Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Rough Diamonds Reporting Requirements, 38459-38460 [2011-16589]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 126 / Thursday, June 30, 2011 / Notices This is Supplement No. 14 to the Treasury Department Circular 570; 2010 Revision, published July 1, 2010, at 75 FR 38192. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Surety Bond Branch at (202) 874–6850. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the Certificate of Authority issued by the Treasury to American Reliable Insurance Company (NAIC# 19615) under 31 U.S.C. 9305 to qualify as an acceptable surety on Federal bonds is terminated effective July 1, 2011. Federal bond-approving officials should annotate their reference copies of the Treasury Department Circular 570 (‘‘Circular’’), 2010 Revision, to reflect this change. With respect to any bonds, including continuous bonds, currently in force with above listed Company, bondapproving officers should secure new bonds with acceptable sureties in those instances where a significant amount of liability remains outstanding. In addition, in no event, should bonds that are continuous in nature be renewed. The Circular may be viewed and downloaded through the Internet at http://www.fms.treas.gov/c570. Questions concerning this notice may be directed to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Surety Bond Branch, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 6F01, Hyattsville, MD 20782. SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds—Redomestication and Change in Business Address; National Farmers Union Property and Casualty Company Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is Supplement No. 10 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2010 Revision, published July 1, 2010, at 75 FR 38192. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Surety Bond Branch at (202) 874–6850. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given by the Treasury that, National Farmers Union Property and Casualty Company (NAIC # 16217) has re-domesticated from the state of Colorado to the state of Wisconsin, effective October 1, 2010. In addition, National Farmers Union Property and Casualty Company (NAIC #16217) has formally changed its ‘‘Business Address’’ to, ‘‘One General Drive, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin 53596’’, effective October 1, 2010. Federal bondapproving officials should annotate their reference copies of the Treasury Department Circular 570 (‘‘Circular’’), 2010 Revision, to reflect this change. The Circular may be viewed and downloaded through the Internet at http://www.fms.treas.gov/c570. Questions concerning this notice may be directed to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Surety Bond Branch, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 6F01, Hyattsville, MD 20782. SUMMARY: Dated: June 22, 2011. Laura Carrico, Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Financial Management Service. [FR Doc. 2011–16203 Filed 6–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–M DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Dated: June 22, 2011. Laura Carrico, Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Financial Management Service. Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Rough Diamonds Reporting Requirements [FR Doc. 2011–16205 Filed 6–29–11; 8:45 am] AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. BILLING CODE 4810–35–M DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds; Termination American Reliable Insurance Company Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:24 Jun 29, 2011 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 Office of SUMMARY: Fiscal Service Jkt 223001 PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 38459 Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning OFAC’s requirements to report information about the shipment of rough diamonds on an ongoing and annual basis. DATES: Written comments must be received on or before August 29, 2011 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Fax: Attn: Request for Comments (Rough Diamonds Reporting) (202) 622– 1657 Mail: Attn: Request for Comments (Rough Diamonds Reporting). Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220 Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and the Federal Register Doc. number that appears at the end of this document. Comments received will be made available to the public via regulations.gov or upon request, without change and including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information about the filings or procedures should be directed to Assistant Director, Policy, Office of Foreign Assets Control, or Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Requirement to report information about the shipment of rough diamonds. OMB Number: 1505–0198. Abstract: The ultimate consignee of a rough diamond shipment, identified on Customs Form 7501 Entry Summary, is required to report specified information about the shipment of rough diamonds imported into the United States to the foreign exporting authority within 15 calendar days of the date that the shipment arrived at a U.S. port of entry pursuant to § 592.301(a)(3) of the Rough Diamonds Control Regulations, 31 CFR part 592 (the ‘‘Regulations’’). In addition, persons who import rough diamonds into the United States or export rough diamonds from the United States are required to file an annual report identifying total rough diamond import and/or export activity during the reporting year, as well as information on stockpiles of rough diamonds, if any, as of the end of the reporting year, pursuant to § 592.502 of the Regulations. This collection of information is needed to monitor the E:\FR\FM\30JNN1.SGM 30JNN1 38460 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 126 / Thursday, June 30, 2011 / Notices integrity of international rough diamond shipments, and the information collected will be used to further the compliance, enforcement, and civil penalty programs of the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business organizations and individuals engaged in the international diamond trade. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Annual Responses: 250. Estimated Hours per Response: 0.54. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,750. 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 Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained for five years. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with 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 has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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. Dawn D. Wolfgang, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. 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DATES: Applications for voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory Group should be received not later than August 29, 2011. ADDRESSES: Send applications to: United States Sentencing Commission, One Columbus Circle, NE., Suite 2–500, South Lobby, Washington, DC 20002– 8002, Attention: Public Affairs. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeanne Doherty, Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, 202–502–4502. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Practitioners Advisory Group of the United States Sentencing Commission is a standing advisory group of the United States Sentencing Commission pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 995 and Rule 5.4 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. Under the charter for the advisory group, the purpose of the advisory group is (1) To assist the Commission in carrying out its statutory responsibilities under 28 U.S.C. 994(o); (2) to provide to the Commission its views on the Commission’s activities and work, including proposed priorities and amendments; (3) to disseminate to defense attorneys, and to other professionals in the defense community, information regarding federal sentencing issues; and (4) to perform other related functions as the Commission requests. The advisory group consists of not more than 17 voting members, each of whom may serve not more than two consecutive three-year terms. Of those 17 voting members, one shall be Chair, one shall SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 be Vice Chair, 12 shall be circuit members (one for each federal judicial circuit other than the Federal Circuit), and three shall be at-large members. To be eligible to serve as a voting member, an individual must be an attorney who (1) Devotes a substantial portion of his or her professional work to advocating the interests of privatelyrepresented individuals, or of individuals represented by private practitioners through appointment under the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, within the federal criminal justice system; (2) has significant experience with federal sentencing or postconviction issues related to criminal sentences; and (3) is in good standing of the highest court of the jurisdiction or jurisdictions in which he or she is admitted to practice. Additionally, to be eligible to serve as a circuit member, the individual’s primary place of business or a substantial portion of his or her practice must be in the circuit concerned. Each voting member is appointed by the Commission. The Commission invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to a voting membership covered by this notice to apply. Authority: 28 U.S.C. 994(a), (o), (p), § 995; USSC Rules of Practice and Procedure 5.2, 5.4. Patti B. Saris, Chair. [FR Doc. 2011–16494 Filed 6–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2211–40–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0014] Proposed Information Collection (Authorization and Certification of Entrance or Reentrance into Rehabilitation and Certification of Status) Activity: Comment Request Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans Benefits Administration. 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 currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 126 (Thursday, June 30, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Foreign Assets Control


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Rough Diamonds Reporting 
Requirements

AGENCY: Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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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 Office of Foreign Assets Control 
(``OFAC'') within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments 
concerning OFAC's requirements to report information about the shipment 
of rough diamonds on an ongoing and annual basis.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before August 29, 2011 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    Fax: Attn: Request for Comments (Rough Diamonds Reporting) (202) 
622-1657
    Mail: Attn: Request for Comments (Rough Diamonds Reporting). Office 
of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, 1500 
Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and the Federal Register Doc. number that appears at the end of this 
document. Comments received will be made available to the public via 
regulations.gov or upon request, without change and including any 
personal information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
about the filings or procedures should be directed to Assistant 
Director, Policy, Office of Foreign Assets Control, or Chief Counsel 
(Foreign Assets Control), Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Requirement to report information 
about the shipment of rough diamonds.
    OMB Number: 1505-0198.
    Abstract: The ultimate consignee of a rough diamond shipment, 
identified on Customs Form 7501 Entry Summary, is required to report 
specified information about the shipment of rough diamonds imported 
into the United States to the foreign exporting authority within 15 
calendar days of the date that the shipment arrived at a U.S. port of 
entry pursuant to Sec.  592.301(a)(3) of the Rough Diamonds Control 
Regulations, 31 CFR part 592 (the ``Regulations''). In addition, 
persons who import rough diamonds into the United States or export 
rough diamonds from the United States are required to file an annual 
report identifying total rough diamond import and/or export activity 
during the reporting year, as well as information on stockpiles of 
rough diamonds, if any, as of the end of the reporting year, pursuant 
to Sec.  592.502 of the Regulations. This collection of information is 
needed to monitor the

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integrity of international rough diamond shipments, and the information 
collected will be used to further the compliance, enforcement, and 
civil penalty programs of the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the 
Department of the Treasury.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business organizations and individuals engaged in 
the international diamond trade.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 250.
    Estimated Annual Responses: 250.
    Estimated Hours per Response: 0.54.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,750.
    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 Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') 
control number. Books or records relating to a collection of 
information must be retained for five years.

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 has 
practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (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.

Dawn D. Wolfgang,
Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2011-16589 Filed 6-29-11; 8:45 am]
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