Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request-Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex Structured Finance Activities, 52198 [E7-18030]

Download as PDF 52198 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 176 / Wednesday, September 12, 2007 / Notices milepost 443.0 near Hillcrest, in Ada County, ID.1 The City certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier and further certifies that its projected annual revenues will not exceed $5 million. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or after September 26, 2007. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than September 19, 2007. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35076, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E. Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Thomas F. McFarland, P.C., 208 South LaSalle Street, Suite 1890, Chicago, IL 60604– 1112. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: August 31, 2007. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–17730 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request–Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex Structured Finance Activities Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort 1 The Boise Cutoff was formerly part of the Boise Subdivision of Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP). See, Union Pacific Railroad Company— Abandonment and Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemption—in Ada County, ID, STB Docket No. AB–33 (Sub-No. 137X) (STB served July 8, 1999). The City states that after abandonment, UP conveyed the Boise Cutoff to the City in 2000. The City did not believe at that time that it required Board authority or an exemption for its operation of the Boise Cutoff. The City now proposes to actively operate the Boise Cutoff. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:43 Sep 11, 2007 Jkt 211001 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 Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The OTS 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 November 13, 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 Debbie Merkle, Project Manager, (202) 906–5688, 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, PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex Structured Finance Activities. OMB Number: 1550–0111. Form Number: N/A. Description: The Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex Structured Finance Activities describes the types of internal controls and risk management procedures that the OTS believes are particularly effective in assisting financial institutions to identify and address the reputational, legal and other risks associated with complex structured finance transactions. Type of Review: Extension without change to a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 25 hours. Estimated Total Burden: 125 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: September 7, 2007. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E7–18030 Filed 9–11–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0619] Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Veterans Health Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–21), this notice announces that the Veterans Health Administration (VHA), Department of Veterans Affairs, has submitted the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Thrift Supervision


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request-Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex Structured 
Finance Activities

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 Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The OTS 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 November 13, 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 Debbie Merkle, Project 
Manager, (202) 906-5688, 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: Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex 
Structured Finance Activities.
    OMB Number: 1550-0111.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Description: The Statement on Sound Practices Concerning Complex 
Structured Finance Activities describes the types of internal controls 
and risk management procedures that the OTS believes are particularly 
effective in assisting financial institutions to identify and address 
the reputational, legal and other risks associated with complex 
structured finance transactions.
    Type of Review: Extension without change to a currently approved 
collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5.
    Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 25 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden: 125 hours.
    Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906-6531, Office of Thrift 
Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.

    Dated: September 7, 2007.
Deborah Dakin,
Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division.
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