[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 243 (Monday, December 18, 2000)]
[Page 79138]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-32163]

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Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

December 12, 2000.
    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 individual ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, may be 
obtained by calling the Department of Labor. To obtain documentation 
for BLS, ETA, PWBA, and OASAM contact Karin Kurz ({202} 693-4127 or by 
E-mail to [email protected]). To obtain documentation for ESA, MSHA, 
OSHA, and VETS contact Darrin King ({202} 693-4129 or by E-Mail to 
[email protected]).
    Comments should be sent to Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for BLS, DM, ESA, ETA, MSHA, OSHA, 
PWBA, or VETS, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, 
DC 20503 ({202} 395-7316), 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.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Agency: Employment and Training Administration.
    Title: Preliminary Estimates of Average Employer Contribution 
    OMB Number: 1205-0228.
    Form Number: ETA 205.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal government.
    Number of Respondents: 53.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 16 minutes.
    Total Burden Hours: 14.
    Total annualized capital/startup costs: $0.
    Total annual costs (operating/maintaining systems or purchasing 
services): $0.
    Description: The average tax rates collected from States are used 
to compute an average tax rate for the U.S., and along with the current 
tax rate schedules, are used to certify that States are complying with 
the law.

Ira L. Mills,
Department Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 00-32163 Filed 12-15-00; 8:45 am]