Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 16476-16477 [2011-6853]

Download as PDF jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 16476 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 56 / Wednesday, March 23, 2011 / Notices 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: Policy Communications Questionnaire. OMB Control Number: 1557–0226. Description: This information collection provides the OCC with information needed to properly evaluate the effectiveness of the OCC’s policy guidance, found in publications such as bulletins, advisories, and the Comptroller’s Handbook. The collection focuses on one communications product, issuances known as bank supervision policy guidance. Type of Review: Regular review. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. Estimated Total Annual Responses: Estimated Frequency of Response: 1 to 2 times annually. Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 750 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. The OCC issued a 60-day Federal Register notice on January 6, 2011. 76 FR 821. 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 OCC, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the OCC’s estimate of the burden of the information collection; (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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:46 Mar 22, 2011 Jkt 223001 Dated: March 17, 2011. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2011–6893 Filed 3–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–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, ‘‘Community Reinvestment Act Regulations.’’ SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before May 23, 2011. ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mail Stop 2–3, Attention: 1557–0160, 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, please send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0160, 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. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Community Reinvestment Act Regulations. OMB Control Number: 1557–0160. Description: The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) requires the Federal banking agencies (Agencies) to assess the record of banks and savings associations in helping to meet the credit needs of their entire communities, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, consistent with safe and sound operations; and to take this record into account in evaluating applications for mergers, branches, and certain other corporate activities.1 The CRA statute requires the Agencies to issue regulations to carry out its purposes.2 Each Agency must provide written CRA evaluations of the institutions they supervise. The public portion of each written evaluation must present the Agency’s conclusions with respect to the CRA performance standards identified in its regulations; include the facts and data supporting those conclusions; and contain the institution’s CRA rating and the basis for that rating. The data collection requirements in the CRA regulations are necessary for the Agencies to examine, assess, and assign a rating to an institution’s CRA performance and to prepare the public section of the written CRA performance evaluation. Type of Review: Regular review. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,441. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 109,835 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 will become a FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 1 12 2 12 E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM U.S.C. 2903. U.S.C. 2905. 23MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 56 / Wednesday, March 23, 2011 / Notices 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 start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide the information to the OCC. Dated: March 17, 2011. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2011–6853 Filed 3–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Proposed Information Collection; 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 take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the OCC is soliciting comment concerning a renewal of an existing collection titled ‘‘Customer Complaint Form.’’ DATES: You should submit written comments by: May 23, 2011. ADDRESSES: You should direct all written comments to: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mailstop 2–3, Attention: 1557–0232, 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 can inspect and photocopy the comments at the OCC, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. You can make an appointment to inspect the comments jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:46 Mar 22, 2011 Jkt 223001 by calling (202) 874–5043. 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, 1557–0232, 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 Gottlieb, (202)874–5090, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division (1557– 0202), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCC is requesting comment on the following proposed information collection: Title: Customer Complaint Form. OMB Control No.: 1557–0232. Description: The customer complaint form was developed as a courtesy for those that contact the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s Customer Assistance Group and wish to file a formal, written complaint. The form allows consumers to focus their issues and provide a complete picture of their concerns, but is entirely voluntary. It is designed to prevent having to go back to a consumer for additional information, which delays the process. Completion of the form allows the Customer Assistance Group to process the complaint more efficiently. The Customer Assistance Group will use the information to create a record of the consumer’s contact, including capturing information that can be used to resolve the consumer’s issues and provide a database of information that is incorporated into the OCC’s supervisory process. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 80,000. Total Annual Responses: 80,000. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,640. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16477 performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection 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: March 17, 2011. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. 2011–6851 Filed 3–22–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision General Reporting and Recordkeeping by Savings Associations and Savings and Loan Holding Companies Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The Office of Thrift Supervision within the Department of the Treasury will submit the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on its proposal to extend this information collection. DATES: Submit written comments on or before May 23, 2011. ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the proposal or by OMB approval number, to Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel’s Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552; send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906–6518; or send an e-mail to infocollection.comments@ots.treas.gov. OTS will post comments and the related SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 56 (Wednesday, March 23, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16476-16477]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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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, ``Community Reinvestment Act Regulations.''

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 23, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency, Mail Stop 2-3, Attention: 1557-0160, 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, please send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk 
Officer, 1557-0160, 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: Community Reinvestment Act Regulations.
    OMB Control Number: 1557-0160.
    Description: The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) requires the 
Federal banking agencies (Agencies) to assess the record of banks and 
savings associations in helping to meet the credit needs of their 
entire communities, including low- and moderate-income neighborhoods, 
consistent with safe and sound operations; and to take this record into 
account in evaluating applications for mergers, branches, and certain 
other corporate activities.\1\ The CRA statute requires the Agencies to 
issue regulations to carry out its purposes.\2\
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    \1\ 12 U.S.C. 2903.
    \2\ 12 U.S.C. 2905.
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    Each Agency must provide written CRA evaluations of the 
institutions they supervise. The public portion of each written 
evaluation must present the Agency's conclusions with respect to the 
CRA performance standards identified in its regulations; include the 
facts and data supporting those conclusions; and contain the 
institution's CRA rating and the basis for that rating.
    The data collection requirements in the CRA regulations are 
necessary for the Agencies to examine, assess, and assign a rating to 
an institution's CRA performance and to prepare the public section of 
the written CRA performance evaluation.
    Type of Review: Regular review.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,441.
    Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 109,835 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 will 
become a

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

    Dated: March 17, 2011.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, 
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
[FR Doc. 2011-6853 Filed 3-22-11; 8:45 am]
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