Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Upon Written Request;Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission,Office of Investor Education and Advocacy,Washington, DC 20549-0213.
Form 12b-25, OMB Control No. 3235-0058, SEC File No. 270-71.
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget a request for extension of the previously approved collection of information discussed below.
The purpose of Form 12b-25 (17 CFR 240.12b-25) is to provide notice to the Commission and the marketplace that a registrant will be unable to timely file a required periodic or transition report pursuant to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (15 U.S.C. 78a et seq.) or the Investment Company Act of 1940 (15 U.S.C. 80a et seq.). If all the filing conditions of the form are satisfied, the registrant is granted an automatic filing extension. The information required is filed on occasion and is mandatory. All information is available to the public for review. Approximately 7,799 registrants file Form 12b-25 and it takes approximately 2.5 hours per response for a total of 19,498 burden hours.
An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid control number.
Background documentation for this information collection may be viewed at the following Web site, http://www.reginfo.gov. Written comments regarding the above information should bedirected to the following persons: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; and an email to Shagufta_Ahmed@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) Thomas Bayer, Director/CIO, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Remi Pavlik-Simon, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22312; or send an email to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 30 days of this notice.
Dated: May 14, 2012.
Kevin M. O'Neill,
[FR Doc. 2012-12037 Filed 5-17-12; 8:45 am]
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