Proposed Collection, Comment Request, 67193-67194 [2014-26695]

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[FR Doc. 2014–26714 Filed 11–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–CN–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 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 SUMMARY: Statistics (BLS) is soliciting comments on the proposed extension of the Labor Market Information (LMI) Cooperative Agreement application package. 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 January 12, 2015. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Carol Rowan, 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: Carol Rowan, BLS Clearance Officer, at 202–691–7628 (this is not a toll free number). (See ADDRESSES section.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The BLS enters into Cooperative Agreements with State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) annually to provide financial assistance to the SWAs for the production and operation of the following LMI statistical programs: Current Employment Statistics, Local Area Unemployment Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics, and Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages. The Cooperative Agreement provides the basis for managing the administrative and financial aspects of these programs. The existing collection of information allows Federal staff to negotiate the Cooperative Agreement with the SWAs and monitor their financial and programmatic performance and adherence to administrative requirements imposed by common regulations implementing Office of OMB Circular A–102 and other grant related regulations. The information collected also is used for planning and budgeting at the Federal level and in meeting Federal reporting requirements. The Cooperative Agreement application package being submitted for TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Information collection Respondents Work Statements .............................................................. BIF (LMI 1A, 1B) ............................................................... Quarterly Automated Financial Reports ........................... Monthly Automated Financial Reports .............................. BLS Cooperative Statistics Financial Report (LMI 2A) .... Quarterly Status Report (LMI 2B) ..................................... Budget Variance Request Form ....................................... Transmittal and Certification Form ................................... FRW—A: Base Programs ................................................. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Nov 10, 2014 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00038 Frequency 54 54 48 48 7 1–30 1–54 54 54 Fmt 4703 1 1 4 8 12 4 1 1 1 Sfmt 4703 approval is representative of the package sent every year to State agencies. The work statements included in the Cooperative Agreement application also are representative of what is included in the whole LMI Cooperative Agreement package. The final Cooperative Agreement, including the work statements, will be submitted separately to the Office of Management and Budget for review of any minor year-to-year information collection burden changes they may contain. II. Current Action Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for an extension to the existing clearance for the LMI Cooperative Agreement package. III. Desired Focus of Comments The BLS 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 of a currently approved collection. Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Title: Labor Market Information (LMI) Cooperative Agreement. OMB Number: 1220–0079. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Frequency: Monthly, quarterly, annually. Responses 54 54 192 384 84 4–120 1–54 54 54 E:\FR\FM\12NON1.SGM Time 1–2 hr ............... 1–6 hr ............... 10–50 min ......... 5–25 min ........... 1–5 hr ............... 1 hr ................... 5–25 min ........... 5–10 min ........... 20–30 min ........ 12NON1 Total hours 54–108 54–324 32–160 32–160 84–420 4–120 0–23 4.5–9 18–27 67194 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 218 / Wednesday, November 12, 2014 / Notices Information collection Respondents Frequency Responses Time Total hours FRW—B: AAMC ............................................................... Property Listing ................................................................. 1–30 1–54 1 1 1–30 1–54 20–30 min ......... 20–30 min ........ 0–15 0–27 Total ........................................................................... 1–54 ........................ 884–1164 ........................... 283–1573 Average Totals ................................................... 54 ........................ 1024 ........................... 928 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 5th day of November 2014. Kimberley D. Hill, Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics. [FR Doc. 2014–26695 Filed 11–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–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 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 on the proposed extension of the ‘‘BLS Occupational Safety and Health Statistics (OSHS) Cooperative TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Respondents BLS–OSHS Work Statements .......................................... BLS–OSHS2 ..................................................................... BLS–OSHS TCF ............................................................... BLS–OSHS FRW .............................................................. BLS–OSHS Property Listing ............................................. 17:55 Nov 10, 2014 Jkt 235001 II. Current Action Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for an extension to the existing clearance for the OSHS Cooperative Agreement package. III. Desired Focus of Comments I. Background The Secretary of Labor has delegated to the BLS the authority to collect, compile, and analyze statistical data on work-related injuries and illnesses, as authorized by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (Pub. L. 91–596). The Cooperative Agreement is designed to allow the BLS to ensure conformance with program objectives. The BLS has full authority over the financial operations of the statistical program. The BLS requires financial reporting that will produce the information that is needed to monitor the financial activities of the BLS Occupational Safety and Health Statistics grantees. The Cooperative Agreement application package being submitted for approval is representative of the package sent every year to State agencies. The work statements included in the Cooperative Agreement application also are representative of Information collection VerDate Sep<11>2014 what is included in the whole OSHS Cooperative Agreement package. The final Cooperative Agreement, including the work statements, will be submitted separately to the Office of Management and Budget for review of any minor year-to-year information collection burden changes they may contain. Agreement application package.’’ 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 January 12, 2015. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Nora Kincaid, 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: Nora Kincaid, BLS Clearance Officer, telephone number 202–691–7628 (this is not a toll free number). (See ADDRESSES section.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Frequency 54 54 54 54 1–54 Fmt 4703 Responses 1 4 1 1 1 Sfmt 4703 The BLS 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 of a currently approved collection. Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. Title: BLS Occupational Safety and Health Statistics Cooperative Agreement Application Package. OMB Number: 1220–0149. Affected Public: State Governments. 54 216 54 54 1–54 E:\FR\FM\12NON1.SGM Time 2 hours ............. 1 hour ............... 5–10 minutes .... 20–30 minutes .. 20–30 minutes .. 12NON1 Total hours 108 216 4.5–9 18–27 0–27

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 218 (Wednesday, November 12, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67193-67194]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-26695]


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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 on the proposed 
extension of the Labor Market Information (LMI) Cooperative Agreement 
application package. 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 January 12, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Carol Rowan, 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: Carol Rowan, BLS Clearance Officer, at 
202-691-7628 (this is not a toll free number). (See ADDRESSES section.)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The BLS enters into Cooperative Agreements with State Workforce 
Agencies (SWAs) annually to provide financial assistance to the SWAs 
for the production and operation of the following LMI statistical 
programs: Current Employment Statistics, Local Area Unemployment 
Statistics, Occupational Employment Statistics, and Quarterly Census of 
Employment and Wages. The Cooperative Agreement provides the basis for 
managing the administrative and financial aspects of these programs.
    The existing collection of information allows Federal staff to 
negotiate the Cooperative Agreement with the SWAs and monitor their 
financial and programmatic performance and adherence to administrative 
requirements imposed by common regulations implementing Office of OMB 
Circular A-102 and other grant related regulations. The information 
collected also is used for planning and budgeting at the Federal level 
and in meeting Federal reporting requirements.
    The Cooperative Agreement application package being submitted for 
approval is representative of the package sent every year to State 
agencies. The work statements included in the Cooperative Agreement 
application also are representative of what is included in the whole 
LMI Cooperative Agreement package. The final Cooperative Agreement, 
including the work statements, will be submitted separately to the 
Office of Management and Budget for review of any minor year-to-year 
information collection burden changes they may contain.

II. Current Action

    Office of Management and Budget clearance is being sought for an 
extension to the existing clearance for the LMI Cooperative Agreement 
package.

III. Desired Focus of Comments

    The BLS 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 of a currently approved collection.
    Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Title: Labor Market Information (LMI) Cooperative Agreement.
    OMB Number: 1220-0079.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments.
    Frequency: Monthly, quarterly, annually.

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             Information collection                Respondents      Frequency       Responses                      Time                     Total hours
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Work Statements................................              54               1              54  1-2 hr.................................          54-108
BIF (LMI 1A, 1B)...............................              54               1              54  1-6 hr.................................          54-324
Quarterly Automated Financial Reports..........              48               4             192  10-50 min..............................          32-160
Monthly Automated Financial Reports............              48               8             384  5-25 min...............................          32-160
BLS Cooperative Statistics Financial Report                   7              12              84  1-5 hr.................................          84-420
 (LMI 2A).
Quarterly Status Report (LMI 2B)...............            1-30               4           4-120  1 hr...................................           4-120
Budget Variance Request Form...................            1-54               1            1-54  5-25 min...............................            0-23
Transmittal and Certification Form.............              54               1              54  5-10 min...............................           4.5-9
FRW--A: Base Programs..........................              54               1              54  20-30 min..............................           18-27

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FRW--B: AAMC...................................            1-30               1            1-30  20-30 min..............................            0-15
Property Listing...............................            1-54               1            1-54  20-30 min..............................            0-27
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    Total......................................            1-54  ..............        884-1164  .......................................        283-1573
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        Average Totals.........................              54  ..............            1024  .......................................             928
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    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 5th day of November 2014.
Kimberley D. Hill,
Chief, Division of Management Systems, Bureau of Labor Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2014-26695 Filed 11-10-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4510-24-P