Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request-Securities Offering Disclosures, 8424-8425 [E7-3193]

Download as PDF 8424 ACTION: Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 37 / Monday, February 26, 2007 / Notices Notice. SUMMARY: The Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (‘‘OFAC’’) is publishing the name of one newly-designated entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224 of September 23, 2001, ‘‘Blocking Property and Prohibiting Transactions With Persons Who Commit, Threaten To Commit, or Support Terrorism.’’ DATES: The designation by the Secretary of the Treasury of the entity identified in this notice, pursuant to Executive Order 13224, is effective on February 20, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Assistant Director, Compliance Outreach & Implementation, Office of Foreign Assets Control, Department of the Treasury, Washington, DC 20220, tel.: 202/622–2490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Electronic and Facsimile Availability This document and additional information concerning OFAC are available from OFAC’s Web site (http://www.treas.gov/ofac) or via facsimile through a 24-hour fax-ondemand service, tel.: 202/622–0077. Background On September 23, 2001, the President issued Executive Order 13224 (the ‘‘Order’’) pursuant to the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, 50 U.S.C. 1701–1706, and the United Nations Participation Act of 1945, 22 U.S.C. 287c. In the Order, the President declared a national emergency to address grave acts of terrorism and threats of terrorism committed by foreign terrorists, including the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks in New York, Pennsylvania, and at the Pentagon. The Order imposes economic sanctions on persons who have committed, pose a significant risk of committing, or support acts of terrorism. The President identified in the Annex to the Order, as amended by Executive Order 13268 of July 2, 2002, 13 individuals and 16 entities as subject to the economic sanctions. The Order was further amended by Executive Order 13284 of January 23, 2003, to reflect the creation of the Department of Homeland Security. Section 1 of the Order blocks, with certain exceptions, all property and interests in property that are in or hereafter come within the United States or the possession or control of United States persons, of: (1) Foreign persons listed in the Annex to the Order; (2) foreign persons determined by the Secretary of State, in consultation with VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:03 Feb 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing, acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals or the national security, foreign policy, or economy of the United States; (3) persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to be owned or controlled by, or to act for or on behalf of those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order; and (4) except as provided in section 5 of the Order and after such consultation, if any, with foreign authorities as the Secretary of State, in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, deems appropriate in the exercise of his discretion, persons determined by the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security and the Attorney General, to assist in, sponsor, or provide financial, material, or technological support for, or financial or other services to or in support of, such acts of terrorism or those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or determined to be subject to the Order or to be otherwise associated with those persons listed in the Annex to the Order or those persons determined to be subject to subsection 1(b), 1(c), or 1(d)(i) of the Order. On February 20, 2007, the Secretary of the Treasury, in consultation with the Secretary of State, the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, the Attorney General, and other relevant agencies, designated, pursuant to one or more of the criteria set forth in subsections 1(b), 1(c) or 1(d) of the Order, one entity whose property and interests in property are blocked pursuant to Executive Order 13224. The additional designee is as follows: JIHAD AL-BINA (a.k.a. CONSTRUCTION FOR THE SAKE OF THE HOLY STRUGGLE; a.k.a. CONSTRUCTION JIHAD; a.k.a. HOLY CONSTRUCTION FOUNDATION; a.k.a. JIHAD AL BINAA; a.k.a. JIHAD CONSTRUCTION; a.k.a. JIHAD CONSTRUCTION FOUNDATION; a.k.a. JIHAD CONSTRUCTION INSTITUTION; a.k.a. JIHAD-AL-BINAA ASSOCIATION; a.k.a. JIHADU-I-BINAA; a.k.a. STRUGGLE FOR RECONSTRUCTION), Bekaa Valley, Lebanon; Southern Lebanon, Lebanon; Beirut, Lebanon. PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: February 20, 2007. Adam J. Szubin, Director, Office of Foreign Assets Control. [FR Doc. E7–3239 Filed 2–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4811–42–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request—Securities Offering Disclosures Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comment. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The Office of Thrift Supervision within the Department of the Treasury will submit the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on its proposal to extend this information collection. DATES: Submit written comments on or before April 27, 2007. ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the proposal or by OMB approval number, to Information Collection Comments, Chief Counsel’s Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552; send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906–6518; or send an e-mail to infocollection.comments@ots.treas.gov. OTS will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet Site at http:// www.ots.treas.gov. In addition, interested persons may inspect comments at the Public Reading Room, 1700 G Street, NW., by appointment. To make an appointment, call (202) 906– 5922, send an e-mail to public.info@ots.treas.gov, or send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906– 7755. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information about this proposed information collection from Gary Jeffers, Senior Attorney, Business Transactions Division, (202) 906–6457, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 37 / Monday, February 26, 2007 / Notices OTS may not conduct or sponsor an information collection, and respondents are not required to respond to an information collection, unless the information collection displays a currently valid OMB control number. As part of the approval process, we invite comments on the following information collection. Comments should address one or more of the following points: a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OTS; b. The accuracy of OTS’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; d. Ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of information technology. We will summarize the comments that we receive and include them in the OTS request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this notice, OTS is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection. Title of Proposal: Securities Offering Disclosures. OMB Number: 1550–0035. Form Number: SEC Forms S–1, S–3, S–4, S–8, SB–1, SB–2, and 144; OTS Forms OC and G–12. Regulation requirement: 12 CFR Part 563g. Description: OTS collects information for disclosure in securities offerings by savings associations related directly to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission requirements for providing information to potential securities purchasers. Type of Review: Renewal. Affected Public: Savings Associations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3. Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 38 hours. ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:03 Feb 23, 2007 Jkt 211001 Estimated Total Burden: 718 hours. Clearance Officer: Marilyn K. Burton, (202) 906–6467, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552. Dated: February 21, 2007. Deborah Dakin, Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division. [FR Doc. E7–3193 Filed 2–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6720–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of Thrift Supervision [AC–10: OTS Nos. 19027, H–4310, and H– 4359] People’s Bank, People’s Mutual Holdings, and Peoples’ United Financial, Inc., Bridgeport, CT; Approval of Conversion Application Notice is hereby given that on February 14, 2007, the Assistant Managing Director, Examinations and Supervision—Operations, Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), or her designee, acting pursuant to delegated authority, approved the application of People’s Mutual Holdings and People’s Bank, Bridgeport, Connecticut, to convert to the stock form of organization. Copies of the application are available for inspection by appointment (phone number: 202–906– 5922 or e-mail: Public.Info@OTS.Treas.gov) at the Public Reading Room, 1700 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20552, and OTS Northeast Regional Office,. Harborside Financial Center Plaza Five, Suite 1600, Jersey City, NJ 07311. Dated: February 21, 2007. By the Office of Thrift Supervision, Sandra E. Evans, Legal Information Assistant. [FR Doc. 07–845 Filed 2–23–07; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on OIF/OEF Veterans and Families; Notice of Establishment As required by Section 9(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Department of Veterans Affairs hereby gives notice of the establishment of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Advisory Committee on OIF/OEF Veterans and Families. The Secretary of Veterans Affairs has determined that establishing the Committee is both necessary and in the public interest. The Committee will provide advice to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on the full spectrum of health care, benefits delivery and related family support issues that confront servicemembers during their transition from active duty to veterans’ status and during their postservice years. The Committee will focus on the concerns of all men and women with active military service in Operation Iraqi Freedom and/or Operation Enduring Freedom, but will pay particular attention to severely disabled veterans and their families. Committee members shall be appointed by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs and shall serve as objective advisors, and not as representatives of any organizations for whom they may otherwise be serving. The Committee shall report regularly to the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on its major activities and recommendations. Dated: February 15, 2007. By Direction of Secretary. E. Philip Riggin, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 07–863 Filed 2–23–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–M BILLING CODE 6720–07–M PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8425 E:\FR\FM\26FEN1.SGM 26FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 37 (Monday, February 26, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8424-8425]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-3193]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Office of Thrift Supervision


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request--Securities Offering Disclosures

AGENCY: Office of Thrift Supervision (OTS), Treasury.

ACTION: Notice and request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and continuing 
information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995, 44 U.S.C. 3507. The Office of Thrift Supervision within the 
Department of the Treasury will submit the proposed information 
collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. 
Today, OTS is soliciting public comments on its proposal to extend this 
information collection.

DATES: Submit written comments on or before April 27, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Send comments, referring to the collection by title of the 
proposal or by OMB approval number, to Information Collection Comments, 
Chief Counsel's Office, Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20552; send a facsimile transmission to (202) 906-
6518; or send an e-mail to infocollection.comments@ots.treas.gov. OTS 
will post comments and the related index on the OTS Internet Site at 
http://www.ots.treas.gov. In addition, interested persons may inspect 
comments at the Public Reading Room, 1700 G Street, NW., by 
appointment. To make an appointment, call (202) 906-5922, send an e-
mail to public.info@ots.treas.gov, or send a facsimile transmission to 
(202) 906-7755.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You can request additional information 
about this proposed information collection from Gary Jeffers, Senior 
Attorney, Business Transactions Division, (202) 906-6457, Office of 
Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OTS may not conduct or sponsor an 
information collection, and respondents are not required to respond to 
an information collection, unless the information collection displays a 
currently valid OMB control number. As part of the approval process, we 
invite comments on the following information collection.
    Comments should address one or more of the following points:
    a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of OTS;
    b. The accuracy of OTS's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
information collection;
    c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected;
    d. Ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on 
respondents, including through the use of information technology.
    We will summarize the comments that we receive and include them in 
the OTS request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of 
public record. In this notice, OTS is soliciting comments concerning 
the following information collection.
    Title of Proposal: Securities Offering Disclosures.
    OMB Number: 1550-0035.
    Form Number: SEC Forms S-1, S-3, S-4, S-8, SB-1, SB-2, and 144; OTS 
Forms OC and G-12.
    Regulation requirement: 12 CFR Part 563g.
    Description: OTS collects information for disclosure in securities 
offerings by savings associations related directly to U.S. Securities 
and Exchange Commission requirements for providing information to 
potential securities purchasers.
    Type of Review: Renewal.
    Affected Public: Savings Associations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3.
    Estimated Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Burden Hours per Response: 38 hours.
    Estimated Total Burden: 718 hours.
    Clearance Officer: Marilyn K. Burton, (202) 906-6467, Office of 
Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20552.

    Dated: February 21, 2007.
Deborah Dakin,
Senior Deputy Chief Counsel, Regulations and Legislation Division.
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