The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of each individual ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Department of Labor. To obtain documentation for BLS, ETA, PWBA, and OASAM contact Karin Kurz (202) 219-5096 ext. 159 or by E-mail to Kurz-Karin@dol.gov). To obtain documentation for ESA, MSHA, OSHA, and VETS contact Darrin King (202) 219-5096 ext. 151 or by E-Mail to King-Darrin@dol.gov).
Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for BLS, DM, ESA, ETA, MSHA, OSHA, PWBA, or VETS, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395-7316, within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register.
The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:
- 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, Start Printed Page 38862including 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.
Type of Review: New collection.
Agency: Employment and Training Administration (ETA).
Title: Benefit-Cost Analysis of the Self-employment Assistance Program (SEA) for the United States Unemployment Insurance Program.
OMB Number: 1205-0New.
Form Number: N/A.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Frequency: On Occasion.
Number of Respondents: 1,200.
Total Annual Responses: 1,200.
Estimated Time Per Response: 15 Minutes.
Total Burden: 300 Hours.
Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
Total annual costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.
Description: The information collected is necessary to perform the benefit-cost analysis of the Self-employment Assistance Program. This study will assess impacts of the program on society, employers, participants, non-participants, and the government sectors. This study also will show how the states serve SEA participants and the use of funds allocated to the program.Start Signature
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 00-15796 Filed 6-21-00; 8:45 am]
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