Recordkeeping and Confirmation Requirements for Securities Transactions, 42769 [2011-18180]

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. 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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. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 138 (Tuesday, July 19, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-18180]


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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.

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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 e-mail 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: 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]
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