Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 78232 [2015-31600]

Download as PDF 78232 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 241 / Wednesday, December 16, 2015 / Notices Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 11, 2015. Margaret McCloskey Shanks, Deputy Secretary of the Board. FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM tkelley on DSK9F6TC42PROD with NOTICES 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 January 11, 2016. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacquelyn K. Brunmeier, Assistant Vice President) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55480–0291: 1. Bank Forward Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Trust, Fargo, North Dakota, to become a bank holding company, by retaining at least 25 percent of the voting shares of Security State Bank Holding Company, Fargo, North Dakota, and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of Bank Forward, Hannaford, North Dakota. In connection with this application, Security State Bank Holding Company and Bank Forward Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Trust, through Bank Forward have also applied to engage in extending credit and servicing loans, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1). VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:21 Dec 15, 2015 Jkt 238001 [FR Doc. 2015–31600 Filed 12–15–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0101; Docket 2015– 0055; Sequence 32] Information Collection; Drug-Free Workplace Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension of an existing OMB clearance. AGENCY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division 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 drugfree workplace. DATES: Submit comments on or before February 16, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0101, Drug-Free Workplace, 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 9000–0101, Drug-Free Workplace’’. Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0101, Drug-Free Workplace’’ on your attached document. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405. ATTN: Ms. Flowers/IC 9000–0101, Drug-Free Workplace. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0101, Drug-Free Workplace, in all correspondence related to this SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Charles Gray, Procurement Analyst, Office of Acquisition Policy, GSA 202– 208–6726 or email charles.gray@ gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose FAR clause 52.223–6, Drug-Free Workplace, requires (1) contractor employees to notify their employer of any criminal drug statute conviction for a violation occurring in the workplace; and (2) Government contractors, after receiving notice of such conviction, to notify the contracting officer. The clause is not applicable to commercial items, contracts at or below simplified acquisition threshold (unless awarded to an individual), and contracts performed outside the United States or by law enforcement agencies. The clause implements the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 (Pub. L. 100– 690). The information provided to the Government is used to determine contractor compliance with the statutory requirements to maintain a drug-free workplace. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 598. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 598. Hours per Response: .5. Total Burden Hours: 299. C. Public Comments Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), 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; 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. E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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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 January 11, 2016.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis (Jacquelyn K. Brunmeier, 
Assistant Vice President) 90 Hennepin Avenue, Minneapolis, Minnesota 
55480-0291:
    1. Bank Forward Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Trust, Fargo, 
North Dakota, to become a bank holding company, by retaining at least 
25 percent of the voting shares of Security State Bank Holding Company, 
Fargo, North Dakota, and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of 
Bank Forward, Hannaford, North Dakota.
    In connection with this application, Security State Bank Holding 
Company and Bank Forward Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Trust, 
through Bank Forward have also applied to engage in extending credit 
and servicing loans, pursuant to section 225.28(b)(1).

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 11, 
2015.
Margaret McCloskey Shanks,
Deputy Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2015-31600 Filed 12-15-15; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6210-01-P