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Download as PDF 67176 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 223 / Monday, November 20, 2006 / Notices conducting a telephone survey of its clients to determine their satisfaction with its products and services. OPIC will use the survey results to develop strategies to improve customer service. Comments are invited on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of OPIC, including whether the information collected will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of OPIC’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Signature Date: November 8, 2006. Dev Jagadesen, Deputy General Counsel, Department of Legal Affairs. [FR Doc. 06–9275 Filed 11–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3210–01–M SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Submissions for OMB Review; Comment Request Upon written request, copies available from: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Filings and Information Services, Washington, DC 20549. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Extensions: Schedule 14D–1F, OMB Control No. 3235–0376, SEC File No. 270–338. Schedule 14D–9F, OMB Control No. 3235–0382, SEC File No. 270–339. 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’’) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget these requests for extension of the previously approved collections of information discussed below. Schedule 14D–1F (17 CFR 240.14d– 102) may be used by any person making a cash tender or exchange offer for securities of any issuer incorporated or organized under the laws of Canada or any Canadian province or territory that is a foreign private issuer, where less than 40% of the outstanding class of such issuer’s securities that is the subject of the offer is held by U.S. holders. Schedule 14D–1F is designed to facilitate cross-border transactions in securities of Canadian issuers. The information required to be filed with the Commission is intended to permit verification of compliance with the VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:10 Nov 17, 2006 Jkt 211001 securities law requirements and assures the public availability of such information. The information provided is mandatory and all information is made available to the public upon request. Schedule 14D–1F takes approximately 2 hours per response to prepare and is filed by 5 respondents annually for a total reporting burden of 10 hours. Schedule 14D–9F (17 CFR 240.14d– 103) is used by any issuer incorporated or organized under the laws of Canada or any Canadian province or territory that is a foreign private issuer, or by any director or officer of such issuer, where the issuer is the subject of a cash tender or exchange offer for a class of securities filed on Schedule 14D–1F. The information required to be filed with the Commission is intended to permit verification of compliance with the securities law requirements and assures the public availability of such information. The information provided is mandatory and all information is made available to the public upon request. Schedule 14D–9F takes approximately 2 hours per response to prepare and is filed by 5 respondents annually for a total reporting burden of 10 hours. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number. Written comments regarding the above information should be directed to the following persons: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or send an e-mail to David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) R. Corey Booth, Director/Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Shirley Martinson 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22312; or send an e-mail to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 30 days of this notice. Dated: November 13, 2006. Nancy M. Morris, Secretary. [FR Doc. E6–19520 Filed 11–17–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P PO 00000 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–54741; File No. SR–Amex– 2006–106] Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change Relating to the Adoption of a Penny Quoting Pilot Program November 9, 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 November 9, 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 substantially prepared by the Amex. 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 is proposing to adopt a six month pilot program (the ‘‘Penny Quoting Pilot Program’’) to quote a limited number of options classes in a minimum price variation (‘‘MPV’’) of $0.01. The text of the proposed rule change, including Exhibit 2 (a draft Regulatory Circular, which sets forth the list of the options classes that will be subject to the proposed Penny Quoting Pilot Program) to the proposed rule change is available on the Amex’s Web site at http://www.amex.com, at the Office of the Secretary, the Amex, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, the Amex included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in Sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant aspects of such statements. 1 15 2 17 Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 223 (Monday, November 20, 2006)]
[Notices]
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Submissions for OMB Review; Comment Request

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

Extensions: Schedule 14D-1F, OMB Control No. 3235-0376, SEC File No. 
270-338. Schedule 14D-9F, OMB Control No. 3235-0382, SEC File No. 
270-339.

    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'') has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget 
these requests for extension of the previously approved collections of 
information discussed below.
    Schedule 14D-1F (17 CFR 240.14d-102) may be used by any person 
making a cash tender or exchange offer for securities of any issuer 
incorporated or organized under the laws of Canada or any Canadian 
province or territory that is a foreign private issuer, where less than 
40% of the outstanding class of such issuer's securities that is the 
subject of the offer is held by U.S. holders. Schedule 14D-1F is 
designed to facilitate cross-border transactions in securities of 
Canadian issuers. The information required to be filed with the 
Commission is intended to permit verification of compliance with the 
securities law requirements and assures the public availability of such 
information. The information provided is mandatory and all information 
is made available to the public upon request. Schedule 14D-1F takes 
approximately 2 hours per response to prepare and is filed by 5 
respondents annually for a total reporting burden of 10 hours.
    Schedule 14D-9F (17 CFR 240.14d-103) is used by any issuer 
incorporated or organized under the laws of Canada or any Canadian 
province or territory that is a foreign private issuer, or by any 
director or officer of such issuer, where the issuer is the subject of 
a cash tender or exchange offer for a class of securities filed on 
Schedule 14D-1F. The information required to be filed with the 
Commission is intended to permit verification of compliance with the 
securities law requirements and assures the public availability of such 
information. The information provided is mandatory and all information 
is made available to the public upon request. Schedule 14D-9F takes 
approximately 2 hours per response to prepare and is filed by 5 
respondents annually for a total reporting burden of 10 hours.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid control number.
    Written comments regarding the above information should be directed 
to the following persons: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and 
Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office 
Building, Washington, DC 20503 or send an e-mail to David--
Rostker@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) R. Corey Booth, Director/Chief 
Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Shirley 
Martinson 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22312; or send an e-
mail to: PRA--Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 
30 days of this notice.

    Dated: November 13, 2006.
Nancy M. Morris,
Secretary.
[FR Doc. E6-19520 Filed 11-17-06; 8:45 am]
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