Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Information Collection-Housing Occupancy Certificates Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act, 4715-4716 [2020-01238]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 17 / Monday, January 27, 2020 / Notices (c) There are currently no replacement 3M PAPRs that meet the MSHA standard for permissibility. (d) The VersafloTM TR–800 Intrinsically Safe PAPR qualifies as intrinsically safe in the US, Canada, and countries that accept the International Electrotechnical Commissions System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Explosive Atmosphere (IECEx). It is not MSHAapproved and 3M is not currently pursuing approval. The petitioner proposes the following alternative method: (1) The operator is petitioning to use the VersafloTM TR–800 Intrinsically Safe PAPR in return airways. (2) The equipment will be examined at least weekly by a qualified person according to 30 CFR 75.512–2 and examination results will be recorded weekly and may be expunged after one year. (3) The operator will comply with 30 CFR 75.323. (4) A qualified person under 30 CFR 75.151 will monitor for methane as is required in the mine. (5) Qualified miners will receive training regarding the information in the Decision and Order before using equipment in the relevant part of the mine. A record of the training will be kept and available upon request. (6) Within 60 days of the Decision and Order becoming finalized, the operator will submit proposed revisions to 30 CFR 75.370, mine ventilation, to be approved under the 30 CFR part 48 training plan by the Coal Mine Safety and Health District Manager. The revisions will specify initial and refresher training and when the revisions are conducted, the MSHA Certificate of Training (Form 5000–23) will be completed. Comments will be made on the certificate to note nonpermissible testing equipment training. (7) The operator is responsible for all people, including contractors, using the above equipment. The petitioner asserts that the alternative method will guarantee no less than the same measure of protection afforded the miners under the mandatory standard. Docket Number: M–2019–069–C. Petitioner: Peabody Twentymile Mining, LLC, 29515 Route County Road #27, Oak Creek, CO 80467. Mine: Foidel Creek Mine, MSHA I.D. No. 05–03836, located in Routt County, CO. Regulation Affected: 30 CFR 75.1002(a) (Installation of electric equipment and conductors; permissibility). Modification Request: The petitioner requests a modification of the existing VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Jan 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 standard, 30 CFR 75.1002(a), as it relates to the use of an alternative method of respirable dust protection at the Francisco Underground Pit mine. The operator is petitioning to use a battery powered respirable protection unit called a VersafloTM TR–800 Intrinsically Safe Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) within 150 feet of pillar workings and longwall faces. The petitioner states that: (a) Peabody currently uses the 3M Airstream helmet to provide miners with respirable protection against coal mine dust, a protection with long-term health benefits. (b) 3M is discontinuing the Airstream helmet by June 1, 2020 due to disruption in their component supply but it will offer the VersafloTM TR–800 Intrinsically Safe Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR). February 2020 will be the last opportunity to order the Airstream components. (c) There are currently no replacement 3M PAPRs that meet the MSHA standard for permissibility. (d) The VersafloTM TR–800 Intrinsically Safe PAPR qualifies as intrinsically safe in the US, Canada, and countries that accept the International Electrotechnical Commissions System for Certification to Standards Relating to Equipment for Use in Explosive Atmosphere (IECEx). It is not MSHAapproved and 3M is not currently pursuing approval. The petitioner proposes the following alternative method: (1) The operator is petitioning to use the VersafloTM TR–800 Intrinsically Safe PAPR within 150 feet of pillar workings and longwall faces. (2) The equipment will be examined at least weekly by a qualified person according to 30 CFR 75.512–2 and examination results will be recorded weekly and may be expunged after one year. (3) The operator will comply with 30 CFR 75.323. (4) A qualified person under 30 CFR 75.151 will monitor for methane as is required in the mine. (5) Qualified miners will receive training regarding the information in the Decision and Order before using equipment in the relevant part of the mine. A record of the training will be kept and available upon request. (6) Within 60 days of the Decision and Order becoming finalized, the operator will submit proposed revisions to 30 CFR 75.370, mine ventilation, to be approved under the 30 CFR part 48 training plan by the Coal Mine Safety and Health District Manager. The revisions will specify initial and refresher training and when the PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4715 revisions are conducted, the MSHA Certificate of Training (Form 5000–23) will be completed. Comments will be made on the certificate to note nonpermissible testing equipment training. (7) The operator is responsible for all people, including contractors, using the above equipment. The petitioner asserts that the alternative method will guarantee no less than the same measure of protection afforded the miners under the mandatory standard. Sheila McConnell, Director, Office of Standards, Regulations, and Variances. [FR Doc. 2020–01239 Filed 1–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4520–43–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Wage and Hour Division Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Information Collection—Housing Occupancy Certificates Under the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 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. Currently, the Wage and Hour Division is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Housing Occupancy Certificate—Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act. 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 March 27, 2020. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1 4716 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 17 / Monday, January 27, 2020 / Notices You may submit comments identified by OMB Control Number 1235–0006, 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 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 OMB approval of the information collection request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Waterman, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, 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 tollfree (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 (DOL) administers the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act (MSPA), 29 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. The MSPA protects migrant and seasonal agricultural workers by establishing employment standards related to wages, housing, transportation, disclosures, and recordkeeping. The MSPA also requires farm labor contractors and farm labor contractor employees to register with the U.S. Department of Labor and to obtain special authorization before housing, transporting, or driving covered workers. The MSPA requires that any person owning or controlling any facility or real property to be used for housing migrant agricultural workers shall not permit such housing to be occupied by any worker unless copy of a certificate of occupancy from the state, khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:54 Jan 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 local,or federal agency that conducted the housing safety and health inspection is posted at the site of the facility or real property. The certificate attests that the facility or real property meets applicable safety and health standards. Form WH– 520 is an information gathering form and the certificate of occupancy that the Wage and Hour Division issues when it is the federal agency conducting the safety and health inspection. 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; • 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 DOL seeks an approval for the extension of this information collection that requires any person owning or controlling any facility or real property to be occupied by migrant agricultural workers to obtain a certificate of occupancy. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Wage and Hour Division. Title: Housing Occupancy Certificate—Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act. OMB Number: 1235–0006. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institutions, Farms. Total Respondents: 100. Total Annual Responses: 100. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 7. Estimated Time per Response: 3–4 minutes. Frequency: Annual. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Costs (operation/ maintenance): $0. Dated: January 16, 2020. Amy DeBisschop, Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation. [FR Doc. 2020–01238 Filed 1–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–27–P PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION Sunshine Act Meeting The Legal Services Corporation’s Board of Directors and its six committees will meet January 30– February 1, 2020. On Thursday, January 30, the first meeting will commence at 1:00 p.m., Central Standard Time (CST), with each meeting thereafter commencing promptly upon adjournment of the immediately preceding meeting. On Friday, January 31, the first meeting will commence at 8:15 a.m. (CST), with the next meeting commencing promptly upon adjournment of the immediately preceding meeting. On Saturday, February 1, the open session meeting of the Board of Directors will commence at 8:00 a.m. (CST). The closed session meeting of the Board of Directors will commence promptly upon adjournment of the open session of the Board of Directors meeting. LOCATION: DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, 424 W Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72201. PUBLIC OBSERVATION: Unless otherwise noted herein, the Board and all committee meetings will be open to public observation. Members of the public who are unable to attend in person but wish to listen to the public proceedings may do so by following the telephone call-in directions provided below. CALL-IN DIRECTIONS FOR OPEN SESSIONS: • Call this toll-free number: 1–866– 451–4981; • When prompted, enter the following numeric pass code: 5907707348. • Once connected to the call, your telephone line will be automatically ‘‘MUTED’’. • To participate in the meeting during public comment press #6 to ‘‘UNMUTE’’ your telephone line, once you have concluded your comments please press *6 to ‘‘MUTE’’ your line. Members of the public are asked to keep their telephones muted to eliminate background noises. To avoid disrupting the meeting, please refrain from placing the call on hold if doing so will trigger recorded music or other sound. From time to time, the presiding Chair may solicit comments from the public. DATE AND TIME: Meeting Schedule Time* Thursday, January 30, 2020: 1. Operations and Regulations Committee. 2. Delivery of Legal Services Committee. E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1 1:00 p.m.

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 17 (Monday, January 27, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4715-4716]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-01238]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Wage and Hour Division


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Information Collection--Housing Occupancy Certificates Under the 
Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker Protection Act

AGENCY: Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor.

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 preclearance 
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. Currently, the Wage and Hour Division is 
soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: 
Housing Occupancy Certificate--Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker 
Protection Act. 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 March 27, 2020.

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ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by OMB Control Number 
1235-0006, 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 OMB approval of the information collection 
request.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Waterman, Division of 
Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, 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 (DOL) administers the Migrant and Seasonal Agricultural Worker 
Protection Act (MSPA), 29 U.S.C. 1801 et seq. The MSPA protects migrant 
and seasonal agricultural workers by establishing employment standards 
related to wages, housing, transportation, disclosures, and 
recordkeeping. The MSPA also requires farm labor contractors and farm 
labor contractor employees to register with the U.S. Department of 
Labor and to obtain special authorization before housing, transporting, 
or driving covered workers. The MSPA requires that any person owning or 
controlling any facility or real property to be used for housing 
migrant agricultural workers shall not permit such housing to be 
occupied by any worker unless copy of a certificate of occupancy from 
the state, local,or federal agency that conducted the housing safety 
and health inspection is posted at the site of the facility or real 
property. The certificate attests that the facility or real property 
meets applicable safety and health standards. Form WH-520 is an 
information gathering form and the certificate of occupancy that the 
Wage and Hour Division issues when it is the federal agency conducting 
the safety and health inspection.
    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;
     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 DOL seeks an approval for the extension 
of this information collection that requires any person owning or 
controlling any facility or real property to be occupied by migrant 
agricultural workers to obtain a certificate of occupancy.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Wage and Hour Division.
    Title: Housing Occupancy Certificate--Migrant and Seasonal 
Agricultural Worker Protection Act.
    OMB Number: 1235-0006.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit 
institutions, Farms.
    Total Respondents: 100.
    Total Annual Responses: 100.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 7.
    Estimated Time per Response: 3-4 minutes.
    Frequency: Annual.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Costs (operation/maintenance): $0.

    Dated: January 16, 2020.
Amy DeBisschop,
Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation.
[FR Doc. 2020-01238 Filed 1-24-20; 8:45 am]
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