Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Information Collections: Work Study Program of the Child Labor Regulations, 44673-44674 [2018-19022]

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR [FR Doc. 2018–18983 Filed 8–30–18; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 may be examined electronically at http://www.justice.gov/enrd/Consent_ Decrees.html. Jkt 244001 Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Information Collections: Work Study Program of the Child Labor Regulations Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension to the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Work-Study Program of the Child Labor Regulations.’’ This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. 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 can be properly assessed. A copy of the proposed information request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before October 30, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Control Number 1235– 0024, by either one of the following methods: Email: WHDPRAComments@ dol.gov; Mail, Hand Delivery, Courier: Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–3502, 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 Control Number identified above for this information collection. Because we SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44673 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collection request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Waterman, Compliance Specialist, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693–0406 (this is not a toll-free number). Copies of this notice may be obtained in alternative formats (Large Print, Braille, Audio Tape, or Disc), upon request, by calling (202) 693–0023 (not a toll-free number). TTY/ TTD callers may dial toll-free (877) 889– 5627 to obtain information or request materials in alternative formats. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department of Labor administers the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Section 3(l) of the Act establishes a minimum age of 16 years for most nonagricultural employment, but allows the employment of 14- and 15-year olds in occupations other than manufacturing and mining if the Secretary of Labor determines such employment is confined to: (1) Periods that will not interfere with the minor’s schooling; and (2) conditions that will not interfere with the minor’s health and well-being. FLSA section 11(c) requires all covered employers to make, keep, and preserve records of their employees’ wages, hours, and other conditions and practices of employment. Section 11(c) authorizes the Secretary of Labor to prescribe the recordkeeping and reporting requirements for these records. The regulations set forth reporting requirements that include a Work Study Program application and written participation agreement. In order to utilize the child labor work study provisions, § 570.35(b) requires a local public or private school system to file with the Wage and Hour Division Administrator an application for approval of a Work Study Program as one that does not interfere with the schooling or health and well-being of the minors involved. The regulations also require preparation of a written participation agreement for each student E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 44674 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 170 / Friday, August 31, 2018 / Notices participating in a Work Study Program and that the teacher-coordinator, employer, and student each sign the agreement. II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor 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; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; • 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; • 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 submissions of responses. III. Current Actions: The Department of Labor seeks an approval for the extension of this information collection in order to ensure effective administration of the child labor programs. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Wage and Hour Division. Title: Work-Study Program of the Child Labor Regulations. OMB Number: 1235–0024. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms, State, Local, or Tribal Government. Total Respondents: WSP Applications: 10. Written Participation Agreements: 500. Total Annual Responses: WSP Applications: 10. Written Participation Agreements: 1,000. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,529. Estimated Time per Response: WSP Application: 121 minutes. Written Participation Agreement: 31 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operation/ maintenance): $22,440. Dated: August 27, 2018. Melissa Smith, Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation and Interpretation. [FR Doc. 2018–19022 Filed 8–30–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–27–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Aug 30, 2018 Jkt 244001 NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request National Science Foundation. Submission for OMB review; comment request. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) has submitted the following information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This is the second notice for public comment; the first was published in the Federal Register at 83 FR 22293, and 54 comments were received 11 different organizations/institutions/individuals. NSF is forwarding the proposed renewal submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance simultaneously with the publication of this second notice. The full submission may be found at: http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to request renewed clearance of this collection. The primary purpose of this revision is to implement changes described in the Supplementary Information section of this notice. Comments regarding (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of burden including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to 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 should be addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for National Science Foundation, 725 17th Street NW, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, and to Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314, or send email to splimpto@ nsf.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877– 8339, which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including federal holidays). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments regarding these information collections are best assured of having their full effect if received within 30 days of this notification. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling 703–292–7556. NSF may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a currently valid OMB control number and the agency informs potential persons who are to respond to the collection of information that such persons are not required to respond to the collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Summary of Comments on the National Science Foundation Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide and NSF’s Responses The draft NSF PAPPG was made available for review by the public on the NSF website at http://www.nsf.gov/bfa/ dias/policy/. NSF received 54 responses from eleven commenters in response to the First Federal Register notice published on May 14, 2018, at 83 FR 22293. Please see https:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain for the comments received, and NSF’s responses. Title of Collection: ‘‘National Science Foundation Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide.’’ OMB Approval Number: 3145–0058. Type of Request: Intent to seek approval to extend with revision an information collection for three years. Proposed Project: The National Science Foundation Act of 1950 (Pub. L. 81–507) sets forth NSF’s mission and purpose: ‘‘To promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to secure the national defense. . . .’’ The Act authorized and directed NSF to initiate and support: • Basic scientific research and research fundamental to the engineering process; • Programs to strengthen scientific and engineering research potential; • Science and engineering education programs at all levels and in all the various fields of science and engineering; • Programs that provide a source of information for policy formulation; and • Other activities to promote these ends. 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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 170 (Friday, August 31, 2018)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-19022]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Wage and Hour Division


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Information Collections: Work Study Program of the Child Labor 
Regulations

AGENCY: Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor,

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments 
concerning a proposed extension to the information collection request 
(ICR) titled, ``Work-Study Program of the Child Labor Regulations.'' 
This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
    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 can be properly 
assessed. A copy of the proposed information request can be obtained by 
contacting the office listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section of this Notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
ADDRESSES section below on or before October 30, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Control Number 1235-
0024, by either one of the following methods: Email: 
[email protected]; Mail, Hand Delivery, Courier: Division of 
Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, U.S. 
Department of Labor, Room S-3502, 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 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval of the information collection request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Waterman, Compliance 
Specialist, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, 
Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-3502, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693-0406 
(this is not a toll-free number). Copies of this notice may be obtained 
in alternative formats (Large Print, Braille, Audio Tape, or Disc), 
upon request, by calling (202) 693-0023 (not a toll-free number). TTY/
TTD callers may dial toll-free (877) 889-5627 to obtain information or 
request materials in alternative formats.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    I. Background: The Wage and Hour Division (WHD) of the Department 
of Labor administers the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Section 3(l) 
of the Act establishes a minimum age of 16 years for most 
nonagricultural employment, but allows the employment of 14- and 15-
year olds in occupations other than manufacturing and mining if the 
Secretary of Labor determines such employment is confined to: (1) 
Periods that will not interfere with the minor's schooling; and (2) 
conditions that will not interfere with the minor's health and well-
being. FLSA section 11(c) requires all covered employers to make, keep, 
and preserve records of their employees' wages, hours, and other 
conditions and practices of employment. Section 11(c) authorizes the 
Secretary of Labor to prescribe the recordkeeping and reporting 
requirements for these records. The regulations set forth reporting 
requirements that include a Work Study Program application and written 
participation agreement. In order to utilize the child labor work study 
provisions, Sec.  570.35(b) requires a local public or private school 
system to file with the Wage and Hour Division Administrator an 
application for approval of a Work Study Program as one that does not 
interfere with the schooling or health and well-being of the minors 
involved. The regulations also require preparation of a written 
participation agreement for each student

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participating in a Work Study Program and that the teacher-coordinator, 
employer, and student each sign the agreement.
    II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor 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;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected;
     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;
     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 submissions of responses.
    III. Current Actions: The Department of Labor seeks an approval for 
the extension of this information collection in order to ensure 
effective administration of the child labor programs.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Wage and Hour Division.
    Title: Work-Study Program of the Child Labor Regulations.
    OMB Number: 1235-0024.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit 
institutions, Farms, State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Total Respondents:
    WSP Applications: 10.
    Written Participation Agreements: 500.
    Total Annual Responses:
    WSP Applications: 10.
    Written Participation Agreements: 1,000.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,529.
    Estimated Time per Response:
    WSP Application: 121 minutes.
    Written Participation Agreement: 31 minutes.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operation/maintenance): $22,440.

    Dated: August 27, 2018.
Melissa Smith,
Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation and Interpretation.
[FR Doc. 2018-19022 Filed 8-30-18; 8:45 am]
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