Request for Applications; Tribal Issues Advisory Group, 58003-58004 [2016-20247]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 164 / Wednesday, August 24, 2016 / Notices section 5318A of title 31, United States Code can be found in part at 31 CFR 1010.653. In general, the regulations require financial institutions, as defined at 31 U.S.C. 5312(a)(2) and 31 CFR 1010.100 to establish, document, and maintain programs as an aid in protecting and securing the U.S. financial system. Title: Imposition of Special Measure against Commercial Bank of Syria, Including its Subsidiary Syrian Lebanese Commercial Bank, as a Financial Institution of Primary Money Laundering Concern. Office of Management and Budget Control Number: 1506–0036. Abstract: FinCEN is issuing this notice to renew the imposition of a special measure against the Commercial Bank of Syria, including its subsidiary Syrian Lebanese Commercial Bank, as a financial institution of primary money laundering concern, pursuant to the authority contained in 31 U.S.C. 5318A. Current Action: Renewal without change to existing regulations. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit institutions. Burden: Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 5,000. Estimated Number of Hours: 5,000. (Estimated at one hour per respondent). An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’). Records required to be retained under the BSA must be retained for five years. Generally, information collected pursuant to the BSA is confidential but may be shared as provided by law with regulatory and law enforcement authorities. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (‘‘USA PATRIOT’’) Act of 2001, Public Law 107– 56. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:16 Aug 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected: (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: August 19, 2016. Jamal El-Hindi, Acting Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. [FR Doc. 2016–20240 Filed 8–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–02–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Fiscal Service Proposed Collection Of Information: CMIA Annual Report and Direct Cost Claims Notice and request for comments. ACTION: 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 Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the CMIA Annual Report and Direct Cost Claims. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 24, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments and requests for additional information to Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Bruce A. Sharp, 200 Third Street A4–A, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, or bruce.sharp@fiscal.treasury.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: CMIA Annual Report and Direct Cost Claims. OMB Number: 1530–0066. Transfer of OMB Control Number: The Financial Management Service (FMS) and the Bureau of the Public Debt (BPD) have consolidated to become the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service). Information collection requests previously held separately by BPD and FMS will now be identified by a 1530 prefix, designating Fiscal Service. Form Number: None. Abstract: States and Territories must report interest owed to and from the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00127 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58003 Federal government for major Federal assistance programs on an annual basis. The data is used by Treasury and other Federal agencies to verify State and Federal interest claims, to assess State and Federal cash management practices and to exchange amounts of interest owed. Current Actions: Extension of a currently approved collection. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 56. Estimated Time per Respondent: Average 393.5 hours per state. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22,036. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: August 18, 2016. Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–20147 Filed 8–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AS–P UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION Request for Applications; Tribal Issues Advisory Group United States Sentencing Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commission has decided to establish a Tribal Issues 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 Tribal Issues Advisory Group, the Commission is constituting SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES 58004 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 164 / Wednesday, August 24, 2016 / Notices the initial membership of the advisory group under that charter. Under the charter, the advisory group will consist of no more than 9 members. Of those 9 members, not more than 1 shall be a Federal judge; 2 shall be from the Executive Branch (one from the United States Department of Justice and one from the United States Department of the Interior); 1 shall be from a federal public defender organization or community defender organization; 1 shall be a tribal court judge; and not more than 4 shall be at-large members. To be eligible to serve as a member, an individual must have expertise, knowledge, and/or experience in the issues considered by the Tribal Issues Advisory Group. The Commission hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to the Federal judge membership, the tribal court judge membership, or the at-large membership of the Tribal Issues Advisory Group to apply. Application materials should be received by the Commission not later than October 24, 2016. An applicant for membership in the Tribal Issues 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 Federal judge, tribal court judge, and atlarge memberships of the Tribal Issues Advisory Group should be received not later than October 24, 2016. ADDRESSES: An applicant for the memberships of the Tribal Issues Advisory Group covered by this notice 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 Tribal Issues Advisory Group (including 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:16 Aug 23, 2016 Jkt 238001 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 Tribal Issues 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 federal sentencing issues relating to American Indian and Alaska Native defendants and victims, and to offenses committed in Indian country; (3) to engage in meaningful consultation and outreach with tribes, tribal governments, and tribal organizations regarding federal sentencing issues that have tribal implications; (4) to disseminate information regarding federal sentencing issues to tribes, tribal governments, and tribal organizations; and (5) to perform any other related functions as the Commission requests. The Tribal Issues Advisory Group shall consist of no more than 9 members. Of those 9 members, not more than 1 shall be a Federal judge; 2 shall be from the Executive Branch (one from the United States Department of Justice and one from the United States Department of the Interior); 1 shall be from a federal public defender organization or community defender organization; 1 shall be a tribal court judge; and not more than 4 shall be atlarge members. All members are appointed by the Commission and shall have expertise, knowledge, and/or experience in the issues considered by the Tribal Issues Advisory Group. The Commission intends that the at-large membership shall include individuals with membership in or experience with tribes, tribal governments, and tribal organizations, appointed in a manner that ensures representation among tribal communities diverse in size, geographic location, and other unique characteristics. All members of the Tribal Issues Advisory Group shall serve not more than two consecutive three-year terms. PO 00000 Frm 00128 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 However, the terms of the initial membership shall be staggered so that 3 members serve a term of three years, 3 members serve a term of two years, and 3 members serve a term of one year. The Commission invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to the Federal judge membership, the tribal court judge membership, or the at-large membership of the Tribal Issues 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. 2016–20247 Filed 8–23–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–40–P UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION Final Priorities for Amendment Cycle United States Sentencing Commission. ACTION: Notice of final priorities. AGENCY: In June 2016, the Commission published a notice of possible policy priorities for the amendment cycle ending May 1, 2017. See 81 FR 37241 (June 9, 2016). After reviewing public comment received pursuant to the notice of proposed priorities, the Commission has identified its policy priorities for the upcoming amendment cycle and hereby gives notice of these policy priorities. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Leonard, Director, Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, (202) 502–4500, pubaffairs@ussc.gov. 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). Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 994(g), the Commission intends to consider the issue of reducing costs of incarceration and overcapacity of prisons, to the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1

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UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION


Request for Applications; Tribal Issues Advisory Group

AGENCY: United States Sentencing Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commission has decided to establish a Tribal Issues 
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 Tribal Issues Advisory Group, 
the Commission is constituting

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the initial membership of the advisory group under that charter. Under 
the charter, the advisory group will consist of no more than 9 members. 
Of those 9 members, not more than 1 shall be a Federal judge; 2 shall 
be from the Executive Branch (one from the United States Department of 
Justice and one from the United States Department of the Interior); 1 
shall be from a federal public defender organization or community 
defender organization; 1 shall be a tribal court judge; and not more 
than 4 shall be at-large members. To be eligible to serve as a member, 
an individual must have expertise, knowledge, and/or experience in the 
issues considered by the Tribal Issues Advisory Group. The Commission 
hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to the 
Federal judge membership, the tribal court judge membership, or the at-
large membership of the Tribal Issues Advisory Group to apply. 
Application materials should be received by the Commission not later 
than October 24, 2016. An applicant for membership in the Tribal Issues 
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 Federal judge, tribal court judge, 
and at-large memberships of the Tribal Issues Advisory Group should be 
received not later than October 24, 2016.

ADDRESSES: An applicant for the memberships of the Tribal Issues 
Advisory Group covered by this notice 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 Tribal Issues Advisory Group (including 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 Tribal 
Issues 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 federal sentencing 
issues relating to American Indian and Alaska Native defendants and 
victims, and to offenses committed in Indian country;
    (3) to engage in meaningful consultation and outreach with tribes, 
tribal governments, and tribal organizations regarding federal 
sentencing issues that have tribal implications;
    (4) to disseminate information regarding federal sentencing issues 
to tribes, tribal governments, and tribal organizations; and
    (5) to perform any other related functions as the Commission 
requests.
    The Tribal Issues Advisory Group shall consist of no more than 9 
members. Of those 9 members, not more than 1 shall be a Federal judge; 
2 shall be from the Executive Branch (one from the United States 
Department of Justice and one from the United States Department of the 
Interior); 1 shall be from a federal public defender organization or 
community defender organization; 1 shall be a tribal court judge; and 
not more than 4 shall be at-large members. All members are appointed by 
the Commission and shall have expertise, knowledge, and/or experience 
in the issues considered by the Tribal Issues Advisory Group. The 
Commission intends that the at-large membership shall include 
individuals with membership in or experience with tribes, tribal 
governments, and tribal organizations, appointed in a manner that 
ensures representation among tribal communities diverse in size, 
geographic location, and other unique characteristics.
    All members of the Tribal Issues Advisory Group shall serve not 
more than two consecutive three-year terms. However, the terms of the 
initial membership shall be staggered so that 3 members serve a term of 
three years, 3 members serve a term of two years, and 3 members serve a 
term of one year.
    The Commission invites any individual who is eligible to be 
appointed to the Federal judge membership, the tribal court judge 
membership, or the at-large membership of the Tribal Issues 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. 2016-20247 Filed 8-23-16; 8:45 am]
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