60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Federal Labor Standards Questionnaire(s); Complaint Intake Form, 45259-45260 [2013-18002]

Download as PDF 45259 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 144 / Friday, July 26, 2013 / Notices HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: July 19, 2013. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Deputy Director for Office of Policy, Programs, and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 2013–17999 Filed 7–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5719–N–02] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Federal Labor Standards Questionnaire(s); Complaint Intake Form Office of Labor Relations, HUD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 24, 2013. 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: Saundra A. Green, Administrative Officer, Office of Labor Relations, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 2124, Washington, DC 20410–5000; SUMMARY: telephone 202–402–5537 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Saundra.a.Green@hud.gov or a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Federal Labor Standards Questionnaire; Complaint Intake Form. OMB Approval Number: 2501–0018. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–4730, HUD– 4730E, HUD–4730SP and HUD–4731. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Information collected on HUD–4730, 4730E and 4730SP, Federal Labor Standards Questionnaires, will be used by HUD and agencies administering HUD programs to collect information from laborers and mechanics employed on HUD-assisted projects. Employers are required to submit weekly certified payroll reports in order to demonstrate and attest to their compliance with Federal labor standards. The information collected on questionnaires is primarily used to determine whether payroll information supplied by employers is valid. Testing employer data can disclose violations that may be concealed or that are otherwise not apparent to the agency. Information collected on the HUD 4731, Federal Labor Standard Complaint Intake form, will be used by HUD and agencies administering HUD programs to collect information from complainants alleging violations of Federal labor standards on HUDassisted projects. The information collected is primarily used in the conduct of investigations into the allegations. Generally, enforcement actions, including investigations, are geared to the respondent’s benefit, that is, to determine whether the respondent was underpaid and to ensure the payment of wage restitution to the respondent, if so. These forms have been crafted to focus on essential information, to make it easy to read and complete, and to best capture the information needed for HUD to competently enforce Federal labor standards and to protect workers’ rights to prevailing wages. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 2,000. Frequency of Response: 1. Average Hours per Response: .5. Total Estimated Burdens: 1,000. Note: Preparer of this notice may substitute the chart for everything beginning with estimated number of respondents above: Information collection Number of respondents Frequency of response Responses per annum Burden hour per response Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost HUD–4730, 4730E, 4730SP ................ 2,500 1 1 .5 1250 10.00 12,500 ........................ .................... .................... .................... .................... .................... .................... Total .............................................. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: (1) 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; VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:54 Jul 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1 45260 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 144 / Friday, July 26, 2013 / Notices Dated: July 18, 2013. Jacqueline Roundtree, Acting Director, Office of Labor Relations. [FR Doc. 2013–18002 Filed 7–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5719–N–03] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Semi-annual Labor Standards Enforcement Report- Local Contracting Agencies (HUD Programs) Office of Labor Relation, HUD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 24, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to SUMMARY: the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Saundra A. Green, Administrative Officer, Office of labor Relation, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 2124, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–5537 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Saundra.a.Green@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. This notice informs the public that HUD is SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Information Collection: Semiannual Labor Standards Enforcement Report-Local Contracting Agencies (HUD Programs). OMB Approval Number: 2501–0019. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–4710. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The information collected is used by HUD to compile a report to DOL required by DOL regulations at 29 CFR 5.7(b). HUD consolidates the data collected from respondents and submits the data to DOL in its report. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4500. Estimated Number of Responses: 9000. Frequency of Response: 2. Average Hours per Response: 2. Total Estimated Burdens: 18,000. Note: Preparer of this notice may substitute the chart for everything beginning with estimated number of respondents above: Number of respondents Frequency of response Responses per annum Burden hour per response Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost HUD–4710 ................... Total ...................... tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Information collection 4500 ........................ 2 ........................ 2 ........................ 2 ........................ 18000 ........................ 34.34 ........................ 618,120 ........................ B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: (1) 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; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:54 Jul 25, 2013 Jkt 229001 Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: July 18, 2013. Jacqueline Roundtree, Acting Director, Office of Labor Relation. [FR Doc. 2013–18003 Filed 7–25–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5681–N–30] Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for use to assist the homeless. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juanita Perry, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 7266, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 402–3970; TTY number for the hearing- and speechimpaired (202) 708–2565 (these telephone numbers are not toll-free), or call the toll-free Title V information line at 800–927–7588. In accordance with 24 CFR part 581 and section 501 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11411), as amended, HUD is publishing this Notice to identify Federal buildings and other real property that HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. The properties were reviewed using information provided to HUD by Federal landholding agencies regarding unutilized and underutilized buildings and real property controlled by such agencies or by GSA regarding its inventory of excess or surplus Federal property. This Notice is also SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26JYN1.SGM 26JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 144 (Friday, July 26, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45259-45260]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-18002]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5719-N-02]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Federal Labor 
Standards Questionnaire(s); Complaint Intake Form

AGENCY: Office of Labor Relations, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment 
from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. 
The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment.

DATES: Comments Due Date: September 24, 2013.

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: Saundra A. Green, Administrative 
Officer, Office of Labor Relations, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 2124, Washington, DC 20410-5000; 
telephone 202-402-5537 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at 
Saundra.a.Green@hud.gov or a copy of the proposed forms or other 
available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may 
access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay 
Service at (800) 877-8339.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management 
Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at 
Colette.Pollard@hud.gov or telephone 202-402-3400. This is not a toll-
free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this 
number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at 
(800) 877-8339.
    Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from 
Ms. Pollard.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is 
seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in 
Section A.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Federal Labor Standards 
Questionnaire; Complaint Intake Form.
    OMB Approval Number: 2501-0018.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Form Number: HUD-4730, HUD-4730E, HUD-4730SP and HUD-4731.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 
Information collected on HUD-4730, 4730E and 4730SP, Federal Labor 
Standards Questionnaires, will be used by HUD and agencies 
administering HUD programs to collect information from laborers and 
mechanics employed on HUD-assisted projects. Employers are required to 
submit weekly certified payroll reports in order to demonstrate and 
attest to their compliance with Federal labor standards. The 
information collected on questionnaires is primarily used to determine 
whether payroll information supplied by employers is valid. Testing 
employer data can disclose violations that may be concealed or that are 
otherwise not apparent to the agency.
    Information collected on the HUD 4731, Federal Labor Standard 
Complaint Intake form, will be used by HUD and agencies administering 
HUD programs to collect information from complainants alleging 
violations of Federal labor standards on HUD-assisted projects. The 
information collected is primarily used in the conduct of 
investigations into the allegations.
    Generally, enforcement actions, including investigations, are 
geared to the respondent's benefit, that is, to determine whether the 
respondent was underpaid and to ensure the payment of wage restitution 
to the respondent, if so.

These forms have been crafted to focus on essential information, to 
make it easy to read and complete, and to best capture the information 
needed for HUD to competently enforce Federal labor standards and to 
protect workers' rights to prevailing wages.

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,000.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 2,000.
    Frequency of Response: 1.
    Average Hours per Response: .5.
    Total Estimated Burdens: 1,000.

    Note: Preparer of this notice may substitute the chart for 
everything beginning with estimated number of respondents above:


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                                                        Number of     Frequency of    Responses    Burden hour     Annual      Hourly cost
               Information collection                  respondents      response      per annum   per response  burden hours  per response   Annual cost
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HUD-4730, 4730E, 4730SP............................           2,500             1             1            .5          1250         10.00        12,500
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    Total..........................................  ...............  ............  ............  ............  ............  ............  ............
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B. Solicitation of Public Comment

    This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and 
affected parties concerning the collection of information described in 
Section A on the following: (1) 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;
    (2) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information;
    (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
    HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to 
these questions.

     Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. Chapter 35.


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    Dated: July 18, 2013.
Jacqueline Roundtree,
Acting Director, Office of Labor Relations.
[FR Doc. 2013-18002 Filed 7-25-13; 8:45 am]
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