[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 164 (Monday, August 25, 1997)]
[Pages 45011-45012]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-22458]



Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

Information Collection; Submission for OMB Review; Comment 

AGENCY: Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Office of the Comptroller of 
the Currency (OCC) hereby gives notice that it has sent to the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) for review an information collection 
titled Disclosure of Financial and Other Information by National 
Banks--12 CFR 18.

DATES: Comments regarding this information collection are welcome and 
should be submitted to the OMB Reviewer and the OCC. Comments should be 
submitted by September 24, 1997.

ADDRESSES: A copy of the submission may be obtained by calling the OCC 
Contact listed. Direct all written comments to the Communications 
Division, Attention: 1557-0182, Third Floor, Office of the Comptroller 
of the Currency, 250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219. In addition, 
comments may be sent by facsimile transmission to (202) 874-5274, or by 
electronic mail to [email protected]


    Title: Disclosure of Financial and Other Information by National 
Banks--12 CFR 18
    OMB Number: 1557-0182.
    Form Number: Not applicable.
    Type of Review: Revision of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: This notice covers the disclosure requirements presently 
contained in 12 CFR Part 18, Disclosure of Financial and Other 
Information by National Banks. This disclosure of information is needed 
to facilitate informed decisionmaking by national banks' existing and 
potential customers and investors by improving public understanding of, 
and confidence in, the financial condition of the individual

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national bank. The disclosed information is used by depositors, 
security holders, and the general public in evaluating the condition 
of, and deciding whether to do business with, a particular national 
bank. Disclosure and increased public knowledge complements OCC's 
efforts to promote the safety and soundness of national banks and the 
national banking system.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit.
    Number of Respondents: 2,800.
    Total Annual Responses: 2,800.
    Frequency of Response: Annual.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,400 hours.
    OCC Contact: Jessie Gates, (202) 874-5090, Legislative and 
Regulatory Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller of the 
Currency, 250 E Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219.
    OMB Reviewer: Alexander Hunt, (202) 395-7340, Paperwork Reduction 
Project 1557-0184, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10226, New 
Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503.
    The OCC may not conduct or sponsor, and respondent is not required 
to respond to, an information that has been extended, revised, or 
implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently 
valid OMB control number. 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 has 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 on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or other 
forms of information technology; and
    (e) Estimates of capital or startup costs and costs of operation, 
maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information.

    Dated: August 18, 1997.
Mark Tenhundfeld,
Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory Activities Division.
[FR Doc. 97-22458 Filed 8-22-97; 8:45 am]