Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License, 70795-70796 [E6-20557]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 234 / Wednesday, December 6, 2006 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. PWALKER on PRODPC60 with NOTICES 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: Maintenance of Receipts for Benefits Paid by a Coal Mine Operator. 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 February 5, 2007. 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 The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers the Federal Black Lung Benefits Act (FBLBA). 30 U.S.C. 933(a) requires coal mine operators to secure the payment of benefits for which they may become liable by: (a) qualifying as a self-insurer in accordance with regulations prescribed by the Secretary, or (b) insuring the payment of such benefits with any stock or mutual company or association, or with any other person or fund, including any state fund, while such company, association, person or fund is authorized under the laws of any state to insure workers’ compensation. 30 U.S.C. 933(d) includes a civil penalty VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:03 Dec 05, 2006 Jkt 211001 of not more than $1,000 which may be assessed to coal mine operators by the Secretary for each day during which the operator fails to secure the payment of benefits. 20 CFR 725.531, requires selfinsured operators or insurance carriers to retain receipts for black lung benefit payments made for five years after the date on which the receipt was executed. A canceled check is considered adequate receipt of payment. This information collection is currently approved for use through June 30, 2007. 70795 Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: November 30, 2006. Ruben Wiley, Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration and Planning, Employment Standards Administration. [FR Doc. E6–20590 Filed 12–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–27–P II. Review Focus 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. III. Current Actions The Department of Labor seeks approval for the extension of this information collection in order that coal mine operators and insurers can provide evidence, as necessary, that payment to claimants has been made and received. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Maintenance of Receipts for Benefits Paid by a Coal Mine Operator. OMB Number: 1215–0124. Affected Public: Business or other for profit and State, Local or Tribal Government. Recordkeeping: On occasion. Total Respondents: 140. Total Responses: 140. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice 06–087] Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ACTION: Notice of intent To grant exclusive license. AGENCY: 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 No. 6,361,961 B1 to Mor_NuTech, Inc., having its principal place of business in West Lafayette, Indiana. 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 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 Mr. James J. McGroary, Chief Patent Counsel/LS01, Marshall Space Flight E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1 70796 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 234 / Wednesday, December 6, 2006 / Notices Center, Huntsville, AL 35812, (256) 544–0013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sammy A. Nabors, Technology Transfer Program Office/ED03, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812, (256) 544–5226. Information about other NASA inventions available for licensing can be found online at http:// techtracs.nasa.gov/. Keith T. Sefton, Deputy General Counsel, Administration and Management. [FR Doc. E6–20557 Filed 12–5–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NEIGHBORHOOD REINVESTMENT CORPORATION Neighborworks America; Regular Meeting of the Board of Directors; Sunshine Act TIME & DATE: 10 a.m. Thursday, December 7, 2006. PLACE: 1325 G Street, NW., Suite 800, Boardroom, Washington, DC 20005. STATUS: Open. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Jeffrey T. Bryson, General Counsel/ Secretary, (202) 220–2372; jbryson@nw.org. AGENDA: I. Call to Order. II. Approval of the Minutes. III. Summary Report of the Audit Committee. IV. Summary Report of the Finance, Budget and Program Committee. V. Financial Report. VI. Chief Executive Officer’s Quarterly Management Report. a. Gulf Coast Rebuilding Initiative. b. NHSA Update. VII. Information Management Division Presentation. VIII. Adjournment. Jeffrey T. Bryson, General Counsel/Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–9582 Filed 12–4–06; 2:42 pm] BILLING CODE 7570–02–M NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION PWALKER on PRODPC60 with NOTICES Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste; Notice of Meeting The Advisory Committee on Nuclear Waste (ACNW) will hold its 175th meeting on December 12–14, 2006, Room T–2B3, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The schedule for this meeting is as follows: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:03 Dec 05, 2006 Jkt 211001 Tuesday, December 12, 2006 10 a.m.–10:05 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)—The ACNW Chairman, Dr. Michael Ryan, will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 10:05 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: Semi-Annual Briefings by the Office of Nuclear Material Safety and Safeguards (NMSS) (Open)—The Committee will be briefed by the NMSS Office and Division Directors on recent and future activities of interest within their respective programs. 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: RACER: Tools and a Process to Guide Decisions about Risk Reduction for Contaminants in the Environment (Open)—Dr. John Till from the Risk Assessment Corporation will brief the Committee on a methodology (RACER) used for guiding decisions on remediating contaminated sites. 2:45 p.m.–4:15 p.m.: Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) and Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Views on NRC Interim Staff Guidance (ISG) DHLWRS– ISG–01 on Seismic Event Sequences (Open)—Representatives from NEI and EPRI will brief the Committee on their organizations’ respective views on the ‘‘Review Methodology for Seismically Initiated Event Sequences.’’ This ISG is intended to supplement the existing Yucca Mountain Review Plan to be used to review any U.S. Department of Energy License Application for the proposed geologic repository. 4:15 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Discussion of Draft ACNW Letter Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACNW letters. Wednesday, December 13, 2006 8:30 a.m.—8:35 a.m.: Opening Remarks by the ACNW Chairman (Open)—The Chairman will make opening remarks regarding the conduct of today’s sessions. 8:35 a.m.–9:30 a.m.: Proposed Revision to Standard Review Plan Chapter 11.2, ‘‘Liquid Waste Management System’’ (Open)—A representative from the NRC Staff will brief the Committee on the proposed revisions to NUREG–0800, ‘‘Standard Review Plan for the Review of Safety Analysis Reports for Nuclear Power Plants,’’ Chapter 11.2, ‘‘LIQUID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM,’’ in support of new power reactor licensing. 9:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m.: Public Comments on NRC 2006 Low-Level Radioactive Waste (LLW) Strategic Planning Initiative (Open)—An NRC staff representative will brief the Committee on the public comments received in response to the staff’s ongoing LLW strategic assessment PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 described in the Federal Register in July 2006 (71 FR 38675). 10:45 a.m.–12 p.m: Conceptual Licensing Process for Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP) Facilities (Open)—NMSS representatives will brief the Committee on their conceptual approach to licensing future GNEP facilities. 1 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Generic Safety Issue 196: Boral Degradation (Open)—An ACNW staff member will provide the Committee with background information related to the use of Boral for both storage and transportation of spent nuclear fuel as well as conditions under which this material has shown degradation issues. Representatives from the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research (RES) will brief the Committee with their reasons for removing Boral degradation from the Generic Safety Issue list. 3:45 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Discussion of Draft ACNW Letter Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss proposed ACNW letters. Thursday, December 14, 2006 9:30 a.m.–11:30 a.m.: ACNW December 2006 Briefing to the Commission (Open)—ACNW members will brief the Commission on their recent and planned activities. The last Commission briefing was held on January 11, 2006. 3:30 p.m.–5 p.m.: Discussion of Draft ACNW Letter Reports (Open)—The Committee will discuss potential and proposed ACNW letter reports. 5 p.m.–5:30 p.m.: Miscellaneous (Open)—The Committee will discuss matters related to the conduct of ACNW activities and specific issues that were not completed during previous meetings, as time and availability of information permit. Discussions may include future Committee Meetings. Procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACNW meetings were published in the Federal Register on October 12, 2006 (71 FR 60196). In accordance with these procedures, oral or written statements may be presented by members of the public. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during those portions of the meeting that are open to the public. Persons desiring to make oral statements should notify Mr. Antonio F. Dias (Telephone 301–415–6805), between 8:15 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, as far in advance as practicable so that appropriate arrangements can be made to schedule the necessary time during the meeting for such statements. Use of still, motion picture, and television cameras during this meeting will be limited to selected portions of the meeting as determined E:\FR\FM\06DEN1.SGM 06DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 234 (Wednesday, December 6, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70795-70796]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-20557]


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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[Notice 06-087]


Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Notice of intent To grant exclusive license.

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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 No. 6,361,961 B1 to 
Mor--NuTech, Inc., having its principal place of business in West 
Lafayette, Indiana. 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 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 Mr. James J. McGroary, Chief Patent Counsel/LS01, Marshall 
Space Flight

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Center, Huntsville, AL 35812, (256) 544-0013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sammy A. Nabors, Technology Transfer 
Program Office/ED03, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 
35812, (256) 544-5226. Information about other NASA inventions 
available for licensing can be found online at http://
techtracs.nasa.gov/.

Keith T. Sefton,
Deputy General Counsel, Administration and Management.
[FR Doc. E6-20557 Filed 12-5-06; 8:45 am]
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