Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 59092-59093 [E7-20562]

Download as PDF 59092 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 201 / Thursday, October 18, 2007 / Notices Federal Communications Commission. Hillary S. DeNigro, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau. The suspension letter follows: September 24, 2007. Via Certified Mail Return Receipt Requested and E-Mail Mr. Scott A. Federowicz, c/o Paul H.D. Stoughton, Conway & Stoughton, LLP, 818 Farmington Ave., West Hartford, CT 06119. Re: Notice of Debarment, File No. EB–07–IH– 5171. Dear Mr. Federowicz: Pursuant to section 54.521 of the rules of the Federal Communications Commission (the ‘‘Commission’’), by this Notice of Debarment you are debarred from the schools and libraries universal service support mechanism (or ‘‘E-Rate program’’) for a period of three years.1 On June 27, 2007, the Enforcement Bureau (the ‘‘Bureau’’) sent you a Notice of Suspension and Initiation of Debarment Proceedings (the ‘‘Notice of Suspension’’).2 That Notice of Suspension was published in the Federal Register on July 18, 2007.3 The Notice of Suspension suspended you from the schools and libraries universal service support mechanism and described the basis for initiation of debarment proceedings against you, the applicable debarment procedures, and the effect of debarment.4 Pursuant to the Commission’s rules, any opposition to your suspension or its scope or to your proposed debarment or its scope had to be filed with the Commission no later than thirty (30) calendar days from the earlier date of your receipt of the Notice of Suspension or publication of the Notice of Suspension in the Federal Register.5 The Commission did not receive any such opposition. As discussed in the Notice of Suspension, on May 9, 2007, you were convicted based on your guilty plea to a felony information charging you with mail fraud, in violation of 18 U.S.C. 1341.6 You pled guilty to approving approximately $452,203 of fictitious expenses for non-existent E-Rate work that ultimately were submitted to the Universal Service Administrative Company for reimbursement from the E-Rate funds.7 Such conduct constitutes the basis for your debarment, and your conviction falls within the categories of causes for debarment under section 54.521(c) of the Commission’s rules.8 For the foregoing reasons, you are hereby 1 See 47 CFR 0.111(a)(14), 54.521. from Hillary S. DeNigro, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, to Mr. Scott A. Federowicz, Notice of Suspension and Initiation of Debarment Proceedings, 22 FCC Rcd 11569 (Inv. & Hearings Div., Enf. Bur. 2007) (Attachment 1). 3 72 FR 39425 (Jul. 18, 2007). 4 See Notice of Suspension, 22 FCC Rcd at 11571. 5 See 47 CFR 54.521(e)(3) and (4). That date occurred no later than August 17, 2007. See supra note 3. debarred for a period of three years from the debarment date, i.e., the earlier date of your receipt of this Notice of Debarment or its publication date in the Federal Register.9 Debarment excludes you, for the debarment period, from activities ‘‘associated with or related to the schools and libraries support mechanism,’’ including ‘‘the receipt of funds or discounted services through the schools and libraries support mechanism, or consulting with, assisting, or advising applicants or service providers regarding the schools and libraries support mechanism.’’ 10 Sincerely, Hillary S. DeNigro, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau. CC: Calvin B. Kurimai, Esq., Assistant United States Attorney , Kristy Carroll, Esq., Universal Service Administrative Company (via e-mail). [FR Doc. E7–20571 Filed 10–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting Tuesday, October 23, 2007 at 10 A.M. PLACE: 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC. STATUS: 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. DATE AND TIME: Mary W. Dove, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 07–5174 Filed 10–16–07; 3:28 pm] BILLING CODE 6715–01–M FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 2 Letter 6 Notice of Suspension, 22 FCC Rcd at 11570. 7 Notice of Suspension, 22 FCC Rcd at 11570. 8 Id. at 11571; 47 CFR 54.521(c). VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:55 Oct 17, 2007 Jkt 214001 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 9 See Notice of Suspension, 22 FCC Rcd at 11571. 47 CFR 54.521(a)(1), 54.521(a)(5), 54.521(d); Notice of Suspension, 22 FCC Rcd at 11571. 10 See PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are 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 2, 2007. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. Notice by L. Kent Needham Revocable Stock Trust, L. Kent Needham, trustee, and Terry L. Needham Revocable Stock Trust, Terry L. Needham, trustee, all of Tonganoxie, Kansas, to acquire voting shares of Overbrook Bankshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of The First Security Bank, both in Overbrook, Kansas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 15, 2007. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E7–20563 Filed 10–17–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S 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 E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 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 Register Volume 72, Number 201 (Thursday, October 18, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59092-59093]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-20562]


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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

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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]
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