Commodity Futures Trading Commission.
Notice; Information Collection 3038-0031, procurement contracts.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR described the nature of the information collection and its expected costs and burden; it includes the actual data collection instruments [if any].
Comments must be submitted on or before September 10, 2003.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Steven A. Grossman at CFTC, (202) 418-5192; FAX; (202) 418-5529; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org and refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0031.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Procurement Contracts, OMB Control No. 3038-0031. This is a request for extension of a currently approved information collection.
Abstract: This information collection consists of procurement activities relating to solicitations, amendments to solicitations, requests for quotations, construction contracts, awards of contracts, performance bonds, and payment information for individuals (vendors) or contractors engaged in providing supplies or services.
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 OMB control number. The OMB control numbers for the CFTC's regulations were published on December 30, 1981. See 46 FR 63035 (Dec. 30, 1981). The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on this collection of information was published on June 4, 2003 (68 FR 33479).
Burden statement: The respondent burden for this collection is estimated to average 2 hours per response. This estimate includes the time needed to review instructions; develop, acquire install, and utilize technology and systems for the purposes of collecting, validating, and verifying information, processing and maintaining information and disclosing and providing information; adjust the existing ways to comply with any previously applicable instructions and requirements; train personnel to be able to respond to a collection of information; and transmit or otherwise disclose the information.
Respondents/Affected Entities: 180.
Estimated number of responses: 180.
Estimated total annual burden on respondents: 360 hours.
Frequency of collection: annually.
Send comments regarding the burden estimated or any other aspect of the Start Printed Page 47550information collection, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the addresses listed below. Please refer to OMB Control No. 3038-0031 in any correspondence.
Steven A. Grossman, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581 and Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Office for CFTC, 725 17th Street, Washington, DC 20503.Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC, on August 5, 2003.
Catherine D. Dixon,
Assistant Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 03-20343 Filed 8-8-03; 8:45 am]
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