Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Administrative Collection of States (TAAACS), 20204-20205 [2021-07807]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 20204 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 72 / Friday, April 16, 2021 / Notices 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: Revision. Title of Collection: The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Programmatic and Performance Reporting Requirements. Forms: ETA–5140—Quarterly Progress Report; ETA–8705—Equitable Distribution Report Instructions; ETA– 8705A—State Equitable Distribution Report; ETA–8705B—Grantee Equitable Distribution Report; ETA–9120— Participant Form; ETA–9121— Community Service Assignment Form; ETA–9122-Exit Form; ETA–9123— Unsubsidized Employment Form; ETA– 9124A—Customer Satisfaction Participant Survey; ETA–9124B— Customer Satisfaction Host Agency Survey; ETA–9124C—Customer Satisfaction Employer Survey; ETA– 9173–SCSEP Quarterly Performance Report. OMB Control Number: 1205–0040. Affected Public: Individuals and households; State, local, and tribal governments; and the private sector (businesses or other for-profits, and notfor-profit institutions). Estimated Number of Respondents: 70,331. Frequency: Varies. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 70,331. Estimated Average Time per Response: Varies. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 157,898 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $1,457,328.08. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:57 Apr 15, 2021 Jkt 253001 Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Suzan G. LeVine, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. [FR Doc. 2021–07809 Filed 4–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Grafton Job Corps Center Proposed New Parking Lot Construction Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Final finding of no significant impact, grafton job corps center proposed new parking lot construction, located at 100 Pine Street, North Grafton, Massachusetts. AGENCY: The Department of Labor’s (DOL) Employment and Training Administration, pursuant to the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations implementing procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), gives final notice of the proposed construction of a 40,700 square foot asphalt parking lot and related security fencing and lighting at the main entrance of the Grafton Job Corps Center and that this project will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment. DATES: These findings are effective as of April 16, 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jose Velazquez, Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N– 4460, Washington, DC 20210; Telephone (202) 693–3099 (this is not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR part 1500– 08) implementing procedural provisions of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), in accordance with 29 CFR 11.11(d), gives final notice of the proposed construction of a 40,700 square foot asphalt parking lot and related security fencing and lighting at the main entrance of the Grafton Job Corps Center and that this project will not have a significant adverse impact on the environment. A public notice of availability of the draft environmental assessment (EA) was published in the Telegram & Gazette in Worcester County, Massachusetts, on December 16, 2020. The review period extended for 24 days, ending on January 8, 2021. No public comments were received. No changes to the findings of the EA have been made. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Implementation of the proposed action alternative will not have significant impacts on the human environment. The determination is sustained by the analysis in the EA, agency, consultation, the inclusion and consideration of public review, and the capability of mitigations to reduce or avoid impacts. Any adverse environmental effects that could occur are no more than minor in intensity, duration and context and less-thansignificant. As described in the EA, there are no highly uncertain or controversial impacts, unique or unknown risks, significant cumulative effects, or elements of precedence. There are no previous, planned, or implemented actions, which, in combination with the proposed action alternative, would have significant effects on the human environment. Requirements of NEPA have been satisfied, and preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement is not required. Suzan G. LeVine, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. [FR Doc. 2021–07810 Filed 4–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Administrative Collection of States (TAAACS) ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed change to the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘TAA Administrative Collection of States’’ (OMB No. 1205–0540). 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 June 15, 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 Robert Hoekstra by telephone at 202– SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 72 / Friday, April 16, 2021 / Notices 693–3522 (this is not a toll-free number), TTY 1–877–889–5627 (this is not a toll-free number), or by email at hoekstra.robert@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 Trade Adjustment Assistance, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Room N– 5428, Washington, DC 20210; by email: taa.reports@dol.gov; or by Fax 202–693– 3584. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Hoekstra by telephone at 202– 693–3522 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at hoekstra.robert@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. The Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance (OTAA) is seeking to revise the TAAACS, which collects discrete data on how State Workforce Agencies (SWAs) organize the TAA program. These modifications expand collection on TAA worker list metrics, program integration, and technical assistance and improves the information collected across eight (8) distinct categories. The modifications also seeks to minimize the burden by removing unnecessary, increasing the clarity of questions, and modifying previously cumbersome rankings. This data will allow OTAA to analyze promising practices in support of TAA participants, identify areas with technical assistance needs, and determine opportunities for greater program integration. Section 239(c) of Title II, Chapter 2 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 2271 et seq.), 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 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:57 Apr 15, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 Number 1205–0540. 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: Revision. Title of Collection: TAA Administrative Collection of States. Form: ETA Form–9189, TAA Administrative Collection of States. OMB Control Number: 1205–0540. Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 52. Frequency: Annually. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 52. Estimated Average Time per Response: 6 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 312 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20205 Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. Suzan G. LeVine, Principal Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. [FR Doc. 2021–07807 Filed 4–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Veterans Supplement to the Current Population Survey Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)-sponsored information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited. SUMMARY: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before May 17, 2021. DATES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) if the information will be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) the accuracy of the agency’s estimates of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (4) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (5) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mara Blumenthal by telephone at 202– 693–8538, or by email at DOL_PRA_ PUBLIC@dol.gov. E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 72 (Friday, April 16, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20204-20205]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-07807]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Trade 
Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Administrative Collection of States 
(TAAACS)

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor's (DOL's) Employment and Training 
Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed 
change to the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``TAA 
Administrative Collection of States'' (OMB No. 1205-0540). 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 
June 15, 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 Robert Hoekstra by telephone at 202-

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693-3522 (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 Trade Adjustment Assistance, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW, Room N-5428, Washington, DC 20210; by email: 
[email protected]; or by Fax 202-693-3584.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Hoekstra by telephone at 202-
693-3522 (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 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.
    The Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance (OTAA) is seeking to 
revise the TAAACS, which collects discrete data on how State Workforce 
Agencies (SWAs) organize the TAA program. These modifications expand 
collection on TAA worker list metrics, program integration, and 
technical assistance and improves the information collected across 
eight (8) distinct categories. The modifications also seeks to minimize 
the burden by removing unnecessary, increasing the clarity of 
questions, and modifying previously cumbersome rankings. This data will 
allow OTAA to analyze promising practices in support of TAA 
participants, identify areas with technical assistance needs, and 
determine opportunities for greater program integration. Section 239(c) 
of Title II, Chapter 2 of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended (19 U.S.C. 
2271 et seq.), 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 Number 1205-
0540.
    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: Revision.
    Title of Collection: TAA Administrative Collection of States.
    Form: ETA Form-9189, TAA Administrative Collection of States.
    OMB Control Number: 1205-0540.
    Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 52.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 52.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 6 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 312 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0.

Suzan G. LeVine,
Principal Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor.
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