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Start Preamble August 24, 2016.

The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13, on or after the date of publication of this notice.


Comments should be received on or before September 28, 2016 to be assured of consideration.


Send comments regarding the burden estimates, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 8117, Washington, DC 20220, or email at

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Copies of the submission may be obtained by emailing, calling (202) 622-1295, or viewing the entire information collection request at

Bureau of the Fiscal Service

OMB Control Number: 1530-0022.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Title: Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) Market Research Study.

Abstract: This information collection is a generic clearance to conduct customer satisfaction surveys, focus groups, and interviews among recipients of federal benefit and vendor payments through EFT. The need for this market research continues to arise from a Congressional directive that accompanied legislation enacted in 1996, as part of the Debt Collection Improvement Act (Pub. L. 104-134), expanding the scope of check recipients required to use direct deposit to receive Federal benefit payments (see 31 U.S.C. 3332). Congress directed Treasury to “study the socioeconomic and Start Printed Page 59271demographic characteristics of those who currently do not have Direct Deposit and determine how best to increase usage among all groups.” 142 Cong. Rec. H4090 (daily ed. April 25, 1996).

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5,200.

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Brenda Simms,

Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2016-20669 Filed 8-26-16; 8:45 am]