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authorization pursaunt to the provisions of paragraph (4) of this notice. An alien who does not request employment authorization must nonetheless file Form I–821 together with Form I–765, but in such cases both Form I–821 and Form I–765 should be submitted without fee. (6) Pursuant to section 244A(b)(3)(A) of the Act, the Attorney General will review, at least 60 days before March 28, 1997, the designation of Liberia under the TPS program to determine whether the conditions for designation continue to be met. Notice of that determination, including the basis for the determination, will be published in the Federal Register. (7) Information concerning the TPS program for nationals of Liberia, and aliens having no nationality who last habitually resided in Liberia, will be available at local Immigration and Naturalization Service offices upon publication of this notice.
Dated: February 26, 1996. Janet Reno, Attorney General. [FR Doc. 96–4924 Filed 2–29–96; 8:45 am]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Wage and Hour Division Minimum Wages for Federal and Federally Assisted Construction; General Wage Determination Decisions General wage determination decisions of the Secretary of Labor are issued in accordance with applicable law and are based on the information obtained by the Department of Labor from its study of local wage conditions and data made available from other sources. They specify the basic hourly wage rates and fringe benefits which are determined to be prevailing for the described classes of laborers and mechanics employed on construction projects of a similar character and in the localities specified therein. The determinations in these decisions of prevailing rates and fringe benefits have been made in accordance with 29 CFR Part 1, by authority of the Secretary of Labor pursuant to the provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act of March 3, 1931, as amended (46 Stat. 1494, as amended, 40 U.S.C. 276a) and of other Federal statutes referred to in 29 CFR Part 1, Appendix, as well as such additional statutes as may from time to time be enacted containing provisions for the payment of wages determined to be prevailing by the Secretary of Labor in

accordance with the Davis-Bacon Act. The prevailing rates and fringe benefits determined in these decisions shall, in accordance with the provisions of the foregoing statutes, constitute the minimum wage payable on Federal and federally assisted construction projects to laborers and mechanics of the specified classes engaged on contract work of the character and in the localities described therein. Good cause is hereby found for not utilizing notice and public comment procedure thereon prior to the issuance of these determinations as prescribed in 5 U.S.C. 553 and not providing for delay in the effective date as prescribed in that section, because the necessity to issue current construction industry wage determinations frequently and in large volume causes procedures to be impractical and contrary to the public interest. General wage determination decisions, and modifications and supersedeas decisions thereto, contain no expiration dates and are effective from their date of notice in the Federal Register, or on the date written notice is received by the agency, whichever is earlier. These decisions are to be used in accordance with the provisions of 29 CFR Parts 1 and 5. Accordingly, the applicable decision, together with any modifications issued, must be made a part of every contract for performance of the described work within the geographic area indicated as required by an applicable Federal prevailing wage law and 29 CFR Part 5. The wage rates and fringe benefits, notice of which is published herein, and which are contained in the Government Printing Office (GPO) document entitled ‘‘General Wage Determinations Issued Under The Davis-Bacon And Related Acts,’’ shall be the minimum paid by contractors and subcontractors to laborers and mechanics. Any person, organization, or governmental agency having an interest in the rates determined as prevailing is encouraged to submit wage rate and fringe benefit information for consideration by the Department. Further information and selfexplanatory forms for the purpose of submitting this data may be obtained by writing to the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment Standards Administration, Wage and Hour Division, Division of Wage Determinations, 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W., Room S–3014, Washington, D.C. 20210. Modifications to General Wage Determination Decisions The number of decisions listed in the Government Printing Office document

entitled ‘‘General Wage Determinations Issued Under the Davis-Bacon and Related Acts’’ being modified are listed by Volume and State. Dates of publication in the Federal Register are in parentheses following the decisions being modified.
Volume I None Volume II None Volume III None Volume IV None Volume V None Volume VI None

General Wage Determination Publication General wage determinations issued under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts, including those noted above, may be found in the Government Printing Office (GPO) document entitled ‘‘General Wage Determinations Issued Under The DavisBacon and Related Acts’’. This publication is available at each of the 50 Regional Government Depository Libraries and many of the 1,400 Government Depository Libraries across the county. The general wage determinations issued under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts are available electronically by subscription to the FedWorld Bulletin Board System of the National Technical Information Service (NTIS) of the U.S. Department of Commerce at (703) 487–4630. Hard-copy subscriptions may be purchased from: Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402, (202) 512–1800. When ordering hard-copy subscription(s), be sure to specify the State(s) of interest, since subscriptions may be ordered for any or all of the six separate volumes, arranged by State. Subscriptions include an annual edition (issued in January or February) which includes all current general wage determinations for the States covered by each volume. Throughout the remainder of the year, regular weekly updates are distributed to subscribers.

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happens to the records after this period. Some schedules are comprehensive and cover all the records of an agency or one of its major subdivisions. These comprehensive schedules provide for the eventual transfer to the National Archives of historically valuable records and authorize the disposal of all other records. Most schedules, however, cover records of only one office or program or a few series of records, and many are updates of previously approved schedules. Such schedules also may include records that are designated for permanent retention. Destruction of records requires the approval of the Archivist of the United States. This approval is granted after a thorough study of the records that takes into account their administrative use by the agency of origin; the rights of the Government and of private persons directly affected by the Government’s activities, and historical or other value. This public notice identifies the Federal agencies and their subdivisions requesting disposition authority, includes the control number assigned to each schedule, and briefly describes the records proposed for disposal. The records schedule contains additional information about the records and their disposition. Further information about the disposition process will be furnished to each requester. Schedules Pending 1. Defense Contract Audit Agency (N1–372–96–1). Records of a general nature pertaining to Internal Management Control. 2. Department of Defense Inspector General (N1–509–93–3). Routine records relating to preliminary aspects of the ‘‘Tailhook’’ investigation and to persons who were cleared of wrong-doing. (Substantive records, such as the DOD IG review of the Naval Investigative Service investigation, policy and procedural records, subpoenas, evidence and exhibits, individual jackets and related records, background files, and final report, are all proposed as permanent.) 3. Department of Energy (N1–434–96– 3). Administrative records relating to the clearance and vetting of persons appointed to non-career positions. Required documentation will be maintained in the employee’s Official Personnel File. 4. Department of Energy (N1–434–96– 4). Film badges that measure radiation exposure of employees. Records will be retained for 75 years. 5. Department of Interior, Bureau of Land Management (N1–49–94–1). Routine administrative records for and records migrated to a new electronic system. 6. National Telecommunications and Information Administration (N1–417– 96–1). Records of the Interdepartmental Radio Advisory Committee. 7. Office of Thrift Supervision (N1– 483–93–22). Databases used to assemble and edit data as prescribed by the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act. 8. U.S. Atlantic Command (N1–528– 96–1). Medical treatment records of Cuban Refugees at U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, during calendar year 1995. Records will be retained for 10 years.
Dated: February 12, 1996. James W. Moore, Assistant Archivist for Records Administration. [FR Doc. 96–4813 Filed 2–29–96; 8:45 am]
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Signed at Washington, D.C., this 23rd day of February 1996. Philip J. Gloss, Chief, Branch of Construction Wage Determinations. [FR Doc. 96–4539 Filed 2–29–96; 8:45 am]
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NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION Records Schedules; Availability and Request for Comments National Archives and Records Administration, Office of Records Administration. ACTION: Notice of availability of proposed records schedules; request for comments.
AGENCY: SUMMARY: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) publishes notice at least once monthly of certain Federal agency requests for records disposition authority (records schedules). Records schedules identify records of sufficient value to warrant preservation in the National Archives of the United States. Schedules also authorize agencies after a specified period to dispose of records lacking administrative, legal, research, or other value. Notice is published for records schedules that (1) propose the destruction of records not previously authorized for disposal, or (2) reduce the retention period for records already authorized for disposal. NARA invites public comments on such schedules, as required by 44 U.S.C. 3303a(a). DATES: Request for copies must be received in writing on or before April 15, 1996. Once the appraisal of the records is completed, NARA will send a copy of the schedule. The requester will be given 30 days to submit comments. ADDRESSES: Address requests for single copies of schedules identified in this notice to the Records Appraisal and Disposition Division (NIR), National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD 20740. Requesters must cite the control number assigned to each schedule when requesting a copy. The control number appears in the parentheses immediately after the name of the requesting agency. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Each year U.S. Government agencies create billions of records on paper, film, magnetic tape, and other media. In order to control this accumulation, agency records managers prepare records schedules specifying when the agency no longer needs the records and what

NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Alan T. Waterman Award Committee; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting:
Name: Alan T. Waterman Award Committee (I172). Date and Time: Friday, March 22, 1996; 8:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Place: Room 370, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22230. Type of Meeting: Closed. Contact Person: Mrs. Susan E. Fannoney, Executive Secretary, Room 1220, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA 22230. Telephone: 703/306– 1096. Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations in the selection of the Alan T. Waterman Award recipient. Agenda: To review and evaluate nominations as part of the selection process for awards. Reason for Closing: The nominations being reviewed include information of a personal nature where disclosure would constitute unwarranted invasions of personal privacy. These matters are exempt under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) of the Government in the Sunshine Act. Dated: February 26, 1996. M. Rebecca Winkler Committee Management Officer [FR Doc. 96–4764 Filed 2–29–96; 8:45 am]
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