[Federal Register: March 26, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 58)]
[Page 14706-14707]
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Public Information Collection Requirement

AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

ACTION: Notice of intent to renew information collection 3038-0021:
Regulations governing bankruptcies of commodity brokers.


SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is planning to renew
information collection 3038-0021, Regulations Governing Bankruptcies of
Commodity Brokers, which is due to expire July 31, 1999. The
information collected pursuant to this rule is intended to protect, to
the extent possible, the property of the public in the case of the
bankruptcy of a commodity broker.
    In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the
Commission solicits comments to:
    (1) Evaluate whether the collection of information is necessary for
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including the
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of
the collection of information including the validity of the methodology
and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to
be collected; and

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    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of the information on
those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting
electronic submission of responses.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 26, 1999.

ADDRESSES: Persons wishing to comment on this information collection
should contact the CFTC Clearance Officer, 1155 21st Street NW,
Washington, DC 20581, (202) 418-5160.
    Title: Regulations Governing Bankruptcies of Commodity Brokers.
    Control Number: 3038-0021.
    Action: Extension.
    Respondents: Futures Commission Merchants.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 388 total hours.

                                                                                                     Est. avg.
                   Respondents                    Regulation (17   Estimated No.      Annual        hours. per
                                                       CFR)       of respondents     responses       response
Futures Commission Merchants....................           1.90             472            7757            0.35

    Issued in Washington, D.C. on March 22, 1999.
Jean A. Webb,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 99-7498 Filed 3-25-99; 8:45 am]

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