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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

184 / Friday, September 23, 2005 / Notices 55957

Decided: September 16, 2005. impose labor protective conditions here Form 6765 is used by businesses and
By the Board, David M. Konschnik, because all of the carriers involved are individuals engaged in a trade or
Director, Office of Proceedings. Class III carriers. business to figure and report credit. The
Vernon A. Williams, If the notice contains false or data is used to verify that the credit
Secretary. misleading information, the exemption claimed is correct.
[FR Doc. 05–19025 Filed 9–22–05; 8:45 am] is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the Respondents: Business or other-for-
BILLING CODE 4915–01–P exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) profit.
may be filed at any time. The filing of Estimated Total Burden Hours:
a petition to revoke will not 455,233 hours.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION automatically stay the transaction. OMB Number: 15451257.
An original and 10 copies of all Type of Review: Extension.
Surface Transportation Board pleadings, referring to STB Finance Title: Credit for Prior Year Minimum
[STB Finance Docket No. 34744] Docket No. 34744, must be filed with Tax—Corporation.
the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 Form: IRS form 8827.
R.J. Corman Railroad Company/ K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– Description: Section 53(d), as revised,
Pennsylvania Lines Inc.—Lease and 0001. In addition, one copy of each allows corporation a minimum tax
Operation Within a Corporate Family pleading must be served on Ronald A. credit based on the full amount of
Transaction Exemption—R.J. Corman Lane, Fletcher & Sippel LLC, 29 North alternative minimum tax incurred in tax
Railroad Property, LLC Wacker Drive, Suite 920, Chicago, IL years beginning after 1989, or a carry
60606–2832. forward for use in a future year.
R.J. Corman Railroad Company/ Board decisions and notices are Respondents: Business or other for
Pennsylvania Lines Inc. (RJCP), a Class
available on our Web site at http:// profit.
III rail carrier, has filed a notice of
www.stb.dot.gov. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 25,000
exemption under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(3).
Decided: September 19, 2005. hours.
The exemption involves what RJCP
describes as a corporate family By the Board, David M. Konschnik, OMB Number: 1545–1653.
transaction whereby R.J. Corman Director, Office of Proceedings. Type of Review: Extension.
Railroad Property, LLC (Railroad Vernon A. Williams, Title: Revenue Procedure 99–26
Property) will lease to RJCP and RJCP Secretary. Secured Employee Benefits Settlement
will operate a line of railroad, known as Initiative.
[FR Doc. 05–19024 Filed 9–22–05; 8:45 am]
the Loup Creek Branch, extending from Description: This revenue procedure
BILLING CODE 4915–01–P
milepost 0.0 at Thurmond, WV, to provides taxpayers options to settle
milepost 12.0 at Mt. Hope, WV, a cases in which they accelerated
distance of approximately 12 miles.1 deductions for accrued employee
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY benefits secured by a letter of credit,
The transaction was scheduled to be
consummated on or shortly after bond, or other similar financial
Submission for OMB Review;
September 1, 2005, the effective date of instrument.
Comment Request
the exemption. Respondents: Business or other for-
This transaction is within a corporate September 16, 2005. profit.
family of the type specifically exempted The Department of the Treasury has Estimated Total Burden Hours: 2,000
from prior approval under 49 CFR submitted the following public hours.
1180.2(d)(3). RJCP states that the information collection requirement(s) to Clearance Officer: Glenn P. Kirkland,
transaction will not result in adverse OMB for review and clearance under the (202) 622–3428, Internal Revenue
changes in service levels, significant Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Service, Room 6516, 1111 Constitution
operational changes, or a change in the Public Law 104–13. Copies of the Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224.
competitive balance with carriers submission(s) may be obtained by OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt,
outside of the corporate family. calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance (202) 395–7316, Office of Management
According to RJCP, the purpose of the Officer listed. Comments regarding this and Budget, Room 10235, New
transaction is to substitute one Corman information collection should be Executive Office Building, Washington,
affiliate for another as the leasee and addressed to the OMB reviewer listed DC 20503.
operator of the line, which will address and to the Treasury Department Michael A. Robinson,
certain tax and financing considerations Clearance Officer, Department of the
Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.
within the Corman family of companies, Treasury, Room 11000, 1750
and will not result in any changes in rail [FR Doc. 05–19043 Filed 9–22–05; 8:45 am]
Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
service or operations. Washington, DC 20220. BILLING CODE 4830–01–P
Under 49 U.S.C. 10502(g), the Board DATES: Written comments should be
may not use its exemption authority to received on or before October 24, 2005
relieve a rail carrier of its obligation to DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
to be assured of consideration.
protect the interests of its employees.
Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Senior Executive Service;
Section 11326(c), however, does not
Departmental Offices; FY 2005
provide for labor protection for OMB Number: 1545–0619. Performance/Bonus Review Board
transactions under sections 11324 and Type of Review: Revision.
11325 that involve only Class III rail Title: Credit for Increasing Research AGENCY:Treasury Department.
carriers. Accordingly, the Board may not Activities. ACTION:Notice of membership of the
Form: IRS form 6765. Departmental Offices Performance/
1 Prior to this transaction, the Loup Creek Branch
Description: IRC section 38 allows for Bonus Review Board.
was leased and operated by R.J. Corman Railroad
Company/Bardstown Lines (RJCR). RJCP, Railroad
credit against income tax (Determined
Property and RJCR are commonly controlled by under IRC section 41) for an increase in EFFECTIVE DATE: Membership is effective
Richard J. Corman (Corman). research activities in a trade or business. on the date of this notice.

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55958 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 184 / Friday, September 23, 2005 / Notices

SUMMARY: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. incumbents of SES positions. The Board Resources Specialist, Department of the
4314(c)(4), this notice announces the shall consist of at least three members. Treasury, Office of Human Resources,
appointment of members of the In the case of an appraisal of a career 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW.,
Departmental Offices Performance/ appointee, more than half the members Washington, DC 20220, Telephone:
Bonus Review Board. The purpose of shall consist of career appointees. The (202) 622–1044.
this Board is to review and make names and titles of the Board members
recommendations concerning proposed are attached. Joy Charles,
Performance ratings, bonuses and other FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Director, Office of Human Resources.
appropriate personnel actions for Melissa Talavera, Supervisory Human

FY 2005 PERFORMANCE/BONUS REVIEW BOARD


[For listing in Federal Register]

Name Official title

Carfine, Kenneth E ............................................................. DAS for Fiscal Operations and Policy.


Fuller, Reese H .................................................................. ACD Program Director.
Gardner, Janice B .............................................................. Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis.
Gerardi, Geraldine A .......................................................... Director for Business Taxation.
Granat, Rochelle ................................................................ Director, Office of DC Pensions.
Hammerle, Barbara C ........................................................ Deputy Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.
Hammond, Donald V .......................................................... Fiscal Assistant Secretary.
Hobbs, Ira L ....................................................................... DAS & Chief Information Officer.
Lee, Nancy ......................................................................... DAS (Eurasia & Middle East).
Loevinger, David G ............................................................ Director, Office of East Asian Nations.
Nunns, James R ................................................................ Director for Individual Taxation.
Pointer, Patricia J ............................................................... Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Human Resources/CHCO.
Relic, Rebecca L ................................................................ DAS (Pub Lia, Str Pl, Bus Dev).
Schott, Charles G ............................................................... DAS (Trade & Invest Policy).
Shaw, Mary Beth ................................................................ Executive for DC Pensions Policy Development.
Sills, Gay H ........................................................................ Director, Office of International Investment.
Sobel, Mark D .................................................................... DAS (Intl Banking & Sec Markets).
Solomon, Eric ..................................................................... DAS (Regulatory Affairs).
Werner, Robert W .............................................................. Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control.

[FR Doc. 05–19042 Filed 9–22–05; 8:45 am] established an interim policy to relieve for deposit 1 U.S. Treasury checks are
BILLING CODE 4811–33–P depository institutions from liability in generally liable to Treasury for the
a reclamation action based on a forged amount of a check cashed over a forged
or unauthorized indorsement. Under the or unauthorized indorsement. 31 CFR
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY interim policy, Treasury will relieve part 240. In order to ensure that
depository institutions from liability for Treasury checks have been properly
Fiscal Service indorsed by the payee, depository
cashing or subsequently accepting for
deposit a Treasury assistance or benefit institutions and retailers typically
Guidance on Cashing and Accepting
for Deposit Federal Emergency check bearing a forged or unauthorized request certain standard forms of
Management Agency (FEMA) Disaster indorsement, provided that the identification from non-customers
Assistance Checks and Government procedures set forth in the interim seeking to cash Treasury checks.
Benefit Checks Issued by the U.S. policy are followed. However, in the extraordinary
Treasury circumstances resulting from Hurricane
DATES: The interim policy is effective Katrina, many individuals displaced
AGENCY: Financial Management Service, for any Treasury assistance or benefit from their homes and communities do
Fiscal Service, Treasury. check cashed on or after September 3, not have standard forms of
SUMMARY: The Financial Management 2005 and through November 14, 2005. identification. Depository institutions
Service (FMS) is publishing additional and retailers have experienced difficulty
guidance related to the cashing and ADDRESSES: You can download this in confirming the identity of Hurricane
accepting for deposit of U.S. Treasury notice at the following World Wide Web Katrina evacuees who are seeking to
checks for FEMA Disaster Assistance address: http://fms.treas.gov/ cash Treasury assistance and benefit
payments and Federal benefit payments katrina_fedregister_fema.html. checks.
(Treasury assistance and benefit FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Treasury recognizes that it is critical
checks), such as Social Security that Hurricane Katrina evacuees be able
Ronald Cymbor, Director, Financial
payments, to recipients who resided in to cash their Treasury assistance and
Processing Division, at (202) 874–7913
areas affected by Hurricane Katrina. benefit checks expeditiously and wishes
or ronald.cymbor@fms.treas.gov; or
Depository institutions and retailers to encourage depository institutions to
have experienced difficulty in Natalie H. Diana, Senior Counsel, at 202
confirming the identity of Hurricane 874–6680 or 1 In this context, subsequently accepting a check

Katrina evacuees seeking to cash natalie.diana@fms.treas.gov. for deposit pertains to the sequence of events by
Treasury checks. To encourage which a check is accepted for deposit by any
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: number of depository institutions (after it is cashed
depository institutions and retailers to Depository institutions and other by an individual) in order to present it to Treasury
cash Treasury assistance and benefit for payment. It does not refer to the depositing of
entities that cash or subsequently accept
checks for these individuals, FMS has a check by an individual.

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