Notice of Intent To Audit, 53350-53351 [2021-20894]

Download as PDF 53350 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 184 / Monday, September 27, 2021 / Notices collect applicant information for CSO/ SSO positions. The applicant information provided to USMS from the Vendor gives information about which District and Facility the applicant will be working, the applicant’s personal information, prior employment verification, employment performance and current financial status. The information allows the selecting official to hire applicants with a strong history of employment performance and financial responsibility. The questions on this form have been developed from the OPM, MSPB and DOJ ‘‘Best Practice’’ guidelines for reference checking. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 750 respondents will utilize the form, and it will take each respondent approximately 60 minutes to complete the form. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 750 hours, which is equal to (750 (total # of annual responses) * 60 minutes. (7) An Explanation of the Change in Estimates: N/A. 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: September 21, 2021. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2021–20820 Filed 9–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–04–P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Disclosures by Insurers to General Account Policyholders Notice of availability; request for comments. ACTION: The Department of Labor (DOL) is submitting this Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA)-sponsored information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Public comments on the ICR are invited. lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Sep 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 The OMB will consider all written comments that agency receives on or before October 27, 2021. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, 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 agency’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: Mara Blumenthal by telephone at 202– 693–8538, or by email at DOL_PRA_ PUBLIC@dol.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1460 of the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996 (Pub. L. 104–188) (SBJPA) amended the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) by adding a new section to the statute, 401(c). Regulation section 29 CFR 2550.401(c)–1 imposes specific requirements on insurers that are parties to Transition Policies in order to ensure that the fiduciaries acting on behalf of plans have adequate information and understanding of how the Transition Policies work. Certain of these requirements constitute information collections. Specifically, an insurer that issues and maintains a Transition Policy to or for the benefit of an employee benefit plan must disclose to the plan fiduciary, initially upon issuance of the policy and on an annual basis, to the extent that the policy is not a guaranteed benefit policy: (1) The methods by which income and expenses of the insurer’s general account are allocated to the policy, the actual annual return to the plan, and other pertinent information; (2) the extent to which alternative arrangements supported by the assets of the insurer’s separate accounts are available; (3) any rights under the policy to transfer funds DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to a separate account and the terms governing such right; and (4) the extent to which support by assets of the insurer’s separate accounts might pose differing risks to the plan. For additional substantive information about this ICR, see the related notice published in the Federal Register on March 31, 2021 (86 FR 16787). 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 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. DOL seeks PRA authorization for this information collection for three (3) years. OMB authorization for an ICR cannot be for more than three (3) years without renewal. The DOL notes that information collection requirements submitted to the OMB for existing ICRs receive a month-to-month extension while they undergo review. Agency: DOL–EBSA. Title of Collection: Disclosures by Insurers to General Account Policyholders. OMB Control Number: 1210–0114. Affected Public: Private Sector— Businesses or other for-profits. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 353. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 26,981. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 114,670 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $10,792. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). Dated: September 21, 2021. Mara Blumenthal, Senior PRA Analyst. [FR Doc. 2021–20954 Filed 9–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P LIBRARY OF CONGRESS Copyright Royalty Board [Docket No. 21–CRB–0010–AU (iHeartMedia)] Notice of Intent To Audit Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress. ACTION: Public notice. AGENCY: The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt from SoundExchange, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1 lotter on DSK11XQN23PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 184 / Monday, September 27, 2021 / Notices Inc., of a notice of intent to audit the 2018, 2019, and 2020 statements of account submitted by commercial webcaster iHeartMedia concerning the royalty payments it made pursuant to two statutory licenses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, CRB Program Specialist, (202) 707–7658, crb@loc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Copyright Act, title 17 of the United States Code, grants to sound recordings copyright owners the exclusive right to publicly perform sound recordings by means of certain digital audio transmissions, subject to limitations. Specifically, the right is limited by the statutory license in section 114, which allows nonexempt noninteractive digital subscription services, eligible nonsubscription services, and preexisting satellite digital audio radio services to perform publicly sound recordings by means of digital audio transmissions. 17 U.S.C. 114(f). In addition, a statutory license in section 112 allows a service to make necessary ephemeral reproductions to facilitate digital transmission of the sound recording. 17 U.S.C. 112(e). Licensees may operate under these licenses provided they pay the royalty fees and comply with the terms set by the Copyright Royalty Judges. The rates and terms for the section 112 and 114 licenses are codified in 37 CFR parts 380 and 382–84. As one of the terms for these licenses, the Judges designated SoundExchange, Inc., (SoundExchange) as the Collective, i.e., the organization charged with collecting the royalty payments and statements of account submitted by eligible nonexempt noninteractive digital subscription services such as Commercial Webcasters and with distributing the royalties to the copyright owners and performers entitled to receive them under the section 112 and 114 licenses. See 37 CFR 380.4(d). As the Collective, SoundExchange may, only once a year, conduct an audit of a licensee for any or all of the prior three calendar years to verify royalty payments. SoundExchange must first file with the Judges a notice of intent to audit a licensee and deliver the notice to the licensee. See 37 CFR 380.6. On September 14, 2021, SoundExchange filed with the Judges a notice of intent to audit iHeartMedia for the years 2018– 2020. The Judges must publish notice in the Federal Register within 30 days of receipt of a notice announcing the Collective’s intent to conduct an audit. See 37 CFR 380.6(c). This notice fulfills VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:08 Sep 24, 2021 Jkt 253001 the Judges’ publication obligation with respect to SoundExchange’s September 14, 2021 notice of intent to audit. Dated: September 22, 2021. Jesse M. Feder, Chief Copyright Royalty Judge. [FR Doc. 2021–20894 Filed 9–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1410–72–P NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request; NCUA Call Report National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA), as part of a continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the following revisions of a currently approved collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 26, 2021 to be assured consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the information collection to Dawn Wolfgang, National Credit Union Administration, 1775 Duke Street, Suite 6032, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; email at PRAComments@NCUA.gov. Given the limited in-house staff because of the COVID–19 pandemic, email comments are preferred. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Address requests for additional information to Dawn Wolfgang at the address above or telephone 703–548– 2279. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Number: 3133–0004. Title: NCUA Call Report. Form: NCUA Form 5300. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Sections 106 and 202 of the Federal Credit Union Act require federally insured credit unions to make financial reports to the NCUA. Section 741.5 prescribes the method in which federally insured credit unions must submit this information to NCUA. NCUA Form 5300, Call Report, is used to file quarterly financial and statistical data through NCUA’s online portal, CUOnline. The financial and statistical information is essential to NCUA in PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 53351 carrying out its responsibility for supervising federal credit unions. The information also enables NCUA to monitor all federally insured credit unions with National Credit Union Share Insurance Fund (NCUSIF) insured share accounts. Affected Public: Private Sector: Notfor-profit institutions. Estimated No. of Respondents: 5,031. Estimated No. of Responses per Respondent: 4. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 20,124. Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 4. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 80,049. Reason for Change: The Call Report is being restructured to streamline the schedules, retire obsolete account codes, and accommodate the Risk-Based Capital Ratio Calculation schedule. Revisions are attributed to adding schedules for Off-Balance Sheet Exposures and the Risk-Based Capital Ratio Calculation. Adjustments have been made to the number of respondents due to the decline in the number of federally insured credit unions, which has averaged approximately one percent per quarter. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. The public is invited to submit comments concerning: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper execution of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of the information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. By Melane Conyers-Ausbrooks, Secretary of the Board, the National Credit Union Administration, on September 21, 2021. Dated: September 22, 2021. Dawn D. Wolfgang, NCUA PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–20850 Filed 9–24–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7535–01–P E:\FR\FM\27SEN1.SGM 27SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 184 (Monday, September 27, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53350-53351]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-20894]


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LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Copyright Royalty Board

[Docket No. 21-CRB-0010-AU (iHeartMedia)]


Notice of Intent To Audit

AGENCY: Copyright Royalty Board, Library of Congress.

ACTION: Public notice.

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SUMMARY: The Copyright Royalty Judges announce receipt from 
SoundExchange,

[[Page 53351]]

Inc., of a notice of intent to audit the 2018, 2019, and 2020 
statements of account submitted by commercial webcaster iHeartMedia 
concerning the royalty payments it made pursuant to two statutory 
licenses.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anita Blaine, CRB Program Specialist, 
(202) 707-7658, [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  The Copyright Act, title 17 of the United 
States Code, grants to sound recordings copyright owners the exclusive 
right to publicly perform sound recordings by means of certain digital 
audio transmissions, subject to limitations. Specifically, the right is 
limited by the statutory license in section 114, which allows nonexempt 
noninteractive digital subscription services, eligible nonsubscription 
services, and preexisting satellite digital audio radio services to 
perform publicly sound recordings by means of digital audio 
transmissions. 17 U.S.C. 114(f). In addition, a statutory license in 
section 112 allows a service to make necessary ephemeral reproductions 
to facilitate digital transmission of the sound recording. 17 U.S.C. 
112(e).
    Licensees may operate under these licenses provided they pay the 
royalty fees and comply with the terms set by the Copyright Royalty 
Judges. The rates and terms for the section 112 and 114 licenses are 
codified in 37 CFR parts 380 and 382-84.
    As one of the terms for these licenses, the Judges designated 
SoundExchange, Inc., (SoundExchange) as the Collective, i.e., the 
organization charged with collecting the royalty payments and 
statements of account submitted by eligible nonexempt noninteractive 
digital subscription services such as Commercial Webcasters and with 
distributing the royalties to the copyright owners and performers 
entitled to receive them under the section 112 and 114 licenses. See 37 
CFR 380.4(d).
    As the Collective, SoundExchange may, only once a year, conduct an 
audit of a licensee for any or all of the prior three calendar years to 
verify royalty payments. SoundExchange must first file with the Judges 
a notice of intent to audit a licensee and deliver the notice to the 
licensee. See 37 CFR 380.6. On September 14, 2021, SoundExchange filed 
with the Judges a notice of intent to audit iHeartMedia for the years 
2018-2020.
    The Judges must publish notice in the Federal Register within 30 
days of receipt of a notice announcing the Collective's intent to 
conduct an audit. See 37 CFR 380.6(c). This notice fulfills the Judges' 
publication obligation with respect to SoundExchange's September 14, 
2021 notice of intent to audit.

    Dated: September 22, 2021.
Jesse M. Feder,
Chief Copyright Royalty Judge.
[FR Doc. 2021-20894 Filed 9-24-21; 8:45 am]
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