On September 29th, the SEC announced that it expects to be operating under a continuing resolution beginning October 1, 2010 and extending through December 3, 2010. During this period, fees paid under Section 6(b) of the Securities Act of 1933 and Sections 13(e), 14(g) and 31 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 will remain at their current rates. As previously announced, 30 days after the date of enactment of the SEC's regular fiscal year 2011 appropriation, the Section 31 fee rate applicable to securities transactions on the exchanges and in the over-the-counter markets will increase from their current rate of $16.90 per million dollars to a new rate of $19.20 per million dollars. The assessment on security futures transactions under Section 31(d) will remain unchanged at $0.0042 for each round turn transaction. Fee Rate Advisory.