Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request, 75133 [E8-29232]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 238 / Wednesday, December 10, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES December 4, 2008. The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of the following public information collection requests (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; including among other things a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Darrin King on 202–693–4129 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 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: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov 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: Bureau of Labor Statistics. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:49 Dec 09, 2008 Jkt 217001 Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing OMB Control Number. Title of Collection: Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program. OMB Control Number: 1220–0017. Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 52. Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 142,538. Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: $0. Description: The Manual provides the theoretical basis and essential technical instructions and guidance which States require to prepare State and area labor force estimates, while the reports ensure and/or measure the timeliness, quality, consistency, and adherence to Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program directives and research. For additional information, see related notice published at 73 FR 51532 on September 3, 2008. 75133 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Charter Renewal In accordance with section 512(a)(1) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) and the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and its implementing regulations issued by the General Services Administration (GSA), the charter for the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans is renewed. The Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans shall advise the Secretary of Labor on technical aspects of the provisions of ERISA and shall provide reports and/or recommendations by November 14 of each year on its findings to the Secretary of Labor. The Council shall be Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics. composed of fifteen members appointed by the Secretary. Not more than eight Type of Review: Extension without members of the Council shall be of the change of an existing OMB Control Number. same political party. Three of the members shall be representatives of Title of Collection: Mass Layoff employee organizations (at least one of Statistics Program. whom shall be a representative of any OMB Control Number: 1220–0090. organization members of which are Affected Public: Not-for-profit participants in a multiemployer plan); institutions; businesses or other forthree of the members shall be profits; State, Local, and Tribal representatives of employers (at least Governments. one of whom shall be a representative Total Estimated Number of of employers maintaining or Respondents: 14,053. contributing to multiemployer plans); Total Estimated Annual Burden three members shall be representatives Hours: 67,213. appointed from the general public (one Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: of whom shall be a person representing $0. those receiving benefits from a pension Description: The information plan); and there shall be one collected and compiled in the Mass representative each from the fields of Layoff Statistics (MLS) program is used insurance, corporate trust, actuarial to satisfy the legislatively required counseling, investment counseling, reporting mandated by Clause (iii) of investment management, and Section 309(2)(15)(a)(1)(A) of the accounting. Workforce Investment Act which states The Advisory Council will report to that the Secretary of Labor shall oversee the Secretary of Labor. It will function the development, maintenance, and solely as an advisory body and in continuous improvements of the compliance with the provisions of the incidence of, industrial and geographical location of, and number of Federal Advisory Committee Act, and workers displaced by, permanent layoffs its charter will be filed under the Act. For further information, contact Larry I. and plant closings. For additional information, see related notice Good, Executive Secretary, Advisory published at 73 FR 51317 on September Council on Employee Welfare and 2, 2008. Pension Benefit Plans, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue, Darrin A. King, NW., Washington, DC 20210, telephone Departmental Clearance Officer. (202) 693–8668. [FR Doc. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

December 4, 2008.
    The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of 
the following public information collection requests (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; including among other things a description of the likely 
respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden 
may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://
www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Darrin King on 202-
693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: DOL_PRA_
PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the 
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), 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: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov 
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: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing OMB Control 
Number.
    Title of Collection: Local Area Unemployment Statistics Program.
    OMB Control Number: 1220-0017.
    Affected Public: State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 52.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 142,538.
    Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: $0.
    Description: The Manual provides the theoretical basis and 
essential technical instructions and guidance which States require to 
prepare State and area labor force estimates, while the reports ensure 
and/or measure the timeliness, quality, consistency, and adherence to 
Local Area Unemployment Statistics (LAUS) program directives and 
research. For additional information, see related notice published at 
73 FR 51532 on September 3, 2008.

    Agency: Bureau of Labor Statistics.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing OMB Control 
Number.
    Title of Collection: Mass Layoff Statistics Program.
    OMB Control Number: 1220-0090.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; businesses or other 
for-profits; State, Local, and Tribal Governments.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 14,053.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 67,213.
    Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden: $0.
    Description: The information collected and compiled in the Mass 
Layoff Statistics (MLS) program is used to satisfy the legislatively 
required reporting mandated by Clause (iii) of Section 
309(2)(15)(a)(1)(A) of the Workforce Investment Act which states that 
the Secretary of Labor shall oversee the development, maintenance, and 
continuous improvements of the incidence of, industrial and 
geographical location of, and number of workers displaced by, permanent 
layoffs and plant closings. For additional information, see related 
notice published at 73 FR 51317 on September 2, 2008.

Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
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