Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
Notice and request for comment.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is requesting to renew the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for an existing information collection titled, “Applications for Advisory Committees.”
Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before September 30, 2019 to be assured of consideration.
You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket number (see above), by any of the following methods:
Electronic: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
Email: PRA_Comments@cfpb.gov. Include Docket No. CFPB-2019-0042 in the subject line of the message.
Mail: Comment Intake, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552.
Hand Delivery/Courier: Comment Intake, Bureau of Consumer Financial Start Printed Page 37264Protection (Attention: PRA Office), 1700 G Street NW, Washington, DC 20552.
Please note that comments submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. In general, all comments received will become public records, including any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such as account numbers or Social Security numbers, should not be included.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Documentation prepared in support of this information collection request is available at www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to Darrin King, PRA Officer, at (202) 435-9575, or email: CFPB_PRA@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact CFPB_Accessibility@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to these email boxes.
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Title of Collection: Applications for Advisory Committees.
OMB Control Number: 3170-0037.
Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Individuals.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 425.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 503.
Abstract: The Director of the Bureau may invite individuals with special expertise to serve on the Bureau's advisory committees. The selection-related material will allow the Bureau to obtain information on the qualifications of individuals nominated to an advisory committee and will aid the Bureau in selecting members for service on an advisory committee. The selection-related information will also aid the Bureau in determining the appropriateness of participation in particular matters. The information collected from applicants will aid the Bureau in the exercise of its functions. The feedback collected will allow the Bureau to evaluate and improve its advisory committee program. Information collected will be used for vetting candidates, issue travel orders, or provide reimbursement for travel expenses, as applicable. This is a routine request for OMB to renew its approval of the collections of information currently approved under this OMB control number. The Bureau is not proposing any new or revised collections of information pursuant to this request.
Request for Comments: Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the Bureau's estimate of the burden of the collection of information, including the validity of the methods and the assumptions used; (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (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. 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.
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Dated: July 25, 2019.
Darrin A. King,
Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.
[FR Doc. 2019-16304 Filed 7-30-19; 8:45 am]
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