Division of Federal Employees' Compensation; Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 34768-34769 [2010-14805]

Download as PDF 34768 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 117 / Friday, June 18, 2010 / Notices * Minimize the burden of the information collection on those who are to respond, including 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 data collected within the RJM state submissions are used as input to the process of distributing UI program appropriated funds among the states and inform ETA of the funding requirements states are anticipating. Type of Review: Extension without change. Agency: Employment and Training Administration. Title: Resource Justification Model. OMB Number: 1205–0430. Affected Public: State Government. Total respondents Form/activity Crosswalk ............................................................................... ACCT SUM ............................................................................. RJM 1–6 ................................................................................. Narrative ................................................................................. 53 53 53 53 Totals ............................................................................... ........................ Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $0. Comments submitted in response to this solicitation 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: June 11, 2010. Jane Oates, Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2010–14707 Filed 6–17–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation; Proposed Collection; Comment Request srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD 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, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:17 Jun 17, 2010 Jkt 220001 Frequency Annually Annually Annually Annually Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Total responses Average time per response (hours) Total estimated burden (hours) ...... ...... ...... ...... 53 53 53 53 108 4 3 8 5,724 212 159 424 ..................... 212 ........................ 6,519 collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements can be properly assessed. Currently, DOL is soliciting comments for a new collection, FECA Contractor Surveys. A copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the individual 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 August 17, 2010. ADDRESSES: Mr. Vincent Alvarez, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave., NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0372, fax (202) 693–1378, E-mail Alvarez.Vincent@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or E-mail). 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 PO 00000 Cite/Reference/Form/etc: Social Security Act, Section 303(a)(b). Total Respondents: 53 State Workforce Agencies. Frequency: Annually. Total Responses: 53 respondents × 4 submittals = 212 responses. Average Estimated Response Time: 123 hours. Total Estimated Burden Hours: 6,519. Sfmt 4703 other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Department of Labor (DOL) conducts a variety of voluntary Customer Satisfaction Surveys of regulated/non-regulated entities, which are specifically designed to gather information from a customer’s perspective as prescribed by E.O. 12862, Setting Customer Service Standards, September 11, 1993. These Customer Satisfaction Surveys provide information on customer attitudes about the delivery and quality of agency products/services and are used as part of an ongoing process to improve DOL programs. This generic clearance allows agencies to gather information from both Federal and non-Federal users. In addition to conducting Customer Satisfaction Surveys, the Department also includes the use of evaluation forms for those DOL agencies conducting conferences. These evaluations are helpful in determining the success of the current conference, in developing future conferences, and in meeting the needs of the Department’s product/service users. II. Current Actions This is a new collection. The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act provides workers’ compensation coverage to three million federal and postal workers around the world for employmentrelated injuries and occupational diseases. The Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation (DFEC) is charged with administering the FECA program. To obtain better feedback E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 117 / Friday, June 18, 2010 / Notices regarding various DFEC programs and functions, the DFEC is seeking approval to allow contract personnel such as Continuation of Pay (COP) Nurses, Field Nurses, and Rehabilitation Counselors, the opportunity to participate and provide feedback on DFEC effectiveness. These resources play a vital role in assisting the DFEC with the mission of returning injured employees to gainful employment. To this end, DOL seeks implementation of three separate surveys for this group. These surveys may be used on occasion and a three year approval is requested. Type of Review: New collection request for OMB Control number. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Title: FECA Contractor Surveys. OMB Number: pending. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institutions. Total Respondents: 330. Total Annual responses: 330. Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 82. Frequency: On occasion and usually only one time per respondent. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $10,249. 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: June 15, 2010. Vincent Alvarez, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2010–14805 Filed 6–17–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CH–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463 as amended), the National Science Foundation announces the following meeting: Name: Site Visit review of the Nanoscale Science and Engineering Center (NSEC) at the University of Pennsylvania (Committee Code: 1203). Dates & times: July 7, 2010: 7 p.m.– 9 p.m. July 8, 2010: 8:15 a.m.–9:30 p.m. July 9, 2010: 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Place: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. 16:17 Jun 17, 2010 Jkt 220001 AGENDA Wednesday, July 7, 2010 7 pm–9 pm Closed—Executive Session/Dinner. Thursday, July 8, 2010 8:15 a.m.–4 p.m. Open—Review of the NSEC at UPenn. 4 p.m.–5 p.m. Closed—Executive session. 5 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Open—Panel Asks Clarifying Questions for NSEC Leaders. 5:30 p.m.–7:30 p.m. Open—Poster Session. 7:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m. Closed— Executive Session/Dinner. Friday, July 9, 2010 8 a.m.–9 a.m. Closed—Executive Session/Breakfast—Director’s Response. 9 a.m.–10 a.m. Open—Facilities Overview and Lab Tour. 10 a.m.–3:45 p.m. Closed—Executive Session/Draft and Review Report. 3:45 p.m.–4 p.m. Closed—Debriefing with NSEC Leaders. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 117 (Friday, June 18, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34768-34769]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-14805]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Division of Federal Employees' Compensation; Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

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 can be properly assessed. Currently, DOL is 
soliciting comments for a new collection, FECA Contractor Surveys. A 
copy of the proposed information collection request (ICR) can be 
obtained by contacting the individual 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 August 17, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Mr. Vincent Alvarez, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave., NW., Room S-3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone 
(202) 693-0372, fax (202) 693-1378, E-mail Alvarez.Vincent@dol.gov. 
Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or 
E-mail).
    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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    The Department of Labor (DOL) conducts a variety of voluntary 
Customer Satisfaction Surveys of regulated/non-regulated entities, 
which are specifically designed to gather information from a customer's 
perspective as prescribed by E.O. 12862, Setting Customer Service 
Standards, September 11, 1993. These Customer Satisfaction Surveys 
provide information on customer attitudes about the delivery and 
quality of agency products/services and are used as part of an ongoing 
process to improve DOL programs. This generic clearance allows agencies 
to gather information from both Federal and non-Federal users. In 
addition to conducting Customer Satisfaction Surveys, the Department 
also includes the use of evaluation forms for those DOL agencies 
conducting conferences. These evaluations are helpful in determining 
the success of the current conference, in developing future 
conferences, and in meeting the needs of the Department's product/
service users.

II. Current Actions

    This is a new collection. The Federal Employees' Compensation Act 
provides workers' compensation coverage to three million federal and 
postal workers around the world for employment-related injuries and 
occupational diseases. The Division of Federal Employees' Compensation 
(DFEC) is charged with administering the FECA program. To obtain better 
feedback

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regarding various DFEC programs and functions, the DFEC is seeking 
approval to allow contract personnel such as Continuation of Pay (COP) 
Nurses, Field Nurses, and Rehabilitation Counselors, the opportunity to 
participate and provide feedback on DFEC effectiveness. These resources 
play a vital role in assisting the DFEC with the mission of returning 
injured employees to gainful employment. To this end, DOL seeks 
implementation of three separate surveys for this group. These surveys 
may be used on occasion and a three year approval is requested.
    Type of Review: New collection request for OMB Control number.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
    Title: FECA Contractor Surveys.
    OMB Number: pending.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Total Respondents: 330.
    Total Annual responses: 330.
    Average Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 82.
    Frequency: On occasion and usually only one time per respondent.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $10,249.
    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: June 15, 2010.
Vincent Alvarez,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
U.S. Department of Labor.
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