Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 40513-40514 [2013-16141]

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 40514 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 129 / Friday, July 5, 2013 / Notices responsible for the administration of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000, as amended (EEOICPA or Act), 42 U.S.C. 7384 et seq. The Act provides for timely payment of compensation to covered employees and, where applicable, survivors of such employees, who sustained either ‘‘occupational illnesses’’ or ‘‘covered illnesses’’ incurred in the performance of duty for the Department of Energy and certain of its contractors and subcontractors. The Act sets forth eligibility criteria for claimants for compensation under Part B and Part E of the Act, and outlines the various elements of compensation payable from the Fund established by the Act. The information collections in this ICR collect demographic, factual and medical information needed to determine entitlement to benefits under the EEOICPA. This information collection is currently approved for use through October 31, 2013. BILLING CODE 4510–CR–P 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. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES III. Current Actions The Department of Labor seeks approval for the revision of this information collection in order to carry out its responsibility to determine a claimant’s eligibility for compensation under the EEOICPA. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Title: Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act Forms (various). OMB Number: 1240–0002 17:06 Jul 03, 2013 Dated: June 27, 2013. Vincent Alvarez, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2013–16141 Filed 7–3–13; 8:45 am] II. Review Focus VerDate Mar<15>2010 Agency Number: 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 and EE–20 Affected Public: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit Total Respondents: 65,013 Total Responses: 66,020 Estimated Total Burden Hours: 23,190 Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0 Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $28,089 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. Jkt 229001 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: Claim for Reimbursement of Benefit Payments and Claims Expense Under the War Hazards Compensation Act (CA–278). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: DATES: I. Background The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) is the federal agency responsible for administration of the War Hazards Compensation Act (WHCA), 42 U.S.C. 1701 et seq. Under section 1704(a) of the WHCA, an insurance carrier or self-insured who has paid workers’ compensation benefits to or on account of any person for a war-risk hazard may seek reimbursement for benefits paid (plus expenses) out of the Employment Compensation Fund for the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) at 5 U.S.C. 8147. Form CA–278 is used by insurance carriers and the selfinsured to request reimbursement. The information collected is used by OWCP staff to process requests for reimbursement of WHCA benefit payments and claims expense that are submitted by insurance carriers and self-insureds. The information is also used by OWCP to decide whether it should opt to pay ongoing WHCA benefits directly to the injured worker. This information collection is currently approved for use through October 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 E:\FR\FM\05JYN1.SGM 05JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 129 (Friday, July 5, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40513-40514]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16141]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness 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: 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: 

I. Background

    The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) is the primary 
agency

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responsible for the administration of the Energy Employees Occupational 
Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000, as amended (EEOICPA or Act), 
42 U.S.C. 7384 et seq. The Act provides for timely payment of 
compensation to covered employees and, where applicable, survivors of 
such employees, who sustained either ``occupational illnesses'' or 
``covered illnesses'' incurred in the performance of duty for the 
Department of Energy and certain of its contractors and subcontractors. 
The Act sets forth eligibility criteria for claimants for compensation 
under Part B and Part E of the Act, and outlines the various elements 
of compensation payable from the Fund established by the Act. The 
information collections in this ICR collect demographic, factual and 
medical information needed to determine entitlement to benefits under 
the EEOICPA. This information collection is currently approved for use 
through October 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 approval for the revision of this 
information collection in order to carry out its responsibility to 
determine a claimant's eligibility for compensation under the EEOICPA.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
    Title: Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act Forms 
(various).
    OMB Number: 1240-0002
    Agency Number: 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 and EE-20
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; Business or other for-
profit
    Total Respondents: 65,013
    Total Responses: 66,020
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 23,190
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $28,089
    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. 2013-16141 Filed 7-3-13; 8:45 am]
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