Self-Regulatory Organizations; New York Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change Tto Amend the Fee Charged to Member Organizations for Maintenance of Exchange-Issued Cellular Phones, 54313-54314 [E7-18766]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 184 / Monday, September 24, 2007 / Notices SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. 34–56456; File No. SR–NYSE– 2007–79] Self-Regulatory Organizations; New York Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change Tto Amend the Fee Charged to Member Organizations for Maintenance of Exchange-Issued Cellular Phones September 18, 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 August 30, 2007, the New York Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Exchange’’ or ‘‘NYSE’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, and III below, which Items have been substantially prepared by the Exchange. The Exchange has designated this proposal as one establishing or changing a due, fee, or other charge applicable only to a member imposed by the Exchange under Section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of the Act 3 and Rule 19b– 4(f)(2) 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. rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange proposes to reduce, effective September 1, 2007, the annual ongoing maintenance fee paid by Member Organizations using Exchangeissued cellular phones on the NYSE trading floor from $2,400 to $240 per unit. The text of the proposed rule change is available at the Exchange, the Commission’s Public Reference Room, and http://www.nyse.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 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(ii) 4 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(2). 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 Exchange proposes to reduce, effective September 1, 2007, the annual ongoing maintenance fee paid by Member Organizations using Exchangeissued cellular phones on the NYSE trading floor from $2,400 to $240 per unit. This reduction results from the implementation of the latest generation of technology and network upgrades. All current capabilities, such as 4-digit, broker to booth dialing, and restrictions remain the same. Individual calling plans remain the choice and responsibility of the Member Organization. 2. Statutory Basis The Exchange believes that the proposed rule change is consistent with Section 6(b) of the Act 5 in general, and Section 6(b)(4) of the Act 6 in particular, in that it is designed to provide for the equitable allocation of reasonable dues, fees, and other charges among exchange members and issuers and other persons using exchange facilities. B. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Burden on Competition The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will impose any burden on competition that is not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Comments on the Proposed Rule Change Received from Members, Participants, or Others No written comments were solicited or received with respect to the proposed rule change. III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for Commission Action The foregoing proposed rule change has been designated as a fee change pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of the Act 7 and Rule 19b–4(f)(2) 8 thereunder, because it establishes or changes a due, fee, or other charge imposed by the Exchange. Accordingly, the proposal will take effect upon filing with the 1 15 5 15 2 17 6 15 VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:43 Sep 21, 2007 U.S.C. 78f(b). U.S.C. 78f(b)(4). 7 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(ii). 8 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(2). Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54313 Commission. At any time within 60 days of the filing of such proposed rule change the Commission may summarily abrogate such rule change if it appears to the Commission that such action is necessary or appropriate in the public interest, for the protection of investors, or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: Electronic Comments • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rule-comments@sec.gov. Please include File Number SR–NYSE–2007–79 on the subject line. Paper Comments • Send paper comments in triplicate to Nancy M. Morris, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–1090. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–NYSE–2007–79. This file number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission’s Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for inspection and copying in the Commission’s Public Reference Room, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Copies of such filing also will be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Exchange. All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1 54314 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 184 / Monday, September 24, 2007 / Notices submissions should refer to File Number SR–NYSE–2007–79 and should be submitted on or before October 15, 2007. For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.9 Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–18766 Filed 9–21–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Export Express Pilot Program rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SUMMARY: This notice announces the one-year extension of SBA’s Export Express Pilot Program until September 30, 2008. This extension will allow time for the Agency to conclude its evaluation of this low-performing loan program for exporters. DATES: The Export Express Pilot Program is extended under this notice until September 30, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard Ginsburg, Office of International Trade, U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 Third Street, SW., Washington, DC 20416; Telephone (202) 205–7429; richard.ginsburg@sba.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Export Express Pilot Program was established in 1998 to assist current and prospective small exporters, particularly those needing revolving lines of credit. Export Express generally conforms to the streamlined procedures of SBAExpress, although it carries SBA’s full 75–85 percent guaranty. The maximum loan amount under this Program is limited to $250,000. This notice announces the one-year extension of SBA’s Export Express Pilot Program until September 30, 2008. Currently lenders have processed just 660 Export Express loans for the fiveyear period FY 2002–2006. Exports attributed to small businesses have grown from $300 billion in 2002 to $375 billion in 2006. During this time period, the number of small business exporters grew from 215,000 to 230,000, representing 97% of all U.S. exporters. In order for the Export Express loan product to reach maximum potential and serve the special capital needs of U.S. small business exporters, SBA is refocusing its efforts on Export Express CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:43 Sep 21, 2007 Jkt 211001 (Authority: 13 CFR 120.3) James W. Hammersley, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Financial Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–18759 Filed 9–21–07; 8:45 am] U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA). ACTION: Notice of Pilot Program extension. AGENCY: 9 17 and developing a strategic marketing plan to the U.S. small business community and to the Agency’s lending partners. The further extension of this pilot program through September 30, 2008 will enable the Agency to determine whether Export Express should be retained or whether SBA’s other programs, including SBAExpress and the Export Working Capital Program, can successfully serve the needs of small business exporters. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Audit and Financial Management Advisory Committee Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Appendix 2 of Title 5, United States Code, Public Law 92–463, notice is hereby given that the U.S. Small Business Administration, Audit and Financial Management Advisory Committee (AFMAC) will host a public meeting on Wednesday, October 3, 2007 at 9 a.m. The meeting will take place at the U.S. Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street, SW., Office of the Chief Financial Officer Conference Room, 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20416. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the SBA’s FY 2007 Financial Reporting, FY 2007 Audit Findings, FY 2007 Financial Report Production and AFMAC Member Reviews, Information System Security, FY 2007 Credit Subsidy Modeling, A–123 Internal Control Program, Performance Management Framework, FY 2007 Financial and Information Systems Audits, and Performance Management. The AFMAC was established by the Administrator of the SBA to provide recommendation and advice regarding the Agency’s financial management, including the financial reporting process, systems of internal controls, audit process and process for monitoring compliance with relevant laws and regulations. Anyone wishing to attend must contact Jennifer Main in writing or by fax. Jennifer Main, Chief Financial Officer, 409 3rd Street, SW., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20416, phone: (202) PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 205–6449, fax: (202) 205–6969, e-mail: Jennifer.main@sba.gov. Raul Cisneros, Deputy Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. E7–18760 Filed 9–24–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5940] Culturally Significant Objects Imported for Exhibition Determinations: ‘‘The Arts of Kashmir’’ ACTION: Notice, correction. SUMMARY: On September 13, 2007, notice was published on page 52418 of the Federal Register (volume 72, number 177) of determinations made by the Department of State pertaining to the exhibit, ‘‘The Arts of Kashmir.’’ The referenced notice is corrected as to additional objects to be included in the exhibition. Pursuant to the authority vested in me by the Act of October 19, 1965 (79 Stat. 985; 22 U.S.C. 2459), Executive Order 12047 of March 27, 1978, the Foreign Affairs Reform and Restructuring Act of 1998 (112 Stat. 2681, et seq.; 22 U.S.C. 6501 note, et seq.), Delegation of Authority No. 234 of October 1, 1999, Delegation of Authority No. 236 of October 19, 1999, as amended, and Delegation of Authority No. 257 of April 15, 2003 [68 FR 19875], I hereby determine that the objects to be included in the exhibition ‘‘The Arts of Kashmir’’, imported from abroad for temporary exhibition within the United States, are of cultural significance. The objects are imported pursuant to loan agreements with the foreign owners or custodians. I also determine that the exhibition or display of the exhibit objects at the Asia Society, New York, New York, from on or about October 1, 2007, until on or about January 6, 2008, and at the Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, from on or about June 28, 2008 to on or about September 21, 2008, and at possible additional exhibitions or venues yet to be determined, is in the national interest. Public Notice of these Determinations is ordered to be published in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, including a list of the exhibit objects, contact Wolodymyr Sulzynsky, Attorney-Adviser, Office of the Legal Adviser, U.S. Department of State (telephone: (202) 453–8050). The address is U.S. Department of State, SA– 44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 700, Washington, DC 20547–0001. E:\FR\FM\24SEN1.SGM 24SEN1

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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

[Release No. 34-56456; File No. SR-NYSE-2007-79]


Self-Regulatory Organizations; New York Stock Exchange LLC; 
Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change 
Tto Amend the Fee Charged to Member Organizations for Maintenance of 
Exchange-Issued Cellular Phones

September 18, 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 August 30, 2007, the New York Stock Exchange LLC (``Exchange'' or 
``NYSE'') filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission 
(``Commission'') the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, 
and III below, which Items have been substantially prepared by the 
Exchange. The Exchange has designated this proposal as one establishing 
or changing a due, fee, or other charge applicable only to a member 
imposed by the Exchange under Section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of the Act \3\ 
and Rule 19b-4(f)(2) 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.
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    \1\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1).
    \2\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4.
    \3\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(ii) .
    \4\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4(f)(2).
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I. Self-Regulatory Organization's Statement of the Terms of Substance 
of the Proposed Rule Change

    The Exchange proposes to reduce, effective September 1, 2007, the 
annual ongoing maintenance fee paid by Member Organizations using 
Exchange-issued cellular phones on the NYSE trading floor from $2,400 
to $240 per unit. The text of the proposed rule change is available at 
the Exchange, the Commission's Public Reference Room, and http://
www.nyse.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 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 Exchange proposes to reduce, effective September 1, 2007, the 
annual ongoing maintenance fee paid by Member Organizations using 
Exchange-issued cellular phones on the NYSE trading floor from $2,400 
to $240 per unit. This reduction results from the implementation of the 
latest generation of technology and network upgrades. All current 
capabilities, such as 4-digit, broker to booth dialing, and 
restrictions remain the same. Individual calling plans remain the 
choice and responsibility of the Member Organization.
2. Statutory Basis
    The Exchange believes that the proposed rule change is consistent 
with Section 6(b) of the Act \5\ in general, and Section 6(b)(4) of the 
Act \6\ in particular, in that it is designed to provide for the 
equitable allocation of reasonable dues, fees, and other charges among 
exchange members and issuers and other persons using exchange 
facilities.
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    \5\ 15 U.S.C. 78f(b).
    \6\ 15 U.S.C. 78f(b)(4).
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B. Self-Regulatory Organization's Statement on Burden on Competition

    The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will 
impose any burden on competition that is not necessary or appropriate 
in furtherance of the purposes of the Act.

C. Self-Regulatory Organization's Statement on Comments on the Proposed 
Rule Change Received from Members, Participants, or Others

    No written comments were solicited or received with respect to the 
proposed rule change.

III. Date of Effectiveness of the Proposed Rule Change and Timing for 
Commission Action

    The foregoing proposed rule change has been designated as a fee 
change pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of the Act \7\ and Rule 19b-
4(f)(2) \8\ thereunder, because it establishes or changes a due, fee, 
or other charge imposed by the Exchange. Accordingly, the proposal will 
take effect upon filing with the Commission. At any time within 60 days 
of the filing of such proposed rule change the Commission may summarily 
abrogate such rule change if it appears to the Commission that such 
action is necessary or appropriate in the public interest, for the 
protection of investors, or otherwise in furtherance of the purposes of 
the Act.
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    \7\ 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(ii).
    \8\ 17 CFR 240.19b-4(f)(2).
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IV. Solicitation of Comments

    Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and 
arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule 
change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of 
the following methods:

Electronic Comments

     Use the Commission's Internet comment form (http://
www.sec.gov/rules/sro.shtml); or
     Send an e-mail to rule-comments@sec.gov. Please include 
File Number SR-NYSE-2007-79 on the subject line.

Paper Comments

     Send paper comments in triplicate to Nancy M. Morris, 
Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20549-1090.

All submissions should refer to File Number SR-NYSE-2007-79. This file 
number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To 
help the Commission process and review your comments more efficiently, 
please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on 
the Commission's Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/rules/
sro.shtml). Copies of the submission, all subsequent amendments, all 
written statements with respect to the proposed rule change that are 
filed with the Commission, and all written communications relating to 
the proposed rule change between the Commission and any person, other 
than those that may be withheld from the public in accordance with the 
provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be available for inspection and 
copying in the Commission's Public Reference Room, 100 F Street, NE., 
Washington, DC 20549, on official business days between the hours of 10 
a.m. and 3 p.m. Copies of such filing also will be available for 
inspection and copying at the principal office of the Exchange. All 
comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does 
not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should 
submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All

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submissions should refer to File Number SR-NYSE-2007-79 and should be 
submitted on or before October 15, 2007.

    For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, 
pursuant to delegated authority.\9\
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    \9\ 17 CFR 200.30-3(a)(12).
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Florence E. Harmon,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-18766 Filed 9-21-07; 8:45 am]
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