Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 120 (Tuesday, June 23, 2015)
[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 120 (Tuesday, June 23, 2015)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-15344]
COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION
Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review
AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
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 July 23, 2015.
ADDRESSES: Comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect
of the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the
burden, may be submitted directly to the Office of Information and
Regulatory Affairs in OMB, within 30 days of the notice's publication,
by email at [email protected] Please identify the comments
by OMB Control No. 3038-0013. Please provide the Commodity Futures
Trading Commission (``Commission'') with a copy of all submitted
comments at the address listed below. Please refer to OMB Reference No.
3038-0013, 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 Hannah Ropp,
Surveillance Analyst, Division of Market Oversight, Commodity Futures
Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581.
Comments may also be submitted by any of the following methods:
The Agency's Web site, via its Comments Online process:
http://comments.cftc.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting
comments through the Web site.
Mail: 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 through the Portal.
A copy of the supporting statements for the collection of
information discussed above may be obtained by visiting RegInfo.gov.
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.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hannah Ropp, Surveillance Analyst,
Division of Market Oversight; Commodity Futures Trading Commission,
Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581;
phone: (202) 418-5228; fax: (202) 418-5507; email: [email protected], 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
Abstract: Section 4a(a) of the Commodity Exchange Act (``Act'')
allows the Commission to set speculative limits in any commodity for
future delivery in order to prevent excessive speculation. Certain
sections of the Act and the Commission's Regulations allow exemptions
from the speculative limits for persons using the market for hedging
and, under certain circumstances, for commodity pool operators and
similar traders. This information collection contains the recordkeeping
and reporting requirements needed to ensure regulatory compliance with
Commission rules relating to this issue.
Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is
estimated to be 3 hours per response. These estimates include the time
to locate the information related to the exemptions and to file
necessary exemption paperwork.
Respondents/Affected Entities: Swap Dealers, Large Traders, and
other entities affected by Rules 1.47 and 1.48 and Part 150 of the
Estimated number of respondents: 9.
Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 48 hours.
Frequency of collection: 1-2 reports annually.
There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs
associated with this collection.
Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.
Dated: June 17, 2015.
Robert N. Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2015-15344 Filed 6-22-15; 8:45 am]
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