Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request, 11934 [E7-4599]

Download as PDF 11934 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 49 / Wednesday, March 14, 2007 / Notices cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Dated: March 8, 2007. Stuart Feldstein, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. E7–4597 Filed 3–13–07; 8:45 am] Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: (MA) Real Estate Lending and Appraisals (12 CFR 34). BILLING CODE 4810–33–P OMB Control No.: 1557–0190. Type of Review: Extension, without revision, of a currently approved DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY collection. Office of the Comptroller of the Description: Title XI of the Financial Currency Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), 12 Agency Information Collection U.S.C. 3331 et seq., directs the Federal Activities: Proposed Information banking agencies to publish appraisal Collection; Comment Request rules for federally related transactions. This submission covers those statutorily AGENCY: Office of the Comptroller of the required appraisal rules. These Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. regulations are required by statute and are used by the agencies to ensure the SUMMARY: The OCC, as part of its safe and sound operation of financial continuing effort to reduce paperwork institutions. and respondent burden, invites the National banks must review and general public and other Federal maintain records required under 12 CFR agencies to comment on a continuing Part 34 Subpart C (Appraisal information collection, as required by Requirements) and Subpart D (Real the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Estate Lending Standards) and file the An agency may not conduct or sponsor, reports required by Subpart E (Other and a respondent is not required to Real Estate Owned). respond to, an information collection Affected Public: Businesses or other unless it displays a currently valid for-profit. Office of Management and Budget Burden Estimates: (OMB) control number. The OCC is Estimated Number of Respondents: soliciting comment concerning an 1,800. extension of OMB approval of the information collection titled, ‘‘(MA) Estimated Number of Responses: Real Estate Lending and Appraisals (12 3,610. CFR 34).’’ Estimated Annual Burden: 99,050 DATES: Comments must be submitted on hours. or before May 14, 2007. Frequency of Response: On occasion. ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Comments: Comments submitted in Office of the Comptroller of the response to this notice will be Currency, Public Information Room, summarized and included in the request Mailstop 1–5, Attention: 1557–0190, 250 for OMB approval. All comments will E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. In become a matter of public record. addition, comments may be sent by fax Comments are invited on: to (202) 874–4448, or by electronic mail (a) Whether the collection of to regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. You information is necessary for the proper can inspect and photocopy the performance of the functions of the comments at the OCC’s Public agency, including whether the Information Room, 250 E Street, SW., information has practical utility; Washington, DC 20219. You can make (b) The accuracy of the agency’s an appointment to inspect the estimate of the burden of the collection comments by calling (202) 874–5043. Additionally, you should send a copy of information; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, utility, and clarity of the information to 1557–0190, by mail to U.S. Office of be collected; Management and Budget, 725 17th (d) Ways to minimize the burden of Street, NW., #10235, Washington, DC the collection on respondents, including 20503, or by fax to (202) 395–6974. through the use of automated collection FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request additional information or a techniques or other forms of information technology; and copy of the collection and supporting (e) Estimates of capital or startup costs documentation submitted to OMB by and costs of operation, maintenance, contacting: Mary Gottlieb or Camille and purchase of services to provide Dickerson, (202) 874–5090, Legislative information. and Regulatory Activities Division, VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:03 Mar 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: March 8, 2007. Stuart Feldstein, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. E7–4599 Filed 3–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service [LR–77–86] Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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 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 IRS is soliciting comments concerning an existing temporary regulation, LR–77– 86 (TD 8124), Certain Elections Under the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (§ 5h.5). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 14, 2007 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulation should be directed to Carolyn N. Brown at Internal Revenue Service, room 6516, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622–6688, or through the internet at Carolyn.N.Brown@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Certain Elections Under the Tax Reform Act of 1986. OMB Number: 1545–0982. Regulation Project Numbers: LR–77– 86. Abstract: Section 5h.5(a) of this regulation sets forth general rules for the time and manner of making various elections under the Tax Reform Act of 1986. The regulation enables taxpayers to take advantage of various benefits provided by the Internal Revenue Code. Current Actions: There are no changes to this existing regulation. E:\FR\FM\14MRN1.SGM 14MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 49 (Wednesday, March 14, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 11934]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-4599]


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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 
agencies 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 Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment 
concerning an extension of OMB approval of the information collection 
titled, ``(MA) Real Estate Lending and Appraisals (12 CFR 34).''

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 14, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 1-5, Attention: 1557-0190, 
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, 1557-0190, 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 may request additional information 
or a copy of the collection and supporting documentation submitted to 
OMB by contacting: Mary Gottlieb 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:
    Title: (MA) Real Estate Lending and Appraisals (12 CFR 34).
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0190.
    Type of Review: Extension, without revision, of a currently 
approved collection.
    Description: Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, 
Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989 (FIRREA), 12 U.S.C. 3331 et seq., 
directs the Federal banking agencies to publish appraisal rules for 
federally related transactions. This submission covers those 
statutorily required appraisal rules. These regulations are required by 
statute and are used by the agencies to ensure the safe and sound 
operation of financial institutions.
    National banks must review and maintain records required under 12 
CFR Part 34 Subpart C (Appraisal Requirements) and Subpart D (Real 
Estate Lending Standards) and file the reports required by Subpart E 
(Other Real Estate Owned).
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Burden Estimates:
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,800.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 3,610.
     Estimated Annual Burden: 99,050 hours.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Comments: 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: March 8, 2007.
Stuart Feldstein,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, 
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
 [FR Doc. E7-4599 Filed 3-13-07; 8:45 am]
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