Securities and Exchange Commission.
This document contains a technical amendment to the final regulation which was published on Tuesday, October 7, 1997, (62 FR 52229). This regulation addresses the problem of “lost securityholders” contained in § 270.17Ad-17.
March 31, 2003.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Jerry W. Carpenter, Assistant Director, or Lori R. Bucci, Special Counsel, at 202/942-4187, Office of Risk Management and Control, Division of Market Regulation, Securities and Exchange Commission, 450 Fifth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20549-1001.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
On October 1, 1997, the Commission adopted Rule 17Ad-17 which requires transfer agents to conduct searches in an Start Printed Page 14316effort to locate lost securityholders. Rule 17Ad-17(b)(1)(i) contains an error. In the document published in the Federal Register, the clause “contains the names of at least 50% of the United States geographic area,” was added to the rule language containing the definition of “information data base service.” That language was not approved by the Commission and did not appear in the adopting release. This correction restores the language of paragraph (b)(1)(i) to that adopted by the Commission.
As published, the final regulation contains an error which needs to be corrected.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 17 CFR Part 240
- Reporting and recordkeeping requirements
- Transfer agents
Accordingly, Title 17 CFR Part 240 is corrected by making the following technical amendment:End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 240—GENERAL RULES AND REGULATIONS, SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934End Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for part 240 continues to read in part as follows:End Amendment Part
2. In § 240.17Ad-17(b)(1)(i), the phrase “contains the names of at least 50% of the United States geographic area,” is removed.End Amendment Part Start Signature
Dated: March 18, 2003.
Margaret H. McFarland,
[FR Doc. 03-6986 Filed 3-24-03; 8:45 am]
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