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


Office of Thrift Supervision

Financial Management Policies--Interest Rate Risk

AGENCY: Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury.
ACTION: Notice and request for comment.
SUMMARY: The proposed information collection request (ICR) described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. OTS is soliciting public comments on the proposal.
DATES: Submit written comments on or before May 27, 2011. A copy of this ICR, with applicable supporting documentation, can be obtained from at
ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the proposal or by OMB approval number, to OMB and OTS at these addresses: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Desk Officer for OTS, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10235,Washington DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 393-6974; and Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel's Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552, by fax to (202) 906-6518, or by e-mail will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet Site athttp:// addition, interested persons may inspect comments at the Public Reading Room, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552 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: For further information or to obtain a copy of the submission to OMB, please contact Ira L. Mills at,,or on (202) 906-6531, or facsimile number (202) 906-6518, Regulations and Legislation Division, Chief Counsel's Office, 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.

Title of Proposal:Financial Management Policies—Interest Rate Risk.

OMB Number:1550-0094.

Form Number:N/A.

Description:This information collection covers the recordkeeping burden for maintaining data in accordance with OTS's regulation on interest rate risk procedures, 12 CFR 563.176. The purpose of the regulation is to ensure that institutions are appropriately managing their exposure to interest rate risk. To comply with this reporting requirement, institutions need to maintain sufficient records for determining how their interest rate risk exposure is being internally monitored and managed, and how their exposure compares with that of other institutions.

Type of Review:Extension of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public:Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents:727.

Estimated Frequency of Response:Quarterly and annually.

Estimated Total Burden:29,080 hours.

Dated: April 21, 2011. Ira L. Mills, Paperwork Clearance Officer,Office of Chief Counsel,Office of Thrift Supervision.