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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 204 / Monday, October 22, 2012 / Notices construction resulting from TRRC’s proposed route and each alternative. b. Describe the potential noise and vibration impacts of new rail line operation resulting from each alternative. c. Propose mitigative measures to minimize or eliminate potential project impacts to sensitive noise receptors, as appropriate. 11. Energy Resources The EIS will: a. Describe and evaluate the potential impact of the proposed new rail line on the distribution of energy resources in the project area resulting from TRRC’s proposed route and each alternative, including petroleum and gas pipelines and overhead electric transmission lines. b. Propose mitigative measures to minimize or eliminate potential project impacts to energy resources, as appropriate. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with 12. Socioeconomics The EIS will: a. Analyze the effects of a potential influx of construction workers to the project area and the potential increase in demand for local services interrelated with natural or physical environmental effects. b. Propose mitigative measures to minimize or eliminate potential projectrelated adverse impacts to social and economic resources, as appropriate. 13. Cultural and Historic Resources The EIS will: a. Identify historic building, structures, sites, objects or districts, eligible for listing on or listed on the National Register of Historic Places within the area of potential effects for TRRC’s proposed route and each alternative (built-environment historic properties) and analyze potential project impacts to them. b. Identify properties of traditional religious and cultural importance to Indian Tribes (TCPs) and prehistoric or historic archaeological sites evaluated as potentially eligible, eligible, or listed on the National Register of Historic Places (archaeological historic properties) within the area of potential effects for TRRC’s proposed route and each alternative, and analyze potential project impacts to them. c. Propose measures to avoid, minimize, or mitigate potentially adverse project impacts to TCPs and built-environment, archaeological historic properties, and cultural and historic resources, as appropriate. 14. Aesthetics The EIS will: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:00 Oct 19, 2012 Jkt 229001 a. Describe the potential impacts of the proposed new rail line construction on any areas identified or determined to be of high visual quality. b. Describe the potential impacts of the proposed new rail line construction on any waterways considered for or designated as wild and scenic. c. Propose mitigative measures to minimize or eliminate potential project impacts on aesthetics, as appropriate. 15. Environmental Justice The EIS will: a. Evaluate the potential impacts resulting from TRRC’s proposed route and each alternative on local and regional minority and low-income populations. b. Propose mitigative measures to minimize or eliminate potential project impacts on environmental justice populations, as appropriate. Decided: October 17, 2012. By the Board, Victoria Rutson, Director, Office of Environmental Analysis. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2012–25944 Filed 10–19–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation National Credit Union Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Treasury (OCC); Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); and National Credit Union Administration (NCUA). ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCIES: The OCC FDIC, and NCUA (collectively, the ‘‘Agencies’’), as part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a new information collection. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid control number issued by the Office of Management and Budget. The Agencies are soliciting comment concerning a proposed collection method entitled SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00134 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64595 ‘‘Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form.’’ DATES: Comments must be received by December 21, 2012. ADDRESSES: OCC: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 2–3, Attention: 1557–NEW, 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 may inspect and photocopy the comments at the OCC, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. You may make an appointment to inspect the comments by calling (202) 874–4700. Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557–NEW, 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. FDIC: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Agency Web site: http:// www.FDIC.gov/regulations/laws/ federal/notices.html. • Mail: Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary, Attention: Comments/Legal ESS, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20429. • Hand Delivered/Courier: The guard station at the rear of the 550 17th Street Building (located on F Street), on business days between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. • Email: comments@FDIC.gov. Instructions: Comments submitted must include ‘‘FDIC’’ and ‘‘Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form.’’ Comments received will be posted without change to http://www.FDIC.gov/regulations/ laws/federal/notices.html, including any personal information provided. NCUA: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to both the NCUA PRA Contact and OMB Reviewer listed here: • NCUA PRA Contact: Tracy Crews, National Credit Union Administration, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314–3428, Fax No. 703–837–2861, or Email: OCIOmail@ncua.gov; and • OMB Contact: Office of Management and Budget; ATTN: Desk Officer for NCUA; Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request additional information or a copy of the collection from: OCC: Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officers, (202) E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with 64596 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 204 / Monday, October 22, 2012 / Notices 874–5090, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. FDIC: Beverlea S. Gardner, Senior Examination Specialist, Risk Management Section, at (202) 898–3640, Sumaya A. Muraywid, Examination Specialist, Risk Management Section, at (573) 875–6620, Richard Foley, Counsel, Legal Division, at (202) 898–3784, Mark Mellon, Counsel, Legal Division, at (202) 898–3884, or 550 17th St NW., Washington, DC 20429. NCUA: Laura Todor, Consumer Affairs Officer, NCUA Office of Consumer Protection, 1775 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314, by phone at (703) 518–1149, or by email at ltodor@ncua.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 1473(p) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act),1 if the Appraisal Subcommittee (‘‘ASC’’), a subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), determines, six months after enactment of that secton (i.e., January 21, 2011) that no national hotline exists to receive complaints of non-compliance with appraisal independence standards and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, including complaints from appraisers, individuals, or other entities concerning the improper influencing or attempted improper influencing of appraisers or the appraisal process, then the ASC shall establish and operate such a hotline (‘‘ASC Hotline’’), which shall include a toll-free telephone number and an email address. Section 1473(p) further directs the ASC to refer complaints received through the ASC Hotline to the appropriate government bodies for further action, which may include referral to the Agencies. The ASC determined that a national appraisal hotline does not exist at a meeting held on January 12, 2011, and a notice of this determination was published in the Federal Register on January 28, 2011 (76 FR 5161). Currently, the ASC is in the process of establishing the ASC hotline, which will refer complaints to appropriate state and federal regulators. Representatives from the Agencies, the Federal Reserve Board, and the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection have been meeting to establish a process to facilitate the referral of complaints received through the ASC Hotline to the appropriate 1 Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act § 1473, Public Law 111–203, 124 Stat. 1376, July 21, 2010; 12 U.S.C. 3351(i).. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:00 Oct 19, 2012 Jkt 229001 federal financial institution regulatory agency or agencies. The Agencies and the Federal Reserve Board have developed the Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form to collect information necessary to take further action on the complaint. In preparing this notice, the Agencies have availed themselves of all means reasonably available to determine accurate estimates of the number of complaints it anticipates receiving as the result of the Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form. Title: Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form. OMB Number: New Collection. Description: The Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form was developed for those who wish to file a formal, written complaint that an entity subject to the jurisdiction of one or more Agencies or the Federal Reserve Board has failed to comply with the appraisal independence standards or the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. The form is designed to collect information necessary for one or more Agencies or the Federal Reserve Board to take further action on a complaint from an appraiser, other individual, financial institution, or other entities. Each appropriate Agency or the Federal Reserve Board will use the information to take further action on the complaint to the extent it relates to an issue within its jurisdiction. The Federal Reserve Board will be seeking approval for the Interagency Complaint Form through a separate notice. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Individuals; businesses or other for-profit entities. Estimated Number of Respondents: OCC: 1500 annually. FDIC: 300 annually. NCUA: 200 annually. Estimated Burden per Response: 30 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Annual Burden: OCC: 750 hours annually. FDIC: 150 hours annually. NCUA: 100 hours annually. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized, included in the request for OMB approval, and 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 has 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; PO 00000 Frm 00135 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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: October 5, 2012. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, OCC. Dated: September 20, 2012. Valerie J. Best, Assistant Executive Secretary, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Dated: October 4, 2012. Mary Rupp, Secretary of the Board, NCUA. [FR Doc. 2012–25935 Filed 10–19–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0518] Proposed Information Collection (Income Verification) Activity: Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine a claimant’s entitlement to income-dependent benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before December 21, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at www.Regulations.gov; or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

National Credit Union Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Information 
Collection; Comment Request

AGENCIES:  Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Treasury (OCC); 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC); and National Credit Union 
Administration (NCUA).

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY:  The OCC FDIC, and NCUA (collectively, the ``Agencies''), as 
part of continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, 
invite the general public and other Federal agencies to take this 
opportunity to comment on a new information collection. Under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, an agency may not conduct or sponsor, 
and a respondent is not required to respond to, an information 
collection unless it displays a currently valid control number issued 
by the Office of Management and Budget. The Agencies are soliciting 
comment concerning a proposed collection method entitled ``Interagency 
Appraisal Complaint Form.''

DATES: Comments must be received by December 21, 2012.

ADDRESSES: OCC: Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of 
the Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 2-3, Attention: 1557-
NEW, 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 may inspect and photocopy the comments 
at the OCC, 250 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20219. You may make an 
appointment to inspect the comments by calling (202) 874-4700.
    Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk 
Officer, 1557-NEW, 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.
    FDIC: You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Agency Web site: http://www.FDIC.gov/regulations/laws/federal/notices.html.
     Mail: Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary, Attention: 
Comments/Legal ESS, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20429.
     Hand Delivered/Courier: The guard station at the rear of 
the 550 17th Street Building (located on F Street), on business days 
between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
     Email: comments@FDIC.gov.
    Instructions: Comments submitted must include ``FDIC'' and 
``Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form.'' Comments received will be 
posted without change to http://www.FDIC.gov/regulations/laws/federal/notices.html, including any personal information provided.
    NCUA: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to 
both the NCUA PRA Contact and OMB Reviewer listed here:
     NCUA PRA Contact: Tracy Crews, National Credit Union 
Administration, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314-3428, Fax 
No. 703-837-2861, or Email: OCIOmail@ncua.gov; and
     OMB Contact: Office of Management and Budget; ATTN: Desk 
Officer for NCUA; Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Washington, DC 20503

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request additional information 
or a copy of the collection from:
    OCC: Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officers, 
(202)

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874-5090, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the 
Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20219.
    FDIC: Beverlea S. Gardner, Senior Examination Specialist, Risk 
Management Section, at (202) 898-3640, Sumaya A. Muraywid, Examination 
Specialist, Risk Management Section, at (573) 875-6620, Richard Foley, 
Counsel, Legal Division, at (202) 898-3784, Mark Mellon, Counsel, Legal 
Division, at (202) 898-3884, or 550 17th St NW., Washington, DC 20429.
    NCUA: Laura Todor, Consumer Affairs Officer, NCUA Office of 
Consumer Protection, 1775 Duke St., Alexandria, VA 22314, by phone at 
(703) 518-1149, or by email at ltodor@ncua.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 1473(p) of the Dodd-Frank Wall 
Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act),\1\ if the 
Appraisal Subcommittee (``ASC''), a subcommittee of the Federal 
Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC), determines, six 
months after enactment of that secton (i.e., January 21, 2011) that no 
national hotline exists to receive complaints of non-compliance with 
appraisal independence standards and Uniform Standards of Professional 
Appraisal Practice, including complaints from appraisers, individuals, 
or other entities concerning the improper influencing or attempted 
improper influencing of appraisers or the appraisal process, then the 
ASC shall establish and operate such a hotline (``ASC Hotline''), which 
shall include a toll-free telephone number and an email address. 
Section 1473(p) further directs the ASC to refer complaints received 
through the ASC Hotline to the appropriate government bodies for 
further action, which may include referral to the Agencies. The ASC 
determined that a national appraisal hotline does not exist at a 
meeting held on January 12, 2011, and a notice of this determination 
was published in the Federal Register on January 28, 2011 (76 FR 5161). 
Currently, the ASC is in the process of establishing the ASC hotline, 
which will refer complaints to appropriate state and federal 
regulators.
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    \1\ Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act 
Sec.  1473, Public Law 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376, July 21, 2010; 12 
U.S.C. 3351(i)..
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    Representatives from the Agencies, the Federal Reserve Board, and 
the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection have been meeting to 
establish a process to facilitate the referral of complaints received 
through the ASC Hotline to the appropriate federal financial 
institution regulatory agency or agencies. The Agencies and the Federal 
Reserve Board have developed the Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form 
to collect information necessary to take further action on the 
complaint. In preparing this notice, the Agencies have availed 
themselves of all means reasonably available to determine accurate 
estimates of the number of complaints it anticipates receiving as the 
result of the Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form.
    Title: Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form.
    OMB Number: New Collection.
    Description: The Interagency Appraisal Complaint Form was developed 
for those who wish to file a formal, written complaint that an entity 
subject to the jurisdiction of one or more Agencies or the Federal 
Reserve Board has failed to comply with the appraisal independence 
standards or the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. 
The form is designed to collect information necessary for one or more 
Agencies or the Federal Reserve Board to take further action on a 
complaint from an appraiser, other individual, financial institution, 
or other entities. Each appropriate Agency or the Federal Reserve Board 
will use the information to take further action on the complaint to the 
extent it relates to an issue within its jurisdiction. The Federal 
Reserve Board will be seeking approval for the Interagency Complaint 
Form through a separate notice.
    Type of Review: Regular.
    Affected Public: Individuals; businesses or other for-profit 
entities.
    Estimated Number of Respondents:
    OCC: 1500 annually.
    FDIC: 300 annually.
    NCUA: 200 annually.
    Estimated Burden per Response: 30 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden:
    OCC: 750 hours annually.
    FDIC: 150 hours annually.
    NCUA: 100 hours annually.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized, 
included in the request for OMB approval, and 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 has 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: October 5, 2012.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, 
OCC.
    Dated: September 20, 2012.
Valerie J. Best,
Assistant Executive Secretary, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
    Dated: October 4, 2012.
Mary Rupp,
Secretary of the Board, NCUA.
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