[Federal Register: December 10, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 237)]
[Page 69231-69232]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]



RIN 3038-AB45

Agency Information Collection Activities: Approved Collection;
Comment Request; Rules, Regulations, and Forms for Domestic and Foreign
Futures and Options Relating to Registration with the Commission

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501
et seq.), this notices announces that the Office of Management and
budget (OMB) has approved the following collection of information: OMB
Control Number 3038-0023, Rules, Regulations, and Forms for Domestic
and Foreign Futures and Options Relating to Registration with the
Commission, expiration date November 30, 2002.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan Elliot, Commodity Futures
Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581;
Telephone: (202) 418-5464, FAX (202) 418-5536, email selliot@cftc.gov
and refer to OMB Control Number 3038-0023.

    Abstract: On August 26, 1999, the CFTC published a notice of
proposed rulemaking (64 FR 46613) proposing to adopt amendments to Part
30 of the Commission's regulations to clarify when foreign futures and
options brokers who are members of a foreign board of trade must
register or obtain an exemption from registration. This collection of
information reflects the Commission's proposal to codify some of the
interpretations and positions the Commission has taken regarding
registration requirements under these rules. Responses to the
collection of information are mandatory pursuant to Sections
2(a)(1)(A), 4(b), and 4c of the Commodity Exchange Act.
    The estimated average burden of the collection is as follows:
    Estimated number of respondents: 73,610.
    Estimated total annual responses: 76,860.
    Estimated total number of hours of annual burden in fiscal year:
    Estimated average number of hours per response: 0.16.
    The Commission welcomes comments concerning the accuracy of this
burden estimate and any suggestions for reducing the burden.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to Barbara W. Black, Commodity Futures Trading

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Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW, Washington, DC 20581; telephone:
(202) 418-5130; FAX (202) 418-5541; email bblack@cftc.gov.
    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 31, 1999 (64 FR 47452).

    Issued by the Commission in Washington, DC, on December 6, 1999.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 99-32031 Filed 12-9-99; 8:45 am]

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