Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 51300-51301 [E8-20176]

Download as PDF 51300 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 2, 2008 / Notices authority for this collection of information is contained in Section 154(i) of the Communications Act of 1934, as amended. Confidentiality: No need for confidentiality is required for this collection of information. Privacy Impact Assessment(s): No impact(s). Needs and Uses: 47 CFR 73.1510 requires that a licensee of an AM, FM, and TV broadcast station to file an informal application with the FCC to request an experimental authorization to conduct technical experimentation directed toward improvement of the technical phases of operation and service. This request shall describe the nature and purpose of experimentation to be conducted, the nature of the experimental signal transmission, and the proposed hours and duration of the experimentation. The data is used by FCC staff to maintain complete technical information about a broadcast station and to ensure that such experimentation does not cause interference to other broadcast stations. Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–20296 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury; Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board); and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). ACTION: Joint notice and request for comment. erowe on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES AGENCIES: SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the OCC, the Board, and the FDIC (the ‘‘agencies’’) may not conduct or sponsor, and the 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 Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), of which the agencies VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:40 Aug 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 are members, has approved the agencies’ publication for public comment of a proposal to extend, without revision, the Country Exposure Report (FFIEC 009) and the Country Exposure Information Report (FFIEC 009a), which are currently approved information collections. At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which the FFIEC should modify the reports. The agencies will then submit the reports to OMB for review and approval. Comments must be submitted on or before November 3, 2008. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to any or all of the agencies. All comments, which should refer to the OMB control number, will be shared among the agencies. OCC: You should direct all written comments to: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 1–5, Attention: 1557–0100, 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 can inspect and photocopy comments at the OCC’s Public Information Room, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. 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. Board: You may submit comments, identified by FFIEC 009 or FFIEC 009a, by any of the following methods: • Agency Web Site: http:// www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the http://www.federalreserve.gov/ generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include the OMB control 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. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 All public comments are available from the Board’s Web site at http:// www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/ foia/ProposedRegs.cfm as submitted, except as necessary 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 written comments, which should refer to ‘‘Country Exposure Reports, 3064– 0017,’’ by any of the following methods: • Agency Web Site: http:// www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/federal/ propose.html. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the FDIC Web site. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: Comments@FDIC.gov. Include ‘‘Country Exposure Reports, 3064–0017’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary, Attention: Comments, FDIC, 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. Public Inspection: All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/ federal/propose/html including any personal information provided. Comments may be inspected at the FDIC Public Information Center, Room E– 1002, 3501 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22226, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on business days. Additionally, commenters may send a copy of their comments to the OMB desk officer for the agencies by mail to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information or a copy of the collection may be requested from: OCC: Mary Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officer, 202–874–5090, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. Board: Michelle Shore, Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer, 202– 452–3829, Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 170 / Tuesday, September 2, 2008 / Notices Federal Reserve System, 20th and C Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20551. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may call 202–263–4869. FDIC: Herbert J. Messite, Counsel, 202–898–6834, Legal Division, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20429. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the following currently approved collections of information: Report Title: Country Exposure Report and Country Exposure Information Report. Form Number: FFIEC 009 and FFIEC 009a. Frequency of Response: Quarterly. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. OCC OMB Number: 1557–0100. Estimated Number of Respondents: 19 (FFIEC 009), 19 (FFIEC 009a). Estimated Average Time per Response: 70 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 5.25 burden hours (FFIEC 009a). Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5,320 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 399 burden hours (FFIEC 009a). Board OMB Number: 7100–0035. Estimated Number of Respondents: 28 (FFIEC 009), 15 (FFIEC 009a). Estimated Average Time per Response: 70 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 5.25 burden hours (FFIEC 009a). Estimated Total Annual Burden: 7,840 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 315 burden hours (FFIEC 009a). FDIC OMB Number: 3064–0017. Estimated Number of Respondents: 18 (FFIEC 009), 18 (FFIEC 009a). Estimated Average Time per Response: 70 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 5.25 burden hours (FFIEC 009a). Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5,040 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 378 burden hours (FFIEC 009a). erowe on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES General Description of Reports These information collections are mandatory: 12 U.S.C. 161 and 1817 (national banks), 12 U.S.C. 248(a), 1844(c), and 3906 (state member banks and bank holding companies); and 12 U.S.C. 1817 and 1820 (insured state nonmember commercial and savings banks). The FFIEC 009 information collection is given confidential treatment (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4) and (b)(8)). The FFIEC 009a information collection is not given confidential treatment. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:40 Aug 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 Abstract The Country Exposure Report (FFIEC 009) is filed quarterly with the agencies and provides information on international claims of U.S. banks and bank holding companies that is used for supervisory and analytical purposes. The information is used to monitor country exposure of banks to determine the degree of risk in their portfolios and the possible impact on U.S. banks of adverse developments in particular countries. The Country Exposure Information Report (FFIEC 009a) is a supplement to the FFIEC 009 and provides publicly available information on material foreign country exposures (all exposures to a country in excess of 1 percent of total assets or 20 percent of capital, whichever is less) of U.S. banks and bank holding companies that file the FFIEC 009 report. As part of the Country Exposure Information Report, reporting institutions must also furnish a list of countries in which they have lending exposures above 0.75 percent of total assets or 15 percent of total capital, whichever is less. Request for Comment Comments are invited on: a. Whether the information collections are necessary for the proper performance of the agencies’ functions, including whether the information has practical utility; b. The accuracy of the agencies’ estimates of the burden of the information collections, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; d. Ways to minimize the burden of information collections 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. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be shared among the agencies. All comments will become a matter of public record. Written comments should address the accuracy of the burden estimates and ways to minimize burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology as well as other relevant aspects of the information collection request. Subject: FFIEC 009 and FFIEC 009a PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51301 Dated: August 12, 2008. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 25, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. Dated at Washington, DC, this 8th day of August, 2008. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–20176 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P; 4810–33–P 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the office of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than September 16, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Steve Foley, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30309: 1. Paul Ray, Max Ray,Carole Ray, and Gina Brumley, all of Hackleburg, Alabama, to collectively acquire additional voting shares of Hometown Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of PeoplesTrust Bank, both of Hamilton, Alabama. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 27, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–20246 Filed 8–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S E:\FR\FM\02SEN1.SGM 02SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 170 (Tuesday, September 2, 2008)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-20176]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM

FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request

AGENCIES: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury; 
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board); and Federal 
Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

ACTION: Joint notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the OCC, the Board, and the FDIC 
(the ``agencies'') may not conduct or sponsor, and the 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 Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council 
(FFIEC), of which the agencies are members, has approved the agencies' 
publication for public comment of a proposal to extend, without 
revision, the Country Exposure Report (FFIEC 009) and the Country 
Exposure Information Report (FFIEC 009a), which are currently approved 
information collections. At the end of the comment period, the comments 
and recommendations received will be analyzed to determine the extent 
to which the FFIEC should modify the reports. The agencies will then 
submit the reports to OMB for review and approval.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 3, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to 
any or all of the agencies. All comments, which should refer to the OMB 
control number, will be shared among the agencies.
    OCC: You should direct all written comments to: Communications 
Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information 
Room, Mailstop 1-5, Attention: 1557-0100, 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 can 
inspect and photocopy comments at the OCC's Public Information Room, 
250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. 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.
    Board: You may submit comments, identified by FFIEC 009 or FFIEC 
009a, by any of the following methods:
     Agency Web Site: http://www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments on the http://
www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include the OMB 
control 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, except as necessary 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 written comments, which should refer to 
``Country Exposure Reports, 3064-0017,'' by any of the following 
methods:
     Agency Web Site: http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/
federal/propose.html. Follow the instructions for submitting comments 
on the FDIC Web site.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: Comments@FDIC.gov. Include ``Country Exposure 
Reports, 3064-0017'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary, Attention: 
Comments, FDIC, 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.
    Public Inspection: All comments received will be posted without 
change to http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/federal/propose/html 
including any personal information provided. Comments may be inspected 
at the FDIC Public Information Center, Room E-1002, 3501 Fairfax Drive, 
Arlington, VA 22226, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on business days.
    Additionally, commenters may send a copy of their comments to the 
OMB desk officer for the agencies by mail to the Office of Information 
and Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, New 
Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to 202-395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Additional information or a copy of 
the collection may be requested from:
    OCC: Mary Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officer, 202-874-5090, 
Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the 
Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219.
    Board: Michelle Shore, Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer, 
202-452-3829, Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors 
of the

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Federal Reserve System, 20th and C Streets, NW., Washington, DC 20551. 
Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may call 202-263-
4869.
    FDIC: Herbert J. Messite, Counsel, 202-898-6834, Legal Division, 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20429.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposal to extend for three years, without 
revision, the following currently approved collections of information:
    Report Title: Country Exposure Report and Country Exposure 
Information Report.
    Form Number: FFIEC 009 and FFIEC 009a.
    Frequency of Response: Quarterly.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.

OCC

    OMB Number: 1557-0100.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 19 (FFIEC 009), 19 (FFIEC 009a).
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 70 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 
5.25 burden hours (FFIEC 009a).
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5,320 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 399 
burden hours (FFIEC 009a).

Board

    OMB Number: 7100-0035.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 28 (FFIEC 009), 15 (FFIEC 009a).
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 70 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 
5.25 burden hours (FFIEC 009a).
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 7,840 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 315 
burden hours (FFIEC 009a).

FDIC

    OMB Number: 3064-0017.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 18 (FFIEC 009), 18 (FFIEC 009a).
    Estimated Average Time per Response: 70 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 
5.25 burden hours (FFIEC 009a).
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5,040 burden hours (FFIEC 009), 378 
burden hours (FFIEC 009a).

General Description of Reports

    These information collections are mandatory: 12 U.S.C. 161 and 1817 
(national banks), 12 U.S.C. 248(a), 1844(c), and 3906 (state member 
banks and bank holding companies); and 12 U.S.C. 1817 and 1820 (insured 
state nonmember commercial and savings banks). The FFIEC 009 
information collection is given confidential treatment (5 U.S.C. 
552(b)(4) and (b)(8)). The FFIEC 009a information collection is not 
given confidential treatment.

Abstract

    The Country Exposure Report (FFIEC 009) is filed quarterly with the 
agencies and provides information on international claims of U.S. banks 
and bank holding companies that is used for supervisory and analytical 
purposes. The information is used to monitor country exposure of banks 
to determine the degree of risk in their portfolios and the possible 
impact on U.S. banks of adverse developments in particular countries. 
The Country Exposure Information Report (FFIEC 009a) is a supplement to 
the FFIEC 009 and provides publicly available information on material 
foreign country exposures (all exposures to a country in excess of 1 
percent of total assets or 20 percent of capital, whichever is less) of 
U.S. banks and bank holding companies that file the FFIEC 009 report. 
As part of the Country Exposure Information Report, reporting 
institutions must also furnish a list of countries in which they have 
lending exposures above 0.75 percent of total assets or 15 percent of 
total capital, whichever is less.

Request for Comment

    Comments are invited on:
    a. Whether the information collections are necessary for the proper 
performance of the agencies' functions, including whether the 
information has practical utility;
    b. The accuracy of the agencies' estimates of the burden of the 
information collections, including the validity of the methodology and 
assumptions used;
    c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected;
    d. Ways to minimize the burden of information collections 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.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be shared among 
the agencies. All comments will become a matter of public record. 
Written comments should address the accuracy of the burden estimates 
and ways to minimize burden including the use of automated collection 
techniques or the use of other forms of information technology as well 
as other relevant aspects of the information collection request.
    Subject: FFIEC 009 and FFIEC 009a

    Dated: August 12, 2008.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, 
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 25, 
2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.

    Dated at Washington, DC, this 8th day of August, 2008.
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Robert E. Feldman,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-20176 Filed 8-29-08; 8:45 am]
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