Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request (3064-0022)
In accordance with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (“PRA”), 44 U.S.C. 3501et seq., the FDIC may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection unless it displays a currently valid Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number. 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 the renewal of existing information collection, as required by the PRA. On October 20, 2011 (76 FR 65192), the FDIC solicited public comment for a 60-day period on renewal of the following information collection: Uniform Application/Uniform Termination for Municipal Securities Principal or Representative (OMB No. 3064-0022). No comments were received. Therefore, the FDIC hereby gives notice of submission of its request for renewal to OMB for review.
Comments must be submitted on or before January 26, 2012.
Interested parties are invited to submit written comments to the FDIC by any of the following methods:
•Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Include the name of the collection in the subject line of the message.
•Mail: Gary A. Kuiper ((202) 898-3877), Counsel, Room F-1086, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20429.
•Hand Delivery: 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.
All comments should refer to the relevant OMB control number. A copy of the comments may also be submitted to the OMB desk officer for the FDIC: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.
For further information contact:
Gary A. Kuiper, at the FDIC address above.
Proposal To Renew the Following Currently-Approved Collection of Information
Title: Uniform Application/Uniform Termination for Municipal Securities Principal or Representative.
Frequency of Response: On occasion.
Affected Public: Business or other financial institutions.
Estimated Number of Respondents:75.
Estimated Time per Response:1 hour.
Total Annual Burden:75 hours.
General Description of Collection: An insured state nonmember bank which serves as a municipal securities dealer must file Form MSD-4 or MSD-5, as applicable, to permit an employee to become associated or to terminate the association with the municipal securities dealer. FDIC uses the form to ensure compliance with the professional requirements for municipal securities dealers in accordance with the rules of the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board.
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. All comments will become a matter of public record.Dated at Washington, DC, this 20th day of December 2011.
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.Valerie J. Best, Assistant Executive Secretary.