October 22, 2002.
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: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Title: Experience Rating Report.
OMB Number: 1205-0164.
Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
Type of Response: Reporting.
Number of Respondents: 53.
Annual Responses: 53.
Average Response Time: 15 minutes (.25 hours).
Total Annual Burden Hours: 13.
Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: $0.
Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.
Description: The ETA-204, Experience Rating Report, provides ETA with the data needed to measure variations in assigned contribution rates that result from different experience rating systems. The data are used to provide an indication of whether solvency problems exist in State Trust Fund accounts and for analyzing factors that give rise to solvency problems. Section 303(a)(6) of the Social Security Act authorizes ETA to collect this information.Start Signature
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 02-31485 Filed 12-12-02; 8:45 am]
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