Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 20565-20566 [E7-7821]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 25, 2007 / Notices Dated: April 19, 2007. 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. E7–7819 Filed 4–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request ACTION: II. Review Focus Notice. 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: Request for State or Federal Workers’ Compensation Information (CM–905). 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 June 25, 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: cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Background The Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977, as amended (30 U.S.C. 901) and 20 CFR 725.535, require that DOL Black Lung benefit payments to a beneficiary for any month be reduced by any other payments of State or Federal VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Apr 24, 2007 benefits for workers’ compensation due to pneumoconiosis. To ensure compliance with this mandate, DCVMWC must collect information regarding the status of any state or Federal workers’ compensation claim, including dates of payments, weekly or lump sum amounts paid, and other fees or expenses paid out for this award, such as attorney fees and related expenses associated with pneumoconiosis. Form CM–905 is used to request the amount of those workers’ compensation benefits. This information collection is currently approved for use through September 30, 2007. Jkt 211001 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 the extension of approval to collect this information in order to gather information to determine the amounts of black lung benefits paid to beneficiaries. Black Lung amounts are reduced dollar for dollar, for other black lung related workers’ compensation awards the beneficiary may be receiving from State or Federal programs. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Request for State or Federal Workers’ Compensation Information. OMB Number: 1215–0060. Agency Number: CM–905. Affected Public: Federal government; State, Local or Tribal Government. Total Respondents: 1,400. Total Annual Responses: 1. Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20565 Estimated Total Burden Hours: 350. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $588.00. 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: April 18, 2007. 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. E7–7820 Filed 4–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CK–P 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 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: Labor Standards for Federal Service Contracts 29 CFR, Part 4. 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 June 25, 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 E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1 20566 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 79 / Wednesday, April 25, 2007 / Notices bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or e-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Section 2(a) of the Service Contract Act (41 U.S.C. 351) provides that every contract subject to the Act must contain a provision specifying the minimum monetary wages and fringe benefits to be paid to the various classes of service employees performing work on the contract. This information collection pertains to records needed to determine an employee’s seniority for purposes of determining any vacation benefit, to conform wage rates where they do not appear on a wage determination (WD), and to update WDs because of changing terms in a collective bargaining agreement. This information collection is currently approved for use through September 30, 2007. 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 Number of respondents Requirement 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 carry out the provisions of the Labor Standards for Federal Service Contracts. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Labor Standards for Federal Service Contracts—Regulations 29 CFR, Part 4. OMB Number: 1215–0150. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Federal Government. Total Respondents: 50,812. Time per Response: 50,812. Average time per responses Burden hours Vacation Benefit Seniority List ..................................... Conformance Record ................................................... Collective Bargaining Agreement ................................. 48,984 200 1628 12 1 hour ........................................................................... ⁄ hour .......................................................................... 5 minutes ...................................................................... 48,984 100 136 Total ....................................................................... 50,812 ....................................................................................... 49,220 Frequency: On occasion. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 49,220. 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 Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: April 18, 2007. 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. E7–7821 Filed 4–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–27–P cprice-sewell on PRODPC61 with NOTICES NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND HUMANITIES Proposed Collection, Submission for OMB Review; General Clearance for Grant Application and Report Forms Institute of Museum and Library Services. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Apr 24, 2007 Jkt 211001 SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services announces the following information collection has been submitted 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). 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. A copy of the proposed information collection request 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 contact section below on or before May 25, 2007. OMB is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: • 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 PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed collocation 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. ADDRESSES: Barbara G. Smith, E-Projects Officer, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 1800 M Street, NW., 9th Floor, Washington, DC. Ms. Smith can be reached by telephone: 202–653–4688; fax: 202–653–8625; or e-mail: bsmith@imls.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) is an independent Federal grant-making agency authorized by the Museum and Library Services Act, Pub. L. 104–208. The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 122,000 libraries and 17,500 museums. The Institute’s mission is to create strong libraries and museums that connect people to information and ideas. The E:\FR\FM\25APN1.SGM 25APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 79 (Wednesday, April 25, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20565-20566]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-7821]


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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: Labor Standards for 
Federal Service Contracts 29 CFR, Part 4. 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 June 25, 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

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bell.hazel@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for 
comments (mail, fax, or e-mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    Section 2(a) of the Service Contract Act (41 U.S.C. 351) provides 
that every contract subject to the Act must contain a provision 
specifying the minimum monetary wages and fringe benefits to be paid to 
the various classes of service employees performing work on the 
contract. This information collection pertains to records needed to 
determine an employee's seniority for purposes of determining any 
vacation benefit, to conform wage rates where they do not appear on a 
wage determination (WD), and to update WDs because of changing terms in 
a collective bargaining agreement. This information collection is 
currently approved for use through September 30, 2007.

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 carry out the provisions of the Labor 
Standards for Federal Service Contracts.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Employment Standards Administration.
    Title: Labor Standards for Federal Service Contracts--Regulations 
29 CFR, Part 4.
    OMB Number: 1215-0150.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Federal Government.
    Total Respondents: 50,812.
    Time per Response: 50,812.

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                                                   Number of
                  Requirement                     respondents      Average time per responses      Burden hours
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Vacation Benefit Seniority List...............          48,984  1 hour..........................          48,984
Conformance Record............................             200  \1/2\ hour......................             100
Collective Bargaining Agreement...............            1628  5 minutes.......................             136
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    Total.....................................          50,812  ................................          49,220
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    Frequency: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 49,220.
    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 Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.

    Dated: April 18, 2007.
Hazel Bell,
Acting 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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