Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request-Community Reinvestment Act, 58373-58374 [E7-20218]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 198 / Monday, October 15, 2007 / Notices Written comments should be received on or before December 14, 2007 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Glenn P. Kirkland, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of information collection should be directed to R. Joseph Durbala at Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622– 3634, or through the Internet at RJoseph.Durbala@irs.gov. DATES: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Cognitive and Psychological Research Coordinated by Statistics of Income on Behalf of All IRS Operations Functions. OMB Number: 1545–1349. Abstract: The proposed research will improve the quality of data collection by examining the psychological and cognitive aspects of methods and procedures such as: Interviewing processes, forms redesign, survey and tax collection technology and operating procedures (internal and external in nature). Current Actions: We will be conducting different opinion surveys, focus group sessions, think-aloud interviews, and usability studies regarding cognitive research surrounding forms submission or IRS system/product development. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals and businesses or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 75,000. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 37,750. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:55 Oct 12, 2007 Jkt 214001 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. Approved: October 5, 2007. Glenn P. Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–20192 Filed 10–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request—Community Reinvestment Act Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection request (ICR) described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. OTS is soliciting public comments on the proposal. Submit written comments on or before November 14, 2007. A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, can be obtained from RegInfo.gov at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the proposal or by OMB approval number, to OMB and OTS at these addresses: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for OTS, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725– 17th Street, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395–6974; and Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel’s Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552, by fax to (202) 906–6518, or by DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 58373 e-mail to infocollection.comments@ots.treas.gov. OTS will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet Site at 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 or to obtain a copy of the submission to OMB, please contact Ira L. Mills at, ira.mills@ots.treas.gov (202) 906–6531, or facsimile number (202) 906–6518, Litigation Division, Chief Counsel’s Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. Title of Proposal: Community Reinvestment Act. OMB Number: 1550–0012. Form Number: N/A. Regulation requirement: 12 CFR Part 563e. Description: This submission covers an extension of OTS’s currently approved information collection in 12 CFR part 563e. The submission involves no change to the regulations or to the information collection. OTS needs the information collected to fulfill its obligations under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) (12 U.S.C. 2901 et seq.) to evaluate and assign ratings to the performance of institutions, in connection with helping to meet the credit needs of their communities, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe and sound banking practices. OTS uses the information in the examination process and in evaluating applications for mergers, branches, and certain other corporate activities. Financial institutions maintain and provide the information to OTS. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 838. Estimated Number of Responses: 838. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1 58374 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 198 / Monday, October 15, 2007 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Burden: 76,463 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:55 Oct 12, 2007 Jkt 214001 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. OMB Reviewer: Desk Officer for OTS, Fax: (202) 395–6974, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725–17th Street, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. PO 00000 Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: October 9, 2007. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E7–20218 Filed 10–12–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P E:\FR\FM\15OCN1.SGM 15OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 198 (Monday, October 15, 2007)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Thrift Supervision


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request--Community 
Reinvestment Act

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

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection request (ICR) described 
below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. OTS is soliciting public comments on the proposal.

DATES: Submit written comments on or before November 14, 2007. A copy 
of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, can be obtained 
from RegInfo.gov at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the 
proposal or by OMB approval number, to OMB and OTS at these addresses: 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer 
for OTS, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725-17th Street, NW., 
Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395-6974; and 
Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel's Office, Office of 
Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552, by fax to 
(202) 906-6518, or by e-mail to infocollection.comments@ots.treas.gov. 
OTS will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet Site 
at 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: For further information or to obtain a 
copy of the submission to OMB, please contact Ira L. Mills at, 
ira.mills@ots.treas.gov (202) 906-6531, or facsimile number (202) 906-
6518, Litigation Division, Chief Counsel's Office, 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.
    Title of Proposal: Community Reinvestment Act.
    OMB Number: 1550-0012.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Regulation requirement: 12 CFR Part 563e.
    Description: This submission covers an extension of OTS's currently 
approved information collection in 12 CFR part 563e. The submission 
involves no change to the regulations or to the information collection.
    OTS needs the information collected to fulfill its obligations 
under the Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) (12 U.S.C. 2901 et seq.) to 
evaluate and assign ratings to the performance of institutions, in 
connection with helping to meet the credit needs of their communities, 
including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe 
and sound banking practices. OTS uses the information in the 
examination process and in evaluating applications for mergers, 
branches, and certain other corporate activities. Financial 
institutions maintain and provide the information to OTS.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 838.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 838.

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    Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Burden: 76,463 hours.
    Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906-6531, Office of Thrift 
Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.
    OMB Reviewer: Desk Officer for OTS, Fax: (202) 395-6974, U.S. 
Office of Management and Budget, 725-17th Street, NW., Room 10235, 
Washington, DC 20503.

    Dated: October 9, 2007.
Deborah Dakin,
Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division.
[FR Doc. E7-20218 Filed 10-12-07; 8:45 am]
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