Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Job Corps Enrollee Allotment Determination, 89153-89154 [2016-29524]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 237 / Friday, December 9, 2016 / Notices 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 Job Corps, OMB control number 1205–0035. 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 proposed collection burden 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 collection burden 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 change. Title of Collection: Job Corps Placement and Assistance Record. Form(s): ETA Form 678. OMB Control Number: 1205–0035. Affected Public: Job Corps records staff and career transition specialists. Estimated Number of Respondents: 34,000. Frequency: Once placements occur. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 34,000. Estimated Average Time per Response: Varies. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 08, 2016 Jkt 241001 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,210 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $117,880. Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. [FR Doc. 2016–29521 Filed 12–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FT–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Job Corps Enrollee Allotment Determination ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Job Corps Enrollee Allotment Determination.’’ 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 February 7, 2017. 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 Linda Estep by telephone at 888–886– 1303 ext. 7212 (this is a toll-free number). TTY 877–889–5627, (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at estep.linda@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 Job Corps, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N4507, Washington, DC 20210; by email: estep.linda@dol.gov or by Fax 202–693– 2767. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Estep by telephone at 888–886– 1303 ext. 7212, (this is a toll-free number) or by email at estep.linda@ dol.gov. SUMMARY: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). The DOL, as part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 89153 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. Job Corps is the nation’s largest residential, educational, and career technical training program for young Americans. The Economic Opportunity Act established Job Corps in 1964 and it currently operates under the authority of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2014. For over 51 years, Job Corps has helped prepare nearly 3 million at-risk young people between the ages of 16 and 24 for success in our nation’s workforce. With 126 centers in 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, Job Corps assists students across the nation in attaining academic credentials, including High School Diplomas (HSD) and/or High School Equivalency (HSD), and career technical training credentials, including industryrecognized certifications, state licensures, and pre-apprenticeship credentials. Job Corps is a national program administered by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) through the Office of Job Corps and six Regional Offices. DOL awards and administers contracts for the recruiting and screening of new students, center operations, and the placement and transitional support of graduates and former enrollees. Large and small corporations and nonprofit organizations manage and operate 99 Job Corps centers under contractual agreements with DOL. These contract Center Operators are selected through a competitive procurement process that evaluates potential operators’ technical expertise, proposed costs, past performance, and other factors, in accordance with the Competition in Contracting Act and the Federal Acquisition Regulations. The remaining 27 Job Corps centers, called Civilian Conservation Centers, are operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, via an interagency agreement. The DOL has a direct role in the operation of Job Corps, and does not serve as a pass-through agency for this program. This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 89154 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 237 / Friday, December 9, 2016 / Notices 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 Job Corps Application Data, OMB control number 1205–0025. 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–ETA. Type of Review: Extension without change. Title of Collection: Job Corps Enrollee Allotment Determination. Form(s): ETA Form 658. OMB Control Number: 1205–0030. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,749. Frequency: Once. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 08, 2016 Jkt 241001 Total Estimated Annual Responses: 1,749. Estimated Average Time per Response: Varies. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 87.5. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. Portia Wu, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. [FR Doc. 2016–29524 Filed 12–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FT–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Eligibility Data Form: Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and Veterans’ Preference ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Veterans’ Employment and Training Services (VETS) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Eligibility Data Form: Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and Veterans’ Preference,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before January 9, 2017. 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 of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201607-1293-001 (this link will only become active on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129, TTY 202– 693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_PRA_ PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request by mail or courier to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL–VETS, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202– SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 395–5806 (this is not a toll-free number); or by email: OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor-OASAM, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Attn: Departmental Information Compliance Management Program, Room N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; or by email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693– 4129, TTY 202–693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_ PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). This ICR seeks to extend PRA authority for the Eligibility Data Form: Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act and Veterans’ Preference, Form VETS–1010, information collection. The information is used to determine eligibility of veterans’ complaints to reemployment rights they are seeking as well as to state alleged violations by employers of the pertinent statutes and request assistance in obtaining appropriate reemployment benefits. Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act section 2(a) authorizes this information collection. See 38 U.S.C. 4322. 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. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection under Control Number 1293–0002. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) years without renewal, and the current approval for this collection is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2016. The DOL seeks to extend PRA authorization for this information collection for three (3) more years, without any change to existing requirements. The DOL notes that existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 237 (Friday, December 9, 2016)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Job 
Corps Enrollee Allotment Determination

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL), Employment Training 
Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed 
extension for the authority to conduct the information collection 
request (ICR) titled, ``Job Corps Enrollee Allotment Determination.'' 
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 
February 7, 2017.

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 Linda Estep by telephone at 888-886-1303 ext. 7212 (this is 
a toll-free number). TTY 877-889-5627, (this is not a toll-free number) 
or by email at estep.linda@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 Job Corps, 200 Constitution Avenue 
NW., Room N4507, Washington, DC 20210; by email: estep.linda@dol.gov or 
by Fax 202-693-2767.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Estep by telephone at 888-886-
1303 ext. 7212, (this is a toll-free number) or by email at 
estep.linda@dol.gov.

    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.
    Job Corps is the nation's largest residential, educational, and 
career technical training program for young Americans. The Economic 
Opportunity Act established Job Corps in 1964 and it currently operates 
under the authority of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act 
(WIOA) of 2014. For over 51 years, Job Corps has helped prepare nearly 
3 million at-risk young people between the ages of 16 and 24 for 
success in our nation's workforce. With 126 centers in 50 states, 
Puerto Rico, and the District of Columbia, Job Corps assists students 
across the nation in attaining academic credentials, including High 
School Diplomas (HSD) and/or High School Equivalency (HSD), and career 
technical training credentials, including industry-recognized 
certifications, state licensures, and pre-apprenticeship credentials.
    Job Corps is a national program administered by the U.S. Department 
of Labor (DOL) through the Office of Job Corps and six Regional 
Offices. DOL awards and administers contracts for the recruiting and 
screening of new students, center operations, and the placement and 
transitional support of graduates and former enrollees. Large and small 
corporations and nonprofit organizations manage and operate 99 Job 
Corps centers under contractual agreements with DOL. These contract 
Center Operators are selected through a competitive procurement process 
that evaluates potential operators' technical expertise, proposed 
costs, past performance, and other factors, in accordance with the 
Competition in Contracting Act and the Federal Acquisition Regulations. 
The remaining 27 Job Corps centers, called Civilian Conservation 
Centers, are operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest 
Service, via an interagency agreement. The DOL has a direct role in the 
operation of Job Corps, and does not serve as a pass-through agency for 
this program.
    This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency 
generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection

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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 Job Corps 
Application Data, OMB control number 1205-0025.
    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-ETA.
    Type of Review: Extension without change.
    Title of Collection: Job Corps Enrollee Allotment Determination.
    Form(s): ETA Form 658.
    OMB Control Number: 1205-0030.
    Affected Public: Individuals and Households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,749.
    Frequency: Once.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 1,749.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: Varies.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 87.5.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0.

Portia Wu,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor.
[FR Doc. 2016-29524 Filed 12-8-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4510-FT-P