Division of Federal Employees' Compensation Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 52764 [2012-21399]

Download as PDF 52764 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 169 / Thursday, August 30, 2012 / Notices currently approved for use through December 31, 2012. 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 its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection: Request for Employment Information (CA–1027). 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 29, 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) 693–2447, Email ferguson.yoon@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email). SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION I. Background Payment of compensation for partial disability to injured Federal workers is required by 5 U.S.C. 8106. That section also requires the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) to obtain information regarding a claimant’s earnings during a period of eligibility to compensation. The CA– 1027, Request for Employment Information, is the form used to obtain information for an individual who is employed by a private employer. This information is used to determine the claimant’s entitlement to compensation benefits. This information collection is VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:07 Aug 29, 2012 Jkt 226001 NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD 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. Sunshine Act Meetings: September 2012 III. Current Actions The Department of Labor seeks the approval for the extension of this currently approved information collection in order to determine a claimant’s eligibility for compensation benefits. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Title: Request for Employment Information. OMB Number: 1240–0047. Agency Number: CA–1027. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Total Respondents: 431. Total Annual Responses: 431. Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 108 Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $207. 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: August 27, 2012. 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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 its proposal to extend OMB approval of the 
information collection: Request for Employment Information (CA-1027). 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 29, 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) 693-2447, Email ferguson.yoon@dol.gov. Please 
use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION

I. Background

    Payment of compensation for partial disability to injured Federal 
workers is required by 5 U.S.C. 8106. That section also requires the 
Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) to obtain information 
regarding a claimant's earnings during a period of eligibility to 
compensation. The CA-1027, Request for Employment Information, is the 
form used to obtain information for an individual who is employed by a 
private employer. This information is used to determine the claimant's 
entitlement to compensation benefits. This information collection is 
currently approved for use through December 31, 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 currently approved information collection in order to determine a 
claimant's eligibility for compensation benefits.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
    Title: Request for Employment Information.
    OMB Number: 1240-0047.
    Agency Number: CA-1027.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Total Respondents: 431.
    Total Annual Responses: 431.
    Average Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 108
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $207.
    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: August 27, 2012.
Yoon Ferguson,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2012-21399 Filed 8-29-12; 8:45 am]
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