Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for Client Assistance Program

CourtEducation Department
Citation87 FR 16170
Record Number2022-05970
Published date22 March 2022
Federal Register, Volume 87 Issue 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2022)
[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2022)]
                [Pages 16170-16171]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
                [FR Doc No: 2022-05970]
                [Docket No. ED-2022-SCC-0040]
                Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request;
                Application for Client Assistance Program
                AGENCY: Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services
                (OSERS), Department of Education (ED).
                ACTION: Notice.
                SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is
                proposing a revision of a currently approved collection.
                DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before
                May 23, 2022.
                ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the
                information collection listed in this notice, please use by searching the Docket ID number ED-2022-SCC-0040.
                Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted
                electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal
                mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the
                site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily
                accept comments at [email protected]. Please include the docket ID
                number and the title of the information collection request when
                requesting documents or submitting comments. Please note that comments
                submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period
                will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments
                submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the PRA
                Coordinator of the Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and
                Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW,
                LBJ, Room 6W208C, Washington, DC 20202-8240.
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to
                collection activities, please contact April Trice, (202) 245-6074.
                SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in
                accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C.
                3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with
                an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing
                collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact
                of its information collection requirements and minimize the public's
                reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department's
                information collection requirements and provide the requested data in
                the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed
                information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The
                Department of Education is especially interested in public comment
                addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to
                the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be
                processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden
                accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility,
                and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the
                Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents,
                including through the use of information technology. Please note that
                written comments received in response to this notice will be considered
                public records.
                 Title of Collection: Application for Client Assistance Program.
                 OMB Control Number: 1820-0520.
                 Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
                 Respondents/Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
                 Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 57.
                 Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 9.
                 Abstract: The purpose of Client Assistance Program (CAP) is to
                advise and inform applicants and individuals eligible for services and
                benefits available under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (Rehabilitation
                Act), as amended by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act
                (WIOA), and title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990
                (ADA), including students with disabilities under section 113 and
                individuals with disabilities employed at subminimum wage under section
                511 of the Rehabilitation Act. In addition, applicants and eligible
                individuals may be provided advocacy and representation to ensure their
                rights in their relationship with projects, programs, and services to
                protect their rights provided under the Rehabilitation Act. In addition
                to providing assistance and advocacy under the Rehabilitation Act, a
                CAP agency may provide information on the assistance and
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                benefits on title I of the ADA, especially those who have traditionally
                been unserved or underserved by the vocational rehabilitation program,
                with respect to services that are directly related to facilitating the
                employment for applicants or eligible individuals.
                 Dated: March 16, 2022
                Juliana Pearson,
                PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance, Governance and
                Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning,
                Evaluation and Policy Development.
                [FR Doc. 2022-05970 Filed 3-21-22; 8:45 am]
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