Proposed Amendment to Rule 6230 to Accommodate Anticipated Trading of Certain TRACE-Eligible Securities on NYSE's ABS, and Technical Amendments to Reflect the Registration of Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. as a National Securities Exchange.

NASD is filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC" or "Commission") a proposed rule change to 1) amend Rule 6230 to initiate a two-year pilot program exempting certain TRACE-eligible securities from reporting requirements that otherwise would apply, and 2) amend Rule 6210 and 6230 to reflect the registration of the Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. as a national securities exchange.