Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 52513 [2013-20650]

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ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. Currently, the Bureau is soliciting comments concerning proposed information collection requirements relating to the Equal Access to Justice Act. DATES: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before October 22, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket number (see above), by any of the following methods: • Electronic: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:28 Aug 22, 2013 Jkt 229001 Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments received will be posted without change to regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such as account numbers or social security numbers, should not be included. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documentation prepared in support of this information collection request is available at www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to the Bureau, (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435– 9575, or email: PRA@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to this mailbox. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of the Collection: Equal Access to Justice Act. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number: 3170–XXXX. Type of Review: New collection of information (request for new OMB control number). Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit; and not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15. Abstract: The Equal Access to Justice Act (the Act) provides for payment of fees and expenses to eligible parties who have prevailed against the Bureau in certain administrative proceedings. In order to obtain an award, the statute and associated regulations (12 CFR part 1071) require the filing of an application that shows that the party is a prevailing party and is eligible to receive an award under the Act. The Bureau regulations implementing the Act require the collection of information related to the application for an award in 12 CFR part 1071, Subparts B, C. On June 29, 2012, the Bureau published in the Federal Register an interim final rule implementing the Act. 77 FR 39117. At that time, the Bureau adopted the position that the rule did not contain any information collection requirements that required the approval of OMB under the Paperwork Reduction Act (the ‘‘PRA’’), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. The Bureau has since changed its interpretation and now adopts the position that the rule does contain information collection requirements that require the approval of OMB under the PRA and invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed information collections. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 164 (Friday, August 23, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 52513]
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[FR Doc No: 2013-20650]


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BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION

[Docket No: CFPB-2013-0028]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau), 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 information collections, as required 
by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13. Currently, 
the Bureau is soliciting comments concerning proposed information 
collection requirements relating to the Equal Access to Justice Act.

DATES: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or 
before October 22, 2013 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by the title of the 
information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket 
number (see above), by any of the following methods:
     Electronic: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Consumer Financial Protection 
Bureau (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 
20552.

Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted 
after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments 
received will be posted without change to regulations.gov, including 
any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such 
as account numbers or social security numbers, should not be included.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Documentation prepared in support of 
this information collection request is available at 
www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be 
directed to the Bureau, (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435-9575, or email: PRA@cfpb.gov. Please do 
not submit comments to this mailbox.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title of the Collection: Equal Access to Justice Act.
    Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number: 3170-XXXX.
    Type of Review: New collection of information (request for new OMB 
control number).
    Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-
profit; and not-for-profit institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15.
    Abstract: The Equal Access to Justice Act (the Act) provides for 
payment of fees and expenses to eligible parties who have prevailed 
against the Bureau in certain administrative proceedings. In order to 
obtain an award, the statute and associated regulations (12 CFR part 
1071) require the filing of an application that shows that the party is 
a prevailing party and is eligible to receive an award under the Act. 
The Bureau regulations implementing the Act require the collection of 
information related to the application for an award in 12 CFR part 
1071, Subparts B, C.
    On June 29, 2012, the Bureau published in the Federal Register an 
interim final rule implementing the Act. 77 FR 39117. At that time, the 
Bureau adopted the position that the rule did not contain any 
information collection requirements that required the approval of OMB 
under the Paperwork Reduction Act (the ``PRA''), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. 
The Bureau has since changed its interpretation and now adopts the 
position that the rule does contain information collection requirements 
that require the approval of OMB under the PRA and invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed 
information collections.
    Request for Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the Bureau, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the Bureau's estimate of 
the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of 
the methods and the 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 respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology. 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.

    Dated: August 20, 2013.
Matthew Burton,
Acting Chief Information Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2013-20650 Filed 8-22-13; 8:45 am]
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