Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health; Notice of Advisory Board Charter Renewal, 28696-28697 [2017-13202]

Download as PDF 28696 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 120 / Friday, June 23, 2017 / Notices 18, 2017, allowing for a 60 day comment period. DATES: Comments are encourages and will be accepted for an additional 30 day until July 24, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice, 810 Seventh Street NW., Washington, DC 20531. Written comments and/or suggestions can also be sent to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to OIRA_submissions@omb.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: —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 agencies 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. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Generic clearance for cognitive, pilot, and field studies for Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention data collection activities. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Agency form number: Not applicable (new collection). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Jun 22, 2017 Jkt 241001 (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: The proposed information collection activity will enable OJJDP to develop, test, and improve its survey and data collection instruments and methodologies. OJJDP will engage in cognitive, pilot, and field test activities t25o inform its data collection efforts and to minimize respondent burden associated with each new or modified data collection. OJJDP anticipates using a variety of procedures including, but not limited to, tests of various types of survey and data collection operations, focus groups, cognitive laboratory activities, pilot testing, field testing, exploratory interviews, experiments with questionnaire design, and usability testing of electronic data collection instruments. Following standard Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requirements, OJJDP will submit an individual request to OMB for every group of data collection activities undertaken under this generic clearance. OJJDP will provide OMB with a copy of the individual instruments or questionnaires (if one is used), as well as other materials describing the project. Currently, OJJDP anticipates the need to conduct testing and development work that will include the collection of information from law enforcement agencies, child welfare agencies, courts, probation supervision offices, and the state agencies, local governments, nonprofit organizations, and for-profit organizations that operate juvenile residential placement facilities. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: It is estimated that approximately 2,500 respondents will be involved in the anticipated cognitive, pilot, and field testing work over the 3year clearance period. Specific estimates for the average response time are not known for development work covered under a generic clearance. Estimates of overall burden are included in item 6 below. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated public burden for identified and future projects covered under this generic clearance over the 3-year clearance period is approximately 5,000 hours. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: June 20, 2017. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2017–13155 Filed 6–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health; Notice of Advisory Board Charter Renewal Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 2015, Executive Order 13699 (June 26, 2015), and the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and its implementing regulations issued by the General Services Administration (GSA), the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health was established on July 2, 2015. Pursuant to FACA, Section 14(b)(2), the Secretary of Labor has renewed the Charter for two years. The Charter renewal allows the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Board) to continue its operations. The Board advises the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) with respect to: (1) The Site Exposure Matrices (SEM) of the Department of Labor; (2) medical guidance for claims examiners for claims with the EEOICPA program, with respect to the weighing of the medical evidence of claimants; (3) evidentiary requirements for claims under Part B of EEOICPA related to lung disease; and (4) the work of industrial hygienists and staff physicians and consulting physicians of the Department of Labor and reports of such hygienists and physicians to ensure quality, objectivity, and consistency. The Board, when necessary, coordinates exchanges of data and findings with the Department of Health and Human Services’ Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health. Membership of the Board currently consists of 15 members appointed by the Secretary, who also appointed a Chair. Public Law 106–398, Section 3687(a)(3). Pursuant to Section 3687(a)(2), membership is balanced and includes members from the scientific, medical and claimant communities. The members serve two-year terms. At the discretion of the Secretary, members may be appointed to successive terms or E:\FR\FM\23JNN1.SGM 23JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 120 / Friday, June 23, 2017 / Notices removed at any time. The Board meets no less than twice per year. The Board reports to the Secretary of Labor. As specified in Section 3687(i), the Board shall terminate five (5) years after the date of the enactment of the NDAA, which was December 19, 2014. Thus, the Board shall terminate on December 19, 2019. Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at http:// www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and other relevant information, are also available on the Advisory Board’s Web page at http:// www.dol.gov/owcp/energy/regs/ compliance/AdvisoryBoard.htm. You may contact Douglas Fitzgerald, Designated Federal Officer, at fitzgerald.douglas@dol.gov, or Carrie Rhoads, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at rhoads.carrie@dol.gov, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite S–3524, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 343–5580. This is not a toll-free number. Signed at Washington, DC, this 16th day of June, 2017. Gary Steinberg, Deputy Director, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. [FR Doc. 2017–13202 Filed 6–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT Office of National Drug Control Policy Cancellation Notification of the Public Teleconference of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis (Commission) Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP). ACTION: Notice of cancellation of teleconference. AGENCY: ONDCP is issuing this notice to advise the public that the Commission is cancelling the teleconference of the President’s Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis that was previously scheduled for Monday, June 26th at 4 p.m. EST. Please check the Commission’s Web site or future Federal Register notices for information about when this meeting will be rescheduled. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The cancellation is effective on June 20, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: General information concerning the DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Jun 22, 2017 Jkt 241001 Commission and its meetings can be found on ONDCP’s Web site at https:// www.whitehouse.gov/ondcp/presidentscommission. Any member of the public wishing to obtain information about the Commission or its meetings that is not already on ONDCP’s Web site or who wishes to submit written comments for the Commission’s consideration may contact Michael Passante, Designated Federal Officer (DFO) via email at commission@ondcp.eop.gov or telephone at (202) 395–6709. Please note that ONDCP may post such written comments publicly on our Web site, including names and contact information that are submitted. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission was established in accordance with E.O. 13784 of March 29, 2017, the Commission’s charter, and the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, to obtain advice and recommendations for the President regarding drug issues. The Executive Order, charter, and information on the Members of the Commission are available on ONDCP’s Web site. The Commission will function solely as an advisory body and will make recommendations regarding policies and practices for combating drug addiction with particular focus on the current opioid crisis in the United States. The Commission’s final report is due October 1, 2017 unless there is an extension. Per E.O. 13784, the Commission shall: a. Identify and describe the existing Federal funding used to combat drug addiction and the opioid crisis; b. assess the availability and accessibility of drug addiction treatment services and overdose reversal throughout the country and identify areas that are underserved; c. identify and report on best practices for addiction prevention, including healthcare provider education and evaluation of prescription practices, collaboration between State and Federal officials, and the use and effectiveness of State prescription drug monitoring programs; d. review the literature evaluating the effectiveness of educational messages for youth and adults with respect to prescription and illicit opioids; e. identify and evaluate existing Federal programs to prevent and treat drug addiction for their scope and effectiveness, and make recommendations for improving these programs; and; f. make recommendations to the President for improving the Federal response to drug addiction and the opioid crisis. PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28697 Dated: June 20, 2017. Michael Passante, Acting General Counsel, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–13183 Filed 6–22–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3280–F5–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES National Endowment for the Arts Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995: Applications from students for Agency Initiatives Poetry Out Loud or the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students. Copies of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by visiting www.Reginfo.gov. Comments should be sent to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the National Endowment for the Arts, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, 202/395– 7316, within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 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; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Could help minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of electronic submission of responses through Grants.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Endowment for the Arts requests the review of applications from students for Agency Initiatives Poetry Out Loud or the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge for High School Students. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 120 (Friday, June 23, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28696-28697]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-13202]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health; Notice of 
Advisory Board Charter Renewal

AGENCY: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs

ACTION: Notice.

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    In accordance with the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) of 
2015, Executive Order 13699 (June 26, 2015), and the provisions of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and 
its implementing regulations issued by the General Services 
Administration (GSA), the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker 
Health was established on July 2, 2015. Pursuant to FACA, Section 
14(b)(2), the Secretary of Labor has renewed the Charter for two years.
    The Charter renewal allows the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances 
and Worker Health (Board) to continue its operations. The Board advises 
the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) with respect to: (1) The Site 
Exposure Matrices (SEM) of the Department of Labor; (2) medical 
guidance for claims examiners for claims with the EEOICPA program, with 
respect to the weighing of the medical evidence of claimants; (3) 
evidentiary requirements for claims under Part B of EEOICPA related to 
lung disease; and (4) the work of industrial hygienists and staff 
physicians and consulting physicians of the Department of Labor and 
reports of such hygienists and physicians to ensure quality, 
objectivity, and consistency. The Board, when necessary, coordinates 
exchanges of data and findings with the Department of Health and Human 
Services' Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health.
    Membership of the Board currently consists of 15 members appointed 
by the Secretary, who also appointed a Chair. Public Law 106-398, 
Section 3687(a)(3). Pursuant to Section 3687(a)(2), membership is 
balanced and includes members from the scientific, medical and claimant 
communities. The members serve two-year terms. At the discretion of the 
Secretary, members may be appointed to successive terms or

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removed at any time. The Board meets no less than twice per year.
    The Board reports to the Secretary of Labor. As specified in 
Section 3687(i), the Board shall terminate five (5) years after the 
date of the enactment of the NDAA, which was December 19, 2014. Thus, 
the Board shall terminate on December 19, 2019.
    Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at 
http://www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and 
other relevant information, are also available on the Advisory Board's 
Web page at http://www.dol.gov/owcp/energy/regs/compliance/AdvisoryBoard.htm.
    You may contact Douglas Fitzgerald, Designated Federal Officer, at 
fitzgerald.douglas@dol.gov, or Carrie Rhoads, Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer, at rhoads.carrie@dol.gov, U.S. Department of Labor, 
200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite S-3524, Washington, DC 20210, 
telephone (202) 343-5580.
    This is not a toll-free number.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 16th day of June, 2017.
Gary Steinberg,
Deputy Director, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
[FR Doc. 2017-13202 Filed 6-22-17; 8:45 am]
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