Notice and request for comments.
The Department of the Treasury, 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 a proposed and/or continuing information collection, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the “Application by Voluntary Guardian of Incapacitated Owner of United States Savings Bonds or Savings Notes”.
Written comments should be received on or before May 1, 2015 to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments and requests for further information to Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Bruce A. Sharp, 200 Third Street A4-A, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Title: Application by Voluntary Guardian of Incapacitated Owner of United States Savings Bonds or Savings Notes.
OMB Number: 1530-0031 (Previously approved as 1535-0036 as a collection conducted by Department of the Treasury/Bureau of the Public Debt.)
Transfer of OMB Control Number: The Bureau of Public Debt (BPD) and the Financial Management Service (FMS) have consolidated to become the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service). Information collection requests previously held separately by BPD and FMS will now be identified by a 1530 prefix, designating Fiscal Service.
Form Number: PD F 2513.
Abstract: The information is requested to establish the right of a voluntary guardian to conduct transactions on behalf of a mentally incapacitated bond or note owner.
Current Actions: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Type of Review: Regular.
Affected Public: Individuals or Households.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,650.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 20 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,600.
Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information 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: February 23, 2015.
Bruce A. Sharp,
Bureau Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-04257 Filed 2-27-15; 8:45 am]
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