Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; the Reporting Process for Complaint of Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Against the Department of Commerce, 40135 [2017-17974]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 163 / Thursday, August 24, 2017 / Notices sufficiently precise to identify the actions or practices that form the basis of the complaint. Although complainants are not required to use the proposed form to file their complaints, the Office of Civil Rights strongly encourages its use to ensure efficient case processing and trend analyses of complaint activity. II. Method of Collection OMB Control Number: 0690–0015. Form Number(s): CD–498, CD–498A. Type of Review: Regular. Extension of a currently approved information collection. Affected Public: Households and Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 700. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 350. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. rmajette on DSKBCKNHB2PROD with NOTICES IV. Request for 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 (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. BILLING CODE 3510–BP–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:29 Aug 23, 2017 Jkt 241001 Office of the Secretary, Commerce. AGENCY: Notice. The Department of Commerce, 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. SUMMARY: III. Data [FR Doc. 2017–17979 Filed 8–23–17; 8:45 am] Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; the Reporting Process for Complaint of Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation Against the Department of Commerce ACTION: A paper form, signed by the complainant or his or her designated representative, must be submitted by mail or delivery service, email, in person, or by facsimile transmission. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Written comments must be submitted on or before October 23, 2017. DATES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at PRAcomments@doc.gov). ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Kathryn Anderson, 202– 482–3680, or KAnderson@doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Pursuant to Executive Order 11478 and Department of Commerce Administrative Order (DAO) 215–11, an employee or applicant for employment with the Department of Commerce who alleges that he or she has been subjected to discriminatory treatment based on sexual orientation by the Department of Commerce or one of its sub-agencies, must submit a signed statement that is sufficiently precise to identify the actions or practices that form the basis of the complaint. The complainant is also required to provide an address and telephone number where the complainant or his or her representative may be contacted. Through use of the standardized form (CD–545), the Office of Civil Rights proposes to collect the information required by the Executive Order and DAO in a uniform manner that will increase the efficiency of complaint processing and trend analyses of complaint activity. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40135 II. Method of Collection A paper form, signed by the complainant or his/her designated representative, must be submitted by mail or delivery service, in person, or by facsimile transmission. III. Data OMB Control Number: 0690–0024. Form Number: CD–545. Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently approved information collection). Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0. IV. Request for 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 (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–17974 Filed 8–23–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–BP–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; the Reporting 
Process for Complaint of Employment Discrimination Based on Sexual 
Orientation Against the Department of Commerce

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, 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.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before October 23, 
2017.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Jennifer Jessup, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at PRAcomments@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions 
should be directed to Kathryn Anderson, 202-482-3680, or 
KAnderson@doc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    Pursuant to Executive Order 11478 and Department of Commerce 
Administrative Order (DAO) 215-11, an employee or applicant for 
employment with the Department of Commerce who alleges that he or she 
has been subjected to discriminatory treatment based on sexual 
orientation by the Department of Commerce or one of its sub-agencies, 
must submit a signed statement that is sufficiently precise to identify 
the actions or practices that form the basis of the complaint.
    The complainant is also required to provide an address and 
telephone number where the complainant or his or her representative may 
be contacted. Through use of the standardized form (CD-545), the Office 
of Civil Rights proposes to collect the information required by the 
Executive Order and DAO in a uniform manner that will increase the 
efficiency of complaint processing and trend analyses of complaint 
activity.

II. Method of Collection

    A paper form, signed by the complainant or his/her designated 
representative, must be submitted by mail or delivery service, in 
person, or by facsimile transmission.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0690-0024.
    Form Number: CD-545.
    Type of Review: Regular submission (extension of a currently 
approved information collection).
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.

IV. Request for 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 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

Sheleen Dumas,
Departmental PRA Lead, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-17974 Filed 8-23-17; 8:45 am]
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