Division of Federal Employees' Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 63863-63864 [2010-26105]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 200 / Monday, October 18, 2010 / Notices waters of the United States or in an adjoining area customarily used by an employer in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. The Act provides that reasonable funeral expenses not to exceed $3,000 shall be paid in all compensable death cases. The LS–265 has been provided for use in submitting the funeral expenses for payment. This information collection is currently approved for use through February 28, 2011. 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 extension of approval of this information collection in order to carry out its responsibility to certify the amount of funeral expenses incurred in the case. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Certification of Funeral Expenses. OMB Number: 1240–0040. Agency Number: LS–265. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Total Respondents: 80. Total Annual Responses: 80. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 20. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $37.60. 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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:47 Oct 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 Dated: October 12, 2010. Vincent Alvarez, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2010–26104 Filed 10–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Federal Employees’ Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. 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 Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement (CA–1032). 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 December 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). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The collection of this information is necessary under provisions of the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) which states: (1) Compensation must be adjusted to reflect a claimant’s earnings while in receipt of benefits (5 U.S.C. 8106); (2) SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63863 compensation is payable at the augmented rate of 75 percent only if the claimant has one or more dependents as defined by the FECA (5 U.S.C. 8110); (3) compensation may not be paid concurrently with certain benefits from other Federal Agencies, such as the Office of Personnel Management, Social Security, and the Veterans Administration (5 U.S.C. 8116); (4) compensation must be adjusted to reflect any settlement from a third party responsible for the injury for which the claimant is being paid compensation (5 U.S.C. 8132); (5) an individual convicted of any violation related to fraud in the application for, or receipt of, any compensation benefit, forfeits (as of the date of such conviction) any entitlement to such benefits, for any injury occurring on or before the date of conviction (5 U.S.C. 8146(a)); (6) no Federal compensation benefit can be paid to any individual for any period during which such individual is incarcerated for any felony offense (5 U.S.C. 8148(b)(1)). The information collected through Form CA–1032 is used to ensure that compensation being paid on the periodic roll is correct. This information collection is currently approved for use through February 28, 2011. 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 extension of approval to collect this information collection in order to ensure that compensation being paid on the periodic roll is correct. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 63864 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 200 / Monday, October 18, 2010 / Notices Title: Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement OMB Number: 1240–0016. Agency Number: CA–1032. Affected Public: Individuals or household. Total Respondents: 50,000. Total Annual Responses: 50,000. Average Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 16,667. Frequency: Annually. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $23,500. 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: October 12, 2010. Vincent Alvarez, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2010–26105 Filed 10–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CH–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Coal Mine Workers’ Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 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 Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Comparability of Current Work to Coal Mine Employment (CM–913). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:45 Oct 15, 2010 Jkt 223001 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 December 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). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The Black Lung Benefits Act of 1977, as amended, 30 U.S.C. 901 et seq., provides for the payment of benefits to coal miners who are totally disabled by black lung disease arising out of coal mine employment, and their dependents and survivors. Once a miner has been identified as having performed non-coal mine work subsequent to coal mine employment, the miner or the miner’s survivor is asked to complete a CM–913 to compare coal mine work to non-coal mine work. This employment information along with medical information is used to establish whether the miner is totally disabled due to black lung disease caused by coal mine employment. This information collection is currently approved for use through February 28, 2011. 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 responsibility to administer the Black Lung Benefits Act. PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Comparability of Current Work to Coal Mine Employment (CM–913). OMB Number: 1240–0035. Agency Number: CM–913. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Total Respondents: 1,650. Total Annual Responses: 1,650. Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 825. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $926. 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: October 12, 2010. Vincent Alvarez, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2010–26106 Filed 10–15–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CK–P NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION Sunshine Act Meeting 10 a.m., Thursday, October 21, 2010. PLACE: Board Room, 7th Floor, Room 7047, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314–3428. STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. NCUA Strategic Plan 2011–2016. 2. Final Rule—Parts 701 and 742 of NCUA’s Rules and Regulations, Fixed Assets and Regulatory Flexibility Program. 3. Briefing—Merger Partner Registry. 4. Insurance Fund Report. RECESS: 11 a.m. TIME AND DATE: 11:15 a.m., Thursday, October 21, 2010. PLACE: Board Room, 7th Floor, Room 7047, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314–3428. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Insurance Appeals (2). Closed pursuant to some or all of the following: Exemptions (4) and (6). 2. Consideration of Supervisory Activities (5). Closed pursuant to some or all of the following: Exemptions (8), (9)(A)(ii) and 9(B). TIME AND DATE: E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 200 (Monday, October 18, 2010)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2010-26105]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Division of Federal Employees' Compensation; Proposed Extension 
of Existing 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 on respondents can be properly assessed. 
Currently, the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs is soliciting 
comments concerning the proposed collection: Request for Information on 
Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement (CA-
1032). 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 December 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).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The collection of this 
information is necessary under provisions of the Federal Employees' 
Compensation Act (FECA) which states: (1) Compensation must be adjusted 
to reflect a claimant's earnings while in receipt of benefits (5 U.S.C. 
8106); (2) compensation is payable at the augmented rate of 75 percent 
only if the claimant has one or more dependents as defined by the FECA 
(5 U.S.C. 8110); (3) compensation may not be paid concurrently with 
certain benefits from other Federal Agencies, such as the Office of 
Personnel Management, Social Security, and the Veterans Administration 
(5 U.S.C. 8116); (4) compensation must be adjusted to reflect any 
settlement from a third party responsible for the injury for which the 
claimant is being paid compensation (5 U.S.C. 8132); (5) an individual 
convicted of any violation related to fraud in the application for, or 
receipt of, any compensation benefit, forfeits (as of the date of such 
conviction) any entitlement to such benefits, for any injury occurring 
on or before the date of conviction (5 U.S.C. 8146(a)); (6) no Federal 
compensation benefit can be paid to any individual for any period 
during which such individual is incarcerated for any felony offense (5 
U.S.C. 8148(b)(1)). The information collected through Form CA-1032 is 
used to ensure that compensation being paid on the periodic roll is 
correct. This information collection is currently approved for use 
through February 28, 2011.
    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 extension of 
approval to collect this information collection in order to ensure that 
compensation being paid on the periodic roll is correct.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.

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    Title: Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, 
Dependents and Third Party Settlement
    OMB Number: 1240-0016.
    Agency Number: CA-1032.
    Affected Public: Individuals or household.
    Total Respondents: 50,000.
    Total Annual Responses: 50,000.
    Average Time per Response: 20 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 16,667.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $23,500.
    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: October 12, 2010.
Vincent Alvarez,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2010-26105 Filed 10-15-10; 8:45 am]
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