Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury.
Notice and request for comment.
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. An agency 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 an extension of OMB approval of the information collection titled “Consumer Protections for Depository Institution Sales of Insurance.”
Comments must be submitted on or before April 2, 2007.
Communications Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Public Information Room, Mailstop 1-5, Attention: 1557-0220, 250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to (202) 874-4448, or by electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You can inspect and photocopy the comments at the OCC's Public Information Room, 250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219. You can make an appointment to inspect the comments by calling (202) 874-5043.
Additionally, you should send a copy of your comments to OCC Desk Officer, 1557-0220, by mail to U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725, 17th Street, NW, #10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395-6974.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
You may request additional information or a copy of the collection and supporting documentation submitted to OMB by contacting: Mary Gottlieb or Camille Dickerson, (202) 874-5090, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Consumer Protections for Depository Institution Sales of Insurance—12 CFR 14.
OMB Control No.: 1557-0220.
Type of Review: Extension, without revision, of a currently approved collection.
Description: This information collection requires national banks and other covered persons involved in insurance sales to make two separate disclosures to consumers. Under 12 CFR 14.40, a respondent must prepare and provide certain disclosures to consumers: (1) Before the completion of the initial sale of an insurance product or annuity to a consumer; and (2) at the time of application for the extension of credit (if insurance products or annuities are sold, solicited, advertised, or offered in connection with an extension of credit).
Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,563.
Estimated Number of Responses: 1,563.
Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 7,815 hours.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Comments: 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 agency, including whether the information has practical utility;
(b) The accuracy of the agency'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 startup costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.Start Signature
Dated: January 24, 2007.
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency.
[FR Doc. E7-1423 Filed 1-29-07; 8:45 am]
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