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DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

Proposed Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing

effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the
general

public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to
comment

on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required
by

the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C.

3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and
Firearms

within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments
concerning

the

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Airlines Withdrawing Stock From Customs Custody.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January
4, 2000

to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of Alcohol,
Tobacco

and Firearms, Linda Barnes, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington,

DC 20226, (202) 927-8930.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information
or

copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to
Jim

Ficaretta, Regulations Division, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.,

Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-8230.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Title: Airlines Withdrawing Stock From Customs Custody.

OMB Number: 1512-0384.

Recordkeeping Requirement ID Number: ATF REC 5620/2.

Abstract: Airlines may withdraw tax exempt distilled spirits,
wine,

and beer from Customs custody for foreign flights. The required
record

shows amount of spirits and wine withdrawn and flight identification,

also shows Customs certification. Enables ATF to verify that
tax is not

due, allows spirits and wines to be traced and maintains

accountability. The record retention period for this information

collection is 2 years.

Current Actions: There are no changes to this information

collection and it is being submitted for extension purposes
only.

Type of Review: Extension.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 25.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 100 annually.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,500.

Request for Comments

Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized

and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments
will

become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a)
Whether

the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance

of the functions of the agency, including whether the information
shall

have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate
of

the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance
the

quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected;
(d)

ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information
on

respondents, including through the use of automated collection

techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e)
estimates

of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance,
and

purchase of services to provide information.

Dated: October 28, 1999.

William T. Earle,

Assistant Director (Management) CFO.

[FR Doc. 99-29006 Filed 11-4-99; 8:45 am]

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