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Proposed Collection of Information: Legacy Treasury Direct Forms

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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. Currently the Bureau of the Fiscal Service within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the Legacy Treasury Direct Forms.


Written comments should be received on or before August 3, 2020 to be assured of consideration.


Direct all written comments and requests for additional information to Bureau of the Fiscal Service, Bruce A. Sharp, Room #4006-A, PO Box 1328, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, or

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Title: Legacy Treasury Direct Forms.

OMB Number: 1530-0042.

Form Number:

FS Form 5178—Transaction Request

FS Form 5179—Security Transfer Request

FS Form 5188—Durable Power of Attorney for Securities and Savings Bonds Transactions

FS Form 5191—Application for Recognition as Natural Guardian of a Minor

FS Form 5235—Report of Non-Receipt, Loss, Theft, or Destruction of a Fiscal Agency Check and Application for Replacement

FS Form 5236—Claim for Proceeds of a Fiscal Agency Check

Abstract: The information is requested to issue and maintain Treasury Bills, Notes, and Bonds.

Current Actions: Revision of a currently approved collection.

Type of Review: Regular.

Affected Public: Individuals or Households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,100.

Estimated Time per Respondent: 13 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,105.

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: 1. 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; 2. the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; 3. ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; 4. 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 5. estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.

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Dated: May 29, 2020.

Bruce A. Sharp,

Bureau PRA Clearance Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2020-12010 Filed 6-3-20; 8:45 am]