Department of the Treasury September 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Government Participation in the Automated Clearing House
Document Number: 2017-19135
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-11
Agency: Fiscal Service, Public Debt Bureau, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The Department of the Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service) is amending its regulation governing the use of the Automated Clearing House (ACH) Network by Federal agencies. Our regulation adopts, with some exceptions, the NACHA Operating Rules developed by NACHAThe Electronic Payments Association (NACHA) as the rules governing the use of the ACH Network by Federal agencies. We are issuing this rule to address changes that NACHA has made to the NACHA Operating Rules since the publication of the 2013 NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines book. These changes include amendments set forth in the 2014, 2015, and 2016 NACHA Operating Rules & Guidelines books.
Securities Transaction Settlement Cycle
Document Number: 2017-19008
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-09-11
Agency: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Agencies and Commissions, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC and the FDIC (``Agencies'') are proposing to shorten the standard settlement cycle for securities purchased or sold by national banks, federal savings associations, and FDIC-supervised institutions. The Agencies' proposal is consistent with an industry- wide transition to a two-business-day settlement cycle, which is designed to reduce settlement exposure and align settlement practices across all market participants.
Notification of Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee September 19, 2017, Public Meeting
Document Number: 2017-19005
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-07
Agency: United States Mint, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Pursuant to United States Code, Title 31, section 5135(b)(8)(C), the United States Mint announces the Citizens Coinage Advisory Committee (CCAC) public meeting scheduled for September 19, 2017. Date: September 19, 2017. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Location: Second Floor Conference Room, United States Mint, 801 9th Street NW., Washington, DC 20220. Subject: Review and discussion of candidate designs for the 2019 America the Beautiful Quarters Program, review and discussion of new and revised candidate designs for the Office of Strategic Services Congressional Gold Medal, and review and approval of annual reports. Interested members of the public may either attend the meeting in person or dial in to listen to the meeting at (866) 564-9287/Access Code: 62956028. Interested persons should call the CCAC HOTLINE at (202) 354-7502 for the latest update on meeting time and room location. Any member of the public interested in submitting matters for the CCAC's consideration is invited to submit them by fax to the following number: 202-756-6525. In accordance with 31 U.S.C. 5135, the CCAC: [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury on any theme or design proposals relating to circulating coinage, bullion coinage, Congressional Gold Medals, and national and other medals. [ssquf] Advises the Secretary of the Treasury with regard to the events, persons, or places to be commemorated by the issuance of commemorative coins in each of the five calendar years succeeding the year in which a commemorative coin designation is made. [ssquf] Makes recommendations with respect to the mintage level for any commemorative coin recommended. Members of the public interested in attending the meeting in person will be admitted into the meeting room on a first-come, first-serve basis as space is limited. Conference Room A&B can accommodate up to 50 members of the public at any one time. In addition, all persons entering a United States Mint facility must adhere to building security protocol. This means they must consent to the search of their persons and objects in their possession while on government grounds and when they enter and leave the facility, and are prohibited from bringing into the facility weapons of any type, illegal drugs, drug paraphernalia, or contraband. The United States Mint Police Officer conducting the screening will evaluate whether an item may enter into or exit from a facility based upon federal law, Treasury policy, United States Mint Policy, and local operating procedure; and all prohibited and unauthorized items will be subject to confiscation and disposal.
Guidance for Determining Stock Ownership; Correction
Document Number: 2017-18983
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-07
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to the final regulations (T.D. 9812) that were published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, January 18, 2017. The regulations identify certain stock of a foreign corporation that is disregarded in calculating ownership of the foreign corporation for purposes of determining whether it is a surrogate foreign corporation.
Members of Senior Executive Service Performance Review Boards
Document Number: 2017-18840
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The purpose of this notice is to publish the names of those IRS employees who will serve as members on IRS's Fiscal Year 2017 Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Boards.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Sale of Residence From Qualified Personal Residence Trust (T.D. 8743)
Document Number: 2017-18839
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-06
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
Agency Information Collection Activities; Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Basel II Interagency Supervisory Guidance for the Supervisory Review Process (Pillar 2)
Document Number: 2017-18692
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-05
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
The OCC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to comment on a continuing information collection as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA). The OCC may not conduct or sponsor, and a respondent is 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 ``Basel II Interagency Supervisory Guidance for the Supervisory Review Process (Pillar 2).'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Transfers of Certain Property by U.S. Persons to Partnerships With Related Foreign Partners; Correction
Document Number: 2017-18691
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-09-05
Agency: Internal Revenue Service, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
This document contains corrections to the temporary regulations (T.D. 9814) that were published in the Federal Register on Thursday, January 19, 2017 (82 FR 7582). The regulations address transfers of appreciated property by United States persons to partnerships with foreign partners related to the transferor. The regulations override the rules providing for nonrecognition of gain on a contribution of property to a partnership in exchange for an interest in the partnership under section 721(a) of the Internal Revenue Code (Code) pursuant to section 721(c) unless the partnership adopts the remedial method and certain other requirements are satisfied.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Community Reinvestment Act Regulations
Document Number: 2017-18654
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-05
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
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 the respondent is 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 ``Community Reinvestment Act Regulations.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Disclosure Requirements Associated With Supplementary Leverage Ratio
Document Number: 2017-18652
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-05
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
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 the respondent is 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 ``Disclosure Requirements Associated with Supplementary Leverage Ratio.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Information Collection Renewal; Submission for OMB Review; Fair Housing Home Loan Data System Regulation
Document Number: 2017-18639
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-05
Agency: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Department of Treasury, Department of the Treasury
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 a respondent is 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 ``Fair Housing Home Loan Data System Regulation.'' The OCC also is giving notice that it has sent the collection to OMB for review.
Notice of OFAC Sanctions Action
Document Number: 2017-18581
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-01
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is publishing the name of one person that has been placed on OFAC's Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons List based on OFAC's determination that one or more applicable legal criteria were satisfied. All property and interests in property subject to U.S. jurisdiction of this person are blocked, and U.S. persons are generally prohibited from engaging in transactions with them.
Sanctions Action Pursuant to an Executive Order Issued on September 23, 2001, Titled “Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism”
Document Number: 2017-18080
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-01
Agency: Department of the Treasury, Office of Foreign Assets Control
The Department of the Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) is removing the name of one individual, whose property and interests in property have been blocked pursuant to an executive order issued on September 23, 2001, titled ``Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism,'' from the list of Specially Designated Nationals and Blocked Persons (SDN List).