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Download as PDF 28686 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 98 / Tuesday, May 22, 2007 / Notices and four U.S. territories, will assist public safety agencies in the acquisition of, deployment of, or training for the use of interoperable communications systems that can utilize or enable interoperability with communications systems that can utilize, certain frequencies in the 700 MHz band for radio communication. Public attendance at the meeting is limited to space available. Due to security requirements and to facilitate entry to the Department of Commerce building, attendees must present photo identification and/or a U.S. Government building pass, if applicable. The meeting will be physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring special services, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids, must indicate this to Sallianne Schagrin at (202) 482–1885 or sschagrin@ntia.doc.gov at least two (2) business days prior to the meeting. Dated: May 17, 2007. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. E7–9829 Filed 5–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–S COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038–0055, Privacy of Consumer Financial Information Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, and to allow 60 days for comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on requirements relating to information collected to assist the Commission in the prevention of misuse of customer information. Comments must be submitted on or before July 23, 2007. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to Lawrence B. Patent, Deputy Director, Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight, U.S. Commodity Futures DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 May 21, 2007 Jkt 211001 Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lawrence B. Patent, (202) 418–5439; FAX (202) 418–5536; e-mail lpatent@cftc.gov. Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 Section 3506(c)(2)(A), requires Federal Agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, the CFTC is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information listed below. With respect to the following collection of information, the CFTC invites comments on: • Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have a practical use; • The accuracy of the Commission’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Ways to enhance the quality of, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Privacy of Consumer Financial Information OMB Control No. 3038– 0055—Extension Section 124 of the Commodity Futures Modernizations Act of 2000 (‘‘CFMA’’) amended the Commodity Exchange Act (the ‘‘Act’’) and added a new section 5g to the Act to make the Commission a Federal functional regulator for purposes of applying the provisions of Title V, Subtitle A of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (‘‘GLB Act’’) addressing consumer privacy to any futures commission merchant, commodity trading advisor, commodity pool operator or introducing broker that PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 is subject to the Commission’s jurisdiction with respect to any financial activity. In general, Title V requires financial institutions to provide notice to consumers about the institution’s privacy policies and practices, to restrict the ability of a financial institution to share nonpublic personal information about consumers to nonaffiliated third parties, and to permit consumers to prevent the institution from disclosing nonpublic personal information about them to certain non-affiliated third parties by ‘‘opting out’’ of that disclosure. These regulations implement the mandates of Section 124 and Title V of the GLB Act. The Commission estimates the burden of this collection of information as follows: Estimated Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 4,500. Total Annual Responses: 346,500. Hours per Response: .27. Total Annual Hours: 93,420. Dated: May 16, 2007. Eileen Donovan, Acting Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 07–2526 Filed 5–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–M COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038–0054, Establishing Procedures To Implement the Notification Requirements for Entities Operating as Exempt Markets Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, and to allow 60 days for comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on requirements relating to information collected to assist the Commission in the prevention of market manipulation. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 23, 2007. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to Riva Adriance, Division of Market Oversight, U.S. Commodity Futures E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 98 / Tuesday, May 22, 2007 / Notices Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Riva Adriance, (202) 418–5495; FAX (202) 418–5527; e-mail: rshiltz@cftc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor, ‘‘Collection of information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 350(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 Section 3506(c)(2)(A), requires Federal Agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, the CFTC is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information listed below. With respect to the following collection of information, the CFTC invites comments on: • Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have a practical use; • The accuracy of the Commission’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Ways to enhance the quality of, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Establishing Procedures To Implement the Notification Requirements for Entities Operating as Exempt Markets OMB Control No. 3038–0054— Extension with sections 2(h)(5)(B) of the Act. An exempt commercial markets consistent with section 2(h)(5)(B) of the Act. An exempt commercial market may provide the Commission with access to transactions conducted on the facility or it can satisfy its reporting requirements by complying with the Commissions’s reporting requirements. The Act affirmatively vests the Commission’s reporting requirements. The Act affirmatively vests the Commission with comprehensive antimanipulation enforcement authority over these trading facilities. The Commission is charged with monitoring these markets for manipulation and enforcing the antimanipuation provisions of the Act. The informational requirements imposed by proposed rules are designed to ensure that the Commission can effectively perform these functions. Section 5d of the Act establishes a category of market exempt from Commission oversight referred to as an ‘‘exempt board of trade.’’ Rule 36.2 implements regulations that define those commodities that are eligible to trade on an exempt board of trade. Rule 36.2(b) implements the notification requirements of section 5d of the Act. Rule 36.2(b)(1) requires exempt boards of trade relying on this exemption to disclose to traders that the facility and trading on the facility is not regulated by the Commission. This requirement is necessary to make manifest the nature of the market and to avoid misleading the public. The Commission estimates the burden of this collection of information as follows: Estimated Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 20. Total Annual Responses: 20. Total Annual Hours: 200. Dated: May 16, 2007. Eileen A. Donovan, Acting Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 07–2527 Filed 5–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–M Sections 2(h)(3) through (5) of the Commodity Exchange Act (Act) add exempt commercial markets as markets excluded from the Act’s other requirements. The rules implement the qualifying conditions of the exemption. Rule 36.3(a) implements the notification requirements, and rule 36.3(b)(1) establishes information requirements for exempt commercial markets consistent VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 May 21, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28687 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0090] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Rights in Data and Copyrights Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for a revision to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning rights in data and copyrights. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 10178, on March 7, 2007. No comments were received. This OMB clearance expires on June 30, 2007. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before June 21, 2007. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of this collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to: FAR Desk Officer, OMB, Room 10102, NEOB, Washington, DC 20503, and a copy to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ernest Woodson, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–3775. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1

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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To 
Renew Collection 3038-0054, Establishing Procedures To Implement the 
Notification Requirements for Entities Operating as Exempt Markets

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is announcing 
an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain 
information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., Federal agencies are required to publish 
notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of 
information, and to allow 60 days for comment in response to the 
notice. This notice solicits comments on requirements relating to 
information collected to assist the Commission in the prevention of 
market manipulation.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 23, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to Riva Adriance, Division of Market 
Oversight, U.S. Commodity Futures

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Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Riva Adriance, (202) 418-5495; FAX 
(202) 418-5527; e-mail: rshiltz@cftc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain 
approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each 
collection of information they conduct or sponsor, ``Collection of 
information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c) and 
includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public 
submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. 
Section 350(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 Section 3506(c)(2)(A), requires 
Federal Agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register 
concerning each proposed collection of information, including each 
proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before 
submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this 
requirement, the CFTC is publishing notice of the proposed collection 
of information listed below.
    With respect to the following collection of information, the CFTC 
invites comments on:
     Whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Commission, including whether the information will have a practical 
use;
     The accuracy of the Commission's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
     Ways to enhance the quality of, usefulness, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and
     Ways to minimize the burden of collection of information 
on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

Establishing Procedures To Implement the Notification Requirements for 
Entities Operating as Exempt Markets OMB Control No. 3038-0054--
Extension

    Sections 2(h)(3) through (5) of the Commodity Exchange Act (Act) 
add exempt commercial markets as markets excluded from the Act's other 
requirements. The rules implement the qualifying conditions of the 
exemption. Rule 36.3(a) implements the notification requirements, and 
rule 36.3(b)(1) establishes information requirements for exempt 
commercial markets consistent with sections 2(h)(5)(B) of the Act. An 
exempt commercial markets consistent with section 2(h)(5)(B) of the 
Act. An exempt commercial market may provide the Commission with access 
to transactions conducted on the facility or it can satisfy its 
reporting requirements by complying with the Commissions's reporting 
requirements. The Act affirmatively vests the Commission's reporting 
requirements. The Act affirmatively vests the Commission with 
comprehensive antimanipulation enforcement authority over these trading 
facilities. The Commission is charged with monitoring these markets for 
manipulation and enforcing the antimanipuation provisions of the Act. 
The informational requirements imposed by proposed rules are designed 
to ensure that the Commission can effectively perform these functions. 
Section 5d of the Act establishes a category of market exempt from 
Commission oversight referred to as an ``exempt board of trade.'' Rule 
36.2 implements regulations that define those commodities that are 
eligible to trade on an exempt board of trade. Rule 36.2(b) implements 
the notification requirements of section 5d of the Act. Rule 36.2(b)(1) 
requires exempt boards of trade relying on this exemption to disclose 
to traders that the facility and trading on the facility is not 
regulated by the Commission. This requirement is necessary to make 
manifest the nature of the market and to avoid misleading the public.
    The Commission estimates the burden of this collection of 
information as follows:

Estimated Annual Reporting Burden

    Number of Respondents: 20.
    Total Annual Responses: 20.
    Total Annual Hours: 200.

    Dated: May 16, 2007.
Eileen A. Donovan,
Acting Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 07-2527 Filed 5-21-07; 8:45 am]
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