Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Employee Questionnaire and Complaint Intake, 8985 [2010-4009]

Download as PDF 8985 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 38 / Friday, February 26, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5384–N–03] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Employee Questionnaire and Complaint Intake AGENCY: Office of Labor Relations, Office of Departmental Operations and Coordination, HUD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: April 27, 2010. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Leroy McKinney, Jr., Reports Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410 or Leroy.McKinneyJr@hud.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jade Banks, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Labor Relations, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., Room 2102, Washington, DC 20410 or Jade.M.Banks@hud.gov, telephone (202) 402–5475 (this is not a toll-free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Employee Questionnaire and Complaint Intake. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2501–0018. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD and state, local and tribal agencies administering HUD-assisted programs must enforce Federal wage and reporting requirements on covered HUD-assisted construction and maintenance work. Enforcement activities include contacting laborers and mechanics and requesting information about their employment on covered projects. In addition, HUD and these agencies may be contacted by the workers or by others who wish to file a complaint of labor standards violation(s). HUD has instituted two forms for these collections: an employee questionnaire (in English, Spanish, and electronic versions) and a complaint intake form. The questionnaire may be mailed to employees or may be otherwise provided to them to complete and return to HUD or the agency. The questionnaire is also available on-line through HUD’s web site. This version can be completed on-screen for electronic submission or it can be printed for hard-copy submission. Complaint intake forms will be used by HUD and agency personnel to record information provided by complainants about the nature of the alleged violation(s). Both forms may be supplemented with additional pages, as needed. Responses and the provision of supplemental information are voluntary on the part of questionnaire respondents. Questionnaire responses and complaint intake forms must be retained by the HUD and agencies to document the sufficiency of enforcement efforts. Agency form numbers, if applicable: Forms HUD–4730, HUD–4370E, HUD– 4370SP; and HUD–4731. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: Number of respondents Item Amount of time required (hours) Total time required (in hrs.)/ annum HUD–4730 (including 4730E and 4730SP) ................................................................................. HUD–4731 ................................................................................................................................... Recordkeeping ............................................................................................................................. 2,000 500 2,500 .25–.5 .25–.5 1 500–1,000 125–250 2,500 Total Annual Burden ............................................................................................................. ........................ ........................ 3,125–3,750 Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5375–N–07] sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: February 22, 2010. Waite H. Madison, Director, Office of Labor Relations. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5384-N-03]


Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; 
Employee Questionnaire and Complaint Intake

AGENCY: Office of Labor Relations, Office of Departmental Operations 
and Coordination, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described 
below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department 
is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal.

DATES: Comments Due Date: April 27, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding 
this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB 
Control Number and should be sent to: Leroy McKinney, Jr., Reports 
Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 
7th Street, SW., Room 4178, Washington, DC 20410 or 
Leroy.McKinneyJr@hud.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jade Banks, Senior Policy Advisor, 
Office of Labor Relations, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 
451 7th Street, SW., Room 2102, Washington, DC 20410 or 
Jade.M.Banks@hud.gov, telephone (202) 402-5475 (this is not a toll-free 
number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available 
information.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed 
information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended).
    This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: 
(1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (2) evaluate the accuracy 
of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on those who are to respond; including the 
use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of 
responses.
    This Notice also lists the following information:
    Title of Proposal: Employee Questionnaire and Complaint Intake.
    OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2501-0018.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD 
and state, local and tribal agencies administering HUD-assisted 
programs must enforce Federal wage and reporting requirements on 
covered HUD-assisted construction and maintenance work. Enforcement 
activities include contacting laborers and mechanics and requesting 
information about their employment on covered projects. In addition, 
HUD and these agencies may be contacted by the workers or by others who 
wish to file a complaint of labor standards violation(s). HUD has 
instituted two forms for these collections: an employee questionnaire 
(in English, Spanish, and electronic versions) and a complaint intake 
form. The questionnaire may be mailed to employees or may be otherwise 
provided to them to complete and return to HUD or the agency. The 
questionnaire is also available on-line through HUD's web site. This 
version can be completed on-screen for electronic submission or it can 
be printed for hard-copy submission. Complaint intake forms will be 
used by HUD and agency personnel to record information provided by 
complainants about the nature of the alleged violation(s). Both forms 
may be supplemented with additional pages, as needed. Responses and the 
provision of supplemental information are voluntary on the part of 
questionnaire respondents. Questionnaire responses and complaint intake 
forms must be retained by the HUD and agencies to document the 
sufficiency of enforcement efforts.
    Agency form numbers, if applicable: Forms HUD-4730, HUD-4370E, HUD-
4370SP; and HUD-4731.
    Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the 
information collection including number of respondents, frequency of 
response, and hours of response:

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                                                                                  Amount of time    Total time
                              Item                                   Number of       required      required (in
                                                                    respondents       (hours)       hrs.)/annum
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HUD-4730 (including 4730E and 4730SP)...........................           2,000          .25-.5       500-1,000
HUD-4731........................................................             500          .25-.5         125-250
Recordkeeping...................................................           2,500               1           2,500
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    Total Annual Burden.........................................  ..............  ..............     3,125-3,750
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    Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of a 
currently approved collection.

    Authority:  The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., 
Chapter 35, as amended.

    Dated: February 22, 2010.
Waite H. Madison,
Director, Office of Labor Relations.
[FR Doc. 2010-4009 Filed 2-25-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4210-67-P