Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC); Nominations, 16910-16911 [2010-7422]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 16910 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 63 / Friday, April 2, 2010 / Notices Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order. On March 25, 2010 the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security, Justice and other relevant agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, one individual whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224. The designee is as follows: AL–DARI, Muthanna Harith (a.k.a. AL DARI AL–ZAWBA’, Doctor Muthanna VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:40 Apr 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 Harith Sulayman; a.k.a. AL DARI, Dr. Muthanna; a.k.a. AL DARI, Muthana Harith; a.k.a. AL–DARI AL–ZAWBA’I, Muthanna Harith Sulayman; a.k.a. AL– DARI AL–ZOBAI, Muthanna Harith Sulayman; a.k.a. AL–DARI, Muthanna Harith Sulayman; a.k.a. AL–DHARI, Muthana Haris; a.k.a. AL–DHARI, Muthanna Hareth; a.k.a. AL–DHARI, Muthanna Harith Sulayman), Egypt; Amman, Jordan; Khan Dari, Iraq; Asas Village, Abu Ghurayb, Iraq; DOB 16 Jun 1969; citizen Iraq; nationality Iraq (individual) [SDGT]. Dated: March 25, 2010. Barbara C. Hammerle, Acting Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. 2010–7423 Filed 4–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AL–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC); Nominations Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury. ACTION: Request for nominations. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests nominations of individuals for selection to the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC). Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for IRPAC membership, including the applicant’s past or current affiliations and dealings with the particular tax segment or segments of the community that he or she wishes to represent on the committee. In addition to individual nominations, the IRS is soliciting nominations from professional and public interest groups that wish to have representatives on the IRPAC. The IRPAC is comprised of no more than 35 members. There are ten positions open for calendar year 2011. It is important that IRPAC continue to represent a diverse taxpayer and stakeholder base. Accordingly, to maintain membership diversity, selection is based on the applicant’s qualifications as well as the taxpayer or stakeholder base he/she represents. The IRPAC advises the IRS on information reporting issues of mutual concern to the private sector and the federal government. The committee works with the IRS Commissioner and other IRS leadership to provide recommendations on a wide range of information reporting administration PO 00000 Frm 00192 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 issues. Membership is balanced to include representation from the tax professional community, businesses, banks, insurance companies, state tax administration, colleges and universities, securities, payroll, foreign financial institutions and other industries. DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before May 28, 2010. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to: Ms. Caryl Grant, National Public Liaison, CL:NPL:SRM, Room 7559 IR, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, Attn: IRPAC Nominations. Applications may also be submitted via fax to 202–622–8345. Application packages are available on the Tax Professional’s Page of the IRS Web site at http://www.irs.gov/taxpros/ index.html. Application packages may also be requested by telephone from National Public Liaison, 202–927–3641 (not a toll-free number). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Caryl Grant at 202–927–3641 (not a tollfree number) or *Public_Liaison@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Established in 1991 in response to an administrative recommendation in the final Conference Report of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989, the IRPAC works closely with the IRS to provide recommendations on a wide range of issues intended to improve the information reporting program and achieve fairness to taxpayers. Conveying the public’s perception of IRS activities to the Commissioner, the IRPAC is comprised of individuals who bring substantial, disparate experience and diverse backgrounds to the Committee’s activities. The IRPAC members are nominated by the Commissioner with the concurrence of the Secretary of Treasury to serve a three-year term. Working groups address policies and administration issues specific to information reporting. Members are not paid for their services. However, travel expenses for working sessions, public meetings and orientation sessions, such as airfare, per diem, and transportation are reimbursed within prescribed federal travel limitations. Receipt of applications will be acknowledged, and all individuals will be notified when selections have been made. In accordance with Department of Treasury Directive 21–03, a clearance process including, fingerprints, annual tax checks, a Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal check, and a practitioner check with the Office of Professional Responsibility will be E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 63 / Friday, April 2, 2010 / Notices conducted. Federally registered lobbyists cannot be members of the IRPAC. Equal opportunity practices will be followed for all appointments to the IRPAC in accordance with the Department of Treasury and IRS policies. To ensure that the IRPAC recommendations take into account the needs of the diverse groups served by the IRS, membership shall include, to the extent practicable, individuals who demonstrate the ability to represent minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. Dated: March 24, 2010. Mark Kirbabas, Designated Federal Official, National Public Liaison. [FR Doc. 2010–7422 Filed 4–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of open public hearing— April 8, 2010, Washington, DC. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. This is the correct version of the hearing notice originally published in 75 FR 15493. Name: Daniel M. Slane, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on April 8, 2010, to address ‘‘China’s Green Energy and Environmental Policies.’’ Background This is the fourth public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2010 report cycle to collect input from leading academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The April 8 hearing will examine China’s domestic and international clean energy policies and the potential for cooperation between the United States and China on climate change and clean energy technologies. The April 8 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:40 Apr 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 hearing will be Co-chaired by Commissioners William A. Reinsch and Dennis C. Shea. Any interested party may file a written statement by April 8, 2010, by mailing to the contact below. On April 8, the hearing will be held in two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Transcripts of past Commission public hearings may be obtained from the USCC Web Site http:// www.uscc.gov. Date and Time: Thursday, April 8, 2010, 8:55 a.m. to 2:25 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.uscc.gov as soon as available. ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill in Room 562 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building located at First Street and Constitution Avenue, NE., Washington, DC 20510. Public seating is limited to about 50 people on a first come, first served basis. Advance reservations are not required. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing further information concerning the hearing should contact Kathy Michels, Associate Director for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 602, Washington DC 20001; phone: 202–624– 1409, or via e-mail at kmichels@uscc.gov. Authority: Congress created the U.S.China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106–398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108–7), as amended by Public Law 109–108 (November 22, 2005). Dated: March 30, 2010. Kathleen J. Michels, Associate Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2010–7433 Filed 4–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0325] Proposed Information Collection (Certificate of Delivery of Advance Payment and Enrollment) Activity: Comment Request AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. PO 00000 Frm 00193 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 16911 Notice. 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 the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to authorize advance payment of educational assistance benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before June 1, 2010. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0325’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. 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, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’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. E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 63 (Friday, April 2, 2010)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Internal Revenue Service


Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC); 
Nominations

AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury.

ACTION: Request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) requests nominations of 
individuals for selection to the Information Reporting Program Advisory 
Committee (IRPAC). Nominations should describe and document the 
proposed member's qualifications for IRPAC membership, including the 
applicant's past or current affiliations and dealings with the 
particular tax segment or segments of the community that he or she 
wishes to represent on the committee. In addition to individual 
nominations, the IRS is soliciting nominations from professional and 
public interest groups that wish to have representatives on the IRPAC. 
The IRPAC is comprised of no more than 35 members. There are ten 
positions open for calendar year 2011. It is important that IRPAC 
continue to represent a diverse taxpayer and stakeholder base. 
Accordingly, to maintain membership diversity, selection is based on 
the applicant's qualifications as well as the taxpayer or stakeholder 
base he/she represents.
    The IRPAC advises the IRS on information reporting issues of mutual 
concern to the private sector and the federal government. The committee 
works with the IRS Commissioner and other IRS leadership to provide 
recommendations on a wide range of information reporting administration 
issues. Membership is balanced to include representation from the tax 
professional community, businesses, banks, insurance companies, state 
tax administration, colleges and universities, securities, payroll, 
foreign financial institutions and other industries.

DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before May 28, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Nominations should be sent to: Ms. Caryl Grant, National 
Public Liaison, CL:NPL:SRM, Room 7559 IR, 1111 Constitution Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20224, Attn: IRPAC Nominations. Applications may 
also be submitted via fax to 202-622-8345. Application packages are 
available on the Tax Professional's Page of the IRS Web site at http://www.irs.gov/taxpros/index.html. Application packages may also be 
requested by telephone from National Public Liaison, 202-927-3641 (not 
a toll-free number).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Ms. Caryl Grant at 202-927-3641 (not 
a toll-free number) or *Public_Liaison@irs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Established in 1991 in response to an 
administrative recommendation in the final Conference Report of the 
Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1989, the IRPAC works closely with 
the IRS to provide recommendations on a wide range of issues intended 
to improve the information reporting program and achieve fairness to 
taxpayers. Conveying the public's perception of IRS activities to the 
Commissioner, the IRPAC is comprised of individuals who bring 
substantial, disparate experience and diverse backgrounds to the 
Committee's activities.
    The IRPAC members are nominated by the Commissioner with the 
concurrence of the Secretary of Treasury to serve a three-year term. 
Working groups address policies and administration issues specific to 
information reporting. Members are not paid for their services. 
However, travel expenses for working sessions, public meetings and 
orientation sessions, such as airfare, per diem, and transportation are 
reimbursed within prescribed federal travel limitations.
    Receipt of applications will be acknowledged, and all individuals 
will be notified when selections have been made. In accordance with 
Department of Treasury Directive 21-03, a clearance process including, 
fingerprints, annual tax checks, a Federal Bureau of Investigation 
criminal check, and a practitioner check with the Office of 
Professional Responsibility will be

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conducted. Federally registered lobbyists cannot be members of the 
IRPAC.
    Equal opportunity practices will be followed for all appointments 
to the IRPAC in accordance with the Department of Treasury and IRS 
policies. To ensure that the IRPAC recommendations take into account 
the needs of the diverse groups served by the IRS, membership shall 
include, to the extent practicable, individuals who demonstrate the 
ability to represent minorities, women, and persons with disabilities.

     Dated: March 24, 2010.
Mark Kirbabas,
Designated Federal Official, National Public Liaison.
[FR Doc. 2010-7422 Filed 4-1-10; 8:45 am]
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