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  • Commodity Futures Trading Commission Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review[Federal Register: February 27, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 38)]

    [Notices]

    [Page 8696]

    From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

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    COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION

    Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

    AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

    ACTION: Notice; Information Collection 3038-0019, Stocks of Grain in

    Licensed Warehouses.

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    SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501

    et seq.), 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; it

    includes the actual data collection instruments [if any].

    DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 29, 2007.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For Further Information or a Copy

    Contact: Gary Martinaitis at CFTC, (202) 418-5209; FAX: (202) 418-5527;

    e-mail: gmartinaitis@cftc.gov and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0019.

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    Title: Stocks of Grain in Licensed Warehouses, OMB Control No.

    3038-0019. This is a request for extension of a currently approved

    information collection.

    Abstract: Under Commission Regulation 1.44, 17 CFR 1.44, contract

    markets must require operators of warehouses regular for delivery to

    keep records on stocks of commodities and make reports on call by the

    Commission. The regulation is designed to assist the Commission in

    prevention of market manipulation and is promulgated pursuant to the

    Commission's rulemaking authority contained in section 5a of the

    Commodity Exchange Act, 7 U.S.C. 7a.

    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. The OMB control numbers for the

    CFTC's regulations were published on December 30, 1981. See 46 FR 63035

    (Dec. 30, 1981). The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment

    period soliciting comments on this collection of information was

    published on December 27, 2006 (71 FR 248).

    Burden statement: The respondent burden for this collection is

    estimated to average 1 hour per response. This estimate includes the

    time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and

    utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting,

    validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining

    information and disclosing and providing information; adjust the

    existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and

    requirements; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of

    information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information.

    Respondents/Affected Entities: 3.

    Estimated number of responses: 156.

    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 156 hours.

    Frequency of collection: Weekly.

    Send comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect of

    the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the

    burden, to the addresses listed below. Please refer to OMB Control No.

    3038-0019 in any correspondence.

    Gary Martinaitis, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st

    Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581 and Office of Information and

    Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk

    Office for CFTC, 725 17th Street, Washington, DC 20503.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on February 22, 2007.

    Eileen A. Donovan,

    Acting Secretary of the Commission.

    [FR Doc. 07-879 Filed 2-26-07; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 6351-01-M

    Last Updated: June 29, 2007



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