Announcement Type: Notice and Request for Public Comment, 19453-19454 [2017-08454]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 80 / Thursday, April 27, 2017 / Notices at 202–366–2623, or by email at tara.clark@dot.gov. A TDD is available for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing at 800–877–8339. In addition, FTA will post answers to questions and requests for clarifications on FTA’s Web site at http://transit.dot.gov/ busprogram. To ensure applicants receive accurate information about eligibility or the program, the applicant is encouraged to contact FTA directly, rather than through intermediaries or third parties, with questions. FTA staff may also conduct briefings on the FY 2017 discretionary grants selection and award process upon request. Matthew J. Welbes, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 2017–08489 Filed 4–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Community Development Financial Institutions Fund Announcement Type: Notice and Request for Public Comment Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Treasury. ACTION: Notice. 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 Community Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Community Development Financial Institutions CDFI Program (CDFI Program) and New Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program) Annual Report including the Community Investment Impact System (CIIS). DATES: Written comments must be received on or before June 26, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Submit your comments via email to Greg Bischak, Program Manager for Financial Strategies and Research, CDFI Fund, at cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg Bischak, Program Manager for Financial Strategies and Research, Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20220. Other information regarding the CDFI Fund mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Apr 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 and its programs may be obtained through the CDFI Fund’s Web site at http://www.cdfifund.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: CDFI Program and NMTC Program Annual Report including CIIS. OMB Number: 1559–0027. Abstract: This collection captures quantitative information from Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) and Community Development Entities (CDE) at the institution and transaction levels. This information is used to assess: (1) The recipient’s/allocatee’s activities as detailed in its application materials; (2) the recipient’s/allocatee’s approved use of the assistance; (3) the recipient’s/ allocatee’s financial condition; (4) the socio-economic characteristics of recipient’s/allocatee’s borrowers/ investees, loan and investment terms, repayment status, and community development outcomes; and (5) overall compliance with the terms and conditions of the assistance/allocation agreement entered into by the CDFI Fund and the recipient/allocatee. A CDFI Program or Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA Program) recipient must submit an Annual Report that comprises of several sections that depend on the program and the type of award. The specific components that comprise a recipient’s Annual Report are set forth in the assistance agreement that the recipient enters into with the CDFI Fund in order to receive a CDFI Program or a NACA Program award. These reporting requirements can be found in the assistance agreement templates located on the CDFI Fund Web site at www.cdfifund.gov. NMTC Program allocatees must submit an Annual Report that comprises: (i) A financial statement that has been audited by an independent certified public accountant; (ii) an Institution Level Report (ILR) (including the IRS Compliance Questions section), if the allocatee has issued any Qualified Equity Investments; and (iii) a Transaction Level Report (TLR) if the allocatee has issued any Qualified LowIncome Community Investments in the form of loans or investments. The components that comprise an allocatee’s Annual Report are set forth in the allocation agreement that the allocatee enters into with the CDFI Fund in order to receive a NMTC Program allocation. These requirements can be found in the allocation agreement templates located on the CDFI Fund Web site at www.cdfifund.gov. Type of Review: Regular Review. Affected Public: CDFIs and CDEs; including businesses or other for-profit PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19453 institutions, non-profit entities, and State, local and Tribal entities participating in CDFI Fund programs. Estimated Number of Respondents: CDFI TA Annual ILR: 65. CDFI Annual TLR and ILR: 245. NMTC Annual Report: 275. Estimated Annual Time Per Respondent: CDFI TA Annual ILR: 25. CDFI Annual TLR and ILR: 115. NMTC Annual Report: 85. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 53,175. CDFI TA Annual ILR: 1,625. CDFI Annual TLR and ILR: 28,175. NMTC Annual Report: 23,375. 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 all aspects of the information collections, but commentators may wish to focus particular attention on: (a) The cost for CDFIs and CDEs to operate and maintain the services/systems required to provide the required information; (b) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (c) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper evaluation of the effectiveness and impact of the CDFI Fund’s programs, including whether the information has practical utility; (d) the accuracy of the CDFI Fund’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (e) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information including through the use of technology, such as software for internal accounting and geocoding to capture geographic detail while streamlining and aggregating TLR reporting for upload to CIIS, and; (f) what methods might be used to improve the data quality, internal accounting and efficiency of reporting transactions for serving other targeted populations. Please note that this request for public comment is necessary in order to renew the CIIS data collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act. Next year the CDFI Fund plans to integrate the CIIS data collection into the CDFI Fund’s Awards Management Information System (AMIS). It is anticipated that the transition to AMIS will result in streamlining of the CIIS data collections and a reduction of reporting burden. The CDFI Fund will publish a request for public comment at that time to solicit feedback on the proposed revisions and potential effects on reporting burdens. E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1 19454 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 80 / Thursday, April 27, 2017 / Notices Authority: 12 U.S.C. 4707 et seq.; 26 U.S.C. 45D; 12 CFR part 1805. Mary Ann Donovan, Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fun. [FR Doc. 2017–08454 Filed 4–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–70–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency [Docket ID OCC–2017–0006] Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Department of the Treasury. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The OCC announces a meeting of the Mutual Savings Association Advisory Committee (MSAAC). DATES: A public meeting of the MSAAC will be held on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: The OCC will hold the May 9, 2017 meeting of the MSAAC at the OCC’s offices at 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael R. Brickman, Deputy Comptroller for Thrift Supervision, (202) 649–5420, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Washington, DC 20219. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: By this notice, the OCC is announcing that the MSAAC will convene a meeting on Tuesday, May 9, 2017, at the OCC’s offices at 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. The meeting is open to the public and will begin at 8:30 a.m. EDT. The purpose of the meeting is for the MSAAC to advise the OCC on regulatory changes or other steps the OCC may be able to take to ensure the continued health and viability of mutual savings associations and other issues of concern to existing mutual savings associations. The agenda includes a discussion of current topics of interest to the industry. Members of the public may submit written statements to the MSAAC. The OCC must receive written statements no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Members of the public may submit written statements to MSAAC@occ.treas.gov or by mailing them to Michael R. Brickman, Designated Federal Officer, Mutual mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:07 Apr 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 Savings Association Advisory Committee, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. Members of the public who plan to attend the meeting should contact the OCC by 5:00 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, to inform the OCC of their desire to attend the meeting and to provide information that will be required to facilitate entry into the meeting. Members of the public may contact the OCC via email at MSAAC@ OCC.treas.gov or by telephone at (202) 649–5420. Members of the public who are deaf or hard of hearing should call (202) 649–5597 (TTY) by 5:00 p.m. EDT Tuesday, May 2, 2017, to arrange auxiliary aids such as sign language interpretation for this meeting. Attendees should provide their full name, email address, and organization, if any. For security reasons, attendees will be subject to security screening procedures and must present a valid government-issued identification to enter the building. Dated: April 21, 2017. Thomas J. Curry, Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2017–08516 Filed 4–26–17; 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 affordable care act notice of patient protection. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 26, 2017 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Sara Covington, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Sara.L.Covington@irs.gov. Title: Disclosure Requirement For Patient Protections under the Affordable Care Act. OMB Number: 1545–2181. Regulation Project Number: T.D. 9744. Abstract: Section 2719A of the Public Health Service Act (PHS Act), incorporated into Code section 9815 by section 1563(f) of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, Public Law 111–148, requires that a group health plan or a health insurance issuer requiring or allowing for the designation of a primary care provider provide notice to participants of the right to designate a primary care provider (including a pediatrician for a child) and of the right to obtain access to obstetrical or gynecological services without referral from a primary care provider. Current Actions: Changes in the burden estimates. Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; not-for profit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 41,000. Estimated Number of Responses: 693,007. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,173. 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 agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (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 E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 80 (Thursday, April 27, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19453-19454]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-08454]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Community Development Financial Institutions Fund


Announcement Type: Notice and Request for Public Comment

AGENCY: Community Development Financial Institutions Fund, Treasury.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 Community 
Development Financial Institutions Fund (CDFI Fund), U.S. Department of 
the Treasury, is soliciting comments concerning the Community 
Development Financial Institutions CDFI Program (CDFI Program) and New 
Markets Tax Credit Program (NMTC Program) Annual Report including the 
Community Investment Impact System (CIIS).

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before June 26, 2017 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments via email to Greg Bischak, Program 
Manager for Financial Strategies and Research, CDFI Fund, at 
cdfihelp@cdfi.treas.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg Bischak, Program Manager for 
Financial Strategies and Research, Community Development Financial 
Institutions Fund, U.S. Department of the Treasury, 1500 Pennsylvania 
Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20220. Other information regarding the CDFI 
Fund and its programs may be obtained through the CDFI Fund's Web site 
at http://www.cdfifund.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: CDFI Program and NMTC Program Annual Report including CIIS.
    OMB Number: 1559-0027.
    Abstract: This collection captures quantitative information from 
Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFI) and Community 
Development Entities (CDE) at the institution and transaction levels. 
This information is used to assess: (1) The recipient's/allocatee's 
activities as detailed in its application materials; (2) the 
recipient's/allocatee's approved use of the assistance; (3) the 
recipient's/allocatee's financial condition; (4) the socio-economic 
characteristics of recipient's/allocatee's borrowers/investees, loan 
and investment terms, repayment status, and community development 
outcomes; and (5) overall compliance with the terms and conditions of 
the assistance/allocation agreement entered into by the CDFI Fund and 
the recipient/allocatee.
    A CDFI Program or Native American CDFI Assistance Program (NACA 
Program) recipient must submit an Annual Report that comprises of 
several sections that depend on the program and the type of award. The 
specific components that comprise a recipient's Annual Report are set 
forth in the assistance agreement that the recipient enters into with 
the CDFI Fund in order to receive a CDFI Program or a NACA Program 
award. These reporting requirements can be found in the assistance 
agreement templates located on the CDFI Fund Web site at 
www.cdfifund.gov. NMTC Program allocatees must submit an Annual Report 
that comprises: (i) A financial statement that has been audited by an 
independent certified public accountant; (ii) an Institution Level 
Report (ILR) (including the IRS Compliance Questions section), if the 
allocatee has issued any Qualified Equity Investments; and (iii) a 
Transaction Level Report (TLR) if the allocatee has issued any 
Qualified Low-Income Community Investments in the form of loans or 
investments. The components that comprise an allocatee's Annual Report 
are set forth in the allocation agreement that the allocatee enters 
into with the CDFI Fund in order to receive a NMTC Program allocation. 
These requirements can be found in the allocation agreement templates 
located on the CDFI Fund Web site at www.cdfifund.gov.
    Type of Review: Regular Review.
    Affected Public: CDFIs and CDEs; including businesses or other for-
profit institutions, non-profit entities, and State, local and Tribal 
entities participating in CDFI Fund programs.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: CDFI TA Annual ILR: 65.
    CDFI Annual TLR and ILR: 245.
    NMTC Annual Report: 275.
    Estimated Annual Time Per Respondent:

    CDFI TA Annual ILR: 25.
    CDFI Annual TLR and ILR: 115.
    NMTC Annual Report: 85.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 53,175.
    CDFI TA Annual ILR: 1,625.
    CDFI Annual TLR and ILR: 28,175.
    NMTC Annual Report: 23,375.
    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 
all aspects of the information collections, but commentators may wish 
to focus particular attention on: (a) The cost for CDFIs and CDEs to 
operate and maintain the services/systems required to provide the 
required information; (b) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; (c) whether the collection 
of information is necessary for the proper evaluation of the 
effectiveness and impact of the CDFI Fund's programs, including whether 
the information has practical utility; (d) the accuracy of the CDFI 
Fund's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (e) 
ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information including 
through the use of technology, such as software for internal accounting 
and geocoding to capture geographic detail while streamlining and 
aggregating TLR reporting for upload to CIIS, and; (f) what methods 
might be used to improve the data quality, internal accounting and 
efficiency of reporting transactions for serving other targeted 
populations.
    Please note that this request for public comment is necessary in 
order to renew the CIIS data collection under the Paperwork Reduction 
Act. Next year the CDFI Fund plans to integrate the CIIS data 
collection into the CDFI Fund's Awards Management Information System 
(AMIS). It is anticipated that the transition to AMIS will result in 
streamlining of the CIIS data collections and a reduction of reporting 
burden. The CDFI Fund will publish a request for public comment at that 
time to solicit feedback on the proposed revisions and potential 
effects on reporting burdens.


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    Authority:  12 U.S.C. 4707 et seq.; 26 U.S.C. 45D; 12 CFR part 
1805.

Mary Ann Donovan,
Director, Community Development Financial Institutions Fun.
[FR Doc. 2017-08454 Filed 4-26-17; 8:45 am]
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