[Federal Register: September 23, 1997 (Volume 62, Number 184)]
[Notices]
[Page 49670]
From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access [wais.access.gpo.gov]
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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Chicago Board of Trade Proposed Futures and Option Contracts on
the Dow Jones Utility Average Index and the Dow Jones Transportation
Average Index

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 (CBOT or Exchange) has applied for
designation as a contract market in futures and futures options on the
Dow Jones Utility Average Index and the Dow Jones Transportation
Average Index. The Acting 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 proposal 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.

DATE: Comments must be received on or before October 23, 1997.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons should submit their views and comments to
Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st St., NW, Washington, DC 20581. In addition,
comments may be sent by facsimile transmission to (202) 418-5521 or by
electronic mail to [email protected] Reference should be made to the
Chicago Board of Trade Dow Jones Utility Average Index and the Dow
Jones Transportation Average Index.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Please contact Thomas Leahy of the Division of Economic Analysis,
Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st
St., NW, Washington, DC 20581, telephone 202-418-5278. 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, 1155 21st St., NW,
Washington, DC 20581. Copies of the terms and conditions can be
obtained through the Office of the Secretariat by mail at the above
address, by phone at (202) 418-5100, or via the internet on the CFTC
website at www.cftc.gov under ``What's Pending.''
    Other materials submitted by the CBOT in support of the application
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 CFR part 145 (1987)), except to the extent
they are entitled to confidential treatment as set forth in 17 CFR
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
CFR 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 CBOT, should send such comments to
Jean A. Webb, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three
Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st St., NW, Washington, DC 20581 by the
specified date.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on September 17, 1997.
John R. Mielke,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 97-25203 Filed 9-22-97; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6351-01-P-M



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