Comment Request for Information Collection for Job Corps Application Data; Extension With Minor Revisions, 36597-36598 [2013-14459]

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AGENCY: 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 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. Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning the collection of Job Corps application data collection forms (OMB Control NO. 1205–0025, expires 11/30/ 2013): ETA Form 652, Job Corps Data Sheet; ETA Form 655, Statement from Court or Other Agency; and ETA Form 682, Child Care Certification. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36597 Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee’s section below on or before August 19, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments to Kristen Johnson, Office of Job Corps, Room N4463, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Telephone number: 202–693–8014 (this is not a toll-free number). Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may access the telephone number above via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at 877–889– 5627 (TTY/TDD). Fax: 202–693–2767. Email: johnson.kirsten@dol.gov. A copy of the proposed Information Collection Request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: I. Background Job Corps is the nation’s largest residential, educational, and career technical training program for young Americans. Job Corps was established in 1964 by the Economic Opportunity Act and currently is authorized by Title I– C of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. For almost 50 years, Job Corps has helped prepare nearly 3 million at-risk young people between the ages of 16 and 24 for success in our nation’s workforce. With 125 centers in 48 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, Job Corps assists students across the nation in attaining academic credentials, including a High School Diploma (HSD) and/or General Educational Development (GED), and career technical training credentials, including industry-recognized certifications, state licensures, and preapprenticeship credentials. Job Corps is a national program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) through the Office of Job Corps and six Regional Offices. DOL awards and administers contracts for the recruiting and screening of new students, center operations, and the placement and transitional support of graduates and former enrollees. Large and small corporations and nonprofit organizations manage and operate 97 Job Corps centers under contractual agreements with DOL. These contract Center Operators are selected through a competitive procurement process that evaluates potential operators’ technical expertise, proposed costs, past performance, and other factors, in accordance with the Competition in Contracting Act and the Federal Acquisition Regulations. The remaining 28 Job Corps centers, called Civilian E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1 36598 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 117 / Tuesday, June 18, 2013 / Notices Conservation Centers, are operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, via an interagency agreement. The DOL has a direct role in the operation of Job Corps, and does not serve as a pass-through agency for this program. II. Review Focus The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: • 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; and • Minimize the burden of the information collection on those who are to respond, including through the use of Total number of respondents ETA form No. Frequency Average time per respondent (minutes) 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 with minor revisions. Title: Job Corps Application Data. OMB Number: OMB 1205–0025. Affected Public: Job Corps applicants. Form(s): ETA Form 652, ETA Form 655, ETA Form 682. Total burden hours Currently approved hours NET change from 2010 Job Corps Application ETA 652 ................. Statement from Court ETA 655 ................. Child Care Certification ETA 682 ............... 86,581 86,581 6,561 1/person ...... 1/person ...... On occasion 10 1 3 14,430 1,443 328 17,139 1,714 41 ¥2,709 ¥271 276 Total .................................................... ........................ ..................... ........................ 16,201 18,894 ¥2,693 Comments submitted in response to this comment request 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. Signed in Washington, DC, on this 4th day of June, 2013. Gerri Fiala, Acting Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. [FR Doc. 2013–14459 Filed 6–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FT–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Workforce Investment Act: Native American Employment and Training Council Employment and Training Administration, U. S. Department of Labor. AGENCY: Notice of Teleconference Meeting. ACTION: Pursuant to Section 10 (a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463), as amended, and Section 166 (h)(4) of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) [29 U.S.C. 2911(h)(4)], notice is hereby given of the next teleconference meeting of the Native American Employment and Training Council (Council), as constituted under WIA. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 16:52 Jun 17, 2013 On July 10, 2013, the teleconference is being held at the U.S. Department of Labor, Francis Perkins Building, 200 Constitution Avenue, Northwest, Room C5515, Washington, DC 20210. ADDRESSES: The teleconference is open to the public. Members of the public not participating on the teleconference call may submit a written statement on or before July 8, 2013, to be included in the record of the meeting. Submit written statements to Mrs. Evangeline M. Campbell, Designated Federal Official (DFO), U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, Northwest, Room S–4209, Washington, DC 20210. The formal agenda will focus on the following topics: (1) Two Page White Paper on Statement of Urgency Section 166 Indian and Native American Programs; (2) Our Story Project Update; (3) Program Year 2013 Training and Technical Assistance; and (4) Council Update and Recommendations. Persons who need special accommodations (TTY), or members of the public who would like a copy of the formal agenda, should contact Mr. Craig Lewis at (202) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Employment and Training Administration VerDate Mar<15>2010 The teleconference meeting will begin at 2:00 p.m. (Eastern Time) on Wednesday, July 10, 2013, and continue until 3:30 p.m. that day. The call in number is (888) 566–5784. Council members must enter the leader pass code number 7617445#. Members of the public can access the teleconference via listening mode by calling (888) 769– 8927 and entering pass code 8202495#. DATES: Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 693–3384, at least two business days before the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Evangeline M. Campbell, DFO, Division of Indian and Native American Programs, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–4209, 200 Constitution Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC 20210. Telephone number (202) 693– 3737 (VOICE) (this is not a toll-free number). Signed at Washington, DC, this 11th day of June, 2013. Gerri Fiala, Acting Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–14457 Filed 6–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4501–FR–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Mine Safety and Health Administration Petitions for Modification of Application of Existing Mandatory Safety Standards Mine Safety and Health Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and 30 CFR part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of petitions for modification submitted to the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) by the parties listed below to modify the application SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Comment Request for Information Collection for Job Corps 
Application Data; Extension With Minor Revisions

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration (ETA), 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 
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. Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is 
soliciting comments concerning the collection of Job Corps application 
data collection forms (OMB Control NO. 1205-0025, expires 11/30/2013): 
ETA Form 652, Job Corps Data Sheet; ETA Form 655, Statement from Court 
or Other Agency; and ETA Form 682, Child Care Certification.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addressee's section below on or before August 19, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments to Kristen Johnson, Office of Job 
Corps, Room N4463, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. 
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. 
Telephone number: 202-693-8014 (this is not a toll-free number). 
Individuals with hearing or speech impairments may access the telephone 
number above via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay 
Service at 877-889-5627 (TTY/TDD). Fax: 202-693-2767. Email: 
johnson.kirsten@dol.gov. A copy of the proposed Information Collection 
Request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office listed above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    Job Corps is the nation's largest residential, educational, and 
career technical training program for young Americans. Job Corps was 
established in 1964 by the Economic Opportunity Act and currently is 
authorized by Title I-C of the Workforce Investment Act of 1998. For 
almost 50 years, Job Corps has helped prepare nearly 3 million at-risk 
young people between the ages of 16 and 24 for success in our nation's 
workforce. With 125 centers in 48 states, Puerto Rico, and the District 
of Columbia, Job Corps assists students across the nation in attaining 
academic credentials, including a High School Diploma (HSD) and/or 
General Educational Development (GED), and career technical training 
credentials, including industry-recognized certifications, state 
licensures, and pre-apprenticeship credentials.
    Job Corps is a national program administered by the U.S. Department 
of Labor (DOL) through the Office of Job Corps and six Regional 
Offices. DOL awards and administers contracts for the recruiting and 
screening of new students, center operations, and the placement and 
transitional support of graduates and former enrollees. Large and small 
corporations and nonprofit organizations manage and operate 97 Job 
Corps centers under contractual agreements with DOL. These contract 
Center Operators are selected through a competitive procurement process 
that evaluates potential operators' technical expertise, proposed 
costs, past performance, and other factors, in accordance with the 
Competition in Contracting Act and the Federal Acquisition Regulations. 
The remaining 28 Job Corps centers, called Civilian

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Conservation Centers, are operated by the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture Forest Service, via an interagency agreement. The DOL has a 
direct role in the operation of Job Corps, and does not serve as a 
pass-through agency for this program.

II. Review Focus

    The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments 
which:
     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; and
     Minimize the burden of the information collection 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.

III. Current Actions

    Type of Review: Extension with minor revisions.
    Title: Job Corps Application Data.
    OMB Number: OMB 1205-0025.
    Affected Public: Job Corps applicants.
    Form(s): ETA Form 652, ETA Form 655, ETA Form 682.

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                                                                             Average time
                                     Total number                                 per        Total burden      Currently      NET change
           ETA form No.             of respondents         Frequency          respondent         hours      approved hours     from 2010
                                                                               (minutes)
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Job Corps Application ETA 652.....          86,581  1/person..............              10          14,430          17,139          -2,709
Statement from Court ETA 655......          86,581  1/person..............               1           1,443           1,714            -271
Child Care Certification ETA 682..           6,561  On occasion...........               3             328              41             276
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    Total.........................  ..............  ......................  ..............          16,201          18,894          -2,693
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    Comments submitted in response to this comment request 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.

    Signed in Washington, DC, on this 4th day of June, 2013.
Gerri Fiala,
Acting Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor.
[FR Doc. 2013-14459 Filed 6-17-13; 8:45 am]
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