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Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request

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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 the following collections of information titled.


Comments must be submitted on or before February 26, 2007.


Interested parties are invited to submit written comments by any of the following methods. All comments should refer to the name and number of the collection:

  • E-mail: Include the name and number of the collection in the subject line of the message.
  • Mail: Steve Hanft (202-898-3907), Clearance Officer, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20429.
  • Hand Delivery: 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.

A copy of the comments may also be submitted to the OMB Desk Officer for the FDIC, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.

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Steve Hanft, at the address identified above.

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Proposal to renew the following currently approved collections of information:

1. Title: Securities of Insured Nonmember Banks.

OMB Number: 3064-0030.

Form Numbers: 3, 4, 5.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Affected Public: Generally, any person subject to section 16 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 with respect to securities registered under 12 CFR part 335.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,333.

Estimated Time per Response: 0.6 hours.

Total Annual Burden: 1,800 hours.

General Description of Collection: FDIC bank officers, directors, and persons who beneficially own more than 10% of a specified class of registered equity securities are required to publicly report their transactions in equity securities of the issuer.

2. Title: Forms Relating to Outside Counsel, Legal Support and Expert Services Programs.

OMB Number: 3064-0122.

Form Numbers: 5000/24-29; 5000/31-35; 5200/01; 5210/01-15.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Affected Public: Those who wish to be or are providers of legal support services to the FDIC.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,603.

Estimated Time per Response: 0.8 hours.

Total Annual Burden: 3,711 hours.

General Description of Collection: These forms facilitate the procurement of and payment for legal services; ensure compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements relating to disqualifying conditions or conflicts of interest; and monitor the participation of women and minorities in legal services contracts.

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 Start Printed Page 77399clarity 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 these collections. All comments will become a matter of public record.

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Dated at Washington, DC, this 20th day of December, 2006.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Robert E. Feldman,

Executive Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E6-22067 Filed 12-22-06; 8:45 am]