Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection Number 3038-0084, Regulations Establishing and Governing the Duties of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants, 30093-30094 [2019-13620]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 26, 2019 / Notices harassment takes, 50 suction-cup tags, and 35 dart/barb tags, annually, due to their increased presence in the research area; and (3) increase the number of incidental disturbance takes for California sea lions (Zalophus californianus) to 1,000 individuals, annually. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of this application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. Dated: June 21, 2019. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–13594 Filed 6–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [0648–XR004] Marine Mammals; File No. 21163 National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice; receipt of application. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that Marine Ecology and Telemetry Research, 2468 Camp McKenzie Trl NW, Seabeck, WA 98380 (Responsible Party: Greg Schorr), has applied in due form for a permit to conduct research on and import specimens of 38 marine mammal species including the following endangered species and Distinct Population Segments (DPSs): Cook Inlet DPS of beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas), blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus), Main Hawaiian Islands Insular DPS of false killer whale (Pseudorca crassidens), fin whale (B. physalus), Western North Pacific DPS and Central America DPS of humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae), Southern resident DPS of killer whale (Orcinus orca), North Pacific right whale (Eubalaena japonica), sei whale (B. borealis), and sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus). jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:47 Jun 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 Written, telefaxed, or email comments must be received on or before July 26, 2019. ADDRESSES: The application and related documents are available for review by selecting ‘‘Records Open for Public Comment’’ from the ‘‘Features’’ box on the Applications and Permits for Protected Species (APPS) home page, https://apps.nmfs.noaa.gov, and then selecting File No. 21163 from the list of available applications. These documents are also available upon written request or by appointment in the Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Room 13705, Silver Spring, MD 20910; phone (301) 427–8401; fax (301) 713–0376. Written comments on this application should be submitted to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, at the address listed above. Comments may also be submitted by facsimile to (301) 713–0376, or by email to NMFS.Pr1Comments@noaa.gov. Please include the File No. in the subject line of the email comment. Those individuals requesting a public hearing should submit a written request to the Chief, Permits and Conservation Division at the address listed above. The request should set forth the specific reasons why a hearing on this application would be appropriate. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Hapeman or Sara Young, (301) 427–8401. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The subject permit is requested under the authority of the Marine Mammal Protection Act of 1972, as amended (MMPA; 16 U.S.C. 1361 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking and importing of marine mammals (50 CFR part 216), the Endangered Species Act of 1973, as amended (ESA; 16 U.S.C. 1531 et seq.), the regulations governing the taking, importing, and exporting of endangered and threatened species (50 CFR parts 222–226), and the Fur Seal Act of 1966, as amended (16 U.S.C. 1151 et seq.). The applicant requests a five-year permit to assess the biology and ecology of cetaceans in U.S. and international waters along the U.S. west coast south to the Baja California Peninsula, Hawaii and Alaska. The main research objectives are to investigate cetacean (1) distribution, abundance, stock structure, habitat use and demographics, (2) behavioral ecology, (3) population health and exposure to potential stressors, and (4) behavioral responses to military sound sources. Research would be conducted from vessel and aerial platforms (manned and DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 30093 unmanned aircraft systems), for: Counts, sample collection (prey remains, fecal, sloughed skin, skin and blubber biopsy, breath), observations, acoustic recordings, acoustic playbacks, photoidentification, videography, photogrammetry, tagging and tracking. Researchers may incidentally disturb seven pinniped species, including the endangered Western DPS of Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) and Hawaiian monk seals (Neomonachus schauinslandi), during studies. Biological samples collected in international waters may be imported and re-exported. See the application for take numbers requested. In compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), an initial determination has been made that the activity proposed is categorically excluded from the requirement to prepare an environmental assessment or environmental impact statement. Concurrent with the publication of this notice in the Federal Register, NMFS is forwarding copies of the application to the Marine Mammal Commission and its Committee of Scientific Advisors. Dated: June 21, 2019. Julia Marie Harrison, Chief, Permits and Conservation Division, Office of Protected Resources, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2019–13565 Filed 6–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To Renew Collection Number 3038–0084, Regulations Establishing and Governing the Duties of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 26, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES 30094 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 26, 2019 / Notices the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, may be submitted directly to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in OMB within 30 days of this notice’s publication by either of the following methods. Please identify the comments by ‘‘Regulations Establishing and Governing the Duties of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants,’’ OMB Control No. 3038–0084. • By email addressed to: OIRAsubmissions@omb.eop.gov; or • By mail addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. A copy of all comments submitted to OIRA should be sent to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the Commission) by one of the following methods. The copies should refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 3038–0084.’’ • Through the Commission’s website at https://comments.cftc.gov. Please follow the instructions for submitting comments through the website; • By mail addressed to: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581; or • By Hand Delivery/Courier to the same address as specified for mail. Please submit your comments to the Commission using only one method. A copy of the supporting statement for the collection of information discussed herein may be obtained by visiting http://RegInfo.gov. All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to https:// 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 (FOIA), 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, prescreen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your submission from https://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 1 17 CFR 145.9. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:47 Jun 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 contain comments on the merits of the ICR will be retained in the public comment file and will be considered as required under applicable laws, and may be accessible under the FOIA. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Scopino, Special Counsel, Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, (202) 418–5175; email: gscopino@cftc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice solicits comments on the collections of information mandated by Commission regulations 23.600 (Risk Management Program), 23.601 (Monitoring of Position Limits), 23.602 (Diligent Supervision), 23.603 (Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery) 23.606 (General Information: Availability for Disclosure and Inspection), and 23.607 (Antitrust Considerations). Title: Regulations Establishing and Governing the Duties of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants (OMB Control No. 3038–0084). This is a request for an extension and revision of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: On April 3, 2012 the Commission adopted Commission regulations 23.600 (Risk Management Program), 23.601 (Monitoring of Position Limits), 23.602 (Diligent Supervision), 23.603 (Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery), 23.606 (General Information: Availability for Disclosure and Inspection), and 23.607 (Antitrust Considerations) 2 pursuant to section 4s(j) 3 of the Commodity Exchange Act (CEA). These regulations adopted by the Commission require, among other things, swap dealers (SD) 4 and major swap participants (MSP) 5 to develop a risk management program (including a plan for business continuity and disaster recovery and policies and procedures designed to ensure compliance with applicable position limits). The Commission believes that the information collection obligations imposed by these regulations are essential to ensuring that swap dealers and major swap participants maintain adequate and effective risk management programs and policies and procedures to ensure compliance with position limits. On April 10, 2019, the 2 17 CFR 23.600, 23.601, 23.602, 23.603, 23.606, and 23.607. 3 7 U.S.C. 6s(j). 4 For the definition of SD, see section 1a(49) of the CEA and Commission regulation 1.3. 7 U.S.C. 1a(49) and 17 CFR 1.3. 5 For the definitions of MSP, see section 1a(33) of the CEA and Commission regulation 1.3. 7 U.S.C. 1a(33) and 17 CFR 1.3. PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission published in the Federal Register notice of the proposed extension of this information collection and provided 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension, 84 FR 14350, (‘‘60-Day Notice’’). The Commission did not receive any comments on the 60-Day Notice. Burden Statement: The Commission is revising its estimate of the burden for this collection to reflect the current number of respondents and estimated burden hours. The respondent burden for this collection is estimated to be as follows: Number of Registrants: 103. Estimated Average Burden Hours per Registrant: 1,148.5. Estimated Aggregate Burden Hours: 118,295.5. Frequency of Recordkeeping: As applicable. There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs associated with this collection. (Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) Dated: June 21, 2019. Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–13620 Filed 6–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6351–01–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 26, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, may be submitted directly to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in OMB within 30 days of this notice’s publication by either of the following methods. Please identify the comments by ‘‘OMB Control No. 3038– 0024.’’ • By email addressed to: OIRAsubmissions@omb.eop.gov; or SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\26JNN1.SGM 26JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 123 (Wednesday, June 26, 2019)]
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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To 
Renew Collection Number 3038-0084, Regulations Establishing and 
Governing the Duties of Swap Dealers and Major Swap Participants

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) 
abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of 
the information collection and its expected costs and burden.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before July 26, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Comments regarding the burden estimate or any other aspect 
of

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the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the 
burden, may be submitted directly to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in OMB within 30 days of this notice's 
publication by either of the following methods. Please identify the 
comments by ``Regulations Establishing and Governing the Duties of Swap 
Dealers and Major Swap Participants,'' OMB Control No. 3038-0084.
     By email addressed to: [email protected]; or
     By mail addressed to: Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for 
the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 725 17th Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20503.
    A copy of all comments submitted to OIRA should be sent to the 
Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the Commission) by one of the 
following methods. The copies should refer to ``OMB Control No. 3038-
0084.''
     Through the Commission's website at https://comments.cftc.gov. Please follow the instructions for submitting 
comments through the website;
     By mail addressed to: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary 
of the Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three 
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581; or
     By Hand Delivery/Courier to the same address as specified 
for mail.
    Please submit your comments to the Commission using only one 
method. A copy of the supporting statement for the collection of 
information discussed herein may be obtained by visiting http://RegInfo.gov.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied 
by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to 
https://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 (FOIA), 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\ 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 https://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 applicable laws, and may be 
accessible under the FOIA.
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    \1\ 17 CFR 145.9.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Scopino, Special Counsel, 
Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures 
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Trading Commission, (202) 418-5175; email: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice solicits comments on the 
collections of information mandated by Commission regulations 23.600 
(Risk Management Program), 23.601 (Monitoring of Position Limits), 
23.602 (Diligent Supervision), 23.603 (Business Continuity and Disaster 
Recovery) 23.606 (General Information: Availability for Disclosure and 
Inspection), and 23.607 (Antitrust Considerations).
    Title: Regulations Establishing and Governing the Duties of Swap 
Dealers and Major Swap Participants (OMB Control No. 3038-0084). This 
is a request for an extension and revision of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Abstract: On April 3, 2012 the Commission adopted Commission 
regulations 23.600 (Risk Management Program), 23.601 (Monitoring of 
Position Limits), 23.602 (Diligent Supervision), 23.603 (Business 
Continuity and Disaster Recovery), 23.606 (General Information: 
Availability for Disclosure and Inspection), and 23.607 (Antitrust 
Considerations) \2\ pursuant to section 4s(j) \3\ of the Commodity 
Exchange Act (CEA). These regulations adopted by the Commission 
require, among other things, swap dealers (SD) \4\ and major swap 
participants (MSP) \5\ to develop a risk management program (including 
a plan for business continuity and disaster recovery and policies and 
procedures designed to ensure compliance with applicable position 
limits). The Commission believes that the information collection 
obligations imposed by these regulations are essential to ensuring that 
swap dealers and major swap participants maintain adequate and 
effective risk management programs and policies and procedures to 
ensure compliance with position limits. On April 10, 2019, the 
Commission published in the Federal Register notice of the proposed 
extension of this information collection and provided 60 days for 
public comment on the proposed extension, 84 FR 14350, (``60-Day 
Notice''). The Commission did not receive any comments on the 60-Day 
Notice.
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    \2\ 17 CFR 23.600, 23.601, 23.602, 23.603, 23.606, and 23.607.
    \3\ 7 U.S.C. 6s(j).
    \4\ For the definition of SD, see section 1a(49) of the CEA and 
Commission regulation 1.3. 7 U.S.C. 1a(49) and 17 CFR 1.3.
    \5\ For the definitions of MSP, see section 1a(33) of the CEA 
and Commission regulation 1.3. 7 U.S.C. 1a(33) and 17 CFR 1.3.
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    Burden Statement: The Commission is revising its estimate of the 
burden for this collection to reflect the current number of respondents 
and estimated burden hours. The respondent burden for this collection 
is estimated to be as follows:
    Number of Registrants: 103.
    Estimated Average Burden Hours per Registrant: 1,148.5.
    Estimated Aggregate Burden Hours: 118,295.5.
    Frequency of Recordkeeping: As applicable.
    There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs 
associated with this collection.

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

    Dated: June 21, 2019.
Christopher Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2019-13620 Filed 6-25-19; 8:45 am]
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