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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

[Federal Register: April 19, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 76)]
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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 Licensed Firearms Manufacturers Records of Production, Disposition, 
and Supporting Data.

DATES: Written comments must be received on or before June 18, 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 Gary 
Thomas, Chief, Firearms Programs Division, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, 
NW., Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-7770.

    Title: Licensed Firearms Manufacturers Records of Production, 
Disposition, and Supporting Data.
    OMB Number: 1512-0369.
    Recordkeeping Requirement ID Number: ATF REC 5300/1.
    Abstract: Firearms manufacturers records are permanent records of 
all firearms manufactured and records of their disposition. These 
records are vital to support ATF's mission to inquire into the 
disposition of any firearm in the course of a criminal investigation. 
Records must be maintained for a period of 3 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: 1,694.

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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 76,611.
    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: April 11, 2002.
William T. Earle,
Assistant Director (Management) CFO.
[FR Doc. 02-9637 Filed 4-18-02; 8:45 am]