Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request for Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report, 61253-61254 [2016-21318]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 172 / Tuesday, September 6, 2016 / Notices 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. mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES (1). Type of Information Collection: Revision of currently approved collection. (2). Title of the Form/Collection: School Crime Supplement to the National Crime Victimization Survey. (3). Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: The form number for the questionnaire is SCS–1. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Bureau of Justice Statistics, in the Office of Justice Programs. (4). Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: The survey will be administered to persons ages 12 to 18 in NCVS sampled households in the United States. The SCS collects, analyzes, publishes, and disseminates statistics on the students’ victimization, perceptions of school environment, and safety at school. (5). An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimate of the total number of respondents is 8,889 persons ages 12 to 18. Of the 8,889 SCS respondents, 86% or 7,645 will complete the long SCS interview (entire SCS questionnaire) which will take an estimated 15 minutes to complete. The remaining 14% or 1,244 SCS respondents will complete the short interview (i.e. will be screened out for not being in school), which will take an estimated 3 minutes to complete. Respondents will be asked to respond to this survey only once during the six month period. The burden estimates are based on data from the prior administration of the SCS. (6). An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 1,973 total burden hours associated with this collection. 17:04 Sep 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 Dated: August 31, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–21299 Filed 9–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Overview of This Information Collection VerDate Sep<11>2014 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. Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request for Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report.’’ 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 November 7, 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 free by contacting Ed Medlin by telephone at (202)–693–3259, TTY 1–877–889–5627, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at medlin.edward@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, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Unemployment Insurance; 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20210; by email at medlin.edward@ dol.gov; or by fax (202) 693–3975. SUMMARY: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). The DOL, as part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61253 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 OMB for final approval. This program helps to ensure 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 can be properly assessed. The ETA Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report, contains state data on the number and types of issues that are adjudicated when unemployment insurance (UI) claims are filed. It also has data on the number of disqualifications that are issued for reasons associated with a claimant’s separation from employment and reasons related to a claimant’s continuing eligibility for benefits. These data are used by the Office of Unemployment Insurance (OUI) to determine workload counts for allocation of administrative funds, to analyze the ratio of disqualifications to determinations, and to examine and evaluate the program effect of nonmonetary activities. The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)] 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 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. 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 Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report, OMB control number 1205–0150. 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 E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1 61254 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 172 / Tuesday, September 6, 2016 / Notices 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–ETA. Type of Review: Extension without changes. Title of Collection: Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report. Form: ETA 207. OMB Control Number: 1205–0150. Affected Public: State Workforce Agencies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 53. Frequency: Quarterly. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 636. Estimated Average Time per Response: 4 hours per response. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,544 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–21318 Filed 9–2–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comments Request for the Benefits Timeliness and Quality (BTQ) Review System ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Sep 02, 2016 Jkt 238001 comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Benefits Timeliness and Quality Review System.’’ 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 November 7, 2016. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documents; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained free by contacting Edward Medlin by telephone (202–693– 3259) (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at medlin.edward@dol.gov. Submit written comments about, or requests a copy of, this ICR by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Room S–4524, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; or by email at medlin.edward@dol.gov; or by fax 202– 693–3975. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). 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 OMB for final approval. This program helps to ensure 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 can be properly assessed. The information for ETA 9057 has been revised to adjust the number of small and large states to reflect the most recent data. This category is dependent upon the number of decisions the states issued during the prior calendar year, and varies from year to year. The ETA 9054 Report has been revised to correct a typographical error in Section A. The 3rd time lapse category reads 45–60 (days), but should read 46–60 (days). In addition, the information for ETA 9056 has also been revised and updated to reflect the most recent data. Similar to ETA 9057, ETA 9056 is dependent on the number of nonmonetary determinations reported in the prior calendar year, and varies from year to year. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00074 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Secretary of Labor, under the Social Security Act, Title III, Section 302 (42 U.S.C. 502), funds the necessary cost of proper and efficient administration of each state UI law. The BTQ program collects information and analyzes data. The BTQ data measure the timeliness and quality of states’ administrative actions and administrative decisions related to UI benefit payments. 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 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. 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 Benefits Timeliness and Quality Review System, OMB control number 1205–0359. 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 E:\FR\FM\06SEN1.SGM 06SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request for 
Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) Employment and Training 
Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed 
extension for the authority to conduct the information collection 
request (ICR) titled, ``Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report.'' 
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 
November 7, 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 free by 
contacting Ed Medlin by telephone at (202)-693-3259, TTY 1-877-889-
5627, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at 
medlin.edward@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, Employment and 
Training Administration, Office of Unemployment Insurance; 200 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20210; by email at 
medlin.edward@dol.gov; or by fax (202) 693-3975.

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


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 OMB for final approval. This 
program helps to ensure 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 can be properly assessed.
    The ETA Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report, contains state 
data on the number and types of issues that are adjudicated when 
unemployment insurance (UI) claims are filed. It also has data on the 
number of disqualifications that are issued for reasons associated with 
a claimant's separation from employment and reasons related to a 
claimant's continuing eligibility for benefits. These data are used by 
the Office of Unemployment Insurance (OUI) to determine workload counts 
for allocation of administrative funds, to analyze the ratio of 
disqualifications to determinations, and to examine and evaluate the 
program effect of nonmonetary activities. The Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)] 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 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.
    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 Nonmonetary 
Determination Activity Report, OMB control number 1205-0150.
    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

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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-ETA.
    Type of Review: Extension without changes.
    Title of Collection: Nonmonetary Determination Activity Report.
    Form: ETA 207.
    OMB Control Number: 1205-0150.
    Affected Public: State Workforce Agencies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 53.
    Frequency: Quarterly.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 636.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 4 hours per response.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,544 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0.

Portia Wu,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration.
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