Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 60930-60931 [07-5296]

Download as PDF 60930 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 207 / Friday, October 26, 2007 / Notices requested that the Board hold a hearing to discuss the proposed changes to the cost of capital calculation. This hearing should be a forum for parties to provide views and information about the Board’s proposed changes and the record developed in this proceeding. The Board invites information and comments on the proposed CAPM methodology to calculate the rail industry’s cost of capital. Date of Hearing. The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2007, in the hearing room at the Board’s headquarters in Washington, DC, and will continue, with short breaks if necessary, until every person scheduled to speak has been heard. Notice of Intent to Participate. Any party of record wishing to speak at the hearing should file with the Board a written notice of intent to participate, and should identify the party, the proposed speaker, the time requested, and topic(s) to be covered, as soon as possible, but no later than November 20, 2007. Testimony. Each speaker should file with the Board a copy of his/her written testimony by November 27, 2007. Board Releases and Live Audio Available Via the Internet. Decisions and notices of the Board, including this notice, are available on the Board’s Web site at http://www.stb.dot.gov. This hearing will be available on the Board’s Web site by live audio streaming. To access the hearing, click on the ‘‘Live Audio’’ link under ‘‘Information Center’’ at the left side of the home page beginning at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2007. This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources. Dated: October 24, 2007. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–21192 Filed 10–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35079] rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES West Texas and Lubbock Railway Company—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—BNSF Railroad Company West Texas and Lubbock Railway Company (WTLC), 1 a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of 1 Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC owns WTLC through its wholly owned subsidiary Permian Basin Railways, Inc. 15:23 Oct 25, 2007 Decided: October 18, 2007. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Vernon A. Williams, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–20926 Filed 10–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Secretary DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VerDate Aug<31>2005 exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire, by purchase from BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), and operate approximately 37.5 miles of rail line known as the South Plains Subdivision, extending from milepost 330.1 west of Plainview, TX, to the end of the line at milepost 367.6 in Dimmitt, TX. The transaction is expected to be consummated on or after November 10, 2007. WTLC certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction would not exceed $5 million and would not result in the creation of a Class II or Class I rail carrier. 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 effectiveness of the exemption. Stay petitions must be filed by November 2, 2007 (at least 7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35079, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on John D. Heffner, John D. Heffner, PLLC, 1750 K Street, NW., Suite 350, Washington, DC 20006. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Jkt 214001 List of Countries Requiring Cooperation With an International Boycott In order to comply with the mandate of section 999(a)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, the Department of the Treasury is publishing a current list of countries which require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott (within the meaning of section 999(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986). On the bais of the best information currently available to the Department of the Treasury, the following countries PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 require or may require participation in, or cooperation with, an international boycott (within the meaning of section 999(b)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986). Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, Republic of. Iraq is not included in this list, but its status with respect to future lists remains under review by the Department of the Treasury. Dated: October 22, 2007. John L. Harrington, International Tax Counsel (Tax Policy). [FR Doc. 07–5302 Filed 10–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–M DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: 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 information collection titled, ‘‘Examination Questionnaire.’’ The OCC also gives notice that it has sent the information collection to OMB for review and approval. DATES: Comments must be submitted by November 26, 2007. ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 1–5, Attention: 1557–0199, 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 may personally inspect and photocopy comments at the OCC’s Public Information Room, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 874–5043. E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 207 / Friday, October 26, 2007 / Notices Upon arrival, visitors will be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0199, 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 from Mary Gottlieb, (202) 874–5090, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCC is proposing to extend the approval for the following information collection: Title: Examination Questionnaire. OMB Control No.: 1557–0199. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Type of Review: Regular review. Abstract: The OCC has revised its Examination Questionnaire and updated the estimated burden hours to reflect the reduction in the number of national banks. Completed Examination Questionnaires provide the OCC with information needed to properly evaluate the effectiveness of the examination process and agency communications. The OCC will use the information to identify problems or trends that may impair the effectiveness of the examination process, to identify ways to improve its service to the banking industry, and to analyze staff and training needs. A questionnaire is provided to each national bank at the conclusion of their supervisory cycle (12 or 18-month period). A banker may now choose to complete this questionnaire on National BankNet, the OCC’s extranet site. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,800. Estimated Number of Responses: 1,602. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Time per Response: 0.17 hours. Estimated Annual Burden: 267 hours. Comments: A 60-day Federal Register Notice was issued on July 26, 2007 (72 FR 41105). No comments were received. Comments continue to be 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; VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:23 Oct 25, 2007 Jkt 214001 (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: October 17, 2007. Stuart Feldstein, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 07–5296 Filed 10–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: 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 its information collection titled, ‘‘Assessment of Fees—12 CFR 8.’’ DATES: You should submit written comments by December 26, 2007. ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room, Mail Stop 1–5, Attention: 1557–0223, 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 may personally inspect and photocopy comments at the OCC’s Public Information Room, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 874–5043. Upon arrival, visitors will be required to PO 00000 Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60931 present valid government-issued photo identification and submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0223, 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 can request additional information or a copy of the collection from Mary Gottlieb, (202) 874–5090, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCC is proposing to extend OMB approval of the following information collection: Title: Assessment of Fees—12 CFR 8. OMB Control No.: 1557–0223. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Type of Review: Regular review. Abstract: The OCC is requesting comment on its proposed extension, without change, of the information collection titled, ‘‘Assessment of Fees— 12 CFR 8.’’ The National Bank Act authorizes the OCC to collect assessments, fees, and other charges as necessary or appropriate to carry out the responsibilities of the OCC. The OCC will require national banks to provide the OCC with ‘‘receivables attributable’’ data from independent credit card banks, that is, national banks that primarily engage in credit card operations and are not affiliated with a full service national bank. ‘‘Receivables attributable’’ are the total amount of outstanding balances due on credit card accounts owned by an independent credit card bank (the receivables attributable to those accounts) on the last day of an assessment period, minus receivables retained on the bank’s balance sheet as of that day. The OCC will use the information to verify the accuracy of each bank’s assessment computation and to adjust the assessment rate for independent credit card banks over time. Estimated Number of Respondents: 11. Estimated Number of Responses: 22. Frequency of Response: Semiannually. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 22 hours. 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: E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 207 (Friday, October 26, 2007)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; 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 information collection titled, ``Examination 
Questionnaire.'' The OCC also gives notice that it has sent the 
information collection to OMB for review and approval.

DATES: Comments must be submitted by November 26, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 1-5, Attention: 1557-0199, 
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 may personally inspect and photocopy 
comments at the OCC's Public Information Room, 250 E Street, SW., 
Washington, DC. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors 
make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 
874-5043.

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Upon arrival, visitors will be required to present valid government-
issued photo identification and submit to security screening in order 
to inspect and photocopy comments.
    Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk 
Officer, 1557-0199, 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 from Mary Gottlieb, (202) 874-5090, 
Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the 
Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCC is proposing to extend the approval 
for the following information collection:
    Title: Examination Questionnaire.
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0199.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Type of Review: Regular review.
    Abstract: The OCC has revised its Examination Questionnaire and 
updated the estimated burden hours to reflect the reduction in the 
number of national banks. Completed Examination Questionnaires provide 
the OCC with information needed to properly evaluate the effectiveness 
of the examination process and agency communications. The OCC will use 
the information to identify problems or trends that may impair the 
effectiveness of the examination process, to identify ways to improve 
its service to the banking industry, and to analyze staff and training 
needs. A questionnaire is provided to each national bank at the 
conclusion of their supervisory cycle (12 or 18-month period). A banker 
may now choose to complete this questionnaire on National BankNet, the 
OCC's extranet site.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,800.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 1,602.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Time per Response: 0.17 hours.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 267 hours.
    Comments: A 60-day Federal Register Notice was issued on July 26, 
2007 (72 FR 41105). No comments were received. Comments continue to be 
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: October 17, 2007.
Stuart Feldstein,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, 
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
[FR Doc. 07-5296 Filed 10-25-07; 8:45 am]
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