30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Approval for Information Collections: Joint Notice of Intent To Arbitrate and Notice of Availability for Arbitrator Roster, 70704-70705 [2020-24604]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 70704 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 215 / Thursday, November 5, 2020 / Notices You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and the OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including requests for copies of the proposed collection instrument and supporting documents, to G. Kevin Saba, Director, Office of Policy and Program Support, Office of Private Sector Exchange, SA–4E, Washington, DC 20522–0505; the office may be reached by email at JExchanges@state.gov and by telephone at (202) 634–4710. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: • Title of Information Collection: Training/Internship Placement Plan. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0170. • Type of Request: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of Private Sector Exchange (ECA/EC). • Form Number: Form DS–7002. • Respondents: Entities designated by the Department of State as sponsors of exchange visitor programs in the trainee or intern categories and U.S. businesses that provide the training or internship opportunity. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 120. • Estimated Number of Responses: 30,000. • Average Time Per Response: 1.5 hours. • Total Estimated Burden: 45,000 hours. • Frequency: On occasion depending on the number of exchange participants annually. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain or Retain Benefits. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:36 Nov 04, 2020 Jkt 253001 aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of Proposed Collection The collection is the continuation of information collected and needed by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in administering the Exchange Visitor Program (J–NONIMMIGRANT) under the provisions of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act of 1961, as amended. Trainee/Internship Placement Plans are to be completed by designated program sponsors. A Training/Internship Placement Plan is required for each trainee or intern participant. It sets forth the training or internship program to be followed, methods of supervision, the skills the trainee or intern will obtain, and trainee or intern remuneration. The plan must be signed by the trainee or intern, sponsor, and the third party placement organization, if a third party organization is used in the conduct of the training or internship. Upon request, trainees or interns must present a fully executed Trainee/Internship Placement Plan on Form DS–7002 to any Consular Official interviewing them in connection with the issuance of J–1 visas. Methodology This collection does not employ statistical methods. Access to Form DS– 7002 is made available to Department designated sponsors electronically. Zachary Parker, Director. [FR Doc. 2020–24289 Filed 11–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD 30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Approval for Information Collections: Joint Notice of Intent To Arbitrate and Notice of Availability for Arbitrator Roster Surface Transportation Board. Notice and Request for Comments. AGENCY: ACTION: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the existing collections without OMB control numbers of the Joint Notice of Intent to Arbitrate and Notice of Availability for Arbitrator Roster, as described separately below. The Board previously SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 published a notice about these collections in the Federal Register. That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received. DATES: The comment period for the notice published September 2, 2020, at 85 FR 54615, is extended. Comments on these information collections should be submitted by December 7, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be identified as ‘‘Paperwork Reduction Act Comments, Joint Notice of Arbitration and Arbitration Roster.’’ These comments should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Michael J. McManus, Surface Transportation Board Desk Officer: by email at oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov; by fax at (202) 395–1743; or by mail to Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. Please also direct comments to Chris Oehrle, PRA Officer, Surface Transportation Board, at PRA@stb.gov. For further information regarding these collections, contact Michael Higgins, Deputy Director, Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245–0284 and at Michael.Higgins@stb.gov. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board’s burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) whether the collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collections have practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board’s request for OMB approval. Description of Collections Information Collection 1 Title: Joint Notice of Intent to Arbitrate. OMB Control Number: 2140–XXXX. STB Form Number: None. Type of Review: Existing collection without an OMB control number. Respondents: Parties seeking to submit to arbitration certain matters before the Board. Number of Respondents: One. E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 215 / Thursday, November 5, 2020 / Notices khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Estimated Time Per Response: One hour. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): One. Total ‘‘Non-hour Burden’’ Cost: None identified. Filings are submitted electronically to the Board. Needs and Uses: As an alternative to filing a written complaint, parties may submit a joint notice to the Board, indicating the consent of both parties to submit an issue in dispute to the Board’s arbitration program. In the joint notice, parties state the issue(s) that they are willing to submit to arbitration. The notice must contain a statement that would indicate that all relevant parties are participants in the Board’s arbitration program pursuant to § 1108.3(a), or that the relevant parties are willing to arbitrate voluntarily a matter pursuant to the Board’s arbitration procedures, and the relief requested. The notice must also indicate whether parties have agreed to a threemember arbitration panel or a single arbitrator and must indicate whether the parties have mutually agreed to a lower amount of potential liability in lieu of the monetary award cap that would otherwise be applicable. The joint notice encourages greater use of arbitration to resolve disputes at the Board. Information Collection 2 Title: Notice of Availability for Arbitrator Roster. OMB Control Number: 2140–XXXX. STB Form Number: None. Type of Review: Existing collection without an OMB control number. Respondents: Potential arbitrators. Number of Respondents: 14. Estimated Time Per Response: One hour. Frequency: Annually. Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): 14. Total ‘‘Non-hour Burden’’ Cost: None identified. Filings are submitted electronically to the Board. Needs and Uses: Under 49 CFR 1108.6(b), an arbitration roster is compiled by the Board’s Chairman. Qualified persons who wish to be placed on the Board’s arbitration roster must submit notice of their availability to be added to the roster. The Chairman may augment the roster at any time to include eligible arbitrators and may remove from the roster any arbitrators who are no longer available or eligible. Potential arbitrators must also update their availability and information annually if they wish to remain available for the arbitration roster. The arbitration rosters are available to the VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:36 Nov 04, 2020 Jkt 253001 public on the Board’s website at https:// prod.stb.gov/resources/litigationalternatives/arbitration/ (look under ‘‘Resources,’’ and click on ‘‘Roster of Arbitrators’’). Under the PRA, a federal agency that conducts or sponsors a collection of information must display a currently valid OMB control number. A collection of information, which is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c), includes agency requirements that persons submit reports, keep records, or provide information to the agency, third parties, or the public. Section 3507(b) of the PRA requires, concurrent with an agency’s submitting a collection to OMB for approval, a 30-day notice and comment period through publication in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information. Dated: November 2, 2020. Tammy Lowery, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2020–24604 Filed 11–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Summary Notice No. SAB–2020–02] Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Viking Air Limited Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of Federal Aviation Regulations. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public’s awareness of, and participation in, the FAA’s exemption process. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition. DATES: Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number and must be received on or before November 25, 2020. ADDRESSES: Send comments identified by docket number FAA–2017–1016 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for sending your comments electronically. • Mail: Send comments to Docket Operations, M–30; U.S. Department of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70705 Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W12–140, West Building Ground Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Take comments to Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590– 0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: Fax comments to Docket Operations at (202) 493–2251. Privacy: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to http://www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at http://www.dot.gov/ privacy. Docket: Background documents or comments received may be read at http://www.regulations.gov at any time. Follow the online instructions for accessing the docket or go to the Docket Operations in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590–0001, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul Pellicano, AIR–691, Federal Aviation Administration, Policy and Innovation Division, Small Airplane Standards Branch, Aircraft Certification Service, 901 Locust, Room 301, Kansas City, MO 64106, email paul.pellicano@faa.gov. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85. Issued in Kansas City, MO, on October 30, 2020. Patrick R. Mullen, Manager, Small Airplane Standards Branch, Policy and Innovation Division, Aircraft Certification Service. Petition for Exemption Docket No.: FAA–2017–1016. Petitioner: Viking Air Limited. Section(s) of 14 CFR Affected: Special Federal Aviation Regulation Number 23–1. Description of Relief Sought: Viking Air Limited (VAL) is seeking a 24month extension to Exemption No. 17626 that exempts VAL, for a limited time, from installing autopilot lowspeed awareness on certain DHC–6–400 airplanes. VAL states technical and logistical challenges, including increased safety concerns and travel restrictions, in connection with the E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 215 (Thursday, November 5, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70704-70705]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-24604]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD


30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Approval for Information 
Collections: Joint Notice of Intent To Arbitrate and Notice of 
Availability for Arbitrator Roster

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Notice and Request for Comments.

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SUMMARY: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the 
Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent 
to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the 
existing collections without OMB control numbers of the Joint Notice of 
Intent to Arbitrate and Notice of Availability for Arbitrator Roster, 
as described separately below. The Board previously published a notice 
about these collections in the Federal Register. That notice allowed 
for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were 
received.

DATES: The comment period for the notice published September 2, 2020, 
at 85 FR 54615, is extended. Comments on these information collections 
should be submitted by December 7, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be identified as ``Paperwork 
Reduction Act Comments, Joint Notice of Arbitration and Arbitration 
Roster.'' These comments should be directed to the Office of Management 
and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: 
Michael J. McManus, Surface Transportation Board Desk Officer: by email 
at [email protected]; by fax at (202) 395-1743; or by mail to 
Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. Please also 
direct comments to Chris Oehrle, PRA Officer, Surface Transportation 
Board, at [email protected]. For further information regarding these 
collections, contact Michael Higgins, Deputy Director, Office of Public 
Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245-0284 and 
at [email protected]. Assistance for the hearing impaired is 
available through the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are requested concerning: (1) The 
accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on the 
respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) 
whether the collections of information are necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the 
collections have practical utility. Submitted comments will be 
summarized and included in the Board's request for OMB approval.

Description of Collections

Information Collection 1

    Title: Joint Notice of Intent to Arbitrate.
    OMB Control Number: 2140-XXXX.
    STB Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Existing collection without an OMB control number.
    Respondents: Parties seeking to submit to arbitration certain 
matters before the Board.
    Number of Respondents: One.

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    Estimated Time Per Response: One hour.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): One.
    Total ``Non-hour Burden'' Cost: None identified. Filings are 
submitted electronically to the Board.
    Needs and Uses: As an alternative to filing a written complaint, 
parties may submit a joint notice to the Board, indicating the consent 
of both parties to submit an issue in dispute to the Board's 
arbitration program. In the joint notice, parties state the issue(s) 
that they are willing to submit to arbitration. The notice must contain 
a statement that would indicate that all relevant parties are 
participants in the Board's arbitration program pursuant to Sec.  
1108.3(a), or that the relevant parties are willing to arbitrate 
voluntarily a matter pursuant to the Board's arbitration procedures, 
and the relief requested. The notice must also indicate whether parties 
have agreed to a three-member arbitration panel or a single arbitrator 
and must indicate whether the parties have mutually agreed to a lower 
amount of potential liability in lieu of the monetary award cap that 
would otherwise be applicable. The joint notice encourages greater use 
of arbitration to resolve disputes at the Board.

Information Collection 2

    Title: Notice of Availability for Arbitrator Roster.
    OMB Control Number: 2140-XXXX.
    STB Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Existing collection without an OMB control number.
    Respondents: Potential arbitrators.
    Number of Respondents: 14.
    Estimated Time Per Response: One hour.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): 14.
    Total ``Non-hour Burden'' Cost: None identified. Filings are 
submitted electronically to the Board.
    Needs and Uses: Under 49 CFR 1108.6(b), an arbitration roster is 
compiled by the Board's Chairman. Qualified persons who wish to be 
placed on the Board's arbitration roster must submit notice of their 
availability to be added to the roster. The Chairman may augment the 
roster at any time to include eligible arbitrators and may remove from 
the roster any arbitrators who are no longer available or eligible. 
Potential arbitrators must also update their availability and 
information annually if they wish to remain available for the 
arbitration roster. The arbitration rosters are available to the public 
on the Board's website at https://prod.stb.gov/resources/litigation-alternatives/arbitration/ (look under ``Resources,'' and click on 
``Roster of Arbitrators'').
    Under the PRA, a federal agency that conducts or sponsors a 
collection of information must display a currently valid OMB control 
number. A collection of information, which is defined in 44 U.S.C. 
3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c), includes agency requirements that persons 
submit reports, keep records, or provide information to the agency, 
third parties, or the public. Section 3507(b) of the PRA requires, 
concurrent with an agency's submitting a collection to OMB for 
approval, a 30-day notice and comment period through publication in the 
Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, 
including each proposed extension of an existing collection of 
information.

    Dated: November 2, 2020.
Tammy Lowery,
Clearance Clerk.

[FR Doc. 2020-24604 Filed 11-4-20; 8:45 am]
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