Notice of Open Public Hearing, 16856-16857 [2011-7129]

Download as PDF 16856 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 58 / Friday, March 25, 2011 / Notices Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will 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: March 21, 2011. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–6997 Filed 3–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [REG–208156–91] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: 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 existing final regulations, REG–208156–91 (TD 8929), Accounting for Long-Term Contracts (§ 1.460–1). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 24, 2011 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:16 Mar 24, 2011 Jkt 223001 copies of the regulations should be directed to Ralph Terry at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–8144, or through the Internet at Ralph.M.Terry@irs.gov. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Approved: March 21, 2011. Yvette Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. Title: Accounting for Long-Term Contracts. OMB Number: 1545–1650. Regulation Project Number: REG– 208156–91. Abstract: The regulation requires the Commissioner to be notified of a taxpayer’s decision to sever or aggregate one or more long-term contracts under the regulations. The statement is needed so the Commissioner can determine whether the taxpayer properly severed or aggregated its contract(s). The regulations affect any taxpayer that manufactures or constructs property under long-term contracts. Current Actions: There are no changes to these existing regulations. Type of Review: Extension of s currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,500. The following paragraph applies to all of 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2011–7111 Filed 3–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of open public hearing— March 30, 2011 Washington, DC. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: William A. Reinsch, 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 March 30, 2011, to address ‘‘Chinese State-Owned Enterprises and U.S.-China Bilateral Investment.’’ Background: This is the fourth public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2011 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 March 30 hearing will examine the nature and activities of state-owned enterprises in the People’s Republic of China as well as the patterns and implications of bilateral investment between the United States and China. The March 30 hearing will be co-chaired by Vice Chairman Daniel Slane and Commissioner Michael Wessel. Any interested party may file a written statement by March 30, 2011, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 58 / Friday, March 25, 2011 / Notices Transcripts of past Commission public hearings may be obtained from the USCC Web site http://www.uscc.gov. DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Standard 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 538 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building, located at Constitution Avenue and 1st Street, NE. in Washington, DC 20002. 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 seeking further information concerning the hearing should contact Michael Danis, Executive Director for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 602, Washington, DC 20001; phone: 202–624–1407, or via e-mail at contact@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 22, 2011. Michael Danis, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–7129 Filed 3–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0139] Agency Information Collection (Notice—Payment Not Applied) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and erowe on DSK5CLS3C1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:16 Mar 24, 2011 Jkt 223001 its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Comments must be submitted on or before April 25, 2011. 16857 [OMB Control No. 2900–0660] DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov; or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0139’’ in any correspondence. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, fax (202) 461–0966 or e-mail denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0139.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Notice—Payment Not Applied, VA Form 29–4499a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0139. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 29–4499a is used by policy holders to reinstate their National Service Life Insurance (NSLI) policy. The information collected is used to determine the insurer’s eligibility for reinstatement to government life insurance. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on January 14, 2011, at pages 2757–2758. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 300 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200. Dated: March 21, 2011. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–7028 Filed 3–24–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Proposed Information Collection (Request for Contact Information); Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 obtain contact information on individuals residing in a remote location. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before May 24, 2011. 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 (20M33), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0660’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through 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; SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 58 (Friday, March 25, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16856-16857]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-7129]


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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--March 30, 2011 Washington, DC.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-
China Economic and Security Review Commission.
    Name: William A. Reinsch, 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 March 30, 2011, to address ``Chinese State-Owned 
Enterprises and U.S.-China Bilateral Investment.''
    Background: This is the fourth public hearing the Commission will 
hold during its 2011 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 March 30 hearing will examine the nature and activities of 
state-owned enterprises in the People's Republic of China as well as 
the patterns and implications of bilateral investment between the 
United States and China. The March 30 hearing will be co-chaired by 
Vice Chairman Daniel Slane and Commissioner Michael Wessel.
    Any interested party may file a written statement by March 30, 
2011, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will 
include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the 
witnesses.

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    Transcripts of past Commission public hearings may be obtained from 
the USCC Web site http://www.uscc.gov.

Date and Time:  Wednesday, March 30, 2011, 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
Eastern Standard 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 538 of the 
Dirksen Senate Office Building, located at Constitution Avenue and 1st 
Street, NE. in Washington, DC 20002. 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 seeking 
further information concerning the hearing should contact Michael 
Danis, Executive Director for the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 602, 
Washington, DC 20001; phone: 202-624-1407, or via e-mail at 
contact@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 22, 2011.
Michael Danis,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
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