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AGENCY: This notice announces the completion date of the claims adjudication programs referred to the Foreign Claims Settlement Commission (‘‘Commission’’) by the Department of State by letters dated December 11, 2008 (the ‘‘Libya I program’’), and January 15, 2009 (the ‘‘Libya II program’’), involving claims of United States nationals against the Government of Libya that were settled under the ‘‘Claims Settlement Agreement Between the United States of America and the Great Socialist People’s Libyan Arab Jamahiriya.’’ By prior notice, the Commission announced the commencement of the Libya I program on March 23, 2009, with a completion date of March 23, 2010 (74 FR 12148), and announced the commencement of the Libya II program on July 7, 2009, with a completion date of July 7, 2011 (74 FR 32193). The completion date specified in this Notice supersedes the previously announced completion dates. DATES: The completion date of the Libya I program and the Libya II program is May 21, 2013. 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[FR Doc. 2013–05534 Filed 3–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–01–P mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:19 Mar 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Requests To Approve Conformed Wage Classifications and Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the DavisBacon and Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Requests To Approve Conformed Wage Classifications and Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the DavisBacon and Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. DATES: Submit comments on or before April 10, 2013. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15377 Web site, http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain, on the day following publication of this notice or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or sending an email to DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL–WHD, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Fax: 202–395–6881 (this is not a toll-free number), email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Regulations 29 CFR part 5 prescribe labor standards for Federally financed and assisted construction contracts subject to the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA), 40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq.; the Davis-Bacon Related Acts (DBRA); and the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (CWHSSA), 40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq. The DBA and DBRA require payment of locally prevailing wages and fringe benefits, as determined by the DOL, to laborers and mechanics on most Federally financed or assisted construction projects. 40 U.S.C. 3142(a)–(b) and 29 CFR 5.5(a)(1). The CWHSSA requires the payment of one and one-half times the basic rate of pay for hours worked over forty in a week on most Federal contracts involving the employment of laborers or mechanics. See 40 U.S.C. 3702(a) and 29 CFR 5.5(b)(1). The requirements of this information collection consist of: (A) Reports of conformed classifications and wage rates and (B) requests for approval of unconventional fringe benefit plans. This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an information collection, unless it is approved by the OMB under the PRA and displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection under Control Number 1235–0023. The current approval is scheduled to expire on April E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 15378 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 47 / Monday, March 11, 2013 / Notices 30, 2013; however, it should be noted that existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For additional information, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on November 8, 2012 (77 FR 67026). Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1235– 0023. The OMB 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 submission of responses. Agency: DOL–WHD. Title of Collection: Requests to Approve Conformed Wage Classifications and Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the DavisBacon and Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act. OMB Control Number: 1235–0027. Affected Public: Federal Government and Private Sector—businesses or other for-profits. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,503. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 8,503. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 2,128. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $3,996. Dated: March 5, 2013. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–05559 Filed 3–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–27–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:19 Mar 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice: (13–022)] NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Planetary Science Subcommittee; Meeting National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Planetary Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning. DATES: Thursday, April 4, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Friday, April 5, 2013, 8:30 a.m. to noon, Local Time. ADDRESSES: This meeting will take place at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., Rooms 6H45 and 3H46, respectively, Washington, DC 20546. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marian Norris, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–4452, fax (202) 358–3094, or mnorris@nasa.gov. SUMMARY: The meeting will be open to the public up to the capacity of the room. The meeting will also be available telephonically and by WebEx. Any interested person may call the USA toll free conference call number 888–324–7514, pass code PSS, to participate in this meeting by telephone. The WebEx link is https:// nasa.webex.com/, the meeting number on April 4 is 990 378 664, password PSS@Apr4; the meeting number on April 5 is 996 281 450, password PSS@Apr5. The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics: —Planetary Science Division Update —Mars Exploration Program Update —Mars Science Laboratory/Curiosity Update —Research and Analysis Update —Reports from Assessment Groups It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. Attendees will be requested to sign a register and to comply with NASA security requirements, including the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 presentation of a valid picture ID to Security before access to NASA Headquarters. Foreign nationals attending this meeting will be required to provide a copy of their passport and visa in addition to providing the following information no less than 10 working days prior to the meeting: Full name; gender; date/place of birth; citizenship; visa information (number, type, expiration date); passport information (number, country, expiration date); employer/affiliation information (name of institution, address, country, telephone); title/ position of attendee; and home address to Marian Norris via email at mnorris@nasa.gov or by fax at (202) 358–3094. U.S. citizens and Permanent Residents (green card) holders are requested to submit their name and affiliation 3 working days prior to the meeting to Marian Norris. Susan M. Burch, Acting Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–05486 Filed 3–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Revision to a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). ACTION: Request for comment. AGENCY: The NCUA intends to submit the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). This information collection is published to obtain comments from the public. DATES: Comments will be accepted until April 10, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the NCUA Contact and the OMB Reviewer listed below: NCUA Contact: Tracy Crews, National Credit Union Administration, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314–3428, Fax No. 703–837–2861, Email: OCIOMail@ncua.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Requests To Approve Conformed Wage 
Classifications and Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the 
Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety 
Standards Act

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Wage and Hour 
Division (WHD) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, 
``Requests To Approve Conformed Wage Classifications and Unconventional 
Fringe Benefit Plans Under the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and 
Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act,'' to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use 
in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 
3501 et seq.

DATES: Submit comments on or before April 10, 2013.

ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; 
including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency 
of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the 
RegInfo.gov Web site, http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain, on the 
day following publication of this notice or by contacting Michel Smyth 
by telephone at 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or 
sending an email to DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Submit comments about this request to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL-WHD, Office of 
Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 
20503, Fax: 202-395-6881 (this is not a toll-free number), email: 
OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Michel Smyth by telephone at 
202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Regulations 29 CFR part 5 prescribe labor 
standards for Federally financed and assisted construction contracts 
subject to the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA), 40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq.; the 
Davis-Bacon Related Acts (DBRA); and the Contract Work Hours and Safety 
Standards Act (CWHSSA), 40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq. The DBA and DBRA require 
payment of locally prevailing wages and fringe benefits, as determined 
by the DOL, to laborers and mechanics on most Federally financed or 
assisted construction projects. 40 U.S.C. 3142(a)-(b) and 29 CFR 
5.5(a)(1). The CWHSSA requires the payment of one and one-half times 
the basic rate of pay for hours worked over forty in a week on most 
Federal contracts involving the employment of laborers or mechanics. 
See 40 U.S.C. 3702(a) and 29 CFR 5.5(b)(1). The requirements of this 
information collection consist of: (A) Reports of conformed 
classifications and wage rates and (B) requests for approval of 
unconventional fringe benefit plans.
    This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency 
generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and 
the public is generally not required to respond to an information 
collection, unless it is approved by the OMB under the PRA and displays 
a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any 
other provisions of law, no person shall generally be subject to 
penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that 
does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 
1320.6. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection 
under Control Number 1235-0023. The current approval is scheduled to 
expire on April

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30, 2013; however, it should be noted that existing information 
collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month 
extension while they undergo review. For additional information, see 
the related notice published in the Federal Register on November 8, 
2012 (77 FR 67026).
    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in 
the ADDRESSES section within 30 days of publication of this notice in 
the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate 
consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1235-0023. 
The OMB 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 submission of responses.
    Agency: DOL-WHD.
    Title of Collection: Requests to Approve Conformed Wage 
Classifications and Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the 
Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety 
Standards Act.
    OMB Control Number: 1235-0027.
    Affected Public: Federal Government and Private Sector--businesses 
or other for-profits.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,503.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 8,503.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 2,128.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $3,996.

    Dated: March 5, 2013.
Michel Smyth,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-05559 Filed 3-8-13; 8:45 am]
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