Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Job Corps Placement and Assistance Record, 132-133 [2019-28309]

Download as PDF lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES 132 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 1 / Thursday, January 2, 2020 / Notices placement and transitional support of graduates and former enrollees. Large and small corporations manage and operate 95 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 24 Job Corps centers, called Civilian Conservation Centers, are operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, via an interagency agreement. 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 of information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an information collection, unless it is approved by 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 OMB control number 1205– 0033. Submitted comments will also be a matter of public record for this ICR and posted on the internet, without redaction. DOL encourages commenters not to include personally identifiable information, confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/ information in any comments. 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; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Dec 31, 2019 Jkt 250001 • 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: Revision. Title of Collection: Job Corps Health Questionnaire. Forms: ETA Form–653. OMB Control Number: 1205–0033. Affected Public: Job Corps applicants. Estimated Number of Respondents: 66,630. Frequency: Once per applicant. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 66,630. Estimated Average Time per Response: Varies. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,884. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2019–28315 Filed 12–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FT–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Job Corps Placement and Assistance Record 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 Placement and Assistance Record.’’ 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). DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by March 2, 2020. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation, including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 response, and estimated total burden, may be obtained free by contacting Lawrence Lyford by telephone at 202– 693–3121 (this is not a toll-free number), TTY 1–877–889–5627 (this is not a toll-free number), or by email at Lyford.Lawrence@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 N– 4507, Washington, DC 20210; by email: Lyford.Lawrence@dol.gov; or by Fax 202–693–3113. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lawrence Lyford by telephone at 202– 693–3121 (this is not a toll free number) or by email at Lyford.Lawrence@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 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 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 55 years, Job Corps has helped prepare over 3 million at-risk young people between the ages of 16 and 24 for success in our nation’s workforce. With 121 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 (HSE), and career technical training credentials, including industryrecognized certifications, state licensures, and pre-apprenticeship credentials. Job Corps is a national program administered by 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 E:\FR\FM\02JAN1.SGM 02JAN1 lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 1 / Thursday, January 2, 2020 / Notices graduates and former enrollees. Large and small corporations manage and operate 95 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. Two centers are operated under demonstration grant arrangements. The remaining 24 Job Corps centers, called Civilian Conservation Centers, are operated by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service via an interagency agreement. 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 of information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an information collection, unless it is approved by 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 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. DOL encourages commenters not to include personally identifiable information, confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/ information in any comments. 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; VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:39 Dec 31, 2019 Jkt 250001 • 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: Job Corps Placement and Assistance Record. Forms: 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. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,210. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $125,015. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2019–28309 Filed 12–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FT–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; FederalState Unemployment Insurance Program Data Exchange Standardization ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Federal-State Unemployment Insurance Program Data Exchange Standardization.’’ 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). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 133 Consideration will be given to all written comments received by March 2, 2020. 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 Jagruti Patel by telephone at (202) 693– 3059 (this is not a toll-free number), TTY 1–877–889–5627 (this is not a tollfree number), or by email at patel.jagruti@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, Room S– 4524, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; by email: patel.jagruti@dol.gov; or by Fax (202) 693–3975. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Jagruti Patel by telephone at (202) 693–3059 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at patel.jagruti@ dol.gov. DATES: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). 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 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. On February 22, 2012, the President signed the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (the Act). Section 2104 of the Act amends Title IX, SSA by adding a new section 911 (42 U.S.C. 1111), which requires the Department to issue rules, developed in consultation with an interagency workgroup established by the OMB, that establish data exchange standards for certain functions related to administration of the unemployment insurance (UI) program. The rule designates XML (eXtensible Markup Language) as the data exchange standard for the real-time applications on the Interstate Connection Network (ICON) and for State Information Data Exchange System (SIDES). States are required to conform to the XML data exchange standard for these applications. DOL’s SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\02JAN1.SGM 02JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Job 
Corps Placement and Assistance Record

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 Placement and Assistance Record.'' 
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).

DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by 
March 2, 2020.

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 Lawrence Lyford by telephone at 202-693-3121 (this is not a 
toll-free number), TTY 1-877-889-5627 (this is not a toll-free number), 
or by email at [email protected].
    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 N-4507, Washington, DC 20210; by email: 
[email protected]; or by Fax 202-693-3113.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lawrence Lyford by telephone at 202-
693-3121 (this is not a toll free number) or by email at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 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 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 55 years, Job Corps has helped prepare over 3 
million at-risk young people between the ages of 16 and 24 for success 
in our nation's workforce. With 121 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 (HSE), and career 
technical training credentials, including industry-recognized 
certifications, state licensures, and pre-apprenticeship credentials.
    Job Corps is a national program administered by 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

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graduates and former enrollees. Large and small corporations manage and 
operate 95 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. Two centers are operated under demonstration 
grant arrangements. The remaining 24 Job Corps centers, called Civilian 
Conservation Centers, are operated by the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture Forest Service via an interagency agreement. 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 of information, and 
the public is generally not required to respond to an information 
collection, unless it is approved by 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 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. DOL encourages 
commenters not to include personally identifiable information, 
confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/information 
in any comments.
    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: Job Corps Placement and Assistance Record.
    Forms: 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.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,210.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $125,015.

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

John Pallasch,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.
[FR Doc. 2019-28309 Filed 12-31-19; 8:45 am]
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