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Start Preamble December 20, 2016.

The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request(s) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of Start Printed Page 944841995, Public Law 104-13, on or after the date of publication of this notice.


Comments should be received on or before January 23, 2017 to be assured of consideration.


Send comments regarding the burden estimates, or any other aspect of the information collection(s), 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 8142, Washington, DC 20220, or email at

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Copies of the submissions may be obtained by emailing, calling (202) 622-0934, or viewing the entire information collection request at

Departmental Offices (DO)

OMB Control Number: 1505-0222.

Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Title: Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP)—Capital Purchase Program (CPP) Participants Use of Funds Survey.

Abstract: Authorized under the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act (EESA) of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-343), the Department of the Treasury has implemented several aspects of the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). The TARP includes several components including a voluntary Capital Purchase Program (CPP) under which the Department has purchased qualifying capital in U.S. banking organizations. The CPP is an important part of the Department's efforts to restore confidence in our financial system and ensure that credit continues to be available to consumers and businesses. As an essential part of restoring confidence, the Treasury has committed to determining the effectiveness of the CPP. Additionally, American taxpayers are particularly interested in knowing how banks have used the money that Treasury has invested through the CPP. Consequently, the Treasury is seeking responses from banking institutions that have received CPP funds regarding: How the CPP investment has affected the banks' operations, how these institutions have used CPP funds, and how their usage of CPP funds has changed over time.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profits.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 960.

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Bob Faber,

Acting Treasury PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2016-31043 Filed 12-22-16; 8:45 am]