The Department of Labor (DOL) has submitted the following public information collection request (ICR) 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 ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Department of Labor. To obtain documentation, contact Ira Mills on 202-693-4122 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Employment and Training Administration (ETA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, 202-395-7316 (this is not a toll-free number), 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; andStart Printed Page 5587
- 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.
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Title: Petition for Finding under Section 3(40) of ERISA.
OMB Number: 1210-0119.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; individual or household; not-for-profit institutions.
Type of Response: Reporting.
Frequency: On occasion.
Number of Respondents: 45.
Annual Responses: 45.
Total Burden: 1.
Total Annualized Capital/Startup Costs: $0.
Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $104,000.
Description: This collection of information is used by the Department of Labor in preparation for proceedings to determine whether a plan or other arrangement is established or maintained pursuant to one or more agreements which the Secretary finds to be a collective bargaining agreement under section 3(40) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974.Start Signature
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 04-2495 Filed 2-4-04; 8:45 am]
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