On November 30th, the SEC provided notice of the Securities Investor Protection Corporation's proposed bylaw change to the minimum assessment that it imposes on member firms from an amount not to exceed $150 to an amount not to exceed 0.02 percent of the gross revenues from the securities business of the SIPC member. Comments should be submitted within 21 days after publication in the Federal Register, which is expected during the week of December 6. SEC Release No. SIPA-169.