Notice of Open Public Hearing, 23602-23603 [2020-09002]

Download as PDF 23602 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 82 / Tuesday, April 28, 2020 / Notices Professional Responsibility, will be conducted. In addition, all applicants deemed ‘‘Best Qualified’’ shall undergo a Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprint check. DATES: Written nominations must be received on or before June 12, 2020. ADDRESSES: Nominations should be submitted to: IRS National Public Liaison, ATTN: Anna Brown, via email to publicliaison@irs.gov or electronic fax to 855–811–8021. More information, including the application form, is available on the IRS website at https:// www.irs.gov/tax-professionals/openseason-for-membership-in-the-internalrevenue-service-advisory-councilirsac-1. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anna Brown at 202–317–6564 (not a toll-free number) or send an email to publicliaison@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The IRSAC is authorized under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463. The first Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue—or the Commissioner’s Advisory Group (‘‘CAG’’)—was established in 1953 as a ‘‘national policy and/or issue advisory committee.’’ Renamed in 1998, the Internal Revenue Service Advisory Council (IRSAC) reflects the agencywide scope of its focus as an advisory body to the entire agency. All applicants will be sent an acknowledgment of receipt. Equal opportunity practices will be followed for all appointments to the IRSAC in accordance with the Department of Treasury and IRS policies. The IRS has special interest in assuring that women and men, members of all races and national origins, and individuals with disabilities have an opportunity to serve on advisory committees. Therefore, the IRS encourages nominations from such appropriately qualified candidates. Dated: April 22, 2020. John A. Lipold, Designated Federal Official, IRSAC. [FR Doc. 2020–08919 Filed 4–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 6524 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:43 Apr 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Chief Counsel Application—Honors/ Summer. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before June 29, 2020 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Kinna Brewington, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, at (202)317–5753, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Chief Counsel Application— Honors/Summer. OMB Number: 1545–0796. Form Number: 6524. Abstract: Form 6524 is used as a screening device to evaluate an applicant’s qualifications for employment as an attorney with the Office of Chief Counsel. It provides data deemed critical for evaluating an applicant’s qualifications such as Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score, bar admission status, type of work preference, law school, and class standing. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the form at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 18 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. 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. Approved: April 22, 2020. Martha Brinson, Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2020–08984 Filed 4–27–20; 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. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing 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 virtual public hearing in Washington, DC on May 7, 2020 on ‘‘China’s Evolving Healthcare Ecosystem: Challenges and Opportunities.’’ DATES: The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: This hearing will be held online, with panelists and Commissioners participating via videoconference. Members of the public will be able to view a live webcast via the Commission’s website at www.uscc.gov. Please check the Commission’s website for possible SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28APN1.SGM 28APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 82 / Tuesday, April 28, 2020 / Notices changes to the hearing schedule. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. Any member of the public seeking further information concerning the hearing should contact Jameson Cunningham, 444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 602, Washington, DC 20001; telephone: 202– 624–1496, or via email at jcunningham@ uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. ADA Accessibility: For questions about the accessibility of the event or to request an accommodation, please contact Jameson Cunningham at 202– 624–1496, or via email at jcunningham@ uscc.gov. Requests for an accommodation should be made as soon as possible, and at least five business days prior to the event. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: This hearing will examine new developments in China’s healthcare system, the challenges these pose to continued U.S. leadership in the medical sciences, as well as the opportunities they potentially create for U.S. researchers and companies. The first panel reviews China’s domestic healthcare infrastructure, Beijing’s ambitions for digital healthcare technologies, and China’s public health emergency preparedness both before and after the emergence of the COVID– 19 pandemic. The second panel will investigate linkages between the United States and Chinese healthcare ecosystems, with a particular emphasis on market access and data sharing, technological competition, and the benefits and risks of research cooperation. The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman Robin Cleveland and Commissioner Thea Lee. Any interested party may file a written statement by May 7, 2020 by transmitting to the contact above. A portion of the hearing will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. 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 18:43 Apr 27, 2020 Jkt 250001 Dated: April 23, 2020. Daniel W. Peck, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–09002 Filed 4–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–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. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing 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 virtual public hearing in Washington, DC on May 8, 2020 on ‘‘China’s Strategic Aims in Africa.’’ SUMMARY: The hearing is scheduled for Friday, May 8, 2020, at 9:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: This hearing will be held online, with panelists and Commissioners participating via videoconference. Members of the public will be able to view a live webcast via the Commission’s website at www.uscc.gov. Please check the Commission’s website 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 Jameson Cunningham, 444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 602, Washington, DC 20001; telephone: 202– 624–1496, or via email at jcunningham@ uscc.gov. Reservations are not required to attend the hearing. ADA Accessibility: For questions about the accessibility of the event or to request an accommodation, please contact Jameson Cunningham at 202– 624–1496, or via email at jcunningham@ uscc.gov. Requests for an accommodation should be made as soon as possible, and at least five business days prior to the event. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: This hearing will focus on China’s activity and engagement with Africa and the implications of this on the United States. The first panel DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23603 will assess Beijing’s strategy towards Africa and its political influence on the continent, as well as analyze the implications of Chinese surveillance technology on the continent. The second panel will then examine China’s economic engagement in Africa, including its desire for key commodities and investment in critical infrastructure, as well as China’s growing role in Africa’s digital economy. The third panel will look at Beijing’s security presence on the continent, analyzing how China’s military and security relationships in Africa further its geopolitical goals on the continent, Beijing’s desire to become a preferred partner to African militaries, and China’s efforts to use its security presence to protect its economic investments on the continent. The hearing will be co-chaired by Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Andreas Borgeas. Any interested party may file a written statement by May 8, 2020 by transmitting to the contact above. A portion of the hearing will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. 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). Dated: April 23, 2020. Daniel W. Peck, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–09001 Filed 4–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0648] Agency Information Collection Activity: Foreign Medical Program (FMP) Registration Form and Claim Cover Sheet Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 82 (Tuesday, April 28, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23602-23603]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-09002]


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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.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing 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 virtual public hearing in Washington, DC on May 7, 2020 on ``China's 
Evolving Healthcare Ecosystem: Challenges and Opportunities.''

DATES: The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, May 7, 2020, at 9:30 a.m.

ADDRESSES: This hearing will be held online, with panelists and 
Commissioners participating via videoconference. Members of the public 
will be able to view a live webcast via the Commission's website at 
www.uscc.gov. Please check the Commission's website for possible

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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 Jameson 
Cunningham, 444 North Capitol Street NW, Suite 602, Washington, DC 
20001; telephone: 202-624-1496, or via email at [email protected]. 
Reservations are not required to attend the hearing.
    ADA Accessibility: For questions about the accessibility of the 
event or to request an accommodation, please contact Jameson Cunningham 
at 202-624-1496, or via email at [email protected]. Requests for an 
accommodation should be made as soon as possible, and at least five 
business days prior to the event.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Background: This hearing will examine new developments in China's 
healthcare system, the challenges these pose to continued U.S. 
leadership in the medical sciences, as well as the opportunities they 
potentially create for U.S. researchers and companies. The first panel 
reviews China's domestic healthcare infrastructure, Beijing's ambitions 
for digital healthcare technologies, and China's public health 
emergency preparedness both before and after the emergence of the 
COVID-19 pandemic. The second panel will investigate linkages between 
the United States and Chinese healthcare ecosystems, with a particular 
emphasis on market access and data sharing, technological competition, 
and the benefits and risks of research cooperation.
    The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman Robin Cleveland and 
Commissioner Thea Lee. Any interested party may file a written 
statement by May 7, 2020 by transmitting to the contact above. A 
portion of the hearing will include a question and answer period 
between the Commissioners and the witnesses.
    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).

    Dated: April 23, 2020.
Daniel W. Peck,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-09002 Filed 4-27-20; 8:45 am]
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