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 this 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: Lauren Wittenberg, OMB Desk Officer for DOL, 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.
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: New collection.
Agency: Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP).
Title: Small Business Program Information Management System.
OMB Number: 1290-0NEW.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; and State, Local, or Tribal Government.
Frequency: On occasion.
Number of Respondents: 4,000.
Number of Annual Responses: 6,000.
Estimated Time Per Response: 7 minutes to complete the registration form and 2 minutes to submit updates.
Total Burden Hours: 540.
Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: $0.
Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.
Description: This information will be used by OSBP and DOL agencies to maximize communication with the respective constituency groups regarding relevant OSBP and DOL programs, initiatives, and procurement opportunities; to track and solicit feedback on customer service to group members; and to facilitate registration of group members for OSBP-sponsored activities. The registration forms will collect participant information from the following groups: Small Businesses, Trade Associations; Minority Colleges/Universities; and Tribal Governments.Start Signature
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-15035 Filed 6-13-01; 8:45 am]
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