Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities, 27239 [2013-11023]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 90 / Thursday, May 9, 2013 / Notices ACTION: correspondence related to this collection. Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding industrial funding fee and sales reporting. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 77 FR 76446, on December 28, 2012. One comment was received. DATES: Submit comments on or before: June 10, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Dana Munson, Procurement Analyst, Contract Policy Branch, at telephone (202) 357–9652 or via email to dana.munson@gsa.gov. A. Purpose GSA is amending the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) to revise GSAR/GSAM clauses to address use of the Industrial Funding Fee (IFF) under the Multiple Award Schedules (MAS) Program, to reflect the current use of the Industrial Funding Fee including the authority to offset losses in other Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) programs and fund initiatives that benefit other FAS programs. 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. FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Notice of Proposals To Engage in or To Acquire Companies Engaged in Permissible Nonbanking Activities [OMB Control No. 3090–0121; Docket 2013– 0001; Sequence 6] 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 May 24, 2013. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Gerald C. Tsai, Director, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. CITIC Group Corporation, and CITIC Limited, both in Bejing, The People’s Republic of China; to acquire CLSA Americas, LLC, New York, New York, and thereby engage in providing financial and investment advice and brokerage services, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(6) and (b)(7). Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 6, 2013. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Deputy Secretary of the Board. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2013–11023 Filed 5–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 May 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 27239 General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Industrial Funding Fee and Sales Reporting AGENCY: Acquisition Policy Division, GSA. Notice of request for comments regarding a reinstatement of an information collection for an existing OMB clearance. SUMMARY: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 3090–0121, Industrial Funding Fee (IFF) and Sales Reporting, 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 3090–0121, Industrial Funding Fee (IFF) and Sales Reporting’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 3090– 0121, Industrial Funding Fee (IFF) and Sales Reporting’’ 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 3090–0121, Industrial Funding Fee (IFF) and Sales Reporting. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 3090–0121, Industrial Funding Fee (IFF) and Sales Reporting, in all ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 B. Discussion and Analysis One comment pertaining to the collection was received. Comment 1: Commenter supports the proposed change to the GSAR that will increase the transparency of how the IFF is used. However, felt that the estimated burden was understated based on the time and money vendors spend developing systems to track purchases and ensuring that reporting is accurate. GSA Response: Estimated burden hours already take into consideration the varying amount of time it can take to comply with the clause each quarter and is meant to represent an average across the entire Multiple Award Schedules Program. No changes were made to the collection as a result of the comment received. C. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 19,000. Responses per Respondent: 4. Total Responses: 76,000. Hours per Response: .0833. Total Burden Hours: 6,330.80. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from E:\FR\FM\09MYN1.SGM 09MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 90 (Thursday, May 9, 2013)]
[Notices]
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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 May 24, 2013.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Gerald C. Tsai, Director, 
Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, 
California 94105-1579:
    1. CITIC Group Corporation, and CITIC Limited, both in Bejing, The 
People's Republic of China; to acquire CLSA Americas, LLC, New York, 
New York, and thereby engage in providing financial and investment 
advice and brokerage services, pursuant to sections 225.28(b)(6) and 
(b)(7).


    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 6, 2013.
Margaret McCloskey Shanks,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2013-11023 Filed 5-8-13; 8:45 am]
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