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Self-Regulatory Organizations; the American Stock Exchange LLC; Order Granting Approval to a Proposed Rule Change Relating to the Amex Listing Agreement

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Start Preamble September 3, 2002.

On May 29, 2002, the American Stock Exchange LLC (“Amex or Exchange”) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”), pursuant to section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) [1] and Rule 19b-4 thereunder,[2] a proposed rule change to modify the Amex Listing Agreement for issuers.

The proposed rule change was published for comment in the Federal Register on July 23, 2002.[3] The Commission received no comments on the proposal.

The Commission finds that the proposed rule change is consistent with the requirements of the Act and the rules and regulations thereunder applicable to a national securities exchange [4] and, in particular, the requirements of section 6 of the Act [5] and the rules and regulations thereunder.

15 U.S.C. 78c(f).

It is therefore ordered, pursuant to section 19(b)(2) of the Act,[6] that the proposed rule change (SR-Amex-2002-46) be, and it hereby is, approved.

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For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.[7]

Margaret H. McFarland,

Deputy Secretary.

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3.  See Securities Exchange Act Release No. 46218 (July 17, 2002), 67 FR 48231 (July 23, 2002).

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4.  In approving this proposed rule change, the Commission notes that it has considered the proposed rule's impact on efficiency, competition, and capital formation.

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[FR Doc. 02-22891 Filed 9-9-02; 8:45 am]