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OMB Control No:
ICR Reference No:
Previous ICR Reference No:
Agency Tracking No:
Electronic Fund Transfer Act (Regulation E) 12 CFR 1005
Type of Information Collection:
Revision of a currently approved collection
Common Form ICR:
Type of Review Request:
OIRA Conclusion Action:
Comment filed on proposed rule and continue
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Date Received in OIRA:
Terms of Clearance:
OMB files this comment in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.11( c ). Agency will resubmit collection responding to any PRA related comments in the supporting statement of the ICR submitted at the final rule stage.
Inventory as of this Action
36 Months From Approved
Time Burden (Hours)
Cost Burden (Dollars)
Federal agencies and private litigants use the records to ascertain whether accurate and complete disclosures of EFT services and other required actions (for example, error resolution and limitation of consumer liability for unauthorized transfers) have been provided. This information will provide the primary evidence of law violations in EFTA enforcement actions brought by the CFPB. Without the Regulation E recordkeeping requirement, the CFPB's ability to enforce the EFTA would be significantly impaired. Consumers rely on the disclosures required by the EFTA and Regulation E to facilitate informed EFT decision making. Without this information, consumers would be severely hindered in their ability to assess the true costs and terms of the transactions offered. Also, without the special error resolution and limitation of consumer liability provisions, consumers would be unable to detect and correct errors in their EFT transactions and fraudulent transfers. These disclosures and provisions are necessary for the CFPB and private litigants to enforce the EFTA and Regulation E.
US Code: 15 USC 1693 Name of Law: Electronic Funds Transfer Act
Citations for New Statutory Requirements:
PL: Pub.L. 111 - 203 X Name of Law: Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act
Associated Rulemaking Information
Stage of Rulemaking:
Federal Register Citation:
77 FR 77187
Federal Register Notices & Comments
Did the Agency receive public comments on this ICR?
Number of Information Collection (IC) in this ICR:
System and Policy Updates, Depository Institutions (one-time)
System and Policy Updates, Non-Depository Institutions (one-time)
Maintenance and Error Resolution, Depository Institutions (ongoing)
Maintenance and Error Resolution, Non-Depository Institutions (ongoing)
System and Policy Updates, Non-Depository Institutions, August Final Rule (one-time)
December Rule, System Policy Updates, Disclosure and Error Resolution Changes
null, null, null
null, null, null, null, null, null, null, null
Change in Terms
Burden increases because of Program Change due to Agency Discretion:
Burden Increase Due to:
Burden decreases because of Program Change due to Agency Discretion:
Burden Reduction Due to:
The Bureau is requesting a program change of 11,625 hours (from 4,005,122 to 4,016,747). This change in burden results from the proposal to amend 12 CFR Part 1005 (
Annual Cost to Federal Government:
Does this IC contain surveys, censuses, or employ statistical methods?
Is the Supporting Statement intended to be a Privacy Impact Assessment required by the E-Government Act of 2002?
Is this ICR related to the Affordable Care Act [PPACA, P.L. 111-148 & 111-152]?
Is this ICR related to the Dodd-Frank Act [Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, P.L. 111-203]?
Is this ICR related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA)?
Stacy Kane 202 754-0135 email@example.com
Common Form ICR:
On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
(a) It is necessary for the proper performance of agency functions;
(b) It avoids unnecessary duplication;
(c) It reduces burden on small entities;
(d) It uses plain, coherent, and unambiguous language that is understandable to respondents;
(e) Its implementation will be consistent and compatible with current reporting and recordkeeping practices;
(f) It indicates the retention periods for recordkeeping requirements;
(g) It informs respondents of the information called for under 5 CFR 1320.8 (b)(3) about:
(i) Why the information is being collected;
(ii) Use of information;
(iii) Burden estimate;
(iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
(v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
(vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
(h) It was developed by an office that has planned and allocated resources for the efficient and effective management and use of the information to be collected.
(i) It uses effective and efficient statistical survey methodology (if applicable); and
(j) It makes appropriate use of information technology.
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.