Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training (OASVET); Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; VETS' Competitive Grant Programs Reporting, 970 [2016-164]

Download as PDF 970 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 5 / Friday, January 8, 2016 / Notices your search to documents published by the Department. Signed: at Washington, DC this 17th day of December, 2015. Sharon I. Block, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2016–170 Filed 1–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–HX–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training (OASVET); Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; VETS’ Competitive Grant Programs Reporting ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed approval for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘VETS’ Competitive Grant Programs Reporting Data Collection.’’ This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by March 8, 2016. 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 for free by contacting Bradley Sickles by telephone at (202) 693–4741 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at bradley.sickles.a@dol.gov. Submit written comments about, or requests for a copy of, this ICR by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service, Room S1325, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; by email: bradley.sickles.a@ dol.gov; or by fax (202–693–4755). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bradley Sickles, by telephone at (202) 693–4741 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at bradley.sickles.a@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DOL, as part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information before submitting them to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for final asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:40 Jan 07, 2016 Jkt 238001 approval. This program helps to ensure requested data will 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 can be properly assessed. The forms and formats contained in this information collection request apply to the following competitive grants (CG): Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Program (HVRP) and the Stand Down Grants Program (38 U.S.C. 2021); Homeless Female Veterans and Homeless Veterans with Families (HFVHVF) reintegration grant program (38 U.S.C. 2021A); Incarcerated Veterans’ Transition Program (IVTP) (38 U.S.C. 2023); and the Veterans’ Workforce Investment Program (VWIP), (29 U.S.C. 2913). This information collection is authorized by the provisions at 38 U.S.C. 2021(b); 38 U.S.C. 2021A(c); 29 U.S.C. 2913(b)(2); and section 200.328, title II, Code of Federal Regulations (2 CFR 200.328). 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 the OMB approves it under the PRA and it 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. Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments to the contact shown in the addresses section. Comments must be written to receive consideration, and they will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of the final ICR. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention ‘‘VETS’ CG Programs Reporting Data Collection.’’ Submitted comments will also be a matter of public record for this ICR and posted on the Internet without redaction. The DOL encourages commenters not to include personally identifiable information, confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/information in any comments. The DOL 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; PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • 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—VETS. Type of Review: New. Title of Collection: VETS’ Competitive Grant Programs Reporting. Forms: 1. VETS–700, Competitive Grants (CG) Planned Goals Chart; 2. VETS–701, CG Technical Performance Report (TPR); 3. VETS–702, CG Technical Performance Narrative (TPN); 4. VETS–703, Stand Down After Action Report (SDAAR) OMB Control Number: 1293–0NEW. Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Private Sector— businesses or other for-profits and notfor-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 325. Frequency: Quarterly. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 1,300. Estimated Average Time per Response: 12 Hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,600 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Dated: Signed in Washington, DC, this 4th day of January, 2016. Teresa W. Gerton, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Veterans’ Employment and Training. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR


Office of the Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and 
Training (OASVET); Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request; VETS' Competitive Grant Programs Reporting

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments 
concerning a proposed approval for the authority to conduct the 
information collection request (ICR) titled, ``VETS' Competitive Grant 
Programs Reporting Data Collection.'' This comment request is part of 
continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent 
burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by 
March 8, 2016.

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 for free by 
contacting Bradley Sickles by telephone at (202) 693-4741 (this is not 
a toll-free number) or by email at bradley.sickles.a@dol.gov. Submit 
written comments about, or requests for a copy of, this ICR by mail or 
courier to the U.S. Department of Labor, Veterans' Employment and 
Training Service, Room S1325, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, 
DC 20210; by email: bradley.sickles.a@dol.gov; or by fax (202-693-
4755).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bradley Sickles, by telephone at (202) 
693-4741 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at 
bradley.sickles.a@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DOL, as part of continuing efforts to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of 
information before submitting them to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for final approval. This program helps to ensure requested 
data will 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 can be properly 
assessed.
    The forms and formats contained in this information collection 
request apply to the following competitive grants (CG): Homeless 
Veterans' Reintegration Program (HVRP) and the Stand Down Grants 
Program (38 U.S.C. 2021); Homeless Female Veterans and Homeless 
Veterans with Families (HFVHVF) reintegration grant program (38 U.S.C. 
2021A); Incarcerated Veterans' Transition Program (IVTP) (38 U.S.C. 
2023); and the Veterans' Workforce Investment Program (VWIP), (29 
U.S.C. 2913). This information collection is authorized by the 
provisions at 38 U.S.C. 2021(b); 38 U.S.C. 2021A(c); 29 U.S.C. 
2913(b)(2); and section 200.328, title II, Code of Federal Regulations 
(2 CFR 200.328).
    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 the OMB approves it under the PRA and it 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.
    Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments to the 
contact shown in the addresses section. Comments must be written to 
receive consideration, and they will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval of the final ICR. In order to help ensure 
appropriate consideration, comments should mention ``VETS' CG Programs 
Reporting Data Collection.''
    Submitted comments will also be a matter of public record for this 
ICR and posted on the Internet without redaction. The DOL encourages 
commenters not to include personally identifiable information, 
confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/information 
in any comments.
    The DOL 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--VETS.
    Type of Review: New.
    Title of Collection: VETS' Competitive Grant Programs Reporting.
    Forms:
    1. VETS-700, Competitive Grants (CG) Planned Goals Chart;
    2. VETS-701, CG Technical Performance Report (TPR);
    3. VETS-702, CG Technical Performance Narrative (TPN);
    4. VETS-703, Stand Down After Action Report (SDAAR)
    OMB Control Number: 1293-0NEW.
    Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments; Private 
Sector--businesses or other for-profits and not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 325.
    Frequency: Quarterly.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 1,300.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 12 Hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,600 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0.

    Authority:  44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).

    Dated: Signed in Washington, DC, this 4th day of January, 2016.
Teresa W. Gerton,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Veterans' Employment and Training.
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