Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development Service, Special Emphasis Panel-Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Brain Bank, Notice of Meeting, 43003-43004 [2013-17206]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 138 / Thursday, July 18, 2013 / Notices Estimated Number of Respondents: 25,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 30 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 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: July 8, 2013. Yvette Lawrence, OMB Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–17198 Filed 7–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Proposed Collection; Comment Request on Information Collection Tools Relating to the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP) 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Jul 17, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 the Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 16, 2013 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. Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the collection tools should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6511, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202)622–3215, or through the internet at Lanita.Vandyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Currently, the IRS is seeking comments concerning the following information collection tools, reporting, and record-keeping requirements: Title: Offshore Voluntary Disclosure Program (OVDP). OMB Number: 1545–2241. Form Number(s): 14029, 14438, 14452, 14453, 14454, 14457, and 14467. Abstract: The IRS is offering people with undisclosed income from offshore accounts an opportunity to get current with their tax returns. Taxpayers with undisclosed foreign accounts or entities should make a voluntary disclosure because it enables them to become compliant, avoid substantial civil penalties and generally eliminate the risk of criminal prosecution. The objective is to bring taxpayers that have used undisclosed foreign accounts and undisclosed foreign entities to avoid or evade tax into compliance with United States tax laws. Current Actions: There are no changes to the burden estimates previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Responses: 456,000. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43003 Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour 35 mins. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 726,500. 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 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: July 10, 2013. Allan Hopkins, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–17203 Filed 7–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development Service, Special Emphasis Panel—Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Brain Bank, Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., that the Special Emphasis Panel—ALS Brain Bank will meet on July 23, 2013, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in Building 57, Room 0BA–049 Diagnostics, at the Southern Arizona VA Healthcare System, 3601 South 6th Avenue, E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1 43004 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 138 / Thursday, July 18, 2013 / Notices TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Tucson, Arizona. The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. The panel meeting will be open to the public for approximately one-half hour at the start of the meeting to discuss the general status of the project. The remaining portion of the meeting will be closed to the public for the review, discussion, and evaluation of the research project to be performed for VA. The closed portion of the meeting involves discussion, examination, reference to staff and consultant critiques of the research proposal. As provided by subsection 10(d) of Public Law 92–463, as amended, closing portions of a panel meeting is in VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Jul 17, 2013 Jkt 229001 accordance with 5 U.S.C., 552b(c) (6) and (9)(B). The purpose of this Special Emphasis Panel is to review the VA ALS Brain Bank for its continued funding. The VA ALS Brain Bank is a project of high programmatic importance to VA. The Special Emphasis Panel will review activities related to the ALS Brain Bank including the significance of the bank, the approaches used for operation of the bank, and other key areas such as innovation, environment, feasibility, and protection of human subjects. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Those who plan to attend or would like to obtain a copy of PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 minutes of the panel meeting and roster of the participants of the panel should contact Dr. Alex Chiu, Designated Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC, or by email at alex.chiu@va.gov. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or wishing further information should contact Dr. Chiu at (202) 443–5672. Dated: July 12, 2013. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–17206 Filed 7–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 138 (Thursday, July 18, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Biomedical Laboratory Research and Development Service, Special 
Emphasis Panel--Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Brain Bank, Notice 
of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., that the Special 
Emphasis Panel--ALS Brain Bank will meet on July 23, 2013, from 9 a.m. 
until 4 p.m. in Building 57, Room 0BA-049 Diagnostics, at the Southern 
Arizona VA Healthcare System, 3601 South 6th Avenue,

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Tucson, Arizona. The meeting will convene at 9 a.m. and end at 4 p.m. 
The panel meeting will be open to the public for approximately one-half 
hour at the start of the meeting to discuss the general status of the 
project. The remaining portion of the meeting will be closed to the 
public for the review, discussion, and evaluation of the research 
project to be performed for VA. The closed portion of the meeting 
involves discussion, examination, reference to staff and consultant 
critiques of the research proposal. As provided by subsection 10(d) of 
Public Law 92-463, as amended, closing portions of a panel meeting is 
in accordance with 5 U.S.C., 552b(c) (6) and (9)(B).
    The purpose of this Special Emphasis Panel is to review the VA ALS 
Brain Bank for its continued funding. The VA ALS Brain Bank is a 
project of high programmatic importance to VA. The Special Emphasis 
Panel will review activities related to the ALS Brain Bank including 
the significance of the bank, the approaches used for operation of the 
bank, and other key areas such as innovation, environment, feasibility, 
and protection of human subjects.
    No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral 
presentations from the public. Those who plan to attend or would like 
to obtain a copy of minutes of the panel meeting and roster of the 
participants of the panel should contact Dr. Alex Chiu, Designated 
Federal Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC, or by email at alex.chiu@va.gov. Any member of the 
public wishing to attend the meeting or wishing further information 
should contact Dr. Chiu at (202) 443-5672.

    Dated: July 12, 2013.

    By Direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake,
Committee Management Officer.
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