Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request-Procedures for Monitoring Bank Secrecy Act, 1059-1060 [E7-53]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 5 / Tuesday, January 9, 2007 / Notices Dated: January 3, 2007. Vicki S. Thorpe, Manager, Graphics, Printing and Records Branch. [FR Doc. E7–69 Filed 1–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Public Debt Proposed Collection: Comment Request Notice and request for comments. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently the Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Regulations Governing Payments by the Automated Clearing House method on Account of United States Securities. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 12, 2007, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, Vicki S. Thorpe, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, or Vicki.Thorpe@bpd.treas.gov. ycherry on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Vicki S. Thorpe, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, (304) 480–8150. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Regulations Governing Payments by the Automated Clearing House Method on Account of United States Securities. OMB Number: 1535–0094. Abstract: The regulations authorize payment to investors in United States securities by the Automated Clearing House (ACH Method). Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Extension. Affected Public: Individuals, Businesses or other for-profit, and state or local governments. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:55 Jan 08, 2007 Jkt 211001 be summarized and/or 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 shall have 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 of information 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. Dated: January 3, 2007. Vicki S. Thorpe, Manager, Graphics Printing and Records Branch. [FR Doc. E7–70 Filed 1–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Public Debt Proposed Collection: Comment Request Notice and request for comments. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Currently the Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Regulations Governing United States Savings Bonds Series E/ EE and H/HH. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 12, 2007, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, Vicki S. Thorpe, 200 Third Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, or Vicki.Thorpe@bpd.treas.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Vicki S. Thorpe, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1059 Street, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, (304) 480–8150. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Regulations Governing United States Savings Bonds Series E/EE and H/HH. OMB Number: 1535–0095. Abstract: The regulations mandate the payment of H/HH interest by Direct Deposit (ACH Method). Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Extension. Affected Public: Individuals, Businesses or other for-profit, and state or local governments. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or 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 shall have 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 of information 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. Dated: January 3, 2007. Vicki S. Thorpe, Manager, Graphics, Printing and Records Branch. [FR Doc. E7–71 Filed 1–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request—Procedures for Monitoring Bank Secrecy Act Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the E:\FR\FM\09JAN1.SGM 09JAN1 ycherry on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 1060 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 5 / Tuesday, January 9, 2007 / Notices Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The Office of Thrift Supervision within the Department of the Treasury will submit the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on its proposal to extend this information collection. DATES: Submit written comments on or before March 12, 2007. ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the proposal or by OMB approval number, to Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel’s Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552; send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906–6518; or send an e-mail to infocollection.comments@ots.treas.gov. OTS will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet site at http:// www.ots.treas.gov. In addition, interested persons may inspect comments at the Public Reading Room, 1700 G Street, NW., by appointment. To make an appointment, call (202) 906– 5922, send an e-mail to public.info@ots.treas.gov, or send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906– 7755. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information about this proposed information collection from Louise Batdorf, Analyst, Consumer Protection and Specialized Programs, (202) 906–7087, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OTS may not conduct or sponsor an information collection, and respondents are not required to respond to an information collection, unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of the approval process, we invite comments on the following information collection. Comments should address one or more of the following points: a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OTS; b. The accuracy of OTS’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; 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 information technology. We will summarize the comments that we receive and include them in the VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:55 Jan 08, 2007 Jkt 211001 OTS request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this notice, OTS is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection. Title of Proposal: Procedures for Monitoring Bank Secrecy Act. OMB Number: 1550–0041. Form Number: N/A. Regulation requirement: 12 CFR 563.177. Description: The information collected enables OTS to determine whether a savings association has implemented a program reasonably designed to assure and monitor compliance with the currency recordkeeping and reporting requirements established by Federal Statute and the U.S. Department of Treasury regulations. Type of Review: Renewal. Affected Public: Savings Associations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 845. Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 28 hours. Estimated Frequency of Response: Annually. Estimated Total Burden: 23,660 hours. Clearance Officer: Marilyn K. Burton, (202) 906–6467, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: January 3, 2007. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E7–53 Filed 1–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY United States Mint Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee January 2007 Public Meeting SUMMARY: Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for January 23, 2007. Date: January 23, 2007. Time: Public Meeting Time: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Location: United States Mint; 801 Ninth Street, NW., Washington, DC 2nd floor. Subject: Review 2008 commemorative quarter-dollar candidate reverse designs and other business. Interested persons should call 202– 354–7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. PO 00000 Frm 00125 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public Law 108–15 established the CCAC to: • Advise the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. • Advise the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. • Make recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cliff Northup, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC, 801 Ninth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354– 7200. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC’s consideration is invited to submit them by fax to the following number: 202– 756–6830. Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C). Dated: January 4, 2007. Edmund C. Moy, Director, United States Mint. [FR Doc. E7–106 Filed 1–8–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–37–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board; Notice of Meeting The Department of Veterans Affairs gives notice under Public Law 92–463 (Federal Advisory Committee Act) that a meeting of the Rehabilitation Research and Development Service Scientific Merit Review Board will be held on March 5–8, 2007, at the Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, VA. The sessions are scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. and end at 5:30 p.m. each day. The purpose of the Board is to review rehabilitation research and development applications for scientific and technical merit and to make recommendations to the Director, Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, regarding their funding. The meeting will be open to the public for the March 5 and March 7, 2007 sessions from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. for the discussion of administrative matters, the general status of the program and the administrative details of the review process. The meeting will be closed on March 5 and 7, 2007 from 9 a.m. to 5:30 E:\FR\FM\09JAN1.SGM 09JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 5 (Tuesday, January 9, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1059-1060]
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[FR Doc No: E7-53]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Thrift Supervision


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request--Procedures for Monitoring Bank Secrecy Act

AGENCY: Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing 
information collections, as required by the

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Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The Office of Thrift 
Supervision within the Department of the Treasury will submit the 
proposed information collection requirement described below to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act. Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on 
its proposal to extend this information collection.

DATES: Submit written comments on or before March 12, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the 
proposal or by OMB approval number, to Information Collection Comments, 
Chief Counsel's Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20552; send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906-
6518; or send an e-mail to infocollection.comments@ots.treas.gov. OTS 
will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet site at 
http://www.ots.treas.gov. In addition, interested persons may inspect 
comments at the Public Reading Room, 1700 G Street, NW., by 
appointment. To make an appointment, call (202) 906-5922, send an e-
mail to public.info@ots.treas.gov, or send a facsimile transmission to 
(202) 906-7755.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information 
about this proposed information collection from Louise Batdorf, 
Analyst, Consumer Protection and Specialized Programs, (202) 906-7087, 
Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OTS may not conduct or sponsor an 
information collection, and respondents are not required to respond to 
an information collection, unless the information collection displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. As part of the approval process, we 
invite comments on the following information collection.
    Comments should address one or more of the following points:
    a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of OTS;
    b. The accuracy of OTS's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
information collection;
    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 information technology.
    We will summarize the comments that we receive and include them in 
the OTS request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of 
public record. In this notice, OTS is soliciting comments concerning 
the following information collection.
    Title of Proposal: Procedures for Monitoring Bank Secrecy Act.
    OMB Number: 1550-0041.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Regulation requirement: 12 CFR 563.177.
    Description: The information collected enables OTS to determine 
whether a savings association has implemented a program reasonably 
designed to assure and monitor compliance with the currency 
recordkeeping and reporting requirements established by Federal Statute 
and the U.S. Department of Treasury regulations.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Affected Public: Savings Associations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 845.
    Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 28 hours.
    Estimated Frequency of Response: Annually.
    Estimated Total Burden: 23,660 hours.
    Clearance Officer: Marilyn K. Burton, (202) 906-6467, Office of 
Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.

    Dated: January 3, 2007.
Deborah Dakin,
Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division.
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