Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury.
Notice and request for comment.
The proposed information collection request (ICR) described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. OTS is soliciting public comments on the proposal.
Submit written comments on or before November 19, 2008. A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, can be obtained from RegInfo.gov at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.
Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the proposal or by OMB approval number, to OMB and OTS at these addresses: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for OTS, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395-6974; and Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel's Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552, by fax to (202) 906-6518, or by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. OTS will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet Site at http://www.ots.treas.gov. In addition, interested persons may inspect comments at the Public Reading Room, 1700 G Street, NW., by appointment. To make an appointment, call (202) 906-5922, send an e-mail to email@example.com, or send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906-7755.Start Further Info
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For further information or to obtain a copy of the submission to OMB, please contact Ira L. Mills at firstname.lastname@example.org, (202) 906-6531, or facsimile number (202) 906-6518, Regulations and Legislation Division, Chief Counsel's Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
OTS may not conduct or sponsor an information collection, and respondents are not required to respond to an information collection, unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of the approval process, we invite comments on the following information collection.
Title of Proposal: Application Processing Fees.
OMB Number: 1550-0053.
Form Number: N/A.
Description: Pursuant to Section 9 of the Home Owners' Loan Act, 12 U.S.C. 1467, the Director of the OTS is authorized to charge assessments to recover the costs of examining savings associations and their affiliates, to charge fees to recover the costs of processing applications and other filings, and to charge fees to cover OTS's direct and indirect expenses in regulating savings associations and their affiliates.
An institution must submit a fee with certain applications, including Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 filings, notices, and requests (hereafter collectively referred to as “applications”), before such applications will be accepted for processing by OTS. 12 CFR Part 502.5. The institution is required to state how it calculates the appropriate fee, in accordance with OTS's schedule. 12 Start Printed Page 62382CFR Part 502.70. The most recent fee schedule was published in Thrift Bulletin TB 48-21 dated May 28, 2004.
Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,477.
Estimated Number of Responses: 1,477.
Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 2 minutes.
Estimated Frequency of Response: Other; as required.
Estimated Total Burden: 49 hours.
Clearance Officer: Ira L. Mills, (202) 906-6531, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.Start Signature
Dated: October 14, 2008.
Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division.
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