Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: State Library Administrative Agency Survey FY20 and FY22, 44943-44944 [2019-18391]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices The agency now seeks to undertake a systematic assessment to evaluate the performance of the AAHC grant program. The proposed evaluation approach is intended to provide a reasonable balance between scientific considerations for valid and reliable evidence with stakeholder utilization of the acquired knowledge. This investigation is tended to inform IMLS decision-making for current and future grant-making in this grant program, as well as for practices in this segment of the museum sector. This action is to create the survey forms and instructions for the assessment for the next three years. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Assessment of the IMLS African American History and Culture (AAHC) Grant Program. OMB Number: 3137–TBD. Frequency: Once. Affected Public: Federal, State and local governments, African American museums. Number of Respondents: TBD. Estimated Average Burden per Response: TBD __ hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: TBD __ hours. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: N/A. Total Annual costs: TBD. Public Comments Invited: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Dated: August 22, 2019. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services. [FR Doc. 2019–18392 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7036–01–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Institute of Museum and Library Services Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: State Library Administrative Agency Survey FY20 and FY22 Institute of Museum and Library Services; National Foundation for the Arts and Humanities. ACTION: Notice, request for comments on this collection of information. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre- SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. This pre-clearance consultation 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. The purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the continuation of the State Library Administrative Agency (SLAA) Survey for FY20 and FY22. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice. DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the addressee section below on or before October 25, 2019. IMLS is particularly interested in comments that help the agency to: • 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 submissions of responses. ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Dr. Sandra Webb, Director, Office of Grants Policy and Management, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024–2135. Dr. Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202–653– 4718 Fax: 202–653–4608, or by email at swebb@imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/ TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202–653–4614. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marisa Pelczar, Ph.D., Program Analyst, Office of Impact Assessment and Learning, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 955 L’Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 44943 20024–2135. Dr. Pelczar can be reached by Telephone: 202–653–4647 Fax: 202– 653–4604, or by email at mpelczar@ imls.gov, or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202– 653–4614. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source of federal support for the nation’s libraries and museums. We advance, support, and empower America’s museums, libraries, and related organizations through grant making, research, and policy development. Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, visit www.imls.gov. II. Current Actions Pursuant to Public Law 107–279, this State Library Administrative Agencies Survey has been conducted by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the clearance number 3137–0072, which expires 01/31/2020. State Library Administrative Agencies (‘‘SLAAs’’) are the official agencies of each state charged by state law with the extension and development of public library services throughout the state (20 U.S.C. 9122.) The purpose of this survey is to provide state and federal policymakers with information about SLAAs, including their governance, allied operations, developmental services to libraries and library systems, support of electronic information networks and resources, number and types of outlets, and direct services to the public. Through the FY 2010 collection, the SLAA Survey was conducted annually; beginning with the FY 2012 collection, the survey is conducted biennially. Because the FY 2020 collection will not begin until early 2021, we are carrying over the documentation and estimated burden associated with the FY 2018 data. This action is to create the survey forms and instructions for the assessment for the next three years. Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services. Title: Assessment of the IMLS African American History and Culture (AAHC) Grant Program. OMB Number: 3137–0072. Frequency: Biennially. Affected Public: Federal, State and local governments, State Library Administrative Agencies. Number of Respondents: 51. Estimated Average Burden per Response: TBD __ hours. E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 44944 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden: TBD __ hours. Total Annualized capital/startup costs: N/A. Total Annual costs: TBD. Public Comments Invited: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Dated: August 22, 2019. Kim Miller, Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services. [FR Doc. 2019–18391 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] II. Clearing Agency’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change BILLING CODE 7036–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–86725; File No. SR–OCC– 2019–007] Self-Regulatory Organizations; The Options Clearing Corporation; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change Concerning a Proposed Capital Management Policy That Would Support The Options Clearing Corporation’s Function as a Systemically Important Financial Market Utility August 21, 2019. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Exchange Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on August 9, 2019, the Options Clearing Corporation (‘‘OCC’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’ or ‘‘SEC) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, and III below, which Items have been prepared primarily by OCC. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. I. Clearing Agency’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change This proposed rule change by OCC would adopt a Capital Management Policy, which includes OCC’s plan to replenish its capital in the event it falls close to or below its target capital (as defined below, ‘‘Replenishment Plan’’). The Capital Management Policy is included in confidential Exhibit 5a of the filing.3 In order to implement aspects of the new Capital Management 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 The Commission notes that exhibits referenced herein are included in the filing submitted by OCC to the Commission, but are not included in this Notice. 2 17 VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:12 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 Policy, the proposed rule change would also amend the following governing documents: OCC’s Rules, which can be found in Exhibit 5b, and OCC’s schedule of fees, which can be found in Exhibit 5c. Material proposed to be added to OCC’s Rules and schedule of fees, as currently in effect, is marked by underlining, and material proposed to be deleted is marked with strikethrough text. All terms with initial capitalization that are not otherwise defined herein have the same meaning as set forth in the OCC By-Laws and Rules.4 In its filing with the Commission, OCC included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. OCC has prepared summaries, set forth in sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant aspects of these statements. A. Clearing Agency’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change 1. Purpose OCC is proposing to adopt a new Capital Management Policy and to make amendments to OCC’s Rules and schedule of fees necessary to implement the new Capital Management Policy. The main features of the Capital Management Policy and the related changes are: (a) To determine the amount of Equity sufficient for OCC to meet its regulatory obligations and to serve market participants and the public interest (as defined below, ‘‘Target Capital Requirement’’), (b) to monitor Equity 5 and liquid net assets funded by equity (‘‘LNAFBE’’) 6 levels to help ensure adequate financial resources are available to meet general business obligations; and (c) to manage Equity levels, including by (i) adjusting OCC’s fee schedule (as appropriate) and (ii) establishing a plan for accessing additional capital should OCC’s Equity 4 OCC’s By-Laws and Rules can be found on OCC’s public website: http://optionsclearing.com/ about/publications/bylaws.jsp. 5 The Capital Management Policy would define ‘‘Equity’’ as shareholders’ equity as shown on OCC’s Statement of Financial Condition. 6 The Capital Management Policy would define ‘‘LNAFBE’’ as the level of cash and cash equivalents, no greater than Equity, less any approved adjustments (i.e., agency-related liabilities such as Section 31 fees held by OCC). PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 fall below certain thresholds (‘‘Replenishment Plan’’). The Replenishment Plan would: (i) Provide that should OCC’s Equity fall below 110% of the Target Capital Requirement (as defined by the Capital Management Policy, ‘‘Early Warning’’), Management would recommend to the Board whether to implement a fee increase in an amount the Board determines necessary and appropriate to raise additional Equity; (ii) provide that should OCC’s Equity fall below 90% of the Target Capital Requirement or fall below the Target Capital Requirement for a period of 90 consecutive days (as defined in the Capital Management Policy, ‘‘Trigger Event’’), OCC would contribute the funds held under The Options Clearing Corporation Executive Deferred Compensation Plan Trust to the extent that such funds are (x) deposited on or after January 1, 2020 in respect of its Executive Deferred Compensation Plan (‘‘EDCP’’) and (y) in excess of amounts necessary to pay for benefits accrued and vested under the EDCP at such time (such funds are defined in Chapter 1 of the proposed changes to OCC’s Rules as the ‘‘EDCP Unvested Balance’’); and (iii) provide that should contribution of the EDCP Unvested Balance fail to cure the Trigger Event, or if a further Trigger Event occurs, OCC will charge an Operational Loss Fee (as defined below) in equal shares to the Clearing Members. OCC is also hereby proposing to create a layer of skin-in-the-game resources in the event of default losses. Specifically, OCC is amending Rule 1006 to state that: First, any current or retained earnings above 110% of the Target Capital Requirement will be used to offset default losses after applying a defaulting Clearing Member’s margin and Clearing Fund contributions, and next, any remaining loss will be charged pro rata to (a) non-defaulting Clearing Members’ Clearing Fund contributions, and (b) the aggregate value of the EDCP Unvested Balance. Proposed Changes OCC proposes to adopt a Capital Management Policy and make conforming changes to OCC’s Rules and schedule of fees necessary to implement the Capital Management Policy, as described below, to formalize its policy to identify, monitor, and manage OCC’s capital needs to promote compliance SEC Rule 17Ad–22(e)(15).7 In formulating the Capital Management Policy, OCC also has considered the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (‘‘CFTC’’) regulatory 7 17 E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM CFR 240.17Ad–22(e)(15). 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 27, 2019)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-18391]


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NATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES

Institute of Museum and Library Services


Notice of Proposed Information Collection Request: State Library 
Administrative Agency Survey FY20 and FY22

AGENCY: Institute of Museum and Library Services; National Foundation 
for the Arts and Humanities.

ACTION: Notice, request for comments on this collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), as part 
of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 
conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general 
public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed 
and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the 
Paperwork Reduction Act. This pre-clearance consultation 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. The 
purpose of this Notice is to solicit comments concerning the 
continuation of the State Library Administrative Agency (SLAA) Survey 
for FY20 and FY22.
    A copy of the proposed information collection request can be 
obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES 
section of this notice.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted to the office listed in the 
addressee section below on or before October 25, 2019.
    IMLS is particularly interested in comments that help the agency 
to:
     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 submissions of responses.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to: Dr. Sandra Webb, Director, Office of 
Grants Policy and Management, Institute of Museum and Library Services, 
955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, Washington, DC 20024-2135. Dr. 
Webb can be reached by Telephone: 202-653-4718 Fax: 202-653-4608, or by 
email at [email protected], or by teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with 
hearing difficulty at 202-653-4614.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marisa Pelczar, Ph.D., Program 
Analyst, Office of Impact Assessment and Learning, Institute of Museum 
and Library Services, 955 L'Enfant Plaza North SW, Suite 4000, 
Washington, DC 20024-2135. Dr. Pelczar can be reached by Telephone: 
202-653-4647 Fax: 202-653-4604, or by email at [email protected], or by 
teletype (TTY/TDD) for persons with hearing difficulty at 202-653-4614.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    The Institute of Museum and Library Services is the primary source 
of federal support for the nation's libraries and museums. We advance, 
support, and empower America's museums, libraries, and related 
organizations through grant making, research, and policy development. 
Our vision is a nation where museums and libraries work together to 
transform the lives of individuals and communities. To learn more, 
visit www.imls.gov.

II. Current Actions

    Pursuant to Public Law 107-279, this State Library Administrative 
Agencies Survey has been conducted by the Institute of Museum and 
Library Services under the clearance number 3137-0072, which expires 
01/31/2020.
    State Library Administrative Agencies (``SLAAs'') are the official 
agencies of each state charged by state law with the extension and 
development of public library services throughout the state (20 U.S.C. 
9122.) The purpose of this survey is to provide state and federal 
policymakers with information about SLAAs, including their governance, 
allied operations, developmental services to libraries and library 
systems, support of electronic information networks and resources, 
number and types of outlets, and direct services to the public. Through 
the FY 2010 collection, the SLAA Survey was conducted annually; 
beginning with the FY 2012 collection, the survey is conducted 
biennially. Because the FY 2020 collection will not begin until early 
2021, we are carrying over the documentation and estimated burden 
associated with the FY 2018 data.
    This action is to create the survey forms and instructions for the 
assessment for the next three years.
    Agency: Institute of Museum and Library Services.
    Title: Assessment of the IMLS African American History and Culture 
(AAHC) Grant Program.
    OMB Number: 3137-0072.
    Frequency: Biennially.
    Affected Public: Federal, State and local governments, State 
Library Administrative Agencies.
    Number of Respondents: 51.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: TBD __ hours.

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    Estimated Total Annual Burden: TBD __ hours.
    Total Annualized capital/startup costs: N/A.
    Total Annual costs: TBD.
    Public Comments Invited: Comments submitted in response to this 
notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB's 
clearance of this information collection.

    Dated: August 22, 2019.
Kim Miller,
Grants Management Specialist, Institute of Museum and Library Services.
[FR Doc. 2019-18391 Filed 8-26-19; 8:45 am]
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