Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Examination Questionnaire, 18678-18679 [2013-07098]

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[FR Doc. 2013–07015 Filed 3–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Survey of Foreign Ownership of U.S. Securities as of June 30, 2013 Departmental Offices, Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice of reporting requirements. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: By this Notice, the Department of the Treasury is informing the public that it is conducting a mandatory survey of foreign ownership of U.S. securities as of June 30, 2013. This mandatory survey is conducted under the authority of the International Investment and Trade in Services Survey Act (22 U.S.C. 3101 et seq.) This Notice constitutes legal notification to all United States persons (defined below) who meet the reporting requirements set forth in this Notice that they must respond to, and comply with, this survey. 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Who Must Report: The panel for this survey is based primarily on the level of foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities reported on the June 2009 benchmark survey of foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities, and will consist mostly of the largest reporters on that survey. Entities required to report will be contacted individually by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. Entities not contacted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York have no reporting responsibilities. What To Report: This report will collect information on foreign resident holdings of U.S. securities, including equities, short-term debt securities (including selected money market instruments), and long-term debt securities. How To Report: Copies of the survey forms and instructions, which contain complete information on reporting procedures and definitions, may be obtained at the Web site address given above in the Summary, or by contacting the survey staff of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York at (212) 720–6300 or (646) 720–6300, email: SHLA.help@ny.frb.org. The mailing address is: Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Statistics Function, 4th Floor, 33 Liberty Street, New York, NY 10045– 0001. Inquiries can also be made to the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, at (202) 452–3476, or to Dwight Wolkow, at (202) 622–1276, or by email: comments2TIC@do.treas.gov. When To Report: Data should be submitted to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, acting as fiscal agent for the Department of the Treasury, by August 31, 2013. Paperwork Reduction Act Notice: This data collection has been approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act and assigned control number 1505–0123. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid control number assigned by OMB. The estimated average annual burden associated with this collection of information is 486 hours per report for the largest custodians of securities, and 110 hours per report for the largest issuers of securities that have data to report and are not custodians. Comments concerning the accuracy of this burden estimate and suggestions for reducing this burden should be directed to the Department of the Treasury, Office of PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 International Affairs, Attention Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems, Room 5422, Washington, DC 20220, and to OMB, Attention Desk Officer for the Department of the Treasury, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Washington, DC 20503. Dwight Wolkow, Administrator, International Portfolio Investment Data Reporting Systems. [FR Doc. 2013–07028 Filed 3–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Examination Questionnaire Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and Request for Comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the renewal of an information collection, as required by 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting comment concerning renewal of its information collection titled, ‘‘Examination Questionnaire.’’ DATES: Comments must be submitted by May 28, 2013. ADDRESSES: Because paper mail in the Washington, DC area and at the OCC is subject to delay, commenters are encouraged to submit comments by email if possible. Comments may be sent to: Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Attention: 1557–0199, 400 7th Street SW., Suite 3E–218, Mail Stop 9W–11, Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to (571) 465–4326 or by electronic mail to regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. You may personally inspect and photocopy comments at the OCC, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 649–6700. Upon arrival, visitors E:\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 27, 2013 / Notices will be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and to submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. All comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. Do not enclose any information in your comment or supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate for public disclosure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request additional information or a copy of the collection and supporting documentation submitted to OMB by contacting: Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, (202) 649–5490, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) to include agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, the OCC is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information set forth in this document. The OCC is proposing to extend the approval for the following information collection: Title: Examination Questionnaire. OMB Control No.: 1557–0199. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has revised its Examination Survey and updated the estimated burden hours to adjust for the current number of national banks and thrifts in the OCC’s supervisory system. Completed Examination Surveys provide the OCC with the information needed to properly evaluate the content and conduct of OCC examinations. Completed Examination Surveys also help measure VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:10 Mar 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 the OCC’s performance and progress in improving the supervisory experience and agency communications. The OCC will use the information to identify problems or trends that may impair the effectiveness of the examination process, to identify ways to improve its service to the banking industry, and to analyze staff and training needs. A survey is provided to each bank or thrift at the conclusion of their supervisory cycle. Bankers will now be able to complete this survey using a secure web-based data collection tool. The OCC is conducting an Exit Survey of banks and thrifts after they exit the OCC’s supervisory and examination system. Completed Exit Surveys will help OCC understand the underlying reasons why banks and thrifts decide to leave the system. The OCC will use this information to improve relationships with America’s banks and thrifts and identify problems that may impair the effectiveness of the examination and supervisory process. A survey is provided to each bank or thrift after they exit the OCC’s supervisory system. Bankers will be able to complete this survey using a secure web-based data collection tool. Burden Estimates (Examination Survey): Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,307. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent per Year: 0.54. Estimated Number of Responses: 706. Estimated time per response: 10 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden: 118 hours. Burden Estimates (Exit Survey): Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent per Year: 0.25. Estimated Number of Responses: 12. Estimated time per response: 5 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden: 1 hour. Comments: All comments will be considered in formulating the subsequent submission 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 OCC, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the OCC’s estimate of the information collection burden; (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 PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 18679 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: March 21, 2013. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Information 
Collection; Comment Request: Examination Questionnaire

AGENCY: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury.

ACTION:  Notice and Request for Comment.

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SUMMARY: The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork 
and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal 
agencies to comment on the renewal of an information collection, as 
required by 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 Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) control number. The OCC is soliciting 
comment concerning renewal of its information collection titled, 
``Examination Questionnaire.''

DATES: Comments must be submitted by May 28, 2013.

ADDRESSES:  Because paper mail in the Washington, DC area and at the 
OCC is subject to delay, commenters are encouraged to submit comments 
by email if possible. Comments may be sent to: Legislative and 
Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency, Attention: 1557-0199, 400 7th Street SW., Suite 3E-218, Mail 
Stop 9W-11, Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by 
fax to (571) 465-4326 or by electronic mail to 
regs.comments@occ.treas.gov. You may personally inspect and photocopy 
comments at the OCC, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. For 
security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to 
inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 649-6700. Upon 
arrival, visitors

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will be required to present valid government-issued photo 
identification and to submit to security screening in order to inspect 
and photocopy comments.
    All comments received, including attachments and other supporting 
materials, are part of the public record and subject to public 
disclosure. Do not enclose any information in your comment or 
supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate 
for public disclosure.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may request additional information 
or a copy of the collection and supporting documentation submitted to 
OMB by contacting: Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, (202) 649-5490, 
Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the 
Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), Federal 
agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. 
``Collection of information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 
1320.3(c) to include agency requests or requirements that members of 
the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a 
third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)) 
requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal 
Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including 
each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, 
before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with 
this requirement, the OCC is publishing notice of the proposed 
collection of information set forth in this document. The OCC is 
proposing to extend the approval for the following information 
collection:
    Title: Examination Questionnaire.
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0199.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has 
revised its Examination Survey and updated the estimated burden hours 
to adjust for the current number of national banks and thrifts in the 
OCC's supervisory system. Completed Examination Surveys provide the OCC 
with the information needed to properly evaluate the content and 
conduct of OCC examinations. Completed Examination Surveys also help 
measure the OCC's performance and progress in improving the supervisory 
experience and agency communications. The OCC will use the information 
to identify problems or trends that may impair the effectiveness of the 
examination process, to identify ways to improve its service to the 
banking industry, and to analyze staff and training needs. A survey is 
provided to each bank or thrift at the conclusion of their supervisory 
cycle. Bankers will now be able to complete this survey using a secure 
web-based data collection tool.
    The OCC is conducting an Exit Survey of banks and thrifts after 
they exit the OCC's supervisory and examination system. Completed Exit 
Surveys will help OCC understand the underlying reasons why banks and 
thrifts decide to leave the system. The OCC will use this information 
to improve relationships with America's banks and thrifts and identify 
problems that may impair the effectiveness of the examination and 
supervisory process. A survey is provided to each bank or thrift after 
they exit the OCC's supervisory system. Bankers will be able to 
complete this survey using a secure web-based data collection tool.
    Burden Estimates (Examination Survey):
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,307.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent per Year: 0.54.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 706.
    Estimated time per response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 118 hours.
    Burden Estimates (Exit Survey):
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent per Year: 0.25.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 12.
    Estimated time per response: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 1 hour.
    Comments: All comments will be considered in formulating the 
subsequent submission 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 OCC, including whether the 
information has practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of the OCC's estimate of the information 
collection burden;
    (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: March 21, 2013.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-07098 Filed 3-26-13; 8:45 am]
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