Call for Nominations for Secretary Appointments to Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee, 17264-17265 [2021-06747]

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[FR Doc. 2021–06710 Filed 3–31–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–43–P PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Call for Nominations for Secretary Appointments to Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee AGENCY: ACTION: Department of the Treasury. Notice. This notice announces that the Designated Federal Officer of the Department of the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC) is seeking on behalf of the Secretary of the Treasury (Secretary) nominations for three individuals to be appointed by the Secretary as members of the TTAC. The TTAC advises the Secretary on matters related to the taxation of Indians, training and education for Internal Revenue Service (IRS) field agents who administer and enforce internal revenue laws with respect to Indian tribes, and training and technical assistance for tribal financial officers. Nominations should describe the candidate’s qualifications for TTAC membership. Submittal of an application and resume for each nominee is required. SUMMARY: Please submit applications for appointment by the Secretary to the TTAC, the names and qualifications of individuals you would recommend for appointment to the TTAC by the Secretary, or any comments on this matter, before June 1, 2021. DATES: Please send applications or recommendations to TTAC@ treasury.gov, with a subject line ‘‘Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee member application or recommendation.’’ Self-nominations and re-nominations of current TTAC members are welcome. The Department of the Treasury will accept applications for Secretarial appointments to the TTAC until June 1, 2021. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Montoya, Policy Analyst, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 1426G, Washington, DC 20220, at (202) 622–2031 (this is not a toll-free number) or by emailing TTAC@treasury.gov. Persons who have difficulty hearing or speaking may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. This request for nominations, particularly from tribal leaders, is in furtherance of the objectives of Executive Order 13175, as reaffirmed by the Presidential Memorandum of January 26, 2021 (Tribal Consultation and Strengthening Nation-to-Nation Relationships). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 61 / Thursday, April 1, 2021 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Background I. Description and Mandate of the TTAC Section 3 of the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act of 2014 (TGWEA), Public Law 113–68, 128 Stat. 1883 (Sept. 26, 2014), directs the Secretary to establish a Tribal Advisory Committee to advise the Secretary on matters related to the taxation of Indians, the training of Internal Revenue Service field agents, and the provision of training and technical assistance to Native American financial officers. Pursuant to Section 3 of the TGWEA and in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 1 et seq., the TTAC was established on February 10, 2015, as the ‘‘Department of the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee.’’ The TTAC’s Charter provides that it shall operate under the provisions of the FACA and shall advise and report to the Secretary on: (1) Matters related to the taxation of Indians; (2) The establishment of training and education for internal revenue field agents who administer and enforce internal revenue laws with respect to Indian tribes of Federal Indian law and the Federal Government’s unique legal treaty and trust relationship with Indian tribal governments; and (3) The establishment of training of such internal revenue field agents, and provisions of training and technical assistance to tribal financial officers, about implementation of the TGWEA and any amendments. Section 3(c) of the TGWEA provides that the TTAC’s membership is composed of seven members in total, three members appointed by the Secretary and one member appointed by each of the following four Members of Congress: The Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives and the Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee on Finance of the Senate. Pursuant to section 3(c)(2) of the TGWEA, the first members appointed by the Secretary serve for a term of two years. All Congressional appointments and all but the first Secretary appointments are made for a term of four years. The terms of the first seven appointed TTAC members began on June 20, 2019, the date of the TTAC’s first meeting. This notice requests nominations for the three Secretary appointments whose terms expire on June 20, 2021. Recommendations for the four Congressional appointments to the TTAC expiring on June 20, 2023, should VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:02 Mar 31, 2021 Jkt 253001 be directed to the offices of the four Members of Congress specified in the law, whose roles are identified above. II. Application for TTAC Appointment On behalf of the Secretary, the Designated Federal Officer of the TTAC seeks applications from individuals with experience and qualifications in the subject areas identified by the TWGEA: Indian taxation, IRS field agent training, and Native American financial officer training and technical assistance. TTAC members appointed by the Secretary will serve as volunteers for terms of four years. TTAC member travel expenses will be reimbursed within U.S. government guidelines. No person who is a federally-registered lobbyist may serve on the TTAC. All potential candidates must pass an IRS tax compliance check and a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background investigation. To apply, an applicant must submit an appropriately detailed resume and a cover letter that includes a description of the applicant’s reason for applying. An applicant must state in the application materials that he or she agrees to submit to a pre-appointment tax and criminal background investigation in accordance with Treasury Directive 21–03. Dated: March 29, 2021. Krishna P. Vallabhaneni, Tax Legislative Counsel and Designated Federal Officer. [FR Doc. 2021–06747 Filed 3–31–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AK–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Comments in Aid of Analyses of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Departmental Offices, U.S. Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: The Terrorism Risk Insurance Act of 2002 (TRIA) created the Terrorism Risk Insurance Program (TRIP or Program) to address disruptions in the market for terrorism risk insurance, to help ensure the continued availability and affordability of commercial property and casualty insurance for terrorism risk, and to allow for the private markets to stabilize and build insurance capacity to absorb any future losses for terrorism events. The Secretary of the Treasury (Secretary) administers the Program, with the assistance of the Federal Insurance Office (FIO). Treasury requests comments from interested parties concerning the issues that FIO will be SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17265 analyzing in connection with its next report concerning the participation of small insurers in the Program, including any competitive challenges such insurers face in the terrorism risk insurance marketplace. DATES: Submit comments on or before May 17, 2021. ADDRESSES: Submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov, or by mail to the Federal Insurance Office, Attn: Richard Ifft, Room 1410 MT, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20220. Because postal mail may be subject to processing delays, it is recommended that comments be submitted electronically. If submitting comments by mail, please submit an original version with two copies. Comments should be captioned with ‘‘2021 TRIA Small Insurer Study Comments.’’ Please include your name, group affiliation, address, email address, and telephone number(s) in your comment. Where appropriate, a comment should include a short Executive Summary (no more than five single-spaced pages). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Ifft, Senior Insurance Regulatory Policy Analyst, Federal Insurance Office, Room 1410 MT, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20220, at (202) 622–2922 (not a tollfree number), Lindsey Baldwin, Senior Insurance Regulatory Policy Analyst, Federal Insurance Office, at (202) 622– 3220 (not a toll free number), or Daniel McKnight, Policy Analyst, Federal Insurance Office, at (202) 622–7009 (not a toll free number). Persons who have difficulty hearing or speaking may access these numbers via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Section 104(h) of TRIA 1 directs the Secretary, beginning in calendar year 2016, to ‘‘require insurers participating in the Program to submit to the Secretary such information regarding insurance coverage for terrorism losses of such insurers as the Secretary considers appropriate to analyze the effectiveness of the Program[.]’’ This information and data includes information regarding: (1) Lines of insurance with exposure to such losses; 1 Public Law 107–297, 116 Stat. 2322, codified at 15 U.S.C. 6701, note. As the provisions of TRIA (as amended) appear in a note, instead of particular sections, of the United States Code, the provisions of TRIA are identified by the sections of the law. E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Call for Nominations for Secretary Appointments to Treasury 
Tribal Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Designated Federal Officer of 
the Department of the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee (TTAC) is 
seeking on behalf of the Secretary of the Treasury (Secretary) 
nominations for three individuals to be appointed by the Secretary as 
members of the TTAC. The TTAC advises the Secretary on matters related 
to the taxation of Indians, training and education for Internal Revenue 
Service (IRS) field agents who administer and enforce internal revenue 
laws with respect to Indian tribes, and training and technical 
assistance for tribal financial officers. Nominations should describe 
the candidate's qualifications for TTAC membership. Submittal of an 
application and resume for each nominee is required.

DATES: Please submit applications for appointment by the Secretary to 
the TTAC, the names and qualifications of individuals you would 
recommend for appointment to the TTAC by the Secretary, or any comments 
on this matter, before June 1, 2021.

ADDRESSES: Please send applications or recommendations to 
[email protected], with a subject line ``Treasury Tribal Advisory 
Committee member application or recommendation.'' Self-nominations and 
re-nominations of current TTAC members are welcome. The Department of 
the Treasury will accept applications for Secretarial appointments to 
the TTAC until June 1, 2021.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Montoya, Policy Analyst, 
Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 1426G, 
Washington, DC 20220, at (202) 622-2031 (this is not a toll-free 
number) or by emailing [email protected]. Persons who have difficulty 
hearing or speaking may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-
free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This request for nominations, particularly 
from tribal leaders, is in furtherance of the objectives of Executive 
Order 13175, as reaffirmed by the Presidential Memorandum of January 
26, 2021 (Tribal Consultation and Strengthening Nation-to-Nation 
Relationships).

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Background

I. Description and Mandate of the TTAC

    Section 3 of the Tribal General Welfare Exclusion Act of 2014 
(TGWEA), Public Law 113-68, 128 Stat. 1883 (Sept. 26, 2014), directs 
the Secretary to establish a Tribal Advisory Committee to advise the 
Secretary on matters related to the taxation of Indians, the training 
of Internal Revenue Service field agents, and the provision of training 
and technical assistance to Native American financial officers.
    Pursuant to Section 3 of the TGWEA and in accordance with the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 
1 et seq., the TTAC was established on February 10, 2015, as the 
``Department of the Treasury Tribal Advisory Committee.'' The TTAC's 
Charter provides that it shall operate under the provisions of the FACA 
and shall advise and report to the Secretary on:
    (1) Matters related to the taxation of Indians;
    (2) The establishment of training and education for internal 
revenue field agents who administer and enforce internal revenue laws 
with respect to Indian tribes of Federal Indian law and the Federal 
Government's unique legal treaty and trust relationship with Indian 
tribal governments; and
    (3) The establishment of training of such internal revenue field 
agents, and provisions of training and technical assistance to tribal 
financial officers, about implementation of the TGWEA and any 
amendments.
    Section 3(c) of the TGWEA provides that the TTAC's membership is 
composed of seven members in total, three members appointed by the 
Secretary and one member appointed by each of the following four 
Members of Congress: The Chairman and Ranking Member of the Committee 
on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives and the Chairman and 
Ranking Member of the Committee on Finance of the Senate. Pursuant to 
section 3(c)(2) of the TGWEA, the first members appointed by the 
Secretary serve for a term of two years. All Congressional appointments 
and all but the first Secretary appointments are made for a term of 
four years. The terms of the first seven appointed TTAC members began 
on June 20, 2019, the date of the TTAC's first meeting.
    This notice requests nominations for the three Secretary 
appointments whose terms expire on June 20, 2021. Recommendations for 
the four Congressional appointments to the TTAC expiring on June 20, 
2023, should be directed to the offices of the four Members of Congress 
specified in the law, whose roles are identified above.

II. Application for TTAC Appointment

    On behalf of the Secretary, the Designated Federal Officer of the 
TTAC seeks applications from individuals with experience and 
qualifications in the subject areas identified by the TWGEA: Indian 
taxation, IRS field agent training, and Native American financial 
officer training and technical assistance. TTAC members appointed by 
the Secretary will serve as volunteers for terms of four years. TTAC 
member travel expenses will be reimbursed within U.S. government 
guidelines. No person who is a federally-registered lobbyist may serve 
on the TTAC. All potential candidates must pass an IRS tax compliance 
check and a Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) background 
investigation.
    To apply, an applicant must submit an appropriately detailed resume 
and a cover letter that includes a description of the applicant's 
reason for applying. An applicant must state in the application 
materials that he or she agrees to submit to a pre-appointment tax and 
criminal background investigation in accordance with Treasury Directive 
21-03.

    Dated: March 29, 2021.
Krishna P. Vallabhaneni,
Tax Legislative Counsel and Designated Federal Officer.
[FR Doc. 2021-06747 Filed 3-31-21; 8:45 am]
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