Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB, 52350-52351 [2020-18369]

Download as PDF 52350 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 165 / Tuesday, August 25, 2020 / Notices D. Availability of Meeting Materials The Meeting Agenda and other materials for the virtual conference will be posted on the FRRCC website at www.epa.gov/faca/frrcc. E. Accessibility Persons with disabilities who wish to request reasonable accommodations to participate in this event may contact the DFO at FRRCC@epa.gov or 202–564– 7719 by 12:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time on September 3, 2020. All final meeting materials will be posted to the FRRCC website in an accessible format following the meeting, as well as a written summary of this meeting. Carrie Vicenta Meadows, Agriculture Advisor to the Administrator. [FR Doc. 2020–18398 Filed 8–24–20; 8:45 am] EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board—Appointment of Members U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). ACTION: Notice. 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Designated members will serve a 12-month term, which begins on November 2, 2020. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: PRB Chair: Dr. Chris Haffer, Chief Data Officer, EEOC Members: Mr. Brett Brenner, Associate Director, Office of Congressional and Legislative Affairs, EEOC 19:55 Aug 24, 2020 By the direction of the Commission. Martin Ebel, Chief Operating Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–18657 Filed 8–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6570–01–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 Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements Associated with Regulation R. 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. 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. A copy of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) OMB submission, including the reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB’s public docket files. These documents also are available on the Federal Reserve Board’s public website at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/ reportforms/review.aspx or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 15, 1984, OMB delegated to the Board authority under the PRA to approve and assign OMB control numbers to collections of information conducted or sponsored by the Board. Boardapproved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the PRA Submission, supporting AGENCY: BILLING CODE 6560–50–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 Mr. Dexter Brooks, Associate Director, Federal Sector Programs, EEOC Ms. Jennifer Goldstein, Associate General Counsel, Appellate Services, EEOC Ms. Jamie Williamson, Director, Philadelphia District, EEOC Jkt 250001 PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 statements, and approved collection of information instrument(s) are placed into OMB’s public docket files. Final Approval Under OMB Delegated Authority of the Extension for Three Years, Without Revision, of the Following Information Collection Report title: Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements Associated with Regulation R. Agency form number: FR R. OMB control number: 7100–0316. Frequency: As needed. Respondents: ‘‘Banks,’’ as defined in the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (Exchange Act), that qualify for the exemptions from the Exchange Act definition of ‘‘broker.’’ Estimated number of respondents: Section 701, disclosures to customers: 1,500, disclosures to brokers: 1,500; section 723, recordkeeping: 75; section 741, disclosures to customers: 750. Estimated average hours per response: Section 701, disclosures to customers: 0.08333 hours, disclosures to brokers: 0.25 hours; section 723, recordkeeping: 0.25 hours; section 741, disclosures to customers: 0.08333 hours. Estimated annual burden hours: Section 701, disclosures to customers: 12,500 hours, disclosures to brokers: 375 hours; section 723, recordkeeping: 188 hours; section 741, disclosures to customers: 62,500 hours. General description of report: The Board’s Regulation R, 12 CFR part 218, implements certain exceptions for banks from the definition of ‘‘broker’’ under section 3(a)(4) of the Exchange Act. The Exchange Act defines ‘‘banks’’ to include banking institutions organized in the United States, including members of the Federal Reserve System, federal savings associations, and other commercial banks, savings associations, and non-depository trust companies that are organized under the laws of a state or the United States and subject to supervision and examination by state or federal authorities having supervision over banks and savings associations. Sections 701, 723, and 741 of Regulation R contain certain customer and counterparty disclosure requirements and certain transactional recordkeeping provisions for banks that utilize these exceptions. Legal authorization and confidentiality: The FR R is authorized pursuant to sections 3(a)(4)(F) and 3(b) of the Exchange Act,1 which, among other things, require the Board and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to jointly adopt rules to implement the bank exceptions to the 1 15 E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM U.S.C. 78c(a)(4)(F) and 78c(b). 25AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 165 / Tuesday, August 25, 2020 / Notices definition of ‘‘broker’’ under the Exchange Act.2 Banks seeking the exception from the definition of ‘‘broker’’ under the Exchange Act must comply with the requirements of FR R. The obligation, therefore, is required to obtain a benefit. Because these records and disclosures would be maintained at each banking organization, the Freedom of Information Act (‘‘FOIA’’) would only be implicated if the Board obtained such records as part of the examination or supervision of a banking organization. In the event the records are obtained by the Board as part of an examination or supervision of a financial institution, this information may be considered confidential pursuant to exemption 8 of the FOIA, which protects information contained in ‘‘examination, operating, or condition reports’’ obtained in the bank supervisory process.3 In addition, the information may also be kept confidential under exemption 4 of the FOIA, which protects ‘‘commercial or financial information obtained from a person [that is] privileged or confidential.’’ 4 Current actions: On December 16, 2019, the Board published a notice in the Federal Register (84 FR 68454) requesting public comment for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of the FR R. The comment period for this notice expired on February 14, 2020. No comments were received. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 17, 2020. Michele Taylor Fennell, Assistant Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2020–18369 Filed 8–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 3090–0292; Docket No. 2020–0001; Sequence No. 2] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Information Collection; FFATA Subaward and Executive Compensation Reporting Requirements Office of the Integrated Award Environment, General Services Administration (GSA). AGENCY: 2 Additionally, the Board has the authority to require reports from state member banks (12 U.S.C. 248(a) and 324). 3 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8). 4 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:55 Aug 24, 2020 Jkt 250001 Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB information collection. ACTION: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a renewal of the currently approved information collection requirement regarding FFATA Subaward and Executive Compensation Reporting Requirements. DATES: Submit comments on or before October 26, 2020. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to GSA via http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB control number 3090–0292. Select the link ‘‘Comment Now’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0292, FFATA Subaward and Executive Compensation Reporting Requirements’’. Follow the instructions provided on the screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0292, FFATA Subaward and Executive Compensation Reporting Requirements’’ on your attached document. If your comment cannot be submitted using regulations.gov, call or email the points of contact in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate instructions. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090–0292, FFATA Subaward and Executive Compensation Reporting Requirements, in all correspondence related to this collection. Comments received generally will be posted without change to regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check regulations.gov, approximately two-to-three days after submission to verify posting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Goode, Director, Office of Stakeholder Engagement, Office of the Integrated Award Environment, GSA, at telephone number 703–605–2175; or via email at nancy.goode@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: A. Purpose The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (Pub. L. 109–282, PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52351 as amended by section 6202(a) of Pub. L. 110–252), known as FFATA or the Transparency Act requires information disclosure of entities receiving Federal financial assistance through Federal awards such as Federal contracts, subcontracts, grants and sub-grants, FFATA 2(a),(2),(i),(ii). Beginning October 1, 2010, the currently approved Paperwork Reduction Act submission directed compliance with the Transparency Act to report prime and first-tier sub-award data. Specifically, Federal agencies and prime awardees of grants were to ensure disclosure of executive compensation of both prime and subawardees and subaward data pursuant to the Transparency Act. This information collection requires reporting of only the information enumerated under the Transparency Act. B. Annual Reporting Burden Sub-award Responses: 107,614. Hours per Response: 1. Total Burden Hours: 107,614. Executive Compensation Responses: 41,298. Hours per Response: 1. Total Burden Hours: 41,298. Total Annual Burden Hours: 148,912. C. Public Comments Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary, whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone 202–501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 3090–0292, FFATA Subaward and Executive Compensation Reporting Requirements, in all correspondence. Beth Anne Killoran, Chief Information Officer, General Services Administration. [FR Doc. 2020–18613 Filed 8–24–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–WY–P E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 165 (Tuesday, August 25, 2020)]
[Notices]
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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board 
Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB

AGENCY: 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 
Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements Associated with Regulation R.

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.
    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.
    A copy of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) OMB submission, 
including the reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, 
and other documentation will be placed into OMB's public docket files. 
These documents also are available on the Federal Reserve Board's 
public website at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/reportforms/review.aspx or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, 
whose name appears above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 15, 1984, OMB delegated to the Board 
authority under the PRA to approve and assign OMB control numbers to 
collections of information 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.

Final Approval Under OMB Delegated Authority of the Extension for Three 
Years, Without Revision, of the Following Information Collection

    Report title: Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements Associated 
with Regulation R.
    Agency form number: FR R.
    OMB control number: 7100-0316.
    Frequency: As needed.
    Respondents: ``Banks,'' as defined in the Securities Exchange Act 
of 1934 (Exchange Act), that qualify for the exemptions from the 
Exchange Act definition of ``broker.''
    Estimated number of respondents: Section 701, disclosures to 
customers: 1,500, disclosures to brokers: 1,500; section 723, 
recordkeeping: 75; section 741, disclosures to customers: 750.
    Estimated average hours per response: Section 701, disclosures to 
customers: 0.08333 hours, disclosures to brokers: 0.25 hours; section 
723, recordkeeping: 0.25 hours; section 741, disclosures to customers: 
0.08333 hours.
    Estimated annual burden hours: Section 701, disclosures to 
customers: 12,500 hours, disclosures to brokers: 375 hours; section 
723, recordkeeping: 188 hours; section 741, disclosures to customers: 
62,500 hours.
    General description of report: The Board's Regulation R, 12 CFR 
part 218, implements certain exceptions for banks from the definition 
of ``broker'' under section 3(a)(4) of the Exchange Act. The Exchange 
Act defines ``banks'' to include banking institutions organized in the 
United States, including members of the Federal Reserve System, federal 
savings associations, and other commercial banks, savings associations, 
and non-depository trust companies that are organized under the laws of 
a state or the United States and subject to supervision and examination 
by state or federal authorities having supervision over banks and 
savings associations. Sections 701, 723, and 741 of Regulation R 
contain certain customer and counterparty disclosure requirements and 
certain transactional recordkeeping provisions for banks that utilize 
these exceptions.
    Legal authorization and confidentiality: The FR R is authorized 
pursuant to sections 3(a)(4)(F) and 3(b) of the Exchange Act,\1\ which, 
among other things, require the Board and the Securities and Exchange 
Commission (SEC) to jointly adopt rules to implement the bank 
exceptions to the

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definition of ``broker'' under the Exchange Act.\2\ Banks seeking the 
exception from the definition of ``broker'' under the Exchange Act must 
comply with the requirements of FR R. The obligation, therefore, is 
required to obtain a benefit.
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    \1\ 15 U.S.C. 78c(a)(4)(F) and 78c(b).
    \2\ Additionally, the Board has the authority to require reports 
from state member banks (12 U.S.C. 248(a) and 324).
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    Because these records and disclosures would be maintained at each 
banking organization, the Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA'') would 
only be implicated if the Board obtained such records as part of the 
examination or supervision of a banking organization. In the event the 
records are obtained by the Board as part of an examination or 
supervision of a financial institution, this information may be 
considered confidential pursuant to exemption 8 of the FOIA, which 
protects information contained in ``examination, operating, or 
condition reports'' obtained in the bank supervisory process.\3\ In 
addition, the information may also be kept confidential under exemption 
4 of the FOIA, which protects ``commercial or financial information 
obtained from a person [that is] privileged or confidential.'' \4\
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    \3\ 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8).
    \4\ 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4).
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    Current actions: On December 16, 2019, the Board published a notice 
in the Federal Register (84 FR 68454) requesting public comment for 60 
days on the extension, without revision, of the FR R. The comment 
period for this notice expired on February 14, 2020. No comments were 
received.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 17, 
2020.
Michele Taylor Fennell,
Assistant Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2020-18369 Filed 8-24-20; 8:45 am]
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