FR Doc E8-27349[Federal Register: November 18, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 223)]


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Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of intent to renew.


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 December 18, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Penner, Division of Clearing

and Intermediary Oversight, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission,

1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5407; Fax: (202)

418-5536; e-mail: [email protected] and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-



Title: Regulations Governing Bankruptcies of Commodity Brokers (OMB

Control No. 3038-0021). This is a request for extension of a currently

approved information collection.

Abstract: Regulations Governing Bankruptcies of Commodity Brokers,

OMB Control No. 3038-0021--Extension.

The information collected pursuant to part 190 of the Commission's

regulations under the Commodity Exchange Act (Act) is intended to

protect, to the extent possible, the property of the public in the case

of the bankruptcy of a commodity broker. These rules are promulgated

pursuant to the Commission's rulemaking authority contained in sections

4a(a), 4i, and 8a(5) of the Act, 7 U.S.C. 6a(1), 6i, and 12a(5).

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 September 9, 2008 (73 FR 52331).

Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is

estimated to average .20 hours per response.

Respondents Affected Entities: 301.

Estimated Number of Responses: 4,951.

Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: .20 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.

3038-0021 in any correspondence.

William Penner, Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight,

Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW.,

Washington, DC 20581; and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs,

Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for CFTC, 725

17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503.

Dated: November 13, 2008.

David A. Stawick,

Secretary of the Commission.

[FR Doc. E8-27349 Filed 11-17-08; 8:45 am]


Last Updated: November 18, 2008