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60-Day Notice and request for comments.


In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Small Business Administration's intentions to request approval on a new and/or currently approved information collection.


Submit comments on or before June 16, 2017.


Send all comments regarding whether this information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, whether the burden estimates are accurate, and if there are ways to minimize the estimated burden and enhance the quality of the collections, to Louis Cupp, New Markets Policy Start Printed Page 18203Analyst, Office of Investment and Innovation, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20416.

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Louis Cupp, New Markets Policy Analyst, 202-619-0511, or Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst, 202-205-7030

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To obtain the information needed to carry out its oversight responsibilities under the Small Business Investment Act, the Small Business Administration (SBA) requires Small Business Investment Companies (SBICs) to submit financial statements and supplementary information on SBA Form 468. SBA uses this information to monitor SBIC financial condition and regulatory compliance, for credit analysis when considering SBIC leverage applications, and to evaluate financial risk and economic impact for individual SBICs and the program as a whole.

Solicitation of Public Comments:

SBA is requesting comments on (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the agency to properly perform its functions; (b) whether the burden estimates are accurate; (c) whether there are ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of automated techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) whether there are ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information.

Title: SBIC Financial Reports.

Frequency: On Occasion.

SBA Form Numbers: 468.1, 468.2, 468.3, 468.4.

Description of Respondents: Small Business Investment Companies and Small Businesses.

Responses: 1,198.

Annual Burden: 29,041.

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Curtis Rich,

Management Analyst.

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[FR Doc. 2017-07647 Filed 4-14-17; 8:45 am]