Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 66359-66360 [E9-29734]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 15, 2009 / Notices Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: Judith Ingram, Press Officer, Telephone: (202) 694–1220. NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Mary W. Dove, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. E9–29610 Filed 12–14–09; 8:45 am] Address inquiries to the Office of Managing Director or the Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. BILLING CODE 6715–01–M FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM RECORD ACCESS PROCEDURES: Address inquiries to the Office of Managing Director or Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. An individual requesting access must follow FCC Privacy Act regulations regarding verification of identity and amendment of records. See 47 CFR 0.554–0.557. Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System SUMMARY: Background. On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), as per 5 CFR 1320.16, to approve of and assign OMB control numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board under conditions set forth in 5 CFR Part 1320 Appendix A.1. 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 instruments 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. Sunshine Act Notices Request for Comment on Information Collection Proposals Federal Election Commission & TIME: Tuesday, December 15, 2009, at 10 a.m. PLACE: 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC. STATUS: This meeting will be closed to the public. ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED: Compliance matters pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 437g. Audits conducted pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 437g, § 438(b), and Title 26, U.S.C. Matters concerning participation in civil actions or proceedings or arbitration. Internal personnel rules and procedures or matters affecting a particular employee. The following information collections, which are being handled under this delegated authority, have received initial Board approval and are hereby published for comment. At the end of the comment period, the proposed information collections, along with an analysis of comments and recommendations received, will be submitted to the Board for final approval under OMB delegated authority. Comments are invited on the following: a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the Federal Reserve’s functions; including whether the information has practical utility; b. The accuracy of the Federal Reserve’s estimate of the burden of the CONTESTING RECORD PROCEDURES: Address inquiries to the Office of Managing Director or Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. RECORD SOURCE CATEGORIES: The sources for the information in this system include the complainants and subject entities. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, Federal Communications Commission. [FR Doc. E9–29815 Filed 12–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P AGENCY: sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES DATE VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:23 Dec 14, 2009 Jkt 220001 PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66359 proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and d. Ways to minimize the burden of information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 16, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 2034 by any of the following methods: • Agency Web Site: http:// www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at http://www.federalreserve.gov/ generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include the OMB control number in the subject line of the message. • FAX: 202–452–3819 or 202–452– 3102. • Mail: Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20551. All public comments are available from the Board’s web site at http:// www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/ foia/ProposedRegs.cfm as submitted, unless modified for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper form in Room MP–500 of the Board’s Martin Building (20th and C Streets, NW.) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Additionally, commenters should send a copy of their comments to the OMB Desk Officer by mail to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to 202– 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the PRA OMB submission, including the proposed reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB’s public docket files, once approved. These documents will also be made available on the Federal Reserve Board’s public Web site at: http:// www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/ reportforms/review.cfm or may be E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1 sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES 66360 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 15, 2009 / Notices requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears below. Michelle Shore, Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer (202–452– 3829), Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202–263–4869). Proposal to approve under OMB delegated authority the implementation of the following survey: Report title: Senior Credit Officer Opinion Survey on Dealer Financing Terms. Agency form number: FR 2034. OMB control number: 7100-to be assigned. Frequency: Up to six times a year. Reporters: U.S. banking institutions and U.S. branches and agencies of foreign banks. Estimated annual reporting hours: 450 hours. Estimated average hours per response: 3 hours. Number of respondents: 25. General description of report: This information collection would be voluntary (12 U.S.C. 225a, 248(a)(2), 1844(c), and 3105(c)(2)) and would be given confidential treatment (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4)). Abstract: This voluntary survey would be conducted with a senior credit officer at each respondent financial institution up to six times a year. The proposed reporting panel consists of up to 25 U.S. banking institutions and U.S. branches and agencies of foreign banks, the majority of which are affiliated with a Primary Government Securities Dealer 1. The purpose of the proposed survey is to provide qualitative and limited quantitative information on (1) stringency of credit terms, (2) credit availability and demand across the entire range of securities financing and over-the-counter derivatives transactions, and (3) the evolution of market conditions and conventions applicable to such activities. The proposed survey is significantly modeled after the long-established Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey (FR 2018; OMB No. 7100–0058), which provides qualitative information on changes in the supply of, and demand for, bank loans to businesses and households. A portion of the questions in each administration of the new survey would typically cover special topics of timely interest; however, the 1 A list of the current Primary Dealers in Government Securities is available at http:// www.newyorkfed.org/markets/ pridealers_current.html. VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:23 Dec 14, 2009 Jkt 220001 sample survey form includes 38 core questions. Although the Federal Reserve seeks the authority to conduct the survey up to six times a year, the survey is expected to be conducted only four times a year consistent with the FR 2018. The estimated maximum annual burden, based on six surveys, is 450 hours. Consistent with the FR 2018, other types of respondents, such as other depository institutions, bank holding companies, or other financial entities, may be surveyed if appropriate. The respondents’ answers are intended to provide information critical to the Federal Reserve’s monitoring of credit markets and capital market activity. As is currently the case with FR 2018, aggregate results from this survey are expected to be made available to the public on the Federal Reserve Board website. Selected aggregate information from the surveys may also be published annually in Federal Reserve Bulletin articles and in the Monetary Policy Report to the Congress. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 9, 2009. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E9–29734 Filed 12–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the office of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than December 30, 2009. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Steve Foley, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30309: 1. James Michael Hattaway, Winter Springs, Florida; James Lewis Hewitt, Orlando, Florida; Vincent Smith Hughes, Orlando, Florida; Richard PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Terrell McCree, Orlando, Florida; David Gene Powers, Alamonte Springs, Florida; Donald Franklin Wright, Winter Springs, Florida; and David McLeod, Orlando, Florida; to collectively acquire voting shares of Riverside Central Florida Banking Company, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Riverside Bank of Central Florida, both of Winter Park, Florida. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 10, 2009. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E9–29791 Filed 12–14–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RETIREMENT THRIFT INVESTMENT BOARD Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting TIME AND DATE: 10 a.m. (Eastern Time), December 21, 2009. PLACE: 4th Floor Conference Room, 1250 H Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. STATUS: Open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Parts Open to the Public 1. Approval of the minutes of the November 16, 2009 Board member meeting. 2. Thrift Savings Plan activity report by the Executive Director. a. Monthly Participant Activity Report. b. Monthly Investment Performance Report. c. Legislative Report. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Thomas J. Trabucco, Director, Office of External Affairs, (202) 942–1640. Dated: December 11, 2009. Thomas K. Emswiler, Secretary, Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board. [FR Doc. E9–29965 Filed 12–11–09; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6760–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Health Resources and Services Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Periodically, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) publishes abstracts of information collection requests under review by the E:\FR\FM\15DEN1.SGM 15DEN1

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

SUMMARY: Background. On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 
System (Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act 
(PRA), as per 5 CFR 1320.16, to approve of and assign OMB control 
numbers to collection of information requests and requirements 
conducted or sponsored by the Board under conditions set forth in 5 CFR 
Part 1320 Appendix A.1. 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 instruments 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.

Request for Comment on Information Collection Proposals

    The following information collections, which are being handled 
under this delegated authority, have received initial Board approval 
and are hereby published for comment. At the end of the comment period, 
the proposed information collections, along with an analysis of 
comments and recommendations received, will be submitted to the Board 
for final approval under OMB delegated authority. Comments are invited 
on the following:
    a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the Federal Reserve's functions; including 
whether the information has practical utility;
    b. The accuracy of the Federal Reserve's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed information collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and
    d. Ways to minimize the burden of information collection on 
respondents, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 16, 2010.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 2034 by any of the 
following methods:
     Agency Web Site: http://www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments at http://www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include the OMB 
control number in the subject line of the message.
     FAX: 202-452-3819 or 202-452-3102.
     Mail: Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary, Board of Governors 
of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20551.

All public comments are available from the Board's web site at http://www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm as submitted, 
unless modified for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will 
not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public 
comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper form in Room MP-
500 of the Board's Martin Building (20th and C Streets, NW.) between 9 
a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.
    Additionally, commenters should send a copy of their comments to 
the OMB Desk Officer by mail to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, New Executive 
Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503 
or by fax to 202-395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the PRA OMB submission, 
including the proposed reporting form and instructions, supporting 
statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB's public 
docket files, once approved. These documents will also be made 
available on the Federal Reserve Board's public Web site at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/reportforms/review.cfm or may be

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requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears below.
    Michelle Shore, Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer (202-452-
3829), Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the 
Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. Telecommunications Device 
for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202-263-4869).
    Proposal to approve under OMB delegated authority the 
implementation of the following survey:
    Report title: Senior Credit Officer Opinion Survey on Dealer 
Financing Terms.
    Agency form number: FR 2034.
    OMB control number: 7100-to be assigned.
    Frequency: Up to six times a year.
    Reporters: U.S. banking institutions and U.S. branches and agencies 
of foreign banks.
    Estimated annual reporting hours: 450 hours.
    Estimated average hours per response: 3 hours.
    Number of respondents: 25.
    General description of report: This information collection would be 
voluntary (12 U.S.C. 225a, 248(a)(2), 1844(c), and 3105(c)(2)) and 
would be given confidential treatment (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4)).
    Abstract: This voluntary survey would be conducted with a senior 
credit officer at each respondent financial institution up to six times 
a year. The proposed reporting panel consists of up to 25 U.S. banking 
institutions and U.S. branches and agencies of foreign banks, the 
majority of which are affiliated with a Primary Government Securities 
Dealer \1\. The purpose of the proposed survey is to provide 
qualitative and limited quantitative information on (1) stringency of 
credit terms, (2) credit availability and demand across the entire 
range of securities financing and over-the-counter derivatives 
transactions, and (3) the evolution of market conditions and 
conventions applicable to such activities. The proposed survey is 
significantly modeled after the long-established Senior Loan Officer 
Opinion Survey (FR 2018; OMB No. 7100-0058), which provides qualitative 
information on changes in the supply of, and demand for, bank loans to 
businesses and households. A portion of the questions in each 
administration of the new survey would typically cover special topics 
of timely interest; however, the sample survey form includes 38 core 
questions.
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    \1\ A list of the current Primary Dealers in Government 
Securities is available at http://www.newyorkfed.org/markets/pridealers_current.html.
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    Although the Federal Reserve seeks the authority to conduct the 
survey up to six times a year, the survey is expected to be conducted 
only four times a year consistent with the FR 2018. The estimated 
maximum annual burden, based on six surveys, is 450 hours. Consistent 
with the FR 2018, other types of respondents, such as other depository 
institutions, bank holding companies, or other financial entities, may 
be surveyed if appropriate.
    The respondents' answers are intended to provide information 
critical to the Federal Reserve's monitoring of credit markets and 
capital market activity. As is currently the case with FR 2018, 
aggregate results from this survey are expected to be made available to 
the public on the Federal Reserve Board website. Selected aggregate 
information from the surveys may also be published annually in Federal 
Reserve Bulletin articles and in the Monetary Policy Report to the 
Congress.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 9, 
2009.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E9-29734 Filed 12-14-09; 8:45 am]
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