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Proposed Revision of Information Collection; Peace Corps Volunteer Authorization for Examination and/or Treatment, CA-15 (OMB Control No. 1240-0059)
Document Number: 2024-13439
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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, Division of Federal Employees' Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation, (OWCP/ DFELHWC) is soliciting comments on the information collection for Peace Corps Volunteer Authorization for Examination and/or Treatment, CA-15.
Proposed Revision of Information Collection; FECA Medical Report Forms, Claim for Compensation, OMB Control No. 1240-0046
Document Number: 2024-13438
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-06-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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, Division of Federal Employees' Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation, (OWCP/DFELHWC) is soliciting comments on the information collection for FECA Medical Report Forms, Claim for Compensation, Authorization for Examination And/Or Treatment, CA-16.
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2024-10720
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-05-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Secretary of Labor (Secretary) invites interested parties to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Board for on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2024-08186
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-17
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Acting Secretary of Labor (Secretary) invites interested parties to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health for Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA).
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2024-08059
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-04-16
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Advisory Board) for the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) will meet May 8-9, 2024, in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, near the Oak Ridge covered facilities.
Proposed Revision of Existing Collection; Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Notice of Payments (LS-208)
Document Number: 2024-05643
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-03-18
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre- clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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. OWCP/DFELHWC is soliciting comments on the information collection for ``Notice of Payments (LS-208).''
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Health Insurance Claim Form (OWCP-1500)
Document Number: 2024-03438
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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, OWCP is soliciting comments on the information collection for Health Claim Insurance Form, OWCP-1500.
Proposed Information Collection; Claim for Consequential Illness Benefits Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EE-1A)
Document Number: 2024-02995
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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 OWCP/DEEOIC is soliciting comments on the information collection for Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act Form (EE-1A). The form is required to determine a claimant's eligibility for compensation and medical benefits under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act and is required to enable eligible claimants to receive benefits.
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; 1240-0060 Division of Energy Employees Occupational Illness (DEEOIC) Authorization Forms
Document Number: 2024-02746
Type: Notice
Date: 2024-02-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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 OWCP/DEEOIC is soliciting comments on the information collection for DEEOIC Authorization Forms, EE-22, EE- 24, EE-26, EE-28, EE-30, EE-32.
Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2024
Document Number: 2024-00253
Type: Rule
Date: 2024-01-11
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of the Secretary, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is publishing this final rule to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by the Department, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act). The Inflation Adjustment Act requires the Department to annually adjust its civil money penalty levels for inflation no later than January 15 of each year. The Inflation Adjustment Act provides that agencies shall adjust civil monetary penalties notwithstanding Section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Additionally, the Inflation Adjustment Act provides a cost- of-living formula for adjustment of the civil penalties. Accordingly, this final rule sets forth the Department's 2024 annual adjustments for inflation to its civil monetary penalties.
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2023-23605
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-10-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Advisory Board will meet November 15-16, 2023, in Santa Fe, New Mexico, near the Los Alamos National Laboratory covered facility. Submission of comments, requests to speak, materials for the record, and requests for special accommodations: You must submit comments, materials, requests to speak at the Advisory Board meeting, and requests for accommodations by November 8, 2023, identified by the Advisory Board name and the meeting date of November 15-16, 2023, by any of the following methods: Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov (specify in the email subject line, for example ``Request to Speak: Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health''); or by Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger, or courier service: Submit one copy to the following address: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Room S- 3522, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: Your submissions must include the Agency name (OWCP), the committee name (the Advisory Board), and the meeting date (November 15-16, 2023). Due to security-related procedures, receipt of submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. For additional information about submissions, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. OWCP will make available publicly, without change, any comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal information that you provide. Therefore, OWCP cautions interested parties against submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.
Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act: Civil Money Penalties Procedures
Document Number: 2023-19422
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-09-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act and its extensions. To promote accountability and ensure fairness, OWCP proposes new rules for imposing and reviewing civil money penalties prescribed by the Longshore Act. The proposed rules would also set forth the procedures to contest OWCP's penalty determinations.
Proposed Revision of Existing Collection; Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Employer's First Report of Injury or Occupational Illness (LS-202) and Employer's Supplementary Report of Accident or Occupational Illness (LS-210)
Document Number: 2023-19556
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre- clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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. OWCP/DFELHWC is soliciting comments on the information collection for ``Employer's First Report of Injury or Occupational Illness (LS-202), Employer's Supplementary Report of Accident or Occupational Illness (LS-210).''
Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act Pre-Hearing Statement (LS-18)
Document Number: 2023-19024
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-09-05
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre- clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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. OWCP/DFELHWC is soliciting comments on the information collection for ``Pre-Hearing Statement (LS-18).''
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Voluntary Demographic Form (CM-411); (OMB Control No. 1240-0New)
Document Number: 2023-16887
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-08-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled ``Voluntary Demographic Form (CM-411).'' 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).
Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation; Extension of Information Collection; Request for Notice of Issuance of Insurance Policy (CM-921)
Document Number: 2023-14562
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-07-11
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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, OWCP/DCMWC is soliciting comments on the information collection for Notice of Issuance of Insurance Policy.
Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2023-13813
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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, OWCP is soliciting comments on the information collection for the Provider Enrollment Form (PE-1168).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Roentgenographic Interpretation (CM-933), Roentgenographic Quality Rereading (CM-933b), Medical History and Examination for Coal Mine Workers' Pneumoconiosis (CM-988), Report of Arterial Blood Gas Study (CM-1159), and Report of Ventilatory Study (CM-2907)
Document Number: 2023-13469
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-26
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Roentgenographic Interpretation'' (Form CM-933), ``Roentgenographic Quality Rereading'' (Form CM-933a), ``Medical History and Examination for Coal Mine Workers' Pneumoconiosis'' (Form CM-988 and CM-988a), ``Report of Arterial Blood Gas Study'' (Form CM-1159), and ``Report of Ventilatory Study'' (Form CM-2907). 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).
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2023-12686
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Secretary of Labor (Secretary) has approved the renewal of the charter of the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health (Board). The renewed charter will expire two years from its filing date or until the Board terminates, whichever occurs first.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Miner's Claim for Benefits Under the Black Lung Benefits Act CM-911 and Employment History CM-911a
Document Number: 2023-12595
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-13
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed revision to the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Miner's Claim for Benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act CM-911 and Employment History CM-911a''. 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).
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement (CA-1032)
Document Number: 2023-12120
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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, OWCP/DFELHWC is soliciting comments on the information collection for the Request for Information on Earnings, Dual Benefits, Dependents and Third Party Settlement (CA-1032).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Medical Travel Refund Request (OWCP-957)
Document Number: 2023-11625
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-06-01
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension of the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Medical Travel Request.'' 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).
Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request; Administration of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act
Document Number: 2023-10003
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-11
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Administration of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.'' 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).
Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request; Administration of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act
Document Number: 2023-09994
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-11
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Administration of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.'' 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).
Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request; Administration of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act
Document Number: 2023-09993
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-11
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Administration of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act.'' 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).
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2023-09992
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-11
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Due to a recent vacancy, the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) invites interested parties to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Board for the EEOICPA. The nominee shall serve as a member from the claimant community, under the Board's statute and Charter.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Description of Coal Mine Work and Other Employment (CM-913) OMB Control Number: 1240-0035.
Document Number: 2023-09759
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Description of Coal Mine Work and Other Employment''. 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).
Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2023-09671
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Survivor's Form For Benefits Under The Black Lung Benefits Act.'' 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).
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Notice of Law Enforcement Officer's Injury or Occupational Disease (CA-721); and Notice of Law Enforcement Officer's Death (CA-722)
Document Number: 2023-09670
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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, OWCP/DFELHWC is soliciting comments on the information collection for Notice of Law Enforcement Officer's Injury or Occupational Disease (CA-721) and Notice of Law Enforcement Officer's Death (CA-722).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Coal Mine Operator Response to Schedule for the Submission of Additional Evidence and Operator Response to Notice of Claim
Document Number: 2023-09666
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Coal Mine Operator Response to Schedule for the Submission of Additional Evidence and Operator Response to Notice of Claim.'' 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request
Document Number: 2023-09665
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-05-08
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
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 Approval of a Representative's fee in Black Lung Claim Proceedings Conducted by U.S. Department of Labor.'' 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).
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2023-08693
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Advisory Board will meet May 17-18, 2023, in Idaho Falls, Idaho, near the Idaho National Laboratory covered facility. Submission of comments, requests to speak, materials for the record, and requests for special accommodations: You must submit comments, materials, requests to speak at the Advisory Board meeting, and requests for accommodations by May 10, 2023, identified by the Advisory Board name and the meeting date of May 17-18, 2023, by any of the following methods: Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov (specify in the email subject line, for example ``Request to Speak: Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health''). Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger, or courier service: Submit one copy to the following address: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Room S-3522, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: Your submissions must include the Agency name (OWCP), the committee name (the Advisory Board), and the meeting date (May 17- 18, 2023). Due to security-related procedures, receipt of submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. For additional information about submissions, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. OWCP will make available publicly, without change, any comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal information that you provide. Therefore, OWCP cautions interested parties against submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2023-07680
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-04-12
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Due to one recent vacancy, the Secretary of Labor (Secretary) invites interested parties to submit nominations for individuals to serve on the Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health for Part E of the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA). The nominee shall serve as a member from the claimant community, under the Board's statute and Charter.
Proposed Revision of Information Collection; FECA Medical Report Forms, Claim for Compensation
Document Number: 2023-05278
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-03-15
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance request for comment to provide the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This request 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 OWCP is soliciting comments on the information collection for FECA Medical Report Forms, Claim for Compensation.
Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation; Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2023-01913
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-31
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Request for State or Federal Workers' Compensation Information.'' 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Claim for Reimbursement of Benefit Payments and Claims Expense Under the War Hazards Act (CA-278)
Document Number: 2023-01781
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Claim for Reimbursement of Benefit Payments and Claims Expense under the War Hazards Act. (CA- 278)''. 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Death Gratuity
Document Number: 2023-01779
Type: Notice
Date: 2023-01-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Death Gratuity.'' This request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).
Black Lung Benefits Act: Authorization of Self-Insurers
Document Number: 2023-00534
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2023-01-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department is proposing revisions to regulations under the Black Lung Benefits Act (BLBA or the Act) governing authorization of self-insurers. These proposed rules will determine the process for coal mine operators to apply for authorization to self-insure, the requirements operators must meet to qualify to self-insure, the amount of security self-insured operators must provide, and the process for operators to appeal determinations made by the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP).
Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Annual Adjustments for 2023
Document Number: 2023-00271
Type: Rule
Date: 2023-01-13
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Mine Safety and Health Administration, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, Office of the Secretary, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The U.S. Department of Labor (Department) is publishing this final rule to adjust for inflation the civil monetary penalties assessed or enforced by the Department, pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990 as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act). The Inflation Adjustment Act requires the Department to annually adjust its civil money penalty levels for inflation no later than January 15 of each year. The Inflation Adjustment Act provides that agencies shall adjust civil monetary penalties notwithstanding Section 553 of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA). Additionally, the Inflation Adjustment Act provides a cost- of-living formula for adjustment of the civil penalties. Accordingly, this final rule sets forth the Department's 2023 annual adjustments for inflation to its civil monetary penalties.
Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health
Document Number: 2022-24574
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-10
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Advisory Board will meet November 30-December 1, 2022, in Las Vegas, Nevada, near the Nevada Test Site covered facility. Submission of comments, requests to speak, materials for the record, and requests for special accommodations: You must submit comments, materials, requests to speak at the Advisory Board meeting, and requests for accommodations by November 23, 2022, identified by the Advisory Board name and the meeting date of November 30-December 1, 2022, by any of the following methods: Electronically: Send to: EnergyAdvisoryBoard@dol.gov (specify in the email subject line, for example ``Request to Speak: Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health''). Mail, express delivery, hand delivery, messenger, or courier service: Submit one copy to the following address: U.S. Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs, Advisory Board on Toxic Substances and Worker Health, Room S-3522, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: Your submissions must include the Agency name (OWCP), the committee name (the Advisory Board), and the meeting date (November 30-December 1, 2022). Due to security-related procedures, receipt of submissions by regular mail may experience significant delays. For additional information about submissions, see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. OWCP will make available publicly, without change, any comments, requests to speak, and speaker presentations, including any personal information that you provide. Therefore, OWCP cautions interested parties against submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and birthdates.
Expectations for Representatives Appearing Before the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Document Number: 2022-22630
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-07
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) is adopting a set of expectations regarding the conduct of representatives who interact with OWCP staff. The intent is to respond to inappropriate behavior on the part of a small percentage of representatives who participate in the benefit programs administered by OWCP.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Peace Corps Volunteer Authorization for Examination and/or Treatment (CA-15)
Document Number: 2022-24014
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-04
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, Peace Corps Volunteer Authorization for Examination and/or Treatment (CA-15). 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).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Request for Intervention
Document Number: 2022-23802
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-11-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Request for Intervention '' 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).
Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000, as Amended
Document Number: 2022-21348
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-10-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Office of Workers' Compensation Programs (OWCP) is publishing a list of Department of Energy (DOE) facilities covered under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000, as amended (EEOICPA).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Claim for Schedule Award (CA-9)
Document Number: 2022-20186
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-09-19
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed collection: ``Claim for Schedule Award (CA-9).'' 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).
Claims for Compensation Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000
Document Number: 2022-06497
Type: Rule
Date: 2022-03-25
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Request for Employment Information (CA-1027)
Document Number: 2022-04961
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-09
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed revision for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Request for Employment Information (CA-1027). 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).
Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2022-04365
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-03-02
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Currently, the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Application for Self-Insurance Under the Black Lung Benefits Act: Application or Renewal of Self-Insurance Authority (CM-2017), Financial Summary for Self-Insured Operators (CM-2017a) and Report of Claims Information for Self-Insured Operators (CM-2017b). A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. 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.
Proposed Extension of Existing Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2022-02195
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-02-03
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
Currently, the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs is soliciting comments concerning the proposed collection: Disclosure of Medical Evidence. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the addresses section of this Notice. 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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Report of Issuance of Policy
Document Number: 2022-01024
Type: Notice
Date: 2022-01-20
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs
The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ``Report of Issuance of Policy.'' 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).
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