Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 57374-57375 [2015-24131]

Download as PDF 57374 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 184 / Wednesday, September 23, 2015 / Notices A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (Adam M. Drimer, Assistant Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261–4528: 1. The Asheville Savings Bank, S.S.B. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Asheville, North Carolina, and its trustee, Pentegra Trust Company, Shelton, Connecticut; to retain voting shares of ASB Bancorp, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Ashville Savings Bank, SSB, both in Asheville, North Carolina. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 18, 2015. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2015–24138 Filed 9–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. SUMMARY: On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), to approve of and assign OMB numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board. Board-approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the PRA Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of information instruments are placed into OMB’s public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB number. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 23, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Reg G, by any of the following methods: • Agency Web site: http:// www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at http://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/ foia/proposedregs.aspx. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: regs.comments@ federalreserve.gov. Include OMB mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Sep 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 number in the subject line of the message. • FAX: (202) 452–3819 or (202) 452– 3102. • Mail: Robert deV. Frierson, Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20551. All public comments are available from the Board’s Web site at http:// www.federalreserve.gov/apps/foia/ proposedregs.aspx as submitted, unless modified for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper form in Room 3515, 1801 K Street (between 18th and 19th Streets NW.) Washington, DC 20006 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. Additionally, commenters may send a copy of their comments to the OMB Desk Officer—Shagufta Ahmed—Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235 725, 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to (202) 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the PRA OMB submission, including the proposed reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB’s public docket files, once approved. These documents will also be made available on the Federal Reserve Board’s public Web site at: http:// www.federalreserve.gov/apps/ reportforms/review.aspx or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears below. Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer—Nuha Elmaghrabi—Office of the Chief Data Officer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551 (202) 452–3829. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202) 263–4869, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comment on Information Collection Proposal The following information collection, which is being handled under this delegated authority, has received initial Board approval and is hereby published for comment. At the end of the comment period, the proposed information collection, along with an analysis of comments and recommendations received, will be submitted to the Board for final approval under OMB delegated authority. Comments are invited on the following: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the Federal Reserve’s functions; including whether the information has practical utility; b. The accuracy of the Federal Reserve’s estimate of the burden of the proposed 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 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. Proposal To Approve Under OMB Delegated Authority the Extension for Three Years, Without Revision, of the Following Report 1. Report title: Requirements for Disclosure and Reporting of Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)-Related Agreements (Regulation G). Agency form number: Reg G. OMB control number: 7100–0299. Frequency: On occasion and annual. Reporters: State member banks and their subsidiaries; bank holding companies; savings and loan holding companies; and affiliates of bank holding companies and savings and loan holding institutions, other than banks, savings associations and subsidiaries of banks and savings associations; and nongovernmental entities or persons (NGEPs) that enter into covered agreements with any of the aforementioned companies. Estimated annual reporting hours: Disclosure burden for insured depository institutions (IDI) and affiliates: Covered agreements to public, 6 hours; and Agreements relating to activities of CRA affiliates, 6 hours; Reporting burden for IDI and affiliates: Copy of agreements to agency, 8 hours; List of agreements to agency, 8 hours; Annual report, 8 hours; and Filing NGEP annual report, 6 hours; Disclosure burden for NGEP: Covered agreements to public, 6 hours; Reporting burden for NGEP: Copy of agreements to agency, 6 hours; and Annual report, 24 hours. Estimated average hours per response: Disclosure burden for IDI and affiliates: Covered agreements to public, 1 hour; and Agreements relating to activities of CRA affiliates, 1 hour; Reporting burden for IDI and affiliates: Copy of agreements to agency, 1 hour; List of agreements to agency, 1 hour; Annual E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 184 / Wednesday, September 23, 2015 / Notices report, 4 hours; and Filing NGEP annual report, 1 hour; Disclosure burden for NGEP: Covered agreements to public, 1 hour; Reporting burden for NGEP: Copy of agreements to agency, 1 hour; and Annual report, 4 hours. Number of respondents: Disclosure burden for IDI and affiliates: Covered agreements to public, 2 respondents; and Agreements relating to activities of CRA affiliates, 2 respondents; Reporting burden for IDI and affiliates: Copy of agreements to agency, 2 respondents; List of agreements to agency, 2 respondents; Annual report, 2 respondents; and Filing NGEP annual report, 2 respondents; Disclosure burden for NGEP: Covered agreements to public, 6 respondents; Reporting burden for NGEP: Copy of agreements to agency, 6 respondents; and Annual report, 6 respondents. General description of report: This information collection is mandatory pursuant to Section 48 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1831y). The Board does not generally consider the information obtained under Regulation G to be confidential. However, a respondent may request confidential treatment under section (b)(4) of the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Section (b)(4) provides an exemption for ‘‘trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential’’ (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4)). In order for a respondent to avail itself of this exemption, the respondent would have to show that the release of information would likely cause substantial harm to their competitive position. In addition, the information obtained under Regulation G may in appropriate circumstances also be withheld pursuant to section (b)(8) of the FOIA, which exempts information contained in ‘‘examination, operating, or condition reports prepared by, on behalf of, or for the use of an agency responsible for the regulation or supervision of financial institutions’’ (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8)). Abstract: Regulation G implements provisions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA) that require reporting and public disclosure of written agreements between (1) IDIs or their affiliates and (2) NGEPs, that are made in connection with the fulfillment of CRA requirements.1 The GLBA requires both IDIs and NGEPs to make a copy of any CRA-Related agreement available upon request and file an annual report with each relevant supervisory agency regarding the use of funds under such agreement for that fiscal year. In 1 12 U.S.C. 2901 et seq. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Sep 22, 2015 Jkt 235001 addition, an IDI and affiliate must provide to the relevant supervisory agency each calendar quarter a list of all CRA-related agreements entered into during the quarter with a copy of the agreement. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 18, 2015. Robert deV. Frierson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2015–24131 Filed 9–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Tribal Consultation Meetings Office of Head Start (OHS), Administration for Children and Families, HHS. ACTION: Notice of meetings. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007, Public Law 110–134, notice is hereby given of two 1-day Tribal Consultation Sessions to be held between the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Administration for Children and Families, OHS leadership and the leadership of Tribal Governments operating Head Start (including Early Head Start) programs. The purpose of these Consultation Sessions is to discuss ways to better meet the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native children and their families, taking into consideration funding allocations, distribution formulas, and other issues affecting the delivery of Head Start services in their geographic locations [42 U.S.C. 9835, Section 640(l)(4)]. DATES: October 13, 2015, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; October 28, 2015, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: Locations: • October 13, 2015—Aleutian Pribilof Islands Association, 1131 East International Airport Road, Anchorage, Alaska 99518. • October 28, 2015—The Pearl River Resort, 13541 Highway, 16 West, Choctaw, Mississippi 39350. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fran Majestic, Director of Program Operations Division, Office of Head Start, email Frances.Majestic@ acf.hhs.gov, or phone (202) 205–8390. Additional information and online meeting registration is available at: http://eclkc.ohs.acf.hhs.gov/hslc/hs/ calendar/tc2015. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 57375 HHS announces OHS Tribal Consultations for leaders of Tribal Governments operating Head Start and Early Head Start programs. The agenda for the scheduled OHS Tribal Consultations in Anchorage, Alaska, and Choctaw, Mississippi, will be organized around the statutory purposes of Head Start Tribal Consultations related to meeting the needs of American Indian and Alaska Native children and families, taking into consideration funding allocations, distribution formulas, and other issues affecting the delivery of Head Start services in their geographic locations. In addition, OHS will share actions taken and in progress to address the issues and concerns raised in the 2014 OHS Tribal Consultations. The Consultation Sessions will be conducted with elected or appointed leaders of Tribal Governments and their designated representatives [42 U.S.C. 9835, Section 640(l)(4)(A)]. Designees must have a letter from the Tribal Government authorizing them to represent the tribe. Tribal Governments must submit the designee letter at least 3 days in advance of the Consultation Session to Fran Majestic at Frances.Majestic@acf.hhs.gov. Other representatives of tribal organizations and Native nonprofit organizations are welcome to attend as observers. A detailed report of each Consultation Session will be prepared and made available within 45 days of the Consultation Sessions to all Tribal Governments receiving funds for Head Start and Early Head Start programs. Tribes wishing to submit written testimony for the report should send testimony to Fran Majestic at Frances.Majestic@acf.hhs.gov either prior to each Consultation Session or within 30 days after each meeting. OHS will summarize oral testimony and comments from the Consultation Session in each report without attribution, along with topics of concern and recommendations. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 11, 2015. Blanca E. Enriquez, Director, Office of Head Start. [FR Doc. 2015–23720 Filed 9–22–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–40–P E:\FR\FM\23SEN1.SGM 23SEN1

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
SUMMARY: On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System 
(Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), 
to approve of and assign OMB numbers to collection of information 
requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board. Board-
approved collections of information are incorporated into the official 
OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies 
of the PRA Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of 
information instruments are placed into OMB's public docket files. The 
Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not 
required to respond to, an information collection that has been 
extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless 
it displays a currently valid OMB number.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 23, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Reg G, by any of the 
following methods:
     Agency Web site: http://www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments at http://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/foia/proposedregs.aspx.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include OMB 
number in the subject line of the message.
     FAX: (202) 452-3819 or (202) 452-3102.
     Mail: Robert deV. Frierson, Secretary, Board of Governors 
of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW., 
Washington, DC 20551.
    All public comments are available from the Board's Web site at 
http://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/foia/proposedregs.aspx as submitted, 
unless modified for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will 
not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public 
comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper form in Room 
3515, 1801 K Street (between 18th and 19th Streets NW.) Washington, DC 
20006 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays.
    Additionally, commenters may send a copy of their comments to the 
OMB Desk Officer--Shagufta Ahmed--Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office 
Building, Room 10235 725, 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503 or by 
fax to (202) 395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the PRA OMB submission, 
including the proposed reporting form and instructions, supporting 
statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB's public 
docket files, once approved. These documents will also be made 
available on the Federal Reserve Board's public Web site at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/reportforms/review.aspx or may be requested 
from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears below.
    Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer--Nuha Elmaghrabi--Office of 
the Chief Data Officer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 
System, Washington, DC 20551 (202) 452-3829. Telecommunications Device 
for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202) 263-4869, Board of Governors 
of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Request for Comment on Information Collection Proposal

    The following information collection, which is being handled under 
this delegated authority, has received initial Board approval and is 
hereby published for comment. At the end of the comment period, the 
proposed information collection, along with an analysis of comments and 
recommendations received, will be submitted to the Board for final 
approval under OMB delegated authority. Comments are invited on the 
following:
    a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the Federal Reserve's functions; including 
whether the information has practical utility;
    b. The accuracy of the Federal Reserve's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed 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 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.

Proposal To Approve Under OMB Delegated Authority the Extension for 
Three Years, Without Revision, of the Following Report

    1. Report title: Requirements for Disclosure and Reporting of 
Community Reinvestment Act (CRA)-Related Agreements (Regulation G).
    Agency form number: Reg G.
    OMB control number: 7100-0299.
    Frequency: On occasion and annual.
    Reporters: State member banks and their subsidiaries; bank holding 
companies; savings and loan holding companies; and affiliates of bank 
holding companies and savings and loan holding institutions, other than 
banks, savings associations and subsidiaries of banks and savings 
associations; and nongovernmental entities or persons (NGEPs) that 
enter into covered agreements with any of the aforementioned companies.
    Estimated annual reporting hours: Disclosure burden for insured 
depository institutions (IDI) and affiliates: Covered agreements to 
public, 6 hours; and Agreements relating to activities of CRA 
affiliates, 6 hours; Reporting burden for IDI and affiliates: Copy of 
agreements to agency, 8 hours; List of agreements to agency, 8 hours; 
Annual report, 8 hours; and Filing NGEP annual report, 6 hours; 
Disclosure burden for NGEP: Covered agreements to public, 6 hours; 
Reporting burden for NGEP: Copy of agreements to agency, 6 hours; and 
Annual report, 24 hours.
    Estimated average hours per response: Disclosure burden for IDI and 
affiliates: Covered agreements to public, 1 hour; and Agreements 
relating to activities of CRA affiliates, 1 hour; Reporting burden for 
IDI and affiliates: Copy of agreements to agency, 1 hour; List of 
agreements to agency, 1 hour; Annual

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report, 4 hours; and Filing NGEP annual report, 1 hour; Disclosure 
burden for NGEP: Covered agreements to public, 1 hour; Reporting burden 
for NGEP: Copy of agreements to agency, 1 hour; and Annual report, 4 
hours.
    Number of respondents: Disclosure burden for IDI and affiliates: 
Covered agreements to public, 2 respondents; and Agreements relating to 
activities of CRA affiliates, 2 respondents; Reporting burden for IDI 
and affiliates: Copy of agreements to agency, 2 respondents; List of 
agreements to agency, 2 respondents; Annual report, 2 respondents; and 
Filing NGEP annual report, 2 respondents; Disclosure burden for NGEP: 
Covered agreements to public, 6 respondents; Reporting burden for NGEP: 
Copy of agreements to agency, 6 respondents; and Annual report, 6 
respondents.
    General description of report: This information collection is 
mandatory pursuant to Section 48 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act 
(12 U.S.C. 1831y). The Board does not generally consider the 
information obtained under Regulation G to be confidential. However, a 
respondent may request confidential treatment under section (b)(4) of 
the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Section (b)(4) provides an 
exemption for ``trade secrets and commercial or financial information 
obtained from a person and privileged or confidential'' (5 U.S.C. 
552(b)(4)). In order for a respondent to avail itself of this 
exemption, the respondent would have to show that the release of 
information would likely cause substantial harm to their competitive 
position. In addition, the information obtained under Regulation G may 
in appropriate circumstances also be withheld pursuant to section 
(b)(8) of the FOIA, which exempts information contained in 
``examination, operating, or condition reports prepared by, on behalf 
of, or for the use of an agency responsible for the regulation or 
supervision of financial institutions'' (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8)).
    Abstract: Regulation G implements provisions of the Gramm-Leach-
Bliley Act (GLBA) that require reporting and public disclosure of 
written agreements between (1) IDIs or their affiliates and (2) NGEPs, 
that are made in connection with the fulfillment of CRA 
requirements.\1\ The GLBA requires both IDIs and NGEPs to make a copy 
of any CRA-Related agreement available upon request and file an annual 
report with each relevant supervisory agency regarding the use of funds 
under such agreement for that fiscal year. In addition, an IDI and 
affiliate must provide to the relevant supervisory agency each calendar 
quarter a list of all CRA-related agreements entered into during the 
quarter with a copy of the agreement.
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    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, September 18, 
2015.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2015-24131 Filed 9-22-15; 8:45 am]
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