Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements, 27560-27561 [E9-13594]

Download as PDF 27560 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 110 / Wednesday, June 10, 2009 / Notices have the right to appear as parties in Commission antidumping and countervailing duty investigations. The Secretary will prepare a public service list containing the names and addresses of all persons, or their representatives, who are parties to the investigations. Background On April 8, 2009, a petition was filed with the Commission and Commerce by Maverick Tube Corporation, Houston, TX; United States Steel Corporation, Dallas, TX; V&M Star LP, Houston, TX; V&M Tubular Corporation of America, Houston, TX; TMK IPSCO, Camanche, IA; Evraz Rocky Mountain Steel, Pueblo, CO; Wheatland Tube Corp., Wheatland, PA; and the United Steel, Paper and Forestry, Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, AFL–CIO– CLC, Pittsburgh, PA. Accordingly, effective April 8, 2009, the Commission instituted countervailing duty investigation No. 701–TA–463 and antidumping duty investigations No. 731–TA–1159 (Preliminary). Notice of the institution of the Commission’s investigations and of a public conference to be held in connection therewith was given by posting copies of the notice in the Office of the Secretary, U.S. International Trade Commission, Washington, DC, and by publishing the notice in the Federal Register of April 8, 2009 (74 FR 16009). The conference was held in Washington, DC, on April 29, 2009, and all persons who requested the opportunity were permitted to appear in person or by counsel. The Commission transmitted its determinations in these investigations to the Secretary of Commerce on May 26, 2009. The views of the Commission are contained in USITC Publication 4081 (June 2009), entitled Certain Oil Country Tubular Goods from China: Investigation Nos. 701–TA–463 and 731–TA–1156–1159 (Preliminary). William R. Bishop, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–13526 Filed 6–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE erowe on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES United States Parole Commission Record of Vote of Meeting Closure; (Public Law 94–409) (5 U.S.C. Sec. 552b) I, Edward F. Reilly, Jr., of the United States Parole Commission, was present at a meeting of said Commission, which started at approximately 11:30 a.m., on VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:18 Jun 09, 2009 Jkt 217001 Thursday, May 14, 2009, at the U.S. Parole Commission, 5550 Friendship Boulevard, 4th Floor, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815. The purpose of the meeting was to decide two petitions for reconsideration pursuant to 28 CFR Section 2.27. Four Commissioners were present, constituting a quorum when the vote to close the meeting was submitted. Public announcement further describing the subject matter of the meeting and certifications of General Counsel that this meeting may be closed by vote of the Commissioners present were submitted to the Commissioners prior to the conduct of any other business. Upon motion duly made, seconded, and carried, the following Commissioners voted that the meeting be closed: Edward F. Reilly, Jr., Cranston J. Mitchell, Isaac Fulwood, Jr. and Patricia K. Cushwa. In witness whereof, I make this official record of the vote taken to close this meeting and authorize this record to be made available to the public. Dated: May 14, 2009. Edward F. Reilly, Jr., Chairman, U.S. Parole Commission. [FR Doc. E9–13398 Filed 6–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–01–M DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE United States Parole Commission Record of Vote of Meeting Closure; (Pub. L. 94–409) (5 U.S.C. Sec. 552b) I, Isaac Fulwood, Chairman of the United States Parole Commission, was present at a meeting of said Commission, which started at approximately 10 a.m., on Thursday, May 21, 2009 at the U.S. Parole Commission, 5550 Friendship Boulevard, 4th Floor, Chevy Chase, Maryland 20815. The purpose of the meeting was to approve or disapprove the appointment of a hearing examiner. Four Commissioners were present, constituting a quorum, when the vote to close the meeting was submitted. Public announcement further describing the subject matter of the meeting and certifications of General Counsel that this meeting may be closed by vote of the Commissioners present were submitted to the Commissioners prior to the conduct of any other business. Upon motion duly made, seconded, and carried, the following Commissioners voted that the meeting be closed: Isaac Fulwood, Cranston J. Mitchell, Edward F. Reilly, Jr., and Patricia Cushwa. In witness whereof, I make this official record of the vote taken to close this PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 meeting and authorize this record to be made available to the public. Dated: June 1, 2009. Isaac Fulwood, Chairman, U.S. Parole Commission. [FR Doc. E9–13399 Filed 6–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–01–M 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 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Secretary of Labor’s Opportunity Award, Exemplary Voluntary Effort (EVE) Award, and Exemplary Public Interest Contribution (EPIC) Award. 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 August 10, 2009. ADDRESSES: Mr. Steven D. Lawrence, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0292, fax (202) 693–1451, Email Lawrence.Steven@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is responsible for the administration of the Secretary of Labor’s Opportunity Award, Exemplary Voluntary Effort E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM 10JNN1 erowe on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 110 / Wednesday, June 10, 2009 / Notices (EVE) Award, and Exemplary Public Interest Contribution (EPIC) Award. These awards are presented annually to Federal contractors and non-profit organizations whose activities support the mission of the OFCCP. The recognition of Federal contractors who are in compliance with the OFCCP regulations and who work with community and public interest organizations sends a positive message throughout the U.S. Labor Force and business community. The Secretary of Labor’s Opportunity Award and EVE Award recipients must be Federal contractors covered by Executive Order 11246, as amended; Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended. The Secretary of Labor’s Opportunity Award is presented to one contractor each year that has established and instituted comprehensive workforce strategies to ensure equal employment opportunity. The EVE Award is given to those contractors who have demonstrated through programs or activities, exemplary and innovative efforts to create an inclusive American workforce. The EPIC Award is presented to public interest organizations that have supported equal employment opportunity and linked their efforts with those of the Federal contractors to enhance employment opportunities for those with the least opportunity to join the workforce. Guidelines for the nomination process can be found in Administrative Notice Number 261 dated February 02, 2004; to view the Notice visit OFCCP web page address at http://www.dol.gov/esa/ofccp/media/ reports/evedr261.htm. This information collection is currently approved for use through January 31, 2010. II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments that: • 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:18 Jun 09, 2009 Jkt 217001 technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. III. Current Actions: OFCCP seeks a three-year extension for the approval of the Secretary of Labor’s Opportunity Award, Exemplary Voluntary Effort (EVE) Award, and Exemplary Public Interest Contribution (EPIC) Award. There is no change in the substance or method of collection since the last OMB approval. OFCCP revised the burden hour estimates associated with the awards based on the number of nominations received for Calendar Year (CY) 2008. During CY 2008, OFCCP received nominations for three (3) Secretary of Labor’s Opportunity Awards, nine (9) EVE Awards, and fourteen (14) EPIC Awards. This information collection recognizes outstanding Federal contractors and non-profit public interest organizations that have created exceptional equal opportunity and nondiscrimination programs that support the OFCCP’s mission. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. OMB Number: 1215–0201 Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, not-for-profit institutions. Total Respondents: 26. Total Annual Responses: 26. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,174. Estimated Time per Response: 122 minutes Frequency: Annually. 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: June 4, 2009. Hazel M. 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. E9–13594 Filed 6–9–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CM–P PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27561 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Request for Certification of Compliance —Rural Industrialization Loan and Grant Program AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Employment and Training Administration is issuing this notice to announce the receipt of a ‘‘Certification of Non-Relocation and Market and Capacity Information Report’’ (Form 4279–2) for the following: Applicant/Location: Barrel O’Fun Snack Foods, Inc./Perham, Minnesota. Principal Product/Purpose: The loan, guarantee, or grant application is to allow an existing manufacturer to purchase equipment and expand its facility to manufacture pretzels and tortilla chips. The NAICS industry code for this enterprise is: 311919 Other Snack Food Manufacturing. DATES: All interested parties may submit comments in writing no later than June 24, 2009. Copies of adverse comments received will be forwarded to the applicant noted above. ADDRESSES: Address all comments concerning this notice to Anthony D. Dais, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room S–4231, Washington, DC 20210; or e-mail Dais.Anthony@dol.gov; or transmit via fax (202) 693–3015 (this is not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony D. Dais, at telephone number (202) 693–2784 (this is not a toll-free number). Section 188 of the Consolidated Farm and Rural Development Act of 1972, as established under 29 CFR part 75, authorizes the United States Department of Agriculture to make or guarantee loans or grants to finance industrial and business activities in rural areas. The Secretary of Labor must review the application for financial assistance for the purpose of certifying to the Secretary of Agriculture that the assistance is not calculated, or likely, to result in: (a) A transfer of any employment or business activity from one area to another by the loan applicant’s business operation; or, (b) An increase in the production of goods, materials, services, or facilities in an area where there is not sufficient SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM 10JNN1

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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 the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Secretary of 
Labor's Opportunity Award, Exemplary Voluntary Effort (EVE) Award, and 
Exemplary Public Interest Contribution (EPIC) Award. 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 August 10, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Mr. Steven D. Lawrence, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave., NW., Room S-3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone 
(202) 693-0292, fax (202) 693-1451, Email Lawrence.Steven@dol.gov. 
Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or 
Email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    I. Background: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 
(OFCCP) is responsible for the administration of the Secretary of 
Labor's Opportunity Award, Exemplary Voluntary Effort

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(EVE) Award, and Exemplary Public Interest Contribution (EPIC) Award. 
These awards are presented annually to Federal contractors and non-
profit organizations whose activities support the mission of the OFCCP. 
The recognition of Federal contractors who are in compliance with the 
OFCCP regulations and who work with community and public interest 
organizations sends a positive message throughout the U.S. Labor Force 
and business community.
    The Secretary of Labor's Opportunity Award and EVE Award recipients 
must be Federal contractors covered by Executive Order 11246, as 
amended; Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and 
the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as 
amended.
    The Secretary of Labor's Opportunity Award is presented to one 
contractor each year that has established and instituted comprehensive 
workforce strategies to ensure equal employment opportunity. The EVE 
Award is given to those contractors who have demonstrated through 
programs or activities, exemplary and innovative efforts to create an 
inclusive American workforce. The EPIC Award is presented to public 
interest organizations that have supported equal employment opportunity 
and linked their efforts with those of the Federal contractors to 
enhance employment opportunities for those with the least opportunity 
to join the workforce. Guidelines for the nomination process can be 
found in Administrative Notice Number 261 dated February 02, 2004; to 
view the Notice visit OFCCP web page address at http://www.dol.gov/esa/ofccp/media/reports/evedr261.htm. This information collection is 
currently approved for use through January 31, 2010.
    II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor is particularly 
interested in comments that:
     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: OFCCP seeks a three-year extension for the 
approval of the Secretary of Labor's Opportunity Award, Exemplary 
Voluntary Effort (EVE) Award, and Exemplary Public Interest 
Contribution (EPIC) Award. There is no change in the substance or 
method of collection since the last OMB approval. OFCCP revised the 
burden hour estimates associated with the awards based on the number of 
nominations received for Calendar Year (CY) 2008. During CY 2008, OFCCP 
received nominations for three (3) Secretary of Labor's Opportunity 
Awards, nine (9) EVE Awards, and fourteen (14) EPIC Awards. This 
information collection recognizes outstanding Federal contractors and 
non-profit public interest organizations that have created exceptional 
equal opportunity and nondiscrimination programs that support the 
OFCCP's mission.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Employment Standards Administration.
    OMB Number: 1215-0201
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Total Respondents: 26.
    Total Annual Responses: 26.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 3,174.
    Estimated Time per Response: 122 minutes
    Frequency: Annually.
    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: June 4, 2009.
Hazel M. 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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