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Federal Register / Vol. 72, No.

104 / Thursday, May 31, 2007 / Notices 30415

Securities and Exchange Commission, Directed Order Program was originally SUMMARY: In accordance with the
100 F Street, NE, Washington, DC approved on a one-year basis and Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this
20549–1090. subsequently extended for an additional notice announces the Small Business
All submissions should refer to File year, in order to give the Commission an Administration’s intentions to request
Number SR–Phlx–2007–37. This file opportunity to evaluate the impact of approval on a new and/or currently
number should be included on the the pilot program on the options approved information collection.
subject line if e-mail is used. To help the markets to determine whether it would DATES: Submit comments on or before
Commission process and review your be beneficial to customers and to the July 30, 2007.
comments more efficiently, please use options markets as a whole before ADDRESSES: Send all comments
only one method. The Commission will approving any request for permanent regarding whether this information
post all comments on the Commission’s approval of the pilot program. The collection is necessary for the proper
Internet Web site (http://www.sec.gov/ Exchange has asked the Commission to performance of the function of the
rules/sro.shtml). Copies of the approve the proposed rule change on an agency, whether the burden estimates
submission, all subsequent accelerated basis for an additional year are accurate, and if there are ways to
amendments, all written statements so that the pilot program may continue minimize the estimated burden and
with respect to the proposed rule uninterrupted. The Commission is enhance the quality of the collection, to
change that are filed with the approving the one-year extension so that Ann Bradbury, Deputy Director, Office
Commission, and all written the Exchange can continue to evaluate of Women Business Ownership, Small
communications relating to the the Exchange’s Directed Order Program. Business Administration, 409 3rd Street
proposed rule change between the The Exchange has requested that the SW., 6th Floor, Washington, DC 20416.
Commission and any person, other than Commission find good cause for
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ann
those that may be withheld from the approving the proposed rule change
prior to the thirtieth day after Bradbury, Deputy Director, Office of
public in accordance with the Women Business Ownership, 202–205–
provisions of 5 U.S.C. 552, will be publication of notice thereof in the
Federal Register. The Commission 7507, ann.bradbury@sba.gov; Curtis B.
available for inspection and copying in Rich, Management Analyst, 202–205–
the Commission’s Public Reference believes that granting accelerated
approval of the proposed rule change 7030, curtis.rich@sba.gov.
Room. Copies of such filing also will be
would allow the pilot program to SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
available for inspection and copying at
the principal office of the Exchange. All continue without disruption for an Title: ‘‘Entrepreneurial Development
comments received will be posted additional year in order for the Management Information System
without change; the Commission does Exchange to continue to evaluate its (EDMIS) Counseling Information Form
not edit personal identifying Directed Order Program. Accordingly, & Management Training Report.
information from submissions. You the Commission finds good cause, Description of Respondents: New
should submit only information that consistent with Section 19(b)(2) of the established and prospective small
you wish to make available publicly. All Act,19 for approving the proposed rule business owners using the services and
submissions should refer to File change prior to the thirtieth day after program by the business.
Number SR–Phlx–2007–37 and should publication of notice thereof in the Form No: 641, 888.
be submitted on or before June 21, 2007. Federal Register. Annual Responses: 276,489.
Annual Burden: 82,947.
IV. Commission’s Findings and Order V. Conclusion
Granting Accelerated Approval of the Curtis B. Rich,
It is therefore ordered, pursuant to
Proposed Rule Change Acting Chief, Administrative Information
Section 19(b)(2) of the Act,20 that the Branch.
After careful consideration, the proposed rule change (SR–Phlx–2007–
[FR Doc. E7–10462 Filed 5–30–07; 8:45 am]
Commission finds that the proposed 37), as modified by Amendment No. 1,
BILLING CODE 8025–01–P
rule change is consistent with the which institutes the pilot program
requirements of Section 6 of the Act 16 through May 27, 2008, is hereby
and the rules and regulations approved on an accelerated basis. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
thereunder applicable to a national For the Commission, by the Division of
securities exchange,17 and, in particular, Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated [License No. 09/79–0454]
the requirements of Section 6(b)(5) of authority.21
Emergence Capital Partners SBIC,
the Act.18 Section 6(b)(5) requires, Florence E. Harmon,
L.P.; Notice Seeking Exemption Under
among other things, that the rules of a Deputy Secretary. Section 312 of the Small Business
national securities exchange be [FR Doc. E7–10376 Filed 5–30–07; 8:45 am] Investment Act, Conflicts of Interest
designed to prevent fraudulent and BILLING CODE 8010–01–P
manipulative acts and practices, to Notice is hereby given that Emergence
promote just and equitable principles of Capital Partners SBIC, L.P., 160 Bovet
trade, to remove impediments to and Road, Suite 300, San Mateo, CA 94402,
perfect the mechanism of a free and SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION a Federal Licensee under the Small
open market and a national market Business Investment Act of 1958, as
system, and, in general, to protect Data Collection Available for Public amended (‘‘the Act’’), in connection
investors and the public interest. The Comments and Recommendations with the financing of a small concern,
Commission notes that the Exchange’s has sought an exemption under Section
Notice and request for
ACTION:
312 of the Act and Section 107.730,
sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES

16 15 U.S.C. 78f. comments. Financings which Constitute Conflicts


17 In approving this proposal, the Commission has
of Interest of the Small Business
considered the proposed rule’s impact on
efficiency, competition, and capital formation. 15 19 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). Administration (‘‘SBA’’) Rules and
U.S.C. 78c(f). 20 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(2). Regulations (13 CFR 107.730).
18 15 U.S.C. 78f(b)(5). 21 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Emergence Capital Partners SBIC, L.P.,

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