Federal Register: February 27, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 38)
DOCID: fr27fe09-78 FR Doc E9-4293
EXPORT-IMPORT BANK OF THE UNITED STATES
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice and request for comments.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request
DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 28, 2009 to be assured of consideration.
The Export-Import Bank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank)
provides working capital guarantees to lenders. In assessing the
creditworthiness of an applicant, we review EIB/SBA Form 841. This
form provides information which allows ExIm Bank to obtain
legislatively required reasonable assurance of repayment, as well as to
fulfill other statutory requirements. The following changes have been
made to the form by the SBA: a field for the Email address; a field
for the County (of business); an increase in selection for race; a
change in reference to the Code of Federal Regulations for the
Debarment/Suspension paragraph; a change in the agreements paragraph
(Part C, Section 1) from ``SBA form 159'' to ``SBA form 159(7a)'' and
the addition of the following provision: ``Each proprietor, each
general partner, each limited partner, member or stockholder owning 20%
or more, each guarantor and the spouse, when applicable, of each of
these must sign. * * * Attach a separate sheet of paper, if
necessary.'' Additionally, SBA added the following notices: (1) The
Flood Disaster Protection Act, (2) Executive OrdersFloodplain
Management and Wetland Protection, (3) the Occupational Safety and
Health Act, (4) Civil Rights Legislation, (5) the Equal Credit
Opportunity Act, (8) Executive Order 11738Environmental Protection,
(9) the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, and (10) the Lead
Based Paint Poisoning Prevention Act. One item was deleted from the
checklist of information to be attached,
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Titles and Form Numbers: U.S. Small Business Administration,
ExportImport Bank of the United States Joint Application for Working Capital Guarantee.
OMB Number: 30480003.
Form Number: EIBSBA 841.
Type of Review: Revision and extension of expiration date.
Annual Number of Respondents: 673.
ExportImport Bank: 496.
Small Business Administration: 177.
Estimated Time per Respondent: 2.5 Hours.
Annual Burden Hours: 1,682.5.
ExportImport Bank: 1,240.0.
Small Business Administration: 442.5.
Frequency of Reporting or Use: Upon application for guarantees of working capital loans advanced by the lenders to U.S. exporters.
Dated: February 24, 2009.
Agency Clearance Officer.
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