Agency Information Collection Activities; Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Basel II Interagency Supervisory Guidance for the Supervisory Review Process (1557-0242; 3064-0165), 56854-56855 [2014-22587]

Download as PDF 56854 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 184 / Tuesday, September 23, 2014 / Notices You may submit comments identified by the docket number PHMSA–2014–0093 by any of the following methods: • Fax: 1–202–395–5806. • Mail: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Records Management Center, Room 10102 NEOB, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, ATTN: Desk Officer for the U.S. Department of Transportation\PHMSA. • Email: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB, at the following email address: OIRA_ Submission@omb.eop.gov. Requests for a copy of the Information Collection should be directed to Angela Dow by telephone at 202–366–1246, by fax at 202–366–4566, by email at Angela.Dow1@dot.gov, or by mail at U.S. Department of Transportation, PHMSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, PHP–30, Washington, DC 20590–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Dow by telephone at 202–366– 1246, by fax at 202–366–4566, or by mail at U.S. Department of Transportation, PHMSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, PHP–30, Washington, DC 20590–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8(d), Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations, requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies an information collection request that PHMSA will be submitting to OMB for renewal and extension. The information collection expires October 31, 2014, and is identified under Control No. 2137–0622, titled: ‘‘Pipeline Safety: Public Awareness Program.’’ The following information is provided for this information collection: (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 this information collection activity. PHMSA requests comments on the following information collection: Title: Pipeline Safety: Public Awareness Program. OMB Control Number: 2137–0622. Type of Request: Renewal of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: The Federal Pipeline Safety Regulations require each operator to develop and implement a written continuing public education program mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Sep 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 that follows the guidance provided in the American Petroleum Institute’s Recommended Practice RP 1162. Upon request, operators must submit their completed programs to PHMSA or, in the case of an intrastate pipeline facility operator, the appropriate state agency. The operator’s program documentation and evaluation results must also be available for periodic review by appropriate regulatory agencies (49 CFR 192.616 and 195.440). Affected Public: Operators of natural gas and hazardous liquid pipelines. Estimated number of responses: 22,500. Estimated annual burden hours: 517,480 hours. Frequency of collection: Annual. 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. fourth quarter 2014 RCAF (Adjusted) is 0.420. The fourth quarter 2014 RCAF–5 is 0.396. DATES: Effective Date: October 1, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pedro Ramirez, (202) 245–0333. Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: (800) 877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Additional information is contained in the Board’s decision, which is available on our Web site, http://www.stb.dot.gov. Copies of the decision may be purchased by contacting the Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245– 0238. This action will not significantly affect either the quality of the human environment or the conservation of energy resources. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Agency Information Collection Activities; Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Basel II Interagency Supervisory Guidance for the Supervisory Review Process (1557–0242; 3064–0165) Issued in Washington, DC on September 17, 2014. John A. Gale, Director, Office of Standards and Rulemaking. Decided: September 17, 2014. By the Board, Chairman Elliott, Vice Chairman Miller, and Commissioner Begeman. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2014–22585 Filed 9–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Treasury (OCC) and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (collectively, the agencies). ACTION: Notice. Surface Transportation Board SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2014–22516 Filed 9–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P [Docket No. EP 290 (Sub-No. 5) (2014–4)] Quarterly Rail Cost Adjustment Factor AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board, DOT. ACTION: Approval of rail cost adjustment factor. The Board has approved the fourth quarter 2014 Rail Cost Adjustment Factor (RCAF) and cost index filed by the Association of American Railroads. The fourth quarter 2014 RCAF (Unadjusted) is 0.977. The SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 AGENCY: The agencies, as part of their continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on a continuing 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 agencies are soliciting comment concerning the renewal of their information collection titled ‘‘Basel II Interagency Supervisory E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 184 / Tuesday, September 23, 2014 / Notices Guidance for the Supervisory Review Process (Pillar 2),’’ and giving notice that they are sending the collection to OMB for review. DATES: Comments must be received by October 23, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to: 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: 1557–0242, 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 by any of the following methods: • Agency Web site: http:// www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/ federal/. Follow instructions for submitting comments on the Agency Web site. • Email: Comments@FDIC.gov. Include ‘‘Basel II Supervisory Guidance, 3064–0165’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary, Attention: Comments, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20429. • Hand Delivery/Courier: 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. (EST). • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Public Inspection: All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/ federal including any personal information provided. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:55 Sep 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 Additionally, please send a copy of your comments by mail to: OCC/FDIC Desk Officer, 1557–0242 and 3064– 0165, 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: OCC: Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officers, (202) 649–5490, for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, TTY, (202) 649–5597, 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, Counsel, (202) 898–3719, Legal Division, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, NYA– 5046, 550 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20429. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, the Agencies may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The Agencies are requesting comment on a continuing information collection. The agencies published a notice for 60 days of comment on June 9, 2014 (79 FR 33039). No comments were received. Comments continue to be invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the Agencies’ functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the estimates of the burden of the information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the information 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. Title of Information Collection: Basel II Interagency Supervisory Guidance for the Supervisory Review Process (Pillar 2). OMB Control Numbers: OCC: 1557–0242. FDIC: 3064–0165. Frequency of Response: Eventgenerated. Affected Public: OCC: National banks and Federal savings associations. PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 56855 FDIC: Insured state nonmember banks and certain subsidiaries of these entities. Abstract: The agencies issued a supervisory guidance document for implementing the supervisory review process (Pillar 2) on July 31, 2008 (73 FR 44620). Sections 37, 41, 43, and 46 of the guidance impose information collection requirements on financial institutions, including national banks and Federal savings associations, which are collectively defined in the guidance as banks. Section 37 states that banks should state clearly the definition of capital used in any aspect of its internal capital adequacy assessment process (ICAAP) and document any changes in the internal definition of capital. Section 41 requires banks to maintain thorough documentation of ICAAP. Section 43 specifies that boards of directors must approve the bank’s ICAAP, review it on a regular basis, and approve any changes. Boards of directors also are required under section 46 to periodically review the assessment of overall capital adequacy and to analyze how measures of internal capital adequacy compare with other capital measures (such as regulatory or accounting). Estimated Burden: OCC: Number of Respondents: 26. Estimated Burden per Respondent: 140 hours. Total Estimated Annual Burden: 3,640 hours. FDIC: Number of Respondents: 8. Estimated Burden per Respondent: 420 hours. Total Estimated Annual Burden: 3,360 hours. Dated: September 18, 2014. Stuart E. Feldstein, Director, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Dated at Washington, DC, the 12th day of September 2014. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–22587 Filed 9–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P; 6714–01–P E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION


Agency Information Collection Activities; Information Collection 
Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Basel II Interagency Supervisory 
Guidance for the Supervisory Review Process (1557-0242; 3064-0165)

AGENCY: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Treasury (OCC) and 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) (collectively, the 
agencies).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The agencies, as part of their continuing effort to reduce 
paperwork and respondent burden, invite the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on a continuing 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 agencies are 
soliciting comment concerning the renewal of their information 
collection titled ``Basel II Interagency Supervisory

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Guidance for the Supervisory Review Process (Pillar 2),'' and giving 
notice that they are sending the collection to OMB for review.

DATES: Comments must be received by October 23, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to:
    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: 1557-0242, 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 by any of the following methods:
     Agency Web site: http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/federal/ federal/. Follow instructions for submitting comments on the Agency Web 
site.
     Email: Comments@FDIC.gov. Include ``Basel II Supervisory 
Guidance, 3064-0165'' in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary, Attention: 
Comments, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20429.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: 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. (EST).
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Public Inspection: All comments received will be posted 
without change to http://www.fdic.gov/regulations/laws/federal 
including any personal information provided.
    Additionally, please send a copy of your comments by mail to: OCC/
FDIC Desk Officer, 1557-0242 and 3064-0165, 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:
    OCC: Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officers, 
(202) 649-5490, for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, TTY, (202) 
649-5597, 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, Counsel, (202) 898-3719, Legal Division, 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, NYA-5046, 550 17th Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20429.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the 
PRA, the Agencies may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not 
required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. The Agencies are requesting comment 
on a continuing information collection.
    The agencies published a notice for 60 days of comment on June 9, 
2014 (79 FR 33039). No comments were received. Comments continue to be 
invited on:
    (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the Agencies' functions, including whether the 
information has practical utility;
    (b) The accuracy of the estimates of the burden of the information 
collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used;
    (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected;
    (d) Ways to minimize the burden of the information 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.
    Title of Information Collection: Basel II Interagency Supervisory 
Guidance for the Supervisory Review Process (Pillar 2).
    OMB Control Numbers:
    OCC: 1557-0242.
    FDIC: 3064-0165.
    Frequency of Response: Event-generated.
    Affected Public:
    OCC: National banks and Federal savings associations.
    FDIC: Insured state nonmember banks and certain subsidiaries of 
these entities.
    Abstract: The agencies issued a supervisory guidance document for 
implementing the supervisory review process (Pillar 2) on July 31, 2008 
(73 FR 44620). Sections 37, 41, 43, and 46 of the guidance impose 
information collection requirements on financial institutions, 
including national banks and Federal savings associations, which are 
collectively defined in the guidance as banks. Section 37 states that 
banks should state clearly the definition of capital used in any aspect 
of its internal capital adequacy assessment process (ICAAP) and 
document any changes in the internal definition of capital. Section 41 
requires banks to maintain thorough documentation of ICAAP. Section 43 
specifies that boards of directors must approve the bank's ICAAP, 
review it on a regular basis, and approve any changes. Boards of 
directors also are required under section 46 to periodically review the 
assessment of overall capital adequacy and to analyze how measures of 
internal capital adequacy compare with other capital measures (such as 
regulatory or accounting).
    Estimated Burden:
    OCC:
    Number of Respondents: 26.
    Estimated Burden per Respondent: 140 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden: 3,640 hours.
    FDIC:
    Number of Respondents: 8.
    Estimated Burden per Respondent: 420 hours.
    Total Estimated Annual Burden: 3,360 hours.

    Dated: September 18, 2014.
Stuart E. Feldstein,
Director, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the 
Comptroller of the Currency.
    Dated at Washington, DC, the 12th day of September 2014.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Robert E. Feldman,
Executive Secretary.
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