Proposed Information Collection Request; Federal Contractor Veterans' Employment Report VETS-4212, 32875 [2017-15036]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 136 / Tuesday, July 18, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Veterans’ Employment and Training Service Proposed Information Collection Request; Federal Contractor Veterans’ Employment Report VETS–4212 Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS), Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on a proposed collection of information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. In this notice, VETS is soliciting comments concerning the proposed information collection request for the VETS Federal Contractor Veterans’ Employment Report VETS–4212. DATES: Comments must be submitted by September 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: Follow the instructions for submitting comments. D Email: 4212-FRN-2017-VETS@ dol.gov. Include ‘‘VETS–4212 Form’’ in the subject line of the message. D Fax: (202) 693–4755. Please send comments by fax only if they are 10 pages or less. D Mail: Kenan Torrans, Deputy Director, Compliance and Investigations, VETS, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–1212, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. D Receipt of submissions, whether by U.S. Mail, email, or FAX transmittal, will not be acknowledged; however, the sender may request confirmation that a submission has been received by telephoning VETS at (202) 693–4731 (VOICE) (this is not a toll-free number) or (202) 693–4760 (TTY/TDD). All comments received, including any personal information provided, will be available for public inspection during normal business hours at the above address. People needing assistance to review comments will be provided with appropriate aids such as readers or print magnifiers. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenan Torrans, Deputy Director, Compliance and Investigations, VETS, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S– 1212, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210, or by email at: 4212-FRN-2017-VETS@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:47 Jul 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 I. Background: The Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (‘‘VEVRAA’’), 38 U.S.C. 4212(d), requires Federal contractors and subcontractors subject to the Act’s affirmative action provisions in 38 U.S.C. 4212(a) to track and report annually to the Secretary of Labor the number of employees in their workforces, by job category and hiring location, who belong to the specified categories of protected veterans. VETS maintains regulations to implement the reporting requirements under VEVRAA and uses the VETS–4212 form for providing the required information on the employment of covered veterans. The regulations in 41 CFR part 61– 300 require contractors and subcontractors with a covered Federal contract entered into or modified in the amount of $150,000 or more to use the Federal Contractor Veterans’ Employment Report VETS–4212 form for reporting information on their employment of covered veterans under VEVRAA. The VETS–4212 Report is currently approved under OMB No. 1293–0005. II. Desired Focus of Comments: VETS is soliciting comments concerning a request to extend the currently approved information collection request. The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments which: D 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; D 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; D Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and D 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: This notice requests an extension of the current Office of Management and Budget approval of the paperwork requirements for the VETS–4212 Form. Type of Review: Extension with change due to a reduction in burden hours. Agency: Veterans’ Employment and Training Service. PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32875 Title: Federal Contractor Veterans’ Employment Report VETS–4212. OMB Number: 1293–0005. Affected Public: Private Sector— businesses or other for profits and notfor-profit institutions. Total Respondents: 21,000. Average responses per respondent: 18. Total Annual Responses: 378,000. Average Time per Response: D Electronic Submission—20 minutes. D Paper Submission—40 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 129,200. Frequency: Annually. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $0. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and 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. Signed in Washington, DC, this 6th day of July 2017. J.S. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Veterans' Employment and Training Service


Proposed Information Collection Request; Federal Contractor 
Veterans' Employment Report VETS-4212

AGENCY: Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS), Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS) is 
announcing an opportunity for public comment on a proposed collection 
of information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) 
of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal 
Register concerning each proposed collection of information and to 
allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. In this 
notice, VETS is soliciting comments concerning the proposed information 
collection request for the VETS Federal Contractor Veterans' Employment 
Report VETS-4212.

DATES: Comments must be submitted by September 18, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    [ssquf] Email: 4212-FRN-2017-VETS@dol.gov. Include ``VETS-4212 
Form'' in the subject line of the message.
    [ssquf] Fax: (202) 693-4755. Please send comments by fax only if 
they are 10 pages or less.
    [ssquf] Mail: Kenan Torrans, Deputy Director, Compliance and 
Investigations, VETS, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-1212, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210.
    [ssquf] Receipt of submissions, whether by U.S. Mail, email, or FAX 
transmittal, will not be acknowledged; however, the sender may request 
confirmation that a submission has been received by telephoning VETS at 
(202) 693-4731 (VOICE) (this is not a toll-free number) or (202) 693-
4760 (TTY/TDD).
    All comments received, including any personal information provided, 
will be available for public inspection during normal business hours at 
the above address. People needing assistance to review comments will be 
provided with appropriate aids such as readers or print magnifiers.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenan Torrans, Deputy Director, 
Compliance and Investigations, VETS, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-
1212, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210, or by email 
at: 4212-FRN-2017-VETS@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    I. Background: The Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance 
Act of 1974 (``VEVRAA''), 38 U.S.C. 4212(d), requires Federal 
contractors and subcontractors subject to the Act's affirmative action 
provisions in 38 U.S.C. 4212(a) to track and report annually to the 
Secretary of Labor the number of employees in their workforces, by job 
category and hiring location, who belong to the specified categories of 
protected veterans. VETS maintains regulations to implement the 
reporting requirements under VEVRAA and uses the VETS-4212 form for 
providing the required information on the employment of covered 
veterans.
    The regulations in 41 CFR part 61-300 require contractors and 
subcontractors with a covered Federal contract entered into or modified 
in the amount of $150,000 or more to use the Federal Contractor 
Veterans' Employment Report VETS-4212 form for reporting information on 
their employment of covered veterans under VEVRAA.
    The VETS-4212 Report is currently approved under OMB No. 1293-0005.
    II. Desired Focus of Comments: VETS is soliciting comments 
concerning a request to extend the currently approved information 
collection request. The Department of Labor is particularly interested 
in comments which:
    [ssquf] 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;
    [ssquf] 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;
    [ssquf] Enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information 
to be collected; and
    [ssquf] 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: This notice requests an extension of the 
current Office of Management and Budget approval of the paperwork 
requirements for the VETS-4212 Form.
    Type of Review: Extension with change due to a reduction in burden 
hours.
    Agency: Veterans' Employment and Training Service.
    Title: Federal Contractor Veterans' Employment Report VETS-4212.
    OMB Number: 1293-0005.
    Affected Public: Private Sector--businesses or other for profits 
and not-for-profit institutions.
    Total Respondents: 21,000.
    Average responses per respondent: 18.
    Total Annual Responses: 378,000.
    Average Time per Response:
    [ssquf] Electronic Submission--20 minutes.
    [ssquf] Paper Submission--40 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 129,200.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $0.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and 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.

    Signed in Washington, DC, this 6th day of July 2017.
J.S. Shellenberger,
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans' Employment and 
Training Service.
[FR Doc. 2017-15036 Filed 7-17-17; 8:45 am]
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