Notice of Quarterly Report (October 1, 2013-December 31, 2014)
The Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is reporting for the fiscal year (FY) quarters October 1, 2013 to December 31, 2014, on assistance provided under section 605 of the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 (22 U.S.C. 7701 et seq.), as amended (the Act), and on transfers or allocations of funds to other federal agencies under section 619(b) of the Act. The following report will be made available to the public by publication in the Federal Register and on the Internet Web site of the MCC (www.mcc.gov) in accordance with section 612(b) of the Act.
Millennium Challenge Corporation Advisory Council Notice of Open Meeting
In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C.App., the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Advisory Council was established as a discretionary advisory committee on June 14, 2016 to serve MCC in a solely advisory capacity and provide insight regarding innovations in infrastructure, technology and sustainability; perceived risks and opportunities in MCC partner countries; new financing mechanisms for developing country contexts; and shared value approaches. The Advisory Council provides a platform for systematic engagement with the private sector and other external stakeholders and contributes to MCC's missionto reduce poverty through sustainable, economic growth. Time and Place: Thursday, October 13, 2016 from 8:30 a.m.-1:45 p.m. which includes a working lunch. The meeting will be held at the Millennium Challenge Corporation, 1099 14th St. NW., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20005. Agenda: During the inaugural meeting of the MCC Advisory Council, members will be provided with an overview of MCC's work, discuss trends in international development and how MCC can continue to innovate and MCC will seek advice from the Council members on MCC's Compact program in Benin. Public Participation: The meeting will be open to the public. Members of the public may file written statement(s) before or after the meeting. If you plan to attend, please submit your name and affiliation no later than Wednesday, October 5 to MCCAdvisoryCouncil@mcc.gov to be placed on an attendee list.
Report on the Criteria and Methodology for Determining the Eligibility of Candidate Countries for Millennium Challenge Account Assistance in Fiscal Year 2017
This report to Congress is provided in accordance with Section 608(b) of the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003, as amended, 22 U.S.C. Sec. 7707(b) (the ``Act'').
Collection of Debts
The purpose of these regulations is to implement statutes which authorize the collection of debts owed to the Federal government, by persons, organizations, or entities including by salary offset, administrative offset, or tax refund offset. Generally, however, a debt may not be collected by such means if it has been outstanding for more than ten years after the agency's right to collect the debt first accrued. These regulations are consistent with the Office of Personnel Management regulations on salary offset, and with regulations on administrative offset. Persons with access to the internet may also view this document by going to the regulations.gov Web site at: http:// www.regulations.gov/index.cfm.
Notice of Entering Into a Compact With the Republic of Niger
In accordance with Section 610(b)(2) of the Millennium Challenge Act of 2003 (22 U.S.C. 7701-7718) as amended (the Act), and the heading ``Millennium Challenge Corporation'' of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2015, the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) is publishing a summary of the Millennium Challenge Compact between the United States of America, acting through the Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the Republic of Niger. Representatives of the United States Government and Niger executed the Compact documents on July 29, 2016. The complete text of the Compact has been posted at https://assets.mcc.gov/ documents/niger-compact-signed.pdf.
Establishment of MCC Advisory Council and Call for Nominations
In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C.App., MCC intends to establish the MCC Advisory Council (``Advisory Council''), and is hereby soliciting representative nominations. The Council shall serve MCC in a solely advisory capacity and provide insight regarding innovations in infrastructure, technology and sustainability; perceived risks and opportunities in MCC partner countries; new financing mechanisms for developing country contexts; and shared value approaches. The Advisory Council will provide a platform for systematic engagement with the private sector and contribute to MCC's missionto reduce poverty through sustainable, economic growth. MCC will use the advice, information and recommendations provided by the Advisory Council to inform compact development and broaden and deepen public and private sector partnerships for more impact and leverage. The MCC Vice President of Compact Operations affirms that the creation of the Advisory Council is necessary and in the public interest. The Advisory Council is seeking members representing a diverse group of private sector organizations with expertise in infrastructure, business and finance, and technology, particularly in the countries and regions where MCC operates. Additional information about MCC and its portfolio can be found at www.mcc.gov.
Request for Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Nominations
The Balanced Budget Act of 1997 established the Medicare Payment Advisory Commission (MedPAC) and gave the Comptroller General responsibility for appointing its members. For appointments to MedPAC that will be effective May 1, 2016, I am announcing the following: Letters of nomination and resumes will be accepted through March 9, 2016 to ensure adequate opportunity for review and consideration of nominees prior to appointment of new members. Acknowledgement of submissions will be provided within a week of submission. Please contact Mary Giffin at (202) 512-3710 if you do not receive an acknowledgment.