Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Transfer Agent Registration and Amendment Form, 43275-43276 [2013-17384]

Download as PDF emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 139 / Friday, July 19, 2013 / Notices Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 446,208. OMB Number: 1545–0159. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Title: Annual Return To Report Transactions With Foreign Trusts and Receipts of Certain Foreign Gifts. Form: 3520. Abstract: Form 3520 is filed by U.S. persons who create a foreign trust, transfer property to a foreign trust, receive a distribution from a foreign trust, or receive a large gift from a foreign source. IRS uses the form to identify the U.S. persons who may have transactions that may trigger a taxable event in the future. Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses and other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 71,742. OMB Number: 1545–0213. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Annual Certification of Racial Nondiscrimination for a Private School Exempt from Federal Income Tax. Form: 5578. Abstract: Form 5578 is used by private schools that do not file Schedule A (Form 990) to certify that they have a racially nondiscriminatory policy toward students as outlined in Revenue Procedure 75–50. The Internal Revenue Service uses the information to help ensure that the school is maintaining a nondiscriminatory policy in keeping with its exempt status. Affected Public: Private Sector: Notfor-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 3,730. OMB Number: 1545–0742. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: TD 8019—Public Inspection of Exempt Organization Return. Abstract: Section 6104(b) authorizes the Service to make available to the public the returns required to be filed by exempt organizations. The information requested in § 301.6104(b)–1(b)(4) is necessary in order for the Service not to disclose confidential business information furnished by businesses which contribute to exempt black lung trusts. Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses and other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 22. OMB Number: 1545–0768. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: TD 7898—Employers Qualified Educational Assistance Programs. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:33 Jul 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 Abstract: Respondents include employers who maintain education assistance programs for their employees. Information verifies that programs are qualified and that employees may exclude educational assistance from their gross incomes. Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 615. OMB Number: 1545–0949. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Application for Special Enrollment Examination. Form: 2587. Abstract: This information relates to the determination of the eligibility of individuals seeking enrollment status to practice before the Internal Revenue Service. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 11,000. OMB Number: 1545–1093. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: TD 8416—Final Minimum TaxTax Benefit Rule. Abstract: Section 58(h) of the Internal Revenue Code provides that the Secretary shall provide for adjusting tax preference items where such items provided no tax benefit for any taxable year. This regulation provides guidance for situations where tax preference items provided no tax benefit because of available credits and describes how to claim a credit or refund of minimum tax paid on such preferences. Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses or other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 40. Dawn D. Wolfgang, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–17326 Filed 7–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Transfer Agent Registration and Amendment Form Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury; and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) . AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00136 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 43275 ACTION: Notice and Request for Comment. SUMMARY: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) are announcing that a proposed collection of information renewal is being submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). Comments must be submitted on or before August 19, 2013. ADDRESSES: OCC: 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: 1557–0124, 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. FDIC: You may submit comments, which should refer to ‘‘Transfer Agent Registration and Amendment Form, 3064–0026’’ by any of the following methods: • http://www.FDIC.gov/regulations/ laws/federal/notices.html. • Email: comments@FDIC.gov. Include ‘‘Transfer Agent Registration and Amendment Form, 3064–0026’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Gary A. Kuiper (202 898– 3877, Attn: Comments, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street NW., NYA–5046, Washington, DC 20429. • Hand Delivery: Comments may be hand delivered to the guard station at the rear of the 550 17th Street Building DATES: E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 43276 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 139 / Friday, July 19, 2013 / Notices (located on F Street) on business days between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. Additionally, please send a copy of your comments by mail to: OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0124 or 3064–0026, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., #10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by email to: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. 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., NYA–5046, Washington, DC 20429. In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, the OCC and FDIC are submitting the following proposed collection of information to OMB for review and clearance. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OCC OMB Number: 1557–0124. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2 registrations, 15 amendments. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 6 hours. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 (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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:33 Jul 18, 2013 Jkt 229001 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, therefore, are not confidential. On May 3, 2013, the OCC and FDIC published in the Federal Register (78 FR 26113), a 60-day notice requesting public comment on the proposed collection of information. They received no comments. 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 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: July 15, 2013. Michele Meyer, Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division. Dated at Washington, DC, this 11th day of July, 2013. PO 00000 Frm 00137 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2013–17384 Filed 7–18–13; 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; Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: 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 (PRA). 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 an information collection titled, ‘‘Guidance on Sound Incentive Compensation Practices.’’ DATES: Written comments should be submitted by September 17, 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: 1557–0245, 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office 
of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; Transfer Agent 
Registration and Amendment Form

AGENCY: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury; and 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) . ACTION: Notice and 
Request for Comment.
SUMMARY: The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) are announcing that a 
proposed collection of information renewal is being submitted to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 19, 2013.

ADDRESSES: 
    OCC: 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: 1557-0124, 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.
    FDIC: You may submit comments, which should refer to ``Transfer 
Agent Registration and Amendment Form, 3064-0026'' by any of the 
following methods:
     http://www.FDIC.gov/regulations/laws/federal/notices.html.
     Email: comments@FDIC.gov. Include ``Transfer Agent 
Registration and Amendment Form, 3064-0026'' in the subject line of the 
message.
     Mail: Gary A. Kuiper (202 898-3877, Attn: Comments, 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street NW., NYA-5046, 
Washington, DC 20429.
     Hand Delivery: Comments may be hand delivered to the guard 
station at the rear of the 550 17th Street Building

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(located on F Street) on business days between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m.
    Additionally, please send a copy of your comments by mail to: OCC 
Desk Officer, 1557-0124 or 3064-0026, U.S. Office of Management and 
Budget, 725 17th Street NW., 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or 
by email to: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov.
    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., NYA-5046, 
Washington, DC 20429.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, the OCC 
and FDIC are submitting the following proposed collection of 
information to OMB for review and clearance.
    Report Title: Transfer Agent Registration and Amendment Form.
    Form Number: TA-1.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1.25 hours: registration, 10 minutes: 
amendment.

OCC

    OMB Number: 1557-0124.
    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 (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, Sec.  341.3 of the 
FDIC's Rules and Regulations implement the provisions of the Act. The 
registrations are public filings and, therefore, are not confidential.
    On May 3, 2013, the OCC and FDIC published in the Federal Register 
(78 FR 26113), a 60-day notice requesting public comment on the 
proposed collection of information. They received no comments.

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 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: July 15, 2013.
Michele Meyer,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
    Dated at Washington, DC, this 11th day of July, 2013.
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Robert E. Feldman,
Executive Secretary.
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