Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request, 63199-63200 [E8-25247]

Download as PDF dwashington3 on PRODPC61 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 206 / Thursday, October 23, 2008 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $3,519,494. Description: The purpose of the Department’s Cotton Dust Standard at 29 CFR 1910.1043 and the information collection requirements contained therein is to provide protection for employees from the adverse health effects associated with occupational exposure to cotton dust. Employers must monitor employee exposure, reduce employee exposure to within permissible exposure limits, provide employees with medical examinations and training, and establish and maintain employee exposure monitoring and medical records. For additional information, see the related 60-day preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 44774 on July 31, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in association with the preclearance notice is available on http:// www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA 2008–0015. Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection. Title of Collection: Acrylonitrile (29 CFR 1910.1045). OMB Control Number: 1218–0126. Affected Public: Business or other forprofits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 23. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,166. Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $180,946. Description: The Department’s Acrylonitrile Standard at 29 CFR 1910.1045 requires employers to monitor employee exposure to acrylonitrile (AN), to provide medical surveillance, to train employees about the hazards of AN, and to establish and maintain accurate records of employee exposure to AN. These records will be used by employers, employees, physicians, and the Government to ensure that employees are not harmed by exposure to AN. For additional information, see the related 60-day preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 37987 on July 2, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in association with the preclearance notice is available on http:// www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA 2008–0014. Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:58 Oct 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 Title of Collection: Servicing MultiPiece and Single Piece Rim Wheels (29 CFR 1910.177). OMB Control Number: 1218–0219. Affected Public: Business or other forprofits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1. Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0. Description: The purpose of the Department’s Standard for Servicing Multi-Piece and Single Piece Rim Wheels at 29 CFR 1910.177 and the information collection requirements contained therein is to reduce employees’ risk of death or serious injury by ensuring that restraining devices used by them during the servicing of multi-piece rim wheels are in safe operating condition. For additional information, see the related 60-day preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 45250 on August 4, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in association with the preclearance notice is available on http://www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA 2008–0025. Agency: Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection. Title of Collection: Shipyard Employment Standards (29 CFR 1915.113(b)(1) and 1915.172(d)). OMB Control Number: 1218–0220. Affected Public: Business or other forprofits. Estimated Number of Respondents: 639. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,137. Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0. Description: The Department’s Standard for shackles and hooks (29 CFR 1915.113(b)(1)) requires that all hooks for which no applicable manufacturer’s recommendations are available be tested and that the employer retain a certification record. The Department’s Standard on portable air receivers (29 CFR 1915.172(d)) requires that portable, unfired pressure vessels be examined quarterly and subjected to a yearly hydrostatic pressure test and that a certification record be maintained. For additional information, see the related 60-day preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 44775 on July 31, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in association with the preclearance notice is available on http:// PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63199 www.regulations.gov under docket number OSHA 2008–0024. Darrin A. King, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–25217 Filed 10–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request October 15, 2008. The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of 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; including among other things a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Amy Hobby on 202–693–4553 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Department of Labor, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202–395–7316/Fax: 202–395–6974 (these are not toll-free numbers), E-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the OMB Control Number (see below). 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 E:\FR\FM\23OCN1.SGM 23OCN1 63200 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 206 / Thursday, October 23, 2008 / Notices 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: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management. Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing OMB Control Number. Title of Collection: Applicant Background Questionnaire. OMB Control Number: 1225–0072. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,500. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,608. Description: The Applicant Background Questionnaire, which is completed voluntarily by job applicants, provides information on the applicants’ gender, race or ethnicity, disability, and the applicants’ source of recruitment information for vacancy. This data will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of various recruitment methods to tailor recruitment to meet equal employment opportunity objectives. For additional information, see related notice published at 73 FR 43476 on July 25, 2008. Darrin A. King, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–25247 Filed 10–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–23–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request dwashington3 on PRODPC61 with NOTICES October 17, 2008. The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of 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, including among other things a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Mary Beth Smith-Toomey on 202–693– 4223 (this is not a toll-free number) / email DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:58 Oct 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Dept of Labor—Employment and Training Administration, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202–395–7316 / Fax: 202–395–6974 (these are not tollfree numbers), E-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the OMB Control Number (see below). 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: Revision of an existing OMB Control Number. Title of Collection: Project Gate. OMB Control Number: 1205–0444. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,431. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,216. Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: $0. Description: Project GATE is a demonstration program designed to assist individuals interested in selfemployment to develop their businesses. To determine whether the program should be replicated on a larger scale, an evaluation has been conducted and is in its final stage, OMB approved an additional survey of 400 individuals (Wave II), which was completed early in 2007. However, the analysis of Wave II data did not indicate anticipated improved earnings; therefore, ETA is requesting to conduct an identical 5- PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 year follow-up with 2,431 Project GATE program completers to enable ETA to determine whether this finding persists over time. Darrin A. King, Departmental Clearance Office. [FR Doc. E8–25249 Filed 10–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration [Application No. D–11471] Notice of Proposed Amendment; Prohibited Transaction Exemption (PTE) 99–34 Involving the Chase Manhattan Bank/JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice of proposed amendment to individual exemption. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document contains a notice of pendency before the Department of Labor (the Department) of a proposed individual exemption, which, if granted, would amend PTE 99–34 (64 FR 46419, August 25, 1999), an exemption granted to The Chase Manhattan Bank (CMB). PTE 99–34 permits the lending of securities to affiliates of The Chase Manhattan Corporation (CMC) by employee benefit plans, including commingled investment funds holding plan assets for which CMC affiliates act as directed trustee or custodian and securities lending agent or subagent, and the receipt of compensation in connection with the transactions. The amendment, if granted, would apply to JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association (JPMCB), a successor organization to CMB, and would extend the provisions of PTE 99–34 to certain transactions with affiliates of the Bear Stearns Companies Inc. (Bear Stearns). If granted, the proposed amendment would affect participants and beneficiaries and fiduciaries of employee benefit plans to which affiliates of JPMCB act as securities lending agent or sub-agent and may also act as custodian or directed trustee. DATES: Effective Date: Except as otherwise specified herein, the amendment, if granted, will be effective as of August 25, 1999. DATES: Written comments and requests for a public hearing on the proposed exemption should be submitted to the Department December 8, 2008. E:\FR\FM\23OCN1.SGM 23OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

October 15, 2008.
    The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of 
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; including among other things a description of the likely 
respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden 
may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://
www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Amy Hobby on 202-
693-4553 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: DOL_PRA_
PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the 
Department of Labor, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 
Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-6974 (these 
are not toll-free numbers), E-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 
30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In 
order to ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should 
reference the OMB Control Number (see below).
    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

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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: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and 
Management.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing OMB Control 
Number.
    Title of Collection: Applicant Background Questionnaire.
    OMB Control Number: 1225-0072.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,500.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,608.
    Description: The Applicant Background Questionnaire, which is 
completed voluntarily by job applicants, provides information on the 
applicants' gender, race or ethnicity, disability, and the applicants' 
source of recruitment information for vacancy. This data will be used 
to evaluate the effectiveness of various recruitment methods to tailor 
recruitment to meet equal employment opportunity objectives. For 
additional information, see related notice published at 73 FR 43476 on 
July 25, 2008.

Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-25247 Filed 10-22-08; 8:45 am]
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