Notice of Proposals to Engage in Permissible Nonbanking Activities or to Acquire Companies That Are Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities, 62108-62109 [E6-17595]

Download as PDF 62108 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 204 / Monday, October 23, 2006 / Notices on issues discussed during this and previous ELAB meetings. Those persons interested in attending should call Lara P. Autry at (919) 541–5544 to obtain teleconference information. The number of lines for the teleconferences, however, are limited and will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis. Preference will be given to a group wishing to attend over a request from an individual. For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Lara P. Autry at the number above. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Lara P. Autry, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Kevin Teichman, Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Research and Development. [FR Doc. E6–17665 Filed 10–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 17, 2006. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–17593 Filed 10–20–06; 8:45 am] FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION Sunshine Act Notices DATE AND TIME: 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 November 6, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. Pitchford Stock, L.P., and Sheila R. Burcham, as general partner, both of Nashville, Illinois, to retain voting shares of Community Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Community Trust Bank, both of Irvington, Illinois. October 31, 2006 at 10 BILLING CODE 6210–01–S a.m. PLACE: 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC. This meeting will be closed to the public. ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED: Compliance matters pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 437g. Audits conducted pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 437g, 438(b), and Title 26, U.S.C. Matters concerning participation in civil actions or proceedings or arbitration. Internal personnel rules and procedures or matters affecting a particular employee. PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: Mr. Robert Biersack, Press Officer, Telephone: (202) 694–1220. STATUS: Mary W. Dove, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 06–8855 Filed 10–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6715–01–M FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM mstockstill on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Oct 20, 2006 Jkt 211001 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 PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 November 16, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Patrick M. Wilder, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414: 1. FBOP Corporation, Oak Park, Illinois; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Bank USA, National Association, Phoenix, Arizona, through the conversion of its subsidiary, Bank USA, FSB, Phoenix, Arizona, into a national bank under the name of Bank USA, National Association. 2. FBOP Corporation, Oak Park, Illinois; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Pacific National Bank, San Francisco, California, through the conversion of its subsidiary, California Savings Bank, San Francisco, California, into a national bank under the name of Pacific National Bank. B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034: 1. DeWitt First Bankshares, Inc., DeWitt, Arkansas; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of First National Bank of Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Arkansas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 17, 2006. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E6–17594 Filed 10–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S 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 § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely E:\FR\FM\23OCN1.SGM 23OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 204 / Monday, October 23, 2006 / Notices 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 November 6, 2006. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001: 1. Winter Trust of 12/3/74, Ottawa, Kansas, and its subsidiary, Peoples, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, to engage indirectly in mortgage lending activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y, through the acquisition of a 60 percent interest in Oread Mortgage, L.L.C., Lawrence, Kansas, by Peoples Bank, Lawrence, Kansas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 17, 2006. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc.E6–17595 Filed 10–20–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Federal Trade Commission (FTC or Commission). ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FTC is soliciting public comments on proposed information requests to food and beverage companies and quick service restaurants. These comments will be considered before the FTC submits a request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520, of compulsory process orders to major food and beverage manufacturers and quick service restaurant companies in order to obtain information from those companies concerning, among other things, their marketing activities and expenditures targeted toward children and adolescents. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Oct 20, 2006 Jkt 211001 Comments on the proposed information requests must be received on or before December 21, 2006. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit written comments. Comments should refer to ‘‘Food Industry Marketing to Children Report: Paperwork Comment; FTC File No. P064504’’ to facilitate the organization of comments. A comment filed in paper form should include this reference both in the text and on the envelope, and should be mailed or delivered, with two complete copies, to the following address: Federal Trade Commission/ Office of the Secretary, Room H–135 (Annex R), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20580. Because paper mail in the Washington area and at the Commission is subject to delay, please consider submitting your comments in electronic form, as prescribed below. However, if the comment contains any material for which confidential treatment is requested, it must be filed in paper form, and the first page of the document must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential.’’1 The FTC is requesting that any comment filed in paper form be sent by courier or overnight service, if possible. Comments filed in electronic form should be submitted by using the following Weblink: https:// secure.commentworks.com/ foodmarketingpaperworkcomment (and following the instructions on the Webbased form). To ensure that the Commission considers an electronic comment, you must file it on the Webbased form at the Weblink https://secure .commentworks.com/foodmarketing paperworkcomment. If this notice appears at http://www.regulations.gov, you may also file an electronic comment through that Web site. The Commission will consider all comments that regulations.gov forwards to it. The Federal Trade Commission Act, 15 U.S.C. 42–58 (FTC Act), and other laws the Commission administers permit the collection of public comments to consider and use as appropriate. All timely and responsive public comments, whether filed in paper or electronic form, will be considered by the Commission, and will be available to the public on the FTC Web site, to the extent practicable, at http://www.ftc.gov. As a matter of discretion, the FTC makes every effort to DATES: 1 Any request for confidential treatment, including the factual and legal basis for the request, must accompany the comment and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. The request will be granted or denied by the Commission’s General Counsel, consistent with applicable law and the public interest. See Commission Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62109 remove home contact information for individuals from the public comments it receives before placing those comments on the FTC Web site. More information, including routine uses permitted by the Privacy Act, may be found in the FTC’s privacy policy, at http://www.ftc.gov/ ftc/privacy.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be addressed to Mary Johnson, 202–326–3115, or Rielle Montague, 202–326–2645, Attorneys, Division of Advertising Practices, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission. The FTC staff contacts can be reached by mail at: Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., NJ–3212, Washington, DC 20580. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 22, 2005, the President signed a bill appropriating funds for the Commission for FY 2006. Public Law 109–108. The Conference Report (H.R. Rep. No. 109–272 (2005)) for this law incorporates by reference language from the Senate Report (S. Rep. No. 109–88 (2005)), instructing the FTC to prepare a report on food industry marketing activities and expenditures targeted to children and adolescents.2 To prepare the report, the Commission needs relevant information, including empirical data, on the nature and extent of marketing activities and expenditures targeted to children and adolescents. On March 1, 2006, the FTC published a notice in the Federal Register requesting relevant information. 71 FR 10535. In response, the Commission received comments from five food industry associations, two public health advocacy organizations, a marketing trade organization, and one individual.3 In general, the comments suggested resources from which relevant information may be available 4 and points to consider in developing the report. However, the comments presented minimal information, especially empirical data, on the nature and extent of marketing activities and expenditures targeted to children and adolescents. The Commission thus 2 The Senate Report requests that the FTC’s report: Include an analysis of commercial advertising time on television, radio, and in print media; in-store marketing; direct payments for preferential shelf placement; events; promotions on packaging; all Internet activities; and product placements in television shows, movies, and video games. 3 The comments are available at http://www.ftc.gov/os/comments/ foodmarketingstudy/index.htm. 4 Many of the suggested resources charge substantial amounts for information. Public Law 109–108 did not contain any specific funding to acquire information for this study. E:\FR\FM\23OCN1.SGM 23OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 204 (Monday, October 23, 2006)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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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. [thinsp]225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board 
has determined by Order to be closely

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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 November 6, 2006.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Donna J. Ward, Assistant 
Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
    1. Winter Trust of 12/3/74, Ottawa, Kansas, and its subsidiary, 
Peoples, Inc., Colorado Springs, Colorado, to engage indirectly in 
mortgage lending activities, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of 
Regulation Y, through the acquisition of a 60 percent interest in Oread 
Mortgage, L.L.C., Lawrence, Kansas, by Peoples Bank, Lawrence, Kansas.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 17, 
2006.
Jennifer J. Johnson,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc.E6-17595 Filed 10-20-06; 8:45 am]
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