Proposed Information Collection Request on the ETA 5159, Claims and Payment Activities; Comment Request for Extension Without Change, 11380 [E9-5673]

Download as PDF 11380 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 50 / Tuesday, March 17, 2009 / Notices Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $0. Description: These surveys are designed to collect data from service providers and employers. For each provider, we will collect Point of Contact (POC) information and information about the types of clients the provider serves. We also request information about the size of the provider organization, whether a fee is charged for placement services, and employer references. For each employer, we will collect information about the number of employees, geographic location, industry, specific jobs offered, and Point of Contact (POC) information. The Employer Survey and Provider Survey will collect quantitative data on participants’ levels of satisfaction with individual service elements and their satisfaction with the service as a whole. The surveys will also solicit free-text comments from participants regarding the service. We will present survey data in the aggregate for all Employers and Providers. We will combine survey data with system-generated data reports containing demographic data for the sample groups as well as performance data for the Call Center. Signed at Washington, DC, this 11th day of March 2009. John R. Davey, Deputy Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. E9–5688 Filed 3–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CX–P financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addressee section of this notice or by accessing: http://www.doleta.gov/ OMBCN/OMBControlNumber.cfm. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee section below on or before May 18, 2009. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Scott Gibbons, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Security, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Frances Perkins Bldg. Room S– 4531, Washington, DC 20210, telephone number (202)–693–3308 (this is not a toll-free number) or by e-mail: gibbons.scott@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The ETA 5159 report contains information on claims activities including the number of initial claims, first payments, weeks claimed, weeks compensated, benefit payments and final payments. These data are used in budgetary and administrative planning, program evaluation, actuarial and program research, and reports to Congress and the public. II. Desired Focus of Comments DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Proposed Information Collection Request on the ETA 5159, Claims and Payment Activities; Comment Request for Extension Without Change dwashington3 on PROD1PC60 with NOTICES AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. 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 collection of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and VerDate Nov<24>2008 13:44 Mar 16, 2009 Jkt 217001 Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the ETA 5159, Claims and Payment Activites report. Comments are requested to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary to describe claims and payment activities, 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; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 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. PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 III. Current Actions This is a request for OMB approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) for continuing an existing collection of information previously approved and assigned OMB Control No. 1205–0010. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment and Training Administration Title: Claims and Payment Activities. OMB Number: 1205–0010. Agency Number: ETA 5159. Affected Public: State Government. Cite/Reference/Form/etc: ETA 5159. Total Respondents: 53. Frequency: Monthly. Total Responses: 636. Average Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1272 hours per year. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $0. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: March 11, 2009. Cheryl Atkinson, Administrator, Office of Workforce Security. [FR Doc. E9–5673 Filed 3–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training The Advisory Committee on Veterans’ Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO); Notice of Cancellation of Open Meeting The quarterly the Advisory Committee on Veterans’ Employment, Training and Employer Outreach (ACVETEO) meeting scheduled for Friday, March 20, 2009 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Omni Hotel, 401 Chestnut Street, second floor meeting room, Philadelphia, PA, has been postponed until further notice. Signed in Washington, DC, this 11th day of March 2009. John M. McWilliam, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service. [FR Doc. E9–5659 Filed 3–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–79–P E:\FR\FM\17MRN1.SGM 17MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 50 (Tuesday, March 17, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Proposed Information Collection Request on the ETA 5159, Claims 
and Payment Activities; Comment Request for Extension Without Change

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, 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 collection 
of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. 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.
    A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be 
obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addressee section 
of this notice or by accessing: http://www.doleta.gov/OMBCN/
OMBControlNumber.cfm.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addressee section below on or before May 18, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Scott Gibbons, U.S. Department of Labor, 
Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Security, 
200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Frances Perkins Bldg. Room S-4531, 
Washington, DC 20210, telephone number (202)-693-3308 (this is not a 
toll-free number) or by e-mail: gibbons.scott@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The ETA 5159 report contains information on claims activities 
including the number of initial claims, first payments, weeks claimed, 
weeks compensated, benefit payments and final payments.
    These data are used in budgetary and administrative planning, 
program evaluation, actuarial and program research, and reports to 
Congress and the public.

II. Desired Focus of Comments

    Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting 
comments concerning the proposed extension of the ETA 5159, Claims and 
Payment Activites report. Comments are requested to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary to describe claims and payment activities, 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;
     Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
     Minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including 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

    This is a request for OMB approval under the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) for continuing an existing 
collection of information previously approved and assigned OMB Control 
No. 1205-0010.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Employment and Training Administration
    Title: Claims and Payment Activities.
    OMB Number: 1205-0010.
    Agency Number: ETA 5159.
    Affected Public: State Government.
    Cite/Reference/Form/etc: ETA 5159.
    Total Respondents: 53.
    Frequency: Monthly.
    Total Responses: 636.
    Average Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1272 hours per year.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $0.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.

    Dated: March 11, 2009.
Cheryl Atkinson,
Administrator, Office of Workforce Security.
[FR Doc. E9-5673 Filed 3-16-09; 8:45 am]
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