Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for an Unmodified SF 278 Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report, 30831-30832 [2010-13187]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 105 / Wednesday, June 2, 2010 / Notices ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [Docket# EPA–RO4–SFUND–2010–0447, FRL–9157–5] Cooksey Brothers Landfill Fire Superfund Site; Ashland, Boyd County, KY; Notice of Settlement AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency. ACTION: Notice of settlement. SUMMARY: Under Section 122(h)(1) of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA), the United States Environmental Protection Agency has entered into a settlement for reimbursement of past response costs concerning the Cooksey Brothers Landfill Fire Superfund Site located in Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky for publication. DATES: The Agency will consider public comments on the settlement until July 2, 2010. The Agency will consider all comments received and may modify or withdraw its consent to the settlement if comments received disclose facts or considerations which indicate that the settlement is inappropriate, improper, or inadequate. ADDRESSES: Copies of the settlement are available from Ms. Paula V. Painter. Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–RO4–SFUND–2010– 0447 or Site name Cooksey Brothers Landfill Superfund Site by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • http://www.epa.gov/region4/waste/ sf/enforce.htm. • E-mail. Painter.Paula@epa.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paula V. Painter at 404/562–8887. Dated: May 14, 2010. Anita L. Davis, Chief, Superfund Enforcement & Information Management Branch, Superfund Division. [FR Doc. 2010–13224 Filed 6–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:08 Jun 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 30831 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 June 16, 2010. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Vice President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P.; Warburg Pincus X Partners, L.P.; Warburg Pincus X, L.P.; Warburg Pincus X, LLC; Warburg Pincus Partners, LLC; and Warburg Pincus & Co., all of New York, New York; to acquire voting shares of Sterling Financial Corporation, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Sterling Savings Bank, both of Spokane, Washington, and Golf Savings Bank, Mountlake Terrace, Washington. 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 25, 2010. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas (E. Ann Worthy, Vice President) 2200 North Pearl Street, Dallas, Texas 752012272: 1. Steele Holdings, Inc., Tyler, Texas, to become a bank holding company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of American State Bank, Arp, Texas. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 27, 2010. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. BILLING CODE 6210–01–S [FR Doc. 2010–13134 Filed 6–1–10; 8:45 am] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for an Unmodified SF 278 Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report 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 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 PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 28, 2010. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2010–13284 Filed 6–1–10; 8:45 am] OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS AGENCY: Office of Government Ethics (OGE). ACTION: Notice of request for agency and public comments. SUMMARY: After publication of this second round notice, OGE intends to submit an unmodified Standard Form 278 Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a three-year extension under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). DATES: Written comments by the public and the agencies on this proposed extension are invited and must be received by July 2, 2010. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the information collection activity, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Office of Government Ethics, by either of the following methods within 30 days from E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1 sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES 30832 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 105 / Wednesday, June 2, 2010 / Notices the date of publication in this Federal Register: FAX: 202–395–6974, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the Office of Government Ethics; E-mail: smar@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Paul Ledvina at the Office of Government Ethics; telephone: 202– 482–9247; TTY: 800–877–8339; FAX: 202–482–9237; E-mail: paul.ledvina@oge.gov. An electronic copy of the SF 278 is available in the Forms Library section of OGE’s Web site at http://www.usoge.gov. A paper copy may also be obtained, without charge, by contacting Mr. Ledvina. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report. Form Number: SF 278. OMB Control Number: 3209–0001. Type of Information Collection: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Type of Review Request: Regular. Respondents: Private citizen Presidential nominees to executive branch positions subject to Senate confirmation; other private citizens who are potential (incoming) Federal employees whose positions are designated for public financial disclosure filing; those who file termination financial disclosure reports for such positions after their Government service ends; and Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 1,300. Estimated Time per Response: 3 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 3,900 hours. Abstract: The SF 278 collects information from certain officers and high-level employees in the executive branch for conflicts of interest review and public disclosure. The form is also completed by individuals who are nominated by the President for highlevel executive branch positions requiring Senate confirmation and new entrants to other public reporting positions in the executive branch. The financial information collected relates to: assets and income; transactions; gifts, reimbursements and travel expenses; liabilities; agreements or arrangements; outside positions; and compensation over $5,000 paid by a source—all subject to various reporting thresholds and exclusions. The information is collected in accordance with section 102 of the Ethics Act, 5 U.S.C. app. section 102, and OGE’s implementing financial disclosure regulations at 5 CFR part 2634. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:08 Jun 01, 2010 Jkt 220001 Request for Comments: OGE published a first round notice of its intent to request paperwork clearance for the proposed unmodified SF 278 Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report on March 19, 2010 (see 75 FR 13287). OGE received no responses to that notice. Agency and public comment is again invited specifically on the need for and practical utility of this information collection, the accuracy of OGE’s burden estimate, the enhancement of quality, utility and clarity of the information collected, and the minimization of burden (including the use of information technology). Comments received in response to this notice will be summarized for, and may be included with, the OGE request for extension of OMB paperwork approval. The comments will also become a matter of public record. Approved: May 26, 2010. Robert I. Cusick, Director, Office of Government Ethics. [FR Doc. 2010–13187 Filed 6–1–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6345–03–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Biodefense Science Board; Call for Nominees AGENCY: Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Office of the Secretary is accepting resumes or curricula vitae from qualified individuals who wish to be considered for membership on the National Biodefense Science Board. Six members have membership expiration dates of December 31, 2010. Nominees are being accepted in the following categories: industry; academia, health care consumers, and from State and local governments and public health agencies, emergency responders and organizations representing other appropriate stakeholders. Submit a resume or curriculum vitae to nbsb@hhs.gov by June 30, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: CAPT Leigh A. Sawyer, D.V.M., M.P.H., Executive Director, National Biodefense Science Board, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 330 C Street, SW., Switzer Building Room 5127, Washington, DC 20447; 202–205–3815; fax: 202–205– 8508; e-mail address: leigh.sawyer@hhs.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Pursuant to section 319M of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 247d-7f) and section 222 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 217a), the Department of Health and Human Services established the National Biodefense Science Board. The Board shall provide expert advice and guidance to the Secretary on scientific, technical, and other matters of special interest to the Department of Health and Human Services regarding current and future chemical, biological, nuclear, and radiological agents, whether naturally occurring, accidental, or deliberate. The Board may also provide advice and guidance to the Secretary on other matters related to public health emergency preparedness and response. Discription of Duties: The Board shall advise the Secretary on current and future trends, challenges, and opportunities presented by advances in biological and life sciences, biotechnology, and genetic engineering with respect to threats posed by naturally occurring infectious diseases and chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear agents. At the request of the Secretary, the Board shall review and consider any information and findings received from the working groups established under 42 U.S.C. 247d–7f(b). At the request of the Secretary, the Board shall provide recommendations and findings for expanded, intensified, and coordinated biodefense research and development activities. Additional advisory duties concerning public health emergency preparedness and response may be assigned at the discretion of the Secretary. Structure: The Board shall consist of 13 voting members, including the Chairperson; additionally, there may be non-voting ex officio members. Members and the Chairperson shall be appointed by the Secretary from among the Nation’s preeminent scientific, public health and medical experts, as follows: (a) Such Federal officials as the Secretary determines are necessary to support the functions of the Board, (b) four individuals from the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and device industries, (c) four academicians, and (d) five other members as determined appropriate by the Secretary, one of whom must be a practicing health care professional and one of whom must be from an organization representing health care consumers. Additional members for category (d), above, will be selected from among State and local governments and public health agencies, emergency medical responders and organizations representing other SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\02JNN1.SGM 02JNN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 105 (Wednesday, June 2, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30831-30832]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-13187]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

OFFICE OF GOVERNMENT ETHICS


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB 
Review; Proposed Collection; Comment Request for an Unmodified SF 278 
Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report

AGENCY: Office of Government Ethics (OGE).

ACTION: Notice of request for agency and public comments.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: After publication of this second round notice, OGE intends to 
submit an unmodified Standard Form 278 Executive Branch Personnel 
Public Financial Disclosure Report to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review and approval of a three-year extension under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35).

DATES: Written comments by the public and the agencies on this proposed 
extension are invited and must be received by July 2, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by the title of the 
information collection activity, to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the 
Office of Government Ethics, by either of the following methods within 
30 days from

[[Page 30832]]

the date of publication in this Federal Register:
    FAX: 202-395-6974, Attn: Ms. Sharon Mar, OMB Desk Officer for the 
Office of Government Ethics;
    E-mail: smar@omb.eop.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Paul Ledvina at the Office of 
Government Ethics; telephone: 202-482-9247; TTY: 800-877-8339; FAX: 
202-482-9237; E-mail: paul.ledvina@oge.gov. An electronic copy of the 
SF 278 is available in the Forms Library section of OGE's Web site at 
http://www.usoge.gov. A paper copy may also be obtained, without 
charge, by contacting Mr. Ledvina.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure 
Report.
    Form Number: SF 278.
    OMB Control Number: 3209-0001.
    Type of Information Collection: Extension without change of a 
currently approved collection.
    Type of Review Request: Regular.
    Respondents: Private citizen Presidential nominees to executive 
branch positions subject to Senate confirmation; other private citizens 
who are potential (incoming) Federal employees whose positions are 
designated for public financial disclosure filing; those who file 
termination financial disclosure reports for such positions after their 
Government service ends; and Presidential and Vice-Presidential 
candidates.
    Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 1,300.
    Estimated Time per Response: 3 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 3,900 hours.
    Abstract: The SF 278 collects information from certain officers and 
high-level employees in the executive branch for conflicts of interest 
review and public disclosure. The form is also completed by individuals 
who are nominated by the President for high-level executive branch 
positions requiring Senate confirmation and new entrants to other 
public reporting positions in the executive branch. The financial 
information collected relates to: assets and income; transactions; 
gifts, reimbursements and travel expenses; liabilities; agreements or 
arrangements; outside positions; and compensation over $5,000 paid by a 
source--all subject to various reporting thresholds and exclusions. The 
information is collected in accordance with section 102 of the Ethics 
Act, 5 U.S.C. app. section 102, and OGE's implementing financial 
disclosure regulations at 5 CFR part 2634.
    Request for Comments: OGE published a first round notice of its 
intent to request paperwork clearance for the proposed unmodified SF 
278 Executive Branch Personnel Public Financial Disclosure Report on 
March 19, 2010 (see 75 FR 13287). OGE received no responses to that 
notice. Agency and public comment is again invited specifically on the 
need for and practical utility of this information collection, the 
accuracy of OGE's burden estimate, the enhancement of quality, utility 
and clarity of the information collected, and the minimization of 
burden (including the use of information technology). Comments received 
in response to this notice will be summarized for, and may be included 
with, the OGE request for extension of OMB paperwork approval. The 
comments will also become a matter of public record.

    Approved: May 26, 2010.
Robert I. Cusick,
Director, Office of Government Ethics.
[FR Doc. 2010-13187 Filed 6-1-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6345-03-P