Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing (HIRE) American Veterans (HIRE Vets) Medallion Program, 69648 [2020-24290]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 69648 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 213 / Tuesday, November 3, 2020 / Notices U.S.C. 1142, the 204th open meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (also known as the ERISA Advisory Council) will be held via a teleconference on Friday, December 4, 2020. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. and end at approximately 5:30 p.m., with a one-hour break for lunch. The purpose of the morning session of the open meeting is for the Advisory Council members to finalize the recommendations they will present to the Secretary of Labor. During the afternoon session, the Council members will receive an update from leadership of the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and present their recommendations. The Council recommendations will be on the following issues: (1) Examining Top Hat Plan Participation and Reporting, and (2) Considerations for Recognizing and Addressing Participants with Diminished Capacity. Descriptions of these topics are available near the bottom of the Advisory Council’s web page at https:// www.dol.gov/agencies/ebsa/about-ebsa/ about-us/erisa-advisory-council. Instructions for public access to this teleconference meeting will be posted on the ERISA Advisory Council’s web page at https://www.dol.gov/agencies/ ebsa/about-ebsa/about-us/erisaadvisory-council prior to the meeting. Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written statement may do so on or before Friday, November 27, 2020, to Christine Donahue, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council. Statements should be transmitted electronically as an email attachment in text or pdf format to donahue.christine@dol.gov. Statements transmitted electronically that are included in the body of the email will not be accepted. Relevant statements received on or before Friday, November 27, 2020, will be included in the record of the meeting and made available through the EBSA Public Disclosure Room. No deletions, modifications, or redactions will be made to the statements received as they are public records. Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address the ERISA Advisory Council should forward their requests to the Executive Secretary no later than Friday, November 27, 2020, via email to donahue.christine@dol.gov or by telephoning (202) 693–8641. Oral presentations will be limited to ten minutes, time permitting, but an extended statement may be submitted for the record. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:55 Nov 02, 2020 Jkt 253001 Individuals who need special accommodations should contact the Executive Secretary no later than Friday, November 27, 2020, via email to donahue.christine@dol.gov or by telephoning (202) 693–8641. For more information about the meeting, contact the Executive Secretary via email to donahue.christine@dol.gov or by telephoning (202) 693–8641. Signed at Washington, DC, this 28th day of October, 2020. Jeanne Klinefelter Wilson, Acting Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–24291 Filed 11–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing (HIRE) American Veterans (HIRE Vets) Medallion Program Veterans’ Employment and Training Service (VETS), United States Department of Labor (DOL). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the DOL is soliciting public comments regarding this VETS-sponsored information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. DATES: Comments pertaining to this information collection are due on or before January 6, 2021. ADDRESSES: Electronic submission: You may submit comments and attachments electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Mail submission: 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Room S–5315, Washington, DC 2020. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the DOL, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) if the information will be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) the accuracy of the DOL’s estimates of the burden and cost of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (4) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (5) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of automated SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection techniques or other forms of information technology. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randall Smith by telephone at 202–693– 4745 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at smith.randall.e@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The HIRE Vets Medallion Program is a voluntary employer recognition program administered by the Department of Labor—Veteran’s Employment and Training Service (VETS). Through the HIRE Vets Medallion Program, VETS will solicit voluntary applications from employers for an award called the HIRE Vets Medallion Award. These awards are intended to recognize employer efforts to recruit, employ, and retain our Nation’s veterans. All employers who employ at least one employee are eligible to apply for the Award. This information collection is subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act (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 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 OMB Control Number. See 5 CFR 1320.5(a) and 1320.6. The DOL seeks PRA authorization for this information collection for three (3) years. OMB authorization for an Information Collection Review cannot be for more than three (3) years without renewal. The DOL notes that currently approved information collection requirements submitted to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. Agency: DOL–VETS. Type of Review: Extension without changes. Title of Collection: HIRE Vets Medallion Program. OMB Control Number: 1293–0015. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,236. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 34,711. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 59,571 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Dated: October 28, 2020. John Lowry, Assistant Secretary, Veterans’ Employment and Training Service. [FR Doc. 2020–24290 Filed 11–2–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–79–P E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 213 (Tuesday, November 3, 2020)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-24290]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR


Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; 
Honoring Investments in Recruiting and Employing (HIRE) American 
Veterans (HIRE Vets) Medallion Program

AGENCY: Veterans' Employment and Training Service (VETS), United States 
Department of Labor (DOL).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
DOL is soliciting public comments regarding this VETS-sponsored 
information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval.

DATES: Comments pertaining to this information collection are due on or 
before January 6, 2021.

ADDRESSES: 
    Electronic submission: You may submit comments and attachments 
electronically at http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Mail submission: 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Room S-5315, Washington, 
DC 2020. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the DOL, including whether the information will have practical utility; 
(2) if the information will be processed and used in a timely manner; 
(3) the accuracy of the DOL's estimates of the burden and cost of the 
collection of information, including the validity of the methodology 
and assumptions used; (4) ways to enhance the quality, utility and 
clarity of the information collection; and (5) ways to minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randall Smith by telephone at 202-693-
4745 (this is not a toll-free number) or by email at 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The HIRE Vets Medallion Program is a 
voluntary employer recognition program administered by the Department 
of Labor--Veteran's Employment and Training Service (VETS). Through the 
HIRE Vets Medallion Program, VETS will solicit voluntary applications 
from employers for an award called the HIRE Vets Medallion Award. These 
awards are intended to recognize employer efforts to recruit, employ, 
and retain our Nation's veterans. All employers who employ at least one 
employee are eligible to apply for the Award.
    This information collection is subject to the Paperwork Reduction 
Act (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 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 OMB Control Number. See 5 CFR 
1320.5(a) and 1320.6.
    The DOL seeks PRA authorization for this information collection for 
three (3) years. OMB authorization for an Information Collection Review 
cannot be for more than three (3) years without renewal. The DOL notes 
that currently approved information collection requirements submitted 
to the OMB receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo 
review.
    Agency: DOL-VETS.
    Type of Review: Extension without changes.
    Title of Collection: HIRE Vets Medallion Program.
    OMB Control Number: 1293-0015.
    Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,236.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 34,711.
    Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 59,571 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $0.

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

    Dated: October 28, 2020.
John Lowry,
Assistant Secretary, Veterans' Employment and Training Service.
[FR Doc. 2020-24290 Filed 11-2-20; 8:45 am]
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