Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 41189-41190 [E9-19477]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 156 / Friday, August 14, 2009 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden: 183,985 hours. The OCC issued a 60-day notice for comment on May 8, 2009. 74 FR 21740. Two comments were received. The burden estimates have been adjusted to take into consideration the comments. A summary of the comments can be found in the supporting statement contained in the collection, which is available from the contact person listed above under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Comments continued 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: August 10, 2009. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. E9–19474 Filed 8–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 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. 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 VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:27 Aug 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 titled, ‘‘Securities Exchange Act Disclosure Rules (12 CFR Part 11).’’ DATES: Comments must be received by October 13, 2009. ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mailstop 2–3, Attention: 1557–0106, 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 the comments at the OCC, 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) 874–4700. Upon arrival, visitors will be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and to submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0106, 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: Securities Exchange Act Disclosure Rules (12 CFR Part 11). OMB Control No.: 1557–0106. Description: This submission covers an existing regulation and involves no change to the regulation or to the information collection requirements. The OCC requests only that OMB approve its revised estimates. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is required by statute to collect, through regulation, from any firm that is required to register its stock with the SEC, certain information and documents. 15 U.S.C. 78m(a)(1). Federal law also requires the OCC to apply similar regulations to any national bank similarly required to be registered (those with a class of equity securities held by 500 or more shareholders). 15 U.S.C. 78l(i). 12 CFR Part 11 ensures that ‘‘a national bank whose securities are subject to registration’’ provides adequate information about its operations to current and potential PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41189 shareholders, depositors, and to the public. The OCC reviews the information to ensure that it complies with Federal law and makes public all information required to be filed under these rules. Investors, depositors, and the public use the information to make informed investment decisions. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals; Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 29. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 185. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,130.5 Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized, included in the request for OMB approval, and 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: August 10, 2009. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. E9–19479 Filed 8–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–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 E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 41190 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 156 / Friday, August 14, 2009 / Notices 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, ‘‘Bank Activities and Operations.’’ The OCC also gives notice that it has sent the information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). DATES: You should submit written comments by September 14, 2009. ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mailstop 2–3, Attention: 1557–0204, 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 to submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0204, 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, without change, of the following information collection: Title: Bank Activities and Operations—12 CFR 7. OMB Control No.: 1557–0204. Description: This submission covers an existing regulation and involves no change to the regulation or to the information collection requirements. The OCC requests only that OMB extend its approval of the information collection. The information collection requirements ensure that national banks conduct their operations in a safe and VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:27 Aug 13, 2009 Jkt 217001 sound manner and in accordance with applicable Federal banking statutes and regulations. The information is necessary for regulatory and examination purposes. The information collection requirements in part 7 are as follows: • 12 CFR 7.1000(d)(1) (National bank ownership of property—Lease financing of public facilities): National bank lease agreements must provide that the lessee will become the owner of the building or facility upon the expiration of the lease. • 12 CFR 7.1014 (Sale of money orders at non-banking outlets): A national bank may designate bonded agents to sell the bank’s money orders at non-banking outlets. The responsibility of both the bank and its agent should be defined in a written agreement setting forth the duties of both parties and providing for remuneration of the agent. • 12 CFR 7.2000(b) (Corporate governance procedures—Other sources of guidance): A national bank shall designate in its bylaws the body of law selected for its corporate governance procedures. • 12 CFR 7.2004 (Honorary directors or advisory boards): Any listing of a national bank’s honorary or advisory directors must distinguish between them and the bank’s board of directors or indicate their advisory status. • 12 CFR 7.2014(b) (Indemnification of institution-affiliated parties— Administrative proceeding or civil actions not initiated by a Federal banking agency): A national bank shall designate in its bylaws the body of law selected for making indemnification payments. • 12 CFR 7.2024(a) (Staggered terms for national bank directors): Any national bank may adopt bylaws that provide for staggering the terms of its directors. National banks shall provide the OCC with copies of any bylaws so amended. • 12 CFR 7.2024(c) (Size of bank board): A national bank seeking to increase the number of its directors must notify the OCC any time the proposed size would exceed 25 directors. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,300. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 1,300. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 418 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion. PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The OCC issued a 60-day notice for comment on May 8, 2009. 74 FR 21739. 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: August 10, 2009. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. E9–19477 Filed 8–13–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). ACTION: Notice of Amendment of Systems of Records Notice ‘‘Customer User Provisioning System (CUPS)–VA’’ (87VA005OP). SUMMARY: As required by the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a(e)(4)), notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is amending the system of records entitled ‘‘Customer User Provisioning System (CUPS)–VA’’ (87VA005OP) as set forth in 69 FR 18436. VA is amending the system of records by revising the system name, category of records, and the routine uses in the system. VA is re-publishing the system notice in its entirety. DATES: Comments on this amended system of records must be received no later than September 14, 2009. If no public comment is received during the period allowed for comment or unless otherwise published in the Federal Register by VA, the amended system will become effective September 14, 2009. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through http:// E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 156 (Friday, August 14, 2009)]
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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

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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, ``Bank Activities and 
Operations.'' The OCC also gives notice that it has sent the 
information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

DATES: You should submit written comments by September 14, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency, Mailstop 2-3, Attention: 1557-0204, 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 to submit to 
security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments.
    Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk 
Officer, 1557-0204, 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, 
without change, of the following information collection:
    Title: Bank Activities and Operations--12 CFR 7.
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0204.
    Description: This submission covers an existing regulation and 
involves no change to the regulation or to the information collection 
requirements. The OCC requests only that OMB extend its approval of the 
information collection.
    The information collection requirements ensure that national banks 
conduct their operations in a safe and sound manner and in accordance 
with applicable Federal banking statutes and regulations. The 
information is necessary for regulatory and examination purposes.
    The information collection requirements in part 7 are as follows:
     12 CFR 7.1000(d)(1) (National bank ownership of property--
Lease financing of public facilities): National bank lease agreements 
must provide that the lessee will become the owner of the building or 
facility upon the expiration of the lease.
     12 CFR 7.1014 (Sale of money orders at non-banking 
outlets): A national bank may designate bonded agents to sell the 
bank's money orders at non-banking outlets. The responsibility of both 
the bank and its agent should be defined in a written agreement setting 
forth the duties of both parties and providing for remuneration of the 
agent.
     12 CFR 7.2000(b) (Corporate governance procedures--Other 
sources of guidance): A national bank shall designate in its bylaws the 
body of law selected for its corporate governance procedures.
     12 CFR 7.2004 (Honorary directors or advisory boards): Any 
listing of a national bank's honorary or advisory directors must 
distinguish between them and the bank's board of directors or indicate 
their advisory status.
     12 CFR 7.2014(b) (Indemnification of institution-
affiliated parties--Administrative proceeding or civil actions not 
initiated by a Federal banking agency): A national bank shall designate 
in its bylaws the body of law selected for making indemnification 
payments.
     12 CFR 7.2024(a) (Staggered terms for national bank 
directors): Any national bank may adopt bylaws that provide for 
staggering the terms of its directors. National banks shall provide the 
OCC with copies of any bylaws so amended.
     12 CFR 7.2024(c) (Size of bank board): A national bank 
seeking to increase the number of its directors must notify the OCC any 
time the proposed size would exceed 25 directors.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,300.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 1,300.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 418 hours.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    The OCC issued a 60-day notice for comment on May 8, 2009. 74 FR 
21739. 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: August 10, 2009.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
[FR Doc. E9-19477 Filed 8-13-09; 8:45 am]
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