Comment Request for Information Collection for Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium, 14486-14487 [2016-06020]

Download as PDF 14486 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 52 / Thursday, March 17, 2016 / Notices United Kingdom; Rogers Communications, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; Quantum Data, Inc., Elgin, IL; and Telus Communications Inc., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, have been added as parties to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and UHD Alliance intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On June 17, 2015, UHD Alliance filed its original notification pursuant to Section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on July 17, 2015 (80 FR 42537). The last notification was filed with the Department on November 27, 2015. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act on December 28, 2015 (80 FR 80810). Aramco Services Company, Houston, TX; Chevron U.S.A. Inc., A Pennsylvania Corporation through its Division Chevron Energy Technology Company Division, San Ramon, CA; Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP, The Woodlands, TX; Eastman Chemical Company, Kingsport, TN; and Phillips 66 Company, Houston, TX. The general area of PERF Project No. 2014– 10’s planned activity is, through cooperative research efforts, to explore a series of field tests at a commercial scale test flare to collect raw data regarding performance of third party vendor/ licensor remote sensing technologies to continuously measure flare combustion efficiency (CE). Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. 2016–06083 Filed 3–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. Employment and Training Administration [FR Doc. 2016–06079 Filed 3–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P Comment Request for Information Collection for Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE AGENCY: Antitrust Division asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Petroleum Environmental Research Forum Project No. 2014–10, Direct Monitoring of Flare Combustion Efficiency Notice is hereby given that, on February 18, 2016, pursuant to Section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Petroleum Environmental Research Forum Project No. 2014–10, Direct Monitoring of Flare Combustion Efficiency (‘‘PERF Project No. 2014–10’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing (1) the identities of the parties to the venture and (2) the nature and objectives of the venture. The notifications were filed for the purpose of invoking the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Pursuant to Section 6(b) of the Act, the identities of the parties to the venture are: ExxonMobil Research and Engineering Company, Spring, TX; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 Mar 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor. ACTION: Notice, extension without change. The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)] (PRA). The PRA helps to ensure that respondents can provide data in the desired format with minimal reporting burden (time and financial resources), collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the collection of data about the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium, which expires August 31, 2016. SUMMARY: Submit written comments to the office listed in the addressee’s section below on or before May 16, 2016. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to Laura Ginsburg, Office of DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Apprenticeship, Room C–5321, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Telephone number: 202–693–2796 (this is not a toll-free number). Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may access the telephone number above via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 1–877– 889–5627 (TTY/TDD). Fax: 202–693– 3799. Email: ginsburg.laura@dol.gov. To obtain a copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR), please contact the person listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The data collection includes three application forms to establish membership in the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium. The three types of membership are: Two- and four-year post-secondary institutions, Registered Apprenticeship sponsors, and organizations and associations that represent institutions or sponsors on a national, regional or state level and serve in a coordinating role to facilitate membership in the consortium. At the September 2011 meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) a unanimous proposal was adopted to form a national consortium based on the Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Consortium (SOC) model, which is a consortium of colleges that provides college articulation for soldiers and veterans who accumulate credits at a number of colleges. The SOC is supported by the Department of Defense. The ACA also adopted the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium Articulation Framework which outlines the goals of the consortium, the principles that guide the effort, conditions of membership, and criteria. The ACA authorizes this information collection. II. Review Focus The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • 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; E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 52 / Thursday, March 17, 2016 / Notices • 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 submissions of responses. III. Current Actions Type of Review: Extension without changes. Title: Registered ApprenticeshipCollege Consortium. OMB Number: 1205–0512. Affected Public: Federal Government; State, Local, and Tribal Governments; and Private Sector—Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. Estimated Total Annual Respondents: 165 per year or 495 over three years. Annual Frequency: Bi-annual (i.e., once every two years. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 165. Average Estimated Response Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 31 hours. Total Annual Estimated Burden Cost for Respondents: $843.00. We will summarize and/or include in the request for OMB approval of the ICR, the comments received in response to this comment request; they will also become a matter of public record. Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. 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Dated: March 14, 2016. Katherine Ward, Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Legal Affairs and General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2016–06106 Filed 3–15–16; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7050–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request AGENCY: PO 00000 National Science Foundation. Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14487 Notice; submission for OMB review; comment request. ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) has submitted the following information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13. This is the second notice for public comment; the first was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 972, and no comments were received. NSF is forwarding the proposed renewal submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance simultaneously with the publication of this second notice. The full submission may be found at: http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 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 should be addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for National Science Foundation, 725 17th Street NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, and to Suzanne Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Room 1265, Arlington, VA 22230, or by email to splimpto@nsf.gov. Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling 703–292– 7556. NSF may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Under OMB regulations, the agency may continue to conduct or sponsor the collection of information while this submission is pending at OMB. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 52 (Thursday, March 17, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Comment Request for Information Collection for Registered 
Apprenticeship-College Consortium

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor.

ACTION: Notice, extension without change.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its 
continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a 
preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and 
federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or 
continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)] (PRA). The PRA helps to 
ensure that respondents can provide data in the desired format with 
minimal reporting burden (time and financial resources), collection 
instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection 
requirements on respondents can be properly assessed.
    Currently, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the collection of 
data about the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium, which 
expires August 31, 2016.

DATES: Submit written comments to the office listed in the addressee's 
section below on or before May 16, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to Laura Ginsburg, Office of 
Apprenticeship, Room C-5321, Employment and Training Administration, 
U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20210. Telephone number: 202-693-2796 (this is not a toll-free number). 
Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may access the telephone 
number above via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay 
Service at 1-877-889-5627 (TTY/TDD). Fax: 202-693-3799. Email: 
ginsburg.laura@dol.gov. To obtain a copy of the proposed information 
collection request (ICR), please contact the person listed above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The data collection includes three application forms to establish 
membership in the Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium. The 
three types of membership are: Two- and four-year post-secondary 
institutions, Registered Apprenticeship sponsors, and organizations and 
associations that represent institutions or sponsors on a national, 
regional or state level and serve in a coordinating role to facilitate 
membership in the consortium. At the September 2011 meeting of the 
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) a unanimous 
proposal was adopted to form a national consortium based on the 
Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges Consortium (SOC) model, which is a 
consortium of colleges that provides college articulation for soldiers 
and veterans who accumulate credits at a number of colleges. The SOC is 
supported by the Department of Defense. The ACA also adopted the 
Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium Articulation Framework 
which outlines the goals of the consortium, the principles that guide 
the effort, conditions of membership, and criteria. The ACA authorizes 
this information collection.

II. Review Focus

    The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments 
which:
     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;

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     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 submissions of responses.

III. Current Actions

    Type of Review: Extension without changes.
    Title: Registered Apprenticeship-College Consortium.
    OMB Number: 1205-0512.
    Affected Public: Federal Government; State, Local, and Tribal 
Governments; and Private Sector--Businesses or other for-profit and 
not-for profit institutions.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondents: 165 per year or 495 over three 
years.
    Annual Frequency: Bi-annual (i.e., once every two years.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 165.
    Average Estimated Response Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 31 hours.
    Total Annual Estimated Burden Cost for Respondents: $843.00.
    We will summarize and/or include in the request for OMB approval of 
the ICR, the comments received in response to this comment request; 
they will also become a matter of public record.

Portia Wu,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor.
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