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 this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Department of Labor. To obtain documentation contact Darrin King at (202) 693-4129 or E-Mail King-Darrin@dol.gov.
Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for BLS, 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, 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.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Title: Employment, Wages, and Contributions Program—ES-202.
OMB Number: 1220-0012.
Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
Number of Respondents: 53.
Number of Annual Responses: 212.
Estimated Time Per Response: 4,503.
Total Burden Hours: 954,720.
Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: $0.
Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.
Description: ES-202 data, which are provided to BLS by State Employment Security Agencies, are critical to the Administration of Unemployment Insurance programs, are used by the Bureau of Economic Analysis as an input to personal income estimates, serve as the sampling frame and benchmark for most BLS employment surveys, and are used for economic analysis.Start Signature
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
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