Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 33 (Thursday, February 19, 2015)  
[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 33 (Thursday, February 19, 2015)]
[Pages 8850-8851]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-03473]



Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
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.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 23, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted directly to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) in OMB, within 30 days of the 
notice's publication, by email at [email protected] Please 
identify the comments by OMB Control No. 3038-0023. Please provide the 
Commission with a copy of all submitted comments at the address listed 
below. Please refer to OMB Reference No. 3038-0023, found on http://reginfo.gov. Comments may also be mailed to the Office of Information 
and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: 
Desk Officer for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 725 17th 
Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, and Amanda Olear, Associate Director, 
Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight, Commodity Futures 
Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20581.
    Comments may also be submitted, regarding the burden estimated or 
any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestions 
for reducing the burden, identified by ``Commodity Pool Operators and 
Commodity Trading Advisors: Amendments to Compliance Obligations'' (OMB 
Control No. 3038-0023), by any of the following methods:
     Agency Web site, via its Comments Online process: http://comments.cftc.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments 
through the Web site.
     Mail: Send to Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 
Commission, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette 
Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail, above.
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied 
by an English translation. Comments will be posted as received to 
http://www.cftc.gov. You should submit only information that you wish 
to make available publicly. If you wish the Commission to consider 
information that is exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of 
Information Act, a petition for confidential treatment of the exempt 
information may be submitted according to the procedures set forth in 
Sec.  145.9 of the Commission's regulations.\1\

    \1\ Commission regulations referred to herein are found at 17 
CFR Ch. 1 et seq. (2014).

    The Commission reserves the right, but shall have no obligation, to 
review, pre-screen, filter, redact, refuse or remove any or all of your 
submission from www.cftc.gov that it may deem to be inappropriate for 
publication, such as obscene language. All submissions that have been 
redacted or removed that contain comments on the merits of this matter 
will be retained in the public comment file and will be considered as 
required under applicable laws, and

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may be accessible under the Freedom of Information Act.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amanda Olear, Commodity Futures 
Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20581; (202) 418-5283; email: [email protected], and refer 
to OMB Control No. 3038-0023. This contact can also provide a copy of 
the ICR.

    Title: ``Commodity Pool Operators and Commodity Trading Advisors: 
Amendments to Compliance Obligations,'' OMB Control No. 3038-0023--
Extension. This is a request for extension of a currently approved 
information collection.
    Abstract: Pursuant to the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended by the 
Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (``Dodd-Frank 
Act''), Pub. L. 111-203, 124 Stat. 1376 (2010), the Commodity Futures 
Trading Commission promulgated rules and forms relating to registration 
with the Commission applicable to intermediaries, and employees and 
principals thereof, operating in the futures, options, swaps, and 
retail forex markets. There were no new requirements imposed; however, 
due to amendments to the Commodity Exchange Act made by the Dodd-Frank 
Act, there was an increase in registrants in certain registration 
categories. 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 December 16, 2014 (79 FR 241). No comments have been 
    Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is 
estimated to average 0.09 hours per response.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: 77,857.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 78,109.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 7,029.8 hours.
    Frequency of collection: Periodically.

    Authority:  44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.

    Dated: February 13, 2015.
Christopher J. Kirkpatrick,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2015-03473 Filed 2-18-15; 8:45 am]