Notice of Solicitation of Proposals for Calendar Year 2018 Basic Field Grant Awards, 14753-14754 [2017-05633]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 54 / Wednesday, March 22, 2017 / Notices asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Act), 30 U.S.C. 813, authorizes MSHA to collect information necessary to carry out its duty in protecting the safety and health of miners. Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations (30 CFR) 57.11053 requires the development of an escape and evacuation plan specifically addressing the unique conditions of each underground metal and nonmetal mine. Section 57.11053 also requires that revisions be made as mining progresses. The plan must be available to representatives of MSHA and conspicuously posted at locations convenient to all persons on the surface and underground. The mine operator and MSHA are required to jointly review the plan at least once every six months. The following information is required with each escape and evacuation plan submission: (1) Mine maps or diagrams showing directions of principal air flow, location of escape routes, and locations of existing telephones, primary fans, primary fan controls, fire doors, ventilation doors, and refuge chambers; (2) Procedures to show how the miners will be notified of an emergency; (3) An escape plan for each working area in the mine, including instructions showing how each working area should be evacuated; (4) A firefighting plan; (5) Surface procedures to be followed in an emergency, including the notification of proper authorities and the preparation of rescue equipment and other equipment which may be used in rescue and recovery operations; and (6) A statement of the availability of emergency communication and transportation facilities, emergency power, and ventilation, and the location of rescue personnel and equipment. II. Desired Focus of Comments MSHA is soliciting comments concerning the proposed information collection related to Escape and Evacuation Plans. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Mar 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 Escape and Evacuation Plans. 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: 1219–0046. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Number of Respondents: 231. Frequency: On occasion. Number of Responses: 462. Annual Burden Hours: 3,927 hours. Annual Respondent or Recordkeeper Cost: $2,310. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Sheila McConnell, Certifying Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–05636 Filed 3–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–43–P PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14753 LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION Notice of Solicitation of Proposals for Calendar Year 2018 Basic Field Grant Awards Legal Services Corporation. Solicitation for proposals for the provision of civil legal services. AGENCY: ACTION: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is a federally established and funded organization that funds civil legal aid organizations across the country and in the U.S. territories. Its mission is to expand access to justice by funding high-quality legal representation for low-income people in civil matters. In anticipation of a congressional appropriation to LSC for Fiscal Year 2018, LSC hereby announces the availability of funds for grants to be made in calendar year 2018 and is soliciting grant proposals from interested parties who are qualified to provide effective, efficient, and highquality civil legal services to eligible clients in the service area(s) of the states and territories identified below. The availability and the exact amount of congressionally appropriated funds, as well as the date, terms, and conditions of funds available for grants for calendar year 2018, have not been determined. DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for grant application dates. ADDRESSES: Legal Services Corporation—Notice of Funds Availability, 3333 K Street NW., Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007–3522. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Program Performance by email at lscgrants@lsc.gov, or visit the LSC Web site at http://www.lsc.gov/grantsgrantee-resources/our-grant-programs/ basic-field-grant/lsc-service-areas. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Applicants must file a Notice of Intent to Compete (NIC) to participate in the LSC grants process. Applicants must file the NIC by May 5, 2017, 5:00 p.m. E.D.T. The Request for Proposals (RFP), which contains the NIC and grant proposal guidelines, proposal content requirements, service area descriptions, and selection criteria, will be available on or around the week of April 10, 2017. In addition to submitting the grant proposal, applicants for competitive grant awards must also respond to the LSC Fiscal Grantee Funding Application (FGFA). The FGFA will also be available on or around the week of April 10, 2017. The RFP and the FGFA may be accessed at http://www.lsc.gov/grants-granteeresources/our-grant-programs/basicfield-grant. Other key dates in the LSC SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 14754 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 54 / Wednesday, March 22, 2017 / Notices 2018 basic field grants process, including the deadlines for filing the grant proposals and the FGFA are published at http://www.lsc.gov/grantsgrantee-resources/our-grant-programs/ basic-field-grant/basic-field-grant-keydates. LSC is seeking proposals from: (1) Non-profit organizations that have as a purpose the provision of legal assistance to eligible clients; (2) private attorneys; (3) groups of private attorneys or law firms; (4) state or local governments; and (5) sub-state regional planning and coordination agencies that are composed of sub-state areas and whose governing boards are controlled by locally elected officials. The service areas for which LSC is requesting grant proposals are listed below. Service area descriptions are available at http://www.grants.lsc.gov/ grants-grantee-resources/our-grantprograms/basic-field-grant/lsc-serviceareas. LSC will post all updates and/or changes to this notice at http:// www.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/ our-grant-programs/basic-field-grant. Interested parties are asked to visit http://www.lsc.gov/grants-granteeresources/our-grant-programs/basicfield-grant regularly for updates on the LSC grants process. Service area(s) Alaska ................... California .............. Connecticut ........... Delaware .............. Guam .................... Idaho ..................... Iowa ...................... Kansas .................. Kentucky ............... Maine .................... Michigan ............... Micronesia ............ Nebraska .............. New Jersey ........... asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES State or territory AK–1, NAK–1 CA–12, CA–14, CA–31, MCA CT–1, NCT–1 DE–1 GU–1 ID–1, MID, NID–1 IA–3, MIA KS–1 KY–5 ME–1, MMX–1, NME–1 MI–13, MI–14 MP–1 NE–4, MNE, NNE–1 NJ–15, NJ–17, NJ–18, NJ–20, MNJ NMN–1 NV–1, NNV–1 OH–24 OR–6, MOR, NOR–1 PA–5, PA–25 RI–1 SD–2 UT–1, MUT, NUT–1 VA–15, VA–16, VA–18, MVA VI–1 VT–1 WA–1, MWA, NWA–1 WI–2, NWI–1 Minnesota ............. Nevada ................. Ohio ...................... Oregon .................. Pennsylvania ........ Rhode Island ........ South Dakota ........ Utah ...................... Virginia .................. Virgin Islands ........ Vermont ................ Washington ........... Wisconsin ............. Dated: March 17, 2017. Stefanie K. Davis, Assistant General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2017–05633 Filed 3–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7050–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:14 Mar 21, 2017 Jkt 241001 NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION Office of Government Information Services [NARA–2017–031] Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee; Meeting Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App) and the second United States Open Government National Action Plan (NAP) released on December 5, 2013, NARA announces an upcoming Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee meeting. DATES: The meeting will be April 20, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. EDT. You must register for the meeting by April 18, 2017, at 5 p.m. EDT. Location: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., William G. McGowan Theater, Washington, DC 20408. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Bennett, Designated Federal Officer for this committee, by mail at National Archives and Records Administration; Office of Government Information Services; 8601 Adelphi Road—OGIS; College Park, MD 20740– 6001, by telephone at (202) 741–5770, or by email at foia-advisory-committee@ nara.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Agenda and meeting materials: You may find all meeting materials at https://ogis.archives.gov/foia-advisorycommittee/2016-2018-term/ Meetings.htm. This will be the fourth meeting of the second committee term. The purpose of this meeting will be to review the work of the committee’s three subcommittees. https:// ogis.archives.gov/foia-advisorycommittee/2016-2018-term/ Subcommittees.htm. Procedures: The meeting is open to the public. Due to access procedures, you must register in advance if you wish to attend the meeting. You will also go through security screening when you enter the building. Registration for the meeting will go live via Eventbrite on April 1, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. EDT. To register for the meeting, please do so at this Eventbrite link: https:// www.eventbrite.com/e/freedom-of- PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information-act-foia-advisorycommittee-meeting-april-20-2017registration-30856966016. This program will be live-streamed on the US National Archives’ YouTube channel, https://www.youtube.com/ user/usnationalarchives/playlists. The webcast will include a captioning option. To request additional accommodations (e.g., a transcript), email foia-advisory-committee@ nara.gov or call 202–741–5770. Members of the media who wish to register, those who are unable to register online, and those who require special accommodations, should contact Amy Bennett at the phone number, mailing address, or email address listed above. Dated: March 16, 2017. Patrice Little Murray, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–05613 Filed 3–21–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7515–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Notice of Intent To Seek Approval To Renew an Information Collection National Science Foundation. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to request clearance of this collection. In accordance with the requirement of Section 3506(2)(A) of the Paperwork reduction Act of 1955, we are providing opportunity for public comment on this action. After obtaining and considering public comment, NSF will prepare the submission requesting that OMB approve clearance of this collection with changes for no longer than three (3) years. DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by May 22, 2017 to be assured of consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. Comments: Comments are invited on (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 54 (Wednesday, March 22, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION


Notice of Solicitation of Proposals for Calendar Year 2018 Basic 
Field Grant Awards

AGENCY: Legal Services Corporation.

ACTION: Solicitation for proposals for the provision of civil legal 
services.

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SUMMARY: The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is a federally 
established and funded organization that funds civil legal aid 
organizations across the country and in the U.S. territories. Its 
mission is to expand access to justice by funding high-quality legal 
representation for low-income people in civil matters.
    In anticipation of a congressional appropriation to LSC for Fiscal 
Year 2018, LSC hereby announces the availability of funds for grants to 
be made in calendar year 2018 and is soliciting grant proposals from 
interested parties who are qualified to provide effective, efficient, 
and high-quality civil legal services to eligible clients in the 
service area(s) of the states and territories identified below. The 
availability and the exact amount of congressionally appropriated 
funds, as well as the date, terms, and conditions of funds available 
for grants for calendar year 2018, have not been determined.

DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for grant application 
dates.

ADDRESSES: Legal Services Corporation--Notice of Funds Availability, 
3333 K Street NW., Third Floor, Washington, DC 20007-3522.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Office of Program Performance by 
email at lscgrants@lsc.gov, or visit the LSC Web site at http://www.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/our-grant-programs/basic-field-grant/lsc-service-areas.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Applicants must file a Notice of Intent to 
Compete (NIC) to participate in the LSC grants process. Applicants must 
file the NIC by May 5, 2017, 5:00 p.m. E.D.T. The Request for Proposals 
(RFP), which contains the NIC and grant proposal guidelines, proposal 
content requirements, service area descriptions, and selection 
criteria, will be available on or around the week of April 10, 2017. In 
addition to submitting the grant proposal, applicants for competitive 
grant awards must also respond to the LSC Fiscal Grantee Funding 
Application (FGFA). The FGFA will also be available on or around the 
week of April 10, 2017. The RFP and the FGFA may be accessed at http://www.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/our-grant-programs/basic-field-grant. Other key dates in the LSC

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2018 basic field grants process, including the deadlines for filing the 
grant proposals and the FGFA are published at http://www.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/our-grant-programs/basic-field-grant/basic-field-grant-key-dates.
    LSC is seeking proposals from: (1) Non-profit organizations that 
have as a purpose the provision of legal assistance to eligible 
clients; (2) private attorneys; (3) groups of private attorneys or law 
firms; (4) state or local governments; and (5) sub-state regional 
planning and coordination agencies that are composed of sub-state areas 
and whose governing boards are controlled by locally elected officials.
    The service areas for which LSC is requesting grant proposals are 
listed below. Service area descriptions are available at http://www.grants.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/our-grant-programs/basic-field-grant/lsc-service-areas. LSC will post all updates and/or changes 
to this notice at http://www.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/our-grant-programs/basic-field-grant. Interested parties are asked to visit 
http://www.lsc.gov/grants-grantee-resources/our-grant-programs/basic-field-grant regularly for updates on the LSC grants process.

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          State or territory                     Service area(s)
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Alaska................................  AK-1, NAK-1
California............................  CA-12, CA-14, CA-31, MCA
Connecticut...........................  CT-1, NCT-1
Delaware..............................  DE-1
Guam..................................  GU-1
Idaho.................................  ID-1, MID, NID-1
Iowa..................................  IA-3, MIA
Kansas................................  KS-1
Kentucky..............................  KY-5
Maine.................................  ME-1, MMX-1, NME-1
Michigan..............................  MI-13, MI-14
Micronesia............................  MP-1
Nebraska..............................  NE-4, MNE, NNE-1
New Jersey............................  NJ-15, NJ-17, NJ-18, NJ-20, MNJ
Minnesota.............................  NMN-1
Nevada................................  NV-1, NNV-1
Ohio..................................  OH-24
Oregon................................  OR-6, MOR, NOR-1
Pennsylvania..........................  PA-5, PA-25
Rhode Island..........................  RI-1
South Dakota..........................  SD-2
Utah..................................  UT-1, MUT, NUT-1
Virginia..............................  VA-15, VA-16, VA-18, MVA
Virgin Islands........................  VI-1
Vermont...............................  VT-1
Washington............................  WA-1, MWA, NWA-1
Wisconsin.............................  WI-2, NWI-1
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    Dated: March 17, 2017.
Stefanie K. Davis,
Assistant General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2017-05633 Filed 3-21-17; 8:45 am]
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