Division of Federal Employees' Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 15143-15144 [2014-05981]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 52 / Tuesday, March 18, 2014 / Notices The Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention announces its next meeting. DATES: Wednesday, April 9, 2014, from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (Eastern Time). ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the third floor main conference room at the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, 810 7th St. NW., Washington, DC 20531. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Visit the Web site for the Coordinating Council at www.juvenilecouncil.com or contact Kathi Grasso, Designated Federal Official, OJJDP, by telephone at 202–616–7567 (not a toll-free number) or via email: Kathi.Grasso@usdoj.gov,. The meeting is open to the public. 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Written questions from the public are also invited at the meeting. Dated: March 12, 2014. Robert L. Listenbee, Administrator, Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention. [FR Doc. 2014–05892 Filed 3–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15143 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 Recurrences (CA–2a). 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 May 19, 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) 693–1447, 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 administers the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act, (5 USC 8101, et seq.), which provides for continuation of pay or compensation for work related injuries or disease that result from federal employment. Regulation 20 CFR 10.104 designates form CA–2a as the form to be used to request information from claimants with previously-accepted injuries, who claim a recurrence of disability, and from their supervisors. The form requests information relating to the specific circumstances leading up to the recurrence as well as information about their employment and earnings. The information provided is used by OWCP claims examiners to determine whether a claimant has sustained a recurrence of disability related to an accepted injury and, if so, the appropriate benefits payable. This information collection is currently approved for use through June 30, 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; E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1 15144 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 52 / Tuesday, March 18, 2014 / Notices * 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 ensure the accurate payment of benefits to current and former Federal employees with recurring work-related injuries. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Title: Notice of Recurrences OMB Number: 1240–0009. Agency Number: CA–2a. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Total Respondents: 258. Total Annual Responses: 258. Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 129. Frequency: Annually. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $126. 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: March 10, 2014. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 52 (Tuesday, March 18, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15143-15144]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05981]


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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 Recurrences (CA-
2a). 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 May 19, 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) 693-1447, 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 
administers the Federal Employees' Compensation Act, (5 USC 8101, et 
seq.), which provides for continuation of pay or compensation for work 
related injuries or disease that result from federal employment. 
Regulation 20 CFR 10.104 designates form CA-2a as the form to be used 
to request information from claimants with previously-accepted 
injuries, who claim a recurrence of disability, and from their 
supervisors. The form requests information relating to the specific 
circumstances leading up to the recurrence as well as information about 
their employment and earnings.
    The information provided is used by OWCP claims examiners to 
determine whether a claimant has sustained a recurrence of disability 
related to an accepted injury and, if so, the appropriate benefits 
payable. This information collection is currently approved for use 
through June 30, 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;

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    * 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 ensure the accurate payment of benefits to current and former 
Federal employees with recurring work-related injuries.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
    Title: Notice of Recurrences
    OMB Number: 1240-0009.
    Agency Number: CA-2a.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Total Respondents: 258.
    Total Annual Responses: 258.
    Average Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 129.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $126.
    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: March 10, 2014.
Yoon Ferguson,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, US 
Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2014-05981 Filed 3-17-14; 8:45 am]
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