Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Real Estate Lending and Appraisals, 34704-34705 [2013-13609]

Download as PDF 34704 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 111 / Monday, June 10, 2013 / Notices (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control number; (3) Type of request; (4) Abstract of the information collection activity; (5) Description of affected public; (6) Estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (7) Frequency of collection. PHMSA will request a three-year term of approval for each information collection activity. PHMSA is only focusing on the revisions detailed in this notice and will request revisions to the following information collection activities. Title: Gas Distribution Annual Report. OMB Control Number: N/A. Current Expiration Date: N/A. Type of Request: New. Abstract: PHMSA is looking to revise the Gas Distribution Annual Report (PHMSA F 7100.1–1) to make several minor changes related to data collection. Affected Public: Gas distribution pipeline operators. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Total Annual Responses: 1,440. Total Annual Burden Hours: 23,040. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Comments are invited on: (a) The need for the proposed collection of information for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, 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 the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques. Issued in Washington, DC, on June 4, 2013. John A. Gale, Director, Office of Standards and Rulemaking. [FR Doc. 2013–13629 Filed 6–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Real Estate Lending and Appraisals Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Jun 07, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (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 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 renewal of its information collection titled, ‘‘Real Estate Lending and Appraisals.’’ DATES: Comments must be received by August 9, 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: 1557–0190, 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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. Title: Real Estate Lending and Appraisals (12 CFR 34, 160, 164, 190). OMB Control No.: 1557–0190. Type of Review: Extension, without revision, of a currently approved collection. Description: Twelve CFR parts 34 and 160 contain a number of reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Twelve CFR part 34, subpart B (Adjustable-Rate Mortgages (ARM)), subpart E (Other Real Estate Owned (OREO)), and part 160 contain reporting requirements. Twelve CFR part 34, subpart C (Appraisal Requirements), subpart D (Real Estate Lending Standards), and parts 160 and 164 contain recordkeeping requirements. Twelve CFR 190.4(h) contains a disclosure requirement concerning Federallyrelated residential manufactured housing loans. Twelve CFR part 34, subpart B, § 34.22(a) requires that for ARM loans, the loan documentation must specify an index or combination of indices to which changes in the interest rate will be linked. Sections 34.22(b) and 160.35(d)(3) provide notice procedures to be used when seeking to use an alternative index. Twelve CFR 34.44 and 164.4 provide minimum standards for the performance of real estate appraisals, including the requirement that appraisals be written and contain sufficient information and analysis to support the institution’s decision to engage in the transaction. Twelve CFR 34.62, 160.101, and the related appendices require each E:\FR\FM\10JNN1.SGM 10JNN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 111 / Monday, June 10, 2013 / Notices institution to adopt and maintain written policies that establish appropriate limits and standards for extensions of credit that are secured by liens on or interests in real estate, or that are made for the purpose of financing permanent improvements to real estate. Real estate lending policies must be reviewed and approved by the institution’s board of directors on at least annually. Twelve CFR 34.84 requires that, after holding any real estate acquired for future bank expansion for one year, a national bank must state, by resolution or other official action, its plans for the use of the property and make the resolution or other action available for inspection by examiners. Sections 34.85 and 160.172 require that national banks and Federal savings associations develop a prudent real estate collateral evaluation policy to monitor the value of each parcel of OREO in a manner consistent with prudent banking practice. Section 34.86 requires that national banks notify the appropriate supervisory office at least 30 days before making advances under a development or improvement plan for OREO if the total investment in the property will exceed 10 percent of the bank’s capital and surplus. Twelve CFR 190.4(h) requires that for Federally-related residential manufactured housing loans, a creditor must provide a debtor a notice of default 30 days prior to repossession, foreclosure, or acceleration. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Burden Estimates: Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,276 national banks and 532 Federal savings associations. Estimated Annual Burden: 120,428 burden hours. Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and 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 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:56 Jun 07, 2013 Jkt 229001 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: June 3, 2013. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. 2013–13609 Filed 6–7–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Designation of 3 Individuals and 10 Entities Pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism’’ Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the names of 3 individuals and 10 entities whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.’’ DATES: The designations by the Director of OFAC of the 3 individuals and 10 entities in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, are effective on May 31, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-on-demand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701–1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34705 declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Director of OFAC, in consultation with the Departments of State, Homeland Security and Justice, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 111 (Monday, June 10, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34704-34705]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-13609]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Information 
Collection; Comment Request: Real Estate Lending and Appraisals

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 continuing 
information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (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 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 renewal of its information 
collection titled, ``Real Estate Lending and Appraisals.''

DATES: Comments must be received by August 9, 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: 1557-0190, 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 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.
    Title: Real Estate Lending and Appraisals (12 CFR 34, 160, 164, 
190).
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0190.
    Type of Review: Extension, without revision, of a currently 
approved collection.
    Description: Twelve CFR parts 34 and 160 contain a number of 
reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Twelve CFR part 34, subpart B 
(Adjustable-Rate Mortgages (ARM)), subpart E (Other Real Estate Owned 
(OREO)), and part 160 contain reporting requirements. Twelve CFR part 
34, subpart C (Appraisal Requirements), subpart D (Real Estate Lending 
Standards), and parts 160 and 164 contain recordkeeping requirements. 
Twelve CFR 190.4(h) contains a disclosure requirement concerning 
Federally-related residential manufactured housing loans.
    Twelve CFR part 34, subpart B, Sec.  34.22(a) requires that for ARM 
loans, the loan documentation must specify an index or combination of 
indices to which changes in the interest rate will be linked. Sections 
34.22(b) and 160.35(d)(3) provide notice procedures to be used when 
seeking to use an alternative index.
    Twelve CFR 34.44 and 164.4 provide minimum standards for the 
performance of real estate appraisals, including the requirement that 
appraisals be written and contain sufficient information and analysis 
to support the institution's decision to engage in the transaction.
    Twelve CFR 34.62, 160.101, and the related appendices require each

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institution to adopt and maintain written policies that establish 
appropriate limits and standards for extensions of credit that are 
secured by liens on or interests in real estate, or that are made for 
the purpose of financing permanent improvements to real estate. Real 
estate lending policies must be reviewed and approved by the 
institution's board of directors on at least annually.
    Twelve CFR 34.84 requires that, after holding any real estate 
acquired for future bank expansion for one year, a national bank must 
state, by resolution or other official action, its plans for the use of 
the property and make the resolution or other action available for 
inspection by examiners. Sections 34.85 and 160.172 require that 
national banks and Federal savings associations develop a prudent real 
estate collateral evaluation policy to monitor the value of each parcel 
of OREO in a manner consistent with prudent banking practice. Section 
34.86 requires that national banks notify the appropriate supervisory 
office at least 30 days before making advances under a development or 
improvement plan for OREO if the total investment in the property will 
exceed 10 percent of the bank's capital and surplus.
    Twelve CFR 190.4(h) requires that for Federally-related residential 
manufactured housing loans, a creditor must provide a debtor a notice 
of default 30 days prior to repossession, foreclosure, or acceleration.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Burden Estimates:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,276 national banks and 532 
Federal savings associations.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 120,428 burden hours.
    Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be 
summarized and 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 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: June 3, 2013.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-13609 Filed 6-7-13; 8:45 am]
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