Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank Holding Companies, 40349-40350 [E8-15936]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 135 / Monday, July 14, 2008 / Notices FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. SUMMARY: AGENCY: Background On June 15, 1984, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) delegated to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) its approval authority under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA), as per 5 CFR 1320.16, to approve of and assign OMB control numbers to collection of information requests and requirements conducted or sponsored by the Board under conditions set forth in 5 CFR 1320 Appendix A.1. Board-approved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the Paperwork Reduction Act Submission, supporting statements and approved collection of information instruments are placed into OMB’s public docket files. The Federal Reserve may not conduct or sponsor, and the respondent is not required to respond to, an information collection that has been extended, revised, or implemented on or after October 1, 1995, unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Request for Comment on Information Collection Proposals The following information collections, which are being handled under this delegated authority, have received initial Board approval and are hereby published for comment. At the end of the comment period, the proposed information collections, along with an analysis of comments and recommendations received, will be submitted to the Board for final approval under OMB delegated authority. Comments are invited on the following: a. Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the Federal Reserve’s functions; including whether the information has practical utility; b. The accuracy of the Federal Reserve’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; c. Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and d. Ways to minimize the burden of information collection on respondents, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 Jul 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 12, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by Regulation M, by any of the following methods: • Agency Web Site: http:// www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/ generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: regs.comments@federalreserve.gov. Include docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 202–452–3819 or 202–452– 3102. • Mail: Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20551. All public comments are available from the Board’s Web site at: http:// www.federalreserve.gov/generalinfo/ foia/ProposedRegs.cfm as submitted, unless modified for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. Public comments may also be viewed electronically or in paper form in Room MP–500 of the Board’s Martin Building (20th and C Streets, NW.) between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. Additionally, commenters should send a copy of their comments to the OMB Desk Officer by mail to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503 or by fax to 202– 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A copy of the PRA OMB submission including, the proposed reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB’s public docket files, once approved. These documents will also be made available on the Federal Reserve Board’s public Web site at: http:// www.federalreserve.gov/boarddocs/ reportforms/review.cfm or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears below. Michelle Shore, Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer (202–452– 3829), Division of Research and Statistics, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. Telecommunications Device PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40349 for the Deaf (TDD) users may contact (202–263–4869), Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551. Proposal To Approve Under OMB Delegated Authority the Extension for Three Years, Without Revision, of the Following Reports Report title: The Recordkeeping and Disclosure Requirements in Connection with Regulation M (Consumer Leasing). Agency form number: Reg M. OMB control number: 7100–0202. Frequency: On occasion. Reporters: Consumer lessors. Annual reporting hours: Disclosures, 533 hours; and advertising, 40 hours. Estimated average hours per response: Disclosures, 6.5 minutes; and advertising, 25 minutes. Number of respondents: 24. General description of report: This information collection is mandatory (sections 105(a) and 187 of TILA (15 U.S.C. 1604(a) and 1667f)) and is not given confidential treatment. Abstract: The Consumer Leasing Act and Regulation M are intended to provide consumers with meaningful disclosures about the costs and terms of leases for personal property. The disclosures enable consumers to compare the terms for a particular lease with those for other leases and, when appropriate, to compare lease terms with those for credit transactions. The act and regulation also contain rules about advertising consumer leases and limit the size of balloon payments in consumer lease transactions. The information collection pursuant to Regulation M is triggered by specific events. All disclosures must be provided to the lessee prior to the consummation of the lease and when the availability of consumer leases on particular terms is advertised. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 9, 2008. Jennifer J. Johnson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–15900 Filed 7–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM 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 CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 40350 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 135 / Monday, July 14, 2008 / Notices 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 July 29, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261–4528: 1. Christopher James Polino, to control at least 15 percent of the voting shares of Davis Trust Financial Corporation, and thereby acquire shares of Davis Trust Company, all of Elkins, West Virginia. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. Brian K. Solsrud, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Gregory A. Solsrud, Dunwoody, Georgia; Corinne E. Solsrud, Mosinee, Wisconsin; and Rachel A. Solsrud Goodell, Augusta, Wisconsin, individually and as a group acting in concert to acquire control of Kimberly Leasing Corporation, Augusta, Wisconsin, and thereby indirectly acquire control of Unity Bank, Rush City, Minnesota. 2. Noah Wynter Wilcox, to join a group acting in concert with Steven Monroe Wilcox, to acquire control of Wilcox Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire control of Grand Rapids State Bank, all of Grand Rapids, Minnesota. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 9, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–15936 Filed 7–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:08 Jul 11, 2008 Jkt 214001 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 August 8, 2008. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Hometown Community Bancorp, Inc., and Hometown Community Bancorp Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Trust, both of Morton, Illinois, to merge with Alpha Financial Group, Inc., and Alpha Financial Group, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, and thereby indirectly acquire Alpha Community Bank, all of Toluca, Illinois. B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Director, Regional and Community Bank Group) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Summit Banking Company, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of Summit Bank, both of Burlington, Washington. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 9, 2008. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. E8–15937 Filed 7–11–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–S FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Proposal to Rescind FTC Guidance Concerning the Current Cigarette Test Method AGENCY: PO 00000 Federal Trade Commission Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice SUMMARY: The Federal Trade Commission (‘‘FTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) is proposing to rescind its guidance that it is generally not a violation of the FTC Act to make factual statements of the tar and nicotine yields of cigarettes when statements of such yields are supported by testing conducted pursuant to the Cambridge Filter Method, also frequently referred to as ‘‘the FTC Test Method.’’ If it withdraws this guidance, advertisers should not use terms such as ‘‘per FTC Method’’ or other phrases that state or imply FTC endorsement or approval of the Cambridge Filter Method or other machine-based test methods. The Commission seeks public comments on its proposal. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before August 12, 2008. ADDRESSES: Interested parties are invited to submit comments. Comments should refer to ‘‘Cigarette Test Method, [P944509]’’ to facilitate the organization of comments. A comment filed in paper form should include this reference both in the text and on the envelope, and should be mailed or delivered, with two complete copies, to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H-135 (Annex L), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20580. Because paper mail in the Washington area and at the Commission is subject to delay, please consider submitting your comments in electronic form, as described below. However, if the comment contains any material for which confidential treatment is requested, it must be filed in paper form, and the first page of the document must be clearly labeled ‘‘Confidential.’’1 Comments filed in electronic form should be submitted by following the instructions on the web-based form at (https://secure.commentworks.com/ftcCigaretteTestMethod). To ensure that the Commission considers an electronic comment, you must file it on the webbased form at the (https:// secure.commentworks.com/ftcCigaretteTestMethod) weblink. If this Notice appears at www.regulations.gov, you may also file an electronic comment through that web site. The Commission will consider all comments that regulations.gov forwards to it. 1 Commission Rule 4.2(d), 16 CFR 4.2(d). The comment must be accompanied by an explicit request for confidential treatment, including the factual and legal basis for the request, and must identify the specific portions of the comment to be withheld from the public record. The request will be granted or denied by the Commission’s General Counsel, consistent with applicable law and the public interest. See Commission Rule 4.9(c), 16 CFR 4.9(c). E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 135 (Monday, July 14, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40349-40350]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-15936]


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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


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 Sec. [thinsp]225.41 of the Board's 
Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank holding company. 
The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are

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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 July 29, 2008.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (A. Linwood Gill, III, Vice 
President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:
    1. Christopher James Polino, to control at least 15 percent of the 
voting shares of Davis Trust Financial Corporation, and thereby acquire 
shares of Davis Trust Company, all of Elkins, West Virginia.
    B. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacqueline G. King, 
Community Affairs Officer) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
55480-0291:
    1. Brian K. Solsrud, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Gregory A. Solsrud, 
Dunwoody, Georgia; Corinne E. Solsrud, Mosinee, Wisconsin; and Rachel 
A. Solsrud Goodell, Augusta, Wisconsin, individually and as a group 
acting in concert to acquire control of Kimberly Leasing Corporation, 
Augusta, Wisconsin, and thereby indirectly acquire control of Unity 
Bank, Rush City, Minnesota.
    2. Noah Wynter Wilcox, to join a group acting in concert with 
Steven Monroe Wilcox, to acquire control of Wilcox Bancshares, Inc., 
and thereby indirectly acquire control of Grand Rapids State Bank, all 
of Grand Rapids, Minnesota.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 9, 2008.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. E8-15936 Filed 7-11-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-S