Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 41758-41759 [05-14206]

Download as PDF 41758 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 138 / Wednesday, July 20, 2005 / Notices American Furniture Company dba AH Logistics, 801 Comanche NE, Albuquerque, NM 87190. Officers: Carlos Martinez-Tomatis, Vice President, (Qualifying Individual), Lee S. Blaugrund, President. Logimex Solutions International, LLC, dba Ameritrans Express International, 7985 NW 198th Terrace, Miami, FL 33015. Officers: Javier R. Munoz, President, (Qualifying Individual), Ana R. Munoz, Vice President. Taurus Line, Inc. dba Taurus Marine Line, dba Taurus Logistics (USA), 1560 Sawgrass Corporate Parkway, 4th FL, Sunrise, FL 33323. Officers: Hector Buitano, Jr., President, (Qualifying Individual), Hector H. Buitano, Sr. Ocean Freight Forwarder–Ocean Transportation Intermediary Applicants: Pointer Int’l Forwarders, Inc., 4851 NW 79th Avenue, Suite 7, Doral, FL 33166. Officers: Maria A. Ramos, President, (Qualifying Individual), Eduardo C. Ramos, Vice President. FRX, Inc. dba LifeLink Logistics, Inc., 6920 Engle Road, Suite 11, Middleburg Heights, OH 44130. Officers: Robert A. Young, President, (Qualifying Individual), Thomas A. Ford, Vice President. All Services and Merchandise Corp. dba A.S.A.M., 2840 NW 108 Ave., Miami, FL 33172. Officers: Henry Antonio Herrera, President, (Qualifying Individual), Wilman Villegas, Vice President. Liberty Shipping Corporation, 98–12 211 Street, Queens Village, NY 11428. Officers: Rajendra Persaud, Secretary, (Qualifying Individual), Cheddi Juma, President. Dated: July 15, 2005. Bryant L. VanBrakle, Secretary. [FR Doc. 05–14292 Filed 7–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6730–01–P Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the 14:24 Jul 19, 2005 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 15, 2005. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 05–14266 Filed 7–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM VerDate jul<14>2003 banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than August 15, 2005. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Andre Anderson, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30303: 1. FirstFed Bancorp, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Bessemer, Alabama; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 32 percent of the voting shares of FirstFed Bancorp, Inc., and its subsidiary, First Financial Bank, both of Bessemer, Alabama. Jkt 205001 Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies; Correction This notice corrects a notice (FR Doc. 05-13724) published on page 40364 of the issue for Wednesday, July 13, 2005. Under the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis heading, the entry for Union Bankshares, Inc., Mena, Arizona, is revised to read as follows: A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. Union Bankshares, Inc., Mena, Arizona; to acquire 100 percent of the PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 voting shares of First Paris Holding Company, Little Rock, Arkansas, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of The First National Bank at Paris, Paris, Arkansas. Comments on this application must be received by August 8, 2005. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 14, 2005. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 05–14205 Filed 7–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below. The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than August 12, 2005. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. H.F. Gehant Bancorp, Inc., West Brooklyn, Illinois; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 E:\FR\FM\20JYN1.SGM 20JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 138 / Wednesday, July 20, 2005 / Notices percent of the voting shares of H.F. Gehant Banking Co., West Brooklyn, Illinois. B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. First Banks, Inc., Hazelwood, Missouri, and its subsidiary bank holding company,The San Francisco Company, San Francisco, California; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Northway State Bank, Grayslake, Illinois. C. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 752012272: 1. Country Holding Corp., Lakeway, Texas; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Texas Country Bank, Lakeway, Texas, a de novo bank. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 14, 2005. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 05–14206 Filed 7–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary Notice of Interest Rate on Overdue Debts Section 30.13 of the Department of Health and Human Services’ claims collection regulations (45 CFR part 30) provides that the Secretary shall charge an annual rate of interest as fixed by the Secretary of the Treasury after taking into consideration private consumer rates of interest prevailing on the date that HHS becomes entitled to recovery. The rate generally cannot be lower than the Department of Treasury’s current value of funds rate or the applicable rate determined from the ‘‘Schedule of Certified Interest Rates with Range of Maturities.’’ This rate may be revised quarterly by the Secretary of the Treasury and shall be published quarterly by the Department of Health and Human Services in the Federal Register. The Secretary of the Treasury has certified a rate of 12% for the quarter ended June 30, 2005. This interest rate will remain in effect until such time as the Secretary of the Treasury notifies HHS of any change. VerDate jul<14>2003 14:24 Jul 19, 2005 Jkt 205001 Dated: July 13, 2005. George Strader, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Finance. [FR Doc. 05–14244 Filed 7–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–03–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Disease, Disability, and Injury Prevention and Control Special Emphasis Panel (SEP): Centers of Excellence in Health Marketing and Health Communication, Program Announcement #CD 05 108; Correction Correction: This notice was published in the Federal Register on July 12, 2005, Volume 70, Number 132, pages 40038– 40039. The times and dates of the meeting have been changed. Times and Dates: 7:30 p.m.–10 p.m., August 15, 2005 (Closed), 7:30 a.m.– 5 p.m., August 16, 2005 (Closed). Contact Person for more Information: Mary Lerchen DrPH, MS, Assistant Director for Research Practices and Peer Review, Office of Public Health Research, 1600 Clifton Road NE., Mailstop D–72, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone (404) 371–5282. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: July 14, 2005. Alvin Hall, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 05–14222 Filed 7–19–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Administration for Children and Families Office of Community Services; Job Opportunities for Low-Income Individuals (JOLI) Program Announcement Type: Grant—Initial. Funding Opportunity Number: HHS– 2005–ACF–OCS–EO–0054. CFDA Number: 93.593. Due Date for Applications: Application is due August 19, 2005. Executive Summary: The Job Opportunities for Low-Income PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41759 Individuals (JOLI) Program is authorized under Section 505 of the Family Support Act of 1988, Public Law 100– 485, as amended by Section 112 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996, Public Law 104–193, as amended. The Act authorizes the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to enter into agreements with non-profit organizations (including faith-based organizations and community development corporations) for the purpose of conducting projects designed to create employment opportunities for certain low-income individuals (42 U.S.C. 9926). I. Funding Opportunity Description Priority Area 1. Description The Job Opportunities for LowIncome Individuals (JOLI) Program is authorized under Section 505 of the Family Support Act of 1988, Public Law 100–485, as amended by Section 112 of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 Public Law, 104–193, as amended. The Act authorizes the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to enter into agreements with non-profit organizations (including faith-based organizations and community development corporations) for the purpose of conducting projects designed to create employment opportunities for certain low-income individuals (42 U.S.C. 9926). A. Program Purpose, Scope, and Focus The purpose of the JOLI program is to provide technical and financial assistance to private employers in the community to assist them in creating employment and business opportunities for individuals receiving Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and for other low-income individuals. Projects focus on one of three program strategies: self-employment/ microenterprise, new business ventures, and business expansion. Priority will be given to applicants proposing to serve those areas containing the highest percentage of individuals receiving TANF under a State program, which is funded under Part A of Title IV of the Social Security Act and individuals whose income level does not exceed 100 percent of the official poverty line. Annual revisions of these poverty guidelines are normally published in the Federal Register in February or early March. Grantees will be required to apply the most recent guidelines throughout the project period. These revised guidelines also may be obtained at public libraries; Congressional offices; E:\FR\FM\20JYN1.SGM 20JYN1

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding 
Companies

    The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for 
approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 
1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other 
applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company 
and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the 
power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the 
banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, 
including the companies listed below.
    The applications listed below, as well as other related filings 
required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the 
Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The application also will be available 
for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested 
persons may express their views in writing on the standards enumerated 
in the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the 
acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether 
the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards 
in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, 
nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. 
Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained 
from the National Information Center website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
    Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these 
applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the 
offices of the Board of Governors not later than August 12, 2005.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant 
Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. H.F. Gehant Bancorp, Inc., West Brooklyn, Illinois; to become a 
bank holding company by acquiring 100

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percent of the voting shares of H.F. Gehant Banking Co., West Brooklyn, 
Illinois.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community 
Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
    1. First Banks, Inc., Hazelwood, Missouri, and its subsidiary bank 
holding company,The San Francisco Company, San Francisco, California; 
to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Northway State Bank, 
Grayslake, Illinois.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (W. Arthur Tribble, Vice 
President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 75201-2272:
    1. Country Holding Corp., Lakeway, Texas; to become a bank holding 
company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Texas Country 
Bank, Lakeway, Texas, a de novo bank.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 14, 2005.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 05-14206 Filed 7-19-05; 8:45 am]
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