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Download as PDF WREIER-AVILES on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 66464 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 214 / Monday, November 5, 2012 / Notices (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 will also 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. 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 30, 2012. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. First State Bancorp of Monticello, Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Monticello, Illinois; to acquire additional voting shares, for a total of 100 percent of the voting shares of First State Bancorp of Monticello, Inc., Monticello, Illinois, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of First State Bank, Monticello, Illinois, and First State Bank of Bloomington, Bloomington, Illinois. B. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Kenneth Binning, Vice President, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. Sound Financial Bancorp, Inc., Seattle, Washington; to become a bank holding company through the conversion of Sound Community Bank, Seattle, Washington, from a federal stock savings bank to a state chartered commercial bank. FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 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 November 30, 2012. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Talmer Bancorp, Inc., Troy, Michigan; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of First Place Bank, Warren, Ohio, and thereby engage in operating a savings association, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(4)(ii). Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 31, 2012. Michael J. Lewandowski, Assistant Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–26932 Filed 11–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, October 31, 2012. Michael J. Lewandowski, Assistant Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2012–26930 Filed 11–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:30 Nov 02, 2012 Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0027; Docket 2012– 0076; Sequence 26] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Value Engineering Requirements Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension of a previously existing OMB clearance. AGENCIES: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Value Engineering Requirements. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 43076, on July 23, 2012. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary; whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before December 5, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB control number. Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0027, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 214 / Monday, November 5, 2012 / Notices Value Engineering Requirements’’ on your attached document. • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417. ATTN: Hada Flowers/IC 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements, in all correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Curtis E. Glover, Sr., Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–1448 or email at Curtis.glover@gsa.gov. Dated: October 31, 2012. William Clark, Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. A. Purpose SUMMARY: Per Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 48, value engineering is the technique by which contractors (1) voluntarily suggest methods for performing more economically and share in any resulting savings or (2) are required to establish a program to identify and submit to the Government methods for performing more economically. These recommendations are submitted to the Government as value engineering change proposals (VECP’s) and they must include specific information. This information is needed to enable the Government to evaluate the VECP and, if accepted, to arrange for an equitable sharing plan. WREIER-AVILES on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES B. Annual Reporting Burden Based on adjustments to the number of respondents using Fiscal Year 2011 Federal Procurement Data System Data, the number of responses and the estimated hours, the annual estimated reporting burden increased from the noticed published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 43076, on July 23, 2012. Respondents: 1,934. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 3,868. Hours per Response: 15. Total Burden Hours: 58,020. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0027, Value Engineering Requirements, in all correspondence. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:30 Nov 02, 2012 Jkt 229001 [FR Doc. 2012–26949 Filed 11–2–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Docket 2012–0001; Sequence 12: OMB Control No. 3090–0228] Office of Civil Rights; Submission for OMB Review; Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs Office of Civil Rights, GSA. Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCY: ACTION: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the General Services Administration will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a previously approved information collection requirement regarding nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs. This information is needed to facilitate nondiscrimination in GSA’s Federal Financial Assistance Programs, consistent with Federal civil rights laws and regulations that apply to recipients of Federal financial assistance. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 43083, on July 23, 2012. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate and based on valid assumptions and methodology; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. DATES: Submit comments on or before: December 5, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Evelyn Britton, Director, External Programs Division, Office of Civil Rights, at telephone (202) 603–1645 or via email to evelyn.britton@gsa.gov. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB control number. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66465 Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs’’ on your attached document. • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417. ATTN: Hada Flowers/IC 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090–0228, Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, in all correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose The General Services Administration (GSA) has mission responsibilities related to monitoring and enforcing compliance with Federal civil rights laws and regulations that apply to Federal Financial Assistance programs administered by GSA. Specifically, those laws provide that no person on the ground of race, color, national origin, disability, sex or age shall be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be otherwise subjected to discrimination under any program in connection with which Federal financial assistance is extended under laws administered in whole or in part by GSA. These mission responsibilities generate the requirement to request and obtain certain data from recipients of Federal surplus property for the purpose of determining compliance, such as the number of individuals, based on race and ethnic origin, of the recipient’s eligible and actual serviced population; race and national origin of those denied participation in the recipient’s program(s); non-English languages encountered by the recipient’s program(s) and how the recipient is addressing meaningful access for individuals that are Limited English Proficient; whether there has been complaints or lawsuits filed against the recipient based on prohibited discrimination and whether there has E:\FR\FM\05NON1.SGM 05NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 214 (Monday, November 5, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 66464-66465]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-26949]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0027; Docket 2012-0076; Sequence 26]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Value 
Engineering Requirements

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension of a 
previously existing OMB clearance.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the 
Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a 
previously approved information collection requirement concerning Value 
Engineering Requirements. A notice was published in the Federal 
Register at 77 FR 43076, on July 23, 2012. No comments were received.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary; whether it will have practical 
utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection 
of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and 
methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, 
through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

DATES: Submit comments on or before December 5, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000-
0027, Value Engineering Requirements, by any of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by searching the OMB 
control number. Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds 
with ``Information Collection 9000-0027, Value Engineering 
Requirements''. Follow the instructions provided at the ``Submit a 
Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and 
``Information Collection 9000-0027,

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Value Engineering Requirements'' on your attached document.
     Fax: 202-501-4067.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417. ATTN: 
Hada Flowers/IC 9000-0027, Value Engineering Requirements.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information 
Collection 9000-0027, Value Engineering Requirements, in all 
correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will 
be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any 
personal and/or business confidential information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Curtis E. Glover, Sr., Procurement 
Analyst, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501-1448 or email at 
Curtis.glover@gsa.gov.

A. Purpose

    Per Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 48, value engineering is 
the technique by which contractors (1) voluntarily suggest methods for 
performing more economically and share in any resulting savings or (2) 
are required to establish a program to identify and submit to the 
Government methods for performing more economically. These 
recommendations are submitted to the Government as value engineering 
change proposals (VECP's) and they must include specific information. 
This information is needed to enable the Government to evaluate the 
VECP and, if accepted, to arrange for an equitable sharing plan.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Based on adjustments to the number of respondents using Fiscal Year 
2011 Federal Procurement Data System Data, the number of responses and 
the estimated hours, the annual estimated reporting burden increased 
from the noticed published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 43076, on 
July 23, 2012.
    Respondents: 1,934.
    Responses per Respondent: 2.
    Annual Responses: 3,868.
    Hours per Response: 15.
    Total Burden Hours: 58,020.
    Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., 
Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control 
No. 9000-0027, Value Engineering Requirements, in all correspondence.

    Dated: October 31, 2012.
William Clark,
Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division, Office of 
Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.
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