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 Retail Liquor Dealers Records of Receipts of Alcoholic Beverages
and Commercial Invoices.
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
Ficaretta, Regulations Division, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW.,
Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-8230.
Title: Retail Liquor Dealers Records of Receipts of Alcoholic
Beverages and Commercial Invoices.
OMB Number: 1512-0354.
Recordkeeping Requirement ID Number: ATF REC 5170/3.
Abstract: The primary objective of this recordkeeping requirement
is revenue protection by establishment of accountability data
for audit purposes. A second objective, consumer protection,
afforded by subject record traceability of alcoholic beverages
retail liquor dealer level of distribution in the event of defective
products. The record retention requirement for this information
collection is 3 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, State, Local
Estimated Number of Respondents: 455,000.
Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1 hour.
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. 99-29009 Filed 11-4-99; 8:45 am]
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