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Start Preamble October 26, 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 this ICR, with applicable supporting Start Printed Page 63556documentation, may be obtained by contacting Darrin King on 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or e-mail: king.darrin@dol.gov.

Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary, 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 Secretary, Office of Small Business Program.

Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.

Title: Small Business Program Information Management System.

OMB Number: 1290-0002.

Frequency: On occasion.

Type of Response: Reporting.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; and State, Local, or Tribal Government.

Number of Respondents: 1,000.

Number of Annual Responses: 2,000.

Estimated Time Per Response: 7 minutes for an original submission and 2 minutes for updates.

Total Burden Hours: 150.

Total Annualized capital/startup costs: $0.

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

Description: The Small Business Programs Information Management System gathers, documents, and manages information for DOL's Office of Small Business Programs' constituency groups. This system allows constituent groups to voluntarily provide information about their organizations. The information is used by DOL to maximize communication with the respective constituency groups regarding relevant small business programs, initiatives, and procurement opportunities; to track and solicit feedback on customer service to group members; and to facilitate registration of group members for DOL-sponsored activities.

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Ira L. Mills,

Departmental Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 04-24395 Filed 11-1-04; 8:45 am]

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