[Federal Register: February 11, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 28)]
[Notices]
[Page 6224-6225]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]

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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Applications of the Chicago Board of Trade as a Contract Market
in Long Term Inflation-Indexed U.S. Treasury Note Futures and Options
Contracts

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of availability of the terms and conditions of proposed
commodity futures and option contracts.

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SUMMARY: The Chicago Board of Trade (CBT or Exchange) has applied for
designation as a contract market in long term inflation-indexed U.S.
Treasury note futures and option contracts. The Director of the
Division of Economic Analysis (Division) of the Commission, acting
pursuant to the authority delegated by Commission Regulation 140.96,
has determined that publication of the proposals for comment is in the
public interest, will assist the Commission in considering the views of
interested persons, and is consistent with the purposes of the
Commodity Exchange Act.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before March 13, 1997.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit their views and comments to
Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayette Centre, 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581. In addition,
comments may be sent by facsimile

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transmission to facsimile number (202) 418-5521, or by electronic mail
to [email protected] Reference should be made to the CBT long term
inflation-indexed U.S. Treasury note futures and options.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact Stephen Sherrod of the
Division of Economic Analysis, Commodity Futures Trading Commission,
Three Lafayette Centre, 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581, telephone
202-418-5277. Facsimile number: (202) 418-5527. Electronic mail:
[email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Copies of the terms and conditions will be
available for inspection at the Office of the Secretariat, Commodity
Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 21st Street NW,
Washington, D.C. 20581. Copies of the terms and conditions can be
obtained through the Office of the Secretariat by mail at the above
address or by phone at (202) 418-5100.
    Other materials submitted by the CBT in support of the applications
for contract market designation may be available upon request pursuant
to the Freedom of Information Act (5 U.S.C. 552) and the Commission's
regulations thereunder (17 C.F.R. Part 145 (1987)), except to the
extent they are entitled to confidential treatment as set forth in 17
C.F.R. 145.5 and 145.9. Requests for copies of such materials should be
made to the FOI, Privacy and Sunshine Act Compliance Staff of the
Office of the Secretariat at the Commission's headquarters in
accordance with 17 C.F.R. 145.7 and 145.8.
    Any person interested in submitting written data, views, or
arguments on the proposed terms and conditions, or with respect to
other materials submitted by the CBT, should send such comments to Jean
A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayette Centre, 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581 by the specified
date.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on February 5, 1997.
Blake Imel,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 97-3396 Filed 2-10-97; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6351-01-P

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