[Federal Register: April 22, 1998 (Volume 63, Number 77)]
[Notices]
[Page 19902]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Public Information Collection Requirement

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of Intent to Renew Information Collection #3038-0005:
Rules pertaining to the operations and activities of commodity pool
operators and commodity trading advisors and to monthly reporting by
futures commission merchants.

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SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is planning to renew
information collection 3038-0005, Rules Pertaining to the Operations
and Activities of Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading
Advisors and to Monthly Reporting by Futures Commission Merchants,
which is due to expire on July 31, 1998. The information collected
pursuant to this rule provides a basis for determining compliance with
Part 4 of the Commission's regulations which pertains to Commodity Pool
Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors. 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 June 22, 1998.

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: Rules Pertaining to the Operations and Activities of
Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors and to Monthly
Reporting by Futures Commission Merchants.
    Control Number: 3038-0005.
    Action: Extension.
    Respondents: Commodity Pool Operations, Commodity Trading Advisors.
    Estiamted Annual Burden: 55,725.58.

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                                                  Estimated # of                            Est. Avg. Hours. Per
     Respondents        Regulation (17 CFR)        Respondents          Annual Responses          Response
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CPO/CTA..............             Part 4                  4,174              11,243.25                 124.75
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    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 15, 1998.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 98-10700 Filed 4-21-98; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6351-01-M


 


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