Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Certification of Funeral Expenses, 22851-22852 [2017-10025]

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 jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 22852 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 95 / Thursday, May 18, 2017 / Notices 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 1240–0040. 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 May 31, 2017. 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 February 10, 2017 (82 FR 10410). 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 1240–0040. 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 13:43 May 17, 2017 Jkt 241001 Agency: DOL–OWCP. Title of Collection: Certification of Funeral Expenses. OMB Control Number: 1240–0040. Affected Public: Private Sector— businesses or other for-profits. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 75. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 75. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 19 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $34. Dated: May 12, 2017. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–10025 Filed 5–17–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–CF–P NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION Office of Small Credit Union Initiatives (OSCUI) Grant Program Access for Credit Unions National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). ACTION: Notice of funding opportunity. AGENCY: The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) is issuing a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to invite eligible credit unions to submit applications for participation in the OSCUI Grant Program (a.k.a. Community Development Revolving Loan Fund (CDRLF)), subject to funding availability. The OSCUI Grant Program serves as a source of financial support, in the form of technical assistance grants, for credit unions serving predominantly low-income members. It also serves as a source of funding to help low-income designated credit unions (LICUs) respond to emergencies arising in their communities. SUMMARY: Table of Contents A. Program Description B. Federal Award Information C. Eligibility Information D. Application and Submission Information E. Application Review Information F. Federal Award Administration G. Federal Awarding Agency H. Other Information A. Program Description 1. Purpose The purpose of the OSCUI Grant Program is to assist low-income designated credit unions (LICU) in providing basic financial services to their low-income members to stimulate economic activities in their communities. Through the OSCUI Grant PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Program, NCUA provides financial support in the form of technical assistance grants to LICUs. These funds help improve and expand the availability of financial services to these members. The OSCUI Grant Program also serves as a source of funding to help LICUs respond to emergencies. The Grant Program consists of Congressional appropriations that are administered by OSCUI, an office of the NCUA. This grant round will include initiatives 1 for Digital Services & Security, Leadership Development, Small LICU Capacity, and Underserved Outreach. NCUA will accept applications from credit unions for Digital Services & Security, Leadership Development, and Small LICU Capacity initiatives from July 1 through July 31, 2017.2 Applications for the Underserved Outreach initiative will be accepted from July 1 through August 31, 2017. Each grant award may be used for a project intended to support the efforts of credit unions: i. Providing basic financial and related services to residents in their communities; and ii. Enhancing their capacity to better serve their members and the communities in which they operate. Information about the OSCUI Grant Program, including more details regarding the 2017 grant round, other funding initiatives, amount of funds available, funding priorities, permissible uses of funds, funding limits, deadlines and other pertinent details, are periodically published in NCUA Letters to Credit Unions, in the OSCUI enewsletter and on the NCUA Web site at https://www.ncua.gov/services/Pages/ small-credit-union-initiatives/grantsloans/grants.aspx. 2. Regulation Part 705 of NCUA’s regulations implements the OSCUI Grant and Loan Program. 12 CFR 705. A revised Part 705 was published on November 25, 2016. 81 FR 85112. Additional requirements are found at 12 CFR 701 and 741. Applicants should review these regulations in addition to this NOFO. Each capitalized term in this NOFO is more fully defined in the regulations and grant guidelines. For the purposes of this NOFO, an Applicant is a Qualifying Credit Union that submits a complete Application to NCUA under the OSCUI Grant Program. NCUA will consider requests for funds consistent with the purpose of the OSCUI Grant Program. 12 CFR 705.1. 1 Initiatives offered subject to change based on funds availability. See section H. 2 Grant round opening and closing is subject to funds availability. See section H. E:\FR\FM\18MYN1.SGM 18MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Office of the Secretary


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request; Certification of Funeral Expenses

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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.

DATES: 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.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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.

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    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 1240-0040.
    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 May 31, 2017. 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 February 10, 2017 (82 FR 
10410).
    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 1240-0040. 
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-OWCP.
    Title of Collection: Certification of Funeral Expenses.
    OMB Control Number: 1240-0040.
    Affected Public: Private Sector--businesses or other for-profits.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 75.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 75.
    Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 19 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $34.

    Dated: May 12, 2017.
Michel Smyth,
Departmental Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-10025 Filed 5-17-17; 8:45 am]
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