Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 32302-32303 [2016-12081]

Download as PDF 32302 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 99 / Monday, May 23, 2016 / Notices IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (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, e.g., the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: May 16, 2016. Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, OCIO, United States Patent and Trademark Office. [FR Doc. 2016–12042 Filed 5–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No. CFPB–2016–0024] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is requesting to renew the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing information collection titled, ‘‘Policy to Encourage Trial Disclosure Programs; Information Collection.’’ sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before June 22, 2016 to be assured of consideration. DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:25 May 20, 2016 Jkt 238001 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. • OMB: Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 or fax to (202) 395–5806. Mailed or faxed comments to OMB should be to the attention of the OMB Desk Officer for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments received will become public records, 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.reginfo.gov (this link active on the day following publication of this notice). Select ‘‘Information Collection Review,’’ under ‘‘Currently under review, use the dropdown menu ‘‘Select Agency’’ and select ‘‘Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’’ (recent submissions to OMB will be at the top of the list). The same documentation is also available at www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435–9575, or email: CFPB_PRA@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to this email box. 1021(b)(5) of the Act, to ‘‘facilitate access and innovation’’ in the ‘‘markets for consumer financial products and services.’’ There are two main purposes for the use of these eligibility criteria. First, the specific criteria are intended to help the Bureau identify trial disclosure proposals that hold the potential to demonstrate improvements in disclosure to consumers, while controlling appropriately for risks to consumers. Second, by using standardized criteria across all submitters, the Bureau will be better placed to assess the merits of different proposals relative to each other. Request for Comments: The Bureau issued a 60-day Federal Register notice on March 9, 2016, (80 FR 12479). Comments were solicited and continue to be 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Therefore, the USPTO estimates that the total annual (non-hour) cost burden for this collection will be $420,815,258.45, with $1,078,188.45 in postage costs and $419,737,070.00 in filing fees. [FR Doc. 2016–12082 Filed 5–20–16; 8:45 am] ADDRESSES: Title of Collection: Policy to Encourage Trial Disclosure Programs; Information Collection. OMB Control Number: 3170–0039. Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing information collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Abstract: In subsection 1032(e) of the Dodd-Frank Act, 12 U.S.C. 5532(e), Congress gave the Bureau authority to provide certain legal protections to companies to conduct trial disclosure programs. This authority can be used to help further the Bureau’s statutory objective, stated in subsection PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: May 18, 2016. Darrin A. King, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No.: CFPB–2016–0023] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is requesting to renew the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 99 / Monday, May 23, 2016 / Notices approval for an existing information collection titled, ‘‘Equal Access to Justice Act.’’ DATES: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before June 22, 2016 to be assured of consideration. 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. • OMB: Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 or fax to (202) 395–5806. Mailed or faxed comments to OMB should be to the attention of the OMB Desk Officer for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments received will become public records, 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.reginfo.gov (this link active on the day following publication of this notice). Select ‘‘Information Collection Review,’’ under ‘‘Currently under review, use the dropdown menu ‘‘Select Agency’’ and select ‘‘Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’’ (recent submissions to OMB will be at the top of the list). The same documentation is also available at www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435–9575, or email: CFPB_PRA@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to this email box. ADDRESSES: sradovich on DSK3TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Title of Collection: Equal Access to Justice Act. OMB Control Number: 3170–0040. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15. Abstract: The Equal Access to Justice Act (the Act) provides for payment of 18:25 May 20, 2016 Jkt 238001 Dated: May 18, 2016. Darrin A. King, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2016–12081 Filed 5–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force Meeting of the U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Department of the Air Force, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice; withdrawal. AGENCY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 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. Request for Comments: The Bureau issued a 60-day Federal Register notice on March 9, 2016, (80 FR 12478). Comments were solicited and continue to be 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. The Department of the Air Force is withdrawing the notice, Meeting of the U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting that published May 17, 2016 at 81 FR 30521. DATES: This withdrawal is effective May 23, 2016. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Air Force is withdrawing the meeting notice of the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32303 U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors that published May 17, 2016 at 81 FR 30521. The Department received notification from the OPR on 18 May 2016 that the location of the meeting was changed by the Congressional office. The Department will publish a new notice with the updated information in the Federal Register. Henry Williams, Acting Air Force Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–12145 Filed 5–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–10–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Office of the Secretary of Defense, Reserve Forces Policy Board, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place. DATES: Wednesday, June 8, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The address is the Pentagon, Room 3E863, Arlington, VA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Alex Sabol, Designated Federal Officer, (703) 681–0577 (Voice), (703) 681–0002 (Facsimile), Email: Alexander.J.Sabol.Civ@Mail.Mil. Mailing address is Reserve Forces Policy Board, 5113 Leesburg Pike, Suite 601, Falls Church, VA 22041. Web site: http://rfpb.defense.gov/. The most upto-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the RFPB’s Web site. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting notice is being published under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is to obtain, review, and evaluate information related to strategies, policies, and practices designed to improve and enhance the capabilities, efficiency, and effectiveness of the Reserve Components. Agenda: The RFPB will hold a meeting from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 99 (Monday, May 23, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32302-32303]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-12081]


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BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION

[Docket No.: CFPB-2016-0023]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB 
Review; Comment Request

AGENCY: Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is requesting to 
renew the Office of Management and Budget (OMB)

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approval for an existing information collection titled, ``Equal Access 
to Justice Act.''

DATES: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or 
before June 22, 2016 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.
     OMB: Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office 
Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503 or fax to (202) 395-5806. 
Mailed or faxed comments to OMB should be to the attention of the OMB 
Desk Officer for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
    Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will 
not be accepted. In general, all comments received will become public 
records, 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.reginfo.gov 
(this link active on the day following publication of this notice). 
Select ``Information Collection Review,'' under ``Currently under 
review, use the dropdown menu ``Select Agency'' and select ``Consumer 
Financial Protection Bureau'' (recent submissions to OMB will be at the 
top of the list). The same documentation is also available at 
www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be 
directed to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, (Attention: PRA 
Office), 1700 G Street NW., Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435-9575, or 
email: CFPB_PRA@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to this email 
box.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title of Collection: Equal Access to Justice Act.
    OMB Control Number: 3170-0040.
    Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    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.
    Request for Comments: The Bureau issued a 60-day Federal Register 
notice on March 9, 2016, (80 FR 12478). Comments were solicited and 
continue to be 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: May 18, 2016.
Darrin A. King,
Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2016-12081 Filed 5-20-16; 8:45 am]
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