Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 84621-84622 [2016-28271]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 226 / Wednesday, November 23, 2016 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Part E of the EEOICPA; review of available training materials; discuss format of working group meeting with claims examiners. OWCP transcribes Advisory Board subcommittee meetings. OWCP posts the transcripts on the Advisory Board Web page, http://www.dol.gov/owcp/ energy/regs/compliance/ AdvisoryBoard.htm, along with written comments and other materials submitted to the subcommittee or presented at subcommittee meetings. Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to the Public Record Subcommittee meeting: The subcommittee will meet via teleconference on Monday, December 12, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Advisory Board subcommittee meetings are open to the public. The teleconference number and other details for listening to the meeting will be posted on the Advisory Board’s Web site no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting. 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[FR Doc. 2016–28269 Filed 11–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 84621 listed below in the address section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before January 23, 2017. 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) 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, 2017. 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 E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1 84622 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 226 / Wednesday, November 23, 2016 / Notices 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 17, 2016. Yoon Ferguson, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, US Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2016–28271 Filed 11–22–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Labor. ACTION: Notice AGENCY: The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce SUMMARY: 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: Employer’s First Report of Injury or Occupational Disease (LS–202) and Employer’s Supplementary Report of Accident or Occupational Illness (LS–210). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the address section of this Notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addresses section below on or before January 23, 2017. 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 administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. The Act provides benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable waters of the United States and adjoining area customarily used by an employee in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. The LS– 202 is used by employers initially to report injuries that have occurred which are covered under the Longshore Act and its related statutes. The LS–210 is used to report additional periods of lost time from work. This information collection is currently approved for use through March 31, 2017. 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: Request for Earnings Information. OMB Number: 1240–0003. Agency Number: LS–202 and LS–210. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institution. Number of respondents Number of responses mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Form Time to complete Frequency of response LS–202 .................................. LS–210 .................................. 15 min ................................... 15 min ................................... occasion ................................ occasion ................................ 23,490 1,141 23,490 1,141 5,873 285 Totals ............................. ............................................... ............................................... 24,631 24,631 6,158 Total Respondents: 24,631. Total Annual Responses: 24,631. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:04 Nov 22, 2016 Jkt 241001 Estimated Total Burden Hours: 6,158. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Hours burden Estimated Time Per Response: 15 minutes. E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 226 (Wednesday, November 23, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 84621-84622]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-28271]


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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

AGENCY: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Labor.

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 address section of this Notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addresses section below on or before January 23, 2017.

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) 
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, 2017.
    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

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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 17, 2016.
Yoon Ferguson,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, US 
Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2016-28271 Filed 11-22-16; 8:45 am]
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