Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Information Collections: Requests To Approve Conformed Wage Classifications and Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act, 6894-6895 [2022-02444]

Download as PDF 6894 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 25 / Monday, February 7, 2022 / Notices estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 750 respondents will prepare responses for this collection once annually, and it will take each respondent approximately 5 minutes to complete their responses. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 63 hours, which is equal to 750 (total respondents) * 1 (# of response per respondent) * .0833333(5 minutes or the time taken to prepare each response). If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, Mail Stop 3.E– 405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: February 2, 2022. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2022–02493 Filed 2–4–22; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Wage and Hour Division Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Information Collections: Requests To Approve Conformed Wage Classifications and Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the DavisBacon and Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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 (PRA). 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 jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:36 Feb 04, 2022 Jkt 256001 Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Requests to Approve Conformed Wage Classifications and Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the DavisBacon and Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards 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 April 8, 2022. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Control Number 1235– 0023, 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 (Rich Text Format (RTF) or text format (txt), a thumb drive, an MP3 file, large print, braille, audiotape, compact disc, or other accessible format), 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 (Department) administers the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) and DavisBacon Related Acts (DBRA), 40 U.S.C. PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3141 et seq., and the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (CWHSSA), 40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq. Regulations at 29 CFR part 5 prescribe labor standards for federally financed and federally assisted construction contracts subject to DBA, DBRA, and labor standards for all contracts subject to CWHSSA. The DBA and DBRA require payment of locally prevailing wages and fringe benefits, as determined by the Department, to laborers and mechanics on most federally financed or assisted construction projects. CWHSSA requires the payment of one and onehalf times the basic rate of pay for hours worked over 40 in a week on most federal contracts involving the employment of laborers or mechanics. The requirements of this information collection consist of (1) reports of conformed classifications and wage rates, and (2) requests for approval of unfunded fringe benefit plans. 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 DBA, DBRA, and CWHSSA. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Wage and Hour Division. Title: Requests to Approve Conformed Wage Classifications and Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act. OMB Control Number: 1235–0023. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institutions. E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 87, No. 25 / Monday, February 7, 2022 / Notices Total Respondents: Conformance Reports—8,500; Unfunded Fringe Benefit Plans—18. Total Annual Responses: Conformance Reports—8,500; Unfunded Fringe Benefit Plans—18. Estimated Total Burden Hours: Conformance Reports—2,125; Unfunded Fringe Benefit Plans—18. Estimated Time per Response: Various. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup/ operation/maintenance): $5,196. Dated: January 31, 2022. Amy DeBisschop, Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation. [FR Doc. 2022–02444 Filed 2–4–22; 8:45 am] NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Proposal Review; Notice of Meetings In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, as amended), the National Science Foundation (NSF) announces its intent to hold proposal review meetings throughout the year. The purpose of these meetings is to provide advice and recommendations concerning proposals submitted to the NSF for financial support. The agenda for each of these meetings is to review and evaluate proposals as part of the selection process for awards. The review and evaluation may also include assessment of the progress of awarded proposals. These meetings will primarily take place at NSF’s headquarters, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. These meetings will be closed to the public. The proposals being reviewed include information of a proprietary or confidential nature, including technical information; financial data, such as salaries; and personal information concerning individuals associated with the proposals. These matters are exempt under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), (4) and (6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act. NSF will continue to review the agenda and merits of each meeting for overall compliance of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. These closed proposal review meetings will not be announced on an individual basis in the Federal Register. NSF intends to publish a notice similar to this on a quarterly basis. For an advance listing of the closed proposal review meetings that include the names of the proposal review panel and the time, date, place, and any information 17:36 Feb 04, 2022 Jkt 256001 NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Dated: February 2, 2022. Crystal Robinson, Committee Management Officer. 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The General Counsel of the Corporation has certified that in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(2) and (4) permit closure of the following portion(s) of this meeting: TIME AND DATE: BILLING CODE 4510–27–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 on changes, corrections, or cancellations, please visit the NSF website: https://www.nsf.gov/events/ advisory.jsp. This information may also be requested by telephoning, 703/292– 8687. 6895 • Executive Session Agenda I. CALL TO ORDER II. Sunshine Act Approval of Executive Session III. Executive Session Report from CEO IV. Executive Session: Report from CFO V. Executive Session: NeighborWorks CompassTM Update VI. Action Item Approval of Minutes VII. Action Item HUD Counseling Grant VIII. Discussion Item Interim CIO Report IX. Discussion Item End of FY17–FY21 Strategic Plan Scorecard X. Discussion Item Kansas City and New York Offices Lease Discussion XI. Health Insurance Special Delegation of Authority XII. Adjournment Portions Open to the Public: Everything except the Executive Session. Portions Closed to the Public: Executive Session. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Lakeyia Thompson, Special Assistant, (202) 524–9940; Lthompson@nw.org. Lakeyia Thompson, Special Assistant. [FR Doc. 2022–02591 Filed 2–3–22; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 7570–02–P PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Tuesday, February 8, 2022 10:00 a.m. Meeting with the Organization of Agreement States and the Conference of Radiation Control Program Directors (Public Meeting) (Contact: Celimar Valentin-Rodriguez: 301–415–7124) Additional Information: The public is invited to attend the Commission’s meeting live by webcast at the Web address—https://video.nrc.gov/. Week of February 14, 2022—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the week of February 14, 2022. 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[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 25 (Monday, February 7, 2022)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6894-6895]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-02444]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Wage and Hour Division


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Information Collections: Requests To Approve Conformed Wage 
Classifications and Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the 
Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety 
Standards Act

AGENCY: Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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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 (PRA). 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: Requests to 
Approve Conformed Wage Classifications and Unconventional Fringe 
Benefit Plans Under the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts and Contract Work 
Hours and Safety Standards 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 April 8, 2022.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Control Number 1235-
0023, 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 (Rich Text Format (RTF) or text format (txt), a thumb drive, an 
MP3 file, large print, braille, audiotape, compact disc, or other 
accessible format), 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 (Department) administers the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA) and Davis-
Bacon Related Acts (DBRA), 40 U.S.C. 3141 et seq., and the Contract 
Work Hours and Safety Standards Act (CWHSSA), 40 U.S.C. 3701 et seq. 
Regulations at 29 CFR part 5 prescribe labor standards for federally 
financed and federally assisted construction contracts subject to DBA, 
DBRA, and labor standards for all contracts subject to CWHSSA. The DBA 
and DBRA require payment of locally prevailing wages and fringe 
benefits, as determined by the Department, to laborers and mechanics on 
most federally financed or assisted construction projects. CWHSSA 
requires the payment of one and one-half times the basic rate of pay 
for hours worked over 40 in a week on most federal contracts involving 
the employment of laborers or mechanics. The requirements of this 
information collection consist of (1) reports of conformed 
classifications and wage rates, and (2) requests for approval of 
unfunded fringe benefit plans.
    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 DBA, DBRA, and CWHSSA.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Wage and Hour Division.
    Title: Requests to Approve Conformed Wage Classifications and 
Unconventional Fringe Benefit Plans Under the Davis-Bacon and Related 
Acts and Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act.
    OMB Control Number: 1235-0023.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit 
institutions.

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    Total Respondents: Conformance Reports--8,500; Unfunded Fringe 
Benefit Plans--18.
    Total Annual Responses: Conformance Reports--8,500; Unfunded Fringe 
Benefit Plans--18.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: Conformance Reports--2,125; Unfunded 
Fringe Benefit Plans--18.
    Estimated Time per Response: Various.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup/operation/maintenance): $5,196.

    Dated: January 31, 2022.
Amy DeBisschop,
Director, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation.
[FR Doc. 2022-02444 Filed 2-4-22; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4510-27-P