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Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

156 / Monday, August 15, 2005 / Notices 47859

beginning in August 2005 is 4.56 for July 2005 as determined by the variable-rate premiums for premium
percent (i.e., 85 percent of the 5.37 Treasury). payment years beginning between
percent composite corporate bond rate The following table lists the required September 2004 and August 2005.
interest rates to be used in determining

The required
For premium payment years beginning in: interest rate is:

September 2004 .................................................................................................................................................................................. 4.95


October 2004 ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 4.79
November 2004 ................................................................................................................................................................................... 4.73
December 2004 ................................................................................................................................................................................... 4.75
January 2005 ....................................................................................................................................................................................... 4.73
February 2005 ..................................................................................................................................................................................... 4.66
March 2005 .......................................................................................................................................................................................... 4.56
April 2005 ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 4.78
May 2005 ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 4.72
June 2005 ............................................................................................................................................................................................ 4.60
July 2005 ............................................................................................................................................................................................. 4.47
August 2005 ......................................................................................................................................................................................... 4.56

Multiemployer Plan Valuations by annuitants and former spouses to RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD
Following Mass Withdrawal elect, cancel, suspend or change health
The PBGC’s regulation on Duties of benefits enrollment during periods other Agency Forms Submitted for OMB
Plan Sponsor Following Mass than open season. Review
Withdrawal (29 CFR part 4281) There are approximately 30,000 Summary: In accordance with the
prescribes the use of interest changes to health benefits coverage per Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44
assumptions under the PBGC’s year. Of these, 20,000 are submitted on U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Railroad
regulation on Allocation of Assets in OPM Form 2809 and 10,000 verbally or Retirement Board (RRB) has submitted
Single-Employer Plans (29 CFR part in written correspondence. Each form the following proposal(s) for the
4044). The interest assumptions takes approximately 45 minutes to collection of information to the Office of
applicable to valuation dates in complete; data collection by telephone Management and Budget for review and
September 2005 under part 4044 are or mail takes approximately 10 minutes. approval.
contained in an amendment to part 4044 The annual burden for the form is
published elsewhere in today’s Federal 15,000 hours; the burden not using the Summary of Proposal(s)
Register. Tables showing the form is 1,667 hours. The total burden is (1) Collection title: Student
assumptions applicable to prior periods 16,667 hours. Beneficiary Monitoring.
are codified in appendix B to 29 CFR For copies of this proposal, contact (2) Form(s) submitted: G–315, G–
part 4044. Mary Beth Smith-Toomey on (202) 606– 315A, G–315A.1.
Issued in Washington, DC, on this 8th day 8358, FAX (202) 418–3251 or via e-mail (3) OMB Number: 3220–0123.
of August, 2005. to mbtoomey@opm.gov. Please include a (4) Expiration date of current OMB
Vincent K. Snowbarger, mailing address with your request. clearance: 01/31/2007.
Deputy Executive Director, Pension Benefit
(5) Type of request: Revision of a
DATES: Comments on this proposal currently approved collection.
Guaranty Corporation.
should be received within 30 calendar (6) Respondents: Individuals or
[FR Doc. 05–16098 Filed 8–12–05; 8:45 am]
days from the date of this publication. households, business or other for-profit,
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ADDRESSES: Send or deliver comments non-profit institutions.
to—Pamela Israel, Chief, Operations (7) Estimated annual number of
Support Group, Retirement Services respondents: 900.
OFFICE OF PERSONNEL (8) Total annual responses: 900.
MANAGEMENT Program, U.S. Office of Personnel
(9) Total annual reporting hours: 217.
Management, 1900 E Street, NW., Room (10) Collection description: Under the
Submission for OMB Review; 3349, Washington, DC 20415; and Railroad Retirement Act (RRA), a
Comment Request for Review of a Brenda Aguilar, OPM Desk Officer, student benefit is not payable if the
Revised Information Collection: OPM Office of Information and Regulatory student ceases full-time school
2809 Affairs, Office of Management and attendance, marries, works in the
Budget, New Executive Office Building, railroad industry, has excessive earnings
AGENCY: Office of Personnel NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC
Management. or attains the upper age limit under the
20503. RRA. The report obtains information to
ACTION: Notice.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: be used in determining if benefits
SUMMARY: In accordance with the Cyrus S. Benson, Team Leader, should cease or be reduced.
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. Publications Team, Administrative Additional Information or Comments:
L. 104–13, May 22, 1995), this notice Services Branch, (202) 606–0623. Copies of the forms and supporting
announces that the Office of Personnel documents can be obtained from
Management (OPM) has submitted to Office of Personnel Management.
Charles Mierzwa, the agency clearance
the Office of Management and Budget Linda M. Springer, officer at (312) 751–3363 or
(OMB) a request for review of a revised Director. Charles.Mierzwa@RRB.GOV.
information collection. OPM 2809, [FR Doc. 05–16091 Filed 8–12–05; 8:45 am] Comments regarding the information
Health Benefits Election Form, is used BILLING CODE 6325–38–P collection should be addressed to

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47860 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 156 / Monday, August 15, 2005 / Notices

Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Commission (‘‘Commission’’) an subsidiary of Energy East and a public
Board, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, application (‘‘Application’’) under utility holding company exempt from
Illinois, 60611–2092 or sections 6(a), 7, 9(a), 10, 12(b), 12(c), registration by order of the Commission
Ronald.Hodapp@RRB.GOV and to the 13(b), 32 and 33 of the Act and rules 45, under section 3(a)(1) of the Act; and
OMB Desk Officer for the RRB, at the 46, 54, and 80–92 under the Act. The Berkshire Energy’s subsidiary The
Office of Management and Budget, other Applicants are: (1) Energy East Berkshire Gas Company (‘‘Berkshire
Room 10230, New Executive Office Enterprises, Inc. (‘‘Energy East Gas’’), each of 115 Cheshire Road,
Building, Washington, DC 20503. Enterprises’’), a wholly owned Pittsfield, Massachusetts, 01201.
Charles Mierzwa, subsidiary of Energy East and a public I. Introduction
Clearance Officer.
utility holding company exempt from
registration by order of the Commission A. Authorization Period
[FR Doc. 05–16124 Filed 8–12–05; 8:45 am]
under section 3(a)(1) of the Act and Applicants seek authorization under
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Energy East Enterprises’ subsidiaries the Act to engage in various financing
Maine Natural Gas Corporation (‘‘Maine transactions discussed below through
Natural Gas’’) and Energy East Capital September 30, 2008 (‘‘Authorization
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE Trust 1, each at P.O. Box 12904, Albany,
COMMISSION Period’’) and to retain certain
New York, 12212; (2) RGS Energy Intermediate Holding Companies, as
[Release No. 35–28014] Group, Inc., (‘‘RGS’’) a wholly owned defined below.1 However, Applicants
subsidiary of Energy East and a public request that any Commission order
Filings Under the Public Utility Holding utility holding company exempt from granting the requests made in the
Company Act of 1935, as Amended registration by order of the Commission Application not impose any obligation
(‘‘Act’’) under section 3(a)(1) of the Act and RGS or requirement on the Applicants that
August 9, 2005. Energy’s gas and electric utility survives the effective date of repeal of
Notice is hereby given that the subsidiaries New York State Electric & the Act.
following filing(s) has/have been made Gas Corporation (‘‘NYSEG’’) and
Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation B. Description of Energy East and Its
with the Commission under provisions Subsidiaries
of the Act and rules promulgated under (‘‘RG&E), each of 89 East Avenue,
the Act. All interested persons are Rochester, New York, 14649; (3) CMP 1. Energy East
referred to the application(s) and/or Group, Inc. (’’CMP Group’’), a wholly
Energy East is currently a registered
declaration(s) for complete statements of owned subsidiary of Energy East and a
public utility holding company, and
the proposed transaction(s) summarized public utility holding company exempt
directly neither owns nor operates any
below. The application(s) and/or from registration by order of the
physical properties.2 Through its
declaration(s) and any amendment(s) is/ Commission under section 3(a)(1) of the
subsidiaries (which includes all of
are available for public inspection Act and CMP’s subsidiaries Central
Energy East’s Utility Subsidiaries, the
through the Commission’s Branch of Maine Power Company (‘‘Central
Intermediate Holding Companies and
Public Reference. Interested persons Maine’’), a public utility holding
the Non-utility Subsidiaries, as defined
wishing to comment or request a company exempt from registration by
below), Energy East is an energy
hearing on the application(s) and/or order of the Commission under section
services and delivery company with
declaration(s) should submit their views 3(a)(1) of the Act and Maine Electric
operations in New York, Connecticut,
in writing by September 5, 2005, to the Power Company, Inc. (‘‘MEPCo’’), a
Massachusetts, Maine and New
Secretary, Securities and Exchange majority owned electric utility
Hampshire serving approximately 1.8
Commission, 100 F Street, NE., subsidiary, each of 83 Edison Drive,
million electricity customers and
Washington, DC 20549–9303, and serve Augusta Maine 04336; (4) NORVARCO,
900,000 natural gas customers.
a copy on the relevant applicant(s) and/ a wholly owned subsidiary of Central
or declarant(s) at the address(es) Maine Power Company of 83 Edison 2. Public Utility Operations
specified below. Proof of service (by Drive, Augusta, Maine, 04336; (5) Energy East holds direct or indirect
affidavit or, in the case of an attorney at Connecticut Energy Corporation interests in nine public utility
law, by certificate) should be filed with (‘‘Connecticut Energy’’), a wholly companies (collectively, ‘‘Utility
the request. Any request for hearing owned subsidiary of Energy East and a Subsidiaries’’), each of which is wholly
should identify specifically the issues of public utility holding company exempt owned by companies within the Energy
facts or law that are disputed. A person from registration by order of the East system unless otherwise noted:
who so requests will be notified of any Commission under section 3(a)(1) of the
hearing, if ordered, and will receive a Act and Connecticut Energy’s subsidiary 1 Energy East currently has authority to engage in
copy of any notice or order issued in the The Southern Connecticut Gas various financing transactions through September
matter. After September 5, 2005, the Company (‘‘Southern Connecticut 30, 2005. See Holding Company Act Release No.
application(s) and/or declaration(s), as Gas’’), each of 855 Main Street, 27228 (Sept. 12, 2000); Holding Company Act
Bridgeport, Connecticut, 06604; (6) CTG Release No. 27643 (Jan. 28, 2003); and Holding
filed or as amended, may be granted Company Act Release No. 27794.
and/or permitted to become effective. Resources, Inc. (‘‘CTG’’), a wholly 2 Pursuant to Commission order dated March 4,
owned subsidiary of Energy East and a 1998 (HCAR No. 25–26834), Energy East became the
Energy East Corporation, et al. (70– public utility holding company exempt parent of New York State Electric & Gas
10298) from registration by order of the Corporation. Pursuant to Commission order dated
February 2, 2000 (HCAR No. 35–27128), Energy
Energy East Corporation (‘‘Energy Commission under section 3(a)(1) of the East became the parent of Connecticut Energy
East’’), P.O. Box 12904, Albany, New Act and CTG’s subsidiary Connecticut Corporation. Pursuant to Commission order dated
York, 12212, a registered holding Natural Gas Corporation (‘‘Connecticut August 31, 2000 (HCAR 35–27224), Energy East
company under the Act and its direct Natural Gas’’), each of 10 State House became the parent of CMP Group, Inc., CTG
Resources, Inc. and Berkshire Energy Resources.
and indirect subsidiaries listed below Square, Hartford, Connecticut, 06144; Pursuant to Commission order dated June 27, 2002
(collectively, ‘‘Applicants’’), have filed and (7) Berkshire Energy Resources (HCAR No. 35–27546), Energy East became the
with the Securities and Exchange (‘‘Berkshire Energy’’), a wholly owned parent of RGS Energy Group, Inc.

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