Product Change-Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement, 60201 [2014-23683]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 193 / Monday, October 6, 2014 / Notices POSTAL SERVICE Product Change—Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement Postal ServiceTM. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail Classification Schedule’s Competitive Products List. DATES: Effective Date: October 6, 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Reed, 202–268–3179. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Postal Service® hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on September 29, 2014, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Contract 94 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2014–48, CP2014–84. SUMMARY: Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Federal Requirements. [FR Doc. 2014–23683 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of FOIA Services, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–2736. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Extension: Form N–17f–1, OMB Control No. 3235–0359, SEC File No. 270–316. 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 a request for extension of the previously approved collection of information discussed below. Form N–17f–1 (17 CFR 274.219) is entitled ‘‘Certificate of Accounting of Securities and Similar Investments of a Management Investment Company in the Custody of Members of National Securities Exchanges.’’ The form serves as a cover sheet to the accountant’s certificate that is required to be filed periodically with the Commission pursuant to rule 17f–1 (17 CFR 270.17f– 1) under the Act, entitled ‘‘Custody of VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:17 Oct 03, 2014 Jkt 235001 Securities with Members of National Securities Exchanges,’’ which sets forth the conditions under which a fund may place its assets in the custody of a member of a national securities exchange. Rule 17f–1 requires, among other things, that an independent public accountant verify the fund’s assets at the end of every annual and semi-annual fiscal period, and at least one other time during the fiscal year as chosen by the independent accountant. Requiring an independent accountant to examine the fund’s assets in the custody of a member of a national securities exchange assists Commission staff in its inspection program and helps to ensure that the fund assets are subject to proper auditing procedures. The accountant’s certificate stating that it has made an examination, and describing the nature and the extent of the examination, must be attached to Form N–17f–1 and filed with the Commission promptly after each examination. The form facilitates the filing of the accountant’s certificates, and increases the accessibility of the certificates to both Commission staff and interested investors. Commission staff estimates that it takes: (i) 1 hour of clerical time to prepare and file Form N–17f–1; and (ii) 0.5 hour for the fund’s chief compliance officer to review Form N–17f–1 prior to filing with the Commission, for a total of 1.5 hours. Each fund is required to make 3 filings annually, for a total annual burden per fund of approximately 4.5 hours.1 Commission staff estimates that an average of 4 funds currently file Form N–17f–1 with the Commission 3 times each year, for a total of 12 responses annually.2 The total annual hour burden for Form N– 17f–1 is therefore estimated to be approximately 18 hours.3 The estimate of average burden hours is made solely for the purposes of the Paperwork Reduction Act, and is not derived from a comprehensive or even a representative survey or study of the costs of Commission rules. Compliance with the collections of information required by Form N–17f–1 is mandatory for funds that place their assets in the custody of a national securities exchange member. Responses will not be kept confidential. An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to a collection of 1 This estimate is based on the following calculation: (1.5 hours × 3 responses annually = 4.5 hours). 2 This estimate is based on a review of Form N– 17f–1 filings made with the Commission over the last three years. 3 This estimate is based on the following calculations: (4.5 hours × 4 funds = 18 total hours). PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60201 information unless it displays a currently valid control number. The public may view the background documentation for this information collection at the following Web site, www.reginfo.gov. Comments should be directed to: (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 by sending an email to: Shagufta_ Ahmed@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) Thomas Bayer, Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Remi Pavlik-Simon, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549 or send an email to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 30 days of this notice. Dated: September 30, 2014. Kevin M. O’Neill, Deputy Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–23707 Filed 10–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of FOIA Services, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549–2736. Extension: Form N–17f–2, OMB Control No. 3235– 0360, SEC File No. 270–317. Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 350l et seq.), the Securities and Exchange Commission (the ‘‘Commission’’) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for extension of the previously approved collection of information discussed below. Form N–17f–2 (17 CFR 274.220) under the Investment Company Act is entitled ‘‘Certificate of Accounting of Securities and Similar Investments in the Custody of Management Investment Companies.’’ Form N–17f–2 is the cover sheet for the accountant examination certificates filed under rule 17f–2 (17 CFR 270.17f–2) by registered management investment companies (‘‘funds’’) maintaining custody of securities or other investments. Form N–17f–2 facilitates the filing of the accountant’s examination certificates prepared under rule 17f–2. The use of the form allows the certificates to be filed electronically, and increases the accessibility of the examination E:\FR\FM\06OCN1.SGM 06OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 193 (Monday, October 6, 2014)]
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POSTAL SERVICE


Product Change--Priority Mail Negotiated Service Agreement

AGENCY: Postal ServiceTM.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Postal Service gives notice of filing a request with the 
Postal Regulatory Commission to add a domestic shipping services 
contract to the list of Negotiated Service Agreements in the Mail 
Classification Schedule's Competitive Products List.

DATES: Effective Date: October 6, 2014.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth A. Reed, 202-268-3179.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The United States Postal Service[supreg] 
hereby gives notice that, pursuant to 39 U.S.C. 3642 and 3632(b)(3), on 
September 29, 2014, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a 
Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail 
Contract 94 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at 
www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2014-48, CP2014-84.

Stanley F. Mires,
Attorney, Federal Requirements.
[FR Doc. 2014-23683 Filed 10-3-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 7710-12-P