Notice of Stakeholder Meeting, 4642-4643 [2015-01531]

Download as PDF 4642 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 18 / Wednesday, January 28, 2015 / Notices please contact: Lisa Billups at 1–888– 912–1227 or 214–413–6523, or write TAP Office 1114 Commerce Street, Dallas, TX 75242–1021, or post comments to the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to Taxpayer Communications and public input is welcome. Dated: January 21, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. Dated: January 21, 2015. Otis Simpson, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. Notice of Stakeholder Meeting [FR Doc. 2015–01463 Filed 1–27–15; 8:45 am] ACTION: BILLING CODE 4830–01–P SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2015–01480 Filed 1–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will be conducted. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, February 11, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robin Owsley at 1–888–912–1227 or (317) 685–7627. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Taxpayer Assistance Center Improvements Project Committee will be held Wednesday, February 11, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Robin Owsley. For more information please contact: Robin Owsley at 1–888–912– 1227 or (317) 685–7627or write: TAP Office, 575 N. Pennsylvania, Indianapolis, IN 46204 or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The committee will be discussing various issues related to the Taxpayer Assistance Centers and public input is welcomed. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Jan 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 United States Mint, Treasury. Notice of Stakeholder Meeting. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Coin Modernization, Oversight, and Continuity Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111– 302), the United States Mint announces its second stakeholder meeting. This meeting continues the dialogue concerning the Bureau’s ongoing Research and Development of alternative metal compositions for circulating coinage. This opportunity is for interested members of businesses, industries, and agencies. Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EDT) Location: United States Mint; 801 Ninth Street NW., Washington, DC, 2nd floor Subject: The purpose of this meeting is to invite individual members of stakeholder organizations to share their perspectives on how the United States Mint would validate the acceptance of alternative metal compositions presented in the most recent report to Congress prior to circulation. The alternative metal compositions include those with a similar electromagnetic signature (EMS) and weight characteristics that fall within the acceptable tolerance range of the United States Mint’s current circulating coins as well as alternative metals with different EMS and weight characteristics than current circulating coins. This input will support the Secretary of the Treasury in understanding the balance of interests and impacts to the public, private industry stakeholders, and the Government. Conducting a second stakeholder meeting is one component of the United States Mint’s continued outreach program to ensure to the greatest extent practicable, that any new coins work without interruption in existing coin acceptance equipment without modification and additional costs to industry stakeholders. Information: Attendees are invited to the following link for a copy of the United States Mint’s bi-annual report to Congress, December 2014. http://www. usmint.gov/about_the_mint/?action= biennialreport PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The report includes a production costs analysis, coin industry stakeholder feedback, the alternative metals study phase II technical report, and estimated costs of current and alternative metals. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Coin Modernization, Oversight, and Continuity Act of 2010, in conducting research and development on circulating coins, the Secretary of the Treasury is required to consider: (A) Factors relevant to the potential impact of any revisions to the composition of the material used in coin production on the current coinage material suppliers; (B) Factors relevant to the ease of use and ability to co-circulate new coinage materials, including the effect on vending machines and commercial coin processing equipment and making certain, to the greatest extent practicable, that any new coins work without interruption in existing coin acceptance equipment without modification; and (C) Such other factors that the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with merchants who would be affected by any change in the composition of circulating coins, vending machine, and other coin acceptor manufacturers; vending machine owners and operators; transit officials; municipal parking officials; depository institutions; coin and currency handlers; armored-car operators; car wash operators; and American-owned manufacturers of commercial coin processing equipment, considers to be appropriate and in the public interest. Special Accommodations: This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other related accommodations should be directed to the Office of Coin Studies (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) as soon as possible but no later than March 4, 2015. This is not a public meeting. Attendance is by invitation only. Persons interested in attending the meeting should use the contact information provided in this notice no later than Monday, March 16, 2015, to request an invitation and obtain additional meeting information. Seating will be available on a first-come, firstserved basis. Input will be gathered orally at the stakeholder meeting. A transcription service provider will document the oral comments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Schwager, Office of Coin Studies at OfficeofCoinStudies@ E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 18 / Wednesday, January 28, 2015 / Notices usmint.treas.gov, or by calling 202–354– 7291 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5112(p)(3)(A); Public Law 111–302, section 2(a)(2) [OMB Control No. 2900–0799] Dated: January 20, 2015. Richard A. Peterson, Deputy Director for Manufacturing and Quality, United States Mint. Proposed Information Collection Activity: Proposed Collection; Comment Request [FR Doc. 2015–01531 Filed 1–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P National Cemetery Administration, VA. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Cemetery Administration (NCA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an United States Mint opportunity for public comment on the Pricing Changes for 2015 United States proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Mint Products Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of AGENCY: United States Mint, Department 1995, Federal agencies are required to of the Treasury publish notice in the Federal Register ACTION: Notice. concerning each proposed collection of information, including each new SUMMARY: The United States Mint is collection and allow 60 days for public announcing pricing changes for 2015 comment in response to the notice. This products, as follows: notice solicits comments on the 2015 Retail information needed to implement Product price statutory authority for NCA to provide reimbursement for the purchase of American Eagle One Ounce caskets and urns for the interment of the Silver Proof Coin ................... $48.95 remains of Veterans without next of kin American Eagle One Ounce Silver Uncirculated Coin ....... 39.95 (NOK) and sufficient resource available Congratulations Set .................. 50.95 for burial. United States Mint Proof Set® 32.95 DATES: Written comments and United States Mint Uncirculated recommendations on the proposed Set® ....................................... 28.95 collection of information should be America the Beautiful Quarters received on or before March 30, 2015. Circulating Coin SetTM .......... 7.95 ADDRESSES: Submit written comments Annual Uncirculated Dollar Coin Set ................................ 46.95 on the collection of information through America the Beautiful Fivewww.Regulations.gov; or to Mechelle Ounce Silver Uncirculated Powell, National Cemetery CoinTM ................................... Administration (43D3), Department of (5 issues) .................................. 149.95 Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420; or email: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: mechelle.powell@va.gov. Please refer to Mary Lhotsky, Acting Associate Director ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0799’’ in any for Sales and Marketing; United States correspondence. During the comment Mint; 801 9th Street NW, Washington, period, comments may be viewed online DC 20220; or call 202–354–7500. through the Federal Docket Management Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5111, 5112, 5132 & System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov. 9701. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: January 20, 2015. Mechelle Powell at (202) 684–5365 or FAX (202) 501–2240. Richard A. Peterson, Deputy Director for Manufacturing and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Quality, United States Mint. PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S. C. [FR Doc. 2015–01529 Filed 1–27–15; 8:45 am] 3501–3521), Federal agencies must BILLING CODE 4810–37–P obtain approval from the Office of mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Jan 27, 2015 Jkt 235001 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 4643 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, NCA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of NCA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of NCA’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: Casket/Urn Reimbursement, VA Form 40–10088. OMB Control Number: 2900–0799. Type of Review: New Collection. Abstract: The Department of Veterans Affairs, National Cemetery Administration proposes to establish VA regulations to implement new statutory authority for NCA to provide reimbursement for the purchase of caskets and urns for the interment of the remains of Veterans without next of kin and sufficient resources available for burial. Affected Public: Federal Government and Community Social Services. Estimated Annual Burden: 168. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: Once. Estimated Number of Respondents: 670. Dated: January 23, 2015. By direction of the Secretary. Crystal Rennie, Department Clearance Officer, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2015–01581 Filed 1–27–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\28JAN1.SGM 28JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 18 (Wednesday, January 28, 2015)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2015-01531]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

United States Mint


Notice of Stakeholder Meeting

AGENCY: United States Mint, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice of Stakeholder Meeting.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Coin Modernization, Oversight, and Continuity 
Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-302), the United States Mint announces its 
second stakeholder meeting. This meeting continues the dialogue 
concerning the Bureau's ongoing Research and Development of alternative 
metal compositions for circulating coinage. This opportunity is for 
interested members of businesses, industries, and agencies.
    Date: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
    Time: 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (EDT)
    Location: United States Mint; 801 Ninth Street NW., Washington, DC, 
2nd floor
    Subject: The purpose of this meeting is to invite individual 
members of stakeholder organizations to share their perspectives on how 
the United States Mint would validate the acceptance of alternative 
metal compositions presented in the most recent report to Congress 
prior to circulation. The alternative metal compositions include those 
with a similar electromagnetic signature (EMS) and weight 
characteristics that fall within the acceptable tolerance range of the 
United States Mint's current circulating coins as well as alternative 
metals with different EMS and weight characteristics than current 
circulating coins. This input will support the Secretary of the 
Treasury in understanding the balance of interests and impacts to the 
public, private industry stakeholders, and the Government. Conducting a 
second stakeholder meeting is one component of the United States Mint's 
continued outreach program to ensure to the greatest extent 
practicable, that any new coins work without interruption in existing 
coin acceptance equipment without modification and additional costs to 
industry stakeholders.
    Information: Attendees are invited to the following link for a copy 
of the United States Mint's bi-annual report to Congress, December 
2014. http://www.usmint.gov/about_the_mint/?action=biennialreport
    The report includes a production costs analysis, coin industry 
stakeholder feedback, the alternative metals study phase II technical 
report, and estimated costs of current and alternative metals.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Coin Modernization, Oversight, and 
Continuity Act of 2010, in conducting research and development on 
circulating coins, the Secretary of the Treasury is required to 
consider:
    (A) Factors relevant to the potential impact of any revisions to 
the composition of the material used in coin production on the current 
coinage material suppliers;
    (B) Factors relevant to the ease of use and ability to co-circulate 
new coinage materials, including the effect on vending machines and 
commercial coin processing equipment and making certain, to the 
greatest extent practicable, that any new coins work without 
interruption in existing coin acceptance equipment without 
modification; and
    (C) Such other factors that the Secretary of the Treasury, in 
consultation with merchants who would be affected by any change in the 
composition of circulating coins, vending machine, and other coin 
acceptor manufacturers; vending machine owners and operators; transit 
officials; municipal parking officials; depository institutions; coin 
and currency handlers; armored-car operators; car wash operators; and 
American-owned manufacturers of commercial coin processing equipment, 
considers to be appropriate and in the public interest.
    Special Accommodations: This meeting is physically accessible to 
people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or 
other related accommodations should be directed to the Office of Coin 
Studies (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) as soon as possible but 
no later than March 4, 2015.
    This is not a public meeting. Attendance is by invitation only. 
Persons interested in attending the meeting should use the contact 
information provided in this notice no later than Monday, March 16, 
2015, to request an invitation and obtain additional meeting 
information. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-served 
basis.
    Input will be gathered orally at the stakeholder meeting. A 
transcription service provider will document the oral comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Leslie Schwager, Office of Coin 
Studies at OfficeofCoinStudies@

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usmint.treas.gov, or by calling 202-354-7291

    Authority:  31 U.S.C. 5112(p)(3)(A); Public Law 111-302, section 
2(a)(2)

    Dated: January 20, 2015.
Richard A. Peterson,
Deputy Director for Manufacturing and Quality, United States Mint.
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