Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 28047-28048 [2019-12680]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2019 / Notices Direct all PRA comments to Nicole Ongele, FCC, via email PRA@ fcc.gov and to Nicole.Ongele@fcc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For additional information about the information collection, contact Nicole Ongele at (202) 418–2991. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 3060–1079. Title: Section 15.240, Radio Frequency Identification Equipment. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form No.: N/A. Respondents: Business or other forprofit and Not-for-profit institutions. Number of Respondents and Responses: 10 respondents; 20 responses. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion reporting requirement and third party disclosure requirements. Obligation to Respond: Mandatory. Statutory authority for this information collection is contained in 47 U.S.C. 154(i), 301, 302, 303(e), 303(f) and 303(r). Total Annual Burden: 200 hours. Total Annual Cost: No cost. Privacy Act Impact Assessment: No impact(s). Nature and Extent of Confidentiality: There is no need for confidentiality. Needs and Uses: The Commission will submit this expiring information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) after this 60 day comment period in order to obtain the three year clearance. Section 15.240 requires each grantee of certification for Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) Equipment to register the location of the equipment/devices its markets with the Commission. The information that the grantee must supply to the Commission when registering the device(s) shall include the name, address and other pertinent contact information of users, the geographic coordinates of the operating location, and the FCC identification number(s) of the equipment. The improved RFID equipment could benefit commercial shippers and have significant homeland security benefits by enabling the entire contents of shipping containers to be easily and immediately identified, and by allowing a determination of whether tampering with their contents has occurred during shipping. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission. Katura Jackson, Federal Register Liaison Officer, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 2019–12718 Filed 6–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Jun 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Thursday, June 20, 2019 at the Conclusion of the Open Meeting. PLACE: 1050 First Street NE, Washington, DC. STATUS: This meeting will be closed to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: Compliance matters pursuant to 52 U.S.C. 30109. Information the premature disclosure of which would be likely to have a considerable adverse effect on the implementation of a proposed Commission action. Matters concerning participation in civil actions or proceedings or arbitration. * * * * * CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Judith Ingram, Press Officer, Telephone: (202) 694–1220. TIME AND DATE: Laura E. Sinram, Acting Secretary and Clerk of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–12933 Filed 6–13–19; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6715–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. ACTION: Notice, request for comment. AGENCY: The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) invites comment on a proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the Notice of Proposed Stock Redemption (FR 4008; OMB No. 7100–0131). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 16, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 4008, by any of the following methods: • Agency Website: http:// www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at http://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/ foia/proposedregs.aspx. • Email: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include OMB number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 452–3819 or (202) 452– 3102. • Mail: Ann E. Misback, Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28047 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20551. All public comments are available from the Board’s website at http:// www.federalreserve.gov/apps/foia/ proposedregs.aspx as submitted, unless modified for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper form in Room 3515, 1801 K Street NW (between 18th and 19th Streets NW), Washington, DC 20006 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. For security reasons, the Board requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 452–3684. 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. Additionally, commenters may send a copy of their comments to the OMB Desk Officer—Shagufta Ahmed—Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the PRA OMB submission, including the proposed reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB’s public docket files, if approved. These documents will also be made available on the Board’s public website at http:// www.federalreserve.gov/apps/ reportforms/review.aspx or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears below. Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer—Nuha Elmaghrabi—Office of the Chief Data Officer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551, (202) 452–3829. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202) 263–4869, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) to approve and assign OMB control numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board. In exercising this delegated authority, the Board is directed to take every reasonable step to solicit comment. In determining whether to approve a collection of E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1 28048 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 116 / Monday, June 17, 2019 / Notices information, the Board will consider all comments received from the public and other agencies. Request for Comment on Information Collection Proposal The Board invites public comment on the following information collection, which is being reviewed under authority delegated by the OMB under the PRA. Comments are invited on the following: a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the Board’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; b. The accuracy of the Board’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, 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 information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and e. Estimates of capital or startup costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which the Board should modify the proposal. khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Proposal Under OMB Delegated Authority To Extend for Three Years, Without Revision, the Following Information Collection Report title: Notice of Proposed Stock Redemption. Agency form number: FR 4008. OMB control number: 7100–0131. Frequency: Event-generated. Respondents: Bank holding companies. Estimated number of respondents: 8. Estimated average hours per response: 15.5 hours. Estimated annual burden hours: 124 hours. General description of report: The Bank Holding Company Act (BHC Act) and Board’s Regulation Y require a bank holding company (BHC) to seek the prior approval of the Board before purchasing or redeeming its equity securities in certain circumstances. Due to the limited information that a BHC must provide in connection with any such request, there is no required reporting form (the FR 4008 designation is for internal purposes only), and each request for prior approval must be filed VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Jun 14, 2019 Jkt 247001 as a notification with the Reserve Bank that has direct supervisory responsibility for the requesting BHC. The Federal Reserve uses the information provided in the redemption notice to supervise BHCs. Legal authorization and confidentiality: The FR 4008 is authorized pursuant to sections 5(b) and (c) of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1844(b) and (c)). Section 5(b) of the BHC Act, as amended by section 616 of the DoddFrank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act),1 generally authorizes the Board to, among other things, issue capital regulations that are necessary to administer and carry out the purposes of the BHC Act and prevent evasions thereof. Section 5(c) of the BHC Act generally authorizes the Board to, among other things, require reports from BHCs on a range of issues. The FR 4008 is required for some BHCs to obtain the benefit of being able to purchase or redeem their equity securities. Individual respondents may request that data submitted be kept confidential on a case-by-case basis. If a respondent requests confidential treatment, the Board will determine whether the information is entitled to confidential treatment on an ad hoc basis. Requests may include information related to the BHC’s business operations, such as terms and sources of the funding for the redemption and pro forma balance sheets. This information may be kept confidential under exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act, which protects privileged or confidential commercial or financial information.2 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 11, 2019. Michele Taylor Fennell, Assistant Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2019–12680 Filed 6–14–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. SUMMARY: The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is adopting a proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the Disclosure Requirements of Regulation Y Associated with Minimum Requirements for Appraisal AGENCY: 1 Public 25 PO 00000 Law 111–203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2010). U.S.C. 552(b)(4). Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Management Companies (FR HY–5; OMB No. 7100–0370). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer—Nuha Elmaghrabi—Office of the Chief Data Officer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551, (202) 452–3829. Telecommunications Device for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202) 263–4869, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Desk Officer—Shagufta Ahmed— Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395–6974. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 15, 1984, OMB delegated to the Board authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) to approve and assign OMB control numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board. Board-approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the PRA Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of information instrument(s) are placed into OMB’s public docket files. The Board may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. Final Approval Under OMB Delegated Authority of the Extension for Three Years, Without Revision, of the Following Information Collection Report title: Disclosure Requirements of Regulation Y Associated with Minimum Requirements for Appraisal Management Companies. Agency form number: FR HY–5. OMB control number: 7100–0370. Frequency: Event generated. Respondents: Federally regulated and state regulated Appraisal Management Companies (AMCs) and U.S. states. Estimated number of respondents: 3,136. Estimated average hours per response: Section 225.192, 0.08 hours; Section 225.193(a), 40 hours; Section 225.193(b), 1 hour; Section 225.195, 1 hour; Section 225.196, 1 hour. Estimated annual burden hours: Section 225.192, 237 hours; Section 225.193(a), 2,040 hours; Section E:\FR\FM\17JNN1.SGM 17JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 116 (Monday, June 17, 2019)]
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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

ACTION: Notice, request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) 
invites comment on a proposal to extend for three years, without 
revision, the Notice of Proposed Stock Redemption (FR 4008; OMB No. 
7100-0131).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 16, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 4008, by any of 
the following methods:
     Agency Website: http://www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments at http://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/foia/proposedregs.aspx.
     Email: [email protected]. Include OMB 
number in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 452-3819 or (202) 452-3102.
     Mail: Ann E. Misback, Secretary, Board of Governors of the 
Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, 
Washington, DC 20551.
    All public comments are available from the Board's website at 
http://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/foia/proposedregs.aspx as submitted, 
unless modified for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will 
not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public 
comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper form in Room 
3515, 1801 K Street NW (between 18th and 19th Streets NW), Washington, 
DC 20006 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on weekdays. For security 
reasons, the Board requires that visitors make an appointment to 
inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 452-3684. 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. Additionally, commenters may send a 
copy of their comments to the OMB Desk Officer--Shagufta Ahmed--Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395-6974.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the PRA OMB submission, 
including the proposed reporting form and instructions, supporting 
statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB's public 
docket files, if approved. These documents will also be made available 
on the Board's public website at http://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/reportforms/review.aspx or may be requested from the agency clearance 
officer, whose name appears below.
    Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer--Nuha Elmaghrabi--Office of 
the Chief Data Officer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve 
System, Washington, DC 20551, (202) 452-3829. Telecommunications Device 
for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202) 263-4869, Board of Governors 
of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board authority under the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (PRA) to approve and assign OMB control numbers to 
collection of information requests and requirements conducted or 
sponsored by the Board. In exercising this delegated authority, the 
Board is directed to take every reasonable step to solicit comment. In 
determining whether to approve a collection of

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information, the Board will consider all comments received from the 
public and other agencies.

Request for Comment on Information Collection Proposal

    The Board invites public comment on the following information 
collection, which is being reviewed under authority delegated by the 
OMB under the PRA. Comments are invited on the following:
    a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the Board's functions, including whether the 
information has practical utility;
    b. The accuracy of the Board's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed information collection, 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 information collection on 
respondents, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology; and
    e. Estimates of capital or startup costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.
    At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations 
received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which the Board 
should modify the proposal.

Proposal Under OMB Delegated Authority To Extend for Three Years, 
Without Revision, the Following Information Collection

    Report title: Notice of Proposed Stock Redemption.
    Agency form number: FR 4008.
    OMB control number: 7100-0131.
    Frequency: Event-generated.
    Respondents: Bank holding companies.
    Estimated number of respondents: 8.
    Estimated average hours per response: 15.5 hours.
    Estimated annual burden hours: 124 hours.
    General description of report: The Bank Holding Company Act (BHC 
Act) and Board's Regulation Y require a bank holding company (BHC) to 
seek the prior approval of the Board before purchasing or redeeming its 
equity securities in certain circumstances. Due to the limited 
information that a BHC must provide in connection with any such 
request, there is no required reporting form (the FR 4008 designation 
is for internal purposes only), and each request for prior approval 
must be filed as a notification with the Reserve Bank that has direct 
supervisory responsibility for the requesting BHC. The Federal Reserve 
uses the information provided in the redemption notice to supervise 
BHCs.
    Legal authorization and confidentiality: The FR 4008 is authorized 
pursuant to sections 5(b) and (c) of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1844(b) and 
(c)). Section 5(b) of the BHC Act, as amended by section 616 of the 
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank 
Act),\1\ generally authorizes the Board to, among other things, issue 
capital regulations that are necessary to administer and carry out the 
purposes of the BHC Act and prevent evasions thereof. Section 5(c) of 
the BHC Act generally authorizes the Board to, among other things, 
require reports from BHCs on a range of issues. The FR 4008 is required 
for some BHCs to obtain the benefit of being able to purchase or redeem 
their equity securities.
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    \1\ Public Law 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2010).
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    Individual respondents may request that data submitted be kept 
confidential on a case-by-case basis. If a respondent requests 
confidential treatment, the Board will determine whether the 
information is entitled to confidential treatment on an ad hoc basis. 
Requests may include information related to the BHC's business 
operations, such as terms and sources of the funding for the redemption 
and pro forma balance sheets. This information may be kept confidential 
under exemption 4 of the Freedom of Information Act, which protects 
privileged or confidential commercial or financial information.\2\
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    \2\ 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4).

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, June 11, 2019.
Michele Taylor Fennell,
Assistant Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2019-12680 Filed 6-14-19; 8:45 am]
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