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Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for Office of Management and Budget Review; Comment Request; OCC Supplier Registration Form

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Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury.


Notice and request for comment.


The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) is announcing that a proposed collection of information has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA).


Comments must be submitted on or before August 12, 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—NEW, 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 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.

Additionally, please send a copy of your comments by mail to: OCC Desk Officer, 1557-NEW, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., #10235, Washington, DC 20503, or by email to: oira

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You may request additional information of the collection from Johnny Vilela or Mary H. Gottlieb, OCC Clearance Officers, (202) 649-5490, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, 400 7th Street SW., Suite 3E-218, Mail Stop 9W-11, Washington, DC 20219.

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In compliance with 44 U.S.C. 3507, the OCC has submitted the following proposed collection of information to OMB for review and clearance.

Title: OCC Supplier Registration Form.

OMB Number: 1557-NEW.

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 1000.

Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 10 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 167 hours.

Abstract: Section 342 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank) requires the (OCC) to develop and implement standards and procedures to ensure, to the maximum extent possible, the fair inclusion and utilization of minorities, women, and minority-owned and women-owned businesses in all business and activities of the agency at all levels, including in procurement, insurance, and all types of contracts [1] and to develop standards for coordinating technical assistance to such business.[2]

In order to comply with the Congressional mandates to develop standards for the fair inclusion and utilization of minority-and women-owned businesses and to provide effective technical assistance to these Start Printed Page 41834businesses, the OCC is developing an on-going system to collect up-to-date contact information and capabilities statements from potential suppliers. This information will allow the OCC to update and enhance its internal database of interested minority- and women-owned businesses. This information also will allow the OCC to measure the effectiveness of its technical assistance and outreach efforts and target areas where additional outreach efforts are necessary.

In the Federal Register of May 3, 2013 (78 FR 26114), the OCC published a 60-day notice requesting public comment on the proposed collection of information. The OCC received no comments.

Comments continue to be invited on:

(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: July 8, 2013.

Michele Meyer,

Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.

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[FR Doc. 2013-16645 Filed 7-10-13; 8:45 am]