Information Collection Activities: Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Comment Request, 30021-30022 [E6-7902]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 100 / Wednesday, May 24, 2006 / Notices PHMSA finds that the requested waiver is not inconsistent with pipeline safety and that an equivalent level of safety can be achieved. Therefore, DTI’s request for waiver of compliance with § 193.2301 is granted for its LNG facility in Lusby, MD. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 60118 (c) and 49 CFR 1.53. Issued in Washington, DC on May 18, 2006. Theodore L. Willke, Deputy Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. E6–7955 Filed 5–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY The Department of the Treasury has submitted the following public information collection requirement(s) to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance Officer listed. Comments regarding this information collection should be addressed to the OMB reviewer listed and to the Treasury Department Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, Room 11000, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 23, 2006 to be assured of consideration. Community Development Financial Institutions Program Fund (CDFI) OMB Number: 1559–0014. Type of Review: Extension. Title: New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) Program—Community Development, Entity (CDE) Certification Application. Form: CDFI Form 0019. Description: The purpose of the NMTC Program is to provide an incentive to investors in the form of a tax credit, which is expected to stimulate investment in new private capital in low income communities. Applicants must be a CDE to apply for allocation. Respondents: Businesses and other for-profit and non-profit institutions, and State, local or tribal governments. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 2,500 hours. Clearance Officer: Ashanti McCallum, Community Development Financial Jkt 208001 Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: May 18, 2006. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4810–70–P Information Collection Activities: Proposed Extension of Information Collection; Comment Request Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request 17:08 May 23, 2006 Robert Dahl, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E6–7921 Filed 5–23–06; 8:45 am] Comptroller of the Currency Agency DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY VerDate Aug<31>2005 Institutions Program Fund, 601 13th Street, NW., Suite 200 South, Washington, DC 20005. (202) 622–9018. OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. (202) 395–7316. SUMMARY: The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning its information collection titled, ‘‘Investment Securities (12 CFR part 1).’’ DATES: You should submit written comments by July 24, 2006. ADDRESSES: You should direct your comments to: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 1–5, Attention: 1557–0205, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to (202) 874–4448, or by electronic mail to regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. You can inspect and photocopy the comments at the OCC’s Public Information Room, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. You can make an appointment to inspect the comments by calling (202) 874–5043. Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0205, 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: You can request additional information or a PO 00000 Frm 00111 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30021 copy of the collection from Mary Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officer, or Camille Dickerson, (202) 874–5090, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCC is proposing to extend OMB approval, without change, of the following information collection: Title: Investment Securities (12 CFR part 1). OMB Number: 1557–0205. Description: This submission covers an existing regulation and involves no change to the regulation or to the information collection requirements. The OCC requests only that OMB extend its approval of the information collection. The information collection requirements in 12 CFR part 1 are as follows: Under 12 CFR 1.4(h)(2), a national bank may request an OCC determination that it may invest in an entity that is exempt from registration under section 3(c)(1) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 if the portfolio of the entity consists exclusively of assets that a national bank may purchase and sell for its own account. The OCC uses the information contained in the request as a basis for determining that the bank’s investment is consistent with its investment authority under applicable law and does not pose unacceptable risk. Under 12 CFR 1.7(b), a national bank may request OCC approval to extend the five-year holding period of securities held in satisfaction of debts previously contracted (DPC) for up to an additional five years. The bank must provide a clearly convincing demonstration of why any additional holding period is needed. The OCC uses the information in the request to ensure, on a case-bycase basis, that the bank’s purpose in retaining the securities is not speculative and that the bank’s reasons for requesting the extension are adequate, and to evaluate the risks to the bank of extending the holding period, including potential effects on bank safety and soundness. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 25. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 460 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion. E:\FR\FM\24MYN1.SGM 24MYN1 30022 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 100 / Wednesday, May 24, 2006 / Notices Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) Estimates of capital or startup costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: May 18, 2006. Stuart Feldstein, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. E6–7902 Filed 5–23–06; 8:45 am] to 4:30 p.m. ET, Friday, June 23, 2006 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET at the Internal Revenue Service office, 600 Arch Street, and Saturday, June 24, 2006 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ET at the Holiday InnHistoric District, 400 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. For information or to confirm attendance, notification of intent to attend the meeting must be made with Inez De Jesus. Ms. De Jesus may be reached at 1–888–912–1227 or 954–423–7977, or write Inez E. De Jesus, TAP Office, 1000 South Pine Island Rd., Suite 340, Plantation, FL 33324, or post comments to the Web site: http:// www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include the following: Various IRS issues. Dated: May 18, 2006. John Fay, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E6–7971 Filed 5–23–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Area 2 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted in Philadelphia, PA. The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, June 22, Friday, June 23, and Saturday, June 24, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Inez E. De Jesus at 1–888–912–1227 (tollfree), or 954–423–7977 (non toll-free). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Area 2 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Thursday, June 22, 2006 from 1:30 p.m. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 May 23, 2006 Jkt 208001 BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine) Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. AGENCY: Internal Revenue Service ACTION: Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Open Meeting of the Area 2 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Delaware, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia) Dated: May 18, 2006. John Fay, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E6–7972 Filed 5–23–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Open Meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel (Including the States of Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Puerto Rico) BILLING CODE 4810–33–P conference lines, notification of intent to participate in the telephone conference call meeting must be made with Sallie Chavez. Ms. Chavez can be reached at 1–888–912–1227 or 954– 423–7979, or post comments to the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include: Various IRS issues. An open meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas, and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. DATES: The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 20, 2006 from 11:30 a.m. ET. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sallie Chavez at 1–888–912–1227, or 954–423–7979. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that an open meeting of the Area 3 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Tuesday, June 20, 2006, from 11:30 a.m. ET via a telephone conference call. If you would like to have the TAP consider a written statement, please call 1–888–912–1227 or 954–423–7979, or write Sallie Chavez, TAP Office, 1000 South Pine Island Rd., Suite 340, Plantation, FL 33324. Due to limited SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice. SUMMARY: An open meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be conducted (via teleconference). The Taxpayer Advocacy Panel is soliciting public comments, ideas and suggestions on improving customer service at the Internal Revenue Service. The meeting will be held Tuesday, June 20, 2006. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Audrey Y. Jenkins at 1–888–912–1227 (toll-free), or 718–488–2085 (non tollfree). An open meeting of the Area 1 Taxpayer Advocacy Panel will be held Tuesday, June 20, 2006 from 9 a.m. ET to 10 a.m. ET via a telephone conference call. Individual comments will be limited to 5 minutes. If you would like to have the TAP consider a written statement, please call 1–888–912–1227 or 718– 488–2085, or write Audrey Y. Jenkins, TAP Office, 10 MetroTech Center, 625 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate in the telephone conference call meeting must be made with Audrey Y. Jenkins. Ms. Jenkins can be reached at 1–888–912–1227 or 718– 488–2085, or post comments to the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include various IRS issues. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\24MYN1.SGM 24MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 100 (Wednesday, May 24, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30021-30022]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-7902]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Comptroller of the Currency Agency


Information Collection Activities: Proposed Extension of 
Information Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork 
and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal 
agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing 
information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not 
required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The OCC is soliciting comment 
concerning its information collection titled, ``Investment Securities 
(12 CFR part 1).''

DATES: You should submit written comments by July 24, 2006.

ADDRESSES: You should direct your comments to:
    Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 
Public Information Room, Mailstop 1-5, Attention: 1557-0205, 250 E 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by 
fax to (202) 874-4448, or by electronic mail to 
regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. You can inspect and photocopy the comments 
at the OCC's Public Information Room, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20219. You can make an appointment to inspect the comments by calling 
(202) 874-5043.
    Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk 
Officer, 1557-0205, 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: You can request additional information 
or a copy of the collection from Mary Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officer, 
or Camille Dickerson, (202) 874-5090, Legislative and Regulatory 
Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCC is proposing to extend OMB approval, 
without change, of the following information collection:
    Title: Investment Securities (12 CFR part 1).
    OMB Number: 1557-0205.
    Description: This submission covers an existing regulation and 
involves no change to the regulation or to the information collection 
requirements. The OCC requests only that OMB extend its approval of the 
information collection.
    The information collection requirements in 12 CFR part 1 are as 
follows:
    Under 12 CFR 1.4(h)(2), a national bank may request an OCC 
determination that it may invest in an entity that is exempt from 
registration under section 3(c)(1) of the Investment Company Act of 
1940 if the portfolio of the entity consists exclusively of assets that 
a national bank may purchase and sell for its own account. The OCC uses 
the information contained in the request as a basis for determining 
that the bank's investment is consistent with its investment authority 
under applicable law and does not pose unacceptable risk.
    Under 12 CFR 1.7(b), a national bank may request OCC approval to 
extend the five-year holding period of securities held in satisfaction 
of debts previously contracted (DPC) for up to an additional five 
years. The bank must provide a clearly convincing demonstration of why 
any additional holding period is needed. The OCC uses the information 
in the request to ensure, on a case-by-case basis, that the bank's 
purpose in retaining the securities is not speculative and that the 
bank's reasons for requesting the extension are adequate, and to 
evaluate the risks to the bank of extending the holding period, 
including potential effects on bank safety and soundness.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 25.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 25.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 460 hours.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.

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    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become 
a matter of public record. Comments are invited on:
    (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information has practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
collection of information;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected;
    (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology; and
    (e) Estimates of capital or startup costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.

    Dated: May 18, 2006.
Stuart Feldstein,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
 [FR Doc. E6-7902 Filed 5-23-06; 8:45 am]
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