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: Distribution of Characteristics of the Insured Unemployed.
OMB Number: 1205-0009.
Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
Type of Response: Reporting.
Number of Respondents: 53.
Annual Responses: 636.
Average Time Per Response: 20 minutes.
Total Annual Burden Hours: 212.
Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: $0.
Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.
Description: The ETA-203 report is the only source of current, consistent democraphic information on the Unemployed Insurance (UI) claim population. These characteristics identify important claimant cohorts for legislation, economic and social planning purposes, and the evaluation of the UI program on the Federal and State levels.Start Signature
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 03-6047 Filed 3-12-03; 8:45 am]
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