Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 26116-26117 [E7-8753]

Download as PDF 26116 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 88 / Tuesday, May 8, 2007 / Notices This Notice Issued May 4, 2007. Stephen Llewellyn, Acting Executive Officer, Executive Secretariat. [FR Doc. 07–2304 Filed 5–4–07; 3:15 pm] FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM BILLING CODE 6570–01–M Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System SUMMARY: Background. On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act, as per 5 CFR 1320.16, to approve of and assign OMB control numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board under conditions set forth in 5 CFR 1320 Appendix A.1. Board– approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of information instruments are placed into OMB’s public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request AGENCY: FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION Farm Credit Administration Board; Regular Meeting AGENCY: Farm Credit Administration. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b(e)(3)), of the regular meeting of the Farm Credit Administration Board (Board). The regular meeting of the Board will be held at the offices of the Farm Credit Administration in McLean, Virginia, on May 10, 2007, from 9 a.m. until such time as the Board concludes its business. DATE AND TIME: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roland E. Smith, Secretary to the Farm Credit Administration Board, (703) 883– 4009, TTY (703) 883–4056. Farm Credit Administration, 1501 Farm Credit Drive, McLean, Virginia 22102–5090. ADDRESSES: Parts of this meeting of the Board will be open to the public (limited space available), and parts will be closed to the public. In order to increase the accessibility to Board meetings, persons requiring assistance should make arrangements in advance. The matters to be considered at the meeting are: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Open Session A. Approval of Minutes • April 12, 2007 (Open and Closed). B. New Business—Reports • FCS Young, Beginning, and Small Farmer Mission Performance—2006 Results. • Mission-Related Investments—2006 Annual Report. • OE Quarterly Report. Closed Session* cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES • OE Supervisory Activities. Dated: May 4, 2007. Roland E. Smith, Secretary, Farm Credit Administration Board. [FR Doc. 07–2300 Filed 5–4–07; 1:48 pm] BILLING CODE 6705–01–P *Session Closed-Exempt pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(8) and (9). VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:36 May 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 Request for comment on information collection proposals The following information collections, which are being handled under this delegated authority, have received initial Board approval and are hereby published for comment. At the end of the comment period, the proposed information collections, along with an analysis of comments and recommendations received, will be submitted to the Board for final approval under OMB delegated authority. Comments are invited on the following: a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the Federal Reserve’s functions; including whether the information has practical utility; b. The accuracy of the Federal Reserve’s estimate of the burden of the proposed 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; and d. Ways to minimize the burden of information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Comments must be submitted on or before July 9, 2007. DATES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 2046 (OMB No. 7100– 0289) or FR 4006 (OMB No. 7100–0129), by any of the following methods: • Agency Web site: http:// www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at 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 the OMB control 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, unless modified 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 OMB Desk Officer by mail to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to 202– 395–6974. ADDRESSES: A copy of the proposed form and instructions, the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, supporting statement, and other documents that will be placed into OMB’s public docket files once approved may be requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears below. Michelle Shore, Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer (202–452– 3829), Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202–263–4869), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 88 / Tuesday, May 8, 2007 / Notices cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Proposal to approve under OMB delegated authority the extension for three years, without revision, of the following reports: 1. Report title: Report of Selected Balance Sheet Items for Discount Window Borrowers Agency form number: FR 2046 OMB control number: 7100–0289 Frequency: On occasion Reporters: Depository institutions Annual reporting hours: 894 Estimated average hours per response: Primary and Secondary Credit, 0.75 hour; Seasonal Credit, 0.25 hour Number of respondents: 171 General description of report: This information collection is required to obtain or retain a benefit pursuant to section 10B of the Federal Reserve Act [12 U.S.C. § 347b] and is given confidential treatment [5 U.S.C. § 552(b)(4)]. Abstract: The Federal Reserve(s Regulation A, Extensions of Credit by Federal Reserve Banks, requires that the Federal Reserve review balance sheet data in determining whether to extend credit and to help ascertain whether undue use is made of such credit. Borrowers report certain balance sheet data for a period that encompasses the dates of borrowing. There are no proposed changes to the FR 2046; however, the Federal Reserve is clarifying the instructions. 2. Report title: Request for Extension of Time to Dispose of Assets Acquired in Satisfaction of Debts Previously Contracted Agency form number: FR 4006 OMB control number: 7100–0129 Frequency: Annual Reporters: Bank holding companies Annual reporting hours: 180 hours Estimated average hours per response: 5 hours Number of respondents: 36 General description of report: This information collection is required to obtain a benefit pursuant to section 4(c)(2) of the Bank Holding Company Act [12 U.S.C. § 1843(c)(2)] and may be given confidential treatment upon request. The Federal Reserve has established a procedure for requesting an extension in its Regulation Y [12 C.F.R. § 225.22(d)(1)(ii)]. Abstract: A bank holding company that acquired voting securities or assets through foreclosure in the ordinary course of collecting a debt previously contracted may not retain ownership of those shares or assets for more than two years without prior Federal Reserve approval. There is no formal reporting form, and each request for extension must be filed at the appropriate Reserve VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:36 May 07, 2007 Jkt 211001 Bank of the bank holding company. The Federal Reserve uses the information provided in the request to fulfill its statutory obligation to supervise bank holding companies. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 3, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–8753 Filed 5–7–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Government in the Sunshine; Meeting Notice Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: FEDERAL REGISTER CITATION OF PREVIOUS ANNOUNCEMENT: 72 FR 24311, May 2, 2007. PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED TIME AND DATE OF THE MEETING: 12 p.m. Monday, May 7, 2007. Change in the time of the closed meeting to 10 a.m., Monday, May 7, 2007. CHANGES IN THE MEETING: FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE 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. Dated: May 4, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 07–2301 Filed 5–4–07; 2:20 pm] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Department of Health and Human Services. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 26117 Notice SUMMARY: This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) allow the proposed information collection project: ‘‘Chartering Value Exchanges for Valuedriven Health Care.’’ The information collection will take the form of narrative responses to semiannual Requests for Proposals for participation in a learning network of model multi-stakeholder community health care collaboratives operated to measure, report, and improve the quality and cost of available healthcare. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by July 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to: Doris Lefkowitz, Reports Clearance Officer, AHRQ, 540 Gaither Road, Room # 5036, Rockville, MD 20850. Copies of the proposed collection plans, application form, and specific details on the estimated burden can be obtained from AHRQ’s Reports Clearance Officer. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris Lefkowitz, AHRQ, Reports Clearance Officer, (301) 427–1477. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposed Project ‘‘Chartering Value Exchanges for Valuedriven Healthcare’’ This project proposes to twice annually post a public call for parties interested in becoming chartered as Value Exchanges for Value-driven Healthcare, described in the Background Section below. Anticipated benefits of being a chartered Value Exchange include (1) participation in an AHRQmanaged Learning Network and (2) eligibility to request Medicare-inclusive multi-payer patient de-identified individual physician-level performance measurement results. Background The Secretary of Health and Human Services has created and is implementing a Value-driven Healthcare Initiative to enhance person and population-centered care by improving the quality of healthcare services and reducing healthcare costs. Related HHS goals and objectives reflect the President’s Executive Order and encompass (1) promotion of the E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
SUMMARY: Background. On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 
System (Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction 
Act, as per 5 CFR 1320.16, to approve of and assign OMB control numbers 
to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or 
sponsored by the Board under conditions set forth in 5 CFR 1320 
Appendix A.1. Board-approved collections of information are 
incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved 
collections of information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of 
information instruments are placed into OMB's public docket files. The 
Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not 
required to respond to, an information collection that has been 
extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless 
it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

Request for comment on information collection proposals

    The following information collections, which are being handled 
under this delegated authority, have received initial Board approval 
and are hereby published for comment. At the end of the comment period, 
the proposed information collections, along with an analysis of 
comments and recommendations received, will be submitted to the Board 
for final approval under OMB delegated authority. Comments are invited 
on the following:
    a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the Federal Reserve's functions; including 
whether the information has practical utility;
    b. The accuracy of the Federal Reserve's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed 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; and
    d. Ways to minimize the burden of information collection on 
respondents, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 9, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 2046 (OMB No. 
7100-0289) or FR 4006 (OMB No. 7100-0129), by any of the following 
methods:
     Agency Web site: http://www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments at 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 the OMB 
control 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, 
unless modified 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 OMB Desk Officer by mail to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, New Executive 
Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503 
or by fax to 202-395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the proposed form and 
instructions, the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, supporting 
statement, and other documents that will be placed into OMB's public 
docket files once approved may be requested from the agency clearance 
officer, whose name appears below.
    Michelle Shore, Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer (202-452-
3829), Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the 
Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. Telecommunications Device 
for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202-263-4869), Board of Governors 
of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551.

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Proposal to approve under OMB delegated authority the extension for 
three years, without revision, of the following reports:

    1. Report title: Report of Selected Balance Sheet Items for 
Discount Window Borrowers
    Agency form number: FR 2046
    OMB control number: 7100-0289
    Frequency: On occasion
    Reporters: Depository institutions
    Annual reporting hours: 894
    Estimated average hours per response: Primary and Secondary Credit, 
0.75 hour; Seasonal Credit, 0.25 hour
    Number of respondents: 171
    General description of report: This information collection is 
required to obtain or retain a benefit pursuant to section 10B of the 
Federal Reserve Act [12 U.S.C. Sec.  347b] and is given confidential 
treatment [5 U.S.C. Sec.  552(b)(4)].
    Abstract: The Federal Reserve(s Regulation A, Extensions of Credit 
by Federal Reserve Banks, requires that the Federal Reserve review 
balance sheet data in determining whether to extend credit and to help 
ascertain whether undue use is made of such credit. Borrowers report 
certain balance sheet data for a period that encompasses the dates of 
borrowing. There are no proposed changes to the FR 2046; however, the 
Federal Reserve is clarifying the instructions.
    2. Report title: Request for Extension of Time to Dispose of Assets 
Acquired in Satisfaction of Debts Previously Contracted
    Agency form number: FR 4006
    OMB control number: 7100-0129
    Frequency: Annual
    Reporters: Bank holding companies
    Annual reporting hours: 180 hours
    Estimated average hours per response: 5 hours
    Number of respondents: 36
    General description of report: This information collection is 
required to obtain a benefit pursuant to section 4(c)(2) of the Bank 
Holding Company Act [12 U.S.C. Sec.  1843(c)(2)] and may be given 
confidential treatment upon request. The Federal Reserve has 
established a procedure for requesting an extension in its Regulation Y 
[12 C.F.R. Sec.  225.22(d)(1)(ii)].
    Abstract: A bank holding company that acquired voting securities or 
assets through foreclosure in the ordinary course of collecting a debt 
previously contracted may not retain ownership of those shares or 
assets for more than two years without prior Federal Reserve approval. 
There is no formal reporting form, and each request for extension must 
be filed at the appropriate Reserve Bank of the bank holding company. 
The Federal Reserve uses the information provided in the request to 
fulfill its statutory obligation to supervise bank holding companies.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 3, 2007.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E7-8753 Filed 5-7-07; 8:45 am]
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