2019-20368. Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request  

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    AGENCY:

    Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

    ACTION:

    Notice and request for comment.

    SUMMARY:

    In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection (Bureau) is proposing to reinstate without change a previously approved collection, titled “Generic Information Collection Plan to Conduct Cognitive and Pilot Testing of Research Methods, Instruments, and Forms.”

    DATES:

    Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before October 21, 2019 to be assured of consideration.

    ADDRESSES:

    Comments in response to this notice are to be directed towards OMB and to the attention of the OMB Desk Officer for the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection. You may submit comments, identified by the title of the information collection, OMB Control Number (see below), and docket number (see above), by any of the following methods:

    In general, all comments received will become public records, including any personal information provided. Sensitive personal information, such as account numbers or Social Security numbers, should not be included.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Documentation prepared in support of this information collection request is available at www.reginfo.gov (this link becomes active on the day following publication of this notice). Select “Information Collection Review,” under “Currently under Review,” use the dropdown menu “Select Agency” and select “Consumer Financial Protection Bureau” (recent submissions to OMB will be at the top of the list). The same documentation is also available at http://www.regulations.gov. Requests for additional information should be directed to Darrin King, PRA Officer, at (202) 435-9575, or email: CFPB_PRA@cfpb.gov. If you require this document in an alternative electronic format, please contact CFPB_Accessibility@cfpb.gov. Please do not submit comments to these email boxes.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Title of Collection: Generic Information Collection Plan to Conduct Cognitive and Pilot Testing of Research Methods, Instruments, and Forms.

    OMB Control Number: 3170-0055.

    Type of Review: Reinstatement without change of an existing information collection.

    Affected Public: Individuals and households.

    Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 1,730.

    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,820.

    Abstract: Under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, the Bureau is charged with researching, analyzing, and reporting on topics relating to the Bureau's mission, including developments in markets for consumer financial products and services, consumer awareness, and consumer behavior. In order to improve its understanding of how consumers engage with financial markets, the Bureau seeks to obtain approval for a generic information collection plan to conduct research to improve the quality of data collection by examining the effectiveness of data-collection procedures and processes, including potential psychological and cognitive issues.

    Request for Comments: The Bureau issued a 60-day Federal Register notice on June 14,, 2019, 84 FR 27770, Docket Number: CFPB-2019-0033. Comments were solicited and continue to be invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Bureau, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the Bureau's estimate of the burden of the collection Start Printed Page 49517of information, including the validity of the methods and the 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 collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be reviewed by OMB as part of its review of this request. All comments will become a matter of public record.

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    Dated: September 11, 2019.

    Darrin A. King,

    Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

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    [FR Doc. 2019-20368 Filed 9-19-19; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 4810-AM-P

Document Information

Published:
09/20/2019
Department:
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice and request for comment.
Document Number:
2019-20368
Dates:
Written comments are encouraged and must be received on or before October 21, 2019 to be assured of consideration.
Pages:
49516-49517 (2 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket No. CFPB-2019-0052
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2019-20368.pdf
Supporting Documents:
» 3170-0055_Cognitive testing generic SS A_2-30-day OMB
» 3170-0055_Cognitive testing generic SS B 30-day OMB