Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038-0023, Registration Under the Commodity Exchange Act, 28960 [07-2567]

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. 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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. 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[FR Doc No: 07-2567]


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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To 
Renew Collection 3038-0023, Registration Under the Commodity Exchange 
Act

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice

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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 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.

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 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:
     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
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                                                                 Total annual      Hours per
    Annual number of respondents       Frequency of response      responses         response       Total hours
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70,708..............................  Periodically...........          73,646              .09            6,628
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    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