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Federal Aviation Administration

Agency Information Collection Activity Seeking OMB Approval

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.
ACTION: Notice.
SUMMARY: The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) revision of a current information collection. TheFederal RegisterNotice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 8, 2006, vol. 71, no. 152, page 45092. The collection of information is necessary for gathering data concerning potential new hires for the FAA.
DATES: Please submit comments by November 30, 2006.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Mauney atCarla.Mauney@faa.gov.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

Title:Application for Employment with the Federal Aviation Administration.

Type of Request:Revision of a currently approved collection.

OMB Control Number:2120-0597.

Forms(s):There are no FAA forms associated with this collection.

Affected Public:An estimated 81,526 Respondents.

Frequency:This information is collected on occasion.

Estimated Average Burden Per Response:Approximately 1.5 hours per response.

Estimated Annual Burden Hours:An estimated 123,000 hours annually.

Abstract:The collection of information is necessary for gatheringdata concerning potential new hires for the FAA. The information will be used to evaluate the qualifications of applicants for a variety of positions. Without this information there would be no reliable means to accurately evaluate applicants' skills knowledge and abilities to perform the duties of these positions.

ADDRESSES:

Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail tooira_submission@omb.eop.govor faxed to (202) 395-6974.

Comments are invited on:Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimates of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Issued in Washington, DC, on October 24, 2006. Carla Mauney, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Information Systems and Technology Services Staff, ABA-20.