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193 / Friday, October 5, 2007 / Notices 57033

Management and Administrative (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
Matters. 225), and all other applicable statutes HUMAN SERVICES
PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: and regulations to become a bank
Mr. Robert Biersack, Press Officer, holding company and/or to acquire the Office of the Secretary
Telephone: (202) 694–1220. assets or the ownership of, control of, or [Document Identifier: OS–0990–NEW; 30-
the power to vote shares of a bank or day notice]
Mary W. Dove,
bank holding company and all of the
Secretary of the Commission.
banks and nonbanking companies Agency Information Collection
[FR Doc. 07–4967 Filed 10–3–07; 1:16 pm] owned by the bank holding company, Request. 30-Day Public Comment
BILLING CODE 6715–01–M
including the companies listed below. Request
The applications listed below, as well AGENCY: Office of the Secretary,
FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM as other related filings required by the Department of Health and Human
Board, are available for immediate Services.
Change in Bank Control Notices; inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank In compliance with the requirement
Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank indicated. The application also will be of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the
Holding Companies available for inspection at the offices of Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the
the Board of Governors. Interested Office of the Secretary (OS), Department
The notificants listed below have of Health and Human Services, is
persons may express their views in
applied under the Change in Bank publishing the following summary of a
Control Act (12 U.S.C. 1817(j)) and writing on the standards enumerated in
the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposed collection for public
§ 225.41 of the Board’s Regulation Y (12 comment. Interested persons are invited
CFR 225.41) to acquire a bank or bank proposal also involves the acquisition of
a nonbanking company, the review also to send comments regarding this burden
holding company. The factors that are estimate or any other aspect of this
considered in acting on the notices are includes whether the acquisition of the
nonbanking company complies with the collection of information, including any
set forth in paragraph 7 of the Act (12 of the following subjects: (1) The
U.S.C. 1817(j)(7)). standards in section 4 of the BHC Act
(12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise necessity and utility of the proposed
The notices are available for
information collection for the proper
immediate inspection at the Federal noted, nonbanking activities will be
performance of the agency’s functions;
Reserve Bank indicated. The notices conducted throughout the United States.
(2) the accuracy of the estimated
also will be available for inspection at Additional information on all bank
burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality,
the office of the Board of Governors. holding companies may be obtained utility, and clarity of the information to
Interested persons may express their from the National Information Center be collected; and (4) the use of
views in writing to the Reserve Bank website at www.ffiec.gov/nic/. automated collection techniques or
indicated for that notice or to the offices
Unless otherwise noted, comments other forms of information technology to
of the Board of Governors. Comments
regarding each of these applications minimize the information collection
must be received not later than October
must be received at the Reserve Bank burden.
23, 2007.
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas indicated or the offices of the Board of To obtain copies of the supporting
City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice Governors not later than November 2, statement and any related forms for the
President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas 2007. proposed paperwork collections
City, Missouri 64198–0001: referenced above, e-mail your request,
A. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
1. Jack L. Justice, Pauls Valley, including your address, phone number,
(David Tatum, Vice President) 1000
Oklahoma; to acquire voting shares of OMB number, and OS document
Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia identifier, to
First Lindsay Corporation, and thereby 30309:
indirectly acquire voting shares of The Sherette.funncoleman@hhs.gov, or call
First National Bank of Lindsay, both in 1. Metropolitan BancGroup, Inc., the Reports Clearance Office on (202)
Lindsay, Oklahoma. Ridgeland, Mississippi; to become a 690–6162. Written comments and
bank holding company by acquiring 100 recommendations for the proposed
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve information collections must be
System, October 2, 2007.
percent of the voting shares of
BancSouth Financial Corporation, and received within 30 days of this notice
Margaret M. Shanks,
thereby acquire Bank of the South, both directly to the OS OMB Desk Officer all
Associate Secretary of the Board. comments must be faxed to OMB at
of Crystal Springs, Mississippi.
[FR Doc. E7–19693 Filed 10–4–07; 8:45 am] 202–395–6974.
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
BILLING CODE 6210–01–S Title: HHS Web Site Customer
System, October 2, 2007.
Satisfaction Survey—0990–NEW—
Margaret M. Shanks, Office of the Assistant Secretary for
FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Associate Secretary of the Board. Public Affairs.
[FR Doc. E7–19694 Filed 10–4–07; 8:45 am] Abstract: The results of the HHS Web
Formations of, Acquisitions by, and
BILLING CODE 6210–01–S Site Customer Satisfaction Survey will
Mergers of Bank Holding Companies
be used to ensure that the content on the
The companies listed in this notice HHS Web sites meets visitor needs and
have applied to the Board for approval, expectations. The results will also
pursuant to the Bank Holding Company determine if the site is easy to use and
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Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) the content easy to understand.

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57034 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 193 / Friday, October 5, 2007 / Notices

ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN TABLE


Average bur-
Number of re-
Number of den hours per Total burden
Form sponses per
respondents response hours
respondent (in hrs.)

Survey .............................................................................................................. 48,000 1 12/60 9,600

Alice Bettencourt, Data on the process of implementing the PaperworkReductionActof1995, or E-


Office of the Secretary, Paperwork Reduction demonstration will also be collected mail your request, including your
Act Reports Clearance Officer. through telephone interviews with address, phone number, OMB number,
[FR Doc. E7–19724 Filed 10–4–07; 8:45 am] physicians and beneficiaries who and CMS document identifier, to
BILLING CODE 4150–25–P receive low vision services. Focus Paperwork@cms.hhs.gov, or call the
groups will be conducted with low Reports Clearance Office on (410) 786–
vision rehabilitation specialists. Form 1326.
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND Numbers: CMS–10218 (OMB#: 0938– To be assured consideration,
HUMAN SERVICES NEW); Frequency: Reporting—Once and comments and recommendations for the
Yearly; Affected Public: Individuals and proposed information collections must
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid households; Number of Respondents: be received at the address below, no
Services 2131; Total Annual Responses: 2131; later than 5 p.m. on December 4, 2007.
[Document Identifier: CMS–10218 and CMS– Total Annual Hours: 1059. CMS, Office of Strategic Operations and
10250] 2. Type of Information Collection Regulatory Affairs, Division of
Request: New Collection; Title of Regulations Development—C,
Agency Information Collection Information Collection: Submission of Attention: Bonnie L Harkless, Room
Activities: Proposed Collection; Information for the Hospital Outpatient C4–26–05, 7500 Security Boulevard,
Comment Request Quality Data Program; Use: The Baltimore, Maryland 21244–1850.
AGENCY: Centers for Medicare & submission of outpatient hospital
Dated: September 27, 2007.
Medicaid Services, Department of quality of care information builds on the
Michelle Shortt,
Health and Human Services. requirement to submit such data for
inpatient hospital care as required Director, Regulations Development Group,
In compliance with the requirement Office of Strategic Operations and Regulatory
of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the under 501(b) of the Medicare
Affairs.
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Prescription Drug, Improvement and
[FR Doc. E7–19505 Filed 10–4–07; 8:45 am]
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Modernization Act of 2003 (MMA) (Pub.
BILLING CODE 4120–01–P
Services (CMS) is publishing the L. 108–173). The requirement to submit
following summary of proposed hospital quality of care information is
collections for public comment. intended to empower consumers with
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
Interested persons are invited to send quality of care information to make
HUMAN SERVICES
comments regarding this burden more informed decisions about their
estimate or any other aspect of this health care while also encouraging Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
collection of information, including any hospitals and clinicians to improve the Services
of the following subjects: (1) The quality of care. This information is used
necessity and utility of the proposed by CMS to direct its contractor, [Document Identifier: CMS–10052, CMS–R–
including Quality Improvement 249 and CMS–10047]
information collection for the proper
performance of the agency’s functions; Organizations (QIOs), to focus on
Agency Information Collection
(2) the accuracy of the estimated particular areas of improvement, and to
Activities: Submission for OMB
burden; (3) ways to enhance the quality, develop quality improvement
Review; Comment Request
utility, and clarity of the information to initiatives. The information will be
be collected; and (4) the use of made available to hospitals for their use AGENCY: Centers for Medicare &
automated collection techniques or in internal quality improvement Medicaid Services, Department of
other forms of information technology to initiatives. Most importantly, this Health and Human Services.
minimize the information collection information is available to beneficiaries, In compliance with the requirement
burden. as well as to the public in general, to of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the
1. Type of Information Collection provide hospital information to assist Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the
Request: New Collection; Title of them in making decisions about their Centers for Medicare & Medicaid
Information Collection: Survey for the health care. Form Numbers: CMS–10250 Services (CMS), Department of Health
Evaluation of the Low Vision (OMB#: 0938-NEW); Frequency: and Human Services, is publishing the
Rehabilitation Demonstration; Use: This Reporting—quarterly; Affected Public: following summary of proposed
information collection request relates to Private Sector—For-profit and not-for- collections for public comment.
the collection of health status indicators profit institutions; Number of Interested persons are invited to send
for the Low Vision Rehabilitation Respondents: 3,500; Total Annual comments regarding this burden
Demonstration through the beneficiary Responses: 17,500; Total Annual Hours: estimate or any other aspect of this
survey. The survey will be conducted 914,000. collection of information, including any
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among Medicare beneficiaries with To obtain copies of the supporting of the following subjects: (1) The
vision problems who have received statement and any related forms for the necessity and utility of the proposed
vision services. CMS intends to proposed paperwork collections information collection for the proper
administer the Low Vision Survey (LVS) referenced above, access CMS’ Web Site performance of the Agency’s function;
for approximately eighteen months. address at http://www.cms.hhs.gov/ (2) the accuracy of the estimated

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