Proposed Collection: Comment Request, 60026-60027 [2012-24062]

Download as PDF 60026 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 190 / Monday, October 1, 2012 / Notices Approved: September 24, 2012. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–23974 Filed 9–28–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Request for Applications for the IRS Advisory Committee on Tax Exempt and Government Entities Internal Revenue Service (IRS); Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for applicants or nominations. AGENCY: 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 2013: Two (2) employee plans and two (2) exempt organizations. 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. SUMMARY: Written applications or nominations must be received on or before November 2, 2012. ADDRESSES: Send all applications and nominations to: Bobby Zarin; Director TE/GE Communications and Liaison; 1111 Constitution Ave., NW.—SE: T: CL–NCA 679; Washington, DC, 20224; FAX: (202) 283–9848 (not a toll-free number); email: Roberta.b.zarin@irs.gov 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 email 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 with they wish to be considered. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bobby Zarin (202) 283–8868 (not a tollfree number) or by email at Roberta.b.zarin@irs.gov VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:48 Sep 28, 2012 Jkt 226001 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 exempt organizations to nominate individuals for membership on the ACT. Nominations should describe and document the proposed member’s qualifications for ACT membership, including the nominee’s past or current affiliations and dealings with the particular community or segment of the community that he or she wishes to represent (such as, employee plans). Nominations should also specify the vacancy for which they wish to be considered. The Department of the Treasury seeks a diverse group of members representing a broad spectrum of persons experienced in employee plans and exempt organizations. Nominees must go through a clearance process before selection by the Department of the Treasury. In accordance with the Department of the Treasury Directive 21–03, the clearance process includes, among other things, pre-appointment and annual tax checks, and an FBI criminal and subversive name check, fingerprint check, and security clearance. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 24, 2012. Mark J. Kirbabas, Acting Designated Federal Official, Tax Exempt and Government Entities Division, Internal Revenue Service. [FR Doc. 2012–24021 Filed 9–28–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Public Debt Proposed Collection: Comment Request Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Application for Recognition as Natural Guardian of a Minor Not Under Legal Guardianship and for Disposition of Minor’s Interest in Registered Securities. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 29, 2012 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, Bruce A. Sharp, 200 Third Street A4–A, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, or bruce.sharp@bpd.treas.gov. The opportunity to make comments online is also available at www.pracomment.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies should be directed to Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street A4–A, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, (304) 480–8150. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Recognition as Natural Guardian of a Minor Not Under Legal Guardianship and for Disposition of Minor’s Interest in Registered Securities. OMB Number: 1535–0105. Form Number: PD F 2481. Abstract: The information is collected to apply for recognition as a natural guardian and request disposition of securities belonging to a minor in situations where a natural guardian is no longer acting or a legal representative is not appointed. Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Revision. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,250. Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 208. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 190 / Monday, October 1, 2012 / 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. Dated: September 26, 2012. Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–24062 Filed 9–28–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–NEW (VA Form 21– 0958)] Agency Information Collection (Notice of Disagreement) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health 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 Health Administration (VHA), 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 its expected cost and burden and includes the actual data collection instrument. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before October 31, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov; or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:48 Sep 28, 2012 Jkt 226001 Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– NEW (VA Form 21–0958)’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7479, fax (202) 632–7583 or email denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–NEW (VA Form 21–0958).’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Notice of Disagreement. OMB Control Number: 2900–NEW (VA Form 21–0958). Type of Review: New data collection. Abstract: Veterans complete VA Form 21–0985 to indicate disagreement with a decision issued by Regional Office. This is the first step in the appeals process. The respondent may or may not continue with an appeal to the Board of Veteran Appeals (BVA) for an appeal, this form will be included in the claim folder as evidence. If the Veteran opts to continue to BVA for an appeal, this form will be included in the claim folder as evidence. 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 July 19, 2012, at page 42556. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 65,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 130,000. Dated: September 26, 2012. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2012–24076 Filed 9–28–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0564] Agency Information Collection (Direct Deposit Enrollment) Activities under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 60027 Notice. In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, 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 its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 31, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0564’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7479, FAX (202) 632–7583 or email denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0564.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: a. Direct Deposit Enrollment, VA Form 24–0296. b. International Direct Deposit Enrollment, VA Form 24–0296a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0564. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants who wish to have their benefit payments electronically deposited into their financial institution account must complete the appropriate direct deposit enrollment form to enroll the electronic funds transfer program. 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 July 25, 2012, at page 43663. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 24–0296—750 hours. b. VA Form 24–0296a—500 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VA Form 24–0296—15 minutes. b. VA Form 24–0296a—15 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 190 (Monday, October 1, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60026-60027]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-24062]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Bureau of the Public Debt


Proposed Collection: Comment Request

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 Bureau of the Public Debt within the 
Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the 
Application for Recognition as Natural Guardian of a Minor Not Under 
Legal Guardianship and for Disposition of Minor's Interest in 
Registered Securities.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 29, 
2012 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, 
Bruce A. Sharp, 200 Third Street A4-A, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, or 
bruce.sharp@bpd.treas.gov. The opportunity to make comments online is 
also available at www.pracomment.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies should be directed to Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau of the Public Debt, 
200 Third Street A4-A, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, (304) 480-8150.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Application for Recognition as Natural Guardian of a Minor 
Not Under Legal Guardianship and for Disposition of Minor's Interest in 
Registered Securities.
    OMB Number: 1535-0105.
    Form Number: PD F 2481.
    Abstract: The information is collected to apply for recognition as 
a natural guardian and request disposition of securities belonging to a 
minor in situations where a natural guardian is no longer acting or a 
legal representative is not appointed.
    Current Actions: None.
    Type of Review: Revision.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,250.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 208.

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    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.

    Dated: September 26, 2012.
Bruce A. Sharp,
Bureau Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-24062 Filed 9-28-12; 8:45 am]
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