[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 170 (Friday, September 2, 2022)]
[Pages 54200-54201]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-18970]



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 
Information and Regulatory Affairs (``OIRA''), of 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 October 3, 2022.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be submitted within 30 days of this 
notice's publication to OIRA, at https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Please find this particular information collection by 
selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' 
or by using the website's search function. Comments can be entered 
electronically by clicking on the ``comment'' button next to the 
information collection on the ``OIRA Information Collections Under 
Review'' page, or the ``View ICR--Agency Submission'' page. A copy of 
the supporting statement for the collection of information discussed 
herein may be obtained by visiting https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.
    In addition to the submission of comments to https://Reginfo.gov as 
indicated above, a copy of all comments submitted to OIRA may also be 
submitted to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (the 
``Commission'' or ``CFTC'') by clicking on the ``Submit Comment'' box 
next to the descriptive entry for OMB Control No. 3038-0031, at https://comments.cftc.gov/FederalRegister/PublicInfo.aspx.
    Or by either of the following methods:
     Mail: Christopher Kirkpatrick, Secretary of the 

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Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st 
Street NW, Washington, DC 20581.
     Hand Delivery/Courier: Same as Mail above.
    All comments must be submitted in English, or if not, accompanied 
by an English translation. Comments submitted to the Commission should 
include 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\ 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 https://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 ICR will be retained in the 
public comment file and will be considered as required under the 
Administrative Procedure Act and other applicable laws, and may be 
accessible under the Freedom of Information Act.

    \1\ 17 CFR 145.9.

Procurement Executive, Business Operations Branch, Commodity Futures 
Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581; phone: 
(202) 418-5367; fax: (202) 418-5414; email: [email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., 
Federal agencies must obtain approval from 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(c) and includes agency 
requests or requirements that members of the public submit reports, 
keep records, or provide information to a third party. The Federal 
Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on 
this collection of information was published on July 01, 2022 (87 FR 
    Title: Procurement Contracts (OMB Control No. 3038-0031). This is a 
request for an extension of a currently approved information 
    Abstract: The information collected under this request is gathered 
through the use of forms specific to a contract or contracting action. 
The standard forms are prescribed for use for non-personal services, 
construction, award of contracts and solicitations by agencies in 
connection with the procurement of supplies, purchase and delivery 
orders, specified in the Federal Acquisition Regulations (48 CFR 1-53). 
The information provided on the forms is specific and generally does 
not require additional information or questions.
    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.\2\ On July 1, 2022, the Commission 
published in the Federal Register notice of the proposed extension of 
this information collection and provided 60 days for public comment on 
the proposed extension, 87 FR 39501 (``60-Day Notice''). The Commission 
did not receive any relevant comments on the 60-Day Notice.

    \2\ 44 U.S.C. 3512, 5 CFR 1320.5(b)(2)(i) and 1320.8 (b)(3)(vi).

    Burden Statement: The Commission is revising its estimate of the 
burden for this collection to reflect changed circumstances below.
    The information collection consists of procurement activities 
relating to solicitations, amendments to solicitations, requests for 
quotations, construction contracts, awards of contracts, performance 
bonds, and payment information for individuals (vendors) or contractors 
engaged in providing supplies or services.
    The Commission estimates the burden of this collection of 
information as follows:
    Respondents/Affected Entities: Vendors and contractors.
    Estimated number of respondents: 1,096.
    Estimated burden hours per respondent: 2 hours.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 2,192 hours.
    Frequency of responses: Annually.
    There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs 
associated with this collection.

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

    Dated: August 29, 2022.
Robert Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2022-18970 Filed 9-1-22; 8:45 am]