Comment Request for Information Collection for Unemployment Insurance Call Center Final Assessment Guide, New Collection, 38233-38234 [2015-16321]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 127 / Thursday, July 2, 2015 / Notices 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 160 respondents will complete the form annually with an average of 5 hours and 45 minutes per response. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated public burden associated with this collection is 920 hours. It is estimated that respondents will take 5 hours and 45 minutes to complete the form. 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., 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: June 29, 2015. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2015–16322 Filed 7–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1125–0012] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection; eComments Requested; Request for Recognition of a Non-Profit Religious, Charitable, Social Service, or Similar Organization (Form EOIR–31) Executive Office for Immigration Review, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice (DOJ), Executive Office for Immigration Review, 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. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until August 31, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional 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 Jean King, Acting General Counsel, Executive Office for Immigration Review, U.S. Department of Justice, Suite 2600, 5107 Leesburg Pike, Falls asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:16 Jul 01, 2015 Jkt 235001 Church, Virginia 20530; telephone: (703) 305–0470. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 Executive Office for Immigration Review, 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; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; 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. Overview of This Information Collection 1. Type of Information Collection: Extension of a Currently Approved Collection. 2. The Title of the Form/Collection: Request for Recognition of a Non-profit Religious, Charitable, Social Service, or Similar Organization. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form EOIR–31. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Board of Immigration Appeals, Executive Office for Immigration Review. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Non-profit organizations seeking to be recognized as legal service providers by the Board of Immigration Appeals (Board) of the Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR). Abstract: This information collection is necessary to determine whether the organization meets the regulatory and relevant case law requirements for recognition by the Board as a legal service provider, which then would allow its designated representative or representatives to seek full or partial accreditation to practice before EOIR PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38233 and/or the Department of Homeland Security. 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 128 respondents will complete the form annually with an average of 2 hours per response. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 256 total annual burden hours associated with this collection. 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., 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: June 29, 2015. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2015–16331 Filed 7–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–30–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Comment Request for Information Collection for Unemployment Insurance Call Center Final Assessment Guide, New Collection Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the 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 [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps 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, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the collection of data about Unemployment Insurance (UI) Call Center Operations and Technologies in each State. This Assessment Guide was developed to assist the Department in conducting a study of all 53 States’ UI SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1 38234 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 127 / Thursday, July 2, 2015 / Notices Call Centers (including District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands), accomplished by an analysis of study findings by Coffey Consulting, LLC, contractor to ETA. The analysis report will be based on the telephone interviews conducted with the States. DATES: Submit written comments to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before August 31, 2015. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to Jeffery B. Haluska, Office of Unemployment Insurance, Room S–4524, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Telephone number: 202–693–2992 (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 1–877– 889–5627 (TTY/TDD). Email: Haluska.Jeffery.B@dol.gov. To obtain a copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR), please contact the person listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES II. Review Focus The Department 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 21:16 Jul 01, 2015 III. Current Actions Type of Review: New collection. Title: Unemployment Insurance Call Center Final Assessment Guide. OMB Number: 1205–0NEW. Affected Public: State Workforce Agencies. Estimated Total Annual Respondents: 53. Annual Frequency: Once. Estimate Total Annual Responses: 53. Average Time per Response: 150 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 132.5 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. We will summarize and/or include in the request for OMB approval of the ICR, the comments received in response to this comment request; they will also become a matter of public record. Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. [FR Doc. 2015–16321 Filed 7–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P The UI Call Center Final Assessment Guide will be used to conduct and collect information via individual telephone interviews with each of the 53 States, through the assistance of the Department’s contractor, Coffey Consulting, LLC. The assessment will collect information to help in the development of an analysis and report on how States use call center operations in support of their UI programs and to identify successful practices that can be shared with all States. VerDate Sep<11>2014 other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR I. Background Employment and Training Administration Comment Request for Information Collection for the American Apprenticeship Initiative Grants, New Collection Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the 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 [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)] (PRA). The PRA helps ensure that respondents can provide requested data in the desired format with minimal reporting burden (time and financial resources), collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the collection of data entailed by the American SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Apprenticeship Initiative Grants, which are designed to support grantees in providing education, training, and job placement assistance through registered apprenticeships in occupations and/or industries that have high-growth potential for which employers are using H–1B visas to hire foreign workers, and the related activities necessary to support such education, training, and placement activities. DATES: Submit written comments to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before August 31, 2015. ADDRESSES: Send written comments to John V. Ladd, Administrator, Office of Apprenticeship, Room N–5311, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Telephone number: 202–693–2796 (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 1–877– 889–5627 (TTY/TDD). Fax: 202–693– 3799. Email: ladd.john@dol.gov. To obtain a copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR), please contact the person listed above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Employment and Training Administration requires grantees to submit Quarterly Progress Reports on enrolled apprentices in Registered Apprenticeship programs and/or preapprenticeship program participants, along with a narrative summary of the partnership progress and implementation measures identified by the grantee in the project work plan. These reports help ETA gauge the effects of the AAI grants, identify grantees and programs that could serve as useful models, and target technical assistance appropriately. The reports can also be used to inform future evaluations. II. Review Focus The Department 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; E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 127 (Thursday, July 2, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38233-38234]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-16321]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Comment Request for Information Collection for Unemployment 
Insurance Call Center Final Assessment Guide, New Collection

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (Department), as part of its 
continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a 
preclearance consultation program to provide the 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 [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps 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, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the collection of 
data about Unemployment Insurance (UI) Call Center Operations and 
Technologies in each State. This Assessment Guide was developed to 
assist the Department in conducting a study of all 53 States' UI

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Call Centers (including District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the 
Virgin Islands), accomplished by an analysis of study findings by 
Coffey Consulting, LLC, contractor to ETA. The analysis report will be 
based on the telephone interviews conducted with the States.

DATES: Submit written comments to the office listed in the addresses 
section below on or before August 31, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Send written comments to Jeffery B. Haluska, Office of 
Unemployment Insurance, Room S-4524, Employment and Training 
Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210. Telephone number: 202-693-2992 (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 1-877-889-5627 (TTY/TDD). Email: 
Haluska.Jeffery.B@dol.gov. To obtain a copy of the proposed information 
collection request (ICR), please contact the person listed above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The UI Call Center Final Assessment Guide will be used to conduct 
and collect information via individual telephone interviews with each 
of the 53 States, through the assistance of the Department's 
contractor, Coffey Consulting, LLC. The assessment will collect 
information to help in the development of an analysis and report on how 
States use call center operations in support of their UI programs and 
to identify successful practices that can be shared with all States.

II. Review Focus

    The Department 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: New collection.
    Title: Unemployment Insurance Call Center Final Assessment Guide.
    OMB Number: 1205-0NEW.
    Affected Public: State Workforce Agencies.
    Estimated Total Annual Respondents: 53.
    Annual Frequency: Once.
    Estimate Total Annual Responses: 53.
    Average Time per Response: 150 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 132.5 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0.
    We will summarize and/or include in the request for OMB approval of 
the ICR, the comments received in response to this comment request; 
they will also become a matter of public record.

Portia Wu,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor.
[FR Doc. 2015-16321 Filed 7-1-15; 8:45 am]
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