Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Application of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act, 27079-27080 [2017-12230]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 13, 2017 / Notices INTERNATIONAL TRADE COMMISSION [USITC SE–17–026] Government in the Sunshine Act Meeting Notice United States International Trade Commission. TIME AND DATE: June 16, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. PLACE: Room 101, 500 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20436, Telephone: (202) 205–2000. STATUS: Open to the public. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: Matters To Be Considered 1. Agendas for future meetings: None. 2. Minutes. 3. Ratification List. 4. Vote in Inv. No. 731–TA–461 (Fourth Review) (Gray Portland Cement and Cement Clinker from Japan). The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determination and views of the Commission by June 29, 2017. 5. Vote in Inv. Nos. 701–TA–564 and 731–TA–1338 and 1340 (Final) (Steel Concrete Reinforcing Bar from Japan and Turkey. The Commission is currently scheduled to complete and file its determinations and views of the Commission by June 30, 2017. 6. 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[FR Doc. 2017–12206 Filed 6–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Application of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Wage and Hour Division (WHD) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Application of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before July 13, 2017. 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=201701-1235-003 (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, TTY 202– 693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_PRA_ PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request by mail to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL–WHD, 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1 nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES 27080 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 112 / Tuesday, June 13, 2017 / Notices 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: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693– 4129, TTY 202–693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_ PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This ICR seeks to extend PRA authority for the Application of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) information collection. These third-party notifications and recordkeeping requirements help ensure polygraph examinees receive the protections and rights provided by the EPPA. EPPA sections 5 and 7 through 9 authorize this information collection. See 29 U.S.C. 2004, 2006–2008. This 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 that does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection under Control Number 1235–0005. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) years without renewal, and the current approval for this collection is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2017. The DOL seeks to extend PRA authorization for this information collection for three (3) more years, without any change to existing requirements. The DOL notes that existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on December 19, 2016 (81 FR 91956). 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:58 Jun 12, 2017 Jkt 241001 Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1235–0005. 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–WHD. Title of Collection: Application of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act. OMB Control Number: 1235–0005. Affected Public: Private Sector— business or other for-profits, farms, and not-for-profit institutions. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 85,200. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 757,400. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 68,739 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). Dated: June 7, 2017. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–12230 Filed 6–12–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–27–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; A Study of Customer Satisfaction With Five Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Technical Assistance (TA) Centers Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy, Chief Evaluation Office, Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of its continuing effort to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 (PRA) of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. 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 is properly assessed. Currently, the Department of Labor is soliciting comments concerning the collection of data for a study of customer satisfaction with five Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) Technical Assistance (TA) Centers. A copy of the proposed Information Request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed in the addressee section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before August 14, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by either one of the following methods: Email: ChiefEvaluationOffice@dol.gov; Mail or Courier: Cherise Hunter, Chief Evaluation Office, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–1303, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: Please submit one copy of your comments by only one method. All submissions received must include the agency name and OMB Control Number identified above for this information collection. Because we continue to experience delays in receiving mail in the Washington, DC area, commenters are strongly encouraged to transmit their comments electronically via email or to submit them by mail early. Comments, including any personal information provided, become a matter of public record. They will also be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of the information collection request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cherise Hunter by email at ChiefEvaluationOffice@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background. The Chief Evaluation Office (CEO) of the U.S. Department of Labor in partnership with the Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) seeks to examine customer satisfaction with ODEP TA Centers. ODEP established five TA Centers to serve a diverse set of purposes, functions, and E:\FR\FM\13JNN1.SGM 13JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Application of the Employee Polygraph 
Protection Act

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Wage and Hour 
Division (WHD) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, 
``Application of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act,'' to the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued 
use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited.

DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives 
on or before July 13, 2017.

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=201701-1235-003 (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, TTY 202-693-8064, (these are 
not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Submit comments about this request by mail to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL-WHD, 
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.

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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: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202-693-
4129, TTY 202-693-8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email 
at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This ICR seeks to extend PRA authority for 
the Application of the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) 
information collection. These third-party notifications and 
recordkeeping requirements help ensure polygraph examinees receive the 
protections and rights provided by the EPPA. EPPA sections 5 and 7 
through 9 authorize this information collection. See 29 U.S.C. 2004, 
2006-2008.
    This 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 that 
does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 
1320.6. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection 
under Control Number 1235-0005.
    OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) 
years without renewal, and the current approval for this collection is 
scheduled to expire on October 31, 2017. The DOL seeks to extend PRA 
authorization for this information collection for three (3) more years, 
without any change to existing requirements. The DOL notes that 
existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB 
receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For 
additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related 
notice published in the Federal Register on December 19, 2016 (81 FR 
91956).
    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 1235-0005. 
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-WHD.
    Title of Collection: Application of the Employee Polygraph 
Protection Act.
    OMB Control Number: 1235-0005.
    Affected Public: Private Sector--business or other for-profits, 
farms, and not-for-profit institutions.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 85,200.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 757,400.
    Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 68,739 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D).

     Dated: June 7, 2017.
Michel Smyth,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-12230 Filed 6-12-17; 8:45 am]
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