Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee, 28960-28961 [07-2560]

Download as PDF 28960 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 23, 2007 / Notices ESTIMATED ANNUAL REPORTING BURDEN 17 CFR Section Annual number of respondents 17 CFR 140.99 ........ 17 CFR 41.3 ............ 350 60 Total annual responses Frequency of response On occasion ............................................................................... On occasion ............................................................................... There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection. This estimate is based on the number of requests for such letters in the last three years. Although the burden varies with the type, size, and complexity of the request submitted, such request may involve analytical work and analysis, as well as the work of drafting the request itself. Dated: May 18, 2007. Eileen A. Donovan, Acting Secretary of the Commission [FR Doc. 07–2566 Filed 5–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–M 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 Christopher W. Cummings, Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher W. Cummings, (202) 418– 5445; Fax (202) 418–5526; e-mail: ccummings@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 U.S.C. 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 Commission is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information listed below. With respect to the following collection of information, the Commission invites comments on: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038–0023, Registration Under the Commodity Exchange Act Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (‘‘the Commission’’) 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 Hours per response 455 24 7.0 0.5 Total hours 3,185 12 • 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. Registration Under the Commodity Exchange Act, OMB Control No. 3038– 0023—Extension This collection covers the paperwork requirements associated with the process of registration by futures industry intermediaries, including futures commission merchants, introducing brokers, commodity pool operators, commodity trading advisors, associated persons of each of the foregoing, and floor brokers, as well as floor traders. The Commission has authorized the National Futures Association, an industry self-regulatory organization and the only registered futures association, to perform the registration processing functions. The Commission estimates the burden of this collection of information as follows: ESTIMATED ANNUAL REPORTING BURDEN Frequency of response Total annual responses Hours per response Total hours 70,708 ............................................................. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Annual number of respondents Periodically ..................................................... 73,646 .09 6,628 Dated: May 18, 2007 Eileen A. Donovan, Acting Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 07–2567 Filed 5–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–M Office of the Secretary of Defense Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:32 May 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 DoD. Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1 pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 99 / Wednesday, May 23, 2007 / Notices 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.65, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Transformation Advisory Group. The Transformation Advisory Group, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.50(d), is a discretionary Federal advisory committee established to provide the Secretary of Defense, through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command independent advice and recommendations on strategic, scientific, technical, intelligence and policy-related issues to the Nation’s joint enterprise, and the U.S. Joint Forces Command. In accordance with DoD policy and procedures, the Commander U.S. Joint Forces Command is authorized to act upon the advice emanating from this advisory committee. The Transformation Advisory Group will be composed of more than 24 members drawn from a cross-section of experts in their fields. The areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, innovation, development, strategic communications, logistics, technologies, business practices, military, government, education, training, intelligence and appropriations. Committee members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are not fulltime Federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special Government Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Committee members shall be appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense, and with the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, shall serve without compensation. The Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command shall select the committee’s chairperson from the committee’s membership at large. The Transformation Advisory Group shall meet at the call of the committee’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Chairperson and the Commander U.S. Joint Forces Command. The Designated Federal Officer shall be a full-time or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. The Designated Federal Officer or duly appointed Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend all committee meetings and subcommittee meetings. The Transformation Advisory Group shall be authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission, and these subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:32 May 22, 2007 Jkt 211001 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and other appropriate Federal regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered committee, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Transformation Advisory Group for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered committee nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not members of the Transformation Advisory Group. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Transformation Advisory Group membership about the committee’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Transformation Advisory Group. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Transformation Advisory Group, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—https://www.fido.gov/ facadatabase/public.asp. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, will announce planned meetings of the Transformation Advisory Group. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact Frank Wilson, DoD Committee Management Officer, 703–601–2554. Dated: May 16, 2007. C.R. Choate, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 07–2560 Filed 5–22–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request AGENCY: Department of Education. SUMMARY: The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 28961 review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before June 22, 2007. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit responses electronically by e-mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or via fax to (202) 395–6974. Commenters should include the following subject line in their response ‘‘Comment: [insert OMB number], [insert abbreviated collection name, e.g., ‘‘Upward Bound Evaluation’’]. Persons submitting comments electronically should not submit paper copies. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. Dated: May 17, 2007. Angela C. Arrington, IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. Office of Vocational and Adult Education Type of Review: New. Title: Ready for College: Adult Education Transitions Program. Frequency: On Occasion. E:\FR\FM\23MYN1.SGM 23MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 99 (Wednesday, May 23, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28960-28961]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-2560]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary of Defense


Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee

AGENCY: DoD.

ACTION: Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 
1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government 
Act of

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1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.65, the Department 
of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the 
Transformation Advisory Group.
    The Transformation Advisory Group, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.50(d), 
is a discretionary Federal advisory committee established to provide 
the Secretary of Defense, through the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of 
Staff and the Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command independent advice 
and recommendations on strategic, scientific, technical, intelligence 
and policy-related issues to the Nation's joint enterprise, and the 
U.S. Joint Forces Command. In accordance with DoD policy and 
procedures, the Commander U.S. Joint Forces Command is authorized to 
act upon the advice emanating from this advisory committee.
    The Transformation Advisory Group will be composed of more than 24 
members drawn from a cross-section of experts in their fields. The 
areas of expertise include, but are not limited to, innovation, 
development, strategic communications, logistics, technologies, 
business practices, military, government, education, training, 
intelligence and appropriations.
    Committee members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are 
not full-time Federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special 
Government Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Committee 
members shall be appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of 
Defense, and with the exception of travel and per diem for official 
travel, shall serve without compensation. The Commander, U.S. Joint 
Forces Command shall select the committee's chairperson from the 
committee's membership at large.
    The Transformation Advisory Group shall meet at the call of the 
committee's Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the 
Chairperson and the Commander U.S. Joint Forces Command. The Designated 
Federal Officer shall be a full-time or permanent part-time DoD 
employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD 
policies and procedures. The Designated Federal Officer or duly 
appointed Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend all 
committee meetings and subcommittee meetings.
    The Transformation Advisory Group shall be authorized to establish 
subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission, and these 
subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as 
amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as 
amended), and other appropriate Federal regulations.
    Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of 
the chartered committee, and shall report all their recommendations and 
advice to the Transformation Advisory Group for full deliberation and 
discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make 
decisions on behalf of the chartered committee nor can they report 
directly to the Department of Defense or any Federal officers or 
employees who are not members of the Transformation Advisory Group.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written statements to the 
Transformation Advisory Group membership about the committee's mission 
and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in 
response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Transformation 
Advisory Group.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Transformation Advisory Group, and this individual will 
ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for 
their consideration. Contact information for the Designated Federal 
Officer can be obtained from the GSA's FACA Database--https://
www.fido.gov/facadatabase/public.asp.
    The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150, will 
announce planned meetings of the Transformation Advisory Group. The 
Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide additional 
guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response 
to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Contact Frank Wilson, DoD Committee Management 
Officer, 703-601-2554.

    Dated: May 16, 2007.
C.R. Choate,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 07-2560 Filed 5-22-07; 8:45 am]
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