Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 75163-75164 [2016-26091]

Download as PDF 75163 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2016 / Notices ESTIMATED TOTAL BURDEN HOURS—Continued Estimated total respondents Respondents Number of responses per respondent Average burden time per response (minutes) Estimated total burden (hours) P3 Administrators/Staff ............................................................................. 90 1 .25 22.5 Total ................................................................................................... 594 ........................ ........................ 526.5 Employee Survey DEPARTMENT OF LABOR I. Background Sampled households/individuals: 26,591. Respondents: 4,000. Frequency of response: once. Annual hour burden: Screeners: Cell-phone: 21,500 individuals; 1 minute each; 358 hours. Landline: 5,091 households; 3 minutes each; 255 hours. Extended interview: Leave-taker interview: 1,778 respondents; 18 minutes each; 533 hours. Leave-needer interview: 422 respondents; 18 minutes each; 127 hours. Employed-only interview: 1,800 respondents; 10 minutes each; 300 hours. Nonresponse follow-up: 500 respondents; 10 minutes each; 83 hours. Total burden: 4,000 respondents; 1,656 hours. Annualized hour burden: 1,656 hours; $25.62 per hour; 1 $42,427. Comments submitted in response to this request 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. Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) is the primary agency 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 December 31, 2016. Dated: October 20, 2016. Sharon Block, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Labor. 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. SUMMARY: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before December 27, 2016. DATES: [FR Doc. 2016–26084 Filed 10–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–HX–P Ms. Yoon Ferguson, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Room S–3323, Washington, DC 20210, telephone/fax (202) 354– 9647, Email Ferguson.yoon@dol.gov. 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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. E:\FR\FM\28OCN1.SGM 28OCN1 75164 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2016 / 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. 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: 57,277. Total Responses: 60,621. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 20,539. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $27,800. 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 209 (Friday, October 28, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 75163-75164]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-26091]


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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 December 27, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Ms. Yoon Ferguson, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave. NW., Room S-3323, Washington, DC 20210, telephone/fax 
(202) 354-9647, 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) is the primary 
agency 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 December 31, 2016.

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.

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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: 57,277.
    Total Responses: 60,621.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 20,539.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $27,800.
    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: October 21, 2016.
Yoon Ferguson,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2016-26091 Filed 10-27-16; 8:45 am]
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