[Federal Register: March 26, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 58)]
[Page 14706]
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Public Information Collection Requirement

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of intent to renew information collection 3038-0015:
Copies of crop and market information reports.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is planning to renew
information collection 3038-0015, Copies of Crop and Market Information
Reports, which is due to expire July 31, 1999. The information
collected pursuant to this rule is in the public interest and is
necessary for market surveillance.
    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 26, 1999.

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: Copies of Crop and Market Information Reports.
    Control Number: 3038-0015.
    Action: Extension.
    Respondents: Futures commission merchants and Members of contract
    Estimated Annual Burden: 5 total hours.

                                                                                                     Est. avg.
                   Respondents                    Regulation (17   Estimated No.      Annual        hours, per
                                                       CFR)       of respondents     responses       response
Futures Commission Merchants and Members of                1.40              30               1           0.167
 Contract Markets...............................

    Issued in Washington, DC on March 22, 1999.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 99-7497 Filed 3-25-99; 8:45 am]

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