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December 04, 2003

Via Federal Express

Ms. Jean A. Webb
Secretariat
Commodity Futures Trading Commission
Three Lafayette Centre
1155 21st Street, N.W.
Washington, DC 20581

Re: National Futures Association: Proposed Deletion of NFA Compliance Rules 2-13(d) and 2-35(d) and the Interpretive Notice Concerning CPO Profile Documents, and Proposed Amendments to NFA Registration Rules 204 and 802 and Section 2 of NFA's Code of Arbitration and Sections 4 and 5 of NFA's Member Arbitration Rules*

Dear Ms. Webb:

Pursuant to Section 17(j) of the Commodity Exchange Act, as amended, National Futures Association ("NFA") hereby submits to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC" or "Commission") the proposed deletion of NFA Compliance Rules 2-13(d) and 2-35(d) and the Interpretive Notice Concerning CPO Profile Documents, and Proposed Amendments to NFA Registration Rules 204 and 802 and Section 2 of NFA's Code of Arbitration and Sections 4 and 5 of NFA's Member Arbitration Rules. These proposals were approved by NFA's Board of Directors ("Board") on November 20, 2003.

PROPOSED RULE AMENDMENTS

EXPLANATION OF PROPOSALS

NFA is invoking the "ten-day" provision of Section 17(j) of the Commodity Exchange Act ("CEA") and will make these proposals effective ten days after receipt of this submission by the Commission unless the Commission notifies NFA that the Commission has determined to review the proposals for approval.

Respectfully submitted,

Thomas W. Sexton
Vice President and General Counsel

cc: Chairman James E. Newsome
Commissioner Barbara Pedersen Holum
Commissioner Sharon Brown-Hruska
Commissioner Walt Lukken
James L. Carley, Es q.
Gregory Mocek, Esq.
Patrick J. McCarty, Esq.
David Van Wagner, Esq.
Riva Spear Adriance, Esq.


* The proposed amendments to NFA Compliance Rules 2-13(d) and 2-35(d) and the Interpretive Notice Concerning CPO Profile Documents, and Proposed Amendments to NFA Registration Rules 204 and 802 and Section 2 of NFA's Code of Arbitration and Sections 4 and 5 of NFA's Member Arbitration Rules became effective on December 14, 2003.

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