Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Notice of Payments, 19906-19907 [2021-07696]

Download as PDF 19906 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 71 / Thursday, April 15, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202– 354–9660 or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. 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 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) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)] 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 (OWCP) is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation (LS–207). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the address section of this Notice. Legal authority for this information collection is found at 33 U.S.C. 914(d). Regulatory authority is found at 20 CFR 702.251. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:35 Apr 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 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. 1240–0042. 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, DFELHWC. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Title of Collection: Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation. Form: LS–207, Notice of Controversion of Right to Compensation. OMB Control Number: 1240–0042. Affected Public: Private Sector. Estimated Number of Respondents: 550. Frequency: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 19,250. Estimated Average Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,813 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Anjanette Suggs, Agency Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–07697 Filed 4–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Notice of Payments Division of Federal Employees’, Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation, Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs. 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, ‘‘Notice of Payments.’’ 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 June 14, 2021. 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: Anjanette Suggs by telephone at 202– 354–9660 or by email at suggs.anjanette@dol.gov. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 71 / Thursday, April 15, 2021 / Notices 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 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. Under sections 914(b) & (c) of the Longshore Act, a self-insured employer or insurance carrier is required to pay compensation within 14 days after the employer has knowledge of the injury or death and immediately notify the district director of the payment. Under Section 914(g), the employer/carrier is required to issue notification of final payment of compensation. Form LS–208 has been designated as the proper form on which report of those payments is to be made. Legal authority for this information collection is found at 33 U.S.C. 914(b), (c) & (g). Regulatory authority is found at 20 CFR 702.234. 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. 1240–0041. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:35 Apr 14, 2021 Jkt 253001 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, DFELHWC. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Title of Collection: Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act Notice of Payments. Form: LS–208, Notice of Payments. OMB Control Number: 1240–0041. Affected Public: Private Sector. Estimated Number of Respondents: 550. Frequency: On occasion. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 33,000. Estimated Average Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,500 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Anjanette Suggs, Agency Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–07696 Filed 4–14–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION Notice to LSC Grantees of Application Process for Subgranting 2021 Basic Field Grant Funds Midyear AGENCY: Legal Services Corporation (LSC). Notice of application dates and format for applications to make midyear subgrants of 2021 Basic Field Grant funds. 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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 71 (Thursday, April 15, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19906-19907]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-07696]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of Workers' Compensation Programs


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Notice 
of Payments

AGENCY: Division of Federal Employees', Longshore and Harbor Workers' 
Compensation, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.

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, ``Notice of Payments.'' 
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 
June 14, 2021.

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: 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

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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 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.
    Under sections 914(b) & (c) of the Longshore Act, a self-insured 
employer or insurance carrier is required to pay compensation within 14 
days after the employer has knowledge of the injury or death and 
immediately notify the district director of the payment. Under Section 
914(g), the employer/carrier is required to issue notification of final 
payment of compensation. Form LS-208 has been designated as the proper 
form on which report of those payments is to be made.
    Legal authority for this information collection is found at 33 
U.S.C. 914(b), (c) & (g).
    Regulatory authority is found at 20 CFR 702.234.
    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. 1240-0041.
    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, DFELHWC.
    Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Title of Collection: Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act 
Notice of Payments.
    Form: LS-208, Notice of Payments.
    OMB Control Number: 1240-0041.
    Affected Public: Private Sector.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 550.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 33,000.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,500 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0.

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

Anjanette Suggs,
Agency Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-07696 Filed 4-14-21; 8:45 am]
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