Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Letters-Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B), 60602-60603 [2011-24877]

Download as PDF 60602 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 189 / Thursday, September 29, 2011 / Notices tkelley on DSKG8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES continuing information collections listed below in this notice, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Comments submitted in response to this notice will be included or summarized in our request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of the relevant information collection. All comments are part of the public record and subject to disclosure. Please not do include any confidential or inappropriate material in your comments. We invite comments on: (a) Whether this information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the agency’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the information collection’s burden; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (d) ways to minimize the information collection’s burden 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 the requested information. Information Collections Open for Comment Currently, we are seeking comments on the following forms: Title: Application and Permit to Ship Liquors and Articles of Puerto Rican Manufacture Taxpaid to the United States. OMB Control Number: 1513–0008. TTB Form Number: 5170.7. Abstract: TTB F 5170.7 is used to document the shipment of taxpaidPuerto Rican liquors or articles into the U.S. The form is verified by Puerto Rican and U.S. Treasury officials to certify that products are either taxpaid or deferred under appropriate bond. This serves as a method of protection of the revenue. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Title: Withdrawal of Spirits, Specially Denatured Spirits, or Wines for Exportation. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:29 Sep 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 OMB Number: 1513–0037. TTB Form Number: 5100.11. Abstract: TTB F 5100.11 is completed by exporters to report the withdrawal of spirits, denatured spirits, and wines from internal revenue bonded premises, without payment of tax for direct exportation; or transfer to a foreign trade zone, customs manufacturer’s bonded warehouse, or customs bonded warehouse; or for use as supplies on vessels or aircraft. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000. Title: Application for Operating Permit Under 26 U.S.C. 5171(d). OMB Number: 1513–0040. TTB Form Number: 5110.25. Abstract: TTB F 5110.25 is completed by proprietors of distilled spirits plants who engage in certain specified types of activities (such as warehousing bulk distilled spirits for non-industrial use without bottling). TTB personnel use the information on the form to identify the applicant, the location of the business, and the types of activities to be conducted. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection as a revision. Changes in this supporting statement reflect changes to section numbers as recodified in the final rule for the revision of 27 CFR Part 19, Distilled Spirits Plants. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 80. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 20. Title: Application and Permit To Ship Puerto Rican Spirits to the United States Without Payment of Tax. OMB Control Number: 1513–0043. TTB Form Number: 5110.31. Abstract: TTB F 5110.31 is used to allow a person to ship spirits in bulk into the U.S. The form identifies the person in Puerto Rico from where shipments are to be made, the person in the U.S. receiving the spirits, amounts PO 00000 Frm 00156 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of spirits to be shipped, and the bond of the U.S. person to cover taxes on such spirits. Current Actions: We are submitting this information collection for extension purposes only. The information collection, estimated number of respondents, and estimated total annual burden hours remain unchanged. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 750. Dated: September 26, 2011. Angela M. Jeffries, Deputy Director, Regulations and Rulings Division. [FR Doc. 2011–25145 Filed 9–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–31–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Letters—Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B) Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Financial Management Service, 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. By this notice, the Financial Management Service solicits comments concerning the ‘‘Annual Letters—Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B).’’ SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before November 28, 2011. DATES: Direct all written comments to Financial Management Service, 3700 East West Highway, Records and Information Management Program Staff, Room 135, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Rose Miller, Surety Bond Branch, 3700 East West Highway, Room 632F, Hyattsville, MD 20782, (202) 874–6850. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Financial ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 189 / Thursday, September 29, 2011 / Notices tkelley on DSKG8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Management Service solicits comments on the collection of information described below: Title: Annual Letters—Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B). OMB Number: 1510–0057. Form Number: None. Abstract: This letter is used to collect information from companies to determine their acceptability and solvency to write or reinsure federal surety bonds. Current Actions: Extension of a currently approved collection. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 347. Estimated Time per Respondent: 39.75 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13.793. 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. Comments are 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:29 Sep 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information 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. Charles Simpson, Acting Assistant Commissioner (CFO), Management. [FR Doc. 2011–24877 Filed 9–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–M DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Termination; Minnesota Surety and Trust Company Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is Supplement No. 1 to the Treasury Department Circular 570; 2011 Revision, published July 1, 2011, at 76 FR 38892. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Surety Bond Branch at (202) 874–6850. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00157 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 60603 Notice is hereby given that the Certificate of Authority issued by the Treasury to Minnesota Surety and Trust Company (NAIC#30996) under 31 U.S.C. 9305 to qualify as an acceptable surety on Federal bonds is terminated effective today. Federal bond-approving officials should annotate their reference copies of the Treasury Department Circular 570 (‘‘Circular’’), 2011 Revision, to reflect this change. With respect to any bonds, including continuous bonds, currently in force with above listed Company, bondapproving officers should secure new bonds with acceptable sureties in those instances where a significant amount of liability remains outstanding. In addition, in no event, should bonds that are continuous in nature be renewed. The Circular may be viewed and downloaded through the Internet at http://www.fms.treas.gov/c570. Questions concerning this notice may be directed to the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Financial Management Service, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Surety Bond Branch, 3700 East-West Highway, Room 6F01, Hyattsville, MD 20782. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 15, 2011. Laura Carrico, Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Financial Management Service. [FR Doc. 2011–24876 Filed 9–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–M E:\FR\FM\29SEN1.SGM 29SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 189 (Thursday, September 29, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60602-60603]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-24877]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service


Proposed Collection of Information: Annual Letters--Certificates 
of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B)

AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, 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. By this notice, the Financial 
Management Service solicits comments concerning the ``Annual Letters--
Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted Reinsurer (B).''

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 28, 
2011.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Financial Management Service, 
3700 East West Highway, Records and Information Management Program 
Staff, Room 135, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be directed to Rose Miller, Surety Bond Branch, 3700 East West 
Highway, Room 632F, Hyattsville, MD 20782, (202) 874-6850.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Financial

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Management Service solicits comments on the collection of information 
described below:
    Title: Annual Letters--Certificates of Authority (A) and Admitted 
Reinsurer (B).
    OMB Number: 1510-0057.
    Form Number: None.
    Abstract: This letter is used to collect information from companies 
to determine their acceptability and solvency to write or reinsure 
federal surety bonds.
    Current Actions: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Type of Review: Regular.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 347.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 39.75 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13.793.
    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. 
Comments are 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 of information 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.
Charles Simpson,
Acting Assistant Commissioner (CFO), Management.
[FR Doc. 2011-24877 Filed 9-28-11; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4810-35-M