Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 72349-72350 [2012-29312]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 234 / Wednesday, December 5, 2012 / Notices Federal Communications Commission. Karen Peltz Strauss, Deputy Chief, Consumer and Governmental Affairs Bureau. [FR Doc. 2012–29358 Filed 12–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION Notice of Agreements Filed The Commission hereby gives notice of the filing of the following agreements under the Shipping Act of 1984. Interested parties may submit comments on the agreements 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 (www.fmc.gov) or by contacting the Office of Agreements at (202)–523–5793 or tradeanalysis@fmc.gov. Agreement No.: 011707–009. Title: Gulf/South America Discussion Agreement. Parties: BBC Chartering & Logistic GMBH & Co. KG; Industrial Maritime Carriers LLC; Seaboard Marine, Ltd.; and West Coast Industrial Express, LLC. Filing Party: Wade S. Hooker, Esq.; 211 Central Park W; New York, NY 10024. Synopsis: The amendment removes BBC Chartering & Logistic GMBH & Co. KG as a party to the agreement. By Order of the Federal Maritime Commission. Dated: November 30, 2012. Rachel E. Dickon, Assistant Secretary. since May/June 2012 in the China port of Xingang,’’ and that ‘‘Cosco Container Lines America failed to actively participate’’ in an informal dispute resolution processes pursued by ‘‘shipper’’ through the Commission’s Office of Consumer Affairs and Dispute Resolution Services. Therefore, Complainant alleges that ‘‘shipper remains unable to retrieve his cargo valued at USD$164,176.81,’’ and that Respondent is in violation of sections 10(b)(1), 10(b)(3), 10(b)(4), 10(b)(4)(D), 10(b)(4)(E), and 10(b)(10) of the Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 1988. Complainant requests that the Commission order Respondent to ‘‘cease and desist from the aforesaid violations of said acts; to establish and put in force such practices as the Commission determines to be lawful and reasonable; to pay to said Complainant by way of reparations and damages for the unlawful conduct herein described the sum of $164,176.81 with interest and attorney’s fees (or time spent fees) or other such sum as the Commission may determine to be proper as an award of reparations; and that such other and further order or orders be made as the Commission determines to be just and proper in the premises.’’ The full text of the complaint can be found in the Commission’s Electronic Reading Room at www.fmc.gov. This proceeding has been assigned to the Office of Administrative Law Judges. The initial decision of the presiding officer in this proceeding shall be issued by November 29, 2013 and the final decision of the Commission shall be issued by March 31, 2014. [FR Doc. 2012–29421 Filed 12–4–12; 8:45 am] Karen V. Gregory, Secretary. BILLING CODE 6730–01–P [FR Doc. 2012–29399 Filed 12–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P FEDERAL MARITIME COMMISSION FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM SBI International, Inc. v. Mr. Howard Finkel c/o Cosco Container Lines; Notice of Filing of Complaint and Assignment mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with [DOCKET NO. 12–10] Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:19 Dec 04, 2012 Jkt 229001 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. SUMMARY: On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.16, to approve of and assign OMB control numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board under conditions set forth in 5 CFR part 1320 Appendix A.1. Board-approved AGENCY: Notice is given that a complaint has been filed with the Federal Maritime Commission (Commission) by SBI International, Inc., a corporation registered in Florida, hereinafter ‘‘Complainant,’’ against Mr. Howard Finkel c/o Cosco Container Lines, hereinafter ‘‘Respondent.’’ Complainant alleges that ‘‘4 refrigerated containers originating from the USA port of Wilmington, NC consisting of USA frozen poultry belonging to the Shipper were detained PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72349 collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of information instruments are placed into OMB’s public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 4, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 2230, by any of the following methods: • Agency Web Site: http:// www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at http://www.federalreserve.gov/ generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include OMB number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 452–3819 or (202) 452– 3102. • Mail: Robert deV. Frierson, Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20551. All public comments are available from the Board’s web site at www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/ foia/ProposedRegs.cfm as submitted, unless modified for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper form in Room MP–500 of the Board’s Martin Building (20th and C Streets NW.) between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Additionally, commenters may send a copy of their comments to the OMB Desk Officer—Shagufta Ahmed—Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to (202) 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the PRA OMB submission, including the proposed reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB’s public docket files, once approved. These documents will also be made available on the Federal Reserve E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1 72350 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 234 / Wednesday, December 5, 2012 / Notices Board’s public Web site at: http:// www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/ reportforms/review.cfm or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears below. Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer — Cynthia Ayouch — Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551 (202) 452–3829. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202) 263–4869, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comment on Information Collection Proposal The following information collection, which is being handled under this delegated authority, has received initial Board approval and is hereby published for comment. At the end of the comment period, the proposed information collection, along with an analysis of comments and recommendations received, will be submitted to the Board for final approval under OMB delegated authority. Comments are invited on the following: a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the Federal Reserve’s functions; including whether the information has practical utility; b. The accuracy of the Federal Reserve’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; d. Ways to minimize the burden of information 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. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with Proposal To Approve Under OMB Delegated Authority the Extension for Three Years, With Revision, of the Following Report Report title: Bank Secrecy Act Suspicious Activity Report (BSA–SAR). Agency form number: FR 2230. OMB control number: 7100–0212. Frequency: On occasion. Reporters: State member banks, bank holding companies and their nonbank subsidiaries, Edge and agreement corporations, and the U.S. branches and agencies, representative offices, and VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:19 Dec 04, 2012 Jkt 229001 nonbank subsidiaries of foreign banks supervised by the Federal Reserve. Estimated annual reporting hours: 139,515 hours. Estimated average hours per response: 1.5 hours. Number of respondents: 6,000. General description of report: The BSA–SAR is mandatory, pursuant to authority contained in the following statutes: 12 U.S.C. 248(a)(1), 625, 1844(c), 3105(c)(2), 3106(a), and 1818(s). SARs are exempt from Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) disclosure by 31 U.S.C. 5319 and FIOA exemption 3 which incorporates into the FOIA certain nondisclosure provisions that are contained in other federal statutes, 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(3), and by FOIA exemption 7, which generally exempts from public disclosure ‘‘records or information compiled for law enforcement purposes,’’ 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(7). Additionally, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 5318(g), officers and employees of the Federal government are generally forbidden from disclosing the contents of a SAR, or even acknowledging that a SAR exists, to a party involved in a transaction that is the subject of a SAR. Finally, information contained in SARs may be exempt from certain disclosure and other requirements of the Privacy Act pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2). Abstract: Since 1996, the federal banking agencies (the Federal Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the National Credit Union Administration) and the Department of the Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) have required certain types of financial institutions to report known or suspected violations of law and suspicious transactions. To fulfill these requirements, supervised banking organizations file SARs. Law enforcement agencies use the information submitted on the reporting form to initiate investigations and the Federal Reserve uses the information in the examination and oversight of supervised institutions. Current Actions: As BSA administrator, FinCEN is transitioning from industry specific paper forms to electronic submissions. Based on type, financial institutions (depository institutions, broker-dealers in securities, futures commission merchants and introducing brokers in commodities, insurance companies, mutual funds, money services businesses, and casinos) currently provide data on four separate forms. FinCEN has proposed to have one electronically-filed dynamic and interactive BSA–SAR that would be PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 used by all filing institutions to report suspicious activity as of April 1, 2013. The BSA–SAR would integrate four institution-specific SARs into one data collection. The previous five parts of the SAR–DI remain with changes to their titles and order of completion. Fields from other industry SARs that may be new to depository institutions as well as specific data fields that are new to all types of industry filers have been identified. Please use the following link for a detailed listing of all the proposed revisions. http://www.federalreserve. gov/reportforms/review.cfm. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 29, 2012. Robert deV. Frierson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–29312 Filed 12–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Delegation of Authorities Notice is hereby given that I have delegated to the Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), the authorities vested in the Secretary under Section 1861(aa)(4)(B) (42 U.S.C. 1395x(aa)(4)(B)) of the Social Security Act (the Act), as amended, and Section 1905(l)(2)(B)(iii) (42 U.S.C. 1396d(l)(2)(B)(iii)) of the Act, as amended, to make determinations that entities meet the requirements for receiving a grant under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, and to qualify to be federally qualified health centers (FQHCs). I hereby amend the authorities delegated to CMS under Title XVIII of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1395 et seq.) and Title XIX of the Act (42 U.S.C. 1396 et seq.) that were published in the Federal Register notice on September 6, 1984 and contained in Section F.50.— Limitations of Authority, 2.—Under Title XVIII of the Social Security Act (42 U.S.C. 1395 et. seq), is amended by adding the following paragraph: f. The Health Resources and Services Administration shall exercise the authority under section 1861(aa)(4)(B) (42 U.S.C. 1395x(aa)(4)(B)) of the Social Security Act to make determinations that entities meet the requirements for receiving a grant under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act, and to qualify as a federally qualified health center. This authority will not extend to issues of payment rates or provider enrollment under Title XVIII of the Act. Section F.50.—Limitations of Authority, 3.—Under Title XIX of the Social E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

SUMMARY: On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 
(Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), 
pursuant to 5 CFR 1320.16, to approve of and assign OMB control numbers 
to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or 
sponsored by the Board under conditions set forth in 5 CFR part 1320 
Appendix A.1. Board-approved collections of information are 
incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved 
collections of information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of 
information instruments are placed into OMB's public docket files. The 
Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not 
required to respond to, an information collection that has been 
extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless 
it displays a currently valid OMB control number.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 4, 2013.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 2230, by any of 
the following methods:
     Agency Web Site: http://www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments at http://www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include OMB 
number in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 452-3819 or (202) 452-3102.
     Mail: Robert deV. Frierson, Secretary, Board of Governors 
of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20551.
    All public comments are available from the Board's web site at 
www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm as submitted, 
unless modified for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will 
not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public 
comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper form in Room MP-
500 of the Board's Martin Building (20th and C Streets NW.) between 
9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.
    Additionally, commenters may send a copy of their comments to the 
OMB Desk Officer--Shagufta Ahmed--Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office 
Building, Room 10235 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503 or by 
fax to (202) 395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the PRA OMB submission, 
including the proposed reporting form and instructions, supporting 
statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB's public 
docket files, once approved. These documents will also be made 
available on the Federal Reserve

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Board's public Web site at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/reportforms/review.cfm or may be requested from the agency clearance 
officer, whose name appears below.
    Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer -- Cynthia Ayouch -- 
Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal 
Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551 (202) 452-3829. Telecommunications 
Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202) 263-4869, Board of 
Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Request for Comment on Information Collection Proposal

    The following information collection, which is being handled under 
this delegated authority, has received initial Board approval and is 
hereby published for comment. At the end of the comment period, the 
proposed information collection, along with an analysis of comments and 
recommendations received, will be submitted to the Board for final 
approval under OMB delegated authority. Comments are invited on the 
following:
    a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the Federal Reserve's functions; including 
whether the information has practical utility;
    b. The accuracy of the Federal Reserve's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed information collection, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected;
    d. Ways to minimize the burden of information 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.

Proposal To Approve Under OMB Delegated Authority the Extension for 
Three Years, With Revision, of the Following Report

    Report title: Bank Secrecy Act Suspicious Activity Report (BSA-
SAR).
    Agency form number: FR 2230.
    OMB control number: 7100-0212.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Reporters: State member banks, bank holding companies and their 
nonbank subsidiaries, Edge and agreement corporations, and the U.S. 
branches and agencies, representative offices, and nonbank subsidiaries 
of foreign banks supervised by the Federal Reserve.
    Estimated annual reporting hours: 139,515 hours.
    Estimated average hours per response: 1.5 hours.
    Number of respondents: 6,000.
    General description of report: The BSA-SAR is mandatory, pursuant 
to authority contained in the following statutes: 12 U.S.C. 248(a)(1), 
625, 1844(c), 3105(c)(2), 3106(a), and 1818(s). SARs are exempt from 
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) disclosure by 31 U.S.C. 5319 and FIOA 
exemption 3 which incorporates into the FOIA certain nondisclosure 
provisions that are contained in other federal statutes, 5 U.S.C. 
552(b)(3), and by FOIA exemption 7, which generally exempts from public 
disclosure ``records or information compiled for law enforcement 
purposes,'' 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(7). Additionally, pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 
5318(g), officers and employees of the Federal government are generally 
forbidden from disclosing the contents of a SAR, or even acknowledging 
that a SAR exists, to a party involved in a transaction that is the 
subject of a SAR. Finally, information contained in SARs may be exempt 
from certain disclosure and other requirements of the Privacy Act 
pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552a(k)(2).
    Abstract: Since 1996, the federal banking agencies (the Federal 
Reserve Board, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, the 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the National Credit Union 
Administration) and the Department of the Treasury's Financial Crimes 
Enforcement Network (FinCEN) have required certain types of financial 
institutions to report known or suspected violations of law and 
suspicious transactions. To fulfill these requirements, supervised 
banking organizations file SARs. Law enforcement agencies use the 
information submitted on the reporting form to initiate investigations 
and the Federal Reserve uses the information in the examination and 
oversight of supervised institutions.
    Current Actions: As BSA administrator, FinCEN is transitioning from 
industry specific paper forms to electronic submissions. Based on type, 
financial institutions (depository institutions, broker-dealers in 
securities, futures commission merchants and introducing brokers in 
commodities, insurance companies, mutual funds, money services 
businesses, and casinos) currently provide data on four separate forms. 
FinCEN has proposed to have one electronically-filed dynamic and 
interactive BSA-SAR that would be used by all filing institutions to 
report suspicious activity as of April 1, 2013.
    The BSA-SAR would integrate four institution-specific SARs into one 
data collection. The previous five parts of the SAR-DI remain with 
changes to their titles and order of completion. Fields from other 
industry SARs that may be new to depository institutions as well as 
specific data fields that are new to all types of industry filers have 
been identified. Please use the following link for a detailed listing 
of all the proposed revisions. http://www.federalreserve.gov/reportforms/review.cfm.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 29, 
2012.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Secretary of the Board.
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