164th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting, 66186-66187 [2012-26875]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 66186 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 213 / Friday, November 2, 2012 / Notices renewable energy leases and subsequent site characterization activities (geophysical, geotechnical, archaeological, and biological surveys needed to develop specific project proposals, which will be subject to subsequent environmental review, on those leases) in an identified Wind Energy Area (WEA) on the OCS offshore Massachusetts (MA). This EA also considers the reasonably foreseeable environmental impacts associated with the approval of site assessment activities (including the installation and operation of meteorological towers and buoys) on the leases that may be issued. This EA does not consider issues related to possible later project development. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the availability of the EA for review and to solicit public comments on the EA. BOEM will conduct public information meetings on Tuesday, November 13, 2012, in Boston and New Bedford, Wednesday, November 14, 2012, in Vineyard Haven on Martha’s Vineyard, and Thursday, November 15, 2012, on Nantucket, in Massachusetts to explain the proposed activities and provide additional opportunities for public input on the EA. Details on the meeting locations and times, as well as the EA, can be found online at http:// www.boem.gov/Renewable-EnergyProgram/Smart-from-the-Start/ Index.aspx. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Morin, BOEM Office of Renewable Energy, 381 Elden Street, HM 1328, Herndon, Virginia 20170– 4817, (703) 787–1340 or michelle.morin@boem.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 6, 2012, BOEM published a Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an EA, which requested public comments on important environmental issues and alternatives to be considered in the EA; measures (e.g., limitations on activities based on technology, distance from shore, or timing) that would minimize impacts to environmental resources; and socioeconomic conditions that could result from leasing, site characterization, and site assessment in and around the Call Area (77 FR 5830). The Call Area is located offshore Massachusetts. Issues and impacts associated with potential project development will be considered in subsequent environmental analyses after the submittal of project proposals, if any. Comments received in response to the NOI can be viewed at: http:// www.regulations.gov by searching for Docket ID BOEM–2011–0116. On May 30, 2012, BOEM announced the identification of the MA WEA, VerDate Mar<15>2010 12:56 Nov 01, 2012 Jkt 229001 which excluded high value sea duck habitat and some fishing grounds in the Call Area. The proposed action considered by this EA, under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321–4370f), is leasing and approval of site assessment plans for the entire WEA. BOEM also identified alternatives to the proposed action that would exclude certain portions of the WEA from leasing because of environmental and cultural concerns. Additional information on the MA area identification process can be found at: http://www.boem.gov/ Renewable-Energy-Program/StateActivities/Massachusetts.aspx. BOEM is seeking public input on the EA, including comments on the completeness and adequacy of the environmental analysis and on the measures and operating conditions described in the EA and designed to reduce or eliminate potential environmental impacts. BOEM will consider public comments on the EA in determining whether to issue a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI), or conduct additional analysis under NEPA. Comments Federal, state, and local government agencies, tribal governments, and other interested parties are requested to submit their written comments on the EA in one of the following ways: 1. Electronically: http:// www.regulations.gov. In the entry entitled ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID,’’ enter BOEM–2012–0086, then click ‘‘search.’’ Follow the instructions to submit public comments and view supporting and related materials available for this document. 2. In written form, delivered by hand or by mail, enclosed in an envelope labeled ‘‘Comments on Commercial Wind Lease Issuance and Site Assessment Activities on the Atlantic OCS Offshore MA’’ to: Program Manager, Office of Renewable Energy, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, 381 Elden Street, HM 1328, Herndon, Virginia 20170–4817. Comments must be received or postmarked no later than December 3, 2012. All written comments received or postmarked during the comment period will be made available to the public. Authority: This Notice of the Availability (NOA) of an EA is published pursuant to 43 CFR 46.305. PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: October 24, 2012. Tommy P. Beaudreau, Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management. [FR Doc. 2012–26905 Filed 11–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–MR–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration 164th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, the 164th open meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (also known as the ERISA Advisory Council) will be held on November 26–27, 2012. This meeting originally was scheduled for October 30–31, but has been rescheduled due to the threat of severe weather. The meeting will take place in C5521 Room 4, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210 on November 26, from 1 p.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. On November 27, the meeting will start at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at approximately 4:00 p.m., with a break for lunch. The morning session on November 27 will be in Suite 400 at 122 C Street NW. The afternoon session on November 27 will take place in Room S–2508 at the same address. The purpose of the open meeting on November 26 and the morning of November 27 is for the Advisory Council members to finalize the recommendations they will present to the Secretary. At the November 27 afternoon session, the Council members will receive an update from the Assistant Secretary of Labor for the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and present their recommendations. The Council recommendations will be on the following issues: (1) Current Challenges and Best Practices Concerning Beneficiary Designations in Retirement and Life Insurance Plans; (2) Examining Income Replacement During Retirement Years in a Defined Contribution Plan System; and (3) Managing Disability Risks in an Environment of Individual Responsibility. Descriptions of these topics are available on the Advisory Council page of the EBSA Web site at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/aboutebsa/ erisa_advisory_council.html. E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 213 / Friday, November 2, 2012 / Notices Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written statement may do so by submitting 30 copies on or before November 19, 2012 to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Suite N–5623, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email attachments in text or pdf format transmitted to good.larry@dol.gov. It is requested that statements not be included in the body of an email. Statements deemed relevant by the Advisory Council and received on or before November 19 will be included in the record of the meeting and made available in the EBSA Public Disclosure Room. Do not include any personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or other contact information) or confidential business information that you do not want publicly disclosed. Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address the Advisory Council should forward their requests to the Executive Secretary or telephone (202) 693–8668. Oral presentations will be limited to ten minutes, time permitting, but an extended statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities who need special accommodations should contact the Executive Secretary by November 19, 2012 at the address indicated. Signed at Washington, DC this 26th day of October, 2012. Michael L. Davis, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–26875 Filed 11–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Notice of Permit Issued Under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978 National Science Foundation. Notice of permit issued under the Antarctic Conservation of 1978, Public Law 95–541. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is required to publish notice of permits issued under the Antarctic Conservation Act of 1978. This is the required notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nadene G. Kennedy, Permit Office, Office of Polar Programs, Rm. 755, National Science Foundation, 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 6, 2012, the National Science emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 12:56 Nov 01, 2012 Jkt 229001 Foundation published a notice in the Federal Register of a permit application received. A Waste Management Permit was issued on October 26, 2012 to: Quark Expeditions, Permit No. 2013 WM–002 Nadene G. Kennedy, Permit Officer. 66187 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 submissions of responses. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until December 3, 2012. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1. DATES: [FR Doc. 2012–26844 Filed 11–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–P Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of Personnel Management or sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. ADDRESSES: OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Submission for Review: Rollover Election (RI 38–117), Rollover Information (RI 38–118), and Special Tax Notice Regarding Rollovers (RI 37– 22) Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management (OPM) offers the general public and other Federal agencies the opportunity to comment on an extension, without change, of a currently approved information collection request (ICR) 3206–0212, Rollover Election (RI 38– 117), Rollover Information (RI 38–118), and Special Tax Notice Regarding Rollovers (RI 37–22). As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. chapter 35) as amended by the Clinger-Cohen Act (Pub. L. 104–106), OPM is soliciting comments for this collection. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 4, 2012 at volume 77 FR 33007 allowing for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received for this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments that: 1. Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. 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; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 A copy of this ICR with applicable supporting documentation, may be obtained by contacting the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of Personnel Management or sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: RI 38–117, Rollover Election, is used to collect information from each payee affected by a change in the tax code so that OPM can make payment in accordance with the wishes of the payee. RI 38–118, Rollover Information, explains the election. RI 37–22, Special Tax Notice Regarding Rollovers, provides more detailed information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Analysis Agency: Retirement Operations, Retirement Services, Office of Personnel Management. Title: Rollover Election, Rollover Information, and Special Tax Notice Regarding Rollover. OMB Number: 3206–0212. Frequency: On occasion. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Number of Respondents: 1,500. Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 1,000. U.S. Office of Personnel Management. John Berry, Director. [FR Doc. 2012–26867 Filed 11–1–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–38–P E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 213 (Friday, November 2, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66186-66187]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26875]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employee Benefits Security Administration


164th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and 
Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting

    Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee 
Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, the 
164th open meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and 
Pension Benefit Plans (also known as the ERISA Advisory Council) will 
be held on November 26-27, 2012. This meeting originally was scheduled 
for October 30-31, but has been re-scheduled due to the threat of 
severe weather.
    The meeting will take place in C5521 Room 4, U.S. Department of 
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210 on November 
26, from 1 p.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. On November 27, the meeting 
will start at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at approximately 4:00 p.m., with a 
break for lunch. The morning session on November 27 will be in Suite 
400 at 122 C Street NW. The afternoon session on November 27 will take 
place in Room S-2508 at the same address. The purpose of the open 
meeting on November 26 and the morning of November 27 is for the 
Advisory Council members to finalize the recommendations they will 
present to the Secretary. At the November 27 afternoon session, the 
Council members will receive an update from the Assistant Secretary of 
Labor for the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and 
present their recommendations.
    The Council recommendations will be on the following issues: (1) 
Current Challenges and Best Practices Concerning Beneficiary 
Designations in Retirement and Life Insurance Plans; (2) Examining 
Income Replacement During Retirement Years in a Defined Contribution 
Plan System; and (3) Managing Disability Risks in an Environment of 
Individual Responsibility. Descriptions of these topics are available 
on the Advisory Council page of the EBSA Web site at http://www.dol.gov/ebsa/aboutebsa/erisa_advisory_council.html.

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    Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written 
statement may do so by submitting 30 copies on or before November 19, 
2012 to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. 
Department of Labor, Suite N-5623, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email 
attachments in text or pdf format transmitted to good.larry@dol.gov. It 
is requested that statements not be included in the body of an email. 
Statements deemed relevant by the Advisory Council and received on or 
before November 19 will be included in the record of the meeting and 
made available in the EBSA Public Disclosure Room. Do not include any 
personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or other 
contact information) or confidential business information that you do 
not want publicly disclosed.
    Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address 
the Advisory Council should forward their requests to the Executive 
Secretary or telephone (202) 693-8668. Oral presentations will be 
limited to ten minutes, time permitting, but an extended statement may 
be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities who need 
special accommodations should contact the Executive Secretary by 
November 19, 2012 at the address indicated.

    Signed at Washington, DC this 26th day of October, 2012.
Michael L. Davis,
Deputy Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-26875 Filed 11-1-12; 8:45 am]
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