Proposed Collection: Comment Request, 74053 [2012-29889]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 239 / Wednesday, December 12, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Bureau of the Public Debt Proposed Collection: Comment Request Notice and request for comments. ACTION: The Department of the Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Currently the Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the extension of information collections under the regulations which were issued pursuant to the Government Securities Act. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before February 12, 2013 to be assured of consideration. DATES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, Bruce A. Sharp, 200 Third Street A4–A, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, or bruce.sharp@bpd.treas.gov. The mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:48 Dec 11, 2012 Jkt 229001 opportunity to make comments online is also available at www.pracomment.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies should be directed to Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street A4–A, Parkersburg, WV 26106–1328, (304) 480–8150. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Implementing Regulations: Government Securities Act of 1986, as amended. OMB Number: 1535–0089. Abstract: The information collections are contained within the regulations issued pursuant to the Government Securities Act (GSA), as amended (15 U.S.C. 780–5), which require government securities brokers and dealers to make and keep certain records concerning their business activities and their holdings of securities, to submit financial reports, and to make certain disclosures to investors. The regulations also require depository institutions to keep certain records of non-fiduciary custodial holdings of government securities. The regulations and associated collections are fundamental to customer protection and dealer financial responsibility. Current Actions: None. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Private Sector (Government securities brokers and dealers and depository institutions.). PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 74053 Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,114. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 8,285. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 282,986. 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 6, 2012. Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–29889 Filed 12–11–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–39–P E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Bureau of the Public Debt


Proposed Collection: Comment Request

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A). Currently the Bureau of the Public Debt within the 
Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the 
extension of information collections under the regulations which were 
issued pursuant to the Government Securities Act.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 12, 
2013 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, 
Bruce A. Sharp, 200 Third Street A4-A, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, or 
bruce.sharp@bpd.treas.gov. The opportunity to make comments online is 
also available at www.pracomment.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies should be directed to Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau of the Public Debt, 
200 Third Street A4-A, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, (304) 480-8150.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Implementing Regulations: Government 
Securities Act of 1986, as amended.
    OMB Number: 1535-0089.
    Abstract: The information collections are contained within the 
regulations issued pursuant to the Government Securities Act (GSA), as 
amended (15 U.S.C. 780-5), which require government securities brokers 
and dealers to make and keep certain records concerning their business 
activities and their holdings of securities, to submit financial 
reports, and to make certain disclosures to investors. The regulations 
also require depository institutions to keep certain records of non-
fiduciary custodial holdings of government securities. The regulations 
and associated collections are fundamental to customer protection and 
dealer financial responsibility.
    Current Actions: None.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Private Sector (Government securities brokers and 
dealers and depository institutions.).
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,114.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 8,285.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 282,986.
    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 6, 2012.
Bruce A. Sharp,
Bureau Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-29889 Filed 12-11-12; 8:45 am]
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