Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Program to Prevent Smoking in Hazardous Areas (Pertains to Underground Coal Mines), 35054-35055 [2013-13793]

Download as PDF 35054 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 11, 2013 / Notices * Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and * Minimize the burden of the information collection on those who are to respond, including 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: At this time, the Department of Labor is requesting clearance for site visit data collection for the Evaluation of the Army Unemployment Compensation for ExServicemembers (UCX) Claimants Initiative. Type of review: New information collection request. OMB Control Number: 1205–0NEW. Affected Public: Staff associated with implementing the Army UCX Claimants Initiative in four states. Frequency: Once. Total Responses: 40. Average Time per Response: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 30 hours. Total Burden Cost: $0. Comments submitted in response to this request will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval; they will also become a matter of public record. Signed at Washington, DC, this day of June 5, 2013. James H. Moore, Jr., Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2013–13749 Filed 6–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–23–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES All Items Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers; United States City Average Pursuant to Section 33105(c) of Title 49, United States Code, and the delegation of the Secretary of Transportation’s responsibilities under that Act to the Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration (49 CFR 501.2 (a)(9)), the Secretary of Labor has certified to the Administrator and published this notice in the Federal Register that the United States City Average All Items Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (1967=100) increased 121.1 percent from its 1984 annual average of 311.1 to its 2012 annual average of 687.761. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:13 Jun 10, 2013 Jkt 229001 Signed at Washington, DC, on the 21 day of May 2013. Seth D. Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor. [FR Doc. 2013–13748 Filed 6–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary All Items Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers United States City Average Pursuant to Section 112 of the 1976 amendments to the Federal Election Campaign Act (Pub. L. 94–283, 2 U.S.C. 441a (c)(1)–(2), the Secretary of Labor has certified to the Chairman of the Federal Election Commission and publishes this notice in the Federal Register that the United States City Average All Items Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (1967=100) increased 365.6 percent from its 1974 annual average of 147.7 to its 2012 annual average of 687.761 and that it increased 29.7 percent from its 2001 annual average of 530.4 to its 2012 annual average of 687.761. Using 1974 as a base (1974=100), I certify that the United States City Average All Items Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers thus increased 365.6 percent from its 1974 annual average of 100 to its 2012 annual average of 465.647. Using 2001 as a base (2001=100), I certify that the United States City Average All Items Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers increased 29.7 percent from its 2001 annual average of 100 to its 2012 annual average of 129.668. Using 2006 as a base (2006=100), I certify that the CPI increased 13.9 percent from its 2006 annual average of 100 to its 2012 annual average of 113.887. Signed at Washington, DC, on 21 day of May 2013. Seth D. Harris, Acting Secretary of Labor. [FR Doc. 2013–13750 Filed 6–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Program to Prevent Smoking in Hazardous Areas (Pertains to Underground Coal Mines) Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: 60-Day Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This program helps to assure 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. DATES: All comments must be postmarked or received by midnight Eastern Standard Time on August 12, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning the information collection requirements of this notice must be clearly identified with ‘‘OMB 1219–0041’’ and sent to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Comments may be sent by any of the methods listed below. • Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments for docket number [MSHA– 2013–0011]. • Regular Mail or Hand Delivery: MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, 21st floor, Room 2350, Arlington, VA 22209–3939. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila McConnell, Deputy Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at McConnell.Sheila.A@dol.gov (email); 202–693–9440 (voice); or 202–693–9441 (facsimile). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Section 317(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act), 30 U.S.C. 877(c), and 30 CFR 75.1702 prohibits persons from smoking or carrying smoking materials underground or in places where there is a fire or explosion hazard. Under the Mine Act, 30 U.S.C. 877(c) and 75.1702, coal mine operators are required to develop programs to prevent persons from carrying smoking materials, matches, or lighters underground and to prevent smoking in hazardous areas, such as in or around oil houses, explosives magazines or other areas where such practice may cause a fire or explosion. Section 75.1702–1 requires that the mine operator submit the program E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 11, 2013 / Notices required under § 75.1702 to MSHA for approval. Section 103(h) of the Mine Act, 30 U.S.C. 813, authorizes MSHA to collect information necessary to carry out its duty in protecting the safety and health of miners. These information collection requirements help to ensure that a fire or explosion hazard does not occur. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Desired Focus of Comments The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the information collection related to the Program to Prevent Smoking in Hazardous Areas (Pertains to Underground Coal Mines). MSHA is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the MSHA’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Suggest methods to 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. OMB clearance requests are available on MSHA’s Web site at http:// www.msha.gov under ‘‘Federal Register Documents’’ on the right side of the screen by selecting ‘‘New and Existing Information Collections and Supporting Statements’’. The document will be available on MSHA’s Web site for 60 days after the publication date of this notice, and on regulations.gov. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form will be made available for public inspection on regulations.gov. Because comments will not be edited to remove any identifying information, MSHA cautions the commenter against including any information in the submission that should not be publicly disclosed. The public also may examine publicly available documents, including the public comment version of the supporting statement, at MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 2350, Arlington, VA 22209–3939. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:13 Jun 10, 2013 Jkt 229001 Questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION section of this notice. III. Current Actions The information obtained from applicants will be used to determine compliance with 30 CFR Part 75. MSHA has updated the number of respondents and responses, as well as the total burden hours and burden costs supporting this information collection request. MSHA does not intend to publish the results from this information collection and is not seeking approval to either display or not display the expiration date for the OMB approval of this information collection. There are no certification exceptions identified with this information collection and the collection of this information does not employ statistical methods. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Agency: Mine Safety and Health Administration. Title: Program to Prevent Smoking in Hazardous Areas (Pertains to Underground Coal Mines). OMB Number: 1219–0041. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Cite/Reference/Form/etc: 30 CFR 75.1702 and 75.1702–1. Total Number of Respondents: 97. Frequency: Various. Total Number of Responses: 97. Total Burden Hours: 49 hours. Total Annual Respondent or Recordkeeper Cost: $0. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and 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. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Dated: June 6, 2013. George F. Triebsch, Certifying Officer. 35055 SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) announces a meeting of the Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress. The committee advises NARA on the full range of programs, policies, and plans for the Center for Legislative Archives in the Office of Legislative Archives, Presidential Libraries, and Museum Services (LPM). This meeting will take place at the Capitol Visitor Center and also via AT&T Connect web conference. DATES: June 24, 2013 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: Capitol Visitor Center, Congressional Room North or AT&T Connect Web. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Center for Legislative Archives (202) 357–5350. Sharon Fitzpatrick for CVC location, sharon.fitzpatrick@nara.gov Brandon Hirsch for AT&T Connect, brandon.hirsch@nara.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda 1. Chair’s Opening Remarks—Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives 2. Recognition of Co-chair—Secretary of the U.S. Senate 3. Recognition of the Archivist of the United States 4. Approval of the minutes of the last meeting 5. Senate Archivist’s report—Karen Paul 6. House Archivist’s report—Robin Reeder 7. Update on implementation of integrated accessioning and description system—House, Senate, Center 8. Issues of interest raised at the ACSC annual meeting 9. Center Update—Richard Hunt 10. Other current issues and new business The meeting is open to the public via conference room and AT&T Connect. [FR Doc. 2013–13793 Filed 6–10–13; 8:45 am] Dated: June 5, 2013. Patrice Murray, Acting Committee Management Officer. BILLING CODE 4510–43–P [FR Doc. 2013–13783 Filed 6–10–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7515–01–P NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL MEDIATION BOARD Advisory Committee on the Records of Congress; Meeting Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request National Archives and Records Administration. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 National Mediation Board (NMB). SUMMARY: The Director, Office of Administration, invites comments on E:\FR\FM\11JNN1.SGM 11JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Mine Safety and Health Administration


Proposed Collection; Comment Request; Program to Prevent Smoking 
in Hazardous Areas (Pertains to Underground Coal Mines)

AGENCY: Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor.

ACTION: 60-Day Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections 
of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 
This program helps to assure 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.

DATES: All comments must be postmarked or received by midnight Eastern 
Standard Time on August 12, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Comments concerning the information collection requirements 
of this notice must be clearly identified with ``OMB 1219-0041'' and 
sent to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA). Comments may 
be sent by any of the methods listed below.
     Federal E-Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments for docket 
number [MSHA-2013-0011].
     Regular Mail or Hand Delivery: MSHA, Office of Standards, 
Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, 21st floor, Room 
2350, Arlington, VA 22209-3939.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila McConnell, Deputy Director, 
Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at 
McConnell.Sheila.A@dol.gov (email); 202-693-9440 (voice); or 202-693-
9441 (facsimile).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    Section 317(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 
(Mine Act), 30 U.S.C. 877(c), and 30 CFR 75.1702 prohibits persons from 
smoking or carrying smoking materials underground or in places where 
there is a fire or explosion hazard. Under the Mine Act, 30 U.S.C. 
877(c) and 75.1702, coal mine operators are required to develop 
programs to prevent persons from carrying smoking materials, matches, 
or lighters underground and to prevent smoking in hazardous areas, such 
as in or around oil houses, explosives magazines or other areas where 
such practice may cause a fire or explosion.
    Section 75.1702-1 requires that the mine operator submit the 
program

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required under Sec.  75.1702 to MSHA for approval. Section 103(h) of 
the Mine Act, 30 U.S.C. 813, authorizes MSHA to collect information 
necessary to carry out its duty in protecting the safety and health of 
miners. These information collection requirements help to ensure that a 
fire or explosion hazard does not occur.

II. Desired Focus of Comments

    The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting 
comments concerning the proposed extension of the information 
collection related to the Program to Prevent Smoking in Hazardous Areas 
(Pertains to Underground Coal Mines). MSHA is particularly interested 
in comments that:
     Evaluate whether the collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, 
including whether the information has practical utility;
     Evaluate the accuracy of the MSHA's estimate of the burden 
of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
     Suggest methods to 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.
    OMB clearance requests are available on MSHA's Web site at http://www.msha.gov under ``Federal Register Documents'' on the right side of 
the screen by selecting ``New and Existing Information Collections and 
Supporting Statements''. The document will be available on MSHA's Web 
site for 60 days after the publication date of this notice, and on 
regulations.gov. Comments submitted in writing or in electronic form 
will be made available for public inspection on regulations.gov. 
Because comments will not be edited to remove any identifying 
information, MSHA cautions the commenter against including any 
information in the submission that should not be publicly disclosed.
    The public also may examine publicly available documents, including 
the public comment version of the supporting statement, at MSHA, Office 
of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 1100 Wilson Boulevard, Room 
2350, Arlington, VA 22209-3939.
    Questions about the information collection requirements may be 
directed to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION section of 
this notice.

III. Current Actions

    The information obtained from applicants will be used to determine 
compliance with 30 CFR Part 75.
    MSHA has updated the number of respondents and responses, as well 
as the total burden hours and burden costs supporting this information 
collection request.
    MSHA does not intend to publish the results from this information 
collection and is not seeking approval to either display or not display 
the expiration date for the OMB approval of this information 
collection.
    There are no certification exceptions identified with this 
information collection and the collection of this information does not 
employ statistical methods.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Agency: Mine Safety and Health Administration.
    Title: Program to Prevent Smoking in Hazardous Areas (Pertains to 
Underground Coal Mines).
    OMB Number: 1219-0041.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Cite/Reference/Form/etc: 30 CFR 75.1702 and 75.1702-1.
    Total Number of Respondents: 97.
    Frequency: Various.
    Total Number of Responses: 97.
    Total Burden Hours: 49 hours.
    Total Annual Respondent or Recordkeeper Cost: $0.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and 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.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).

    Dated: June 6, 2013.
George F. Triebsch,
Certifying Officer.
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