Request for Applications; Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group, 39752-39753 [2016-14384]

Download as PDF sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 39752 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 117 / Friday, June 17, 2016 / Notices Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,679,320. OMB Control Number: 1545–1590. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Title: REG–251698–96 (TD 8869— Final) Subchapter S Subsidiaries. Abstract: These regulations relate to the treatment of corporate subsidiaries of S corporations and interpret the rules added to the Code by section 1308 of the Small Business Job Protection Act of 1996. Responses to this collections of information are required to determine the manner in which a corporate subsidiary of an S corporation will be treated. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,110. OMB Control Number: 1545–1694. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. 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Title: TD 9757; REG–127923–15 Guidance under Sec. 6035 Consistent Basis Reporting between Estate & Person Acquiring Property; Form 8971— Information Regarding Beneficiaries Acquiring Property from a Decedent. Form: Form 8971 and Schedule A. Abstract: The Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015 requires executors of an estate and other persons who are required to file Form 706, Form 706–NA, or Form 706–A to report the final estate tax value of property distributed or to be distributed from the estate, if the estate tax return is filed after July 2015. Form 8971, along with a copy of every Schedule A, is used to report values to the IRS. TD 9757 contains temporary regulations that provide transition rules providing that executors and other persons required to file or furnish a statement under section 6035(a)(1) or (a)(2) before March 31, 2016, need not do so until March 31. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 53,100. Brenda Simms, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–14398 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION Request for Applications; Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group United States Sentencing Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission has decided to establish a Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group as a standing advisory group pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 995 and Rule 5.4 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. Having adopted SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00129 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a formal charter for the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group, the Commission is constituting the initial voting membership of the advisory group under that charter. Under the charter, the advisory group will consist of not more than 17 voting members. Of those 17 voting members, one shall be Chair, one shall be Vice Chair, 12 shall be circuit members (one for each federal judicial circuit other than the Federal Circuit), and three shall be at-large members. As indicated in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below, to be eligible to serve as a voting member, an individual must be an attorney (1) from a federal public defender organization or community defender organization; (2) with significant experience with federal sentencing or post convictions issues related to criminal sentences; and (3) in good standing of the highest court of the jurisdiction or jurisdictions in which he or she is admitted to practice. All voting members are selected and appointed by the Commission. Circuit members must be from a federal public defender organization or federal community defender organization located within the circuit they are appointed to represent. The Commission hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to the initial voting membership of the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group to apply. Application materials should be received by the Commission not later than August 8, 2016. An applicant for voting membership of the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group should apply by sending a letter of interest and resume to the Commission as indicated in the ADDRESSES section below. DATES: Application materials for the initial voting membership of the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group should be received not later than August 8, 2016. ADDRESSES: An applicant for voting membership of the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group should apply by sending a letter of interest and resume to the Commission by electronic mail or regular mail. The email address is pubaffairs@ussc.gov. The regular mail address is United States Sentencing Commission, One Columbus Circle NE., Suite 2–500, South Lobby, Washington, DC 20002–8002, Attention: Public Affairs. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Leonard, Director, Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, (202) 502–4500, pubaffairs@ussc.gov. More information about the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group (including E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 117 / Friday, June 17, 2016 / Notices the advisory group charter) is available on the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.ussc.gov/about/who-we-are/ advisory-groups. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Sentencing Commission is an independent agency in the judicial branch of the United States Government. The Commission promulgates sentencing guidelines and policy statements for federal sentencing courts pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 994(a). The Commission also periodically reviews and revises previously promulgated guidelines pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 994(o) and submits guideline amendments to the Congress not later than the first day of May each year pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 994(p). Under 28 U.S.C. 995 and Rule 5.4 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure, the Commission may create standing or ad hoc advisory groups to facilitate formal and informal input to the Commission. Upon creating an advisory group, the Commission may prescribe the policies regarding the purpose, membership, and operation of the group as the Commission deems necessary or appropriate. The Commission recently adopted a formal charter for the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group. Under the charter, the purpose of the advisory group is: (1) To assist the Commission in carrying out its statutory responsibilities under 28 U.S.C. 994(o); (2) to provide to the Commission its views on the Commission’s activities and work, including proposed priorities and amendments; (3) to disseminate to federal defenders, and to other professionals in public defender and community defender organizations, information regarding federal sentencing issues; and (4) to perform other related functions as the Commission requests. The Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group shall consist of no more than 17 voting members. Of those 17 voting members, one shall be Chair, one shall be Vice Chair, 12 shall be circuit members (one for each federal judicial circuit other than the Federal Circuit), and three shall be at-large members. To be eligible to serve as a voting member, an individual must be an attorney (1) from a federal public defender organization or community defender organization; (2) with significant experience with federal sentencing or post convictions issues related to VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:48 Jun 16, 2016 Jkt 238001 criminal sentences; and (3) in good standing of the highest court of the jurisdiction or jurisdictions in which he or she is admitted to practice. All voting members are appointed by the Commission. Circuit members shall be selected from the circuit in which their respective federal public defender organizations or community defender organizations are located. All voting members of the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group shall serve not more than two consecutive three-year terms. However, the terms of the initial voting membership shall be staggered so that— (1) the initial Chair shall serve a term of three years; (2) the initial Vice Chair shall serve a term of two years; (3) of the initial circuit members, 4 shall serve a term of three years, 4 two years, and 4 one year; and (4) of the initial at-large members, 1 shall serve a term of three years, 1 two years, and 1 one year. The Commission invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to the initial voting membership of the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group to apply by sending a letter of interest and a resume to the Commission as indicated in the ADDRESSES section above. Authority: 28 U.S.C. 994(a), (o), (p), § 995; USSC Rules of Practice and Procedure 5.2, 5.4. Patti B. Saris, Chair. [FR Doc. 2016–14384 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–40–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., App. 2, that the Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War (FPOW) will meet on August 16–18, 2016 at 425 I Street NW., 4th Floor, Room 4E.400, Washington, DC. The meetings will be held from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on August 16–17 and 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on August 18. All sessions are open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of VA on the PO 00000 Frm 00130 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 39753 administration of benefits under Title 38, United States Code, for Veterans who are former prisoners of war, and to make recommendations on the needs of such Veterans for compensation, health care, and rehabilitation. On Tuesday, August 16, the Committee will meet in open session and will hear from its Chairman and the Secretary of VA. In addition, the VA Office of General Counsel will provide annual ethics training. On Wednesday, August 17, the Committee will host an open public forum and will receive briefings by representatives of Veterans Benefits Administration and Veterans Health Administration. On Thursday, August 18, the Committee will assemble in open session from 9:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. From 10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., the Committee will convene a closed session in order to protect patient privacy as the Committee tours the VA Central Office. The Committee will reconvene at 10:30 a.m. to draft the beginning of their 2016 recommendations and decide the location of their next meeting. Former Prisoners of War who wish to speak at the public forum are invited to submit a 1–2 page summary of their comments at the end of the meeting for inclusion in the official meeting record. Members of the public may also submit written statements for the Committee’s review to Mr. Eric Robinson, Designated Federal Officer, Advisory Committee on Former Prisoners of War (and Program Analyst Compensation Service), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., (212), Washington, DC 20420, or via email at eric.robinson3@va.gov. Any member of the public seeking additional information should contact Mr. Robinson via email or call (202) 443– 6016. Because the meeting will be held in a Government building, anyone attending must be prepared to show a valid photo ID. Please allow 15 minutes before the meeting begins for this process. Any member of the public wishing to attend the meeting or seeking additional information should contact Mr. Robinson. Dated: June 14, 2016. Jelessa Burney, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–14369 Filed 6–16–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION


Request for Applications; Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group

AGENCY: United States Sentencing Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission has decided to establish a Federal Public 
Defenders Advisory Group as a standing advisory group pursuant to 28 
U.S.C. 995 and Rule 5.4 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure. Having adopted a formal charter for the Federal Public 
Defenders Advisory Group, the Commission is constituting the initial 
voting membership of the advisory group under that charter. Under the 
charter, the advisory group will consist of not more than 17 voting 
members. Of those 17 voting members, one shall be Chair, one shall be 
Vice Chair, 12 shall be circuit members (one for each federal judicial 
circuit other than the Federal Circuit), and three shall be at-large 
members. As indicated in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below, 
to be eligible to serve as a voting member, an individual must be an 
attorney (1) from a federal public defender organization or community 
defender organization; (2) with significant experience with federal 
sentencing or post convictions issues related to criminal sentences; 
and (3) in good standing of the highest court of the jurisdiction or 
jurisdictions in which he or she is admitted to practice. All voting 
members are selected and appointed by the Commission. Circuit members 
must be from a federal public defender organization or federal 
community defender organization located within the circuit they are 
appointed to represent. The Commission hereby invites any individual 
who is eligible to be appointed to the initial voting membership of the 
Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group to apply. Application materials 
should be received by the Commission not later than August 8, 2016. An 
applicant for voting membership of the Federal Public Defenders 
Advisory Group should apply by sending a letter of interest and resume 
to the Commission as indicated in the ADDRESSES section below.

DATES: Application materials for the initial voting membership of the 
Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group should be received not later 
than August 8, 2016.

ADDRESSES: An applicant for voting membership of the Federal Public 
Defenders Advisory Group should apply by sending a letter of interest 
and resume to the Commission by electronic mail or regular mail. The 
email address is pubaffairs@ussc.gov. The regular mail address is 
United States Sentencing Commission, One Columbus Circle NE., Suite 2-
500, South Lobby, Washington, DC 20002-8002, Attention: Public Affairs.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Leonard, Director, Office of 
Legislative and Public Affairs, (202) 502-4500, pubaffairs@ussc.gov. 
More information about the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group 
(including

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the advisory group charter) is available on the Commission's Web site 
at http://www.ussc.gov/about/who-we-are/advisory-groups.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Sentencing Commission is 
an independent agency in the judicial branch of the United States 
Government. The Commission promulgates sentencing guidelines and policy 
statements for federal sentencing courts pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 994(a). 
The Commission also periodically reviews and revises previously 
promulgated guidelines pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 994(o) and submits 
guideline amendments to the Congress not later than the first day of 
May each year pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 994(p). Under 28 U.S.C. 995 and 
Rule 5.4 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and Procedure, the 
Commission may create standing or ad hoc advisory groups to facilitate 
formal and informal input to the Commission. Upon creating an advisory 
group, the Commission may prescribe the policies regarding the purpose, 
membership, and operation of the group as the Commission deems 
necessary or appropriate.
    The Commission recently adopted a formal charter for the Federal 
Public Defenders Advisory Group. Under the charter, the purpose of the 
advisory group is:
    (1) To assist the Commission in carrying out its statutory 
responsibilities under 28 U.S.C. 994(o);
    (2) to provide to the Commission its views on the Commission's 
activities and work, including proposed priorities and amendments;
    (3) to disseminate to federal defenders, and to other professionals 
in public defender and community defender organizations, information 
regarding federal sentencing issues; and
    (4) to perform other related functions as the Commission requests.
    The Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group shall consist of no 
more than 17 voting members. Of those 17 voting members, one shall be 
Chair, one shall be Vice Chair, 12 shall be circuit members (one for 
each federal judicial circuit other than the Federal Circuit), and 
three shall be at-large members. To be eligible to serve as a voting 
member, an individual must be an attorney (1) from a federal public 
defender organization or community defender organization; (2) with 
significant experience with federal sentencing or post convictions 
issues related to criminal sentences; and (3) in good standing of the 
highest court of the jurisdiction or jurisdictions in which he or she 
is admitted to practice. All voting members are appointed by the 
Commission. Circuit members shall be selected from the circuit in which 
their respective federal public defender organizations or community 
defender organizations are located.
    All voting members of the Federal Public Defenders Advisory Group 
shall serve not more than two consecutive three-year terms. However, 
the terms of the initial voting membership shall be staggered so that--
    (1) the initial Chair shall serve a term of three years;
    (2) the initial Vice Chair shall serve a term of two years;
    (3) of the initial circuit members, 4 shall serve a term of three 
years, 4 two years, and 4 one year; and
    (4) of the initial at-large members, 1 shall serve a term of three 
years, 1 two years, and 1 one year.
    The Commission invites any individual who is eligible to be 
appointed to the initial voting membership of the Federal Public 
Defenders Advisory Group to apply by sending a letter of interest and a 
resume to the Commission as indicated in the ADDRESSES section above.

    Authority: 28 U.S.C. 994(a), (o), (p), Sec.  995; USSC Rules of 
Practice and Procedure 5.2, 5.4.

Patti B. Saris,
Chair.
[FR Doc. 2016-14384 Filed 6-16-16; 8:45 am]
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