Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request.
The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of 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; including, among other things, a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Linda Watts Thomas on 202-693-4223 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Department of Labor—Employment and Training Administration, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax 202-395-5806 (these are not toll-free numbers), e-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the applicable OMB Control Number (see below).
The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:
(1) 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;
(2) 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;
(3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and
(4) 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.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved information collection.
Title of Collection: Job Corps Application Data.
OMB Control Number: 1205-0025.
Frequency: On Occasion.
Form Numbers: ETA 652, 655, and 682.
Affected Public: Job Corps Applicants.
Cost to Federal Government: $0.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 92,122.
Total Number of Responses: 92,122.
Total Burden Hours: 18,424.
Total Hour Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $0.
Description: Information Collection Forms ETA 652, 655 and 682 are used to obtain information for screening and enrollment purposes to determine eligibility for the Job Corps program in accordance with the requirements of the Workforce Investment Act. They concern questions of economic criteria and past behavior problems as well as questions needed to certify an applicant's arrangements for care of a dependent child(ren) while the applicant is in Job Corps. For additional information, see related notice published in the Federal Register on January 26, 2010, (75 FR 4107).Start Signature
Dated: August 11, 2010.
Linda Watts Thomas,
Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2010-20276 Filed 8-16-10; 8:45 am]
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