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Issuer Delisting; Notice of Application of IDACORP, Inc. To Withdraw Its Common Stock, No Par Value, and Preferred Share Purchase Rights From Listing and Registration on the Pacific

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Start Preamble Start Printed Page 71178 November 18, 2005.

On October 27, 2005, IDACORP, Inc., an Idaho corporation, (“Issuer”), filed an application with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”), pursuant to Section 12(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (“Act”) [1] and Rule 12d2-2(d) thereunder,[2] to withdraw its common stock, no par value, and preferred share purchase rights (collectively “Securities”), from listing and registration on the Pacific Exchange, Inc. (“PCX”).

On October 14, 2005, the Board of Directors (“Board”) of the Issuer adopted resolutions to withdraw the Securities from listing and registration on PCX. The Issuer stated that the Board and management of the Issuer determined to withdraw the Securities from PCX because: (i) The Issuer maintains the principal listing for the Securities on the New York Stock Exchange, Inc. (“NYSE”); (ii) there is limited trading activity of the Securities on PCX; and (iii) the Board and management of the Issuer have determined that the administrative burden on the Issuer to maintain the listing of the Securities on PCX exceeds the benefits of such listing. The Issuer stated that the Securities will remain listed and registered on NYSE.

The Issuer stated in its application that it has complied with applicable rules of PCX by providing PCX with the required documents governing the withdrawal of securities from listing and registration on PCX. The Issuer's application relates solely to the withdrawal of the Securities from listing on PCX, and shall not affect their continued listing on NYSE or their obligation to be registered under Section 12(b) of the Act.[3]

Any interested person may, on or before December 14, 2005, comment on the facts bearing upon whether the application has been made in accordance with the rules of PCX, and what terms, if any, should be imposed by the Commission for the protection of investors. All comment letters may be submitted by either of the following methods:

Electronic Comments

Paper Comments

  • Send paper comments in triplicate to Jonathan G. Katz, Secretary, Securities and Exchange Commission, 100 F Street NE., Washington, DC 20549-9303.

All submissions should refer to File Number 1-14465. This file number should be included on the subject line if e-mail is used. To help us process and review your comments more efficiently, please use only one method. The Commission will post all comments on the Commission's Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/​rules/​delist.shtml). Comments are also available for public inspection and copying in the Commission's Public Reference Room. All comments received will be posted without change; we do not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly.

The Commission, based on the information submitted to it, will issue an order granting the application after the date mentioned above, unless the Commission determines to order a hearing on the matter.

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For the Commission, by the Division of Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated authority.[4]

Jonathan G. Katz,

Secretary.

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Footnotes

[FR Doc. E5-6514 Filed 11-23-05; 8:45 am]

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