Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; EEO Complaint Forms, 12846-12847 [2018-05884]

Download as PDF 12846 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 57 / Friday, March 23, 2018 / Notices Comments should be received on or before April 23, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.gov and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 8142, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Jennifer Quintana by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622–0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES DATES: Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. OMB Control Number: 1559–0041. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: This collection of information is necessary to enable the Agency to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with our commitment to improving service delivery. The information collected from our customers and stakeholders will help ensure that users have an effective, efficient, and satisfying experience with the Agency’s programs. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. Forms: Framework for the Future Survey, Financial Products and Services Targeting Low-Income People with Disabilities Survey, 2017 CDFI and NACA Program Application Customer Survey—Private Sector and Non Profits, 2017 CDFI and NAVA Program Application Customer Service Survey— VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:54 Mar 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 Tribal Respondents, BEP 2017 Science and Technology Week Visitor Survey. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,000. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: March 19, 2018. Jennifer P. Quintana, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–05885 Filed 3–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–70–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; EEO Complaint Forms Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests 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 these requests. DATES: Comments should be received on or before April 23, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 8142, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Jennifer Quintana by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622–0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: EEO Complaint Forms. OMB Control Number: 1505–XXXX. Type of Review: New Collection. Abstract: Title 29 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1614, directs agencies to maintain a continuing program to promote equal opportunity and to identify and eliminate discriminatory practices and policies. The Department of the Treasury (Department) is thus required to process complaints of employment discrimination from Department employees, former employees and applicants for jobs with the Department SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 who claim discrimination based on their membership in a protected class, such as, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, age (over 40), disability, genetic information, or retaliation for engaging in prior protected activity. Claims of discrimination based on parental status are processed as established by Executive Order 11478 (as amended by Executive Order 13152). Federal agencies must offer pre-complaint ‘‘informal’’ counseling and/or Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) to these ‘‘aggrieved individuals’’ (the aggrieved), claiming discrimination by officials of the Department. If the complaint is not resolved during the informal process, agencies must issue a Notice of Right to File a Complaint of Discrimination form to the aggrieved. This information is being collected for the purpose of processing informal and formal complaints of employment discrimination against the Department on the bases of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, age (over 40), disability, genetic information, parental status, or retaliation. Pursuant to 29 CFR 1614.105, the aggrieved must participate in pre-complaint counseling to try to informally resolve his/her complaint prior to filing a complaint of discrimination. Information provided on the pre-complaint forms may be used by the aggrieved to assist in determining if she or he would like to file a formal complaint against the Department. The information captured on these forms will be reviewed by the staff of the Department’s Office of Civil Rights and Diversity to frame the claims for investigation and determine whether the claims are within the parameters established in 29 CFR part 1614. In addition, data from the complaint forms is collected and aggregated for the purpose of discerning whether any Department of the Treasury policies, practices or procedures may be curtailing the equal employment opportunities of any protected group. Forms: TD F 62–03.1, TD F 62–03.2, TD F 62–03.4, TD F 62–03.6, TD F 62– 03.7, TD F 62–03.8, TD F 62–03.9, TD F 62–03.10, TD F 62–03.5, TD F 62– 03.11. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 47. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 57 / Friday, March 23, 2018 / Notices Dated: March 19, 2018. Jennifer P. Quintana, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–05884 Filed 3–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0004] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child; Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child—In-Service Death; Application for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument. SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before April 23, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW, Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0004’’ in any correspondence. DATES: amozie on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Office of Quality, Privacy and Risk, Department of Veterans Affairs, 811 Vermont Avenue, Floor 5, Area 368, Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–5870 or email cynthia.harvey-pryor@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0004’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 1310 through 1314 and 1532 through 1543. VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:54 Mar 22, 2018 Jkt 244001 Title: Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation, Death Pension and Accrued Benefits by a Surviving Spouse or Child (VA Form 21P–534); Application for Dependency and Indemnity Compensation by a Surviving Spouse or Child—In-Service Death (21P–534a); Application for DIC, Death Pension, and/or Accrued Benefits (VA Form 21P–534EZ). OMB Control Number: 2900–0004. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Information is requested by these forms under the authority of 38 U.S.C. 1310 through 1314 and 1532 through 1543. VA Form 21P–534 is used to gather the necessary information to determine the eligibility of surviving spouses and children for dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC), death pension, accrued benefits, and death compensation. VA Form 21P– 534a is an abbreviated application for DIC that is used only by surviving spouses and children of veterans who died while on active duty service. The VA Form 21P–534EZ is used for the Fully Developed Claims (FDC) program for pension claims. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 83 FR 2878 on January 19, 2018, pages 2878 and 2879. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Estimated Annual Burden: 69,091 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 36.05 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 115,000. By direction of the Secretary. Cynthia Harvey-Pryor, Department Clearance Officer, Office of Quality and Compliance, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2018–05994 Filed 3–22–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12847 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0843] Agency Information Collection Activity: VHA Homeless Programs Project CHALENG (Community Homelessness Assessment, Local Education and Networking Groups) for Veterans Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 22, 2018. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Brian McCarthy, Office of Regulatory and Administrative Affairs (10B4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420 or email to Brian.McCarthy4@ va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0843’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian McCarthy at (202) 615–9241. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 57 (Friday, March 23, 2018)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-05884]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; EEO Complaint Forms

AGENCY: Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following 
information collection requests 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 these requests.

DATES: Comments should be received on or before April 23, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other 
aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for 
reducing the burden, to Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 
Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 8142, Washington, DC 20220, or email at 
[email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be 
obtained from Jennifer Quintana by emailing [email protected], calling 
(202) 622-0489, or viewing the entire information collection request at 
www.reginfo.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: EEO Complaint Forms.
    OMB Control Number: 1505-XXXX.
    Type of Review: New Collection.
    Abstract: Title 29 of the United States Code of Federal Regulations 
(CFR) Part 1614, directs agencies to maintain a continuing program to 
promote equal opportunity and to identify and eliminate discriminatory 
practices and policies. The Department of the Treasury (Department) is 
thus required to process complaints of employment discrimination from 
Department employees, former employees and applicants for jobs with the 
Department who claim discrimination based on their membership in a 
protected class, such as, race, color, religion, sex (including 
pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, 
age (over 40), disability, genetic information, or retaliation for 
engaging in prior protected activity. Claims of discrimination based on 
parental status are processed as established by Executive Order 11478 
(as amended by Executive Order 13152). Federal agencies must offer pre-
complaint ``informal'' counseling and/or Alternative Dispute Resolution 
(ADR) to these ``aggrieved individuals'' (the aggrieved), claiming 
discrimination by officials of the Department. If the complaint is not 
resolved during the informal process, agencies must issue a Notice of 
Right to File a Complaint of Discrimination form to the aggrieved. This 
information is being collected for the purpose of processing informal 
and formal complaints of employment discrimination against the 
Department on the bases of race, color, religion, sex (including 
pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), national origin, 
age (over 40), disability, genetic information, parental status, or 
retaliation. Pursuant to 29 CFR 1614.105, the aggrieved must 
participate in pre-complaint counseling to try to informally resolve 
his/her complaint prior to filing a complaint of discrimination. 
Information provided on the pre-complaint forms may be used by the 
aggrieved to assist in determining if she or he would like to file a 
formal complaint against the Department. The information captured on 
these forms will be reviewed by the staff of the Department's Office of 
Civil Rights and Diversity to frame the claims for investigation and 
determine whether the claims are within the parameters established in 
29 CFR part 1614. In addition, data from the complaint forms is 
collected and aggregated for the purpose of discerning whether any 
Department of the Treasury policies, practices or procedures may be 
curtailing the equal employment opportunities of any protected group.
    Forms: TD F 62-03.1, TD F 62-03.2, TD F 62-03.4, TD F 62-03.6, TD F 
62-03.7, TD F 62-03.8, TD F 62-03.9, TD F 62-03.10, TD F 62-03.5, TD F 
62-03.11.
    Affected Public: Individuals and Households.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 47.

    Authority:  44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.


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    Dated: March 19, 2018.
Jennifer P. Quintana,
Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-05884 Filed 3-22-18; 8:45 am]
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