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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 116 / Friday, June 16, 2006 / Notices nonconventional sources. For tax years ending after 12/31/05 fuel from coke or coke gas quality for the credit, and become part of the general business credit. Respondents: Individuals or households and Business or other forprofit. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 278,960 hours. Clearance Officer: Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, (202) 622–3428. OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. Michael A. Robinson, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E6–9449 Filed 6–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request June 12, 2006. 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 July 17, 2006 to be assured of consideration. wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Internal Revenue Service (IRS) OMB Number: 1545–0025. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Affiliations Schedule. Form: IRS 851. Description: Form 851 provides IRS with information to ascertain (1) the names and identification numbers of the numbers of members of the affiliated group included in the consolidated return, (2) taxes paid by each member of the group, and (3) stock ownership; changes in stock ownership and other information to determine that each corporation is a qualified member of the affiliated group as defined in section 1504 of the code. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Jun 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 Respondents: Business or other forprofit; Farms. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 51,040 hours. OMB Number: 1545–1014. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Form 1066, U.S. Real Estate Mortgage Investment Conduit (REMIC) Income Tax Return; Schedule Q (Form 1066) Quarterly Notice to Residual Interest Holder of REMIC Taxable Income or Net Loss Allocation. Form: IRS 1066 and Schedule Q (Form 1066). Description: Form 1066 and Schedule Q (Form 1066) are used by a real estate mortgage investment conduit (REMIC) to figure its tax liability and income and other tax-related information to pass through to its residual holders. IRS uses the information to determine the correct tax liability of the REMIC and its residual holders. Respondents: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 758,989 hours. OMB Number: 1545–1502. Type of Review: Revision. Title: Form 5304–SAMPLE, Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)—Not for Use With a Designated Financial Institution; Form 5305–SIMPLE, Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE)—for Use With a Designated Financial Institution; and Notice 98–4, Simple IRA Plan Guidance. Form: IRS 5304–SIMPLE, 5305– SIMPLE, and Notice 98–4. Description: Forms 5304–SIMPLE and 5035–SIMPLE are used by an employer to permit employees to make salary reduction contributions to a savings incentive match plan (SIMPLE IRA) described in Code section 408(p). These forms are not to be filed with IRS, but to be retained in the employers’ records as proof of establishing such a plan, thereby justifying a deduction for contributions made to the SIMPLE IRA. The data is used to verify the deduction. Notice 98–4 provides guidance for employers and trustees regarding how they can comply with the requirements of Code section 408(p) in establishing and maintaining a SIMPLE Plan, including information regarding the notification and reporting requirements under Code section 408. Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 2,113,000 hours. OMB Number: 1545–2003. Type of Review: Extension. PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35001 Title: Notice 2006–24, Qualifying Advanced Coal Project Program. Description: This notice establishes the qualifying advanced coal project program under section 48A of the Internal Revenue Code. The notice provides the time and manner for a taxpayer to apply for an allocation of qualifying advanced coal project credits and, once the taxpayer has received this allocation, the time and manner for the taxpayer to file for a certification of its qualifying advanced coal project. Respondents: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 4,950 hours. OMB Number: 1545–2007. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Employer’s Annual Employment Tax Return. Form: IRS 944. Description: The information on Form 944 will be collected to ensure the smallest nonagricultural and nonhousehold employers are paying the correct amount of social security tax, Medicare tax, and withheld federal income tax. Information on line 13 will be used to determine if employers made any required deposits of these taxes. Respondents: Individuals or households; Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 14,212,000 hours. Clearance Officer: Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, (202) 622–3428. OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. Michael A. Robinson, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E6–9450 Filed 6–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1 wwhite on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES 35002 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 116 / Friday, June 16, 2006 / Notices 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, ‘‘Bank Activities and Operations—12 CFR 7.’’ DATES: You should submit written comments by August 15, 2006. ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 1–5, Attention: 1557–0204, 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, 1557–0204, 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 of the following information collection: Title: Bank Activities and Operations—12 CFR 7. OMB Number: 1557–0204. 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 approve its revised estimates. The information collection requirements ensure that national banks conduct their operations in a safe and sound manner and in accordance with applicable Federal banking statutes and regulations. The information is necessary for regulatory and examination purposes. The information collection requirements in part 7 are as follows: • 12 CFR 7.1000(d)(1) (National bank ownership of property—Lease financing VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:25 Jun 15, 2006 Jkt 208001 of public facilities): National bank lease agreements must provide that the lessee will become the owner of the building or facility upon the expiration of the lease. • 12 CFR 7.1014 (Sale of money orders at nonbanking outlets): A national bank may designate bonded agents to sell the bank’s money orders at nonbanking outlets. The responsibility of both the bank and its agent should be defined in a written agreement setting forth the duties of both parties and providing for remuneration of the agent. • 12 CFR 7.2000(b) (Corporate governance procedures—Other sources of guidance): A national bank shall designate in its bylaws the body of law selected for its corporate governance procedures. • 12 CFR 7.2004 (Honorary directors or advisory boards): Any listing of a national bank’s honorary or advisory directors must distinguish between them and the bank’s board of directors or indicate their advisory status. • 12 CFR 7.2014(b) (Indemnification of institution-affiliated parties— Administrative proceeding or civil actions not initiated by a Federal agency): A national bank shall designate in its bylaws the body of law selected for making indemnification payments. • 12 CFR 7.2024(a) Staggered terms for national bank directors—Any national bank may adopt bylaws that provide for the staggering the terms of its directors. National banks shall provide the OCC with copies of any bylaws so amended. • 12 CFR 7.2024(c) Size of bank board—A national bank seeking to increase the number of its directors must notify the OCC any time the proposed size would exceed 25 directors. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,300. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 1,300. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 418 hours. 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; PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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: June 12, 2006. Stuart Feldstein, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. E6–9451 Filed 6–15–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Computer Matching Program Between the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) and the Department of Defense (DoD) Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice of computer matching program. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs intends to conduct a recurring computer matching program. This will match personnel records of the Department of Defense with VA records of benefit recipients under the Montgomery GI Bill. The goal of these matches is to identify the eligibility status of veterans, servicemembers, and reservists who have applied for or who are receiving education benefit payments under the Montgomery GI Bill. The purpose of the match is to enable VA to verify that individuals meet the conditions of military service and eligibility criteria for payment of benefits determined by VA under the Montgomery GI Bill— Active Duty (MGIB) and the Montgomery GI Bill—Selected Reserve (MGIB–SR). DATES: This match will commence on or about July 17, 2006. At the expiration of 18 months after the commencing date the Departments may renew the agreement for another 12 months. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Yunker (225B), Strategy and Legislative Development Team Leader, Education Service, Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 273–7180. E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 116 (Friday, June 16, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 35001-35002]
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[FR Doc No: E6-9451]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed 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

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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, ``Bank Activities and 
Operations--12 CFR 7.''

DATES: You should submit written comments by August 15, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 1-5, Attention: 1557-0204, 
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, 1557-0204, 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 
of the following information collection:
    Title: Bank Activities and Operations--12 CFR 7.
    OMB Number: 1557-0204.
    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 approve its revised 
estimates.
    The information collection requirements ensure that national banks 
conduct their operations in a safe and sound manner and in accordance 
with applicable Federal banking statutes and regulations. The 
information is necessary for regulatory and examination purposes.
    The information collection requirements in part 7 are as follows:
     12 CFR 7.1000(d)(1) (National bank ownership of property--
Lease financing of public facilities): National bank lease agreements 
must provide that the lessee will become the owner of the building or 
facility upon the expiration of the lease.
     12 CFR 7.1014 (Sale of money orders at nonbanking 
outlets): A national bank may designate bonded agents to sell the 
bank's money orders at nonbanking outlets. The responsibility of both 
the bank and its agent should be defined in a written agreement setting 
forth the duties of both parties and providing for remuneration of the 
agent.
     12 CFR 7.2000(b) (Corporate governance procedures--Other 
sources of guidance): A national bank shall designate in its bylaws the 
body of law selected for its corporate governance procedures.
     12 CFR 7.2004 (Honorary directors or advisory boards): Any 
listing of a national bank's honorary or advisory directors must 
distinguish between them and the bank's board of directors or indicate 
their advisory status.
     12 CFR 7.2014(b) (Indemnification of institution-
affiliated parties--Administrative proceeding or civil actions not 
initiated by a Federal agency): A national bank shall designate in its 
bylaws the body of law selected for making indemnification payments.
     12 CFR 7.2024(a) Staggered terms for national bank 
directors--Any national bank may adopt bylaws that provide for the 
staggering the terms of its directors. National banks shall provide the 
OCC with copies of any bylaws so amended.
     12 CFR 7.2024(c) Size of bank board--A national bank 
seeking to increase the number of its directors must notify the OCC any 
time the proposed size would exceed 25 directors.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,300.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 1,300.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 418 hours.
    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: June 12, 2006.
Stuart Feldstein,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
[FR Doc. E6-9451 Filed 6-15-06; 8:45 am]
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