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  • FR Doc E8-29684[Federal Register: December 16, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 242)]


    [Page 76345-76346]

    From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []





    Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

    AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

    ACTION: Notice to Renew an Existing Collection--3038-0033.


    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 January 15, 2009.


    General Counsel, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st

    Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5143; FAX: (202) 418-5567;

    e-mail: and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0033.

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a request for extension of a

    currently approved information collection.

    Abstract: Title: Notification of Pending Legal Proceedings Pursuant

    to 17 CFR 1.60, OMB Control No. 3038-0033--Extension

    The rule is designed to assist the Commission in monitoring legal

    proceedings involving the responsibilities imposed on contract markets

    and their officials and futures commission merchants and their

    principals by the Commodity Exchange Act, or otherwise. These rules are

    promulgated pursuant to the Commission's rulemaking authority contained

    in Sections 4a(a), 4i, and 8a(5) of the Act, 7 U.S.C. 6a(1), 6i, and


    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 October 2, 2008 (73 FR 57338).

    Burden statement: The respondent burden for this collection is

    estimated to average.10 hours per response.

    Respondents/Affected Entities: 157.

    Estimated number of responses: 1.

    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: .10 hours.

    Frequency of collection: On occasion.

    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.

    3038-0033 in any correspondence.

    Lynn A. Bulan, Office of General Counsel, U.S. Commodity Futures

    Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581; and

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    Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management

    and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for CFTC, 725 17th Street,

    Washington, DC 20503.

    Dated: December 9, 2008.

    David Stawick,

    Secretary of the Commission.

    [FR Doc. E8-29684 Filed 12-15-08; 8:45 am]

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    Last Updated: December 16, 2008