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Download as PDF 20720 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 74 / Wednesday, April 16, 2008 / Notices basic class of controlled substance listed in schedule II. The company plans to manufacture the listed controlled substance in bulk for distribution to its customers. By correspondence dated March 19, 2008, the company has requested that Hydrocodone (9193) be removed as a bulk drug manufacturing code for the company. No comments or objections have been received. DEA has considered the factors in 21 U.S.C. 823(a) and determined that the registration of JFC Technologies, LLC, to manufacture the listed basic class of controlled substance is consistent with the public interest at this time. DEA has investigated JFC Technologies, LLC, to ensure that the company’s registration is consistent with the public interest. The investigation has included inspection and testing of the company’s physical security systems, verification of the company’s compliance with state and local laws, and a review of the company’s background and history. Therefore, pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 823, and in accordance with 21 CFR 1301.33, the above named company is granted registration as a bulk manufacturer of the basic class of controlled substance listed. Dated: April 9, 2008. Joseph T. Rannazzisi, Deputy Assistant Administrator, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration. [FR Doc. E8–8180 Filed 4–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the following information collection: FECA Medical Report Forms (CA–16, CA–17, CA–20, CA–1087, CA–1090, CA–1303, CA–1305, CA–1331, CA–1332, QCM Letters, OWCP–5a, OWCP–5b, and OWCP–5c) and Claim for Compensation (CA–7). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before June 16, 2008. ADDRESSES: Mr. Steven Andoseh, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0373, fax (202) 693–1451, E-mail andoseh.steven@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or E-mail). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA), (5 U.S.C. 8101, et seq.), which provides for the payment of benefits for wage loss and/ or permanent impairment arising from work related injury or disease to a scheduled member. The act outlines the elements of pay to be included in an individual’s pay rate, and sets forth various other criteria for determining eligibility and amount of benefits, including augmentation of basic compensation for individuals with dependents. The act also requires reports of any earnings during a period for which compensation is claimed, prohibits concurrent receipt of FECA benefits and benefits from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and certain Veterans Administration (VA) benefits, and mandates that money collected from a liable third party found responsible for the injury for which compensation has been paid be applied to benefits paid or payable. Medical evidence is required to show that the claimant’s disability is causally related DATES: to the claimant’s federal employment. As each claim ages, there is a continuing need for updated information to support continuing benefits. The FECA Medical Report Forms collect medical information from physicians that are necessary to determine entitlement to benefits under the act. The CA–7, Claim for Compensation requests information from the injured worker regarding pay rate, dependents, earnings, dual benefits, and third party information. This information collection is currently approved for use through October 31, 2008. II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor 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 submissions of responses. III. Current Actions: The Department of Labor seeks the approval for the extension of this currently approved information collection in order to carry out its statutory responsibility to compensate injured employees under the provisions of the Act. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: FECA Medical Reports, Claim for Compensation. OMB Number: 1215–0103. Agency Numbers: CA–7, CA–16, CA– 17, CA–20, CA–1087, CA–1090, CA– 1303, CA–1305, CA–1331, CA–1332, QCM Letters, OWCP–5a, OWCP–5b, and OWCP–5c. Affected Public: Individuals or Households; Business or other for-profit; Federal Government. Number of responses Form No. Burden Estimates: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:19 Apr 15, 2008 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1 Avg. time per response (hrs) Burden hours 20721 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 74 / Wednesday, April 16, 2008 / Notices Avg. time per response (hrs) Burden hours 400 .22 87 CA–16 .......................................................................................................................................... CA–17 .......................................................................................................................................... CA–20 .......................................................................................................................................... CA–1332 ...................................................................................................................................... CA–1090 ...................................................................................................................................... CA–1303 ...................................................................................................................................... CA–1305 ...................................................................................................................................... CA–1331/CA–1087 ...................................................................................................................... QCM–Letters ................................................................................................................................ OWCP–5a .................................................................................................................................... OWCP–5b .................................................................................................................................... OWCP–5c .................................................................................................................................... 124,800 57,600 76,800 480 300 3,200 10 250 1,500 7,200 1,500 17,000 .08 .08 .08 .50 .17 .33 .33 .08 .08 .25 .25 .25 9,984 4,608 6,144 240 51 1,056 3 20 120 1,800 375 4,250 Total: Medical ....................................................................................................................... 290,640 .09858 28,651 Total ............................................................................................................................... 291,040 .09874 28,738 Number of responses Form No. CA–7 ..................................................................................................................................... Medical Report Forms Total Respondents: 291,040. Total Annual Responses: 291,040. Average Time per Response: 5.92 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 28,738. Frequency: As Needed. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $128,058. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval of the information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: April 10, 2008. Hazel M. Bell, Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration and Planning, Employment Standards Administration. [FR Doc. E8–8114 Filed 4–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CH–P Place: The National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Room 1235, Arlington, VA 22230. Type of Meeting: Open. Contact Person: Maggie Whiteman, Office of the Assistant Director, Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Blvd., Suite 1105, Arlington, VA 22230. Telephone: (703) 292–8900. Minutes: May be obtained from the contact person listed above. Purpose of Meeting: To discuss strategic priorities in computing. To advise NSF on the impact of its policies, programs and activities on the CISE community. To provide advice to the Assistant Director/CISE on issues related to long-range planning, and to form ad hoc subcommittees to carry out needed studies and tasks. Agenda: Report from the Assistant Director. Discussion of research, education, diversity, workforce issues in IT and longrange funding outlook. Dated: April 10, 2008. Susanne Bolton, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E8–8052 Filed 4–15–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Advisory Committee for Computer and Information Science and Engineering; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. 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The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows: Wednesday, May 7, 2008, 8:30 a.m. Until 10 a.m. The Subcommittee will discuss proposed ACRS activities and related matters. The Subcommittee will gather information, analyze relevant issues and facts, and formulate proposed positions and actions, as appropriate, for deliberation by the full Committee. Members of the public desiring to provide oral statements and/or written comments should notify the Designated Federal Officer, Mr. Sam Duraiswamy (telephone: 301–415–7364) between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. (ET) five days prior to the meeting, if possible, so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Electronic recordings will be permitted only during those portions of the meeting that are open to the public. Detailed procedures for the conduct of and participation in ACRS meetings were published in the Federal Register on September 26, 2007 (72 FR 54695). Further information regarding this meeting can be obtained by contacting the Designated Federal Officer between 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. (ET). Persons planning to attend this meeting are urged to contact the above named individual at least two working days prior to the meeting to be advised of any potential changes in the agenda. E:\FR\FM\16APN1.SGM 16APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 74 (Wednesday, April 16, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20720-20721]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-8114]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment Standards Administration


Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection 
Requirements

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing 
collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This program helps to 
ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, 
reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, 
collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of 
collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. 
Currently, the Employment Standards Administration is soliciting 
comments concerning its proposal to extend OMB approval of the 
following information collection: FECA Medical Report Forms (CA-16, CA-
17, CA-20, CA-1087, CA-1090, CA-1303, CA-1305, CA-1331, CA-1332, QCM 
Letters, OWCP-5a, OWCP-5b, and OWCP-5c) and Claim for Compensation (CA-
7). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section 
of this Notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addresses section below on or before June 16, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Mr. Steven Andoseh, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave., NW., Room S-3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone 
(202) 693-0373, fax (202) 693-1451, E-mail andoseh.steven@dol.gov. 
Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or 
E-mail).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    I. Background: The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) 
administers the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA), (5 U.S.C. 
8101, et seq.), which provides for the payment of benefits for wage 
loss and/or permanent impairment arising from work related injury or 
disease to a scheduled member. The act outlines the elements of pay to 
be included in an individual's pay rate, and sets forth various other 
criteria for determining eligibility and amount of benefits, including 
augmentation of basic compensation for individuals with dependents. The 
act also requires reports of any earnings during a period for which 
compensation is claimed, prohibits concurrent receipt of FECA benefits 
and benefits from the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) and certain 
Veterans Administration (VA) benefits, and mandates that money 
collected from a liable third party found responsible for the injury 
for which compensation has been paid be applied to benefits paid or 
payable. Medical evidence is required to show that the claimant's 
disability is causally related to the claimant's federal employment. As 
each claim ages, there is a continuing need for updated information to 
support continuing benefits. The FECA Medical Report Forms collect 
medical information from physicians that are necessary to determine 
entitlement to benefits under the act. The CA-7, Claim for Compensation 
requests information from the injured worker regarding pay rate, 
dependents, earnings, dual benefits, and third party information. This 
information collection is currently approved for use through October 
31, 2008.
    II. Review Focus: The Department of Labor 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 submissions of responses.
    III. Current Actions: The Department of Labor seeks the approval 
for the extension of this currently approved information collection in 
order to carry out its statutory responsibility to compensate injured 
employees under the provisions of the Act.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Employment Standards Administration.
    Title: FECA Medical Reports, Claim for Compensation.
    OMB Number: 1215-0103.
    Agency Numbers: CA-7, CA-16, CA-17, CA-20, CA-1087, CA-1090, CA-
1303, CA-1305, CA-1331, CA-1332, QCM Letters, OWCP-5a, OWCP-5b, and 
OWCP-5c.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households; Business or other for-
profit; Federal Government.

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                                                                                   Avg. time per
                            Form No.                                 Number of       response      Burden hours
                                                                     responses         (hrs)
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Burden Estimates:

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    CA-7........................................................             400             .22              87
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                                              Medical Report Forms
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CA-16...........................................................         124,800             .08           9,984
CA-17...........................................................          57,600             .08           4,608
CA-20...........................................................          76,800             .08           6,144
CA-1332.........................................................             480             .50             240
CA-1090.........................................................             300             .17              51
CA-1303.........................................................           3,200             .33           1,056
CA-1305.........................................................              10             .33               3
CA-1331/CA-1087.................................................             250             .08              20
QCM-Letters.....................................................           1,500             .08             120
OWCP-5a.........................................................           7,200             .25           1,800
OWCP-5b.........................................................           1,500             .25             375
OWCP-5c.........................................................          17,000             .25           4,250
                                                                 -----------------------------------------------
    Total: Medical..............................................         290,640          .09858          28,651
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        Total...................................................         291,040          .09874          28,738
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    Total Respondents: 291,040.
    Total Annual Responses: 291,040.
    Average Time per Response: 5.92 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 28,738.
    Frequency: As Needed.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $128,058.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 
approval of the information collection request; they will also become a 
matter of public record.

    Dated: April 10, 2008.
Hazel M. Bell,
Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, 
Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration 
and Planning, Employment Standards Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-8114 Filed 4-15-08; 8:45 am]
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