Proposed Collection, Comment Request, 8120-8121 [2019-03964]

Download as PDF 8120 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 44 / Wednesday, March 6, 2019 / Notices Æ enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and Æ 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— for example, permitting electronic submissions of responses. III. Current Actions: At this time, DOL is requesting clearance for an 18-month participant follow-up survey. Type of Review: New information collection request. OMB Control Number: 1290–0NEW. Affected Public: TechHire and SWFI grantees and partners. Comments submitted in response to this request will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. ESTIMATED ANNUAL BURDEN HOURS Type of instrument (form/activity) Number of respondents Number of responses per respondent Total number of responses Average burden time per response (hours) Estimated burden hours 18-month follow up participant survey ................................. 454 a 1 454 .5 227 a Based on an expected 80% response rate from participants. Molly Irwin, Chief Evaluation Officer, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2019–04053 Filed 3–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–HX–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics Proposed Collection, Comment Request ACTION: Notice. I. Background The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95). 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. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the ‘‘Veterans Supplement to the Current Population Survey (CPS),’’ to be conducted in August 2019, August 2020, and August 2021. A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice on or before May 6, 2019. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Mar 05, 2019 Send comments to Erin Good, BLS Clearance Officer, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Room 4080, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20212. Written comments also may be transmitted by fax to 202–691–5111 (this is not a toll free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Good, BLS Clearance Officer, 202–691– 7763 (this is not a toll free number). (See ADDRESSES section.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Jkt 247001 The CPS has been the principal source of the official Government statistics on employment and unemployment since 1940. Collection of labor force data through the CPS is necessary to meet the requirements in Title 29, United States Code, Sections 1 and 2. The Veterans Supplement provides information on the labor force status of veterans with a serviceconnected disability; combat-zone veterans; past or present National Guard and Reserve members; recently discharged veterans; and Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam veterans. The supplement also provides information on veterans’ participation in various transition and employment and training programs. The data collected through this supplement will be used by the Veterans Employment and Training Service and the Department of Veterans Affairs to determine policies that better meet the needs of our Nation’s veteran population. II. Current Action Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for the Veterans Supplement to the CPS. An extension without change of a currently approved collection is needed to continue to provide the Nation with PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 timely information about the labor force status of veterans with a serviceconnected disability; combat-zone veterans; past or present National Guard and Reserve members; recently discharged veterans; and veterans who have served in Afghanistan, Iraq, or Vietnam. III. Desired Focus of Comments The Bureau of Labor Statistics 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. • 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. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Title: Veterans Supplement to the CPS. OMB Number: 1220–0102. Affected Public: Households. Total Respondents: 7,800. Frequency: Annually. Total Responses: 7,800. Average Time per Response: Approximately 3.25 minutes. E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM 06MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 44 / Wednesday, March 6, 2019 / Notices Estimated Total Burden Hours: 423 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $0. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they also will become a matter of public record. Signed at Washington, DC, on February 25, 2019. Mark Staniorski, Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. [FR Doc. 2019–03964 Filed 3–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request; NSF ICorps Teams Executive Summary Form National Science Foundation. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to establish this collection. In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are providing opportunity for public comment on this action. After obtaining and considering public comment, NSF will prepare the submission requesting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) clearance of this collection for no longer than 3 years. DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by May 6, 2019 to be assured consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. Send comments to address below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite W18200, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone (703) 292–7556; 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). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: NSF I-Corps Teams Executive Summary Form. OMB Control No.: 3145–New. Expiration Date of Approval: Not applicable. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:35 Mar 05, 2019 Jkt 247001 Abstract: The NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps) Teams Program Executive Summary is an important component of the NSF I-Corps Teams pre-submission process and conveys information needed to direct the proposed team project to the appropriate NSF Program Director (PD) for review and possible proposal submission invitation. This Executive Summary (ES) is to be submitted by the applying team to the cognizant I-Corps Team’s PD outlining solicitation-specific aspects of the project (such as proposed team members, technology, commercial application and NSF lineage). In the past, this ES was submitted via email as an attached two-page (maximum) document and was often in varying formats or missing some parts of the required ES elements. The NSF I-Corps Teams Executive Summary Form captures the same requested information, as outlined in NSF I-Corps Teams Program solicitation, but all within one secure, web-based form. In specific, the form collects submitting team member information (composition, roles and a brief description of each member’s qualifications), Principal Investigator (PI) information (and a brief description of their connection to the team), NSF lineage (relevant current or previous NSF awards), a brief description of the core technology, a brief description of the potential commercial application, and a brief description of the current commercialization plan for the proposed technology. If the proposed ICorps Team is applying based on participation in a local or regional NSF I-Corps Site or Node training session, the form will provide fields for the applying team to complete regarding the associated I-Corps Site or Node senior member’s contact information (as a reference) and location of the associated Site or Node. Respondents: Investigators who submit proposals to NSF’s I-Corps Teams Program. Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 400. Burden on the Public: 2 hour (per response) for an annual total of 800 hours. Dated: February 28, 2019. Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation. [FR Doc. 2019–03977 Filed 3–5–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8121 NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request; NSF Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Phase I and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Phase I Presubmission Project Pitch Form National Science Foundation. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to establish this collection. In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are providing opportunity for public comment on this action. After obtaining and considering public comment, NSF will prepare the submission requesting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) clearance of this collection for no longer than 3 years. DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by May 6, 2019 to be assured consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. Send comments to address below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite W18200, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone (703) 292–7556; 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). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: NSF Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Program Phase I and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Program Phase I Presubmission Project Pitch Form. OMB Control No.: 3145-New. Expiration Date of Approval: Not applicable. Abstract: The NSF Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) Phase I and Small Business Technology Transfer Program (STTR) Phase I Project Pitch is the new NSF SBIR/STTR presubmission process that conveys information needed to direct the proposed SBIR/STTR project to the appropriate NSF Program Director (PD) for review and possible proposal submission invitation. This Project Pitch is to be submitted by the applying small business (as ‘‘proposer’’) to the relevant NSF SBIR/STTR Phase I technology topic. The Project Pitch SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM 06MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 44 (Wednesday, March 6, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8120-8121]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-03964]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Proposed Collection, Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95). 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. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is 
soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the ``Veterans 
Supplement to the Current Population Survey (CPS),'' to be conducted in 
August 2019, August 2020, and August 2021.
    A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be 
obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the Addresses 
section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
Addresses section of this notice on or before May 6, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Erin Good, BLS Clearance Officer, Division 
of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Room 4080, 2 
Massachusetts Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20212. Written comments also 
may be transmitted by fax to 202-691-5111 (this is not a toll free 
number).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erin Good, BLS Clearance Officer, 202-
691-7763 (this is not a toll free number). (See ADDRESSES section.)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The CPS has been the principal source of the official Government 
statistics on employment and unemployment since 1940. Collection of 
labor force data through the CPS is necessary to meet the requirements 
in Title 29, United States Code, Sections 1 and 2. The Veterans 
Supplement provides information on the labor force status of veterans 
with a service-connected disability; combat-zone veterans; past or 
present National Guard and Reserve members; recently discharged 
veterans; and Afghanistan, Iraq, and Vietnam veterans. The supplement 
also provides information on veterans' participation in various 
transition and employment and training programs. The data collected 
through this supplement will be used by the Veterans Employment and 
Training Service and the Department of Veterans Affairs to determine 
policies that better meet the needs of our Nation's veteran population.

II. Current Action

    Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for the 
Veterans Supplement to the CPS. An extension without change of a 
currently approved collection is needed to continue to provide the 
Nation with timely information about the labor force status of veterans 
with a service-connected disability; combat-zone veterans; past or 
present National Guard and Reserve members; recently discharged 
veterans; and veterans who have served in Afghanistan, Iraq, or 
Vietnam.

III. Desired Focus of Comments

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics 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.
     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.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Title: Veterans Supplement to the CPS.
    OMB Number: 1220-0102.
    Affected Public: Households.
    Total Respondents: 7,800.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Total Responses: 7,800.
    Average Time per Response: Approximately 3.25 minutes.

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    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 423 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $0.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they also will become a 
matter of public record.

    Signed at Washington, DC, on February 25, 2019.
Mark Staniorski,
Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2019-03964 Filed 3-5-19; 8:45 am]
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