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 a continuing information collection titled, “Survey of Minority Owned Institutions.”
Comments must be submitted on or before June 25, 2013.
Because paper mail in the Washington, DC area and at the OCC is subject to delay, commenters are encouraged to submit comments by email if possible. Comments may be sent to: Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Attention: 1557-0236, 400 7th Street SW., Suite 3E-218, Mail Stop 9W-11, Washington, DC 20219. In addition, comments may be sent by fax to (571) 465-4326 or by electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. You may personally inspect and photocopy comments at the OCC, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219. For security reasons, the OCC requires that visitors make an appointment to inspect comments. You may do so by calling (202) 649-6700. Upon arrival, visitors will be required to present valid government-issued photo identification and to submit to security screening in order to inspect and photocopy comments.
All comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. Do not enclose any information in your comment or supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate for public disclosure.
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You may request additional information by contacting: Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, (202) 649-5490, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20219.
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Title: Survey of Minority Owned Institutions.
OMB Control No.: 1557-0236.
Type of Review: Regular review.
Description: The OCC is committed to assessing its efforts to provide supervisory support, technical assistance, education, and other outreach to the minority-owned institutions under its supervision. To perform this assessment, it is necessary to obtain, from the individual institutions, feedback on the effectiveness of OCC's current efforts in these areas and suggestions on how the OCC might enhance or augment its supervision and technical assistance going forward. The OCC has used the information gathered to assess the needs of minority-owned institutions as well as its efforts to meet those needs. The OCC has also used the information to focus and enhance its supervisory, technical assistance, education and other outreach activities with respect to minority-owned institutions.
Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 55.
Estimated Number of Responses: 55.
Estimated Annual Burden: 110 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:Start Printed Page 24805
(a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the OCC, including whether the information has practical utility;
(b) The accuracy of the OCC's estimate of the information collection burden;
(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 start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.
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Dated: April 19, 2013.
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
[FR Doc. 2013-09863 Filed 4-25-13; 8:45 am]
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