Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 22806-22807 [2012-9102]

Download as PDF 22806 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 74 / Tuesday, April 17, 2012 / Notices The Department of Labor is issuing this request solely to seek useful information as it develops its policy. While responses to this request do not bind the Department of Labor to any further actions related to the response, all submissions will be made available to the public on http:// dolscientificintegrity.ideascale.com/. AUTHORITY: U.S.C. 301, March 9, 2009, Presidential Memorandum on Scientific Integrity, and the December 17, 2010, memorandum from the Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy. described in further detail on ETA’s Web site at http://www.doleta.gov/ grants/ or on http://www.grants.gov. The Web sites provide application information, eligibility requirements, review and selection procedures and other program requirements governing this solicitation. DATES: The closing date for receipt of applications is June 1, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eileen Banks, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Room N–4716, Washington, DC 20210; Telephone: 202–693–3403. Dated: April 11, 2012. William E. Spriggs, Assistant Secretary for Policy. Signed April 10, 2012 in Washington, DC B. Jai Johnson Grant Officer, Employment and Training Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–9198 Filed 4–16–12; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2012–9060 Filed 4–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P BILLING CODE 4510–FN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Notice of Availability of Funds and Solicitation for Grant Applications for Cooperative Agreements Under the Disability Employment Initiative Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request Employment and Training Administration, Labor. Announcement Type: Solicitation for Grant Applications (SGA). Funding Opportunity Number: SGA/ DFA PY–11–11. SUMMARY: The Employment and Training Administration (ETA), in coordination with Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP), announces the availability of approximately $20 million for a third round of cooperative agreements to state agencies that administer the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998. These funds provide an opportunity for states to develop and implement a plan for improving effective and meaningful participation of persons with disabilities in the workforce. DOL is using this funding to make six to ten grant awards designed to: (1) Improve educational, training, and employment opportunities and outcomes of youth and adults with disabilities who are unemployed, underemployed, and/or receiving Social Security disability benefits; and (2) help these individuals with disabilities find a path into the middle class through exemplary and model service delivery by the public workforce system. The DOL will award DEI grants for a threeyear period of performance. The complete SGA and any subsequent SGA amendments, in connection with this solicitation are SUMMARY: wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:27 Apr 16, 2012 Jkt 226001 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 (OWCP) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Regulations Governing the Administration of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LS–200, LS–201, LS–203, LS–204, LS– 262, LS–267, LS–271, LS–274, and LS– 513). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the address section of this Notice. Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before June 18, 2012. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Ms. Yoon Ferguson, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0701, fax (202) 693–1447, Email ferguson.yoon@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: I. Background The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA). LHWCA provides benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable waters of the United States or in an adjoining area customarily used by an employer in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. In addition, several Acts extend the Longshore Act’s coverage to certain other employees. The following regulations have been developed to implement the Act’s provisions and to provide clarification in those areas where it was deemed necessary (20 CFR 702.162, 702.174, 702.175, 20 CFR 702.242, 20 CFR 702.285, 702.321, 702.201, and 702.111). In some cases, prior regulations have been updated and changed either to reflect the intent of the amended Act or to correct recognized deficiencies. This information collection is currently approved for use through June 30, 2012. 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 E:\FR\FM\17APN1.SGM 17APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 74 / Tuesday, April 17, 2012 / Notices currently approved information collection. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Regulations Governing the Administration of the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. OMB Number: 1240–0014. Agency Number: (LS–200, LS–201, LS–203, LS–204, LS–262, LS–267, LS– 271, LS–274, and LS–513) Affected Public: Individuals or households, Businesses or other forprofit. Total Respondents: 130,036. Total Annual Responses: 130,036. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 44,950. Estimated Time per Response: 2 minutes to 3 hours. Frequency: On occasion and annually. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $45,979. Burden summary Hours LS–200 (20 CFR 702.285) ............... 20 CFR 702.162 (Liens) ................... 20 CFR 702.174 (Certifications) ....... 20 CFR 702.175 (Reinstatements) .. 20 CFR 702.242 (Settlement Applications ........................................... 20 CFR 702.321 (Section 8(f) Payments) ........................................... ESA–100 (20 SFR 702.201) ............ LS–271 (Self Insurance Application) LS–274 (Injury Report of Insurance Carrier and Self-Insured Employer) ........................................... LS–201 (Injury or Death Notice) ...... LS–513 (Payment Report) ................ LS–267 (Claimant’s Statement) ....... LS–203 (Employee Comp. Claim) .... LS–204 (Medical Report) ................. LS–262 (Claim for Death Benefits) .. 1,904 5 4 1 565 910 283 37 2,048 27,300 70 Total Burden Hours ....................... 44,950 MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. UDALL FOUNDATION Sunshine Act Meetings 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, April 27, 2012. PLACE: The offices of the Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation, 130 South Scott Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701. STATUS: This meeting will be open to the public, unless it is necessary for the Board to consider items in executive session. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: (1) Program reports; (2) management committee report; (3) Parks in Focus Program report; (4) financial scenarios report; (5) Board procedures and governance. PORTIONS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC: All agenda items except as noted below. PORTIONS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC: Executive session for consultation with legal counsel regarding aspects of the agenda items. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Ellen K. Wheeler, Executive Director, 130 South Scott Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85701, (520) 901–8500. TIME AND DATE: Dated: April 10, 2012. Ellen K. Wheeler, Executive Director, Morris K. Udall and Stewart L. Udall Foundation, and Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–9029 Filed 4–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–FN–M 9,498 1,425 840 60 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice 12-029] NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Planetary Science Subcommittee; Meeting National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Planetary Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning. DATES: Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Local Time. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 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, 2012. Vincent Alvarez, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2012–9102 Filed 4–16–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:27 Apr 16, 2012 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22807 This meeting will take place at NASA Headquarters, 300 E Street SW., Rooms 6H45 and 3H46, respectively, Washington, DC 20546. ADDRESSES: Ms. Marian Norris, Science Mission Directorate, NASA Headquarters, Washington, DC 20546, (202) 358–4452, fax (202) 358–4118, or mnorris@nasa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The meeting will be open to the public up to the capacity of the room. The meeting will also be available telephonically and by WebEx. Any interested person may call the USA toll free conference call number 888–390–1271, pass code PSS, to participate in this meeting by telephone. The WebEx link is https:// nasa.webex.com/, the meeting number on May 8th is 991 015 190, password PSS@May8; the meeting number on May 9th is 995 739 151, password PSS@May9. The agenda for the meeting includes the following topics: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: —Status of Budgetary and Programmatic Impacts on the Planetary Science Division; —Status of the Joint NASA-European Space Agency Mars and Outer Planets Programs; —Status Updates from the Analysis Groups. It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 74 (Tuesday, April 17, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22806-22807]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-9102]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


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 (OWCP) is 
soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Regulations 
Governing the Administration of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' 
Compensation Act (LS-200, LS-201, LS-203, LS-204, LS-262, LS-267, LS-
271, LS-274, and LS-513). A copy of the proposed information collection 
request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the 
address section of this Notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addresses section below on or before June 18, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Ms. Yoon Ferguson, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave. NW., Room S-3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone 
(202) 693-0701, fax (202) 693-1447, Email ferguson.yoon@dol.gov. Please 
use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers the 
Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (LHWCA). LHWCA provides 
benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable 
waters of the United States or in an adjoining area customarily used by 
an employer in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. In 
addition, several Acts extend the Longshore Act's coverage to certain 
other employees. The following regulations have been developed to 
implement the Act's provisions and to provide clarification in those 
areas where it was deemed necessary (20 CFR 702.162, 702.174, 702.175, 
20 CFR 702.242, 20 CFR 702.285, 702.321, 702.201, and 702.111). In some 
cases, prior regulations have been updated and changed either to 
reflect the intent of the amended Act or to correct recognized 
deficiencies. This information collection is currently approved for use 
through June 30, 2012.

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

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currently approved information collection.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Regulations Governing the Administration of the Longshore 
and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.
    OMB Number: 1240-0014.
    Agency Number: (LS-200, LS-201, LS-203, LS-204, LS-262, LS-267, LS-
271, LS-274, and LS-513)
    Affected Public: Individuals or households, Businesses or other 
for-profit.
    Total Respondents: 130,036.
    Total Annual Responses: 130,036.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 44,950.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 minutes to 3 hours.
    Frequency: On occasion and annually.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $45,979.

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                         Burden summary                           Hours
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LS-200 (20 CFR 702.285)........................................    1,904
20 CFR 702.162 (Liens).........................................        5
20 CFR 702.174 (Certifications)................................        4
20 CFR 702.175 (Reinstatements)................................        1
20 CFR 702.242 (Settlement Applications........................    9,498
20 CFR 702.321 (Section 8(f) Payments).........................    1,425
ESA-100 (20 SFR 702.201).......................................      840
LS-271 (Self Insurance Application)............................       60
LS-274 (Injury Report of Insurance Carrier and Self-Insured          565
 Employer).....................................................
LS-201 (Injury or Death Notice)................................      910
LS-513 (Payment Report)........................................      283
LS-267 (Claimant's Statement)..................................       37
LS-203 (Employee Comp. Claim)..................................    2,048
LS-204 (Medical Report)........................................   27,300
LS-262 (Claim for Death Benefits)..............................       70
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  Total Burden Hours...........................................   44,950
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    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, 2012.
Vincent Alvarez,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2012-9102 Filed 4-16-12; 8:45 am]
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