Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Request for Examination and/or Treatment, 68599 [2020-23902]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 210 / Thursday, October 29, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Request for Examination and/or Treatment Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: 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 30, 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. 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. 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: The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act. The Act provides benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable waters of the United States or in an adjoining area customarily used by an employer in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. In addition, several acts extend the jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:03 Oct 28, 2020 Jkt 253001 Longshore Act’s coverage to certain other employees. Section 33 U.S.C. 907 of the Longshore Act and 20 CFR 702.419, the employer/insurance carrier is responsible for furnishing medical care for the injured employee for such period of time as the injury or recovery period may require. Form LS–1 serves two purposes: It authorizes the medical care, and it provides a vehicle for the treating physician to report the findings, treatment given, and anticipated physical condition of the employee. Legal authority for this information collection is found at 33 U.S.C. 907. Regulatory authority is found at 20 CFR 702.419. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on June 11, 2020 (85 FR 35669). 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: Request for Examination and/or Treatment. OMB Control Number: 1240–0029. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 90,000. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 90,000. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 48,750 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $2,544,300. (Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D)) Dated: October 23, 2020. Anthony May, Management and Program Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–23902 Filed 10–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68599 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Notice of Recurrence Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: 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 30, 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. 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. 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: The Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers the Federal Employees’ Compensation Act, which provides for continuation of pay or compensation for work related injuries or disease that result from Federal employment. Under 5 U.S.C. 8149, the Secretary of Labor may prescribe rules and regulations necessary for the administration and enforcement of this SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Request for Examination and/or Treatment

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 30, 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.
    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.

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: The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs 
administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act. The Act 
provides benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the 
navigable waters of the United States or in an adjoining area 
customarily used by an employer in loading, unloading, repairing, or 
building a vessel. In addition, several acts extend the Longshore Act's 
coverage to certain other employees. Section 33 U.S.C. 907 of the 
Longshore Act and 20 CFR 702.419, the employer/insurance carrier is 
responsible for furnishing medical care for the injured employee for 
such period of time as the injury or recovery period may require. Form 
LS-1 serves two purposes: It authorizes the medical care, and it 
provides a vehicle for the treating physician to report the findings, 
treatment given, and anticipated physical condition of the employee. 
Legal authority for this information collection is found at 33 U.S.C. 
907. Regulatory authority is found at 20 CFR 702.419. For additional 
substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice 
published in the Federal Register on June 11, 2020 (85 FR 35669).
    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: Request for Examination and/or Treatment.
    OMB Control Number: 1240-0029.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 90,000.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 90,000.
    Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 48,750 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $2,544,300.

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

    Dated: October 23, 2020.
Anthony May,
Management and Program Analyst.
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