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E8–19152 Filed 8–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–45–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Recordkeeping and Confirmation Requirements for Securities Transactions Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: ebenthall on PRODPC60 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:12 Aug 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 October 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, and 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 Judi McCormick, (202) 906–5636, 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; PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Recordkeeping and Confirmation Requirements for Securities Transactions. OMB Number: 1550–0109. Form Numbers: N/A. Regulation requirement: 12 CFR part 551. Description: The regulation found at 12 CFR part 551 imposes recordkeeping and confirmation requirements for savings associations that effect securities transactions. The recordkeeping and confirmation regulation ensures that savings association customers receive the same protections and disclosures provided to brokerage customers; ensures savings associations effect securities transactions safely and soundly; and provides savings associations with formal guidance when they effect securities transactions. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 829. Estimated Number of Responses: 829. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Burden: 4,235 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: August 13, 2008. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E8–19162 Filed 8–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P E:\FR\FM\19AUN1.SGM 19AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 161 (Tuesday, August 19, 2008)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Thrift Supervision


Recordkeeping and Confirmation Requirements for Securities 
Transactions

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 October 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, and 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 Judi McCormick, (202) 
906-5636, 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: Recordkeeping and Confirmation Requirements for 
Securities Transactions.
    OMB Number: 1550-0109.
    Form Numbers: N/A.
    Regulation requirement: 12 CFR part 551.
    Description: The regulation found at 12 CFR part 551 imposes 
recordkeeping and confirmation requirements for savings associations 
that effect securities transactions.
    The recordkeeping and confirmation regulation ensures that savings 
association customers receive the same protections and disclosures 
provided to brokerage customers; ensures savings associations effect 
securities transactions safely and soundly; and provides savings 
associations with formal guidance when they effect securities 
transactions.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 829.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 829.
    Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Burden: 4,235 hours.
    Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906-6531, Office of Thrift 
Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.

    Dated: August 13, 2008.
Deborah Dakin,
Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division.
[FR Doc. E8-19162 Filed 8-18-08; 8:45 am]
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