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  • FR Doc E9-28846[Federal Register: December 2, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 230)]


    [Page 63122-63123]

    From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access []





    Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

    AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

    ACTION: Notice; Information Collection 3038-0031, Procurement



    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 4, 2010.


    (202) 418-5192; FAX: (202) 418-5529; e-mail:;

    mailto: and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0031.

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Procurement Contracts, OMB Control

    No. 3038-0031. This is a request for extension of a currently approved

    information collection.

    Abstract: This 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.

    An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required

    to respond to, a collection of information

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    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, 2009 (74 FR 50957).

    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. The

    numbers contained in this justification differ from those in the 60-day

    notice because of a revised estimate of the number of respondents.

    Respondents/Affected Entities: 214.

    Estimated number of responses: 214.

    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 548 hours.

    Frequency of collection: Annually.

    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.

    3038-0031 in any correspondence.

    Steven A. Grossman, 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 November 27, 2009.

    David A. Stawick,

    Secretary of the Commission.

    [FR Doc. E9-28846 Filed 12-1-09; 8:45 am]

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    Last Updated: December 2, 2009