30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Federal Labor Standards Questionnaire(s); Complaint Intake Form, 59046-59047 [2013-23374]

Download as PDF 59046 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 25, 2013 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alternate Designated Federal Officer: Denis G. Onieal, telephone (301) 447– 1117. Logistical Information: Cindy Wivell, telephone (301) 447–1157, fax (301) 447–1834, and email Cindy.Wivell@ fema.dhs.gov. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board The purpose of the Board is to review annually the programs of the National Fire Academy (NFA) and advise the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), through the United States Fire Administrator, of the operation of the NFA and any improvements therein that the Board deems appropriate. In carrying out its responsibilities, the Board examines NFA programs to determine whether these programs further the basic missions that are approved by the Administrator of FEMA, examines the physical plant of the NFA to determine the adequacy of the NFA’s facilities, and examines the funding levels for NFA programs. The Board submits an annual report through the United States Fire Administrator to the Administrator of FEMA, in writing. The report provides detailed comments and recommendations regarding the operation of the NFA. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Agenda On the first day of the meeting, the Board will swear in new members, select a Chairperson and Vice Chairperson for Fiscal Year 2014, and review and approve the minutes of the May 15, 2013, teleconference meeting. The Board will then review and give feedback on NFA program activities, including: NFA Online, the NFA’s webbased learning platform for distance learning courses; NFA’s mediated course deliveries, which provide NFA training through an instructor facilitated web-based learning environment; NFA’s course material download for the Regions and States, which enables direct access to NFA course materials through a web-based interface; NFA’s Bring-Your-Own-Device initiative, which allows students to download the student manual to their own personal electronic devices and eliminates the use of paper-based student materials; NFA’s curriculum for emergency medical services; and NFA’s curriculum Enterprise Shared Workspace, a database system developed to capture and track course development and VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Sep 24, 2013 Jkt 229001 revision activities. The Board will also review and give feedback on NFA’s status of course development at the end of FY 2013; NFA’s curriculum development plan for the FY 2014 curriculum; and NFA’s Smart Practices/ Lessons Learned Report to Congress, which provides Congress with a snapshot of the lessons learned and best practices that have been incorporated into the NFA’s curriculum and program areas. The Board will discuss the Professional Development Subcommittee activities, including the Professional Development Symposium that will bring national training and education audiences together for their annual conference and support initiatives, the Fire and Emergency Services Higher Education (FESHE)/ Professional Development Subcommittee restructuring, and the FESHE Recognition Update that will include a list of the colleges and universities that have been approved and that have adopted the FESHE curriculum. On the second day, the Board will receive updates on U.S. Fire Administration data, research, and response support initiatives, and discuss deferred maintenance and capital improvements on the National Emergency Training Center (NETC) campus and FY 2014 Budget Request/ Budget Planning. The Board will also engage in an annual report working session. purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: October 25, 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: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. 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. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on July 26, 2013. Dated: September 20, 2013. Denis G. Onieal, Superintendent, National Fire Academy, United States Fire Administration, Federal Emergency Management Agency. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Federal Labor Standards Questionnaire(s); Complaint Intake Form. OMB Approval Number: 2501–0018. Type of Request: Extension without of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–4730, HUD 4730–SP, HUD–4731, HUD–4730–E. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 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 [FR Doc. 2013–23376 Filed 9–24–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5683–N–83] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Federal Labor Standards Questionnaire(s); Complaint Intake Form Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 25SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 186 / Wednesday, September 25, 2013 / Notices 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 Information collection Number of respondents 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. Frequency of response Responses per annum Burden hour per response 59047 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: Annual burden hours Hourly cost per response Annual cost HUD–4730, 4730E, 4730SP ..................... 2,500 1 1 5 1250 10.00 12,500 Total ...................... ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ ........................ 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. Dated: September 20, 2013. Colette Pollard, Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–23374 Filed 9–24–13; 8:45 am] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4210–67–P Information collection Number of respondents HUD–4710 ................... VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Sep 24, 2013 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5683–N–84] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Semi-Annual Labor Standards Enforcement Report—Local Contracting Agencies (HUD Programs) Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: October 25, 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: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. 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. Persons with hearing or speech SUMMARY: Frequency of response 4500 Jkt 229001 Responses per annum 2 PO 00000 Frm 00057 Burden hour per response 2 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days was published on July 26, 2013. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Semiannual Labor Standards Enforcement Report—Local Contracting Agencies (HUD Programs). OMB Approval Number: 2501–0019. Type of Request: Extension without of a 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: Annual burden hours 2 E:\FR\FM\25SEN1.SGM 18000 25SEN1 Hourly cost per response 34.34 Annual cost 618,120

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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5683-N-83]


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

AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection 
requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public 
comment.

DATES: Comments Due Date: October 25, 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: HUD Desk Officer, Office of 
Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 
20503; fax: 202-395-5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov.

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. Persons with hearing 
or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the 
toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339. This is not a toll-
free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be 
obtained from Ms. Pollard.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has 
submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection 
described in Section A. The Federal Register notice that solicited 
public comment on the information collection for a period of 60 days 
was published on July 26, 2013.

A. Overview of Information Collection

    Title of Information Collection: Federal Labor Standards 
Questionnaire(s); Complaint Intake Form.
    OMB Approval Number: 2501-0018.
    Type of Request: Extension without of a currently approved 
collection.
    Form Number: HUD-4730, HUD 4730-SP, HUD-4731, HUD-4730-E.
    Description of the need for the information and proposed use: 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

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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 per    Burden hour    Annual burden    Hourly cost
         Information collection             respondents      response          annum       per response        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.

    Dated: September 20, 2013.
Colette Pollard,
Department Reports Management Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-23374 Filed 9-24-13; 8:45 am]
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