Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 60047-60048 [2011-24909]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 28, 2011 / Notices FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Notice of Agreement Filed The Commission hereby gives notice of the filing of the following agreement under the Shipping Act of 1984. Interested parties may submit comments on the agreement to the Secretary, Federal Maritime Commission, Washington, DC 20573, within ten days of the date this notice appears in the Federal Register. Copies of the agreements are available through the Commission’s Web site (http:// www.fmc.gov) or by contacting the Office of Agreements at (202)–523–5793 or tradeanalysis@fmc.gov. Agreement No.: 012098–001. Title: Mitsui CSAV/’’K’’ Line Mexico/ U.S. Atlantic Space Charter Agreement. Parties: Compania Sud American de Vapores S.A. and Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. Filing Parties: John P. Meade, Esq.; Vice-President; K- Line America, Inc.; 6009 Bethlehem Road; Preston, MD 21655. Synopsis: The amendment allows for the reciprocal chartering of space between the parties. By Order of the Federal Maritime Commission. Dated: September 23, 2011. Rachel E. Dickon, Assistant Secretary. 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 October 13, 2011. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. CNBO Bancorp, Inc., Pryor, Oklahoma; to acquire 32.67 percent of the voting shares of Century Home Mortgage of Oklahoma, LLC, Tulsa, Oklahoma (to be known as Oklahoma Mortgage Lenders), a series of The Lending Partners, Ltd., Plano, Texas, and thereby continue to engage in mortgage lending activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 23, 2011. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2011–24945 Filed 9–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request [FR Doc. 2011–24976 Filed 9–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission). ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:20 Sep 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521, the FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal to extend through October 31, 2014, the current PRA clearance for information collection requirements contained in its Trade Regulation Rule entitled Power Output Claims for Amplifiers Utilized in Home Entertainment Products (‘‘Amplifier Rule’’ or ‘‘Rule’’), 16 CFR part 432 (OMB Control Number 3084–0105). That clearance expires on October 31, 2011. The FTC will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review. DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 28, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may submit written comments by following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Comment in electronic form should be submitted by SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60047 using this Web link: https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ amplifierrulepra2. Comments in paper form should be mailed or delivered to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for copies of the collection of information and supporting documentation should be addressed to Jock K. Chung, Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission, M–8133, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326– 2984. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Amplifier Rule, 16 CFR part 432. OMB Control Number: 3084–0105. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Amplifier Rule assists consumers by standardizing the measurement and disclosure of power output and other performance characteristics of amplifiers in stereos and other home entertainment equipment. The Rule also specifies the test conditions necessary to measure the disclosures that the Rule requires. On July 11, 2011, the Commission sought comment on the information collection requirements associated with the Amplifier Rule. 76 FR 40731. No comments were received. Pursuant to the OMB regulations, 5 CFR part 1320, that implement the PRA, the FTC is providing this second opportunity for public comment while seeking OMB approval to renew the pre-existing clearance for the Rule. Estimated Annual Hours Burden: 450 hours (300 testing-related hours; 150 disclosure-related hours). Likely Respondents and Estimated Burden: (a) Testing—High fidelity manufacturers—300 new products/year × 1 hour each = 300 hours; and (b) Disclosures—High fidelity manufacturers—[(300 new products/ year × 1 specification sheet) + (300 new products/year × 1 brochure)] × 15 minutes each = 150 hours. Frequency of Response: Periodic. Total Annual Labor Cost: $18,300 per year ($12,900 for testing + $5,400 for disclosures). Request for Comment: You can file a comment online or on paper. For the Commission to consider your comment, we must receive it on or before October 28, 2011. Write ‘‘Amplifier Rule: FTC File No. P974222’’ E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 60048 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 28, 2011 / Notices on your comment. Your comment— including your name and your state— will be placed on the public record of this proceeding, including, to the extent practicable, on the public Commission Web site, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/ publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of discretion, the Commission tries to remove individuals’ home contact information from comments before placing them on the Commission Web site. Because your comment will be made public, you are solely responsible for making sure that your comment doesn’t include any sensitive personal information, like anyone’s Social Security number, date of birth, driver’s license number or other state identification number or foreign country equivalent, passport number, financial account number, or credit or debit card number. You are also solely responsible for making sure that your comment doesn’t include any sensitive health information, like medical records or other individually identifiable health information. In addition, don’t include any ‘‘[t]rade secret or any commercial or financial information which is obtained from any person and which is privileged or confidential * * *, ’’ as provided in Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). In particular, don’t include competitively sensitive information such as costs, sales statistics, inventories, formulas, patterns, devices, manufacturing processes, or customer names. If you want the Commission to give your comment confidential treatment, you must file it in paper form, with a request for confidential treatment, and you have to follow the procedure explained in FTC Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). Your comment will be kept confidential only if the FTC General Counsel, in his or her sole discretion, grants your request in accordance with the law and the public interest. Postal mail addressed to the Commission is subject to delay due to heightened security screening. As a result, we encourage you to submit your comments online, or to send them to the Commission by courier or overnight service. To make sure that the Commission considers your online comment, you must file it at https:// ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/ amplifierrulepra2, by following the instructions on the Web-based form. If this Notice appears at http:// www.regulations.gov, you also may file a comment through that Web site. If you file your comment on paper, write ‘‘Amplifier Rule: FTC File No. P974222’’ on your comment and on the VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:20 Sep 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 envelope, and mail or deliver it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580. If possible, submit your paper comment to the Commission by courier or overnight service. Visit the Commission Web site at http://www.ftc.gov to read this Notice and the news release describing it. The FTC Act and other laws that the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. The Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that it receives on or before October 28, 2011. You can find more information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, in the Commission’s privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.shtm. Comments on the information collection requirements subject to review under the PRA should additionally be submitted to OMB. If sent by U.S. mail, they should be addressed to Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments sent to OMB by U.S. postal mail, however, are subject to delays due to heightened security precautions. Thus, comments instead should be sent by facsimile to (202) 395–5167. David C. Shonka, Acting General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2011–24909 Filed 9–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0025; Docket 2011– 0079; Sequence 10] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Trade Agreements Certificate Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). AGENCIES: PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. ACTION: 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 concerning trade agreements certificate. Two comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, 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; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Two comments were received. One comment is not relevant to this collection. The other comment supports the extension of this collection. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 28, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0025, Trade Agreements Certificates, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 0025, Trade Agreements Certificate’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search’’. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0025, Trade Agreements Certificate’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0025, Trade Agreements Certificate’’ 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 9000–0025, Trade Agreements Certificate. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0025, Trade Agreements SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission).

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
44 U.S.C. 3501-3521, the FTC is seeking public comments on its proposal 
to extend through October 31, 2014, the current PRA clearance for 
information collection requirements contained in its Trade Regulation 
Rule entitled Power Output Claims for Amplifiers Utilized in Home 
Entertainment Products (``Amplifier Rule'' or ``Rule''), 16 CFR part 
432 (OMB Control Number 3084-0105). That clearance expires on October 
31, 2011. The FTC will submit the collection of information abstracted 
below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before October 28, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Interested parties may submit written comments by following 
the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section below. Comment in electronic form should be 
submitted by using this Web link: https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/amplifierrulepra2. Comments in paper form should be mailed or 
delivered to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of 
the Secretary, Room H-113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20580.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for copies of the collection 
of information and supporting documentation should be addressed to Jock 
K. Chung, Attorney, Division of Enforcement, Bureau of Consumer 
Protection, Federal Trade Commission, M-8133, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20580, (202) 326-2984.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Amplifier Rule, 16 CFR part 432.
    OMB Control Number: 3084-0105.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The Amplifier Rule assists consumers by standardizing the 
measurement and disclosure of power output and other performance 
characteristics of amplifiers in stereos and other home entertainment 
equipment. The Rule also specifies the test conditions necessary to 
measure the disclosures that the Rule requires.
    On July 11, 2011, the Commission sought comment on the information 
collection requirements associated with the Amplifier Rule. 76 FR 
40731. No comments were received. Pursuant to the OMB regulations, 5 
CFR part 1320, that implement the PRA, the FTC is providing this second 
opportunity for public comment while seeking OMB approval to renew the 
pre-existing clearance for the Rule.
    Estimated Annual Hours Burden: 450 hours (300 testing-related 
hours; 150 disclosure-related hours).
    Likely Respondents and Estimated Burden:
    (a) Testing--High fidelity manufacturers--300 new products/year x 1 
hour each = 300 hours; and
    (b) Disclosures--High fidelity manufacturers--[(300 new products/
year x 1 specification sheet) + (300 new products/year x 1 brochure)] x 
15 minutes each = 150 hours.
    Frequency of Response: Periodic.
    Total Annual Labor Cost: $18,300 per year ($12,900 for testing + 
$5,400 for disclosures).
    Request for Comment:
    You can file a comment online or on paper. For the Commission to 
consider your comment, we must receive it on or before October 28, 
2011. Write ``Amplifier Rule: FTC File No. P974222''

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on your comment. Your comment--including your name and your state--will 
be placed on the public record of this proceeding, including, to the 
extent practicable, on the public Commission Web site, at http://www.ftc.gov/os/publiccomments.shtm. As a matter of discretion, the 
Commission tries to remove individuals' home contact information from 
comments before placing them on the Commission Web site.
    Because your comment will be made public, you are solely 
responsible for making sure that your comment doesn't include any 
sensitive personal information, like anyone's Social Security number, 
date of birth, driver's license number or other state identification 
number or foreign country equivalent, passport number, financial 
account number, or credit or debit card number. You are also solely 
responsible for making sure that your comment doesn't include any 
sensitive health information, like medical records or other 
individually identifiable health information. In addition, don't 
include any ``[t]rade secret or any commercial or financial information 
which is obtained from any person and which is privileged or 
confidential * * *, '' as provided in Section 6(f) of the FTC Act, 15 
U.S.C. 46(f), and FTC Rule 4.10(a)(2), 16 CFR 4.10(a)(2). In 
particular, don't include competitively sensitive information such as 
costs, sales statistics, inventories, formulas, patterns, devices, 
manufacturing processes, or customer names.
    If you want the Commission to give your comment confidential 
treatment, you must file it in paper form, with a request for 
confidential treatment, and you have to follow the procedure explained 
in FTC Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). Your comment will be kept 
confidential only if the FTC General Counsel, in his or her sole 
discretion, grants your request in accordance with the law and the 
public interest.
    Postal mail addressed to the Commission is subject to delay due to 
heightened security screening. As a result, we encourage you to submit 
your comments online, or to send them to the Commission by courier or 
overnight service. To make sure that the Commission considers your 
online comment, you must file it at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ftc/amplifierrulepra2, by following the instructions on the Web-based 
form. If this Notice appears at http://www.regulations.gov, you also 
may file a comment through that Web site.
    If you file your comment on paper, write ``Amplifier Rule: FTC File 
No. P974222'' on your comment and on the envelope, and mail or deliver 
it to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the 
Secretary, Room H-113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20580. If possible, submit your paper comment to the 
Commission by courier or overnight service.
    Visit the Commission Web site at http://www.ftc.gov to read this 
Notice and the news release describing it. The FTC Act and other laws 
that the Commission administers permit the collection of public 
comments to consider and use in this proceeding as appropriate. The 
Commission will consider all timely and responsive public comments that 
it receives on or before October 28, 2011. You can find more 
information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, in 
the Commission's privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ftc/privacy.shtm.
    Comments on the information collection requirements subject to 
review under the PRA should additionally be submitted to OMB. If sent 
by U.S. mail, they should be addressed to Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk 
Officer for the Federal Trade Commission, New Executive Office 
Building, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, 
DC 20503. Comments sent to OMB by U.S. postal mail, however, are 
subject to delays due to heightened security precautions. Thus, 
comments instead should be sent by facsimile to (202) 395-5167.

David C. Shonka,
Acting General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2011-24909 Filed 9-27-11; 8:45 am]
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