Proposed Collections; Comment Requests, 58085 [2011-23873]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 181 / Monday, September 19, 2011 / Notices request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. The public is invited to submit written comments concerning: (a) Whether Form BQ–2 is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Office, including whether the information will have practical uses; (b) the accuracy of the above estimate of the burdens; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the reporting and/or recordkeeping burdens on respondents, including the use of information technologies to automate the collection of the data; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs of operation, maintenance and purchase of services to provide information. Dwight Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Systems. [FR Doc. 2011–23882 Filed 9–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Proposed Collections; Comment Requests Departmental Offices; Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on revisions of two information collections that are proposed for approval by the Office of Management and Budget. The Office of International Affairs within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning Treasury International Capital (TIC) Form BC, Report of U.S. Dollar Claims of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers on Foreigners; and Treasury International Capital (TIC) Form BL–1, Report of U.S. Dollar Liabilities of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers to Foreigners. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 18, 2011 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Dwight Wolkow, International Portfolio Investment Data Systems, Department of the Treasury, Room 5422, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. In view of possible delays in mail delivery, please also notify Mr. Wolkow by e-mail mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Sep 16, 2011 Jkt 223001 (comments2TIC@treasury.gov), fax (202–622–2009) or telephone (202–622– 1276). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the proposed forms and instructions are available on the Treasury’s TIC Forms Web page, https://www.treasury.gov/resourcecenter/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/ forms.aspx. Requests for additional information should be directed to Mr. Wolkow. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Titles: Treasury International Capital Form BC, Report of U.S. Dollar Claims of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers on Foreigners; and Treasury Capital Form BL–1, Report of U.S. Dollar Liabilities of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers to Foreigners. OMB Control Numbers: 1505–0017 and 1505–0019. Abstracts: Forms BC and BL–1 are part of the Treasury International Capital (TIC) reporting system, which is required by law (22 U.S.C. 286f; 22 U.S.C. 3103; E.O. 10033; 31 CFR 128) for the purpose of providing timely information on international portfolio capital movements. Form BC is a monthly report that covers own U.S. dollar claims of banks, other depository ` institutions, brokers and dealers vis-avis foreign residents. Form BL–1 is a monthly report that covers own U.S. dollar liabilities of banks, other depository institutions, brokers and ` dealers vis-a-vis foreign residents. This information is necessary for compiling the U.S. balance of payments accounts and the U.S. international investment position, and for formulating U.S. international financial and monetary policies. Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. 58085 Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Seven and one/tenth (7.1) hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 13 hours for the approximately 30 major data reporters to 6.5 hours for the other reporters. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 29,485 hours, based on 12 reporting periods per year. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. The public is invited to submit written comments concerning: (a) Whether Forms BC and BL–1 are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Office, including whether the information will have practical uses; (b) the accuracy of the above estimate of the burdens; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the reporting and/or recordkeeping burdens on respondents, including the use of information technologies to automate the collection of the data; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs of operation, maintenance and purchase of services to provide information. Dwight Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Systems. [FR Doc. 2011–23873 Filed 9–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request September 13, 2011. Estimated Number of Respondents: 302. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Nine and nine/tenths (9.9) hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 18 hours for the approximately 30 major data reporters to 9 hours for the other reporters. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,860 hours, based on 12 reporting periods per year. The Department of the Treasury will submit the following public information collection requirement to OMB for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 on or after the date of publication of this notice. A copy of the submission may be obtained by calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance Officer listed. Comments regarding this information collection should be addressed to the OMB reviewer listed and to the Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 11010, Washington, DC 20220. Form BL–1 (1505–0019) DATES: Form BC (1505–0017) Estimated Number of Respondents: 348. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Proposed Collections; Comment Requests

AGENCY: Departmental Offices; Department of the Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork burdens, invites the general public and 
other Federal agencies to comment on revisions of two information 
collections that are proposed for approval by the Office of Management 
and Budget. The Office of International Affairs within the Department 
of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning Treasury 
International Capital (TIC) Form BC, Report of U.S. Dollar Claims of 
Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers on Foreigners; and 
Treasury International Capital (TIC) Form BL-1, Report of U.S. Dollar 
Liabilities of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers to 
Foreigners.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 18, 
2011 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Dwight Wolkow, International 
Portfolio Investment Data Systems, Department of the Treasury, Room 
5422, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. In view of 
possible delays in mail delivery, please also notify Mr. Wolkow by e-
mail (comments2TIC@treasury.gov), fax (202-622-2009) or telephone (202-
622-1276).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the proposed forms and 
instructions are available on the Treasury's TIC Forms Web page,  
https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/forms.aspx. Requests for additional information should be directed to 
Mr. Wolkow.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Titles: Treasury International Capital Form BC, Report of U.S. 
Dollar Claims of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers on 
Foreigners; and Treasury Capital Form BL-1, Report of U.S. Dollar 
Liabilities of Depository Institutions, Brokers, and Dealers to 
Foreigners.
    OMB Control Numbers: 1505-0017 and 1505-0019.
    Abstracts: Forms BC and BL-1 are part of the Treasury International 
Capital (TIC) reporting system, which is required by law (22 U.S.C. 
286f; 22 U.S.C. 3103; E.O. 10033; 31 CFR 128) for the purpose of 
providing timely information on international portfolio capital 
movements. Form BC is a monthly report that covers own U.S. dollar 
claims of banks, other depository institutions, brokers and dealers 
vis-[agrave]-vis foreign residents. Form BL-1 is a monthly report that 
covers own U.S. dollar liabilities of banks, other depository 
institutions, brokers and dealers vis-[agrave]-vis foreign residents. 
This information is necessary for compiling the U.S. balance of 
payments accounts and the U.S. international investment position, and 
for formulating U.S. international financial and monetary policies.
    Current Actions: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.

Form BC (1505-0017)

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 302.
    Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Nine and nine/tenths (9.9) 
hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 18 hours 
for the approximately 30 major data reporters to 9 hours for the other 
reporters.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,860 hours, based on 12 
reporting periods per year.

Form BL-1 (1505-0019)

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 348.
    Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Seven and one/tenth (7.1) 
hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 13 hours 
for the approximately 30 major data reporters to 6.5 hours for the 
other reporters.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 29,485 hours, based on 12 
reporting periods per year.
    Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of 
Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of 
public record. The public is invited to submit written comments 
concerning: (a) Whether Forms BC and BL-1 are necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the Office, including whether the 
information will have practical uses; (b) the accuracy of the above 
estimate of the burdens; (c) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness 
and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize 
the reporting and/or recordkeeping burdens on respondents, including 
the use of information technologies to automate the collection of the 
data; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs of operation, 
maintenance and purchase of services to provide information.

Dwight Wolkow,
Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Systems.
[FR Doc. 2011-23873 Filed 9-16-11; 8:45 am]
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