Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 70919-70921 [2010-29188]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 223 / Friday, November 19, 2010 / Notices hereby given of a meeting of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council (NDWAC), established under the Safe Drinking Water Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 300f et seq.). The primary focus of the meeting will be for the Council to discuss the Climate Ready Water Utility Work Group Report. The Council will be evaluating the report and determining what recommendations the Council will transmit to the Administrator. The Council will also discuss several other activities including, the Agency’s drinking water strategy, the Underground Injection Control (UIC) Program, and revisions to the 1989 Total Coliform Rule (RTCR). The Council meeting will be held on December 8, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and December 9, 2010, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern time. 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ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public who would like to attend the meeting, present an oral statement, or submit a written statement, should contact Suzanne Kelly, by e-mail at: kelly.suzanne@epa.gov, by phone, 202– 564–3887, or by regular mail at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Ground Water and Drinking Water (MC 4606M), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. The meeting is open to the public. The Council encourages the public’s input and will allocate one hour (11 a.m.– 12 p.m.) on December 9, 2010, for this purpose. Oral statements will be limited to five minutes. It is preferred that only one person present the statement on behalf of a group or organization. To ensure adequate time for public involvement, individuals or organizations interested in presenting an oral statement should notify Suzanne Kelly by telephone at 202–564–3887 no later than November 30, 2010. Any person who wishes to file a written statement can do so before or after a Council meeting. Written statements received by November 30, 2010 will be distributed to all members of the Council before any final discussion or vote is completed. Any statements received December 1, 2010, or after the meeting will become part of the permanent meeting file and will be forwarded to the Council members for their information. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Nov 18, 2010 Jkt 223001 Federal Election Commission. Tuesday, November 16, 2010, 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. PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: Judith Ingram, Press Officer Telephone: (202) 694–1220. AGENCY: DATE AND TIME: Shawn Woodhead Werth, Secretary and Clerk of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2010–29072 Filed 11–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6715–01–M FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request 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 AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70919 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 January 18, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 28, FR H–5, or FR 3016, by any of the following methods: • Agency Web Site: http://www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at http://www.federal reserve.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 docket E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES 70920 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 223 / Friday, November 19, 2010 / Notices 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 requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears below. Cindy Ayouch, Acting 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), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. Proposal to approve under OMB delegated authority the extension for three years, without revision, of the following report: Report title: Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with the Real Estate Lending Standards Regulation for State Member Banks. Agency form number: Reg H–5. OMB control number: 7100–0261. Frequency: Aggregate report, quarterly; policy statement, annually. Reporters: State member banks. Estimated annual reporting hours: 16,860 hours. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Nov 18, 2010 Jkt 223001 Estimated average hours per response: Aggregate report: 5 hours; Policy statement: 20 hours. Number of respondents: 843. General description of report: This information collection is mandatory pursuant to section 304 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA) (12 U.S.C. 1828(o)) which authorizes the Federal Reserve to require the recordkeeping requirements associated with the Board’s Regulation H (12 CFR 208.51). Since the information is not collected by the Federal Reserve, no issue of confidentiality under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) arises. However, information gathered by the Federal Reserve during examinations of state member banks would be deemed exempt from disclosure under exemption 8 of FOIA. 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8). In addition, exemptions 4 and 6 of FOIA, (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4) and (b)(6)) also may apply to certain data (specifically, individual loans identified as in excess of supervisory loan-to-value limits) collected in response to these requirements if gathered by the Federal Reserve, depending on the particular circumstances. These exemptions relate to confidential commercial and financial information, and personal information, respectively. Applicability of these exemptions would be determined on a case-by-case basis. Abstract: State member banks must adopt and maintain a written real estate lending policy. Also, banks must identify their loans in excess of the supervisory loan-to-value limits and report (at least quarterly) the aggregate amount of the loans to the bank’s board of directors. Proposal to approve under OMB delegated authority the extension for three years, with minor revision, of the following reports: 1. Report title: Application for Employment with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Agency form numbers: FR 28, FR 28s, FR 28i. OMB control number: 7100–0181. Frequency: On Occasion. Reporters: Employment applicants. Annual reporting hours: 3,558 hours. Estimated average hours per response: FR 28: 1 hour; FR 28s: 1 minute; FR 28i: 5 minutes. Number of respondents: FR 28: 3,500; FR 28s: 2,000; FR 28i: 300. General description of report: This information collection is required to obtain a benefit and is authorized pursuant to Sections 10 and 11 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 244 and PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 248(1)). Information provided will be kept confidential under exemption (b)(6) of the FOIA to the extent that the disclosure of information ‘‘would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.’’ 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(6). Abstract: The Application collects information to determine the qualifications and availability of applicants for employment with the Board such as information on education and training, employment record, military service record, and other information since the time the applicant left high school. Included with the Application are two supplemental questionnaires: (1) The Applicant’s Voluntary Self-Identification Form (FR 28s), which collects information on the applicant’s gender and ethnic group and (2) The Research Assistant Candidate Survey of Interests (FR 28i), which collects information from candidates applying for Research Assistant positions on their level of interest in economics and related areas. Current Actions: The Federal Reserve proposes minor revision to the FR 28i by (1) expanding the list of research topics of interest to candidates, (2) updating the list of software packages and statistical languages used by candidates, and (3) eliminating the portion of the survey that asks for the future objective of the candidates. 2. Report title: Ongoing Intermittent Survey of Households. Agency form numbers: FR 3016. OMB control number: 7100–0150. Frequency: On Occasion. Reporters: Households and individuals. Annual reporting hours: 633 hours. Estimated average hours per response: Division of Research & Statistics, 1.58 minutes; Division of Consumer & Community Affairs (DCCA), 3 minutes; Other divisions, 5 minutes; and NonSRC surveys, 90 minutes. Number of respondents: 500. General description of report: This information collection is voluntary (12 U.S.C. 225a, 263 and 15 U.S.C. 1691b). No issue of confidentiality normally arises because names and any other characteristics that would permit personal identification of respondents are not reported to the Federal Reserve Board. However, exemption 6 of the FOIA (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(6)) would exempt this information from disclosure. Abstract: The Federal Reserve uses this voluntary survey to obtain household-based information specifically tailored to the Federal Reserve’s policy, regulatory, and operational responsibilities. Currently, the University of Michigan’s Survey E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 223 / Friday, November 19, 2010 / Notices Research Center (SRC) includes survey questions on behalf of the Federal Reserve in an addendum to their regular monthly Survey of Consumer Attitudes and Expectations. The SRC conducts the survey by telephone with a sample of 500 households and asks questions of special interest to the Federal Reserve intermittently, as needed. The frequency and content of the questions depend on changing economic, regulatory, and legislative developments. The Federal Reserve primarily uses the survey to study consumer financial decisions, attitudes, and payment behavior. Current Actions: The Federal Reserve proposes to revise the FR 3016 by decreasing the number of SRC surveys that would be conducted per year by DCCA from four to two. This decrease is due to DCCA’s restructuring of its research function as a result of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 16, 2010. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2010–29188 Filed 11–18–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION [File No. 101 0061] Simon Property Group, Inc.; Analysis of Proposed Agreement Containing Consent Orders To Aid Public Comment Federal Trade Commission. Proposed consent agreement. AGENCY: ACTION: The consent agreement in this matter settles alleged violations of federal law prohibiting unfair or deceptive acts or practices or unfair methods of competition. The attached Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes both the allegations in the draft complaint and the terms of the consent order—embodied in the consent agreement—that would settle these allegations. DATES: Comments must be received on or before December 10, 2010. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments electronically or in paper form. Comments should refer to ‘‘Simon Property, File No. 101 0061’’ to facilitate the organization of comments. Please note that your comment—including your name and your state—will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, including on the publicly accessible FTC Web site, at http:// www.ftc.gov/os/publiccomments.shtm. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:02 Nov 18, 2010 Jkt 223001 Because comments will be made public, they should not include any sensitive personal information, such as an individual’s Social Security Number; date of birth; driver’s license number or other state identification number, or foreign country equivalent; passport number; financial account number; or credit or debit card number. Comments also should not include any sensitive health information, such as medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, comments should not include any ‘‘[t]rade secret or any commercial or financial information which is obtained from any person and which is privileged or confidential * * *,’’ as provided in Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and Commission Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). Comments containing material for which confidential treatment is requested must be filed in paper form, must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential,’’ and must comply with FTC Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c).1 Because paper mail addressed to the FTC is subject to delay due to heightened security screening, please consider submitting your comments in electronic form. Comments filed in electronic form should be submitted by using the following weblink: https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ simonproperty and following the instructions on the web-based form. To ensure that the Commission considers an electronic comment, you must file it on the web-based form at the weblink: https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ ftc/simonproperty. If this Notice appears at http://www.regulations.gov/ search/index.jsp, you may also file an electronic comment through that Web site. The Commission will consider all comments that regulations.gov forwards to it. You may also visit the FTC Web site at http://www.ftc.gov/ to read the Notice and the news release describing it. A comment filed in paper form should include the ‘‘Simon Property, File No. 101 0061’’ reference both in the text and on the envelope, and should be mailed or delivered to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–135 (Annex D), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580. The FTC is requesting that any comment filed in 1 The comment must be accompanied by an explicit request for confidential treatment, including the factual and legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. The request will be granted or denied by the Commission’s General Counsel, consistent with applicable law and the public interest. See FTC Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70921 paper form be sent by courier or overnight service, if possible, because U.S. postal mail in the Washington area and at the Commission is subject to delay due to heightened security precautions. The Federal Trade Commission Act (‘‘FTC Act’’) and other laws the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that it receives, whether filed in paper or electronic form. Comments received will be available to the public on the FTC Web site, to the extent practicable, at http:// www.ftc.gov/os/publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of discretion, the Commission makes every effort to remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments it receives before placing those comments on the FTC Web site. More information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, may be found in the FTC’s privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ ftc/privacy.shtm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joe Lipinsky (206–220–4473), FTC Northwest Regional Office, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580. Pursuant to section 6(f) of the Federal Trade Commission Act, 38 Stat. 721, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and § 2.34 the Commission Rules of Practice, 16 CFR 2.34, notice is hereby given that the above-captioned consent agreement containing a consent order to cease and desist, having been filed with and accepted, subject to final approval, by the Commission, has been placed on the public record for a period of thirty (30) days. The following Analysis to Aid Public Comment describes the terms of the consent agreement, and the allegations in the complaint. An electronic copy of the full text of the consent agreement package can be obtained from the FTC Home Page (for November 10, 2010), on the World Wide Web, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/actions.shtm. A paper copy can be obtained from the FTC Public Reference Room, Room 130– H, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580, either in person or by calling (202) 326–2222. Public comments are invited, and may be filed with the Commission in either paper or electronic form. All comments should be filed as prescribed in the ADDRESSES section above, and must be received on or before the date specified in the DATES section. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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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 January 18, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 28, FR H-5, or FR 
3016, by any of the following methods:
     Agency Web Site: http:[sol][sol]www.federalreserve.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments at 
http:[sol][sol]www.federalreserve.gov[sol]generalinfo[sol]foia[sol]Propo
sedRegs.cfm.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: 
http:[sol][sol]www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for 
submitting comments.
     E-mail: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include docket

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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:[sol][sol]www.federalreserve.gov[sol]generalinfo[sol]foia[sol]Propo
sedRegs.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:[sol][sol]www.federalreserve.gov[sol]boarddocs[sol]reportforms[sol]
review.cfm or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, whose 
name appears below.
    Cindy Ayouch, Acting 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), Board of 
Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551.
    Proposal to approve under OMB delegated authority the extension for 
three years, without revision, of the following report:
    Report title: Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with the Real 
Estate Lending Standards Regulation for State Member Banks.
    Agency form number: Reg H-5.
    OMB control number: 7100-0261.
    Frequency: Aggregate report, quarterly; policy statement, annually.
    Reporters: State member banks.
    Estimated annual reporting hours: 16,860 hours.
    Estimated average hours per response: Aggregate report: 5 hours; 
Policy statement: 20 hours.
    Number of respondents: 843.
    General description of report: This information collection is 
mandatory pursuant to section 304 of the Federal Deposit Insurance 
Corporation Improvement Act of 1991 (FDICIA) (12 U.S.C. 1828(o)) which 
authorizes the Federal Reserve to require the recordkeeping 
requirements associated with the Board's Regulation H (12 CFR 208.51). 
Since the information is not collected by the Federal Reserve, no issue 
of confidentiality under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) arises. 
However, information gathered by the Federal Reserve during 
examinations of state member banks would be deemed exempt from 
disclosure under exemption 8 of FOIA. 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8). In addition, 
exemptions 4 and 6 of FOIA, (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4) and (b)(6)) also may 
apply to certain data (specifically, individual loans identified as in 
excess of supervisory loan-to-value limits) collected in response to 
these requirements if gathered by the Federal Reserve, depending on the 
particular circumstances. These exemptions relate to confidential 
commercial and financial information, and personal information, 
respectively. Applicability of these exemptions would be determined on 
a case-by-case basis.
    Abstract: State member banks must adopt and maintain a written real 
estate lending policy. Also, banks must identify their loans in excess 
of the supervisory loan-to-value limits and report (at least quarterly) 
the aggregate amount of the loans to the bank's board of directors.
    Proposal to approve under OMB delegated authority the extension for 
three years, with minor revision, of the following reports:
    1. Report title: Application for Employment with the Board of 
Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
    Agency form numbers: FR 28, FR 28s, FR 28i.
    OMB control number: 7100-0181.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Reporters: Employment applicants.
    Annual reporting hours: 3,558 hours.
    Estimated average hours per response: FR 28: 1 hour; FR 28s: 1 
minute; FR 28i: 5 minutes.
    Number of respondents: FR 28: 3,500; FR 28s: 2,000; FR 28i: 300.
    General description of report: This information collection is 
required to obtain a benefit and is authorized pursuant to Sections 10 
and 11 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 244 and 248(1)). 
Information provided will be kept confidential under exemption (b)(6) 
of the FOIA to the extent that the disclosure of information ``would 
constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.'' 5 
U.S.C. 552(b)(6).
    Abstract: The Application collects information to determine the 
qualifications and availability of applicants for employment with the 
Board such as information on education and training, employment record, 
military service record, and other information since the time the 
applicant left high school. Included with the Application are two 
supplemental questionnaires: (1) The Applicant's Voluntary Self-
Identification Form (FR 28s), which collects information on the 
applicant's gender and ethnic group and (2) The Research Assistant 
Candidate Survey of Interests (FR 28i), which collects information from 
candidates applying for Research Assistant positions on their level of 
interest in economics and related areas.
    Current Actions: The Federal Reserve proposes minor revision to the 
FR 28i by (1) expanding the list of research topics of interest to 
candidates, (2) updating the list of software packages and statistical 
languages used by candidates, and (3) eliminating the portion of the 
survey that asks for the future objective of the candidates.
    2. Report title: Ongoing Intermittent Survey of Households.
    Agency form numbers: FR 3016.
    OMB control number: 7100-0150.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Reporters: Households and individuals.
    Annual reporting hours: 633 hours.
    Estimated average hours per response: Division of Research & 
Statistics, 1.58 minutes; Division of Consumer & Community Affairs 
(DCCA), 3 minutes; Other divisions, 5 minutes; and Non-SRC surveys, 90 
minutes.
    Number of respondents: 500.
    General description of report: This information collection is 
voluntary (12 U.S.C. 225a, 263 and 15 U.S.C. 1691b). No issue of 
confidentiality normally arises because names and any other 
characteristics that would permit personal identification of 
respondents are not reported to the Federal Reserve Board. However, 
exemption 6 of the FOIA (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(6)) would exempt this 
information from disclosure.
    Abstract: The Federal Reserve uses this voluntary survey to obtain 
household-based information specifically tailored to the Federal 
Reserve's policy, regulatory, and operational responsibilities. 
Currently, the University of Michigan's Survey

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Research Center (SRC) includes survey questions on behalf of the 
Federal Reserve in an addendum to their regular monthly Survey of 
Consumer Attitudes and Expectations. The SRC conducts the survey by 
telephone with a sample of 500 households and asks questions of special 
interest to the Federal Reserve intermittently, as needed. The 
frequency and content of the questions depend on changing economic, 
regulatory, and legislative developments. The Federal Reserve primarily 
uses the survey to study consumer financial decisions, attitudes, and 
payment behavior.
    Current Actions: The Federal Reserve proposes to revise the FR 3016 
by decreasing the number of SRC surveys that would be conducted per 
year by DCCA from four to two. This decrease is due to DCCA's 
restructuring of its research function as a result of the Dodd-Frank 
Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 16, 
2010.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2010-29188 Filed 11-18-10; 8:45 am]
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