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Download as PDF 59514 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 203 / Monday, October 22, 2007 / Notices FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Steven Atran, Population Dynamics Statistician; Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council; telephone: (813) 348–1630. National Telecommunications and Information Administration At this meeting, the AP will evaluate and recommend innovative management strategies for the private and for-hire recreational red snapper fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico, and evaluate and recommend innovative approaches to minimizing bycatch and bycatch mortality in the private and for-hire recreational red snapper fisheries of the Gulf of Mexico. Approaches that could be considered for management of the recreational red snapper fishery include, but are not limited to, random distribution systems such as lotteries, community-based approaches, incentive-based approaches, effort control, and, any other novel approaches deemed relevant by the AP. 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This notice announces the names of new and existing members of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Performance Review Board. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony Calza, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Chief, Management Division, at (202) 482–2196, Room 4888, Washington, DC 20230. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the Performance Review Board is to review and make recommendations to the appointing authority on performance management issues such as appraisals, bonuses, pay level increases, and Presidential Rank Awards for members of the Senior Executive Service. The Assistant Secretary for Communications and Information, John M. R. Kneuer, has named the following members of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration’s Performance Review Board: 1. Daniel C. Hurley, Director, Communications and Information Infrastructure Assurance Program (Chairperson) 2. Bernadette McGuire-Rivera, Associate Administrator for Telecommunications and Information Applications (existing) 3. Renee Macklin, Chief Information Officer, International Trade Administration, (Outside reviewer, new) 4. Alan W. Vincent, Associate Administrator for Telecommunications Sciences and Director, Institute for Telecommunication Sciences (existing) 5. Michael J. Crison, Director, Requirements, Planning and Systems Integration Division, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (Outside reviewer) PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6. Karl B. Nebbia, Associate Administrator for Spectrum Management (new) Dated: October 5, 2007. Deborah Martin, Acting, Human Resources Officer. [FR Doc. E7–20740 Filed 10–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–60–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden; it includes the actual data collection instruments [if any]. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 21, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY CONTACT: John P. Dolan at (202) 418– 5220; FAX: (202) 418–5524; e-mail: mailto:jdolan@cftc.gov Imauldin@cftc.gov and refer to OMB Control No. 3038–0025. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Practice by Former Members and Employees of the Commission (OMB Control No. 3038–0025). This is a request for extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: 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), as amended. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 203 / Monday, October 22, 2007 / Notices control number. The OMB control numbers for the CFTC’s regulations were published on December 30, 1981. See 46 FR 63035 (Dec. 30, 1981). The FEDERAL REGISTER notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on August 14, 2007 (72 FR 45420). Burden statement: The respondent burden for this collection is estimated to average .10 hours per response to file the brief written statement. This estimate includes the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information and disclosing and providing information; adjust the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information. Respondents/Affected Entities: 3. Estimated number of responses: 4.5. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: .10 hours. Frequency of collection: On occasion. Send comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the addresses listed below. Please refer to OMB Control No. 3038–0025 in any correspondence. John P. Dolan, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581 and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for CFTC, 725 17th Street, Washington, DC 20503. Dated: October 16, 2007. David A. Stawick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 07–5184 Filed 10–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–M COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request: Rules Pertaining to Contract Markets and Their Members Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. ebenthall on PRODPC61 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:02 Oct 19, 2007 Jkt 214001 abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden; it includes the actual data collection instruments [if any]. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 21, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Riva Spear Adriance, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Division of Market Oversight, 202–418–5494, fax 202–418–5527, e-mail radriance@cftc.gov, and refer to OMB Control No. 3038–0022. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Rules Pertaining to Contract Markets and Their Members (OMB Control No. 3038–0022). This is a request for extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Section 5c(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act, 7 U.S.C. 7a– 2(c), establishes procedures for registered entities (designated contract markets, registered derivatives transaction execution facilities and registered derivatives clearing organizations) to implement new rules and rule amendments by either seeking prior approval or (for most rules) certifying to the Commission that such rules or rule amendments do not violate the Act or Commission regulations. Rules 40.2, 40.3, 40.4, 40.5 and 40.6 implement these statutory provisions. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number. The OMB control numbers for the CFTC’s regulations were published on December 30, 1981. See 46 FR 63035 (Dec. 30, 1981). The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on August 15, 2007 (72 FR 45759). Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is estimated to average .83 hours per response. These estimates include the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information and disclosing and providing information; adjust the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information. Respondents/Affected Entities: 11,006. PO 00000 Frm 00005 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59515 Estimated number of responses: 13,118. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 57 hours. Frequency of collection: On occasion. Send comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the addresses listed below. Please refer to OMB Control No. 3038–0022 in any correspondence. Riva Spear Adriance, Division of Market Oversight, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581, and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for CFTC, 725 17th Street, Washington, DC 20503. Dated: October 16, 2007. David A. Stawick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 07–5185 Filed 10–19–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–M DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The IC Clearance Official, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 21, 2007. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, Washington, DC 20503. Commenters are encouraged to submit responses electronically by email to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or via fax to (202) 395–6974. Commenters should include the following subject line in their response ‘‘Comment: [insert OMB number], [insert abbreviated collection name, e.g., ‘‘Upward Bound Evaluation’’]. Persons submitting comments electronically should not submit paper copies. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information AGENCY: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22OCN1.SGM 22OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 203 (Monday, October 22, 2007)]
[Notices]
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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AgENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 
et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request 
(ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature 
of the information collection and its expected costs and burden; it 
includes the actual data collection instruments [if any].

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 21, 2007.

For Further Information or a Copy Contact: John P. Dolan at (202) 418-
5220; FAX: (202) 418-5524; e-mail: mailto:jdolan@cftc.gov 
Imauldin@cftc.gov and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0025.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Practice by Former Members and Employees of the Commission 
(OMB Control No. 3038-0025). This is a request for extension of a 
currently approved information collection.
    Abstract: 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), as amended.
    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required 
to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a 
currently valid OMB

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control number. The OMB control numbers for the CFTC's regulations were 
published on December 30, 1981. See 46 FR 63035 (Dec. 30, 1981). The 
Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting 
comments on this collection of information was published on August 14, 
2007 (72 FR 45420).
    Burden statement: The respondent burden for this collection is 
estimated to average .10 hours per response to file the brief written 
statement. This estimate includes the time needed to review 
instructions; develop, acquire, install, and utilize technology and 
systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and verifying 
information, processing and maintaining information and disclosing and 
providing information; adjust the existing ways to comply with any 
previously applicable instructions and requirements; train personnel to 
be able to respond to a collection of information; and transmit or 
otherwise disclose the information.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: 3.
    Estimated number of responses: 4.5.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: .10 hours.
    Frequency of collection: On occasion.
    Send comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect of 
the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the 
burden, to the addresses listed below. Please refer to OMB Control No. 
3038-0025 in any correspondence.
    John P. Dolan, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Commodity Futures 
Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581 and 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for CFTC, 725 17th Street, Washington, 
DC 20503.

    Dated: October 16, 2007.
David A. Stawick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 07-5184 Filed 10-19-07; 8:45 am]
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