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: email@example.com.
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: Employment and Training Administration.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Title: Contribution Operations.
OMB Number: 1205-0178.
Affected Public: State, local, or tribal government.
Number of Respondents: 53.
Number of Annual Responses: 212.
Total Burden Hours: 1,802.
Estimated Time Per Response: 8.5 hours.
Total annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
Total annual costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing services): $0.
Description: The ETA Form 581 is a comprehensive report of each state's UI tax operations and is essential in providing quarterly tax operation performance data to DOL. Currently DOL uses this information in monitoring and measuring program performance and making projections and forecasts in conjunction with the budgetary process.Start Signature
Ira L. Mills,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-17784 Filed 9-7-05; 8:45 am]
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