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Start Preamble January 31, 2001.

The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). A copy of each individual ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by calling the Department of Labor. To obtain documentation contact Darrin King at (202) 693-4129 or E-Mail King-Darrin@dol.gov.

Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for MSHA, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 ((202) 395-7316), within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. Start Printed Page 9109

The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:

  • 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, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Agency: Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA).

Title: Certificate of Electrical Training.

OMB Number: 1219-0001.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

Frequency: On occasion.

Number of Respondents: 2,886.

Number of Annual Responses: 2,886.

Estimated Time Per Response: Varies from approximately 8 hours to conduct a training course to approximately 6 minutes to complete the MSHA Form 5000-1.

Total Burden Hours: 13,265.

Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: $0.

Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $409,517.

Description: Title 30 C.F.R. 75.153(a)(2) and 77.103(a)(2) require that a program be provided for the qualification of certain experienced personnel as mine electricians. MSHA Form 5000-1 is used by instructors to report to MSHA for certification those persons who have satisfactorily completed a coal mine electrical training program.

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Maureen Hill,

Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 01-3072 Filed 2-5-01; 8:45 am]

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