Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Benefit Appeals Report, 3408-3409 [2014-01075]

Download as PDF 3408 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 13 / Tuesday, January 21, 2014 / Notices The Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until March 24, 2014. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. If you have comments, especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Raymond A. Pagliarini, Jr., Assistant Administrator, Human Resources Division, Drug Enforcement Administration, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, VA 22152. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: • 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 agencies 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 through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Overview of Information Collection 1117–0043 (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Drug Questionnaire (DEA Form 341). (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number: DEA Form 341. Component: Human Resources Division, Drug Enforcement VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Jan 17, 2014 Jkt 232001 Administration, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals. Other: None. Abstract: DEA Policy states that a past history of illegal drug use may be a disqualification for employment with DEA. This form asks job applicants specific questions about their personal history, if any, of illegal drug use. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 255,000 respondents will respond annually, taking 5 minutes to complete each form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 21,250 annual burden hours. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3W– 1407B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: January 15, 2014. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2014–01016 Filed 1–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Benefit Appeals Report ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Benefit Appeals Report,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. DATES: Submit comments on or before February 20, 2014. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201305-1205-001 (this link will only become active on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129, TTY 202– 693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or sending an email to DOL_ PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL–ETA, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Fax: 202–395–6881 (this is not a toll-free number), email: OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments to the U.S. Department of LaborOASAM, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Attn: Departmental Information Compliance Management Program, Room N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210, email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693– 4129, TTY 202–693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_ PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). This ICR seeks to extend PRA authorization for the Benefit Appeals Report, Form ETA 5130. A State Workforce Agency (SWA) uses this report to forward the number of unemployment insurance (UI) appeals and resultant decisions classified by program, appeals level, and cases filed and disposed of (workflow) and decisions by level, appellant, and issue to the ETA. The ETA uses data in this report to monitor the benefit appeals process in each SWA and to develop any needed plans for remedial action. The data are also used to determine workload forecasts and administrative funding. As with most UI reports, the Benefits Appeals Report is part of an electronic reporting system through which a SWA enters and transmits data to the ETA. A State has the option of creating a file on the SWA’s own computer system and uploading the file to the UI system; thus, eliminating manual data entry and potential corresponding errors. Social Security Act section 303(a)(6), 42 U.S.C. 503(a)(6), authorizes this information collection. This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an information collection, unless it is SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\21JAN1.SGM 21JAN1 3409 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 13 / Tuesday, January 21, 2014 / Notices approved by the OMB under the PRA and displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection under Control Number 1205–0175. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) years without renewal, and the current approval for this collection is scheduled to expire on January 31, 2014. The DOL seeks to extend PRA authorization for this information collection for three (3) more years, without any change to existing requirements. The DOL notes that existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2013 (78 FR 30336). Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1205– 0172. The OMB 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; 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 submission of responses. Agency: DOL–ETA. Title of Collection: Benefit Appeals Report. OMB Control Number: 1205–0172. Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Jan 17, 2014 Jkt 232001 Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 53. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 1,908. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,908. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0. Dated: January 15, 2014. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–01075 Filed 1–17–14; 8:45 am] sound. From time to time, the presiding Chair may solicit comments from the public. Meeting Schedule Time * Thursday, January 23, 2014 1. Finance Committee ............. 2. Audit Committee. 3. Operations & Regulations Committee. 2 p.m. BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P Friday, January 24, 2014 LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION Sunshine Act Meeting The Legal Services Corporation’s Board of Directors and its six committees will meet January 23–25, 2014. On Thursday, January 23, the first meeting will commence at 2 p.m., Central Standard Time (CST), with the meeting thereafter commencing promptly upon adjournment of the immediately preceding meeting. On Friday, January 24, the first meeting will commence at 7:45 a.m., CST, with the next meeting commencing at 2:45 p.m., CST, and the meeting thereafter commencing promptly upon adjournment of the immediately preceding meeting. On Saturday, January 25, the first meeting will commence at 9:30 a.m., CST, and it will be followed by the meeting of the Board of Directors which will commence promptly upon adjournment of the first meeting. LOCATION: Sabine Conference Room, Hilton Garden Inn Austin Downtown, 500 North Interstate 35, Austin, Texas 78701. PUBLIC OBSERVATION: Unless otherwise noted herein, the Board and all committee meetings will be open to public observation. Members of the public who are unable to attend in person but wish to listen to the public proceedings may do so by following the telephone call-in directions provided below. CALL-IN DIRECTIONS FOR OPEN SESSIONS: • Call toll-free number: 1–866–451– 4981; • When prompted, enter the following numeric pass code: 5907707348 • When connected to the call, please immediately ‘‘MUTE’’ your telephone. Members of the public are asked to keep their telephones muted to eliminate background noises. To avoid disrupting the meeting, please refrain from placing the call on hold if doing so will trigger recorded music or other DATE AND TIME: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1. Institutional Advancement Committee. 2. Delivery of Legal Services Committee. 3. Governance & Performance Review Committee. 7:45 a.m. 2:45 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014 1. Institutional Advancement Committee. 2. Board of Directors. 9:30 a.m. * Please note that all times in this notice are in the Central Standard Time. Open, except as noted below. Board of Directors—Open, except that, upon a vote of the Board of Directors, a portion of the meeting may be closed to the public to hear briefings by management and LSC’s Inspector General, and to consider and act on the General Counsel’s report on potential and pending litigation involving LSC and on a list of prospective funders.** Institutional Advancement Committee—Open, except that, upon a vote of the Board of Directors, the meeting may be closed to the public for a briefing on contributions pledged and received, to discuss prospective funders for LSC’s 40th anniversary celebration and development activities, and to consider and act on recommendation of new prospective funders members to the Board of Directors.** Audit Committee—Open, except that the meeting may be closed to the public to hear briefings on the following matters: The Office of Compliance and Enforcement’s active enforcement matter(s) and follow-up to the Office of the Inspector General’s open investigations; governance under Statement on Auditing Standard 114; and the Information Technology Systems Risk Assessment.** STATUS OF MEETING: ** Any portion of the closed session consisting solely of briefings does not fall within the Sunshine Act’s definition of the term ‘‘meetings’’ and therefore, the requirements of the Sunshine Act do no apply to such portion of the closed session. 5 U.S.C. 552b(a)(2) and (b). See also 45 CFR 1622.2 & 1622.3. E:\FR\FM\21JAN1.SGM 21JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 13 (Tuesday, January 21, 2014)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Benefit Appeals Report

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employment and 
Training Administration (ETA) sponsored information collection request 
(ICR) titled, ``Benefit Appeals Report,'' to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without 
change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

DATES: Submit comments on or before February 20, 2014.

ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; 
including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency 
of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained free of charge 
from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201305-1205-001 (this link will only become active 
on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting 
Michel Smyth by telephone at 202-693-4129, TTY 202-693-8064, (these are 
not toll-free numbers) or sending an email to DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Submit comments about this request to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL-ETA, Office of 
Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 
20503, Fax: 202-395-6881 (this is not a toll-free number), email: 
OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are encouraged, but not 
required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments to the U.S. 
Department of Labor-OASAM, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 
Attn: Departmental Information Compliance Management Program, Room 
N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210, email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202-693-
4129, TTY 202-693-8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email 
at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D).


SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This ICR seeks to extend PRA authorization 
for the Benefit Appeals Report, Form ETA 5130. A State Workforce Agency 
(SWA) uses this report to forward the number of unemployment insurance 
(UI) appeals and resultant decisions classified by program, appeals 
level, and cases filed and disposed of (workflow) and decisions by 
level, appellant, and issue to the ETA. The ETA uses data in this 
report to monitor the benefit appeals process in each SWA and to 
develop any needed plans for remedial action. The data are also used to 
determine workload forecasts and administrative funding. As with most 
UI reports, the Benefits Appeals Report is part of an electronic 
reporting system through which a SWA enters and transmits data to the 
ETA. A State has the option of creating a file on the SWA's own 
computer system and uploading the file to the UI system; thus, 
eliminating manual data entry and potential corresponding errors. 
Social Security Act section 303(a)(6), 42 U.S.C. 503(a)(6), authorizes 
this information collection.
    This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency 
generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and 
the public is generally not required to respond to an information 
collection, unless it is

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approved by the OMB under the PRA and displays a currently valid OMB 
Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions of 
law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to 
comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid 
Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. The DOL obtains OMB 
approval for this information collection under Control Number 1205-
0175.
    OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) 
years without renewal, and the current approval for this collection is 
scheduled to expire on January 31, 2014. The DOL seeks to extend PRA 
authorization for this information collection for three (3) more years, 
without any change to existing requirements. The DOL notes that 
existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB 
receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For 
additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related 
notice published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2013 (78 FR 30336).
    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in 
the ADDRESSES section within 30 days of publication of this notice in 
the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate 
consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1205-0172. 
The OMB 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; 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 submission of responses.
    Agency: DOL-ETA.
    Title of Collection: Benefit Appeals Report.
    OMB Control Number: 1205-0172.
    Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 53.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 1,908.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 1,908.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0.

    Dated: January 15, 2014.
Michel Smyth,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-01075 Filed 1-17-14; 8:45 am]
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