[Federal Register: February 2, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 20)][Notices]               [Page 5864]
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Office of the Secretary

Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request

January 27, 2009.
    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 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: 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: Occupational Safety and Health Administration.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a previously approved 
    Title of Collection: Occupational Safety and Health State Plan 
    OMB Control Number: 1218-0247.
    Affected Public: State Governments.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 27.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,652.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs Burden: $0.
    Description: States choosing to operate OSHA-approved State plans 
must provide information to document that their programs are "at least 
as effective" as the Federal OSHA program. In order to obtain and 
maintain State Plan approval, a State must submit various documents to 
OSHA describing its program structure and operation, including any 
modifications thereto as they occur, in accordance with the 
Department's regulations located at 29 CFR 1902, 1952, 1953,1954, 1955, 
and 1956. For additional information, see the related 60-day 
preclearance notice published in the Federal Register at Volume 73 FR 
57685 on October 3, 2008. PRA documentation prepared in association 
with the preclearance notice is available on http://www.regulations.gov 
under docket number OSHA 2008-0037.

Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-2145 Filed 1-30-09; 8:45 am]