Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request-Application and Termination Notice for Municipal Securities Dealer Principal or Representative, 15258-15259 [E8-5759]

Download as PDF 15258 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 56 / Friday, March 21, 2008 / Notices 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. identify grass roots tax issues. The TAP will operate in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and its implementing regulations. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bernard E. Coston, Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel at (404) 338–8408. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: March 13, 2008. Sandra L. McQuin, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. E8–5677 Filed 3–20–08; 8:45 am] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Approved: March 12, 2008. Glenn P. Kirkland, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E8–5682 Filed 3–20–08; 8:45 am] Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request—Application and Termination Notice for Municipal Securities Dealer Principal or Representative BILLING CODE 4830–01–P AGENCY: Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Notice of Charter Reestablishment Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of Charter Reestablishment. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 14(a)(2)(A) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463) and in accordance with title 41 of the Code of Federal Regulations, section 102–3.65, notice is herby given that the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s (TAP) charter has been renewed by the Department of the Treasury, for a two-year period. The charter of this advisory committee was filed with the appropriate committees of Congress, the General Services Administration and the Library of Congress on March 17, 2008, and shall expire two years from the original filing date. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This charter is prepared and filed in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463 (5 U.S.C. App.). The establishment and the operation of the advisory committee are authorized pursuant to the authority of the Secretary of the Treasury to administer the internal revenue laws under section 7801 of the Internal Revenue Code. That authority is delegated to the Commissioner of the Internal Revenue. The TAP provides a taxpayer perspective on critical tax administration programs and helps to VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:33 Mar 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 May 20, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00139 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 You can request additional information about this proposed information collection from John R. Rudolph, (202) 906–6153, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. 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: Application and Termination Notice for Municipal Securities Dealer Principal or Representative. OMB Number: 1550–0NEW. Form Numbers: MSD–4 and MSD–5. Regulation Requirement: N/A. Description: The forms are completed by certain FSA employees that act as municipal securities dealer principals or representatives, and are submitted to OTS. OTS reviews the information to monitor registered persons’ entry into, and exit from, municipal securities dealer activities. The information contributes to the OTS’s understanding of the FSA and helps to facilitate the supervision of the municipal securities dealer activities. Type of Review: New Collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2. Estimated Number of Responses: 14. Estimated Frequency of Response: Form MSD–4 is 1 hour; MSD–5 is 15 minutes. Estimated Total Burden: 11 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 56 / Friday, March 21, 2008 / Notices 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: March 17, 2008. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E8–5759 Filed 3–20–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency [Docket ID OCC–2008–0002] FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM [Docket No. OP–1311] FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION RIN 3064–ZA00 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision [Docket ID OTS–2008–0001] FARM CREDIT ADMINISTRATION RIN 3052–AC46 NATIONAL CREDIT UNION ADMINISTRATION RIN 3133–AD41 Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards; Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Flood Insurance Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Treasury (OCC); Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board); Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); Office of Thrift Supervision, Treasury (OTS); Farm Credit Administration (FCA); National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). ACTION: Notice and request for comment. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES AGENCIES: SUMMARY: The OCC, Board, FDIC, OTS, FCA, and NCUA (collectively, the Agencies) are soliciting comment on proposed revisions to the Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Flood Insurance (Interagency Questions and Answers). To help financial institutions meet their responsibilities under Federal flood insurance legislation and to increase public understanding of their flood insurance regulations, the staffs of the Agencies have prepared proposed new and revised guidance addressing the most frequently asked questions and answers about flood insurance. The proposed revised Interagency Questions and VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:33 Mar 20, 2008 Jkt 214001 Answers contain staff guidance for agency personnel, financial institutions, and the public. DATE: Comments must be submitted on or before May 20, 2008. ADDRESSES: OCC: Because paper mail in the Washington, DC area and at the Agencies is subject to delay, commenters are encouraged to submit comments by e-mail, if possible. Please use the title ‘‘Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards; Interagency Questions and Answers Regarding Flood Insurance’’ to facilitate the organization and distribution of the comments. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. • Mail: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Mail Stop 1–5, Washington, DC 20219. • Fax: (202) 874–4448. • Hand Delivery/Courier: 250 E Street, SW., Attn: Public Information Room, Mail Stop 1–5, Washington, DC 20219. Instructions: You must include ‘‘OCC’’ as the agency name and ‘‘Docket ID OCC–2008–0002’’ in your comment. Comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. Do not enclose any information in your comment or supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate for public disclosure. You may review comments and other related materials that pertain to this notice by any of the following methods: • Viewing Comments Personally: 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 present valid government-issued photo identification and submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. • Docket: You may also view or request available background documents and project summaries using the methods described above. Board: You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. OP–1311, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15259 • E-mail: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include docket 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 http:// 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. FDIC: You may submit comments, identified by RIN number 3064–ZA00 by any of the following methods: • Agency Web site: http:// www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/federal/ propose.html. Follow instructions for submitting comments on the Agency Web Site. • E-mail: Comments@FDIC.gov. Include the RIN number in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary, Attention: Comments, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20429. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Guard station at the rear of the 550 17th Street Building (located on F Street) on business days between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and RIN number. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/federal/ propose.html including any personal information provided. OTS: You may submit comments, identified by OTS–2007–0001, by any of the following methods: • E-mail: regs.comments@ots.treas.gov. Please include ID OTS–2008–0001 in the subject line of the message and include your name and telephone number in the message. • Fax: (202) 906–6518. • Mail: Regulation Comments, Chief Counsel’s Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552, Attention: OTS– 2008–0001. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Guard’s Desk, East Lobby Entrance, 1700 G Street, NW., from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on business days, Attention: Regulation E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 56 (Friday, March 21, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15258-15259]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-5759]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Thrift Supervision


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request--Application and Termination Notice for Municipal Securities 
Dealer Principal or Representative

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 May 20, 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 John R. Rudolph, (202) 
906-6153, 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: Application and Termination Notice for Municipal 
Securities Dealer Principal or Representative.
    OMB Number: 1550-0NEW.
    Form Numbers: MSD-4 and MSD-5.
    Regulation Requirement: N/A.
    Description: The forms are completed by certain FSA employees that 
act as municipal securities dealer principals or representatives, and 
are submitted to OTS. OTS reviews the information to monitor registered 
persons' entry into, and exit from, municipal securities dealer 
activities. The information contributes to the OTS's understanding of 
the FSA and helps to facilitate the supervision of the municipal 
securities dealer activities.
    Type of Review: New Collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 14.
    Estimated Frequency of Response: Form MSD-4 is 1 hour; MSD-5 is 15 
minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden: 11 hours.
    Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906-6531, Office of Thrift 
Supervision,

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1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.

    Dated: March 17, 2008.
Deborah Dakin,
Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division.
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