Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies, 12009-12010 [2018-05501]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 53 / Monday, March 19, 2018 / Notices Conservation and Management Act; and consultation pursuant to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. m. Scott’s Mill Hydro, LLC filed a PreApplication Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. n. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s website (http:// www.ferc.gov), using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number, excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERCONlineSupport@ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). Copies are also available for inspection and reproduction at 912 Wilson Highway, Mouth-of-Wilson, VA 24363. o. Register online at http:// www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/ esubscription.asp to be notified via email of new filings and issuances related to this or other pending projects. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support. Dated: March 13, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–05493 Filed 3–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Docket No. CP18–100–000] sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Notice of Request Under Blanket Authorization; Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC Take notice that on March 1, 2018, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC (Columbia), 700 Louisiana Street, Houston, Texas 77002–2700, filed in Docket No. CP18–100–000 a prior notice request pursuant to sections 157.205 and 157.208 of the Commission’s regulations under the Natural Gas Act (NGA), as amended, for authorization to perform certain installations and activities to enable the in-line inspection of a portion of its 24-inchdiameter Line 1983. The proposed activities include installing two launcher/receivers, removal of two existing drips, and replacement of four mainline valves in Gilmer, Doddridge, and Wetzel Counties, West Virginia. Columbia estimates the cost of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Mar 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 proposed project to be approximately $15.6 million, all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the web at http:// www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Any questions concerning this application may be directed to Linda Farquhar, Manager, Project Determinations & Regulatory Administration, Columbia Gas Transmission, LLC, 700 Louisiana Street, Suite 700, Houston, Texas 77002–2700, by telephone at (832) 320– 5685, by fax at (832) 320–6685, or by email at linda_farquhar@ transcanada.com. Any person or the Commission’s staff may, within 60 days after issuance of the instant notice by the Commission, file pursuant to Rule 214 of the Commission’s Procedural Rules (18 CFR 385.214) a motion to intervene or notice of intervention and pursuant to section 157.205 of the regulations under the NGA (18 CFR 157.205), a protest to the request. If no protest is filed within the time allowed therefore, the proposed activity shall be deemed to be authorized effective the day after the time allowed for filing a protest. If a protest is filed and not withdrawn within 30 days after the allowed time for filing a protest, the instant request shall be treated as an application for authorization pursuant to section 7 of the NGA. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either: Complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12009 the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s FEIS or EA. Persons who wish to comment only on the environmental review of this project should submit an original and two copies of their comments to the Secretary of the Commission. Environmental commenter’s will be placed on the Commission’s environmental mailing list, will receive copies of the environmental documents, and will be notified of meetings associated with the Commission’s environmental review process. Environmental commenter’s will not be required to serve copies of filed documents on all other parties. However, the non-party commentary, will not receive copies of all documents filed by other parties or issued by the Commission (except for the mailing of environmental documents issued by the Commission) and will not have the right to seek court review of the Commission’s final order. The Commission strongly encourages electronic filings of comments, protests and interventions in lieu of paper using the ‘‘eFiling’’ link at http:// www.ferc.gov. Persons unable to file electronically should submit an original and 7 copies of the protest or intervention to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, 888 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20426. Dated: March 12, 2018. Kimberly D. Bose, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2018–05426 Filed 3–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6717–01–P 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 E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1 12010 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 53 / Monday, March 19, 2018 / Notices 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 April 13, 2018. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690–1414: 1. Heartland Financial USA, Inc., Dubuque, Iowa; to merge with First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc. and thereby indirectly acquire First Bank & Trust Company, both of Lubbock, Texas. 2. Minier Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Minier, Illinois; to acquire an additional 8.1 percent, for a total of 51 percent, of the voting shares of Minier Financial, Inc., Minier, Illinois, and thereby indirectly acquire ownership of First Farmers State Bank, Minier, Illinois. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 14, 2018. Ann E. Misback, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2018–05501 Filed 3–16–18; 8:45 am] 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 April 13, 2018. A. Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (Gerald C. Tsai, Director, Applications and Enforcement) 101 Market Street, San Francisco, California 94105–1579: 1. ATBancorp, Dubuque, Iowa; to acquire approximately 5.6 percent of the voting stock of Heritage Commerce Corp., and thereby indirectly acquire Heritage Bank of Commerce, both of San Jose, California. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 13, 2018. Ann E. Misback, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2018–05437 Filed 3–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P FINANCIAL STABILITY OVERSIGHT COUNCIL Hearing Procedures; Notice of Availability BILLING CODE 6210–01–P Financial Stability Oversight Council. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Mar 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 The Financial Stability Oversight Council (Council) has adopted amendments to its procedures for hearings conducted by the Council under Title I and Title VIII of the DoddFrank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (Dodd-Frank Act).1 The amendments were adopted primarily in order to add hearings conducted under section 117 of the Dodd-Frank Act to the scope of the procedures. DATES: The amendments to the hearing procedures were effective on March 13, 2018. Written comments on the amendments must be received on or before April 18, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eric A. Froman, Executive Director, Financial Stability Oversight Council, U.S. Treasury Department, (202) 622– 1942; Stephen T. Milligan, AttorneyAdvisor, U.S. Treasury Department, (202) 622–4051. SUMMARY: 1 Public PO 00000 Law 111–203 (Jul. 21, 2010). Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Interested persons are invited to submit comments on the procedures according to the instructions below. All submissions must refer to the document title. Electronic submission of comments. Interested persons may submit comments electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. Electronic submission of comments allows the commenter maximum time to prepare and submit a comment, ensures timely receipt, and enables the Council to make them available to the public. Comments submitted electronically through the http://www.regulations.gov website can be viewed by other commenters and interested members of the public. Commenters should follow the instructions provided on that site to submit comments electronically. Mail. Send comments to Financial Stability Oversight Council, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20220. Public inspection of comments. All properly submitted comments will be available for inspection and downloading at http:// www.regulations.gov. Additional instructions. In general, comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and are available to the public. Do not submit any information in your comment or supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate for public disclosure. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Background On May 22, 2012, the Council approved hearing procedures relating to the conduct of hearings before the Council in connection with proposed determinations regarding nonbank financial companies and financial market utilities and related emergency waivers or modifications under sections 113 and 804 of the Dodd-Frank Act.2 At the time, the Council sought public comment on all aspects of the hearing procedures, in order to further consider whether any provision should be modified. On April 4, 2013, the Council approved certain amendments to the hearing procedures to expand their scope to include hearings for financial institutions engaged in payment, clearing, or settlement activities that are the subject of a proposed designation by the Council under Title VIII of the Dodd-Frank Act.3 2 12 U.S.C. 5323, 5463; 77 FR 31,855 (May 30, 2012). 3 78 FR 22,546 (April 16, 2013). E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 53 (Monday, March 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12009-12010]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-05501]


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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

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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 April 13, 2018.
    A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago (Colette A. Fried, Assistant 
Vice President) 230 South LaSalle Street, Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
    1. Heartland Financial USA, Inc., Dubuque, Iowa; to merge with 
First Bank Lubbock Bancshares, Inc. and thereby indirectly acquire 
First Bank & Trust Company, both of Lubbock, Texas.
    2. Minier Financial, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Minier, 
Illinois; to acquire an additional 8.1 percent, for a total of 51 
percent, of the voting shares of Minier Financial, Inc., Minier, 
Illinois, and thereby indirectly acquire ownership of First Farmers 
State Bank, Minier, Illinois.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, March 14, 
2018.
Ann E. Misback,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2018-05501 Filed 3-16-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6210-01-P