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 calling the Department of Labor. To obtain documentation contact Darrin King on (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 ETA, 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: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Agency: Employment and Training Administration (ETA).
Title: Quantum Opportunity Program (QOP) Demonstration Net Impact Evaluation.
OMB Number: 1205-0397.
Affected Public: Individuals or households.
Frequency: One time in 2002.
Number of Respondents: 846.
Number of Annual Responses: 846.
Estimated Time Per Response: 20 minutes.
Total Burden Hours: 282.
Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: $0.
Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.
Description: The revision to the QOP Demonstration Net Impact Evaluation will provide for a second wave of the survey to be completed approximately 72 months after random assignment of the youth in the research sample. It will allow for an analysis of the impact of QOP on participants' outcomes including education and training, employment, earnings, public assistance participation, childbearing, and other behavior and activities. The findings will be directly relevant for the future development of employment and training policy for youth.Start Signature
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-30218 Filed 12-5-01; 8:45 am]
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