Hotard Coaches, Inc. and Calco Travel, Inc.-Corporate Family Transaction, 77184 [2012-31414]

Download as PDF 77184 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 250 / Monday, December 31, 2012 / Notices Persons seeking further information concerning abandonment procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245–0238 or refer to the full abandonment or discontinuance regulations at 49 CFR part 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the Board’s Office of Environmental Analysis (OEA) at (202) 245–0305. Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. An environmental assessment (EA) (or environmental impact statement (EIS), if necessary) prepared by OEA will be served upon all parties of record and upon any agencies or other persons who commented during its preparation. Other interested persons may contact OEA to obtain a copy of the EA (or EIS). EAs in these abandonment proceedings normally will be made available within 60 days of the filing of the petition. The deadline for submission of comments on the EA generally will be within 30 days of its service. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: December 21, 2012. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2012–31386 Filed 12–28–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. MCF 21051] 1 Hotard Coaches, Inc. and Calco Travel, Inc.—Corporate Family Transaction mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with HotardCoaches, Inc. (Hotard), a carrier, and Calco Travel, Inc. (Calco), a carrier, both wholly owned subsidiaries of All Aboard America! Holdings, Inc. (AHI), a noncarrier, have filed a verified notice of exemption under the Board’s class exemption procedure at 49 CFR 1182.9.2 The exempt transaction involves the merger of Calco with and into Hotard, with Hotard being the only 1 Originally filed under Docket No. FD 35693, this notice has been redocketed as Docket No. MCF 21051. 2 The Board exempted intra-corporate family transactions of motor carriers of passengers that do not result in significant operational changes, adverse changes in service levels, or a change in the competitive balance with carriers outside the corporate family in Class Exemption for Motor Passenger Intra-Corporate Family Transactions, FD 33285 (STB served Feb. 18, 2000). VerDate Mar<15>2010 21:28 Dec 28, 2012 Jkt 229001 surviving corporation. Calco and Hotard are jointly managed with existing operations in Louisiana and Mississippi.3 The transaction is intended to simplify the corporate structure of the corporate family by consolidating all of the assets and liabilities of Hotard and Calco into a single surviving entity. Hotard and Calco state that the elimination of Calco as a separate corporate entity will streamline the corporate structure and management, reduce administrative expenses, and improve the overall efficiency of Hotard. This is a transaction within a corporate family of the type specifically exempted from prior review and approval under 49 CFR 1182.9. Hotard and Calco state that the transaction will not result in any change in service levels, significant operational changes, or any change in competitive balance with carriers outside the corporate family. Hotard and Calco also state that (1) they will consummate the proposed transaction through an Agreement and Plan of Merger approved by the Board of Directors of each party in accordance with Louisiana law, and (2) the transaction will not have an adverse impact on the employees of either party to the subject transaction. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or after January 1, 2013. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the Board shall summarily revoke the exemption and require divestiture. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 13541(d) may be filed at any time. See 49 CFR 1182.9(c). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. MCF 21051, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Daniel A. Ranson, Gaudry, Ranson, Higgins & Gremillion, LLC, 401 Whitney Ave., Suite 500, Gretna, LA 70056. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at WWW.STB.DOT.GOV. By the Board. 3 AHI, Celerity AHI Holdings SPV, LLC, and Celerity Partners IV, LLC received tentative authorization from the Board to acquire control of Calco, Hotard, and Industrial Bus Lines, Inc. in Celerity Partners IV, LLC—Control—Calco Travel, Inc., MCF 21044 (STB served May 11, 2012). PO 00000 Frm 00182 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Decided: December 26, 2012. Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2012–31414 Filed 12–28–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request December 26, 2012. The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13, on or after the date of publication of this notice. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board

[STB Docket No. MCF 21051] \1\


Hotard Coaches, Inc. and Calco Travel, Inc.--Corporate Family 
Transaction

    Hotard Coaches, Inc. (Hotard), a carrier, and Calco Travel, Inc. 
(Calco), a carrier, both wholly owned subsidiaries of All Aboard 
America! Holdings, Inc. (AHI), a noncarrier, have filed a verified 
notice of exemption under the Board's class exemption procedure at 49 
CFR 1182.9.\2\ The exempt transaction involves the merger of Calco with 
and into Hotard, with Hotard being the only surviving corporation. 
Calco and Hotard are jointly managed with existing operations in 
Louisiana and Mississippi.\3\
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    \1\ Originally filed under Docket No. FD 35693, this notice has 
been redocketed as Docket No. MCF 21051.
    \2\ The Board exempted intra-corporate family transactions of 
motor carriers of passengers that do not result in significant 
operational changes, adverse changes in service levels, or a change 
in the competitive balance with carriers outside the corporate 
family in Class Exemption for Motor Passenger Intra-Corporate Family 
Transactions, FD 33285 (STB served Feb. 18, 2000).
    \3\ AHI, Celerity AHI Holdings SPV, LLC, and Celerity Partners 
IV, LLC received tentative authorization from the Board to acquire 
control of Calco, Hotard, and Industrial Bus Lines, Inc. in Celerity 
Partners IV, LLC--Control--Calco Travel, Inc., MCF 21044 (STB served 
May 11, 2012).
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    The transaction is intended to simplify the corporate structure of 
the corporate family by consolidating all of the assets and liabilities 
of Hotard and Calco into a single surviving entity. Hotard and Calco 
state that the elimination of Calco as a separate corporate entity will 
streamline the corporate structure and management, reduce 
administrative expenses, and improve the overall efficiency of Hotard.
    This is a transaction within a corporate family of the type 
specifically exempted from prior review and approval under 49 CFR 
1182.9. Hotard and Calco state that the transaction will not result in 
any change in service levels, significant operational changes, or any 
change in competitive balance with carriers outside the corporate 
family. Hotard and Calco also state that (1) they will consummate the 
proposed transaction through an Agreement and Plan of Merger approved 
by the Board of Directors of each party in accordance with Louisiana 
law, and (2) the transaction will not have an adverse impact on the 
employees of either party to the subject transaction.
    The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or after January 
1, 2013.
    If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, 
the Board shall summarily revoke the exemption and require divestiture. 
Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 13541(d) may be filed 
at any time. See 49 CFR 1182.9(c).
    An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. 
MCF 21051, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E 
Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001. In addition, a copy of each 
pleading must be served on Daniel A. Ranson, Gaudry, Ranson, Higgins & 
Gremillion, LLC, 401 Whitney Ave., Suite 500, Gretna, LA 70056.
    Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at 
WWW.STB.DOT.GOV.

    By the Board.
    Decided: December 26, 2012.
Rachel D. Campbell,
Director, Office of Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2012-31414 Filed 12-28-12; 8:45 am]
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