Sunshine Act Meetings, 13659-13660 [2017-05110]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 14, 2017 / Notices Standards, Regulations, and Variances, MSHA, at MSHA.information.collections@dol.gov (email); (202) 693–9440 (voice); or (202) 693–9441 (facsimile). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Background Section 103(h) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 (Mine Act), 30 U.S.C. 813(h), authorizes MSHA to collect information necessary to carry out its duty in protecting the safety and health of miners. Further, Section 101(a) of the Mine Act, 30 U.S.C. 811 authorizes the Secretary to develop, promulgate, and revise as may be appropriate, improved mandatory health or safety standards for the protection of life and prevention of injuries in coal and metal and nonmetal mines. The Mine Act authorizes the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) to study the causes and consequences of coal-related respiratory disease, and in cooperation with MSHA, to carry out a program for early detection and prevention of pneumoconiosis. NIOSH administers the National Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program, ‘‘Specifications for Medical Examinations of Underground Coal Miners,’’ as specified in 42 CFR part 37. 30 CFR 72.100 contains collection requirements for these activities in paragraphs (d) and (e). Section 72.100(d) requires that each mine operator must develop and submit for approval to NIOSH a plan in accordance with 42 CFR part 37 for providing miners with the required periodic examinations specified in 72.100(a) and a roster specifying the name and current address of each miner covered by the plan. Section 72.100(e) requires that each mine operator must post on the mine bulletin board at all times the approved plan for providing the examinations specified in 72.100(a). Section 72.100(d) and (e) are requirements that mirror NIOSH information collection requirements under 42 CFR 37.4 (existing OMB No. 0920–0020). Including these requirements allows MSHA to use its inspection and enforcement authority to ensure that operators comply with these provisions. II. Desired Focus of Comments MSHA is soliciting comments concerning the proposed information collection related to Periodic Medical Surveillance Examinations For Coal Miners. MSHA is particularly interested in comments that: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:42 Mar 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 • 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 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 Periodic Medical Surveillance Examinations For Coal Miners. 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: Revision of a currently approved collection. Agency: Mine Safety and Health Administration. OMB Number: 1219–0152. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Number of Respondents: 1,223. Frequency: On occasion. Number of Responses: 1,468. Annual Burden Hours: 1,142 hours. Annual Respondent or Recordkeeper Cost: $441. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13659 Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Sheila McConnell, Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–04958 Filed 3–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P MISSISSIPPI RIVER COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETINGS: Mississippi River Commission. TIME AND DATE: 9:00 a.m., April 3, 2017. PLACE: On board MISSISSIPPI V at Port of Hickman, Hickman, Kentucky. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: (1) Summary report by President of the Commission on national and regional issues affecting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Commission programs and projects on the Mississippi River and its tributaries; (2) District Commander’s overview of current project issues within the St. Louis and Memphis Districts; and (3) Presentations by local organizations and members of the public giving views or comments on any issue affecting the programs or projects of the Commission and the Corps of Engineers. TIME AND DATE: 9:00 a.m., April 4, 2017. PLACE: On board MISSISSIPPI V at Beale Street Landing, Memphis, Tennessee. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: (1) Summary report by President of the Commission on national and regional issues affecting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Commission programs and projects on the Mississippi River and its tributaries; (2) District Commander’s overview of current project issues within the Memphis District; and (3) Presentations by local organizations and members of the public giving views or comments on any issue affecting the programs or projects of the Commission and the Corps of Engineers. TIME AND DATE: 9:00 a.m., April 5, 2017. PLACE: On board MISSISSIPPI V at City Front, Greenville, Mississippi. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: (1) Summary report by President of the Commission on national and regional issues affecting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Commission programs and projects on the Mississippi River and its tributaries; (2) District Commander’s overview of current E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1 13660 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 48 / Tuesday, March 14, 2017 / Notices project issues within the Vicksburg District; and (3) Presentations by local organizations and members of the public giving views or comments on any issue affecting the programs or projects of the Commission and the Corps of Engineers. TIME AND DATE: 9:00 a.m., April 7, 2017. PLACE: On board MISSISSIPPI V at City Dock, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: (1) Summary report by President of the Commission on national and regional issues affecting the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Commission programs and projects on the Mississippi River and its tributaries; (2) District Commander’s overview of current project issues within the New Orleans District; and (3) Presentations by local organizations and members of the public giving views or comments on any issue affecting the programs or projects of the Commission and the Corps of Engineers. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Mr. Charles A. Camillo, telephone 601– 634–7023. Charles A. Camillo, Director, Mississippi River Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–05110 Filed 3–10–17; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Final Notice of Research Terms and Conditions (RTC) To Address and Implement the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards Issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) National Science Foundation. Final notice of Research Terms and Conditions (RTC) to address and implement the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200) issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). AGENCY: ACTION: Effective with publication of this Notice in the Federal Register, research agencies will be able to utilize the updated Research Terms and Conditions (RTC) that will address and implement the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards (2 CFR 200) issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: The updated Research Terms and Conditions will March 14, 2017. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:42 Mar 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 To view the final Research Terms and Conditions and Appendices, see: https:// www.nsf.gov/awards/managing/rtc.jsp. For information on the Research Terms and Conditions, contact Jean Feldman, Head, Policy Office, Division of Institution & Award Support, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 22230, email: jfeldman@ nsf.gov; telephone (703) 292–8243; FAX: (703) 292–9171. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In 2000, the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP), a cooperative initiative among numerous Federal agencies and institutional recipients of research funds aimed at reducing the administrative burdens associated with research grants and contracts, developed Standard Terms and Conditions as a model implementation of OMB Circular A– 110. These terms were an effective set of requirements for many agency research awards. In 2005, following public and agency comment on the original FDP terms, standard research terms and conditions were developed by Research Business Models (RBM), an Interagency Working Group of the Social, Behavioral & Economic Research Subcommittee of the Committee on Science (CoS), a committee of the National Science and Technology Council (NSTC). In 2008, a side-by-side comparison of OMB Circular A–110 and the Research Terms and Conditions was developed; the terms and conditions were updated in 2011. This project is an initiative of the Research Business Models (RBM) Interagency Working Group. One of the RBM Subcommittee’s priority areas is to create greater consistency in the administration of Federal research awards. Given the increasing complexity of interdisciplinary and interagency research, it has become increasingly important for Federal agencies to manage awards in a similar fashion. On June 30, 2014, a proposal was presented to the RBM on behalf of the participating agencies from the RBM Interagency Working Group to develop a revised set of RTCs for implementing the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards, 2 CFR 200 (Uniform Guidance). The purpose was to develop a revised set of RTCs as they apply to research and research-related grants made by the following awarding agencies to institutions of higher education and non-profit organizations. The agencies participating in this activity include the: U. S. Department of FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commerce/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and National Institute of Standards and Technology; U.S. Department of Energy; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency; National Aeronautics and Space Administration; National Science Foundation; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services/National Institutes of Health; U.S. Department of Agriculture/National Institute of Food and Agriculture; U.S. Department of Transportation/Federal Aviation Administration; and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. On October 14, 2015 the National Science Foundation asked for public comment on the updated Research Terms and Conditions (RTC) to address and implement the Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards issued by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in the Federal Register [80 FR 61849, October 14, 2015]. All comments were considered in developing this final version of the Research Terms and Conditions. A table listing the comments and responses is posted on the NSF Web site at: https:// www.nsf.gov/awards/managing/rtc.jsp. While the Uniform Guidance outlines provisions that are specific to research, these terms and conditions: • Incorporate the entire Uniform Guidance by reference, clarifying or supplementing select provisions where appropriate and consistent with government-wide research policy. • Incorporate the latest version of the Frequently Asked Questions for the Office of Management and Budget’s Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards at 2 CFR 200 (located at https://cfo.gov/ cofar-resources). • Apply to an award when included as part of the award or when incorporated in the award by reference. Use of the RTCs is envisioned as a streamlined approach that supports the implementation of the Uniform Guidance by providing clarification, supplementary guidance, and, where appropriate, selected options, while meeting the spirit and intent of a uniform implementation. The side-by-side RTCs depict pertinent sections of the Uniform Guidance on the left side and clarifications for research and researchrelated awards on the right side. In addition to the RTCs, three companion resources will be developed upon implementation: Appendix A, Prior Approval Matrix, Appendix B, Subaward Requirements Matrix, and E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 48 (Tuesday, March 14, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13659-13660]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-05110]


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MISSISSIPPI RIVER COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Meetings

AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETINGS: Mississippi River Commission.

TIME AND DATE: 9:00 a.m., April 3, 2017.

PLACE: On board MISSISSIPPI V at Port of Hickman, Hickman, Kentucky.

STATUS: Open to the public.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: (1) Summary report by President of the 
Commission on national and regional issues affecting the U.S. Army 
Corps of Engineers and Commission programs and projects on the 
Mississippi River and its tributaries; (2) District Commander's 
overview of current project issues within the St. Louis and Memphis 
Districts; and (3) Presentations by local organizations and members of 
the public giving views or comments on any issue affecting the programs 
or projects of the Commission and the Corps of Engineers.

TIME AND DATE: 9:00 a.m., April 4, 2017.

PLACE: On board MISSISSIPPI V at Beale Street Landing, Memphis, 
Tennessee.

STATUS: Open to the public.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: (1) Summary report by President of the 
Commission on national and regional issues affecting the U.S. Army 
Corps of Engineers and Commission programs and projects on the 
Mississippi River and its tributaries; (2) District Commander's 
overview of current project issues within the Memphis District; and (3) 
Presentations by local organizations and members of the public giving 
views or comments on any issue affecting the programs or projects of 
the Commission and the Corps of Engineers.

TIME AND DATE: 9:00 a.m., April 5, 2017.

PLACE: On board MISSISSIPPI V at City Front, Greenville, Mississippi.

STATUS: Open to the public.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: (1) Summary report by President of the 
Commission on national and regional issues affecting the U.S. Army 
Corps of Engineers and Commission programs and projects on the 
Mississippi River and its tributaries; (2) District Commander's 
overview of current

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project issues within the Vicksburg District; and (3) Presentations by 
local organizations and members of the public giving views or comments 
on any issue affecting the programs or projects of the Commission and 
the Corps of Engineers.

TIME AND DATE: 9:00 a.m., April 7, 2017.

PLACE: On board MISSISSIPPI V at City Dock, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

STATUS: Open to the public.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: (1) Summary report by President of the 
Commission on national and regional issues affecting the U.S. Army 
Corps of Engineers and Commission programs and projects on the 
Mississippi River and its tributaries; (2) District Commander's 
overview of current project issues within the New Orleans District; and 
(3) Presentations by local organizations and members of the public 
giving views or comments on any issue affecting the programs or 
projects of the Commission and the Corps of Engineers.

CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Mr. Charles A. Camillo, telephone 
601-634-7023.

Charles A. Camillo,
Director, Mississippi River Commission.
[FR Doc. 2017-05110 Filed 3-10-17; 11:15 am]
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