Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery, 12904-12905 [2017-04394]

Download as PDF 12904 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Julio Duval-Medina (NJ) Darlene R. Errichetto (MA) Michael D. Ezell (GA) Thomas E. Fey (NY) Arthur Freeman, Jr. (FL) Gregory L. Grieves (OH) Gregory S. Gustafson (TN) Becky S. Hanley (NE) Frederick M. Harris (CA) Brian W. Hinzman (SD) Emory S. Hudson, Jr. (GA) Paul E. Iacobacci (MA) David A. Kutcher (OH) Tony M. Lawrence (NY) Ronald E. Lockridge (IN) Eileen E. Manning (WI) Warren G. Marlow, Jr. (IN) Edward S. Marshall (ME) Arthur D. McFadden, Sr. (IA) Jeffrey S. Moyer (WA) Joseph M. Mraw (NJ) Richard K. E. Nelson (VA) Charles W. Norris (MA) Kevin W. Pochopin (NY) Antonio S. Romao (MA) Paul Ross, Jr. (GA) Matthew G. Russo, Jr (NJ) Cole J. Schoenneman (CA) Charles W. Scott, Jr. (MD) Mickey J. Self (GA) Jeffrey E. Sobczak (WI) Michael D. Strickland (IL) Vince D. Venezia (PA) Jared M. Wabeke (MI) Marcus D. Wade (IL) Tanner R. Walsh (MN) DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315 each exemption is valid for two years unless revoked earlier by FMCSA. The exemption will be revoked if the following occurs: (1) The person fails to comply with the terms and conditions of the exemption; (2) the exemption has resulted in a lower level of safety than was maintained before it was granted; or (3) continuation of the exemption would not be consistent with the goals and objectives of 49 U.S.C. 31136(e) and 31315. If the exemption is still effective at the end of the 2-year period, the person may apply to FMCSA for a renewal under procedures in effect at that time. Issued on: February 27, 2017. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–04389 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 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 (PRA). In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, 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, ‘‘Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.’’ The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 6, 2017. 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, Attention: 1557–0248, 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 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 submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. Additionally, please send a copy of your comments by mail to: OCC Desk Officer, 1557–0248, 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: Shaquita Merritt, OCC 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 (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), Federal agencies must obtain approval from OMB for each collection of information that they conduct or sponsor. The term ‘‘collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. The OCC requests that OMB extend approval of the following information collection. Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. OMB Control No.: 1557–0248. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Burden Estimate: Number of Respondents: 3,000. Total Annual Burden: 2,350. Description: This generic information collection request (ICR) provides a means to solicit qualitative customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with the Federal government’s commitment to improving service delivery. Qualitative feedback is information that provides useful insights on perceptions and opinions but does not include statistical survey or quantitative results that can be attributed to the population of study. This qualitative feedback provides insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences, and expectations; provides an early warning of issues with service; and/or focuses attention on areas where communication, training, or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. It also enables E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 7, 2017 / Notices ongoing, collaborative, and actionable communications between the OCC and its customers and stakeholders, while also utilizing feedback to improve program management. Soliciting feedback targets areas such as timeliness, appropriateness, accuracy of information, courtesy, efficiency of service delivery, and resolution of issues related to service delivery. The responses are used to inform and plan efforts to improve or maintain the quality of service offered to the public. If the OCC does not collect this information, it will not have access to vital feedback from customers and stakeholders. Under this generic ICR, the OCC will submit a specific information collection for approval only if the collection meets the following conditions: • It is voluntary; • It imposes a low burden on respondents (based on considerations of total burden hours, total number of respondents, or burden-hours per respondent) and a low cost on both respondents and the Federal government; • It is non-controversial and does not raise issues of concern to other Federal agencies; • It is targeted to solicit opinions from respondents who have experience with the program or will have such experience in the near future; • It includes personally identifiable information (PII) only to the extent necessary, and the OCC does not retain the PII; 1 • It gathers information intended to be used internally only for general service improvement and program management purposes and not intended for release outside of the OCC (if released, the OCC must indicate the qualitative nature of the information); • It does not gather information to be used for the purpose of substantially informing influential policy decisions; and • It gathers information that will yield qualitative information and will not be designed or expected to yield statistically reliable results or used to reach general conclusions about the population of study. Feedback collected provides useful information, but it does not yield data that can be attributed to the overall population. This type of generic clearance for qualitative information 1 The OCC may retain PII only in limited circumstances, and if it does so, the OCC must comply with applicable requirements, restrictions, and prohibitions of the Privacy Act and other privacy and confidentiality laws that govern the collection, retention, use, and/or disclosure of such PII. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:01 Mar 06, 2017 Jkt 241001 will not be used for quantitative information collections. As a general matter, information collections will not result in any new system of records containing privacy information and will not ask questions of a sensitive nature. Comments: The OCC issued a notice for 60 days of comment on December 27, 2016, 81 FR 95301. No comments were received. Comments continue to be 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 burden of the information collection; (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: March 1, 2017. Karen Solomon, Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2017–04394 Filed 3–6–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning carryover allocations and other rules relating to the low-income housing credit, and the section 42 utility allowance regulations concerning the low-income housing tax credit. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12905 Written comments should be received on or before May 8, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Tuawana Pinkston, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to LaNita Van Dyke at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Lanita.VanDyke@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Carryover Allocations and Other Rules Relating to the Low-Income Housing Credit. OMB Number: 1545–1102. Regulation Project Number: TD 8520 (Final), TD 9420 (Final). Abstract: The regulations provide the Service the information it needs to ensure that low-income housing tax credits are being properly allocated under section 42. This is accomplished through the use of carryover allocation documents, election statements, and binding agreements executed between taxpayers (e.g. individuals, businesses, etc.) and housing credit agencies. Current Actions: There is no change to this existing regulation. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,430. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour, 50 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,008. 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 as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. 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 DATES: E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection 
Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Generic Clearance for the 
Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery

AGENCY: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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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 (PRA).
    In accordance with the requirements of the PRA, 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, ``Generic Clearance for the Collection 
of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.'' The OCC also is 
giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 6, 2017.

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, Attention: 1557-0248, 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 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 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.
    Additionally, please send a copy of your comments by mail to: OCC 
Desk Officer, 1557-0248, 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: Shaquita Merritt, OCC 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 (44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), Federal 
agencies must obtain approval from OMB for each collection of 
information that they conduct or sponsor. The term ``collection of 
information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and 
includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public 
submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. 
The OCC requests that OMB extend approval of the following information 
collection.
    Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback 
on Agency Service Delivery.
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0248.
    Type of Review: Regular.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Burden Estimate:
    Number of Respondents: 3,000.
    Total Annual Burden: 2,350.
    Description: This generic information collection request (ICR) 
provides a means to solicit qualitative customer and stakeholder 
feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with the Federal 
government's commitment to improving service delivery. Qualitative 
feedback is information that provides useful insights on perceptions 
and opinions but does not include statistical survey or quantitative 
results that can be attributed to the population of study. This 
qualitative feedback provides insights into customer or stakeholder 
perceptions, experiences, and expectations; provides an early warning 
of issues with service; and/or focuses attention on areas where 
communication, training, or changes in operations might improve 
delivery of products or services. It also enables

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ongoing, collaborative, and actionable communications between the OCC 
and its customers and stakeholders, while also utilizing feedback to 
improve program management.
    Soliciting feedback targets areas such as timeliness, 
appropriateness, accuracy of information, courtesy, efficiency of 
service delivery, and resolution of issues related to service delivery. 
The responses are used to inform and plan efforts to improve or 
maintain the quality of service offered to the public. If the OCC does 
not collect this information, it will not have access to vital feedback 
from customers and stakeholders.
    Under this generic ICR, the OCC will submit a specific information 
collection for approval only if the collection meets the following 
conditions:
     It is voluntary;
     It imposes a low burden on respondents (based on 
considerations of total burden hours, total number of respondents, or 
burden-hours per respondent) and a low cost on both respondents and the 
Federal government;
     It is non-controversial and does not raise issues of 
concern to other Federal agencies;
     It is targeted to solicit opinions from respondents who 
have experience with the program or will have such experience in the 
near future;
     It includes personally identifiable information (PII) only 
to the extent necessary, and the OCC does not retain the PII; \1\
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    \1\ The OCC may retain PII only in limited circumstances, and if 
it does so, the OCC must comply with applicable requirements, 
restrictions, and prohibitions of the Privacy Act and other privacy 
and confidentiality laws that govern the collection, retention, use, 
and/or disclosure of such PII.
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     It gathers information intended to be used internally only 
for general service improvement and program management purposes and not 
intended for release outside of the OCC (if released, the OCC must 
indicate the qualitative nature of the information);
     It does not gather information to be used for the purpose 
of substantially informing influential policy decisions; and
     It gathers information that will yield qualitative 
information and will not be designed or expected to yield statistically 
reliable results or used to reach general conclusions about the 
population of study.
    Feedback collected provides useful information, but it does not 
yield data that can be attributed to the overall population. This type 
of generic clearance for qualitative information will not be used for 
quantitative information collections.
    As a general matter, information collections will not result in any 
new system of records containing privacy information and will not ask 
questions of a sensitive nature.
    Comments: The OCC issued a notice for 60 days of comment on 
December 27, 2016, 81 FR 95301. No comments were received. Comments 
continue to be 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 burden of the 
information collection;
    (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: March 1, 2017.
Karen Solomon,
Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
[FR Doc. 2017-04394 Filed 3-6-17; 8:45 am]
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