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 proposed and/or continuing information collections, 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 Annual Start Printed Page 73193Financial Statement of Surety Companies—Schedule F.
Written comments should be received on or before December 23, 2016 to be assured of consideration.
Direct all written comments and requests for additional information to Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Bruce A. Sharp, 200 Third Street A4-A, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, or email@example.com.
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Title: Annual Financial Statement of Surety Companies—Schedule F.
OMB Number: 1530-0008.
Transfer of OMB Control Number: The Financial Management Service (FMS) and the Bureau of Public Debt (BPD) have consolidated to become the Bureau of the Fiscal Service (Fiscal Service). Information collection requests previously held separately by FMS and BPD will now be identified by a 1530 prefix, designating Fiscal Service.
Form Number: FS Form 6312.
Abstract: This form provides information that is used to determine the amount of unauthorized reinsurance of Treasury approved Surety Companies and Treasury approved Admitted Reinsurers. This computation is necessary to ensure the solvency of companies recognized by the Treasury to write Federal surety bonds, and their ability to carry out contractual requirements.
Current Actions: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Type of Review: Regular.
Affected Public: Business or Other For-Profit Organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 15 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 13.
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: October 18, 2016.
Bruce A. Sharp,
Bureau Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-25644 Filed 10-21-16; 8:45 am]
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