Proposed Collection: Comment Request

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 take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A). Currently the Bureau of the Public Debt within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning the creditor's request for payment of Treasury securities belonging to a decedent's estate being settled without administration.

Dates:

Written comments should be received on or before May 30, 2012 to be assured of consideration.

Addresses:

Direct all written comments to Bureau of the Public Debt, Bruce A. Sharp, 200 Third Street A4-A, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, or bruce.sharp@bpd.treas.gov. The opportunity to make comments online is also available at www.pracomment.gov

For further information contact:

Requests for additional information or copies should be directed to Bruce A. Sharp, Bureau of the Public Debt, 200 Third Street A4-A, Parkersburg, WV 26106-1328, (304) 480-8150.

Supplementary information:

Title: Creditor's Request for Payment of Treasury Securities Belonging to a Decedent's Estate Being Settled Without Administration.

OMB Number:1535-0055.

Form Number: PD F 1050.

Abstract: The information is requested to obtain a creditor's consent to dispose of savings bonds/notes in settlement of a deceased owner's estate without administration.

Current Actions: None.

Type of Review: Extension.

Affected Public: Individuals or Businesses.

Estimated Number of Respondents:1,500.

Estimated Time per Respondent:6 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours:150.

Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. Allcomments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.

Dated: March 26, 2012. Bruce A. Sharp,

Bureau Clearance Officer.

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