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6798 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

27 / Thursday, February 9, 2006 / Notices

New Executive Office Building, techniques or other forms of information information; (c) ways to enhance the
Washington, DC 20503 or e-mail to: technology. Consideration will be given quality, utility, and clarity of the
David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) R. to comments and suggestions submitted information collected; and (d) ways to
Corey Booth, Director/Chief Information in writing within 60 days of this minimize the burden of the collection of
Officer, Office of Information publication. information on respondents, including
Technology, Securities and Exchange Please direct your written comments through the use of automated collection
Commission, 100 F Street, NE., to R. Corey Booth, Director/Chief techniques or other forms of information
Washington, DC 20549. Comments must Information Officer, Office of technology. Consideration will be given
be submitted to OMB within 30 days of Information Technology, Securities and to comments and suggestions submitted
this notice. Exchange Commission, 100 F Street, in writing within 60 days of this
January 31, 2006. NE., Washington, DC 20549. publication.
January 31, 2006.
Please direct your written comments
Nancy M. Morris,
to R. Corey Booth, Director/Chief
Secretary. Nancy M. Morris,
Information Officer, Securities and
[FR Doc. E6–1782 Filed 2–8–06; 8:45 am] Secretary. Exchange Commission, 100 F Street,
BILLING CODE 8010–01–P [FR Doc. E6–1783 Filed 2–8–06; 8:45 am] NE., Washington, DC 20549.
BILLING CODE 8010–01–P
Dated: January 31, 2006.
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE Nancy M. Morris,
COMMISSION SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE Secretary.
COMMISSION [FR Doc. E6–1784 Filed 2–8–06; 8:45 am]
Proposed Collection; Comment BILLING CODE 8010–01–P
Request Proposed Collection; Comment
Request
Upon Written Request, Copies Available SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
From: Securities and Exchange Upon Written Request, Copies Available COMMISSION
Commission, Office of Filings and From: Securities and Exchange
Information Services, Washington, DC Commission, Office of Filings and Proposed Collection; Comment
20549. Information Services, Washington, DC Request
Extension: 20549.
Upon Written Request, Copies Available
Rule 15g–5; SEC File No. 270–348; OMB Extension: From: Securities and Exchange
Control No. 3235–0394. Rule 19d–2; SEC File No. 270–204; OMB
Commission, Office of Filings and
Notice is hereby given that pursuant Control No. 3235–0205.
Information Services, Washington, DC
to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Notice is hereby given that pursuant 20549.
(44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 Extension:
and Exchange Commission (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.) the Securities Rule 30b2–1; SEC File No. 270–213; OMB
(‘‘Commission’’) is publishing the and Exchange Commission Control No. 3235–0220.
following summary of collection for (‘‘Commission’’) is soliciting comments
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant
public comment. on the collection of information
Rule 15g–5 under the Securities to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995
summarized below. The Commission
Exchange Act of 1934 requires brokers [44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.], the Securities
plans to submit this existing collection
and dealers to disclose to customers the and Exchange Commission (the
of information to the Office of
amount of compensation to be received ‘‘Commission’’) is soliciting comments
Management and Budget for extension
by their sales agents in connection with on the collection of information
and approval.
penny stock transactions. This rule was Rule 19d–2 under the Securities summarized below. The Commission
adopted by the Commission to increase Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’) plans to submit this existing collection
the level of disclosure to investors prescribes the form and content of of information to the Office of
concerning penny stocks generally and applications to the Commission by Management and Budget (‘‘OMB’’) for
specific penny stock transactions. It is persons desiring stays of final extension and approval.
Rule 30b2–1 under the Investment
estimated that approximately 240 disciplinary sanctions and summary
Company Act of 1940 [17 CFR
respondents incur an average burden of action of self-regulatory organizations
270.30b2–1] requires the filing of four
100 hours annually to comply with the (‘‘SROs’’) for which the Commission is
copies of every periodic or interim
rule. The total annual reporting and the appropriate regulatory agency.
report transmitted by or on behalf of any
recordkeeping burden will be 24,000 It is estimated that approximately 30
registered investment company to its
burden hours. respondents will utilize this application
Written comments are invited on: (a) stockholders.1 This requirement ensures
procedure annually, with a total burden
Whether the proposed collection of that the Commission has information in
of 90 hours, based upon past
information is necessary for the proper its files to perform its regulatory
submissions. The staff estimates that the
performance of the functions of the functions and to apprise investors of the
average number of hours necessary to
agency, including whether the operational and financial condition of
comply with the requirements of Rule
information will have practical utility; registered investment companies.2
19d–2 is 3 hours.
(b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate Written comments are invited on: (a) 1 Most filings are made via the Commission’s
of the burden of the collection of Whether the proposed collection of
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electronic filing system; therefore, paper filings


information; (c) ways to enhance the information is necessary for the proper under Rule 30b2–1 occur only in exceptional
quality, utility, and clarity of the performance of the functions of the circumstances. Electronic filing eliminates the need
information collected; and (d) ways to agency, including whether the for multiple copies of filings.
2 Annual and periodic reports to the Commission
minimize the burden of the collection of information will have practical utility; become part of its public files and, therefore, are
information on respondents, including (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate available for use by prospective investors and
through the use of automated collection of the burden of the collection of stockholders.

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