Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Investment Securities, 2491-2492 [2021-00434]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 7 / Tuesday, January 12, 2021 / Notices Application No. Applicant Nature of the special permits thereof To authorize one-time transportation by highway of certain biological and infectious substances, dilute pesticide solutions and small quantities of laboratory reference standard materials from two adjacent facilities to newly constructed facility. (mode 1) To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale, and use of alternative packaging for shipments of prototype and low production lithium batteries. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4) To authorize the transportation in commerce of certain Division 2.1 and 2.2 hazardous materials in DOT Specification 3AL cylinders, cylinders manufactured under DOT–SP 12440, and ISO 7866 cylinders that are requalified every ten years rather than every five years using 100% ultrasonic examination. (modes 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) To authorize the manufacture, mark, sale, and use of thermal packaging for the purpose of shipping lithium batteries for recycling. Shipments are provided limited relief from the shipping papers and training required in 49 CFR Subparts C and H of Part 172 of the HMR. (modes 1, 2, 3) North Carolina Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services. 172.400 ................................... 21167–N ....... KULR Technology Corporation 173.185(a)(1) ........................... 21168–N ....... Nexair, LLC ............................. 172.203(a), 180.205(c), 180.209(a), 180.209(b)(1), 180.209(b)(1)(iv). 21169–N ....... Americase, LLC ....................... 172.200, 172.700(a) ................ BILLING CODE 4909–60–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Comptroller of the Currency Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Comment Request; Investment Securities Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: 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 respondents are 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, ‘‘Investment Securities.’’ DATES: You should submit written comments by March 15, 2021. ADDRESSES: Commenters are encouraged to submit comments by email, if possible. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • Email: prainfo@occ.treas.gov. • Mail: Chief Counsel’s Office, Attention: Comment Processing, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Attention: 1557–0205, 400 7th Street SUMMARY: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Regulation(s) affected 21165–N ....... [FR Doc. 2021–00400 Filed 1–11–21; 8:45 am] VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:25 Jan 11, 2021 Jkt 253001 SW, Suite 3E–218, Washington, DC 20219. • Hand Delivery/Courier: 400 7th Street SW, Suite 3E–218, Washington, DC 20219. • Fax: (571) 465–4326. Instructions: You must include ‘‘OCC’’ as the agency name and ‘‘1557– 0205’’ in your comment. In general, the OCC will publish comments on www.reginfo.gov without change, including any business or personal information provided, such as name and address information, email addresses, or phone numbers. 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. You may review comments and other related materials that pertain to this information collection beginning on the date of publication of the second notice for this collection 1 by the following method: • Viewing Comments Electronically: Go to www.reginfo.gov. Click on the ‘‘Information Collection Review’’ tab. Underneath the ‘‘Currently under Review’’ section heading, from the dropdown menu select ‘‘Department of Treasury’’ and then click ‘‘submit’’. This information collection can be located by searching by OMB control number ‘‘1557–0205’’ or ‘‘Investment Securities.’’ Upon finding the appropriate information collection, click on the related ‘‘ICR Reference Number.’’ On the next screen, select ‘‘View 1 Following the close of this notice’s 60-day comment period, the OCC will publish a second notice with a 30-day comment period. PO 00000 2491 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Supporting Statement and Other Documents’’ and then click on the link to any comment listed at the bottom of the screen. • For assistance in navigating www.reginfo.gov, please contact the Regulatory Information Service Center at (202) 482–7340. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shaquita Merritt, OCC Clearance Officer, (202) 649–5490, Chief Counsel’s Office, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW, Washington, DC 20219. Under the PRA (44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the OMB for each collection of information that they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) to include agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of title 44 requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each renewal of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, the OCC is publishing notice of the renewal of the collection of information set forth in this document. Title: Investment Securities. OMB Control No.: 1557–0205. Description: Under 12 CFR 1.3(h)(2), a national bank may request an OCC determination that it may invest in an entity that is exempt from registration under section 3(c)(1) of the Investment SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 2492 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 7 / Tuesday, January 12, 2021 / Notices Company Act of 1940 2 if the portfolio of the entity consists exclusively of assets that a national bank may purchase and sell for its own account. The OCC uses the information contained in the request as a basis for ensuring that the bank’s investment is consistent with its investment authority under applicable law and does not pose unacceptable risk. Under 12 CFR 1.7(b), a national bank may request OCC approval to extend the five-year holding period for securities held in satisfaction of debts previously contracted for up to an additional five years. In its request, the bank must provide a clearly convincing demonstration of why the additional holding period is needed. The OCC uses the information in the request to ensure, on a case-by-case basis, that the bank’s purpose in retaining the securities is not speculative and that the bank’s reasons for requesting the extension are adequate. The OCC also uses the information to evaluate the risks to the bank in extending the holding period, including potential effects on the bank’s safety and soundness. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 25. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 460 hours. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and 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 OCC, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the OCC’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 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. Bao Nguyen, Principal Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. [FR Doc. 2021–00434 Filed 1–11–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P 2 15 U.S.C. 80a–3(c)(1). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:09 Jan 11, 2021 Jkt 253001 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Multiemployer Pension Plan Application To Reduce Benefits Department of the Treasury. Notice of availability; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Board of Trustees of the Roofers Local No. 88 Pension Fund, a multiemployer pension plan, has submitted an application to reduce benefits under the plan in accordance with the Multiemployer Pension Reform Act of 2014 (MPRA). The purpose of this notice is to announce that the application submitted by the Board of Trustees of the Roofers Local No. 88 Pension Fund has been published on the website of the Department of the Treasury (Treasury), and to request public comments on the application from interested parties, including participants and beneficiaries, employee organizations, and contributing employers of the Roofers Local No. 88 Pension Fund. DATES: Comments must be received by February 26, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov, in accordance with the instructions on that site. Commenters are strongly encouraged to submit public comments electronically. Treasury expects to have limited personnel available to process public comments that are submitted on paper through mail. Until further notice, any comments submitted on paper will be considered to the extent practicable. Comments may be mailed to the Department of the Treasury, MPRA Office, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 1224, Washington, DC 20220, Attn: Danielle Norris. Comments sent via facsimile, telephone, or email will not be accepted. Additional Instructions. All comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, will be made available to the public. Do not include any personally identifiable information (such as your Social Security number, name, address, or other contact information) or any other information in your comment or supporting materials that you do not want publicly disclosed. Treasury will make comments available for public inspection and copying on www.regulations.gov or upon request. Comments posted on the internet can be retrieved by most internet search engines. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information regarding the application SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 from the Roofers Local No. 88 Pension Fund, please contact Treasury at (202) 622–1534 (not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MPRA amended the Internal Revenue Code to permit a multiemployer plan that is projected to have insufficient funds to reduce pension benefits payable to participants and beneficiaries if certain conditions are satisfied. In order to reduce benefits, the plan sponsor is required to submit an application to the Secretary of the Treasury, which must be approved or denied in consultation with the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC) and the Department of Labor. On December 15, 2020, the Roofers Local No. 88 Pension Fund’s Board of Trustees submitted an application for approval to reduce benefits under the plan. As required by MPRA, that application has been published on Treasury’s website at https:// home.treasury.gov/services/themultiemployer-pension-reform-act-of2014/applications-for-benefitsuspension. Treasury is publishing this notice in the Federal Register, in consultation with PBGC and the Department of Labor, to solicit public comments on all aspects of the Roofers Local No. 88 Pension Fund’s application. Comments are requested from interested parties, including participants and beneficiaries, employee organizations, and contributing employers of the Roofers Local No. 88 Pension Fund. Consideration will be given to any comments that are timely received by Treasury. David Kautter, Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy. [FR Doc. 2021–00392 Filed 1–11–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–25–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0089] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: Statement of Dependency of Parent(s) Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that the Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs, will submit the collection of information abstracted below to the Office of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 7 (Tuesday, January 12, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2491-2492]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Comptroller of the Currency


Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection 
Renewal; Comment Request; Investment Securities

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

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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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 respondents are 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, 
``Investment Securities.''

DATES:  You should submit written comments by March 15, 2021.

ADDRESSES:  Commenters are encouraged to submit comments by email, if 
possible. You may submit comments by any of the following methods:
     Email: [email protected].
     Mail: Chief Counsel's Office, Attention: Comment 
Processing, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Attention: 1557-
0205, 400 7th Street SW, Suite 3E-218, Washington, DC 20219.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: 400 7th Street SW, Suite 3E-218, 
Washington, DC 20219.
     Fax: (571) 465-4326.
    Instructions: You must include ``OCC'' as the agency name and 
``1557-0205'' in your comment. In general, the OCC will publish 
comments on www.reginfo.gov without change, including any business or 
personal information provided, such as name and address information, 
email addresses, or phone numbers. 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.
    You may review comments and other related materials that pertain to 
this information collection beginning on the date of publication of the 
second notice for this collection \1\ by the following method:
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    \1\ Following the close of this notice's 60-day comment period, 
the OCC will publish a second notice with a 30-day comment period.
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     Viewing Comments Electronically: Go to www.reginfo.gov. 
Click on the ``Information Collection Review'' tab. Underneath the 
``Currently under Review'' section heading, from the drop-down menu 
select ``Department of Treasury'' and then click ``submit''. This 
information collection can be located by searching by OMB control 
number ``1557-0205'' or ``Investment Securities.'' Upon finding the 
appropriate information collection, click on the related ``ICR 
Reference Number.'' On the next screen, select ``View Supporting 
Statement and Other Documents'' and then click on the link to any 
comment listed at the bottom of the screen.
     For assistance in navigating www.reginfo.gov, please 
contact the Regulatory Information Service Center at (202) 482-7340.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shaquita Merritt, OCC Clearance 
Officer, (202) 649-5490, Chief Counsel's Office, 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 the OMB for each collection of 
information that they conduct or sponsor. ``Collection of information'' 
is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) to include agency 
requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, 
keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 
3506(c)(2)(A) of title 44 requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day 
notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of 
information, including each renewal of an existing collection of 
information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To 
comply with this requirement, the OCC is publishing notice of the 
renewal of the collection of information set forth in this document.
    Title: Investment Securities.
    OMB Control No.: 1557-0205.
    Description: Under 12 CFR 1.3(h)(2), a national bank may request an 
OCC determination that it may invest in an entity that is exempt from 
registration under section 3(c)(1) of the Investment

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Company Act of 1940 \2\ if the portfolio of the entity consists 
exclusively of assets that a national bank may purchase and sell for 
its own account. The OCC uses the information contained in the request 
as a basis for ensuring that the bank's investment is consistent with 
its investment authority under applicable law and does not pose 
unacceptable risk. Under 12 CFR 1.7(b), a national bank may request OCC 
approval to extend the five-year holding period for securities held in 
satisfaction of debts previously contracted for up to an additional 
five years. In its request, the bank must provide a clearly convincing 
demonstration of why the additional holding period is needed. The OCC 
uses the information in the request to ensure, on a case-by-case basis, 
that the bank's purpose in retaining the securities is not speculative 
and that the bank's reasons for requesting the extension are adequate. 
The OCC also uses the information to evaluate the risks to the bank in 
extending the holding period, including potential effects on the bank's 
safety and soundness.
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    \2\ 15 U.S.C. 80a-3(c)(1).
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    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 25.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 460 hours.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion. Comments submitted in response 
to this notice will be summarized and 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 OCC, including 
whether the information has practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the 
OCC'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 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.

Bao Nguyen,
Principal Deputy Chief Counsel, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency.
[FR Doc. 2021-00434 Filed 1-11-21; 8:45 am]
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