Requests for Applications; Practitioners Advisory Group, 30476-30477 [2018-13936]

Download as PDF 30476 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 125 / Thursday, June 28, 2018 / Notices 2. Flight sequence. 3. Staging events and the time for each event. 4. Impact locations. 5. Identification of the launch site facility, including the launch complex on the site, planned date of launch, and launch windows. 6. Launch vehicle description. • General description of the launch vehicle and its stages, including dimensions. • Description of major systems, including safety systems. • Description of rocket motors and type of fuel used. • Identification of all propellants to be used and their hazard classification under the Hazardous Materials 7. Payload. 8. Flight safety system. Respondents: 10 commercial space launch services providers. Frequency: Information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 100 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,000 hours. Issued in Washington, DC, on June 25, 2018. Robin Darden, Management Support Specialist, Performance, Policy, and Records Management Branch, ASP–110. [FR Doc. 2018–13933 Filed 6–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Fiscal Service Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Letters—Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B) 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. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Annual Letters— Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 27, 2018 to be assured of consideration. amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Jun 27, 2018 Jkt 244001 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: Annual Letters—Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer. OMB Number: 1530–0014. Abstract: The information is collected so that Treasury can make the appropriate determinations as to the renewal of the Certificates of Authority of currently certified companies and the renewal of companies currently recognized by Treasury as Admitted Reinsurers. Included in the package is the Annual Letter to Executive Officers of Surety Companies Reporting to the Treasury (A) and the Annual Letter to Executive Officers of Companies Recognized by the Treasury as Admitted Reinsurers of Surety Companies Doing Business with the United States Government (B). The Secretary of the Treasury has been given authority pursuant to 31 U.S.C., 9304–9308 to certify insurance companies wishing to write or reinsure federal surety bonds. The authority has been further codified at 31 CFR, part 223.9 which specifies guidelines applicable to companies seeking certification while part 223.12 specifies requirements applicable to companies seeking recognition as an Admitted Reinsurer. Current Actions: Extension of a currently approved collection. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 343. Estimated Time per Respondent: 18.75 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,431. 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: 1. 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; 2. the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; 3. ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 4. 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; ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and 5. estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: June 25, 2018. Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–13891 Filed 6–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AS–P UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION Requests for Applications; Practitioners Advisory Group United States Sentencing Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In view of upcoming vacancies in the voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory Group, the United States Sentencing Commission hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to one of the vacancies to apply. The voting memberships covered by this notice are the circuit memberships for the Third, Fifth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits. An applicant for voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory Group should apply by sending a letter of interest and resume to the Commission as indicated in the addresses section below. Application materials should be received by the Commission not later than August 31, 2018. DATES: Application materials for voting membership of the Practitioners Advisory Group should be received not later than August 31, 2018. ADDRESSES: An applicant for voting membership of the Practitioners 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christine Leonard, Director, Office of Legislative and Public Affairs, (202) 502–4500, pubaffairs@ussc.gov. More information about the Practitioners Advisory Group is available on the Commission’s website at www.ussc.gov/ advisory-groups. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Practitioners Advisory Group is a standing advisory group of the United States Sentencing Commission pursuant E:\FR\FM\28JNN1.SGM 28JNN1 amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 125 / Thursday, June 28, 2018 / Notices to 28 U.S.C. 995 and Rule 5.4 of the Commission’s Rules of Practice and Procedure. Under the charter for the advisory group, 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 defense attorneys, and to other professionals in the defense community, information regarding federal sentencing issues; and (4) to perform other related functions as the Commission requests. The advisory group consists of not more than 17 voting members, each of whom may serve not more than two consecutive three-year terms. 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 who (1) devotes a substantial portion of his or her professional work to advocating the interests of privatelyrepresented individuals, or of individuals represented by private practitioners through appointment under the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, within the federal criminal justice system; (2) has significant experience with federal sentencing or postconviction issues related to criminal sentences; and (3) is in good standing of the highest court of the jurisdiction or jurisdictions in which he or she is admitted to practice. Additionally, to be eligible to serve as a circuit member, the individual’s primary place of business or a substantial portion of his or her practice must be in the circuit concerned. Each voting member is appointed by the Commission. The Commission invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to a voting membership covered by this notice (i.e., the circuit memberships for the Third, Fifth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits) 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 5.4. William H. Pryor Jr., Acting Chair. [FR Doc. 2018–13936 Filed 6–27–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 2210–40–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Jun 27, 2018 Jkt 244001 UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION Proposed Priorities for Amendment Cycle United States Sentencing Commission. ACTION: Notice; Request for public comment. AGENCY: As part of its statutory authority and responsibility to analyze sentencing issues, including operation of the federal sentencing guidelines, and in accordance with Rule 5.2 of its Rules of Practice and Procedure, the United States Sentencing Commission is seeking comment on possible policy priorities for the amendment cycle ending May 1, 2019. DATES: Public comment should be received by the Commission on or before August 10, 2018. ADDRESSES: Comments should be sent 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—Priorities Comment. 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). The Commission provides this notice to identify tentative priorities for the amendment cycle ending May 1, 2019. Other factors, such as legislation requiring Commission action, may affect the Commission’s ability to complete work on any or all identified priorities by May 1, 2019. Accordingly, the Commission may continue work on any or all identified priorities after that date or may decide not to pursue one or more identified priorities. 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: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30477 extent it is relevant to any identified priority. The Commission has identified the following tentative priorities: (1) Continuation of its multiyear examination of the structure of the guidelines post-Booker and consideration of legislative recommendations or guideline amendments to simplify the guidelines, while promoting proportionality and reducing sentencing disparities, and to account appropriately for the defendant’s role, culpability, and relevant conduct. (2) A multiyear study of synthetic drug offenses committed by organizational defendants, including possible consideration of amendments to Chapter Eight (Sentencing Organizations) to address such offenses. (3) Continuation of its work with Congress and others to implement the recommendations of the Commission’s 2016 report to Congress, Career Offender Sentencing Enhancements, including its recommendations to revise the career offender directive at 28 U.S.C. 994(h) to focus on offenders who have committed at least one ‘‘crime of violence’’ and to adopt a uniform definition of ‘‘crime of violence’’ applicable to the guidelines and other recidivist statutory provisions. (4) Continuation of its work with Congress and others to implement the recommendations of the Commission’s 2011 report to Congress, Mandatory Minimum Penalties in the Federal Criminal Justice System—including its recommendations regarding the severity and scope of mandatory minimum penalties, consideration of expanding the ‘‘safety valve’’ at 18 U.S.C. 3553(f), and elimination of the mandatory ‘‘stacking’’ of penalties under 18 U.S.C. 924(c)—and preparation of a series of publications updating the data in the report. (5) Continuation of its comprehensive, multiyear study of recidivism, including the circumstances that correlate with increased or reduced recidivism. (6) Implementation of any legislation warranting Commission action. (7) Study of Chapter Four, Part A (Criminal History), focusing on (A) how the guidelines treat revocations under § 4A1.2(k) for violations of conditions of supervision for conduct that does not constitute a federal, state, or local offense punishable by a term of imprisonment; and (B) whether unwarranted sentencing disparities arise under the single sentence rule at § 4A1.2(a)(2) as a result of differences in state practices. (8) Resolution of circuit conflicts as warranted, pursuant to the E:\FR\FM\28JNN1.SGM 28JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 125 (Thursday, June 28, 2018)]
[Notices]
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UNITED STATES SENTENCING COMMISSION


Requests for Applications; Practitioners Advisory Group

AGENCY: United States Sentencing Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In view of upcoming vacancies in the voting membership of the 
Practitioners Advisory Group, the United States Sentencing Commission 
hereby invites any individual who is eligible to be appointed to one of 
the vacancies to apply. The voting memberships covered by this notice 
are the circuit memberships for the Third, Fifth, Tenth, and Eleventh 
Circuits. An applicant for voting membership of the Practitioners 
Advisory Group should apply by sending a letter of interest and resume 
to the Commission as indicated in the addresses section below. 
Application materials should be received by the Commission not later 
than August 31, 2018.

DATES: Application materials for voting membership of the Practitioners 
Advisory Group should be received not later than August 31, 2018.

ADDRESSES: An applicant for voting membership of the Practitioners 
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 [email protected]. 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, [email protected]. 
More information about the Practitioners Advisory Group is available on 
the Commission's website at www.ussc.gov/advisory-groups.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Practitioners Advisory Group is a 
standing advisory group of the United States Sentencing Commission 
pursuant

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to 28 U.S.C. 995 and Rule 5.4 of the Commission's Rules of Practice and 
Procedure. Under the charter for the advisory group, 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 
defense attorneys, and to other professionals in the defense community, 
information regarding federal sentencing issues; and (4) to perform 
other related functions as the Commission requests. The advisory group 
consists of not more than 17 voting members, each of whom may serve not 
more than two consecutive three-year terms. 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 who (1) devotes a substantial portion of his or her 
professional work to advocating the interests of privately-represented 
individuals, or of individuals represented by private practitioners 
through appointment under the Criminal Justice Act of 1964, within the 
federal criminal justice system; (2) has significant experience with 
federal sentencing or post-conviction issues related to criminal 
sentences; and (3) is in good standing of the highest court of the 
jurisdiction or jurisdictions in which he or she is admitted to 
practice. Additionally, to be eligible to serve as a circuit member, 
the individual's primary place of business or a substantial portion of 
his or her practice must be in the circuit concerned. Each voting 
member is appointed by the Commission.
    The Commission invites any individual who is eligible to be 
appointed to a voting membership covered by this notice (i.e., the 
circuit memberships for the Third, Fifth, Tenth, and Eleventh Circuits) 
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 5.4.

William H. Pryor Jr.,
Acting Chair.
[FR Doc. 2018-13936 Filed 6-27-18; 8:45 am]
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