Proposed Collections; Comment Request, 60201 [E6-16849]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 197 / Thursday, October 12, 2006 / Notices Appendix R, Paragraph III.G.2 Operator Manual Actions,’’ dated June 2006. Section 9.5.1, ‘‘Fire Protection Program,’’ of the Standard Review Plan, NUREG–0800, will be revised to incorporate the guidance provided by RIS 2006–10 and NUREG–1852. The NRC is seeking public comment in order to receive feedback from the widest range of interested parties and to ensure that all information relevant to developing this document is available to the NRC staff. This document is issued for comment only and is not intended for interim use. The NRC will review public comments received on the document, incorporate suggested changes as necessary, and issue the final NUREG–1852 for use. Dated at Rockville, MD, this 11th day of September, 2006. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Farouk Eltawila, Director, Division of Risk Assessment and Special Projects, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. [FR Doc. E6–16872 Filed 10–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Proposed Collections; Comment Request Upon written request; copies available from: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Filings and Information Services, Washington, DC 20549. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Extensions: Rule 12d1–3, OMB Control No. 3235–0109, SEC File No. 270–116. Schedule 13E–4F, OMB Control No. 3235– 0375, SEC File No. 270–340. Form F–X, OMB Control No. 3235–0379, SEC File No. 270–336. Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) is soliciting comments on the collection of information summarized below. The Commission plans to submit this existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget for approval. Rule 12d1–3 (17 CFR 240.12d1–3) requires a certification that a security has been approved by an exchange for listing and registration pursuant to Section 12(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78l(d)) to be filed with the Commission. The information required under Rule 12d1–3 must be filed with the Commission and is publicly available. We estimate that it VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:21 Oct 11, 2006 Jkt 211001 takes one-half hour per response to provide the information required under Rule 12d1–3 and that the information is filed by 688 respondents for a total annual reporting burden of 344 hours (.5 hours per response × 688 responses). Schedule 13E–4F (17 CFR 240.13e– 102) may be used by any foreign private issuer if: (1) The issuer is incorporated or organized under the laws of Canada; (2) the issuer is making a cash tender or exchange offer for the issuer’s own securities; and (3) less than 40 percent of the class of such issuer’s securities outstanding that is the subject of the tender offer is held by U.S. holders. The information collected must be filed with the Commission and is publicly available. We estimate that it takes 2 hours per response to prepare Schedule 13E–4F and that the information is filed by 3 respondents for a total annual reporting burden of 6 hours (2 hours per response × 3 responses). Form F–X (17 CFR 239.42) is used to appoint an agent for service of process by Canadian issuers registering securities on Form F–7, F–8, F–9 or F– 10 or filing periodic reports on Form 40–F under the Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.). The information collected must be filed with the Commission and is publicly available. We estimate that it takes 2 hours per response to prepare Form F–X and that the information is filed by 129 respondents for a total annual reporting burden of 258 hours (2 hours per response × 129 responses). Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether these proposed collections of information are necessary for the performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden imposed by the collections of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted in writing within 60 days of this publication. Please direct your written comment to R. Corey Booth, Director/Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, C/O Shirley Martinson, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, Virginia 22312; or send an e-mail to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60201 Dated: September 28, 2006. J. Lynn Taylor, Assistant Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–16849 Filed 10–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–54565; File No. SR–Amex– 2006–84] Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change Relating to a Suspension of Transaction Charges for Specialist Orders in the Nasdaq-100 Tracking Stocksup (QQQQ) October 3, 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 September 8, 2006, the American Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Amex’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II and III below, which Items have been prepared by the Amex. The Amex has designated this proposal as one establishing or changing a member due, fee, or other charge imposed by a self-regulatory organization pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of the Act 3 and Rule 19b–4(f)(2) thereunder,4 which renders the proposal effective upon filing with the Commission. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange proposes to amend the Amex Exchange Traded Funds and Trust Issued Receipts Fee Schedule to suspend transaction charges for specialist orders in connection with the trading of the Nasdaq-100 Index Tracking Stock (Symbol: QQQQ) from September 8, 2006 through December 31, 2006. The text of the proposed rule change is available on the Amex’s Web site at https://www.amex.com, at the principal office of the Exchange, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(ii). 4 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(2). 2 17 E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Proposed Collections; Comment Request

Upon written request; copies available from: Securities and Exchange 
Commission, Office of Filings and Information Services, Washington, DC 
20549.

Extensions:
    Rule 12d1-3, OMB Control No. 3235-0109, SEC File No. 270-116.
    Schedule 13E-4F, OMB Control No. 3235-0375, SEC File No. 270-
340.
    Form F-X, OMB Control No. 3235-0379, SEC File No. 270-336.

    Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) the Securities and Exchange Commission 
(``Commission'') is soliciting comments on the collection of 
information summarized below. The Commission plans to submit this 
existing collection of information to the Office of Management and 
Budget for approval.
    Rule 12d1-3 (17 CFR 240.12d1-3) requires a certification that a 
security has been approved by an exchange for listing and registration 
pursuant to Section 12(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 
U.S.C. 78l(d)) to be filed with the Commission. The information 
required under Rule 12d1-3 must be filed with the Commission and is 
publicly available. We estimate that it takes one-half hour per 
response to provide the information required under Rule 12d1-3 and that 
the information is filed by 688 respondents for a total annual 
reporting burden of 344 hours (.5 hours per response x 688 responses).
    Schedule 13E-4F (17 CFR 240.13e-102) may be used by any foreign 
private issuer if: (1) The issuer is incorporated or organized under 
the laws of Canada; (2) the issuer is making a cash tender or exchange 
offer for the issuer's own securities; and (3) less than 40 percent of 
the class of such issuer's securities outstanding that is the subject 
of the tender offer is held by U.S. holders. The information collected 
must be filed with the Commission and is publicly available. We 
estimate that it takes 2 hours per response to prepare Schedule 13E-4F 
and that the information is filed by 3 respondents for a total annual 
reporting burden of 6 hours (2 hours per response x 3 responses).
    Form F-X (17 CFR 239.42) is used to appoint an agent for service of 
process by Canadian issuers registering securities on Form F-7, F-8, F-
9 or F-10 or filing periodic reports on Form 40-F under the Exchange 
Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.). The information collected must be 
filed with the Commission and is publicly available. We estimate that 
it takes 2 hours per response to prepare Form F-X and that the 
information is filed by 129 respondents for a total annual reporting 
burden of 258 hours (2 hours per response x 129 responses).
    Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether these proposed 
collections of information are necessary for the performance of the 
functions of the agency, including whether the information will have 
practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the 
burden imposed by the collections of information; (c) ways to enhance 
the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) 
ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will 
be given to comments and suggestions submitted in writing within 60 
days of this publication.
    Please direct your written comment to R. Corey Booth, Director/
Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, C/O 
Shirley Martinson, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, Virginia 22312; 
or send an e-mail to: PRA--Mailbox@sec.gov.

    Dated: September 28, 2006.
J. Lynn Taylor,
Assistant Secretary.
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