Privacy Act of 1974; Report of Matching Program, 42769-42770 [2011-18166]

Download as PDF sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 138 / Tuesday, July 19, 2011 / Notices Counsel’s Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552; or send an email to infocollection.comments@ots.treas.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information about this proposed information collection by sending an e-mail to ira.mills@ots.treas,gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OTS may not conduct or sponsor an information collection, and respondents are not required to respond to an information collection, unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of the approval process, we invite comments on the following information collection. Comments should address one or more of the following points: a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OTS; b. The accuracy of OTS’s estimate of the burden of the proposed 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 information collection on respondents, including through the use of information technology. We will summarize the comments that we receive and include them in the OTS request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this notice, OTS is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection. Title of Proposal: Electronic Operations. OMB Number: 1550–0095. Form Number: N/A. Description: Federal savings associations may use, or participate with others to use, electronic means or facilities to perform any function, or provide any product or service, as part of an authorized activity. Electronic means or facilities include, but are not limited to, automated teller machines, automated loan machines, personal computers, the Internet, the World Wide Web, telephones, and other similar electronic devices. 12 CFR 555.200(a). The regulation also requires each savings association to notify OTS at least 30 days before establishing a transactional Web site. Savings associations that present supervisory or compliance concerns may be subject to additional procedural requirements. 12 CFR 555.300(b)–(c). Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Jul 18, 2011 Jkt 223001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 9. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Burden: 18 hours. Dated: July 13, 2011. Ira L. Mills, Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of Chief Counsel, Office of Thrift Supervision. [FR Doc. 2011–18184 Filed 7–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Recordkeeping and Confirmation Requirements for Securities Transactions AGENCY: Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. SUMMARY: 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 September 19, 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; or send an email to infocollection.comments@ots.treas.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information about this proposed information collection by sending an e-mail to ira.mills@ots.treas.gov. OTS may not conduct or sponsor an information collection, and respondents are not required to respond to an information collection, unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of the approval process, we invite comments on the following information collection. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42769 Comments should address one or more of the following points: a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OTS; b. The accuracy of OTS’s estimate of the burden of the proposed 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 information collection on respondents, including through the use of information technology. We will summarize the comments that we receive and include them in the OTS request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this notice, OTS is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection. Title of Proposal: Recordkeeping and Confirmation Requirements for Securities Transactions. OMB Number: 1550–0109. Form Number: N/A. Description: The regulation found at 12 CFR part 551 imposes recordkeeping and confirmation requirements for savings associations that effect securities transactions. The recordkeeping and confirmation regulation ensures that savings association customers receive the same protections and disclosures provided to brokerage customers; ensures savings associations effect securities transactions safely and soundly; and provides savings associations with formal guidance when they effect securities transactions. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 714. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Burden: 3,570 hours. Dated: July 13, 2011. Ira L. Mills, Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of Chief Counsel, Office of Thrift Supervision. [FR Doc. 2011–18180 Filed 7–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974; Report of Matching Program Department of Veterans Affairs. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 42770 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 138 / Tuesday, July 19, 2011 / Notices sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES intends to continue a recurring computer program matching Internal Revenue Service (IRS) records with VA pension and parents’ dependency and indemnity compensation (DIC) records. The goal of this match is to compare income and employment status as reported to VA with wage and income records maintained by IRS. VA plans to match records of veterans, surviving spouses and children who receive pension, and parents who receive DIC, with IRS income tax return information and Federal Tax Information (FTI) as it relates to earned income. VA will also match records of veterans receiving disability compensation at the 100 percent rate based on unemployability with IRS income tax return information as it relates to earned income. VA will use this information to adjust VA benefit payments as prescribed by law. The proposed matching program will enable VA to ensure accurate reporting of income and employment status. The authority for this matching program is 38 U.S.C. 5317, which requires Federal agencies to furnish VA with information necessary to determine eligibility for or amount of benefits. In addition, 26 U.S.C. 6103(l)(7) authorizes the disclosure of tax return information to VA. Records to be Matched: VA records involved in the match are the VA system of records, ‘‘Compensation, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Jul 18, 2011 Jkt 223001 Pension, Education, and Vocational Rehabilitation and Employment Records-VA (58VA21/22/28),’’ published at 75 FR 22187 (April 27, 2010). The IRS records will come from the Information Return Master File (IRMF)/IRS 22.061, as published at 73 FR13302 (March 12, 2008), through the disclosure of Information to Federal, State and Local Agencies (DIFSLA) program. In accordance with Title 5 U.S.C. subsection 552a(o)(2) and (r), copies of the agreement are being sent to both Houses of Congress and to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This notice is provided in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 as amended by Public Law 100– 503. DATES: The match will start no sooner than 30 days after publication of this Notice in the Federal Register, or 40 days after copies of this Notice and the agreement of the parties are submitted to Congress and OMB, whichever is later, and end not more than 18 months after the agreement is properly implemented by the parties. The involved agencies’ Data Integrity Boards (DIB) may extend this match for 12 months provided the agencies certify to their DIBs within three months of the ending date of the original match that the matching program will be conducted without change and that the matching program has been conducted in PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 compliance with the original matching program. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through http:// www.Regulations.gov; by mail or handdelivery to the Director, Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave., NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 273–9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 1063B, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday (except holidays). Please call (202) 461–4902 for an appointment. In addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http:// www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Zaroff (212C), (202) 461–9700. This information is required by Title 5 U.S.C. subsection 552a(e)(12), the Privacy Act of 1974. A copy of this notice has been provided to both Houses of Congress and OMB. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Approved: June 30, 2011. John R. Gingrich, Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs. [FR Doc. 2011–18166 Filed 7–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 138 (Tuesday, July 19, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42769-42770]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18166]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Privacy Act of 1974; Report of Matching Program

AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs 
(VA)

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intends to continue a recurring computer program matching Internal 
Revenue Service (IRS) records with VA pension and parents' dependency 
and indemnity compensation (DIC) records.
    The goal of this match is to compare income and employment status 
as reported to VA with wage and income records maintained by IRS.
    VA plans to match records of veterans, surviving spouses and 
children who receive pension, and parents who receive DIC, with IRS 
income tax return information and Federal Tax Information (FTI) as it 
relates to earned income. VA will also match records of veterans 
receiving disability compensation at the 100 percent rate based on 
unemployability with IRS income tax return information as it relates to 
earned income.
    VA will use this information to adjust VA benefit payments as 
prescribed by law. The proposed matching program will enable VA to 
ensure accurate reporting of income and employment status.
    The authority for this matching program is 38 U.S.C. 5317, which 
requires Federal agencies to furnish VA with information necessary to 
determine eligibility for or amount of benefits. In addition, 26 U.S.C. 
6103(l)(7) authorizes the disclosure of tax return information to VA.
    Records to be Matched: VA records involved in the match are the VA 
system of records, ``Compensation, Pension, Education, and Vocational 
Rehabilitation and Employment Records-VA (58VA21/22/28),'' published at 
75 FR 22187 (April 27, 2010). The IRS records will come from the 
Information Return Master File (IRMF)/IRS 22.061, as published at 73 
FR13302 (March 12, 2008), through the disclosure of Information to 
Federal, State and Local Agencies (DIFSLA) program. In accordance with 
Title 5 U.S.C. subsection 552a(o)(2) and (r), copies of the agreement 
are being sent to both Houses of Congress and to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB).
    This notice is provided in accordance with the provisions of the 
Privacy Act of 1974 as amended by Public Law 100-503.

DATES: The match will start no sooner than 30 days after publication of 
this Notice in the Federal Register, or 40 days after copies of this 
Notice and the agreement of the parties are submitted to Congress and 
OMB, whichever is later, and end not more than 18 months after the 
agreement is properly implemented by the parties. The involved 
agencies' Data Integrity Boards (DIB) may extend this match for 12 
months provided the agencies certify to their DIBs within three months 
of the ending date of the original match that the matching program will 
be conducted without change and that the matching program has been 
conducted in compliance with the original matching program.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be submitted through http://www.Regulations.gov; by mail or hand-delivery to the Director, 
Regulations Management (02REG), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Ave., NW., Room 1068, Washington, DC 20420; or by fax to (202) 
273-9026. Copies of comments received will be available for public 
inspection in the Office of Regulation Policy and Management, Room 
1063B, between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday 
(except holidays). Please call (202) 461-4902 for an appointment. In 
addition, during the comment period, comments may be viewed online 
through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela Zaroff (212C), (202) 461-9700.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This information is required by Title 5 
U.S.C. subsection 552a(e)(12), the Privacy Act of 1974. A copy of this 
notice has been provided to both Houses of Congress and OMB.

    Approved: June 30, 2011.
John R. Gingrich,
Chief of Staff, Department of Veterans Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2011-18166 Filed 7-18-11; 8:45 am]
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