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Dated: May 19, 2008. Vanessa T. Vu, Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office. [FR Doc. E8–11609 Filed 5–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P 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 applications 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 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 June 20, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. Downing Partnership, L.P., Ellis, Kansas, to acquire 12.251 percent of the voting shares of Equity Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Equity Bank, N.A., both of Andover, Kansas. 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Appendix 2), notice is hereby given of the second meeting of PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Re-designation of Head Start Grantees, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). The meeting will be held from approximately 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, June 4, 2008, and from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday, June 5, 2008, at the Four Points by Sheraton, 1201 K Street, NW., Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public; however, seating is limited and preregistration is encouraged (see below). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colleen Rathgeb, Office of Head Start, email colleen.rathgeb@acf.hhs.gov or (202) 205–7378. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act of 2007 [Pub. L. 110–134, Section 641(c)(2) [42 U.S.C. 9836]] requires the Secretary of Health and Human Services to develop a system for designation renewal to determine if Head Start agencies are delivering highquality and comprehensive Head Start programs that meet the educational, health, nutritional, and social needs of the children and families they serve, and meet program and financial management requirements and the program performance standards. The Advisory Committee on Re-Designation of Head Start Grantees will provide advice and recommendations on the development of a transparent, reliable and valid system for designation renewal as required under the statute. The Advisory Committee will hear presentations on and discuss the grantee application and renewal process; recommendations on prospective criteria; data sources; and plans for future work of the Committee. The meeting will be open to the public; however, seating is limited and preregistration is encouraged. 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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 applications 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 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 June 20, 2008.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant 
Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:
    1. Downing Partnership, L.P., Ellis, Kansas, to acquire 12.251 
percent of the voting shares of Equity Bancshares, Inc., and thereby 
indirectly acquire voting shares of Equity Bank, N.A., both of Andover, 
Kansas.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 20, 2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc.E8-11595 Filed 5-22-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-S