The Department of Labor (DOL) hereby announces the submission of the following public 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 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35). A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation; including among other things a description of the likely respondents, proposed frequency of response, and estimated total burden may be obtained from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain or by contacting Darrin King at 202-693-4129 (this is not a toll-free number)/e-mail: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for the Department of Labor, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, Telephone: 202-395-7316/Fax: 202-395-5806 (these are not toll-free numbers), E-mail: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov within 30 days from the date of this publication in the Federal Register. In order to ensure the appropriate consideration, comments should reference the OMB Control Number (see below).
The OMB is particularly interested in comments which:
- 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 Start Printed Page 59994use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
Agency: Office of Workers' Compensation Programs.
Type of Review: Existing collection in use without an OMB Control Number.
Title of Collection: Carrier's Report of Issuance of Policy.
OMB Control Number: Pending.
Agency Form Number: LS-570.
Affected Public: Private Sector—Businesses and other for-profits.
Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 358.
Total Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 8,333.
Total Estimated Annual Costs Burden (excludes hourly wage costs): $52,000.
Description: The Form LS-570 is used by authorized insurance carriers to report the policy of insurance issued for each insured employer. This form is to be sent to the Deputy Commissioner in the compensation district indicated by the employer's address. Section 32 (a) of the Longshore and Harbor Workers' Compensation Act (33 U.S.C. 932(a)), requires every employer to secure the payment of such compensation with any insurance company authorized by the Secretary, to insure payment of compensation under this Act; or (2) receiving an authorization from the Secretary to pay such compensation directly. For additional information, see related notice published at Volume 74 FR 46619 on September 10, 2009.Start Signature
Darrin A. King,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-27827 Filed 11-18-09; 8:45 am]
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