[Federal Register: April 22, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 77)]
[Notices]
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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.

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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 May 22, 2002.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR A COPY CONTACT: Judith E. Payne, Division of
Economic Analysis, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5268; FAX: (202) 418-5527;
email: jpayne@cftc.gov and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0009.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Large Trader Reports (OMB Control No. 3038-0009). This is a
request for extension of a currently approved information collection.
    Abstract: Large Trader Reports, OMB number 3038-0009--Extension.
    Parts 15 through 21 of the Commission's regulations under the
Commodity Exchange Act (Act) require large trader reports from clearing
members, futures commission merchants, and foreign brokers and traders.
These rules are designed to provide the Commission with information to
effectively conduct its market surveillance program, which includes the
detection and prevention of price manipulation and enforcement of
speculative position limits. These rules are promulgated pursuant to
the Commission's rulemaking authority contained in sections 4a(a), 4i,
and 8a(5) of the Commodity Exchange Act, 7 U.S.C. 6a(1), 6i, and
12a(5).
    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 March 11, 2002 (67 FR 10895).
    Burden Statement: The respondent burden on this collection is
estimated to average .30 hours per response.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: 3,305.
    Estimated number of responses: 62,760.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 18,575 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.
3038-0009 in any correspondence.

Judi Payne, Division of Economic Analysis, 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 Officer for CFTC, 725 17th Street, Washington,
DC 20503.

    Dated: April 16, 2002.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 02-9716 Filed 4-19-02; 8:45 am]
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