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  • FR Doc E9-23815[Federal Register: October 2, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 190)]


    [Page 50957-50958]

    From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []





    Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To

    Renew Collection 3038-0031, Procurement Contracts

    AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``the Commission'')

    is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed

    collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork

    Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., Federal agencies

    are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each

    proposed collection of information, and to allow 60 days for comment in

    response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on requirements

    relating to information collected to assist the Commission in

    soliciting and awarding contracts.

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    DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 1, 2009.

    ADDRESSES: Comments may be mailed to Steven A. Grossman, Office of

    Financial Management, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155

    21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven A. Grossman, (202) 418-5192;

    FAX (202) 418-5529; e-mail:

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, 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(c) 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 Commission is publishing notice of the proposed

    collection of information listed below.

    With respect to the following collection of information, the

    Commission 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


    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 of, 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

    electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or

    other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting electronic

    submission of responses.

    Procurement Contracts, OMB Control No. 3038-0031--Extension

    The information collection consists of procurement activities

    relating to solicitations, amendments to solicitations, requests for

    quotations, construction contracts, awards of contracts, performance

    bonds, and payment information for individuals (vendors) or contractors

    engaged in providing supplies or services.

    The Commission estimates the burden of this collection of

    information as follows:

    Estimated Annual Reporting Burden


    Frequency of Total annual Hours per

    Annual number of respondents response responses response Total hours


    182......................................... Annually 182 2 364


    There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs

    associated with this collection.

    Dated: September 28, 2009.

    David Stawick,

    Secretary of the Commission.

    [FR Doc. E9-23815 Filed 10-1-09; 8:45 am]

    Last Updated: October 2, 2009