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248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices

portfolio composition will be disclosed V. Conclusion Percent


on the Web site of the Trust or another It is therefore ordered, pursuant to
relevant Web site. Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,23 that the
Other (Including Non-Profit Organi-
Furthermore, the Commission zations) With Credit Available
proposed rule change (SR–NYSEArca– Elsewhere: .................................. 5.250
believes that the proposal is reasonably 2007–108), as amended, be and it Businesses and Non-Profit Organi-
designed to preclude trading of the hereby is approved on an accelerated zations Without Credit Available
Shares when transparency is impaired. basis. Elsewhere: .................................. 4.000
Trading in the Shares will be subject to For the Commission, by the Division
NYSE Arca Equities Rule 7.34, which of Trading and Markets, pursuant to The number assigned to this disaster
provides that, if the listing market halts delegated authority.24 for physical damage is 11139.
trading when the IIV is not being
Florence E. Harmon, (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
calculated or disseminated, the Number 59008)
Exchange also would halt trading. The Deputy Secretary.
Exchange also may halt trading in the [FR Doc. E7–25207 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] Herbert L. Mitchell,
Shares of a Fund when trading is not BILLING CODE 8011–01–P Associate Administrator for Disaster
occurring in the securities comprising Assistance.
an Underlying Index and/or the [FR Doc. E7–25252 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am]
Financial Instruments of a Fund. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION BILLING CODE 8025–01–P
The Commission notes that, if the [Disaster Declaration #11139]
Shares should be delisted by the listing
exchange, the Exchange would no Oklahoma Disaster #OK–00016 SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
longer have authority to trade the Shares [Disaster Declaration # 11137]
pursuant to this order. AGENCY: U.S. Small Business
In support of this proposal, the Administration. Oregon Disaster # OR–00025
Exchange has made the following ACTION: Notice.
AGENCY: U.S. Small Business
representations:
SUMMARY: This is a Notice of the Administration.
1. The Exchange’s surveillance Presidential declaration of a major ACTION: Notice.
procedures are adequate to properly disaster for Public Assistance Only for
monitor Exchange trading of the Shares the State of OKLAHOMA (FEMA–1735– SUMMARY: This is a Notice of the
in all trading sessions and to deter and DR), dated 12/18/2007. Presidential declaration of a major
detect violations of Exchange rules. Incident: Severe Winter Storms. disaster for Public Assistance Only for
2. Prior to the commencement of Incident Period: 12/08/2007 and the State of OREGON ( FEMA—1733—
trading, the Exchange would inform its continuing. DR), dated 12/08/2007.
ETP Holders in an Information Bulletin Incident: Severe Storms, Flooding,
of the special characteristics and risks EFFECTIVE DATE: 12/18/2007.
Landslides, and Mudslides.
associated with trading the Shares. In Physical Loan Application Deadline
Incident Period: 12/01/2007 and
particular, the Information Bulletin Date: 02/18/2008.
continuing.
would discuss the risks involved in ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan
trading the Shares during the Opening applications to: U.S. Small Business EFFECTIVE DATE: 12/08/2007.
and Late Trading Sessions when an Administration, Processing and Physical Loan Application Deadline
updated IIV will not be calculated or Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport Date: 02/07/2008.
publicly disseminated. Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan
3. The Information Bulletin also FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. applications to: U.S. Small Business
would discuss the requirement that an Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, Administration, Processing and
ETP Holder deliver a prospectus to an U.S. Small Business Administration, Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport
investor purchasing newly issued 409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050, Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155.
Shares prior to or concurrently with the Washington, DC 20416. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A.
confirmation of a transaction. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance,
This approval order is based on the hereby given that as a result of the U.S. Small Business Administration,
Exchange’s representations. President’s major disaster declaration on 409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050,
The Commission finds good cause for 12/18/2007, Private Non-Profit Washington, DC 20416.
approving this proposal before the organizations that provide essential SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is
thirtieth day after the publication of services of a governmental nature may hereby given that as a result of the
notice thereof in the Federal Register. file disaster loan applications at the President’s major disaster declaration on
As noted previously, the Commission address listed above or other locally 12/08/2007, Private Non-Profit
previously found the listing and trading announced locations. organizations that provide essential
of the Shares on Amex be consistent The following areas have been services of a governmental nature may
with the Act. The Commission presently determined to be adversely affected by file disaster loan applications at the
is not aware of any regulatory issue that the disaster: address listed above or other locally
should cause it to revisit that finding or Primary Counties: announced locations.
would preclude the trading of the Cleveland, Lincoln, Mayes, The following areas have been
determined to be adversely affected by
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Shares on the Exchange pursuant to Oklahoma, Pottawatomie, Tulsa,


UTP. Therefore, accelerating approval of Wagoner. the disaster:
this proposal should benefit investors The Interest Rates are: Primary Counties: Clatsop, Columbia,
by creating, without undue delay, Lincoln, Polk. Tillamook,
additional competition in the market for 23 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). Washington, Yamhill,
the Shares. 24 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). The Interest Rates are:

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Percent SUMMARY: The U.S. Small Business


Administration (SBA) is considering
Other (Including Non-Profit Orga- Percent granting a request for a waiver of the
nizations) With Credit Available Nonmanufacturer Rule for All Other
Elsewhere ................................. 5.250 Other (Including Non-Profit Orga-
Miscellaneous Electrical Equipment and
Businesses and Non-Profit Orga- nizations) With Credit Available
nizations Without Credit Avail- Elsewhere ................................. 5.250 Component Manufacturing. According
Businesses And Non-Profit Orga- to the request, no small business
able Elsewhere ......................... 4.000
The number assigned to this dis- nizations Without Credit Avail- manufacturers supply these classes of
aster for physical damage is able Elsewhere ......................... 4.000 products to the Federal government. If
11137. The number assigned to this dis- granted, the waiver would allow
aster for physical damage is otherwise qualified regular dealers to
11138. supply the products of any domestic
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance
Number 59008) manufacturer on a Federal contract set
(Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance aside for small businesses;
Herbert L. Mitchell, Number 59008) servicedisabled veteran-owned small
Associate Administrator for Disaster businesses or SBA’s 8(a) Business
Herbert L. Mitchell,
Assistance. Development Program.
Associate Administrator for Disaster
[FR Doc. E7–25247 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] DATES: Comments and source
Assistance.
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[FR Doc. E7–25246 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] information must be submitted January
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14, 2008.
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION and source information to Pamela M.
SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION McClam, Program Analyst, U.S. Small
[Disaster Declaration # 11138] Business Administration, Office of
Interest Rates Government Contracting, 409 3rd Street,
Washington Disaster # WA–00016 SW., Suite 8800, Washington, DC 20416.
AGENCY: U.S. Small Business The Small Business Administration FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Administration. publishes an interest rate called the Pamela M. McClam, Program Analyst,
optional ‘‘peg’’ rate (13 CFR 120.214) on by telephone at (202) 205–7408; by FAX
ACTION: Notice.
a quarterly basis. This rate is a weighted at (202) 481–4783; or by e-mail at
SUMMARY: This is a Notice of the average cost of money to the Pamela.McClam@sba.gov.
Presidential declaration of a major government for maturities similar to the
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section
disaster for Public Assistance Only for average SBA direct loan. This rate may
be used as a base rate for guaranteed 8(a)(17) of the Small Business Act (Act),
the State of Washington (FEMA—
1734—DR), dated 12/08/2007. fluctuating interest rate SBA loans. This 15 U.S.C. 637(a)(17), requires that
recipients of Federal contracts set aside
Incident: Severe Storms, Flooding, rate will be 4.750 (4 3⁄4) percent for the
for small businesses, service-disabled
Landslides, and Mudslides. January–March quarter of FY 2008.
veteran-owned small businesses, or
Incident Period: 12/01/2007 and Pursuant to 13 CFR 120.921(b), the SBA’s 8(a) Business Development
continuing. maximum legal interest rate for any Program provide the product of a small
third party lender’s commercial loan business manufacturer or processor, if
EFFECTIVE DATE: 12/08/2007.
which funds any portion of the cost of the recipient is other than the actual
Physical Loan Application Deadline
a 504 project (see 13 CFR 120.801) shall manufacturer or processor of the
Date: 02/07/2008.
be 6% over the New York Prime rate or, product. This requirement is commonly
ADDRESSES: Submit completed loan if that exceeds the maximum interest
applications to: U.S. Small Business referred to as the Nonmanufacturer
rate permitted by the constitution or Rule. The SBA regulations imposing
Administration, Processing and laws of a given State, the maximum
Disbursement Center, 14925 Kingsport this requirement are found at 13 CFR
interest rate will be the rate permitted 121.406(b). Section 8(a)(17)(b)(iv) of the
Road, Fort Worth, TX 76155. by the constitution or laws of the given Act authorizes SBA to waive the
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. State. Nonmanufacturer Rule for any ‘‘class of
Escobar, Office of Disaster Assistance, products’’ for which there are no small
Walter C. Intlekofer,
U.S. Small Business Administration, business manufacturers or processors
409 3rd Street, SW., Suite 6050, Acting Director, Office of Financial
Assistance. available to participate in the Federal
Washington, DC 20416. market.
[FR Doc. E7–25232 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am]
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is As implemented in SBA’s regulations
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hereby given that as a result of the at 13 CFR 121.1202(c), in order to be
President’s major disaster declaration on considered available to participate in
12/08/2007, Private Non-Profit SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION the Federal market for a class of
organizations that provide essential products, a small business manufacturer
services of a governmental nature may Small Business Size Standards: must have submitted a proposal for a
file disaster loan applications at the Waiver of the Nonmanufacturer Rule contract solicitation or received a
address listed above or other locally contract from the Federal government
announced locations. AGENCY: U.S. Small Business within the last 24 months.
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The following areas have been Administration. The SBA defines ‘‘class of products’’
determined to be adversely affected by based on six digit coding system. The
ACTION: Notice of intent to waive the
the disaster: coding system is the Office of
nonmanufacturer rule for all other
Primary Counties: Grays Harbor, Kitsap,
miscellaneous electrical equipment and Management and Budget North
Lewis, Mason. Pacific, Thurston, American Industry Classification
component manufacturing.
The Interest Rates are: System (NAICS).

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