Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Nominations for Vacancies, 34701 [2015-14781]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 116 / Wednesday, June 17, 2015 / Notices included in the ICRs for OMB approval of the extension of the information collection; they will also become a matter of public record. Dated: June 11, 2015. Joseph S. Piacentini, Director, Office of Policy and Research, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–14837 Filed 6–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Nominations for Vacancies Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 88 Stat. 895, 29 U.S.C. 1142, provides for the establishment of an Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (the Council), which is to consist of 15 members to be appointed by the Secretary of Labor (the Secretary) as follows: Three representatives of employee organizations (at least one of whom shall be a representative of an organization whose members are participants in a multiemployer plan); three representatives of employers (at least one of whom shall be a representative of employers maintaining or contributing to multiemployer plans); one representative each from the fields of insurance, corporate trust, actuarial counseling, investment counseling, investment management, and accounting; and three representatives from the general public (one of whom shall be a person representing those receiving benefits from a pension plan). No more than eight members of the Council shall be members of the same political party. Council members shall be persons qualified to appraise the programs instituted under ERISA. Appointments are for terms of three years. The prescribed duties of the Council are to advise the Secretary with respect to the carrying out of his or her functions under ERISA, and to submit to the Secretary, or his or her designee, recommendations with respect thereto. The Council will meet at least four times each year. The terms of five members of the Council expire at the end of this year. The groups or fields they represent are as follows: (1) Employee organizations; (2) employers; (3) investment counseling; (4) actuarial counseling; and (5) the general public. The Department VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:47 Jun 16, 2015 Jkt 235001 of Labor is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks a broad-based and diverse Council. Accordingly, notice is hereby given that any person or organization desiring to nominate one or more individuals for appointment to the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans to represent any of the groups or fields specified in the preceding paragraph may submit nominations to Larry Good, Council Executive Secretary, Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Suite N– 5623, Washington, DC 20210, or as email attachments to good.larry@ dol.gov. Nominations (including supporting nominations) must be received on or before July 31, 2015. Please allow three weeks for regular mail delivery to the Department of Labor. If sending electronically, please use an attachment in rich text, Word, or pdf format. Nominations may be in the form of a letter, resolution or petition, signed by the person making the nomination or, in the case of a nomination by an organization, by an authorized representative of the organization. Nominations, including supporting letters, should: • State the person’s qualifications to serve on the Council. • State that the candidate will accept appointment to the Council if offered. • Include which of the five positions (representing groups or fields) the candidate is nominated to fill. • Include the nominee’s full name, work affiliation, mailing address, phone number, and email address. • Include the nominator’s full name, mailing address, phone number, and email address. • Include the nominator’s signature, whether sent by email or otherwise. Please do not include any information that you do not want publicly disclosed. In selecting Council members, the Secretary of Labor will consider individuals nominated in response to this Federal Register notice, as well as other qualified individuals. Nominees will be contacted to provide information on their political affiliation and their status as registered lobbyists. Anyone currently subject to federal registration requirements as a lobbyist is not eligible for appointment. Nominees should be aware of the time commitment for attending meetings and actively participating in the work of the Council. Historically, this has meant a commitment of 15–20 days per year. The Department of Labor has a process PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34701 for vetting nominees under consideration for appointment. Phyllis C. Borzi, Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–14781 Filed 6–16–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; O*NET Data Collection Program ACTION: Notice. 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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., SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 116 (Wednesday, June 17, 2015)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employee Benefits Security Administration


Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; 
Nominations for Vacancies

    Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 
(ERISA), 88 Stat. 895, 29 U.S.C. 1142, provides for the establishment 
of an Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans 
(the Council), which is to consist of 15 members to be appointed by the 
Secretary of Labor (the Secretary) as follows: Three representatives of 
employee organizations (at least one of whom shall be a representative 
of an organization whose members are participants in a multiemployer 
plan); three representatives of employers (at least one of whom shall 
be a representative of employers maintaining or contributing to 
multiemployer plans); one representative each from the fields of 
insurance, corporate trust, actuarial counseling, investment 
counseling, investment management, and accounting; and three 
representatives from the general public (one of whom shall be a person 
representing those receiving benefits from a pension plan). No more 
than eight members of the Council shall be members of the same 
political party.
    Council members shall be persons qualified to appraise the programs 
instituted under ERISA. Appointments are for terms of three years. The 
prescribed duties of the Council are to advise the Secretary with 
respect to the carrying out of his or her functions under ERISA, and to 
submit to the Secretary, or his or her designee, recommendations with 
respect thereto. The Council will meet at least four times each year.
    The terms of five members of the Council expire at the end of this 
year. The groups or fields they represent are as follows: (1) Employee 
organizations; (2) employers; (3) investment counseling; (4) actuarial 
counseling; and (5) the general public. The Department of Labor is 
committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks a broad-based 
and diverse Council.
    Accordingly, notice is hereby given that any person or organization 
desiring to nominate one or more individuals for appointment to the 
Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans to 
represent any of the groups or fields specified in the preceding 
paragraph may submit nominations to Larry Good, Council Executive 
Secretary, Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW., Suite N-5623, Washington, DC 20210, or as 
email attachments to good.larry@dol.gov. Nominations (including 
supporting nominations) must be received on or before July 31, 2015. 
Please allow three weeks for regular mail delivery to the Department of 
Labor. If sending electronically, please use an attachment in rich 
text, Word, or pdf format. Nominations may be in the form of a letter, 
resolution or petition, signed by the person making the nomination or, 
in the case of a nomination by an organization, by an authorized 
representative of the organization.
    Nominations, including supporting letters, should:
     State the person's qualifications to serve on the Council.
     State that the candidate will accept appointment to the 
Council if offered.
     Include which of the five positions (representing groups 
or fields) the candidate is nominated to fill.
     Include the nominee's full name, work affiliation, mailing 
address, phone number, and email address.
     Include the nominator's full name, mailing address, phone 
number, and email address.
     Include the nominator's signature, whether sent by email 
or otherwise.

Please do not include any information that you do not want publicly 
disclosed.
    In selecting Council members, the Secretary of Labor will consider 
individuals nominated in response to this Federal Register notice, as 
well as other qualified individuals.
    Nominees will be contacted to provide information on their 
political affiliation and their status as registered lobbyists. Anyone 
currently subject to federal registration requirements as a lobbyist is 
not eligible for appointment. Nominees should be aware of the time 
commitment for attending meetings and actively participating in the 
work of the Council. Historically, this has meant a commitment of 15-20 
days per year. The Department of Labor has a process for vetting 
nominees under consideration for appointment.

Phyllis C. Borzi,
Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2015-14781 Filed 6-16-15; 8:45 am]
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