Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals:


Federal Register: December 1, 2010 (Volume 75, Number 230)


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Office of Thrift Supervision

Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB

Review: Interagency Notice of Change in Control

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 January 31, 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 to OTS will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet Site at In 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 to, or send a facsimile transmission to

(202) 906-7755.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information about this proposed information collection from Donald W. Dwyer at

(202) 906-6414, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW.,

Washington, DC 20552.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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: Interagency Notice of Change in Control.

OMB Number: 1550-0032.

Form Number: 1622.

Description: The Regional Office must review the information contained in the Change of Control notices to determine if the application is considered eligible for delegated action. If the application is considered non-delegated, OTS's Washington staff must also review the application. The OTS must review the information in these applications to determine that no person is acting

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directly or indirectly, or in concert with one or more other persons, to acquire control of an insured depository institution through the purchase, assignment, transfer, pledge, or other disposition of voting stock of the thrift institution, unless OTS has been afforded sixty days prior written notice to review the proposal and to object to the acquisition.

Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 45.

Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.

Estimated Total Burden: 1,673 hours.

Dated: November 24, 2010.

Ira L. Mills,

Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of Chief Counsel, Office of Thrift


FR Doc. 2010-30217 Filed 11-30-10; 8:45 am