Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 2753-2754 [2011-799]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 10 / Friday, January 14, 2011 / Notices an election to apply the provisions of the regulations retroactively. It is required by the Internal Revenue Service to assure that the proper amount of carryover attributes are used by a loss corporation following specified types of ownership changes. Respondents: Private sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 813 hours. Bureau Clearance Officer: Allan Hopkins, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224; (202) 622–6665. OMB Reviewer: Shagufta Ahmed, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503; (202) 395–7873. Dawn D. Wolfgang, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–813 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning its information collection titled ‘‘Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards.’’ DATES: You should submit written comments by: March 15, 2011. ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mail Stop 2–3, Attention: 1557–0202, 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 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Jan 13, 2011 Jkt 223001 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, 1557–0202, 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, (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: Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards—12 CFR 22. OMB Control Number: 1557–0202. Description: The regulation requires national banks to make disclosures and keep records regarding whether a property held as security for a loan is located in a special flood hazard area. This information collection is required by section 303(a) 1 and title V of the Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement Act,2 the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 amendments to the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968,3 the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973,4 and by OCC regulations implementing those statutes. The information collection requirements are contained in 12 CFR part 22. Section 22.6 requires a national bank to use the Standard Flood Hazard Determination Form developed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and to maintain a completed copy of that form for the period of time the bank owns the loan. Section 22.7 requires a national bank or its loan servicer, if a borrower has not obtained flood insurance, to notify the borrower to obtain adequate flood insurance coverage or the bank or servicer will purchase flood insurance on the borrower’s behalf. Section 22.9 requires a national bank making, extending, increasing, or renewing a loan secured by a building or a mobile home located in a special flood hazard area to advise the borrower 1 12 U.S.C. 4804. U.S.C. 4104(a). 3 12 U.S.C. 4104a and 4104b. 4 12 U.S.C. 4012a and 4106(b). 2 42 PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2753 and the loan servicer that the property is located in a special flood hazard area, provide a description of the flood insurance purchase requirements, and provide information regarding the availability of insurance under the National Flood Insurance Program and of Federal assistance in the event of a declared Federal flood disaster. In lieu of providing the borrower notice, a national bank may obtain a satisfactory written assurance from a seller or lessor that, within a reasonable time before completion of the sale or lease transaction, the seller or lessor provided such notice to the purchaser or lessee. For the period of time the bank owns the loan, the bank must maintain a record of the borrower’s and loan servicer’s receipts of these notices and, where appropriate, the written assurance from the seller or the lessor. Section 22.10 requires a national bank making, increasing, extending, renewing, selling, or transferring a loan secured by a building or a mobile home located in a special flood hazard area to notify FEMA of the identity of the servicer, and of any change in servicers. These information collection requirements ensure bank compliance with applicable Federal law, further bank safety and soundness, provide protections for banks and the public, and further public policy interests. Type of Review: Regular review. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,650. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 166,650. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Time per Respondent: 25.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 42,075 hours. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments 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; E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1 2754 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 10 / Friday, January 14, 2011 / Notices (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 start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: January 10, 2011. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2011–799 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS United States Mint Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee Meeting Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee January 19, 2011 Public Meeting. ACTION: Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for January 19, 2011. Date: January 19, 2011. Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Location: 8th Floor Board Room, United States Mint, 801 9th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20220. Subject: Full CCAC review and consideration of the draft report: ‘‘A Blueprint for Advancing Artistic Creativity and Excellence in United States Coins and Medals,’’ and discussion about preparing the CCAC 2010 Annual Report. Interested persons should call 202– 354–7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: • Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. • Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Dated: January 10, 2011. Andrew Brunhart, Deputy Director, United States Mint. BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY 17:03 Jan 13, 2011 Authority: 31 U.S.C. 5135(b)(8)(C). [FR Doc. 2011–721 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 • Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cliff Northup, United States Mint Liaison to the CCAC; 801 9th Street, NW.; Washington, DC 20220; or call 202–354– 7200. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC’s consideration is invited to submit them by fax to the following number: 202– 756–6830. Jkt 223001 [OMB Control No. 2900–0663] Agency Information Collection (Pay Now Enter Info Page) Activity Under OMB Review Office of Management, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Office of Management (OM), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 14, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s OMB Desk Officer, OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 (202) 395–7316. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900– 0663’’ in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Denise McLamb, Enterprise Records Service (005R1B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420, (202) 461– 7485, FAX (202) 273–0443 or e-mail denise.mclamb@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0663.’’ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Pay Now Enter Info Page. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00110 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 OMB Control Number: 2900–0663. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Claimants who participated in VA’s benefit programs and owe debts to VA can voluntary make online payments through VA’s Pay Now Enter Info Page website. Data enter on the Pay Now Enter Info Page is redirected to the Department of Treasury’s Pay.gov website allowing claimants to make payments with credit or debit cards, or directly from their bank account. At the conclusion of the transaction, the claimant will receive a confirmation acknowledging the success or failure of the transaction. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on November 4, 2010, at pages 68040– 68041. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 11,667 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 10 minutes. Frequency of Response: Daily. Estimated Number of Respondents: 70,000. Dated: January 11, 2011. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Enterprise Records Service. [FR Doc. 2011–789 Filed 1–13–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0159] Agency Information Collection (Matured Endowment Notification) Activity Under OMB Review Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14JAN1.SGM 14JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 10 (Friday, January 14, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2753-2754]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-799]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Agency 
Information Collection Activities; 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 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 Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment 
concerning its information collection titled ``Loans in Areas Having 
Special Flood Hazards.''

DATES: You should submit written comments by: March 15, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency, Mail Stop 2-3, Attention: 1557-0202, 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, 1557-0202, 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, (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: Loans in Areas Having Special Flood Hazards--12 CFR 22.
    OMB Control Number: 1557-0202.
    Description: The regulation requires national banks to make 
disclosures and keep records regarding whether a property held as 
security for a loan is located in a special flood hazard area.
    This information collection is required by section 303(a) \1\ and 
title V of the Riegle Community Development and Regulatory Improvement 
Act,\2\ the National Flood Insurance Reform Act of 1994 amendments to 
the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968,\3\ the Flood Disaster 
Protection Act of 1973,\4\ and by OCC regulations implementing those 
statutes. The information collection requirements are contained in 12 
CFR part 22.
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    \1\ 12 U.S.C. 4804.
    \2\ 42 U.S.C. 4104(a).
    \3\ 12 U.S.C. 4104a and 4104b.
    \4\ 12 U.S.C. 4012a and 4106(b).
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    Section 22.6 requires a national bank to use the Standard Flood 
Hazard Determination Form developed by the Federal Emergency Management 
Agency (FEMA) and to maintain a completed copy of that form for the 
period of time the bank owns the loan.
    Section 22.7 requires a national bank or its loan servicer, if a 
borrower has not obtained flood insurance, to notify the borrower to 
obtain adequate flood insurance coverage or the bank or servicer will 
purchase flood insurance on the borrower's behalf.
    Section 22.9 requires a national bank making, extending, 
increasing, or renewing a loan secured by a building or a mobile home 
located in a special flood hazard area to advise the borrower and the 
loan servicer that the property is located in a special flood hazard 
area, provide a description of the flood insurance purchase 
requirements, and provide information regarding the availability of 
insurance under the National Flood Insurance Program and of Federal 
assistance in the event of a declared Federal flood disaster. In lieu 
of providing the borrower notice, a national bank may obtain a 
satisfactory written assurance from a seller or lessor that, within a 
reasonable time before completion of the sale or lease transaction, the 
seller or lessor provided such notice to the purchaser or lessee. For 
the period of time the bank owns the loan, the bank must maintain a 
record of the borrower's and loan servicer's receipts of these notices 
and, where appropriate, the written assurance from the seller or the 
lessor.
    Section 22.10 requires a national bank making, increasing, 
extending, renewing, selling, or transferring a loan secured by a 
building or a mobile home located in a special flood hazard area to 
notify FEMA of the identity of the servicer, and of any change in 
servicers.
    These information collection requirements ensure bank compliance 
with applicable Federal law, further bank safety and soundness, provide 
protections for banks and the public, and further public policy 
interests.
    Type of Review: Regular review.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,650.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 166,650.
    Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 25.5 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 42,075 hours.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not 
required to respond to, an information collection unless the 
information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments 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;

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    (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 start-up costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.

    Dated: January 10, 2011.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division, 
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
[FR Doc. 2011-799 Filed 1-13-11; 8:45 am]
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