Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 4582-4583 [E6-1051]

Download as PDF 4582 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 18 / Friday, January 27, 2006 / Notices Dated: January 20, 2006. Donald R. Stubbs, Acting Director, Registration Division, Office of Pesticide Programs. [FR Doc. E6–1044 Filed 1–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection Renewal (0121); Comment Request Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). ACTION: Notice and request for comment. rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FDIC, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). Currently, the FDIC is soliciting comments concerning the following continuing collection of information titled: Certification of Compliance with Mandatory Bars to Employment (3064– 0121). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 28, 2006. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments by any of the following methods. All comments should refer to the name and number of the collection: • http://www.FDIC.gov/regulations/ laws/federal/notices.html. • E-mail: comments@fdic.gov. Include the name and number of the collection in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Gary A. Kuiper (202.942.3824), Counsel, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, PA 1730–3000, 550 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20429. • Hand Delivery: Comments may be hand-delivered to the guard station at the rear of the 550 17th Street Building (located on F Street), on business days between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. A copy of the comments may also be submitted to the OMB desk officer for the FDIC: Mark Menchik, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 3208, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary A. Kuiper, at the address identified above. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:17 Jan 26, 2006 Jkt 208001 Proposal to renew the following currently approved collection of information: Title: Certification of Compliance with Mandatory Bars to Employment. OMB Number: 3064–0121. Form Number: FDIC 2120/16. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Affected Public: Applicants for employment with the FDIC. Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Total Annual Burden: 33.3. hours. General Description of Collection: Prior to an offer of employment, job applicants to the FDIC must sign a certification that they have not been convicted of a felony or been in other circumstances that prohibit persons from becoming employed by or providing services to the FDIC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Request for Comment Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the FDIC’s functions, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimates of the burden of the information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. At the end of the comment period, the comments and recommendations received will be analyzed to determine the extent to which the collection should be modified prior to submission to OMB for review and approval. Comments submitted in response to this notice also will be summarized or included in the FDIC’s requests to OMB for renewal of these collections. All comments will become a matter of public record. Dated at Washington, DC, this 23rd day of January, 2006. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–767 Filed 1–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–M 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, PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Web site 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 February 23, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204: 1. Merrimack Bancorp MHC, Concord, New Hampshire; to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of Merrimack County Savings Bank, Concord, New Hampshire. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528: 1. American National Bankshares Inc., Danville, Virginia; to merge with Community First Financial Corporation, Lynchburg, Virginia, and thereby indirectly acquire Community First Bank, Lynchburg, Virginia. C. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. Wintrust Financial Corporation, Lake Forest, Illinois; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Old Plank Trail Community Bank, National E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 18 / Friday, January 27, 2006 / Notices Association, New Lenox, Illinois (in organization). Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 24, 2006. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–1051 Filed 1–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–855] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of proposed collections 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 function; (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. 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Revision of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Medicare Enrollment Application; Form No.: CMS–855 (OMB #0938–0685); Use: This application is currently required of all health care providers/suppliers who wish to enroll in the Medicare program. It is submitted when an applicant chooses to enroll into the Medicare program or when an enrolled provider or supplier reports a change to their Medicare information. The application is used by a Medicare fee-for-service contractor to collect data to assure the applicant meets all Federal and State requirements to provide health care services to Medicare beneficiaries. This application also allows a Medicare feefor-service contractor to ensure that the rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:17 Jan 26, 2006 Jkt 208001 provider/supplier is not sanctioned from the Medicare program, or debarred, suspended or excluded from any other Federal agency or program.; Frequency: Reporting—Other—; Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Individuals or Households, Not-for-profit institutions; Number of Respondents: 400,000; Total Annual Responses: 400,000; Total Annual Hours: 1,200,000. To obtain copies of the supporting statement and any related forms for these paperwork collections referenced above, access CMS Web site address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ PaperworkReductionActof1995, or email your request, including your address, phone number, OMB number, and CMS document identifier, to Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786– 1326. To be assured consideration, comments and recommendations for the proposed information collections must be received by the OMB Desk Officer at the address below, no later than 5 p.m. on February 27, 2006. OMB Human Resources and Housing Branch, Attention: Carolyn Lovett, CMS Desk Officer, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. Dated: January 20, 2006. Michelle Shortt, Acting Director, Regulations Development Group, Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory Affairs. [FR Doc. 06–749 Filed 1–26–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–M DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–1557, CMS–R– 0074, CMS–416, CMS–437A and 437B] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, HHS. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), Department of Health and Human Services, is publishing the following summary of proposed collections 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 AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4583 necessity and utility of the proposed information collection for the proper performance of the Agency’s function; (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. 1. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Survey Report Form Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendments (CLIA) and supporting regulations under 42 CFR 493.1– 493.2001; Form Number: CMS–1557 (OMB#: 0938–0544); Use: This form is used by the State agency to determine a laboratory’s compliance with CLIA. This information is needed for a laboratory’s CLIA certification and recertification; Frequency: Recordkeeping and Reporting— Biennially; Affected Public: Business or other for-profit, Not-for-profit institutions, Federal, State, Local or Tribal Government; Number of Respondents: 25,000; Total Annual Responses: 12,500; Total Annual Hours: 6,250. 2. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Income and Eligibility Verification System Reporting in Section 1137 of the Social Security Act and Supporting Regulations in 42 CFR 431.17, 431.306, 435.910, 435.920, 435.940–435.960; Form Number: CMS– R–0074 (OMB#: 0938–0467); Use: This information is used to verify the income and eligibility of Medicaid applicants and recipients as required by Section 1137 of the Social Security Act; Affected Public: Individuals or Households and State, Local or Tribal Government; Number of Respondents: 54; Total Annual Responses: 54; Total Annual Hours: 124,054. 3. Type of Information Collection Request: Extension of a currently approved collection; Title of Information Collection: Annual Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnostic and Treatment Services (EPSDT) Participation Report; Form No.: CMS– 416 (OMB #0938–0354); Use: States are required to submit an annual report on the provision of EPSDT services to CMS pursuant to section 1902(1)(43)(D) of the Social Security Act. These reports provide CMS with data necessary to assess the effectiveness of State EPSDT programs, to determine a state’s results in achieving its participation goal, and to respond to inquiries; Frequency: E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1

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[Notices]
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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 Web site 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 February 23, 2006.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Richard Walker, Community 
Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 55882, Boston, Massachusetts 02106-2204:
    1. Merrimack Bancorp MHC, Concord, New Hampshire; to become a bank 
holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of 
Merrimack County Savings Bank, Concord, New Hampshire.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice 
President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:
    1. American National Bankshares Inc., Danville, Virginia; to merge 
with Community First Financial Corporation, Lynchburg, Virginia, and 
thereby indirectly acquire Community First Bank, Lynchburg, Virginia.
    C. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant 
Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. Wintrust Financial Corporation, Lake Forest, Illinois; to 
acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Old Plank Trail Community 
Bank, National

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Association, New Lenox, Illinois (in organization).

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, January 24, 
2006.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E6-1051 Filed 1-26-06; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-S