Notice of Open Public Hearing, 53906-53907 [2020-19065]

Download as PDF 53906 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 169 / Monday, August 31, 2020 / Notices real estate transactions involving foreign persons. In May 2020, the Department of the Treasury launched a new CFIUS Case Management System, featuring an online public portal for external parties to submit declarations and file notices with CFIUS in a standard form. As of June 1, 2020 use of this online system is now mandatory for all CFIUS submissions and filings. The only substantive change related to the information required in order for CFIUS to review a declaration or notice is the requirement that parties use the new online public portal to submit declarations and file notices, instead of by email. Form: None. Affected Public: Individuals and entities. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,100. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 1,100. Estimated Time per Response: Varies from 15–20 hours per declaration and 116–130 hours per notice. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 57,400 hours. (Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) Dated: August 26, 2020. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–19147 Filed 8–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P 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 September 30, 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 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:30 Aug 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submissions may be obtained from Molly Stasko by emailing PRA@treasury.gov, calling (202) 622– 8922, or viewing the entire information collection request at www.reginfo.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Internal Revenue Service (IRS) 1. Title: Escrow Funds and Other Similar Funds. OMB Control Number: 1545–1631. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Description: Section 468B(g) of the Internal Revenue Code requires that escrow accounts, settlement funds, and similar funds be subject to current taxation either as grantor trusts or otherwise. The final regulations relate to the taxation and reporting of income earned on qualified settlement funds and certain other escrow accounts, trusts, and funds, and other related rules. The final regulations affect qualified settlement funds, escrow accounts established in connection with sales of property, disputed ownership funds, and the parties to these escrow accounts, trusts, and funds. An election statement is filed for a qualified settlement fund (QSF) that the QSF has elected grantor trust treatment for the QSF and a statement is required from a transferor with respect to the transfer of cash or property to a disputed ownership fund. Regulation Project Number: TD 9249. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations, Individuals or Households, Not-For-Profit Institutions, and Federal, State, Local, or Tribal governments. Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,300. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 9,300. Estimated Time per Response: 24 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,720 hours. 2. Title: Recommendation for Juvenile Employment with the Internal Revenue Service. OMB Control Number: 1545–1746. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Description: The Form ‘‘Recommendation for Juvenile PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Employment with the Internal Revenue Service’’, is used by 13 Delegated Examining Units and 16 Area Personnel Offices throughout the IRS as a mechanism to screen out questionable applicants when considering juveniles for employment in taxpayers remittance and submission processing functions. Form: Form 13094. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 2,500. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 208 hours. 3. Title: Contract Coverage Under Title II of the Social Security Act. OMB Control Number: 1545–0137. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Description: U.S. citizens and resident aliens employed abroad by foreign affiliates of American employers are exempt from social security taxes. Under Internal Revenue Code section 3121(1), American employers may file an agreement on Form 2032 to waive this exemption and obtain social security coverage for U.S. citizens and resident aliens employed abroad by their foreign affiliates. The American employers can later file Form 2032 to cover additional foreign affiliates as an amendment to their original agreement. Form: IRS Form 2032. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit organizations, and Individuals or Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 26. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Annual Responses: 26. Estimated Time per Response: 6 hours, 4 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 158 hours. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. Dated: August 26, 2020. Spencer W. Clark, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–19146 Filed 8–28–20; 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. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 169 / Monday, August 31, 2020 / Notices ACTION: Notice of open public hearing. 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 public hearing in Washington, DC on September 9, 2020 on ‘‘U.S.-China Relations in 2020: Enduring Problems and Emerging Challenges.’’ DATES: The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, September 9, 2020, time TBD. ADDRESSES: This hearing will be held with panelists and Commissioners participating in-person or online via videoconference. Members of the audience will be able to view a live webcast via the Commission’s website at www.uscc.gov. Also, 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; 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 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 is the seventh public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2020 report cycle. The hearing will evaluate key developments in China’s economy, military capabilities, and foreign relations, during 2020. The first panel will address the Chinese Communist Party’s perceptions of its strategic environment and domestic legitimacy, as well as recent changes in its approach to foreign policy. The second panel will assess China’s current strengths and weaknesses in its foreign policy, military capabilities, and economy. The third panel will review the economic and security implications for the United States of China’s approach to Taiwan and the South China Sea. The fourth khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:30 Aug 28, 2020 Jkt 250001 53907 panel will examine the implications for the United States of China’s relationships with India and Iran. The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman Robin Cleveland and Vice Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew. Any interested party may file a written statement by September 9, 2020 by transmitting to the contact above. A portion the hearing will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. recommendations, concerns, and observations on the maintenance and periodic readjustment of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities. (3) Meeting with VA officials, Veterans Service Organizations, and other stakeholders to assess the Department’s efforts on the maintenance and periodic readjustment of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities. Management and support services for the Committee are provided by VBA. 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). Authority: The Committee is authorized by 38 U.S.C. 546 and operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Dated: August 25, 2020. Daniel W. Peck, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2020–19065 Filed 8–28–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nomination for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation ACTION: Notice. The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Advisory Committee on Disability Compensation (the Committee), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee for the 2020—2021 membership cycle. DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received by September 18, 2020, no later than 4:00 p.m., eastern standard time. Packages received after this time will not be considered for the current membership cycle. ADDRESSES: All nomination packages should be emailed to the Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Janice Stewart at Janice.Stewart@va.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth, the Committee responsibilities include: (1) Advising the Secretary and Congress on the maintenance and periodic readjustment of the VA Schedule for Rating Disabilities. (2) Providing a biennial report to Congress assessing the needs of Veterans with respect to disability compensation and outlining SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Membership Criteria: VBA is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies on the Committee. The Committee is currently composed of 13 members. As required by statute, the members of the Committee are appointed by the Secretary from the general public, including: (1) Individuals with experience with the provision of disability compensation by VA; (2) Individuals who are leading medical and scientific experts in relevant fields. In accordance with § 546, the Secretary determines the number, terms of service, and pay and allowances of members of the Committee, except that a term of service of any such member may not exceed four years. The Secretary may reappoint any member for additional terms of service. Professional Qualifications: In addition to the criteria above, VA seeks: (1) Diversity in professional and personal qualifications; (2) Experience in military service and military deployments (please identify branch of service and rank); (3) Current work with Veterans; (4) Disability compensation subject matter expertise; (5) Experience working in large and complex organizations. Requirements for Nomination Submission: Nominations should be typewritten (one nomination per nominator). Requirements for Nomination Submission: The nomination package should include: (1) A letter of nomination that clearly states the name and affiliation of the nominee, the basis for the nomination (i.e., specific attributes that qualify the nominee for service in this capacity), and a statement from the nominee indicating a willingness to serve as a member of the Committee; (2) the nominee’s contact information, including name, mailing address, telephone numbers, and email address; E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 169 (Monday, August 31, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53906-53907]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-19065]


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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.

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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 public hearing in Washington, DC on September 9, 2020 on ``U.S.-China 
Relations in 2020: Enduring Problems and Emerging Challenges.''

DATES: The hearing is scheduled for Wednesday, September 9, 2020, time 
TBD.

ADDRESSES: This hearing will be held with panelists and Commissioners 
participating in-person or online via videoconference. Members of the 
audience will be able to view a live webcast via the Commission's 
website at www.uscc.gov. Also, 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; 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 
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 is the seventh public hearing the Commission will 
hold during its 2020 report cycle. The hearing will evaluate key 
developments in China's economy, military capabilities, and foreign 
relations, during 2020. The first panel will address the Chinese 
Communist Party's perceptions of its strategic environment and domestic 
legitimacy, as well as recent changes in its approach to foreign 
policy. The second panel will assess China's current strengths and 
weaknesses in its foreign policy, military capabilities, and economy. 
The third panel will review the economic and security implications for 
the United States of China's approach to Taiwan and the South China 
Sea. The fourth panel will examine the implications for the United 
States of China's relationships with India and Iran.
    The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman Robin Cleveland and Vice 
Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew. Any interested party may file a written 
statement by September 9, 2020 by transmitting to the contact above. A 
portion 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: August 25, 2020.
Daniel W. Peck,
Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-19065 Filed 8-28-20; 8:45 am]
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