Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans Nominations for Vacancy; Insurance Representative, 26236-26237 [2021-10090]

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[FR Doc. 2021–10086 Filed 5–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–10–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans Nominations for Vacancy; Insurance Representative 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: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • 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); • three representatives from the general public (one of whom shall be a person representing those receiving benefits from a pension plan); and • one representative each from the fields of insurance, corporate trust, actuarial counseling, investment counseling, investment management, and accounting. 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. 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. This notice seeks nominations for an individual to fill a vacancy on the Council representing the field of insurance. This vacancy is due to the resignation of a member whose term would have expired on December 31, 2022. As such, the individual selected to fill the vacancy will begin serving upon appointment and will serve until December 31, 2022, in accordance with ERISA section 512(a)(4). Note that this solicitation is only to fill the vacant insurance representative position noted above. There will be a separate request published this summer for nominations for individuals to fill five additional positions that will become vacant at the end of 2021. If you or your organization wants to nominate one or more people for appointment to the Council to represent the group or field of insurance, submit nominations to Christine Donahue, Council Executive Secretary, as email attachments to donahue.christine@ dol.gov or by mail to U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Suite N–5700, Washington, DC 20210. Nominations must be received on or before June 14, 2021. The Department will not consider nominations received after June 14, 2021. If sending electronically, please use an attachment in rich text, Word, or pdf format. Please allow three weeks for regular mail delivery to the Department of Labor. Nominations may be in the form of a letter, resolution, or petition signed by the person making the nomination or, in E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 91 / Thursday, May 13, 2021 / Notices the case of a nomination by an organization, by an authorized representative of the organization. The Department of Labor encourages you to include additional supporting letters of nomination. The Department of Labor will not consider self-nominees who have no supporting letters. 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 the nominee’s full name, work affiliation, mailing address, phone number, and email address; • include the nominator’s full name, work affiliation, 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 of Labor is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks a broad-based and diverse Council. The Department of Labor 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. Additionally, nominees will be evaluated in accordance with Secretary’s Order 10–2020 (85 FR 71104) to ensure they are financially independent from the Department programs and activities for which they may be called upon to provide advice. 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 6th day of May, 2021. Ali Khawar, Acting Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–10090 Filed 5–12–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:52 May 12, 2021 Jkt 253001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2011–0187] Electrical Standards for Construction and General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Approval of the Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Request for public comments. AGENCY: OSHA solicits public comments concerning the request for an extension of the information collection requirements contained in the Electrical Standards for Construction and for General Industry. The Standards address safety procedures for installation and maintenance of electric utilization equipment that prevent death and serious injuries among construction and general industry workers in the workplace caused by electrical hazards. 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OSHA will place comments, including any personal information you provide, in the public docket, which may be available online. Therefore, OSHA cautions interested parties about submitting personal information such as Social Security numbers and dates of birth. For further information on submitting comments, see the ‘‘Public Participation’’ heading in the section of this notice titled SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26237 Seleda Perryman or Theda Kenney, Directorate of Standards and Guidance, OSHA, U.S. Department of Labor, Washington, DC; telephone (202) 693– 2222. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The Department of Labor, as part of the continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent (i.e., employer) burden, conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the public with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing information collection requirements in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). This program ensures that information is in the desired format, reporting burden (time and costs) is minimal, collection instruments are clearly understood, and OSHA’s estimate of the information collection burden is accurate. The Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) (29 U.S.C. 651 et seq.) authorizes information collection by employers as necessary or appropriate for enforcement of the Act or for developing information regarding the causes and prevention of occupational injuries, illnesses, and accidents (29 U.S.C. 657). The OSH Act also requires that OSHA obtain such information with minimum burden upon employers, especially those operating small businesses, and to reduce to the maximum extent feasible unnecessary duplication of efforts in obtaining information (29 U.S.C. 657). The information collection requirements specified by the Electrical Standards for Construction (29 CFR part 1926, subpart K) and for General Industry (29 CFR part 1910, subpart S) alert workers to the presence and types of electrical hazards in the workplace, thereby preventing serious injury and death by electrocution. The information collection requirements in these Standards involve the following: The employer using electrical equipment that is marked with the manufacturer’s name, trademark, or other descriptive markings that identify the producer of the equipment, and marking the equipment with the voltage, current, wattage, or other ratings necessary; requiring each disconnecting means for motors and appliances to be marked legibly to indicate its purpose, unless located and arranged so the purpose is evident; requiring the entrances to rooms and other guarded locations containing exposed live parts to be marked with conspicuous warning signs E:\FR\FM\13MYN1.SGM 13MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 91 (Thursday, May 13, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26236-26237]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-10090]


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DEPARTMENT OF LABOR

Employee Benefits Security Administration


Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans 
Nominations for Vacancy; Insurance Representative

    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);
     three representatives from the general public (one of whom 
shall be a person representing those receiving benefits from a pension 
plan); and
     one representative each from the fields of insurance, 
corporate trust, actuarial counseling, investment counseling, 
investment management, and accounting.
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. 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.
    This notice seeks nominations for an individual to fill a vacancy 
on the Council representing the field of insurance. This vacancy is due 
to the resignation of a member whose term would have expired on 
December 31, 2022. As such, the individual selected to fill the vacancy 
will begin serving upon appointment and will serve until December 31, 
2022, in accordance with ERISA section 512(a)(4). Note that this 
solicitation is only to fill the vacant insurance representative 
position noted above. There will be a separate request published this 
summer for nominations for individuals to fill five additional 
positions that will become vacant at the end of 2021.
    If you or your organization wants to nominate one or more people 
for appointment to the Council to represent the group or field of 
insurance, submit nominations to Christine Donahue, Council Executive 
Secretary, as email attachments to [email protected] or by mail 
to U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. NW, Suite N-5700, 
Washington, DC 20210. Nominations must be received on or before June 
14, 2021. The Department will not consider nominations received after 
June 14, 2021. If sending electronically, please use an attachment in 
rich text, Word, or pdf format. Please allow three weeks for regular 
mail delivery to the Department of Labor. Nominations may be in the 
form of a letter, resolution, or petition signed by the person making 
the nomination or, in

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the case of a nomination by an organization, by an authorized 
representative of the organization. The Department of Labor encourages 
you to include additional supporting letters of nomination. The 
Department of Labor will not consider self-nominees who have no 
supporting letters.
    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 the nominee's full name, work affiliation, mailing 
address, phone number, and email address;
     include the nominator's full name, work affiliation, 
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 of Labor is committed to equal opportunity in the 
workplace and seeks a broad-based and diverse Council. The Department 
of Labor 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. Additionally, nominees will be evaluated in 
accordance with Secretary's Order 10-2020 (85 FR 71104) to ensure they 
are financially independent from the Department programs and activities 
for which they may be called upon to provide advice. 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 6th day of May, 2021.
Ali Khawar,
Acting Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration.
[FR Doc. 2021-10090 Filed 5-12-21; 8:45 am]
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