Sunshine Act; Notice of Public Meeting, 22323 [2016-08850]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 73 / Friday, April 15, 2016 / Notices 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 April 8, 2016, it filed with the Postal Regulatory Commission a Request of the United States Postal Service to Add Priority Mail Express & Priority Mail Contract 29 to Competitive Product List. Documents are available at www.prc.gov, Docket Nos. MC2016–120, CP2016–150. Stanley F. Mires, Attorney, Federal Compliance. [FR Doc. 2016–08705 Filed 4–14–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7710–12–P RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD Sunshine Act; Notice of Public Meeting Notice is hereby given that the Railroad Retirement Board will hold a meeting on May 4, 2016, 10:00 a.m. at the Board’s meeting room on the 8th floor of its headquarters building, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, Illinois 60611. The agenda for this meeting follows: Portion open to the public: (1) Executive Committee Reports The person to contact for more information is Martha P. Rico, Secretary to the Board, Phone No. 312–751–4920. Dated: April 13, 2016. Martha P. Rico, Secretary to the Board. [FR Doc. 2016–08850 Filed 4–13–16; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7905–01–P [Release No. 34–77583; File No. SRBatsEDGA–2016–04] Self-Regulatory Organizations; Bats EDGA Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a NonSubstantive Correction to Rule 11.27 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES April 11, 2016. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on April 7, 2016, Bats EDGA Exchange, Inc. (the ‘‘Exchange’’ or ‘‘EDGA’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I and II below, which Items have been prepared 2 17 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:27 Apr 14, 2016 Jkt 238001 I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change The Exchange filed a proposal to a make one non-substantive correction to Exchange Rule 11.27, which implements the Regulation NMS Plan to Implement a Tick Size Pilot Program (‘‘Plan’’). The text of the proposed rule change is available at the Exchange’s Web site at www.batstrading.com, at the principal office of the Exchange, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, the Exchange 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. The Exchange has prepared summaries, set forth in Sections A, B, and C below, of the most significant parts of such statements. (A) Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION 1 15 by the Exchange. The Exchange has designated this proposal as a ‘‘noncontroversial’’ proposed rule change pursuant to Section 19(b)(3)(A) of the Act 3 and Rule 19b–4(f)(6)(iii) thereunder,4 which renders it effective upon filing with the Commission. The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change from interested persons. 1. Purpose The Exchange recently adopted Rule 11.27(b), which sets forth the requirements for the collection and transmission of data pursuant to Appendices B and C of the Plan.5 The Exchange now proposes to make one non-substantive correction to Exchange Rule 11.27 by renumbering it as Rule 11.21.6 The Rule was incorrectly 3 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A). CFR 240.19b–4(f)(6)(iii). 5 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 77417 (March 22, 2016) (SR–BatsEDGA–2016–01) (Notice of Filing and Immediate Effectiveness of a Proposed Rule Change to Adopt Exchange Rule 11.27 to Implement the Regulation NMS Plan to Implement a Tick Size Pilot Program). 6 The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, Inc. (‘‘FINRA’’), on behalf of the Plan Participants submitted a letter to Commission requesting 4 17 PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22323 numbered in the initial proposed rule change as the last rule within Chapter XI of the Exchange’s rulebook is Rule 11.20, Obligations of Market Makers. The Exchange now propose to renumber it as Rule 11.21 in order to have consecutively numbered rules within Chapter XI of its rulebook. Other than renumbering the rule as proposed herein, the Exchange does not proposes to amend any of the provisions of current Rule 11.27. The proposed rule change will be effective on April 4, 2016. 2. Statutory Basis The Exchange believes that its proposal is consistent with Section 6(b) of the Act 7 in general, and furthers the objectives of Section 6(b)(5) of the Act 8 in particular, in that it is designed to promote just and equitable principles of trade, to foster cooperation and coordination with persons engaged in facilitating transactions in securities, to remove impediments to and perfect the mechanism of a free and open market and a national market system and, in general, to protect investors and the public interest. The Exchange believes that this proposal is consistent with the Act because it ensures consecutively numbered rules within Chapter XI of its rulebook, thereby clarifying the Exchange’s rulebook and avoiding potential investor confusion. (B) Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement on Burden on Competition The Exchange does not believe that the proposed rule change will result in any burden on competition that is not necessary or appropriate in furtherance of the purposes of the Act. The Exchange notes that the proposed rule change is not intended to have a competitive impact. It is simply intended to ensure consecutively numbered rules within Chapter XI of its rulebook and does not amend any of the provisions of current Rule 11.27. exemption from certain provisions of the Plan related to data collection. See letter from Marcia E. Asquith, Senior Vice President and Corporate Secretary, FINRA dated December 9, 2015 to Robert W. Errett, Deputy Secretary, Commission (‘‘Exemption Request’’). The Commission, pursuant to its authority under Rule 608(e) of Regulation NMS, granted the Exchange a limited exemption from the requirement to comply with certain provisions of the Plan as specified in the letter and noted herein. See letter from David Shillman, Associate Director, Division of Trading and Markets, Commission to Eric Swanson, General Counsel, Exchange, dated March 22, 2016 (‘‘Exemption Letter’’). While the Exemption Letter references current Exchange Rule 11.27, the Exchange understands it will continue to apply to the rule when renumbered as Rule 11.21. 7 15 U.S.C. 78f(b). 8 15 U.S.C. 78f(b)(5). E:\FR\FM\15APN1.SGM 15APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 73 (Friday, April 15, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-08850]


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RAILROAD RETIREMENT BOARD


Sunshine Act; Notice of Public Meeting

    Notice is hereby given that the Railroad Retirement Board will hold 
a meeting on May 4, 2016, 10:00 a.m. at the Board's meeting room on the 
8th floor of its headquarters building, 844 North Rush Street, Chicago, 
Illinois 60611. The agenda for this meeting follows:
    Portion open to the public:

(1) Executive Committee Reports

    The person to contact for more information is Martha P. Rico, 
Secretary to the Board, Phone No. 312-751-4920.

    Dated: April 13, 2016.
Martha P. Rico,
Secretary to the Board.
[FR Doc. 2016-08850 Filed 4-13-16; 11:15 am]
 BILLING CODE 7905-01-P