Sentencing Guidelines for United States Courts, 36641 [2013-14438]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 117 / Tuesday, June 18, 2013 / Notices Approved: May 29, 2013. Allan M. Hopkins, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2013–14373 Filed 6–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION Sentencing Guidelines for United States Courts United States Sentencing Commission. ACTION: Notice of period during which individuals may apply to be appointed to certain voting memberships of the Practitioners Advisory Group; request for applications. AGENCY: Because the terms of certain voting members of the Practitioners Advisory Group are expiring as of October 2013, the United States Sentencing Commission hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to succeed such a voting member to apply. The voting memberships covered by this notice are three circuit memberships (for the Third Circuit, the Ninth Circuit, and the District of Columbia Circuit). Applications should be received by the Commission not later than August 19, 2013. Applications may be sent to the address listed below. DATES: Applications for voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory Group should be received not later than August 19, 2013. 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, Public Affairs Officer, 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:52 Jun 17, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 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 by sending a letter of interest and a resume to the address above. 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. 2013–14438 Filed 6–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–40–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0697] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Approval of a Licensing or Certification and Organization or Entity) Activity: 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36641 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 for information needed to approve licensing and certification tests for payment. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before August 19, 2013. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0697’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 632–8924 or Fax (202) 632–8925. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from 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. Title: Application for Approval of a Licensing or Certification and Organization or Entity: 38 CFR 21.4268. OMB Control Number: 2900–0697. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The data collected will be used to determine whether licensing E:\FR\FM\18JNN1.SGM 18JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 117 (Tuesday, June 18, 2013)]
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UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION


Sentencing Guidelines for United States Courts

AGENCY: United States Sentencing Commission.

ACTION: Notice of period during which individuals may apply to be 
appointed to certain voting memberships of the Practitioners Advisory 
Group; request for applications.

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SUMMARY: Because the terms of certain voting members of the 
Practitioners Advisory Group are expiring as of October 2013, the 
United States Sentencing Commission hereby invites any individual who 
is eligible to be appointed to succeed such a voting member to apply. 
The voting memberships covered by this notice are three circuit 
memberships (for the Third Circuit, the Ninth Circuit, and the District 
of Columbia Circuit). Applications should be received by the Commission 
not later than August 19, 2013. Applications may be sent to the address 
listed below.

DATES: Applications for voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory 
Group should be received not later than August 19, 2013.

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, Public Affairs 
Officer, 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 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 privately-represented 
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 post-conviction 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 by 
sending a letter of interest and a resume to the address above.

    Authority: 28 U.S.C. Sec.  994(a), (o), (p), Sec.  995; USSC 
Rules of Practice and Procedure 5.2, 5.4.

Patti B. Saris,
Chair.
[FR Doc. 2013-14438 Filed 6-17-13; 8:45 am]
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