Title Interagency Bank Merger Act by rxv18612


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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY                   Office of Thrift Supervision, 1700 G         which the OCC is making technical
                                             Street, NW, Washington, DC 20552,            clarifying changes.
Office of the Comptroller of the             Attention 1550–0016. These
Currency                                                                                  OMB Number
                                             submissions may be hand-delivered to
                                             1700 G Street, NW, from 9:00 a.m. to         OCC: 1557–0014
Office of Thrift Supervision
                                             5:00 p.m. on business days. They may         OTS: 1550–0016
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation        be sent by facsimile transmission to         FDIC: 3064–0015
                                             (202)906–7755. Comments over 25
                                                                                          Form Number
Submission for OMB Review;                   pages in length should be sent to Fax
Comment Request                              (202)906–6956. Comments will be              OCC: None
                                             available for inspection at 1700 G Street,   OTS: 1639 (formerly 1588)
AGENCIES: Office of the Comptroller of                                                    FDIC: 6220/01 and 6220/07
                                             NW, from 9:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. on
the Currency (OCC), Office of Thrift
                                             business days.                                 Abstract: This submission covers a
Supervision (OTS), Treasury; and
                                                FDIC: Steven F. Hanft, FDIC Clearance     revision to make uniform among the
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation
                                             Officer, Office of the Executive             Agencies the merger application forms
                                             Secretary, (202)898–3907, Federal            for both affiliated and nonaffiliated
ACTION: Submission for OMB review;
                                             Deposit Insurance Corporation, 550 17th      institutions. The form name is the
comment request.                             Street, NW, Washington, DC 20429.            Interagency Bank Merger Act
SUMMARY: In accordance with the              Comments may be hand-delivered to the        Application. The Agencies need the
requirements of the Paperwork                guard station at the rear of the 17th        information collected to insure that the
Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 35),        Street building (located on F Street) on     proposed transactions are permissible
the OCC, OTS, and FDIC hereby give           business days between 7:00 a.m. and          under law and regulation and are
notice that they plan to submit to the       5:00 p.m. [Fax number (202)898–3838;         consistent with safe and sound banking
Office of Management and Budget              Internet address:                            practices. The Agencies are required, for
(OMB) requests for review of an              COMMENTS@FDIC.GOV].                          example, under the Bank Merger Act, to
information collection titled:                  A copy of the comments may also be        consider financial and managerial
Interagency Bank Merger Act                  submitted to the OMB Desk Officer for        resources, future prospects, convenience
Application (BMA). In the case of the        the agencies: Alexander T. Hunt, Office      and needs of the community,
OCC, this collection is a part of the        of Information and Regulatory Affairs,       community reinvestment, and
Comptroller’s Corporate Manual. Also,        Office of Management and Budget, New         competition.
the OCC is making other clarifying           Executive Office Building, Room 3208,          Some agencies will collect limited
changes to the Comptroller’s Corporate       Washington, DC 20503.                        supplemental information in certain
Manual. Additionally, the Board of           FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:             cases. For example, the OCC and OTS
Governors of the Federal Reserve             Requests for additional information or a     will collect information regarding
System (Board) is reviewing the              copy of the submission may be obtained       Community Reinvestment Act
collection under its delegated authority     by contacting:                               commitments, and all agencies will
from OMB and will publish a separate            OCC: Jessie Gates, OCC Clearance          require additional information on the
Federal Register Notice. The OCC, OTS,       Officer, (202)874–5090, Legislative and      competitive impact of proposed mergers
Board, and FDIC (collectively, the           Regulatory Activities Division; or Cheryl    under separate instructions.
Agencies) may not conduct or sponsor,        Martin, Senior Licensing, Policy, and          Further, the OCC is correcting its
and respondent is not required to            Systems Analyst, Bank Organization           information collection inventory to
respond to, an information collection        and Structure, (202)874–5060.                cover certain disclosures required in the
that has been extended, revised, or             OTS: Scott Ciardi, Financial Analyst,     Manual. This is an administrative
implemented on or after October 1,           Corporate Activities, (202)906–6960, or      adjustment, and does not change, in any
1995, unless it displays a currently valid   Frances Augello, Senior Counsel,             way, the requirements on national
OMB control number.                          Business Transactions Division,              banks. Further, the OCC is making a
DATES: Comments must be submitted on         (202)906–6151. Copies of the forms with      change to its Director Waiver’s booklet
or before December 4, 1998.                  instructions are available for inspection    of the Comptroller’s Corporate Manual,
ADDRESSES: Direct written comments as        at 1700 G Street, NW, from 9 a.m. until      adding information regarding residency
follows.                                     4 p.m. on business days or from              waivers and retitling the booklet from
   OCC: Communications Division,             PubliFax, OTS’ Fax-on-Demand system,         Citizenship Waiver to Director Waivers.
Office of the Comptroller of the             at (202)906–5660.                            Finally, the OCC is making technical
Currency, Third Floor, 250 E Street, SW,                                                  and clarifying changes to various
                                             FDIC: Steven F. Hanft, FDIC Clearance
Washington, DC 20219; Attention:                                                          Manual booklets. These changes are not
                                             Officer, (202) 898–3907.
1557–0014. Comments also may be sent                                                      material. The changes are technical in
by facsimile transmission to (202)874–       SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:    Request to     nature.
5274, or by electronic mail to:              extend for three years with major              Current Actions: A task force of the
regs.comments@occ.treas.gov.                 revision the following currently             Federal Financial Institutions
Comments will be available for               approved collections of information.         Examination Council (FFIEC) has
inspection and photocopying at the             Title: Interagency Bank Merger Act         adapted, reformatted, and retitled the
OCC’s Public Reference Room, 250 E           Application.                                 collection: Interagency Bank Merger Act
Street, SW, Washington, DC 20219,              OCC’s Title: Comptroller’s Corporate       Application, pursuant to the Riegle
between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. on           Manual. The specific portions of the         Community Development and
business days. Appointments for              Comptroller’s Corporate Manual               Regulatory Improvement Act of 1994
inspection of comments can be made by        covered by this notice are those that        (CDRI). Comments were solicited in the
calling (202)874–5043.                       pertain to the Business Combination          Federal Register on January 21, 1998
   OTS: Dissemination Branch, Records        Application, Director Waivers, certain       (63 FR 3182). The agencies received five
Management and Information Policy,           disclosures, and various portions to         comments on the form. The comments
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are summarized in each agency’s OMB        General Description of Report: This            By the Office of Thrift Supervision.
submission.                              information collection is mandatory. 12          Catherine C. Teti,
  Type of Review: Revision of a          U.S.C. 1828(c).                                  Director, Records Management and
currently approved collection.           Comments                                         Information Policy.
  Frequency of Response: On occasion.                                                     [FR Doc. 98–29466 Filed 11–3–98; 8:45 am]
  Affected Public: Businesses or other     Comments are invited on: (a) whether
                                         the proposed revisions to the following          BILLING CODE 4810–33–P (34%); 6714–01–P (33%);
for-profit; individuals or households.                                                    6720–01–P (33%)
                                         collection of information is necessary
Estimated Number of Respondents          for the proper performance of the
OCC:                                     Agencies’ functions, including whether           DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
  BMA, Nonaffiliate—120; Affiliate—      the information has practical utility; (b)
    260.                                 the accuracy of the Agencies’ estimate of        Office of Thrift Supervision
  Director Waivers, Citizenship: 6;      the burden of the information
    Residency: 14.                       collections as they are proposed to be
                                                                                          [AC–28: OTS Nos. H–2049 and 06568]
OTS:                                     revised, including the validity of the
                                         methodology and assumptions used; (c)
  Nonaffiliate—60; Affiliate—5.                                                           First Capital, Inc., M.H.C., Corydon,
                                         ways to enhance the quality, utility, and
FDIC:                                                                                     Indiana; Approval of Conversion
                                         clarity of the information to be
  Nonaffiliate—240; Affiliate—290.       collected; (d) ways to minimize the              Application
Estimated Total Annual Responses         burden of information collection on
                                                                                             Notice is hereby given that on October
                                         respondents, including through the use
OCC:                                                                                      26, 1998, the Director, Corporate
                                         of automated collection techniques or
  BMA, Nonaffiliate—120; Affiliate—      other forms of information technology;           Activities, Office of Thrift Supervision,
    260.                                 and (e) estimates of capital or startup          or her designee, acting pursuant to
  Director Waivers, Citizenship: 6;      costs and costs of operation,                    delegated authority, approved the
    Residency: 14.                       maintenance, and purchase of services            application of First Capital, Inc., M.H.C.,
OTS:                                     to provide the required information.             Corydon, Indiana, to convert to the
  Nonaffiliate—60; Affiliate—5.          Comments submitted in response to this           stock form of organization. Copies of the
FDIC:                                    notice are summarized in each Agency’s           application are available for inspection
  Nonaffiliate—240; Affiliate—290.       OMB submission. All comments will                at the Dissemination Branch, Office of
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours      become a matter of public record.                Thrift Supervision, 1700 G Street, NW,
                                            Dated: August 24, 1998.                       Washington, DC 20552, and the Central
OCC:                                                                                      Regional Office, Office of Thrift
  BMA, Nonaffiliate—3,320; Affiliate—    Mark J. Tenhundfeld,
                                         Assistant Director, Legislative and Regulatory   Supervision, 200 West Madison Street,
    4,520. Total: 7,840 burden hours.                                                     Suite 1300, Chicago, Illinois 60606.
                                         Activities Division, Office of the Comptroller
  Director Waivers, Citizenship: 9;      of the Currency.
    Residency: 28.                                                                          Dated: October 30, 1998.
OTS:                                       Dated at Washington, D.C., this 17th day of      By the Office of Thrift Supervision.
                                         September, 1998.
  Nonaffiliate—1,800; Affiliate—90.                                                       Nadine Y. Washington,
    Total: 1,890 burden hours.           Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
                                                                                          Corporate Secretary.
FDIC:                                    Robert E. Feldman,
                                                                                          [FR Doc. 98–29516 Filed 11–3–98; 8:45 am]
  Nonaffiliate—7,200; Affiliate—5,220.   Executive Secretary.
                                                                                          BILLING CODE 6720–01–P
    Total: 12,420 burden hours.            Dated: August 24, 1998.

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