Federal Register: December 15, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 242)
DOCID: FR Doc 00-32043
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
ACTION: Agency information collection activities:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice and request for comments.
Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: Management of Federal Agency Disbursements
DATES: Written comments should be received on or before Frebruary 13, 2001.
The Financial Management Service, 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 a continuing information collection. By this notice, the Financial Management Service solicits comments concerning the ``annual Financial Statement of Surety CompaniesSchedule F.''
Proposed collection; comment request,
Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Financial Management Service solicits comments on the collection of information described below. [[Page 78533]]
Title: Annual Financial Statement of Surety CompaniesSchedule F.
OMB Number: 15100012.
Form Number: FMS 6314.
Abstract: This form provides information that is used to determine the amount of unauthorized reinsurance of a Treasury Certified Company, and to compute its underwriting limitations. This computation is necessary to ensure the solvency of companies certified by Treasury, and their ability to carry out contractual surety requirements.
Current Actions: Extension of currently approved collection.
Type of Review: Regular.
Affected Public: Business or other forprofit.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 451.
Estimated Time Per Respondent: Varies from 8 hours80 hours.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 19,108.
Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget 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 startup costs and costs of operation, maintenance and purchase of services to provide information.
Dated: December 7, 2000.
Judith R. Tillman,
Assistant Commissioner, Financial Operations.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to the Surety Bond Branch, 3700 EastWest Highway, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782 (202) 8746775.