Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation, 68867 [2013-27310]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 221 / Friday, November 15, 2013 / Notices Authority and Signature David Michaels, Ph.D., MPH, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health, directed the preparation of this notice under the authority granted by section 19 of the OSH Act (29 U.S.C. 668); 5 U.S.C. 7902; the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2); 41 CFR Part 102–3; section 1–5 of Executive Order 12196 (45 CFR 12629 (2/27/1980)); and Secretary of Labor’s Order No. 1–2012 (77 FR 3912 (1/25/ 2012)). Signed at Washington, DC, on November 12, 2013. David Michaels, Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. 2013–27382 Filed 11–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–26–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Longshore and Harbor 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 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 (OWCP) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Application for Continuation of Death Benefit for Student (LS–266). 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 January 14, 2014. ADDRESSES: Ms. Yoon Ferguson, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:58 Nov 14, 2013 Jkt 232001 Ave. NW., Room S–3201, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 693–0701, fax (202) 693–1449, 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. This Act was amended on October 27, 1972, to provide for continuation of death benefits for a child or certain other surviving dependents after the age of 18 years (to age 23) if the dependent qualifies as a student as defined in section 2 (18) of the Act. The benefit would also be terminated if the dependent completes four years of education beyond high school. Form LS–266 is to be submitted by the parent or guardian for whom continuation of benefits is sought. The statements contained on the form must be verified by an official of the education institution. The information is used by the DOL to determine whether a continuation of the benefits is justified. This information collection is currently approved for use through March 31, 2014. 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 ensure that employers are complying with the reporting requirements of the Act and to ensure that injured claimants receive all compensation benefits to which they are entitled. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68867 Type of Review: Extension. Title: Application for Continuation of Death Benefit for Student. OMB Number: 1240–0026. Agency Number: LS–266. Affected Public: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit. Total Respondents: 20. Total Annual Responses: 20. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 10. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $10. 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: November 8, 2013. Yoon Ferguson, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, US Department of Labor . [FR Doc. 2013–27310 Filed 11–14–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Advisory Committee on Reactor Safeguards (ACRS) Meeting of the ACRS Subcommittee on US–APWR; Notice of Meeting The ACRS Subcommittee on US– APWR will hold a meeting on November 20–21, 2013, Room T–2B1, 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. The meeting will be open to public attendance with the exception of portions that may be closed to protect information that is propriety pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552(c)(4). The agenda for the subject meeting shall be as follows: Wednesday, November 20, 2013—8:30 a.m. Until 5:00 p.m.; and Thursday, November 21, 2013—8:30 a.m. Until 5:00 p.m. The Subcommittee will review Chapter 3, ‘‘Design of Structures, Systems, Components, and Equipment,’’ (except Sections 3.7 and 3.8) of the Safety Evaluation Report (SER) associated with the US–APWR design certification and the Comanche Peak Combine License Application (COLA). The Subcommittee will also review Chapter 9, ‘‘Auxiliary Systems,’’ of the SER for the Comanche Peak COLA. The Subcommittee will hear presentations by and hold discussions with E:\FR\FM\15NON1.SGM 15NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 221 (Friday, November 15, 2013)]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-27310]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' 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 (OWCP) is soliciting 
comments concerning the proposed collection: Application for 
Continuation of Death Benefit for Student (LS-266). 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 January 14, 2014.

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) 693-1449, 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. This 
Act was amended on October 27, 1972, to provide for continuation of 
death benefits for a child or certain other surviving dependents after 
the age of 18 years (to age 23) if the dependent qualifies as a student 
as defined in section 2 (18) of the Act. The benefit would also be 
terminated if the dependent completes four years of education beyond 
high school. Form LS-266 is to be submitted by the parent or guardian 
for whom continuation of benefits is sought. The statements contained 
on the form must be verified by an official of the education 
institution. The information is used by the DOL to determine whether a 
continuation of the benefits is justified. This information collection 
is currently approved for use through March 31, 2014.
    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 ensure that 
employers are complying with the reporting requirements of the Act and 
to ensure that injured claimants receive all compensation benefits to 
which they are entitled.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Title: Application for Continuation of Death Benefit for Student.
    OMB Number: 1240-0026.
    Agency Number: LS-266.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; Business or other for-
profit.
    Total Respondents: 20.
    Total Annual Responses: 20.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 10.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $10.
    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: November 8, 2013.
Yoon Ferguson,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, US 
Department of Labor .
[FR Doc. 2013-27310 Filed 11-14-13; 8:45 am]
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