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Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Filings and Start Printed Page 19762Information Services, Washington, DC 20549

Extension:

Rule 15g-5, SEC File No. 270-348, OMB Control No. 3235-0394.

Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Securities and Exchange Commission (“Commission”) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget requests for approval of extension on the following rule.

Rule 15g-5 (17 CFR 240.15g-5) under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 requires brokers and dealers to disclose to customers the amount of compensation to be received by their sales agents in connection with penny stock transactions. It is estimated that approximately 240 respondents incur an average burden of 100 hours annually to comply with the rule.

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 control number.

Written comments regarding the above information should be directed to the following persons: (i) Desk Officer for the Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10102, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503 or by sending an e-mail to: David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) R. Corey Booth, Director/Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Shirley Martinson, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, Virginia 22312, or send an e-mail to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget within 30 days of this notice.

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Dated: April 6, 2006.

Nancy M. Morris,

Secretary.

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[FR Doc. E6-5682 Filed 4-14-06; 8:45 am]

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