Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Municipal Securities Dealers and Government Securities Brokers and Dealers-Registration and Withdrawal, 10716-10717 [2016-04354]

Download as PDF 10716 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 1, 2016 / Notices noncompliance and to remedy the defect or noncompliance. Therefore, any decision on this petition only applies to the subject vehicles that Volkswagen no longer controlled at the time it determined that the noncompliance existed. However, any decision on this petition does not relieve vehicle distributors and dealers of the prohibitions on the sale, offer for sale, or introduction or delivery for introduction into interstate commerce of the noncompliant vehicles under their control after Volkswagen notified them that the subject noncompliance existed. Authority: 49 U.S.C. 30118, 30120: delegations of authority at 49 CFR 1.95 and 501.8. Jeffrey M. Giuseppe, Director, Office of Vehicle Safety Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–04371 Filed 2–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Municipal Securities Dealers and Government Securities Brokers and Dealers—Registration and Withdrawal 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 take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (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 Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), 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 the renewal of its information collection asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:39 Feb 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 titled, ’’Municipal Securities Dealers and Government Securities Brokers and Dealers—Registration and Withdrawal.’’ DATES: You should submit written comments by May 2, 2016. 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, Mail Stop 9W–11, Attention: 1557–0184, Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to (571) 465–4326 or by electronic mail to prainfo@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 or, for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, TTY, (202) 649– 5597. Upon arrival, visitors will be required to present valid governmentissued 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 include any information in your comment or supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate for public disclosure. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shaquita Merritt, Clearance Officer, (202) 649–5490 or, 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., Washington, DC 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, 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 obtaining, causing to be obtained, soliciting, or requiring the disclosure to an Agency of information by means of identical questions posed to, or identical reporting, recordkeeping, or disclosure requirements imposed on, ten or more persons. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or revision of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB PO 00000 Frm 00152 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 for approval. In compliance with the PRA, the OCC is publishing notice of the proposed extension of the collection of information set forth in this document. The OCC is proposing to extend OMB approval of the following information collection: Title: Municipal Securities Dealers and Government Securities Brokers and Dealers—Registration and Withdrawal. OMB Control No.: 1557–0184. Form Numbers: MSD, MSDW,1 MSD– 4, MSD–5, G–FIN, G–FINW, GFIN–4 and GFIN–5.2 Abstract: This information collection is required to satisfy the requirements of section 15B 3 and section 15C 4 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, which require, in part, any national bank or Federal savings association that acts as a government securities broker/dealer or a municipal securities dealer to file the appropriate form with the OCC to inform the agency of its broker/dealer activities. The OCC uses this information to determine which national banks and Federal savings associations are acting as government securities broker/dealers and municipal securities dealers and to monitor entry into and exit from these activities by institutions and registered persons. The OCC also uses the information in planning national bank and Federal savings association examinations. Type of Review: Renewal of a currently approved collection. The collection has not changed. The OCC asks only that OMB approve its revised estimates and extend its approval of the forms. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 19 (8 government securities dealers; 1 municipal securities dealer; and 10 municipal and government securities dealers). Estimated Number of Responses: 802. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Annual Burden: 735.5 burden hours. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a 1 The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) maintains collections for the MSD and MSDW under OMB Control Nos. 3235–0083 and 3235– 0087, however, there is a requirement that these be filed with the OCC, which is covered by OMB Control No. 1557–0184. 2 The Department of the Treasury maintains collections for the G–FIN–4 and G–FIN–5 under OMB Control No. 1535–0089, however there is a requirement that they be filed with the OCC, which is covered by OMB Control No. 1557–0184. 3 15 U.S.C. 78o–4. 4 15 U.S.C. 78o–5. E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 1, 2016 / Notices 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: February 24, 2016. Mary Hoyle Gottlieb, Regulatory Specialist, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division. [FR Doc. 2016–04354 Filed 2–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Foreign Assets Control Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Providers of Travel and Carrier Services Submission Office of Foreign Assets Control, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning information collection requirements for OFAC’s Provider of Travel and Carrier Services information collection, which are contained within the Cuban Assets Control Regulations set forth at 31 CFR part 515. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 2, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:18 Feb 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 instructions on the Web site for submitting comments. Fax: Attn: Request for Comments (Persons Providing Travel and Carrier Services to Cuba) 202–622–1657. Mail: Attn: Request for Comments (Persons Providing Travel and Carrier Services to Cuba), Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20220. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and the Federal Register Doc. number that appears at the end of this document. Comments received will be made available to the public via regulations.gov or upon request, without change and including any personal information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control: Assistant Director for Licensing, tel.: 202–622– 2480, Assistant Director for Regulatory Affairs, tel.: 202–622–4855, Assistant Director for Sanctions Compliance & Evaluation, tel.: 202–622–2490; or the Department of the Treasury’s Office of the Chief Counsel (Foreign Assets Control), Office of the General Counsel, tel.: 202–622–2410. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Persons Providing Travel and Carrier Services Submission. OMB Number: 1505–0168. Abstract: The information is required of persons subject to the jurisdiction of the United States who have been authorized by OFAC to provide travel and carrier services in connection with travel-related transactions involving Cuba pursuant to the general licenses in section 515.572 of the Cuban Assets Control Regulations, 31 CFR part 515 (CACR). Persons providing services authorized pursuant to 31 CFR 515.572 are required to retain for at least five years from the date of the transaction certain documentation from customers indicating the source of their authorization to travel to Cuba, which must be furnished to OFAC on demand. Current Actions: As a result of policy changes, which were implemented in regulatory changes published by OFAC on January 16, 2015 (80 FR 2291), September 21, 2015 (80 FR 56915), and January 27, 2016 (81 FR 4583), OFAC modified the information collection requirements on persons providing travel and carrier services for the collection of that information as previously approved by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) (No. 1505–0168). As to information collection requirements, OFAC previously required licensed Travel PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10717 Service Providers to gather certain personal data about authorized travelers and provide it to licensed Carrier Service Providers, which then submitted this and certain other information to OFAC. OFAC now requires only that persons subject to U.S. jurisdiction providing services authorized pursuant to 31 CFR 515.572 retain for at least five years from the date of the transaction a certification from each customer indicating the section of the CACR that authorizes the person to travel to Cuba. In the case of a customer traveling under a specific license, a copy of the license must be maintained on file with the person subject to U.S. jurisdiction providing services authorized pursuant to 31 CFR 515.572. These records must be furnished to OFAC on demand. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals, households, businesses, banking institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,750,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 minute. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 29,167. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained for five years. Request for Comments 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. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the 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; (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; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection 
Renewal; Comment Request; Municipal Securities Dealers and Government 
Securities Brokers and Dealers--Registration and Withdrawal

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.
    Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (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 Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), 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 the 
renewal of its information collection titled, ''Municipal Securities 
Dealers and Government Securities Brokers and Dealers--Registration and 
Withdrawal.''

DATES:  You should submit written comments by May 2, 2016.

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, Mail 
Stop 9W-11, Attention: 1557-0184, Washington, DC 20219. In addition, 
comments may be sent by fax to (571) 465-4326 or by electronic mail to 
prainfo@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 or, for 
persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, TTY, (202) 649-5597. 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 include any information in your comment or 
supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate 
for public disclosure.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shaquita Merritt, Clearance Officer, 
(202) 649-5490 or, 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., Washington, DC 
20219.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  Under the PRA, 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 obtaining, causing to be 
obtained, soliciting, or requiring the disclosure to an Agency of 
information by means of identical questions posed to, or identical 
reporting, recordkeeping, or disclosure requirements imposed on, ten or 
more persons. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA requires Federal 
agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning 
each proposed collection of information, including each proposed 
extension or revision of an existing collection of information, before 
submitting the collection to OMB for approval. In compliance with the 
PRA, the OCC is publishing notice of the proposed extension of the 
collection of information set forth in this document.
    The OCC is proposing to extend OMB approval of the following 
information collection:
    Title: Municipal Securities Dealers and Government Securities 
Brokers and Dealers--Registration and Withdrawal.
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0184.
    Form Numbers: MSD, MSDW,\1\ MSD-4, MSD-5, G-FIN, G-FINW, GFIN-4 and 
GFIN-5.\2\
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    \1\ The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) maintains 
collections for the MSD and MSDW under OMB Control Nos. 3235-0083 
and 3235-0087, however, there is a requirement that these be filed 
with the OCC, which is covered by OMB Control No. 1557-0184.
    \2\ The Department of the Treasury maintains collections for the 
G-FIN-4 and G-FIN-5 under OMB Control No. 1535-0089, however there 
is a requirement that they be filed with the OCC, which is covered 
by OMB Control No. 1557-0184.
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    Abstract: This information collection is required to satisfy the 
requirements of section 15B \3\ and section 15C \4\ of the Securities 
Exchange Act of 1934, which require, in part, any national bank or 
Federal savings association that acts as a government securities 
broker/dealer or a municipal securities dealer to file the appropriate 
form with the OCC to inform the agency of its broker/dealer activities. 
The OCC uses this information to determine which national banks and 
Federal savings associations are acting as government securities 
broker/dealers and municipal securities dealers and to monitor entry 
into and exit from these activities by institutions and registered 
persons. The OCC also uses the information in planning national bank 
and Federal savings association examinations.
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    \3\ 15 U.S.C. 78o-4.
    \4\ 15 U.S.C. 78o-5.
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    Type of Review: Renewal of a currently approved collection. The 
collection has not changed. The OCC asks only that OMB approve its 
revised estimates and extend its approval of the forms.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 19 (8 government securities 
dealers; 1 municipal securities dealer; and 10 municipal and government 
securities dealers).
    Estimated Number of Responses: 802. Frequency of Response: On 
occasion.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 735.5 burden hours.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become 
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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: February 24, 2016.
Mary Hoyle Gottlieb,
Regulatory Specialist, Legislative & Regulatory Activities Division.
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