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[Federal Register: October 17, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 200)]
[Page 54111-54112]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comment Request
AGENCY: Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC).
ACTION: Notice and request for comment.
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
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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 ``Occasional Qualitative Surveys.''
DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 16, 1997.
ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to 
Tamara R. Manly, Management Analyst, (202) 898-7453, Office of the 
Executive Secretary, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20429. All comments should refer to 
``Occasional Qualitative Surveys.'' Comments may be hand-delivered to 
Room F-4001B, 1776 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20429, on business 
days between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. [FAX number (202) 898-3838; 
Internet address:].
    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 
identified above.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Proposal to renew the following currently 
approved collection of information:
    Title: Occasional Qualitative Surveys.
    OMB Number: New collection.
    Frequency of Response: Occasional.
    Affected Public: Business institutions and other federal and 
government agencies.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5,000 hours.
    General Description of Collection: The collection involves the 
occasional use of qualitative surveys to gather anecdotal information 
about regulatory burden, problems or successes in the bank supervisory 
process (including both safety-and-soundness and consumer-related 
exams), and similar concerns.
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 technology.
    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 14th day of October, 1997.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Robert E. Feldman,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. 97-27612 Filed 10-16-97; 8:45 am]

Last Updated 10/17/1997

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