Federal Register, Volume 80 Issue 152 (Friday, August 7, 2015)  
[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 152 (Friday, August 7, 2015)]
[Pages 47476-47477]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-19401]



Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Intent To 
Renew Collection 3038-0085, Rule 50.50 End-User Notification of Non-
Cleared Swaps

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (``Commission'') is 
announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection 
of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act 
(``PRA''), Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the 
Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, 
including each proposed extension of an existing collection of 
information, and to allow 60 days for public comment. This notice 
solicits comments on reporting requirements relating to financial 
resource requirements for derivatives clearing organizations.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 6, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by ``Rule 50.50 End-User 
Notification of Non-Cleared Swaps,'' by any of the following methods:
     The Agency's Web site, at 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.
    Please submit your comments using only one method.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Peter A. Kals, Division of Clearing 
and Risk, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 
1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5466; email: 
[email protected] and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0085.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, Federal agencies must obtain 
approval from the Office of Management and Budget (``OMB'') for each 
collection of information they conduct or sponsor. ``Collection of 
Information'' is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3 and 
includes agency requests or requirements that members of the public 
submit reports, keep records, or provide information to a third party. 
Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A), requires 
Federal agencies to provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register 
concerning each proposed collection of information, including each 
proposed extension of an existing collection of information, before 
submitting the collection to OMB for approval. To comply with this 
requirement, the Commission is publishing notice of the proposed 
extension of the collection of information listed below.
    Title: Rule 50.50 End-User Notification of Non-Cleared Swap (OMB 
Control No. 3038-0085). This is a request for extension of a currently 
approved information collection.
    Abstract: Rule 50.50 specifies requirements for non-financial end-
users who elect the exception from the Commission's swap clearing 
requirement set forth in section 2(h)(7) of the Commodity Exchange Act. 
Among the requirements of Rule 50.50 is reporting certain information 
to a swap data repository registered with the Commission.
    With respect to the collection of information, the Commission 
invites comments on:
     Whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Commission, including whether the information will have a practical 
     The accuracy of the Commission's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
     Ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and
     Ways to minimize the burden of collection of information 
on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology; e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses.
    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 you believe 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 
established in Sec.  145.9 of the Commission's regulations.\1\

    \1\ 17 CFR 145.9.

    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 http://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 the Information Collection Request will be retained in 
the public comment file and will be considered as required under the 

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Procedure Act and other applicable laws, and may be accessible under 
the Freedom of Information Act.
    Burden Statement: The respondent burden for this collection is 
estimated to require between 10 minutes and one hour per response.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Non-financial end-users.
    Estimated number of respondents: 1,092.
    Estimated total average annual burden on respondents: 633 hours.
    Frequency of collection: On occasion; annually.

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

    Dated: August 3, 2015.
Robert N. Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2015-19401 Filed 8-6-15; 8:45 am]