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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

[Federal Register: June 19, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 118)]
[Page 41752]
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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 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 Application and Permit to Ship Puerto Rican Spirits to the United 
States Without Payment of Tax.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before August 19, 
2002, 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 Mary A. 
Wood, Regulations Division, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20226, (202) 927-8185.

    Title: Application and Permit to Ship Puerto Rican Spirits to the 
United States Without Payment of Tax.
    OMB Number: 1512-0200.
    Form Number: ATF F 5110.31.
    Abstract: ATF F 5110.31 is used to allow a person to ship spirits 
in bulk into the U.S. The form identifies the person in Puerto Rico 
from where shipments are to be made, the person in the U.S. receiving 
the spirits, amounts of spirits to be shipped and the bond of the U.S. 
person to cover taxes on such spirits.
    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: 20.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 450.

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: June 12, 2002.
William T. Earle,
Associate Director (Management), CFO.
[FR Doc. 02-15369 Filed 6-18-02; 8:45 am]