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Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Pub. L. 94-409, that the Securities and Exchange Commission will hold the following meetings during the week of July 1, 2002:

A Closed Meeting will be held on Monday, July 1, 2002, at 1:00 p.m., and an Open Meeting will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2002, at 1:00 p.m., in Room 1C30, the William O. Douglas Room.

Commissioner Hunt, as duty officer, determined that no earlier notice thereof was possible.

Commissioners, Counsel to the Commissioners, the Secretary to the Commission, and recording secretaries will attend the closed meeting. Certain staff members who have an interest in the matters may also be present.

The General Counsel of the Commission, or his designee, has certified that, in his opinion, one or more of the exemptions set forth in 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(3), (5), (7), (9)(B), and (10) and 17 CFR 200.402(a)(3), (5), (7), (9)(ii) and (10), permit consideration of the scheduled matters at the closed meeting.

The subject matter of the Closed Meeting scheduled for Monday, July 1, 2002, will be:

Formal orders of investigation;

Institution and settlement of injunctive actions;

Institution and settlement of administrative proceedings of an enforcement nature; and

Opinion.

The subject matter of the Open Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, July 2, 2002, will be:

1. The Commission will consider whether to adopt amendments to Rule 31-1 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 to clarify how to calculate Start Printed Page 43364assessments that are required to be paid by national securities exchanges and national securities associations pursuant to Section 31(d) of the Exchange Act for security futures transactions. The proposed amendments to Rule 31-1 also provide guidance on how to calculate fees that are required to be paid by national securities exchanges and national securities associations pursuant to Sections 31(b) and (c) of the Exchange Act, respectively, for sales of securities that result from the physical settlement of security futures.

2. The Commission will consider proposed rules to be issued jointly by the Commission and the Department of the Treasury implementing section 326 of the Uniting and Strengthening America by Providing Appropriate Tools Required to Intercept and Obstruct Terrorism Act of 2001. Section 326 requires the Secretary of the Treasury to jointly prescribe with the Commission regulations that, at a minimum, require broker-dealers and mutual funds to implement reasonable procedures to (1) verify the identity of any person seeking to open an account, to the extent reasonable and practicable, (2) maintain records of the information used to verify the person's identity, and (3) determine whether the person appears on any lists of known or suspected terrorists or terrorist organizations provided to the broker-dealer or mutual fund by any government agency.

At times, changes in Commission priorities require alterations in the scheduling of meeting items. For further information and to ascertain what, if any, matters have been added, deleted or postponed, please contact: The Office of the Secretary at (202) 942-7070.

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Dated: June 25, 2002.

Margaret H. McFarland,

Deputy Secretary.

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[FR Doc. 02-16345 Filed 6-25-02; 11:58 am]

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