Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Trace Request for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Payment; and Trace Request Direct Deposit, 11179-11180 [E9-5512]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 49 / Monday, March 16, 2009 / Notices Casinos and Card Clubs (SAR–C).’’ The form will be used by casinos and card clubs to report suspicious activity to the Department of the Treasury. This request for comments covers 31 CFR 103.21. This request for comments is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). DATES: Written comments are welcome and must be received on or before May 15, 2009. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to: Regulatory Policy and Programs Division, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Department of the Treasury, P.O. Box 39, Vienna, Virginia 22183, Attention: PRA Comments—SAR–Casinos and Card Clubs Form. Comments also may be submitted by electronic mail to the following Internet address: regcomments@fincen.gov, again with a caption, in the body of the text, ‘‘Attention: PRA Comments—SAR– Casinos and Card Clubs Form.’’ Inspection of comments. Comments may be inspected, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., in the FinCEN reading room in Vienna, VA. Persons wishing to inspect the comments submitted must request an appointment with the Disclosure Officer by telephoning (703) 905–5034 (Not a toll free call). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The FinCEN Regulatory Helpline at 800– 949–2732, select option 4. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Suspicious Activity Report by Casinos and Card Clubs. OMB Number: 1506–0006. Form Number: FinCEN Form 102. Abstract: The statute generally referred to as the ‘‘Bank Secrecy Act,’’ Titles I and II of Public Law 91–508, as amended, codified at 12 U.S.C. 1829b, 12 U.S.C. 1951–1959, and 31 U.S.C. 5311–5331, authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury, inter alia, to require financial institutions to keep records and file reports that are determined to have a high degree of usefulness in criminal, tax, and regulatory matters, or in the conduct of intelligence or counter-intelligence activities, to protect against international terrorism, and to implement counter-money laundering programs and compliance procedures.1 Regulations implementing Title II of the Bank Secrecy Act appear at 31 CFR Part 1 Language expanding the scope of the Bank Secrecy Act to intelligence or counter-intelligence activities to protect against international terrorism was added by section 358 of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism (USA PATRIOT ACT) Act of 2001 (the ‘‘USA Patriot Act’’), Public Law 107–56. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:38 Mar 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 103. The authority of the Secretary of the Treasury to administer the Bank Secrecy Act has been delegated to the Director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. The Secretary of the Treasury was granted authority in 1992, with the enactment of 31 U.S.C. 5318(g), to require financial institutions to report suspicious transactions. The information collected on this form is required to be provided pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 5318(g) and 31 CFR 103.21. This information will be made available, in accordance with strict safeguards, to appropriate criminal law enforcement and regulatory personnel for use in official performance of their duties, for regulatory purposes and in investigations and proceedings involving domestic and international money laundering, tax violations, fraud, and other financial crimes. Reports filed by casinos required to report suspicious transactions under 31 CFR 103.21, and any reports filed voluntarily by casinos or card clubs will be subject to the protection from liability contained in 31 U.S.C. 5318(g)(3) and the provision contained in 31 U.S.C. 5318(g)(2) which prohibits notification of any person involved in the transaction that a suspicious activity report has been filed. The current SAR– C may be reviewed at http:// www.fincen.gov/forms/files/fin102_sarc.pdf. Type of Review: Renewal without change of a currently approved information collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit institutions. Frequency: As required. Estimated Reporting Burden: The reporting average for the form is 60 minutes per response and the recordkeeping average is 2 hours per response for a total of 3 hours. This burden relates to the completion of the form and the recordkeeping burden of 31 CFR 103.21. Estimated Number of Respondents = 925. Estimated Total Annual Responses = 11,200. Estimated Total Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: 33,600 hours. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Records required to be retained under the Bank Secrecy Act must be retained for five years. PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11179 Request for Comments Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are 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 of information 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. Dated: March 9, 2009. James H. Freis, Jr., Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. [FR Doc. E9–5533 Filed 3–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–02–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Trace Request for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Payment; and Trace Request Direct Deposit AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, 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. By this notice, the Financial Management Service solicits comments concerning forms FMS 150.1 ‘‘Trace Request for Electronic Funds Transfer Payment’’ and FMS–150.2 ‘‘Trace Request Direct Deposit.’’ DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 15, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Financial Management Service, 3700 East-West Highway, Records and Information Management Branch, Room 135, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782. E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1 11180 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 49 / Monday, March 16, 2009 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Gavin Jackson, Director, Project Management Division, Room 61 1B, 3700 East-West Highway, Hyattsville, MD 20782, (202) 874–8815. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Financial Management Service solicits comments on the collection of information described below: Title: Trace Request for EFT Payment; and Trace Request Direct Deposit. OMB Number: 1510–0045. Form Number: FMS 150.1, FMS 150.2. Abstract: These forms are used to notify the financial organization that a customer (beneficiary) has claimed nonreceipt of credit for a payment. The forms are designed to help the financial organization locate any problems and to keep the customer (beneficiary) informed of any action taken. Current Actions: Extension of currently approved collection. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 134,783. Estimated Time per Respondent: 8 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 17,971. Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are 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 of information 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. Rita Bratcher, Assistant Commissioner, Payment Management. [FR Doc. E9–5512 Filed 3–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–M VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:38 Mar 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: ‘‘Notice of Reclamation, Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payments’’; and ‘‘Request for Debit, Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payments’’ AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, 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. By this notice, the Financial Management Service solicits comments concerning forms FMS–133, ‘‘Notice of Reclamation, Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payments’’ and FMS– 135, ‘‘Request for Debit, Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payments.’’ DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 15, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Financial Management Service, 3700 East-West Highway, Records and Information Management Branch, Room 135, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Gavin Jackson, Director, Project Management Division, Room 611B, 3700 East-West Highway, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, (202) 874– 8815. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Financial Management Service solicits comments on the collection of information described below: Title: ‘‘Notice of Reclamation, Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payments’’; and ‘‘Request for Debit, Electronic Funds Transfer, Federal Recurring Payments’’. OMB Number: 1510–0043. Form Number: FMS 133, FMS 135. Abstract: Program agencies authorize Treasury to recover payments that have been issued after the death of the beneficiary. FMS Form 133 is used by Treasury to notify financial organizations (FO) of the FO’s accountability concerning the funds. When an FO does not respond to the PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FMS 133, Treasury then prepares FMS 135 and sends it to the Federal Reserve Bank (FRB) to request that the FRB debit the FO’s account. Current Actions: Extension of currently approved collection. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 396,674. Estimated Time per Respondent: 12 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 79,335. Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are 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 of information 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. Rita Bratcher, Assistant Commissioner, Payment Management. [FR Doc. E9–5514 Filed 3–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–M DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Electronic Transfer Account (ETA) Financial Agency Agreement AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, 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. By this notice, the Financial Management E:\FR\FM\16MRN1.SGM 16MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 49 (Monday, March 16, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11179-11180]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service


Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: 
Trace Request for Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Payment; and Trace 
Request Direct Deposit

AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, 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. By this notice, the Financial 
Management Service solicits comments concerning forms FMS 150.1 ``Trace 
Request for Electronic Funds Transfer Payment'' and FMS-150.2 ``Trace 
Request Direct Deposit.''

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 15, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Financial Management Service, 
3700 East-West Highway, Records and Information Management Branch, Room 
135, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Gavin 
Jackson, Director, Project Management Division, Room 61 1B, 3700 East-
West Highway, Hyattsville, MD 20782, (202) 874-8815.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Financial Management Service 
solicits comments on the collection of information described below:
    Title: Trace Request for EFT Payment; and Trace Request Direct 
Deposit.
    OMB Number: 1510-0045.
    Form Number: FMS 150.1, FMS 150.2.
    Abstract: These forms are used to notify the financial organization 
that a customer (beneficiary) has claimed non-receipt of credit for a 
payment. The forms are designed to help the financial organization 
locate any problems and to keep the customer (beneficiary) informed of 
any action taken.
    Current Actions: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Type of Review: Regular.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 134,783.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 8 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 17,971.
    Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be 
summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and 
Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. 
Comments are 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 of information 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.

Rita Bratcher,
Assistant Commissioner, Payment Management.
 [FR Doc. E9-5512 Filed 3-13-09; 8:45 am]
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