Subject: File No. S7-08-09
From: Ronald Rainson, P.E.
Affiliation: Registered Professional Engineer (MI, IL, OH, and VT)

May 16, 2009

I believe the "Uptick Rule", in place for almost seventy years, served the stock market very well. I therefore urge the SEC to reinstate such a price test rule, and I specifically urge a plus tick rule over other alternatives such as a "best bid" or "circuit breaker" test.