Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Claim for Continuance of Compensation, 65875 [2020-22935]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 201 / Friday, October 16, 2020 / Notices transmit them to the Office of the Chief Administrative Law Judge with all available evidence which the parties intend to submit at the hearing. Legal authority for this information collection is found at 33 U.S.C. 939. Regulatory authority is found at 20 CFR 702.317. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on June 1, 2020 (85 FR 33201). 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 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 OMB Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. DOL seeks PRA authorization for this information collection for three (3) years. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) years without renewal. The DOL notes that information collection requirements submitted to the OMB for existing ICRs receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. Agency: DOL-OWCP. Title of Collection: Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act PreHearing Statement. OMB Control Number: 1240–0036. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,800. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 3,800. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 646 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $1,102. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). Dated: October 9, 2020. Anthony May, Management and Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–22937 Filed 10–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CN–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Claim for Continuance of Compensation Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:59 Oct 15, 2020 Jkt 253001 The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP)-sponsored information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before November 16, 2020. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony May by telephone at 202–693– 4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) if the information will be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) the accuracy of the agency’s estimates of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (4) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (5) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs administers the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act, 5 U.S.C. 8133. Under the Act, eligible dependents of deceased employees receive compensation benefits on account of the employee’s death. OWCP has to monitor death benefits for current marital status, potential for dual benefits, and other criteria for qualifying as a dependent under the law. The CA– 12 form is sent annually to beneficiaries in death cases to ensure that their status has not changed and that they remain entitled to benefits. The information collected is used by OWCP claims examiners to ensure that death benefits being paid are correct, and that payments are not made to ineligible survivors. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65875 related notice published in the Federal Register on May 28, 2020 (85 FR 32054). 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 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 OMB Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. DOL seeks PRA authorization for this information collection for three (3) years. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) years without renewal. The DOL notes that information collection requirements submitted to the OMB for existing ICRs receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. Agency: DOL–OWCP. Title of Collection: Claim for Continuance of Compensation. OMB Control Number: 1240–0015. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,866. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 2,866. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 239 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $1,562. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). Dated: October 9, 2020. Anthony May, Management and Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–22935 Filed 10–15–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Rock Burst Control Plan, (Pertains to Underground Metal/Nonmetal Mines) Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA)sponsored information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 201 (Friday, October 16, 2020)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Claim for Continuance of Compensation

ACTION: Notice of availability; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Office of 
Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP)-sponsored information collection 
request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited.

DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives 
on or before November 16, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony May by telephone at 202-693-
4129 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the Department, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; (2) if the information will be processed and 
used in a timely manner; (3) the accuracy of the agency's estimates of 
the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (4) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (5) 
ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs administers the 
Federal Employees' Compensation Act, 5 U.S.C. 8133. Under the Act, 
eligible dependents of deceased employees receive compensation benefits 
on account of the employee's death. OWCP has to monitor death benefits 
for current marital status, potential for dual benefits, and other 
criteria for qualifying as a dependent under the law. The CA- 12 form 
is sent annually to beneficiaries in death cases to ensure that their 
status has not changed and that they remain entitled to benefits. The 
information collected is used by OWCP claims examiners to ensure that 
death benefits being paid are correct, and that payments are not made 
to ineligible survivors. For additional substantive information about 
this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on 
May 28, 2020 (85 FR 32054).
    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 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 
OMB Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6.
    DOL seeks PRA authorization for this information collection for 
three (3) years. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than 
three (3) years without renewal. The DOL notes that information 
collection requirements submitted to the OMB for existing ICRs receive 
a month-to-month extension while they undergo review.
    Agency: DOL-OWCP.
    Title of Collection: Claim for Continuance of Compensation.
    OMB Control Number: 1240-0015.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,866.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 2,866.
    Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 239 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $1,562.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D).

    Dated: October 9, 2020.
Anthony May,
Management and Program Analyst.
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