Division of Federal Employees' Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 8344 [2019-04099]

Download as PDF 8344 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 45 / Thursday, March 7, 2019 / Notices e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Agency: DOL–ETA. Type of Review: Extension without changes. Title of Collection: Migrant and Seasonal Farmworker Monitoring Report and Complaint/Apparent Violation Form. Forms: ETA 5148, ETA 8429. OMB Control Number: 1205–0039. Affected Public: Farmworkers, SWAs, agricultural employers, and the public. Estimated Number of Respondents: 51 for ETA Form 5148, and 3,082 for ETA Form 8429. Frequency: Quarterly for ETA Form 5148, and frequently for ETA Form 8429. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 204 for ETA Form 5148, and 3,082 for ETA Form 8429. Estimated Average: Time per Response: 60 minutes for reporting and 4.43 hours for record keeping for ETA Form 5148, and 120 minutes for reporting and 30 minutes for completion of ETA Form 8429. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,108 hours for ETA Form 5148, and 7,705 hours for ETA Form 8429. The annual burden for this ICR decreased from 9,706 hours to 8,813 hours (1,108 hours for the 5148, 7,705 hours for the 8429), resulting in a decrease of 893 hours over ETA’s previous estimate. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. Molly E. Conway, Acting Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2019–04092 Filed 3–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FN–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 and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95). This program helps to ensure amozie on DSK9F9SC42PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:13 Mar 06, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 its proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection: Request for Employment Information (CA–1027). 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 6, 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–3201, 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: Payment of compensation for partial disability to injured Federal workers is required by 5 U.S.C. 8106. That section also requires the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) to obtain information regarding a claimant’s earnings during a period of eligibility to compensation. The CA–1027, Request for Employment Information, is the form used to obtain information for an individual who is employed by a private employer. This information is used to determine the claimant’s entitlement to compensation benefits. This information collection is currently approved for use through May 31, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 * 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 determine a claimant’s eligibility for compensation benefits. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Title: Request for Employment Information. OMB Number: 1240–0047. Agency Number: CA–1027. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Total Respondents: 34. Total Annual Responses: 34. Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 9. Frequency: On occasion. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $20. 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 1, 2019. Yoon Ferguson, Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, U.S. Department of Labor. [FR Doc. 2019–04099 Filed 3–6–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CH–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request; Antarctic Emergency Response Plan and Environmental Protection Information National Science Foundation. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to renew this collection. In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are providing opportunity for public comment on this action. After obtaining and considering public comment, NSF will prepare the submission requesting Office of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 45 (Thursday, March 7, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 8344]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-04099]


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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). 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 its proposal to 
extend OMB approval of the information collection: Request for 
Employment Information (CA-1027). 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 6, 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-3201, 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: Payment of compensation for partial disability to 
injured Federal workers is required by 5 U.S.C. 8106. That section also 
requires the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) to obtain 
information regarding a claimant's earnings during a period of 
eligibility to compensation. The CA-1027, Request for Employment 
Information, is the form used to obtain information for an individual 
who is employed by a private employer. This information is used to 
determine the claimant's entitlement to compensation benefits. This 
information collection is currently approved for use through May 31, 
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 
for the extension of this currently approved information collection in 
order to determine a claimant's eligibility for compensation benefits.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
    Title: Request for Employment Information.
    OMB Number: 1240-0047.
    Agency Number: CA-1027.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Total Respondents: 34.
    Total Annual Responses: 34.
    Average Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 9.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $20.
    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 1, 2019.
Yoon Ferguson,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2019-04099 Filed 3-6-19; 8:45 am]
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