Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 25842-25843 [E6-6603]

Download as PDF 25842 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 84 / Tuesday, May 2, 2006 / Notices 61 Forsyth Street, SW., Atlanta, Georgia 30303. Regional office is open from 7:00 am until 6:30 pm. Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays. Written comments may be submitted to Ms. Batchelor within 30 calendar days of the date of this publication. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula V. Batchelor at (404) 562–8887. Dated: April 21, 2006. Rosalind H. Brown, Chief, Superfund Enforcement & Information Management Branch, Waste Management Division. [FR Doc. E6–6620 Filed 5–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P EXPORT-IMPORT BANK Sunshine Act Meeting Notice of a Partially Open Meeting of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. ACTION: Wednesday, May 3, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at Ex-Im Bank in Room 1143, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20571. OPEN AGENDA ITEM: Co-Guarantee Program with the Small Business Administration. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: The meeting will be open to public participation for Item No. 1. FURTHER INFORMATION: For further information, contact: Office of the Secretary, 811 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 205471 (Tele. No. 202– 565–3957). TIME AND PLACE: Howard A. Schweitzer, General Counsel (Acting). [FR Doc. 06–4153 Filed 4–28–06; 11:59 am] BILLING CODE 6690–01–M FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; 3064–0121 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). ACTION: Notice of information collections to be submitted to OMB for review and approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the FDIC hereby gives notice VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:18 May 01, 2006 Jkt 208001 that it is submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for OMB review and approval of the renewal or revision of the information collection systems described below. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 1, 2006. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments on the collection of information entitled: Certification of Compliance with Mandatory Bars to Employment. All comments should refer to the name and number of the collection. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: • http://www.FDIC.gov/regulations/ laws/federal/propose.html. • E-mail: comments@fdic.gov. Include the name and number of the collection in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Gary A. Kuiper (202.898.3877), Counsel, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Suite 2100, 550 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20429. • Hand Delivery: Comments may be hand-delivered to the guard station at the rear of the 550 17th Street Building (located on F Street), on business days between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. A copy of the comments may also be submitted to the OMB Desk Officer for the FDIC, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary A. Kuiper, at the address identified above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposal To Renew the Following Currently Approved Collection of Information 1. Title: Certification of Compliance with Mandatory Bars to Employment. OMB Number: 3064–0121. Form: 2120/16. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Affected Public: Individuals and businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Total Annual Burden: 33 hours. Previous Burden: 41 hours. Change in Burden: ¥8 hours. General Description of Collection: Prior to an offer of employment, job applicants to the FDIC must sign a certification that they have not been convicted of a felony or been in other circumstances that prohibit persons PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 from becoming employed by or providing services to the FDIC. Request for Comment Comments are invited on: (a) Whether these collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the FDIC’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the information collections, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collections on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated at Washington, DC this 27th day of April, 2006. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–6604 Filed 5–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board). ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Board, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) (collectively, the ‘‘agencies’’) may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), of which the agencies are members, has approved the agencies’ publication for public comment of a proposal to extend, without revision, the Country Exposure Report for U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign Banks (FFIEC 019), which is a currently approved information collection. At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which the FFIEC should modify the E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1 rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 84 / Tuesday, May 2, 2006 / Notices reports. The Board will then submit the reports to OMB for review and approval. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 3, 2006. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the agency listed below. All comments, which should refer to the OMB control number, will be shared among the agencies. You may submit comments, identified by FFIEC 019, by any of the following methods: • Agency Web Site: http:// www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the http://www.federalreserve.gov/ generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include docket number in the subject line of the message. • FAX: 202–452–3819 or 202–452– 3102. • Mail: Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20551. All public comments are available from the Board’s Web site at www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/ foia/ProposedRegs.cfm as submitted, except as necessary for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper in Room MP– 500 of the Board’s Martin Building (20th and C Streets, NW.) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Additionally, commenters should send a copy of their comments to the Desk Officer for the agencies by mail to U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., #10235, Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to 202– 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information or a copy of the collection may be requested from Michelle Long, Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer, 202–452–3829, Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th and C Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20551. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may call 202–263–4869, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th and C Streets, N.W., Washington, DC 20551. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:18 May 01, 2006 Jkt 208001 Proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the following currently approved collection of information: Report Title: Country Exposure Report for U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign Banks. Form Number: FFIEC 019. OMB Number: 7100–0213. Frequency of Response: Quarterly. Affected Public: U.S. branches and agencies of foreign banks. Estimated Number of Respondents: 185. Estimated Average Time per Response: 10 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 7,400 hours. General Description of Reports This information collection is mandatory: 12 U.S.C. 3906 for all agencies; 12 U.S.C. 3105 and 3108 for the Board; sections 7 and 10 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1817, 1820) for the FDIC; and the National Bank Act (12 U.S.C. 161) for the OCC. The FFIEC 019 information collection is given confidential treatment under the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8)). Abstract All individual U.S. branches and agencies of foreign banks that have more than $30 million in direct claims on residents of foreign countries must file the FFIEC 019 report quarterly. Currently, all respondents report adjusted exposure amounts to the five largest countries having at least $20 million in total adjusted exposure. The agencies collect this data to monitor the extent to which such branches and agencies are pursuing prudent country risk diversification policies and limiting potential liquidity pressures. No changes are proposed to the FFIEC 019 reporting form or instructions. Request for Comment Comments are invited on: a. Whether the information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agencies’ functions, including whether the information has practical utility; b. The accuracy of the agencies’ estimate of the burden of the information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; d. Ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25843 e. Estimates of capital or start up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be shared among the agencies. All comments will become a matter of public record. Written comments should address the accuracy of the burden estimate and ways to minimize burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology as well as other relevant aspects of the information collection request. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 27, 2006. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–6603 Filed 5–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Sunshine Act Meeting Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. TIME AND DATE: 12:00 p.m., Monday, May 8, 2006. PLACE: Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building, 20th and C Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20551. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Personnel actions (appointments, promotions, assignments, reassignments, and salary actions) involving individual Federal Reserve System employees. 2. Any items carried forward from a previously announced meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Smith, Director, or Dave Skidmore, Assistant to the Board, Office of Board Members at 202–452–2955. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: You may call 202–452–3206 beginning at approximately 5 p.m. two business days before the meeting for a recorded announcement of bank and bank holding company applications scheduled for the meeting; or you may contact the Board’s Web site at http:// www.federalreserve.gov for an electronic announcement that not only lists applications, but also indicates procedural and other information about the meeting. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 28, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 06–4174 Filed 4–28–06; 2:24 pm] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board).

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Board, the Federal Deposit 
Insurance Corporation (FDIC), and the Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency (OCC) (collectively, the ``agencies'') may not conduct or 
sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an 
information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The Federal Financial 
Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), of which the agencies are 
members, has approved the agencies' publication for public comment of a 
proposal to extend, without revision, the Country Exposure Report for 
U.S. Branches and Agencies of Foreign Banks (FFIEC 019), which is a 
currently approved information collection. At the end of the comment 
period, the comments and recommendations received will be analyzed to 
determine the extent to which the FFIEC should modify the

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reports. The Board will then submit the reports to OMB for review and 
approval.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 3, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to 
the agency listed below. All comments, which should refer to the OMB 
control number, will be shared among the agencies.
    You may submit comments, identified by FFIEC 019, by any of the 
following methods:
     Agency Web Site: http://www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments on the http://
www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include docket 
number in the subject line of the message.
     FAX: 202-452-3819 or 202-452-3102.
     Mail: Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary, Board of Governors 
of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20551.
    All public comments are available from the Board's Web site at 
www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm as submitted, 
except as necessary for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments 
will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. 
Public comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper in Room 
MP-500 of the Board's Martin Building (20th and C Streets, NW.) between 
9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.
    Additionally, commenters should send a copy of their comments to 
the Desk Officer for the agencies by mail to U.S. Office of Management 
and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., 10235, Washington, DC 20503 
or by fax to 202-395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information or a copy of 
the collection may be requested from Michelle Long, Federal Reserve 
Board Clearance Officer, 202-452-3829, Division of Research and 
Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th and 
C Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20551. Telecommunications Device for the 
Deaf (TDD) users may call 202-263-4869, Board of Governors of the 
Federal Reserve System, 20th and C Streets, N.W., Washington, DC 20551.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the following 
currently approved collection of information:
    Report Title: Country Exposure Report for U.S. Branches and 
Agencies of Foreign Banks.
    Form Number: FFIEC 019.
    OMB Number: 7100-0213.
    Frequency of Response: Quarterly.
    Affected Public: U.S. branches and agencies of foreign banks.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 185.
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 10 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 7,400 hours.

General Description of Reports

    This information collection is mandatory: 12 U.S.C. 3906 for all 
agencies; 12 U.S.C. 3105 and 3108 for the Board; sections 7 and 10 of 
the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1817, 1820) for the FDIC; 
and the National Bank Act (12 U.S.C. 161) for the OCC. The FFIEC 019 
information collection is given confidential treatment under the 
Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8)).

Abstract

    All individual U.S. branches and agencies of foreign banks that 
have more than $30 million in direct claims on residents of foreign 
countries must file the FFIEC 019 report quarterly. Currently, all 
respondents report adjusted exposure amounts to the five largest 
countries having at least $20 million in total adjusted exposure. The 
agencies collect this data to monitor the extent to which such branches 
and agencies are pursuing prudent country risk diversification policies 
and limiting potential liquidity pressures. No changes are proposed to 
the FFIEC 019 reporting form or instructions.

Request for Comment

    Comments are invited on:
    a. Whether the information collection is necessary for the proper 
performance of the agencies' functions, including whether the 
information has practical utility;
    b. The accuracy of the agencies' estimate of the burden of the 
information collection, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used;
    c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected;
    d. Ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on 
respondents, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology; and
    e. Estimates of capital or start up costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be shared among 
the agencies. All comments will become a matter of public record. 
Written comments should address the accuracy of the burden estimate and 
ways to minimize burden including the use of automated collection 
techniques or the use of other forms of information technology as well 
as other relevant aspects of the information collection request.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, April 27, 
2006.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-6603 Filed 5-1-06; 8:45 am]
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