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Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Request for Public Comment; Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 80-83; Employee Benefit Plan Purchase of Securities Benefiting Party in Interest Issuer
Document Number: E9-31001
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the reporting burden on the public and helps the public understand the Department's information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. Currently, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is soliciting comments on the proposed extension of the information collection provisions of Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption (PTE) 80-83. A copy of the information collection request (ICR) may be
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Comment Request; Final Rule on Statutory Exemption for Cross-Trading of Securities
Document Number: E9-31000
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA 95) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the reporting burden on the public and the public understand the Department's information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. Currently, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is soliciting comments on a proposed extension of the current approval of information collection provisions incorporated in the regulation pertaining to the statutory exemption for cross-trading of securities. A copy of the information collection request (ICR) may be obtained by contacting the
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Comment Request; Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 75-1; Employee Benefit Plan Security Transactions With Broker-Dealers, Reporting Dealers and Banks
Document Number: E9-30999
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information. This program helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the reporting burden on the public and helps the public understand the Department's information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. Currently, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is soliciting comments on a proposed extension of the current approval of information collection provisions incorporated in the Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption (PTE) 75-1, pertaining to securities and other related transactions with broker-dealers, reporting dealers and banks. A copy of the information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the office shown
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Comment Request; HDCI 2 Survey of Group Health Plans
Document Number: E9-30998
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information. This program helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the reporting burden on the public and helps the public understand the Department's information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. Currently, the Employee Benefits Security Administration is soliciting comments on a proposed extension of an information collection entitled the Health Disclosure and Claims Issues Project Survey (HDCI 2 Survey). A copy of the information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Comment Request; Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption 88-59, Residential Mortgage Financing Arrangements
Document Number: E9-30997
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the reporting burden on the public and helps the public understand the Department's information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. Currently, the Employee Benefits Security Administration is soliciting comments on the proposed extension of the information collection provisions of Prohibited Transaction Class Exemption (PTE) 88-59. A copy of the information collection request (ICR) may be obtained by
Submission for OMB Emergency Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-30995
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-31
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Comment Request; Petition for Finding Under Section 3(40) of ERISA
Document Number: E9-30996
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor (the Department), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and continuing collections of information. This program helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the reporting burden on the public. It also helps the public understand the Department's information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. Currently, the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) is soliciting comments on the proposed extension of the information collections contained in regulations pertaining to the Department's procedures to making a finding under section 3(40) of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) as to whether an employee benefit plan is established and maintained pursuant to one or more collective bargaining agreements. A copy of the information collection request (ICR) can be obtained by contacting the
Trust Annual Reports
Document Number: E9-30942
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-30
Agency: Department of Labor, Office of Labor-Management Standards
This rule extends the filing due date of Form T-1 Trust Annual Reports required to be filed during calendar year 2010. The Form T-1 is an annual financial disclosure report required to be filed, pursuant to the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA), by labor unions with total annual receipts of $250,000 or more about certain trusts in which they are interested. Labor unions are required to use the Form T-1 to disclose financial information about these trusts, such as assets, liabilities, receipts, and disbursements. The Department established the Form T-1 in a final rule published October 2, 2008, with an effective date of January 1, 2009. Subsequently, the Department announced its intention to propose withdrawal of the Form T-1 (Spring 2009 Regulatory Agenda, Fall 2009 Regulatory Agenda). The Department also held a public meeting on July 21, 2009, and received comments from interested parties concerning provisions of the Form T-1 and its proposed rescission. On December 3, 2009, the Department published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking proposing to extend for one year Form T-1 reports due in calendar year 2010, pending the completion of a rulemaking proposing to withdraw the October 2, 2008 Form T-1 rule. In consideration of comments received, the Department now extends for one calendar year the filing due date of the Form T-1 reports otherwise required to be filed during 2010.
Hazard Communication
Document Number: E9-30713
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA is scheduling informal public hearings on its proposal to revise the Hazard Communication Standard. OSHA anticipates receiving several hearing requests, and this document describes the procedures the public must use to participate in the hearings.
Criteria and Procedures for Proposed Assessment of Civil Penalties/Reporting and Recordkeeping: Immediate Notification of Accidents
Document Number: E9-30608
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
This direct final rule makes nonsubstantive organizational changes to the Mine Safety and Health Administration's (MSHA's) existing regulations for reporting accidents and determining penalty amounts for failure to report certain accidents. These changes will allow MSHA to automate the Agency's assessment process for violations involving immediate notification of an accident. They will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of MSHA's assessment process.
Criteria and Procedures for Proposed Assessment of Civil Penalties/Reporting and Recordkeeping: Immediate Notification of Accidents
Document Number: E9-30607
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
The Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) is proposing to make nonsubstantive organizational changes to existing regulations for reporting accidents and determining penalty amounts for failure to report certain accidents. These changes would allow MSHA to automate the Agency's assessment process for violations involving immediate notification of an accident. They would improve the efficiency and effectiveness of MSHA's assessment process.
Publication of Year 2009 Form M-1 With Electronic Filing Option, Notice
Document Number: E9-30656
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-28
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document announces the availability of the Year 2009 Form M-1, Annual Report for Multiple Employer Welfare Arrangements and Certain Entities Claiming Exception. It is substantively identical to the 2008 Form M-1. The Form M-1 may again be filed electronically over the Internet.
Request for Certification of Compliance-Rural Industrialization Loan and Grant Program
Document Number: E9-30639
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-28
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration is issuing this notice to announce the receipt of a ``Certification of Non-Relocation and Market and Capacity Information Report'' (Form 4279-2) for the following:
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-30637
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Proposed Extension of the Approval of Information Collection Requirements
Document Number: E9-30433
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-23
Agency: Wage and Hour Division, Employment Standards Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a preclearance 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 of 1995 (PRA95). 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). This 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. Currently, the Wage and Hour Division is soliciting comments concerning its proposal to extend the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the Information Collection: Fair Labor Standards Act General Recordkeeping and Employer Information Collections Related to Overtime and Youth Employment. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the office listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this Notice.
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-30368
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-22
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Notice of Proposed Exemptions
Document Number: E9-30262
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-22
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document contains notices of pendency before the Department of Labor (the Department) of proposed exemptions from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code).
Prohibited Transaction Exemptions and Grant of Individual Exemptions Involving: 2009-33, Cotter Merchandise Storage Company Defined Benefit Pension Plan (the Plan), D-11423; and 2009-34, Unaka Company Incorporated Employees Profit Sharing Plan (the Plan), D-11445
Document Number: E9-30263
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Employee Benefits Security Administration, Department of Labor
This document contains exemptions issued by the Department of Labor (the Department) from certain of the prohibited transaction restrictions of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA or the Act) and/or the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (the Code).
Ultimizers, Inc., Boring, OR; Notice of Revised Determination on Reconsideration
Document Number: E9-30256
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Schnadig Corporation, Belmont, MS; Notice of Negative Determination Regarding Application for Reconsideration
Document Number: E9-30253
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Oval International, Hoquiam, WA; Notice of Negative Determination on Reconsideration
Document Number: E9-30250
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-30247
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-30246
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Investigations Regarding Certifications of Eligibility To Apply for Worker Adjustment Assistance
Document Number: E9-30245
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-30191
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Petitions for Modification
Document Number: E9-30159
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and 30 CFR part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of petitions for modification filed by the parties listed below to modify the application of existing mandatory safety standards published in Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Petitions for Modification
Document Number: E9-30158
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and 30 CFR part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of petitions for modification filed by the parties listed below to modify the application of existing mandatory safety standards published in Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Petitions for Modification
Document Number: E9-30157
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-21
Agency: Department of Labor, Mine Safety and Health Administration
Section 101(c) of the Federal Mine Safety and Health Act of 1977 and 30 CFR Part 44 govern the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for modification. This notice is a summary of petitions for modification filed by the parties listed below to modify the application of existing mandatory safety standards published in Title 30 of the Code of Federal Regulations.
Comment Request for the Proposed Extension of the Collection of Information With the ETA 9048, Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services Activity, and the ETA 9049, Worker Profiling and Reemployment Services Outcomes, Extension Without Revisions
Document Number: E9-29863
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-16
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Department of Labor, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden conducts a preclearance consultation program to provide the general public, State, and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA95) [44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)]. This 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. Currently, the Employment and Training Administration is soliciting comments concerning the collection of data on ETA 9048 and ETA 9049.
Announcement of the Tools for America's Job Seekers Challenge
Document Number: E9-29831
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-15
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The U.S. Department of Labor's (DOL) Employment and Training Administration (ETA), in conjunction with the White House and IdeaScale, is launching the Tools for America's Job Seekers Challenge. Using an on-line platform designed by IdeaScale, the Challenge will allow toolmakers and developers to present their on-line job tools to workforce development experts and job seekers to explore, discuss, and recommend. The tools that receive the most recommendations will be shared broadly with the workforce investment system and job seekers, allowing workforce system decision-makers to easily access the recommendations of their peers and customers. Workforce system decision-makers can use this feedback to inform their decisions about which tools to make available through One-Stop Career Centers, State job banks, and other Internet-based resources. Selection of a tool does not constitute an official endorsement by DOL or ETA: This is not an opportunity to apply for government funding, and ETA will not make any funds available to any party pursuant to this announcement.
Request for Certification of Compliance- Rural Industrialization Loan and Grant Program
Document Number: E9-29769
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-15
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor
The Employment and Training Administration is issuing this notice to announce the receipt of a ``Certification of Non-Relocation and Market and Capacity Information Report'' (Form 4279-2) for the following:
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-29765
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-15
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-29733
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-15
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Federal Advisory Council on Occupational Safety and Health (FACOSH)
Document Number: E9-29675
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-14
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration invites interested parties to submit nominations for membership on FACOSH, whose charter the Secretary of Labor renewed on November 6, 2009.
Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request
Document Number: E9-29604
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-14
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Labor
Greenville Metals, Inc., Powder Division, Transfer, PA; Notice of Revised Determination on Reconsideration
Document Number: E9-29512
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-11
Agency: Employment and Training Administration, Department of Labor