Federal-State Unemployment Insurance (UI) Program; Data Exchange Standardization as Required by Section 2104 of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012

Docket ID: ETA-2013-0002
Agency: Employment and Training Administration (ETA)
Parent Agency: Department of Labor (DOL)
The Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor (Department) designated in regulations data exchange standards, developed in consultation with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), for Unemployment Insurance (UI) administration for any category of information required under title III, title IX, or title XII of the Social Security Act (Pub. L. 74-271). Section 2104 of the Middle Class Tax Relief and Job Creation Act of 2012 (Pub. L. 112-96) amends and adds section 911 to title IX of the Social Security Act (42 USC section 1101 et seq.) requiring the Department to issue a rule, developed in consultation with OMB, that outlines data exchange standards for required reporting. These standards will improve the interoperability of State, Federal, and employer operated systems that collect and exchange information for UI administrative purposes.
RIN: 1205-AB64
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 20 CFR 619
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Spring 2014
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: PL 112-96, title IX, Social Security Act (42 USC 1101 et seq)
Government Levels Affected: State
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Legal Deadline
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM02/25/201378 FR 12655
NPRM Comment Period End04/26/2013
Final Rule02/19/201479 FR 9404
Final Rule Effective03/21/2014
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking
Program: NA

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Apr 26, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 02/25/2013
ID: ETA-2013-0002-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 02/19/2014
ID: ETA-2013-0002-0004

Supporting Documents

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Comments Not Accepted
Supporting & Related Material
Posted: 02/27/2014
ID: ETA-2013-0002-0003


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Comments Received*
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Agency Contact
Gay Gilbert
Administrator, Office of Unemployment Insurance
202 693-3029
200 Constitution Avenue NW., FP Building, Room S-4524, Washington, DC 20210
Washington, DC 20210
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