Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements, 71699-71700 [E7-24488]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 18, 2007 / Notices the United States after importation of certain low antimony phosphoric acid by reason of infringement of certain claims of U.S. Patent No. 5,989,509. The complaint further alleges that an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337. The complainant requests that the Commission institute an investigation and, after the investigation, issue an exclusion order and cease and desist orders. The motion for temporary relief requests that the Commission issue a temporary exclusion order and temporary cease and desist orders prohibiting the importation into and sale within the United States after importation of certain low antimony phosphoric acid that infringes claims 1– 3 or 20 of U.S. Patent No. 5,989,509 during the course of the Commission’s investigation. ADDRESSES: The complaint and motion for temporary relief, except for any confidential information contained therein, is available for inspection during official business hours (8:45 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.) in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Room 112, Washington, DC 20436, telephone 202–205–2000. Hearing impaired individuals are advised that information on this matter can be obtained by contacting the Commission’s TDD terminal on 202–205–1810. Persons with mobility impairments who will need special assistance in gaining access to the Commission should contact the Office of the Secretary at 202–205–2000. General information concerning the Commission may also be obtained by accessing its internet server at http:// www.usitc.gov. The public record for this investigation may be viewed on the Commission’s electronic docket (EDIS) at http://edis.usitc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rett Snotherly, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, telephone (202) 205–2599. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES Authority: The authority for institution of this investigation is contained in section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, and in section 210.10 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.10 (2007). The authority for provisional acceptance of the motion for temporary relief is contained in section 210.58 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.58 (2007). Scope of Investigation: Having considered the complaint, the U.S. International Trade Commission, on December 11, 2007, ordered that— (1) Pursuant to subsection (b) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:19 Dec 17, 2007 Jkt 214001 amended, an investigation be instituted to determine whether there is a violation of subsection (a)(1)(B) of section 337 in the importation into the United States, the sale for importation, or the sale within the United States after importation of certain low antimony phosphoric acid by reason of infringement of one or more of claims 1–3 and 20 of U.S. Patent No. 5,989,509, and whether an industry in the United States exists as required by subsection (a)(2) of section 337; (2) Pursuant to section 210.58 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.58, the motion for temporary relief under subsection (e) of section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930, which was filed with the complaint, is provisionally accepted and referred to the presiding administrative law judge for investigation; (3) For the purpose of the investigation so instituted, the following are hereby named as parties upon which this notice of investigation shall be served: (a) The complainant is—ICL Performance Products, LP, 622 Emerson Road, Suite 500, St. Louis, Missouri 63141. (b) The respondents are the following entities alleged to be in violation of section 337, and are the parties upon which the complaint and motion for temporary relief are to be served: Maruzen Chemicals Co., Ltd., Maruzen Doshomachi Building, 1–4–7, Doshomachi, Chuo-Ku, Osaka 541– 0045 Japan. Rasa Industries, Ltd., Yaesu Dai Building, 1–1–1, Kyobashi, Chuo-Ku, Tokyo 104–0031 Japan. (c) The Commission investigative attorney, party to this investigation, is Rett Snotherly, Esq., Office of Unfair Import Investigations, U.S. International Trade Commission, 500 E Street, SW., Suite 401, Washington, DC 20436; and (3) For the investigation so instituted, the Honorable Carl C. Charneski is designated as the presiding administrative law judge. Responses to the complaint, the motion for temporary relief, and the notice of investigation must be submitted by the named respondent in accordance with sections 210.13 and 210.59 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, 19 CFR 210.13 and 210.59. Pursuant to 19 CFR 201.16(d), 210.13(a), and 210.59, such responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 10 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint, the motion for temporary relief, and the notice of investigation. Extensions of PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71699 time for submitting responses to the complaint, motion for temporary relief and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint, in the motion for temporary relief, and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. By order of the Commission. Issued: December 12, 2007. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E7–24482 Filed 12–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements 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 its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection: Notice of Recurrences (CA–2a). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 71700 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 242 / Tuesday, December 18, 2007 / Notices Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before February 19, 2008. ADDRESSES: Mr. Steven Andoseh, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0373, fax (202) 693–1451, E-mail andoseh.steven@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 administers the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act,(5 U.S.C. 8101,et seq.), which provides for continuation of pay or compensation for work related injuries or disease that result from Federal Employment. Regulation 20 CFR 10.104 designates form CA–2a as the form to be used to request information from claimants with previously accepted injuries who claim a recurrence of disability, and from their supervisors. The form requests information relating to the specific circumstances leading up to the recurrence as well as information about their employment and earnings. The information provided is used by OWCP claims examiners to determine whether a claimant has suffered a recurrence of disability related to an accepted injury and, if so, the appropriate benefits payable. This information collection is currently approved for use through July 31, 2008. 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 the approval for the extension of this currently approved information collection in order to yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:19 Dec 17, 2007 Jkt 214001 ensure the accurate payment of benefits to current and former Federal employees with recurring work-related injuries. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Notice of Recurrences. OMB Number: 1215–0167. Agency Number: CA–2a. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Respondents: 680. Total Annual responses: 680. Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 340. Frequency: Once Per Recurrence. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $299.00. 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: December 13, 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. E7–24488 Filed 12–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CH–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Workforce Investment Act; Native American Employment and Training Council Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 10 (a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Public Law 92–463), as amended, and section 166 (h)(4) of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) [29 U.S.C. 2911(h)(4)], notice is hereby given of the next meeting of the Native American Employment and Training Council (NAETC), as constituted under WIA. Time and Date: The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on Tuesday, January 8, 2008, and continue until 4:45 p.m. that day. The meeting will reconvene at 9 a.m. EST on Wednesday, January 9, 2008, and adjourn at approximately 4:45 p.m. on PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 that day. The period from 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on January 9, 2008, will be reserved for participation and presentations by members of the public. Place: All sessions will be held at the United States Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N3437–A, B, and C, Washington, DC 20210. Status: The meeting will be open to the public. Members of the public not present may submit a written statement on or before December 28, 2007, to be included in the record of the meeting. Statements are to be submitted to Mr. Craig Lewis, Designated Federal Official (DFO), U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room S– 4209, Washington, DC 20210. Members of the public not present may also participate in the public comment period by conference call. The number to call is (888) 790–3107 and the participant pass code is: 6858974. A conference monitor will facilitate calls to the meeting. Members of the public who will be in attendance should call Mr. Craig Lewis at (202) 693–3384 at least two business days before the meeting so a representative can be scheduled to clear entrance to the facility. Persons who need special accommodations should contact Mr. Craig Lewis at (202) 693–3384 at least two business days before the meeting. Matters To Be Considered: The formal agenda will focus on the following topics: (1) U.S. Department of Labor Update; (2) The Employment and Training Administration’s Workforce Innovation in Regional Economic Development Initiative; (3) Indian and Native American Program Update; (4) Program Year 2006 Performance; (5) Fiscal Year 09 Funding; (6) Solicitation for Grant Application Update; (7) Technical Assistance Process; (8) Two Year Planning Guidance; (9) Workgroup Reports; and (10) Council Recommendations. Mr. Craig Lewis, DFO, Indian and Native American Programs, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–4206, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: (202) 693–3384 (VOICE) (this is not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Signed at Washington, DC, this 12th day of December, 2007. Emily Stover DeRocco, Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 242 (Tuesday, December 18, 2007)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment Standards Administration


Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection 
Requirements

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 its proposal to extend OMB approval of the 
information collection: Notice of Recurrences (CA-2a). A copy of the 
proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting 
the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice.

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DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addresses section below on or before February 19, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Mr. Steven Andoseh, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave., NW., Room S-3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone 
(202) 693-0373, fax (202) 693-1451, E-mail andoseh.steven@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 
administers the Federal Employees' Compensation Act,(5 U.S.C. 8101,et 
seq.), which provides for continuation of pay or compensation for work 
related injuries or disease that result from Federal Employment. 
Regulation 20 CFR 10.104 designates form CA-2a as the form to be used 
to request information from claimants with previously accepted injuries 
who claim a recurrence of disability, and from their supervisors. The 
form requests information relating to the specific circumstances 
leading up to the recurrence as well as information about their 
employment and earnings. The information provided is used by OWCP 
claims examiners to determine whether a claimant has suffered a 
recurrence of disability related to an accepted injury and, if so, the 
appropriate benefits payable. This information collection is currently 
approved for use through July 31, 2008.
    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 the approval 
for the extension of this currently approved information collection in 
order to ensure the accurate payment of benefits to current and former 
Federal employees with recurring work-related injuries.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Employment Standards Administration.
    Title: Notice of Recurrences.
    OMB Number: 1215-0167.
    Agency Number: CA-2a.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Respondents: 680.
    Total Annual responses: 680.
    Average Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 340.
    Frequency: Once Per Recurrence.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $299.00.
    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: December 13, 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. E7-24488 Filed 12-17-07; 8:45 am]
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