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Download as PDF 22175 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 80 / Thursday, April 24, 2008 / Notices separated from employment on or after June 14, 2006, through two years from the issuance of this revised determination, are eligible to apply for Trade Adjustment Assistance under Section 223 of the Trade Act of 1974, and are eligible to apply for alternative trade adjustment assistance under Section 246 of the Trade Act of 1974. Signed at Washington, DC, this 25th day of March 2008. Elliott S. Kushner, Certifying Officer, Division of Trade Adjustment Assistance. [FR Doc. E8–8978 Filed 4–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA); Notice of Incentive Funding Availability Based on Program Year (PY) 2006 Performance Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, in collaboration with the Department of Education, announces that eight states are eligible to apply for Workforce Investment Act (WIA) (Pub. L. 105–220, 29 U.S.C. 2801 et seq.) incentive awards authorized by section 503 of the WIA. DATES: The eight eligible states must submit their applications for incentive funding to the Department of Labor by June 9, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit applications to the Employment and Training Administration, Office of Performance and Technology, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room S–5206, Washington, DC 20210, Attention: Karen Staha and Traci DiMartini, Telephone number: 202–693–3698 (this is not a toll-free number). Fax: 202–693– 3490. E-mail: staha.karen@dol.gov and dimartini.traci@dol.gov. Information may also be found at the ETA Performance Web site: https:// www.doleta.gov/performance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Eight (8) states (see Appendix) qualify to receive a share of the $9.9 million available for incentive grant awards under WIA section 503. These funds, which were contributed by the Department of Education from appropriations for the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act, are available for the eligible states to use through June 30, 2010, to support innovative workforce development and education activities that are authorized under title I (Workforce Investment Systems) or title II (the Adult Education and Family Literacy Act (AEFLA)) of WIA, or under the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), 20 U.S.C. 2301 et seq., as amended by Public Law 109– 270. In order to qualify for a grant award, a state must have exceeded performance levels agreed to by the Secretaries, Governor, and State Education Officer for outcomes in WIA title I, adult education (AEFLA), and career and technical education (Perkins III) programs. The goals included placement after training, retention in employment, and improvements in literacy levels, among other measures. After review of the performance data submitted by states to the Department of Labor and to the Department of Education, each Department determined which states would qualify for incentives for its programs (the Appendix at the bottom of this notice details the eligibility of each state by program). These lists of eligible states were compared, and states that qualified under all three programs are eligible to apply for and receive an incentive grant award. The amount that each state is eligible to receive was determined by the Department of Labor and the Department of Education and is based on WIA section 503(c) (20 U.S.C. 9273(c)), and is proportional to the total funding received by these states for the three Acts. The states eligible to apply for incentive grant awards and the amounts they are eligible to receive are listed in the following chart: State 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. Amount of award Arizona ....................... Connecticut ................. Illinois .......................... Missouri ...................... Montana ...................... Ohio ............................ South Carolina ............ South Dakota .............. $1,112,979 953,347 2,148,397 1,186,870 849,786 1,783,568 1,111,549 821,995 Dated: April 17, 2008. Brent R. Orrell, Acting Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. Appendix Incentive grants PY 2006–07 exceeded state performance levels WIA (title I) sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES State Alabama ........................................................................................................... Alaska .............................................................................................................. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 80 (Thursday, April 24, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Workforce Investment Act of 1998 (WIA); Notice of Incentive 
Funding Availability Based on Program Year (PY) 2006 Performance

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, in collaboration with the Department 
of Education, announces that eight states are eligible to apply for 
Workforce Investment Act (WIA) (Pub. L. 105-220, 29 U.S.C. 2801 et 
seq.) incentive awards authorized by section 503 of the WIA.

DATES: The eight eligible states must submit their applications for 
incentive funding to the Department of Labor by June 9, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit applications to the Employment and Training 
Administration, Office of Performance and Technology, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Room S-5206, Washington, DC 20210, Attention: Karen Staha 
and Traci DiMartini, Telephone number: 202-693-3698 (this is not a 
toll-free number). Fax: 202-693-3490. E-mail: staha.karen@dol.gov and 
dimartini.traci@dol.gov. Information may also be found at the ETA 
Performance Web site: https://www.doleta.gov/performance.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Eight (8) states (see Appendix) qualify to 
receive a share of the $9.9 million available for incentive grant 
awards under WIA section 503. These funds, which were contributed by 
the Department of Education from appropriations for the Adult Education 
and Family Literacy Act, are available for the eligible states to use 
through June 30, 2010, to support innovative workforce development and 
education activities that are authorized under title I (Workforce 
Investment Systems) or title II (the Adult Education and Family 
Literacy Act (AEFLA)) of WIA, or under the Carl D. Perkins Career and 
Technical Education Act of 2006 (Perkins IV), 20 U.S.C. 2301 et seq., 
as amended by Public Law 109-270. In order to qualify for a grant 
award, a state must have exceeded performance levels agreed to by the 
Secretaries, Governor, and State Education Officer for outcomes in WIA 
title I, adult education (AEFLA), and career and technical education 
(Perkins III) programs. The goals included placement after training, 
retention in employment, and improvements in literacy levels, among 
other measures. After review of the performance data submitted by 
states to the Department of Labor and to the Department of Education, 
each Department determined which states would qualify for incentives 
for its programs (the Appendix at the bottom of this notice details the 
eligibility of each state by program). These lists of eligible states 
were compared, and states that qualified under all three programs are 
eligible to apply for and receive an incentive grant award. The amount 
that each state is eligible to receive was determined by the Department 
of Labor and the Department of Education and is based on WIA section 
503(c) (20 U.S.C. 9273(c)), and is proportional to the total funding 
received by these states for the three Acts.
    The states eligible to apply for incentive grant awards and the 
amounts they are eligible to receive are listed in the following chart:

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                        State                           Amount of award
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1. Arizona...........................................         $1,112,979
2. Connecticut.......................................            953,347
3. Illinois..........................................          2,148,397
4. Missouri..........................................          1,186,870
5. Montana...........................................            849,786
6. Ohio..............................................          1,783,568
7. South Carolina....................................          1,111,549
8. South Dakota......................................            821,995
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    Dated: April 17, 2008.
Brent R. Orrell,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.

Appendix

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                                                 Incentive grants PY 2006-07 exceeded state performance levels
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                    State                                                         Perkins III      WIA title I;
                                               WIA (title I)     AEFLA (adult     (vocational     AEFLA; Perkins
                                                                  education)       education)          Act
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Alabama.....................................  ...............               X   ...............  ...............
Alaska......................................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
Arizona.....................................               X                X                X                X
Arkansas....................................               X   ...............               X   ...............
California..................................  ...............  ...............  ...............  ...............
Colorado....................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Connecticut.................................               X                X                X                X
District of Columbia........................               X                X   ...............  ...............
Delaware....................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Florida.....................................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
Georgia.....................................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
Hawaii......................................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
Idaho.......................................               X   ...............               X   ...............
Illinois....................................               X                X                X                X
Indiana.....................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Iowa........................................               X                X   ...............  ...............
Kansas......................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Kentucky....................................               X   ...............               X   ...............
Louisiana...................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Maine.......................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Maryland....................................  ...............               X   ...............  ...............
Massachusetts...............................  ...............               X                X   ...............

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Michigan....................................               X   ...............  ...............  ...............
Minnesota...................................               X                X   ...............  ...............
Mississippi.................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Missouri....................................               X                X                X                X
Montana.....................................               X                X                X                X
Nebraska....................................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
Nevada......................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
New Hampshire...............................  ...............               X   ...............  ...............
New Jersey..................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
New Mexico..................................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
New York....................................  ...............               X   ...............  ...............
North Carolina..............................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
North Dakota................................  ...............               X   ...............  ...............
Ohio........................................               X                X                X                X
Oklahoma....................................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
Oregon......................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Pennsylvania................................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
Puerto Rico.................................               X   ...............  ...............  ...............
Rhode Island................................  ...............  ...............  ...............  ...............
South Carolina..............................               X                X                X                X
South Dakota................................               X                X                X                X
Tennessee...................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Texas.......................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Utah........................................               X   ...............               X   ...............
Vermont.....................................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
Virginia....................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Washington..................................               X                X   ...............  ...............
West Virginia...............................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Wisconsin...................................  ...............               X                X   ...............
Wyoming.....................................  ...............  ...............               X   ...............
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States in bold exceeded their performance levels for all three programs.

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