[Federal Register Volume 69, Number 73 (Thursday, April 15, 2004)]
[Notices]
[Page 20041]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 04-85]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment and Training Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comments: Services to Migrant 
and Seasonal Farm Workers Report, ETA Form 5148 and the Employment 
Service Complaint Referral Record, ETA Form 8429

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to 
ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. 
Currently, the Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is 
soliciting comments concerning the proposed two-year extension of the 
Services to Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers Report, ETA Form 5148, 
and the Employment Service Complaint Referral Record, ETA Form 8429, 
from the current end date of June 30, 2004, to the new end date of June 
30, 2006.

DATES: Submit comments on or before June 14, 2004.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Anthony Dais, U.S. Department of Labor/
Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Investment, 
Room S-4321, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210, (202) 
693-2784--not a toll free number, fax: (202) 693-3015 and e-mail 
address: dais.anthony@dol.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Erik Land, U.S. Department of Labor/
Employment and Training Administration, Office of Workforce Investment, 
Room S-4321, 200 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210, (202) 
693-2916--not a toll free number and e-mail address: lang.erik@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    ETA regulations at 20 CFR parts 651, 653, and 658 under the Wagner-
Peyser Act, as amended by the Workforce Investment Act of 1998, set 
forth requirements to ensure that Migrant and Seasonal Farmworkers 
(MSFWs) receive services that are qualitatively equivalent and 
quantitatively proportionate to the services provided to non-MSFWs. In 
compliance with 20 CFR 653.109, the Department established record-
keeping requirements to allow for the efficient and effective 
monitoring of State Workforce Agencies' (SWAs) regulatory compliance. 
The ETA Form 5148, Services to Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers 
Report, is used to collect data which are primarily used to monitor and 
measure the extent and effectiveness of SWA service delivery to MSFWs. 
The ETA Form 8429, Employment Service Compliant Referral Record, is 
used to collect and document all individual complaints filed under the 
complaint system.

II. Desired Focus of Comments

    Currently, ETA is soliciting comments concerning the proposed two-
year extension of the Services to Migrant and Seasonal Farm Workers 
Report, ETA Form 5148, and the Employment Service Complaint Referral 
Record, ETA Form 8429, from the current end date of June 30, 2004, to 
the new end date of June 30, 2006, including focusing on the following:
     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 by including the use of 
appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., 
permitting electronic submissions of responses.
     A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the office listed above in the addresses section 
of this notice.

III. Current Actions

     This is a request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)) to extend the collection of the Services to Migrant and 
Seasonal Farm Workers Report, ETA Form 5418, and the Employment Service 
Complaint Referral Record, ETA Form 8429, from the current end date of 
June 30, 2004, to new end date of June 30, 2006.
     Type of Review: Extension (without change).
     Agency: Employment and Training Administration.
     Title: ETA Form 5148, Services to Migrant and Seasonal Farm 
Workers Report, and ETA Form 8429, Employment Service Complaint 
Referral Record.
     OMB Number: 1205-0039.

Complaint Log Maintenance

1. Recordkeeping:
     Number of record-keepers: 168.
     Annual hours per record: 6.3
     Record-keeper hours: 1,058.
2. Processing ETA FORM 8429:
     Annual number of forms: 2,520.
     Minutes per form: 8.
     Processing hours: 336.

Outreach Log

1. Recordkeeping:
     Number of record-keepers: 150.
     Annual hours per record-keeper: 26.
     Record-keepers hours: 3,900
2. Data Collection/Reporting ETA FORM 5148:
     Number of Respondents: 52.
     Annual number of reports: 4.
     Total number of reports: 208.
     Minutes per report: 70.
     Record keeping hours: 243.

    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 5,537.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintaining): $0.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of the information 
collection request; they will also become a matter of public record.

    Dated: April 9, 2004.
Emily Stover DeRocco,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.
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