Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium, 51635-51636 [2019-21182]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 189 / Monday, September 30, 2019 / Notices khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES (e) The term ‘‘UBS QPAM’’ means UBS Asset Management (Americas) Inc., UBS Realty Investors LLC, UBS Hedge Fund Solutions LLC, UBS O’Connor LLC, and any future entity within the Asset Management or the Global Wealth Management Americas U.S. divisions of UBS that qualifies as a ‘‘qualified professional asset manager’’ (as defined in Section VI(a) of PTE 84–14) 33 and that relies on the relief provided by PTE 84–14, and with respect to which UBS is an ‘‘affiliate’’ (as defined in Part VI(d) of PTE 84–14). The term ‘‘UBS QPAM’’ excludes UBS securities Japan, the entity implicated in the criminal conduct that is the subject of the 2013 Conviction, UBS, the entity implicated in the criminal conduct that is the subject of the 2018 Conviction and implicated in the criminal conduct of UBS and UBS France that is the subject of the 2019 French Conviction and UBS France, the entity implicated in the criminal conduct of UBS and UBS France that is the subject of the 2019 French Conviction. (f) The term ‘‘UBS’’ means UBS AG. (g) The term ‘‘UBS France’’ means ‘‘UBS (France) S.A.,’’ a wholly-owned subsidiary of UBS incorporated under the laws of France. (h) The term ‘‘UBS Securities Japan’’ means UBS Securities Japan Co. Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of UBS incorporated under the laws of Japan. (i) All references to ‘‘the 2019 French Conviction Date’’ means February 20, 2019; (j) The term ‘‘Exemption Period’’ means the five year period beginning on February 20, 2020 and ending on February 20, 2025; (k) The term ‘‘Plea Agreement’’ means the Plea Agreement (including Exhibits 1 and 3 attached thereto) entered into between UBS and the Department of Justice Criminal Division, on May 20, 2015 in connection with Case Number 3:15–cr–00076–RNC filed in the US District Court for the District of Connecticut. Effective Date: This exemption will be in effect for a period of five years beginning on February 20, 2020. 33 In general terms, a QPAM is an independent fiduciary that is a bank, savings and loan association, insurance company, or investment adviser that meets certain equity or net worth requirements and other licensure requirements and that has acknowledged in a written management agreement that it is a fiduciary with respect to each plan that has retained the QPAM. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:16 Sep 27, 2019 Jkt 247001 Signed at Washington, DC, this 25th day of September, 2019. Lyssa Hall, Director, Office of Exemption Determinations, Employee Benefits Security Administration, U.S. Department Of Labor. [FR Doc. 2019–21124 Filed 9–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employment And Training Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium ACTION: Notice. The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Employment and Training Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed extension for the authority to conduct the information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium.’’ This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by November 29, 2019. 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 by contacting Randy Copeland by telephone at 202– 693–3776 (this is not a toll-free number), TTY 1–877–889–5627 (this is not a toll-free number), or by email at Apprenticeship@dol.gov. Submit written comments about, or requests for a copy of, this ICR by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Office of Apprenticeship, Room C–5321, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; by email: Apprenticeship@ dol.gov; or by Fax 202–693–3799. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randy Copeland by telephone at 202– 693–3776 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at Apprenticeship@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOL, as part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and Federal agencies an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51635 continuing collections of information before submitting them to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for final approval. This program helps to ensure 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 can be properly assessed. The data collection includes three application forms to establish membership in the Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium. The three types of membership are: Two- and four-year post-secondary institutions, Registered Apprenticeship sponsors, and organizations and associations that represent institutions or sponsors on a national, regional or state level and serve in a coordinating role to facilitate membership in the consortium. At the September 2011 meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) a unanimous proposal was adopted to form a national consortium based on the Service members Opportunity Colleges Consortium (SOC) model, which is a consortium of colleges that provides college articulation for soldiers and veterans who accumulate credits at a number of colleges. The SOC is supported by the Department of Defense. The ACA also adopted the Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium Articulation Framework which outlines the goals of the consortium, the principles that guide the effort, conditions of membership, and criteria. The National Apprenticeship Act of 1937, Section 50 (29 U.S.C. 50), authorizes this information collection. 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 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. Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments to the contact shown in the ADDRESSES section. Comments must be written to receive consideration, and they will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval of the final ICR. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 51636 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 189 / Monday, September 30, 2019 / Notices mention OMB Control Number 1205– 0512. Submitted comments will also be a matter of public record for this ICR and posted on the internet, without redaction. DOL encourages commenters not to include personally identifiable information, confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/ information in any comments. DOL 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–ETA. Type of Review: Extension without changes. Title of Collection: Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium. Form: Two- and Four-Year PostSecondary Institutions—Articulation agreement, Two- and Four-Year PostSecondary Institutions—RACC Application & File Transfer, Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor—RACC Application, Associations and Other Organizations—RACC Application, Two- and Four-Year Post- Secondary Institutions—RACC Applications, Twoand Four-Year Post- Secondary Institutions—Articulation Agreement Review, Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor—Articulation Agreement Review, Associations and Other Organizations –– Articulation Agreement Review. OMB Control Number: 1205–0512. Affected Public: Federal Government; State, Local, and Tribal Governments; and Private Sector—Businesses or other for-profit and not-for profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Frequency: Bi-annual. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 166.6 per year or 500 over three years. Estimated Average Time per Response: 10 minutes. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:16 Sep 27, 2019 Jkt 247001 Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 58 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). John Pallasch, Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training. [FR Doc. 2019–21182 Filed 9–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FR–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Office of the Secretary Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Cleanup Program for Accumulations of Coal and Float Coal Dusts, Loose Coal, and Other Combustibles Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) sponsored information collection request (ICR) titled, ‘‘Cleanup Program for Accumulations of Coal and Float Coal Dusts, Loose Coal, and Other Combustibles,’’ 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 October 30, 2019. 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 website at http:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAViewICR?ref_nbr=201905-1219-005 (this link will only become active on the day following publication of this notice) or by contacting Frederick Licari by telephone at 202–693–8073, 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 to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for DOL–MSHA, 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Frederick Licari by telephone at 202– 693–8073, TTY 202–693–8064, (these are not toll-free numbers) or by email at DOL_PRA_PUBLIC@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This ICR seeks to extend PRA authority for the Cleanup Program for Accumulations of Coal and Float Coal Dusts, Loose Coal, and Other Combustibles information collection. The information collection requirements codified in regulations 30 CFR 75.400–2 requires a mine operator to establish and to maintain a program for the regular cleanup and removal of accumulations of coal and float coal dusts, loose coal, and other combustibles. A mine operator must have a written cleanup program that is maintained in the underground mine file at the appropriate MSHA District Office for each mine. This cleanup program is used as a tool to help abate significant or persistent problems by including cleanup program revisions to address hazards detected in the mine. Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 sections 101(a) and 103(h) authorizes this information collection. See 30 U.S.C. 811(a) and U.S.C. 813(h). 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 the OMB under the PRA approves it 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 1219– 0151. 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 September 30, 2019. 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 E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 189 (Monday, September 30, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employment And Training Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Labor's (DOL's) Employment and Training 
Administration (ETA) is soliciting comments concerning a proposed 
extension for the authority to conduct the information collection 
request (ICR) titled, ``Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium.'' 
This comment request is part of continuing Departmental efforts to 
reduce paperwork and respondent burden in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).

DATES: Consideration will be given to all written comments received by 
November 29, 2019.

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 by 
contacting Randy Copeland by telephone at 202-693-3776 (this is not a 
toll-free number), TTY 1-877-889-5627 (this is not a toll-free number), 
or by email at [email protected].
    Submit written comments about, or requests for a copy of, this ICR 
by mail or courier to the U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and 
Training Administration, Office of Apprenticeship, Room C-5321, 200 
Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210; by email: 
[email protected]; or by Fax 202-693-3799.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randy Copeland by telephone at 202-
693-3776 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DOL, as part of continuing efforts to reduce 
paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation 
program to provide the general public and Federal agencies an 
opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of 
information before submitting them to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for final approval. This program helps to ensure 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 can be properly 
assessed.
    The data collection includes three application forms to establish 
membership in the Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium. The 
three types of membership are: Two- and four-year post-secondary 
institutions, Registered Apprenticeship sponsors, and organizations and 
associations that represent institutions or sponsors on a national, 
regional or state level and serve in a coordinating role to facilitate 
membership in the consortium. At the September 2011 meeting of the 
Secretary's Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship (ACA) a unanimous 
proposal was adopted to form a national consortium based on the Service 
members Opportunity Colleges Consortium (SOC) model, which is a 
consortium of colleges that provides college articulation for soldiers 
and veterans who accumulate credits at a number of colleges. The SOC is 
supported by the Department of Defense. The ACA also adopted the 
Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium Articulation Framework 
which outlines the goals of the consortium, the principles that guide 
the effort, conditions of membership, and criteria. The National 
Apprenticeship Act of 1937, Section 50 (29 U.S.C. 50), authorizes this 
information collection.
    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 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.
    Interested parties are encouraged to provide comments to the 
contact shown in the ADDRESSES section. Comments must be written to 
receive consideration, and they will be summarized and included in the 
request for OMB approval of the final ICR. In order to help ensure 
appropriate consideration, comments should

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mention OMB Control Number 1205-0512.
    Submitted comments will also be a matter of public record for this 
ICR and posted on the internet, without redaction. DOL encourages 
commenters not to include personally identifiable information, 
confidential business data, or other sensitive statements/information 
in any comments.
    DOL 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-ETA.
    Type of Review: Extension without changes.
    Title of Collection: Registered Apprenticeship College Consortium.
    Form: Two- and Four-Year Post- Secondary Institutions--Articulation 
agreement, Two- and Four-Year Post- Secondary Institutions--RACC 
Application & File Transfer, Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor--RACC 
Application, Associations and Other Organizations--RACC Application, 
Two- and Four-Year Post- Secondary Institutions--RACC Applications, 
Two- and Four-Year Post- Secondary Institutions--Articulation Agreement 
Review, Registered Apprenticeship Sponsor--Articulation Agreement 
Review, Associations and Other Organizations -- Articulation Agreement 
Review.
    OMB Control Number: 1205-0512.
    Affected Public: Federal Government; State, Local, and Tribal 
Governments; and Private Sector--Businesses or other for-profit and 
not-for profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Frequency: Bi-annual.
    Total Estimated Annual Responses: 166.6 per year or 500 over three 
years.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 58 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Cost Burden: $0.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A).

John Pallasch,
Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training.
[FR Doc. 2019-21182 Filed 9-27-19; 8:45 am]
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