[Federal Register: October 14, 2004 (Volume 69, Number 198)]
[Page 60988-60989]
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Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


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 November 12, 2004.

(202) 418-5481; FAX: (202) 418-5536; e-mail: dvanwagner@cftc.gov and
refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0022.

    Title: Rules Pertaining to Contract Markets and Their Members (OMB

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Control No. 3038-0022). This is a request for extension of a currently
approved information collection.
    Abstract: Section 5c(c) of the Commodity Exchange Act, 7 U.S.C. 7a-
2(c), establishes procedures for registered entities (designated
contract markets, registered derivatives transaction execution
facilities and registered derivatives clearing organizations) to
implement new rules and rule amendments by either seeking prior
approval or (for most rules) certifying to the Commission that such
rules or rule amendments do not violate the Act or Commission
regulations. Rules 40.4, 40.5 and 40.6 implement these statutory
    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 August 5, 2004 (69 FR 47419-01).
    Burden statement: The respondent burden for this collection is
estimated to average .83 hours per response. These estimates include
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: 11,006.
    Estimated number of responses: 13,118.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 57 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.
3038-0022 in any correspondence.

David Van Wagner, Division of Market Oversight, U.S. Commodity futures
Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581;


Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and
Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for CFTC, 725 17th Street, Washington,
DC 20503.

    Dated: October 6, 2004.
Edward W. Colbert,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 04-22968 Filed 10-13-04; 8:45 am]