[Federal Register: August 11, 2003 (Volume 68, Number 154)]
[Page 47549-47550]
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Agency Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice; Information Collection 3038-0031, procurement


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 described 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 September 10, 2003.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven A. Grossman at CFTC, (202) 418-
5192; FAX; (202) 418-5529; e-mail: [email protected] and refer to OMB
Control No. 3038-0031.

    Title: Procurement Contracts, OMB Control No. 3038-0031. This is a
request for extension of a currently approved information collection.
    Abstract: This 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.
    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 June 4, 2003 (68 FR 33479).
    Burden statement: The respondent burden for this collection is
estimated to average 2 hours per response. This estimate includes 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: 180.
    Estimated number of responses: 180.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 360 hours.
    Frequency of collection: annually.
    Send comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect of

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information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden,
to the addresses listed below. Please refer to OMB Control No. 3038-
0031 in any correspondence.
    Steven A. Grossman, 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
Office for CFTC, 725 17th Street, Washington, DC 20503.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 5, 2003.
Catherine D. Dixon,
Assistant Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 03-20343 Filed 8-8-03; 8:45 am]