Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Job Corps Enrollee Allotment Determination, 6578-6579 [2020-02180]

Download as PDF 6578 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 24 / Wednesday, February 5, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES (DFO), OJJDP, by telephone at (202) 598–9310, email at elizabeth.wolfe@ ojp.usdoj.gov; or Maegen Barnes, Senior Program Manager/Federal Contractor, by telephone (732) 948–8862, email at maegen.barnes@bixal.com, or fax at (866) 854–6619. Please note that the above phone/fax numbers are not toll free. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Advisory Committee on Juvenile Justice (FACJJ), established pursuant to Section 3(2)A of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.2), will meet to carry out its advisory functions under Section 223(f)(2)(C–E) of the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act of 2002. The FACJJ is composed of representatives from the states and territories. FACJJ member duties include: Reviewing Federal policies regarding juvenile justice and delinquency prevention; advising the OJJDP Administrator with respect to particular functions and aspects of OJJDP; and advising the President and Congress with regard to State perspectives on the operation of OJJDP and Federal legislation pertaining to juvenile justice and delinquency prevention. More information on the FACJJ may be found at www.facjj.ojp.gov. FACJJ meeting agendas are available on www.facjj.ojp.gov. Agendas will generally include: (a) Opening remarks and introductions; (b) Presentations and discussion; and (c) member announcements. For security purposes and because space is limited, members of the public who wish to attend must register in advance of the meeting online at FACJJ Registration Site, no later than Wednesday March 4th, 2020. Should issues arise with online registration, or to register by fax or email, the public should contact Maegen Currie, Senior Program Manager/Federal Contractor (see above for contact information). If submitting registrations via fax or email, attendees should include all of the following: Name, Title, Organization/ Affiliation, Full Address, Phone Number, Fax and Email. The meeting will also be available to join online via Webex, a video conferencing platform. Registration for this is also found online at www.facjj.ojp.gov. Note: Photo identification will be required to attend the meeting at the OJP 810 7th Street Building. Interested parties may submit written comments and questions in advance to Elizabeth Wolfe (DFO) for the FACJJ, at the contact information above. If faxing, please follow up with Maegen Currie, VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Feb 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 Senior Program Manager/Federal Contractor (see above for contact information) in order to assure receipt of submissions. All comments and questions should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. EST on Wednesday March 4th, 2020. The FACJJ will limit public statements if they are found to be duplicative. Written questions submitted by the public while in attendance will also be considered by the FACJJ. Elizabeth Wolfe, Training and Outreach Coordinator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. [FR Doc. 2020–02183 Filed 2–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–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). SUMMARY: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by April 6, 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 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: DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. 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 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 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\05FEN1.SGM 05FEN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 24 / Wednesday, February 5, 2020 / Notices 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– 0030. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:54 Feb 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 Type of Review: Extension without changes. Title of Collection: Job Corps Enrollee Allotment Determination. Forms: ETA Form 658. OMB Control Number: 1205–0030. Affected Public: Job Corps records staff and career transition specialists. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,749. Frequency: Once per respondent. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 1,749. Estimated Average Time per Response: Varies. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 87. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $631. John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2020–02180 Filed 2–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FT–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Overpayment Detection and Recovery Activities 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, ‘‘Overpayment Detection and Recovery Activities.’’ 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 April 6, 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 Ericka Parker by telephone at 202–693– 3208 (this is not a toll-free number), TTY 1–877–889–5627 (this is not a tollfree number), or by email at parker.ericka@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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6579 Administration, Office of Unemployment Insurance, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Frances Perkins Bldg. Room S–4519, Washington, DC 20210; by email at parker.ericka@dol.gov; or by fax at 202– 693–3975. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Corey Pitts by telephone at 202–693– 3357 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at pitts.corey@dol.gov. 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. Section 303(a)(1) of the Social Security Act (SSA) requires a state’s unemployment insurance (UI) law to include provision for ‘‘[s]uch methods of administration . . . as are found by the Secretary of Labor to be reasonably calculated to insure full payment of unemployment compensation when due. . . .’’ Section 303(a)(5) of the SSA further requires a state’s UI law to include provision for ‘‘[e]xpenditure of all money withdrawn from an unemployment fund of such State, in the payment of unemployment compensation. . . .’’ Section 3304(a)(4) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC) of 1954 provides that ‘‘all money withdrawn from the unemployment fund of the State shall be used solely in the payment of unemployment compensation. . . .’’ ETA has interpreted these sections of federal law in Section 7511, Part V, of the Employment Security Manual to require a state’s UI law to include provisions for such methods of administration as are, within reason, calculated to: (1) Detect benefits paid through error by the State Workforce Agency (SWA) or through willful misrepresentation or error by the claimant or others; (2) deter claimants from obtaining benefits through willful misrepresentation; and (3) recover benefits overpaid. ETA uses the Overpayment Detection and Recovery Activities report, referred to as the ETA 227, to determine whether SWAs meet these requirements. Section 303(a)(6) of SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\05FEN1.SGM 05FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 24 (Wednesday, February 5, 2020)]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-02180]


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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).

DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by 
April 6, 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].

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

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 
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

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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 
1205-0030.
    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 Enrollee Allotment Determination.
    Forms: ETA Form 658.
    OMB Control Number: 1205-0030.
    Affected Public: Job Corps records staff and career transition 
specialists.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,749.
    Frequency: Once per respondent.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 1,749.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: Varies.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 87.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $631.

John Pallasch,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.
[FR Doc. 2020-02180 Filed 2-4-20; 8:45 am]
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