Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the VA Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee, 69782-69783 [2015-28542]

Download as PDF 69782 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 217 / Tuesday, November 10, 2015 / Notices 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 IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 5754, Statement by Person(s) Receiving Gambling Winnings. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January 11, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Michael Joplin, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. 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[FR Doc. 2015–28501 Filed 11–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P Internal Revenue Service Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Renewal of Charter Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Charter for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC), has been renewed for a two-year period beginning October 28, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Caryl Grant, National Public Liaison, at PublicLiaison@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988), and with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury to announce the renewal of the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC). The purpose of the IRPAC is to provide an SUMMARY: Fmt 4703 [FR Doc. 2015–28485 Filed 11–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS ACTION: Notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominees to be considered for membership on the VA Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee (Committee). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The VA Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee (Committee) is authorized by statute, title 38 U.S.C. 7315, to: (1) Advise the Secretary on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology; (2) assess (through an evaluation process that includes a site visit conducted no later than 3 years after its establishment) each new VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), on its ability to achieve its established mission; (3) assess the capability of VA to provide high-quality geriatric, extended, and other health care services to eligible Veterans, taking into consideration the likely demand for such services from such Veterans; (4) assess the current and projected needs of eligible Veterans for geriatric, extended care, and other health care services from VA and its activities and plans designed to meet such needs; and (5) perform such additional functions as the Secretary or SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Frm 00151 Dated: November 3, 2015. Candice Cromling, Director, National Public Liaison. Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the VA Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee Approved: October 30, 2015. Allan Hopkins, Tax Analyst. PO 00000 organized public forum for discussion of relevant information reporting issues of mutual concern as between Internal Revenue Service (‘‘IRS’’) officials and representatives of the public. Advisory committee members convey the public’s perception of IRS activities, advise with respect to specific information reporting administration issues, provide constructive observations regarding current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, and propose improvements to information reporting operations and the Information Reporting Program. Membership is balanced to include stakeholder segmentation, geographic location, industry representation and influence in channel communication and preferences, technology adaptation, life cycle data reporting, economics and specific product/service usage. Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 217 / Tuesday, November 10, 2015 / Notices Under Secretary for Health may direct. The Committee provides, not later than December 1 of each year, an annual report summarizing its activities for the preceding year. The Committee reports to the Secretary through the Under Secretary for Health. In accordance with the statute, the members of the Committee are nonFederal employees appointed by the Secretary from the general public, and should have demonstrated interest and expertise in research, education, and clinical activities related to aging. Members serve as Special Government Employees. The Committee meets at least once annually. Subgroups of the Committee, consisting of the Chair and at least two other self-selected members and staff, conduct up to a total of five site visits each year to new and existing GRECCs and the VA medical centers that host them. In accordance with Federal Travel Regulations, VA will cover travel expenses—to include per diem—for all members of the Committee, for any travel associated with official Committee duties. The Secretary appoints each Committee member for a period of up to 4 years. The Secretary may reappoint each member for one additional term. A term of service for any member may not exceed 8 years. Self-nominations and nominations of Veterans and nonVeterans will be accepted. In accordance with OMB guidance, federally-registered lobbyists may not serve on Federal advisory committees in their individual capacity. Additional information regarding this issue can be found at: www.federalregister.gov/ articles/2014/08/13/2014±19140/ revised-guidance-on-appointment-oflobbyists-to-federal-advisorycommittees-boards-and-commissions. The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of its advisory committees is fairly balanced in terms of points of view represented. The Department also strives for balanced membership regarding regional representation, race/ethnicity representation, professional expertise, war era service, gender, former enlisted or officer status, and branch of service. Other considerations include longevity of military service, ability to handle complex issues, and ability to contribute to the assessment of health care and benefits needs of aging Veterans. Nomination Package Requirements Nomination packages must be typed (12 point font) and include: (1) A cover letter from the nominee, and (2) a current resume that is no more than four pages in length. The cover letter must summarize: The nominees’ interest in VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:41 Nov 09, 2015 Jkt 238001 serving on the committee and contributions she/he can make to the work of the committee; expertise in aging-related research, clinical care, and education; the military branch affiliation and timeframe of military service, if any; and any relevant Veterans service activities s/he is currently engaged in. Finally, please include in the cover letter the nominee’s complete contact information (name, address, email address, and phone number); and a statement confirming that s/he is not a Federal employee or a Federally-registered lobbyist. The resume should show professional work experience. Any letters of nomination from organizations or other individuals should accompany the package when it is submitted. Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received by November 30, 2015, no later than 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. All nomination packages should be sent to: Ms. Marcia Holt-Delaney, Veterans Health Administration (10P4G), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20420. For additional information, including a copy of the Committee’s most recent charter and a list of the current membership, contact Dr. Kenneth Shay, Designated Federal Officer for the Committee, at Kenneth.shay@va.gov or by phone at (734) 222–4325 (Note: This is not a toll-free number.) The nomination package should be submitted to Dr. Shay at the email address above; or faxed to Ms. HoltDelaney at (202) 461–6769. NOTE: Social Security numbers or military Service Numbers should not be included in the package. Dated: November 5, 2015. Rebecca Schiller, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–28542 Filed 11–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0730] Agency Information Collection (Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory) Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00152 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69783 (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. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 10, 2015. DATES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through www.Regulations.gov, or to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: VA Desk Officer; 725 17th St. NW., Washington, DC 20503 or sent through electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0730 (Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Crystal Rennie, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 632– 7492 or email crystal.rennie@va.gov. Please refer to OMB Control No. 2900– 0730 (Deployment Risk and Resilience Inventory) in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Public Law 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501—3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of 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, VHA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VHA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VHA’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. ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the VA Geriatrics 
and Gerontology Advisory Committee

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is seeking nominees to 
be considered for membership on the VA Geriatrics and Gerontology 
Advisory Committee (Committee).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    The VA Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee (Committee) is 
authorized by statute, title 38 U.S.C. 7315, to: (1) Advise the 
Secretary on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology; (2) 
assess (through an evaluation process that includes a site visit 
conducted no later than 3 years after its establishment) each new VA 
Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Center (GRECC), on its 
ability to achieve its established mission; (3) assess the capability 
of VA to provide high-quality geriatric, extended, and other health 
care services to eligible Veterans, taking into consideration the 
likely demand for such services from such Veterans; (4) assess the 
current and projected needs of eligible Veterans for geriatric, 
extended care, and other health care services from VA and its 
activities and plans designed to meet such needs; and (5) perform such 
additional functions as the Secretary or

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Under Secretary for Health may direct. The Committee provides, not 
later than December 1 of each year, an annual report summarizing its 
activities for the preceding year. The Committee reports to the 
Secretary through the Under Secretary for Health.
    In accordance with the statute, the members of the Committee are 
non-Federal employees appointed by the Secretary from the general 
public, and should have demonstrated interest and expertise in 
research, education, and clinical activities related to aging. Members 
serve as Special Government Employees. The Committee meets at least 
once annually. Subgroups of the Committee, consisting of the Chair and 
at least two other self-selected members and staff, conduct up to a 
total of five site visits each year to new and existing GRECCs and the 
VA medical centers that host them. In accordance with Federal Travel 
Regulations, VA will cover travel expenses--to include per diem--for 
all members of the Committee, for any travel associated with official 
Committee duties.
    The Secretary appoints each Committee member for a period of up to 
4 years. The Secretary may reappoint each member for one additional 
term. A term of service for any member may not exceed 8 years. Self-
nominations and nominations of Veterans and non-Veterans will be 
accepted. In accordance with OMB guidance, federally-registered 
lobbyists may not serve on Federal advisory committees in their 
individual capacity. Additional information regarding this issue can be 
found at: www.federalregister.gov/articles/2014/08/13/2014-19140/revised-guidance-on-appointment-of-lobbyists-to-federal-advisory-committees-boards-and-commissions.
    The Department makes every effort to ensure that the membership of 
its advisory committees is fairly balanced in terms of points of view 
represented. The Department also strives for balanced membership 
regarding regional representation, race/ethnicity representation, 
professional expertise, war era service, gender, former enlisted or 
officer status, and branch of service. Other considerations include 
longevity of military service, ability to handle complex issues, and 
ability to contribute to the assessment of health care and benefits 
needs of aging Veterans.

Nomination Package Requirements

    Nomination packages must be typed (12 point font) and include: (1) 
A cover letter from the nominee, and (2) a current resume that is no 
more than four pages in length. The cover letter must summarize: The 
nominees' interest in serving on the committee and contributions she/he 
can make to the work of the committee; expertise in aging-related 
research, clinical care, and education; the military branch affiliation 
and timeframe of military service, if any; and any relevant Veterans 
service activities s/he is currently engaged in. Finally, please 
include in the cover letter the nominee's complete contact information 
(name, address, email address, and phone number); and a statement 
confirming that s/he is not a Federal employee or a Federally-
registered lobbyist. The resume should show professional work 
experience. Any letters of nomination from organizations or other 
individuals should accompany the package when it is submitted.
    Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received by 
November 30, 2015, no later than 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time. All 
nomination packages should be sent to: Ms. Marcia Holt-Delaney, 
Veterans Health Administration (10P4G), Department of Veterans Affairs, 
810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 20420.
    For additional information, including a copy of the Committee's 
most recent charter and a list of the current membership, contact Dr. 
Kenneth Shay, Designated Federal Officer for the Committee, at 
Kenneth.shay@va.gov or by phone at (734) 222-4325 (Note: This is not a 
toll-free number.) The nomination package should be submitted to Dr. 
Shay at the email address above; or faxed to Ms. Holt-Delaney at (202) 
461-6769. NOTE: Social Security numbers or military Service Numbers 
should not be included in the package.

    Dated: November 5, 2015.
Rebecca Schiller,
Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-28542 Filed 11-9-15; 8:45 am]
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