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Download as PDF 512 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 2 / Thursday, January 3, 2008 / Notices Appendix A Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor assembled a panel of economic experts to discuss future directions for research on workforce issues. Assistant Secretary Emily Stover DeRocco chaired Leading Business, Government and Academia Economists On December 16, 2005, the Employment and Training Economist the meeting. The following table lists the names of experts from government, business and academia who attended the meeting and their organizations. Organization Gordon Berlin ........................................................................... Ron Bird* .................................................................................. Diana Furchtgott-Roth .............................................................. Randall Kempner ...................................................................... Richard McGahey ..................................................................... Alan Moghissi ........................................................................... Demetra Nightingale* ............................................................... Deborah van Opstal ................................................................. Rick Shangraw ......................................................................... Jim Streeter .............................................................................. Daniel G. Sullivan ..................................................................... Nancy Welch ............................................................................ MDRC. U.S. Department of Labor. Hudson Institute, Inc. Council on Competitiveness. Ford Foundation. Institute for Regulatory Science. Institute for Policy Studies/Johns Hopkins University. Council on Competitiveness. Decision Theater/Arizona State University. Institute for Regulatory Science. Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Morrison Institute for Public Policy/Arizona State University. * While unable to attend the meeting due to inclement weather, these individuals were provided drafts of the research plan and their comments are captured in the plan. [FR Doc. E7–25563 Filed 1–2–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–FM–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Sunshine Federal Register Notice Weeks of December 31, 2007, January 7, 14, 21, 28, February 4, 2008. PLACE: Commissioners’ Conference Room, 11555 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland. STATUS: Public and Closed. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: DATES: Week of December 31, 2007 There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of December 31, 2007. Week of January 7, 2008—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of January 7, 2008. Week of January 14, 2008—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of January 14, 2008. Week of January 21, 2008—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of January 21, 2008. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES Week of January 28, 2008—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of January 28, 2008. Week of February 4, 2008—Tentative There are no meetings scheduled for the Week of February 4, 2008. * The schedule for Commission meetings is subject to change on short notice. To verify the status of meetings, call (recording)—(301) 415–1292. Contact person for more information: Michelle Schroll, (301) 415–1662. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:29 Jan 02, 2008 Jkt 214001 The NRC Commission Meeting Schedule can be found on the Internet at: http://www.nrc.gov/about-nrc/policymaking/schedule.html. The NRC provides reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities where appropriate. If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in these public meetings, or need this meeting notice or the transcript or other information from the public meetings in another format (e.g. braille, large print), please notify the NRC’s Disability Program Coordinator, Rohn Brown, at 301–492–2279, TDD: 301–415–2100, or by e-mail at REB3@nrc.gov. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. This notice is distributed by mail to several hundred subscribers; if you no longer wish to receive it, or would like to be added to the distribution, please contact the Office of the Secretary, Washington, DC 20555 (301–415–1969). In addition, distribution of this meeting notice over the Internet system is available. If you are interested in receiving this Commission meeting schedule electronically, please send an electronic message to dkw@nrc.gov. Dated: December 27, 2007. R. Michelle Schroll, Office of the Secretary. [FR Doc. 07–6306 Filed 12–31–07; 10:59 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Washington, DC 20549–0213. Extension: Rule 206(4)–7; SEC File No. 270– 523; OMB Control No. 3235–0585. Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) the Securities and Exchange Commission (the ‘‘Commission’’) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) a request for extension of the previously approved collection of information discussed below. The title for the collection of information is ‘‘Investment Advisers Act rule 206(4)–7 (17 CFR 275.206(4)–7), Compliance procedures and practices.’’ Rule 206(4)–7 requires each investment adviser registered with the Commission to (i) adopt and implement internal compliance policies and procedures, (ii) review those policies and procedures annually, (iii) designate a chief compliance officer, and (iv) maintain certain compliance records. Rule 206(4)–7 is designed to protect investors by fostering better compliance with the securities laws. The collection of information under rule 206(4)–7 is necessary to assure that investment advisers maintain comprehensive internal programs that promote the advisers’ compliance with the Advisers Act. The information collection in the rule also assists the Commission’s examination staff in assessing the E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 2 / Thursday, January 3, 2008 / Notices adequacy of advisers’ compliance programs. This collection of information is mandatory. The information documented pursuant to rule 206(4)–7 is reviewed by the Commission’s examination staff, it will be accorded the same level of confidentiality accorded to other responses provided to the Commission in the context of its examination and oversight program. 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 control number. The respondents to this information collection are investment advisers registered with the Commission. Our latest data indicate that there were 10,817 advisers registered with the Commission as of September 30, 2007. The Commission has estimated that compliance with rule 206(4)–7 imposes an annual burden of approximately 80 hours per respondent. Based on this figure, the Commission estimates a total annual burden of 865,360 hours for this collection of information. Please direct general comments regarding the above information to the following persons: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or e-mail to: Alexander_T._Hunt@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) 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 to OMB within 30 days of this notice. Dated: December 20, 2007. Florence E. Harmon, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. E7–25523 Filed 1–2–08; 8:45 am] SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION [Release No. IC–28084] Notice of Applications for Deregistration Under Section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES December 27, 2007. The following is a notice of applications for deregistration under section 8(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940 for the month of December, 2007. A copy of each application may be obtained for a fee at the SEC’s Public Reference Branch (tel. 202–551–5850). 20:29 Jan 02, 2008 Jkt 214001 Franklin Federal Money Fund [File No. 811–3052] Summary: Applicant, a feeder fund in a master/feeder structure, seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On August 31, 2006, applicant transferred its assets to Franklin Money Fund, based on net asset value. Expenses of $175,850 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by applicant, the acquiring fund and Franklin Advisers, Inc., the investment adviser of the acquiring fund. Filing Dates: The application was filed on November 9, 2007, and amended on December 18, 2007. Applicant’s Address: One Franklin Parkway, San Mateo, CA 94403–1906. Columbus Funds, Inc. [File No. 811– 21463] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 An order granting each application will be issued unless the SEC orders a hearing. Interested persons may request a hearing on any application by writing to the SEC’s Secretary at the address below and serving the relevant applicant with a copy of the request, personally or by mail. Hearing requests should be received by the SEC by 5:30 p.m. on January 22, 2008, and should be accompanied by proof of service on the applicant, in the form of an affidavit or, for lawyers, a certificate of service. Hearing requests should state the nature of the writer’s interest, the reason for the request, and the issues contested. Persons who wish to be notified of a hearing may request notification by writing to the Secretary, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549– 1090. For Further Information Contact: Diane L. Titus at (202) 551–6810, SEC, Division of Investment Management, Office of Investment Company Regulation, 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC 20549–4041. Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On August 3, 2007, applicant transferred its assets to Frontegra Funds, Inc., based on net asset value. Expenses of $110,500 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by Reams Asset Management Company, LLC, applicant’s investment adviser, and Frontegra Asset Management, Inc., the acquiring fund’s investment adviser. Filing Dates: The application was filed on October 10, 2007, and amended on December 14, 2007. Applicant’s Address: 227 Washington St., Columbus, IN 47202. PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 513 Granum Series Trust [File No. 811– 8029] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On November 1, 2007, applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $292,343 incurred in connection with the liquidation will be paid by applicant from assets placed in an escrow account. Filing Date: The application was filed on November 13, 2007. Applicant’s Address: c/o Granum Capital Management, L.L.C., 126 East 56th St., 25th Floor, New York, NY 10022. CAMCO Investors Fund [File No. 811– 8465] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On February 8, 2007, applicant transferred its assets to CAMCO Investors Trust, based on net asset value. Expenses of $30,050 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by applicant and Cornerstone Asset Management Inc., applicant’s investment adviser. A capital stock tax in the amount of $69 payable to the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue will be paid by the acquiring fund. Filing Date: The application was filed on November 13, 2007. Applicant’s Address: 30 East Main St., Berryville, VA 22611. FTI Funds [File No. 811–7369] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On July 24, 2003, applicant transferred its assets to corresponding series of Franklin Global Trust, based on net asset value. Expenses of $43,619 incurred in connection with the reorganization were paid by Fiduciary International, Inc., applicant’s investment adviser. Filing Date: The application was filed on December 4, 2007. Applicant’s Address: One Franklin Parkway, San Mateo, CA 94403–1906. Prairie Fund [File No. 811–9931] Summary: Applicant seeks an order declaring that it has ceased to be an investment company. On September 19, 2007, applicant made a liquidating distribution to its shareholders, based on net asset value. Expenses of $16,059 incurred in connection with the liquidation will be paid by applicant and Zuckerman Management Associates, Inc., applicant’s investment adviser and sole remaining shareholder. E:\FR\FM\03JAN1.SGM 03JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 2 (Thursday, January 3, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 512-513]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange 
Commission, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Washington, DC 
20549-0213.

Extension: Rule 206(4)-7; SEC File No. 270-523; OMB Control No. 
3235-0585.

    Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) the Securities and Exchange Commission 
(the ``Commission'') has submitted to the Office of Management and 
Budget (``OMB'') a request for extension of the previously approved 
collection of information discussed below.
    The title for the collection of information is ``Investment 
Advisers Act rule 206(4)-7 (17 CFR 275.206(4)-7), Compliance procedures 
and practices.'' Rule 206(4)-7 requires each investment adviser 
registered with the Commission to (i) adopt and implement internal 
compliance policies and procedures, (ii) review those policies and 
procedures annually, (iii) designate a chief compliance officer, and 
(iv) maintain certain compliance records. Rule 206(4)-7 is designed to 
protect investors by fostering better compliance with the securities 
laws. The collection of information under rule 206(4)-7 is necessary to 
assure that investment advisers maintain comprehensive internal 
programs that promote the advisers' compliance with the Advisers Act. 
The information collection in the rule also assists the Commission's 
examination staff in assessing the

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adequacy of advisers' compliance programs. This collection of 
information is mandatory.
    The information documented pursuant to rule 206(4)-7 is reviewed by 
the Commission's examination staff, it will be accorded the same level 
of confidentiality accorded to other responses provided to the 
Commission in the context of its examination and oversight program. 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 control number.
    The respondents to this information collection are investment 
advisers registered with the Commission. Our latest data indicate that 
there were 10,817 advisers registered with the Commission as of 
September 30, 2007. The Commission has estimated that compliance with 
rule 206(4)-7 imposes an annual burden of approximately 80 hours per 
respondent. Based on this figure, the Commission estimates a total 
annual burden of 865,360 hours for this collection of information.
    Please direct general comments regarding the above information to 
the following persons: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange 
Commission, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive 
Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or e-mail to: Alexander--T.--
Hunt@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) 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 to OMB within 30 days 
of this notice.

    Dated: December 20, 2007.
Florence E. Harmon,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. E7-25523 Filed 1-2-08; 8:45 am]
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