Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 21057-21058 [E7-8083]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 81 / Friday April 27, 2007 / Notices have access to ADAMS or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC PDR reference staff by telephone at (800) 397–4209 or (301) 415–4737, or by e-mail to pdr@nrc.gov. F. Scheduling Information Updates To the extent updated/revised scheduling information exists regarding the limited appearance session, it can be found on the NRC Web site at www.nrc.gov/public-involve/publicmeetings/index.cfm or by calling (800) 368–5642, extension 5036, or (301) 415– 5036. For the Atomic Safety and Licensing Board.3 Dated: Issued in Rockville, Maryland, April 23, 2007. E. Roy Hawkens, Chairman, Administrative Judge. [FR Doc. E7–8096 Filed 4–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Proposed Collection; Comment Request that the recipient has the option of electing not to have the payer withhold, or to withhold at a specific rate; (2) withhold benefits for tax purposes (in the absence of the recipient’s election not to withhold benefits); and (3) notify all beneficiaries, at least annually, that they have the option of changing their withholding status or elect not to have benefits withheld. The Railroad Retirement Board provides Form RRB–W4P, Withholding Certificate for Railroad Retirement Payments, to its annuitants to exercise their withholding options. Completion of the form is required to obtain or retain a benefit. One response is requested of each respondent. No changes are being proposed to the current version of Form RRB W–4P used by the RRB. The RRB estimates that 25,000 annuitants utilize Form RRB W– 4P annually. The completion time for Form RRB W–4P varies depending on individual circumstances. The estimated average time for Form RRB W–4P is 40 minutes for recordkeeping, 24 minutes for learning about the law or the form, and 59 minutes for preparing the form. 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. 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: Withholding Certificate for Railroad Retirement Monthly Annuity Payments; OMB 3220–0149, Form RRB– W–4P The Internal Revenue Code requires all payers of tax liable private pensions to U.S. citizens to: (1) Notify each recipient at least concurrent with initial withholding that the payer is, in fact, withholding benefits for tax liability and Charles Mierzwa, Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. E7–8082 Filed 4–26–07; 8:45 am] 3 Copies of this Notice were sent this date by Internet e-mail to counsel for: (1) Citizens; (2) AmerGen; (3) the NRC Staff; and (4) New Jersey. Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:18 Apr 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 BILLING CODE 7905–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Filings and Information Services, Washington, DC 20549 Extension: Rule 15c3–1f, SEC File No. 270–440, OMB Control No. 3235–0496 PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21057 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for approval of extension on the following rule: 17 CFR 240.15c3–1f (Appendix F to Rule 15c3–1 (‘‘Appendix F’’)). Appendix F requires a broker-dealer choosing to register, upon Commission approval, as an OTC derivatives dealer to develop and maintain an internal risk management system based on Value-atRisk (‘‘VaR’’) models. Appendix F also requires the OTC derivatives dealer to notify Commission staff of the system and of certain other periodic information including when the VaR model deviates from the actual performance of the OTC derivatives dealer’s portfolio. It is anticipated that five (5) broker-dealers will spend 1,000 hours per year complying with Rule 15c3–1f. The total burden is estimated to be approximately 5,000 hours. The records required to be kept pursuant to Appendix F and results of periodic reviews conducted pursuant to Rule 15c3–4 generally must be preserved under Rule 17a–4 of the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.17a–4) for a period of not less than three years, the first two years in an easily accessible place. The Commission will not generally publish or make available to any person notice or reports received pursuant to the Rule. The statutory basis for the Commission’s refusal to disclose such information to the public is the exemption contained in Section (b)(4) of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552, which essentially provides that the requirement of public dissemination does not apply to commercial or financial information which is privileged or confidential. 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. Comments should be directed to (1) 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 by sending 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. E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1 21058 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 81 / Friday April 27, 2007 / Notices Dated: April 23, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–8083 Filed 4–26–07; 8:45 am] 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. BILLING CODE 8010–01–P A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–55657; File No. SR–Amex– 2007–37] Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change Relating to Member Application Processing Fee Changes April 23, 2007. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on April 16, 2007, 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 substantially by the Exchange. The Exchange filed the proposed rule change pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A) 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. cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange proposes to modify its Member Fee Schedule to provide for an application processing fee for inter-firm changes or dual registration of firm additions. The text of the proposed rule change is available at http:// www.amex.com, Amex’s principal office, and 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, 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 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4. 3 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A). 4 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(2). 15:18 Apr 26, 2007 2. Statutory Basis The Exchange believes that its proposed rule change is consistent with Section 6(b) of the Act,6 in general, and furthers the objectives of Section 6(b)(4) of the Act,7 in particular, regarding the equitable allocation of reasonable dues, fees, and other charges among exchange members and other persons using exchange facilities. B. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Burden on Competition The proposed rule change will not impose any burden on competition that is not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received From Members, Participants or Others The Exchange has neither solicited nor received comments on the proposed rule change. III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action The proposed rule change has become effective pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of the Act 8 and subparagraph (f)(2) of Rule 19b–4 5 The Exchange’s application processing fee for new members is currently $2,000. 6 15 U.S.C. 78f(b). 7 15 U.S.C. 78f(b)(4). 8 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(a)(ii). 1 15 VerDate Aug<31>2005 1. Purpose The Exchange does not currently charge members for inter-firm changes or dual registration firm additions. The Exchange believes, however, that the processing of this new registration status requires additional time, resources, and staffing for the Exchange’s Membership Department, which is equivalent to those used to process a new member applicant. The Exchange is now proposing to charge a minimal processing fee of $250 for a current member who elects to change firms, or dually register an additional firm, in order to cover Exchangeincurred costs, time, and materials required to process a member’s new registration status.5 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 thereunder,9 because it establishes or changes a due, fee, or other charge imposed by Amex. At any time within 60 days of the filing of the proposed rule change, the Commission may summarily abrogate such rule change if it appears to the Commission that such action is necessary or appropriate in the public interest, for the protection of investors, or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–Amex–2007–37 on the subject line. Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Nancy M. Morris, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, Station Place, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–Amex–2007–37. This file number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for inspection and copying in the Commission’s Public Reference Room. Copies of such filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal offices of Amex. All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that 9 17 E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM CFR 240.19b–4(f)(2). 27APN1

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

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

Extension:
    Rule 15c3-1f, SEC File No. 270-440, OMB Control No. 3235-0496

    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 a request for approval of extension on the following rule: 
17 CFR 240.15c3-1f (Appendix F to Rule 15c3-1 (``Appendix F'')).
    Appendix F requires a broker-dealer choosing to register, upon 
Commission approval, as an OTC derivatives dealer to develop and 
maintain an internal risk management system based on Value-at-Risk 
(``VaR'') models. Appendix F also requires the OTC derivatives dealer 
to notify Commission staff of the system and of certain other periodic 
information including when the VaR model deviates from the actual 
performance of the OTC derivatives dealer's portfolio. It is 
anticipated that five (5) broker-dealers will spend 1,000 hours per 
year complying with Rule 15c3-1f. The total burden is estimated to be 
approximately 5,000 hours.
    The records required to be kept pursuant to Appendix F and results 
of periodic reviews conducted pursuant to Rule 15c3-4 generally must be 
preserved under Rule 17a-4 of the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.17a-4) for a 
period of not less than three years, the first two years in an easily 
accessible place. The Commission will not generally publish or make 
available to any person notice or reports received pursuant to the 
Rule. The statutory basis for the Commission's refusal to disclose such 
information to the public is the exemption contained in Section (b)(4) 
of the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552, which essentially 
provides that the requirement of public dissemination does not apply to 
commercial or financial information which is privileged or 
confidential.
    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.
    Comments should be directed to (1) 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 by sending 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.


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    Dated: April 23, 2007.
Florence E. Harmon,
Deputy Secretary.
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