Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review, 35948 [2011-15154]

Download as PDF 35948 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 118 / Monday, June 20, 2011 / Notices Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: June 15, 2011. By the Board. Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2011–15232 Filed 6–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review 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.’’ The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 20, 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. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Jun 17, 2011 Jkt 223001 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 Each Agency must prepare 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 1 12 2 12 PO 00000 U.S.C. 2903. U.S.C. 2905. Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. On March 23, 2011, the OCC issued a notice for 60 days of comment. 76 FR 16476. No comments were received. Comments continue to be invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) Estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide the information to the OCC. Dated: June 14, 2011. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2011–15154 Filed 6–17–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0009] Agency Information Collection (Disabled Veterans Application for Vocational Rehabilitation) 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 its expected cost and burden; it includes the actual data collection instrument. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 20, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through http://www.Regulations.gov or to VA’s SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\20JNN1.SGM 20JNN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Agency 
Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review

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.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the 
collection to OMB for review.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 20, 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 prepare 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. 
On March 23, 2011, the OCC issued a notice for 60 days of comment. 76 
FR 16476. No comments were received. Comments continue to be invited 
on:
    (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information has practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
collection of information;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected;
    (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology; and
    (e) Estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide the information to the 
OCC.

    Dated: June 14, 2011.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, 
Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
[FR Doc. 2011-15154 Filed 6-17-11; 8:45 am]
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