Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities, 4366 [E6-957]

Download as PDF 4366 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 17 / Thursday, January 26, 2006 / Notices FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies that are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 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 website at 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 February 21, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. Marquette National Corporation, Chicago, Illinois; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Hemlock Federal Financial Corporation, Oak Forest, Illinois, and thereby indirectly acquire Hemlock Federal Bank for Savings, Oak Forest, Illinois, and thereby engage in operating a savings association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 23, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–957 Filed 1–25–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:10 Jan 25, 2006 Jkt 205001 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 117⁄8% for the quarter ended December 31, 2005. This interest rate will remain in effect until such time as the Secretary of the Treasury notifies HHS of any change. Dated: January 19, 2006. Sheila Conley, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Finance. [FR Doc. 06–727 Filed 1–25–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4150–04–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Program Support Center Use of Federal Real Property To Assist the Homeless Program Support Center, HHS. Notice of proposed policy change; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Title V of the McKinneyVento Homeless Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 11411 (Title V) authorizes the Secretary of Health and Human Services (the Secretary) to make suitable Federal properties categorized as excess or surplus available to representatives of persons experiencing homelessness as a permissible use in the protection of public health. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is requesting comment on its proposal to revise its current policy under Title V to include permanent supportive housing as an allowable use of surplus real property to assist persons experiencing homelessness. The purpose of this PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed change is to increase the housing and service opportunities available to communities as they respond to homelessness, and is consistent with efforts within the Federal, state, and local governments, and communities themselves, to end chronic homelessness. DATES: Submit comments on or before February 27, 2006. ADDRESSES: Send comments to John G. Hicks, Chief, Space Management Branch, Division of Property Management, Administration Operations Service, Program Support Center, Room 5B–41, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, Maryland 20857. Comments may also be submitted electronically, either via the Federal rulemaking public portal http://www.regulations.gov or by emailing comments to rpb@psc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John G. Hicks, Chief, Space Management Branch; Telephone number (301) 443– 2001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background The HHS Program Support Center (PSC) administers the Federal Real Property Assistance Program, the program that governs the transfer of surplus Federal real property for public health purposes under Title 40, section 550 of the United States Code, ‘‘Public Buildings, Property, and Works,’’ and the transfer of excess and surplus Federal Real Property pursuant to Title V. Under Title V of the McKinney Act, a representative of persons experiencing homelessness may submit an application to the Secretary of HHS to acquire suitable excess or surplus Federal real property for use in the assistance of persons experiencing homelessness. In 1991, HHS, the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the General Services Administration (GSA) jointly published a regulation implementing the provisions of Title V, codified at 45 CFR part 12a (the joint regulation). Title V authorizes the Secretary to make property in these categories available to representatives of persons experiencing homelessness, by lease or deed, as a public health use pursuant to subsections (a) to (d) of section 550 of Title 40, United States Code. In accordance with subsection (d) of Title 40, the Secretary may propose to sell or lease property assigned to the Secretary for use in the protection of the public health, including research. To implement both Title V and section 550 of Title 40, the Secretary determines E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1

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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 website at 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 February 21, 2006.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant 
Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. Marquette National Corporation, Chicago, Illinois; to acquire 
100 percent of the voting shares of Hemlock Federal Financial 
Corporation, Oak Forest, Illinois, and thereby indirectly acquire 
Hemlock Federal Bank for Savings, Oak Forest, Illinois, and thereby 
engage in operating a savings association, pursuant to section 
225.28(b)(4)(ii) of Regulation Y.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 23, 
2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-957 Filed 1-25-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-S