Notice of Open Public Hearing, 8357-8358 [2016-02999]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 32 / Thursday, February 18, 2016 / Notices names (especially for the authorized representative) listed in this NOFA’s application materials, email addresses, fax and phone numbers, and office locations. D. Civil Rights and Diversity: Any person who is eligible to receive benefits or services from CDFI Fund or Recipients under any of its programs is entitled to those benefits or services without being subject to prohibited discrimination. The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Civil Rights and Diversity enforces various Federal statutes and regulations that prohibit discrimination in financially assisted and conducted programs and activities of the CDFI Fund. If a person believes that s/he has been subjected to discrimination and/or reprisal because of membership in a protected group, s/he may file a complaint with: Associate Chief Human Capital Officer, Office of Civil Rights, and Diversity, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave NW., Washington, DC 20220 or (202) 622– 1160 (not a toll-free number). VIII. Other Information A. Paperwork Reduction Act: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), an agency may not conduct or sponsor a collection of information, and an individual is not required to respond to a collection of information, unless it displays a valid OMB control number. If applicable, the CDFI Fund may inform Applicants that they do not need to provide certain Application information otherwise required. Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, the CDFI Program, and NACA Program Application has been assigned the following control number: 1559– 0021. B. Application Information Sessions: The CDFI Fund may conduct webinars or host information sessions for organizations that are considering applying to, or are interested in learning about, the CDFI Fund’s programs. For further information, please visit the CDFI Fund’s Web site at http:// www.cdfifund.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: 12 U.S.C. 4701, et seq; 12 CFR parts 1805 and 1815; 2 CFR part 200. Mary Ann Donovan, Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund. [FR Doc. 2016–03222 Filed 2–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–70–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice of Renewal of the Art Advisory Panel of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue. AGENCY: The charter for the Art Advisory Panel has been renewed for a two-year period beginning February 3, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maricarmen R. Cuello, C:AP:SO:ART, 51 SW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33130, Telephone No. (305) 982–5364 (not a toll free number). Notice is hereby given under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), that the Art Advisory Panel of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue, a necessary committee that is in the public interest, has been renewed for an additional two years beginning on February 3, 2016. The Panel helps the Internal Revenue Service review and evaluate the acceptability of property appraisals submitted by taxpayers in support of the fair market value claimed on works of art involved in Federal Income, Estate or Gift taxes in accordance with sections 170, 2031, and 2512 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. For the Panel to perform this function, Panel records and discussions must include tax return information. Therefore, the Panel meetings will be closed to the public since all portions of the meetings will concern matters that are exempted from disclosure under the provisions of section 552b(c)(3), (4), (6) and (7) of Title 5 of the U.S. Code. This determination, which is in accordance with section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, is necessary to protect the confidentiality of tax returns and return information as required by section 6103 of the Internal Revenue Code. SUMMARY: John A. Koskinen, Commissioner of Internal Revenue. [FR Doc. 2016–03427 Filed 2–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Feb 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00185 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of open public hearing— February 24, 2016, Washington, DC. ACTION: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: Dennis Shea, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on Wednesday, February 24, 2016, on ‘‘China’s Shifting Economic Realities and Implications for the United States.’’ Background: This is the second public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2016 report cycle to collect input from academic and industry experts concerning the national security implications of China’s military modernization efforts for the United States. This hearing will seek to analyze recent macroeconomic trends in China’s economy; assess the changing role of state capitalism and state-backed enterprises in China’s economy and abroad; assess the extent of China’s overcapacity problem in key sectors and impacts on U.S. and global markets; and evaluate potential changes to China’s non-market economy status in the United States and Europe under World Trade Organization law. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioners Robin Cleveland and Michael Wessel. Any interested party may file a written statement by February 24, 2016, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. Location, Date and Time: Room: TBD. Wednesday, February 24, 2016, start time is 8:30 a.m. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking further information concerning the hearing should contact Anthony DeMarino, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington, DC 20001; phone: 202– 624–1496, or via email at ademarino@ uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. SUMMARY: Art Advisory Panel of the Commissioner of Internal Revenue AGENCY: 8357 Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1 8358 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 32 / Thursday, February 18, 2016 / Notices Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106–398), as amended by Division P of the Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108–7), as amended by Public Law 109–108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by Public Law 113–291 (December 19, 2014). Dated: February 9, 2016. Michael Danis, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–02999 Filed 2–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0099] Agency Information Collection (Dependents’ Request for Change of Program or Place of Training) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits 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 Benefits Administration (VBA), 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 March 21, 2016. ADDRESSES: 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. 2900–0099’’ in any correspondence. 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– 0099.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Dependents’ Request for Change of Program or Place of Training. OMB Control Number: 2900–0099. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Feb 17, 2016 Jkt 238001 Abstract: Spouses, surviving spouses, and children who are eligible for Survivor’s and Dependent’s Educational Assistance (DEA) benefits under chapter 35, and children eligible for the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship (Fry Scholarship) under chapter 33, title 38, U.S. Code, complete VA Form 22–5495 to change their program of education or place of training. VA uses the information collected to determine if the new program is suitable to their abilities, aptitudes, and interest; and to verify the new place of training is approved for benefits. 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 at 80 FR 29723 on November 23, 2015. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 36,038 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 15 minutes. Frequency of Response: One-time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 144,333 respondents. By direction of the Secretary, Kathleen M. Manwell, Program Analyst, VA Privacy Service, Office of Privacy and Records Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2016–03287 Filed 2–17–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0741] Proposed Information Collection (Report of Subcontracts to Small and Veteran-Owned Business—VA0896a); Activity: Comment Request Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VA OSDBU, is announcing an 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 revision of a currently approved SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00186 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information to be collected by VA through the Form 0896A, which intends to gather information from prime contractors regarding their subcontracts with service-disabled Veteran-owned small businesses (SDVOSB) and Veteranowned small businesses (VOSB). This collection is in accordance with Public Law 109–461, Title V, Section 502(a)(1), codified at 38 U.S.C. 8127(a)(4). DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before April 18, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov or to Milagros Ortiz, OSDBU, (OOSB) or email to: milagros.ortiz@va.gov or phone at (202) 461–4279. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0741 (Report of Subcontracts to Small and VeteranOwned Business—VA0896a)’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Milagros Ortiz, (202) 461–4279 or milagros.ortiz@va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 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, OMB invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OMB’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OMB’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: Report of Subcontracts to Small and Veteran-Owned Business. OMB Control Number: 2900–0741. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Abstract: In accordance with Public Law 109–461, Title V, Section 502(a)(1), codified at 38 U.S.C. 8127(a)(4), the E:\FR\FM\18FEN1.SGM 18FEN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 32 (Thursday, February 18, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8357-8358]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-02999]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION


Notice of Open Public Hearing

AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.

ACTION: Notice of open public hearing--February 24, 2016, Washington, 
DC.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-
China Economic and Security Review Commission.
    Name: Dennis Shea, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to 
investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ``the national 
security implications of the economic relationship between the United 
States and the People's Republic of China.'' Pursuant to this mandate, 
the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on 
Wednesday, February 24, 2016, on ``China's Shifting Economic Realities 
and Implications for the United States.''
    Background: This is the second public hearing the Commission will 
hold during its 2016 report cycle to collect input from academic and 
industry experts concerning the national security implications of 
China's military modernization efforts for the United States. This 
hearing will seek to analyze recent macroeconomic trends in China's 
economy; assess the changing role of state capitalism and state-backed 
enterprises in China's economy and abroad; assess the extent of China's 
overcapacity problem in key sectors and impacts on U.S. and global 
markets; and evaluate potential changes to China's non-market economy 
status in the United States and Europe under World Trade Organization 
law. The hearing will be co-chaired by Commissioners Robin Cleveland 
and Michael Wessel. Any interested party may file a written statement 
by February 24, 2016, by mailing to the contact below. A portion of 
each panel will include a question and answer period between the 
Commissioners and the witnesses.
    Location, Date and Time: Room: TBD. Wednesday, February 24, 2016, 
start time is 8:30 a.m. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be 
posted to the Commission's Web site at www.uscc.gov. Also, please check 
our Web site for possible changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations 
are not required to attend the hearing.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public seeking 
further information concerning the hearing should contact Anthony 
DeMarino, 444 North Capitol Street NW., Suite 602, Washington, DC 
20001; phone: 202-624-1496, or via email at ademarino@uscc.gov. 
Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.

    Authority: Congress created the U.S.-China Economic and Security 
Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense

[[Page 8358]]

Authorization Act (Pub. L. 106-398), as amended by Division P of the 
Consolidated Appropriations Resolution, 2003 (Pub. L. 108-7), as 
amended by Public Law 109-108 (November 22, 2005), as amended by 
Public Law 113-291 (December 19, 2014).

    Dated: February 9, 2016.
Michael Danis,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-02999 Filed 2-17-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 1137-00-P