Agency Information Collection Activity under OMB Review: Fiduciary Agreement, 24135-24136 [2021-09414]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 85 / Wednesday, May 5, 2021 / Notices How to Report: Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, may be obtained at the website address given above in the Summary, or by contacting the survey staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at (212) 720–6300 or (646) 720–6300, email: SHLA.help@ ny.frb.org. The mailing address is: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Data and Statistics Function, 6th Floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045– 0001. Inquiries can also be made to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, at (202) 452–3476, or to Dwight Wolkow, at (202) 923–0518, or by email: comments2TIC@treasury.gov. When to Report: Data should be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, acting as fiscal agent for the Department of the Treasury, by August 31, 2021. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 1505–0123. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. The estimated average annual burden associated with this collection of information is 486 hours per report for the largest custodians of securities, and 110 hours per report for the largest issuers of securities that have data to report and are not custodians. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to the Department of the Treasury, Office of International Affairs, Attention Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems, Room 1050, Washington, DC 20220, and to OMB, Attention Desk Officer for the Department of the Treasury, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503. Dwight D. Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems. [FR Doc. 2021–09510 Filed 5–4–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AK–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: VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:06 May 04, 2021 Jkt 253001 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 May 20, 2021 on ‘‘China in Latin America and the Caribbean.’’ DATES: The hearing is scheduled for Thursday, May 20, 2021, 9:30 a.m. 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; 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 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 fifth public hearing the Commission will hold during its 2021 report cycle. The hearing will examine China’s political, economic, and security engagement with Latin America and the Caribbean. The opening panel will examine China’s overall strategy for diplomatic and political engagement with Latin American and Caribbean countries, identify Beijing’s main objectives and strategies, and consider their implications for countries in the region as well as the United States. The second panel will assess Chinese economic engagement and competition with the United States in Latin America and the Caribbean, explore Chinese infrastructure investment, development aid, and financing to the region, and discuss China’s COVID–19 diplomacy. The third panel will analyze the elements and geopolitical consequences SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00222 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24135 of China’s growing security presence and influence in Latin America and the Caribbean, including the PLA’s activities, China’s involvement in countries’ internal security affairs, and China’s access to space facilities and other dual-use infrastructure. The fourth panel will examine regional case studies to illustrate China’s activities and their implications for the United States. The hearing will be co-chaired by Chairman Carolyn Bartholomew and Commissioner Derek Scissors. Any interested party may file a written statement by May 20, 2021 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 30, 2021. Daniel W. Peck, Executive Director, U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. [FR Doc. 2021–09553 Filed 5–4–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 1137–00–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0319] Agency Information Collection Activity under OMB Review: Fiduciary Agreement Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it includes the actual data collection instrument. SUMMARY: 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/ DATES: E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1 24136 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 85 / Wednesday, May 5, 2021 / Notices PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. Refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0319. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266–4688 or email maribel.aponte@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0319’’ in any correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5502; 38 CFR 13.140. Title: Fiduciary Agreement (VA Form 21P–4703). OMB Control Number: 2900–0319. Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection. Abstract: VA Form 21P–4703 is the prescribed form used by VBA as a legal contract between the VA and a federal fiduciary. The form outlines the roles and responsibilities of the fiduciary with respect to the uses of VA funds. Without this agreement, disbursement of funds to the fiduciary would not be possible. This is a reinstatement only with no substantive changes. The burden remains the same. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published at 86 FR 34 on February 23, 2021, pages 11054 and 11055. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,917. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: One time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 47,000. By direction of the Secretary. Maribel Aponte, VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2021–09414 Filed 5–4–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs ACTION: Notice. VerDate Sep<11>2014 23:06 May 04, 2021 Jkt 253001 The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Public and Intergovernmental Affairs (OPIA), Office of Tribal Government Relations (OTGR), is seeking nominations of qualified candidates to be considered for appointment as a member of the Advisory Committee on Tribal and Indian Affairs (‘‘the Committee’’). DATES: Nominations for membership on the Committee must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on June 1, 2021. ADDRESSES: All nomination packages (Application, should be mailed to the Office of Tribal Government Relations, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Suite 915H (075), Washington, DC 20420 or email us at tribalgovernmentconsultation@ va.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Stephanie Birdwell and David ‘‘Clay’’ Ward, Office of Tribal Government Relations, 810 Vermont Ave. NW, Ste. 915H (075), Washington, DC 20420, Telephone (202) 461–7400. A copy of the Committee charter can be obtained by contacting Mr. David ‘‘Clay’’ Ward or by accessing the website managed by OTGR at https://www.va.gov/ TRIBALGOVERNMENT/index.asp. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In carrying out the duties set forth, the Committee responsibilities include, but not limited to: (1) Identify for the Department evolving issues of relevance to Indian tribes, tribal organizations and Native American Veterans relating to programs and services of the Department; (2) Propose clarifications, recommendations and solutions to address issues raised at tribal, regional and national levels, especially regarding any tribal consultation reports; (3) Provide a forum for Indian tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations, Native Hawaiian organizations and the Department to discuss issues and proposals for changes to Department regulations, policies and procedures; (4) Identify priorities and provide advice on appropriate strategies for tribal consultation and urban Indian organizations conferring on issues at the tribal, regional, or national levels; (5) Ensure that pertinent issues are brought to the attention of Indian tribes, tribal organizations, urban Indian organizations and Native Hawaiian organizations in a timely manner, so that feedback can be obtained; (6) Encourage the Secretary to work with other Federal agencies and Congress so that Native American Veterans are not denied the full benefit of their status as both Native Americans and Veterans; SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00223 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (7) Highlight contributions of Native American Veterans in the Armed Forces; (8) Make recommendations on the consultation policy of the Department on tribal matters; (9) Support a process to develop an urban Indian organization confer policy to ensure the Secretary confers, to the maximum extent practicable, with urban Indian organizations; and (10) With the Secretary’s written approval, conduct other duties as recommended by the Committee. Authority: The Committee was established in accordance with section 7002 of Public Law 116–315 (H.R. 7105—Johnny Isakson and David P. Roe, M.D. Veterans Health Care and Benefits Improvement Act of 2020). In accordance with Public Law 116–315, the Committee provides advice and guidance to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on all matters relating to Indian tribes, tribal organizations, Native Hawaiian organizations and Native American Veterans. The Committee serves in an advisory capacity and advises the Secretary on ways the Department can improve the programs and services of the Department to better serve Native American Veterans. Committee members make recommendations to the Secretary regarding such activities. Membership Criteria: OTGR is requesting nominations for upcoming vacancies on the Committee. The Committee will be composed of 15 members. As required by statute, the members of the Committee are appointed by the Secretary from the general public, including: (1) At least one member of each of the 12 service areas of the Indian Health Service is represented in the membership of the Committee nominated by Indian tribes or tribal organization. (2) At least one member of the Committee represents the Native Hawaiian Veteran community nominated by a Native Hawaiian Organization. (3) At least one member of the Committee represents urban Indian organizations nominated by a national urban Indian organization. (4) Not fewer than half of the members are Veterans, unless the Secretary determines that an insufficient number of qualified Veterans were nominated. (5) No member of the Committee may be an employee of the Federal Government. In accordance with Public Law 116– 315, the Secretary determines the number and terms of service for members of the Committee, which are appointed by the Secretary, except that a term of service of any such member may not exceed a term of two years. E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 85 (Wednesday, May 5, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 24135-24136]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-09414]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0319]


Agency Information Collection Activity under OMB Review: 
Fiduciary Agreement

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), 
Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of 
information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature 
of the information collection and its expected cost and burden and it 
includes the actual data collection instrument.

DATES: 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/

[[Page 24136]]

PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting 
``Currently under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using 
the search function. Refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0319.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maribel Aponte, Office of Enterprise 
and Integration, Data Governance Analytics (008), 1717 H Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20006, (202) 266-4688 or email [email protected]. 
Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0319'' in any correspondence.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: 38 U.S.C. 5502; 38 CFR 13.140.
    Title: Fiduciary Agreement (VA Form 21P-4703).
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0319.
    Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection.
    Abstract: VA Form 21P-4703 is the prescribed form used by VBA as a 
legal contract between the VA and a federal fiduciary. The form 
outlines the roles and responsibilities of the fiduciary with respect 
to the uses of VA funds. Without this agreement, disbursement of funds 
to the fiduciary would not be possible.
    This is a reinstatement only with no substantive changes. The 
burden remains the same.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of 
information was published at 86 FR 34 on February 23, 2021, pages 11054 
and 11055.
    Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 3,917.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: One time.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 47,000.

By direction of the Secretary.
Maribel Aponte,
VA PRA Clearance Officer, Office of Enterprise and Integration, Data 
Governance Analytics, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2021-09414 Filed 5-4-21; 8:45 am]
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