Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements, 70948-70949 [2010-29218]

Download as PDF srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 70948 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 223 / Friday, November 19, 2010 / Notices Garvey, resolves the United States’ and Missouri’s claims against the Defendants under the hazardous waste generation, storage, and transport provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, 42 U.S.C. 6901 (RCRA) et seq., the pre-treatment requirements of the Federal Water Pollution Control Act (Clean Water Act), 40 CFR Part 403 and 33 U.S.C. 1311, 1317, 33 U.S.C. 1251 et seq., and the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA), 42 U.S.C. 11001 et seq., related to their generation, storage, and transport of hazardous wastes at six HPI facilities in St. Joseph, Missouri. Under the terms of the Consent Decree, the Defendants shall pay a civil penalty to the United States of $75,000 and a civil penalty to the State of $75,000 and Garvey will be required to sell his collection of classic cars, boats, and parts and turn over ninety percent of the proceeds to the United States and Missouri as a further civil penalty. In addition, HPI will investigate and clean up any contamination at the six facilities. The Department of Justice will receive comments relating to the proposed Consent Decree for a period of thirty (30) days from the date of this publication. Comments should be addressed to the Assistant Attorney General, Environment and Natural Resources Division, and either e-mailed to pubcomment-ees.enrd@usdoj.gov or mailed to P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611, and should refer to United States et al. v. HPI Products, Inc., et al., DJ Ref. No. 90–5–1–1–09338. The proposed Agreement may be examined at the Office of the United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, Charles Evans Whittaker Courthouse, Room 5510, 400 East 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106, and at the Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7, 901 N. 5th St., Kansas City, KS 66101. During the public comment period, the proposed Agreement may also be examined on the following Department of Justice Web site, http://www.usdoj.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. A copy of the proposed Agreement may also be obtained by mail from the Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, DC 20044–7611 or by faxing or e-mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood (tonia.fleetwood@usdoj.gov), fax no. (202) 514–0097, phone confirmation number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a copy from the Consent Decree Library, please enclose a check in the amount of $14.50, or 37.25 (if attachments are requested) (25 cents per page VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Nov 18, 2010 Jkt 223001 reproduction cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury. Maureen Katz, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2010–29159 Filed 11–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Complaint Form CC–4, Complaint of Discrimination in Employment under Federal Government Contracts. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before January 18, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Control Number 1250– 0002, by either one of the following methods: Electronic comments: Through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Mail, Hand Delivery, Courier: Sandra M. Dillon, Deputy Director, Division of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Policy, Planning and Program Development, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N3422, Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: (202) 693–0102 (voice) or (202) 693– 1337 (TTY). Instructions: Please submit one copy of your comments by only one method. All submissions received must include the agency name and Control Number identified above for this information collection. Because we continue to experience delays in receiving mail in the Washington, DC area, commenters are strongly encouraged to transmit their comments electronically via the regulations.gov Web site or to submit them by mail early. Comments, including any personal information provided, become a matter of public record and will be posted to the regulations.gov Web site. They will also be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terry R. Hankerson, Chief, Regulations Development and Evaluation Branch, Division of Policy, Planning and Program Development, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N3422, Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: (202) 693–0102 (voice) or (202) 693–1337 (TTY) (these are not tollfree numbers). Copies of this notice may be obtained in alternative formats (Large Print, Braille, Audio Tape or Disc), upon request, by calling (202) 693–0102 (not a toll-free number). TTY/TDD callers may call (202) 693–1337 (not a toll-free number) to obtain information or request materials in alternative formats. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) is responsible for the administration of three equal opportunity programs: Executive Order 11246, as amended; Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and 38 U.S.C. 4212, the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended (VEVRAA). These programs require affirmative action by Federal contractors and subcontractors and prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, status as a qualified individual with disabilities or protected veteran. No private right of action exists under the three programs that are enforced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), i.e., a private individual may not bring a lawsuit against an employer (or prospective employer) for E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 223 / Friday, November 19, 2010 / Notices noncompliance with its contractual obligations under the laws enforced by OFCCP. However, any employee or applicant for employment with a Government contractor may file a complaint with the Department of Labor alleging discrimination by completing Complaint Form CC–4, Complaint of Discrimination in Employment under Federal Government Contracts. DOL investigates the complaint but retains the discretion whether to pursue prosecution. If a complaint filed under Executive Order 11246, as amended, involves discrimination against only one person, the OFCCP may refer it to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). Such referrals are made under a Memorandum of Understanding between the two Federal agencies. Complaints that involve groups of people or indicate patterns of discrimination are generally investigated by the OFCCP. The program also investigates individual or group complaints filed under the disability and veterans laws. Under Executive Order 11246, as amended, the authority for collection of complaint information is Section 206(b). The implementing regulations which specify the content of this information collection are found at 41 CFR 60– 1.23(a). Under the Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended, the authority for collecting complaints information is at 38 U.S.C. 4212(b). The implementing regulations which specify the content of this information collection are found at 41 CFR 60–250.61(b) and 41 CFR 60– 300.61(b). Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, is the authority for collecting complaint information under the statute. The implementing regulations which specify the content of this information collection are found at 41 CFR 60– 741.61(c). This information collection request covers the recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the Complaint Form CC–4, Complaint of Discrimination in Employment under Federal Government Contracts. A separate information collection request covers the recordkeeping and reporting requirements for supply and service industries, and is approved under OMB 1250–0003. This information collection is currently approved for use through September 30, 2011. II. Review Focus: The DOL is particularly interested in comments which: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Nov 18, 2010 Jkt 223001 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 DOL seeks the approval of the extension of this information in order to carry out its responsibility to enforce the affirmative action and anti-discrimination provisions of the three Acts, which it administers. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs. Title: Complaint Form CC–4, Complaint of Discrimination in Employment under Federal Government Contracts. OMB Number: 1250–0002. Agency Number: None. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institutions. Total Respondents: 602. Total Annual Responses: 602. Average Time per Response: 1.28 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 770. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $282.94. 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: November 15, 2010. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2010–29218 Filed 11–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CM–P PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70949 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Proposed Information Collection for the Evaluation of the Aging Worker Initiative; Comment Request Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The U.S. 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 and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning the collection of information for Evaluation of the Aging Worker Initiative (AWI). The information collection will not be conducted until approved by OMB and it will display the OMB control number. There will be no penalty assessed for failure to respond to this approved information collection. 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 addressee’s section below on or before January 18, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments to Charlotte Schifferes, Office of Policy Development and Research, Room N–5641, Employment and Training Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. Telephone number: 202–693–3655 (this is not a toll-free number). Fax: 202–693– 2766. E-mail: schifferes.charlotte@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Background The proposed information collection is for an evaluation of 10 grants, totaling $13 million, which comprise the AWI. The AWI grants, provided to local agencies, are being used to test new E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs


Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection 
Requirements

AGENCY: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, Labor.

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 Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs is 
soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: 
Complaint Form CC-4, Complaint of Discrimination in Employment under 
Federal Government Contracts. A copy of the proposed information 
collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed 
below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addresses section below on or before January 18, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Control Number 1250-
0002, by either one of the following methods:
    Electronic comments: Through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: 
http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for 
submitting comments.
    Mail, Hand Delivery, Courier: Sandra M. Dillon, Deputy Director, 
Division of Policy, Planning and Program Development, Office of Federal 
Contract Compliance Programs, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N3422, 
Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: (202) 693-0102 (voice) or (202) 693-
1337 (TTY).
    Instructions: Please submit one copy of your comments by only one 
method. All submissions received must include the agency name and 
Control Number identified above for this information collection. 
Because we continue to experience delays in receiving mail in the 
Washington, DC area, commenters are strongly encouraged to transmit 
their comments electronically via the regulations.gov Web site or to 
submit them by mail early. Comments, including any personal information 
provided, become a matter of public record and will be posted to the 
regulations.gov Web site. They will also be summarized and/or included 
in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the 
information collection request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terry R. Hankerson, Chief, Regulations 
Development and Evaluation Branch, Division of Policy, Planning and 
Program Development, Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs, 
200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room N3422, Washington, DC 20210. 
Telephone: (202) 693-0102 (voice) or (202) 693-1337 (TTY) (these are 
not toll-free numbers). Copies of this notice may be obtained in 
alternative formats (Large Print, Braille, Audio Tape or Disc), upon 
request, by calling (202) 693-0102 (not a toll-free number). TTY/TDD 
callers may call (202) 693-1337 (not a toll-free number) to obtain 
information or request materials in alternative formats.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    I. Background: The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs 
(OFCCP) is responsible for the administration of three equal 
opportunity programs: Executive Order 11246, as amended; Section 503 of 
the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; and 38 U.S.C. 4212, the 
Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974, as amended 
(VEVRAA). These programs require affirmative action by Federal 
contractors and subcontractors and prohibit discrimination on the basis 
of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, status as a qualified 
individual with disabilities or protected veteran. No private right of 
action exists under the three programs that are enforced by the U.S. 
Department of Labor (DOL), i.e., a private individual may not bring a 
lawsuit against an employer (or prospective employer) for

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noncompliance with its contractual obligations under the laws enforced 
by OFCCP. However, any employee or applicant for employment with a 
Government contractor may file a complaint with the Department of Labor 
alleging discrimination by completing Complaint Form CC-4, Complaint of 
Discrimination in Employment under Federal Government Contracts. DOL 
investigates the complaint but retains the discretion whether to pursue 
prosecution. If a complaint filed under Executive Order 11246, as 
amended, involves discrimination against only one person, the OFCCP may 
refer it to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). 
Such referrals are made under a Memorandum of Understanding between the 
two Federal agencies. Complaints that involve groups of people or 
indicate patterns of discrimination are generally investigated by the 
OFCCP. The program also investigates individual or group complaints 
filed under the disability and veterans laws. Under Executive Order 
11246, as amended, the authority for collection of complaint 
information is Section 206(b). The implementing regulations which 
specify the content of this information collection are found at 41 CFR 
60-1.23(a).
    Under the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act of 
1974, as amended, the authority for collecting complaints information 
is at 38 U.S.C. 4212(b). The implementing regulations which specify the 
content of this information collection are found at 41 CFR 60-250.61(b) 
and 41 CFR 60-300.61(b). Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, 
as amended, is the authority for collecting complaint information under 
the statute. The implementing regulations which specify the content of 
this information collection are found at 41 CFR 60-741.61(c). This 
information collection request covers the recordkeeping and reporting 
requirements for the Complaint Form CC-4, Complaint of Discrimination 
in Employment under Federal Government Contracts. A separate 
information collection request covers the recordkeeping and reporting 
requirements for supply and service industries, and is approved under 
OMB 1250-0003. This information collection is currently approved for 
use through September 30, 2011.
    II. Review Focus: The DOL 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 DOL seeks the approval of the extension 
of this information in order to carry out its responsibility to enforce 
the affirmative action and anti-discrimination provisions of the three 
Acts, which it administers.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs.
    Title: Complaint Form CC-4, Complaint of Discrimination in 
Employment under Federal Government Contracts.
    OMB Number: 1250-0002.
    Agency Number: None.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Total Respondents: 602.
    Total Annual Responses: 602.
    Average Time per Response: 1.28 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 770.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $282.94.
    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: November 15, 2010.
Michel Smyth,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-29218 Filed 11-18-10; 8:45 am]
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