Lending and Investment, 43385-43386 [2011-18313]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2011 / Notices Approved: July 6, 2011. Yvette B. Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Office. [FR Doc. 2011–18268 Filed 7–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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 take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the Reporting of Gross Proceeds Payment to Attorneys. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 19, 2011 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette B. Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of this regulation should be directed to, Elaine Christophe at (202) 622–3179, or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the Internet, at Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Reporting of Gross Proceeds Payment to Attorneys. OMB Number: 1545–1644. Regulation Project Number: TD 9270. Abstract: This document contains final regulations relating to the reporting of payments of gross proceeds to attorneys. The regulations reflect changes to the law made by the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997 (1997 Act). The final regulations will affect attorneys who receive payments of gross proceeds on behalf of their clients and will affect certain payors (for example, defendants in lawsuits and their insurance companies and agents) that, in the course of their trades or businesses, make payments to these attorneys. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:29 Jul 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 Current Actions: There is no change to this regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations, not-for-profit institutions and Federal, state, local or tribal governments. The burden is reflected in the burden of Form 1099–MISC. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or 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 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 of information 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. Approved: July 6, 2011. Yvette B. Lawrence, IRS Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–18269 Filed 7–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Lending and Investment Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The proposed information collection request (ICR) described below has been submitted to the Office of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43385 Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. OTS is soliciting public comments on the proposal. DATES: Submit written comments on or before August 19, 2011. A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, can be obtained from RegInfo.gov at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the proposal or by OMB approval number, to OMB and OTS at these addresses: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for OTS, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 393–6974; and Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel’s Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552 For further information or to obtain a copy of the submission to OMB, please contact Ira L. Mills at ira.mills@ots.treas.gov, or on (202) 906– 6531. 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. Title of Proposal: Lending and Investment. OMB Number: 1550–0078. Form Number: N/A. Description: Current OTS regulations for the documentation of loans and investments for safety and soundness purposes are found at 12 CFR 560 and 562.1, 563.41, 563.170, and 590.4. OTS also requires certain loan disclosures to borrowers with respect to adjustable rate mortgage loans (12 CFR 560.210) in accordance with regulations issued by the Federal Reserve Board (12 CFR 226.19(b) and 226.20(c)). OTS uses the information during the examination process to ensure that savings associations are complying with applicable rules and regulations as well as engaging in safe and sound lending practices. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 731. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\20JYN1.SGM 20JYN1 43386 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 139 / Wednesday, July 20, 2011 / Notices Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Burden: 266,489 hours. Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906–6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: July 14, 2011 Ira L. Mills, Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of Chief Counsel, Office of Thrift Supervision. [FR Doc. 2011–18313 Filed 7–19–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). Notice of establishment of new system of records. ACTION: The Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552(e)(4)) requires that all agencies publish in the Federal Register a notice of the existence and character of their systems of records. Notice is hereby given that the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is establishing a new system of records entitled ‘‘Ethics Consultation Web-based Database (ECWeb)-VA’’ (152VA10E). DATES: Comments on this new system of records must be received no later than August 19, 2011. If no public comment is received, the new system will become effective August 19, 2011. 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). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Berkowitz, MD, Chief, Ethics Consultation, National Center for Ethics in Health Care (10E), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420; telephone (202) 501–0364. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:29 Jul 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Description of Proposed Systems of Records Designed by the National Center for Ethics in Health Care (Ethics Center), ECWeb is a Web-based database tool that reinforces sound ethics consultation practices and provides a consistent electronic method for documenting, storing, retrieving and evaluating ethics consultation data. It is part of the Ethics Center’s overall efforts to improve the quality of ethics practice throughout VHA. Specific data related to an ethics consultation are entered into designed fields in each consultation record. A note summarizing the ethics consultation may be generated and added to the patient’s health record. Additionally, data is stored, retrieved, and analyzed to improve ethics consultation practices and the quality of care to Veteran patients. Categories of individuals covered by the system: 1. Veterans who have applied for health care services under Title 38, U.S.C., Chapter 17, and members of their immediate families. 2. Spouse, surviving spouse, and children of Veterans who have applied for health care services under Title 38, U.S.C., Chapter 17. 3. Individuals who the Veteran has included in health care planning, e.g., legally appointed Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care or other authorized surrogate under VHA Handbook 1004.01. 4. Individuals examined or treated under contract or resource sharing agreements. 5. Individuals examined or treated for research or donor purposes. 6. Individuals who have applied for Title 38 benefits but who do not meet the requirements under Title 38 to receive such benefits. 7. Individuals who were provided medical care under emergency conditions for humanitarian reasons. 8. Pensioned members of allied forces provided health care services under Title 38, U.S.C., Chapter I. 9. Current and former employees. 10. Contractors employed by VA. II. Proposed Routine Use Disclosures of Data in the System We are proposing to establish the following Routine Use disclosures of information maintained in the system. To the extent that records contained in the system include information protected by 45 CFR Parts 160 and 164, i.e., individually identifiable health information, and 38 U.S.C. 7332, i.e., PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 medical treatment information related to drug abuse, alcoholism or alcohol abuse, sickle cell anemia or infection with the human immunodeficiency virus, that information cannot be disclosed under a routine use unless there is also specific statutory authority in 38 U.S.C. 7332 and regulatory authority in 45 CFR Parts 160 and 164 permitting disclosure. 1. Disclosure of health care information as deemed necessary and proper to Federal, state and local government agencies and national health organizations in order to assist in the development of programs that will be beneficial to claimants, to protect their rights under law, and assure that they are receiving all benefits to which they are entitled. 2. Disclosure of health care information furnished and the period of care, as deemed necessary and proper, to accredited service organization representatives and other approved agents, attorneys, and insurance companies to aid claimants whom they represent in the preparation, presentation and prosecution of claims under laws administered by VA, state or local agencies. 3. VA may disclose on its own initiative any information in this system, except the names and home addresses of Veterans and their dependents, which is relevant to a suspected or reasonably imminent violation of law, whether civil, criminal or regulatory in nature, and whether arising by general or program statute or by regulation, rule or order issued pursuant thereto, to a Federal, state, local, tribal, or foreign agency charged with the responsibility of investigating or prosecuting such violation, or charged with enforcing or implementing the statute, regulation, rule or order. On its own initiative, VA may also disclose the names and addresses of Veterans and their dependents to a Federal agency charged with the responsibility of investigating or prosecuting civil, criminal or regulatory violations of law, or charged with enforcing or implementing the statute, regulation, rule or order issued pursuant thereto. 4. Disclosure of individuallyidentifiable health care information may be made by appropriate VA personnel to the extent necessary and on a need-toknow basis, consistent with good medical and ethical practices, to family members and/or the person(s) with whom the patient has a meaningful relationship. 5. Relevant information may be disclosed in the course of presenting evidence to a court, magistrate or administrative tribunal, in matters of guardianship, inquests and E:\FR\FM\20JYN1.SGM 20JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 139 (Wednesday, July 20, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43385-43386]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18313]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Thrift Supervision


Lending and Investment

AGENCY: Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The proposed information collection request (ICR) described 
below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. OTS is soliciting public comments on the 
proposal.

DATES: Submit written comments on or before August 19, 2011. A copy of 
this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, can be obtained 
from RegInfo.gov at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.

ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the 
proposal or by OMB approval number, to OMB and OTS at these addresses: 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer 
for OTS, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., 
Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 393-6974; and 
Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel's Office, Office of 
Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information or to obtain a 
copy of the submission to OMB, please contact Ira L. Mills at 
ira.mills@ots.treas.gov, or on (202) 906-6531.

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.
    Title of Proposal: Lending and Investment.
    OMB Number: 1550-0078.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Description: Current OTS regulations for the documentation of loans 
and investments for safety and soundness purposes are found at 12 CFR 
560 and 562.1, 563.41, 563.170, and 590.4. OTS also requires certain 
loan disclosures to borrowers with respect to adjustable rate mortgage 
loans (12 CFR 560.210) in accordance with regulations issued by the 
Federal Reserve Board (12 CFR 226.19(b) and 226.20(c)).
    OTS uses the information during the examination process to ensure 
that savings associations are complying with applicable rules and 
regulations as well as engaging in safe and sound lending practices.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 731.

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    Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Burden: 266,489 hours.
    Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906-6531, Office of Thrift 
Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.

    Dated: July 14, 2011
Ira L. Mills,
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of Chief Counsel, Office of Thrift 
Supervision.
[FR Doc. 2011-18313 Filed 7-19-11; 8:45 am]
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