Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 6672-6673 [2021-01265]

Download as PDF 6672 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 13 / Friday, January 22, 2021 / Notices reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). JUDICIAL CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES Advisory Committee on Evidence Rules; Meeting of the Judicial Conference Judicial Conference of the United States. ACTION: Advisory Committee on Evidence Rules, Revised notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The Advisory Committee on Evidence Rules will hold a virtual meeting on April 30, 2021. The meeting is open to the public. When a meeting is held virtually, members of the public may join by telephone or video conference to observe but not participate. An agenda and supporting materials will be posted at least 7 days in advance of the meeting at: http:// www.uscourts.gov/rules-policies/ records-and-archives-rules-committees/ agenda-books. The announcement for this meeting was previously published in 86 FR 3196. DATES: April 30, 2021, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. (Eastern). SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rebecca A. Womeldorf, Secretary, Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States, Thurgood Marshall Federal Judiciary Building, One Columbus Circle NE, Suite 7–300, Washington, DC 20544, Phone (202) 502–1820, RulesCommittee_Secretary@ ao.uscourts.gov. Authority: 28 U.S.C. 2073. Dated: January 14, 2021. Rebecca A. Womeldorf, Rules Committee Secretary, Rules Committee Staff. [FR Doc. 2021–01385 Filed 1–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–55–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Tax Performance System (TPS).’’ This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:27 Jan 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 Consideration will be given to all written comments received by March 23, 2021. DATES: 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 Stephanie Garcia by telephone at 202– 693–3207 (this is not a toll-free number), TTY 1–877–889–5627 (this is not a toll-free number), or by email at garcia.stephanie@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: garcia.stephanie@ dol.gov; or by fax 202–696–3975. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Garcia by telephone at 202– 693–3207 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at garcia.stephanie@dol.gov. 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. Since 1987, the regulation at 20 CFR part 602 requires states to operate a program to assess their Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax and benefit programs. TPS is designed to assess the major internal UI tax functions by utilizing several methodologies to examine the accuracy of the ETA 581, Contribution Operations Report, OMB approval number 1205–0178, expiring August 31, 2021, and its associated Computed Measures. A two-fold examination contains ‘‘Systems Reviews’’ that examine tax systems for the existence of internal controls and the extraction of small samples of those systems’ transactions, which are then examined to verify the effectiveness of controls. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Section 303(a)(1) and (6) of the Social Security Act 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 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 1205–0332. 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: Tax Performance System. Form: ET Handbook Number 407. OMB Control Number: 1205–0332. E:\FR\FM\22JAN1.SGM 22JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 13 / Friday, January 22, 2021 / Notices Affected Public: State Workforce Agencies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 52. Frequency: Once. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 52. Estimated Average Time per Response: 1,716 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 89,232 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2021–01265 Filed 1–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Proposed Designation of Databases for Treasury’s Working System Under the Do Not Pay Initiative Office of Management and Budget. ACTION: Notice of proposed designation. AGENCY: The Payment Integrity Information Act of 2019 (PIIA) authorizes the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to designate databases for inclusion in Treasury’s Working System under the Do Not Pay (DNP) Initiative. PIIA further requires OMB to provide public notice and opportunity for comment prior to designating additional databases. As a result, OMB is publishing this Notice of Proposed Designation to designate the United States Postal Service (USPS) Delivery Sequence File, the Census Bureau Federal Audit Clearinghouse, the Do Not Pay (DNP) Agency Adjudication Data, Fiscal Service’s Payments, Claims, and Enhanced Reconciliation (PACER) database, Bureau of Prisons (BOP) Incarceration Data, Digital Accountability and Transparency Act (DATA Act) data, Census Bureau’s American Communities Survey (ACS) Annual State and County Data Profiles, Veterans Affairs’ (VA) Beneficiary Identification Records Locator Service (BIRLS), Department of Agriculture’s National Disqualified List (NDL), Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) National Plan and Provider Enumeration System (NPPES), Internal Revenue Service’s (IRS) Statistics of Income (SOI) Annual Individual Income Tax ZIP Code Data, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:27 Jan 21, 2021 Jkt 253001 (SEC) Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval (EDGAR) System. OMB’s detailed analysis of the aforementioned databases has been posted on Regulations.gov. This notice has a 30-day comment period. DATES: Please submit comments on or before February 22, 2021. At the conclusion of the 30-day comment period, if OMB decides to finalize the designation, OMB will publish an additional notice in the Federal Register to officially designate the databases. Please note that all public comments received are subject to the Freedom of Information Act and will be posted in their entirety, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. Do not include any information you would not like to be made publicly available. ADDRESSES: Comments may be sent by mail. The Office of Management and Budget, Attn: OFFM, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Regina Kearney at (202) 395–3993. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PIIA, Public Law 116–117, 134 Stat. 113 (Mar. 2, 2020) (codified at 31 U.S.C. 3351– 3358), authorizes the OMB to designate databases for inclusion in Treasury’s Working System under the DNP Initiative. 31 U.S.C. 3354(b)(1)(B). PIIA further requires OMB to provide public notice and opportunity for comment prior to designating additional databases. Id. at § 3354(b)(2)(B). For additional analysis and information pertaining to aforementioned databases, please refer to Regulations.gov. We invite public comments on the proposed designation of each of the twelve databases identified in this notice. Russell T. Vought, Director. [FR Doc. 2021–01327 Filed 1–21–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3110–01–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Rescission Proposals Pursuant to the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 Executive Office of the President, Office of Management and Budget. ACTION: Notice of rescissions. AGENCY: Pursuant to section 1014(d) of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974, enclosed for publication in the Federal Register is a special message from the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6673 President reflecting the proposals for rescission under section 1012 of that Act that were transmitted to the Congress for consideration on January 14, 2021. DATES: The Congress was notified on January 14, 2021. ADDRESSES: The rescissions proposal package is available on-line on the OMB home page at: https:// www.whitehouse.gov/omb/budgetrescissions-deferrals/. Russell T. Vought, Director. Dear Madam Speaker: (Dear Mr. President:) In accordance with section 1012(a) of the Congressional Budget and Impoundment Control Act of 1974 (2 U.S.C. 683(a)), I herewith report 73 rescissions of budget authority, totaling $27.4 billion. The proposed rescissions affect programs of the Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Homeland Security, the Interior, Justice, Labor, State, and the Treasury, as well as the African Development Foundation, the Commission of Fine Arts, the Corporation for National and Community Service, the District of Columbia, the Environmental Protection Agency, the InterAmerican Foundation, the Millennium Challenge Corporation, the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, the National Gallery of Art, the Peace Corps, the Presidio Trust, the United States Agency for International Development, the United States Army Corps of Engineers, and the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The details of these rescissions are set forth in the enclosed letter from the Director of the Office of Management and Budget. Sincerely, Donald J. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 13 (Friday, January 22, 2021)]
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[FR Doc No: 2021-01265]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor's (DOL) Employment and Training 
Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed 
extension for the authority to conduct the information collection 
request (ICR) titled, ``Tax Performance System (TPS).'' 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 23, 2021.

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 Stephanie Garcia by telephone at 202-693-3207 (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 Unemployment Insurance, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; by email: 
[email protected]; or by fax 202-696-3975.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Garcia by telephone at 202-
693-3207 (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 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.
    Since 1987, the regulation at 20 CFR part 602 requires states to 
operate a program to assess their Unemployment Insurance (UI) tax and 
benefit programs. TPS is designed to assess the major internal UI tax 
functions by utilizing several methodologies to examine the accuracy of 
the ETA 581, Contribution Operations Report, OMB approval number 1205-
0178, expiring August 31, 2021, and its associated Computed Measures. A 
two-fold examination contains ``Systems Reviews'' that examine tax 
systems for the existence of internal controls and the extraction of 
small samples of those systems' transactions, which are then examined 
to verify the effectiveness of controls.
    Section 303(a)(1) and (6) of the Social Security Act 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 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 1205-
0332.
    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: Tax Performance System.
    Form: ET Handbook Number 407.
    OMB Control Number: 1205-0332.

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    Affected Public: State Workforce Agencies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 52.
    Frequency: Once.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 52.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 1,716 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 89,232 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0.

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

John Pallasch,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.
[FR Doc. 2021-01265 Filed 1-21-21; 8:45 am]
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