Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Quick Business Survey Operations Test; Office of the Secretary, 57001 [2017-25863]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 230 / Friday, December 1, 2017 / Notices Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,490. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 5,490. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 458 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). BILLING CODE 4510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Quick Business Survey Operations Test; Office of the Secretary Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) sponsored information collection request (ICR) proposal titled, ‘‘Quick Business Survey Operations Test,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before January 2, 2018. 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/PRAView ICR?ref_nbr=201709-122-001 (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 (this is not a toll-free number) 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–BLS, 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. Commenters are encouraged, but not SUMMARY: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES This ICR seeks approval under the PRA for the proposed information collection titled, Quick Business Survey Operations Test (QBS). BLS will conduct the test to evaluate QBS survey processes and operations in a possible production environment. A QBS would allow the BLS to collect information about the U.S. economy in a more efficient manner than is currently possible and would allow data users to understand the impacts of specific events on the economy in a timely manner. The BLS Authorizing Statute authorizes this information collection. See 29 U.S.C. 1, 2. This proposed 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 if the collection of information does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. For additional information, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on July 10, 2017 (82 FR 31786). 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 ICR Reference Number 201709–1220–001. 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; SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2017–25861 Filed 11–30–17; 8:45 am] 16:44 Nov 30, 2017 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693– 4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Dated: November 27, 2017. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. VerDate Sep<11>2014 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. Jkt 244001 PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57001 • 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–BLS. Title of Collection: Quick Business Survey Operations Test. OMB ICR Reference Number: 201709– 1220–001. Affected Public: Private Sector— businesses or other for-profits, not-forprofit institutions, and farms. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,932. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 10,932. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 1,093 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). Dated: November 27, 2017. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–25863 Filed 11–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION Information Security Oversight Office [NARA–2018–007] State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS– PAC) National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). ACTION: Notice of advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: We are announcing the following committee meeting of the State, Local, Tribal, and Private Sector Policy Advisory Committee (SLTPS– PAC). DATES: The meeting will be held on January 24, 2017, from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: National Archives and Records Administration, 700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Jefferson Room, Washington, DC 20408. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01DEN1.SGM 01DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Quick Business Survey Operations Test; Office 
of the Secretary

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Bureau of 
Labor Statistics (BLS) sponsored information collection request (ICR) 
proposal titled, ``Quick Business Survey Operations Test,'' to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for use 
in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995. Public 
comments on the ICR are invited.

DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives 
on or before January 2, 2018.

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=201709-122-001 (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 (this is not a toll-free number) 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-BLS, 
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. 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 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at 
DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This ICR seeks approval under the PRA for 
the proposed information collection titled, Quick Business Survey 
Operations Test (QBS). BLS will conduct the test to evaluate QBS survey 
processes and operations in a possible production environment. A QBS 
would allow the BLS to collect information about the U.S. economy in a 
more efficient manner than is currently possible and would allow data 
users to understand the impacts of specific events on the economy in a 
timely manner. The BLS Authorizing Statute authorizes this information 
collection. See 29 U.S.C. 1, 2.
    This proposed 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 if the collection of information does not display a valid 
Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. For additional 
information, see the related notice published in the Federal Register 
on July 10, 2017 (82 FR 31786).
    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 ICR Reference Number 201709-
1220-001. 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-BLS.
    Title of Collection: Quick Business Survey Operations Test.
    OMB ICR Reference Number: 201709-1220-001.
    Affected Public: Private Sector--businesses or other for-profits, 
not-for-profit institutions, and farms.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,932.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 10,932.
    Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 1,093 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0.

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

    Dated: November 27, 2017.
Michel Smyth,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
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