Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Claims and Payment Activities Report, 36161-36162 [2021-14524]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 128 / Thursday, July 8, 2021 / Notices United States Parole Commission) this July 1, 2021. Helen H. Krapels, General Counsel, United States Parole Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–14489 Filed 7–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Native American Employment and Training Council Employment and Training Administration, Labor. ACTION: Notice of renewal of the Native American Employment and Training Council Charter. AGENCY: The Secretary of Labor (Department) announces the renewal of the Native American Employment and Training Council (NAETC) charter. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 I. Background and Authority Section 166(i)(4) of the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, 29 U.S.C. 3221(i)(4) requires the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) to establish and maintain the NAETC. The statute, as amended, requires the Secretary, to formally consult at least twice annually with the NAETC on the operation and administration of the WIOA Section 166 Indian and Native American Employment and Training programs. In addition, the NAETC advises the Secretary on matters that promote the employment and training needs of Indians and Native Americans, as well as to enhance the quality of life in accordance with the Indian SelfDetermination and Education Assistance Act. The NAETC also provides guidance to the Secretary on how to make DOL discretionary funding and other special initiatives more accessible to federally recognized tribes, Alaska Native entities, and Native Hawaiian organizations. II. Structure The Council will be composed of no less than 15 members, but no more than 20, appointed by the Secretary, who are representatives of Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Alaska Native entities, Indian-controlled organizations serving Indians, or Native Hawaiian organizations pursuant to WIOA Section 166(i)(4)(B). The membership of the Council will, to the extent practicable, represent all geographic areas of the United States with a substantial Indian, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jul 07, 2021 Jkt 253001 Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian population, and will include representatives of tribal governments and of non-reservation Native American organizations that have expertise in the areas of workforce development, secondary and post-secondary education, health care, business and economic development, and job sectors growth. Each NAETC member will be appointed for a two-year term. A vacancy occurring in the Council membership will be filled in the same manner as the original appointment. A member appointed to a vacancy on the Council will serve for the remainder of the term for which the predecessor of that member was appointed. Members of NAETC will serve on a voluntary and generally uncompensated basis, but will be reimbursed for travel expenses to attend NAETC meetings, including per diem in lieu of subsistence, as authorized by the Federal travel regulations. All NAETC members will serve at the pleasure of the Secretary. Members may be appointed, reappointed, or replaced, and their terms may be extended, changed, or terminated at the Secretary’s discretion. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Athena Brown, Division of Indian and Native American Programs, Office of Workforce Investment; (202) 693–3737; brown.athena@dol.gov. Authority: Pursuant to the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, 29 U.S.C. 3221(i)(4); Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Suzan G. LeVine, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–14546 Filed 7–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Claims and Payment Activities Report 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, Claims and Payment Activities Report. This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36161 Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by September 7, 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 Kevin Stapleton by telephone at 202– 693–3009 (this is not a toll-free number), TTY 1–877–889–5627 (this is not a toll-free number), or by email at Stapleton.Kevin@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– 4520, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; by email: Stapleton.Kevin@dol.gov; or by fax 202– 693–3975. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin Stapleton by telephone at 202– 693–3009 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at Stapleton.Kevin@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 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 ETA 5159 report contains monthly information on claims and payment activities, including the number of initial claims, first payments, weeks claimed, weeks compensated, benefit payments, and final payments. These data are used in budgetary and administrative planning, program evaluation, actuarial estimates, program research, and reports to Congress and the public. Section 303(a)(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 E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 36162 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 128 / Thursday, July 8, 2021 / Notices 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– 0010. 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: Claims and Payment Activities. Form: ETA 5159. OMB Control Number: 1205–0010. Affected Public: State Workforce Agencies. Estimated Number of Respondents: 53. Frequency: Monthly. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 2544. Estimated Average Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,996 hours. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Jul 07, 2021 Jkt 253001 Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. (Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) Suzan G. LeVine, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, Labor. [FR Doc. 2021–14524 Filed 7–7–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Resource Justification Model (RJM) 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 Resource Justification Model (RJM). 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 September 7, 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 Miriam Thompson by telephone at (202) 693–3226, TTY 1–877–889–5627 (these are not toll-free numbers), or by email at Thompson.Miriam@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–4520, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210, by email at Thompson.Miriam@dol.gov, or by Fax at (202) 693–2874. 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 collection of actual Unemployment Insurance (UI) administrative cost data from states’ accounting records and projected expenditures for upcoming years is accomplished through the RJM data collection instrument. The data collected consist of program expenditures and hours worked by state staff, broken out by functional activity, for the most recently completed Federal fiscal year. These actual cost data, in combination with projected workloads, are used by ETA’s UI administrative resource allocation model to distribute states’ UI program administration funds. This information collection is authorized by Section 303(a)(6) of the Social Security Act and 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– 0430. 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; E:\FR\FM\08JYN1.SGM 08JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 128 (Thursday, July 8, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Claims 
and Payment Activities Report

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, Claims and Payment Activities Report. 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 
September 7, 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 Kevin Stapleton by telephone at 202-693-3009 (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, Room S-4520, 
200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; by email: 
[email protected]; or by fax 202-693-3975.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin Stapleton by telephone at 202-
693-3009 (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.
    The ETA 5159 report contains monthly information on claims and 
payment activities, including the number of initial claims, first 
payments, weeks claimed, weeks compensated, benefit payments, and final 
payments. These data are used in budgetary and administrative planning, 
program evaluation, actuarial estimates, program research, and reports 
to Congress and the public. Section 303(a)(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

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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 
1205-0010.
    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: Claims and Payment Activities.
    Form: ETA 5159.
    OMB Control Number: 1205-0010.
    Affected Public: State Workforce Agencies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 53.
    Frequency: Monthly.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 2544.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,996 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0.

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

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