Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities, 75549 [2011-30948]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 232 / Friday, December 2, 2011 / Notices company by acquiring 100 percent of the voting shares of First National Bank of the Gulf Coast, Naples, Florida. B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis (Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs Officer) P.O. Box 442, St. Louis, Missouri 63166–2034: 1. Alton Bancshares, Inc., Alton, Missouri; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of First Community Bank of the Ozarks, Branson, Missouri. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 28, 2011. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2011–30947 Filed 12–1–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and Regulation Y, (12 CFR part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or control voting securities or assets of a company, including the companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in § 225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the standards of section 4 of the BHC Act. Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than December 16, 2011. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Chapelle Davis, Assistant Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30309: 1. CenterState Banks, Inc., Davenport, Florida; to engage in making, acquiring, brokering, or servicing loans, or other extensions of credit though its subsidiary, R4ALL, Inc., Davenport, Florida, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y. 17:03 Dec 01, 2011 [FR Doc. 2011–30948 Filed 11–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL TRADE COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request Federal Trade Commission (‘‘Commission’’ or ‘‘FTC’’). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The FTC intends to conduct an evaluation of Admongo, its advertising literacy program for children ages 8–12. The evaluation will involve a randomized controlled trial of the Admongo program in one or more school districts, involving 6,000–8,000 students. This research will be conducted to further the FTC’s mission of protecting consumers from unfair and deceptive marketing. We will consider comments on this proposed research before submitting a request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). SUMMARY: FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM VerDate Mar<15>2010 Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 28, 2011. Robert deV. Frierson, Deputy Secretary of the Board. Jkt 226001 Comments must be submitted on or before January 31, 2012. ADDRESSES: Interested parties may file a comment online or on paper, by following the instructions in the Request for Comment part of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. Write ‘‘Admongo Evaluation, FTC File No. P085200’’ on your comment, and file your comment online at https://ftcpublic.commentworks.com/ ftc/admongoevaluationpra, by following the instructions on the web-based form. If you prefer to file your comment on paper, mail or deliver your comment to the following address: Federal Trade Commission, Office of the Secretary, Room H–113 (Annex J), 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20580. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be addressed to David Givens, Economist, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission, 600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Mail Stop NJ–4136, Washington, DC 20580. Telephone: (202) 326–3397. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: 75549 deceptive advertising and marketing practices. Part of this mission involves educating consumers, including young consumers. In April 2010, the FTC launched a youth-directed multi-media advertising literacy campaign called Admongo and distributed accompanying lesson plans to 100,000 educators in every U.S. public school with a fifth or sixth grade class. Admongo aims to help children from 8 to 12 become more discerning consumers of information. The program has three broad objectives: (1) Raising awareness of advertising and marketing messages; (2) teaching critical thinking skills that will allow children to better analyze and interpret advertisements; and (3) demonstrating the benefits of being an informed consumer. The program teaches students specific skills: How to identify ads, how to identify the ways advertisers target certain groups of consumers, how to spot persuasive techniques commonly employed by ads, and how to apply an understanding of advertising techniques to make smarter purchases. The campaign includes an online game, in-school lesson plans, sample ads that can be used at home and in the classroom, and teacher videos. All materials can be viewed at http://www.admongo.gov. The proposed evaluation will test a large group of students in these skills and then compare the performance of those who have been exposed to the Admongo curriculum with those who have not. The results will give the FTC valuable insight into the optimal design of youth-directed consumer education. The FTC is interested in: The relative effectiveness of in-class versus online instruction, the variation in Admongo’s benefits by age, pre-existing levels of ad literacy by age, and the relationship between ad literacy and academic achievement.1 The FTC also intends to interview teachers who have used the Admongo lessons in their classrooms. Teacher feedback will help us tailor the lessons to real-world classroom conditions. I. Background II. Paperwork Reduction Act Under the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521, federal agencies must obtain approval (‘‘clearance’’) from OMB for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of information’’ includes disclosure to an agency, third parties, or the public of information by or for an agency through identical questions posed to, or identical reporting, recordkeeping, or disclosure As the nation’s consumer protection agency, the FTC is responsible for enforcing laws that prohibit unfair and 1 All student-level data will be stripped of personally identifiable information by participating school districts before it reaches the FTC. PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged 
in Permissible Nonbanking Activities

    The companies listed in this notice have given notice under section 
4 of the Bank Holding Company Act (12 U.S.C. 1843) (BHC Act) and 
Regulation Y, (12 CFR part 225) to engage de novo, or to acquire or 
control voting securities or assets of a company, including the 
companies listed below, that engages either directly or through a 
subsidiary or other company, in a nonbanking activity that is listed in 
Sec.  225.28 of Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.28) or that the Board has 
determined by Order to be closely related to banking and permissible 
for bank holding companies. Unless otherwise noted, these activities 
will be conducted throughout the United States.
    Each notice is available for inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank 
indicated. The notice also will be available for inspection at the 
offices of the Board of Governors. Interested persons may express their 
views in writing on the question whether the proposal complies with the 
standards of section 4 of the BHC Act.
    Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding the applications must be 
received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of 
Governors not later than December 16, 2011.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Chapelle Davis, Assistant Vice 
President) 1000 Peachtree Street NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30309:
    1. CenterState Banks, Inc., Davenport, Florida; to engage in 
making, acquiring, brokering, or servicing loans, or other extensions 
of credit though its subsidiary, R4ALL, Inc., Davenport, Florida, 
pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1) of Regulation Y.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, November 28, 
2011.
Robert deV. Frierson,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2011-30948 Filed 11-30-11; 8:45 am]
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