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38370 Federal Register / Vol. 66, No.

142 / Tuesday, July 24, 2001 / Rules and Regulations

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE Regulation, Securities and Exchange through 7 p.m. on Wednesday, August
COMMISSION Commission, 450 5th Street, NW., 8, 2001.
Washington, DC 20549–1001.
17 CFR Parts 200 and 240 ADDRESSES: Unless otherwise indicated,
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On May
documents referred to in this notice are
[Release No. 34–44569, File No. S7–12–01] 11, 2001, the Securities and Exchange
Commission issued interim final rules available for inspection or copying at
RIN 3235–AI19 to address the functional exceptions for the office of the Eighth Coast Guard
banks from the new definitions of District, Bridge Administration Branch,
Extension of Comment Period on Commander (ob), Eighth Coast Guard
‘‘broker’’ and ‘‘dealer’’ that were added
Interim Final Rules on Definition of District, 501 Magazine Street, New
to the Exchange Act by the Gramm-
Terms in and Specific Exemptions for Orleans, Louisiana, 70130–3396. The
Leach-Bliley Act. The rules are designed
Banks, Savings Associations, and Bridge Administration Branch of the
to provide guidance on, and to grant
Savings Banks Under Sections 3(a)(4) Eighth Coast Guard District maintains
exemptive relief, from the new
and 3(a)(5) of the Securities Exchange the public docket for this temporary
definitions. The deadline for submitting
Act of 1934 deviation.
public comments established by the
AGENCY: Securities and Exchange adopting release was July 17, 2001. The
Commission has received requests to FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Commission.
extend the deadline so that commenters David Frank, Bridge Administration
ACTION: Interim final rules; extension of
have more time to address the issues Branch, telephone (504) 589–2965.
comment period.
raised by the interim final rules. The SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The north
SUMMARY: The Securities and Exchange Commission believes that it is bascule span of the US 11 bridge across
Commission (‘‘Commission’’) is appropriate to give commenters Lake Pontchartrain, between New
extending the comment period for its additional time and, therefore, we are Orleans and Slidell, has a vertical
interim final rules that define certain extending the comment period to clearance of 13 feet above mean high
terms used in, and grant exemptions September 4, 2001.
from, the definitions of ‘‘broker’’ and water in the closed-to-navigation
Dated: July 18, 2001. position and unlimited in the open-to-
‘‘dealer’’ under the Securities Exchange
By the Commission. navigation position. Navigation on the
Act of 1934, contained in Release No.
Margaret H. McFarland, waterway consists of tugs with tows,
34–44291, 66 FR 27760 (May 18, 2001).1
The original comment period ended July Deputy Secretary. fishing vessels, sailing vessels, and
17, 2001. The new deadline for [FR Doc. 01–18356 Filed 7–23–01; 8:45 am] other recreational craft. The Louisiana
submitting public comments is BILLING CODE 8010–01–P Department of Transportation and
September 4, 2001. Development requested a temporary
DATES: Public comments are due on or deviation from the normal operation of
before September 4, 2001. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION the drawbridge in order to accommodate
ADDRESSES: Please send three copies of the installation of a new submarine
Coast Guard cable beneath the north bascule span.
your comment letter to Jonathan G.
Katz, Secretary, Securities and Exchange During the closure period, traffic will be
33 CFR Part 117
Commission, 450 5th Street, NW., able to pass through the north leaf of the
Washington, DC 20549–0609. [CGD08–01–020] span between noon and 1 p.m. and from
Comments can also be sent 7 p.m. until 6 a.m. Emergency repairs to
Drawbridge Operating Regulation; the south leaf of the north bascule span
electronically to the following e-mail
Lake Pontchartrain, LA are ongoing and will be completed by 4
address: rule-comments@sec.gov. Your
comment letter should refer to File No. AGENCY: Coast Guard, DOT. p.m. on August 30, 2001. Scaffolding
S7–12–01. If e-mail is used, include this ACTION: Notice of temporary deviation beneath the south leaf has reduced the
file number on the subject line. Anyone from regulations. vertical clearance by approximately two
can inspect and copy the comment feet.
letters in the Commission’s Public SUMMARY: The Commander, Eighth
Coast Guard District, has issued a This deviation allows the north
Reference Room at 450 5th St., NW., channel bascule span of the US 11
Washington, DC 20549. Electronically temporary deviation from the regulation
governing the operation of the north bridge across Lake Pontchartrain,
submitted comments will be posted on
bascule span of the US 11 bridge across between New Orleans and Slidell,
the Commission’s Internet web site
(http://www.sec.gov). Lake Pontchartrain between New Orleans and St. Tammany Parishes,
Orleans and Slidell, Orleans and St. Louisiana, to be maintained in the
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Tammany Parishes, Louisiana. This closed-to-navigation position from 6
Catherine McGuire, Chief Counsel;
deviation allows the north bascule span a.m. until noon and from 1 p.m. until
Lourdes Gonzalez, Assistant Chief
Counsel; Linda Stamp Sundberg, to remain closed to navigation from 6 7 p.m. on August 6, 7, 8, 2001.
Banking Fellow; Patricia Albrecht, a.m. until noon and from 1 p.m. until Dated: July 12, 2001.
Special Counsel; or Joseph Corcoran, 7 p.m. on August 6, 7, and 8, 2001. This
Roy J. Casto,
Attorney, (202) 942–0073, Office of temporary deviation was issued to allow
for the installation of a new submarine Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard Commander,
Chief Counsel, Division of Market Eighth Coast Guard District.
cable underneath the north bascule span
of the bridge. At all other times during [FR Doc. 01–18397 Filed 7–23–01; 8:45 am]
1 We are simultaneously issuing an order further

extending until May 12, 2002 the compliance dates this period, only the north leaf of the BILLING CODE 4910–15–U
for banks, savings associations, and savings banks north bascule span will open for the
with respect to the broker-dealer registration passage of vessel traffic.
requirements contained in the Gramm-Leach-Bliley
Act. The text of the order will be available on the DATES: This deviation is effective from
Commission’s website at http://www.sec.gov. 6 a.m. on Monday, August 6, 2001

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