Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 66689-66690 [E8-26698]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 218 / Monday, November 10, 2008 / Notices Issued on: November 4, 2008. Nancy Bobb, Director, State Programs, Federal Highway Administration, Sacramento, California. [FR Doc. E8–26695 Filed 11–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–RY–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Notice of Application for Approval of Discontinuance or Modification of a Railroad Signal System or Relief From the Requirements of Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations Part 236 Pursuant to Title 49 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 235 and 49 U.S.C. 20502(a), the following railroad has petitioned the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) seeking approval for the discontinuance or modification of the signal system or relief from the requirements of 49 CFR part 236, as detailed below. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Docket Number FRA–2008–0010 Applicant: Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company, Mr. John H. Williams, President, 385 Sherman Avenue, Suite 1, Palo Alto, California 94306–1840. The Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company (NWP) seeks informal reconsideration of FRA’s decision for denial of the proposed discontinuance and removal of the interlocking signal systems on three drawbridges that are located between a point near Lombard, California, at Milepost (MP) 63.4 and a point near Petaluma, California, at MP 38.5 on the NWP’s Russian River Division at the following three locations: Brazos Drawbridge, MP 64.7; Black Point Drawbridge, MP 28.7; and Haystack Landing Drawbridge, MP 37.2. The reasons given for the reconsideration are: the addition of concurrence of the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District (SMART), clarification that SMART does not have plans to operate passenger trains over either the Brazos Drawbridge or the Black Point Drawbridge, and the fact that SMART has plans to replace the Haystack Landing Bridge as part of the passenger rail project with a modern lift bridge with interlocking signal protection before any passenger trains operate over it. Any interested party desiring to protest the granting of an application shall set forth specifically the grounds upon which the protest is made, and include a concise statement of the interest of the party in the proceeding. Additionally, one copy of the protest VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:07 Nov 07, 2008 Jkt 217001 shall be furnished to the applicant at the address listed above. FRA expects to be able to determine these matters without an oral hearing. However, if a specific request for an oral hearing is accompanied by a showing that the party is unable to adequately present his or her position by written statements, an application may be set for public hearing. All communications concerning this proceeding should be identified by Docket Number FRA–2008–0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Web site: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic site; • Fax: 202–493–2251; • Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590; or • Hand Delivery: Room W12–140 of the U.S. Department of Transportation West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Communications received within 45 days of the date of this notice will be considered by FRA before final action is taken. Comments received after that date will be considered as far as practicable. All written communications concerning these proceedings are available for examination during regular business hours (9 a.m.–5 p.m.) at the above facility. All documents in the public docket are also available for inspection and copying on the Internet at the docket facility’s Web site at http://www.regulations.gov. FRA wishes to inform all potential commenters that anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477– 78). Issued in Washington, DC, on November 3, 2008. Grady C. Cothen, Jr., Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Standards and Program Development. [FR Doc. E8–26729 Filed 11–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66689 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 take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the OCC is soliciting comment concerning a proposed new collection titled ‘‘Customer Complaint Form.’’ The OCC is also giving notice that it has submitted the collection to OMB for review. You should submit written comments by: December 10, 2008. ADDRESSES: You should direct all written comments to: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 1–5, Attention: 1557–0232, 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 the comments at the OCC’s Public Information Room, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. You can make an appointment to inspect the comments by calling (202) 874–5043. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. 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, 1557–0232, 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 H. 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 DATES: E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 66690 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 218 / Monday, November 10, 2008 / Notices the following information collection: Customer Complaint Form. OMB Control No.: 1557–0232. Description: The customer complaint form was developed as a courtesy for those that contact the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s Customer Assistance Group and wish to file a formal, written complaint. The form allows consumers to focus their issues and provide a complete picture of their concerns, but is entirely voluntary. It is designed to prevent having to go back to a consumer for additional information, which delays the process. Completion of the form allows the Customer Assistance Group to process the complaint more efficiently. The Customer Assistance Group will use the information to create a record of the consumer’s contact, including capturing information that can be used to resolve the consumer’s issues and provide a database of information that is incorporated into the OCC’s supervisory process. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 14,000. Total Annual Responses: 14,000. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Total Annual Burden Hours: 924. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. On September 4, 2008, the OCC published a notice in the Federal Register soliciting comment for 60 days on this information collection (73 FR 51701). 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 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 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:09 Nov 07, 2008 Jkt 217001 Dated: November 4, 2008. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. E8–26698 Filed 11–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0178] Proposed Information Collection (Monthly Certification of On-the-Job and Apprenticeship Training) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine a claimant’s continued eligibility for educational benefits. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 9, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0178’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or FAX (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501—3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Monthly Certification of On-theJob and Apprenticeship Training, VA Forms 22–6553d and 22–6553d–1. OMB Control Number: 2900–0178. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants receiving on the job and apprenticeship training complete VA Form 22–6553d to report the number of hours worked. Schools or training establishments also complete the form to report whether the claimant’s educational benefits are to be continued unchanged or terminated, and the effective date of such action. VA Form 22–6553d–1 is an identical printed copy of VA Form 22–6553d. Claimants use VA Form 22–6553d–1 when the computer-generated version of VA Form 22–6553d is not available. VA uses the data collected to process a claimant’s educational benefit claim. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 30,722 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Monthly. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20,481. Number of Responses Annually: 184,329. Dated: October 30, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–26628 Filed 11–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P E:\FR\FM\10NON1.SGM 10NON1

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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 take this opportunity to comment on a continuing 
information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. Currently, the OCC is soliciting comment concerning a proposed 
new collection titled ``Customer Complaint Form.'' The OCC is also 
giving notice that it has submitted the collection to OMB for review.

DATES: You should submit written comments by: December 10, 2008.

ADDRESSES: You should direct all written comments to: Communications 
Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information 
Room, Mailstop 1-5, Attention: 1557-0232, 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 the comments at the OCC's Public Information 
Room, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. You can make an 
appointment to inspect the comments by calling (202) 874-5043. For 
security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to 
inspect comments. 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, 1557-0232, 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 H. 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

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the following information collection: Customer Complaint Form.
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0232.
    Description: The customer complaint form was developed as a 
courtesy for those that contact the Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency's Customer Assistance Group and wish to file a formal, written 
complaint. The form allows consumers to focus their issues and provide 
a complete picture of their concerns, but is entirely voluntary. It is 
designed to prevent having to go back to a consumer for additional 
information, which delays the process. Completion of the form allows 
the Customer Assistance Group to process the complaint more 
efficiently.
    The Customer Assistance Group will use the information to create a 
record of the consumer's contact, including capturing information that 
can be used to resolve the consumer's issues and provide a database of 
information that is incorporated into the OCC's supervisory process.
    Type of Review: Regular.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 14,000.
    Total Annual Responses: 14,000.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 924.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not 
required to respond to, an information collection unless the 
information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number.
    On September 4, 2008, the OCC published a notice in the Federal 
Register soliciting comment for 60 days on this information collection 
(73 FR 51701). 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 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 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: November 4, 2008.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division.
[FR Doc. E8-26698 Filed 11-7-08; 8:45 am]
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