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Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 50660 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 27, 2008 / Notices the definition of construction. This additional guidance is intended to clarify the delineation of preconstruction activities and those activities that require prior NRC approval (i.e., construction activities). Upon receiving public comments, the NRC staff will evaluate and disposition the comments, as appropriate. Once the NRC staff completes the COL/ESP–ISG, including this supplemental information, the staff will issue it for use. The NRC staff will also incorporate the approved COL/ESP–ISG–004 into the next revisions of the Regulatory Guide 1.206, ‘‘Combined License Applications for Nuclear Power Plants,’’ and related guidance documents. DATES: Comments must be filed no later than 30 days from the date of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Comments received after this date will be considered, if it is practical to do so, but the NRC staff is able to ensure consideration only for comments received on or before this date. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted to: Chief, Rulemaking, Directives, and Editing Branch, Office of Administration, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 20555– 0001. Comments should be delivered to: 11545 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, Room T–6D59, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:15 p.m. on Federal workdays. Persons may also provide comments via e-mail to nrcrep.resource@nrc.gov. The NRC maintains an Agencywide Documents Access and Management System (ADAMS), which provides text and image files of NRC’s public documents. These documents may be accessed through the NRC’s Public Electronic Reading Room on the Internet at http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ adams.html. Persons who do not have access to ADAMS or who encounter problems in accessing the documents located in ADAMS should contact the NRC Public Document Room reference staff at 1–800–397–4209, 301–415–4737, or by e-mail at pdr@nrc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jerry N. Wilson, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of the New Reactors, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC, 20555– 0001; telephone 301–415–3145 or e-mail at Jerry.Wilson@nrc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NRC posts its issued staff guidance, including the subject supplement to draft COL/ ESP–ISG–004, on the NRC external Web page (http://www.nrc.gov/reading-rm/ doc-collections/isg/). The NRC staff is issuing this notice to solicit public comments on the supplement to proposed COL/ESP–ISG– VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:52 Aug 26, 2008 Jkt 214001 004. After the NRC staff considers any public comments, it will make a determination regarding the proposed COL/ESP–ISG–004. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 19th day of August, 2008. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. David B. Matthews, Division Director, Division of New Reactor Licensing, Office of New Reactors. [FR Doc. E8–19830 Filed 8–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P POSTAL SERVICE International Product Change—Global Plus 2 Negotiated Service Agreements Postal Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Postal Service notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add Global Plus 2 Negotiated Service Agreements to the Competitive Products List pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3). DATES: August 27, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margaret M. 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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Margaret M. Falwell, 703–292–3576 PO 00000 Frm 00074 Neva R. Watson, Attorney, Legislative. [FR Doc. E8–19801 Filed 8–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P ServiceTM. SUMMARY: ACTION: The United States Postal Service hereby gives notice that it has filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of United States Postal Service to Add Inbound Direct Entry Contracts with Foreign Postal Administrations to the Competitive Product List, and Notice of Filing (Under Seal) the Enabling Governor’s Decision and Two Functionally Equivalent Contracts with Foreign Posts. Documents are available at http://www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2008–6, CP2008–14, and CP2008–15. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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: Form 8–A, OMB Control No. 3235–0056, SEC File No. 270–54. 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 (‘‘Commission’’) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for extension of the previously approved collection of information discussed below. Form 8–A (17 CFR 249.208a) is a registration statement for certain classes of securities pursuant to sections 12(b) and 12(g) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78l(b) and 78l(g)). Section 12(a) (15 U.S.C. 78l(a) requires securities traded on national exchanges to be registered under the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.). Section 12(b) establishes the registration procedures. Section 12(g), and Rule 12g–1 (17 CFR 240.12g–1) promulgated thereunder, extended the Exchange Act registration requirements to issuers engaged in interstate commerce, or in a business affecting interstate commerce, and having total assets of $10,000,000 or more and a class of equity security held of record by 500 or more persons. The respondents are companies offering securities. The information must be filed with the Commission on occasion. Form 8–A is a public document and filing is mandatory. The form takes approximately 3 hours to prepare and is E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 27, 2008 / Notices filed by 1,170 respondents for a total of 3,510 annual burden hours. Written comments regarding the above information should be directed to the following persons: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or send an email to Alexander_T._Hunt@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) Lewis W. Walker, Acting Director/ Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, C/O Shirley Martinson, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22312; or send an email to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 30 days of this notice. Dated: August 20, 2008. Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–19820 Filed 8–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8010–01–P Dated: August 22, 2008. Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–19857 Filed 8–26–08; 8:45 am] SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Sunshine Act Meeting BILLING CODE 8010–01–P Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold an Open Meeting on August 27, 2008 at 10 a.m., in the Auditorium, Room L–002. Commissioner Paredes, as duty officer, determined that no earlier notice thereof was possible. The subject matter of the Open Meeting will be: 1. The Commission will consider whether to adopt amendments to its rules regarding the circumstances under which a foreign private issuer is required to register a class of equity securities under Section 12(g) of the Exchange Act. 2. The Commission will consider whether to adopt amendments to the forms and rules applicable to foreign private issuers that are intended to enhance the information that is available to investors. 3. The Commission will consider whether to adopt revisions to the current exemptions for cross-border business combination transactions and rights offerings to expand and enhance the usefulness of the exemptions, and to adopt changes to the beneficial ownership reporting rules to permit certain foreign institutions to file reports on a shorter form. The Commission also will consider whether to publish VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:52 Aug 26, 2008 interpretive guidance on issues related to cross-border transactions. 4. The Commission will consider whether to propose a Roadmap for the potential use by U.S. issuers for purposes of their filings with the Commission of financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards (‘‘IFRS’’) as issued by the International Accounting Standards Board. As part of the Roadmap, the Commission will also consider whether to propose amendments to various rules and forms that would permit early use of IFRS by a limited number of U.S. issuers. At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202) 551–5400. Jkt 214001 50661 comments on the rule change from interested parties. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The purpose of the rule change is to (i) modify record layouts for the Collateral Loan System to comply with the new Symbology series key defined by the Options Symbology Initiative (‘‘OSI’’) and (ii) implement record layout changes that will allow The Options Clearing Corporation (‘‘OCC’’) members to process collateral loan transactions directly against OCC subaccounts.4 II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, DTC 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. DTC has prepared summaries, set forth in sections (A), (B), and (C) below, of the most significant aspects of these statements.5 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION (A) Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change [Release No. 34–58407; File No. SR–DTC– 2008–10] 1. Options Symbology Initiative Self-Regulatory Organizations; The Depository Trust Company; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of Proposed Rule Change To Make Technical Changes to the Collateral Loan System August 21, 2008. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (‘‘Act’’),1 notice is hereby given that on August 1, 2008, The Depository Trust Company (‘‘DTC’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change described in Items I, II, and III below, which items have been prepared primarily by DTC. DTC filed the proposal pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A)(iii) of the Act 2 and Rule 19b–4(f)(4) 3 thereunder so that the proposal was effective upon filing with the Commission. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(iii). 3 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(4). 2 15 PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Currently organizations that support trading in listed options typically use a three to five alpha character representation. The first three characters identify the option root symbol, and the remaining two alpha characters identify the expiration month, call/put indicator, and strike price. In an effort to standardize option symbols and overhaul the existing method of identifying exchange-listed options contracts, OCC is spearheading an industry-wide adoption of the OSI.6 The OSI supports the elimination of alpha codes that are currently used to denote expiration month, call/put code, and strike price. As a result, DTC is proposing to modify its record layouts for DTC’s Collateral Loan System to 4 For more information regarding the record layout changes, see DTC Important Notice B 3577– 08. http://www.dtcc.com/downloads/legal/ imp_notices/2008/dtc/set/3577–08.pdf. 5 The Commission has modified the text of the summaries prepared by DTC. 6 For more information about The Options Clearing Corporation’s Options Symbology Initiative see the most recent plan at http:// www.theocc.com/initiatives/symbology/ implementation_plan.jsp. E:\FR\FM\27AUN1.SGM 27AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 167 (Wednesday, August 27, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50660-50661]
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:
    Form 8-A, OMB Control No. 3235-0056, SEC File No. 270-54.

    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 
(``Commission'') has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a 
request for extension of the previously approved collection of 
information discussed below.
    Form 8-A (17 CFR 249.208a) is a registration statement for certain 
classes of securities pursuant to sections 12(b) and 12(g) of the 
Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78l(b) and 78l(g)). Section 
12(a) (15 U.S.C. 78l(a) requires securities traded on national 
exchanges to be registered under the Exchange Act (15 U.S.C. 78a et 
seq.). Section 12(b) establishes the registration procedures. Section 
12(g), and Rule 12g-1 (17 CFR 240.12g-1) promulgated thereunder, 
extended the Exchange Act registration requirements to issuers engaged 
in interstate commerce, or in a business affecting interstate commerce, 
and having total assets of $10,000,000 or more and a class of equity 
security held of record by 500 or more persons. The respondents are 
companies offering securities. The information must be filed with the 
Commission on occasion. Form 8-A is a public document and filing is 
mandatory. The form takes approximately 3 hours to prepare and is

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filed by 1,170 respondents for a total of 3,510 annual burden hours.
    Written comments regarding the above information should be directed 
to the following persons: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and 
Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office 
Building, Washington, DC 20503 or send an e-mail to Alexander_T._
Hunt@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) Lewis W. Walker, Acting 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: August 20, 2008.
Florence E. Harmon,
Acting Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-19820 Filed 8-26-08; 8:45 am]
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