Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting, 16350 [06-3183]

Download as PDF 16350 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 62 / Friday, March 31, 2006 / Notices dsatterwhite on PROD1PC76 with NOTICES appropriate after those in EO 13141. The review will be: (1) Written; (2) initiated through a notice in the Federal Register soliciting public comment and information on the employment impact of the FTA in the United States; (3) made available to the public in draft form for public comment, to the extent practicable; and (4) made available to the public in final form. Comments may be submitted on potentially significant sectoral or regional employment impacts (both positive and negative) in the United States as well as other likely labor market impacts of the FTA. Persons submitting comments should provide as much detail as possible in support of their submissions. 3. Requirements for Submissions In order to ensure prompt and full consideration of responses, the TPSC strongly urges and prefers electronic (email) submissions in response to this notice. In the event that an e-mail submission is impossible, submissions should be made by facsimile. Persons making submissions by email should use the following subject line: ‘‘Employment Impact Review for a Free Trade Agreement between the United States and Malaysia.’’ Documents should be submitted as WordPerfect, MSWord, or text (.TXT) files. Spreadsheets submitted as supporting documentation are acceptable as Quattro Pro or Excel files. If any document submitted electronically contains business confidential information, the file name of the business confidential version should begin with the characters ‘‘BC-,’’ and the file name of the public version should begin with the character ‘‘P-.’’ The ‘‘P-’’ or ‘‘BC-’’ should be followed by the name of the submitter. Persons who make submissions by e-mail should not provide separate cover letters; information that might appear in a cover letter should be included in the submission itself. To the extent possible, any attachments to the submission should be included in the same file as the submission itself, and not as separate files. Written comments will be placed in a file open to public inspection pursuant to 15 CFR 2003.5, except confidential business information exempt from public inspection in accordance with 15 CFR 2003.6. Confidential business information submitted in accordance with 15 CFR 2003.6 must be clearly marked ‘‘BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL’’ at the top of each page, including any cover letter or cover page, and must be accompanied by a non-confidential summary of the confidential VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:35 Mar 30, 2006 Jkt 208001 information. All public documents and non-confidential summaries shall be available for public inspection in the USTR Reading Room in Room 3 of the Annex of the Office of the USTR, 1724 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20508. An appointment to review the file may be made by calling (202) 395–6186. The USTR Reading Room is generally open to the public from 10 a.m–12 noon and 1–4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Appointments must be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance. Carmen Suro-Bredie, Chairman, Trade Policy Staff Committee. [FR Doc. E6–4739 Filed 3–30–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3190–D2–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold the following meeting during the week of April 3, 2006: A Closed Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at 10 a.m. Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters may also be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), (9)(B), and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), 9(ii) and (10) permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting. Commissioner Atkins, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the closed meeting in closed session. The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, April 6, 2006 will be: Institution and settlement of injunctive actions; Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an enforcement nature; Opinion; and Formal orders of investigation. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: March 29, 2006. Nancy M. Morris, Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–3183 Filed 3–29–06; 3:46 pm] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–53546; File No. SR–NASD– 2005–067] Self-Regulatory Organizations; National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc.; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change and Amendment Nos. 1, 2, and 3 Thereto Relating to Amendments to NASD Rule 6530 To Clarify the Review Process for OTCBB Eligibility Determinations and To Implement Fees for Such Review March 24, 2006. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on May 24, 2005, the National Association of Securities Dealers, Inc. (‘‘NASD’’), through its subsidiary, The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (‘‘Nasdaq’’), filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’ or ‘‘SEC’’) a proposed rule change to amend NASD Rules 6530 and 7010 to clarify the availability of a process to review eligibility determinations under NASD Rule 6530 and to adopt service-based fees for Over-the-Counter Bulletin Board (‘‘OTCBB’’) issuers. On September 27, 2005, Nasdaq filed with the Commission Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change to remove the record-keeping fee proposed in NASD Rule 7010. On October 1, 2005, the Commission approved a separate proposed rule change in which NASD amended its Plan of Allocation and Delegation of Functions by NASD to Subsidiaries, as well as certain corresponding NASD rules, to permit NASD to assume direct authority for over-the-counter (‘‘OTC’’) equity operations, including the OTCBB, rather than continuing to delegate this authority to Nasdaq.3 As such, NASD assumed direct authority for OTC equities operations, including operation of the OTCBB (quotation and trade reporting platform and other services), trade reporting for other non1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 52508 (September 26, 2005), 70 FR 57346 (September 30, 2005) (SR–NASD–2005–089). Nasdaq, however, will continue to furnish the OTCBB quotation and trade reporting platform and certain other services that it provided with respect to over-the-counter equity operations. 2 17 E:\FR\FM\31MRN1.SGM 31MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 62 (Friday, March 31, 2006)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 06-3183]


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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Sunshine Act; Notice of Meeting

    Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the 
Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94-409, that the Securities 
and Exchange Commission will hold the following meeting during the week 
of April 3, 2006:
    A Closed Meeting will be held on Thursday, April 6, 2006 at 10 a.m.
    Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the 
Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. 
Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters may also be 
present.
    The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has 
certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth 
in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), (9)(B), and (10) and 17 CFR 
200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), 9(ii) and (10) permit consideration of the 
scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting.
    Commissioner Atkins, as duty officer, voted to consider the items 
listed for the closed meeting in closed session.
    The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Thursday, 
April 6, 2006 will be: Institution and settlement of injunctive 
actions; Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an 
enforcement nature; Opinion; and Formal orders of investigation.
    At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in 
the scheduling of meeting items.
    For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have 
been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the 
Secretary at (202) 551-5400.

    Dated: March 29, 2006.
Nancy M. Morris,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. 06-3183 Filed 3-29-06; 3:46 pm]
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