Upon Written Request, Copies Available From: Securities and Exchange Commission, Office of Investor Education and Advocacy, Washington, DC 20549-0213.
Form 144; OMB Control No. 3235-0101; SEC File No. 270-112.
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 Start Printed Page 79426(“Commission”) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget this request for extension of the previously approved collections of information discussed below.
Form 144 (17 CFR 239.144) is used to report the sale of securities during any three-month period that exceeds 5,000 shares or other units or has an aggregate sales price that does not exceed $50,000. Under Sections 2(11), 4(1), 4(2), 4(4) and 19(a) of the Securities Act of 1933 (15 U.S.C. 77b, 77d(1)(2)(4) and 77s(a)) and Rule 144 (17 CFR 230.144) there under, the Commission is authorize to solicit the information required to be supplied by Form 144. The objectives of the rule could not be met, if the information collection was not required. The information collected must be filed with the Commission and is publicly available. Form 144 takes approximately 1 burden hour per response and is filed by 23,361 respondents for a total of 23,361 total burden hours.
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.
The public may view the background documentation for this information collection at the following Web site, http://www.reginfo.gov. Comments should be directed to: (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: Shagufta_Ahmed@omb.eop.gov; and (ii) Thomas Bayer, Chief Information Officer, Securities and Exchange Commission, c/o Remi Pavlik-Simon, 6432 General Green Way, Alexandria, VA 22312 or send an e-mail to: PRA_Mailbox@sec.gov. Comments must be submitted to OMB within 30 days of this notice.Start Signature
Dated: December 12, 2010.
Florence E. Harmon,
[FR Doc. 2010-31821 Filed 12-17-10; 8:45 am]
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