Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 49280-49281 [E7-17008]

Download as PDF 49280 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 28, 2007 / Notices C. Have filed an EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity survey, if it is required to do so based upon the appropriate survey filing requirements. Filing requirements for each type of survey are available on EEOC’s Web site at http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/ surveys.html. D. Use the Nomination Form designed by the EEOC for submitting applications for the FTC Award. The Form will be available each year on EEOC’s Internet Web site or by contacting the agency for a copy when the nomination period opens. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Requirements for Submitting Nominations The nominee for the Freedom to Compete Award must complete and submit the Nomination Form provided by the EEOC each year. The form collects information to evaluate (1) The eligibility criteria described above, and (2) the merits of the procedure or practice nominated for the Award. 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Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the Commission’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; 2. Evaluate the accuracy of the Commission’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; 3. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 4. Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Dated: August 21, 2007. For the Commission. Naomi C. Earp, Chair. [FR Doc. E7–17023 Filed 8–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6570–01–P 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 E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 28, 2007 / Notices 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 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 September 24, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166–2034: 1. First Banks, Inc., Hazelwood, Missouri, and its subsidiary, The San Francisco Company, Clayton, Missouri; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of Coast Financial Holdings, Inc., Bradenton, Florida, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Coast Bank of Florida, Bradenton, Florida. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 23, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–17008 Filed 8–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Sunshine Act Meeting Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. TIME AND DATE: 11:30 a.m., Tuesday, September 4, 2007. PLACE: Marriner S. Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building, 20th and C Streets, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20551. STATUS: Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: 1. Personnel actions (appointments, promotions, assignments, reassignments, and salary actions) involving individual Federal Reserve System employees. 2. Any items carried forward from a previously announced meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Smith, Director, or Dave Skidmore, Assistant to the Board, Office of Board Members at 202–452–2955. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: You may call 202–452–3206 beginning at pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:52 Aug 27, 2007 Jkt 211001 49281 approximately 5 p.m. two business days before the meeting for a recorded announcement of bank and bank holding company applications scheduled for the meeting; or you may contact the Board’s Web site at http:// www.federalreserve.gov for an electronic announcement that not only lists applications, but also indicates procedural and other information about the meeting. Dated: August 23, 2007. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. E7–17026 Filed 8–27–07; 8:45 am] Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 24, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 07–4243 Filed 8–24–07; 1:53 pm] National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Decision To Evaluate a Petition To Designate a Class of Employees at Texas City Chemicals, Texas City, TX, To Be Included in the Special Exposure Cohort BILLING CODE 6210–01–S BILLING CODE 4163–19–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Decision To Evaluate a Petition To Designate a Class of Employees at the Mound Plant, Dayton, OH, To Be Included in the Special Exposure Cohort National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). AGENCY: ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gives notice as required by 42 CFR 83.12(e) of a decision to evaluate a petition to designate a class of employees at the Mound Plant, Dayton, Ohio, to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. The initial proposed definition for the class being evaluated, subject to revision as warranted by the evaluation, is as follows: Facility: Mound Plant. Location: Dayton, Ohio. Job Titles and/or Job Duties: All workers. Period of Employment: February 1, 1949 through the present. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Elliott, Director, Office of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C–46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 513– 533–6800 (this is not a toll-free number). Information requests can also be submitted by e-mail to OCAS@CDC.GOV. PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gives notice as required by 42 CFR 83.12(e) of a decision to evaluate a petition to designate a class of employees at Texas City Chemicals, Texas City, Texas, to be included in the Special Exposure Cohort under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000. The initial proposed definition for the class being evaluated, subject to revision as warranted by the evaluation, is as follows: Facility: Texas City Chemicals. Location: Texas City, Texas. Job Titles and/or Job Duties: All employees. Period of Employment: January 1, 1952 through December 31, 1956. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Elliott, Director, Office of Compensation Analysis and Support, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), 4676 Columbia Parkway, MS C–46, Cincinnati, OH 45226, Telephone 513– 533–6800 (this is not a toll-free number). Information requests can also be submitted by e-mail to OCAS@CDC.GOV. Dated: August 23, 2007. John Howard, Director, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. [FR Doc. E7–17025 Filed 8–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–19–P E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1

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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

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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 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 September 24, 2007.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community 
Affairs Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63166-2034:
    1. First Banks, Inc., Hazelwood, Missouri, and its subsidiary, The 
San Francisco Company, Clayton, Missouri; to acquire 100 percent of the 
voting shares of Coast Financial Holdings, Inc., Bradenton, Florida, 
and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Coast Bank of Florida, 
Bradenton, Florida.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, August 23, 
2007.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E7-17008 Filed 8-27-07; 8:45 am]
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