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Download as PDF 33892 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2013 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES OFA under 49 CFR 1152.27(c)(2),2 and trail use/rail banking requests under 49 CFR. 1152.29 must be filed by June 17, 2013. Petitions to reopen or requests for public use conditions under 49 CFR. 1152.28 must be filed by June 25, 2013, with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. A copy of any petition filed with the Board should be sent to NCRA’S representative: T. Scott Bannister, 111 Fifty-Sixth Street, Des Moines, IA 50312. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. NCRA has filed a combined environmental and historic report that addresses the effects, if any, of the abandonment on the environment and historic resources. OEA will issue an environmental assessment (EA) by June 10, 2013. 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Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: May 30, 2013. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Raina S. White, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2013–13318 Filed 6–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P 2 Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,600. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:43 Jun 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; 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 a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35) (PRA). Under the 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. 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 comments concerning an information collection titled ‘‘Examination Questionnaire.’’ The OCC also is announcing that the proposed collection of information has been submitted to OMB for review and clearance under the PRA. DATES: Comments must be submitted by July 5, 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 will be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and to submit to security screening in PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Additionally, please send a copy of your comments by mail to: OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0231, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., #10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by email to: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information of the collection from Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, Clearance Officers, (202) 649–5490, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division (1557– 0199), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Suite 3E–218, Mail Stop 9W–11, Washington, DC 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, the OCC has submitted the following proposed collection of information to OMB for review and clearance. Examination Questionnaire (OMB Control Number 1557–0199)—Extension 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 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 staffing and training needs. A survey is provided to each national bank or Federal savings association at the conclusion of its 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 E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2013 / Notices OCC’s supervisory and examination system. Completed Exit Surveys will help the OCC understand the underlying reasons why banks and thrifts decide to leave the system. The OCC will use this information to improve its relationships with national banks and Federal savings associations and to 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. On March 27, 2013, the OCC published a 60-day notice in the Federal Register soliciting comments concerning this information collection. (78 FR 18678), The OCC received no comments in response to the notice. Comments continue to be 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. All comments will become a matter of public record. Written comments should address the accuracy of the burden VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:43 Jun 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 estimates and ways to minimize burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology as well as other relevant aspects of the information collection request. Dated: May 30, 2013. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. 2013–13306 Filed 6–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5306–A 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 5306–A, Application for Approval of Prototype Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) or Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE IRA Plan). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 5, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to R. Joseph Durbala, 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 Internal Revenue Service, Room 6513, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or at (202) 622– 3215, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Approval of Prototype Simplified Employee Pension (SEP) or Savings Incentive Match Plan for Employees of Small Employers (SIMPLE IRA Plan). OMB Number: 1545–0199. Form Number: 5306–A. Abstract: This form is used by banks, credit unions, insurance companies, and PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 33893 trade or professional associations to apply for approval of a simplified employee pension plan or a Savings Incentive Match Plan to be used by more than one employer. The data collected is used to determine if the prototype plan submitted is an approved plan. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to the burden previously approved by OMB, at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 19 hours, 22 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 96,850. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. 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. Approved: May 29, 2013. R. Joseph Durbala, IRS Supervisory Tax Analyst. 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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; 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 a continuing information collection, as required 
by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35) (PRA).
    Under the 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.
    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 comments concerning an information collection 
titled ``Examination Questionnaire.''
    The OCC also is announcing that the proposed collection of 
information has been submitted to OMB for review and clearance under 
the PRA.

DATES: Comments must be submitted by July 5, 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 e-
mail 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 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.
    Additionally, please send a copy of your comments by mail to: OCC 
Desk Officer, 1557-0231, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th 
Street NW., 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by email to: 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information 
of the collection from Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, Clearance 
Officers, (202) 649-5490, Legislative and Regulatory Activities 
Division (1557-0199), Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 
7th Street SW., Suite 3E-218, Mail Stop 9W-11, Washington, DC 20219.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, the OCC 
has submitted the following proposed collection of information to OMB 
for review and clearance.

Examination Questionnaire (OMB Control Number 1557-0199)--Extension

    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 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 staffing and training needs. A survey is provided to each 
national bank or Federal savings association at the conclusion of its 
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

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OCC's supervisory and examination system. Completed Exit Surveys will 
help the OCC understand the underlying reasons why banks and thrifts 
decide to leave the system. The OCC will use this information to 
improve its relationships with national banks and Federal savings 
associations and to 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.

    On March 27, 2013, the OCC published a 60-day notice in the Federal 
Register soliciting comments concerning this information collection. 
(78 FR 18678), The OCC received no comments in response to the notice.
    Comments continue to be 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.
    All comments will become a matter of public record. Written 
comments should address the accuracy of the burden estimates and ways 
to minimize burden including the use of automated collection techniques 
or the use of other forms of information technology as well as other 
relevant aspects of the information collection request.

    Dated: May 30, 2013.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
 [FR Doc. 2013-13306 Filed 6-4-13; 8:45 am]
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