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 described
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
Proposal to renew the following currently approved collection
1. Title: Occasional Qualitative Surveys.
OMB Number: 3064-0127.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Affected Public: Financial institutions, their customers, and
members of the public generally.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,750.
Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
Total Annual Burden: 12,750 hours.
General Description of Collection: This collection involves
occasional use of qualitative surveys to gather anecdotal information
about regulatory burden, bank customer satisfaction, problems or
successes in the bank supervisory process (both safety-and-soundness
and consumer related), and similar concerns. In general, these surveys
would not involve more than 850 respondents, would not require more
than one hour per respondent, and would be completely voluntary. It is
not contemplated that more than fifteen such surveys would be completed
in any given year.
Request for Comment
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether this collections of
information 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. E6-22066 Filed 12-22-06; 8:45 am]