Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Working Group on Presumptions, 11947-11948 [2017-03794]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 37 / Monday, February 27, 2017 / Notices transmission for comments (mail, fax, or Email). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The collection of this information is necessary under provisions of the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) which states: (1) Compensation must be adjusted to reflect a claimant’s earnings while in receipt of benefits (5 U.S.C. 8106); (2) compensation is payable at the augmented rate of 75 percent only if the claimant has one or more dependents as defined by the FECA (5 U.S.C. 8110); (3) compensation may not be paid concurrently with certain benefits from other Federal Agencies, such as the Office of Personnel Management, Social Security, and the Veterans Administration (5 U.S.C. 8116); (4) compensation must be adjusted to reflect any settlement from a third party responsible for the injury for which the claimant is being paid compensation (5 U.S.C. 8132); (5) an individual convicted of any violation related to fraud in the application for, or receipt of, any compensation benefit, forfeits (as of the date of such conviction) any entitlement to such benefits, for any injury occurring on or before the date of conviction (5 U.S.C. 8148(a)); (6) no Federal compensation benefit can be paid to any individual for any period during which such individual is incarcerated for any felony offense (5 U.S.C. 8148(b)(1)). The information collected through Form CA–1032 is used to ensure that compensation being paid on the periodic roll is correct. This information collection is currently approved for use through May 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:23 Feb 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 III. Current Actions: The Department of Labor seeks extension of approval to collect this information collection in order to ensure that compensation being paid on the periodic roll is correct. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Title: Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement. OMB Number: 1240–0016. Agency Number: CA–1032. Affected Public: Individuals or household. Total Respondents: 45,161. Total Annual Responses: 45,161. Average Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 15,054. Frequency: Annually. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $23,484. 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: February 14, 2017. Yoon Ferguson, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, US Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2017–03758 Filed 2–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CH–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Working Group on Presumptions Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Labor. ACTION: Announcement of meeting of the Working Group on Presumptions of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). AGENCY: The working group will meet via teleconference on March 14, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. SUMMARY: You may contact Douglas Fitzgerald, Designated Federal Officer, at fitzgerald.douglas@dol.gov, or Carrie Rhoads, Alternate Designated Federal FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11947 Officer, at rhoads.carrie@dol.gov, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite S–3524, Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 343–5580. This is not a toll-free number. For press inquiries: Ms. Amanda McClure, Office of Public Affairs, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–1028, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693–4672; email mcclure.amanda.c@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Board is mandated by Section 3687 of EEOICPA. The Secretary of Labor established the Board under this authority and Executive Order 13699 (June 26, 2015). The purpose of the Advisory Board is to advise the Secretary with respect to: (1) The Site Exposure Matrices (SEM) of the Department of Labor; (2) medical guidance for claims examiners for claims with the EEOICPA program, with respect to the weighing of the medical evidence of claimants; (3) evidentiary requirements for claims under Part B of EEOICPA related to lung disease; and (4) the work of industrial hygienists and staff physicians and consulting physicians of the Department of Labor and reports of such hygienists and physicians to ensure quality, objectivity, and consistency. The Advisory Board sunsets on December 19, 2019. This working group is being assembled to gather and analyze data and continue working on providing EEOICP with updated presumptions. The Advisory Board operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and its implementing regulations (41 CFR part 102–3). Agenda: The tentative agenda for the meeting of the Working Group on Presumptions includes: Review of draft changes in current presumptions; discuss candidate topics for new presumptions. OWCP will transcribe the Advisory Board working group meeting. OWCP will post 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 working group or presented at the working group meeting. Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to the Public Record Working group meeting: The working group will meet via teleconference on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Advisory Board working group meetings are open to the public. The teleconference number and other details E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 11948 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 37 / Monday, February 27, 2017 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES for listening to the meeting will be posted on the Advisory Board’s Web site no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting. This information will be posted at http://www.dol.gov/owcp/ energy/regs/compliance/ AdvisoryBoard.htm. Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for special accommodations to participate in the working group meeting by email, telephone, or hard copy to Ms. Carrie Rhoads, OWCP, Room S–3524, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 343–5580; email EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov. Submission of written comments for the record: You may submit written comments, identified by the working group name and the meeting date of March 14, 2017, by any of the following methods: • Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov (specify in the email subject line, ‘‘Working Group on Presumptions’’). • Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger, or courier service: Submit one copy to the following address: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Room S–3522, 200 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20210. Due to securityrelated procedures, receipt of submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. Comments must be received by March 7, 2017. OWCP will make available publically, without change, any written comments, including any personal information that you provide. Therefore, OWCP cautions interested parties against submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates. Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at http:// www.regulations.gov. This notice, as well as news releases and other relevant information, are also available on the Advisory Board’s Web page at http://www.dol.gov/owcp/ energy/regs/compliance/ AdvisoryBoard.htm. Signed at Washington, DC, this 17 day of February, 2017. Gary Steinberg, Deputy Director, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. [FR Doc. 2017–03794 Filed 2–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–24–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:23 Feb 24, 2017 Jkt 241001 NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION [NARA–2017–029] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). ACTION: Notice of proposed extension request. AGENCY: NARA proposes to request an extension from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of approval to use the information collection described in this notice, which is the application organizations submit to a Presidential library to request use of space in the library for a privately sponsored activity. We invite you to comment on this proposed information collection. DATES: We must receive written comments on or before April 28, 2017. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Paperwork Reduction Act Comments (ID), Room 4400; National Archives and Records Administration; 8601 Adelphi Road; College Park, MD 20740–6001, fax them to 301–713–7409, or email them to tamee.fechhelm@nara.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Tamee Fechhelm by telephone at 301–837–1694 or fax at 301–713– 7409 with requests for additional information or copies of the proposed information collection and supporting statement. SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), NARA invites the public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed information collections. You should address one or more of the following points in any comments or suggestions you submit: (a) Whether the proposed information collection is necessary for NARA to properly perform its functions; (b) NARA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection and its accuracy; (c) ways NARA could enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information it collects; (d) ways NARA could minimize the burden on respondents of collecting the information, including through information technology; and (e) whether this collection affects small businesses. We will summarize any comments you submit and include the summary in our request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In this notice, NARA solicits comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Application and permit for use of space in Presidential library and grounds. OMB number: 3095–0024. Agency form number: NA Form 16011. Type of review: Regular. Affected public: Private organizations. Estimated number of respondents: 1,000. Estimated time per response: 20 minutes. Frequency of response: On occasion. Estimated total annual burden hours: 333 hours. Abstract: Regulations at 36 CFR 1280.94 require this information collection. The application is submitted to a Presidential library to request the use of space in the library for a privately sponsored activity. NARA uses the information to determine whether use will meet the criteria in 36 CFR 1280.94 and to schedule the date. Swarnali Haldar, Executive for Information Services/CIO. [FR Doc. 2017–03725 Filed 2–24–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7515–01–P NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION [NARA–2017–027] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request National Archives and Records Administration (NARA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: NARA has submitted to OMB for approval the information collections described in this notice. We invite you to comment on them. DATES: OMB must receive written comments on or before March 29, 2017. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Mr. Nicholas A. Fraser, desk officer for NARA, by mail to Office of Management and Budget; New Executive Office Building; Washington, DC 20503; fax to 202–395–5167; or by email to Nicholas_ A._Fraser@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information or copies of the proposed information collections and supporting statements to Tamee Fechhelm by phone at 301–837–1694 or by fax at 301–713–7409. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 37 (Monday, February 27, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11947-11948]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-03794]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health: Working 
Group on Presumptions

AGENCY: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Labor.

ACTION: Announcement of meeting of the Working Group on Presumptions of 
the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory 
Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation 
Program Act (EEOICPA).

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SUMMARY: The working group will meet via teleconference on March 14, 
2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact Douglas Fitzgerald, 
Designated Federal Officer, at fitzgerald.douglas@dol.gov, or Carrie 
Rhoads, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at rhoads.carrie@dol.gov, 
U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite S-3524, 
Washington, DC 20210, telephone (202) 343-5580.
    This is not a toll-free number.
    For press inquiries: Ms. Amanda McClure, Office of Public Affairs, 
U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-1028, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; telephone (202) 693-4672; email 
mcclure.amanda.c@dol.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Board is mandated by Section 
3687 of EEOICPA. The Secretary of Labor established the Board under 
this authority and Executive Order 13699 (June 26, 2015). The purpose 
of the Advisory Board is to advise the Secretary with respect to: (1) 
The Site Exposure Matrices (SEM) of the Department of Labor; (2) 
medical guidance for claims examiners for claims with the EEOICPA 
program, with respect to the weighing of the medical evidence of 
claimants; (3) evidentiary requirements for claims under Part B of 
EEOICPA related to lung disease; and (4) the work of industrial 
hygienists and staff physicians and consulting physicians of the 
Department of Labor and reports of such hygienists and physicians to 
ensure quality, objectivity, and consistency. The Advisory Board 
sunsets on December 19, 2019. This working group is being assembled to 
gather and analyze data and continue working on providing EEOICP with 
updated presumptions.
    The Advisory Board operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and its implementing regulations 
(41 CFR part 102-3).
    Agenda: The tentative agenda for the meeting of the Working Group 
on Presumptions includes: Review of draft changes in current 
presumptions; discuss candidate topics for new presumptions. OWCP will 
transcribe the Advisory Board working group meeting. OWCP will post 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 working group or presented at the 
working group meeting.

Public Participation, Submissions, and Access to the Public Record

    Working group meeting: The working group will meet via 
teleconference on Tuesday, March 14, 2017, from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. 
Eastern Time. Advisory Board working group meetings are open to the 
public. The teleconference number and other details

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for listening to the meeting will be posted on the Advisory Board's Web 
site no later than 72 hours prior to the meeting. This information will 
be posted at http://www.dol.gov/owcp/energy/regs/compliance/AdvisoryBoard.htm.
    Requests for special accommodations: Please submit requests for 
special accommodations to participate in the working group meeting by 
email, telephone, or hard copy to Ms. Carrie Rhoads, OWCP, Room S-3524, 
U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 
20210; telephone (202) 343-5580; email EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov.
    Submission of written comments for the record: You may submit 
written comments, identified by the working group name and the meeting 
date of March 14, 2017, by any of the following methods:
     Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov 
(specify in the email subject line, ``Working Group on Presumptions'').
     Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger, or 
courier service: Submit one copy to the following address: U.S. 
Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Advisory 
Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Room S-3522, 200 
Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20210. Due to security-related 
procedures, receipt of submissions by regular mail may experience 
significant delays.
    Comments must be received by March 7, 2017. OWCP will make 
available publically, without change, any written comments, including 
any personal information that you provide. Therefore, OWCP cautions 
interested parties against submitting personal information such as 
Social Security numbers and birthdates.
    Electronic copies of this Federal Register notice are available at 
http://www.regulations.gov.
    This notice, as well as news releases and other relevant 
information, are also available on the Advisory Board's Web page at 
http://www.dol.gov/owcp/energy/regs/compliance/AdvisoryBoard.htm.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 17 day of February, 2017.
Gary Steinberg,
Deputy Director, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
[FR Doc. 2017-03794 Filed 2-24-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4510-24-P