Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


Office of Thrift Supervision

Request for Service Corporation Activity

AGENCY: Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury.
ACTION: Notice and request for comment.
SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The Office of Thrift Supervision within the Department of the Treasury will submit the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on its proposal to extend this information collection.
DATES: Submit written comments on or before May 9, 2011.
ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the proposal or by OMB approval number, to Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel's Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552; send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906-6518; or send an e-mail OTS will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet Site at addition, interested persons may inspect comments at the Public Reading Room, 1700 G Street, NW., by appointment. To make an appointment, call (202) 906-5922, send an e-mail,or send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906-7755.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information about this proposed information collection from Mr. Donald W. Dwyer on (202) 906-6414, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.

OTS may not conduct or sponsor an information collection, and respondents are not required to respond to an information collection, unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of the approval process, we invite comments on the following information collection.

Comments should address one or more of the following points:

a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OTS;

b. The accuracy of OTS's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection;

c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected;

d. Ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of information technology.

We will summarize the comments that we receive and include them in the OTS request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this notice, OTS is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection.

Title of Proposal:Request for Service Corporation Activity.

OMB Number:1550-0013.

Form Numbers:1566 and 1562.

Description:The information will be used by OTS to ensure that the principles of safety and soundness are adhered to in the issuance of securities. It was determined that all supervisory concerns would be satisfied if the information previously reported is available for inspection by OTS examiners.

Type of Review:Extension of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public:Businesses or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents:19.

Estimated Frequency of Response:On occasion.

Estimated Total Burden:9.5 hours.

Dated: March 4, 2011. Ira L. Mills, Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of Chief Counsel, Office of Thrift Supervision.