[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 141 (Wednesday, July 23, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 42745]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-17322]


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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY

40 CFR Part 13

[EPA-HQ-OA-2014-0012; FRL-9914-28-OCFO]


Administrative Wage Garnishment

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Proposed rule, extension of public comment period.

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SUMMARY: The EPA is extending the period for providing comments on the 
proposed rule entitled, Administrative Wage Garnishment published in 
the Federal Register on July 2, 2014 to September 2, 2014.

DATES: Comments. The public comment period for the proposed rule 
published July 2, 2014, (79 FR 37704) is being extended to September 2, 
2014 in order to provide the public additional time to submit comments 
and supporting information.

ADDRESSES: Comments. Written comments on the proposed rule may be 
submitted to the EPA electronically, by mail, by facsimile or through 
hand delivery/courier. Please refer to the proposal (79 FR 37704) for 
the addresses and detailed instructions.
    Docket: Publically available documents relevant to this action are 
available for public inspection either electronically at http://www.regulations.gov or in hard copy at the Administrative Wage 
Garnishment Docket in the EPA Docket Center, EPA/DC, EPA West, Room 
3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The Public Reading 
Room is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
excluding legal holidays. The telephone number for the Public Reading 
Room is 202-566-1744. The EPA has established the official public 
docket  EPA-HQ-OA-2014-0012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FPPS c/o Anita Jones, OCFO/OFM/FPPS, 
Mailcode 2733R, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave. 
NW., Washington, DC 20460; telephone number: (202) 564-4969; fax 
number: (202) 565-2585; email address: jones.anita@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In response to requests from the public, the 
EPA is extending the previously announced public-comment period. The 
public-comment period will end September 2, 2014, rather than August 1, 
2014. The direct final rule published at 79 FR 37644 on July 2, 2014 
was withdrawn. The withdrawal notice of the direct final rule was 
published in the Federal Register on Thursday, July 17, 2014 at 79 FR 
41646.

List of Subjects in 40 CFR Part 13

    Environmental protection, Administrative practice and procedure, 
Claims, Debt Collection, Government employees, Garnishment of wages, 
Hearing and appeal procedures, Salaries, Wages.

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552a, 5512, and 5514; 31 U.S.C. 3711 et 
seq.; 3720A; and 3720D.

    Dated: July 17, 2014.
Jeanne Conklin,
Acting Director Office of Financial Management.
[FR Doc. 2014-17322 Filed 7-22-14; 8:45 am]
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