Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB, 46807-46808 [2011-19562]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 149 / Wednesday, August 3, 2011 / Notices employees (in the mid-range of the 822,000 small employers) has 20 job openings per year and receives an average of 35 applications per job opening, the burden hours to collect and store applicants’ sex and race/ethnicity data would be 5.8 hours per year, and the costs would be $79.11 per year. Similarly, if we assume that an employer with 1,500 employees has 125 job openings to fill each year, and receives 35 applications per opening, the burden hours would be 36.5 hours per year and the annual costs would be $498.23. Dated: July 28, 2011. Jacqueline A. Berrien, Chair, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. [FR Doc. 2011–19642 Filed 8–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6570–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB SUMMARY: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Background Notice is hereby given of the final approval of proposed information collections by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) under OMB delegated authority, as per 5 CFR 1320.16 (OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the Public). Board-approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of information instruments are placed into OMB’s public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Acting Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer—Cynthia Ayouch—Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551 (202– 452–3829). Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202–263–4869), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:24 Aug 02, 2011 Jkt 223001 OMB Desk Officer—Shagufta Ahmed— Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. Final approval under OMB delegated authority of the extension for three years, without revision, of the following reports: Report title: Notifications Related to Community Development and Public Welfare Investments of State Member Banks. Agency form number: FR H–6. OMB control number: 7100–0278. Frequency: Event-generated. Reporters: State member banks. Estimated annual reporting hours: 11 hours. Estimated average hours per response: Post Notification, 2 hours; Application (Prior Approval) 2 hours; and Extension of divestiture period, 5 hours. Number of respondents: Post Notification, 2; Application (Prior Approval), 1; and Extension of divestiture period, 1. General description of report: This information collection is required to obtain a benefit (12 U.S.C. 338a, and 12 CFR 208.22). Individual respondent data generally are not regarded as confidential, but information that is proprietary or concerns examination ratings would be considered confidential pursuant to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Exemption 8. In addition, if the respondent can establish the potential for substantial competitive harm, such information would be protected from disclosure pursuant to FOIA Exemption 4. The confidentiality status would be determined on a caseby-case basis. Abstract: Regulation H requires state member banks that want to make community development or public welfare investments to comply with the Regulation H notification requirements: (1) If the investment does not require prior Board approval, a written notice must be sent to the appropriate Federal Reserve Bank; (2) if certain criteria are not met, a request for approval must be sent to the appropriate Federal Reserve Bank; and, (3) if the Board orders divestiture but the bank cannot divest within the established time limit, a request or requests for extension of the divestiture period must be submitted to the appropriate Federal Reserve Bank. Current Actions: On May 10, 2011, the Federal Reserve published a notice in the Federal Register (76 FR 27054) requesting public comment for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of the FR H–6. The comment period for PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46807 this notice expired on July 11, 2011. The Federal Reserve did not receive any comments. 2. Report title: Application for Membership in the Federal Reserve System. Agency form number: FR 2083, 2083A, 2083B, and 2083C. OMB control number: 7100–0046. Frequency: On occasion. Reporters: Newly organized banks that seek to become state member banks, or existing banks or savings institutions that seek to convert to state member bank status. Estimated annual reporting hours: 168 hours. Estimated average hours per response: 4 hours. Number of respondents: 42 General description of report: This information collection is authorized by Section 9 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 321, 322, and 333) and is required to obtain or retain a benefit. Most individual respondent data are not considered confidential. Applicants may, however, request that parts of their membership applications be kept confidential, but in such cases the Applicant must justify its request by demonstrating how an exemption under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) is satisfied. The confidentiality status of the information submitted will be judged on a case-by-case basis Abstract: The application for membership is a required one-time submission that collects the information necessary for the Federal Reserve to evaluate the statutory criteria for admission of a new or existing state bank into membership in the Federal Reserve System. The application collects managerial, financial, and structural data. Current Actions: On May 10, 2011, the Federal Reserve published a notice in the Federal Register (76 FR 27054) requesting public comment for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of the FR 2083, 2083A, 2083B and FR 2083C. The comment period for this notice expired on July 11, 2011. The Federal Reserve did not receive any comments. 3. Report title: Applications for Subscription to, Adjustment in the Holding of, and Cancellation of Federal Reserve Bank Stock. Agency form number: FR 2030, FR 2030a, FR 2056, FR 2086, FR 2086a, FR 2087. OMB control number: 7100–0042. Frequency: On occasion. Reporters: National, state member, and nonmember banks. Estimated annual reporting hours: FR 2030: 10 hours; FR 2030a: 16 hours; FR E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1 46808 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 149 / Wednesday, August 3, 2011 / Notices 2056: 517 hours; FR 2086: 1 hour; FR 2086a: 11 hours FR 2087: 1 hour. Estimated average hours per response: .5 hours. Number of respondents: FR 2030: 20; FR 2030a: 31; FR 2056: 1,034; FR 2086: 1; FR 2086a: 22; FR 2087: 2. General description of report: These information collections are mandatory. • FR 2030 and FR 2030a: (12 U.S.C. 222, 282, 248(a) and 321). • FR 2056: (12 U.S.C. 287, 248(a) and (i)). • FR 2086: (12 U.S.C. 287, 248(a) and (i)). • FR 2086a: (12 U.S.C. 321, 287, 248(a)). • FR 2087: (12 U.S.C. 288, 248(a) and (i)). Most individual respondent data are not considered confidential. Applicants may request that parts of their membership applications be kept confidential. Any request for confidentiality must be accompanied by a detailed justification for confidentiality. The confidentiality status of the information submitted will be judged on a case-by-case basis. Abstract: These application forms are required by the Federal Reserve Act and Regulation I. These forms must be used by a new or existing member bank (including a national bank) to request the issuance, and adjustment in, or cancellation of Federal Reserve Bank stock. The forms must contain certain certifications by the applicants, as well as certain other financial and shareholder data that is needed by the Federal Reserve to process the request. Current Actions: On May 10, 2011, the Federal Reserve published a notice in the Federal Register (76 FR 27054) requesting public comment for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of the FR 2030, FR 2030a, FR 2056, FR 2086, FR 2086a, and FR 2087. The comment period for this notice expired on July 11, 2011. The Federal Reserve did not receive any comments. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 28, 2011. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2011–19562 Filed 8–2–11; 8:45 am] Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y, (12 CFR part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than August 18, 2011. A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Ivan Hurwitz, Vice President) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045–0001: 1. Westpac Banking Corporation, Sydney, Australia; to indirectly acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of JOHCM (USA) General Partner Inc., Wilmington, Delaware, and serve as general partner to certain limited partnerships, see UBS AG, 84 Federal Reserve Bulletin 684 (1998), and thereby engage in financial advisory and private placement services, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(6) and (b)(7)(iii) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 29, 2011. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2011–19606 Filed 8–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–0200; Docket 2011– 0001; Sequence 1] FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 6210–01–P General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Sealed Bidding Notice of Proposals To Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or To Acquire Companies That Are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:24 Aug 02, 2011 Jkt 223001 Office of the Chief Acquisition Officer, GSA. ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding a renewal to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding sealed bidding. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate and based on valid assumptions and methodology; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. DATES: Submit comments on or before: September 2, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael O. Jackson, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Branch, at telephone (202) 208–4949 or michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090–0200, Sealed Bidding, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0200, Sealed Bidding’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0200, Sealed Bidding’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0200, Sealed Bidding’’ on your attached document. • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417. Attn: Hada Flowers/IC 3090–0200, Sealed Bidding. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090–0200, Sealed Bidding, in all correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: A. Purpose The General Services Administration is requesting that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review E:\FR\FM\03AUN1.SGM 03AUN1

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board 
Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB

SUMMARY:

Background

    Notice is hereby given of the final approval of proposed 
information collections by the Board of Governors of the Federal 
Reserve System (Board) under OMB delegated authority, as per 5 CFR 
1320.16 (OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the 
Public). Board-approved collections of information are incorporated 
into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of 
information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, 
supporting statements and approved collection of information 
instruments are placed into OMB's public docket files. The Federal 
Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required 
to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, 
revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays 
a currently valid OMB control number.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Acting Federal Reserve Board Clearance 
Officer--Cynthia Ayouch--Division of Research and Statistics, Board of 
Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551 (202-452-
3829). Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact 
(202-263-4869), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 
Washington, DC 20551.
OMB Desk Officer--Shagufta Ahmed--Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office 
Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503.

    Final approval under OMB delegated authority of the extension for 
three years, without revision, of the following reports:
    Report title: Notifications Related to Community Development and 
Public Welfare Investments of State Member Banks.
    Agency form number: FR H-6.
    OMB control number: 7100-0278.
    Frequency: Event-generated.
    Reporters: State member banks.
    Estimated annual reporting hours: 11 hours.
    Estimated average hours per response: Post Notification, 2 hours; 
Application (Prior Approval) 2 hours; and Extension of divestiture 
period, 5 hours.
    Number of respondents: Post Notification, 2; Application (Prior 
Approval), 1; and Extension of divestiture period, 1.
    General description of report: This information collection is 
required to obtain a benefit (12 U.S.C. 338a, and 12 CFR 208.22). 
Individual respondent data generally are not regarded as confidential, 
but information that is proprietary or concerns examination ratings 
would be considered confidential pursuant to Freedom of Information Act 
(FOIA) Exemption 8. In addition, if the respondent can establish the 
potential for substantial competitive harm, such information would be 
protected from disclosure pursuant to FOIA Exemption 4. The 
confidentiality status would be determined on a case-by-case basis.
    Abstract: Regulation H requires state member banks that want to 
make community development or public welfare investments to comply with 
the Regulation H notification requirements: (1) If the investment does 
not require prior Board approval, a written notice must be sent to the 
appropriate Federal Reserve Bank; (2) if certain criteria are not met, 
a request for approval must be sent to the appropriate Federal Reserve 
Bank; and, (3) if the Board orders divestiture but the bank cannot 
divest within the established time limit, a request or requests for 
extension of the divestiture period must be submitted to the 
appropriate Federal Reserve Bank.
    Current Actions: On May 10, 2011, the Federal Reserve published a 
notice in the Federal Register (76 FR 27054) requesting public comment 
for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of the FR H-6. The 
comment period for this notice expired on July 11, 2011. The Federal 
Reserve did not receive any comments.
    2. Report title: Application for Membership in the Federal Reserve 
System.
    Agency form number: FR 2083, 2083A, 2083B, and 2083C.
    OMB control number: 7100-0046.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Reporters: Newly organized banks that seek to become state member 
banks, or existing banks or savings institutions that seek to convert 
to state member bank status.
    Estimated annual reporting hours: 168 hours.
    Estimated average hours per response: 4 hours.
    Number of respondents: 42
    General description of report: This information collection is 
authorized by Section 9 of the Federal Reserve Act (12 U.S.C. 321, 322, 
and 333) and is required to obtain or retain a benefit. Most individual 
respondent data are not considered confidential. Applicants may, 
however, request that parts of their membership applications be kept 
confidential, but in such cases the Applicant must justify its request 
by demonstrating how an exemption under the Freedom of Information Act 
(FOIA) is satisfied. The confidentiality status of the information 
submitted will be judged on a case-by-case basis
    Abstract: The application for membership is a required one-time 
submission that collects the information necessary for the Federal 
Reserve to evaluate the statutory criteria for admission of a new or 
existing state bank into membership in the Federal Reserve System. The 
application collects managerial, financial, and structural data.
    Current Actions: On May 10, 2011, the Federal Reserve published a 
notice in the Federal Register (76 FR 27054) requesting public comment 
for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of the FR 2083, 2083A, 
2083B and FR 2083C. The comment period for this notice expired on July 
11, 2011. The Federal Reserve did not receive any comments.
    3. Report title: Applications for Subscription to, Adjustment in 
the Holding of, and Cancellation of Federal Reserve Bank Stock.
    Agency form number: FR 2030, FR 2030a, FR 2056, FR 2086, FR 2086a, 
FR 2087.
    OMB control number: 7100-0042.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Reporters: National, state member, and nonmember banks.
    Estimated annual reporting hours: FR 2030: 10 hours; FR 2030a: 16 
hours; FR

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2056: 517 hours; FR 2086: 1 hour; FR 2086a: 11 hours FR 2087: 1 hour.
    Estimated average hours per response: .5 hours.
    Number of respondents: FR 2030: 20; FR 2030a: 31; FR 2056: 1,034; 
FR 2086: 1; FR 2086a: 22; FR 2087: 2.
    General description of report: These information collections are 
mandatory.
     FR 2030 and FR 2030a: (12 U.S.C. 222, 282, 248(a) and 
321).
     FR 2056: (12 U.S.C. 287, 248(a) and (i)).
     FR 2086: (12 U.S.C. 287, 248(a) and (i)).
     FR 2086a: (12 U.S.C. 321, 287, 248(a)).
     FR 2087: (12 U.S.C. 288, 248(a) and (i)).
    Most individual respondent data are not considered confidential. 
Applicants may request that parts of their membership applications be 
kept confidential. Any request for confidentiality must be accompanied 
by a detailed justification for confidentiality. The confidentiality 
status of the information submitted will be judged on a case-by-case 
basis.
    Abstract: These application forms are required by the Federal 
Reserve Act and Regulation I. These forms must be used by a new or 
existing member bank (including a national bank) to request the 
issuance, and adjustment in, or cancellation of Federal Reserve Bank 
stock. The forms must contain certain certifications by the applicants, 
as well as certain other financial and shareholder data that is needed 
by the Federal Reserve to process the request.
    Current Actions: On May 10, 2011, the Federal Reserve published a 
notice in the Federal Register (76 FR 27054) requesting public comment 
for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of the FR 2030, FR 
2030a, FR 2056, FR 2086, FR 2086a, and FR 2087. The comment period for 
this notice expired on July 11, 2011. The Federal Reserve did not 
receive any comments.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 28, 2011.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
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