SUMMARY: The FDIC, 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 proposed and/or
continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Currently, the FDIC is
soliciting comments concerning an information collection titled
``Deposit Broker Status Survey.''
DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 20, 1999.
ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to
Tamara R. Manly, Management Analyst (Regulatory Analysis), (202) 898-
7453, Office of the Executive Secretary, Room 4058, Attention:
Comments/OES, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street,
NW, Washington, DC 20429. All comments should refer to ``Deposit Broker
Status Survey.'' 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 7:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. [FAX number (202) 898-3838;
Internet address: email@example.com].
A copy of the comments may also be submitted to the OMB desk
officer for the FDIC: Alexander Hunt, Office of Information and
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive
Office Building, Room 3208, Washington, DC 20503.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tamara R. Manly, at the address
Proposal to renew the following currently approved collection of
Title: Deposit Broker Status Survey.
OMB Number: New collection.
Frequency of Response: Occasional.
Affected Public: Deposit brokers who have notified the FDIC of
Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,200.
Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden: 200 hours.
General Description of Collection: The Deposit Broker Status Survey
is targeted to deposit brokers who have notified the FDIC of their
activity: securities and investment firms, financial institutions,
financial planners, insurance agents, etc. The survey is designed to
update FDIC records to ensure that brokers are active in the field,
purge files of brokers no longer operating, update information on the
activities of active brokers and correct addresses and contact
Request for Comment
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection 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 estimates 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
At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations
received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which the
collection should be modified prior to submission to OMB for review and
approval. Comments submitted in response to this notice also will be
summarized or included in the FDIC's requests to OMB for renewal of
this collection. All comments will become a matter of public record.
Dated at Washington, DC, this 12th day of February, 1999.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Robert E. Feldman,
[FR Doc. 99-4056 Filed 2-18-99; 8:45 am]
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