186th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting, 22851 [2017-10011]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 95 / Thursday, May 18, 2017 / Notices Please enclose a check or money order for $18.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Henry S. Friedman, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2017–10014 Filed 5–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 186th 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 186th meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (also known as the ERISA Advisory Council) will be held on June 6–8, 2017. The three-day meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210 in C5320 Room 6. The meeting will run from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 5:30 p.m. on June 6–7, with a one hour break for lunch each day, and from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on June 8. The purpose of the open meeting is for Advisory Council members to hear testimony from invited witnesses and to receive an update from the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA). The EBSA update is scheduled for the morning of June 8, subject to change. The Advisory Council will study the following topics: (1) Reducing the Burden and Increasing the Effectiveness of Mandated Disclosures with respect to Employment-Based Health Benefit Plans in the Private Sector, and (2) Mandated Disclosure for Retirement Plans— Enhancing Effectiveness for Participants and Sponsors. The Council will hear testimony on both topics on June 6 and 7. It will continue with discussions of its topics on June 8. Descriptions of these topics are available on the Advisory Council page of the EBSA Web site, at https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ ebsa/about-ebsa/about-us/erisaadvisory-council. Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written statement may do so by submitting 35 copies on or before May 30, 2017, to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Suite N–5623, 200 Constitution VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:43 May 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email attachments in word processing or pdf format transmitted to good.larry@ dol.gov. It is requested that statements not be included in the body of the email. Statements deemed relevant by the Advisory Council and received on or before May 30 will be included in the record of the meeting and made available through the EBSA Public Disclosure Room, along with witness statements. 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. Written statements submitted by invited witnesses will be posted on the Advisory Council page of the EBSA Web site, without change, and can be retrieved by most Internet search engines. 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 10 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 May 30. Signed at Washington, DC, this 11th day of May, 2017. Timothy D. Hauser, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Operations, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–10011 Filed 5–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Certification of Funeral Expenses Notice. The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs (OWCP) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Certification of Funeral Expenses,’’ 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). Public comments on the ICR are invited. PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 This ICR seeks to extend PRA authority for the Certification of Funeral Expenses information collection. The OWCP administers the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA). The Act provides benefits to workers injured in maritime employment on the navigable waters of the United States or in an adjoining area customarily used by an employer in loading, unloading, repairing, or building a vessel. LHWCA section 9(a) provides that reasonable funeral expenses be payable in the amount and to or for the benefit of the persons, not exceeding $3,000 in all compensable death cases. See 33 U.S.C. 939(a). The OWCP has developed Form LS–265 for use in submitting the funeral expenses for payment. LHWCA sections 13 and 39 authorize this information collection. See 33 U.S.C. 913 and 939. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Office of the Secretary SUMMARY: The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before June 19, 2017. 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=201703-1240-003 (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– OWCP, 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. DATES: Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). DEPARTMENT OF LABOR ACTION: 22851 E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employee Benefits Security Administration


186th 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 
186th meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension 
Benefit Plans (also known as the ERISA Advisory Council) will be held 
on June 6-8, 2017.
    The three-day meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of 
Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20210 in C5320 Room 
6. The meeting will run from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 5:30 p.m. on 
June 6-7, with a one hour break for lunch each day, and from 9:00 a.m. 
to 12:00 p.m. on June 8. The purpose of the open meeting is for 
Advisory Council members to hear testimony from invited witnesses and 
to receive an update from the Employee Benefits Security Administration 
(EBSA). The EBSA update is scheduled for the morning of June 8, subject 
to change.
    The Advisory Council will study the following topics: (1) Reducing 
the Burden and Increasing the Effectiveness of Mandated Disclosures 
with respect to Employment-Based Health Benefit Plans in the Private 
Sector, and (2) Mandated Disclosure for Retirement Plans--Enhancing 
Effectiveness for Participants and Sponsors. The Council will hear 
testimony on both topics on June 6 and 7. It will continue with 
discussions of its topics on June 8. Descriptions of these topics are 
available on the Advisory Council page of the EBSA Web site, at https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ebsa/about-ebsa/about-us/erisa-advisory-council.
    Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written 
statement may do so by submitting 35 copies on or before May 30, 2017, 
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 word processing or pdf format transmitted to 
good.larry@dol.gov. It is requested that statements not be included in 
the body of the email. Statements deemed relevant by the Advisory 
Council and received on or before May 30 will be included in the record 
of the meeting and made available through the EBSA Public Disclosure 
Room, along with witness statements. 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. Written statements submitted by invited witnesses 
will be posted on the Advisory Council page of the EBSA Web site, 
without change, and can be retrieved by most Internet search engines.
    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 10 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 May 
30.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 11th day of May, 2017.
Timothy D. Hauser,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Program Operations, Employee Benefits 
Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2017-10011 Filed 5-17-17; 8:45 am]
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