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Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

50 / Wednesday, March 15, 2006 / Notices 13439

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE facts bearing upon whether the SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE
COMMISSION application has been made in COMMISSION
[File No. 1–14625]
accordance with the rules of PCX, and [Release No. 34–53454; File No. SR–BSE–
what terms, if any, should be imposed 2006–01]
Issuer Delisting; Notice of Application by the Commission for the protection of
of Host Marriott Corporation To investors. All comment letters may be Self-Regulatory Organizations; Boston
Withdraw Its Common Stock, $.01 Par submitted by either of the following Stock Exchange, Inc.; Notice of Filing
Value and Purchase Share Rights for methods: and Immediate Effectiveness of
Series A Junior Participating Preferred Proposed Rule Change and
Stock, $.01 Par Value, From Listing Electronic Comments Amendment Nos. 1 and 2 Thereto To
and Registration on the Pacific • Send an e-mail to rule- Establish Fees for Options on Certain
Exchange, Inc. Exchange Traded Funds
comments@sec.gov. Please include the
March 9, 2006. File Number 1–14625 or; March 8, 2006.
On March 3, 2006, Host Marriott Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the
Paper Comments
Corporation, a Maryland corporation Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the
(‘‘Issuer’’), filed an application with the • Send paper comments in triplicate ‘‘Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2
Securities and Exchange Commission to Nancy M. Morris, Secretary, notice is hereby given that on January 4,
(‘‘Commission’’), pursuant to Section Securities and Exchange Commission, 2006, the Boston Stock Exchange, Inc.
12(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 100 F Street, NE., Washington, DC (‘‘BSE’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the
1934 (‘‘Act’’) 1 and Rule 12d2–2(d) 20549–1090. Securities and Exchange Commission
thereunder,2 to withdraw its common (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule
stock, $.01 par value, and purchase All submissions should refer to File change as described in Items I, II, and
share rights for series A junior Number 1–14625. This file number III below, which Items have been
participating preferred stock, $.01 par should be included on the subject line prepared by the BSE. On February 1,
value (collectively ‘‘Securities’’), from if e-mail is used. To help us process and 2006, the BSE filed Amendment No. 1
listing and registration on the Pacific review your comments more efficiently, to the proposed rule change.3 On
Exchange, Inc. (‘‘PCX’’). please use only one method. The February 6, 2006, the BSE filed
The Board of Directors (‘‘Board’’) Commission will post all comments on Amendment No. 2 to the proposed rule
approved resolutions on February 9, the Commission’s Internet Web site change.4 The BSE has designated this
2006, to delist the Securities from listing (http://www.sec.gov/rules/delist.shtml). proposal as one establishing or changing
and registration on PCX. The Issuer Comments are also available for public a due, fee, or other charge imposed by
stated that the following reasons the BSE under Section 19(b)(3)(A)(ii) of
inspection and copying in the
factored into the Board’s decision: (i) the Act,5 and Rule 19b–4(f)(2)
Commission’s Public Reference Room.
There is very little activity in the thereunder,6 which renders the proposal
Securities on PCX; (ii) the low trading All comments received will be posted
without change; we do not edit personal effective upon filing with the
volume of the Securities on PCX does Commission. The Commission is
not justify the expense of continued identifying information from
publishing this notice to solicit
listing, and such continued listing is submissions. You should submit only
comments on the proposed rule change,
considered by the Board to be a misuse information that you wish to make
as amended, from interested persons.
of corporate resources; and (iii) the available publicly.
Securities are listed on the New York The Commission, based on the I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s
Stock Exchange, Inc. (‘‘NYSE’’) and will Statement of the Terms of Substance of
information submitted to it, will issue
continue to be listed on NYSE. the Proposed Rule Change
an order granting the application after
The Issuer stated in its application the date mentioned above, unless the The Exchange proposes to amend the
that it has complied with applicable Commission determines to order a Fee Schedule of the BOX to establish
rules of PCX by complying with all fees for transactions in options on
hearing on the matter.
applicable laws in effect in the State of certain ETFs effected by a broker-dealer
Maryland, the state in which it is For the Commission, by the Division of through its proprietary accounts. The
incorporated, and by providing PCX Market Regulation, pursuant to delegated text of the proposed rule change is
with the required documents governing authority.5 below. Proposed new language is in
the withdrawal of securities from listing Nancy M. Morris,
and registration on PCX. Secretary. 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1).
The Issuer’s application relates solely [FR Doc. E6–3696 Filed 3–14–06; 8:45 am]
2 17 CFR 240.19b–4.
to the withdrawal of the Securities from 3 Amendment No. 1 was withdrawn on February
BILLING CODE 8010–01–P
listing on PCX and shall not affect their 2, 2006.
4 Amendment No. 2 made changes to the filing to
continued listing on NYSE, the Chicago
supplement the names of certain of the underlying
Stock Exchange, Inc. (‘‘CHX’’),3 or their exchange traded funds (‘‘ETFs’’) to reflect their full
obligation to be registered under Section titles as used by their respective sponsors and
12(b) of the Act.4 clarified that (1) the fees will be charged only to
Any interested person may, on or Boston Options Exchange (‘‘BOX’’) Participants, (2)
the products in this filing constitute ‘‘Fund Shares’’
before April 3, 2006, comment on the as defined in the BOX Rules, and (3) the surcharge
fee for trading in options on the products in this
1 15 U.S.C. 78l(d). filing is equal to the cost charged to BOX by the
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2 17 CFR 240.12d2–2(d). licensor in the associated licensing agreement. The


3 The Issuer filed an application with the changes in Amendment No. 2 do not affect the fees
Commission to withdraw the Securities from listing for transactions in options on the ETFs covered by
and registration on CHX on March 3, 2006. Notice this filing.
of such application will be published separately. 5 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(3)(A)(ii).
4 15 U.S.C. 78l(b). 5 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(1). 6 17 CFR 240.19b–4(f)(2).

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