Department of Labor, Office of Workers' Compensation Programs: Performance of Functions Under This Chapter; Claims for Compensation Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000, as Amended
B-291812, Jan 2, 2003
This is our report on a major rule promulgated by the Department of Labor (DOL). It was published in the Federal Register as a final rule on December 26. Enclosed is our assessment of the DOL's compliance with the procedural steps required by section 801(a)(1)(B)(i) through (iv) of title 5 with respect to the rule. If you have any questions about this report. The official responsible for GAO evaluation work relating to the subject matter of the rule is Cindy Fagnoni. AS AMENDED" (RIN: 1215-AB32) (i) Cost-benefit analysis The Department of Labor estimates that the costs of the benefits under the final rule and its administrative costs (in millions of dollars) are as follows: Fiscal Year Benefits Administration 2002 $769 $136 2003 758 100 2004 578 55 2005 353 50 2006 250 33 (ii) Agency actions relevant to the Regulatory Flexibility Act.