Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications, 31852-31853 [2020-11271]

Download as PDF 31852 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 102 / Wednesday, May 27, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Multiple Internal Revenue Service Information Collection Requests Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. The public is invited to submit comments on these requests. DATES: Comments should be received on or before June 26, 2020 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. 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(Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) Dated: May 21, 2020. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–11349 Filed 5–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership Applications Notice; request for membership applications. ACTION: Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b), the United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States. The CCAC was established to: D Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals produced by the United States Mint. D Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places that the CCAC recommends to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in E:\FR\FM\27MYN1.SGM 27MYN1 jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 102 / Wednesday, May 27, 2020 / Notices which a commemorative coin designation is made. D Make recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. Total membership consists of 11 voting members appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury: D One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience as nationally or internationally recognized curator in the United States of a numismatic collection; D One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her experience in the medallic arts or sculpture; D One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in American history; D One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her education, training, or experience in numismatics; D Three persons who can represent the interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States; and D Four persons appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury on the basis of the recommendations by the House and Senate leadership. Members are appointed for a term of four years. No individual may be appointed to the CCAC while serving as an officer or employee of the Federal Government. The individual must be a U.S. citizen. The CCAC is subject to the direction of the Secretary of the Treasury. Meetings of the CCAC are open to the public and are held approximately four to six times per year. The United States Mint is responsible for providing the necessary support, technical services, and advice to the CCAC. CCAC members are not paid for their time or services, but, consistent with Federal Travel Regulations, members are reimbursed for their travel and lodging expenses to attend meetings. Members are Special Government Employees and are subject to the Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 CFR part 2653). The United States Mint will review all submissions and will forward its recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury for appointment consideration. Candidates should include specific skills, abilities, talents, and credentials to support their applications and why they would be an appropriate choice to represent the general public’s thoughts on United States coinage and medals. The United States Mint is interested in candidates who, in addition to their general interest in numismatics, have a demonstrated interest and commitment to actively participate in meetings and activities, and a demonstrated VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:59 May 26, 2020 Jkt 250001 31853 understanding of the role of the CCAC and the obligations of a Special Government Employee; possess demonstrated leadership skills in their fields of expertise or discipline; possess a demonstrated desire for public service and have a history of honorable professional and personal conduct, as well as successful standing in their communities; and who are free of professional, political, or financial interests that could negatively affect their ability to provide impartial advice. Application Deadline: 5 p.m. (EDT), Friday, June 19, 2020. Receipt of Applications: Any member of the public wishing to be considered for participation on the CCAC should submit a resume and cover letter describing his or her reasons for seeking and qualifications for membership, by email to info@ccac.gov. The deadline to email submissions is no later than 5 p.m. (EDT) on Friday, June 19, 2020. Because of the COVID–19 national emergency, the United States Mint will not be accepting applications by mail. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Warren, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; jennifer.warren@ usmint.treas.gov or 202–354–7208. Medal, the Secretary Mnuchin Secretary of the Treasury Medal, and the President Trump Presidential Medal. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354–7502 for the latest update on meeting time and location. The CCAC advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals; advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made; and makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. For members of the public interested in listening in to the provided call number, this is a reminder that the public attendance is for listening purposes only. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC’s consideration is invited to submit them by email to info@ ccac.gov. Eric Anderson, Executive Secretary, United States Mint. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2020–11271 Filed 5–26–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P Jennifer Warren, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354– 7208. (Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C)) DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Eric Anderson, Executive Secretary, United States Mint. [FR Doc. 2020–11278 Filed 5–26–20; 8:45 am] Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee June 23, 2020, Telephonic Public Meeting ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Notice of meeting. Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) telephonic public meeting scheduled for June 23, 2020. Date: June 23, 2020. Time: 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT. Location: This meeting will occur via teleconference. Interested members of the public may dial in to listen to the meeting at (888) 330–1716 and Access Code: 1137147. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 102 (Wednesday, May 27, 2020)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-11271]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

United States Mint


Request for Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Membership 
Applications

ACTION: Notice; request for membership applications.

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    Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b), the 
United States Mint is accepting applications for appointment to the 
Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) as a member representing the 
interests of the general public in the coinage of the United States. 
The CCAC was established to:
    [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design 
proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, 
Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals produced by 
the United States Mint.
    [ssquf] Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the 
events, persons, or places that the CCAC recommends to be commemorated 
by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar 
years succeeding the year in

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which a commemorative coin designation is made.
    [ssquf] Make recommendations with respect to the mintage level for 
any commemorative coin recommended.
    Total membership consists of 11 voting members appointed by the 
Secretary of the Treasury:
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her 
education, training, or experience as nationally or internationally 
recognized curator in the United States of a numismatic collection;
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her 
experience in the medallic arts or sculpture;
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her 
education, training, or experience in American history;
    [ssquf] One person specially qualified by virtue of his or her 
education, training, or experience in numismatics;
    [ssquf] Three persons who can represent the interests of the 
general public in the coinage of the United States; and
    [ssquf] Four persons appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury on 
the basis of the recommendations by the House and Senate leadership.
    Members are appointed for a term of four years. No individual may 
be appointed to the CCAC while serving as an officer or employee of the 
Federal Government. The individual must be a U.S. citizen.
    The CCAC is subject to the direction of the Secretary of the 
Treasury. Meetings of the CCAC are open to the public and are held 
approximately four to six times per year. The United States Mint is 
responsible for providing the necessary support, technical services, 
and advice to the CCAC. CCAC members are not paid for their time or 
services, but, consistent with Federal Travel Regulations, members are 
reimbursed for their travel and lodging expenses to attend meetings. 
Members are Special Government Employees and are subject to the 
Standards of Ethical Conduct for Employees of the Executive Branch (5 
CFR part 2653).
    The United States Mint will review all submissions and will forward 
its recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury for appointment 
consideration. Candidates should include specific skills, abilities, 
talents, and credentials to support their applications and why they 
would be an appropriate choice to represent the general public's 
thoughts on United States coinage and medals. The United States Mint is 
interested in candidates who, in addition to their general interest in 
numismatics, have a demonstrated interest and commitment to actively 
participate in meetings and activities, and a demonstrated 
understanding of the role of the CCAC and the obligations of a Special 
Government Employee; possess demonstrated leadership skills in their 
fields of expertise or discipline; possess a demonstrated desire for 
public service and have a history of honorable professional and 
personal conduct, as well as successful standing in their communities; 
and who are free of professional, political, or financial interests 
that could negatively affect their ability to provide impartial advice.
    Application Deadline: 5 p.m. (EDT), Friday, June 19, 2020.
    Receipt of Applications: Any member of the public wishing to be 
considered for participation on the CCAC should submit a resume and 
cover letter describing his or her reasons for seeking and 
qualifications for membership, by email to [email protected]. The deadline 
to email submissions is no later than 5 p.m. (EDT) on Friday, June 19, 
2020. Because of the COVID-19 national emergency, the United States 
Mint will not be accepting applications by mail.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jennifer Warren, United States Mint 
Liaison to the CCAC; [email protected] or 202-354-7208.

Eric Anderson,
Executive Secretary, United States Mint.
[FR Doc. 2020-11271 Filed 5-26-20; 8:45 am]
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