Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB, 78799-78800 [E8-30493]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 23, 2008 / Notices Proposal to conduct under OMB delegated authority the following survey: Report title: 2010 Survey of Consumer Finance (SCF). Agency form number: FR 3059. OMB control number: 7100–0287. Frequency: One-time survey. Reporters: U.S. families. Annual reporting hours: 9,322 hours. Estimated average hours per response: Business pretest, 15 minutes; and Main pretest, Main survey, Re-interview 1, and Re-interview 2, 75 minutes each. Number of respondents: Business pretest, 30; Main pretest, 150; Main survey, 7,000; Re-interview 1, 150; and Re-interview 2, 150. General description of report: This information collection is voluntary (12 U.S.C. 225a and 263). The names and other characteristics that would directly identify respondents would be retained by the Federal Reserve’s contractor and are exempt from disclosure pursuant to the Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act and section (b)(3) of the Freedom of Information Act [5 U.S.C. 552 (b)(3)]. Abstract: For many years, the Federal Reserve has sponsored consumer surveys to obtain information on the financial behavior of households. The 2010 SCF would be the latest in a triennial series, which began in 1983, that provides comprehensive data for U.S. families on the distribution of assets and debts, along with related information and other data items necessary for analyzing financial behavior. The SCF is the only survey conducted in the United States that provides such financial data for a representative sample of households. Current Actions: The Federal Reserve proposes to conduct (1) Up to 30 interviews averaging about 15 minutes (business pretest) to evaluate a new set of questions on the finances of small businesses in 2009; (2) up to 150 interviews averaging about 75 minutes (main pretest) to be obtained in a series of tests of the survey procedures in 2009; (3) up to 7,000 interviews averaging about 75 minutes (main survey) between May 2010 and March 2011; (4) up to 150 re-interviews averaging about 75 minutes (reinterview 1) in 2011 with participants from the main survey; and (5) up to 150 re-interviews averaging about 75 minutes (re-interview 2) in 2012 with participants from the main survey. The surveys would be conducted by a survey research organization selected through a competitive process. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Dec 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, dated December 18, 2008. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–30475 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB SUMMARY: Background. Notice is hereby given of the final approval of proposed information collections by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) under OMB delegated authority, as per 5 CFR 1320.16 (OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the Public). Board-approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of information instrument(s) are placed into OMB’s public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer—Michelle Shore—Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551 (202– 452–3829). OMB Desk Officer—Shagufta Ahmed P. Nelson—Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. Final approval under OMB delegated authority of the extension for three years, without revision, of the following reports: 1. Report title: Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements in Connection with Regulation B (Equal Credit Opportunity). Agency form number: Reg B. OMB control number: 7100–0201. Frequency: Event-generated. Reporters: State member banks, branches and agencies of foreign banks (other than federal branches, federal agencies, and insured state branches of foreign banks), commercial lending companies owned or controlled by PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78799 foreign banks, and Edge and agreement corporations. Annual reporting hours: 170,000 hours. Estimated average hours per response: Notice of action, 2.5 minutes; credit history reporting, 2 minutes; recordkeeping for applications & actions, 8 hours; monitoring data, 0.50 minutes; appraisal report upon request, 5 minutes; notice of right to appraisal, 0.25 minutes; recordkeeping of self test, 2 hours; recordkeeping of self corrective action, 8 hours; and disclosure of optional self-test, 1 minute. Number of respondents: 1,205. General description of report: This information collection is mandatory (15 U.S.C. 1691(b)(a)(1)). The adverse action disclosure is confidential between the institution and the consumer involved. Since the Federal Reserve does not collect any information, no issue of confidentiality normally arises. However, the information may be protected from disclosure under the exemptions (b)(4), (6), and (8) of the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 522(b)). Abstract: The Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B prohibit discrimination in any aspect of a credit transaction because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or other specified bases. To aid in implementation of this prohibition, the statute and regulation also subject creditors to various mandatory disclosure requirements, notification provisions, credit history reporting, monitoring rules, and recordkeeping requirements. These requirements are triggered by specific events and disclosures must be provided within the time periods established by the Act and regulation. Current Actions: On October 15, 2008, the Federal Reserve published a notice in the Federal Register (73 FR 61126) requesting public comment for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of this information collection. The comment period for this notice expired on December 15, 2008. The Federal Reserve did not receive any comments. 2. Report title: Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements in Connection with Regulation E (Electronic Funds Transfer). Agency form number: Reg E. OMB control number: 7100–0200. Frequency: Event-generated. Reporters: State member banks, branches and agencies of foreign banks (other than federal branches, federal agencies, and insured state branches of foreign banks), commercial lending companies owned or controlled by E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1 78800 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 23, 2008 / Notices foreign banks, and Edge and agreement corporations. Annual reporting hours: 59,902 hours. Estimated average hours per response: Initial terms disclosure, 1.5 minutes; change in terms disclosure, 1 minute; periodic disclosure, 7 hours; and error resolution rules, 30 minutes. Number of respondents: 1,205. General description of report: This information collection is mandatory (15 U.S.C. 1693 et seq.). The disclosures required by the rule and information about error allegations and their resolution are confidential between the institution and the consumer. Since the Federal Reserve does not collect any information, no issue of confidentiality arises. However, the information, if made available to the Federal Reserve, may be protected from disclosure under exemptions (b)(4), (6), and (8) of the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4), (6), and (8)). Abstract: The Electronic Funds Transfer Act and Regulation E are designed to ensure adequate disclosure of basic terms, costs, and rights relating to electronic fund transfer (EFT) services provided to consumers. Institutions offering EFT services must disclose to consumers certain information, including: initial and updated EFT terms, transaction information, periodic statements of activity, the consumer’s potential liability for unauthorized transfers, and error resolution rights and procedures. EFT services include automated teller machines, telephone bill payment; point-of-sale transfers in retail stores, fund transfers initiated through the internet, and preauthorized transfers to or from a consumer’s account. Current Actions: On October 15, 2008, the Federal Reserve published a notice in the Federal Register (73 FR 61126) requesting public comment for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of this information collection. The comment period for this notice expired on December 15, 2008. The Federal Reserve did not receive any comments. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, dated December 18, 2009. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–30493 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Dec 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–0204] General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Commercial Delivery Schedule Clause and Notice of Shipment AGENCY: Office of the Chief Acquisition Officer, GSA. ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding a renewal to an existing OMB clearance. SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the General Services Administration will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement regarding commercial delivery schedule clause and notice of shipment. The clearance currently expires on December 31, 2008. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate and based on valid assumptions and methodology; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. DATES: Submit comments on or before: February 23, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Suzanne Neurauter, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, at telephone (202) 219–0310 or via e-mail to suzanne.neurauter@gsa.gov. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), General Services Administration, Room 4041, 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090–0204, Commercial Delivery Schedule Clause and Notice of Shipment, in all correspondence. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The Commercial Delivery Schedule (Multiple Award Schedule) clause required offerors to provide their commercial delivery terms and conditions. FSS awards contracts to commercial firms under terms and conditions that mirror commercial practices for the supplies and services. In order to ensure the Government PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 obtains the supplies within the offeror’s commercial delivery timeframe, the offeror must provide the information requested in the GSAR clause, Commercial Delivery Schedule (Multiple Award Schedule). Such a notice is necessary when preparations need to be made for docking arrangements, storage, trans-shipment of materials handling equipment of supplies and equipment upon delivery, labor and inside delivery at destination. B. Annual Reporting Burden Total Responses annually: 10,305. Hours Per Response: .26. Total Burden Hours: 2741. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4225. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090–0204, Commercial Delivery Schedule Clause and Notice of Shipment, in all correspondence. Dated: December 18, 2008. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E8–30504 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–61–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee: Notice of Charter Renewal This gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463) of October 6, 1972, that the Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, has been renewed for a 2-year period through November 30, 2010. For information, contact Jeffrey Kohler, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Department of Health and Human Services, 626 Cochrans Mill Road, Mailstop P05, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236, Telephone (412) 386–5301 or fax (412) 386–5300. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 247 (Tuesday, December 23, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 78799-78800]
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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board 
Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB

SUMMARY: Background. Notice is hereby given of the final approval of 
proposed information collections by the Board of Governors of the 
Federal Reserve System (Board) under OMB delegated authority, as per 5 
CFR 1320.16 (OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the 
Public). Board-approved collections of information are incorporated 
into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of 
information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, 
supporting statements and approved collection of information 
instrument(s) are placed into OMB's public docket files. The Federal 
Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required 
to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, 
revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
    Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer--Michelle Shore--Division 
of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 
System, Washington, DC 20551 (202-452-3829).
    OMB Desk Officer--Shagufta Ahmed P. Nelson--Office of Information 
and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive 
Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503.
    Final approval under OMB delegated authority of the extension for 
three years, without revision, of the following reports:
    1. Report title: Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements in 
Connection with Regulation B (Equal Credit Opportunity).
    Agency form number: Reg B.
    OMB control number: 7100-0201.
    Frequency: Event-generated.
    Reporters: State member banks, branches and agencies of foreign 
banks (other than federal branches, federal agencies, and insured state 
branches of foreign banks), commercial lending companies owned or 
controlled by foreign banks, and Edge and agreement corporations.
    Annual reporting hours: 170,000 hours.
    Estimated average hours per response: Notice of action, 2.5 
minutes; credit history reporting, 2 minutes; recordkeeping for 
applications & actions, 8 hours; monitoring data, 0.50 minutes; 
appraisal report upon request, 5 minutes; notice of right to appraisal, 
0.25 minutes; recordkeeping of self test, 2 hours; recordkeeping of 
self corrective action, 8 hours; and disclosure of optional self-test, 
1 minute.
    Number of respondents: 1,205.
    General description of report: This information collection is 
mandatory (15 U.S.C. 1691(b)(a)(1)). The adverse action disclosure is 
confidential between the institution and the consumer involved. Since 
the Federal Reserve does not collect any information, no issue of 
confidentiality normally arises. However, the information may be 
protected from disclosure under the exemptions (b)(4), (6), and (8) of 
the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 522(b)).
    Abstract: The Equal Credit Opportunity Act and Regulation B 
prohibit discrimination in any aspect of a credit transaction because 
of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or 
other specified bases. To aid in implementation of this prohibition, 
the statute and regulation also subject creditors to various mandatory 
disclosure requirements, notification provisions, credit history 
reporting, monitoring rules, and recordkeeping requirements. These 
requirements are triggered by specific events and disclosures must be 
provided within the time periods established by the Act and regulation.
    Current Actions: On October 15, 2008, the Federal Reserve published 
a notice in the Federal Register (73 FR 61126) requesting public 
comment for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of this 
information collection. The comment period for this notice expired on 
December 15, 2008. The Federal Reserve did not receive any comments.
    2. Report title: Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements in 
Connection with Regulation E (Electronic Funds Transfer).
    Agency form number: Reg E.
    OMB control number: 7100-0200.
    Frequency: Event-generated.
    Reporters: State member banks, branches and agencies of foreign 
banks (other than federal branches, federal agencies, and insured state 
branches of foreign banks), commercial lending companies owned or 
controlled by

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foreign banks, and Edge and agreement corporations.
    Annual reporting hours: 59,902 hours.
    Estimated average hours per response: Initial terms disclosure, 1.5 
minutes; change in terms disclosure, 1 minute; periodic disclosure, 7 
hours; and error resolution rules, 30 minutes.
    Number of respondents: 1,205.
    General description of report: This information collection is 
mandatory (15 U.S.C. 1693 et seq.). The disclosures required by the 
rule and information about error allegations and their resolution are 
confidential between the institution and the consumer. Since the 
Federal Reserve does not collect any information, no issue of 
confidentiality arises. However, the information, if made available to 
the Federal Reserve, may be protected from disclosure under exemptions 
(b)(4), (6), and (8) of the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 
552(b)(4), (6), and (8)).
    Abstract: The Electronic Funds Transfer Act and Regulation E are 
designed to ensure adequate disclosure of basic terms, costs, and 
rights relating to electronic fund transfer (EFT) services provided to 
consumers. Institutions offering EFT services must disclose to 
consumers certain information, including: initial and updated EFT 
terms, transaction information, periodic statements of activity, the 
consumer's potential liability for unauthorized transfers, and error 
resolution rights and procedures. EFT services include automated teller 
machines, telephone bill payment; point-of-sale transfers in retail 
stores, fund transfers initiated through the internet, and 
preauthorized transfers to or from a consumer's account.
    Current Actions: On October 15, 2008, the Federal Reserve published 
a notice in the Federal Register (73 FR 61126) requesting public 
comment for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of this 
information collection. The comment period for this notice expired on 
December 15, 2008. The Federal Reserve did not receive any comments.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, dated December 
18, 2009.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
 [FR Doc. E8-30493 Filed 12-22-08; 8:45 am]
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