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Download as PDF 2942 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 11 / Wednesday, January 18, 2006 / Notices Federal Communications Commission. Jay Keithley, Deputy Bureau Chief, Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau. [FR Doc. 06–280 Filed 1–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION [CG Docket No. 03–123; DA 06–23] National Exchange Carrier Association’s Request To Withdraw Its Petition for Interim Waiver and Rulemaking Concerning the Compensation of Wireless Telecommunications Relay Service (TRS) is Granted Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Notice; petition for rulemaking; withdrawal. AGENCY: In this document, the Commission grants NECA’s request to withdraw its Petition for Interim Waiver and Rulemaking (Petition) concerning the compensation of wireless TRS calls. The Commission grants the request without prejudice to NECA (or any other interested entity) filing a future petition of this issue. DATES: Effective January 6, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Chandler, Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau, Disability Rights Office at (202) 418–1475 (voice), (202) 418–0597 (TTY), or e-mail Thomas.Chandler@fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 13, 2003, the Commission released Public Notice DA 03–1939, in CC Docket No. 98–67, which published in the Federal Register on June 23, 2003 (68 FR 37158), seeking comment on NECA’s July 22, 2002 Petition for Interim Waiver and Rulemaking concerning the compensation of wireless TRS calls. This is a summary of the Commission’s document DA 06– 23, released January 6, 2006 in CG Docket No. 03–123. The full text of document DA 06–23 and copies of any subsequently filed documents in this matter will be available for public inspection and copying during regular business hours at the FCC Reference Information Center, Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY–A257, Washington, DC 20554. Document DA 06–23 and copies of subsequently filed documents in this matter may also be purchased from the Commission’s duplicating contractor at Portals II, 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY–B402, Washington, DC 20554. Customers may contact the Commission’s contractor at their Web site www.bcpiweb.com or by calling 1–800–378–3160. A copy of the Petition for Rulemaking may also be found by searching ECFS at http:// www.fcc.gov/cgb/ecfs (insert CG Docket No. 03–123 into the proceeding block). To request materials in accessible formats for people with disabilities (Braille, large print, electronic files, audio format), send an e-mail to fcc504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202) 418–0530 (voice), (202) 418–0432 (TTY). Document DA 06–23 can also be downloaded in Word or Portable Document Format (PDF) at: http:// www.fcc.gov/cgb/dro. Federal Communications Commission. Jay Keithley, Deputy Chief, Consumer & Governmental Affairs Bureau. [FR Doc. 06–389 Filed 1–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P erjones on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:06 Jan 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. SUMMARY: Background. Notice is hereby given of the final approval of proposed information collections by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) under OMB delegated authority, as per 5 CFR 1320.16 (OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the Public). Board–approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the OMB 83–Is and supporting statements and approved collection of information instrument(s) are placed into OMB’s public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer –Michelle Long––Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551 (202–452–3829). OMB Desk Officer–Mark Menchik–– Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or e-mail to mmenchik@omb.eop.gov. Final approval under OMB delegated authority the extension for three years, without revision, of the following reports: 1. Report title: Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements in Connection with Regulation B (Equal Credit Opportunity) Agency form number: Reg B OMB control number: 7100–0201 Frequency: Event–generated Reporters: State member banks, branches and agencies of foreign banks (other than federal branches, federal agencies, and insured state branches of foreign banks), commercial lending companies owned or controlled by foreign banks, and Edge and agreement corporations. Annual reporting hours: 189,540 hours Estimated average hours per response: Notice of action, 2.5 minutes; credit history reporting, 2 minutes; recordkeeping for applications & actions, 8 hours; monitoring data, 0.50 minutes; appraisal report upon request, 5 minutes; notice of right to appraisal, 0.25 minutes; recordkeeping of self test, 2 hours; recordkeeping of corrective action, 8 hours; and disclosure of optional self–test, 1 minute. Number of respondents: 1,341 General description of report: This information collection is mandatory (15 U.S.C. 1691(b)(a)(1)). The adverse action disclosure is confidential between the institution and the consumer involved. Since the Federal Reserve does not collect any information, no issue of confidentiality normally arises. However, the information may be protected from disclosure under the exemptions (b)(4), (6), and (8) of the Freedom of Information Act (5 USC 522(b)). Abstract: The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (the Act) and Regulation B prohibit discrimination in any aspect of a credit transaction because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or other specified bases. To aid in implementation of this prohibition, the statute and regulation also subject creditors to various mandatory disclosure requirements, notification provisions, credit history reporting, monitoring rules, and recordkeeping requirements. These requirements are triggered by specific events and disclosures must be provided within the time periods established by the Act and regulation. 2. Report title: Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements in Connection E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 11 / Wednesday, January 18, 2006 / Notices erjones on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES with Regulation E (Electronic Funds Transfer) Agency form number: Reg E OMB control number: 7100–0200 Frequency: Event–generated Reporters: State member banks, branches and agencies of foreign banks (other than Federal branches, Federal agencies, and insured state branches of foreign banks), commercial lending companies owned or controlled by foreign banks, and Edge and agreement corporations. Annual reporting hours: 63,047 hours Estimated average hours per response: Initial terms disclosure, 1.5 minutes; change in terms disclosure, 1 minute; periodic disclosure, 7 hours; and error resolution rules, 30 minutes. Number of respondents: 1,289 General description of report: This information collection is mandatory (15 U.S.C. 1693 et seq.). The disclosures required by the rule and information about error allegations and their resolution are confidential between the institution and the consumer. Since the Federal Reserve does not collect any information, no issue of confidentiality arises. However, the information, if made available to the Federal Reserve, may be protected from disclosure under exemptions (b)(4), (6), and (8) of the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552 (b)(4), (6), and (8)). Abstract: The Electronic Funds Transfer Act and Regulation E are designed to ensure adequate disclosure of basic terms, costs, and rights relating to electronic fund transfer (EFT) services provided to consumers. Institutions offering EFT services must disclose to consumers certain information, including: Initial and updated EFT terms, transaction information, periodic statements of activity, the consumer’s potential liability for unauthorized transfers, and error resolution rights and procedures. EFT services include automated teller machines, telephone bill payment, point–of– sale transfers in retail stores, fund transfers initiated through the internet, and preauthorized transfers to or from a consumer’s account. FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 11, 2006. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–427 Filed 1–17–06; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds for interlocking directorates required by the 1990 amendment of Section 8 of the Clayton Act. Section 8 prohibits, with certain exceptions, one BILLING CODE 6210–01–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:06 Jan 17, 2006 Jkt 208001 Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). The notices are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notices also will be available for inspection at the office of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing to the Reserve Bank indicated for that notice or to the offices of the Board of Governors. Comments must be received not later than February 1, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001: 1. Steven D. Carr, as trustee of Wheeler Trust No. 2099, Wichita, Kansas; and Steven D. Carr, Wichita, Kansas; Michael D. Carr, Leawood, Kansas; Terry L. Carr, Wichita, Kansas; Douglas D. Carr, Andover, Kansas; and Bobby D. Carr, Wichita, Kansas; acting as individuals and a group acting in concert, to acquire voting shares of Community State Bancshares, Inc., Wichita, Kansas, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Community Bank of Wichita, Inc., Wichita, Kansas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 12, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–457 Filed 1–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds for Section 8 of the Clayton Act Federal Trade Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2943 person from serving as a director or officer of two competing corporations if two thresholds are met. Competitor corporations are covered by Section 8 if each one has capital, surplus, and undivided profits aggregating more than $10,000,000, with the exception that no corporation is covered if the competitive sales of either corporation are less than $1,000,000. Section 8(a)(5) requires the Federal Trade Commission to revise those thresholds annually, based on the change in gross national product. The new thresholds, which take effect immediately, are $22,761,000 for Section 8(a)(1), and $2,276,100 for Section 8(a)(2)(A). DATES: Effective Date: January 18, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James F. Mongoven, Bureau of Competition, Office of Policy and Coordination, (202) 326–2879. (Authority: 15 U.S.C. 19(a)(5)). By direction of the Commission. Donald S. Clark, Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–422 Filed 1–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6750–01–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Revised Jurisdictional Thresholds for Section 7A of the Clayton Act Federal Trade Commission. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission announces the revised thresholds for the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 required by the 2000 amendment of Section 7A of the Clayton Act. Section 7A of the Clayton Act, 15 U.S.C. 18a, as added by the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, Public Law 94–435, 90 Stat. 1390 (‘‘the Act’’), requires all persons contemplating certain mergers or acquisitions, which meet or exceed the jurisdictional thresholds in the Act, to file notification with the Commission and the Assistant Attorney General and to wait a designated period of time before consummating such transactions. Section 7A(a)(2) requires the Federal Trade Commission to revise those thresholds annually, based on the change in gross national product, in accordance with Section 8(a)(5). The new thresholds, which take effect 30 days after publication in the Federal Register, are as follows: E:\FR\FM\18JAN1.SGM 18JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 11 (Wednesday, January 18, 2006)]
[Notices]
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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board 
Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

SUMMARY: Background.
    Notice is hereby given of the final approval of proposed 
information collections by the Board of Governors of the Federal 
Reserve System (Board) under OMB delegated authority, as per 5 CFR 
1320.16 (OMB Regulations on Controlling Paperwork Burdens on the 
Public). Board-approved collections of information are incorporated 
into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of 
information. Copies of the OMB 83-Is and supporting statements and 
approved collection of information instrument(s) are placed into OMB's 
public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, 
and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information 
collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after 
October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control 
number.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Reserve Board Clearance 
Officer -Michelle Long--Division of Research and Statistics, Board of 
Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551 (202-452-
3829).
    OMB Desk Officer-Mark Menchik--Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office 
Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or e-mail to 
mmenchik@omb.eop.gov.

Final approval under OMB delegated authority the extension for three 
years, without revision, of the following reports:

    1. Report title: Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements in 
Connection with Regulation B (Equal Credit Opportunity)
    Agency form number: Reg B
    OMB control number: 7100-0201
    Frequency: Event-generated
    Reporters: State member banks, branches and agencies of foreign 
banks (other than federal branches, federal agencies, and insured state 
branches of foreign banks), commercial lending companies owned or 
controlled by foreign banks, and Edge and agreement corporations.
    Annual reporting hours: 189,540 hours
    Estimated average hours per response: Notice of action, 2.5 
minutes; credit history reporting, 2 minutes; recordkeeping for 
applications & actions, 8 hours; monitoring data, 0.50 minutes; 
appraisal report upon request, 5 minutes; notice of right to appraisal, 
0.25 minutes; recordkeeping of self test, 2 hours; recordkeeping of 
corrective action, 8 hours; and disclosure of optional self-test, 1 
minute.
    Number of respondents: 1,341
    General description of report: This information collection is 
mandatory (15 U.S.C. 1691(b)(a)(1)). The adverse action disclosure is 
confidential between the institution and the consumer involved. Since 
the Federal Reserve does not collect any information, no issue of 
confidentiality normally arises. However, the information may be 
protected from disclosure under the exemptions (b)(4), (6), and (8) of 
the Freedom of Information Act (5 USC 522(b)).
    Abstract: The Equal Credit Opportunity Act (the Act) and Regulation 
B prohibit discrimination in any aspect of a credit transaction because 
of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age, or 
other specified bases. To aid in implementation of this prohibition, 
the statute and regulation also subject creditors to various mandatory 
disclosure requirements, notification provisions, credit history 
reporting, monitoring rules, and recordkeeping requirements. These 
requirements are triggered by specific events and disclosures must be 
provided within the time periods established by the Act and regulation.
    2. Report title: Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements in 
Connection

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with Regulation E (Electronic Funds Transfer)
    Agency form number: Reg E
    OMB control number: 7100-0200
    Frequency: Event-generated
    Reporters: State member banks, branches and agencies of foreign 
banks (other than Federal branches, Federal agencies, and insured state 
branches of foreign banks), commercial lending companies owned or 
controlled by foreign banks, and Edge and agreement corporations.
    Annual reporting hours: 63,047 hours
    Estimated average hours per response: Initial terms disclosure, 1.5 
minutes; change in terms disclosure, 1 minute; periodic disclosure, 7 
hours; and error resolution rules, 30 minutes.
    Number of respondents: 1,289
    General description of report: This information collection is 
mandatory (15 U.S.C. 1693 et seq.). The disclosures required by the 
rule and information about error allegations and their resolution are 
confidential between the institution and the consumer. Since the 
Federal Reserve does not collect any information, no issue of 
confidentiality arises. However, the information, if made available to 
the Federal Reserve, may be protected from disclosure under exemptions 
(b)(4), (6), and (8) of the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552 
(b)(4), (6), and (8)).
    Abstract: The Electronic Funds Transfer Act and Regulation E are 
designed to ensure adequate disclosure of basic terms, costs, and 
rights relating to electronic fund transfer (EFT) services provided to 
consumers. Institutions offering EFT services must disclose to 
consumers certain information, including: Initial and updated EFT 
terms, transaction information, periodic statements of activity, the 
consumer's potential liability for unauthorized transfers, and error 
resolution rights and procedures. EFT services include automated teller 
machines, telephone bill payment, point-of- sale transfers in retail 
stores, fund transfers initiated through the internet, and 
preauthorized transfers to or from a consumer's account.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 11, 
2006.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-427 Filed 1-17-06; 8:45 am]
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