[Federal Register: January 29, 2001 (Volume 66, Number 19)]
[Page 8099]
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Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501
et seq.), 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; it
includes the actual data collection instruments [if any].

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before February 28, 2001.

Economic Analysis, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st
Street NW., Washington, DC 20581 and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-

    Title: Compliance with Requirements for Designation as a Contract
Market (OMB Control No. 3038-0016). This is a request for extension of
a currently approved information collection.
    Abstract: Under Commission Rule 1.50, upon request by the
Commission, contract markets must demonstrate that they continue to
meet the designation requirements contained in the Commodity Exchange
Act. This rule is promulgated pursuant to the Commission's rulemaking
authority contained in Sections 5 and 5a of the Commodity Exchange Act.
    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. The OMB control numbers for the
CFTC's regulations were published on December 30, 1981. See 46 FR 63035
(Dec. 30, 1981). The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment
period soliciting comments on this collection of information was
published on December 15, 2000 (65 FR 78474).
    Burden statement: The respondent burden for this collection is
estimated to average 250 hours per response. These estimates include
the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire, install, and
utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting,
validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining
information and disclosing and providing information; adjust the
existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and
requirements; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of
information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information.
    Respondents/Affected Entities: 11
    Estimated number of responses: 2
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 500 hours
    Frequency of collection: On occasion
    Send comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect of
the information collection, including suggestions for reducing the
burden, to the addresses listed below. Please refer to OMB Control No.
3038-0049 in any correspondence.
    Judi Payne, Division of Economic Analysis, U.S. Commodity Futures
Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street NW., Washington, DC 20581; and
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and
Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for CFTC, 725 17th Street, Washington
DC 20503.

    Dated: January 23, 2001.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 01-2475 Filed 1-26-01; 8:45 am]

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