Clinical Science Research and Development Service; Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee; Notice of Meeting, 56926 [E9-26400]

Download as PDF 56926 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 211 / Tuesday, November 3, 2009 / Notices Dated: October 28, 2009. Donna J. Gambrell, Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. [FR Doc. E9–26365 Filed 11–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–70–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is requesting applications for membership to serve on the Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT). Applications will be accepted for the following vacancies, which will occur in June 2010: Two (2) employee plans; two (2) exempt organizations. There are no openings in Indian Tribal governments, tax exempt bonds, or Federal, State and local governments. To ensure appropriate balance of membership, final selection from qualified candidates will be determined based on experience, qualifications, and other expertise. Members of the ACT may not be Federally registered lobbyists. DATES: Due Date: Written applications or nominations must be received on or before Dec. 1, 2009. Application: Applicants may use the ACT Application Form on the IRS Web site (IRS.gov) or may send an application by letter with the following information: Name; Other Name(s) Used and Date(s) (required for FBI check); Date of Birth (required for FBI check); City and State of Birth (required for FBI Check); Current Address; Telephone and Fax Numbers; and e-mail address, if any. Applications should also describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for membership on the ACT. Applications should also specify the vacancy for which they wish to be considered. ADDRESSES: Send all applications and nominations to: Steven J. Pyrek, Director TE/GE Communications and Liaison, 1111 Constitution, Ave., NW.,— SE:T:CL, Penn Bldg., Washington, DC 20224; FAX: (202) 283–9956 (not a tollfree number); e-mail: steve.j.pyrek@irs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Pyrek (202) 283–9966 (not a toll- VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:15 Nov 02, 2009 Jkt 220001 free number) or by e-mail at steve.j.pyrek@irs.gov. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS The Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities (ACT), governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, is an organized public forum for discussion of relevant employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and Federal, State, local, and Indian Tribal government issues between officials of the IRS and representatives of the above communities. The ACT also enables the IRS to receive regular input with respect to the development and implementation of IRS policy concerning these communities. ACT members present the interested public’s observations about current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, as well as suggest improvements. ACT members shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury and shall serve for two-year terms. Terms can be extended for an additional year. ACT members will not be paid for their time or services. ACT members will be reimbursed for their travel-related expenses to attend working sessions and public meetings, in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 5703. The Secretary of the Treasury invites those individuals, organizations, and groups affiliated with employee plans and tax-exempt organizations to nominate individuals for membership on the ACT. Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for membership on the ACT. Nominations should also specify the vacancy for which they wish to be considered. The Secretary seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons experienced in employee plans, exempt organizations, tax-exempt bonds, and Federal, State, local and Indian Tribal governments. Nominees must go through a clearance process before selection by the Secretary of the Treasury. In accordance with the Department of the Treasury Directive 21–03, the clearance process includes, among other things, preappointment and annual tax checks, and an FBI criminal and subversive name check, fingerprint check, and security clearance. Clinical Science Research and Development Service; Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee; Notice of Meeting SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public Law 92– 463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Clinical Science Research and Development Service Cooperative Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee will be held on November 24, 2009, at the L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L’Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. The Committee advises the Chief Research and Development Officer through the Director of the Clinical Science Research and Development Service on the relevance and feasibility of proposed projects and the scientific validity and propriety of technical details, including protection of human subjects. The session will be open to the public for approximately 30 minutes at the start of the meeting for the discussion of administrative matters and the general status of the program. The remaining portion of the meeting will be closed to the public for the Committee’s review, discussion and evaluation of research and development applications. During the closed portion of the meeting, discussions and recommendations will deal with qualifications of personnel conducting the studies, staff and consultant critiques of research proposals and similar documents and the medical records of patients who are study subjects, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. As provided by section 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended, closing portions of this meeting is in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (c)(9)(B). Those who plan to attend should contact Dr. Grant Huang, Deputy Director, Cooperative Studies Program (125), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 461– 1700. Dated: October 28, 2009. Steven J. Pyrek, Designated Federal Official, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Internal Revenue Service. [FR Doc. E9–26334 Filed 11–2–09; 8:45 am] Dated: October 26, 2009. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Acting Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. E9–26400 Filed 11–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 211 (Tuesday, November 3, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-26400]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Clinical Science Research and Development Service; Cooperative 
Studies Scientific Evaluation Committee; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under Public 
Law 92-463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the 
Clinical Science Research and Development Service Cooperative Studies 
Scientific Evaluation Committee will be held on November 24, 2009, at 
the L'Enfant Plaza Hotel, 480 L'Enfant Plaza, SW., Washington, DC. The 
meeting is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and end at 1 p.m.
    The Committee advises the Chief Research and Development Officer 
through the Director of the Clinical Science Research and Development 
Service on the relevance and feasibility of proposed projects and the 
scientific validity and propriety of technical details, including 
protection of human subjects.
    The session will be open to the public for approximately 30 minutes 
at the start of the meeting for the discussion of administrative 
matters and the general status of the program. The remaining portion of 
the meeting will be closed to the public for the Committee's review, 
discussion and evaluation of research and development applications.
    During the closed portion of the meeting, discussions and 
recommendations will deal with qualifications of personnel conducting 
the studies, staff and consultant critiques of research proposals and 
similar documents and the medical records of patients who are study 
subjects, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly 
unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. As provided by section 10(d) 
of Public Law 92-463, as amended, closing portions of this meeting is 
in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6) and (c)(9)(B).
    Those who plan to attend should contact Dr. Grant Huang, Deputy 
Director, Cooperative Studies Program (125), Department of Veterans 
Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, at (202) 461-
1700.

    Dated: October 26, 2009.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake,
Acting Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-26400 Filed 11-2-09; 8:45 am]
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