Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 58087 [2011-23883]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 181 / Monday, September 19, 2011 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES information should be directed to Mr. Wolkow. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Treasury International Capital Form CQ–1, Financial Liabilities to, and Claims on, Unaffiliated Foreigners; and Treasury International Capital Form CQ–2, Commercial Liabilities to, and Claims on, Unaffiliated Foreigners. OMB Number: 1505–0024. Abstract: Forms CQ–1 and CQ–2 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), and is designed to collect timely information on international portfolio capital movements. Forms CQ–1 and CQ–2 are quarterly reports filed by nonbanking and non-securities broker and dealer enterprises in the U.S. to report their international portfolio transactions with unaffiliated foreigners. This information is necessary for compiling the U.S. balance of payments accounts and the U.S. international investment position, and for use in 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. Forms CQ–1 and CQ–2 (1505–0024) Estimated Number of Respondents: 204. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Six and nine/tenths (6.9) hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 13 hours for the approximately 12 major data reporters to 6.5 hours for the other reporters. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,615 hours, based on 4 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 CQ–1 and CQ–2 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:46 Sep 16, 2011 Jkt 223001 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. 2011–23880 Filed 9–16–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Proposed Collection; Comment Request 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 an information collection 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 Form BQ–1, Report by Depository Institutions, Brokers and Dealers of Their Domestic Customers’ U.S. Dollar Claims on 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/resourcecenter/data-chart-center/tic/Pages/ forms.aspx. Requests for additional information should be directed to Mr. Wolkow. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Treasury International Capital Form BQ–1. Report by Depository Institutions, Brokers and Dealers of Customers’ U.S. Dollar Claims on Foreigners. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 58087 OMB Control Number: 1505–0016. Abstract: Form BQ–1 is 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) and is designed to collect timely information on international portfolio capital movements. This quarterly report filed by depository institutions, brokers and dealers covers their U.S.-resident customers’ dollar claims on 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. Form BQ–1 (1505–0016). Estimated Number of Respondents: 77. Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Three and one/tenth (3.1) hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 4.5 hours for the approximately 30 major data reporters to 2.3 hours for the other reporters. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 965 hours, based on four 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 Form BQ–1 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 record keeping 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 181 (Monday, September 19, 2011)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

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 an information 
collection 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 Form BQ-1, Report by Depository Institutions, 
Brokers and Dealers of Their Domestic Customers' U.S. Dollar Claims on 
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:
    Title: Treasury International Capital Form BQ-1. Report by 
Depository Institutions, Brokers and Dealers of Customers' U.S. Dollar 
Claims on Foreigners.
    OMB Control Number: 1505-0016.
    Abstract: Form BQ-1 is 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) and is designed to collect timely 
information on international portfolio capital movements. This 
quarterly report filed by depository institutions, brokers and dealers 
covers their U.S.-resident customers' dollar claims on 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 BQ-1 (1505-0016).
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 77.
    Estimated Average Time per Respondent: Three and one/tenth (3.1) 
hours per respondent per filing. This average time varies from 4.5 
hours for the approximately 30 major data reporters to 2.3 hours for 
the other reporters.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 965 hours, based on four 
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 Form BQ-1 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 record keeping 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. 2011-23883 Filed 9-16-11; 8:45 am]
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