Proposed Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review, 60128-60129 [2011-24925]

Download as PDF sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 60128 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 28, 2011 / Notices election, taxpayers can treat certain exchanges of debt instruments as realization events for federal income tax purposes even though the exchanges do not result in significant modifications under 1.1001–33 of the Income Tax Regulations. Respondents: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 75. OMB Number: 1545–1650. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: REG–208156–91 (Final) Accounting for Long-Term Contracts. Abstract: The information collected is required to notify the Commissioner of a taxpayer’s decision to sever or aggregate one or more long-term contracts under the regulations. The statement is needed so the Commissioner can determine whether the taxpayer properly severed or aggregated its contract(s). The regulations affect any taxpayer that manufactures or constructs property under long-term contracts. Respondents: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 12,500. OMB Number: 1545–1945. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: TD 9328 (Final) Safe Harbor for Valuation Under Section 475. Abstract: This document sets forth an elective safe harbor that permits dealers in securities and dealers in commodities to elect to use the values of positions reported on certain financial statements as the fair market values of those positions for purposes of section 475 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code). This safe harbor is intended to reduce the compliance burden on taxpayers and to improve the administrability of the valuation requirement of section 475 for the IRS. Respondents: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 49,232. OMB Number: 1545–2118. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Form 13562, Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) General Registration Information Form; Form 13929, Health Coverage Tax Credit (HCTC) Paper Check Request. Forms: 13562 and 13929. Abstract: These forms are used to help manage the HCTC program. Health plan administrators will use these forms to VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:20 Sep 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 submit requests of; changes to their account information, waivers from the Federal requirement that mandates all payments to be made via Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT), and to provide the required registration information into the HCTC program. Respondents: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 875. Bureau Clearance Officer: Yvette Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, 1111 Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20224; (202) 927–4374. OMB Reviewer: Shagufta Ahmed, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503; (202) 395–7873. Dawn D. Wolfgang, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2011–24858 Filed 9–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Senior Executive Service; Legal Division Performance Review Board Department of the Treasury. Notice of members of the Legal Division Performance Review Board (PRB). AGENCY: ACTION: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), this notice announces the appointment of members of the Legal Division PRB. The purpose of this Board is to review and make recommendations concerning proposed performance appraisals, ratings, bonuses, and other appropriate personnel actions for incumbents of SES positions in the Legal Division. DATES: Effective Date: September 28, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Office of the General Counsel, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 3000, Washington, DC 20220, Telephone: (202) 622–0283 (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Composition of Legal Division PRB The Board shall consist of at least three members. In the case of an appraisal of a career appointee, more than half the members shall consist of career appointees. Composition of the specific PRBs will be determined on an ad hoc basis from among the individuals listed in this notice. The names and titles of the PRB members are as follows: Rupa Bhattacharyya, Deputy Assistant General Counsel (International Affairs); PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Peter A. Bieger, Deputy Assistant General Counsel (Banking and Finance); George Bostick, Benefits Tax Counsel; Michael Caballero, International Tax Counsel; Himamauli Das, Assistant General Counsel (International Affairs); Rochelle F. Granat, Assistant General Counsel (General Law, Ethics and Regulation); Elizabeth Horton, Deputy Assistant General Counsel (Ethics); Catherine E. Livingston, Special Counsel to the Chief Counsel Healthcare Program, Internal Revenue Service; M.J.K. Maher, Jr., Deputy Assistant General Counsel (Enforcement & Intelligence); Margaret V. Marquette, Chief Counsel, Financial Management Service; Christopher J. Meade, Principal Deputy General Counsel; Mark Monborne, Assistant General Counsel (Enforcement & Intelligence); Helen Morrison, Deputy Benefits Tax Counsel; Kevin Rice, Chief Counsel, Bureau of Engraving and Printing; Daniel P. Shaver, Chief Counsel, United States Mint; Brian Sonfield, Deputy Assistant General Counsel (General Law and Regulation); Sean M. Thornton, Chief Counsel, Office of Foreign Assets Control; Robert M. Tobiassen, Chief Counsel, Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau; Jeffrey Van Hove, Tax Legislative Counsel; Christian A. Weideman, Deputy General Counsel; Curtis G. Wilson, Associate Chief Counsel (Passthroughs & Special Industries), Internal Revenue Service and; Paul Wolfteich, Chief Counsel, Bureau of Public Debt. Dated: September 20, 2011. George W. Madison, General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2011–24923 Filed 9–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Proposed Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The OCC, 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 a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the OCC is soliciting comment concerning a renewal of an existing collection titled ‘‘Customer Complaint Form.’’ The OCC SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 28, 2011 / Notices also is giving notice that the collection has been submitted to OMB for review. DATES: You should submit written comments by: October 27, 2011. ADDRESSES: You should direct all written comments to: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mailstop 2–3, Attention: 1557–0232, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to (202) 874–5274, or by electronic mail to regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. You can inspect and photocopy the comments at the OCC, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. You can make an appointment to inspect the comments by calling (202) 874–5043. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 874–4700. Upon arrival, visitors will be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and to submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0232, by mail to U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., #10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information or a copy of the collection from Mary Gottlieb, (202) 874–5090, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division (1557–0202), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCC is requesting comment on the following information collection: Title: Customer Complaint Form. OMB Control No.: 1557–0232. Description: The customer complaint form was developed as a courtesy for those who contact the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency’s Customer Assistance Group and wish to file a formal, written complaint. The form allows consumers to focus their issues and provide a complete picture of their concerns, but is entirely voluntary. It is designed to give consumers a simple way to provide all necessary information thereby eliminating timeconsuming follow-up calls which may delay the resolution process. Completion of the form allows the Customer Assistance Group to process the complaint more efficiently. The Customer Assistance Group uses the information submitted in these forms to create a record of the OCC’s contacts with the consumer, capture information that can be used to resolve VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:20 Sep 27, 2011 Jkt 223001 the consumer’s issues, and create a database of information that is incorporated into the OCC’s supervisory process. On July 21, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Public Law 111–203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2010) (Dodd-Frank Act). As part of the comprehensive package of financial regulatory reform measures enacted, Title III of the Dodd-Frank Act transfers the powers, authorities, rights and duties of the Office of Thrift Supervision to other banking agencies, including the OCC, on July 21, 2011. The Dodd-Frank Act also abolishes the OTS ninety days after the transfer date. As a result of the Dodd-Frank Act, OCC is incorporating the burden from OTS’s Consumer Complaint Form (OMB Control Nos. 1550–0126; 1557–0291) of 1,180 consumer complaints to this collection. The Dodd-Frank Act also requires the transfer of certain consumer protection functions from the OCC to the new Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. The OCC will revise this collection if it is determined that this collection of information is affected by this transfer. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Number of Respondents: 81,180. Total Annual Responses: 81,180. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,738. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. On March 23, 2011, the OCC issued a notice for 60 days of comment. 76 FR 16477. No comments were received. Comments continue to be 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 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. PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60129 Dated: September 22, 2011. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. 2011–24925 Filed 9–27–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Unblocking of One Specially Designated National or Blocked Person Pursuant to Executive Order 13315, as Amended Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of an individual whose property and interests in property have been unblocked pursuant to Executive Order 13315 of August 28, 2003, ‘‘Blocking Property of the Former Iraqi Regime, Its Senior Officials and Their Family Members, and Taking Certain Other Actions,’’ as amended by Executive Order 13350 of July 30, 2004. DATES: The removal of this individual from the SDN List is effective as of September 21, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability The SDN List and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (http://www.treasury.gov/ofac). Certain general information pertaining to OFAC’s sanctions programs also is Available via facsimile through a 24hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/ 622–0077. Background On August 28, 2003, the President issued Executive Order 13315 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701 et seq., the National Emergencies Act, 50 U.S.C. 1601 et seq., section 5 of the United Nations Participation Act, as amended, 22 U.S.C. 287c, section 301 of title 3, United States Code, and in view of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1483 of May 22, 2003. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Proposed Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review

AGENCY: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The OCC, 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 a continuing 
information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. Currently, the OCC is soliciting comment concerning a renewal of 
an existing collection titled ``Customer Complaint Form.'' The OCC

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also is giving notice that the collection has been submitted to OMB for 
review.

DATES: You should submit written comments by: October 27, 2011.

ADDRESSES: You should direct all written comments to: Communications 
Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mailstop 2-3, 
Attention: 1557-0232, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. In 
addition, comments may be sent by fax to (202) 874-5274, or by 
electronic mail to regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. You can inspect and 
photocopy the comments at the OCC, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20219. You can make an appointment to inspect the comments by calling 
(202) 874-5043. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors 
make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 
874-4700. Upon arrival, visitors will be required to present valid 
government-issued photo identification and to submit to security 
screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments.
    Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk 
Officer, 1557-0232, by mail to U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street, NW., 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax 
to (202) 395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information 
or a copy of the collection from Mary Gottlieb, (202) 874-5090, 
Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division (1557-0202), Office of 
the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20219.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The OCC is requesting comment on the 
following information collection:
    Title: Customer Complaint Form.
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0232.
    Description: The customer complaint form was developed as a 
courtesy for those who contact the Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency's Customer Assistance Group and wish to file a formal, written 
complaint. The form allows consumers to focus their issues and provide 
a complete picture of their concerns, but is entirely voluntary. It is 
designed to give consumers a simple way to provide all necessary 
information thereby eliminating time-consuming follow-up calls which 
may delay the resolution process. Completion of the form allows the 
Customer Assistance Group to process the complaint more efficiently.
    The Customer Assistance Group uses the information submitted in 
these forms to create a record of the OCC's contacts with the consumer, 
capture information that can be used to resolve the consumer's issues, 
and create a database of information that is incorporated into the 
OCC's supervisory process.
    On July 21, 2010, President Barack Obama signed into law the Dodd-
Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, Public Law 111-
203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2010) (Dodd-Frank Act). As part of the 
comprehensive package of financial regulatory reform measures enacted, 
Title III of the Dodd-Frank Act transfers the powers, authorities, 
rights and duties of the Office of Thrift Supervision to other banking 
agencies, including the OCC, on July 21, 2011. The Dodd-Frank Act also 
abolishes the OTS ninety days after the transfer date. As a result of 
the Dodd-Frank Act, OCC is incorporating the burden from OTS's Consumer 
Complaint Form (OMB Control Nos. 1550-0126; 1557-0291) of 1,180 
consumer complaints to this collection.
    The Dodd-Frank Act also requires the transfer of certain consumer 
protection functions from the OCC to the new Bureau of Consumer 
Financial Protection. The OCC will revise this collection if it is 
determined that this collection of information is affected by this 
transfer.
    Type of Review: Regular.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 81,180.
    Total Annual Responses: 81,180.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,738.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not 
required to respond to, an information collection unless the 
information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. 
On March 23, 2011, the OCC issued a notice for 60 days of comment. 76 
FR 16477. No comments were received. Comments continue to be 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 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.

    Dated: September 22, 2011.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division.
[FR Doc. 2011-24925 Filed 9-27-11; 8:45 am]
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