Federal Register, Volume 76 Issue 172 (Tuesday, September 6, 2011)[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 172 (Tuesday, September 6, 2011)]
[Pages 55055-55056]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-22637]



Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


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 October 6, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Martinaitis, Division of Market 
Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5209; FAX: (202) 418-5527; e-mail: 
gmartinaitis @cftc.gov and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0013.

    Title: Exemptions from Speculative Limits (OMB Control No. 3038-
0013). This is a request for extension of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Abstract: Commission regulations 1.47, 1.48, and 150.3(b) require 
limited information from traders whose commodity futures and options 
positions exceed federal speculative position limits. The regulations 
are designed to assist in the monitoring of compliance with speculative 
position limits adopted by the Commission. These regulations are 
promulgated pursuant to the Commission's rulemaking authority contained 
in Sections 4a(a), 4i, and 8a(5) of the Commodity Exchange 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 
referenced CFTC 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 June 22, 2011 (76 FR 36525).
    Burden statement: The Commission estimates the burden of this 
collection of information as follows:

                                        Estimated Annual Reporting Burden
                                                                Reports                  Estimated
                                                  Estimated   annually by     Total      number of      Annual
              Regulations (17 CFR)                number of       each        annual     hours per      burden
                                                 respondents   respondent   responses     response
Rule 1.47 and 1.48.............................            7            2           14            3           42
Part 150.......................................            2            1            2            3            6

    There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs 
associated with this collection.
    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. 
3038-0013 in any correspondence.

Gary Martinaitis, Division of Market Oversight, Commodity Futures 
Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581;
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for CFTC, 725 17th Street, Washington, 
DC 20503.

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    Dated: August 30, 2011.
David A. Stawick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2011-22637 Filed 9-2-11; 8:45 am]