Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 19731 [E7-7421]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 75 / Thursday, April 19, 2007 / Notices OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ADMINISTRATIVE COORDINATION—CONTACT: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request for Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection: SF 3112 Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, May 22, 1995), this notice announces that the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for extension of a currently approved information collection. Standard Form 3112, CSRS/ FERS Documentation in Support of Disability Retirement Application, collects information from applicants for disability retirement so that OPM can determine whether to approve a disability retirement. The applicant will only complete Standard Forms 3112A and 3112C. Standard Forms 3112B, 3112D and 3112E, will be completed by the immediate supervisor and the employing agency of the applicant. Approximately 12,100 applicants for disability retirement complete this application annually. The SF 3112C requires approximately 60 minutes to complete. A burden of 12,100 hours is estimated for SF 3112C. SF 3112A is used each year by approximately 1,350 persons who are not Federal employees. SF 3112A requires approximately 30 minutes to complete and a burden of 675 hours is estimated for SF 3112A. All 12,100 respondents must use SF 3112C; of the 12,100, only 1,350 of the applicants are not Federal Employees and use SF 3112A. The total annual burden for SF 3112 is 12,775 hours. For copies of this proposal, contact Mary Beth Smith-Toomey on (202) 606– 8358, Fax (202) 418–3251 or via E-mail to MaryBeth.Smith-Toomey@opm.gov. Please include a mailing address with your request. DATES: Comments on this proposal should be received within 30 calendar days from the date of this publication. ADDRESSES: Send or deliver comments to—Pamela S. Israel, Chief, Operations Support Group, Center for Retirement and Insurance Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street, NW., Room 3349, Washington, DC 20415–3540 and Brenda Aguilar, OPM Desk Officer, Office of Information & Regulatory Affair, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, NW., Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:30 Apr 18, 2007 Jkt 211001 Cyrus S. Benson, Team Leader, Publications Team, RIS Support Services/Support Group, (202) 606– 0623. U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Tricia Hollis, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. E7–7426 Filed 4–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–38–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Proposed Collection; Comment Request Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Filings and Information Services, Washington, DC 20549. Extension: Rule 15a–4; SEC File No. 270–7; OMB Control No. 3235–0010. 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 extension and approval. Rule 15a–4 (17 CFR 240.15a–4) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.) (the ‘‘Exchange Act’’) permits a natural person member of a securities exchange who terminates his or her association with a registered broker-dealer to continue to transact business on the exchange while the if the exchange files a statement indicating that there does not appear to be any ground for disapproving the application. The total annual burden imposed by Rule 15a–4 is approximately 106 hours, based on approximately 25 responses (25 Respondents x 1 Response/ Respondent), each requiring approximately 4.23 hours to complete. The Commission uses the information disclosed by applicants in Form BD: (1) To determine whether the applicant meets the standards for registration set forth in the provisions of the Exchange Act; (2) to develop a central information resource where members of the public may obtain relevant, up-to-date information about broker-dealers, municipal securities dealers and government securities broker-dealers, and where the Commission, other regulators and SROs may obtain PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19731 information for investigatory purposes in connection with securities litigation; and (3) to develop statistical information about broker-dealers, municipal securities dealers and government securities broker-dealers. Without the information disclosed in Form BD, the Commission could not effectively implement policy objectives of the Exchange Act with respect to its investor protection function. The statement submitted by the exchange assures the Commission that the applicant, in the opinion of the exchange, is qualified to transact business on the exchange during the time that the applications are reviewed. Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be 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. Comments should be directed 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. Comments must be submitted within 60 days of this notice. Dated: April 11, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–7421 Filed 4–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P E:\FR\FM\19APN1.SGM 19APN1

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange 
Commission, Office of Filings and Information Services, Washington, DC 
20549.

Extension:
    Rule 15a-4; SEC File No. 270-7; OMB Control No. 3235-0010.

    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 extension and approval.
    Rule 15a-4 (17 CFR 240.15a-4) under the Securities Exchange Act of 
1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.) (the ``Exchange Act'') permits a natural 
person member of a securities exchange who terminates his or her 
association with a registered broker-dealer to continue to transact 
business on the exchange while the if the exchange files a statement 
indicating that there does not appear to be any ground for disapproving 
the application. The total annual burden imposed by Rule 15a-4 is 
approximately 106 hours, based on approximately 25 responses (25 
Respondents x 1 Response/Respondent), each requiring approximately 4.23 
hours to complete.
    The Commission uses the information disclosed by applicants in Form 
BD: (1) To determine whether the applicant meets the standards for 
registration set forth in the provisions of the Exchange Act; (2) to 
develop a central information resource where members of the public may 
obtain relevant, up-to-date information about broker-dealers, municipal 
securities dealers and government securities broker-dealers, and where 
the Commission, other regulators and SROs may obtain information for 
investigatory purposes in connection with securities litigation; and 
(3) to develop statistical information about broker-dealers, municipal 
securities dealers and government securities broker-dealers. Without 
the information disclosed in Form BD, the Commission could not 
effectively implement policy objectives of the Exchange Act with 
respect to its investor protection function.
    The statement submitted by the exchange assures the Commission that 
the applicant, in the opinion of the exchange, is qualified to transact 
business on the exchange during the time that the applications are 
reviewed.
    Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be 
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.
    Comments should be directed 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. Comments must be submitted within 
60 days of this notice.

    Dated: April 11, 2007.
Florence E. Harmon,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-7421 Filed 4-18-07; 8:45 am]
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