Notice of Proposals To Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or To Acquire Companies That Are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities, 71304-71305 [E5-6524]

Download as PDF 71304 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 227 / Monday, November 28, 2005 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 21, 2005. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E5–6525 Filed 11–25–05; 8:45 am] 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 http://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 December 22, 2005. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Tracy Basinger, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105-1579: 1. Oregon Coast Bancshares, Inc., Newport, Oregon; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Oregon Coast Bank, Newport, Oregon. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Nov 25, 2005 Jkt 208001 FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies BILLING CODE 6715–01–M BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Mary W. Dove, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 05–23413 Filed 11–23–05; 11:22 am] Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 22, 2005. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E5–6571 Filed 11–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: Mr. Robert Biersack, Press Officer, Telephone: (202) 694–1220. Notice of Proposals To Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or To Acquire Companies That Are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities 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 December 22, 2005. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Andre Anderson, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30303: 1. Liberty Shares, Inc., Hinesville, Georgia; to acquire 100 percent of the outstanding shares of Peoples Banking Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire Peoples Bank, both of Blackshear, Georgia. PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y (12 CFR part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center Web site at http://www.ffiec.gov/ nic/. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than December 12, 2005. A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Jay Bernstein, Bank Supervision Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001: 1. Bank Hapoalim B.M., Tel Aviv, Israel; Arison Holdings (1998) Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel; and Israel Salt Industries Ltd., Atlit, Israel; to acquire Investec USA, New York, New York, and thereby engage in financial and investment advisory activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(6); agency transactional services for customer investments, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(7); and investment transactions as principal, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(8) of Regulation Y. E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 227 / Monday, November 28, 2005 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 21, 2005. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E5–6524 Filed 11–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary [Document Identifier: OS–0990–0129; 60day notice] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Type of Information Collection Request: Regular Clearance, Extension of a currently approved collection. Title of Information Collection: HHS Acquisition Regulation HHSAR Part 370, Special Programs Affecting Acquisition. Form/OMB No.: OS–0990–0129. Use: This request for clearance covers the requirement of the Accessibility of Meetings, Conferences, and Seminars to Persons with Disabilities clause. It is the policy at the Health and Human Services, as a result of a Secretarial initiative, that all meetings, conferences, and seminar sites be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Frequency: Recordkeeping, Reporting, on occasion. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, not-for-profit institutions, and Federal government. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:15 Nov 25, 2005 Jkt 208001 Annual Number of Respondents: 1,242. Total Annual Responses: 1,420. Average Burden Per Response: 2 hours. Total Annual Hours: 10,556. To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access the HHS Web site address at http://www.hhs.gov/ oirm/infocollect/pending/ or e-mail your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and OS document identifier, to naomi.cook@hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 690–6162. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be received with 60-days, and directed to the OS Paperwork Clearance Officer at the following address: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Assistant Secretary for Budget, Technology, and Finance, Office of Information and Resource Management, Attention: Naomi Cook (0990–0129), Room 531–H, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. Dated: November 9, 2005. Robert E. Polson, Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E5–6532 Filed 11–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4151–17–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Office of the Secretary [Document Identifier: OS–0990–0130; 60day notice] Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Secretary, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Secretary (OS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of a proposed collection for public comment. Interested persons are invited to send comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including any of the following subjects: (1) The necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71305 performance of the agency’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology to minimize the information collection burden. Type of Information Collection Request: Regular Clearance, Extension of a currently approved collection. Title of Information Collection: HHS Acquisition Regulation HHSAR Part 352, Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses. Form/OMB No.: OS–0990–0130. Use: This request for clearance covers the Key Personnel clause in HHSAR 352.270–5. This clause requires contractors to obtain approval before substituting key personnel which are specified in the contract. Frequency: Reporting, on occasion. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, not-for-profit institutions, and Federal government. Annual Number of Respondents: 1,921. Total Annual Responses: 1,921. Average Burden per Response: 8 hours. Total Annual Hours: 3,842. To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for the proposed paperwork collections referenced above, access the HHS Web site address at http://www.hhs.gov/ oirm/infocollect/pending/ or e-mail your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and OS document identifier, to naomi.cook@hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (202) 690–6162. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be received with 60-days, and directed to the OS Paperwork Clearance Officer at the following address: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Assistant Secretary for Budget, Technology, and Finance, Office of Information and Resource Management, Attention: Naomi Cook (0990–0130), Room 531–H, 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20201. Dated: November 9, 2005. Robert E. Polson, Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction Act Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E5–6533 Filed 10–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4151–17–P E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 227 (Monday, November 28, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71304-71305]
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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Notice of Proposals To Engage in Permissible Nonbanking 
Activities or To Acquire Companies That Are Engaged in Permissible 
Nonbanking Activities

    The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 
4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and 
Regulation Y (12 CFR part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or 
control voting securities or assets of a company, including the 
companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a 
subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in 
Sec.  225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has 
determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible 
for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities 
will be conducted throughout the United States.
    Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank 
indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the 
offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their 
views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the 
standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Additional information on all 
bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information 
Center Web site at http://www.ffiec.gov/nic/.
    Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be 
received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of 
Governors not later than December 12, 2005.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of New York (Jay Bernstein, Bank 
Supervision Officer) 33 Liberty Street, New York, New York 10045-0001:
    1. Bank Hapoalim B.M., Tel Aviv, Israel; Arison Holdings (1998) 
Ltd., Tel Aviv, Israel; and Israel Salt Industries Ltd., Atlit, Israel; 
to acquire Investec USA, New York, New York, and thereby engage in 
financial and investment advisory activities, pursuant to section 
225.28(b)(6); agency transactional services for customer investments, 
pursuant to section 225.28(b)(7); and investment transactions as 
principal, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(8) of Regulation Y.


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    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 21, 
2005.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E5-6524 Filed 11-25-05; 8:45 am]
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