Proposed Collection; Comment Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection: SF 2809, 29557-29558 [E7-10203]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 102 / Tuesday, May 29, 2007 / Notices is 847 hours. The total annual burden is 4,588 hours. Comments are particularly invited on: whether this information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Office of Personnel Management, 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; 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. 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 60 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, OPM Desk Offices OMB. For Information Regarding Administrative Coordination—Contact: Cyrus S. Benson, Team Leader, Publications Team, RIS Support Services/Support Group, (202) 606– 0623. a deferred or a postponed FERS annuity benefit. Comments are particularly invited on: Whether this information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Office of Personnel Management, 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; 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. Approximately 1,693 forms are completed annually. We estimate it takes approximately 60 minutes to complete the form. The annual estimated burden is 1,693 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 60 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. U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Tricia Hollis, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 07–2632 Filed 5–25–07; 8:45 am] FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ADMINSITRATIVE COORDINATION—CONTACT: Cyrus S. Benson, Team Leader, Publications Team, RIS Support Services/Support Group, (202) 606– 0623. BILLING CODE 6325–38–P U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Tricia Hollis, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. E7–10202 Filed 5–25–07; 8:45 am] OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Review of a Revised Information Collection: RI 92–19 BILLING CODE 6325–38–P sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES SUMMARY: 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) intends to submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for review of a revised information collection. RI 92–19, Application for Deferred or Postponed Retirement: Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS), is used by separated employees to apply for either 20:45 May 25, 2007 Jkt 211001 the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request for the extension of a currently approved information collection. SF 2809, Health Benefit Election Form, is used by Federal employees, annuitants other than those under the Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees Retirement System (FERS) [including individuals receiving benefits from the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs], former spouses eligible for benefits under the Spouse Equity Act of 1984, and separated employees and former dependents eligible to enroll under the Temporary Continuation of Coverage provisions of the FEHB law (5 U.S.C. 8905a). A different form (OPM 2809) is used by CSRS and FERS annuitants whose health benefit enrollments are administered by OPM’s Retirement Services Program. Approximately 18,000 SF 2809 forms are completed annually. Each form takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. The annual estimated burden is 9,000 hours. Comments are particularly invited on: whether this information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Office of Personnel Management, 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; 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. 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. Comments on this proposal should be received within 60 calendar days from the date of this publication. DATES: OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT Office of Personnel Management. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 29557 Proposed Collection; Comment Request for the Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection: SF 2809 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) intends to submit to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Send or deliver comments to—Jay Fritz, Insurance Services Program, Center for Retirement and Insurance Services, U.S. Office of Personnel Management, 1900 E Street, NW., Room 3415, Washington, DC 20415. ADDRESSES: FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ADMINSITRATIVE COORDINATION—CONTACT: Cyrus S. Benson, Team Leader, Publications Team, RIS Support Services/Support Group, (202) 606– 0623. E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1 29558 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 102 / Tuesday, May 29, 2007 / Notices U.S. Office of Personnel Management. Tricia Hollis, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. E7–10203 Filed 5–25–07; 8:45 am] SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–55794; File No. SR–Amex– 2007–45] BILLING CODE 6325–38–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Sunshine Act Meeting. Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Pub. L. 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold the following meeting during the week of May 29, 2007: A Closed Meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 30, 2007 at 10 a.m. Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the Closed Meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters may also be present. The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), (8), (9)(B), and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), (8), 9(ii) and (10), permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the Closed Meeting. Commissioner Casey, as duty officer, voted to consider the items listed for the closed meeting in closed session. The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Wednesday, May 30, 2007 will be: Formal orders of investigations Institution and settlement of injunctive actions Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an enforcement nature Resolution of litigation claims Regulatory matter regarding a financial institution; Adjudicatory matters; and Other matters related to enforcement proceedings. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Dated: May 23, 2007. Nancy M. Morris, Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–10288 Filed 5–25–07; 8:45 am] 20:45 May 25, 2007 May 22, 2007. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on May 4, 2007, the American Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Amex’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been substantially prepared by the Exchange. On May 9, 2007, the Exchange filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change. This order provides notice of the proposed rule change, as modified by Amendment No. 1, and approves the proposed rule change, as amended, on an accelerated basis. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange proposes to adopt generic listing standards for commoditylinked securities (‘‘Commodity-Linked Securities’’) and currency-linked securities (‘‘Currency-Linked Securities’’) under new Sections 107E and 107F of the Amex Company Guide, respectively, and make changes with respect to trading halts and trading rules for index-linked securities (‘‘IndexLinked Securities’’) under Section 107D of the Amex Company Guide. The text of the proposed rule change is available at Amex, the Commission’s Public Reference Room, and http:// www.amex.com. II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, the Exchange included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the proposed rule change and discussed any comments it received on the 1 15 2 17 BILLING CODE 8010–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing and Order Granting Accelerated Approval of Proposed Rule Change, as Modified by Amendment No. 1 Thereto, To Amend the Generic Listing Standards for Index-Linked Securities and Adopt New Generic Listing Standards for Commodity-Linked Securities and Currency-Linked Securities Jkt 211001 PO 00000 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item III below. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in Sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant aspects of such statements. A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change 1. Purpose The purpose of the proposed rule change is to enable the listing and trading of Commodity-Linked Securities and Currency-Linked Securities pursuant to Rule 19b–4(e) under the Act.3 The Exchange proposes to add new Sections 107E and 107F to the Amex Company Guide to provide generic listing standards for Commodity-Linked Securities and Currency-Linked Securities, respectively. In addition, the Exchange proposes to make changes to Section 107D with respect to trading halts and rules governing the trading of IndexLinked Securities.4 Rule 19b–4(e) provides that the listing and trading of a new derivative securities product by a self-regulatory organization (‘‘SRO’’) shall not be deemed a proposed rule change, pursuant to paragraph (c)(1) of Rule 19b–4,5 if the Commission has approved, pursuant to Section 19(b) of the Act,6 the SRO’s trading rules, procedures, and listing standards for the product class that would include the new derivative securities product, and the SRO has a surveillance program for such product class.7 Amex is proposing to adopt generic listing standards under new Sections 107E and 107F of the Company Guide pursuant to which it will be able to trade Commodity-Linked Securities and Currency-Linked Securities 8 without individual Commission approval of each such product pursuant to Section 19(b)(2) of the Act.9 The Exchange represents that within five (5) business days after commencement of trading of a 3 17 CFR 240.19b–4(c). from Jeffrey P. Burns, Associate General Counsel, Amex, to Edward Cho, Special Counsel, Division of Market Regulation, Commission, dated May 21, 2007 (confirming the scope of the proposed rule change). 5 17 CFR 240.19b–4(c)(1). 6 17 U.S.C. 78s(b). 7 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 40761 (December 8, 1998), 63 FR 70952 (December 22, 1998) (S7–13–98). 8 Commodity-Linked Securities and CurrencyLinked Securities are similar to Index-Linked Securities. See Section 107D of the Amex Company Guide. 9 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 4 E-mail E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 102 (Tuesday, May 29, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 29557-29558]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-10203]


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OFFICE OF PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT


Proposed Collection; Comment Request for the Extension of a 
Currently Approved Information Collection: SF 2809

AGENCY: Office of Personnel Management.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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) intends to submit to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) a request for the extension of a currently 
approved information collection. SF 2809, Health Benefit Election Form, 
is used by Federal employees, annuitants other than those under the 
Civil Service Retirement System (CSRS) and the Federal Employees 
Retirement System (FERS) [including individuals receiving benefits from 
the Office of Workers' Compensation Programs], former spouses eligible 
for benefits under the Spouse Equity Act of 1984, and separated 
employees and former dependents eligible to enroll under the Temporary 
Continuation of Coverage provisions of the FEHB law (5 U.S.C. 8905a). A 
different form (OPM 2809) is used by CSRS and FERS annuitants whose 
health benefit enrollments are administered by OPM's Retirement 
Services Program.
    Approximately 18,000 SF 2809 forms are completed annually. Each 
form takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. The annual estimated 
burden is 9,000 hours.
    Comments are particularly invited on: whether this information is 
necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Office of 
Personnel Management, 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; 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.
    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 60 calendar 
days from the date of this publication.

ADDRESSES: Send or deliver comments to--Jay Fritz, Insurance Services 
Program, Center for Retirement and Insurance Services, U.S. Office of 
Personnel Management, 1900 E Street, NW., Room 3415, Washington, DC 
20415.

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING ADMINSITRATIVE COORDINATION--CONTACT: Cyrus 
S. Benson, Team Leader, Publications Team, RIS Support Services/Support 
Group, (202) 606-0623.


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    U.S. Office of Personnel Management.
Tricia Hollis,
Chief of Staff.
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