Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
Notice and request for comment.
The FDIC, 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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Currently, the FDIC is soliciting comments concerning an information collection titled “Flood Insurance.”
Comments must be submitted on or before April 29, 2005.
Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to Gary A. Kuiper, Counsel, (202) 942-3824, Legal Division, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street, NW., PA1730-3000, Washington, DC 20429. All comments should refer to “Flood Insurance.” Comments may be hand-delivered to the guard station at the rear of the 550 17th Street Building (located on F Street), on business days between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. [FAX number (202) 898-3838; Internet address: firstname.lastname@example.org]. Comments may be inspected and photocopied in the FDIC Public Information Center, 801 17th Street, NW., Room 100, Washington, DC between 9 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on business days.
A copy of the comments may also be submitted to the OMB desk officer for the FDIC: Mark Menchik, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 3208, Washington, DC 20503.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Gary A. Kuiper, at the address identified above.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Proposal to renew the following currently approved collection of information:
Title: Flood Insurance.
OMB Number: 3064-0120.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Affected Public: Any depository institution that makes one or more loans to be secured by a building located on property in a special flood hazard area.
Estimated Number of Respondents/Recordkeepers: 5,272.
Estimated Number of Transactions: 180,000.
Estimated Reporting Hours: .05 hours × 180,000 = 9,000.
Estimated Recordkeeping Hours: 5,272 hours.
Estimated Total Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden Hours: 5,272 + 9,000 = 14,272 hours.
General Description of Collection: Each supervised lending institution is currently required to provide a notice of special flood hazards to each borrower with a loan secured by a building or mobile home located or to be located in an area identified by the Director of the Federal Emergency Management Administration as being subject to special flood hazards. The Riegle Community Development Act requires that each institution must also provide a copy of the notice to the servicer of the loan (if different from the originating lender).
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 information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which the collection should be modified prior to submission to OMB for review and approval. Comments submitted in response to this notice also will be summarized or included in the FDIC's requests to OMB for renewal of this collection. All comments will become a matter of public record.Start Signature
Dated at Washington, DC, this 22nd day of February, 2005.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Robert E. Feldman,
[FR Doc. 05-3770 Filed 2-25-05; 8:45 am]
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