Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request, 9938-9939 [2021-03092]

Download as PDF 9938 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 17, 2021 / Notices GSIBs and sets forth requirements parallel to those contained in similar rules recently published by the FRB and the OCC with regard to entities they supervise to ensure consistent regulatory treatment of QFCs among the various entities within a GSIB group. There is no change in the methodology or substance of this information collection. Request for Comment Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the FDIC’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimates of the burden of the 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; 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. All comments will become a matter of public record. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Dated at Washington, DC, on February 11, 2021. James P. Sheesley, Assistant Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 2021–03171 Filed 2–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P FEDERAL FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS EXAMINATION COUNCIL [Docket No. AS21–01] Standardized Instructions and Format To Be Used for Interim and Final Progress Reporting Appraisal Subcommittee of the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council ACTION: The Appraisal Subcommittee (ASC) is issuing this Notice of Request for public comment on the standardized Appraisal Subcommittee Progress Report (ASC–PR) format to be used for both interim and final progress reporting for all ASC grants and submission to Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of proposed collection of information. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Written comments must be received on or before March 19, 2021 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Feb 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. For information on the ASC–PR, contact Maria Brown, Regulatory Affairs Specialist, ASC at 202–792–1197 or Maria@asc.gov. SUMMARY: This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 20, 2020 and allowed 60 days for public comment. No comments were received to that Notice. In conjunction with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the ASC has submitted to the OMB a request for review and approval of information collection listed below. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment from all interested individuals and organizations. By the Appraisal Subcommittee. James R. Park, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 2021–03126 Filed 2–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6700–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: ASC Progress Report Standardized Instructions and Format for Interim and Final Progress Reporting. The ASC has established new grantmaking programs and is responsible for monitoring its grantees on the use of federal funds. The ASC developed this progress report for both interim and final progress reports for grants issued under ASC authority. The progress report will be submitted to the ASC semi-annually as an attachment to the Standard Form 425, Federal Financial Report. A draft version of the instructions and format for the report is posted on the ASC website at https:// www.asc.gov/Documents/ GrantsFundingCorrespondence/PRFFR%20Reporting%20Instructions%20 and%20Form.pdf. The report will benefit award recipients by making it easier for them to administer federal grant and cooperative agreement programs through standardization of the types of information required in progress reports, thereby reducing their administrative effort and costs. OMB Number: New Collection. Burden Estimates: Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: All ASC grantees. Estimated Number of Respondents: 55. Estimated burden per Response: 1 hour. Frequency of Response: Twice per year (semi-annual and annual report). Estimated Total Annual Burden: 110 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with Changes in Foreign Investments (Made Pursuant to Regulation K) (FR 2064; OMB No. 7100– 0109). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 19, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 2064, by any of the following methods: • Agency website: https:// www.federalreserve.gov/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/ foia/proposedregs.aspx. • Email: regs.comments@ federalreserve.gov. Include the 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 https:// www.federalreserve.gov/apps/foia/ proposedregs.aspx as submitted, unless modified for technical reasons or to remove personally identifiable information at the commenter’s request. Accordingly, comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper in Room 146, 1709 New York Avenue 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 30 / Wednesday, February 17, 2021 / Notices screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments. Additionally, commenters may send a copy of their comments to the 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. 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. 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. 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 information, the Board will consider all comments received from the public and other agencies. A copy of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) OMB submission, including the reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, and other documentation will be available at https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain, if approved. These documents will also be made available on the 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES 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, VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:43 Feb 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 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: Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with Changes in Foreign Investments (Made Pursuant to Regulation K). Agency form number: FR 2064. OMB control number: 7100–0109. Frequency: On occasion. Respondents: Internationally active U.S. banking organizations (member banks, Edge Act and agreement corporations, and bank holding companies). Estimated number of respondents: 20. Estimated average hours per response: 2. Estimated annual burden hours: 160. General description of report: This collection concerns internal records that internationally active U.S. banking organizations (such as internationally active member banks, Edge Act and agreement corporations, and bank holding companies) should maintain to demonstrate compliance with the investment provisions contained in Subpart A of Regulation K— International Banking Operations. Legal authorization and confidentiality: The FR 2064 is authorized pursuant to section 5(c) of the Bank Holding Company Act; 1 and sections 25(7) and 25A(17) of the Federal Reserve Act.2 The institutions’ obligation to retain the records is mandatory. The records related to the FR 2064 are retained at banking organizations. However, 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 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which protects information contained in ‘‘examination, operating, or condition reports’’ obtained in the bank supervisory process.3 Additionally, to 1 12 U.S.C. 1844(c). U.S.C. 602 and 625. 3 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8). the extent that such information obtained by the Board constitutes nonpublic commercial or financial information, which is both customarily and actually treated as private by the financial institution, the financial institution may request confidential treatment pursuant to exemption 4 of FOIA.4 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, February 10, 2021. Michele Taylor Fennell, Deputy Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2021–03092 Filed 2–16–21; 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 Recordkeeping, Disclosure, and Reporting Requirements Associated with Securities Transactions Pursuant to Sections 208.34(c), (d), and (g) of Regulation H (FR H–3; OMB No. 7100– 0196). 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. 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. The OMB inventory, as well as copies of the PRA Submission, supporting statements, and approved collection of information instrument(s) are available at https:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. These documents are also available on AGENCY: 2 12 PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 45 Sfmt 4703 9939 U.S.C. 552(b)(4). E:\FR\FM\17FEN1.SGM 17FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 30 (Wednesday, February 17, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 9938-9939]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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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 Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with Changes in 
Foreign Investments (Made Pursuant to Regulation K) (FR 2064; OMB No. 
7100-0109).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 19, 2021.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by FR 2064, by any of 
the following methods:
     Agency website: https://www.federalreserve.gov/. Follow 
the instructions for submitting comments at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/foia/proposedregs.aspx.
     Email: [email protected]. Include the 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 
https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/foia/proposedregs.aspx as 
submitted, unless modified for technical reasons or to remove 
personally identifiable information at the commenter's request. 
Accordingly, comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or 
contact information. Public comments may also be viewed electronically 
or in paper in Room 146, 1709 New York Avenue 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

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screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments.
    Additionally, commenters may send a copy of their comments to the 
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.

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.

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. 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 information, the Board will consider all 
comments received from the public and other agencies.
    A copy of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) OMB submission, 
including the reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, 
and other documentation will be available at https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain, if approved. These documents will also be made 
available on the 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.

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: Recordkeeping Requirements Associated with Changes in 
Foreign Investments (Made Pursuant to Regulation K).
    Agency form number: FR 2064.
    OMB control number: 7100-0109.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Respondents: Internationally active U.S. banking organizations 
(member banks, Edge Act and agreement corporations, and bank holding 
companies).
    Estimated number of respondents: 20.
    Estimated average hours per response: 2.
    Estimated annual burden hours: 160.
    General description of report: This collection concerns internal 
records that internationally active U.S. banking organizations (such as 
internationally active member banks, Edge Act and agreement 
corporations, and bank holding companies) should maintain to 
demonstrate compliance with the investment provisions contained in 
Subpart A of Regulation K--International Banking Operations.
    Legal authorization and confidentiality: The FR 2064 is authorized 
pursuant to section 5(c) of the Bank Holding Company Act; \1\ and 
sections 25(7) and 25A(17) of the Federal Reserve Act.\2\ The 
institutions' obligation to retain the records is mandatory.
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    \1\ 12 U.S.C. 1844(c).
    \2\ 12 U.S.C. 602 and 625.
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    The records related to the FR 2064 are retained at banking 
organizations. However, 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 Freedom of Information Act (FOIA), which protects 
information contained in ``examination, operating, or condition 
reports'' obtained in the bank supervisory process.\3\ Additionally, to 
the extent that such information obtained by the Board constitutes 
nonpublic commercial or financial information, which is both 
customarily and actually treated as private by the financial 
institution, the financial institution may request confidential 
treatment pursuant to exemption 4 of FOIA.\4\
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    \3\ 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(8).
    \4\ 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4).

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, February 10, 
2021.
Michele Taylor Fennell,
Deputy Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2021-03092 Filed 2-16-21; 8:45 am]
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