Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 42013 [2014-16916]

Download as PDF sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 138 / Friday, July 18, 2014 / Notices customer disputes, and to protect the institution against potential liability arising under the anti-fraud and insider trading provisions of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. 6. Report title: HMDA Loan/ Application Register. Agency form number: FR HMDA– LAR. OMB control number: 7100–0247. Frequency: Annually. Reporters: State member banks, subsidiaries of state member banks, subsidiaries of bank holding companies, U.S. branches and agencies of foreign banks (other than federal branches, federal agencies, and insured state branches of foreign banks), commercial lending companies owned or controlled by foreign banks, and organizations operating under section 25 or 25A of the Federal Reserve Act.4 Estimated annual reporting hours: 127,652 hours. Estimated average time per response: State member banks: 242 hours; mortgage subsidiaries: 192 hours. Number of respondents: State member banks: 514; mortgage subsidiaries: 17. General description of report: Section 304(j) of the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA), which requires the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) to prescribe by regulation the form of a LAR that must be maintained by lending institutions, is mandatory for covered institutions. Regulation C implements this statutory provision and requires that reports be sent to the appropriate federal banking agency. HMDA requires that the LAR be made available to the public in the form prescribed by the CFPB. The CFPB is authorized to require certain deletions from the LAR information to protect the privacy of applicants and to protect depository institutions from liability under Federal or state privacy law. The deleted information is exempt from disclosure under that provision of HMDA and pursuant to Exemption 6 of the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552(b)(6)). Abstract: HMDA was enacted in 1975 and is implemented by Regulation C. HMDA requires depository and certain for-profit, non-depository institutions to collect, report to regulators, and disclose to the public data about originations and purchases of home mortgage loans (home purchase and refinancing) and home improvement loans, as well as loan applications that do not result in 4 The CFPB supervises, among other institutions, insured depository institutions with over $10 billion in assets and their affiliates (including affiliates that are themselves depository institutions regardless of asset size and subsidiaries of such affiliates). VerDate Mar<15>2010 23:20 Jul 17, 2014 Jkt 232001 originations (for example, applications that are denied or withdrawn). HMDA was enacted to provide the public with loan data that can be used to: (1) Help determine whether financial institutions are serving the housing needs of their communities, (2) assist public officials in distributing public-sector investments so as to attract private investment to areas where it is needed, and (3) assist in identifying possible discriminatory lending patterns and enforcing anti-discrimination statutes.5 Current Actions: On April 18, 2014, the Federal Reserve published a notice in the Federal Register (79 FR 21926) requesting public comment for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of the FR 4021, Reg F, FR 4025, CFPB Regulation G (12 CFR 1007), Reg H–3, and FR HMDA–LAR. The comment period for this notice expired on June 17, 2014. The Federal Reserve did not receive any comments. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 14, 2014. Robert deV. Frierson, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2014–16885 Filed 7–17–14; 8:45 am] 42013 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 August 14, 2014. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (Adam M. Drimer, Assistant Vice President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261–4528: 1. First Citizens BancShares, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina; to merge with First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., both in Columbia, South Carolina. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 15, 2014. Michael J. Lewandowski, Associate Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2014–16916 Filed 7–17–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES BILLING CODE 6210–01–P Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request 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 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 PO 00000 5 12 CFR 1003.1(b). Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, HHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice announces the intention of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to request that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approve the proposed information collection project: ‘‘Patient Safety Organization Certification for Initial Listing and Related Forms, Patient Safety Confidentiality Complaint Form, and Common Formats.’’ In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521, AHRQ invites the public to comment on this proposed information collection. DATES: Comments on this notice must be received by September 16, 2014. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be submitted to: Doris Lefkowitz, Reports Clearance Officer, AHRQ, by email at doris.lefkowitz@AHRQ.hhs.gov. Copies of the proposed collection plans, data collection instruments, and specific details on the estimated burden can be obtained from the AHRQ Reports Clearance Officer. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Doris Lefkowitz, AHRQ Reports Clearance Officer, (301) 427–1477, or by SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18JYN1.SGM 18JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 138 (Friday, July 18, 2014)]
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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 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 August 14, 2014.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond (Adam M. Drimer, Assistant Vice 
President) 701 East Byrd Street, Richmond, Virginia 23261-4528:
    1. First Citizens BancShares, Inc., Raleigh, North Carolina; to 
merge with First Citizens Bancorporation, Inc., and thereby indirectly 
acquire First Citizens Bank and Trust Company, Inc., both in Columbia, 
South Carolina.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, July 15, 2014.
Michael J. Lewandowski,
Associate Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2014-16916 Filed 7-17-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-P