Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 77878-77879 [E8-30131]

Download as PDF 77878 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 245 / Friday, December 19, 2008 / Notices Open Meeting of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy AGENCY: Office of Financial Education, Treasury. ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: The President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy will convene its seventh meeting on Tuesday, January 6, 2009, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. Submission of Writen Comments: The public is invited to submit written statements to the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy by any one of the following methods: Electronic Statements E-mail FinancialLiteracyCouncil@do.treas.gov; or Paper Statements Send paper statements in triplicate to President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy, Office of Financial Education, Room 1332, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. In general, the Department will post all statements on its Web site (http:// www.treasury.gov/offices/domesticfinance/financial-institution/fineducation/council/index.shtml) without change, including any business or personal information provided such as names, addresses, e-mail addresses, or telephone numbers. The Department will make such statements available for public inspection and copying in the Department’s library, Room 1428, Main Department Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220, on official business days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. You can make an appointment to inspect statements by telephoning (202) 622–0990. All statements, including attachments and other supporting materials, received are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tom Kurek, Office of Financial Education, Department of the Treasury, Main Department Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220, at (202) 622– 0204 or Thomas.Kurek@do.treas.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:29 Dec 18, 2008 Jkt 217001 In accordance with section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 and the regulations thereunder, Dubis Correal, Designated Federal Officer of the Advisory Council, has ordered publication of this notice that the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy will convene its seventh meeting on Tuesday, January 6, 2009, in the Media Room in the Main Department Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC, beginning at 2 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. Because the meeting will be held in a secured facility, members of the public who plan to attend the meeting must contact the Office of Financial Education at 202–622–1783 or FinancialLiteracyCouncil@do.treas.gov by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on January 2, 2009, to inform the Department of their desire to attend the meeting and to provide the information that will be required to facilitate entry into the Main Department Building. To enter the building, attendees should e-mail the Department their full name, date of birth, social security number, organization, and country of citizenship. The primary purpose of this meeting is for the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy to discuss the draft of the President’s Advisory Council on Financial Literacy’s Annual Report to the President. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Dated: December 15, 2009. Lindsay Valdeon, Deputy Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–30282 Filed 12–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P 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. 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. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control PO 00000 Frm 00288 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning its information collection titled, ‘‘Fiduciary Activities of National Banks—12 CFR part 9.’’ The OCC is also giving notice that it has submitted the collection to OMB for review. DATES: You should submit written comments by January 20, 2009. ADDRESSES: You should direct all written comments to: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 1–5, Attention: 1557–0140, 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. 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. Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0140, 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, 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCC is proposing to extend OMB approval of the following information collection: Title: Fiduciary Activities of National Banks—12 CFR part 9. OMB Control No.: 1557–0140. Form No.: None. Description: This submission covers an existing regulation and involves no change to the regulation or to the information collection. The OCC requests only that OMB approve its revised estimate of the burden and extend its approval of the information collection. Under 12 U.S.C. 92a, the OCC regulates the fiduciary activities of national banks, including the administration of collective investment funds. The requirements in 12 CFR part 9 enable the OCC to perform its responsibilities relating to the fiduciary activities of national banks and collective investment funds. The E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 245 / Friday, December 19, 2008 / Notices collections of information in part 9 are found in §§ 9.8, 9.9(a) and (b), 9.17(a), 9.18(b)(1), 9.18(b)(6)(ii), 9.18(b)(6)(iv), and 9.18(c)(5) as follows: • Section 9.8 requires a national bank to maintain fiduciary records; • Sections 9.9(a) and (b) require a national bank to note the results of a fiduciary audit in the minutes of the board of directors; • Section 9.17(a) requires a national bank that wants to surrender its fiduciary powers to file with the OCC a certified copy of the resolution of its board of directors; • Section 9.18(b)(1) requires a national bank to establish and maintain each collective investment fund in accordance with a written plan; • Section 9.18(b)(1) also requires a national bank to make the plan available for public inspection and to provide a copy of the plan to any person who requests it; • Section 9.18(b)(6)(ii) requires a national bank to prepare a financial report of the fund; • Section 9.18(b)(6)(iv) requires a national bank to disclose the financial report to investors and other interested persons; and • Section 9.18(c)(5) requires a national bank to request OCC approval of special exemption funds. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 492. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 126,403 hours. On October 9, 2008, the OCC published a notice in the Federal Register soliciting comment for 60 days on this information collection (73 FR 59707). 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 has 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 17:29 Dec 18, 2008 Jkt 217001 Dated: December 15, 2008. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. E8–30131 Filed 12–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0548] Agency Information Collection (Board of Veterans’ Appeals Customer Satisfaction With Hearing Survey) Under OMB Review AGENCY: Board of Veterans’ Appeals, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATE: Comments must be submitted on or before January 20, 2009. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov; or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0548’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY OF THE SUBMISSION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461–7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail: denise.mclamb@mail.va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0548.’’ 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 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, BVA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of BVA’s PO 00000 Frm 00289 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77879 functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of BVA’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: Board of Veterans’ Appeals Customer Satisfaction with Hearing Survey, VA Form 0745. OMB Control Number: 2900–0548. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved. Abstract: VA Form 0745 is completed by appellants at the conclusion their hearing with the Board of Veterans’ Appeals. The data collected will be used to assess the effectiveness of current hearing procedures used in conducting hearings and to develop better methods of serving veterans and their families. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on October 10, 2008, at pages 60406–60407. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 110 hours. Estimated Average Burden Per Respondent: 6 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,102. Dated: December 10, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. E8–30236 Filed 12–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–New (VGLI Survey)] Agency Information Collection Activities (Conversion From Servicemembers’ Group Life Insurance to Veterans’ Group Life Insurance) Under OMB Review AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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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. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not 
required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The OCC is soliciting comment 
concerning its information collection titled, ``Fiduciary Activities of 
National Banks--12 CFR part 9.'' The OCC is also giving notice that it 
has submitted the collection to OMB for review.

DATES: You should submit written comments by January 20, 2009.

ADDRESSES: You should direct all written comments to: Communications 
Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information 
Room, Mailstop 1-5, Attention: 1557-0140, 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. 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.
    Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk 
Officer, 1557-0140, 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, 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCC is proposing to extend OMB approval 
of the following information collection:
    Title: Fiduciary Activities of National Banks--12 CFR part 9.
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0140.
    Form No.: None.
    Description: This submission covers an existing regulation and 
involves no change to the regulation or to the information collection. 
The OCC requests only that OMB approve its revised estimate of the 
burden and extend its approval of the information collection.
    Under 12 U.S.C. 92a, the OCC regulates the fiduciary activities of 
national banks, including the administration of collective investment 
funds. The requirements in 12 CFR part 9 enable the OCC to perform its 
responsibilities relating to the fiduciary activities of national banks 
and collective investment funds. The

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collections of information in part 9 are found in Sec. Sec.  9.8, 
9.9(a) and (b), 9.17(a), 9.18(b)(1), 9.18(b)(6)(ii), 9.18(b)(6)(iv), 
and 9.18(c)(5) as follows:
     Section 9.8 requires a national bank to maintain fiduciary 
records;
     Sections 9.9(a) and (b) require a national bank to note 
the results of a fiduciary audit in the minutes of the board of 
directors;
     Section 9.17(a) requires a national bank that wants to 
surrender its fiduciary powers to file with the OCC a certified copy of 
the resolution of its board of directors;
     Section 9.18(b)(1) requires a national bank to establish 
and maintain each collective investment fund in accordance with a 
written plan;
     Section 9.18(b)(1) also requires a national bank to make 
the plan available for public inspection and to provide a copy of the 
plan to any person who requests it;
     Section 9.18(b)(6)(ii) requires a national bank to prepare 
a financial report of the fund;
     Section 9.18(b)(6)(iv) requires a national bank to 
disclose the financial report to investors and other interested 
persons; and
     Section 9.18(c)(5) requires a national bank to request OCC 
approval of special exemption funds.
    Type of Review: Regular.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 492.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 126,403 hours.
    On October 9, 2008, the OCC published a notice in the Federal 
Register soliciting comment for 60 days on this information collection 
(73 FR 59707). 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 has 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: December 15, 2008.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
 [FR Doc. E8-30131 Filed 12-18-08; 8:45 am]
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