Office of Workers' Compensation Programs; Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements, 38474-38475 [E9-18446]

Download as PDF 38474 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 147 / Monday, August 3, 2009 / Notices Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on May 21, 2009 (74 FR 23884). Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. E9–18327 Filed 7–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment Standards Administration Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs; Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Antitrust Division Notice Pursuant to the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993—Cooperative Research Group on Clean Diesel V sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Notice is hereby given that, on June 17, 2009, pursuant to section 6(a) of the National Cooperative Research and Production Act of 1993, 15 U.S.C. 4301 et seq. (‘‘the Act’’), Southwest Research Institute—Cooperative Research Group on Clean Diesel V (‘‘Clean Diesel V’’) has filed written notifications simultaneously with the Attorney General and the Federal Trade Commission disclosing changes in its membership. The notifications were filed for the purpose of extending the Act’s provisions limiting the recovery of antitrust plaintiffs to actual damages under specified circumstances. Specifically, Johnson Matthey Inc., Malvern, PA has been added as a party to this venture. No other changes have been made in either the membership or planned activity of the group research project. Membership in this group research project remains open, and Clean Diesel V intends to file additional written notifications disclosing all changes in membership. On January 10, 2008, Clean Diesel V filed its original notification pursuant to section 6(a) of the Act. The Department of Justice published a notice in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on February 25, 2008 (73 FR 10064). The last notification was filed with the Department on March 31, 2009. A notice was published in the Federal Register pursuant to section 6(b) of the Act on May 7, 2009 (74 FR 21403). Patricia A. Brink, Deputy Director of Operations, Antitrust Division. [FR Doc. E9–18328 Filed 7–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:05 Jul 31, 2009 Jkt 217001 Notice. II. Review Focus 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 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Claim for Medical Reimbursement (Form OWCP–915). 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 October 2, 2009. ADDRESSES: Mr. Steven D. Lawrence, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0292, fax (202) 693–1451, E-mail Lawrence.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., the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA), 30 U.S.C. 901 et seq., and the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. 7384 et seq. All three statutes require OWCP to pay for covered medical treatment that is provided to beneficiaries, and also to reimburse beneficiaries for any out-of-pocket PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 covered medical expenses they have paid. Form OWCP–915, Claim for Medical Reimbursement, is used for this purpose and collects the necessary beneficiary and medical provider data in a standard format. This information collection is currently approved for use through March 31, 2010. Sfmt 4703 The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments that: • 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 approval for the extension of this information collection in order to carry out its responsibility to provide payment for certain covered medical services to injured employees who are covered under the Acts. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Employment Standards Administration. Title: Claim for Medical Reimbursement. OMB Number: 1215–0193. Affected Public: Individual or Households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Total Respondents: 28,150. Total Annual Responses: 67,296. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 11,171. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (Capital/Startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (Operating/ Maintenance): $103,636. 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 E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 147 / Monday, August 3, 2009 / Notices information collection request; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: July 29, 2009. Steven D. Lawrence, Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration and Planning, Employment Standards Administration. [FR Doc. E9–18446 Filed 7–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CH–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. NRC–2009–0144] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Review; Comment Request sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). ACTION: Notice of the OMB review of information collection and solicitation of public comment. SUMMARY: The NRC has recently submitted to OMB for review the following proposal for the collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). The NRC hereby informs potential respondents that an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and that a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The NRC published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period on this information collection on April 8, 2009. 1. Type of submission, new, revision, or extension: Extension. 2. The title of the information collection: Export and Import of Nuclear Equipment and Material 10 CFR part 110. 3. Current OMB approval number: 3150–0036. 4. The form number if applicable: NRC Form 830 and NRC Form 831. 5. How often the collection is required: On occasion. 6. Who will be required or asked to report: Any person in the U.S. who wishes to export or import nuclear material or equipment subject to the requirements of a general or specific license. 7. An estimate of the number of annual responses: 946 (843 responses + 103 recordkeeping). 8. The estimated number of annual respondents: 103. 9. An estimate of the total number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 524. VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:05 Jul 31, 2009 Jkt 217001 10. Abstract: Persons in the U.S. who export or import nuclear material or equipment under a general or specific authorization must comply with certain reporting and recordkeeping requirements under 10 CFR part 110. A copy of the final supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O–1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: http://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/index.html. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments and questions should be directed to the OMB reviewer listed below by September 2, 2009. Comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but assurance of consideration cannot be given to comments received after this date. Christine J. Kymn, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (3150–0036), NEOB–10202, Office of Management and Budget, Washington, DC 20503. Comments can also be e-mailed to Christine J. Kymn@omb.eop.gov or submitted by telephone at (202) 395– 4638. The NRC Clearance Officer is Tremaine Donnell, (301) 415–6258. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 27th day of July 2009. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Tremaine Donnell, Acting NRC Clearance Officer, Office of Information Services. [FR Doc. E9–18436 Filed 7–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P Alliance for Clean Energy, Tennessee Environmental Council, We the People, the Sierra Club, and the Blue Ridge Environmental Defense League. The hearing request was submitted in response to a May 1, 2009 Notice of Receipt of Update to Application for Facility Operating License and Notice of Opportunity for Hearing for the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit 2 (74 FR 20350). Petitioners challenge the updated application filed by Tennessee Valley Authority for a facility operating license for the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit 2, to be located in Rhea County, Tennessee. The Board is comprised of the following administrative judges: Lawrence G. McDade, Chair, Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. Paul B. Abramson, Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. Gary S. Arnold, Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. All correspondence, documents, and other materials shall be filed in accordance with the NRC E–Filing rule, which the NRC promulgated in August 2007 (72 FR 49139). Issued at Rockville, Maryland, this 28th day of July 2009. E. Roy Hawkens, Chief Administrative Judge, Atomic Safety and Licensing Board Panel. [FR Doc. E9–18437 Filed 7–31–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [Docket No. 50–391; ASLBP No. 09–893– 01–OL–BD01] Establishment of Atomic Safety and Licensing Board; Tennessee Valley Authority Pursuant to delegation by the Commission dated December 29, 1972, published in the Federal Register, 37 FR 28,710 (1972), and the Commission’s regulations, see 10 CFR 2.104, 2.300, 2.313, 2.318, and 2.321, notice is hereby given that an Atomic Safety and Licensing Board (Board) is being established to preside over the following proceeding: Tennessee Valley Authority (Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, Unit 2) This proceeding concerns a request for hearing from petitioners Southern PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38475 E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 147 (Monday, August 3, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38474-38475]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-18446]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment Standards Administration


Office of Workers' Compensation Programs; 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 the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Claim for Medical 
Reimbursement (Form OWCP-915). 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 October 2, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Mr. Steven D. Lawrence, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave., NW., Room S-3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone 
(202) 693-0292, fax (202) 693-1451, E-mail Lawrence.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., the 
Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA), 30 U.S.C. 901 et seq., and the Energy 
Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 
(EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. 7384 et seq. All three statutes require OWCP to 
pay for covered medical treatment that is provided to beneficiaries, 
and also to reimburse beneficiaries for any out-of-pocket covered 
medical expenses they have paid. Form OWCP-915, Claim for Medical 
Reimbursement, is used for this purpose and collects the necessary 
beneficiary and medical provider data in a standard format. This 
information collection is currently approved for use through March 31, 
2010.

II. Review Focus

    The Department of Labor is particularly interested in comments 
that:
     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 approval for the extension of this 
information collection in order to carry out its responsibility to 
provide payment for certain covered medical services to injured 
employees who are covered under the Acts.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Employment Standards Administration.
    Title: Claim for Medical Reimbursement.
    OMB Number: 1215-0193.
    Affected Public: Individual or Households; Business or other for-
profit; Not-for-profit institutions.
    Total Respondents: 28,150.
    Total Annual Responses: 67,296.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 11,171.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (Capital/Startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (Operating/Maintenance): $103,636.
    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

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information collection request; they will also become a matter of 
public record.

    Dated: July 29, 2009.
Steven D. Lawrence,
Acting Chief, Branch of Management Review and Internal Control, 
Division of Financial Management, Office of Management, Administration 
and Planning, Employment Standards Administration.
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