Division of Federal Employees' Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request, 20661 [2019-09640]

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[FR Doc. 2019–09659 Filed 5–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 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. 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: Claim for Reimbursement—Assisted Reemployment (CA–2231). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:03 May 09, 2019 Jkt 247001 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 July 9, 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 comment period will not be considered. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION I. Background: The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act (FECA) under 5 U.S.C. 8101 et seq. Section 8104(a) of the FECA provides vocational rehabilitation services to eligible injured workers to facilitate their return to work. The costs of providing these vocational rehabilitation services are paid from the Employees’ Compensation Fund. Annual appropriations language (currently in Pub. L. 114–113), provides OWCP with legal authority to use amounts from the Fund to reimburse private sector employers for a portion of the salary of reemployed FECA claimants hired through OWCP’s assisted reemployment program. Information collected on Form CA–2231 provides OWCP with the necessary remittance information for the employer, documents the hours of work, certifies the payment of wages to the claimant for which reimbursement is sought, and summarizes the nature and costs of the wage reimbursement program for a prompt decision by OWCP. This information collection is currently approved for use through September 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 PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20661 * 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 extension of approval to collect this information to ensure timely and accurate payments to eligible employers for reimbursement claims. Type of Review: Extension. Agency: Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. Title: Claim for ReimbursementAssisted Reemployment. OMB Number: 1240–0018. Agency Number: CA–2231. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, Not-for-profit institutions. Total Respondents: 64. Total Annual Responses: 128. Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 32. Frequency: Quarterly. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintenance): $37. 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: May 6, 2019. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 91 (Friday, May 10, 2019)]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-09640]


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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. 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: 
Claim for Reimbursement--Assisted Reemployment (CA-2231). 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 July 9, 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 [email protected]. Please use only one method of 
transmission for comments (mail/delivery, fax, or email). Please note 
that comments submitted after comment period will not be considered.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
    I. Background: The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) 
administers the Federal Employees' Compensation Act (FECA) under 5 
U.S.C. 8101 et seq. Section 8104(a) of the FECA provides vocational 
rehabilitation services to eligible injured workers to facilitate their 
return to work. The costs of providing these vocational rehabilitation 
services are paid from the Employees' Compensation Fund. Annual 
appropriations language (currently in Pub. L. 114-113), provides OWCP 
with legal authority to use amounts from the Fund to reimburse private 
sector employers for a portion of the salary of reemployed FECA 
claimants hired through OWCP's assisted reemployment program. 
Information collected on Form CA-2231 provides OWCP with the necessary 
remittance information for the employer, documents the hours of work, 
certifies the payment of wages to the claimant for which reimbursement 
is sought, and summarizes the nature and costs of the wage 
reimbursement program for a prompt decision by OWCP. This information 
collection is currently approved for use through September 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 extension of 
approval to collect this information to ensure timely and accurate 
payments to eligible employers for reimbursement claims.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
    Title: Claim for Reimbursement-Assisted Reemployment.
    OMB Number: 1240-0018.
    Agency Number: CA-2231.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit 
institutions.
    Total Respondents: 64.
    Total Annual Responses: 128.
    Average Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 32.
    Frequency: Quarterly.
    Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0.
    Total Burden Cost (operating/maintenance): $37.
    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: May 6, 2019.
Yoon Ferguson,
Agency Clearance Officer, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, 
U.S. Department of Labor.
[FR Doc. 2019-09640 Filed 5-9-19; 8:45 am]
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