Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Richard F Tate
Affiliation: none

May 6, 2009

I'm writing to register support of the proposed uptick rule. I support adoption of the proposed uptick rule based on the last sale price for a price test. Any new rules should be at least as robust and effective to address current market issues as was the original Uptick Rule in effectively addressing the market abuses of 1938 and thereafter