DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
ACTION: Notice and request for comments.
SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the
public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to
on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required
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
within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments
the Wholesale Dealers Applications, Letterheads, and Notices
to Operations (Variations in Format or Preparation of Records).
DATES: Written comments should be received on or before January
to be assured of consideration.
ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of Alcohol,
and Firearms, Linda Barnes, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington,
DC 20226, (202) 927-8930.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information
copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to
Foster, Regulations Division, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-8374.
Title: Wholesale Dealers Applications, Letterhead, and Notices
Relating to Operations (Variations in Format or Preparation
OMB Number: 1512-0357
Recordkeeping Requirement ID Number: ATF REC 5170/6
Abstract: This recordkeeping requirement pertains only to those
wholesale liquor and beer dealers submitting applications for
variance from the regulations dealing with preparation, format,
or place of retention of records of receipt or disposition for
alcoholic beverages. The record retention requirement for this
information collection is 6 years.
Current Actions: There are no changes to this information
collection and it is being submitted for extension purposes
Type of Review: Extension.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,029.
Estimated Time Per Respondent: 30 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 515.
Request for Comments
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized
and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments
become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a)
the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance
of the functions of the agency, including whether the information
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate
the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected;
ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information
respondents, including through the use of automated collection
techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e)
of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance,
purchase of services to provide information.
Dated: October 28, 1999.
William T. Earle,
Assistant Director (Management) CFO.
[FR Doc. 99-29008 Filed 11-4-99; 8:45 am]
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