[Federal Register Volume 88, Number 41 (Thursday, March 2, 2023)]
[Pages 13106-13107]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2023-04294]



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 April 3, 2023.

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. 3038-0076, at https://comments.cftc.gov/FederalRegister/PublicInfo.aspx.
    Or by either of the following methods:
     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.
    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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eileen Chotiner, Senior Compliance 
Analyst, Division of Clearing and Risk, Commodity Futures Trading 
Commission, (202) 418-5467; email: [email protected], and refer to OMB 
Control No. 3038-0076.

    Title: Part 39, Requirements for Derivatives Clearing 
Organizations, (OMB Control No. 3038-0076). This is a request for 
extension of a currently approved information collection.
    Abstract: Commission Regulations 39.10, 39.11, 39.12, 39.13, 39.14, 
39.15, 39.16, 39.18, 39.19, 39.21, 39.24, and 39.27 establish reporting 
requirements for registered derivatives clearing organizations (DCOs). 
Regulation 39.3 requires any person seeking to register as a DCO to 
submit a completed Form DCO as provided in Appendix A to part 39, 
accompanied by all applicable exhibits. Subpart C of part 39 includes 
additional requirements for systemically important DCOs and DCOs that 
elect to be subject to Subpart C. The rules establish reporting and 
recordkeeping requirements that implement Section 5b of the Commodity 
Exchange Act (CEA), and are necessary for the Commission to assess 
compliance of DCOs and DCO applicants with requirements prescribed in 
the CEA and Commission regulations.
    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 November 17, 2022, the 
Commission published in the

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Federal Register notice of the proposed extension of this information 
collection and provided 60 days for public comment on the proposed 
extension, 87 FR 69013 (``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 anticipates that there will 
continue to be approximately 86 respondents and the hourly burden will 
remain the same as in the 2020 renewal. The respondent burden for this 
collection is estimated to be as follows:
    Estimated number of respondents: 86.
    Estimated average burden hours per respondent: 736.
    Estimated total annual burden hours: 63,311.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    There are no capital costs or operating and maintenance costs 
associated with this collection.

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

    Dated: February 27, 2023.
Robert Sidman,
Deputy Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 2023-04294 Filed 3-1-23; 8:45 am]