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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals

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Start Preamble August 31, 2010.


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request.


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, among 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 Michel Smyth on 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number) and e-mail mail to:

Interested parties are encouraged to send written comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Department of Labor—Wage and Hour Division, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax 202-395-5806 (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:

(1) 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;

(2) 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;

(3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and

(4) 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: Wage and Hour Division.

Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved collection.

Title of Collection: Labor Standards for Federal Service Contracts—Regulations 29 CFR, Part 4.

OMB Control Number: 1235-0007.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits, Federal Government.

Total Estimated Number of Responses: 50,812.

Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 49,220.

Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: $0.

Description: Service Contract Act section 2(a) provides that every contract subject to the Act must contain a provision specifying the minimum monetary wages and fringe benefits to be paid to the various classes of service employees performing work on the contract. This information collection pertains to records needed to determine an employee's seniority for purposes of determining any vacation benefit, to conform wage rates where they do not appear on a wage determination (WD), and to update WDs because of changing terms in a collective bargaining agreement. For additional information, see related notice published in the Federal Register on March 10, 2010, (75 FR 11198).

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Dated: August 31, 2010.

Linda Watts Thomas,

Acting Departmental Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2010-22282 Filed 9-7-10; 8:45 am]