Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 65596-65597 [E7-22719]

Download as PDF 65596 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 21, 2007 / Notices 201.6). Section 201.6 of the rules requires that the cover of the document and the individual pages be clearly marked as to whether they are the ‘‘confidential’’ or ‘‘non-confidential’’ version, and that the confidential business information be clearly identified by means of brackets. All written submissions, except for confidential business information, will be made available for inspection by interested parties. In its request letter, the Committee stated that it intends to make the Commission’s report available to the public in its entirety, and asked that the Commission not include any confidential business information or national security classified information in the report it sends to the Committee. Any confidential business information received by the Commission in this investigation and used in preparing this report will not be published in a manner that would reveal the operations of the firm supplying the information. Issued: November 15, 2007. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–22667 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office on Violence Against Women; Notice of Meeting Office on Violence Against Women, United States Department of Justice. ACTION: Notice of meeting. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda of the forthcoming public meeting of the National Advisory Committee on Violence Against Women (hereinafter ‘‘the Committee’’). DATES: The meeting will take place on December 3, 2007, from 1 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on December 4, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the United States Department of Justice, Great Hall, 950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20530. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Claire Brickman, The United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, 800 K Street, NW., Ste. 920, Washington, DC 20530; by telephone at: (202) 514–6975; e-mail: claire.brickman@usdoj.gov; or fax: (202) 307–3911. You may also view the Committee’s Web site at: http:// www.usdoj.gov/ovw/nac/welcome.html. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:56 Nov 20, 2007 Jkt 214001 Notice of this meeting is required under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Committee is chartered by the Attorney General, and co-chaired by the Attorney General and the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary), to provide the Attorney General and the Secretary with practical and general policy advice concerning implementation of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, the Violence Against Women Act of 2000, the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 and related laws. The Committee also assists in the efforts of the Department of Justice and the Department of Health and Human Services to combat violence against women, especially domestic violence, sexual assault, and stalking. Because violence against women is increasingly recognized as a public health problem of staggering human cost, the Committee brings national attention to the problem to increase public awareness of the need for prevention and enhanced victim services. This meeting will primarily focus on the Committee’s work and the completion of their two-year term of membership. The meeting will take place on December 3, 2007, from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m., and on December 4, 2007, from 9:00 am until 12:45 p.m., and will include breaks and a working lunch. However, there will be an opportunity for public comment on the Committee’s role in providing general policy guidance on implementation of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994, the Violence Against Women Act of 2000, the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 and related laws. Time will be reserved for public comment on December 4, 2007, from 9 a.m. until 9:30 a.m. See the section below for information on reserving time for public comment. Access: This meeting will be open to the public but registration on a spaceavailable basis is required. Persons who wish to attend must register at least six (6) days in advance of the meeting by contacting Claire Brickman by e-mail at: claire.brickman@usdoj.gov; or fax: (202) 307–3911. All attendees will be required to sign in at the meeting registration desk. Please bring photo identification and allow extra time prior to the meeting. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Individuals who require special accommodations in order to attend the meeting should notify Claire Brickman by e-mail at: claire.brickman@usdoj.gov; or fax at: (202) 307–3911, no later than November 26, 2007. After this date, we SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 will attempt to satisfy accommodation requests, but cannot guarantee the availability of any requests. Written Comments: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments by November 26, 2007 to Claire Brickman at The United States Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women, 800 K Street, NW., Ste. 920, Washington, DC 20530. Comments may also be submitted by email to Claire Brickman at claire.brickman@usdoj.gov; or fax at (202) 307–3911. Public Comment: Persons interested in participating during the public comment period of the meeting, which will discuss the implementation of the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 and the Violence Against Women Act of 2000, the Violence Against Women Act of 2005 and related legislation, are requested to reserve time on the agenda by contacting Claire Brickman by e-mail at claire.brickman@usdoj.gov; or fax at (202) 307–3911. Requests must include the participant’s name, organization represented, if appropriate, and a brief description of the issue. Each participant will be permitted approximately 3 to 5 minutes to present comments, depending on the number of individuals reserving time on the agenda. Participants are also encouraged to submit two written copies of their comments at the meeting. Given the expected number of individuals interested in presenting comments at the meeting, reservations should be made as soon as possible. Persons unable to obtain reservations to speak during the meetings are encouraged to submit written comments, which will be accepted at the meeting site or may be mailed to the Committee, attention Claire Brickman, at 800 K Street, NW., Ste. 920, Washington, DC 20530. Mary Beth Buchanan, Acting Director, Office on Violence Against Women. [FR Doc. E7–22721 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FX–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Drug Enforcement Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Drug Questionnaire—DEA Form 341. ACTION: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 224 / Wednesday, November 21, 2007 / Notices be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 72, Number 164, page 48682 on August 24, 2007, allowing for a 60-day comment period. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until December 21, 2007. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395–5806. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —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 agencies 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. Overview of This Information Collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Drug Questionnaire (DEA Form 341). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:56 Nov 20, 2007 Jkt 214001 Form number: DEA Form 341. Component: Human Resources Division, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals. Other: none. Abstract: DEA Policy states that a past history of illegal drug use may be a disqualification for employment with DEA. This form asks job applicants specific questions about their personal history, if any, of illegal drug use. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 31,800 respondents will respond annually, taking 5 minutes to complete each form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 2,650 annual burden hours. If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: November 15, 2007. Lynn Bryant, Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice. [FR Doc. E7–22719 Filed 11–20–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P EMPLOYEE BENEFITS SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Application No. D–11337] Proposed Amendment to the Class Exemption for the Release of Claims and Extensions of Credit in Connection With Litigation Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice of proposed amendment to a class exemption. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document contains a notice of a proposed amendment to a class exemption from certain prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and from certain taxes imposed by the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the Code). The proposed amendment to the class exemption, PTE 2003–39 (68 FR 75632, Dec. 31, 2003), would apply to transactions engaged in by a plan in connection with the settlement of PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65597 litigation, including bankruptcy litigation. This amendment is being proposed in response to requests from practitioners and independent fiduciaries who sought an expansion of the types of consideration that plans could accept in connection with the settlement of litigation. The proposed exemption, if granted, would affect all employee benefit plans, the participants and beneficiaries of such plans, and parties in interest with respect to those plans engaging in the described transactions. DATES: Written comments and requests for a public hearing shall be submitted to the Department before January 22, 2008. DATES: Effective Date: If adopted, the proposed amendments would be effective as of date of publication of the final amendments in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: All written comments and requests for a public hearing (preferably 3 copies) should be sent to: U.S. Department of Labor, Employee Benefits Security Administration, Room N–5700, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210, Attention: Proposed Amendment to Plan Settlement Class Exemption. Commenters are encouraged to submit responses electronically by e-mail to eOED@dol.gov, or by using the Federal eRulemaking portal at www.regulations.gov. All responses will be available for public inspection in the Public Disclosure Room, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–1513, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210, and online at www.regulations.gov and http:// www.dol.gov/ebsa. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Buyniski, Office of Exemption Determinations, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington DC 20210 (202) 693–8540 (not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This document contains a notice that the Department is proposing an amendment to a class exemption from the restrictions of sections 406(a) and 407(a) of the Act and from the sanctions resulting from the application of section 4975 of the Code, by reason of section 4975(c)(1)(A) through (D) of the Code. The exemption described herein is being proposed by the Department on its own motion pursuant to section 408(a) of the Act and section 4975(c)(2) of the Code, and in accordance with the procedures set forth in 29 CFR part 2570 E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 224 (Wednesday, November 21, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65596-65597]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-22719]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Drug Enforcement Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review; Drug 
Questionnaire--DEA Form 341.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration 
(DEA) will

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be submitting the following information collection request to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed 
information collection is published to obtain comments from the public 
and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register Volume 72, Number 164, 
page 48682 on August 24, 2007, allowing for a 60-day comment period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment until December 21, 2007. This process is conducted 
in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained 
in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated 
response time, should be directed to the Office of Management and 
Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: 
Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally, 
comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395-5806.
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following 
four points:

--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 agencies 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.
    Overview of This Information Collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Drug Questionnaire (DEA Form 
341).
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department sponsoring the collection:
    Form number: DEA Form 341.
    Component: Human Resources Division, Drug Enforcement 
Administration, U.S. Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    Primary: Individuals.
    Other: none.
    Abstract: DEA Policy states that a past history of illegal drug use 
may be a disqualification for employment with DEA. This form asks job 
applicants specific questions about their personal history, if any, of 
illegal drug use.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated 
that 31,800 respondents will respond annually, taking 5 minutes to 
complete each form.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: 2,650 annual burden hours.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry 
Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: November 15, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice.
 [FR Doc. E7-22719 Filed 11-20-07; 8:45 am]
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