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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 35 / Wednesday, February 23, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34624] R.J. Corman Railroad Company/ Central Kentucky Lines, LLC— Acquisition and Operation Exemption—Line of R.J. Corman Railroad Property, LLC R.J. Corman Railroad Company/ Central Kentucky Lines, LLC (RJCC),1 a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire by sublease from its corporate affiliate R.J. Corman Railroad Property, LLC (Railroad Property) and operate a line of railroad in Louisville, KY, known as the Water Street Lead, extending from the southeast edge of the Mellwood Avenue crossing of the Water Street Lead at or near milepost OTR 4.74 (also known as milepost OOT 1.8) on CSX Transportation, Inc.’s (CSXT) Louisville Terminal Subdivision to the end of track north of River Road, a total distance of approximately 2.4 miles, along with associated industry leads and switch tracks.2 The Water Street Lead is owned by CSXT and will be leased by Railroad Property. RJCC will also acquire by assignment from Railroad Property incidental overhead trackage rights on a CSXT line between Louisville and Anchorage, KY, on CSXT’s LCL Subdivision between the Water Street Lead and milepost 12.49 at HK Tower in Anchorage, a distance of approximately 10.75 miles (the Anchorage Trackage Rights), to allow connection with other RJCC operations at the latter location.3 This transaction is related to STB Finance Docket No. 34625, R.J. Corman Railroad Property, LLC—Lease Exemption—Line of CSX Transportation, Inc., wherein Railroad Property seeks to lease the Water Street Lead and acquire the Anchorage Trackage Rights from CSXT. RJCC certifies that its projected revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in RJCC becoming a Class II or Class I rail carrier. But, because RJCC’s projected annual revenues will 1 RJCC is controlled by Richard J. Corman, who also controls eight other Class III rail carriers in the eastern United States. 2 According to RJCC, an agreement has been reached with Railroad Property providing for RJCC’s sublease and operation of the Water Street Lead immediately upon Railroad Property’s lease of the Water Street Lead from CSXT. The agreement also provides for the assignment of the Anchorage Trackage Rights from Railroad Property to RJCC. 3 Railroad Property also will assign to RJCC its operating rights over CSXT between the Water Street Lead and CSXT’s Osborne Yard in Louisville for purposes of effectuating interchange. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:28 Feb 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 exceed $5 million, RJCC certified to the Board on December 7, 2004, that, prior to that date, it sent the required notice of the transaction to the national offices of all labor unions representing employees on the affected lines and posted a copy of the notice at the workplace of the employees on the affected lines. See 49 CFR 1150.42(e). RJCC stated that it intended to consummate the transaction on February 5, 2005, and commence operations on February 7, 2005. If the notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34624, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Ronald A. Lane, 29 North Wacker Drive, Suite 920, Chicago, IL 60606–2832. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: February 15, 2005. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–3429 Filed 2–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Public Meeting of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform AGENCY: Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: This notice advises all interested persons of two public meetings of the President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform. DATES: The meetings will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2005, in the Tampa, Florida area, and on Wednesday, March 16, 2005, in the Chicago, Illinois area. Both meetings will begin at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: Due to exceptional circumstances concerning scheduling, this Notice is being published at this time; however, the venues have not been identified to date. Venue information will be posted on the Panel’s Web site at http:// www.taxreformpanel.gov as soon as it is available. PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8875 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Panel staff at (202) 927–2TAX (927– 2829) (not a toll-free call) or e-mail info@taxreformpanel.gov (please do not send comments to this box). Additional information is available at http:// www.taxreformpanel.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose: The March 8 meeting is the third meeting of the Advisory Panel, and will focus on how our tax system affects business and entrepreneurship. The March 16 meeting is the fourth meeting of the Advisory Panel and will focus on examining the impact of tax incentives on taxpayers’ decisions. Comments: Interested parties are invited to attend these meetings; however, no public comments will be heard at these meetings. Any written comments with respect to these meetings may be mailed to The President’s Advisory Panel on Federal Tax Reform,1440 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 2100, Washington, DC 20220. On February 16, 2005, the Panel requested written comments in response to four specific questions about the Federal tax system. For additional information regarding this request for comments, please see http:// www.taxreformpanel.gov/contact. All written comments will be made available to the public. Records: Records are being kept of Advisory Panel proceedings and will be available at the Internal Revenue Service’s FOIA Reading Room at 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 1621, Washington, DC 20024. The Reading Room is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday except holidays. The public entrance to the Reading Room is on Pennsylvania Avenue between 10th and 12th streets. The phone number is (202) 622–5164 (not a toll-free number). Advisory Panel documents, including meeting announcements, agendas, and minutes, will also be available on http:// www.taxreformpanel.gov. Dated: February 18, 2005. Mark S. Kaizen, Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 05–3571 Filed 2–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [REG–154000–04] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project; Withdrawal AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS). E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1 8876 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 35 / Wednesday, February 23, 2005 / Notices ACTION: Withdrawal of notice. SUMMARY: This document withdraws a notice and request for comments that was published in the Federal Register on February 2, 2005 (70 FR 5510) that solicited comments on proposed regulations (REG–154000–04) relating to Diesel Fuel and Kerosene Excise Tax and Dye Injection (OMB No. 1545– 1418). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The IRS is withdrawing the request for comments because the new regulations have not yet been fully developed and are unavailable at this time. The IRS will announce its plan to submit the Information Collection Request in subsequent issues of the Federal Register that will include the regulations. An opportunity to provide comments will be included when the new regulations are completed and published in the Federal Register. Withdrawal of Notice and Request for Comments Accordingly, the notice and request for comments (REG–154000–04) that was published in the Federal Register on February 2, 2005 (70 FR 5510) which was the subject of FR Doc. 05–1950, is withdrawn. Glenn Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–3459 Filed 2–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Revenue Procedure 2001– 21 AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning Revenue Procedure 2001–21, Debt RollUps. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:28 Feb 22, 2005 Jkt 205001 DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 25, 2005, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Larnice Mack at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6512, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202)622–3179, or through the Internet at (Larnice.Mack@irs.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Debt Roll-Ups. OMB Number: 1545–1647. Revenue Procedure Number: Revenue Procedure 2001–21. Abstract: Revenue Procedure 2001–21 provides for an election that will facilitate the consolidation of two or more outstanding debt instruments into a single debt instrument. Under the election, taxpayers can treat certain exchanges of debt instruments as realization events for federal income tax purposes even though the exchanges do not result in significant medications under section 1.1001–3 of the Income Tax Regulations. Current Actions: There is no changes being made to the revenue procedure at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 75. The burden for the collection of information is reflected in the burden of Form 4868, Application for Automatic Extension of Time to File U.S. Individual Tax Return. The following paragraph applies to all the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: February 11, 2005. Glenn Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 05–3460 Filed 2–22–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Earned Income Tax Credit Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Earned Income Tax Credit Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Committee will be discussing issues pertaining to the IRS administration of the Earned Income Tax Credit. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, March 17, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey Y. Jenkins at 1–888–912–1227 (toll-free), or 718–488–2085 (non tollfree). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Earned Income Tax Credit Committee of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Thursday, March 17, 2005, from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. e.t. via a telephone conference call. The public is invited to make oral comments. Individual comments will be limited to 5 minutes. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate in E:\FR\FM\23FEN1.SGM 23FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 35 (Wednesday, February 23, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8875-8876]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service

[REG-154000-04]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project; 
Withdrawal

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS).

[[Page 8876]]


ACTION: Withdrawal of notice.

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SUMMARY: This document withdraws a notice and request for comments that 
was published in the Federal Register on February 2, 2005 (70 FR 5510) 
that solicited comments on proposed regulations (REG-154000-04) 
relating to Diesel Fuel and Kerosene Excise Tax and Dye Injection (OMB 
No. 1545-1418).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    The IRS is withdrawing the request for comments because the new 
regulations have not yet been fully developed and are unavailable at 
this time. The IRS will announce its plan to submit the Information 
Collection Request in subsequent issues of the Federal Register that 
will include the regulations. An opportunity to provide comments will 
be included when the new regulations are completed and published in the 
Federal Register.

Withdrawal of Notice and Request for Comments

    Accordingly, the notice and request for comments (REG-154000-04) 
that was published in the Federal Register on February 2, 2005 (70 FR 
5510) which was the subject of FR Doc. 05-1950, is withdrawn.

Glenn Kirkland,
IRS Reports Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-3459 Filed 2-22-05; 8:45 am]
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