Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of September 18, 2007, 59093 [E7-20554]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 201 / Thursday, October 18, 2007 / Notices 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 November 13, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. IBT Bancorp, Inc., Mt. Pleasant, Michigan; to merge with Greenville Community Financial Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Greenville Community Bank, both of Greenville, Michigan. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 15, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc.E7–20562 Filed 10–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of September 18, 2007 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES In accordance with § 271.25 of its rules regarding availability of information (12 CFR part 271), there is set forth below the domestic policy directive issued by the Federal Open Market Committee at its meeting held on September 18, 2007.1 The Federal Open Market Committee seeks monetary and financial conditions that will foster price stability and promote sustainable growth in output. To further its long–run objectives, the Committee in the immediate future seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent with reducing the federal funds rate at an average of around 43⁄4 percent. 1 Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee meeting on September 18, 2007, which includes the domestic policy directive issued at the meeting, are available upon request to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C. 20551. The minutes are published in the Federal Reserve Bulletin and in the Board’s annual report. VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:55 Oct 17, 2007 Jkt 214001 59093 By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, October 10, 2007. 6988 or by e-mail at marialhernandez@sra.com. Brian F. Madigan, Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee. [FR Doc. E7–20554 Field 10–17–07; 8:45 am] Linda Ott, Program Analyst, Federal Acquisition Institute [FR Doc. E7–20593 Filed 10–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 2007 Federal Acquisition Institute Vendor meeting Office of the Chief Acquisition Officer, GSA ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) will hold a vendor meeting to provide information on the Federal Acquisition Certification in Program/Project Management (FAC-P/ PM) to include program details, and opportunities for vendors to support the training of federal program and project managers. The purpose of this certification program is to establish the competencies, training, and experience requirements for program and project managers in civilian agencies. The FACP/PM focuses on essential competencies needed for program and project managers; the program does not include functional or technical competencies, such as those for information technology, or agency-specific competencies. The certification requirements will be accepted by, at minimum, all civilian agencies as evidence that an employee meets the core competencies, training and experience requirements. The FAC-P/PM was announced by the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) on April 25, 2007. At this vendor meeting, FAI will present its approach for partnering with vendors on this initiative. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Training developers, vendors with Commercial-Off-The- Shelf (COTS) training products, vendors with capabilities related to the full Instructional System Design (ISD) methodologies, professional associations, educational institutions and acquisition training experts. The meeting will be held October 30, 2007 from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm, GSA Auditorium located at 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. Register by email: marialhernandez@sra.com, or call (703) 284–6988. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Maria Hernandez, by phone at 703–284– PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Public Meeting of the President’s Council on Bioethics on November 8– 9, 2007 AGENCY: The President’s Council on Bioethics, HHS. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The President’s Council on Bioethics (Edmund D. Pellegrino, MD, Chairman) will hold its thirty-first meeting, at which it will continue (1) its inquiry into the ‘‘crisis’’ of the healing professions with expert presentations and Council discussions; and (2) its inquiry into the moral foundations of health care. Subjects discussed at past Council meetings (although not on the agenda for the November 2007 meeting) include: Therapeutic and reproductive cloning, assisted reproduction, reproductive genetics, neuroscience, aging retardation, organ transplantation, newborn screening, human dignity, personalized medicine, and lifespanextension. Publications issued by the Council to date include: Human Cloning and Human Dignity: An Ethical Inquiry (July 2002); Beyond Therapy: Biotechnology and the Pursuit of Happiness (October 2003); Being Human: Readings from the President’s Council on Bioethics (December 2003); Monitoring Stem Cell Research (January 2004), Reproduction and ResponsibilityL: The Regulation of New Biotechnologies (March 2004), Alternative Sources of Human Pluripotent Stem Cells: A White Paper (May 2005), and Taking Care: Ethical Caregiving in Our Aging Society (September 2005). Reports on (a) the bioethical significance of the concept of human dignity, (b) controversies in the determination of death, and (c) organ procurement, transplantation, and allocation are forthcoming. DATES: The meeting will take place Thursday, November 8, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., ET; and Friday, November 9, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. ET. ADDRESSES: Hotel Washington, 515 15th Street (at Pennsylvania Avenue), NW., Washington, DC 20004. Phone 202–638– 5900. E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1

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Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of 
September 18, 2007

    In accordance with Sec.  271.25 of its rules regarding availability 
of information (12 CFR part 271), there is set forth below the domestic 
policy directive issued by the Federal Open Market Committee at its 
meeting held on September 18, 2007.\1\
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    \1\ Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee 
meeting on September 18, 2007, which includes the domestic policy 
directive issued at the meeting, are available upon request to the 
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C. 
20551. The minutes are published in the Federal Reserve Bulletin and 
in the Board's annual report.
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    The Federal Open Market Committee seeks monetary and financial 
conditions that will foster price stability and promote sustainable 
growth in output. To further its long-run objectives, the Committee in 
the immediate future seeks conditions in reserve markets consistent 
with reducing the federal funds rate at an average of around 4\3/4\ 
percent.
    By order of the Federal Open Market Committee, October 10, 2007.

Brian F. Madigan,
Secretary, Federal Open Market Committee.
[FR Doc. E7-20554 Field 10-17-07; 8:45 am]
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