[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 129 (Tuesday, July 7, 2015)]
[Pages 38670-38671]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-16611]



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 August 6, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted to OMB within 30 days of the 
notice's publication. Comments, identified by ``Process for Review of 
Swaps for Mandatory Clearing (OMB Control No. 3038-0097),'' should 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. 
Comments may also be submitted directly to OMB within 30 days of the 
notice's publication by email at [email protected].
    Comments may be also be submitted, regarding the burden estimated 
or any other aspect of the information collection, including 
suggestions for reducing the burden, identified by ``Process for Review 
of Swaps for Mandatory Clearing (OMB Control No. 3038-0097),'' 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, 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

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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 section 145.9 of the Commission's regulations.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eileen Chotiner, Division of Clearing 
and Risk, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 
1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5467; email: 
[email protected] and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0097.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a request for extension of a 
currently approved information collection.
    Title: ``Process for Review of Swaps for Mandatory Clearing,'' (OMB 
Control No. 3038-0097).
    Abstract: The Commodity Exchange Act and Commission regulations 
require a derivatives clearing organization (``DCO'') that wishes to 
accept a swap for clearing to be eligible to clear the swap and to 
submit the swap to the Commission for a determination as to whether the 
swap is required to be cleared. Commission Regulation 39.5 sets forth 
the process for these submissions. The Commission uses the information 
in this collection to determine whether a DCO that wishes to accept a 
swap for clearing is eligible to clear the swap and whether the swap 
should be required to be cleared.
    Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is 
estimated to average 40 hours per response.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Derivatives clearing organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 14.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden on Respondents: 560 hours.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.

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

    Dated: July 1, 2015.
Robert N. Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2015-16611 Filed 7-6-15; 8:45 am]