by a private employer. This information is used to determine the claimant’s entitlement to compensation benefits. This information collection is currently approved for use through March 31, 2007. Dated: August 10, 2006. Hazel Bell, Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration and Planning, Employment Standards Administration. [FR Doc. E6–13396 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am] II. Review Focus DEPARTMENT OF LABOR The Department of Labor 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. mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES III. Current Actions The Department of Labor seeks extension of approval to collect this information in order to determine a claimant’s eligibility for compensation benefits. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Request for Employment Information. OMB Number: 1215–0105. Agency Number: CA–1027. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Frequency: On occasion. Total Respondents: 500. Total Responses: 500. Time Per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 125. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $200. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:41 Aug 14, 2006 Jkt 208001 BILLING CODE 4510–CH–P Bureau of Labor Statistics 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 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. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed new collection of the ‘‘International Training Application.’’ 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 October 16, 2006. 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, 202–691–7628. (This is not a toll free number.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy A. Hobby, BLS Clearance Officer, 202–691–7628. (See ADDRESSES section.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The BLS is one of the largest labor statistics organizations in the world and has provided international training since 1945. Each year, the BLS International Labor Statistics Center PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46925 conducts seminars of 1 to 4 weeks duration at its training facilities in Washington, DC. In addition to the annual international seminars, the Center organizes visits to the BLS for many international visitors each year. The seminars bring together statisticians, economists, analysts, and other data users from countries all over the world. Each seminar is designed to strengthen the participants’ ability to collect and analyze economic and labor statistics. Each seminar includes a field trip, as well as lectures, discussions, and workshops. II. Current Action Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for the International Training Application. By implementing the new International Training Application form, BLS will be able to expedite the processing of international students requesting training. 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. • 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. Type of Review: New Collection. Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Title: International Training Application. OMB Number: 1220–NEW. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Total Respondents: 50. Frequency: On occasion. Total Responses: 50. Average Time Per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 25 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1 46926 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 157 / Tuesday, August 15, 2006 / Notices Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $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 also will become a matter of public record. Signed at Washington, DC, this 8th day of August, 2006. Cathy Kazanowski, Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. [FR Doc. E6–13349 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice (06–051)] Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ACTION: Notice of intent to grant exclusive license. mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Jkt 208001 Mark Homer, Patent Counsel, NASA Management Office, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, Pasadena, CA 91109, telephone 818– 354–7770, fax 818–393–3160. Information about other NASA inventions available for licensing can be found online at https:// techtracs.nasa.gov/. BILLING CODE 7510–13–P SUMMARY: This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive, license in the United States to practice the invention described and claimed in U.S. patent 5,880,834, titled ‘‘Convex Diffraction Grating Imaging Spectrometer,’’ NASA case number NPO–19293 to ASE Optics, Inc., having its principal place of business in Rochester, New York. The fields of use may be limited to monitoring and control of manufacturing processes. The patent rights in this invention have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The prospective exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. DATES: The prospective exclusive license may be granted unless, within fifteen (15) days from the date of this published notice, NASA receives written objections including evidence and argument that establish that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. Competing applications completed and received by NASA within fifteen (15) days of the date of this published notice will also be treated as objections to the grant of the contemplated exclusive license. Objections submitted in response to this notice will not be made available to 15:41 Aug 14, 2006 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: August 7, 2006. Keith T. Sefton, Deputy General Counsel, Administration and Management. [FR Doc. E6–13308 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am] AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 the public for inspection and, to the extent permitted by law, will not be released under the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552. ADDRESSES: Objections relating to the prospective license may be submitted to Patent Counsel, Office of Chief Counsel, NASA Management Office, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, 4800 Oak Grove Drive, M/S 180–200, Pasadena, CA 91109. NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: NARA is giving public notice that the agency has submitted to OMB for approval the information collection described in this notice. The public is invited to comment on the proposed information collection pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to OMB at the address below on or before September 14, 2006 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Desk Officer for NARA, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5167. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the proposed information collection and supporting statement should be directed to Tamee Fechhelm at telephone number 301–837–1694 or fax number 301–837–3213. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Public Law 104–13), NARA invites the general public and other Federal PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 agencies to comment on proposed information collections. NARA published a notice of proposed collection for this information collection on May 23, 2006 (71 FR 29670). No comments were received. NARA has submitted the described information collection to OMB for approval. In response to this notice, comments and suggestions should address one or more of the following points: (a) Whether the proposed collection information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of NARA; (b) the accuracy of NARA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of information technology; and (e) whether small businesses are affected by this collection. In this notice, NARA is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Request to use NARA facilities for events. OMB number: 3095–0043. Agency form number: N/A. Type of review: Regular. Affected public: Not-for-profit institutions, individuals or households, business or other for-profit, Federal government. Estimated number of respondents: 22. Estimated time per response: 30 minutes. Frequency of response: On occasion. Estimated total annual burden hours: 11. Abstract: The information collection is prescribed by 36 CFR 1280.74. The collection is prepared by organizations that wish to use NARA public areas for an event. NARA uses the information to determine whether or not we can accommodate the request and to ensure that the proposed event complies with NARA regulations. Dated: August 9, 2006. Martha Morphy, Assistant Archivist for Information Services. [FR Doc. E6–13341 Filed 8–14–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7515–01–P E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 157 (Tuesday, August 15, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 46925-46926]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-13349]


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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. The 
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the 
proposed new collection of the ``International Training Application.'' 
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 October 16, 2006.

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, 202-691-7628. (This 
is not a toll free number.)

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The BLS is one of the largest labor statistics organizations in the 
world and has provided international training since 1945. Each year, 
the BLS International Labor Statistics Center conducts seminars of 1 to 
4 weeks duration at its training facilities in Washington, DC. In 
addition to the annual international seminars, the Center organizes 
visits to the BLS for many international visitors each year.
    The seminars bring together statisticians, economists, analysts, 
and other data users from countries all over the world. Each seminar is 
designed to strengthen the participants' ability to collect and analyze 
economic and labor statistics. Each seminar includes a field trip, as 
well as lectures, discussions, and workshops.

II. Current Action

    Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for the 
International Training Application. By implementing the new 
International Training Application form, BLS will be able to expedite 
the processing of international students requesting training.

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.
     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.
    Type of Review: New Collection.
    Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Title: International Training Application.
    OMB Number: 1220-NEW.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Total Respondents: 50.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Responses: 50.
    Average Time Per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 25 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.

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    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $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 also will become a 
matter of public record.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 8th day of August, 2006.
Cathy Kazanowski,
Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
 [FR Doc. E6-13349 Filed 8-14-06; 8:45 am]
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