Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 9594 [E7-3666]

Download as PDF 9594 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 41 / Friday, March 2, 2007 / Notices government procurement opportunities and trade finance. Tiffany M. Moore, Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Intergovernmental Affairs and Public Liaison. [FR Doc. E7–3711 Filed 3–1–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3190–W7–P RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Proposed Collection; Comment Request Summary: In accordance with the requirement of Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 which provides opportunity for public comment on new or revised data collections, the Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will publish periodic summaries of proposed data collections. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the RRB’s estimate of the burden of the collection of the information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden related to the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Title and purpose of information collection: Pay Rate Report; OMB 3220–0097. Under Section 2(a) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, the daily benefit rate for unemployment and sickness benefits depends on the claimant’s last daily rate of pay in the base year. The procedures pertaining to the use of a claimant’s daily pay rate in determining the daily benefit rate are prescribed in 20 CFR part 330. The RRB utilizes Form UI–1e, Request for Pay Rate Information, to obtain information from a claimant about their last railroad employer and pay rate, when it is not available from other RRB records. Form UI–1e also explains the possibility of receiving a higher daily benefit rate if claimants report their daily rate of pay for railroad work in the base year. Completion is required to obtain or retain benefits. One response is requested of each respondent. The RRB proposes no changes to Form UI–1e. The completion time for Form UI–1e is estimated at 5 minutes per response. The RRB estimates that 350 Form UI–1e’s are completed annually. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:44 Mar 01, 2007 Jkt 211001 Additional Information or Comments: To request more information or to obtain a copy of the information collection justification, forms, and/or supporting material, please call the RRB Clearance Officer at (312) 751–3363 or send an e-mail request to Charles.Mierzwa@RRB.GOV. Comments regarding the information collection should be addressed to Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611–2092 or send an e-mail to Ronald.Hodapp@RRB.GOV. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. Charles Mierzwa, Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–3666 Filed 3–1–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7905–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. IC—27740; 812–13345] NASDAQ–100 Trust, Series 1, et al.; Notice of Application February 27, 2007. Securities and Exchange Commission. ACTION: Notice of application for an order under section 6(c) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 (‘‘Act’’) for an exemption from sections 2(a)(32), 4(2), 22(d), 24(d) and 26(a)(2)(C) of the Act and rule 22c–1 under the Act; under sections 6(c) and 17(b) of the Act for an exemption from sections 17(a)(1) and (a)(2) of the Act; and under section 17(d) of the Act and rule 17d–1 under the Act to permit certain joint transactions. AGENCY: Applicants request an order to permit (a) Nasdaq100 Trust, Series 1 (‘‘Trust’’), a unit investment trust whose portfolio consists of the component stocks of the Nasdaq-100 Index (‘‘Index’’), to issue shares (‘‘Nasdaq-100 Shares’’) that are only redeemable in large aggregations; (b) secondary market transactions in Nasdaq-100 Shares to occur at negotiated prices; (c) dealers to sell Nasdaq-100 Shares to purchasers in the secondary market unaccompanied by a prospectus when prospectus delivery is not required by the Securities Act of 1933 (‘‘Securities Act’’); (d) the Trust, rather than the Sponsor (defined below), to bear certain expenses associated with the maintenance of the Trust; (e) certain ‘‘affiliated persons’’ of the Trust to deposit securities into, and receive securities from, the Trust in connection SUMMARY OF APPLICATION: PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 with the purchase and redemption of Nasdaq-100 Shares; and (f) the Trust to reimburse the Sponsor for payment of an annual licensing fee to The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (‘‘Nasdaq’’). APPLICANTS: The Trust, PowerShares Capital Management LLC (‘‘PowerShares,’’ together with its successor in interest 1 and with any person, directly or indirectly, controlling, controlled by, or under common control with, PowerShares, ‘‘Sponsor’’), and ALPS Distributors, Inc. (‘‘Distributor’’). FILING DATES: The application was filed on November 20, 2006. Applicants have agreed to file an amendment during the notice period, the substance of which is reflected in this notice. HEARING OR NOTIFICATION OF HEARING: An order granting the requested relief will be issued unless the Commission orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing by writing to the Commission’s Secretary and serving applicants with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. Hearing requests should be received by the Commission by 5:30 p.m. on March 19, 2007, and should be accompanied by proof of service on applicants, in the form of an affidavit or, for lawyers, a certificate of service. Hearing requests should state the nature of the writer’s interest, the reason for the request, and the issues contested. Persons who wish to be notified of a hearing may request notification by writing to the Commission’s Secretary. ADDRESSES: Secretary, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549– 1090. Applicants: H. Bruce Bond, PowerShares Capital Management LLC, 301 West Roosevelt Road, Wheaton, IL 60187. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jaea F. Hahn, Senior Counsel, at (202) 551– 6870, or Janet M. Grossnickle, Branch Chief, at (202) 551–6821 (Division of Investment Management, Office of Investment Company Regulation). The following is a summary of the application. The complete application may be obtained for a fee at the Commission’s Public Reference Branch, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–0102 (tel. 202–551–5850). Applicants’ Representations 1. The Trust is a unit investment trust (‘‘UIT’’) organized under the laws of the 1 ‘‘Successors in interest’’ means any entity or entities that result from a reorganization into another jurisdiction or a change in the type of business organization. E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1

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RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

    Summary: In accordance with the requirement of Section 
3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 which provides 
opportunity for public comment on new or revised data collections, the 
Railroad Retirement Board (RRB) will publish periodic summaries of 
proposed data collections.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed information 
collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information has practical utility; 
(b) the accuracy of the RRB's estimate of the burden of the collection 
of the information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and 
clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize 
the burden related to the collection of information on respondents, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.
    Title and purpose of information collection:

Pay Rate Report; OMB 3220-0097.

    Under Section 2(a) of the Railroad Unemployment Insurance Act, the 
daily benefit rate for unemployment and sickness benefits depends on 
the claimant's last daily rate of pay in the base year. The procedures 
pertaining to the use of a claimant's daily pay rate in determining the 
daily benefit rate are prescribed in 20 CFR part 330.
    The RRB utilizes Form UI-1e, Request for Pay Rate Information, to 
obtain information from a claimant about their last railroad employer 
and pay rate, when it is not available from other RRB records. Form UI-
1e also explains the possibility of receiving a higher daily benefit 
rate if claimants report their daily rate of pay for railroad work in 
the base year. Completion is required to obtain or retain benefits. One 
response is requested of each respondent.
    The RRB proposes no changes to Form UI-1e. The completion time for 
Form UI-1e is estimated at 5 minutes per response. The RRB estimates 
that 350 Form UI-1e's are completed annually.
    Additional Information or Comments: To request more information or 
to obtain a copy of the information collection justification, forms, 
and/or supporting material, please call the RRB Clearance Officer at 
(312) 751-3363 or send an e-mail request to Charles.Mierzwa@RRB.GOV. 
Comments regarding the information collection should be addressed to 
Ronald J. Hodapp, Railroad Retirement Board, 844 North Rush Street, 
Chicago, Illinois 60611-2092 or send an e-mail to 
Ronald.Hodapp@RRB.GOV. Written comments should be received within 60 
days of this notice.

Charles Mierzwa,
Clearance Officer.
[FR Doc. E7-3666 Filed 3-1-07; 8:45 am]
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