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Download as PDF 21740 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 88 / Friday, May 8, 2009 / Notices 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: May 4, 2009. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. E9–10776 Filed 5–7–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Public Debt Proposed Collection: Comment Request ACTION: Notice and request for comments. hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently the Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Report/Application for Relief on Account of Loss, Theft, or Destruction of United States Bearer Securities (Individuals) DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 6, 2009, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, Judi Owens, 200 Third Street, A4–A, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, or judi.owens@bpd.treas.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to Judi Owens, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street, A4–A, Parkersburg, WV 26106– 1328, (304) 480–8150. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Report/Application For Relief on Account of Loss, Theft, or Destruction of United States Bearer Securities (Individuals). OMB Number: 1535–0016. Form Number: PD F 1022–1. Abstract: The information is requested to establish ownership and support a request for relief because of the loss, theft, or destruction of United VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:51 May 07, 2009 Jkt 217001 States Bearer Securities owned by individuals. Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Extension. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Time per Respondent: 55 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 92. 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: May 4, 2009. Judi Owens, Manager, Information Management Branch. [FR Doc. E9–10727 Filed 5–7–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information Collection; 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 number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning its information collection PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 titled, ‘‘Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act).’’ DATES: You should submit comments by July 7, 2009. ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mailstop 2–3, Attention: 1557–0237, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to (202) 874–5274, or by electronic mail to regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. You may personally inspect and photocopy comments at the OCC, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 874–4700. 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, 1557–0237, 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: Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies under the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act). OMB Number: 1557–0237. Description: 12 CFR 41.90, 41.91, 41.82 and Appendix J to part 41 implement sections 114 and 315 of the Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act), Pub. L. 108– 159 (2003). Section 114 amended section 615 of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) to require the OCC, FRB, FDIC, OTS, NCUA, and FTC (Agencies) to issue jointly (i) guidelines for financial institutions and creditors regarding identity theft with respect to their account holders and customers; (ii) regulations requiring each financial institution and creditor to establish reasonable policies and procedures for implementing the guidelines to identify possible risks to account holders or customers or to the safety and E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1 hsrobinson on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 88 / Friday, May 8, 2009 / Notices soundness of the institution or creditor; and (iii) regulations generally requiring credit and debit card issuers to assess the validity of change of address requests under certain circumstances. Section 315 amended section 605 of the FCRA to require the Agencies to issue regulations providing guidance regarding reasonable policies and procedures that a user of consumer reports must employ when a user receives a notice of address discrepancy from a consumer reporting agency (CRA). The information collections in § 41.90 require each financial institution and creditor that offers or maintains one or more covered accounts to develop and implement a written Identity Theft Prevention Program (Program). In developing the Program, financial institutions and creditors are required to consider the guidelines in Appendix J to part 41 and include those that are appropriate. The initial Program must be approved by the board of directors or an appropriate committee thereof and the board, an appropriate committee thereof or a designated employee at the level of senior management must be involved in the oversight of the Program. In addition, staff must be trained to carry out the Program. Pursuant to § 41.91, each credit and debit card issuer is required to establish and implement policies and procedures to assess the validity of a change of address request under certain circumstances. Before issuing an additional or replacement card, the card issuer must notify the cardholder or use another means to assess the validity of the change of address. The information collections in § 41.82 require each user of consumer reports to develop and implement reasonable policies and procedures designed to enable the user to form a reasonable belief that a consumer report relates to the consumer about whom it requested the report when the user receives a notice of address discrepancy from a CRA. A user of consumer reports must also develop and implement reasonable policies and procedures for furnishing an address for the consumer that the user has reasonably confirmed to be accurate to the CRA from which it receives a notice of address discrepancy when (1) the user can form a reasonable belief that the consumer report relates to the consumer about whom the user has requested the report; (2) the user establishes a continuing relationship with the consumer; and (3) the user regularly and in the ordinary course of business furnishes information to the CRA from which it received the notice of address discrepancy. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:51 May 07, 2009 Jkt 217001 Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Individuals; Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,661. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 6,674. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 173,074 hours. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and 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 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: May 4, 2009. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. E9–10777 Filed 5–7–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P U.S.-CHINA ECONOMIC AND SECURITY REVIEW COMMISSION Notice of Open Public Hearing AGENCY: U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. ACTION: Notice of open public hearing— May 20, 2009, Washington, DC. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the following hearing of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. Name: Carolyn Bartholomew, Chairman of the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission. The Commission is mandated by Congress to investigate, assess, and report to Congress annually on ‘‘the national security implications of the economic relationship between the United States and the People’s Republic of China.’’ PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21741 Pursuant to this mandate, the Commission will hold a public hearing in Washington, DC on May 20, 2009 to address ‘‘The Impact of China’s Economic and Security Interests in Continental Asia on the United States.’’ Background This event is the fifth in a series of public hearings the Commission will hold during its 2009 report cycle to collect input from leading academic, industry, and government experts on national security implications of the U.S. bilateral trade and economic relationship with China. The May 20 hearing will examine China’s interests in the war in Afghanistan, China’s military and security relationship with Pakistan, China’s energy interests and strategy in Continental Asia, China’s trade and investment in Continental Asia, and the impact of these interests and activities in the United States. The May 20 hearing will be Cochaired by Commissioners Daniel Blumenthal and Jeffrey Fiedler. Information on hearings, as well as transcripts of past Commission hearings, can be obtained from the USCC Web site http://www.uscc.gov. Copies of the hearing agenda will be made available on the Commission’s Web site http://www.uscc.gov as soon as available. Any interested party may file a written statement by May 20, 2009, by mailing to the contact below. On May 20, the hearing will be held in two sessions, one in the morning and one in the afternoon. A portion of each panel will include a question and answer period between the Commissioners and the witnesses. DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, May 20, 2009, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. A detailed agenda for the hearing will be posted to the Commission’s Web site at http:// www.uscc.gov in the near future. ADDRESSES: The hearing will be held on Capitol Hill in Room 562 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building located at First Street and Constitution Avenues, NE., Washington, DC 20510. Public seating is limited to about 50 people on a first come, first served basis. Advance reservations are not required. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Any member of the public wishing further information concerning the hearing should contact Kathy Michels, Associate Director for the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission, 444 North Capitol Street, NW., Suite 602, Washington, DC 20001; phone: 202– 624–1409, or via e-mail at kmichels@uscc.gov. E:\FR\FM\08MYN1.SGM 08MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information 
Collection; 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, ``Identity Theft Red 
Flags and Address Discrepancies under the Fair and Accurate Credit 
Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act).''

DATES: You should submit comments by July 7, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency, Mailstop 2-3, Attention: 1557-0237, 250 E Street, SW., 
Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to (202) 
874-5274, or by electronic mail to regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. You may 
personally inspect and photocopy comments at the OCC, 250 E Street, 
SW., Washington, DC. For security reasons, the OCC requires that 
visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by 
calling (202) 874-4700. 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, 1557-0237, 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: Identity Theft Red Flags and Address Discrepancies under the 
Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act).
    OMB Number: 1557-0237.
    Description: 12 CFR 41.90, 41.91, 41.82 and Appendix J to part 41 
implement sections 114 and 315 of the Fair and Accurate Credit 
Transactions Act of 2003 (FACT Act), Pub. L. 108-159 (2003).
    Section 114 amended section 615 of the Fair Credit Reporting Act 
(FCRA) to require the OCC, FRB, FDIC, OTS, NCUA, and FTC (Agencies) to 
issue jointly (i) guidelines for financial institutions and creditors 
regarding identity theft with respect to their account holders and 
customers; (ii) regulations requiring each financial institution and 
creditor to establish reasonable policies and procedures for 
implementing the guidelines to identify possible risks to account 
holders or customers or to the safety and

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soundness of the institution or creditor; and (iii) regulations 
generally requiring credit and debit card issuers to assess the 
validity of change of address requests under certain circumstances. 
Section 315 amended section 605 of the FCRA to require the Agencies to 
issue regulations providing guidance regarding reasonable policies and 
procedures that a user of consumer reports must employ when a user 
receives a notice of address discrepancy from a consumer reporting 
agency (CRA).
    The information collections in Sec.  41.90 require each financial 
institution and creditor that offers or maintains one or more covered 
accounts to develop and implement a written Identity Theft Prevention 
Program (Program). In developing the Program, financial institutions 
and creditors are required to consider the guidelines in Appendix J to 
part 41 and include those that are appropriate. The initial Program 
must be approved by the board of directors or an appropriate committee 
thereof and the board, an appropriate committee thereof or a designated 
employee at the level of senior management must be involved in the 
oversight of the Program. In addition, staff must be trained to carry 
out the Program. Pursuant to Sec.  41.91, each credit and debit card 
issuer is required to establish and implement policies and procedures 
to assess the validity of a change of address request under certain 
circumstances. Before issuing an additional or replacement card, the 
card issuer must notify the cardholder or use another means to assess 
the validity of the change of address.
    The information collections in Sec.  41.82 require each user of 
consumer reports to develop and implement reasonable policies and 
procedures designed to enable the user to form a reasonable belief that 
a consumer report relates to the consumer about whom it requested the 
report when the user receives a notice of address discrepancy from a 
CRA. A user of consumer reports must also develop and implement 
reasonable policies and procedures for furnishing an address for the 
consumer that the user has reasonably confirmed to be accurate to the 
CRA from which it receives a notice of address discrepancy when (1) the 
user can form a reasonable belief that the consumer report relates to 
the consumer about whom the user has requested the report; (2) the user 
establishes a continuing relationship with the consumer; and (3) the 
user regularly and in the ordinary course of business furnishes 
information to the CRA from which it received the notice of address 
discrepancy.
    Type of Review: Regular.
    Affected Public: Individuals; Businesses or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,661.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 6,674.
    Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 173,074 hours.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and 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 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: May 4, 2009.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
[FR Doc. E9-10777 Filed 5-7-09; 8:45 am]
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