Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training Grants Program, 46054-46055 [2015-18944]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 46054 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 148 / Monday, August 3, 2015 / Notices notes that existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. New requirements would only take effect upon OMB approval. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on March 5, 2015 (80 FR 12039). 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 thirty (30) days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1205–0457. 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–ETA. Title of Collection: Foreign Labor Certification Quarterly Activity Report. OMB Control Number: 1205–0457. Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 54. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 216. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 432 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0. Dated: July 28, 2015. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–18892 Filed 7–31–15; 8:45 am] Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training Grants Program ACTION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Jul 31, 2015 Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ‘‘Evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training Grants Program,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before September 2, 2015. 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 free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201501-1291-001 (this link will only become active 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 by email at DOL_ PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request by mail or courier to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOLOASAM, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202–395–5806 (this is not a toll-free number); or by email: OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor-OASAM, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Attn: Departmental Information Compliance Management Program, Room N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; or by email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.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. SUMMARY: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). BILLING CODE 4510–FP–P Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This ICR seeks PRA authority for an information collection to support an evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training (TAACCCT) Grants Program. The data collection will obtain information about the program from TAACCCT grant recipients through a survey of colleges receiving funds under the first three rounds of TAACCCT grants and site visits to selected round 2 and 3 grantees. More specifically, an Internet based survey will collect data from colleges about TAACCCT activities, especially around program development and capacity building at community colleges, and the changes that occurred because of the TAACCCT grant. Site visits will collect more in-depth qualitative data on the TAACCCT grants via semi-structured interviews with program coordinators, faculty, and industry and employer partners, as well as focus groups with students participating in the TAACCCT-funded programs. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 section 801 authorizes this information collection. See Public Law 111–5 section 801. This proposed 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 if the collection of information does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. For additional information, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on August 1, 2014 (79 FR 44868). 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 thirty (30) days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB ICR Reference Number 201501–1291–001. 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 148 / Monday, August 3, 2015 / Notices 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-OASAM. Title of Collection: Evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training Grants Program. OMB ICR Reference Number: 201501– 1291–001. Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Individuals or Households; and Private Sector— businesses or other for-profits. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,360. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 1,360. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 1,900 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0. Dated: July 28, 2015. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–18944 Filed 7–31–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–23–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration [OMB Control No. 1219–0051] Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Escape and Evacuation Plans for Surface Coal Mines, Surface Facilities and Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Request for public comments. AGENCY: 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 collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). This program helps to assure that requested data can be provided in the desired mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Jul 31, 2015 Jkt 235001 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 Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Escape and Evacuation Plans for Surface Coal Mines, Surface Facilities and Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines. DATES: All comments must be received on or before October 2, 2015. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning the information collection requirements of this notice 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– 2015–0017. • Regular Mail: Send comments to USDOL–MSHA, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, VA 22202–5452. • Hand Delivery: USDOL—Mine Safety and Health Administration, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, VA 22202–5452. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 4th floor via the East elevator. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sheila McConnell, Acting Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at MSHA.information.collections@dol.gov (email); 202–693–9440 (voice); or 202– 693–9441 (facsimile). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The escape and evacuation plan required by existing standard 30 CFR 77.1101 is prepared by the mine operator and is used by mines, the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), and persons involved in rescue and recovery operations. The plan is used to instruct employees in the proper methods to evacuate structures in the event of a fire. MSHA inspection personnel use the plan to determine compliance with the standard requiring a means of escape and evacuation be established and the requirement that employees be instructed in the procedures to follow should a fire occur. II. Desired Focus of Comments MSHA is soliciting comments concerning the proposed information collection related to Escape and Evacuation Plans for Surface Coal Mines, Surface Facilities and Surface PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46055 Work Areas of 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 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. The information collection request will be available on http:// www.regulations.gov. MSHA cautions the commenter against providing any information in the submission that should not be publicly disclosed. Full comments, including personal information provided, will be made available on www.regulations.gov and www.reginfo.gov. The public may also examine publicly available documents at USDOL—Mine Safety and Health Administration, 201 12th Street South, Suite 4E401, Arlington, VA 22202–5452. Sign in at the receptionist’s desk on the 4th floor via the East elevator. 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 This request for collection of information contains provisions for Escape and Evacuation Plans for Surface Coal Mines, Surface Facilities and Surface Work Areas of Underground Coal Mines. MSHA has updated the data with respect to the number of respondents, responses, burden hours, and burden costs supporting this information collection request. Type of Review: Extension, without change, of a currently approved collection. Agency: Mine Safety and Health Administration. OMB Number: 1219–0051 Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Number of Respondents: 137. Frequency: On occasion. Number of Responses: 137. Annual Burden Hours: 235 hours. E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance 
Community College Career Training Grants Program

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the information 
collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ``Evaluation of the Trade 
Adjustment Assistance Community College Career Training Grants 
Program,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Public comments on the ICR are 
invited.

DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives 
on or before September 2, 2015.

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 free of charge 
from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201501-1291-001 (this link will only become active 
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 by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Submit comments about this request by mail or courier to the Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL-
OASAM, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street 
NW., Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202-395-5806 (this is not a toll-
free number); or by email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are 
encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments 
by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor-OASAM, Office of the 
Chief Information Officer, Attn: Departmental Information Compliance 
Management Program, Room N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; or by email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.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: This ICR seeks PRA authority for an 
information collection to support an evaluation of the Trade Adjustment 
Assistance Community College Career Training (TAACCCT) Grants Program. 
The data collection will obtain information about the program from 
TAACCCT grant recipients through a survey of colleges receiving funds 
under the first three rounds of TAACCCT grants and site visits to 
selected round 2 and 3 grantees. More specifically, an Internet based 
survey will collect data from colleges about TAACCCT activities, 
especially around program development and capacity building at 
community colleges, and the changes that occurred because of the 
TAACCCT grant. Site visits will collect more in-depth qualitative data 
on the TAACCCT grants via semi-structured interviews with program 
coordinators, faculty, and industry and employer partners, as well as 
focus groups with students participating in the TAACCCT-funded 
programs. American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 section 801 
authorizes this information collection. See Public Law 111-5 section 
801.
    This proposed 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 if the collection of information does not display a valid 
Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. For additional 
information, see the related notice published in the Federal Register 
on August 1, 2014 (79 FR 44868).
    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 thirty (30) days of publication of this 
notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate 
consideration, comments should mention OMB ICR Reference Number 201501-
1291-001. 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

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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-OASAM.
    Title of Collection: Evaluation of the Trade Adjustment Assistance 
Community College Career Training Grants Program.
    OMB ICR Reference Number: 201501-1291-001.
    Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Individuals 
or Households; and Private Sector--businesses or other for-profits.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,360.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 1,360.
    Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 1,900 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0.

     Dated: July 28, 2015.
Michel Smyth,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-18944 Filed 7-31-15; 8:45 am]
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