Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension Without Change of an Existing Collection; Submission for OMB Review, 25455-25456 [2018-11798]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 106 / Friday, June 1, 2018 / Notices EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension Without Change of an Existing Collection; Submission for OMB Review Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Commission announces that it is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for a threeyear extension without change of the existing recordkeeping requirements under its regulations. DATES: Written comments on this notice must be submitted on or before July 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments on this notice must be submitted to Joseph B. Nye, Policy Analyst, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, email oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Commenters are also encouraged to send comments to the EEOC online at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions on the website for submitting comments. In addition, the EEOC’s Executive Secretariat will accept comments in hard copy. Hard copy comments should be sent to Bernadette Wilson, Executive Officer, EEOC, 131 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20507. Finally, the Executive Secretariat will accept comments totaling six or fewer pages by facsimile (‘‘fax’’) machine before the same deadline at (202) 663– 4114. (This is not a toll-free number.) Receipt of fax transmittals will not be acknowledged, except that the sender may request confirmation of receipt by calling the Executive Secretariat staff at (202) 663–4070 (voice) or (202) 663– 4074 (TTY). (These are not toll-free telephone numbers.) The EEOC will post online at http:// www.regulations.gov all comments submitted via this website, in hard copy, or by fax to the Executive Secretariat. These comments will be posted without change, including any personal information you provide. However, the EEOC reserves the right to refrain from posting comments, including those that contain obscene, indecent, or profane language; that contain threats or defamatory statements; that contain hate speech directed at race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, or genetic information; or that promote or daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:06 May 31, 2018 Jkt 244001 endorse services or products. All comments received, including any personal information provided, also will be available for public inspection during normal business hours by appointment only at the EEOC Headquarters Library, 131 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20507. Upon request, individuals who require assistance viewing comments will be provided appropriate aids such as readers or print magnifiers. To schedule an appointment, contact EEOC Library staff at (202) 663–4630 (voice) or (202) 663–4641 (TTY). (These are not toll-free numbers.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Oram, Assistant Legal Counsel, Office of Legal Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 131 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20507, (202) 663–4681 (voice) or (202) 663–4494 (TTY), or Erin Norris, Senior Attorney, Office of Legal Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 129 W Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, (704) 954–6491 (voice). Requests for this notice in an alternative format should be made to the Office of Communications and Legislative Affairs at (202) 663–4191 (voice) or (202) 663– 4494 (TTY). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Title II of the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), which collectively prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or genetic information. Section 709(c) of Title VII, section 107(a) of the ADA, and section 207(a) of GINA authorize the EEOC to issue recordkeeping and reporting regulations that are deemed reasonable, necessary or appropriate. EEOC has promulgated recordkeeping regulations under those authorities that are contained in 29 CFR part 1602 et seq. Those regulations do not require the creation of any particular records but generally require employers to preserve any personnel and employment records they make or keep for a period of one year. The EEOC seeks extension of the recordkeeping requirement in these regulations without change. A notice that EEOC would be submitting this request was published in the Federal Register on February 20, 2018, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. Three comments were received from the public; however, none of these comments addressed the EEOC’s recordkeeping requirements. Accordingly, no changes have been PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25455 made to the requirements based upon the unresponsive comments. Overview of Current Information Collection Collection Title: Recordkeeping under Title VII, the ADA, and GINA. OMB Number: 3046–0040. Description of Affected Public: Employers with 15 or more employees are subject to Title VII, the ADA, and GINA. Number of Respondents: 961,709. Number of Reports Submitted: 0. Estimated Burden Hours: 37,264 hours. Cost to Respondents: $0. Federal Cost: None. Number of Forms: None. Abstract: Section 709(c) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000e–8(c), section 1007(a) of the ADA, 42 U.S.C. 12117(a), and section 207(a) of GINA, 42 U.S.C. 2000ff–6(a), require the Commission to establish regulations pursuant to which employers subject to those Acts shall make and preserve certain records to assist the EEOC in assuring compliance with the Acts’ nondiscrimination in employment requirements. This is a recordkeeping requirement. Any of the records maintained which are subsequently disclosed to the EEOC during an investigation are protected from public disclosure by the confidentiality provisions of section 706(b) and 709(e) of Title VII which are also incorporated by reference into the ADA at section 107(a) and GINA at section 207(a). Burden Statement: The estimated number of respondents subject to this recordkeeping requirement is 961,709 employers. An employer subject to the recordkeeping requirement in 29 CFR part 1602 must retain all personnel or employment records made or kept by that employer for one year, and must retain any records relevant to charges of discrimination filed under Title VII, the ADA, or GINA until final disposition of those matters, which may be longer than one year. This recordkeeping requirement does not require reports or the creation of new documents, but merely requires retention of documents that an employer has already made or kept in the normal course of its business operations. Thus, existing employers bear no burden under this analysis, because their systems for retaining personnel and employment records are already in place. Newly formed firms may incur a small burden when setting up their data collection and retention systems to ensure compliance with EEOC’s recordkeeping requirements. We assume some effort and time must be E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1 25456 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 106 / Friday, June 1, 2018 / Notices expended by employers to familiarize themselves with the Title VII, ADA, and GINA recordkeeping requirements and explain those requirements to the appropriate staff. We estimate that 30 minutes would be needed for this onetime familiarization process. Using 2015 data from the Small Business Administration, we estimate that there are 74,528 firms that would incur this start-up burden.1 Assuming a 30-minute burden per firm, the total annual hour burden is 37,264 hours (.5 hour × 74,528 = 37,264). For the Commission. Dated: May 25, 2018. Victoria A. Lipnic, Acting Chair. [FR Doc. 2018–11798 Filed 5–31–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6570–01–P FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting CFR 225.41) to acquire shares of a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than June 14, 2018. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Kathryn Haney, Director of Applications) 1000 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30309. Comments can also be sent electronically to Applications.Comments@atl.frb.org: 1. Gaylon M. Lawrence, Jr., Memphis, Tennessee; to acquire outstanding shares of Volunteer State Bancshares, Inc., and thereby acquire shares of Volunteer State Bank, both of Portland, Tennessee. June 6, 2018; 10:00 a.m. 800 N Capitol Street NW, First Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Floor Hearing Room, Washington, DC. System, May 25, 2018. STATUS: This meeting will be open to the Ann Misback, public and will be streamed live at Secretary of the Board. https://bit.ly/2IZBIkY. [FR Doc. 2018–11744 Filed 5–31–18; 8:45 am] MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: TIME AND DATE: PLACE: BILLING CODE P Open Session 1. Staff Briefing on Monitoring of Ocean Carrier and Marine Terminal Operator Agreements 2. Docket No. 17–10: NVOCC Negotiated Rate Arrangements (NRAs) and NVOCC Service Arrangements (NSAs) CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Rachel Dickon, Secretary, (202) 523– 5725. Rachel Dickon, Secretary. BILLING CODE 6731–AA–P daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0048; Docket 2018– 0003; Sequence No. 9] Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for an extension to an existing OMB clearance. Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company 1 Source: U.S. Small Business Administration: Statistics of U.S. Business, Release Date 1/2017. (https://www.sba.gov/advocacy/firm-size-data). Select U.S. Static Data, U.S. Data and combines estimates from private employment, public sector, colleges and universities, and referral unions. Jkt 244001 Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding Authorized Negotiators. DATES: Submit comments on or before July 31, 2018. SUMMARY: The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Mr. Michael O. Jackson, Procurement Analyst, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, GSA, 202–208– 4949, or via email to michaelo.jackson@ gsa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: AGENCY: FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 19:01 May 31, 2018 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Information Collection; Authorized Negotiators [FR Doc. 2018–11881 Filed 5–30–18; 11:15 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0048, Authorized Negotiators, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB control number. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0048, Authorized Negotiators’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0048, Authorized Negotiators’’ on your attached document. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Mandell/IC 9000–0048, Authorized Negotiators. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0048, Authorized Negotiators, in all correspondence related to this collection. Comments received generally will be posted without change to regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check regulations.gov, approximately two-to-three business days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Per FAR 52.215–1(c)(2)(iv), firms offering supplies or services to the Government under negotiated solicitations must provide the names, titles, and telephone numbers of authorized negotiators to assure that discussions are held with authorized individuals. The information collected is referred to before contract negotiations and it becomes part of the official contract file. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 15,524. Responses per Respondent: 8. Total Responses: 124,192. Hours per Response: .017. Total Burden Hours: 2111. E:\FR\FM\01JNN1.SGM 01JNN1

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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension Without 
Change of an Existing Collection; Submission for OMB Review

AGENCY: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
Commission announces that it is submitting to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) a request for a three-year extension without change of 
the existing recordkeeping requirements under its regulations.

DATES: Written comments on this notice must be submitted on or before 
July 2, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Comments on this notice must be submitted to Joseph B. Nye, 
Policy Analyst, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of 
Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, email 
[email protected]. Commenters are also encouraged to send 
comments to the EEOC online at http://www.regulations.gov, which is the 
Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions on the website for 
submitting comments. In addition, the EEOC's Executive Secretariat will 
accept comments in hard copy. Hard copy comments should be sent to 
Bernadette Wilson, Executive Officer, EEOC, 131 M Street NE, 
Washington, DC 20507. Finally, the Executive Secretariat will accept 
comments totaling six or fewer pages by facsimile (``fax'') machine 
before the same deadline at (202) 663-4114. (This is not a toll-free 
number.) Receipt of fax transmittals will not be acknowledged, except 
that the sender may request confirmation of receipt by calling the 
Executive Secretariat staff at (202) 663-4070 (voice) or (202) 663-4074 
(TTY). (These are not toll-free telephone numbers.) The EEOC will post 
online at http://www.regulations.gov all comments submitted via this 
website, in hard copy, or by fax to the Executive Secretariat. These 
comments will be posted without change, including any personal 
information you provide. However, the EEOC reserves the right to 
refrain from posting comments, including those that contain obscene, 
indecent, or profane language; that contain threats or defamatory 
statements; that contain hate speech directed at race, color, sex, 
national origin, age, religion, disability, or genetic information; or 
that promote or endorse services or products. All comments received, 
including any personal information provided, also will be available for 
public inspection during normal business hours by appointment only at 
the EEOC Headquarters Library, 131 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20507. 
Upon request, individuals who require assistance viewing comments will 
be provided appropriate aids such as readers or print magnifiers. To 
schedule an appointment, contact EEOC Library staff at (202) 663-4630 
(voice) or (202) 663-4641 (TTY). (These are not toll-free numbers.)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathleen Oram, Assistant Legal 
Counsel, Office of Legal Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity 
Commission, 131 M Street NE, Washington, DC 20507, (202) 663-4681 
(voice) or (202) 663-4494 (TTY), or Erin Norris, Senior Attorney, 
Office of Legal Counsel, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, 129 W 
Trade Street, Charlotte, NC 28202, (704) 954-6491 (voice). Requests for 
this notice in an alternative format should be made to the Office of 
Communications and Legislative Affairs at (202) 663-4191 (voice) or 
(202) 663-4494 (TTY).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission 
(EEOC) enforces Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (Title VII), 
Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and Title II of 
the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008 (GINA), which 
collectively prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, 
religion, sex, national origin, disability, or genetic information. 
Section 709(c) of Title VII, section 107(a) of the ADA, and section 
207(a) of GINA authorize the EEOC to issue recordkeeping and reporting 
regulations that are deemed reasonable, necessary or appropriate. EEOC 
has promulgated recordkeeping regulations under those authorities that 
are contained in 29 CFR part 1602 et seq. Those regulations do not 
require the creation of any particular records but generally require 
employers to preserve any personnel and employment records they make or 
keep for a period of one year. The EEOC seeks extension of the 
recordkeeping requirement in these regulations without change.
    A notice that EEOC would be submitting this request was published 
in the Federal Register on February 20, 2018, allowing for a 60-day 
public comment period. Three comments were received from the public; 
however, none of these comments addressed the EEOC's recordkeeping 
requirements. Accordingly, no changes have been made to the 
requirements based upon the unresponsive comments.

Overview of Current Information Collection

    Collection Title: Recordkeeping under Title VII, the ADA, and GINA.
    OMB Number: 3046-0040.
    Description of Affected Public: Employers with 15 or more employees 
are subject to Title VII, the ADA, and GINA.
    Number of Respondents: 961,709.
    Number of Reports Submitted: 0.
    Estimated Burden Hours: 37,264 hours.
    Cost to Respondents: $0.
    Federal Cost: None.
    Number of Forms: None.
    Abstract: Section 709(c) of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 
1964, as amended, 42 U.S.C. 2000e-8(c), section 1007(a) of the ADA, 42 
U.S.C. 12117(a), and section 207(a) of GINA, 42 U.S.C. 2000ff-6(a), 
require the Commission to establish regulations pursuant to which 
employers subject to those Acts shall make and preserve certain records 
to assist the EEOC in assuring compliance with the Acts' 
nondiscrimination in employment requirements. This is a recordkeeping 
requirement. Any of the records maintained which are subsequently 
disclosed to the EEOC during an investigation are protected from public 
disclosure by the confidentiality provisions of section 706(b) and 
709(e) of Title VII which are also incorporated by reference into the 
ADA at section 107(a) and GINA at section 207(a).
    Burden Statement: The estimated number of respondents subject to 
this recordkeeping requirement is 961,709 employers. An employer 
subject to the recordkeeping requirement in 29 CFR part 1602 must 
retain all personnel or employment records made or kept by that 
employer for one year, and must retain any records relevant to charges 
of discrimination filed under Title VII, the ADA, or GINA until final 
disposition of those matters, which may be longer than one year. This 
recordkeeping requirement does not require reports or the creation of 
new documents, but merely requires retention of documents that an 
employer has already made or kept in the normal course of its business 
operations. Thus, existing employers bear no burden under this 
analysis, because their systems for retaining personnel and employment 
records are already in place. Newly formed firms may incur a small 
burden when setting up their data collection and retention systems to 
ensure compliance with EEOC's recordkeeping requirements. We assume 
some effort and time must be

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expended by employers to familiarize themselves with the Title VII, 
ADA, and GINA recordkeeping requirements and explain those requirements 
to the appropriate staff. We estimate that 30 minutes would be needed 
for this one-time familiarization process. Using 2015 data from the 
Small Business Administration, we estimate that there are 74,528 firms 
that would incur this start-up burden.\1\ Assuming a 30-minute burden 
per firm, the total annual hour burden is 37,264 hours (.5 hour x 
74,528 = 37,264).
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    \1\ Source: U.S. Small Business Administration: Statistics of 
U.S. Business, Release Date 1/2017. (https://www.sba.gov/advocacy/firm-size-data). Select U.S. Static Data, U.S. Data and combines 
estimates from private employment, public sector, colleges and 
universities, and referral unions.

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    For the Commission.

    Dated: May 25, 2018.
Victoria A. Lipnic,
Acting Chair.
[FR Doc. 2018-11798 Filed 5-31-18; 8:45 am]
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