Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request-Request for Service Corporation Activity, 5269 [E8-1530]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 19 / Tuesday, January 29, 2008 / Notices 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: January 24, 2008. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E8–1526 Filed 1–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request—Request for Service Corporation Activity Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 Office of Thrift Supervision 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 March 31, 2008. 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., 22:52 Jan 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 You can request additional information about this proposed information collection from Patricia D. Goings, (202) 906–5668, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 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. 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5269 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: Request for Service Corporation Activity. OMB Number: 1550–0013. Form Numbers: 1562 and 1566. Regulation requirement: 12 CFR parts 545 and 559. Description: 2 CFR 545.74 requires savings associations to obtain approval or notify the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) prior to engaging in activities through a service corporation that are not preapproved by regulation. It also contains a recordkeeping requirement for securities brokerage activities. 12 CFR 559.12 governs the issuance of securities. These requirements allow OTS to review service corporation activities and to ensure that they will not adversely affect an institution’s safety and soundness. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit: Federal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Number of Responses: 20. Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 minutes. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Burden: 14 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: January 24, 2008. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E8–1530 Filed 1–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P E:\FR\FM\29JAN1.SGM 29JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 19 (Tuesday, January 29, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Thrift Supervision


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request--Request for Service Corporation Activity

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 Office of Thrift Supervision 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 March 31, 2008.

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 Patricia D. Goings, 
(202) 906-5668, 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: Request for Service Corporation Activity.
    OMB Number: 1550-0013.
    Form Numbers: 1562 and 1566.
    Regulation requirement: 12 CFR parts 545 and 559.
    Description: 2 CFR 545.74 requires savings associations to obtain 
approval or notify the Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS) prior to 
engaging in activities through a service corporation that are not 
preapproved by regulation. It also contains a recordkeeping requirement 
for securities brokerage activities. 12 CFR 559.12 governs the issuance 
of securities. These requirements allow OTS to review service 
corporation activities and to ensure that they will not adversely 
affect an institution's safety and soundness.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit: Federal 
Government.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 20.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 20.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Burden: 14 hours.
    Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906-6531, Office of Thrift 
Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.

    Dated: January 24, 2008.
Deborah Dakin,
Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division.
[FR Doc. E8-1530 Filed 1-28-08; 8:45 am]
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