Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB, 68450-68451 [2019-27038]

Download as PDF 68450 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 241 / Monday, December 16, 2019 / Notices FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Change in Bank Control Notices; Acquisitions of Shares of a Bank or Bank Holding Company The notificants listed below have applied under the Change in Bank Control Act (Act) (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and § 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 CFR 225.41) to acquire shares of a bank or bank holding company. The factors that are considered in acting on the notices are set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, if any, 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 paragraph 7 of the Act. Comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors, Ann E. Misback, Secretary of the Board, 20th and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington DC 20551–0001, not later than December 31, 2019. A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Dennis Denney, Assistant Vice President) 1 Memorial Drive, Kansas City, Missouri 64198–0001: 1. Terri K. Boggess Revocable Trust, Terri K. Boggess, trustee, both of Chillicothe, Missouri; the Hal Boggess Revocable Trust, Hal Boggess, trustee, both of Chillicothe, Missouri; Gwendolyn Elaine Luzader, Gardner, Kansas; Joshua Seth Boggess, Normal, Illinois; the Linda D. Osborn Revocable Trust, Linda D. Osborn, trustee, both of Bethany, Missouri; Linda D. Osborn; the Ervin Cole Osborn Revocable Trust, Ervin Cole Osborn, trustee, both of Bethany, Missouri; Ervin Cole Osborn; the Diana L. Wheeler Trust, Paul Wheeler, trustee, both of Overland Park, Kansas; Justin P. Wheeler, Portland, Oregon; and Cole D. Wheeler, Kansas City, Kansas; as members acting in concert with the Boggess/Osborn/ Wheeler Family Group to retain voting shares of Bethany Bankshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of BTC Bank, both of Bethany, Missouri. 2. Emery E. Fager Exempt Trust DTD 12/28/14, Duane L. Fager and Jane A. Anderson, co-trustees; and the Emery E. Fager Marital Exempt Trust DTD 12/28/ 14, Duane L. Fager and Jane A. Anderson, co-trustees, all of Topeka, Kansas; as members of a group acting in concert to retain voting shares of VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Dec 13, 2019 Jkt 250001 Commerce Bank and Trust Holding Company and thereby indirectly retain voting shares of CoreFirst Bank & Trust, both of Topeka, Kansas. In addition, the Elizabeth F. Fager Trust, Elizabeth F. Fager, trustee, both of Topeka, Kansas, as a member of the group acting in concert, to acquire voting shares of Commerce Bank and Trust Holding Company and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of CoreFirst Bank & Trust. 3. David S. Fricke, individually, and as Plan Administrator of the Commerce Bank and Trust Holding Company Employee Stock Ownership Plan, both of Topeka, Kansas; together with Linda A. Fricke; the Brandon D. Fricke QSST Trust, David S. Fricke, trustee; the Lauren Hillary Fricke QSST Trust, David S. Fricke, trustee; and the Noah Morgan Fricke QSST Trust, David S. Fricke, trustee; all of Topeka, Kansas; as members of a group acting in concert to acquire voting shares of Commerce Bank and Trust Holding Company and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of CoreFirst Bank & Trust, both of Topeka, Kansas. 4. John Traw, Vian, Oklahoma, as trustee of The Sloan Armstrong Living Trust; to acquire voting shares of Ironhorse Financial Group, Inc., and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Armstrong Bank, both of Muskogee, Oklahoma, and Republic Bank and Trust, Norman, Oklahoma. In addition, John Traw, Vian, Oklahoma; the Ashton McNeil Armstrong 2018 GST Exempt Trust, John Traw, trustee; the Sloan Armstrong Hart 2018 GST Exempt Trust, John Traw, trustee; Norma Lugene Armstrong, Vian, Oklahoma, as trustee of the Bruce McNeill Trust and the Jean McNeill Trust; Dale Brent Bumpers, Little Rock, Arkansas, as co-trustee of the Brent Alexander Bumpers Irrevocable Trust and the Margaret Aston Bumpers Irrevocable Trust; Kelsi Don Farmer, New York, New York, as co-trustee of the Brent Alexander Bumpers Irrevocable Trust and the Margaret Aston Bumpers Irrevocable Trust; and Courtney Quidley, Bixby, Oklahoma, as trustee of Elizabeth Ann Hensley Irrevocable Trust and the Allison Jane Hensley Irrevocable Trust, to join as members of the Armstrong Family Control Group, which controls Ironhorse Financial Group, Inc., and thereby indirectly controls Armstrong Bank and Republic Bank and Trust. B. Federal Reserve Bank of Boston (Prabal Chakrabarti, Senior Vice President) 600 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, Massachusetts 02210–2204. Comments can also be sent electronically to BOS.SRC.Applications.Comments@ bos.frb.org: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1. Sloane Family Enterprises, LP, Barbara J. Sloane, Barry R. Sloane, and Linda Sloane Kay, as general partners, all of Medford, Massachusetts; as members of a group acting in concert to acquire voting shares of Century Bancorp, Inc., Medford, Massachusetts, and thereby indirectly acquire voting shares of Century Bank and Trust Company, Somerville, Massachusetts. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 10, 2019. Yao-Chin Chao, Assistant Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2019–26972 Filed 12–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. SUMMARY: The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is adopting a proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the Consumer Satisfaction Questionnaire, the Federal Reserve Consumer Help—Consumer Survey, the Consumer Online Complaint Form, and the Appraisal Complaint Form (FR 1379a, b, c, and d; OMB No. 7100–0135). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer—Nuha Elmaghrabi—Office of the Chief Data Officer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551, (202) 452–3829. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Desk Officer—Shagufta Ahmed—Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395–6974. A copy of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) OMB submission, including the reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB’s public docket files. These documents also are available on the Federal Reserve Board’s public website at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/ reportforms/review.aspx or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 15, 1984, OMB delegated to the Board authority under the PRA to approve and assign OMB control numbers to collections of information conducted or AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 241 / Monday, December 16, 2019 / Notices sponsored by the Board. Boardapproved collections of information are incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved collections of information. Copies of the PRA Submission, supporting statements, and approved collection of information instrument(s) are placed into OMB’s public docket files. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES Final Approval Under OMB Delegated Authority of the Extension for Three Years, Without Revision, of the Following Information Collection Report title: Consumer Satisfaction Questionnaire, the Federal Reserve Consumer Help—Consumer Survey, the Consumer Online Complaint Form, and the Appraisal Complaint Form. Agency form number: FR 1379a, FR 1379b, FR 1379c, and FR 1379d. OMB control number: 7100–0135. Frequency: Event generated. Respondents: Consumers, appraisers, and financial institutions. Estimated number of respondents: FR 1379a, 551; FR 1379b, 1,455; FR 1379c, 6,719; FR 1379d, 7. Estimated average hours per response: FR 1379a, 5 minutes; FR 1379b, 5 minutes; FR 1379c, 10 minutes; FR 1379, 30 minutes. Estimated annual burden hours: FR 1379a, 46 hours; FR 1379b, 121 hours; FR 1379c, 1,120 hours; FR 1379d, 4 hours. General description of report: The FR 1379a is sent to consumers who have filed complaints with the Federal Reserve against state member banks or other financial institutions supervised by the Federal Reserve. The information is used to assess the satisfaction of the consumers with the Federal Reserve’s handling of, and written response to, their complaints at the conclusion of an investigation. The FR 1379b is a survey sent to consumers who contact the Federal Reserve Consumer Help [desk] (FRCH) 1 to file a complaint or inquiry. The information is used to determine whether consumers are satisfied with the way the FRCH handled their complaint. The FR 1379c collection addresses the burden associated with consumers electronically submitting a complaint against a financial institution to the FRCH. The FR 1379d collects information about complaints regarding a regulated institution’s non-compliance with the appraisal independence standards and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, including complaints from appraisers, individuals, financial institutions, and other entities. 1 See www.federalreserveconsumerhelp.gov/. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:21 Dec 13, 2019 Jkt 250001 Legal authorization and confidentiality: The FR 1379 family of forms is authorized pursuant to section 8 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act (Section 8) 2 and section 11(a) of the Federal Reserve Act (Section 11(a)).3 Section 8 provides the Board broad authority to enforce compliance with laws against entities within its jurisdiction, including state member banks. Section 11(a) broadly empowers the Board to examine ‘‘the affairs of each Federal reserve bank and of each member bank.’’ 4 The Board uses the information obtained from the FR 1379 to help fulfill these obligations. The forms comprising the FR 1379 family of forms are voluntary. Individual respondents may request that information submitted to the Board through the FR 1379 family of forms be kept confidential on a case-by-case basis. The Consumer Satisfaction Questionnaire (FR 1379a) does not collect any personal information from the respondent and is not likely to be considered confidential. Three of the forms (the FRCH—Consumer Survey (FR 1379b), Consumer Online Complaint Form (FR 1379c), and Appraisal Complaint Form (FR 1379d)) collect personal information, such as the respondent’s name, contact information, and information regarding the subject of the complaint. This personal information may be kept confidential under exemption 6 of the FOIA to the extent disclosure of such information would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.5 In addition, information concerning the subject of a complaint may be kept confidential under exemption 4 of the FOIA to the extent it involves trade secrets and confidential commercial and financial information.6 With respect to the Consumer Online Complaint Form (FR 1379c) and Appraisal Complaint Form (FR 1379d), determinations regarding disclosure of the information to third parties of any confidential portions of these forms would be made in accordance with the Privacy Act.7 A hyperlink directing the applicant to the relevant Privacy Act statement is provided in these forms on the Board’s website. 2 12 U.S.C. 1818. U.S.C. 248(a). 4 The FR 1379d is additionally authorized pursuant to Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act of 1989, which requires the Board to prescribe standards for appraisals used by its regulated entities. See, 12 U.S.C. 3331–3355. 5 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(6). 6 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4). 7 5 U.S.C. 552a(b). 3 12 PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68451 Current actions: On September 10, 2019, the Board published a notice in the Federal Register (84 FR 47507) requesting public comment for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of the FR 1379. The comment period for this notice expired on November 12, 2019. The Board did not receive any comments. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 11, 2019. Ann Misback, Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2019–27038 Filed 12–13–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6210–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. SUMMARY: The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) is adopting a proposal to extend for three years, with revision, the Reporting and Disclosure Requirements Related to Securities of State Member Banks as Required by Regulation H (FR H–1; OMB No. 7100–0091). The revisions are applicable January 1, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Reserve Board Clearance Officer—Nuha Elmaghrabi—Office of the Chief Data Officer, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551, (202) 452–3829. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Desk Officer—Shagufta Ahmed— Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395–6974. A copy of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) OMB submission, including the reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, and other documentation will be placed into OMB’s public docket files. These documents also are available on the Federal Reserve Board’s public website at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/ reportforms/review.aspx or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, whose name appears above. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 15, 1984, OMB delegated to the Board authority under the PRA to approve and assign OMB control numbers to collections of information conducted or sponsored by the Board. BoardAGENCY: E:\FR\FM\16DEN1.SGM 16DEN1

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FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM


Agency Information Collection Activities: Announcement of Board 
Approval Under Delegated Authority and Submission to OMB

AGENCY: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

SUMMARY: The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board) 
is adopting a proposal to extend for three years, without revision, the 
Consumer Satisfaction Questionnaire, the Federal Reserve Consumer 
Help--Consumer Survey, the Consumer Online Complaint Form, and the 
Appraisal Complaint Form (FR 1379a, b, c, and d; OMB No. 7100-0135).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Federal Reserve Board Clearance 
Officer--Nuha Elmaghrabi--Office of the Chief Data Officer, Board of 
Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, DC 20551, (202) 
452-3829. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Desk Officer--Shagufta 
Ahmed--Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of 
Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, 725 
17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, or by fax to (202) 395-6974.
    A copy of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) OMB submission, 
including the reporting form and instructions, supporting statement, 
and other documentation will be placed into OMB's public docket files. 
These documents also are available on the Federal Reserve Board's 
public website at https://www.federalreserve.gov/apps/reportforms/review.aspx or may be requested from the agency clearance officer, 
whose name appears above.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On June 15, 1984, OMB delegated to the Board 
authority under the PRA to approve and assign OMB control numbers to 
collections of information conducted or

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sponsored by the Board. Board-approved collections of information are 
incorporated into the official OMB inventory of currently approved 
collections of information. Copies of the PRA Submission, supporting 
statements, and approved collection of information instrument(s) are 
placed into OMB's public docket files.

Final Approval Under OMB Delegated Authority of the Extension for Three 
Years, Without Revision, of the Following Information Collection

    Report title: Consumer Satisfaction Questionnaire, the Federal 
Reserve Consumer Help--Consumer Survey, the Consumer Online Complaint 
Form, and the Appraisal Complaint Form.
    Agency form number: FR 1379a, FR 1379b, FR 1379c, and FR 1379d.
    OMB control number: 7100-0135.
    Frequency: Event generated.
    Respondents: Consumers, appraisers, and financial institutions.
    Estimated number of respondents: FR 1379a, 551; FR 1379b, 1,455; FR 
1379c, 6,719; FR 1379d, 7.
    Estimated average hours per response: FR 1379a, 5 minutes; FR 
1379b, 5 minutes; FR 1379c, 10 minutes; FR 1379, 30 minutes.
    Estimated annual burden hours: FR 1379a, 46 hours; FR 1379b, 121 
hours; FR 1379c, 1,120 hours; FR 1379d, 4 hours.
    General description of report: The FR 1379a is sent to consumers 
who have filed complaints with the Federal Reserve against state member 
banks or other financial institutions supervised by the Federal 
Reserve. The information is used to assess the satisfaction of the 
consumers with the Federal Reserve's handling of, and written response 
to, their complaints at the conclusion of an investigation. The FR 
1379b is a survey sent to consumers who contact the Federal Reserve 
Consumer Help [desk] (FRCH) \1\ to file a complaint or inquiry. The 
information is used to determine whether consumers are satisfied with 
the way the FRCH handled their complaint. The FR 1379c collection 
addresses the burden associated with consumers electronically 
submitting a complaint against a financial institution to the FRCH. The 
FR 1379d collects information about complaints regarding a regulated 
institution's non-compliance with the appraisal independence standards 
and the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice, including 
complaints from appraisers, individuals, financial institutions, and 
other entities.
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    \1\ See www.federalreserveconsumerhelp.gov/.
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    Legal authorization and confidentiality: The FR 1379 family of 
forms is authorized pursuant to section 8 of the Federal Deposit 
Insurance Act (Section 8) \2\ and section 11(a) of the Federal Reserve 
Act (Section 11(a)).\3\ Section 8 provides the Board broad authority to 
enforce compliance with laws against entities within its jurisdiction, 
including state member banks. Section 11(a) broadly empowers the Board 
to examine ``the affairs of each Federal reserve bank and of each 
member bank.'' \4\ The Board uses the information obtained from the FR 
1379 to help fulfill these obligations. The forms comprising the FR 
1379 family of forms are voluntary. Individual respondents may request 
that information submitted to the Board through the FR 1379 family of 
forms be kept confidential on a case-by-case basis. The Consumer 
Satisfaction Questionnaire (FR 1379a) does not collect any personal 
information from the respondent and is not likely to be considered 
confidential. Three of the forms (the FRCH--Consumer Survey (FR 1379b), 
Consumer Online Complaint Form (FR 1379c), and Appraisal Complaint Form 
(FR 1379d)) collect personal information, such as the respondent's 
name, contact information, and information regarding the subject of the 
complaint. This personal information may be kept confidential under 
exemption 6 of the FOIA to the extent disclosure of such information 
would constitute an unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.\5\ In 
addition, information concerning the subject of a complaint may be kept 
confidential under exemption 4 of the FOIA to the extent it involves 
trade secrets and confidential commercial and financial information.\6\ 
With respect to the Consumer Online Complaint Form (FR 1379c) and 
Appraisal Complaint Form (FR 1379d), determinations regarding 
disclosure of the information to third parties of any confidential 
portions of these forms would be made in accordance with the Privacy 
Act.\7\ A hyperlink directing the applicant to the relevant Privacy Act 
statement is provided in these forms on the Board's website.
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    \2\ 12 U.S.C. 1818.
    \3\ 12 U.S.C. 248(a).
    \4\ The FR 1379d is additionally authorized pursuant to Title XI 
of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery, and Enforcement Act 
of 1989, which requires the Board to prescribe standards for 
appraisals used by its regulated entities. See, 12 U.S.C. 3331-3355.
    \5\ 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(6).
    \6\ 5 U.S.C. 552(b)(4).
    \7\ 5 U.S.C. 552a(b).
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    Current actions: On September 10, 2019, the Board published a 
notice in the Federal Register (84 FR 47507) requesting public comment 
for 60 days on the extension, without revision, of the FR 1379. The 
comment period for this notice expired on November 12, 2019. The Board 
did not receive any comments.

    Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, December 11, 
2019.
Ann Misback,
Secretary of the Board.
[FR Doc. 2019-27038 Filed 12-13-19; 8:45 am]
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