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Notice on Reallotment of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I Formula Allotted Funds for Dislocated Worker Activities for Program Year (PY) 2013

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AGENCY:

Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION:

Notice.

SUMMARY:

Public Law 105-220, the Workforce Investment Act (WIA), requires the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) to conduct reallotment of dislocated worker formula allotted funds based on State financial reports submitted as of the end of the prior program year (PY). This notice publishes the dislocated worker PY 2013 funds for recapture by State and the amount to be reallotted to eligible States.

DATES:

This notice is effective May 14, 2014.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Amanda Ahlstrand, Administrator, U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workforce Investment, Employment and Training Administration, Room C-4526, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC. Telephone (202) 693-3052 (this is not a toll-free number) or fax (202) 693-3981.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In the FY 2013 Appropriations Act, Congress appropriated WIA PY 2013 funds in two portions: (1) Funds available for obligation July 1, 2013 (i.e., PY 2013 “base” funds), and (2) funds available for obligation October 1, 2013 (i.e., FY 2014 “advance” funds). Together, these two portions make up the complete PY 2013 WIA allotment. TEGL 25-12 announced WIA allotments based on this appropriation and alerted states to the recapture and reallotment of funds' provisions, as required under WIA Section 132(c). This section of WIA requires the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) to conduct reallotment of excess unobligated WIA Adult, Youth, and Dislocated Worker formula funds based on state financial reports submitted at the end of the prior program year (i.e., PY 2012).

WIA regulations at 20 CFR 667.150 describe the procedures the Secretary uses for recapture and reallotment of funds. We will not recapture any PY 2013 funds for Adult and Youth programs because there are no cases where PY 2012 unobligated funds exceed the statutory requirements of 20 percent of state allotted funds. For the Dislocated Worker program, however, one state had unobligated PY 2012 funds in excess of 20 percent. Therefore, ETA will recapture a total of $56,422 from PY 2013 funding from this one state and reallot those funds to the remaining eligible states, as required by WIA Section 132(c).

ETA will issue Notices of Obligation and Deobligation for the states to reflect the recapture and reallotment of these funds. The adjustment of funds will be made to the FY 2014 advance portion of the PY 2013 allotments, which ETA issued in October 2013. The attached tables display the net changes to PY 2013 formula allotments and a description of the reallotment methodology.

Neither WIA statutory language, nor WIA regulatory language provides specific requirements by which states must distribute recaptured funds among states and local areas, so states have flexibility to determine the methodology used.

For any state subject to recapture of funds, WIA Section 132(c)(5) requires the Governor to prescribe equitable procedures for reacquiring funds from the state and local areas.

As mentioned, the recapture/reallotment will apply to the FY 2014 advance portion of the PY 2013 allotment. Therefore, for reporting purposes, states should reflect the recapture/reallotment amount (decrease or increase) in the “Total Federal Funds Authorized” line of any affected FY 2014 WIA 9130 Financial Status Reports (State Dislocated Worker Activities, Statewide Rapid Response, Local Dislocated Worker Activities) in a manner consistent with the method of distribution of these amounts to state and local areas used by the state. The state should include an explanation of the adjustment in the remarks section of the adjusted reports.

I. Attachment A

Attachment A—U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration WIA Dislocated Worker Activities PY 2013 Reallotment to States

Excess unobligated PY 2012 funds to be recaptured in PY 2013Eligible states' PY 2012 * dislocated worker allotmentsPY 2013 reallotment amount for eligible statesTotal PY 2013 allotmentsRecapture/reallotment adjustment to PY 2013 allotmentsRevised total PY 2013 allotments
Alabama015,470,92986812,455,81486812,456,682
Alaska01,617,454911,702,318911,702,409
Arizona **021,501,3571,20618,333,1831,20618,334,389
Arkansas07,022,6363946,881,0743946,881,468
California0167,290,8069,386162,982,8539,386162,992,239
Colorado016,139,02390615,672,48790615,673,393
Connecticut012,426,60269711,913,09569711,913,792
Delaware02,364,3071332,136,3901332,136,523
District of Columbia56,422002,733,764(56,422)2,677,342
Florida077,493,5194,34867,109,3754,34867,113,723
Georgia036,621,8522,05533,902,1032,05533,904,158
Hawaii02,544,2691432,658,4871432,658,630
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Idaho04,848,9322724,113,4872724,113,759
Illinois045,178,2692,53547,415,1472,53547,417,682
Indiana019,765,6781,10919,210,9501,10919,212,059
Iowa05,396,6163034,479,6103034,479,913
Kansas06,269,5063525,244,3313525,244,683
Kentucky014,427,52180912,670,47480912,671,283
Louisiana010,053,59156410,343,40156410,343,965
Maine03,412,0781913,558,3061913,558,497
Maryland013,447,26775414,160,33475414,161,088
Massachusetts018,124,5241,01714,686,9481,01714,687,965
Michigan037,953,5822,12931,831,9642,12931,834,093
Minnesota012,017,2696749,577,0816749,577,755
Mississippi010,347,9065819,722,0135819,722,594
Missouri019,340,5901,08514,872,5731,08514,873,658
Montana02,228,5871251,820,0841251,820,209
Nebraska01,769,179991,779,828991,779,927
Nevada014,405,63180813,990,60080813,991,408
New Hampshire02,024,0431142,192,0121142,192,126
New Jersey030,893,7431,73334,280,6621,73334,282,395
New Mexico **04,691,9572634,387,0852634,387,348
New York053,044,4682,97664,292,9972,97664,295,973
North Carolina033,777,8251,89536,354,3851,89536,356,280
North Dakota0491,61928466,15628466,184
Ohio037,413,5692,09929,848,0972,09929,850,196
Oklahoma05,818,6313265,230,8603265,231,186
Oregon014,180,33879612,544,75479612,545,550
Pennsylvania033,631,3541,88735,257,5121,88735,259,399
Puerto Rico013,793,41977413,657,78977413,658,563
Rhode Island04,729,7292655,071,2962655,071,561
South Carolina017,249,17796815,453,12196815,454,089
South Dakota0914,67051717,75151717,802
Tennessee021,003,8451,17818,116,9921,17818,118,170
Texas065,049,3073,65058,272,3493,65058,275,999
Utah **06,236,7093504,299,4493504,299,799
Vermont01,060,43259864,14059864,199
Virginia016,431,13792215,640,64592215,641,567
Washington022,717,3371,27521,476,4401,27521,477,715
West Virginia04,805,8532703,992,6642703,992,934
Wisconsin015,287,86485814,349,02085814,349,878
Wyoming0909,45251867,12951867,180
STATE TOTAL$56,422$1,005,635,958$56,422$955,591,379$0$955,591,379
* PY 2012 allotment amounts include prior year recapture/reallotment amounts and are used to determine the reallotment amount eligible states receive of the recaptured amount.
** Includes Navajo Nation.
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Attachment B—U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration WIA Dislocated Worker Activities PY 2013 Revised Allotments With Reallotment—PY/FY Split

Total allotmentAvailable 7/1/13Available 10/1/13
OriginalRecapture/ reallotmentRevisedOriginalRecapture/ reallotmentRevisedOriginalRecapture/ reallotmentRevised
Alabama12,455,81486812,456,6821,156,9631,156,96311,298,85186811,299,719
Alaska1,702,318911,702,409177,118177,1181,525,200911,525,291
Arizona*18,333,1831,20618,334,3891,751,4211,751,42116,581,7621,20616,582,968
Arkansas6,881,0743946,881,468697,414697,4146,183,6603946,184,054
California162,982,8539,386162,992,23916,482,23216,482,232146,500,6219,386146,510,007
Colorado15,672,48790615,673,3931,582,9321,582,93214,089,55590614,090,461
Connecticut11,913,09569711,913,7921,197,1611,197,16110,715,93469710,716,631
Delaware2,136,3901332,136,523209,496209,4961,926,8941331,927,027
District of Columbia2,733,764(56,422)2,677,342284,922284,9222,448,842(56,422)2,392,420
Florida67,109,3754,34867,113,7236,457,5266,457,52660,651,8494,34860,656,197
Georgia33,902,1032,05533,904,1583,358,7543,358,75430,543,3492,05530,545,404
Hawaii2,658,4871432,658,630275,901275,9012,382,5861432,382,729
Idaho4,113,4872724,113,759392,031392,0313,721,4562723,721,728
Illinois47,415,1472,53547,417,6824,928,4684,928,46842,486,6792,53542,489,214
Indiana19,210,9501,10919,212,0591,940,9891,940,98917,269,9611,10917,271,070
Iowa4,479,6103034,479,913422,490422,4904,057,1203034,057,423
Kansas5,244,3313525,244,683496,459496,4594,747,8723524,748,224
Kentucky12,670,47480912,671,2831,226,9821,226,98211,443,49280911,444,301
Louisiana10,343,40156410,343,9651,067,5411,067,5419,275,8605649,276,424
Maine3,558,3061913,558,497369,032369,0323,189,2741913,189,465
Maryland14,160,33475414,161,0881,473,5841,473,58412,686,75075412,687,504
Massachusetts14,686,9481,01714,687,9651,368,7051,368,70513,318,2431,01713,319,260
Michigan31,831,9642,12931,834,0933,017,2993,017,29928,814,6652,12928,816,794
Minnesota9,577,0816749,577,755884,911884,9118,692,1706748,692,844
Mississippi9,722,0135819,722,594969,070969,0708,752,9435818,753,524
Missouri14,872,5731,08514,873,6581,348,2651,348,26513,524,3081,08513,525,393
Montana1,820,0841251,820,209170,284170,2841,649,8001251,649,925
Nebraska1,779,828991,779,927182,198182,1981,597,630991,597,729
Nevada13,990,60080813,991,4081,413,1201,413,12012,577,48080812,578,288
New Hampshire2,192,0121142,192,126230,313230,3131,961,6991141,961,813
New Jersey34,280,6621,73334,282,3953,630,8743,630,87430,649,7881,73330,651,521
New Mexico *4,387,0852634,387,348436,439436,4393,950,6462633,950,909
New York64,292,9972,97664,295,9736,996,8466,996,84657,296,1512,97657,299,127
North Carolina36,354,3851,89536,356,2803,811,7033,811,70332,542,6821,89532,544,577
North Dakota466,15628466,18446,63946,639419,51728419,545
Ohio29,848,0972,09929,850,1962,759,4562,759,45627,088,6412,09927,090,740
Oklahoma5,230,8603265,231,186511,808511,8084,719,0523264,719,378
Oregon12,544,75479612,545,5501,218,7851,218,78511,325,96979611,326,765
Pennsylvania35,257,5121,88735,259,3993,663,3443,663,34431,594,1681,88731,596,055
Puerto Rico13,657,78977413,658,5631,389,8081,389,80812,267,98177412,268,755
Rhode Island5,071,2962655,071,561531,035531,0354,540,2612654,540,526
South Carolina15,453,12196815,454,0891,509,7111,509,71113,943,41096813,944,378
South Dakota717,75151717,80265,78365,783651,96851652,019
Tennessee18,116,9921,17818,118,1701,740,0951,740,09516,376,8971,17816,378,075
Texas58,272,3493,65058,275,9995,692,8015,692,80152,579,5483,65052,583,198
Utah*4,299,4493504,299,799365,082365,0823,934,3673503,934,717
Vermont864,14059864,19980,75980,759783,38159783,440
Virginia15,640,64592215,641,5671,567,3061,567,30614,073,33992214,074,261
Washington21,476,4401,27521,477,7152,146,1442,146,14419,330,2961,27519,331,571
West Virginia3,992,6642703,992,934376,719376,7193,615,9452703,616,215
Wisconsin14,349,02085814,349,8781,429,7101,429,71012,919,31085812,920,168
Wyoming867,12951867,18086,95186,951780,17851780,229
STATE TOTAL955,591,3790955,591,37995,591,37995,591,379860,000,0000860,000,000
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III. Attachment C

Dislocated Worker State Formula PY 2013 Reallotment Methodology

Reallotment Summary: This year the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) analyzed State Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Dislocated Worker 9130 financial reports from the June 30, 2013 reporting period for PY 2012, to determine if any state had unobligated funds in excess of 20 percent of their PY 2012 allotment amount. If so, ETA will recapture that amount from PY 2013 funds and reallot the recaptured funds among eligible states.

  • Source Data: State WIA 9130 financial status reports
  • Programs:

State Dislocated Worker

State Rapid Response

Local Dislocated Worker (includes local administration)

  • Period: June 30, 2013
  • Years covered: PY 2012 and FY 2013

Reallotment Calculation Process:

1. Determine each state's unobligated balance: ETA computes the state's total amount of PY 2012 state obligations (including FY 2013 funds) for the DW program. State obligations are the sum of DW statewide activities obligations, Rapid Response obligations, and 100 percent of what the state authorizes for DW local activities. To determine the unobligated balance for the DW program, ETA subtracts the total DW obligations amount from the state's total 2012 DW allotment (adjusted for recapture/reallotment and statutory formula-based rescissions, if applicable). For this year's calculation, PY 2012 allotments were adjusted for recapture/reallotment, but there was no applicable rescission. (Note: for this process, ETA adds DW allotted funds transferred to the Navajo Nation back to Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah local DW authorized amounts).

2. Excluding state administrative costs: Section 667.150 of the regulations provides that the recapture calculations exclude the reserve for state administration which is part of the DW statewide activities. States do not report data on state administrative amounts authorized and obligated on WIA 9130 financial reports. In the preliminary calculation, to determine states potentially liable for recapture, ETA estimates the DW portion of the state administrative amount authorized by calculating the five percent maximum amount for state DW administrative costs using the DW state allotment amounts (excluding any recapture/reallotment that occurred). For the DW portion of the state administrative amount obligated, ETA treats 100 percent of the estimated authorized amount as obligated, although the estimate of state administration obligations is limited by reported statewide activities obligations overall.

3. Follow-up with states potentially liable for recapture: ETA requests that those states potentially liable for recapture provide additional data on state administrative amounts which are not regularly reported on the PY 2012 and FY 2013 statewide activities reports. The additional information requested includes the amount of statewide activities funds the state authorized and obligated for state administration as of June 30, 2013. If a state provides actual state DW administrative costs, authorized and obligated, in the comments section of revised 9130 reports, this data replaces the estimates. Based on the requested additional actual data submitted by potentially liable states on revised reports, ETA reduces the DW total allotment for these states by the amount states indicate they authorized for state administrative costs. Likewise, ETA reduces the DW total obligations for these states by the portion obligated for state administration.

4. Recapture calculation: States (including those adjusted by actual state administrative data) with unobligated balances exceeding 20 percent of the combined PY 2012/FY 2013 DW allotment amount (adjusted for recapture/reallotment in PY 2012) will have their PY 2013 DW funding (from the FY 2014 portion) reduced (recaptured) by the amount of the excess.

5. Reallotment calculation: Finally, states with unobligated balances which do not exceed 20 percent (eligible states) will receive a share of the total recaptured amount (based on their share of the total PY 2012/FY 2013 DW allotments of eligible states) in their PY 2013 DW funding (the FY 2014 portion).

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Portia Wu,

Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training Administration.

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[FR Doc. 2014-11045 Filed 5-13-14; 8:45 am]

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