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Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

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Start Preamble November 7, 2008.

The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of 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 documentation, including Start Printed Page 67884among other things a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the Web site at​public/​do/​PRAMain or by contacting Amy Hobby on 202-693-4553 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail:

Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA), Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-6974 (these are not toll-free numbers), e-mail: within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the OMB Control Number (see below).

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: Employee Benefits Security Administration.

Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing OMB Control Number.

Title of Collection: Furnishing Documents to the Secretary of Labor on Request Under ERISA Section 104(a)(6).

OMB Control Number: 1210-0112.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits, Not-for-profit institutions.

Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.

Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 44.

Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: $1,665.

Description: Section 104(a)(6) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and related regulations at 29 CFR 2520.104a-8 require the administrator of an employee benefit plan covered by Title I of ERISA to furnish certain documents relating to the plan on request to the Secretary of Labor. For additional information, see related notice published at 73 FR 47243 on August 13, 2008.

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Darrin A. King,

Departmental Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. E8-27212 Filed 11-14-08; 8:45 am]