The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public 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 (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.
Agency: Employment and Training Administration (ETA).
Type of Review: New collection.
Title: Study of the WIA Allocation Formula—Phase II.
OMB Number: 1205-0NEW.
Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
Type of Response: Reporting.
Frequency: One time.
Number of Respondents: 52.
Annual Responses: 52.
Average Response Time: 1 hour.
Total Annual Burden Hours: 52.
Total Annualized Capital/Startup costs: $0.
Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.
Description: The Study of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Allocation Formula is authorized by section 171(c)(2)(B) of the Act. There are two principal goals of this data collection: (1) To provide a national snapshot of the different WIA allocation formulae States use and (2) to identify alternative mechanisms by which States could consider allocating funds and how different allocation strategies impact funding levels. Respondents will be key workforce officials in each State.Start Signature
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 02-19524 Filed 8-1-02; 8:45 am]
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