Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Proposed Collection (3038-XXXX), Reparations Complaint, CFTC Form 30, 41614-41615 [2017-18511]

Download as PDF 41614 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 169 / Friday, September 1, 2017 / Notices Dated: August 29, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2017–18600 Filed 8–31–17; 8:45 am] Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Shannon Gleason at (907) 271–2809 at least 7 working days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 29, 2017. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Deputy Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [FR Doc. 2017–18601 Filed 8–31–17; 8:45 am] National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration BILLING CODE 3510–22–P RIN 0648–XF660 North Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Proposed Collection (3038–XXXX), Reparations Complaint, CFTC Form 30 AGENCY: The North Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) Crab Plan Team will meet September 19–21, 2017. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 19 through Thursday, September 21, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific Time, each day. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Alaska Fishery Science Center, (AFSC) Traynor Room, Sand Point Way, Seattle, WA. Council address: North Pacific Fishery Management Council, 605 W. 4th Ave., Suite 306, Anchorage, AK 99501–2252; telephone: (907) 271–2809. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Diana Stram, Council staff; telephone: (907) 271–2809. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Agenda sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Tuesday, September 19 Through Thursday, September 21 The agenda will include: (a) EBS Trawl Survey, (b) Bycatch Overview of groundfish and crab c) Ecosystem and economic data update, (c) Final assessments on Snow crab, Bristol Bay red king crab, Pribilof Islands red and blue king crab, Saint Matthew blue king crab, Tanner crab, (d) overfishing status determinations for Western Aleutian Island red king crab and Pribilof Island golden king crab and, (e) Model discussions for Norton Sound red king crab and Aleutian Islands golden king crab. Meeting materials will be made available on the Council Web site (www.npfmc.org) prior to the meeting. Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:53 Aug 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) 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 proposed extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment. This notice solicits comments on the proposed collection of information required to apply for a Reparations award pursuant to the Commission’s regulations. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 31, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ‘‘Reparations Complaint’’ 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: Eugene Smith, Director, Office of Proceedings, Commodity Futures SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Trading Commission, (202) 418–5371; email: esmith@cftc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., 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, including each proposed extension of an existing 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. 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 OMB control number. Title: Reparations Complaint, CFTC Form 30 (OMB Control No. 3038– XXXX). This is a request for a new OMB control number. Abstract: Pursuant to Section 14 of the Commodity Exchange Act, members of the public may apply to the Commission to seek damages against Commission registrants for alleged violations of the Act and/or Commission regulations. The legislative intent of the Reparations program was to provide a low-cost, speedy, and effective forum for the resolution of customer complaints and to sanction individuals and firms found to have violated the Act and/or any regulations. In 1984, the Commission promulgated part 12 of the Commission regulations to administer Section 14. Rule 12.13 provides the standards and procedures for filing a Reparations complaint. Specifically, paragraph (b) describes the form and content requirements of a complaint. CFTC Form 30 mirrors the requirements set forth in paragraph (b). The Commission began utilizing Form 30 in or about 1984. The form was created to assist customers, who are typically pro se and non-lawyers. It was also designed as a way to provide proper notice to respondents of the charges against them. This form is critical to fulfilling this policy goal. Accordingly, the Commission is requesting an OMB control number to continue the use of Form 30. E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 169 / Friday, September 1, 2017 / Notices 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 ICR 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: Respondents/Affected Entities: Commodity futures customers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15. Estimated Average Burden Hours per Respondent: 1.5. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22.5. Frequency of Collection: Once. 1 17 CFR 145.9. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:53 Aug 31, 2017 Jkt 241001 There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection. (Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) Dated: August 25, 2017. Robert N. Sidman, Deputy Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2017–18511 Filed 8–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Notice of Public Meetings for The Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study—Brandon Road Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement—Will County, Illinois Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. ACTION: Public Meetings. AGENCY: The Rock Island and Chicago Districts, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), will host three public meetings to discuss the draft report titled The Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study—Brandon Road Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement—Will County, Illinois. The purpose of these public meetings is to receive input regarding the GLMRIS-Brandon Road Study to prevent the upstream transfer of aquatic nuisance species, such as Asian carp, while minimizing impacts to existing waterway uses and users. Public meetings will begin with an open house followed by a presentation regarding the study and an oral public comment period. There will be opportunities for web-based participation during two of these meetings. SUMMARY: USACE will hold public meetings on: 1. September 11 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the James R. Thompson Center; 2. September 14 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Muskegon Community College; and 3. September 18 from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Joliet Junior College, ‘‘U’’ Conference Center. ADDRESSES: The addresses for the public meetings are: 1. James R. Thompson Center, 100 W Randolph St., Chicago, Illinois 60604; 2. Muskegon Community College, Collegiate Hall, 221 S. Quarterline Road, Muskegon, Michigan 49442; and DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41615 3. Joliet Junior College, ‘‘U’’ Conference Center, 1215 Houbolt Road, Joliet, Illinois 60431. Web Participation: A Facebook Live format web audio/video broadcast will be available for the three meetings. Visit http://glmris.anl.gov/brandon-rd/ for details on how to participate in these virtual meetings. Phone and web conference access is as follows: PHONE: Toll-Free: 888–431–3632, Access Code: 723853. Web Conference URL: https:// www.webmeeting.att.com, Meeting Number: 888–431–3632, Access Code: 723853. Written comments, statements, testimonies and supporting information are accepted between August 7, 2017 and October 2, 2017 and considered with the same weight as oral comments and supporting information presented at the public meetings. Written comments may be submitted in the following ways: • Mail and Hand Delivery: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Chicago District, ATTN: GLMRIS-Brandon Road Comments, 231 S. LaSalle St., Suite 1500, Chicago, IL 60604. Comments must be postmarked by October 2, 2017. • GLMRIS project Web site: Use the web comment function found at http:// glmris.anl.gov/brandon-rd/. • Facebook Live participants can use the ‘‘Live Chat’’ feature; however, these comments will not be recorded in the official record. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: • Andrew Leichty, Project Manager, by mail: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, Clock Tower Building (ATTN: Leichty), P.O. Box 2004, Rock Island, IL 61204–2004, by phone: 309–794–5399; or by email: Andrew.L.Leichty@usace.army.mil. • For media inquiries, contact Allen Marshall, District Spokesperson, by mail: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District, Clock Tower Building (ATTN: Marshall), P.O. Box 2004, Rock Island, IL 61204–2004, by phone: 309–794–5204; or by email: Allen.A.Marshall@usace.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of these public meetings is to receive oral and written comments on the draft report/EIS titled The Great Lakes and Mississippi River Interbasin Study—Brandon Road Draft Integrated Feasibility Study and Environmental Impact Statement—Will County, Illinois, available at http://glmris.anl.gov/ brandon-rd/. On August 7, 2017, USACE published a notice in the Federal Register (FR) announcing the release of the draft report (82 FR 36760), followed by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Notice of E:\FR\FM\01SEN1.SGM 01SEN1

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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Proposed 
Collection (3038-XXXX), Reparations Complaint, CFTC Form 30

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) 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 proposed 
extension of an existing collection of information, and to allow 60 
days for public comment. This notice solicits comments on the proposed 
collection of information required to apply for a Reparations award 
pursuant to the Commission's regulations.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 31, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ``Reparations 
Complaint'' 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: Eugene Smith, Director, Office of 
Proceedings, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, (202) 418-5371; 
email: esmith@cftc.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., 
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, including each proposed extension of an existing 
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. 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 OMB control number.
    Title: Reparations Complaint, CFTC Form 30 (OMB Control No. 3038-
XXXX). This is a request for a new OMB control number.
    Abstract: Pursuant to Section 14 of the Commodity Exchange Act, 
members of the public may apply to the Commission to seek damages 
against Commission registrants for alleged violations of the Act and/or 
Commission regulations. The legislative intent of the Reparations 
program was to provide a low-cost, speedy, and effective forum for the 
resolution of customer complaints and to sanction individuals and firms 
found to have violated the Act and/or any regulations.
    In 1984, the Commission promulgated part 12 of the Commission 
regulations to administer Section 14. Rule 12.13 provides the standards 
and procedures for filing a Reparations complaint. Specifically, 
paragraph (b) describes the form and content requirements of a 
complaint. CFTC Form 30 mirrors the requirements set forth in paragraph 
(b).
    The Commission began utilizing Form 30 in or about 1984. The form 
was created to assist customers, who are typically pro se and non-
lawyers. It was also designed as a way to provide proper notice to 
respondents of the charges against them. This form is critical to 
fulfilling this policy goal. Accordingly, the Commission is requesting 
an OMB control number to continue the use of Form 30.

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    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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    \1\ 17 CFR 145.9.
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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 ICR 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:
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Commodity futures customers.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15.
    Estimated Average Burden Hours per Respondent: 1.5.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 22.5.
    Frequency of Collection: Once.
    There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs 
associated with this collection.

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

    Dated: August 25, 2017.
Robert N. Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2017-18511 Filed 8-31-17; 8:45 am]
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