Notice of information collection to be submitted to OMB for review and approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act.
In accordance with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (“PRA”), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the FDIC may not conduct or sponsor, and the 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 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 the renewal of an existing information collection, as required by the PRA. On June 29, 2012 (77 FR 38816), the FDIC solicited public comment for a 60-day period on the renewal of the following information collection: Notices Required of Government Securities Dealers or Brokers (Insured State Nonmember Banks). No comments were received. Therefore, the FDIC hereby gives notice of submission of its request for renewal to OMB for review.
Comments must be submitted on or before November 30, 2012.
Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the FDIC by any of the following methods:
Email: email@example.com Include the name of the collection in the subject line of the message.
Mail: Gary A. Kuiper (202.898.3877), Counsel, Room NYA-5046, 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 17th Street Building (located on F Street), on business days between 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.
All comments should refer to the relevant OMB control number. 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.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Gary A. Kuiper, at the FDIC address above.
Proposal to renew the following currently-approved collection of information:
Title: Notices Required of Government Securities Dealers or Brokers (Insured State Nonmember Banks).
OMB Number: 3064-0093.
Form Number: G-FIN; G-FINW; G-FIN4 & G-FIN5.
Affected Public: Insured state nonmember banks acting as government securities brokers and dealers.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 17.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Annual Burden Hours per Response: 1 hour.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 17 hours.
General Description of Collection: The Government Securities Act of 1986 requires all financial institutions acting as government securities brokers and dealers to notify their Federal regulatory agencies of their broker-dealer activities, unless exempted from the notice requirements by Treasury Department regulation.
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. All comments will become a matter of public record.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Dated at Washington, DC, this 25th day of October 2012.
Assistant Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 2012-26765 Filed 10-30-12; 8:45 am]
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