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Download as PDF 2544 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 17, 2006 / Notices SUMMARY: EPA issued a notice in the Federal Register of December 30, 2005, concerning the Availability of the Ferbam RED. This document is being issued to correct typographical omissions and errors, specifically to correct the docket number OPP–2004– 0337 and to add the comment period closing date (March 20, 2006.) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amaris Johnson, Special Review and Reregistration Division (7508C), Office of Pesticide Programs, Environmental Protection Agency, 1200 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Washington, DC 20460– 0001; telephone number: (703) 305– 9542; e-mail address: johnson.amaris@epa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. General Information sroberts on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES A. Does this Action Apply to Me? The Agency included in the notice a list of those who may be potentially affected by this action. If you have questions regarding the applicability of this action to a particular entity, consult the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. B. How Can I Get Copies of this Document and Other Related Information? 1. Docket. EPA has established an official public docket for this action under docket identification (ID) number EPA–HQ–OPP–2004–0337. The official public docket consists of the documents specifically referenced in this action, any public comments received, and other information related to this action. Although a part of the official docket, the public docket does not include Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. The official public docket is the collection of materials that is available for public viewing at the Public Information and Records Integrity Branch (PIRIB), Rm. 119, Crystal Mall #2, 1801 S. Bell St., Arlington, VA. This docket facility is open from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. The docket telephone number is (703) 305–5805. 2. Electronic access. You may access this Federal Register document electronically through the EPA Internet under the ‘‘Federal Register’’ listings at http://www.epa.gov/fedrgstr/. EDOCKET, EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system was replaced on November 25, 2005, by an enhanced federal-wide electronic docket management and comment system located at http://www.regulations.gov/. Follow the on-line instructions. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:57 Jan 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 An electronic version of the public docket is available through EPA’s electronic public docket and comment system, EPA Dockets. You may use EPA Dockets at http://www.epa.gov/edocket/ to submit or view public comments, access the index listing of the contents of the official public docket, and to access those documents in the public docket that are available electronically. Once in the system, select ‘‘search,’’ then key in the appropriate docket ID number. II. What Does this Correction Do? FR Doc. E5–8034 published in the Federal Register of December 30, 2005 (70 FR 77387) (FRL–7742–8) is corrected as follows: 1. On page 77387, in the first column, the docket ID no. now reading ‘‘[OPP– 2005–0478; FRL–7742–8]’’ should read ‘‘[EPA–HQ–OPP–2004–0337–FRL– 7742–8]’’ 2. On the same page, in the first column, the DATES section was omitted and should be inserted after the SUMMARY paragraph to read ‘‘DATES: March 20, 2006.’’ List of Subjects Environmental protection, Pesticides and pests. Dated: January 6, 2006. Peter Caulkins, Director, Special Review and Reregistration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E6–407 Filed 1–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD [No. 2006–N–01] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request AGENCY: Federal Housing Finance Board. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) has submitted the information collection entitled ‘‘Community Support Requirements’’ to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a 3 year extension of the OMB control number, 3069–0003, which is due to expire on February 28, 2006. DATES: Interested persons may submit comments on or before February 16, 2006. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submit comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Housing Finance Board, Washington, DC 20503. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR COPIES OF THE INFORMATION COLLECTION CONTACT: Emma Fitzgerald, Program Analyst, Office of Supervision, by telephone at 202–408–2874, by electronic mail at fitzgeralde@fhfb.gov, or by regular mail at the Federal Housing Finance Board, 1625 Eye Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Need for and Use of the Information Collection Section 10(g)(1) of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act (Bank Act) requires the Finance Board to promulgate regulations establishing standards of community investment or service that Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLBank) members must meet in order to maintain access to long-term advances. See 12 U.S.C. 1430(g)(1). In establishing these community support requirements for FHLBank members, the Finance Board must take into account factors such as the FHLBank member’s performance under the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 (CRA), 12 U.S.C. 2901, et seq., and record of lending to first-time homebuyers. 12 U.S.C. 1430(g)(2). Part 944 of the Finance Board regulations implements section 10(g) of the Bank Act. See 12 CFR part 944. The rule provides uniform community support standards all FHLBank members must meet and review criteria Finance Board staff must apply to determine compliance with section 10(g). More specifically, section 944.2 of the rule (12 CFR 944.2) implements the statutory community support requirement and requires each member selected for review to submit a completed Community Support Statement Form to the Finance Board. A copy of the Community Support Statement Form is attached to this Notice. Section 944.3 (12 CFR 944.3) establishes community support standards for the two statutory factors— CRA and first-time homebuyer performance—and provides guidance to a respondent on how it may satisfy the standards. Sections 944.4 and 944.5 (12 CFR 944.4–5) establish the procedures and criteria the Finance Board uses in determining whether FHLBank members satisfy the statutory and regulatory community support requirements. E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 17, 2006 / Notices The information collection contained in the Community Support Statement Form and sections 944.2 through 944.5 of the rule is necessary to enable and is used by the Finance Board to determine whether FHLBank members satisfy the statutory and regulatory community support requirements. Only FHLBank members that meet these requirements may maintain continued access to longterm FHLBank advances. See 12 U.S.C. 1430(g). The OMB number for the information collection is 3069–0003. The OMB clearance for the information collection expires on February 28, 2006. The likely respondents are institutions that are members of an FHLBank. B. Burden Estimate sroberts on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES The Finance Board estimates the total annual average number of respondents VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:57 Jan 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 at 5170 FHLBank members, with one response per member. The estimate for the average hours per response is one hour. The estimate for the total annual hour burden is 5170 hours (5170 members × 1 response per member × 1 hour). C. Comment Request In accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8(d), the Finance Board published a request for public comments regarding this information collection in the Federal Register on October 14, 2005. See 70 FR 60079 (October 14, 2005). The 60-day comment period closed on December 13, 2005. The Finance Board received no public comments. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 10 (Tuesday, January 17, 2006)]
[Notices]
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FEDERAL HOUSING FINANCE BOARD

[No. 2006-N-01]


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Housing Finance Board.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, the Federal Housing Finance Board (Finance Board) has 
submitted the information collection entitled ``Community Support 
Requirements'' to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and approval of a 3 year extension of the OMB control number, 3069-
0003, which is due to expire on February 28, 2006.

DATES: Interested persons may submit comments on or before February 16, 
2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs of the Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer 
for the Federal Housing Finance Board, Washington, DC 20503.

For Further Information or Copies of the Information Collection 
Contact: Emma Fitzgerald, Program Analyst, Office of Supervision, by 
telephone at 202-408-2874, by electronic mail at fitzgeralde@fhfb.gov, 
or by regular mail at the Federal Housing Finance Board, 1625 Eye 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20006.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Need for and Use of the Information Collection

    Section 10(g)(1) of the Federal Home Loan Bank Act (Bank Act) 
requires the Finance Board to promulgate regulations establishing 
standards of community investment or service that Federal Home Loan 
Bank (FHLBank) members must meet in order to maintain access to long-
term advances. See 12 U.S.C. 1430(g)(1). In establishing these 
community support requirements for FHLBank members, the Finance Board 
must take into account factors such as the FHLBank member's performance 
under the Community Reinvestment Act of 1977 (CRA), 12 U.S.C. 2901, et 
seq., and record of lending to first-time homebuyers. 12 U.S.C. 
1430(g)(2).
    Part 944 of the Finance Board regulations implements section 10(g) 
of the Bank Act. See 12 CFR part 944. The rule provides uniform 
community support standards all FHLBank members must meet and review 
criteria Finance Board staff must apply to determine compliance with 
section 10(g). More specifically, section 944.2 of the rule (12 CFR 
944.2) implements the statutory community support requirement and 
requires each member selected for review to submit a completed 
Community Support Statement Form to the Finance Board. A copy of the 
Community Support Statement Form is attached to this Notice. Section 
944.3 (12 CFR 944.3) establishes community support standards for the 
two statutory factors--CRA and first-time homebuyer performance--and 
provides guidance to a respondent on how it may satisfy the standards. 
Sections 944.4 and 944.5 (12 CFR 944.4-5) establish the procedures and 
criteria the Finance Board uses in determining whether FHLBank members 
satisfy the statutory and regulatory community support requirements.

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    The information collection contained in the Community Support 
Statement Form and sections 944.2 through 944.5 of the rule is 
necessary to enable and is used by the Finance Board to determine 
whether FHLBank members satisfy the statutory and regulatory community 
support requirements. Only FHLBank members that meet these requirements 
may maintain continued access to long-term FHLBank advances. See 12 
U.S.C. 1430(g).
    The OMB number for the information collection is 3069-0003. The OMB 
clearance for the information collection expires on February 28, 2006. 
The likely respondents are institutions that are members of an FHLBank.

B. Burden Estimate

    The Finance Board estimates the total annual average number of 
respondents at 5170 FHLBank members, with one response per member. The 
estimate for the average hours per response is one hour. The estimate 
for the total annual hour burden is 5170 hours (5170 members x 1 
response per member x 1 hour).

C. Comment Request

    In accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8(d), the Finance Board published a 
request for public comments regarding this information collection in 
the Federal Register on October 14, 2005. See 70 FR 60079 (October 14, 
2005). The 60-day comment period closed on December 13, 2005. The 
Finance Board received no public comments.
    Written comments are requested on: (1) Whether the collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of Finance Board 
functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (2) 
the accuracy of the Finance Board estimates of the burdens of the 
collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility and 
clarity of the information collected; and (4) ways to minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on applicants and housing 
associates, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments may be 
submitted to OMB in writing at the address listed above.

    Dated: January 10, 2006.

    By the Federal Housing Finance Board.
John P. Kennedy,
General Counsel.
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