Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Nominations for Vacancies, 38060-38061 [2019-16637]

Download as PDF jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES 38060 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 150 / Monday, August 5, 2019 / Notices Department sponsoring the collection: There is no agency form number for this collection. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Applicants to the NIJ Compliance Testing Program and Testing Laboratories, which are businesses or other for-profit organizations. The purpose of the voluntary NIJ Compliance Testing Program is to provide confidence that equipment used for law enforcement and corrections applications meets minimum published performance requirements. One type of equipment is ballistic body armor. Ballistic body armor models that are determined to meet minimum requirements by NIJ and listed on the NIJ Compliant Products List are eligible for reimbursement through the Ballistic Vest Partnership. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: As of December 31, 2018, approximately 1,250 unique ballistic armor models have been submitted to the NIJ CTP by approximately 300 companies for compliance testing since OMB Number 1121–0321 was issued in 2009. Approximately one third of the companies that submitted armor are not based in the U.S., however only U.S. companies will be considered for the purpose of estimating the burden on the public. Therefore, a total of 200 responses is estimated for the following three forms over several years: NIJ CTP Applicant Agreement: Estimated 100 responses at 15 minutes every year (and 50 responses per year after that); NIJ CTP Authorized Representatives Notification: Estimated 100 responses at 15 minutes every year (and 50 responses per year after that); NIJ CTP Electronic Signature Agreement: Estimated 100 responses at 15 minutes every year (and 50 responses per year after that). Each time a new armor model is submitted to the NIJ CTP for testing, the following four forms must be completed. Respondents may submit as many armor models as they choose to the NIJ CTP and are therefore not limited to only one response. The number of overall submissions over the past decade roughly translates to 125 unique ballistic armor models tested per year. A fraction of those armors are submitted by companies not based in the U.S., however only U.S. companies will be considered for the purpose of estimating the burden on the public. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Aug 02, 2019 Jkt 247001 Therefore, a total of 100 responses is estimated for the following four forms per year: NIJ CTP Body Armor Agreement: Estimated 100 responses at 15 minutes every year; NIJ CTP Body Armor Build Sheet: Estimated 100 responses at 2 hours every year; NIJ CTP Manufacturing Location Notification: Estimated 100 responses at 15 minutes each every year; NIJ CTP Listee Notification: Estimated 100 responses at 15 minutes every year; Testing laboratories provide responses to the laboratory agreement form and are therefore considered respondents in this case. There are currently four laboratories that participate in the NIJ CTP. Laboratories renew their status with the NIJ CTP roughly every two years. NIJ Approved Laboratory Application and Agreement: Estimated 4 responses at 8 hours every two years, or a total of 16 hours on average per year. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 366 hours the first year and 328.5 hours per year in subsequent years. If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: July 30, 2019. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2019–16596 Filed 8–2–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P 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), consisting of 15 members 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 PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 must be qualified to appraise the programs instituted under ERISA. Appointments are for three-year terms. The Council’s prescribed duties are to advise the Secretary with respect to carrying out his functions under ERISA, and to submit to the Secretary, or his designee, related recommendations. The Council will meet at least four times each year. The terms of five Council members expire at the end of this year. The groups or fields they represent are as follows: (1) Employee organizations; (2) employers; (3) accounting; (4) insurance; 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. If you or your organization wants to nominate one or more people for appointment to the Council to represent one of the groups or fields specified above, submit nominations to Larry Good, Council Executive Secretary, Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Suite N–5623, Washington, DC 20210, or as email attachments to good.larry@dol.gov. Nominations must be received on or before September 19, 2019. 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. The Department encourages you to include additional supporting letters of nomination. It will not consider self-nominees who have no supporting letters. E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 150 / Monday, August 5, 2019 / Notices Nominations, including supporting letters, should: • State the person’s qualifications to serve on the Council (including any particular specialized knowledge or experience relevant to the nominee’s proposed Council position); • state that the candidate will accept appointment to the Council if offered; • include which of the five positions (representing groups or fields) you are nominating the candidate 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. The Department will contact nominees for 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 at least 20 days per year. The Department of Labor has a process for vetting nominees under consideration for appointment. Signed at Washington, DC, this 26th day of July, 2019. Preston Rutledge, Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–16637 Filed 8–2–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Wage and Hour Division Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Information Collections: The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, As Amended Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of Labor (DOL) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed revision of the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, As Amended.’’ This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:42 Aug 02, 2019 Jkt 247001 accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. A copy of the proposed information request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice. You may also review the proposed forms changes at: https://www.dol.gov/whd/fmla/ forms2019.htm. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the ADDRESSES section below on or before October 4, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Control Number 1235– 0003, by either one of the following methods: Email: WHDPRAComments@ dol.gov; Mail, Hand Delivery, Courier: Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S–3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Instructions: Please submit one copy of your comments by only one method. All submissions received must include the agency name and Control Number identified above for this information collection. Because we continue to experience delays in receiving mail in the Washington, DC area, commenters are strongly encouraged to transmit their comments electronically via email or to submit them by mail early. Comments, including any personal information provided, become a matter of public record. They will also be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the information collection request. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Waterman, Division of Regulations, Legislation, and Interpretation, Wage and Hour Division, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S– 3502, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; telephone: (202) 693–0406 (this is not a toll-free number). Copies of this notice may be obtained in alternative formats (Large Print, Braille, Audio Tape, or Disc), upon request, by calling (202) 693–0023 (not a toll-free number). TTY/TTD callers may dial toll-free (877) 889–5627 to obtain information or request materials in alternative formats. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background: The Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 (FMLA), 29 PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38061 U.S.C. 2601, requires private sector employers who employ 50 or more employees, all public and private elementary schools, and all public agencies to provide up to 12 weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave during any 12-month period to eligible employees for certain family and medical reasons (for birth of a son or daughter and to care for the newborn child; for placement with the employee of a son or daughter for adoption or foster care; to care for the employee’s spouse, son, daughter, or parent with a serious health condition; because of a serious health condition that makes the employee unable to perform the functions of the employee’s job; and to address qualifying exigencies arising out of the deployment of the employee’s spouse, son, daughter, or parent to covered active duty in the military), and up to 26 weeks of unpaid, job protected leave during a single 12-month period to care for a covered servicemember with a serious injury or illness who is the spouse, son, daughter, parent, or next of kin to the employee. The Wage Hour Division (WHD) created optional use forms: WHD Publication 1420, WH–380–E, WH–380– F, WH–381, WH–382, WH–384, WH– 385, and WH–385–V to assist employers and employees in meeting their FMLA third-party notification obligations. WHD Publication 1420 allows employers to satisfy the general notice requirement. See § 825.300(a). Form WH–380–E allows an employee requesting FMLA leave for his or her own serious health condition to satisfy the statutory requirement to furnish, upon the employer’s request, appropriate certification (including a second or third opinion and recertification) to support the need for leave for the employee’s own serious health condition. See § 825.305(a). Form WH–380–F allows an employee requesting FMLA leave for a family member’s serious health condition to satisfy the statutory requirement to furnish, upon the employer’s request, appropriate certification (including a second or third opinion and recertification) to support the need for leave for the family member’s serious health condition. See § 825.305(a). Form WH–381 allows an employer to satisfy the regulatory requirement to provide employees taking FMLA leave with written notice detailing specific expectations and obligations of the employee and explaining any consequences of a failure to meet these obligations. See § 825.300(b) and (c). Form WH–382 allows an employer to meet its obligation to designate leave as E:\FR\FM\05AUN1.SGM 05AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 150 (Monday, August 5, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38060-38061]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-16637]


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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), consisting of 15 members 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 must be qualified to appraise the programs 
instituted under ERISA. Appointments are for three-year terms. The 
Council's prescribed duties are to advise the Secretary with respect to 
carrying out his functions under ERISA, and to submit to the Secretary, 
or his designee, related recommendations. The Council will meet at 
least four times each year.
    The terms of five Council members expire at the end of this year. 
The groups or fields they represent are as follows:
    (1) Employee organizations;
    (2) employers;
    (3) accounting;
    (4) insurance; 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.
    If you or your organization wants to nominate one or more people 
for appointment to the Council to represent one of the groups or fields 
specified above, submit nominations to Larry Good, Council Executive 
Secretary, Frances Perkins Building, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 
Constitution Ave. NW, Suite N-5623, Washington, DC 20210, or as email 
attachments to [email protected]. Nominations must be received on or 
before September 19, 2019. 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. The 
Department encourages you to include additional supporting letters of 
nomination. It will not consider self-nominees who have no supporting 
letters.

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    Nominations, including supporting letters, should:
     State the person's qualifications to serve on the Council 
(including any particular specialized knowledge or experience relevant 
to the nominee's proposed Council position);
     state that the candidate will accept appointment to the 
Council if offered;
     include which of the five positions (representing groups 
or fields) you are nominating the candidate 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.
    The Department will contact nominees for 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 at 
least 20 days per year. The Department of Labor has a process for 
vetting nominees under consideration for appointment.

    Signed at Washington, DC, this 26th day of July, 2019.
Preston Rutledge,
Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2019-16637 Filed 8-2-19; 8:45 am]
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