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Interagency Charter and Federal Deposit Insurance Application

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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, 44 U.S.C. 3507. OTS is soliciting public comments on the proposal.


Submit written comments on or before March 14, 2011. A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, can be obtained from at​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) 393-6974; 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 OTS will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet Site at In addition, interested persons may inspect comments at the Public Reading Room, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552 by appointment. To make an appointment, call (202) 906-5922, send an e-mail to, or send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906-7755.

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For further information or to obtain a copy of the submission to OMB, please contact Ira L. Mills at,, or on (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.

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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: Interagency Charter and Federal Deposit Insurance Application.

OMB Number: 1550-0005.

Form Numbers: 138; 1623.

Description: Organizers of a Federal savings association must file an Interagency Charter and Federal Deposit Insurance Application for permission to organize with the OTS. The submission is required to establish a Federal savings association or a Federal savings bank, and the issuance of a Federal charter, pursuant to 12 CFR parts 543 and 552.

The applicant shall publish notice no earlier than seven days before and no later than the date of filing of the application. The applicant publishes a notice(s) in accordance with requirements set forth in 12 CFR subpart B, Publication Requirements, Sections 516.50, 516.60, 516.70, and 516.80.

OTS analyzes each information collection to determine whether to approve the proposed application for a Federal charter.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 5.

Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Burden: 625 hours.

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Dated: February 4, 2011.

Ira L. Mills,

Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of Chief Counsel, Office of Thrift Supervision.

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[FR Doc. 2011-2943 Filed 2-9-11; 8:45 am]