Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Termination; Western Bonding Company, 553-554 [2011-33739]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 3 / Thursday, January 5, 2012 / Notices brokers or dealers in securities (‘‘brokerdealers’’) to report suspicious transactions (‘‘Broker-Dealer SAR rule’’), (67 FR 44048). The final Broker-Dealer SAR rule can also be found at 31 CFR 1023.320. On August 5, 2002, FinCEN issued a final rule requiring futures commission merchants and introducing brokers in commodities to report suspicious transactions (‘‘FCM SAR rule’’), (67 FR 50751). The final FCM SAR rule can also be found at 31 CFR 1026.320. The information collected is required to be provided pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 5318(g), 31 CFR 1026.320 and 31 CFR 1023.320. This information will be made available, in accordance with strict safeguards, to appropriate criminal law enforcement and regulatory personnel, and to the registered securities associations and national securities exchanges (so-called selfregulatory organizations) for use in official performance of their duties, for regulatory purposes and in investigations and proceedings involving domestic and international money laundering, terrorist financing, tax violations, fraud, and other financial crimes. Broker-dealers, futures commission merchants, and introducing brokers in commodities required to report suspicious transactions, or reporting such transactions voluntarily, will be subject to the protection from liability contained in 31 U.S.C. 5318(g)(3) and to the prohibition contained in 31 U.S.C. 5318(g)(2) against notifying any person involved in the transaction that a suspicious activity report has been filed. Type of Review: Renewal of a currently approved information collection. Affected public: Business or other forprofit institutions. Frequency: As required. Estimated Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: 1 hour 5. Estimated number of respondents = 8,300. Estimated Total Annual Responses = 8,300. Estimated Total Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: 8,300 hours. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Records required to be retained under 5 The reporting and recordkeeping burden of the regulations (31 CFR 1026.320 and 1023.320) is reflected in the burden for the BSA–SAR as approved under 1506–0065. This listed burden is assigned to maintain control number 1506–0019 active as a reporting requirement. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:51 Jan 04, 2012 Jkt 226001 the Bank Secrecy Act must be retained for five years. Request for Comments Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB 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: December 29, 2011. James H. Freis, Jr., Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. [FR Doc. 2011–33855 Filed 1–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–02P–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Amendment— Evergreen National Indemnity Company Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. This is Supplement No. 5 to the Treasury Department Circular 570, 2011 Revision, published July 1, 2011, at 76 FR 38892. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Surety Bond Branch at (202) 874–6850. The underwriting limitation for Evergreen National Indemnity Company (NAIC #12750), which was listed in the Treasury Department Circular 570, published on July 1, 2011, is hereby amended to read $3,220,000. Federal bond-approving officers should annotate their reference copies of the Treasury Department Circular 570 (‘‘Circular’’), 2011 Revision, to reflect this amendment. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 553 The Circular may be viewed and downloaded through the Internet at 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. Dated: December 20, 2011. Laura Carrico, Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division. [FR Doc. 2011–33738 Filed 1–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–M DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Termination; Western Bonding Company Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This is Supplement No. 4 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the Certificate of Authority issued by the Treasury to Western Bonding Company (NAIC# 13191) 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 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1 554 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 3 / Thursday, January 5, 2012 / Notices Dated: December 20, 2011. Laura Carrico, Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Financial Management Service. [FR Doc. 2011–33739 Filed 1–4–12; 8:45 am] emcdonald on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 4810–35–M VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:51 Jan 04, 2012 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\05JAN1.SGM 05JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 3 (Thursday, January 5, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 553-554]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-33739]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Fiscal Service


Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds: Termination; 
Western Bonding Company

AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Department of the 
Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This is Supplement No. 4 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that the Certificate 
of Authority issued by the Treasury to Western Bonding Company 
(NAIC 13191) 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, bond-approving 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 
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.


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    Dated: December 20, 2011.
Laura Carrico,
Director, Financial Accounting and Services Division, Financial 
Management Service.
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