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Start Preamble February 25, 2004.

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 (DOL). To obtain documentation, contact Ira Mills on 202-693-4122 (this is not a toll-free number) or E-Mail: mills.ira@dol.gov.

Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL, 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; 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.

Agency: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management.Start Printed Page 10476

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Title: Applicant Employment Background.

OMB Number: 1225-0072.

Frequency: On occasion.

Affected Public: Individuals or households; Federal Government.

Number of Respondents: 3,000.

Number of Annual Responses: 3,000.

Estimated Time Per Response: 5 minutes per response.

Total Burden Hours: 250 hours.

Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.

Total Annual Costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.

Description: This survey is to be completed voluntarily by job applicants, provides information on the applicants' gender, race or ethnicity, disability, and the applicants' source of information on the job vacancy. This data will be used to evaluate the effectiveness of various recruitment methods employed by the Department of Labor and to tailor recruitment to meet equal employment opportunity objectives.

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Ira L. Mills,

Departmental Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 04-4950 Filed 3-4-04; 8:45 am]

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