Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 1232-1233 [2019-00614]

Download as PDF 1232 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2019 / Notices AGENCY: —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; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected can be enhanced; 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 submission of responses. The Department of Justice (DOJ), U.S. Marshals Service (USMS), will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 20, 2018, allowing for a 60-day comment period. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until March 4, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments, particularly with respect to the estimated public burden or associated response time, have suggestions, need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions, or desire any other additional information, please contact Nicole Timmons either by mail at CG–3, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20530–0001, by email at Nicole.Timmons@usdoj.gov, or by telephone at 202–236–2646. Written comments and/or suggestions can also be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503 or sent to OIRA_ submissions@omb.eop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points: Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection. (2) The Title of the Form/Collection: Applications for Special Deputation. (3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number: USM–3A and USM– 3C. Component: U.S. Marshals Service, U.S. Department of Justice. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Federal government and State/local government. Abstract: The collection of information for these forms is authorized by 28 U.S.C. 562. The USMS is authorized to deputize selected persons to perform the functions of a Special Deputy U.S. Marshal whenever the law enforcement needs of the USMS so require and as designated by the Associate Attorney General pursuant to 28 CFR 0.19(a)(3). USMS Special Deputation files serve as a centralized record of the special deputations granted by the USMS to assist in tracking, controlling and monitoring the Special Deputation Program. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 6,000 respondents will complete a 15 minute form (Form USM–3A) and 5,500 respondents will complete a 10 minute form (Form USM–3C). (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Thomas Carroll, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2019–00546 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE U.S. Marshals Service [OMB Number 1105–0094] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Extension With Change, of a Previously Approved Collection; Applications for Special Deputation U.S. Marshals Service, Department of Justice. ACTION: 30-Day notice. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 31, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00186 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection: The estimated public burden associated with this collection is 2,417 hours. It is estimated that applicants will take 15 minutes to complete a Form USM–3A and 10 minutes to complete a Form USM–3C. In order to calculate the public burden for Form USM–3A, USMS multiplied 15 by 6,000 and divided by 60 (the number of minutes in an hour), which equals 1,500 total annual burden hours. In order to calculate the public burden for Form USM–3C, USMS multiplied 10 by 5,500 and divided by 60 (the number of minutes in an hour), which equals 917 total annual burden hours. In sum there are an estimated 2,417 total annual public burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: January 29, 2019. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2019–00757 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–14–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs 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). 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: Overpayment Recovery Questionnaire (OWCP–20). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 22 / Friday, February 1, 2019 / Notices 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 April 2, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by mail, delivery service, or by hand to Ms. Yoon Ferguson, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Room S–3323, Washington, DC 20210; by fax (202) 354–9647; or email to ferguson.yoon@dol.gov. Please use only one method of transmission for comments (mail/delivery, fax or email). Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be considered. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) is the agency responsible for administration of the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA), 5 U.S.C. 8101 et seq., the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA), 30 U.S.C. 901 et seq., and the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA), 42 U.S.C. 7384 et seq. This information collection is used by OWCP examiners to ascertain the financial condition of the beneficiary to determine if the overpayment or any part can be recovered; to identify the possible concealment or improper transfer of assets; and to identify and consider present and potential income and current assets for enforced collection proceedings. The questionnaire provides a means for the beneficiary to explain why he/she is without fault in an overpayment matter. If this information were not collected BLBA, EEOICPA and FECA would have little basis to determine appropriate collection proceedings. This information collection is currently approved for use through April 30, 2019. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Jan 31, 2019 Jkt 247001 * 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 of the extension of this currently approved information collection in order to determine whether or not the recovery of any BLBA, EEOICPA or FECA overpayments may be waived, compromised, terminated, or collected in full. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Title: Overpayment Recovery Questionnaire. OMB Number: 1240–0051. Agency Number: OWCP–20. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Total Respondents: 1,894. Total Responses: 1,894. Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,894. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $1,003. 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: January 28, 2019. Yoon Ferguson, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2019–00614 Filed 1–31–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CR–P LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Copyright Office [Docket No. 2015–7] Section 512 Study: Announcement of Public Roundtable U.S. Copyright Office, Library of Congress. ACTION: Notice of public roundtable. AGENCY: The U.S. Copyright Office is conducting a study to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of the Copyright Act’s safe harbor provisions for online service providers. At this time, the Office is announcing that it SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00187 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1233 will hold a one-day public roundtable to allow interested members of the public to address relevant domestic and international developments that have occurred since the close of the written comment period on February 6, 2017. The roundtable is not intended to allow participants to supplement the record with respect to events occurring before that date, and discussion will be limited to the specific topics set forth in this notice. The public roundtable will be held on April 8, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Library of Congress Madison Building, 101 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20540. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cindy Abramson, Assistant General Counsel, at ciab@copyright.gov; Kevin Amer, Senior Counsel for Policy and International Affairs, at kamer@ copyright.gov; or Kimberley Isbell, Senior Counsel for Policy and International Affairs, at kisb@ copyright.gov. Each may be reached by telephone at 202–707–8350. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: I. Background Enacted in 1998 as part of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (‘‘DMCA’’), section 512 of Title 17 provides a system for copyright owners and internet service providers to address online infringement outside the context of litigation. This system includes a series of ‘‘safe harbors’’ through which an eligible service provider can limit its liability for copyright infringement by complying with certain requirements, generally consisting of implementing measures to expeditiously address online infringement. At Congress’s request, the U.S. Copyright Office is conducting a study to assess the impact and effectiveness of section 512. The Office published an initial Notice of Inquiry on December 31, 2015, seeking written comments to thirty questions covering eight categories of topics.1 The Office received over 92,000 written submissions in response. Subsequently, in May 2016, the Office held two-day public roundtables in New York and San Francisco. The Office published a second Notice of Inquiry on November 8, 2016, seeking written comments to sixteen questions covering four topics, in addition to inviting the submission of empirical research studies assessing the operation of the safe harbor provisions 1 See Section 512 Study: Notice and Request for Public Comment, 80 FR 81862 (Dec. 31, 2015). E:\FR\FM\01FEN1.SGM 01FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 22 (Friday, February 1, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1232-1233]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-00614]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


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). 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: Overpayment Recovery Questionnaire (OWCP-20). A copy of the 
proposed information collection request can be

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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 April 2, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by mail, delivery service, or by 
hand to Ms. Yoon Ferguson, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution 
Ave. NW, Room S-3323, Washington, DC 20210; by fax (202) 354-9647; or 
email to ferguson.yoon@dol.gov. Please use only one method of 
transmission for comments (mail/delivery, fax or email). Please note 
that comments submitted after the comment period will not be 
considered.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    I. Background: The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) 
is the agency responsible for administration of the Federal Employees' 
Compensation Act (FECA), 5 U.S.C. 8101 et seq., the Black Lung Benefits 
Act (BLBA), 30 U.S.C. 901 et seq., and the Energy Employees 
Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (EEOICPA), 42 
U.S.C. 7384 et seq. This information collection is used by OWCP 
examiners to ascertain the financial condition of the beneficiary to 
determine if the overpayment or any part can be recovered; to identify 
the possible concealment or improper transfer of assets; and to 
identify and consider present and potential income and current assets 
for enforced collection proceedings. The questionnaire provides a means 
for the beneficiary to explain why he/she is without fault in an 
overpayment matter. If this information were not collected BLBA, 
EEOICPA and FECA would have little basis to determine appropriate 
collection proceedings. This information collection is currently 
approved for use through April 30, 2019.
    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 approval of 
the extension of this currently approved information collection in 
order to determine whether or not the recovery of any BLBA, EEOICPA or 
FECA overpayments may be waived, compromised, terminated, or collected 
in full.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
    Title: Overpayment Recovery Questionnaire.
    OMB Number: 1240-0051.
    Agency Number: OWCP-20.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Total Respondents: 1,894.
    Total Responses: 1,894.
    Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 1,894.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $1,003.
    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: January 28, 2019.
Yoon Ferguson,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2019-00614 Filed 1-31-19; 8:45 am]
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