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Paper Comments general to protect investors and the For the Commission, by the Division of
public interest. Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated
• Send paper comments in triplicate The Commission believes that the authority.11
to Nancy M. Morris, Secretary, proposal to institute the Public Nancy M. Morris,
Securities and Exchange Commission, Disclosure Program, which is Secretary.
Station Place, 100 F Street, NE., substantially based on NASD Rule 8310 [FR Doc. E6–8700 Filed 6–5–06; 8:45 am]
Washington, DC 20549–1090. and IM–8310–2,8 serves the interest of BILLING CODE 8010–01–P
All submissions should refer to File investor protection because it allows
Number SR–NYSEArca–2006–03. This NYSE Arca members and the general
public to promptly learn of final SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
file number should be included on the
disciplinary decisions involving its COMMISSION
subject line if e-mail is used. To help the
broker-dealer members or associated
Commission process and review your
persons of such members. By notifying
comments more efficiently, please use [Release No. 34–53878; File No. SR–
the public of a final decision issued by
only one method. The Commission will NYSEArca–2006–02]
the Exchange or any committee of the
post all comments on the Commission’s Exchange that results in the suspension,
Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ Self-Regulatory Organizations; NYSE
cancellation, expulsion, and/or barring Arca, Inc.; Notice of Filing and Order
rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the of an OTP Holder or OTP Firm or the
submission, all subsequent Granting Accelerated Approval of
imposition of monetary sanctions of Proposed Rule Change and
amendments, all written statements $10,000 or more, for example, the
with respect to the proposed rule Amendment Nos. 1 and 2 Thereto To
Commission believes that the Public Establish a Public Disclosure Program
change that are filed with the Disclosure Program should provide
Commission, and all written important information to the public, May 26, 2006.
communications relating to the create additional incentives for
proposed rule change between the Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the
members of the Exchange to comply Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Commission and any person, other than with its rules, and help investors make
those that may be withheld from the (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2
informed choices and decisions about notice is hereby given that on April 6,
public in accordance with the the individuals and firms with whom
provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be 2006, NYSE Arca, Inc. (‘‘NYSE Arca’’ or
they may wish to conduct business. As
available for inspection and copying in ‘‘Exchange’’), through its subsidiary,
such, the Commission finds that the
the Commission’s Public Reference NYSE Arca Equities, Inc. (‘‘NYSE Arca
proposed program promotes just and
Room. Copies of such filing also will be equitable principles of trade, encourages Equities’’), filed with the Securities and
available for inspection and copying at Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’)
the prevention of fraudulent and
the principal office of the Exchange. All manipulative acts and practices, and the proposed rule change as described
comments received will be posted in Items I and II below, which Items
seeks to perfect the mechanism of a free
without change; the Commission does have been prepared by the Exchange.
and open market.
not edit personal identifying The Commission finds good cause for On May 9, 2006, NYSE Arca filed
information from submissions. You approving this proposed rule change, as Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule
should submit only information that amended, before the thirtieth day after change. On May 17, 2006, NYSE Arca
you wish to make available publicly. All the publication of notice thereof in the filed Amendment No. 2 to the proposed
submissions should refer to File Federal Register. As noted earlier, rule change. The Commission is
Number SR–NYSEArca–2006–03 and prompt disclosure of final disciplinary publishing this notice to solicit
should be submitted on or before June decisions serves the interest of comments on the proposed rule change,
27, 2006. protecting investors and the general as amended, from interested persons
public.9 Therefore, accelerating and is approving the proposal on an
IV. Commission’s Findings and Order approval of the proposed rule change accelerated basis.
Granting Accelerated Approval of should benefit investors because they
Proposed Rule Change I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s
will have access to the NYSE Arca Statement of the Terms of Substance of
The Commission finds that the disciplinary information sooner. The the Proposed Rule Change
proposed rule change, as amended, is Public Disclosure Program should foster
consistent with the requirements of the compliance with NYSE Arca rules, NYSE Arca, through its subsidiary,
Act and the rules and regulations heighten awareness of the public NYSE Arca Equities, proposes to
investor with respect to the conduct of implement a new rule, NYSE Arca
thereunder applicable to a national
business on the Exchange, and, in Equities Rule 10.15, that would institute
securities exchange.6 In particular, the
general, improve the overall integrity of and govern a program (‘‘Public
Commission finds that the proposed
the market center. Disclosure Program’’) in which certain
rule change is consistent with section
6(b)(5) of the Act, which requires that
7 V. Conclusion disciplinary actions involving Equity
an exchange have rules designed, among Trading Permit Holders (‘‘ETP Holders’’)
It is therefore ordered, pursuant to and associated persons thereof would be
other things, to promote just and section 19(b)(2) of the Act, that the
equitable principles of trade, to remove publicized. The text of the proposed
proposed rule change (SR–NYSEArca– rule change is below. Proposed new
impediments to and perfect the 2006–03), as amended, is hereby
mechanism of a free and open market language is in italics.
approved on an accelerated basis.10
and a national market system, and in NYSE Arca Equities Rules
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8 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 35138 * * * * *


6 Inapproving this proposed rule change, the (December 22, 1994), 59 FR 67362 (December 29,
Commission has considered the proposed rule’s 1994) (approving the NASD program to publish
impact on efficiency, competition, and capital final disciplinary decisions involving its members). 11 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12).
formation. See 15 U.S.C. 78c(f). 9 See id. 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1).
7 15 U.S.C. 78f(b)(5). 10 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). 2 17 CFR 240.19b–4.

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RULE 10 DISCIPLINARY respect to a disciplinary decision under released to the public pursuant to
PROCEEDINGS, OTHER HEARINGS, those extraordinary circumstances paragraph (b) immediately upon such
AND APPEALS where the release of such information approval.
would violate fundamental notions of (d) If a decision of the Corporation
* * * * *
fairness or work as an injustice. The imposing monetary sanctions of $10,000
Release of Disciplinary Information Corporation may release to the public or more or a penalty of expulsion,
Through the Public Disclosure Program information on any disciplinary or other revocation, suspension and/or barring of
Rule 10.15(a) The Corporation shall, decision issued pursuant to NYSE Arca an ETP Holder from being associated
in response to a request, release a copy Equities Rule 10 not specifically with all ETP Holders is appealed to the
of any identified disciplinary decision enumerated in this paragraph, Securities and Exchange Commission,
regardless of sanctions imposed, so long notice thereof shall be given to all ETP
issued by the Corporation or any
as the names of the parties and other Holders and to the press as soon as
Committee thereof; provided, however,
identifying information is redacted. possible after receipt by the Corporation
that each copy of:
A ‘‘Designated Rule’’ means (i) SEC of notice from the Securities and
(1) a decision that is released prior to
Rule 10b–5, (ii) NYSE Arca Equities Exchange Commission of such appeal
the expiration of the time period
Rule 6.5, or (iii) NYSE Arca Equities and the Corporation’s notice shall state
provided under NYSE Arca Equities
Rule 6.2. whether the effectiveness of the
Rule 10.8 for appeal or while such an (A) The Corporation shall release to Corporation’s decision has been stayed
appeal is pending shall be accompanied the public, in unredacted form, pending the outcome of proceedings
by a statement that the findings and information with respect to any before the Securities and Exchange
sanctions imposed in the decision may disciplinary decision issued pursuant to Commission.
be increased, decreased, modified, or NYSE Arca Equities Rule 10.8 that does (e) In the event an appeal to the
reversed by the Corporation; not meet one or more of the criteria in federal courts is filed from a decision by
(2) a final decision of the Corporation section (b)(1) for the release of the Securities and Exchange
that is released prior to the time period information to the public, provided that Commission in a case previously
provided under the Securities Exchange the underlying decision issued pursuant appealed to it from a decision of the
Act of 1934 for appeal to the Securities to NYSE Arca Equities Rule 10.7 meets Corporation, involving the imposition of
and Exchange Commission or while one or more of the criteria in section monetary sanctions of $10,000 or more
such an appeal is pending shall be (b)(1) for the release of information to or a penalty of expulsion, revocation,
accompanied by a statement that the the public, and information regarding suspension and/or barring of an ETP
findings and sanctions of the such decision has been released to the Holder from being associated with all
Corporation are subject to review and public in unredacted form. ETP Holders, notice thereof shall be
modification by the Securities and (B) In the event there is more than one given to the ETP Holders as soon as
Exchange Commission; and respondent in a disciplinary decision possible after receipt by the Corporation
(3) a final decision of the Corporation issued pursuant to NYSE Arca Equities of a formal notice of appeal. Such
that is released after the decision is Rule 10 and sanctions imposed on one notice shall include a statement whether
appealed to the Securities and or more, but not all, of the respondents the order of the Securities and Exchange
Exchange Commission shall be meets one or more of the criteria in Commission has been stayed.
accompanied by a statement as to section (b)(1) for the release of (f) Any order issued by the Securities
whether the effectiveness of the information to the public, the and Exchange Commission of (i)
sanctions has been stayed pending the Corporation shall release to the public, revocation or suspension of an ETP
outcome of proceedings before the in unredacted form, information with Holder’s broker/dealer registration with
Securities and Exchange Commission. respect to the respondent(s) who meet the Securities and Exchange
(b)(1) The Corporation shall release to such criteria, and may release to the Commission; or (ii) the suspension or
the public information with respect to public, in redacted form, information expulsion of an ETP Holder from the
any disciplinary decision issued with respect to the respondent(s) who do Corporation; or (iii) the suspension or
pursuant to NYSE Arca Equities Rule 10 not meet such criteria. Notwithstanding barring of an ETP Holder or an
imposing: (i) a suspension, cancellation the foregoing, the Corporation shall associated person from association with
or expulsion upon an ETP Holder; or (ii) release to the public, in unredacted all broker/dealers or ETP Holders; or (iv)
suspension or revocation of the form, information with respect to any the imposition of monetary sanctions of
registration of an associated person of respondent in a disciplinary decision $10,000 or more shall be released to the
an ETP Holder; or (iii) suspension or issued pursuant to NYSE Arca Equities public through a notice containing the
barring of an ETP Holder or associated Rule 10.8 if the sanctions imposed on effective date thereof sent as soon as
person from association with all ETP such respondent in the underlying possible after receipt by the Corporation
Holders; or (iv) imposition of monetary decision issued pursuant to NYSE Arca of the order of the Securities and
sanctions of $10,000 or more upon an Equities Rule 10.7 meet one or more of Exchange Commission.
ETP Holder or associated person; or (v) the criteria for release of information to (g) Cancellations of Equity Trading
containing an allegation of a violation the public, and information with respect Permits or registration pursuant to the
of a Designated Rule; and may also to that respondent has been released in Corporation’s Rules and interpretative
release to the public such information unredacted form. material shall be released to the public
with respect to any disciplinary decision (2) Information released to the public as soon after the effective date of the
or group of decisions that involve a pursuant to subparagraph (b)(1) shall be cancellation as possible.
significant policy or enforcement accompanied by a statement to the (h) Releases to the public referred to
determination where the release of extent required for that type of in paragraph (b) above shall identify the
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information is deemed by the President information under subparagraphs Corporation’s Rule(s) or the SEC Rule(s)
of the Corporation to be in the public (a)(1)–(3). violated, and shall describe the conduct
interest. The Corporation may, in its (c) Information regarding any constituting such violation. Releases
discretion, determine to waive the sanctions imposed pursuant to NYSE may also identify the ETP Holder with
requirement to release information with Arca Equities Rule 10.6 shall be which an individual was associated at

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the time the violations occurred if such or associated person from association respondent may request an appeal
identification is determined by the with all ETP Holders; (iv) impose pursuant to NYSE Arca Equities Rule
Corporation to be in the public interest. monetary sanctions of $10,000 or more 10.8 (Review) or while an appeal is
* * * * * upon an ETP Holder or associated pending must include a statement that
person; or (v) contain an allegation of a the findings and sanctions imposed in
II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s violation of a Designated Rule.3 NYSE the decision may be increased,
Statement of the Purpose of, and Arca Equities will release unredacted decreased, modified, or reversed by
Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule information concerning decisions issued NYSE Arca Equities. In addition, a final
Change by the Board Appeals Committee that do decision by NYSE Arca Equities that is
In its filing with the Commission, not meet one or more of the criteria in released prior to the period in which a
NYSE Arca included statements proposed NYSE Arca Equities Rule respondent may appeal to the
concerning the purpose of, and basis for, 10.15(b)(1), provided that the Commission or while such appeal is
the proposed rule change. The text of underlying decision meets one or more pending will include a statement that
these statements may be examined at of the criteria in proposed NYSE Arca the findings and sanctions of NYSE
the places specified in Item III below, Equities Rule 10.15(b)(1), and the Arca Equities are subject to review and
and is set forth in Sections A, B, and C information regarding the underlying modification by the Commission. Lastly,
below. decision was released to the public in a final decision of NYSE Arca Equities
unredacted form. that is released after the decision is
A. Self-Regulatory Organization’s In the event that there is more than appealed to the Commission will
Statement of the Purpose of, and the one respondent in a disciplinary include a statement as to whether the
Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule decision and sanctions are imposed on effectiveness of the sanctions has been
Change one or more of the respondents, but not stayed pending the outcome of
1. Purpose all of the respondents meet one or more proceedings before the Commission.
of the criteria in proposed NYSE Arca Appeals. In the instance that NYSE
Under the proposed Public Disclosure Equities Rule 10.15(b)(1) for the release Arca Equities’ decisions are appealed to
Program, NYSE Arca Equities would of information, NYSE Arca Equities will the Commission or the federal courts,
release to the public certain information release to the public unredacted NYSE Arca Equities will notify all ETP
concerning the disciplinary history of information with respect to the Holders and the press. This includes all
ETP Holders and associated persons. respondents who meet such criteria. In NYSE Arca Equities decisions imposing
NYSE Arca Equities is instituting such addition, NYSE Arca Equities may monetary sanctions of $10,000 or more
procedures in order to provide investors release redacted information to the or a penalty of expulsion, revocation,
with information regarding final public with respect to the respondents suspension, and/or barring of an ETP
disciplinary decisions related to ETP who do not meet the criteria in Holder from being associated with all
Holders and associated persons. The proposed NYSE Arca Equities Rule ETP Holders.
primary purpose of the Public 10.15(b)(1). Commission Orders. NYSE Arca
Disclosure Program is to help investors NYSE Arca Equities may release Equities will release through a notice to
make informed choices about the information to the public concerning the public information with respect to
individuals and firms with whom they disciplinary decisions that involve any order issued by the Commission: (i)
may wish to do business. Currently, significant policy or enforcement Revoking or suspending an ETP
NYSE Arca Equities does not have rules determinations where the release of Holder’s broker-dealer registration; (ii)
related to the release of disciplinary such information is deemed by the suspending or expelling an ETP Holder
decisions to members of the public. President of NYSE Arca Equities to be from NYSE Arca Equities; (iii)
Proposed NYSE Arca Equities Rule in the public interest. In addition, NYSE suspending or barring an ETP Holder or
10.15 would allow NYSE Arca Equities Arca Equities may exercise its discretion an associated person from associating
to release such information upon and waive the requirement to release with all broker-dealers or ETP Holders;
request and when certain other information with respect to a or (iv) imposing monetary sanctions of
circumstances exist, as explained in disciplinary decision under $10,000 or more.
greater detail below. extraordinary circumstances where the Offers of Settlement. NYSE Arca
Disciplinary Decisions. If a member of release of the information would violate Equities will release information
the public requests a copy of an fundamental notions of fairness or work regarding sanctions imposed pursuant
identified disciplinary decision issued as an injustice. Finally, NYSE Arca to NYSE Arca Equities Rule 10.6 (Offers
by NYSE Arca Equities or any Equities may release public information of Settlement) upon the approval of
committee thereof, a copy of the concerning any disciplinary or other offers of settlement.
decision will be provided to the decision issued pursuant to NYSE Arca Cancellation of Equity Trading
requesting member of the public. NYSE Equities Rule 10 that is not specifically Permits. In cases where NYSE Arca
Arca Equities’ practice will be to enumerated in proposed NYSE Arca Equities cancels an Equity Trading
provide such information on a per-ETP Equities Rule 10.15(b)(1), regardless of Permit or registration, NYSE Arca
Holder or associated person basis. NYSE the sanctions imposed, so long as the Equities will notify the public as soon
Arca Equities will not charge the public names of the parties and other after the effective date of the
for this service. identifying information are redacted. cancellation as possible.
NYSE Arca Equities will also release Notices. Decisions that are released to While proposed NYSE Arca Equities
information to the public with respect to a member of the public must include Rule 10.15 is based substantially on
disciplinary decisions that: (i) Impose a certain notices. Decisions that are NASD Rule 8310 (Sanctions for
suspension, cancellation, or expulsion released prior to the period in which a Violation of the Rules) and IM–8310–2
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of an ETP Holder; (ii) impose the (Release of Disciplinary and Other


suspension or revocation of the 3 A ‘‘Designated Rule’’ means (i) Commission
Information Through the Public
registration of an associated person of Rule 10b–5 under the Act, (ii) NYSE Arca Equities Disclosure Program), it does not
Rule 6.5 (Manipulation), or (iii) NYSE Arca Equities
an ETP Holder; (iii) impose the Rule 6.2 (Prohibited Acts). See proposed NYSE incorporate all aspects of such NASD
suspension or barring of an ETP Holder Arca Equities Rule 10.15(b)(1). Rule. For example, proposed NYSE Arca

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Equities Rule 10.15 excludes public Paper Comments general to protect investors and the
disclosure of disciplinary complaints public interest.
and arbitrations. NYSE Arca Equities’s • Send paper comments in triplicate
to Nancy M. Morris, Secretary, The Commission believes that the
intention is for public disclosure not to proposal to institute the Public
apply to disciplinary complaints that Securities and Exchange Commission,
Station Place, 100 F Street, NE., Disclosure Program, which is
involve undecided issues or arbitrations substantially based on NASD Rule 8310
between parties. NYSE Arca Equities Washington, DC 20549–1090.
and IM–8310–2,8 serves the interest of
plans to notify ETP Holders and All submissions should refer to File investor protection because it allows
associated persons of the effectiveness Number SR–NYSEArca–2006–02. This NYSE Arca Equities members and the
of this proposed rule change through file number should be included on the general public to promptly learn of final
NYSE Arca Equities’ Internet Web site subject line if e-mail is used. To help the disciplinary decisions involving its
and a regulatory bulletin. Commission process and review your broker-dealer members or associated
2. Statutory Basis comments more efficiently, please use persons of such members. By notifying
only one method. The Commission will the public of a final decision issued by
The Exchange believes that the
post all comments on the Commission’s the Exchange or any committee of the
proposed rule change is consistent with
Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ Exchange that results in the suspension,
Section 6(b) of the Act 4 in general, and
rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the cancellation, expulsion, and/or barring
furthers the objectives of Section
submission, all subsequent of an ETP Holder or the imposition of
6(b)(5) 5 in particular, in that it is
amendments, all written statements monetary sanctions of $10,000 or more,
designed to prevent fraudulent and
with respect to the proposed rule for example, the Commission believes
manipulative acts and practices, to
change that are filed with the that the Public Disclosure Program
promote just and equitable principles of
Commission, and all written should provide important information
trade, to foster cooperation and
coordination with persons engaged in communications relating to the to the public, create additional
regulating, clearing, settling, processing proposed rule change between the incentives for members of the Exchange
information with respect to, and Commission and any person, other than to comply with its rules, and help
facilitating transactions in securities, to those that may be withheld from the investors make informed choices and
remove impediments to and perfect the public in accordance with the decisions about the individuals and
mechanism of a free and open market provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be firms with whom they may wish to
and a national market system, and, in available for inspection and copying in conduct business. As such, the
general, to protect investors and the the Commission’s Public Reference Commission finds that the proposed
public interest. Room. Copies of such filing also will be program promotes just and equitable
available for inspection and copying at principles of trade, encourages the
B. Self-Regulatory Organization’s the principal office of the Exchange. All prevention of fraudulent and
Statement on Burden on Competition comments received will be posted
manipulative acts and practices, and
The Exchange does not believe that without change; the Commission does
seeks to perfect the mechanism of a free
the proposed rule change will impose not edit personal identifying
and open market.
any burden on competition that is not information from submissions. You
should submit only information that The Commission finds good cause for
necessary or appropriate in furtherance
of the purposes of the Act. you wish to make available publicly. All approving this proposed rule change, as
submissions should refer to File amended, before the thirtieth day after
C. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Number SR–NYSEArca–2006–02 and the publication of notice thereof in the
Statement on Comments on the should be submitted on or before June Federal Register. As noted earlier,
Proposed Rule Change Received From 27, 2006. prompt disclosure of final disciplinary
Members, Participants or Others decisions serves the interest of
IV. Commission’s Findings and Order protecting investors and the general
No written comments were solicited
Granting Accelerated Approval of public.9 Therefore, accelerating
or received with respect to the proposed
Proposed Rule Change approval of the proposed rule change
rule change.
The Commission finds that the should benefit investors because they
III. Solicitation of Comments will have access to the NYSE Arca
proposed rule change, as amended, is
Interested persons are invited to consistent with the requirements of the Equities disciplinary information
submit written data, views and Act and the rules and regulations sooner. The Public Disclosure Program
arguments concerning the foregoing, thereunder applicable to a national should foster compliance with NYSE
including whether the proposed rule securities exchange.6 In particular, the Arca Equities rules, heighten awareness
change, as amended, is consistent with Commission finds that the proposed of the public investor with respect to the
the Act. Comments may be submitted by rule change is consistent with Section conduct of business on the Exchange,
any of the following methods: 6(b)(5) of the Act, which requires that
7 and, in general, improve the overall
Electronic Comments an exchange have rules designed, among integrity of the market center.
other things, to promote just and V. Conclusion
• Use the Commission’s Internet equitable principles of trade, to remove
comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ impediments to and perfect the It is therefore ordered, pursuant to
rules/sro.shtml); or mechanism of a free and open market Section 19(b)(2) of the Act, that the
• Send an e-mail to rule-
and a national market system, and in proposed rule change (SR–NYSEArca–
comments@sec.gov. Please include File
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Number SR–NYSEArca–2006–02 on the 6 In approving this proposed rule change, the 8 See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 35138
subject line. Commission has considered the proposed rule’s (December 22, 1994), 59 FR 67362 (December 29,
impact on efficiency, competition, and capital 1994) (approving the NASD program to publish
4 15 U.S.C. 78s(b). formation. See 15 U.S.C. 78c(f). final disciplinary decisions involving its members).
5 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(5). 7 15 U.S.C. 78f(b)(5). 9 See id.

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2006–02), as amended, is hereby Percent The following areas have been


approved on an accelerated basis.10 determined to be adversely affected by
For the Commission, by the Division of Homeowners with Credit Avail- the disaster:
Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated able Elsewhere ...................... 5.875 Primary Counties (Physical Damage and
authority.11 Homeowners without Credit Economic Injury Loans):
Available Elsewhere .............. 2.937 Essex, Middlesex, Suffolk.
Nancy M. Morris,
Businesses with Credit Avail- Contiguous Counties (Economic Injury
Secretary. able Elsewhere ...................... 7.763
[FR Doc. E6–8716 Filed 6–5–06; 8:45 am] Businesses and Non-Profit Or-
Loans Only):
ganizations without Credit Massachusetts: Norfolk, Worcester.
BILLING CODE 8010–01–P
Available Elsewhere .............. 4.000 New Hampshire: Hillsborough,
Other (Including Non-Profit Or- Rockingham.
ganizations) with Credit Avail- The Interest Rates are:
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION able Elsewhere ...................... 5.000
[Disaster Declaration #10480 and #10479] For Economic Injury: Percent
Businesses & Small Agricultural
Maine Disaster #ME–00004 Cooperatives without Credit For Physical Damage:
Available Elsewhere .............. 4.000 Homeowners with Credit Avail-
AGENCY: U.S. Small Business able Elsewhere ...................... 5.875
Administration. The number assigned to this disaster Homeowners without Credit
ACTION: Notice. for physical damage is 104806 and for Available Elsewhere .............. 2.937
Businesses with Credit Avail-
economic injury is 104790.
SUMMARY: This is a Notice of the able Elsewhere ...................... 7.763
Presidential declaration of a major (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Businesses and Non-Profit Or-
disaster for the State of Maine (FEMA– Numbers 59002 and 59008) ganizations without Credit
Available Elsewhere .............. 4.000
1644–DR), dated May 25, 2006. Herbert L. Mitchell, Other (Including Non-Profit Or-
Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding. Associate Administrator for Disaster ganizations) with Credit Avail-
Incident Period: May 13, 2006 and Assistance. able Elsewhere ...................... 5.000
continuing. [FR Doc. E6–8693 Filed 6–5–06; 8:45 am] For Economic Injury:
Effective Date: May 25, 2006. Businesses & Small Agricultural
BILLING CODE 8025–01–P
Physical Loan Application Deadline Cooperatives without Credit
Date: July 24, 2006. Available Elsewhere .............. 4.000
Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan
Application Deadline Date: February 26, SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
The number assigned to this disaster
2007. [Disaster Declaration #10482 and #10481] for physical damage is 104826 and for
ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan economic injury is 104810.
applications to: U.S. Small Business Massachusetts Disaster #MA–00006
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Administration, National Processing AGENCY: Small Business Administration. Numbers 59002 and 59008)
and Disbursement Center, 14925 ACTION: Notice.
Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. Herbert L. Mitchell,
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. SUMMARY: This is a Notice of the Associate Administrator for Disaster
Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, Presidential declaration of a major Assistance.
U.S. Small Business Administration, disaster for the Commonwealth of [FR Doc. E6–8686 Filed 6–5–06; 8:45 am]
409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050, Masschusetts (FEMA–1642–DR), dated BILLING CODE 8025–01–P
Washington, DC 20416. 05/25/2006.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding.
hereby given that as a result of the Incident Period: 05/12/2006 and SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
President’s major disaster declaration on continuing. [Disaster Declaration #10478 and #10477]
May 25, 2006, applications for disaster Effective Date: 05/25/2006.
loans may be filed at the address listed Physical Loan Application Deadline New Hampshire Disaster # NH–00002
above or other locally announced Date: 07/24/2006.
Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan AGENCY: Small Business Administration.
locations.
The following areas have been Application Deadline Date: 02/26/2007. ACTION: Notice.
determined to be adversely affected by ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan SUMMARY: This is a Notice of the
the disaster: applications to: U.S. Small Business Presidential declaration of a major
Primary Counties (Physical Damage and Administration, National Processing disaster for the State of New Hampshire
Economic Injury Loans): and Disbursement Center, 14925 (FEMA–1643–DR), dated 05/25/2006.
York. Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. Incident: Severe Storms and Flooding.
Contiguous Counties (Economic Injury FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Incident Period: 05/12/2006 and
Loans Only): Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, continuing.
Maine, Cumberland, Oxford U.S. Small Business Administration, Effective Date: 05/25/2006.
New Hampshire, Carroll, 409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050, Physical Loan Application Deadline
Rockingham, and Strafford. Washington, DC 20416. Date: 07/24/2006.
The Interest Rates are: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is Economic Injury (EIDL) Loan
hereby given that as a result of the Application Deadline Date: 02/26/2007.
sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES

Percent
President’s major disaster declaration on ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan
For Physical Damage: 05/25/2006, applications for disaster applications to: U.S. Small Business
loans may be filed at the address listed Administration, National Processing
10 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). above or other locally announced and Disbursement Center, 14925
11 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). locations. Kingsport Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.

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