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Formations of, Acquisitions by, and Mergers of Bank Holding Companies

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The companies listed in this notice have applied to the Board for approval, pursuant to the Bank Holding Company Act of 1956 (12 U.S.C. 1841 et seq.) (BHC Act), Regulation Y (12 CFR Part 225), and all other applicable statutes and regulations to become a bank holding company and/or to acquire the assets or the ownership of, control of, or the power to vote shares of a bank or bank holding company and all of the banks and nonbanking companies owned by the bank holding company, including the companies listed below.

The applications listed below, as well as other related filings required by the Board, are available for immediate inspection at the Federal Reserve Bank indicated. The applications also will 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 the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1842(c)). If the proposal also involves the acquisition of a nonbanking company, the review also includes whether the acquisition of the nonbanking company complies with the standards in section 4 of the BHC Act (12 U.S.C. 1843). Unless otherwise noted, nonbanking activities will be conducted throughout the United States. Additional information on all bank holding companies may be obtained from the National Information Center website at​nic/​.

Unless otherwise noted, comments regarding each of these applications must be received at the Reserve Bank indicated or the offices of the Board of Governors not later than June 29, 2009.

A. Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia (Michael E. Collins, Senior Vice President) 100 North 6th Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19105-1521:

1. JJR Holding Company, Brick, New Jersey; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of First BankAmericano, Elizabeth, New Jersey.

B. Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta (Steve Foley, Vice President) 1000 Peachtree Street, N.E., Atlanta, Georgia 30309:

1. Community Banchshares of Mississippi, Inc. Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Brandon, Mississippi; to acquire up to an additional 1.06 percent, for a total of 20.13 percent of the voting shares of Community Bancshares of Mississippi, Inc., Brandon, Mississippi, and thereby indirectly acquire, Community Bank of North Mississippi, Amory, Mississippi; Community Bank of Mississippi, Forest, Mississippi; Community Bank, Ellisville, Mississippi; Community Bank Coast, Biloxi, Mississippi; its 100 percent owned middle-tier bank holding company Community Holding Company of Alabama, Brandon, Mississippi, and it wholly-owned subsidiary bank Community Bank, N.A., Mobile, Alabama.

C. Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City (Todd Offerbacker, Assistant Vice President) 925 Grand Avenue, Kansas City, Missouri 64198-0001:

1. Hulett Bancorp, Hulett, Wyoming; to acquire 100 percent of the voting shares of The First National Bank of Ekalaka, Ekalaka, Montana.

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Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, May 29, 2009.

Robert deV. Frierson,

Deputy Secretary of the Board.

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[FR Doc.E9-12897 Filed 6-2-09; 8:45 am]