DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Notice on Reallotment of Workforce Investment Act (WIA) Title I Formula Allotted Funds for Dislocated Worker Activities for Program Year (PY) 2012 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 2012 funds for recapture by State and the amount to be reallotted to eligible States.

DATES: This notice is effective April 2, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amanda Ahlstrand, Acting 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: WIA Section 132(c) requires the Secretary to conduct reallotment of dislocated worker funds based on financial reports submitted by States as of the end of the prior program year. The procedures the Secretary uses for recapture and reallotment of funds are described in WIA regulation at 20 CFR 667.150. Training and Employment Guidance Letter 19-11 advised States that reallotment of funds under WIA will occur during PY 2012 based on State obligations made in PY 2011. We will not recapture anyPY 2012 fundsfor Adult and Youth programs because in no case doPY 2011 unobligated fundsexceed the statutory requirement of 20 percent of State allotted funds. Therewas recapture of WIA Dislocated Worker funds in PY 2011, but no reallotment of those funds.

Excess unobligated State funds in the amount of $69,038 will be captured from PY 2012 formula allotted funds for the Dislocated Worker program for one State and distributed by formula to PY 2012 dislocated worker funds for eligible States. The description of the methodology used for thecalculation of the recapture/reallotment amountsand the distribution of the changes to PY 2012 formula allotments for dislocated worker activities are provided in Attachment C below.

WIA Section 132(c) requires the Governor to prescribe equitable procedures for making funds available from the State and local areas in the event that the State is required to make funds available for reallotment.

I. Attachment A

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOREmployment and Training Administration,WIA Dislocated Worker Activities,PY 2012 Reallotment to States
Excessunobligated PY 2011 funds for recapture in PY 2012 PY 2011 *dislocated worker allotments for eligible states PY 2012reallotment amount for eligible states TotalPY 2012 allotments Totaladjustment to PY 2012 (recapture/ reallotment) Revisedtotal PY 2012 allotments
Alabama 0 16,103,978 1,050 15,469,879 1,050 15,470,929
Alaska 0 1,801,832 117 1,617,337 117 1,617,454
Arizona ** 0 21,958,487 1,432 21,499,925 1,432 21,501,357
Arkansas 0 6,525,077 425 7,022,211 425 7,022,636
California 0 170,043,518 11,086 167,279,720 11,086 167,290,806
Colorado 0 13,947,918 909 16,138,114 909 16,139,023
Connecticut 0 12,099,340 789 12,425,813 789 12,426,602
Delaware 0 2,523,025 164 2,364,143 164 2,364,307
District of Columbia 69,038 0 0 2,584,544 (69,038) 2,515,506
Florida 0 81,146,334 5,290 77,488,229 5,290 77,493,519
Georgia 0 35,448,102 2,311 36,619,541 2,311 36,621,852
Hawaii 0 2,535,324 165 2,544,104 165 2,544,269
Idaho 0 4,234,037 276 4,848,656 276 4,848,932
Illinois 0 52,311,422 3,411 45,174,858 3,411 45,178,269
Indiana 0 22,936,088 1,495 19,764,183 1,495 19,765,678
Iowa 0 6,212,899 405 5,396,211 405 5,396,616
Kansas 0 5,771,477 376 6,269,130 376 6,269,506
Kentucky 0 14,962,447 976 14,426,545 976 14,427,521
Louisiana 0 8,755,097 571 10,053,020 571 10,053,591
Maine * 0 3,342,209 218 3,411,860 218 3,412,078
Maryland 0 14,280,338 931 13,446,336 931 13,447,267
Massachusetts 0 21,033,198 1,371 18,123,153 1,371 18,124,524
Michigan 0 51,206,873 3,339 37,950,243 3,339 37,953,582
Minnesota 0 12,869,603 839 12,016,430 839 12,017,269
Mississippi 0 10,134,604 661 10,347,245 661 10,347,906
Missouri 0 19,157,714 1,249 19,339,341 1,249 19,340,590
Montana 0 2,044,172 133 2,228,454 133 2,228,587
Nebraska 0 2,056,541 134 1,769,045 134 1,769,179
Nevada 0 14,310,158 933 14,404,698 933 14,405,631
New Hampshire 0 2,760,460 180 2,023,863 180 2,024,043
New Jersey 0 32,201,066 2,099 30,891,644 2,099 30,893,743
New Mexico ** 0 5,171,897 337 4,691,620 337 4,691,957
New York 0 55,804,488 3,638 53,040,830 3,638 53,044,468
North Carolina 0 35,042,869 2,285 33,775,540 2,285 33,777,825
North Dakota 0 499,156 33 491,586 33 491,619
Ohio 0 44,012,508 2,869 37,410,700 2,869 37,413,569
Oklahoma 0 6,906,804 450 5,818,181 450 5,818,631
Oregon 0 15,054,272 981 14,179,357 981 14,180,338
Pennsylvania 0 37,914,512 2,472 33,628,882 2,472 33,631,354
Puerto Rico 0 13,675,088 892 13,792,527 892 13,793,419
Rhode Island 0 5,096,307 332 4,729,397 332 4,729,729
South Carolina 0 19,157,131 1,249 17,247,928 1,249 17,249,177
South Dakota 0 839,629 55 914,615 55 914,670
Tennessee 0 22,094,179 1,440 21,002,405 1,440 21,003,845
Texas 0 61,926,140 4,037 65,045,270 4,037 65,049,307
Utah** 0 6,053,827 395 6,236,314 395 6,236,709
Vermont 0 1,242,041 81 1,060,351 81 1,060,432
Virginia 0 18,453,304 1,203 16,429,934 1,203 16,431,137
Washington 0 22,238,858 1,450 22,715,887 1,450 22,717,337
West Virginia 0 4,552,003 297 4,805,556 297 4,805,853
Wisconsin 0 17,319,011 1,129 15,286,735 1,129 15,287,864
Wyoming 0 1,199,212 78 909,374 78 909,452
State total $69,038 $1,058,966,574 $69,038 $1,008,151,464 $0 $1,008,151,464
* Including rescissions based on the statutory formula and prior year recapture amount for Maine. No reallotment occurred; therefore, no reallotment amounts are included.
** Includes Navajo Nation.
1/11/2013
BILLING CODE 4510-30-P [Please see PDF for image: EN02AP13.012] [Please see PDF for image: EN02AP13.013] [Please see PDF for image: EN02AP13.014] BILLING CODE 4510-30-C III. Attachment C Dislocated Worker State Formula PY 2012 Reallotment Methodology Reallotment Summary:This year ETA analyzed State WIA Dislocated Worker 9130 financial reports from the June 30, 2012 reporting period for program year (PY) 2011 to determine if any State had unobligated funds in excess of twenty percent of their PY 2011 allotment amount. If so, we will recapture that amount from PY 2012 funds and reallot among eligible States.

• Source Data: State WIA 9130 financial status reports

• Programs:

State Dislocated Worker (DW)

State Rapid Response

Local Dislocated Worker (includes local administration)

• Period: June 30, 2012

• Years covered: PY 2011 and FY 2012

Reallotment Calculations:

(1) ETA computes the State's total amount of PY 2011 State obligations (including Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 funds) for the Dislocated Worker (DW) program. State obligations are considered to be the total of the DW statewide activities obligations, Rapid Response obligations, and 100 percent of local DW program authorized (which includes local admin authorized). The State's total unobligated balance for the DW program is the PY 2011 DW allotment amount (minus the total DW obligations) (adjusted for recapture/reallotment and statutory formula-based rescissions, if applicable. This year a rescission was applicable to all States that the recapture for Maine was applicable, but reallotment for all other States was not applicable). (For reallotment purposes, DW allotted funds transferred to the Navajo Nation are added back to Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah Local DW authorized amounts.)

(2) Section 667.150 of the regulations provides that the recapture calculations exclude the reserve for state administration. Data on State administrative authorized and obligated amounts are not normally available on WIA 9130 financial reports. In the preliminary calculation to determine States potentially liable for recapture, the DW portion of the State administrative amount authorized is estimated by calculating the five percent maximum amount for State DW administrative costs using the DW State allotment amounts (adjusted for recapture/reallotment and statutory formula-based rescissions). For the DW portion of the State administrative amount obligated, 100 percent of the estimated authorized amount is treated as obligated, although this estimate of State administration obligations is limited by reported statewide activities obligations overall.

(3) ETA requests that those States potentially liable for recapture provide additional data on state administrative amounts which are not regularly reported on the PY 2011 and FY 2012 statewide activities reports. The additional information requested is the amount of statewide activities funds that were authorized and obligated for State administration as of June 30, 2012. 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, the DW total allotment for these States is reduced by the DW portion of the State administrative amount authorized. Likewise, the DW total obligations for these States are reduced by the DW portion of the obligated State administrative funding.

(4) States (including those adjusted by State administrative data) with unobligated balances exceeding 20 percent of the combined PY2011/FY2012 DW allotment amount (adjusted for recapture/reallotment and statutory formula-based rescissions) will have their PY 2012 DW funding (from the FY 2013 portion) reduced (recaptured) by the amount of the excess.

(5) 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 2011/FY2012 DW allotments of eligible states) in their PY 2012 DW funding (FY 2013 portion).

Signed at Washington, DC, this 19th day of March, 2013. Jane Oates,

Assistant Secretary for the Employment and Training Administration.

[FR Doc. 2013-07570 Filed 4-1-13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510-30-P

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