Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request, 45109-45110 [2018-19156]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 5, 2018 / Notices beyond 12 months, if needed. These estimated times include gathering the necessary information, preparing the application and any supplemental materials, and submitting the completed request to USPTO. Estimated Total Annual Respondent Cost Burden: 205 hours. Estimated Total Annual Respondent (Hourly) Cost Burden: $59,757.50. The USPTO expects that attorneys will complete the Petition to Extend the IC No. Item 1 ..................... 1 ..................... 2 ..................... Total ........ .............................................................. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Estimated response Estimated annual burden hours Rate Estimated total cost (a) (b) (a) × (b) = (c) (d) (c) × (d) = (e) 17:04 Sep 04, 2018 Jkt 244001 100 $291.50 $29,150.00 4 25 100 291.50 29,150.00 1 5 5 291.50 1,457.50 ........................ 55 205 ........................ 59,757.50 Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request Marcie Lovett, Records and Information Governance Division Director, OCTO, United States Patent and Trademark Office. BILLING CODE 3510–16–P 25 [Docket No. CFPB–2018–0029] 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. 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. [FR Doc. 2018–19201 Filed 9–4–18; 8:45 am] 4 BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION IV. Request for Comments 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, ‘‘Mortgage Acts And Practices (Regulation N) 12 CFR 1014’’. DATES: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before November 5, 2018 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: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: FederalRegisterComments@ cfpb.gov. Include Docket No. CFPB– 2018–0029 in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Comment intake, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection SUMMARY: PO 00000 Survey, published by the Commerce on the Economics of Legal Practice of the American Intellectual Property Law Association. The professional hourly rate for paralegals is $145, as established in the 2016 National Utilization and Compensation Survey Report, published by the National Association of Legal Assistants (NALA). Using the combined hourly rate, the USPTO estimates that the total respondent cost burden for this collection is $59,757.50 per year. Estimated response time (hours) Humanitarian Program Application (Humanitarian Use) (PTO/PFH/001). Humanitarian Program Application (Humanitarian Research) (PTO/ PFH/002). Petition to Extend the Redemption Period of the Humanitarian Awards Certificate (PTO/SB/431). Estimated Total Annual (Non-hour) Respondent Cost Burden: $0. This collection has no annual (non-hour) postage, operation, maintenance, or filing fee costs. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Redemption Period of the Humanitarian Awards Certificate and that attorneys or paralegals will complete the Humanitarian Program Application Form. The USPTO uses a professional hourly rate of $291.50 for respondent cost burden, which is the average rate of both attorneys and paralegals. The professional hourly rate for an intellectual property attorney in a private firm is $438, as established in the 2017 Report on the Economic 45109 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Comment intake, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552. 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.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435– 9575, or email: CFPB_PRA@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact CFPB_Accessibility@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to these email boxes. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Mortgage Acts And Practices (Regulation N) 12 CFR 1014. OMB Control Number: 3170–0009. Type of Review: Extension without Change of an existing information Collection. E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1 45110 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 5, 2018 / Notices Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities. Estimated Number of Respondents: 483. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 242. Abstract: Regulation N (12 CFR 1014), prohibits misrepresentations about the terms of mortgage credit products in commercial communications and requires that covered persons keep certain related records for a period of twenty-four (24) months from last dissemination. The information that Regulation N requires covered persons to retain is necessary to ensure efficient and effective law enforcement to address deceptive practices that occur in the mortgage advertising area. The Bureau is not proposing any new or revised collections of information pursuant to this request. Request for Comments: Comments are 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: August 28, 2018. Darrin A. King, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2018–19156 Filed 9–4–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No. CFPB–2018–0030] daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Agency Information Collection Activities: 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:04 Sep 04, 2018 Jkt 244001 requesting to renew the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing information collection titled, ‘‘Consumer Leasing Act (Regulation M) 12 CFR 1013.’’ DATES: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before November 5, 2018 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: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: FederalRegisterComments@ cfpb.gov. Include Docket No. CFPB– 2018–0030 in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Comment intake, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Comment intake, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552. 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.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection, (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435– 9575, or email: CFPB_PRA@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact CFPB_Accessibility@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to these email boxes. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Consumer Leasing Act (Regulation M) 12 CFR 1013. OMB Control Number: 3170–0006. Type of Review: Extension without change of an existing Information Collection. Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities. Estimated Number of Respondents: 13,718. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,126. Abstract: Consumers rely on the disclosures required by the Consumer PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Leasing Act, 15 U.S.C. 1667 et seq. (CLA) and Regulation M, 12 CFR 1013, for information to comparison shop among leases, as well as to ascertain the true costs and terms of lease offers. Federal and State enforcement and private litigants use the records to ascertain whether accurate and complete disclosures of the cost of leases have been provided to consumers prior to consummation of the lease. This information provides the primary evidence of law violations in CLA enforcement actions brought by Federal agencies. Without Regulation M’s recordkeeping requirement, the agencies’ ability to enforce the CLA would be significantly impaired. Request for Comments: Comments are 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: August 28, 2018. Darrin A. King, Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. [FR Doc. 2018–19160 Filed 9–4–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–AM–P BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION [Docket No. CFPB–2018–0026] Agency Information Collection Activities: 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, ‘‘Registration of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 172 (Wednesday, September 5, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45109-45110]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-19156]


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BUREAU OF CONSUMER FINANCIAL PROTECTION

[Docket No. CFPB-2018-0029]


Agency Information Collection Activities: 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) approval for an 
existing information collection titled, ``Mortgage Acts And Practices 
(Regulation N) 12 CFR 1014''.

DATES: Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or 
before November 5, 2018 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: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: [email protected]. Include Docket 
No. CFPB-2018-0029 in the subject line of the message.
     Mail: Comment intake, Bureau of Consumer Financial 
Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 
20552.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Comment intake, Bureau of Consumer 
Financial Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20552.
    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.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be 
directed to the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Attention: PRA 
Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552, (202) 435-9575, or 
email: [email protected]. If you require this document in an 
alternative electronic format, please contact 
[email protected]. Please do not submit comments to these 
email boxes.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title of Collection: Mortgage Acts And Practices (Regulation N) 12 
CFR 1014.
    OMB Control Number: 3170-0009.
    Type of Review: Extension without Change of an existing information 
Collection.

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    Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit entities.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 483.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 242.
    Abstract: Regulation N (12 CFR 1014), prohibits misrepresentations 
about the terms of mortgage credit products in commercial 
communications and requires that covered persons keep certain related 
records for a period of twenty-four (24) months from last 
dissemination. The information that Regulation N requires covered 
persons to retain is necessary to ensure efficient and effective law 
enforcement to address deceptive practices that occur in the mortgage 
advertising area. The Bureau is not proposing any new or revised 
collections of information pursuant to this request.
    Request for Comments: Comments are 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: August 28, 2018.
Darrin A. King,
Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2018-19156 Filed 9-4-18; 8:45 am]
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