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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 216 / Wednesday, November 8, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request cprice-sewell on PRODPC62 with NOTICES November 3, 2006. The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Department of Labor. A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain, or contact Ira Mills on 202– 693–4122 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-Mail: Mills.Ira@dol.gov. Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, 202– 395–7316 (this is not a toll free number), within 45 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. The OMB 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 submission of responses. Agency: Employment and Training Administration. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Project GATE. OMB Number: 1205—0444. Frequency: Once. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Type of Response: Reporting. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:11 Nov 07, 2006 Jkt 211001 Number of Respondents: 400. Annual Responses: 400. Average Response Time: 40 minutes. Total Annual Burden Hours: 267. Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: 0. Total Annual Costs (operating/ maintaining systems or purchasing services): 0. Description: Approval is sought for an extension to complete the follow-up survey to be conducted as part of Project GATE. Project GATE is a demonstration program designed to assist individuals interested in self-employment to develop their businesses. To determine whether the program should be replicated on a larger scale, an evaluation is being conducted. Persons interested in Project GATE and who meet the eligibility criteria are randomly assigned to either a program or a control group. Members of both groups are surveyed twice. A survey is the only way to collect information on selfemployment services, and household income. Ira L. Mills, Departmental Clearance Officer/Team Leader. [FR Doc. E6–18861 Filed 11–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request November 2, 2006. The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained from RegInfo.gov at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Darrin King on 202–693–4129 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: king.darrin@dol.gov. Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Employment Standards Administration (ESA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202–395–7316/Fax: 202–395–6974 (these are not a toll-free numbers), within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65545 The OMB 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 submission of responses. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved collection. Title: Provider Enrollment Form. OMB Number: 1215–0137. Frequency: On occasion. Type of Response: Reporting. Affected Public: Private sector: Business and other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 48,242. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 48,242. Estimated Average Response Time: 8 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,417. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0. Total Annual Costs (operating/ maintaining systems or purchasing services): $17,736. Description: The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) is the agency responsible for administration of the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA), 5 U.S.C. 8101 et seq., the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA), 30 U.S.C. 901 et seq., the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. 7384 et seq., and the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA), 33 U.S.C. 901 et seq. These statutes require OWCP to pay for medical and vocational rehabilitation services provided to beneficiaries. In order for OWCP’s billing contractor to pay providers of these services with its automated bill processing system, providers must ‘‘enroll’’ with one or more of the OWCP programs that administer the statutes by E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1 65546 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 216 / Wednesday, November 8, 2006 / Notices submitting certain profile information, including identifying information, tax I.D. information, and whether they possess specialty or sub-specialty training. Form OWCP 1168 is used to obtain this information from each provider. The information provided is used by all four programs to identify the providers of medical and vocational rehabilitation services, and to direct payments to these providers accurately and in a timely manner. The information obtained also provides data for the contractor to carry out a wide range of automated bill ‘‘edits’’, such as the identification of duplicate billings, the application of pertinent fee schedules, utilization review, and fraud and abuse detection. The profile information is also used to furnish detailed reports to providers on the status of previously submitted bills. Darrin A. King, Acting Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E6–18780 Filed 11–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CN–P FEDERAL MINE SAFETY AND HEALTH REVIEW COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting November 1, 2006. 2 p.m., Wednesday, November 15, 2006. PLACE: U.S. Department of Labor Main Auditorium, Francis Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Commission will hear oral argument in the matter Secretary of Labor v. Jim Walter Resources, Inc., Docket No. SE 2005–51. (Issues include whether substantial evidence, including inferences drawn from the record, supports the conclusion of the Administrative Law Judge that the operator violated 30 CFR 75.1725(c) when a miner allegedly performed maintenance work on a conveyor belt without cutting off the power and blocking the belt against motion; whether the judge correctly concluded that the violation was significant and substantial; and whether the judge properly assessed the penalty against the operator.) Any person attending this oral argument 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). cprice-sewell on PRODPC62 with NOTICES TIME AND DATE: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:11 Nov 07, 2006 Jkt 211001 Jean Ellen (202) 434–9950/(202) 708–9300 for TDD Relay/1–800–877–8339 for toll free. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFO: Jean H. Ellen, Chief Docket Clerk. [FR Doc. 06–9144 Filed 11–6–06; 12:47 pm] BILLING CODE 6735–01–M 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 December 8, 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 301–713–7409. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), NARA invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed information collections. NARA published a notice of proposed collection for this information collection on August 23, 2006 (71 FR 49490 and 49491). 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 information collection 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) PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Volunteer Service Application. OMB number: 3095–0060. Agency form number: NA Form 6045. Type of review: Regular. Affected public: Individuals or households. Estimated number of respondents: 300. Estimated time per response: 25 minutes. Frequency of response: On occasion. Estimated total annual burden hours: 125 hours. Abstract: NARA uses volunteer resources to enhance its services to the public and to further its mission of providing ready access to essential evidence. Volunteers assist in outreach and public programs and provide technical and research support for administrative, archival, library, and curatorial staff. NARA needs a standard way to recruit volunteers and assess the qualifications of potential volunteers. The NA Form 6045, Volunteer Service Application, will be used by members of the public to signal their interest in being a NARA volunteer and to identify their qualifications for this work. Dated: November 1, 2006. Martha Morphy, Assistant Archivist for Information Services. [FR Doc. E6–18833 Filed 11–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7515–01–P OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT SES Performance Review Board Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the OPM Performance Review Board. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Reinhold, Center for Human Capital Management Services, Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20415, (202) 606– 1402. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 4314(c)(1) through (5) of Title 5, U.S.C., requires each agency to establish, in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Office of Personnel Management, one or more SES performance review E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

November 2, 2006.
    The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public 
information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of 
this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained 
from RegInfo.gov at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by 
contacting Darrin King on 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free 
number)/e-mail: king.darrin@dol.gov.
    Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Employment Standards 
Administration (ESA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 
Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-6974 (these 
are not a toll-free numbers), within 30 days from the date of this 
publication in the Federal Register.
    The OMB 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 submission of responses.
    Agency: Employment Standards Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of currently approved 
collection.
    Title: Provider Enrollment Form.
    OMB Number: 1215-0137.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Type of Response: Reporting.
    Affected Public: Private sector: Business and other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 48,242.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 48,242.
    Estimated Average Response Time: 8 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,417.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
    Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing 
services): $17,736.
    Description: The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) is 
the agency responsible for administration of the Federal Employees' 
Compensation Act (FECA), 5 U.S.C. 8101 et seq., the Black Lung Benefits 
Act (BLBA), 30 U.S.C. 901 et seq., the Energy Employees Occupational 
Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. 7384 et 
seq., and the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA), 
33 U.S.C. 901 et seq. These statutes require OWCP to pay for medical 
and vocational rehabilitation services provided to beneficiaries. In 
order for OWCP's billing contractor to pay providers of these services 
with its automated bill processing system, providers must ``enroll'' 
with one or more of the OWCP programs that administer the statutes by

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submitting certain profile information, including identifying 
information, tax I.D. information, and whether they possess specialty 
or sub-specialty training. Form OWCP 1168 is used to obtain this 
information from each provider.
    The information provided is used by all four programs to identify 
the providers of medical and vocational rehabilitation services, and to 
direct payments to these providers accurately and in a timely manner. 
The information obtained also provides data for the contractor to carry 
out a wide range of automated bill ``edits'', such as the 
identification of duplicate billings, the application of pertinent fee 
schedules, utilization review, and fraud and abuse detection. The 
profile information is also used to furnish detailed reports to 
providers on the status of previously submitted bills.

Darrin A. King,
Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-18780 Filed 11-7-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4510-CN-P