[Federal Register: February 5, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 24)]
[Notices]
[Page 5777]
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COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION


Proposed Amendments to the Chicago Board of Trade Soybean Oil
Futures Contract; Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of extension of public comment period for the proposed
amendments.

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SUMMARY: The Chicago Board of Trade (CBT or Exchange) has proposed
amendments to the Chicago Board of Trade soybean oil futures contract.
On January 11, 1999, the Commission published a request for public
comment on the proposed amendments for a 30-day comment period ending
on February 10, 1999. The Acting Director of the Division of Economic
Analysis (Division), acting pursuant to the authority delegated by
Commission Regulation 140.96, has determined that extension of the
comment period for an additional fifteen (15) days 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 February 25, 1999.

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 transmission to facsimile number
(202) 418-5521, or by electronic mail to [email protected] Reference
should be made to the proposed amendments to the CBT soybean oil
futures contract.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please contact John Bird of the
Division of Economic Analysis, Commodity Futures Trading Commission,
Three Lafayette Centre, 21st Street NW, Washington, DC 20581, telephone
(202) 418-5274. Facsimile number: (202) 418-5527. Electronic mail:
[email protected]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Acting Director, acting on behalf of the
Commission, has determined to extend the public comment period for the
subject notice. The Division believes that an extension of the comment
period until February 25, 1999 would permit interested parties to fully
evaluate the proposal and to submit comments thereon to the Commission.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 29, 1999.
John R. Mielke,
Acting Director.
[FR Doc. 99-2754 Filed 2-4-99; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6351-01-M


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