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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

201 / Wednesday, October 19, 2005 / Notices 60855

may also be obtained by mail from the method of transmission for comments III. Current Actions
Consent Decree Library, P.O. Box 7611, (mail, fax, or E-mail). The Department of Labor seeks a three
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, year extension of approval to collect this
DC 20044–7611 or by faxing or e- information in order to permit OFCCP
mailing a request to Tonia Fleetwood I. Background the time to continue its assessment and
(, fax no. evaluation of the EO Survey. During this
(202) 514–0097, phone confirmation Government contractors provide
information on their personnel activities period, OFCCP will conduct a cost
number (202) 514–1547. In requesting a benefit analysis to examine the
copy from the Consent Decree Library, and the results of their affirmative
action efforts to employ and promote effectiveness of the EO Survey; as a
please enclose a check in the amount of useful tool in the selection of
$18.75 (25 cents per page reproduction minorities and women. This
information is used to select specifically contractors that are not in compliance
cost) payable to the U.S. Treasury. with their Equal Employment
identified contractors for compliance
Ellen M. Mahan, evaluations and compliance assistance. Opportunity and non-discrimination
Assistant Section Chief, Environmental These requirements have been obligations. The OFCCP seeks a three
Enforcement Section, Environment and established under Executive Order year extension to the approval of the
Natural Resources Division. 11246, as amended; Section 503 of the Equal Opportunity Survey. There is no
[FR Doc. 05–20933 Filed 10–18–05; 8:45 am] Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended; change in the substance or method of
BILLING CODE 4410–15–M and the Vietnam Era Veterans’ collection since the last OMB approval.
Readjustment Assistance Act, as Type of Review: Extension.
amended, 38 U.S.C. 4212. Implementing Agency: Employment Standards
regulations are at 41 CFR Chapter 60. Administration.
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Titles: Equal Opportunity Survey.
The regulations at 41 CFR part 60–2.18
OMB Number: 1215–0196.
authorize the collection of data by
Employment Standards Administration Affected Public: Business or other for-
OFCCP through the use of the EO
profit; Not-for-profit institutions.
Proposed Collection; Comment Survey. In addition, the regulations at Total Respondents: 10,000.
Request 41 CFR part 60–1.12 require contractors Total Annual Responses: 10,000.
to collect and retain employment and Estimated Total Burden Hours:
ACTION: Notice. other related records. The EO Survey is 210,000.
a request for some of those data. With Estimated Time per Response: 21
SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as these data, the Survey is intended to hours.
part of its continuing effort to reduce improve the selection of contractors for Frequency: Annually.
paperwork and respondent burden, compliance evaluations which are used Total Burden Cost (capital/startup):
conducts a preclearance consultation to determine compliance with the non- $0.
program to provide the general public discrimination and equal employment Total Burden Cost (operating/
and Federal agencies with an opportunity (EEO) regulations. This maintenance): $30,000.
opportunity to comment on proposed information collection is currently Comments submitted in response to
and/or continuing collections of approved for use through December 31, this notice will be summarized and/or
information in accordance with the 2005. included in the request for Office of
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Management and Budget approval of the
II. Review Focus
(PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This information collection request; they will
program helps to ensure that requested The Department of Labor is also become a matter of public record.
data can be provided in the desired particularly interested in comments Dated: October 14, 2005.
format, reporting burden (time and which:
financial resources) is minimized, Bruce Bohanon,
* Evaluate whether the proposed Chief, Branch of Management Review and
collection instruments are clearly
collection of information is necessary Internal Control, Division of Financial
understood, and the impact of collection
for the proper performance of the Management, Office of Management,
requirements on respondents can be
functions of the agency, including Administration and Planning, Employment
properly assessed. Currently, the Standards Administration.
whether the information will have
Employment Standards Administration
practical utility; [FR Doc. 05–20925 Filed 10–18–05; 8:45 am]
is soliciting comments concerning the
* Evaluate the accuracy of the BILLING CODE 4510–CM–P
proposed collection: Office of Federal
Contract Compliance Programs agency’s estimate of the burden of the
(OFCCP), Equal Opportunity Survey. A proposed collection of information,
copy of the proposed information including the validity of the
collection request can be obtained by methodology and assumptions used; Employment Standards Administration
contacting the office listed below in the * Enhance the quality, utility and
addresses section of this Notice. clarity of the information to be Proposed Collection; Comment
DATES: Written comments must be collected; and Request
submitted to the office listed in the * Minimize the burden of the ACTION: Notice.
addresses section below on or before collection of information on those who
December 19, 2005. are to respond, including through the SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as
ADDRESSES: Ms. Hazel M. Bell, U.S. use of appropriate automated, part of its continuing effort to reduce
Department of Labor, 200 Constitution electronic, mechanical, or other paperwork and respondent burden,
Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, technological collection techniques or conducts a preclearance consultation
DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0418, other forms of information technology, program to provide the general public
fax (202) 693–1451, E-mail e.g., permitting electronic submissions and Federal agencies with an Please use only one of responses. opportunity to comment on proposed

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