Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed New Information Collection Request; Comment Request; OCC Supplier Registration Form, 26114-26115 [2013-10438]

Download as PDF erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 26114 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 86 / Friday, May 3, 2013 / Notices • Hand Delivery: Comments may be hand delivered to the guard station at the rear of the 550 17th Street Building (located on F Street) on business days between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Public Inspection: All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/ federal/notices.html including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information about the information, collection discussed in this notice, please contact any of the agency clearance officers whose names appear below. OCC: Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officers, (202) 649–5490, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Suite 3E–218, Mail Stop 9W–11, Washington, DC 20219. FDIC: Gary A. Kuiper, 202–898–3877, Legal Division, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20429. 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 and FDIC are publishing notice of the proposed collection of information set forth in this document. The OCC and FDIC are proposing to extend for three years, without revision, the uniform interagency Transfer Agent Registration and Amendment Form. Report Title: Transfer Agent Registration and Amendment Form. Form Number: TA–1. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Time per Response: 1.25 hours: registration, 10 minutes: amendment. OCC OMB Number: 1557–0124. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:52 May 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 Estimated Number of Respondents: 2 registrations, 15 amendments. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 6 hours. FDIC OMB Number: 3064–0026. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2 registrations, 13 amendments. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5 hours. Abstract The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the Act) requires any person acting as a transfer agent to register as such and to amend registration information when it changes. Section 17A(c) of the Act requires all transfer agents for securities registered under section 12 of the Act to register ‘‘by filing with the appropriate regulatory agency . . . an application for registration in such form and containing such information and documents . . . as such appropriate regulatory agency may prescribe as necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of this section.’’ In general, an entity performing transfer agent functions for a security is required to register if the security is registered on a national securities exchange and if the issuer has total assets of $10 million or more and a class of equity security held of record by 500 or more persons. General Description of Reports This information collection is mandatory pursuant to Sections 17A(c), 17(a)(3), and 23(a) of the Act, as amended (15 U.S.C. §§ 78q–1(c), 78q(a)(3), and 78w(a)) (FDIC). Sections 12, 13, 14(a), 14(c), 14(d), 14(f), and 16 of the Act, as amended (15 U.S.C. 781, 78m, 78n(a), 78n(c), 78n(d), 78n(f), and 78p (OCC). Additionally, § 341.3 of the FDIC’s Rules and Regulations implement the provisions of the Act. The registrations are public filings and are not considered confidential. Request for Comment The Agencies invite comment on: (a) Whether the collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the Agencies’ functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the Agencies’ estimates of the burden of the information collections, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the burden of information collections on respondents, including through the use of automated PO 00000 Frm 00176 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be shared among the Agencies. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated: April 26, 2013. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Dated at Washington, DC, this 17th day of April, 2013. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–10436 Filed 5–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P; 6714–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed New Information Collection Request; Comment Request; OCC Supplier Registration Form 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 take this opportunity to comment on a new information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, the OCC may not conduct or sponsor, and the 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 its proposed new information collection titled, ‘‘OCC Supplier Registration Form.’’ DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 2, 2013. ADDRESSES: Because paper mail in the Washington, DC area and at the OCC is subject to delay, commenters are E:\FR\FM\03MYN1.SGM 03MYN1 erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 86 / Friday, May 3, 2013 / Notices 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–NEW, 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 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 of the collection from Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officers, (202) 649–5490, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Suite 3E– 218, Mail Stop 9W–11, 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 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 OMB approval of the following information collection: Title: OCC Supplier Registration Form. OMB Number: 1557–NEW. VerDate Mar<15>2010 14:52 May 02, 2013 Jkt 229001 Frequency of Response: On occasion. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1000. Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 167 hours. Abstract: Section 342 of the DoddFrank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) requires the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to develop and implement standards and procedures to ensure, to the maximum extent possible, the fair inclusion and utilization of minorities, women, and minority-owned and women-owned businesses in all business and activities of the agency at all levels, including in procurement, insurance, and all types of contracts 1 and to develop standards for coordinating technical assistance to such business.2 In order to comply with the Congressional mandates to develop standards for the fair inclusion and utilization of minority- and womenowned businesses and to provide effective technical assistance to these businesses, the OCC needs to develop an on-going system to collect up-to-date contact information and capabilities statements from potential suppliers. This information will allow the OCC to update and enhance its internal database of interested minority- and women-owned businesses. This information will also allow the OCC to measure the effectiveness of its technical assistance and outreach efforts and target areas and needs where additional outreach efforts are necessary. Request for Comment Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Unless otherwise afforded confidential treatment pursuant to Federal law, all comments will become a matter of public record. The Agency invites comment on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the OCC, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the OCC’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; 1 12 2 12 PO 00000 U.S.C. 5452(c)(1). U.S.C. 5452(b)(2)(B). Frm 00177 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26115 (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: April 25, 2013. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. 2013–10438 Filed 5–2–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8909 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: 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 IRS is soliciting comments concerning Form 8909, Energy Efficient Appliance Credit. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 2, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Yvette Lawrence, Internal Revenue Service, room 6129, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form and instructions should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke, at (202) 622–3215, or at Internal Revenue Service, room 6513, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Energy Efficient Appliance Credit. OMB Number: 1545–2055. Form Number: Form 8909. Abstract: Form 8909, Energy Efficient Appliance Credit, was developed to carry out the provisions of Code section 45M. The form provides a means for the E:\FR\FM\03MYN1.SGM 03MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed New 
Information Collection Request; Comment Request; OCC Supplier 
Registration Form

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 take this opportunity to comment on a new information 
collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
    Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal agencies 
are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension 
of an existing collection of information and to allow 60 days for 
public comment in response to the notice.
    In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, the OCC may not 
conduct or sponsor, and the 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 its proposed new 
information collection titled, ``OCC Supplier Registration Form.''

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 2, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Because paper mail in the Washington, DC area and at the OCC 
is subject to delay, commenters are

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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-NEW, 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 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 
of the collection from Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, OCC Clearance 
Officers, (202) 649-5490, Legislative and Regulatory Activities 
Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street 
SW., Suite 3E-218, Mail Stop 9W-11, 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 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 OMB approval of the following information 
collection:
    Title: OCC Supplier Registration Form.
    OMB Number: 1557-NEW.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1000.
    Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 167 hours.
    Abstract: Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and 
Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) requires the Office of the 
Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) to develop and implement standards 
and procedures to ensure, to the maximum extent possible, the fair 
inclusion and utilization of minorities, women, and minority-owned and 
women-owned businesses in all business and activities of the agency at 
all levels, including in procurement, insurance, and all types of 
contracts \1\ and to develop standards for coordinating technical 
assistance to such business.\2\
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    \1\ 12 U.S.C. 5452(c)(1).
    \2\ 12 U.S.C. 5452(b)(2)(B).
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    In order to comply with the Congressional mandates to develop 
standards for the fair inclusion and utilization of minority- and 
women-owned businesses and to provide effective technical assistance to 
these businesses, the OCC needs to develop an on-going system to 
collect up-to-date contact information and capabilities statements from 
potential suppliers. This information will allow the OCC to update and 
enhance its internal database of interested minority- and women-owned 
businesses. This information will also allow the OCC to measure the 
effectiveness of its technical assistance and outreach efforts and 
target areas and needs where additional outreach efforts are necessary.

Request for Comment

    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Unless otherwise 
afforded confidential treatment pursuant to Federal law, all comments 
will become a matter of public record. The Agency invites comment on:
    (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the OCC, including whether the 
information shall have practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of the OCC'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: April 25, 2013.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-10438 Filed 5-2-13; 8:45 am]
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