Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038-0012, Futures Volume, Open Interest, Price, Deliveries and Purchases/Sales of Futures for Commodities or for Derivatives Positions, 17447-17448 [2016-07006]

Download as PDF 17447 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2016 / Notices also include a detailed resume or curriculum vitae. Dated: March 23, 2016. Kathy D. Smith, Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration. [FR Doc. 2016–06975 Filed 3–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–10–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection 3038–0012, Futures Volume, Open Interest, Price, Deliveries and Purchases/Sales of Futures for Commodities or for Derivatives Positions AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (‘‘CFTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (‘‘PRA’’), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment. This notice solicits comments on futures volume, open interest, price, deliveries, and purchases/sales of futures for commodities or for derivatives positions. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 31, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ‘‘Futures Volume & Open Interest Collection,’’ 3038–0012, by any of the following methods: • The Agency’s Web site, at http:// comments.cftc.gov/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site. • Mail: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail above. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov/. Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Portal. Please submit your comments using only one method. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary J. Martinaitis, Associate Deputy Director, Division of Market Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, (202) 418–5209; email: gmartinaitis@cftc.gov, and refer to OMB Control No. 3038–0012. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ‘‘Collection of Information’’ is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3 and includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), requires Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, the CFTC is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information listed below. Title: Futures Volume, Open Interest, Price, Deliveries and Purchases/Sales of Futures for Commodities or for Derivatives Positions (OMB Control No. 3038–0012). This is a request for extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Commission Regulation 16.01 requires the U.S. futures exchanges to publish daily information on the items listed in the title of the collection. The information required by this rule is in the public interest and is necessary for market surveillance. This rule is promulgated pursuant to the Commission’s rulemaking authority contained in section 5 of the Commodity Exchange Act, 7 U.S.C. 7 (2010). With respect to the collection of information, the CFTC invites comments on: • Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Commission, including whether the information will have a practical use; • The accuracy of the Commission’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to http:// www.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider information that you believe is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt information may be submitted according to the procedures established in § 145.9 of the Commission’s regulations.1 The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your submission from http://www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be inappropriate for publication, such as obscene language. All submissions that have been redacted or removed that contain comments on the merits of the Information Collection Request will be retained in the public comment file and will be considered as required under the Administrative Procedure Act and other applicable laws, and may be accessible under the Freedom of Information Act. Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is estimated to be as follows: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ESTIMATED ANNUAL REPORTING BURDEN Annual number of respondents 17 CFR section 16.01 .................................................................................... 1 17 Frequency of response 15 Daily Total annual responses ............... 3,750 CFR 145.9. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:43 Mar 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1 Hours per response 0.5 Total hours 1,875 17448 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 60 / Tuesday, March 29, 2016 / Notices Respondents/Affected Entities: Designated Contract Markets. Estimated number of respondents: 15. Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 1,875 hours. Frequency of collection: Daily. (Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) Dated: March 23, 2016. Robert N. Sidman, Deputy Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2016–07006 Filed 3–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Army Education Advisory Subcommittee Meeting Notice AGENCY: Department of the Army, DoD. Notice of open subcommittee meeting. ACTION: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Command and General Staff College (CGSC) Board of Visitors, a subcommittee of the Army Education Advisory Committee. This meeting is open to the public. DATES: The CGSC Board of Visitors Subcommittee will meet from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on May 9, and from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. on May 10, 2016. ADDRESSES: United States Army Command and General Staff College, Lewis and Clark Center, 100 Stimson Ave., Bell Conference Room, Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Robert Baumann, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the subcommittee, in writing at Command and General Staff College, 100 Stimson Ave., Ft. Leavenworth, KS 66027, by email at robert.f.baumann.civ@mail.mil, or by telephone at (913) 684–2742. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subcommittee meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The Army Education Advisory Committee is chartered to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on the educational, doctrinal, and research policies and activities of U.S. Army educational programs. The CGSC Board of Visitors subcommittee focuses primarily on CGSC. The purpose of the VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:43 Mar 28, 2016 Jkt 238001 meeting is to provide the subcommittee with an overview of CGSC academic programs, with focus on the College’s two degree-granting schools: The Command and General Staff School (CGSS) and the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), in the aftermath of recent regional academic accreditation review in March 2016, and to address other administrative matters. Current CGSC administrators, faculty, and students will be available to offer their perspectives. Proposed Agenda: May 9 and 10—The subcommittee will review the findings of the accreditation review by the Higher Learning Commission in March 2016, and discuss any other matters relevant to the health and effectiveness of CGSC programs; the committee will also complete as needed training or certain administrative requirements associated with the appointment and service of individual subcommittee members. Provisional findings and recommendations from these general subcommittee deliberations will be referred to the Army Education Advisory Committee for deliberation by the Committee under the open-meeting rules. Public Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102– 3.165, and subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first to arrive basis. Attendees are requested to submit their name, affiliation, and daytime phone number seven business days prior to the meeting to Dr. Baumann, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public attending the subcommittee meetings will not be permitted to present questions from the floor or speak to any issue under consideration by the subcommittee. Because the meeting of the subcommittee will be held in a Federal Government facility on a military base, security screening is required. A photo ID is required to enter base. Please note that security and gate guards have the right to inspect vehicles and persons seeing to enter and exit the installation. Lewis and Clark Center is fully handicap accessible. Wheelchair access is available in front at the main entrance of the building. For additional information about public access procedures, contact Dr. Baumann, the subcommittee’s Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at the email address or telephone number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Written Comments or Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 102–3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the public or interested organizations may submit written comments or statements to the subcommittee, in response to the stated agenda of the open meeting or in regard to the subcommittee’s mission in general. Written comments or statements should be submitted to Dr. Baumann, the subcommittee Alternate Designated Federal Officer, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Each page of the comment or statement must include the author’s name, title or affiliation, address, and daytime phone number. The Alternate Designated Federal Officer will review all submitted written comments or statements and provide them to members of the subcommittee for their consideration. Written comments or statements being submitted in response to the agenda set forth in this notice must be received by the Alternate Designated Federal Official at least seven business days prior to the meeting to be considered by the subcommittee. Written comments or statements received after this date may not be provided to the subcommittee until its next meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.140d, the Committee is not obligated to allow a member of the public to speak or otherwise address the Committee during the meeting. Members of the public will be permitted to make verbal comments during the Committee meeting only at the time and in the manner described below. If a member of the public is interested in making a verbal comment at the open meeting, that individual must submit a request, with a brief statement of the subject matter to be addressed by the comment, at least seven business days in advance to the subcommittee’s Alternate Designated Federal Official, via electronic mail, the preferred mode of submission, at the address listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. The Alternate Designated Federal Official will log each request, in the order received, and in consultation with the Subcommittee Chair, determine whether the subject matter of each comment is relevant to the Subcommittee’s mission and/or the topics to be addressed in this public meeting. A 15-minute period near the end of the meeting will be available for verbal public comments. Members of the public who have requested to make a verbal comment and whose comments have been deemed relevant under the process described above, will be allotted no E:\FR\FM\29MRN1.SGM 29MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 60 (Tuesday, March 29, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 17447-17448]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To 
Renew Collection 3038-0012, Futures Volume, Open Interest, Price, 
Deliveries and Purchases/Sales of Futures for Commodities or for 
Derivatives Positions

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``CFTC'' or 
``Commission'') is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the 
proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the 
Paperwork Reduction Act (``PRA''), Federal agencies are required to 
publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed 
collection of information, including each proposed extension of an 
existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public 
comment. This notice solicits comments on futures volume, open 
interest, price, deliveries, and purchases/sales of futures for 
commodities or for derivatives positions.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 31, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ``Futures Volume & 
Open Interest Collection,'' 3038-0012, by any of the following methods:
     The Agency's Web site, at http://comments.cftc.gov/. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Web site.
     Mail: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette 
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail above.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov/. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments through the Portal.
    Please submit your comments using only one method.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary J. Martinaitis, Associate Deputy 
Director, Division of Market Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading 
Commission, (202) 418-5209; email: gmartinaitis@cftc.gov, and refer to 
OMB Control No. 3038-0012.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain 
approval from the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for each 
collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ``Collection of 
Information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3 and 
includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public 
submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. 
Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), requires 
Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register 
concerning each proposed collection of information before submitting 
the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this requirement, 
the CFTC is publishing notice of the proposed collection of information 
listed below.
    Title: Futures Volume, Open Interest, Price, Deliveries and 
Purchases/Sales of Futures for Commodities or for Derivatives Positions 
(OMB Control No. 3038-0012). This is a request for extension of a 
currently approved information collection.
    Abstract: Commission Regulation 16.01 requires the U.S. futures 
exchanges to publish daily information on the items listed in the title 
of the collection. The information required by this rule is in the 
public interest and is necessary for market surveillance. This rule is 
promulgated pursuant to the Commission's rulemaking authority contained 
in section 5 of the Commodity Exchange Act, 7 U.S.C. 7 (2010).
    With respect to the collection of information, the CFTC invites 
comments on:
     Whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Commission, including whether the information will have a practical 
use;
     The accuracy of the Commission's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
     Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and
     Ways to minimize the burden of collection of information 
on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied 
by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to 
http://www.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you wish 
to make available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider 
information that you believe is exempt from disclosure under the 
Freedom of Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of 
the exempt information may be submitted according to the procedures 
established in Sec.  145.9 of the Commission's regulations.\1\
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    The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to 
review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your 
submission from http://www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be 
inappropriate for publication, such as obscene language. All 
submissions that have been redacted or removed that contain comments on 
the merits of the Information Collection Request will be retained in 
the public comment file and will be considered as required under the 
Administrative Procedure Act and other applicable laws, and may be 
accessible under the Freedom of Information Act.
    Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is 
estimated to be as follows:

                                        Estimated Annual Reporting Burden
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                              Annual  number
       17 CFR section               of           Frequency of      Total annual      Hours per      Total hours
                                respondents        response          responses       response
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16.01.......................              15  Daily.............           3,750             0.5           1,875
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    Respondents/Affected Entities: Designated Contract Markets.
    Estimated number of respondents: 15.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 1,875 hours.
    Frequency of collection: Daily.

(Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.)

    Dated: March 23, 2016.
Robert N. Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2016-07006 Filed 3-28-16; 8:45 am]
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