[Federal Register: March 17, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 51)]
[Page 12604]
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Public Information Collection Requirement

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of Intent to Renew Information Collection #3038-0031:
Procurement Contracts.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is planning to renew
information collection 3038-0031, Procurement Contracts, which is due
to expire on June 30, 1997. The information collected consists of
procurement activities relating to solicitations, amendments to
solicitations, requests for quotations, construction contracts, award
of contracts, performance bonds and payment information for individuals
(vendors) or contractors engaged in providing supplies or services. In
compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Commission
solicits comments to:

    (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including
the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (2) evaluate
the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the
collection of information including the validity of the methodology
and assumptions used; (3) enhance the quality, utility, and clarity
of the information to be collected; and (4) minimize the burden of
the collection of the information on those who are to respond,
including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic,
mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other
forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic
submission of responses.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 16, 1997.

ADDRESSES: Persons wishing to comment on this information collection
should contact the CFTC Clearance Officer, 1155 21st Street NW,
Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5160.
    Title: Procurement Contracts.
    Control Number: 3038-0031.
    Action: Extension.
    Respondents: Businesses.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 604 hours.

    Issued in Washington, D.C. on March 11, 1997.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary to the Commission.
[FR Doc. 97-6592 Filed 3-14-97; 8:45 am]

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