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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: At this (FLRA); 1400 K Street, NW., Limited Partnership, LLP, which
meeting, the Diversity Committee will Washington, DC 20424–0001; (202) 218– controls Pieper Bancorp, Inc., and
discuss and consider possible areas in 7945. Farmers State Bank of Calhan, both of
which to develop recommendations that SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section Calhan, Colorado.
will further enhance the ability of 4314(c)(1) through (5) of title 5, U.S.C., Comments on this application must
minorities and women to participate in requires that each agency, in accordance be received by August 7, 2007.
the telecommunications and related with the regulations prescribed by the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve
industries. Office of Personnel Management, System, July 23, 2007.
Members of the general public may establish one or more Performance Robert deV. Frierson,
attend the meeting. The FCC will Review Boards. The Board(s) shall Deputy Secretary of the Board.
attempt to accommodate as many review and evaluate the initial appraisal [FR Doc. E7–14447 Filed 7–25–07; 8:45 am]
people as possible. However, of a senior executive. BILLING CODE 6210–01–S
admittance will be limited to seating The following persons will serve on
availability. The public may submit the FLRA’s FY 2007 Performance
written comments before the meeting to: Review Board: Debra A. Carr, Associate FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM
Barbara Kreisman, the FCC’s Designated Deputy Staff Director, U.S. Commission
Federal Officer for the Diversity on Civil Rights; Jill M. Crumpacker, Formations of, Acquisitions by, and
Committee by e-mail: Executive Director, Federal Labor Mergers of Bank Holding Companies or U.S. Relations Authority; Peggy R.
Postal Service Mail (Barbara Kreisman, The companies listed in this notice
Mastroianni, Associate Legal Counsel,
Federal Communications Commission, have applied to the Board for approval,
Equal Employment Opportunity
Room 2–A665, 445 12th Street, SW., pursuant to the Bank Holding Company
Washington, DC 20554). Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.)
Authority: 5 U.S.C. 4134(c)(4). (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part
Open captioning will be provided for
this event. Other reasonable Dated: July 19, 2007. 225), and all other applicable statutes
accommodations for people with Jill M. Crumpacker, and regulations to become a bank
disabilities are available upon request. Executive Director. holding company and/or to acquire the
Requests for such accommodations [FR Doc. E7–14443 Filed 7–25–07; 8:45 am]
assets or the ownership of, control of, or
should be submitted via e-mail to the power to vote shares of a bank or
BILLING CODE 6727–01–P or by calling the bank holding company and all of the
Consumer & Governmental Affairs banks and nonbanking companies
Bureau at (202) 418–0530 (voice), (202) owned by the bank holding company,
FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM including the companies listed below.
418–0432 (tty). Such requests should
include a detailed description of the The applications listed below, as well
Change in Bank Control Notices,
accommodation needed. In addition, as other related filings required by the
Acquisition of Shares of Bank or Bank
please include a way we can contact Board, are available for immediate
Holding Companies; Correction
you if we need more information. Please inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank
allow at least five days advance notice; This notice corrects a notice (FR Doc. indicated. The application also will be
last minute requests will be accepted, E7–14154) published on pages 40153 available for inspection at the offices of
but may be impossible to fill. and 40154 of the issue for Monday, July the Board of Governors. Interested
Additional information regarding the 23, 2007. persons may express their views in
Diversity Committee can be found at Under the Federal Reserve Bank of writing on the standards enumerated in Kansas City heading, the entry for Thew the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the
Randall L. Pieper Trust, Randall L. proposal also involves the acquisition of
Federal Communications Commission. Pieper, trustee; and Joan L. Lawson a nonbanking company, the review also
Marlene H. Dortch, Trust, Joan L. Lawson, trustee, all of includes whether the acquisition of the
Secretary. Calhan, Colorado; Candice S. Enix nonbanking company complies with the
[FR Doc. E7–14379 Filed 7–25–07; 8:45 am] Trust, Candice S. Enix, trustee, both of standards in section 4 of the BHC Act
BILLING CODE 6712–01–P Centennial, Colorado; John A. Pieper (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise
Trust, John A. Pieper, trustee, noted, nonbanking activities will be
Albuquerque, New Mexico, is revised to conducted throughout the United States.
FEDERAL LABOR RELATIONS read as follows: Additional information on all bank
AUTHORITY A. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas holding companies may be obtained
City (Todd Offenbacker, Assistant Vice from the National Information Center
Membership of the Federal Labor President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas website at
Relations Authority’s Senior Executive City, Missouri 64198-0001: Unless otherwise noted, comments
Service Performance Review Board 1. The Randall L. Pieper Trust, regarding each of these applications
Randall L. Pieper, trustee; and Joan L. must be received at the Reserve Bank
AGENCY: Federal Labor Relations Lawson Trust, Joan, L. Lawson, trustee, indicated or the offices of the Board of
Authority. all of Calhan, Colorado; Candice S. Enix Governors not later than August 20,
ACTION: Notice. Trust, Candice S. Enix, trustee, both of 2007.
Centennial, Colorado; John A. Pieper A. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago
SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the
Trust, John A. Pieper, trustee, (Burl Thornton, Assistant Vice
members of the Performance Review
Albuquerque, New Mexico; to acquire President) 230 South LaSalle Street,
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voting shares of Pieper Bancorp, Inc., Chicago, Illinois 60690-1414:
DATES: July 26, 2007. and thereby indirectly acqure voting 1. Pan American Acquisition, Inc.,
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jill shares of Farmers State Bank of Calhan, Oak Brook, Illinois; to become a bank
M. Crumpacker, Executive Director; both of Calhan, Colorado, by becoming holding company by acquiring 100
Federal Labor Relations Authority general partners of the Pieper Family percent of the voting shares of JD

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Financial Group, Inc., and thereby consistent with a policy opposing message and any federally-funded
indirectly acquire voting shares of Pan prostitution and sex trafficking. partner organization.
American Bank, both of Chicago, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The criteria for affiliate independence
Illinois. Maggie Wynne, Office of Global Health in this guidance is modeled on criteria
B. Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Affairs, Hubert H. Humphrey Building, upheld as facially constitutional by the
(Glenda Wilson, Community Affairs 200 Independence Avenue, SW., Room U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second
Officer) 411 Locust Street, St. Louis, 639H, Washington, DC 20201. Circuit in Velzquez v. Legal Services
Missouri 63166-2034: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Corporation, 164F.3d 757,767 (2d cir.
1. Central Bancompany, Inc., Jefferson guidance is designed to provide 1999), and Brooklyn Legal Services
City, Missouri; to acquire 100 percent of additional clarity for Contracting and Corp. v. Legal Services Corp., 462 F.3d
the voting shares of Millstadt Grant officers, Contracting Officers’ 219, 229–33 (2d Cir. 2006), cases
Bancshares, Inc., and thereby indirectly Technical Representatives, Program involving similar organization-wide
acquire voting shares of First National Officials and implementing partners limitations applied to recipients of
Bank of Millstadt, both of Millstadt, (e.g., grantees, contractors) of HHS federal funding.
Illinois. regarding the application of language in This guidance clarifies that an
Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve Notices of Availability, Requests for independent organization affiliated with
System, July 23, 2007. Proposals, and other documents a recipient of Leadership Act funds
Robert deV. Frierson, pertaining to the policy requirement need not have a policy explicitly
Deputy Secretary of the Board. expressed in 22 U.S.C. 7631(f), which opposing prostitution and sex
[FR Doc. E7–14446 Filed 7–25–07; 8:45 am] provides that organizations receiving trafficking for the recipient to maintain
Leadership Act funds must have a compliance with the policy
policy explicitly opposing prostitution requirement. The independent affiliate’s
and sex trafficking (the ‘‘policy position on these issues will have no
requirement’’). effect on the recipient organization’s
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND eligibility for Leadership Act funds, so
HUMAN SERVICES In enacting the statute from which
this requirement originates, the long as the affiliate satisfies the criteria
Office of Global Health Affairs; Leadership Act, Congress developed a for objective integrity and independence
Guidance Regarding Section 301(f) of framework to combat the global spread detailed in the guidance. By ensuring
the United States Leadership Against of HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. adequate separation between the
HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria As a part of that Act, to ensure that the recipient and affiliate organizations,
Act of 2003 Government’s organizational partners these criteria guard against a public
will not undermine this goal through perception that the affiliate’s views on
AGENCY: Office of Global Health Affairs, the promotion of counterproductive prostitution and sex-trafficking maybe
HHS. activities, the Leadership Act provides attributed to the recipient organization
ACTION: Guidance. that all funding recipients, subject to and thus to the government, thereby
limited exceptions, must have a policy avoiding the risk of confusing the
SUMMARY: Section 301(f) of the United explicitly opposing prostitution and sex Government’s message opposing
States Leadership Against HIV/AIDS, trafficking. It is critical to the prostitution and sex trafficking.
Tuberculosis and Malaria Act of 2003 effectiveness of Congress’s plan and to This guidance may be shared with
(the ‘‘Leadership Act’’), P.L. No. 108–25 the U.S. Government’s foreign policy HHS implementing partners. Guidance:
(May 27, 2003), 22 U.S.C. 7631(f), underlying this effort, that the integrity HHS contractors, grantees and
prohibits the award of grants, contracts of Leadership Act programs and recipients of cooperative agreements
or cooperative agreements for activities activities implemented by organizations (‘‘Recipients’’) must have objective
funded under the Act to any receiving Leadership Act funds is integrity and independence from any
organization that does not have an maintained, and that the U.S. affiliated organization that engages in
explicit policy opposing prostitution Government’s message opposing activities inconsistent with a policy
and sex trafficking. Section 301(f) states prostitution and sex trafficking is not opposing prostitution and sex
as follows: confused by conflicting positions of trafficking (‘‘restricted activities’’). A
Limitation.—No funds made available to these organizations. recipient will be found to have objective
carry out this Act, or any amendment made Accordingly, the U.S. Government integrity and independence from such
by this Act, may be used to provide provides this ‘‘Organizational Integrity’’ organization if:
assistance to any group or organization that Guidance to clarify that the (1) The affiliated organization is a
does not have a policy explicitly opposing Government’s organizational partners legally separate entity;
prostitution and sex trafficking. that have adopted a policy opposing (2) The affiliated organization receives
The following guidance provides prostitution and sex-trafficking may, no transfer or Leadership Act funds, and
additional information on the policy consistent with the policy requirement, Leadership Act funds do not subsidize
requirement expressed in this law for maintain an affiliation with separate restricted activities; and
entities that receive grants, contracts, or organizations that do not have such a (3) The Recipient is physically and
cooperative agreements from the U.S. policy, provided that such affiliations financially separate from the affiliated
Department of Health and Human do not threaten the integrity of the organization. Mere bookkeeping
Services (‘‘HHS’’) to implement Government’s programs and its message separation of Leadership Act funds from
programs or projects under the authority opposing prostitution and sex other funds is not sufficient. HHS will
of the Leadership Act. Specifically, it trafficking, as specified in this guidance. determine, on a case-by-case basis and
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describes the legal, financial, and To maintain program integrity, adequate based on the totality of the facts,
organizational separation that should separation as outlined in this guidance whether sufficient physical and
exist between these recipients of HHS is required between an affiliate which financial separation exists. The presence
funds and an affiliate organization that expresses views on prostitution and sex or absence of any one or more factors
engages in activities that are not trafficking contrary to the government’s will not be determinative. Factors

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