Notice of Open Public Hearing, 10369-10370 [2016-04339]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 39 / Monday, February 29, 2016 / Notices Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Title: Excise Tax on Structured Settlement Factoring Transactions. Abstract: Form 8876 is used to report and pay the 40% excise tax imposed Under section 5891 on the factoring discount of a structured settlement factoring transaction. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 560. OMB Number: 1545–1974. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Title: Schedule C (Form 1040), Profit or Loss From Business. Abstract: Schedule C (Form 1040) is used by individuals to report their business income, loss and expenses. The data is used to verify that the items reported on the form is correct and also for general statistical use. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 72,201,704. OMB Number: 1545–2001. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Title: Rev. Proc. 2006–16, Renewal Community Depreciation Provisions. Abstract: This revenue procedure provides the time and manner for states to make retroactive allocations of commercial revitalization expenditure amounts to certain buildings placed is service in the expanded area of renewal community pursuant to Sec. 1400E(g) of the Internal Revenue Code. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 150. OMB Number: 1545–2007. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Title: Employer’s Annual Employment Tax Return. Abstract: Form 944, Employer’s Annual Federal Tax Return, is designed so the smallest employers (those whose annual liability for social security, Medicare, and withheld federal income taxes is $1,000 or less) will file and pay these taxes only once a year instead of every quarter. Form 944 is also provided in Spanish, Form 944(SP). Employers who discover they under or over withheld income taxes from wages or social security or Medicare tax in a prior year use Form 944–X to report those taxes and either make a payment, claim a refund, or request an abatement. Form 944–X is also available in Spanish, Form 944–X(SP). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,191,570. OMB Number: 1545–2010. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Title: Employer’s Annual Federal Tax Return (American Samoa, Guam, the VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Feb 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands). Abstract: Form 944–SS and Form 944–PR are designed so the smallest employers (those whose annual liability for social security and Medicare taxes is $1,000 or less) will have to file and pay these taxes only once a year instead of every quarter. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 191,200. OMB Number: 1545–2011. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Title: Certification of Intent to Adopt a Pre-approved Plan. Abstract: Use Form 8905 to treat an employer’s plan as a pre-approved plan and therefore eligible for the six-year remedial amendment cycle of Part IV of Revenue Procedure 2005–66, 2005–37 I.R.B. 509. This form is filed with other document(s). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 82,360. OMB Number: 1545–2123. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Title: Notice 2009–85, Guidance for Expatriates and Recipients of Foreign Source Gifts and Bequests Under Sections 877A, 2801, and 6039G. Abstract: Section 301 of the Heroes Earnings Assistance and Relief Tax Act of 2008 (the ‘‘Act’’) enacted new sections 877A and 2801 of the Internal Revenue Code (‘‘Code’’), amended sections 6039G and 7701(a), made conforming amendments to sections 877(e) and 7701(b), and repealed section 7701(n). 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PO 00000 Frm 00165 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10369 Title: Notice 2012–48—Tribal Economic Development Bonds. Abstract: This Notice solicits applications for the reallocation of available amounts of national bond issuance authority limitation for tribal economic development bonds (‘‘Tribal Economic Development Bonds’’) that were previously allocated to eligible issuers by the Internal Revenue Service (‘‘IRS’’) and that have not been used. This Notice also provides related guidance on: (1) The application requirements and forms for requests for volume cap allocations, and (2) the method that the IRS and the Department of the Treasury will use to allocate the volume cap. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Governments. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,001. OMB Number: 1545–2260. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Title: Suspension of Benefits Under the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014; Administration of Multiemployer Plan Participant Vote. Abstract: Respondents are sponsors of collectively bargained retirement trusts in significant financial distress. The MPRA allows a respondent to apply to Treasury for approval to suspend benefit payments. If an application is approved, Treasury must then administer a vote by participants on whether to accept or reject the suspension. The regulation provides detailed voting procedures. The information collection is necessary to establish the voting process. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 14,000. Brenda Simms, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–04340 Filed 2–26–16; 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. ACTION: Notice of open public hearing— March 10, 2016, Washington, DC. AGENCY: 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1 10370 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 39 / Monday, February 29, 2016 / Notices 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 Thursday, March 10, 2016, on ‘‘China-South Asia Relations.’’ Background: This is the third 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. The hearing will explore the economic, geopolitical, and security elements of China’s South Asia strategy, and examine in detail China’s relations with India and Pakistan in particular. In addition, the hearing will assess how China’s evolving engagement in the region impacts U.S. interests. The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman Dennis Shea and Commissioner Katherine Tobin, Ph.D. Any interested party may file a written statement by March 10, 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. Thursday, March 10, 2016, start time is 9:00 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. [FR Doc. 2016–04339 Filed 2–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting Authority: Congress created the U.S.China Economic and Security Review Commission in 2000 in the National Defense 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). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:23 Feb 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that the Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee will meet on April 12, 2016, at the U.S. Access Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004. The meeting will convene at 9:00 a.m. and adjourn at 5:00 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice and make recommendations to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on using genetic information to optimize medical care for Veterans and to enhance development of tests and treatments for diseases particularly relevant to Veterans. The Committee will receive program updates and continue to provide insight into optimal ways for VA to incorporate genomic information into its health care program while applying appropriate ethical oversight and protecting the privacy of Veterans. The meeting focus will be on interagency collaborations, development of IT and informatics infrastructure, quality control of genomic data, and data access for the Million Veteran Program. The Committee will also receive an update from the Clinical Genomics Service. Public comments will be received at 3:30 p.m. and are limited to 5 minutes each. Individuals who speak are invited to submit a 1–2 page summary of their comments for inclusion in the official meeting record to Dr. Sumitra Muralidhar, Designated Federal Officer, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or by email at sumitra.muralidhar@va.gov. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Dr. Muralidhar at (202) 443–5679. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee will be held on April 19–20, 2016, in Room 730 at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC. On April 29, the session will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. On April 20, the session will begin at 8 a.m. and end at 12 noon. This meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of VA and the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology. The Committee assesses the capability of VA health care facilities and programs to meet the medical, psychological, and social needs of older Veterans and evaluates VA programs designated as Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. The meeting will feature presentations and discussions on VA’s geriatrics and extended care programs, aging research activities, updates on VA’s employee staff working in the area of geriatrics (to include training, recruitment and retention approaches), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) strategic planning activities in geriatrics and extended care, recent VHA efforts regarding dementia and program advances in palliative care, and performance and oversight of VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Interested parties should provide written comments for review by the Committee to Mrs. Marcia Holt-Delaney, Program Analyst, Geriatrics and Extended Care Services (10P4G), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or via email at Marcia.Holt-Delaney@va.gov. Individuals who wish to attend the meeting should contact Mrs. HoltDelaney at (202) 461–6769. By Direction of the Secretary: Rebecca Schiller, Advisory Committee Management Officer. Dated: February 24, 2016. Rebecca Schiller, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–04283 Filed 2–26–16; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2016–04333 Filed 2–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Date: February 24, 2016 Michael Danis, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Genomic Medicine Program Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting PO 00000 Frm 00166 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\29FEN1.SGM 29FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 39 (Monday, February 29, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 10369-10370]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-04339]


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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--March 10, 2016, Washington, DC.

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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

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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 Thursday, March 10, 2016, on ``China-South 
Asia Relations.''
    Background: This is the third 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. The 
hearing will explore the economic, geopolitical, and security elements 
of China's South Asia strategy, and examine in detail China's relations 
with India and Pakistan in particular. In addition, the hearing will 
assess how China's evolving engagement in the region impacts U.S. 
interests. The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman Dennis Shea and 
Commissioner Katherine Tobin, Ph.D. Any interested party may file a 
written statement by March 10, 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. Thursday, March 10, 2016, start 
time is 9:00 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 
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).

    Date: February 24, 2016
Michael Danis,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-04339 Filed 2-26-16; 8:45 am]
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