Federal Register: December 31, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 250)
DOCID: FR Doc 03-32186
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
Thrift Supervision Office
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice and request for comment.
Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request--General Reporting and Recordkeeping by Savings Associations
DATES: Submit written comments on or before March 1, 2004.
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 comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The Office of Thrift Supervision within the Department of the Treasury will submit the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on the proposal.
Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals,
OTS may not conduct or sponsor an information collection, and respondents are not required to respond to an information collection, unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of the approval process, we invite comments on the following information collection.
Comments should address one or more of the following points:
a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OTS;
b. The accuracy of OTS's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection;
c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected;
d. Ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of information technology.
We will summarize the comments that we receive and include them in the OTS request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this notice, OTS is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection.
Title of Proposal: General Reporting and Recordkeeping by Savings Associations.
OMB Number: 15500011.
Form Number: N/A.
Regulation requirements: 12 CFR 544.8, 545.96(c), 552.11, 562.1, 562.4, 563.1(b), 563.47(e), 563.76(c), and 584.1(f).
Description: This collection of information allows management of
savings associations to exercise prudent controls and to provide OTS
with a means of determining the integrity of savings association
records and operations when examining for safety, soundness, and regulatory compliance.
Type of Review: Renewal.
Affected Public: Savings Associations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 941.
Estimated Number of Responses: 941.
Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 3,369.
Estimated Total Burden: 3,170,229.
Clearance Officer: Marilyn K. Burton, (202) 9066467, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.
OMB Reviewer: Joseph F. Lackey, Jr., (202) 3957316, Office of
Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.
Dated: December 23, 2003.
By the Office of Thrift Supervision.
Richard M. Riccobono,
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
You can request additional information about this proposed information collection from Josephine Battle, Supervision Policy, (202) 9066870, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.