Comment Request for Information Collection for YouthBuild (YB) Reporting System, Extension Without Revisions, 16029-16030 [2015-06859]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 58 / Thursday, March 26, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1140–0087] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; eForm Access Request Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) will submit 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. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 80, Number 12, page 2734 on January 20, 2015, allowing for a 60 day comment period. DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days for public comment until April 27, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 William Majors, Chief, Firearms and Explosives Import Branch, 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405. Written comments and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or send email to OIRA_submission@ omb.eop.gov. SUMMARY: 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 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:55 Mar 25, 2015 Jkt 235001 • 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. Overview of this Information Collection 1140–0087: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: eForm Access Request. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number: None. Component: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for-profit. Other: None. Abstract: Respondents must complete the eForm Access Request form in order to receive a user ID and password to obtain access to ATF’s eForm System. The information is used by the Government to verify the identity of the end users prior to issuing passwords. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 24,000 respondents will take 2.24 minutes to complete the request. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 896 hours. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: March 23, 2015. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2015–06905 Filed 3–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16029 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [OMB Number: OMB 1205–0464] Comment Request for Information Collection for YouthBuild (YB) Reporting System, Extension Without Revisions Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice. 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 data regarding the Youth Build Reporting System (expires May 31, 2015). 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. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee’s section below on or before May 26, 2015. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments to Jenn Smith, Room N–4511, Employment and Training Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Telephone number: 202–693–3597 (this is not a toll-free number). Fax: 202–693– 3113. Email: smith.jenn@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Background This is a request for the Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration’s (ETA) to extend the reporting and recordkeeping requirements of the YouthBuild (YB) program. This reporting structure features standardized data collection for program participants through quarterly Management Information System (MIS) performance reports and Wok Site E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1 16030 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 58 / Thursday, March 26, 2015 / Notices Description and Housing Census report formats. All data collection and reporting is done by YouthBuild grantees. The quarterly performance report (ETA–9136) includes aggregate and participant-level information on demographic characteristics, types of services received, placements, outcomes, and follow-up status. Specifically, these reports collect data on individuals who receive education, occupational skill training, leadership development services, and other services essential to preparing at-risk youth for in-demand occupations through YouthBuild programs. There are no changes proposed for ETA–9136 in this information collection request package. The Work Site Description and Housing Census (ETA–9143) requests information on the proposed work sites for low-income or homeless individual or families on which YouthBuild participants will be trained and participate in construction skills activities. This form also requests annual information on the number of houses or apartments that were built or renovated each year and allows ETA to demonstrate on an annual basis the increase in affordable housing units supported by YouthBuild. The accuracy, reliability, and comparability of program reports submitted by grantees using federal funds are fundamental elements of good public administration and are necessary tools for maintaining and demonstrating system integrity. The use of a standard set of data elements, definitions, and specifications at all levels of the workforce system helps improve the quality of performance information that is received by ETA. 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 submissions of responses. 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 III. Current Actions Type of Review: Extension without revisions. Title: YouthBuild (YB) Reporting System. OMB Number: OMB 1205–0464. Affected Public: Grantees—Not for Profit institutions. Form(s): ETA 9136, YB Quarterly Performance Report and ETA–9143, Work Site Description. Total annual responses Average time per response (hours) Total annual burden hours Form/activity Total respondents Frequency Participant Data Collection ................................ 6,000 youth participants 6,000 1.8 10,800 Quarterly narrative progress report ................... Quarterly performance report. ETA–9138 ......... ETA–9143—Work Site Description Parts A and B (Prospective Applicants). ETA–9143—Work Site Description Parts A and B (Existing Grantees). ETA–9143—Housing Census Part C (Existing Grantees). 200 grantees ................. 200 grantees ................. 425 * prospective applicants. 200 grantees ................. Collected by grantees, continual. Quarterly ...................... Quarterly ...................... Annual competitions .... 800 800 425 16 16 .5 12,800 12,800 212.5 Annually ....................... 200 .5 100 200 grantees ................. Annually ....................... 200 .5 100 Totals .......................................................... 200 grantees ................. ...................................... 8,425 .................... 36,812.5 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES * Based on the average number (425 per year) of applications received in ETA’s last three YouthBuild competitions. Total Annual Respondents: 625. Annual Frequency: Annually and quarterly. Total Annual Responses: 8,425. Average Time per Response: 1.5. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 36,812.5. 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 Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–06859 Filed 3–25–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FT–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request National Science Foundation. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to request reinstatement and approval of SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:55 Mar 25, 2015 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 this data collection. In accordance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are providing opportunity for public comment on this information collection. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 58 (Thursday, March 26, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration

[OMB Number: OMB 1205-0464]


Comment Request for Information Collection for YouthBuild (YB) 
Reporting System, Extension Without Revisions

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, 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 data regarding the Youth Build 
Reporting System (expires May 31, 2015).
    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.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addressee's section below on or before May 26, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments to Jenn Smith, Room N-4511, 
Employment and Training Administration, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210. Telephone number: 202-693-3597 (this is not a 
toll-free number). Fax: 202-693-3113. Email: smith.jenn@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    This is a request for the Department of Labor, Employment and 
Training Administration's (ETA) to extend the reporting and 
recordkeeping requirements of the YouthBuild (YB) program. This 
reporting structure features standardized data collection for program 
participants through quarterly Management Information System (MIS) 
performance reports and Wok Site

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Description and Housing Census report formats. All data collection and 
reporting is done by YouthBuild grantees.
    The quarterly performance report (ETA-9136) includes aggregate and 
participant-level information on demographic characteristics, types of 
services received, placements, outcomes, and follow-up status. 
Specifically, these reports collect data on individuals who receive 
education, occupational skill training, leadership development 
services, and other services essential to preparing at-risk youth for 
in-demand occupations through YouthBuild programs. There are no changes 
proposed for ETA-9136 in this information collection request package. 
The Work Site Description and Housing Census (ETA-9143) requests 
information on the proposed work sites for low-income or homeless 
individual or families on which YouthBuild participants will be trained 
and participate in construction skills activities. This form also 
requests annual information on the number of houses or apartments that 
were built or renovated each year and allows ETA to demonstrate on an 
annual basis the increase in affordable housing units supported by 
YouthBuild.
    The accuracy, reliability, and comparability of program reports 
submitted by grantees using federal funds are fundamental elements of 
good public administration and are necessary tools for maintaining and 
demonstrating system integrity. The use of a standard set of data 
elements, definitions, and specifications at all levels of the 
workforce system helps improve the quality of performance information 
that is received by ETA.

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 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.

III. Current Actions

    Type of Review: Extension without revisions.
    Title: YouthBuild (YB) Reporting System.
    OMB Number: OMB 1205-0464.
    Affected Public: Grantees--Not for Profit institutions.
    Form(s): ETA 9136, YB Quarterly Performance Report and ETA-9143, 
Work Site Description.

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                                                                                          Average       Total
                                                                              Total       time per      annual
          Form/activity            Total respondents        Frequency         annual      response      burden
                                                                            responses     (hours)       hours
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Participant Data Collection.....  6,000 youth          Collected by              6,000          1.8       10,800
                                   participants.        grantees,
                                                        continual.
Quarterly narrative progress      200 grantees.......  Quarterly.........          800           16       12,800
 report.
Quarterly performance report.     200 grantees.......  Quarterly.........          800           16       12,800
 ETA-9138.
ETA-9143--Work Site Description   425 * prospective    Annual                      425           .5        212.5
 Parts A and B (Prospective        applicants.          competitions.
 Applicants).
ETA-9143--Work Site Description   200 grantees.......  Annually..........          200           .5          100
 Parts A and B (Existing
 Grantees).
ETA-9143--Housing Census Part C   200 grantees.......  Annually..........          200           .5          100
 (Existing Grantees).
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    Totals......................  200 grantees.......  ..................        8,425  ...........     36,812.5
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* Based on the average number (425 per year) of applications received in ETA's last three YouthBuild
  competitions.

    Total Annual Respondents: 625.
    Annual Frequency: Annually and quarterly.
    Total Annual Responses: 8,425.
    Average Time per Response: 1.5.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 36,812.5.
    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 Office of Management and 
Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also 
become a matter of public record.

Portia Wu,
Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration.
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