Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 Section 408(a) Prohibited Transaction Provisions Exemption Application Procedure, 64410-64411 [2014-25679]

Download as PDF 64410 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 209 / Wednesday, October 29, 2014 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on May 21, 2014 (79 FR 29208). Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section by December 1, 2014. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1210–0134. The OMB 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–EBSA. Title of Collection: Investment Advice Participants and Beneficiaries. OMB Control Number: 1210–0134. Affected Public: Private Sector— businesses or other for-profits. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 20,544,000. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 1,981,000 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $276,474,000. Dated: October 23, 2014. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–25678 Filed 10–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:21 Oct 28, 2014 Jkt 235001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 Section 408(a) Prohibited Transaction Provisions Exemption Application Procedure ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 Section 408(a) Prohibited Transaction Provisions Exemption Application Procedure,’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval for continued use, without change, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited. DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before November 28, 2014. 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 free of charge from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr= 201408-1210-002 (this link will only become active on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693–4129, TTY 202– 693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_PRA_ PUBLIC@dol.gov. Submit comments about this request by mail or courier to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL–EBSA Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202– 395–5806 (this is not a toll-free number); or by email: OIRA_ submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor—OASAM, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Attn: Departmental Information Compliance Management Program, Room N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210; or by email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Michel Smyth by telephone at 202–693– 4129, TTY 202–693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_ PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). This ICR seeks to extend PRA authority for the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) prohibited transaction provisions exemption application procedure specified by ERISA section 408(a). See 29 U.S.C. 1108. This information collection provides the Secretary with information needed to grant an exemption for a transaction ERISA sections 406 and/or 407(a) would otherwise prohibit. 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 it is approved by the OMB under the PRA 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. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection under Control Number 1210–0060. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) years without renewal, and the current approval for this collection is scheduled to expire on October 31, 2014. The DOL seeks to extend PRA authorization for this information collection for three (3) more years, without any change to existing requirements. The DOL notes that existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on May 21, 2014 (79 FR 29208). Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section within thirty (30) days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1210–0060. The OMB 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\29OCN1.SGM 29OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 209 / Wednesday, October 29, 2014 / Notices 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–EBSA. Title of Collection: Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 Section 408(a) Prohibited Transaction Provisions Exemption Application Procedure. OMB Control Number: 1210–0060. Affected Public: Private Sector— businesses or other for profits. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 43. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 20,500. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 2,200 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $1,200,000. Dated: October 16, 2014. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–25679 Filed 10–28–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration [TA–W–85,417; TA–W–85,417A] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES West Linn Paper Company a Subsidiary of Belgravia Investments, Inc. Including On-Site Leased Workers From Galt Foundation West Linn, Oregon; Columbia River Logistics, Inc. (CRL) a Subsidiary of Belgravia Investments, Inc. Including On-Site Leased Workers From Resource Staffing Vancouver, Washington; Amended Certification Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance 19 U.S.C. 2273, the Department of Labor issued a Certification of Eligibility to Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance on August 18, 2014, applicable to workers of West Linn Paper Company, a subsidiary of Belgravia Investments, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Galt Foundation, West Linn, Oregon (TA–W– 85,417). The Department’s Notice of Determination was published in the Federal Register on September 9, 2014 (Volume 79 FR Page 53450). At the request of a state workforce office, the Department reviewed the certification for workers of the subject firm. The firm is engaged in the production of coated paper. The investigation confirmed that worker separations at Columbia River Logistics, Inc. (CRL), including on-site leased workers from Resource Staffing, Vancouver, Washington, (TA–W– 85,417) are attributable to increased imports of coated paper, as are worker separations at the West Linn, Oregon facility. The amended notice applicable to TA–W–85,417 and TA–W–85,417A is hereby issued as follows: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment and Training Administration Investigations Regarding Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance ‘‘All workers of West Linn Paper Company, a subsidiary of Belgravia Investments, Inc., including on-site leased workers from Galt Foundation, West Linn, Oregon (TA–W–85,417) and Columbia River Logistics, Inc., including Resource Staffing, Vancouver, Washington (TA–W–85,417A) who became totally or partially separated from employment on or after July 8, 2013 through August 18, 2016, and all workers in the group threatened with total or partial separation from employment on the date of certification through two years from the date of certification, are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Chapter 2 of Title II of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended.’’ Petitions have been filed with the Secretary of Labor under Section 221 (a) of the Trade Act of 1974 (‘‘the Act’’) and are identified in the Appendix to this notice. Upon receipt of these petitions, the Director of the Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, has instituted investigations pursuant to Section 221 (a) of the Act. The purpose of each of the investigations is to determine whether the workers are eligible to apply for adjustment assistance under Title II, Chapter 2, of the Act. The investigations will further relate, as appropriate, to the determination of the date on which total or partial separations began or threatened to begin and the subdivision of the firm involved. The petitioners or any other persons showing a substantial interest in the subject matter of the investigations may request a public hearing, provided such request is filed in writing with the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than November 10, 2014. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments regarding the subject matter of the investigations to the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, at the address shown below, not later than November 10, 2014. The petitions filed in this case are available for inspection at the Office of the Director, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance, Employment and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–5428, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Signed in Washington, DC this 9th day of October, 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. Signed at Washington, DC, this 16th day of October 2014. Michael W. Jaffe, Certifying Officer, Office of Trade Adjustment Assistance. 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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 
1974 Section 408(a) Prohibited Transaction Provisions Exemption 
Application Procedure

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Employee 
Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) sponsored information 
collection request (ICR) titled, ``Employee Retirement Income Security 
Act of 1974 Section 408(a) Prohibited Transaction Provisions Exemption 
Application Procedure,'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and approval for continued use, without change, in 
accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 
3501 et seq. Public comments on the ICR are invited.

DATES: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives 
on or before November 28, 2014.

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 free of charge 
from the RegInfo.gov Web site at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAViewICR?ref_nbr= 201408-1210-002 (this link will only become active 
on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting 
Michel Smyth by telephone at 202-693-4129, TTY 202-693-8064, (these are 
not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.
    Submit comments about this request by mail or courier to the Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL-
EBSA Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20503; by Fax: 202-395-5806 (this is not a toll-free 
number); or by email: OIRA_submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are 
encouraged, but not required, to send a courtesy copy of any comments 
by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor--OASAM, Office of 
the Chief Information Officer, Attn: Departmental Information 
Compliance Management Program, Room N1301, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20210; or by email: DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michel Smyth by telephone at 202-693-
4129, TTY 202-693-8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email 
at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov.

    Authority:  44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This ICR seeks to extend PRA authority for 
the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) prohibited 
transaction provisions exemption application procedure specified by 
ERISA section 408(a). See 29 U.S.C. 1108. This information collection 
provides the Secretary with information needed to grant an exemption 
for a transaction ERISA sections 406 and/or 407(a) would otherwise 
prohibit.
    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 it is approved by the OMB under the PRA 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. The DOL obtains OMB approval for this information collection 
under Control Number 1210-0060.
    OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) 
years without renewal, and the current approval for this collection is 
scheduled to expire on October 31, 2014. The DOL seeks to extend PRA 
authorization for this information collection for three (3) more years, 
without any change to existing requirements. The DOL notes that 
existing information collection requirements submitted to the OMB 
receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. For 
additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related 
notice published in the Federal Register on May 21, 2014 (79 FR 29208).
    Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in 
the ADDRESSES section within thirty (30) days of publication of this 
notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate 
consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1210-0060. 
The OMB 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

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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-EBSA.
    Title of Collection: Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 
1974 Section 408(a) Prohibited Transaction Provisions Exemption 
Application Procedure.
    OMB Control Number: 1210-0060.
    Affected Public: Private Sector--businesses or other for profits.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 43.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 20,500.
    Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 2,200 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $1,200,000.

    Dated: October 16, 2014.
Michel Smyth,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-25679 Filed 10-28-14; 8:45 am]
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