[Federal Register: July 18, 2005 (Volume 70, Number 136)]
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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 August 17, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lawrence B. Patent, Division of
Clearing and Intermediary Oversight, U.S. Commodity Futures Trading
Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-
5439; Fax: (202) 418-5536; e-mail: [email protected] and refer to OMB
Control No. 3038-0021.

    Title: Regulations Governing Bankruptcies of Commodity Brokers (OMB
Control No. 3038-0021). This is a request for extension of a currently
approved information collection.
    Abstract: Regulations Governing Bankruptcies of Commodity Brokers,
OMB Control No. 3038-0021--Extension.
    The information collected pursuant to part 190 of the Commission's
regulations under the Commodity Exchange Act (Act) is intended to
protect, to the extent possible, the property of the public in the case
of the bankruptcy of a commodity brokers. These rules are promulgated
pursuant to the Commission's rulemaking authority contained in sections
4a(a), 4i, and 8a(5) of the Act, 7 U.S.C. 6a(1), 6i, and 12a(5).
    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 May 3, 2005 (70 FR 22853).
    Burden statement: The respondent burden for this collection is
estimated to average .05 hours per response.
    Respondents affected entities: 376.
    Estimated number of responses: 6,173.
    Estimated total annual burden on respondents: .05 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.
3038-0021 in any correspondence.

Lawrence B. Patent, Division of Clearing and Intermediary Oversight,
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: July 12, 2005.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 05-14063 Filed 7-15-05; 8:45 am]