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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 187 / Wednesday, September 26, 2012 / Notices 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 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. 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. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed extension of the ‘‘International Training Application.’’ A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. III. Current Actions Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section of this notice on or before November 26, 2012. DATES: Type of Review: Extension with revisions. Title: WIA Management Information and Reporting System. OMB Number: 1205–0420. Affected Public: State governments. Form(s): ETA–9090 and ETA–9091. Total Annual Respondents: 53. Annual Frequency: Quarterly. Total Annual Responses: 530. Average Time per Response: 959.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 508,547. Total Annual Burden Cost for Respondents: $0. Comments submitted in response to this comment request will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of the ICR; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: Signed in Washington, DC, this 13th day of September 2012. Jane Oates, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2012–23602 Filed 9–25–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Bureau of Labor Statistics Proposed Collection, Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 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 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c) (2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:27 Sep 25, 2012 Jkt 226001 Send comments to Amelia Vogel, BLS Clearance Officer, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Room 4080, 2 Massachusetts Avenue NE., Washington, DC 20212. Written comments also may be transmitted by fax to 202–691–5111 (this is not a toll free number). ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amelia Vogel, BLS Clearance Officer, at 202–691–7628 (this is not a toll free number). (See ADDRESSES section.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The BLS is one of the largest labor statistics organizations in the world and has provided international training since 1945. Each year, the BLS Division of International Technical Cooperation (DITC) conducts seminars of 1 to 2 weeks duration at its training facilities in Washington, DC. In addition to the annual international seminars, DITC provides technical assistance upon request and organizes visits to the BLS for many international visitors each year. The seminars bring together statisticians, economists, analysts, and other data producers and users from countries all over the world. Each seminar is designed to strengthen the participants’ ability to collect and analyze economic and labor statistics. 59225 III. Desired Focus of Comments The Bureau of Labor Statistics is particularly interested in comments that: • 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. • 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. • 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. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Title: International Training Application. OMB Number: 1220–0179. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Total Respondents: 100. Frequency: On occasion. Total Responses: 100. Average Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 34 hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $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 also will become a matter of public record. Signed at Washington, DC, this 20th day of September 2012. Kimberley D. Hill, Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. II. Current Action [FR Doc. 2012–23683 Filed 9–25–12; 8:45 am] Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for the proposed extension of the International Training Application. Continuing the existing collection will allow the BLS to continue to conduct international seminars. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 187 (Wednesday, September 26, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-23683]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Bureau of Labor Statistics


Proposed Collection, Comment Request

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 pre-clearance 
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 (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. The 
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments concerning the 
proposed extension of the ``International Training Application.'' A 
copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be 
obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES 
section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
ADDRESSES section of this notice on or before November 26, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Amelia Vogel, BLS Clearance Officer, 
Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics, Room 4080, 
2 Massachusetts Avenue NE., Washington, DC 20212. Written comments also 
may be transmitted by fax to 202-691-5111 (this is not a toll free 
number).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amelia Vogel, BLS Clearance Officer, 
at 202-691-7628 (this is not a toll free number). (See ADDRESSES 
section.)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The BLS is one of the largest labor statistics organizations in the 
world and has provided international training since 1945. Each year, 
the BLS Division of International Technical Cooperation (DITC) conducts 
seminars of 1 to 2 weeks duration at its training facilities in 
Washington, DC. In addition to the annual international seminars, DITC 
provides technical assistance upon request and organizes visits to the 
BLS for many international visitors each year. The seminars bring 
together statisticians, economists, analysts, and other data producers 
and users from countries all over the world. Each seminar is designed 
to strengthen the participants' ability to collect and analyze economic 
and labor statistics.

II. Current Action

    Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for the 
proposed extension of the International Training Application. 
Continuing the existing collection will allow the BLS to continue to 
conduct international seminars. No questions have been added or deleted 
on the form since the last Office of Management and Budget approval in 
2009.

III. Desired Focus of Comments

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics is particularly interested in 
comments that:
     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.
     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.
     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.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Title: International Training Application.
    OMB Number: 1220-0179.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Total Respondents: 100.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Responses: 100.
    Average Time per Response: 20 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 34 hours.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $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 also will become a 
matter of public record.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 20th day of September 2012.
Kimberley D. Hill,
Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2012-23683 Filed 9-25-12; 8:45 am]
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