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Download as PDF 45420 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 14, 2007 / Notices 8. SEDAR Committee Meeting: September 18, 2007, 11 a.m. until 12 noon The SEDAR Committee will provide guidance to the Council representatives for the October SEDAR Steering Committee meeting. 9. Snapper Grouper Committee Meeting: September 18, 2007, 1:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. and September 19, 2007, 8 a.m. until 12 noon The Snapper Grouper Committee will review the results of black sea bass pot research and develop direction to staff for Snapper Grouper Amendment 16 addressing overfishing for gag grouper and vermilion snapper. The Committee will also develop recommendations for completing the public hearing draft of Snapper Grouper Amendment 15 and approve the amendment for public hearing. 10. Mackerel Committee Meeting: September 19, 2007, 1:30 p.m. until 4 p.m. The Mackerel Committee will review the framework document for changing the Atlantic Spanish Mackerel trip limit and approve the document for submission to the Secretary of Commerce for formal review. The Committee will also discuss geographical allocation of the commercial king mackerel quota. 11. Shrimp Committee Meeting: September 19, 2007, 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. The Shrimp Committee will review the analysis of options to be considered in Shrimp Amendment 7 (addressing rock shrimp permit issues) and provide guidance to staff. 12. Ecosystem-based Management Committee Meeting: September 20, 2007, 8 a.m. until 12 noon mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES The Ecosystem-based Management Committee will receive a update on the status of the Fishery Ecosystem Plan, presentations on Coral HAPCs and deepwater corals, and recommend management options to include in the Ecosystem Comprehensive Amendment. The Committee will also receive reports on Ocean Observing Systems and a recent alternative energy workshop. 13. Limited Access Privilege (LAP) Program Committee Meeting: September 20, 2007, 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. The LAP Program Committee will receive a presentation on the Gulf Red Snapper Individual Fishing Quota (IFQ) Program and updates concerning the LAP Program Workgroup. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:35 Aug 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 14. Council Session: September 20, 2007, 3:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. and September 21, 2007, 8 a.m. until 12 noon Council Session: September 20, 2007, 3:30 p.m. until 6 p.m. From 3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m., the Council will call the meeting to order, adopt the agenda, approve the June 2007 meeting minutes, elect a Chair and Vice-Chair, and make presentations. From 4 p.m. - 4:15 p.m., the Council will review Experimental Fishing Permit applications. From 4:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m., the Council will receive a presentation on Amendment 2 to the Consolidated Highly Migratory Species (HMS) Fishery Management Plan. From 4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m., the Council will receive a report on Working Waterfronts. From 5:15 p.m. - 6 p.m., the Council will receive a report from the Mackerel Committee and take action as appropriate. 5:15 p.m. - Public Comment Session: Public comment regarding the Mackerel Framework Document addressing the Atlantic Spanish mackerel fishing trip limit. Council Session: September 21, 2007, 8 a.m. - 12 noon. From 8 a.m. - 8:15 a.m., the Council will receive a NOAA General Counsel briefing on litigation issues (CLOSED SESSION). From 8:15 a.m. - 8:30 a.m., the Council will receive a report from the Snapper Grouper Committee and approve Amendment 15 for public hearing, approve alternatives for Amendment 16, and consider other Committee recommendations and take action as appropriate. From 8:30 a.m. - 8:45 a.m., the Council will receive a report from the Shrimp Committee and take action as appropriate. From 8:45 a.m. - 9 a.m., the Council will receive a report from the LAP Program Committee and take action as appropriate. From 9 a.m. - 9:15 a.m., the Council will receive a report from the Ecosystem-based Management Committee and take action as appropriate. From 9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m., the Council will receive a report from the SEDAR Committee and take action as appropriate. From 9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m., the Council will receive a report from the Finance Committee and take action as appropriate. From 9:45 a.m. - 10 a.m., the Council will receive a report from the Advisory PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Panel Selection Committee and take action as appropriate. From 10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m., the Council will hear a report from the SSC Selection Committee and take action as appropriate. From 10:15 a.m. - 10:30 a.m., the Council will hear a report from the SOPPs Committee and take action as appropriate. From 10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m., the Council will hear a report from the Information and Education Committee and take action as appropriate. From 10:45 a.m. - 12 noon, the Council will receive status reports from NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional Office, NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Fisheries Science Center, agency and liaison reports, and discuss other business including upcoming meetings. Documents regarding these issues are available from the Council office (see ADDRESSES). Although non-emergency issues not contained in this agenda may come before this Council for discussion, those issues may not be the subjects of formal Council action during this meeting. Council action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305 (c) of the Magnuson-Stevens Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Except for advertised (scheduled) public hearings and public comment, the times and sequence specified on this agenda are subject to change. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to the Council office (see ADDRESSES) by September 12, 2007. Dated: August 9, 2007. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. E7–15886 Filed 8–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038–0025, Practice by Former Members and Employees of the Commission Commodity Futures Trading Commission. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\14AUN1.SGM 14AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 14, 2007 / Notices ACTION: Notice. 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, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on requirements relating to practice before the Commission by former members and employees of the Commission. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 15, 2007. ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to John P. Dolan, Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John P. Dolan at (202) 418–5120; FAX: (202) 418–5524; e-mail: jdolan@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 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, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 45421 • Ways to minimize the burden of collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Practice by Former Members and Employees of the Commission, OBM Control Number 3038–0025—Extension Commission Rule 140.735–6 governs the practice before the Commission of former members and employees of the Commission and is intended to ensure that the Commission is aware of any existing conflict of interest. The rule generally requires former members and employees who are employed or retained to represent any person before the Commission within two years of the termination of their CFTC employment to file a brief written statement with the Commission’s Office of General Counsel. The proposed rule was promulgated pursuant to the Commission’s rulemaking authority contained in Section 8a(5) of the Commodity Exchange Act, 7 U.S.C. 12a(5) (1994). The Commission estimates the burden of this collection of information as follows: ESTIMATED ANNUAL REPORTING BURDEN 17 CFR section Annual number of respondents Frequency of response Total annual responses Hours per response Total hours 17 CFR 140.735–6 ............................................................... 3 1.5 4.5 .10 0.45 There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection. This estimate is based on the number of responses received over the last three years. Dated: August 8, 2007. David A. Stawick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 07–3951 Filed 8–13–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–M DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Office of the Secretary Termination of Federal Advisory Committee AGENCY: ACTION: DoD. Notice. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:35 Aug 13, 2007 Jkt 211001 SUMMARY: Under the provisions of Executive Order 13426, the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. 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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To 
Renew Collection 3038-0025, Practice by Former Members and Employees of 
the Commission

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

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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, including each proposed extension of an existing 
collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in 
response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on requirements 
relating to practice before the Commission by former members and 
employees of the Commission.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 15, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to John P. Dolan, Office of the 
General Counsel, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John P. Dolan at (202) 418-5120; FAX: 
(202) 418-5524; e-mail: jdolan@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 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, 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 
automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses.

Practice by Former Members and Employees of the Commission, OBM Control 
Number 3038-0025--Extension

    Commission Rule 140.735-6 governs the practice before the 
Commission of former members and employees of the Commission and is 
intended to ensure that the Commission is aware of any existing 
conflict of interest. The rule generally requires former members and 
employees who are employed or retained to represent any person before 
the Commission within two years of the termination of their CFTC 
employment to file a brief written statement with the Commission's 
Office of General Counsel. The proposed rule was promulgated pursuant 
to the Commission's rulemaking authority contained in Section 8a(5) of 
the Commodity Exchange Act, 7 U.S.C. 12a(5) (1994).
    The Commission estimates the burden of this collection of 
information as follows:

                                                            Estimated Annual Reporting Burden
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                                                                      Annual  number    Frequency of     Total annual      Hours per
                           17 CFR section                            of  respondents      response        responses         response       Total hours
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17 CFR 140.735-6...................................................               3              1.5              4.5              .10             0.45
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    There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs 
associated with this collection.
    This estimate is based on the number of responses received over the 
last three years.

    Dated: August 8, 2007.
David A. Stawick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 07-3951 Filed 8-13-07; 8:45 am]
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