Information Collection Request for the ETA 191, Statement of Expenditures and Financial Adjustments of Federal Funds for Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees and Ex-Servicemembers Report: Extension Without Change, Comment Request, 14579 [E9-7119]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 31, 2009 / Notices responses will be considered by the Commission if received not later than 20 days after the date of service by the Commission of the complaint and the notice of investigation. Extensions of time for submitting responses to the complaint and the notice of investigation will not be granted unless good cause therefor is shown. Failure of a respondent to file a timely response to each allegation in the complaint and in this notice may be deemed to constitute a waiver of the right to appear and contest the allegations of the complaint and this notice, and to authorize the administrative law judge and the Commission, without further notice to the respondent, to find the facts to be as alleged in the complaint and this notice and to enter an initial determination and a final determination containing such findings, and may result in the issuance of an exclusion order or a cease and desist order or both directed against the respondent. Issued: March 25, 2009. By order of the Commission. Marilyn R. Abbott, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. E9–7074 Filed 3–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Information Collection Request for the ETA 191, Statement of Expenditures and Financial Adjustments of Federal Funds for Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees and Ex-Servicemembers Report: Extension Without Change, Comment Request AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration. ACTION: Notice. 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 tjames on PRODPC61 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:35 Mar 30, 2009 Jkt 217001 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 ADDRESSES 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 ADDRESSES section below on or before June 1, 2009. ADDRESSES: Thomas Stengle, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Security, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room S–4231, Washington, DC 20210; by phone at (202) 693–2991 (this is not a toll-free number); by fax at (202) 693–2874; or by e-mail: stengle.thomas@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: Public Law 97–362, Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 1982, amended the Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Servicemembers (UCX) law (5 U.S.C. 8509), and Public Law 96–499, Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act, amended the Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees (UCFE) law (5 U.S.C. 8501, et. seq.) requiring each Federal employing agency to pay the costs of regular and extended UCFE/UCX benefits paid to its employees by the State Workforce Agencies (SWAs). The ETA 191 report submitted quarterly by each SWA shows the amount of benefits that should be charged to each Federal employing agency. The Office of Workforce Security uses this information to aggregate the SWA quarterly charges and submit one official bill to each Federal agency being charged. Federal agencies then reimburse the Federal Employees Compensation (FEC) Account maintained by the U.S. Treasury. II. Desired Focus of Comments: Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the ETA 191, Statement of Expenditures and Financial Adjustments of Federal Funds for Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees and ExServicemembers Report. Comments are requested to: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary to assess performance of the nonmonetary determination function, 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, PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14579 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: Type of Review: Extension without change. Agency: Employment and Training Administration (ETA). Title: Statement of Expenditures and Financial Adjustments of Federal Funds for Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees and ExServicemembers. OMB Number: 1205–0162. Agency Number: ETA 191. Affected Public: State Government. Total Respondents: 53. Frequency: Quarterly. Total Responses: 53 states × 4 quarters = 212 responses. Average Time per Response: 6 hours. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,272 hours. 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 25, 2009. Cheryl Atkinson, Administrator, Office of Workforce Security. [FR Doc. E9–7119 Filed 3–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Proposed Extension Without Change of the Unemployment Insurance (UI) Benefit Accuracy Measurement (BAM) Data Collection; Comment Request AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration. 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 E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

 Employment and Training Administration


Information Collection Request for the ETA 191, Statement of 
Expenditures and Financial Adjustments of Federal Funds for 
Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees and Ex-Servicemembers 
Report: Extension Without Change, Comment Request

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration.

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 ADDRESSES 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 
ADDRESSES section below on or before June 1, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Thomas Stengle, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and 
Training Administration, Office of Workforce Security, 200 Constitution 
Avenue, NW., Room S-4231, Washington, DC 20210; by phone at (202) 693-
2991 (this is not a toll-free number); by fax at (202) 693-2874; or by 
e-mail: stengle.thomas@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    I. Background: Public Law 97-362, Miscellaneous Revenue Act of 
1982, amended the Unemployment Compensation for Ex-Servicemembers (UCX) 
law (5 U.S.C. 8509), and Public Law 96-499, Omnibus Budget 
Reconciliation Act, amended the Unemployment Compensation for Federal 
Employees (UCFE) law (5 U.S.C. 8501, et. seq.) requiring each Federal 
employing agency to pay the costs of regular and extended UCFE/UCX 
benefits paid to its employees by the State Workforce Agencies (SWAs). 
The ETA 191 report submitted quarterly by each SWA shows the amount of 
benefits that should be charged to each Federal employing agency. The 
Office of Workforce Security uses this information to aggregate the SWA 
quarterly charges and submit one official bill to each Federal agency 
being charged. Federal agencies then reimburse the Federal Employees 
Compensation (FEC) Account maintained by the U.S. Treasury.
    II. Desired Focus of Comments: Currently, the Employment and 
Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning the proposed 
extension of the ETA 191, Statement of Expenditures and Financial 
Adjustments of Federal Funds for Unemployment Compensation for Federal 
Employees and Ex-Servicemembers Report. Comments are requested to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary to assess performance of the nonmonetary determination 
function, 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:
    Type of Review: Extension without change.
    Agency: Employment and Training Administration (ETA).
    Title: Statement of Expenditures and Financial Adjustments of 
Federal Funds for Unemployment Compensation for Federal Employees and 
Ex-Servicemembers.
    OMB Number: 1205-0162.
    Agency Number: ETA 191.
    Affected Public: State Government.
    Total Respondents: 53.
    Frequency: Quarterly.
    Total Responses: 53 states x 4 quarters = 212 responses.
    Average Time per Response: 6 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,272 hours.
    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 25, 2009.
Cheryl Atkinson,
Administrator, Office of Workforce Security.
 [FR Doc. E9-7119 Filed 3-30-09; 8:45 am]
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