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National Credit Union Administration (NCUA).




The National Credit Union Administration (NCUA) will be submitting the following information collection requests 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 November 7, 2016 to be assured of consideration.


Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Start Printed Page 69552Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for NCUA, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at and (2) NCUA PRA Clearance Officer, 1775 Duke Street, Alexandria, VA 22314, Suite 5067, or email at

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Copies of the submission may be obtained by emailing or viewing the entire information collection request at

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OMB Number: 3133-0108.

Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection.

Title: Monitoring Bank Secrecy Act Compliance, 12 CFR 748.2.

Abstract: Section 748.2 of NCUA's regulations, directs credit unions to establish a Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) compliance program that maintains procedures designed to assure and monitor compliance with the requirement of 31 U.S.C., Chap. 53, Subchapter II (sec. 5301-5329), the Bank Secrecy Act (31 U.S.C. 5318(g)), and 31 CFR Chapter X (parts 1000-1099), Financial Crimes Enforcement Network, Department of the Treasury. Each federally insured credit union (FICU) must develop and provide for the continued administration of a BSA compliance program to assure and monitor compliance with the recordkeeping and recording requirements prescribed by the BSA. At a minimum, a compliance program shall provide for a system of internal controls, independent testing for compliance, designation of an individual responsible for coordinating and monitoring day-to-day compliance; and training. NCUA examiners review the program to determine whether the credit union's procedures comply with all BSA requirements.

Affected Public: Private Sector: Not-for-profit institutions.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 95,264.

OMB Number: 3133-0146.

Type of Review: Extension of a previously approved collection.

Title: Production of Non-public Records and Testimony of Employees in Legal Proceedings (Touhy Request).

Abstract: Title 12 CFR part 792, subpart C, requires anyone requesting NCUA non-public records for use in legal proceedings, or similarly the testimony of NCUA personnel, to provide NCUA with information regarding the requester's grounds for the request. This process is also known as a “Touhy Request”. The information collected will help the NCUA decide whether to release non-public records or permit employees to testify in legal proceedings.

Affected Public: Private Sector: Not-for-profit institutions.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 40.

OMB Number: 3133-0181.

Type of Review: Reinstatement of a previously approved collection.

Title: Registration of Mortgage Loan Originators

Abstract: The Secure and Fair Enforcement for Mortgage Licensing Act (S.A.F.E. Act), 12 U.S.C. 5101 et seq., as codified by 12 CFR part 1007, requires an employee of a bank, savings association, or credit union or a subsidiary regulated by a Federal banking agency or an employee of an institution regulated by the Farm Credit Administration (FCA), (collectively, Agency-regulated Institutions) who engages in the business of a residential mortgage loan originator (MLO) to register with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System and Registry (Registry) and obtain a unique identifier. Agency-regulated institutions must also adopt and follow written policies and procedures to assure compliance with the S.A.F.E. Act. The Registry is intended to aggregate and improve the flow of information to and between regulators; provide increased accountability and tracking of mortgage loan originators; enhance consumer protections; reduce fraud in the residential mortgage loan origination process; and provide consumers with easily accessible information at no charge regarding the employment history of, and the publicly adjudicated disciplinary and enforcement actions against MLOs.

Affected Public: Individuals or households; Private Sector: Not-for-profit institutions.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 76,204.

By John Brolin, Acting Secretary of the Board, the National Credit Union Administration, on October 3, 2016.

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Dated: October 3, 2016.

Dawn D. Wolfgang,

NCUA PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2016-24223 Filed 10-5-16; 8:45 am]