Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for Continuation of Death Benefit for Student, 15230 [2020-05388]

Download as PDF 15230 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 52 / Tuesday, March 17, 2020 / Notices HISTORY: before submitting them to the OMB for final approval. This program helps to ensure 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 can be properly assessed. 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. Legal authority for this information collection is found at 33 U.S.C. 902(18) and 33 U.S.C. 939(a). Regulatory authority is found at 20 CFR 702.121. This information collection is subject to the PRA. A Federal agency generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an information collection, unless the OMB under the PRA approves it and displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall generally be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of information that does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments to the contact shown in the ADDRESSES section. Written comments will receive consideration, and summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of the final ICR. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB No. 1240–0026. Submitted comments will also be a matter of public record for this ICR and posted on the internet, without redaction. The DOL encourages commenters not to include personally identifiable information, confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/information in any comments. 82 FR 24151, 153 (May 25, 2017); 72 FR 12196 (March 15, 2007). [FR Doc. 2020–05456 Filed 3–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–NW–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Application for Continuation of Death Benefit for Student Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Application for Continuation of Death Benefit for Student.’’ This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by May 18, 2020. ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained for free by contacting Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202– 354–9660 or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. Submit written comments about this ICR by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, Room S3323, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be considered. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202–354–9660 or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. 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Agency: DOL—Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs, DLHWC. Type of Review: Extension without changes. Title of Collection: Application for Continuation of Benefits for Student. Form: LS–266, Application for Continuation of Benefits for Student. OMB Control Number: 1240–0026. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Frequency: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 20. Estimated Average Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $10. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Anjanette Suggs, Agency Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–05388 Filed 3–16–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Notice (20–030)] Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive Patent License National Aeronautics and Space Administration. ACTION: Notice of intent to grant an exclusive patent license. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 52 (Tuesday, March 17, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Application for Continuation of Death Benefit for Student

AGENCY: Division of Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation, Office 
of Workers' Compensation Programs, Department of Labor.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments 
concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the 
information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Application for 
Continuation of Death Benefit for Student.'' This comment request is 
part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and 
respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (PRA).

DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by 
May 18, 2020.

ADDRESSES: A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation; 
including a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency 
of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained for free by 
contacting Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202-354-9660 or by email at 
[email protected]. Submit written comments about this ICR by mail 
or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers' 
Compensation Programs, Room S3323, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20210; or by email at [email protected]. Please 
note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be 
considered.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Anjanette Suggs by telephone 
at 202-354-9660 or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The DOL, as part of continuing efforts to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance 
consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies 
an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of 
information before submitting them to the OMB for final approval. This 
program helps to ensure 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 can be properly assessed.
    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.
    Legal authority for this information collection is found at 33 
U.S.C. 902(18) and 33 U.S.C. 939(a). Regulatory authority is found at 
20 CFR 702.121. This information collection is subject to the PRA. A 
Federal agency generally cannot conduct or sponsor a collection of 
information, and the public is generally not required to respond to an 
information collection, unless the OMB under the PRA approves it and 
displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. In addition, 
notwithstanding any other provisions of law, no person shall generally 
be subject to penalty for failing to comply with a collection of 
information that does not display a valid Control Number. See 5 CFR 
1320.5(a) and 1320.6.
    Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments to the 
contact shown in the ADDRESSES section. Written comments will receive 
consideration, and summarized and included in the request for OMB 
approval of the final ICR. In order to help ensure appropriate 
consideration, comments should mention OMB No. 1240-0026.
    Submitted comments will also be a matter of public record for this 
ICR and posted on the internet, without redaction. The DOL encourages 
commenters not to include personally identifiable information, 
confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/information 
in any comments.
    The DOL is particularly interested in comments that:
     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 submission of responses.
    Agency: DOL--Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, DLHWC.
    Type of Review: Extension without changes.
    Title of Collection: Application for Continuation of Benefits for 
Student.
    Form: LS-266, Application for Continuation of Benefits for Student.
    OMB Control Number: 1240-0026.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 20.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $10.

    Authority:  44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).

Anjanette Suggs,
Agency Clearance Officer.
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