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Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request (3064-0015)

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AGENCY:

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).

ACTION:

Notice and request for comment.

SUMMARY:

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 Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). On February 13, 2014, (79 FR 8714), the FDIC requested comment for 60 days on a proposal to renew the following information collection: Interagency Bank Merger Application, OMB Number: 3064-0015, described below. No comments were received. The FDIC hereby gives notice of its plan to submit to OMB a request to approve the renewal of this collection, and again invites comment on this renewal.

DATES:

Comments must be submitted on or before May 23, 2014.

ADDRESSES:

Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the FDIC by any of the following methods:

  • http://www.FDIC.gov/​regulations/​laws/​federal/​notices.html.
  • Email: comments@fdic.gov. 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.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Gary A. Kuiper, at the FDIC address above.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Proposal to renew the following currently-approved collection of information:

Title: Interagency Bank Merger Application

OMB Number: 3064-0015.

Form Number: FDIC 6220/01

Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Affected Public: Insured state nonmember banks and state savings associations.

Estimated Reporting Burden:

Number of applications submitted by FDIC-supervised banks: 241

Hours to process an application: × 23.5

Total estimated annual burden hours: 5,664

General Description of Collection: Section 18(c) of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (12 U.S.C. 1828(c)) requires an insured depository institution that wishes to merge or consolidate with any other insured depository institution or, either directly or indirectly, acquire the assets of, or assume liability to pay any deposits made in, any other insured depository institution, to apply for the prior written approval of the responsible agency. The FDIC is the responsible agency if the acquiring, assuming, or resulting bank is to be a state nonmember insured bank or state savings association.

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.

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Dated at Washington, DC, this 18th day of April, 2014.

Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.

Robert E. Feldman,

Executive Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 2014-09234 Filed 4-22-14; 8:45 am]

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