March 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-06145
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Request; Customer Data Worksheet Request for Business Partner Record Change
Document Number: 2017-06144
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on an extension with a revision of a currently approved information collection to support Customer Data Worksheet Request for Business Partner (BP) that contains the producer's personal information. Specifically, FSA is requesting comment on the form AD-2047, ``Customer Data Worksheet Request for Business Partner Record Change''. FSA is using the collected information in support of documenting critical producer data changes (customer name, current mailing address and tax identification number) in BP made at the request of the producer to correct or update their information. The critical producer data are being used to update existing producer record data and document when and who initiates and changes the record in BP.
Information Collection Request; Disaster Assistance (General)
Document Number: 2017-06143
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Farm Service Agency (FSA) is requesting comments from all interested individuals and organizations on the extension with a revision of a currently approved information collection in support of Disaster Assistance programs. The information collection is needed to identify disaster areas and establish eligibility for both primary and contiguous counties for assistance from FSA. This assistance includes FSA emergency loans which are available to eligible and qualified farmers and ranchers. The total burden hours have been revised to reflect the number of Secretarial requests for natural disaster assistance during the 2016 crop year.
Agency Information Collection Request; 30-Day Public Comment Request, Grants.gov
Document Number: 2017-06142
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services
Eastern Washington Cascades Provincial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-06141
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Eastern Washington Cascades Provincial Advisory Committee (PAC) will meet in Wenatchee, Washington. The committee is authorized pursuant to the implementation of E-19 of the Record of Decision and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to promote a better integration of forest management activities between Federal and non-Federal entities to ensure that such activities are complementary. PAC information can be found at the following Web site: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/okawen/workingtogether/advisoryco mmittees.
Eastern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-06140
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Eastern Region Recreation Resource Advisory Committee (Recreation RAC) will meet in Louisville, Kentucky. The Recreation RAC is authorized pursuant with the Federal Lands Recreation Enhancement Act (the Act) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Additional information concerning the Recreation RAC may be found by visiting the Recreation RAC's Web site at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/main/r9/ recreation/racs.
Endangered Species; File No. 21043
Document Number: 2017-06139
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Notice is hereby given that the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Fish and Wildlife Research Institute, 585 Prineville Street, Port Charlotte, FL 33954 [Responsible Party, Gregg Poulakis, Ph.D.], has applied in due form for a permit to take Pristis pectinata for purposes of scientific research.
Sitka Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-06138
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Sitka Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Sitka, Alaska. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. RAC information can be found at the following Web site: http://cloudapps-usda-gov.force.com/ FSSRS/RAC_Page?id=001t0000002JcwXAAS.
Siskiyou (OR) Resource Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-06137
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Siskiyou (OR) Resource Advisory Committee (RAC) will meet in Brookings, Oregon. The committee is authorized under the Secure Rural Schools and Community Self-Determination Act (the Act) and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to improve collaborative relationships and to provide advice and recommendations to the Forest Service concerning projects and funding consistent with Title II of the Act. RAC information can be found at the following Web site: https:// www.fs.usda.gov/main/pts/specialprojects/racweb.
Deschutes Provincial Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-06136
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Deschutes Provincial Advisory Committee (PAC) will meet in Bend, Oregon. The committee is authorized pursuant to the implementation of E-19 of the Record of Decision and operates in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of the committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to promote a better integration of forest management activities between Federal and non-Federal entities to ensure that such activities are complementary. PAC information can be found at the following Web site: http:// www.fs.usda.gov/detail/deschutes/workingtogether/advisorycomm ittees.
Forest Resource Coordinating Committee
Document Number: 2017-06135
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The Forest Resource Coordinating Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference. The Committee is established consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) and the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (the Act). Committee information can be found at the following Web site at http://www.fs.fed.us/spf/ coop/frcc/.
Meeting of the Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-06132
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
This notice sets forth the proposed schedule and agenda of a forthcoming meeting of the Marine Fisheries Advisory Committee's (MAFAC's) Columbia Basin Partnership Task Force (CBP Task Force). The CBP Task Force will discuss the issues outlined in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION below.
New Mexico Collaborative Forest Restoration Program Technical Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2017-06130
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Forest Service
The New Mexico Collaborative Forest Restoration Program (CFRP) Technical Advisory Panel (Panel) will meet in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The Panel is established consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. App. II), and Title VI of the Community Forest Restoration Act (Pub. L. 106-393). Additional information concerning the Panel, including the meeting summary/minutes, can be found by visiting the Panel's Web site at: http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/r3/cfrp.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-06129
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
Preparation of Environmental Reports for Nuclear Power Stations
Document Number: 2017-06128
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
On February 13, 2017, the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) issued for public comment draft regulatory guide (DG) DG-4026, ``Preparation of Environmental Reports for Nuclear Power Stations,'' for a 60-day public comment period. However, the NRC staff is extending the public comment period from April 14, 2017 to May 31, 2017, based upon a letter from the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI) that requested additional time in order to perform a comprehensive review of the DG and to consolidate industry comments. This DG provides guidance to applicants for format and content of environmental reports (ERs) that are submitted as part of an applicant for a permit, license, or other authorization to site, construct, and/or operate a new nuclear power plant.
Amendment of Air Traffic Service (ATS) Routes; Eastern United States
Document Number: 2017-06117
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Federal Aviation Administration, Department of Transportation
This action changes the effective date of a final rule published in the Federal Register on February 27, 2017, amending area navigation (RNAV) routes Q-39 and Q-67 in the eastern United States. The FAA is delaying the effective date to coincide with the expected completion of associated enroute and terminal procedures.
Takes of Marine Mammals Incidental to Specified Activities; Taking Marine Mammals Incidental to Seattle Multimodal Construction Project in Washington State
Document Number: 2017-06096
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS has received an application from Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) for an Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) to take marine mammals, by harassment, incidental to Seattle Multimodal Construction Project in Washington State. Pursuant to the Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA), NMFS is requesting comments on its proposal to issue an IHA to the WSDOT to incidentally take marine mammals during the specified activities.
Securities Transaction Settlement Cycle
Document Number: 2017-06037
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Securities and Exchange Commission (``Commission'') is adopting an amendment to the Settlement cycle Rule (Rule 15c6-1(a)) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (``Exchange Act'') to shorten the standard settlement cycle for most broker-dealer transactions from three business days after the trade date (``T+3'') to two business days after the trade date (``T+2'').
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5306A
Document Number: 2017-05927
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 5306-A, Application for Approval of Prototype Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) or Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE IRA Plan).
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Cognitive and Psychological Research Coordinated by Statistics of Income on Behalf of All IRS Operations Functions
Document Number: 2017-05914
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-29
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Cognitive and Psychological Research Coordinated by Statistics of Income on Behalf of All IRS Operations Functions.
Reader Aids
Document Number: FR-2017-03-28-ReaderAids
Type: Reader Aids
Date: 2017-03-28
Sunshine Act Notice; Notice of Public Hearing Agenda
Document Number: 2017-06219
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Beef and Ovine Meat From Uruguay and Beef From Argentina and Brazil
Document Number: 2017-06218
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with regulations for the importation of beef and ovine meat from Uruguay and beef from Argentina and Brazil.
Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Swine Health Protection
Document Number: 2017-06217
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with the swine health protection program.
Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Jackfruit, Pineapple, and Starfruit From Malaysia Into the Continental United States
Document Number: 2017-06216
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations for the importation of jackfruit, pineapple, and starfruit from Malaysia into the continental United States.
Notice of Request for Revision to and Extension of Approval of an Information Collection; Importation of Clementines, Mandarins, and Tangerines From Chile
Document Number: 2017-06215
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service's intention to request a revision to and extension of approval of an information collection associated with the regulations for the importation of clementines, mandarins, and tangerines from Chile into the United States.
Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board
Document Number: 2017-06193
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board
Document Number: 2017-06191
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: National Science Foundation, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-06161
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2017-06152
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Securities and Exchange Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-06134
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection
Document Number: 2017-06133
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation
The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple IRS Information Collection Requests
Document Number: 2017-06127
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request(s) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on the collection(s) listed below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Usual and Customary Business Records Maintained by Brewers
Document Number: 2017-06126
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request(s) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on the collection(s) listed below.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Designation of Financial Market Utilities
Document Number: 2017-06125
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request(s) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on the collection(s) listed below.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-06124
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License
Document Number: 2017-06122
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive license in the United States to practice the invention described and claimed in U.S Non-Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 13/ 757,929, entitled ``MULTI-Gb/s LASER COMMUNICATIONS TERMINAL FOR MINI- SPACECRAFT,'' NASA Case No. NPO-48413, and any issued patents or continuations in part resulting therefrom, to OnOffBlock, Inc., having its principal place of business in Naperville, Illinois.
Market Risk Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2017-06121
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) announces that on April 25, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., the Market Risk Advisory Committee (MRAC) will hold a public meeting at the CFTC's Washington, DC, headquarters. At this meeting, the MRAC will discuss: (1) The staff's response to the CRM Subcommittee's recommendations, which the MRAC adopted and also recommended that the Commission consider at the November 17, 2016, MRAC meeting, on how Central Counterparties (CCPs) can further enhance their efforts in preparing for the default of a significant clearing member; (2) cybersecurity trends; and (3) how well the derivatives markets are currently functioning, including the impact and implications of the evolving structure of these markets on the movement of risk across market participants.
Response to December 9, 2013, Clean Air Act Section 176A Petition From Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont
Document Number: 2017-06120
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Due to inclement weather in the Washington, DC, area, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing it has rescheduled the hearing date and extended the public comment period for the proposed action titled, ``Response to December 9, 2013, Clean Air Act Section 176A Petition from Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont,'' published in the Federal Register on January 19, 2017. In response to requests for a public hearing, the EPA published a notice of public hearing and extension of public comment period on February 15, 2017, announcing that a public hearing would be held on March 14, 2017, in Washington, DC, and the public comment period extended to April 13, 2017. Due to inclement weather, the EPA has rescheduled the hearing to April 13, 2017. In addition, in order to allow sufficient time after the public hearing for submission of comments, the EPA is announcing the extension of the comment period for the proposed action to May 15, 2017.
Civil Penalties
Document Number: 2017-06119
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Department of Transportation
Pursuant to a notice published on January 30, 2017, the effective date of the rule entitled ``Civil Penalties,'' published in the Federal Register on December 28, 2016 was temporarily delayed for 60 days. This action temporarily delays the effective date of that rule for 90 additional days.
Submission for OMB Review; 30-Day Comment Request; Early Career Reviewer Program Application and Vetting System (EAVS) (Center for Scientific Review)
Document Number: 2017-06116
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review and approval of the information collection listed below. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 29, 2016, page 96020 (Vol. 81, No. 250) and allowed 60 days for public comment. No public comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension Without Change, of a Previously Approved Collection OJJDP National Training and Technical Assistance Center (NTTAC) Feedback Form package
Document Number: 2017-06115
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of Justice
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act Provisions; Fisheries of the Northeastern United States; Mid-Atlantic Unmanaged Forage Fish Omnibus Amendment
Document Number: 2017-06114
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
NMFS announces that the Mid-Atlantic Fishery Management Council has submitted its Unmanaged Forage Omnibus Amendment to the Secretary of Commerce for review and approval. We are requesting comments from the public on this amendment. This amendment would implement an annual landing limit, possession limits, and permitting and reporting requirements for certain previously unmanaged forage species and species groups within Mid-Atlantic Federal waters. The purpose of this action is to prevent the development of new, and the expansion of existing, commercial fisheries on certain forage species until the Council has adequate opportunity and information to evaluate the potential impacts of forage fish harvest on existing fisheries, fishing communities, and the marine ecosystem.
EPA-Mid-Atlantic Region III; Maryland Marine Sanitation Device Standard-Receipt of Petition
Document Number: 2017-06113
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Environmental Protection Agency
Notice is hereby given that a petition has been received from the Secretary of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources on behalf of the State of Maryland requesting a determination by the Regional Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Mid-Atlantic Region, that adequate facilities for the safe and sanitary removal and treatment of sewage from all vessels are reasonably available for the Chester River, Kent and Queen Anne's Counties, Maryland. EPA is requesting comments on this petition and whether EPA should designate the Chester River and its tributaries as a No Discharge Zone as provided in the Clean Water Act. The petition is available upon request from EPA (at the email address below) or at http://dnr.maryland.gov/ boating/Documents/FINAL_CRA_NDZ_APPLICATION.pdf.
Defense Innovation Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-06112
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Innovation Board will take place.
Security Zone; VIP Visits, Palm Beach, FL
Document Number: 2017-06111
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is establishing a temporary security zone in the vicinity of the Mar-a-Lago in Palm Beach, Florida during the visit of a high-level government official. The security zone is necessary to protect the official party, the public, and the surrounding waterway from terrorist acts, sabotage or other subversive acts, accidents, or other causes of a similar nature. Entering, transiting through, anchoring in, or remaining within this security zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port Miami or a designated representative.
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
Document Number: 2017-06110
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Federal Reserve System, Agencies and Commissions
Drawbridge Operation Regulation; Elizabeth River, Elizabeth, NJ
Document Number: 2017-06109
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security
The Coast Guard is removing the existing drawbridge operation regulations for five bridges across the Elizabeth River. These bridges were either removed in their entirety or replaced with a fixed bridge, making the operating regulations no longer necessary.
Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-06108
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, 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. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired 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 Office of Workers' Compensation (OWCP) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Pre- Hearing Statement (LS-18). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the address section of this Notice.