SUMMARY: In accordance with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the FDIC hereby gives notice that it
plans to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request
for OMB review and approval of the information collection system
DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 25, 2007.
ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to
Steve Hanft, Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 898-3907, Legal
Division, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street, NW.,
Washington, DC 20429. All comments should refer to the OMB control
number. Comments may be hand-delivered to the guard station at the rear
of the 17th Street Building (located on F Street), on business days
between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. [FAX number (202) 898-8788].
A copy of the comments may also be submitted to: OMB desk
for the FDIC, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of
Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235,
Washington, DC 20503.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steve Hanft, at the address identified
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposal to renew the following currently
approved collection of information:
Title: Foreign Banks.
OMB Number: 3064-0114.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Affected Public: Certain U.S. branches of foreign banks.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 12.
Estimated Time per Response: 131.
Total Annual Burden: 1,572 hours.
General Description of Collection: This collection consists
applications relating to the FDIC's supervision of insured branches of
foreign banks. The applications cover such actions as moving a branch,
operating as a noninsured state-licensed branch of a foreign bank,
conducting activities which are not permissible for a federally-
licensed branch internal recordkeeping; and reporting and recordkeeping
requirements relating to pledges of assets to the FDIC.
Request for Comment
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether this collection of
is necessary for the proper performance of the FDIC's functions,
including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the
accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the information collection,
including the validity of the methodology and 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 information
collection on respondents, including through the use of automated
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All
comments will become a matter of public record.
Dated at Washington, DC, this 19th day of December, 2006.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Robert E. Feldman,
[FR Doc. E6-22065 Filed 12-22-06; 8:45 am]