Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 66485-66486 [E5-6042]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 2, 2005 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Internal Revenue Service [Docket No. BPD–CC–05–] Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Change in the Sell Direct Fee Schedule Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Cancellation notice. AGENCY: Bureau of the Public Debt, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury is announcing the fee schedule for Sell Direct. Sell Direct fees are charged to the Legacy Treasury Direct and the TreasuryDirect investor for the service of selling unmatured securities in the secondary market, pursuant to the Regulations Governing Book-Entry Treasury Bonds, Notes and Bills Held in Legacy Treasury Direct and the Regulations Governing Securities Held in TreasuryDirect. DATES: Effective Date: This notice is effective upon publication in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: You can download this notice at the following Internet addresses: http:// www.publicdebt.treas.gov or http:// www.gpoaccess.gov/ecfr. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elisha Whipkey, Director, Division of Program Administration, Office of Securities Operations, Bureau of the Public Debt, at (304) 480–6319 or elisha.whipkey@bpd.treas.gov. Susan Klimas, Attorney-Adviser, Edward Gronseth, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Chief Counsel, Bureau of the Public Debt, at (304) 480– 8692 or susan.klimas@bpd.treas.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A transaction fee is charged to the investor for each security sold in the secondary market using Sell Direct. For purposes of computing the transaction fee, a security is considered as any amount identified by a separate CUSIP number within a Legacy Treasury Direct or TreasuryDirect account. The regulations governing Sell Direct are located at 31 CFR 357.22(b) and 31 CFR part 363.209. SUMMARY: Schedule of Fees for the Sale of Securities in the Secondary Market The fee schedule for the sale of an unmatured security in the secondary market using Sell Direct is as follows: A fee of $45 will be charged for each security sold in the secondary market on behalf of the investor using Sell Direct. Dated: October 26, 2005. Donald V. Hammond, Fiscal Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–21844 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Nov 01, 2005 Jkt 208001 SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comment, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, November 3, 2005, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, November 4, 2005, from 8 a.m. to noon, Eastern Time has been cancelled. The meeting will be rescheduled for a later date. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LaVerne Walker at 1–866–602–2223. 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 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel would have been Thursday, November 3, 2005, from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. and Friday, November 4, 2005, from 8 a.m. to noon, Eastern Time. If you would like to have the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel consider a written statement, please call 1–866–602–2223, or write to LaVerne Walker at 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 7704, Washington, DC 20224. Or you can contact us at www.improveirs.org. Ms. Walker can be reached at 1–866– 602–2223 or by fax at 202–622–6143. Dated: October 26, 2005. Martha Curry, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E5–6051 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0018] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of General Counsel (OGC), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66485 Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine accredited service organization representatives’ qualification to represent claimants before VA. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Michelle D.D. Bernstein (022G2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: michelle.bernstein@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0018’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle D.D. Bernstein at (202) 273– 6315 or fax (202) 273–6404. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, OGC invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OGC’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OGC’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Accreditation of Service Organization Representatives, VA Form 21. OMB Control Number: 2900–0018. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Service organizations are required to file an application with VA to establish eligibility for accreditation for representatives of the organization to represent benefit claimants before VA. VA Form 21 is completed by service E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1 66486 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 211 / Wednesday, November 2, 2005 / Notices organizations to establish accreditation for representatives, recertify the qualifications of accredited representatives, and to cancel representatives’ accreditation due to misconduct or lack of competence. VA uses the information collected to determine whether service organizations’ representatives continue to meet regulatory eligibility requirements and to ensure claimants have qualified representatives to assist in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of their claims for benefits. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: 1,025 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,867. Dated: October 19, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–6042 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0208] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed revision of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information used to notify contractors of available work, solicit and evaluate bids, and monitor work in progress. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Ann VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:22 Nov 01, 2005 Jkt 208001 W. Bickoff (193E1), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: ann.bickoff@hq.med.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0208’’ in any correspondence. Ann W. Bickoff at (202) 273–8310 or fax (202) 273–9381. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Titles: a. Architect—Engineer Fee Proposal, VA Form 10–6298. b. Daily Log (Contract Progress Report—Formal Contract), VA Form 10– 6131. c. Supplement Contract Progress Report, VA Form 10–61001a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0208. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: a. The architect-engineering firm selected for negotiation of a contract with VA is required to submit a fee proposal based on the scope and complexity of the project. VA Form 10– 6298 is used to obtain such proposal and supporting cost or pricing data from the contractor and subcontractor in the negotiation of the architect-engineer contracts for design and construction services. b. VA Forms 10–6131 and 10–6001a is used to record data necessary to assure the contractor provides sufficient labor and material to accomplish the contract work. VA Form 10–6131 is used for national contracts and VA Form 10–6001a is used for smaller VA Medical Center station level projects and as an option on major projects before the interim schedule is submitted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Annual Burden: 5,341 hours. a. VA Form 10–6298—1,000. b. VA Form 10–6131—3,591. c. VA Form 10–6001a—750. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: a. VA Form 10–6298—4 hours. b. VA Form 10–6131—12 minutes. c. VA Form 10–6001a—12 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: a. VA Form 10–6298—250. b. VA Form 10–6131—17,955. c. VA Form 10–6001a—3,750. Dated: October 20, 2005. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E5–6044 Filed 11–1–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0034] Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to evaluate a trainee’s request for leave from Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Program. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420. Please E:\FR\FM\02NON1.SGM 02NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 211 (Wednesday, November 2, 2005)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0018]


Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of General Counsel, Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Office of General Counsel (OGC), Department of Veterans 
Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the 
proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to 
publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed 
collection of information, including each proposed extension of a 
currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in 
response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information 
needed to determine accredited service organization representatives' 
qualification to represent claimants before VA.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before January 3, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information to 
Michelle D.D. Bernstein (022G2), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail: 
michelle.bernstein@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-
0018'' in any correspondence.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle D.D. Bernstein at (202) 273-
6315 or fax (202) 273-6404.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being 
made pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, OGC 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of OGC's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy 
of OGC's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of 
information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of 
the collection of information on respondents, including through the use 
of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of 
information technology.
    Title: Accreditation of Service Organization Representatives, VA 
Form 21.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0018.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: Service organizations are required to file an application 
with VA to establish eligibility for accreditation for representatives 
of the organization to represent benefit claimants before VA. VA Form 
21 is completed by service

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organizations to establish accreditation for representatives, recertify 
the qualifications of accredited representatives, and to cancel 
representatives' accreditation due to misconduct or lack of competence. 
VA uses the information collected to determine whether service 
organizations' representatives continue to meet regulatory eligibility 
requirements and to ensure claimants have qualified representatives to 
assist in the preparation, presentation, and prosecution of their 
claims for benefits.
    Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1,025 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,867.

    Dated: October 19, 2005.
    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E5-6042 Filed 11-1-05; 8:45 am]
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