Division of Federal Employees' Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 40513 [2013-16140]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 129 / Friday, July 5, 2013 / Notices injury. Form CA–722 is used for claims for death. This information collection is currently approved for use through August 31, 2013. 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: Notice of Law Enforcement Officer’s Injury or Occupational Disease (CA–721) and Notice of Law Enforcement Officer’s Death (CA–722). 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 September 3, 2013. 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) 693–1447, Email alvarez.vincent@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: I. Background The Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) provides, under 5 U.S.C. 8191, et seq. and 20 CFR 10.735, that non-Federal law enforcement officers injured or killed under certain circumstances are entitled to the benefits of the Act, to the same extent as if they were employees of the Federal Government. The CA–721 and CA–722 are used by non-Federal law enforcement officers and their survivors to claim compensation under the FECA. Form CA–721 is used for claims for VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:06 Jul 03, 2013 Jkt 229001 II. Review Focus III. Current Actions The Department of Labor seeks the extension of approval to collect this information to determine eligibility for benefits. Type of Review: Extension Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Title: Notice of Law Enforcement Officer’s Injury or Occupational Disease (CA–721), Notice of Law Enforcement Officer’s Death (CA–722). OMB Number: 1240–0022 Agency Number: CA–721 and CA–722 Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit; State, Local or Tribal Government. Total Respondents: 10 Total Annual Responses: 10 Average Time per Response: 60–90 minutes Estimated Total Burden Hours: 14 Frequency: On occasion Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0 Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $5 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. Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Dated: June 27, 2013. Vincent Alvarez, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2013–16140 Filed 7–3–13; 8:45 am] 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. PO 00000 40513 Sfmt 4703 BILLING CODE 4510–CH–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness 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: Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act Forms (Forms EE–1, EE–2, EE–3, EE–4, EE–7, EE–8, EE–9, EE–10, EE–11A, EE–11B, EE–12, EE–13, EE–16, EE–20). 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 September 3, 2013. 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) 693–1447, Email alvarez.vincent@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: I. Background The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) is the primary agency E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM 05JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 129 (Friday, July 5, 2013)]
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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: Notice of Law Enforcement 
Officer's Injury or Occupational Disease (CA-721) and Notice of Law 
Enforcement Officer's Death (CA-722). 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 September 3, 2013.

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) 693-1447, Email alvarez.vincent@dol.gov. 
Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail, fax, or 
Email).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) provides, under 5 
U.S.C. 8191, et seq. and 20 CFR 10.735, that non-Federal law 
enforcement officers injured or killed under certain circumstances are 
entitled to the benefits of the Act, to the same extent as if they were 
employees of the Federal Government. The CA-721 and CA-722 are used by 
non-Federal law enforcement officers and their survivors to claim 
compensation under the FECA. Form CA-721 is used for claims for injury. 
Form CA-722 is used for claims for death. This information collection 
is currently approved for use through August 31, 2013.

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 to collect 
this information to determine eligibility for benefits.
    Type of Review: Extension
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
    Title: Notice of Law Enforcement Officer's Injury or Occupational 
Disease (CA-721), Notice of Law Enforcement Officer's Death (CA-722).
    OMB Number: 1240-0022
    Agency Number: CA-721 and CA-722
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-
profit; State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Total Respondents: 10
    Total Annual Responses: 10
    Average Time per Response: 60-90 minutes
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 14
    Frequency: On occasion
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $5
    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 27, 2013.
Vincent Alvarez,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2013-16140 Filed 7-3-13; 8:45 am]
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