Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 33792 [E7-11743]

Download as PDF 33792 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 117 / Tuesday, June 19, 2007 / Notices Section 213.3394 Department of Transportation DTGS60357 Special Assistant to the White House Liaison and Scheduling and Advance to the Director for Scheduling and Advance. Effective May 11, 2007. DTGS60292 Associate Director for Governmental Affairs to the Assistant Secretary for Governmental Affairs. Effective May 23, 2007. DTGS60364 Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy. Effective May 23, 2007. Authority: 5 U.S.C. 3301 and 3302; E.O. 10577, 3 CFR 1954–1958 Comp., p. 218. Office of Personnel Management. Tricia Hollis, Chief of Staff/Director of External Affairs. [FR Doc. E7–11823 Filed 6–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6325–39–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Proposed Collection; Comment Request Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Filings and Information Services, Washington, DC 20549. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Extension: Rule 17a–3(a)(16), SEC File No. 270–452, OMB Control No. 3235–0508. Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Sec. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) is soliciting comments on the collection of information summarized below. The Commission plans to submit this existing collection of information to the Office of Management and Budget for extension and approval. Rule 17a–3(a)(16) (17 CFR Sec. 240.17a–3(a)(16)) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’) (15 U.S.C. 78a et. seq.) identifies the records required to be made by broker-dealers that operate internal broker-dealer systems. Those records are to be used in monitoring compliance with the Commission’s financial responsibility program and antifraud and antimanipulative rules, as well as other rules and regulations of the Commission and the self-regulatory organizations. It is estimated that approximately 105 active broker-dealer respondents registered with the Commission incur an average burden of 2,835 hours per year (105 respondents multiplied by 27 burden hours per respondent equals VerDate Aug<31>2005 19:06 Jun 18, 2007 Jkt 211001 2,835 total burden hours) to comply with this rule. The average cost per hour is $197. Therefore the total cost of compliance for the respondents is $558,495. Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted in writing within 60 days of this publication. Comments should be directed to: 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 within 60 days of this notice. Dated: June 11, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–11743 Filed 6–18–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–55903; File No. SR–BSE– 2007–24] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Boston Stock Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change To Allow NMS Cross Order Type To Be Sent to the Boston Equities Exchange June 13, 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 June 7, 2007, the Boston Stock Exchange, Inc. (‘‘BSE’’ 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. 1 15 2 17 PO 00000 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 The Exchange has designated the proposed rule change as ‘‘noncontroversial’’ under Section 19(b)(3)(A)(iii) 3 of the Act and Rule 19b–4(f)(6) 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. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The BSE proposes amending the BSE Rules to allow the NMS Cross Order type to be sent to the Boston Equities Exchange (‘‘BeX’’). The text of the proposed rule change is available at BSE, the Commission’s Public Reference Room, and on the Exchange’s Web site (http://www.bostonstock.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 proposed rule change. The text of these statements may be examined at the places specified in Item IV below. The BSE 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 allow NMS Cross Orders to be sent to BeX. An NMS Cross Order is an order that contains an instruction to execute a cross transaction at a specific price and an instruction to execute all displayed and undisplayed orders or undisplayed portions of orders already in BeX at their limit prices (up to a specified number of shares) against a specified party to allow the cross transaction to occur and/or to route outbound orders to other Trading Centers to the extent necessary to prevent an improper trade-through. An NMS Cross may represent interest of one or more Members of the Exchange but, to the extent that it represents interest of the Member sending the order to BeX, the Member shall not be eligible to satisfy existing 3 15 4 17 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(iii). CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6). 19JNN1

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

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

Extension:
    Rule 17a-3(a)(16), SEC File No. 270-452, OMB Control No. 3235-
0508.

    Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Sec. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange 
Commission (``Commission'') is soliciting comments on the collection of 
information summarized below. The Commission plans to submit this 
existing collection of information to the Office of Management and 
Budget for extension and approval.
    Rule 17a-3(a)(16) (17 CFR Sec. 240.17a-3(a)(16)) under the 
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ``Act'') (15 U.S.C. 78a et. seq.) 
identifies the records required to be made by broker-dealers that 
operate internal broker-dealer systems. Those records are to be used in 
monitoring compliance with the Commission's financial responsibility 
program and antifraud and antimanipulative rules, as well as other 
rules and regulations of the Commission and the self-regulatory 
organizations. It is estimated that approximately 105 active broker-
dealer respondents registered with the Commission incur an average 
burden of 2,835 hours per year (105 respondents multiplied by 27 burden 
hours per respondent equals 2,835 total burden hours) to comply with 
this rule. The average cost per hour is $197. Therefore the total cost 
of compliance for the respondents is $558,495.
    Written comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to 
enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. 
Consideration will be given to comments and suggestions submitted in 
writing within 60 days of this publication.
    Comments should be directed to: 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 within 60 
days of this notice.

    Dated: June 11, 2007.
Florence E. Harmon,
Deputy Secretary.
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