Forms and Information Collection

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September 2018

Title:
Report of Theft or Loss of Explosives (ATF Form 5400.5) (OMB Number 1140-0026)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension Without Change of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension without change of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the requirements that any licensee or permittee who has knowledge of theft or loss of any explosive materials from his stock shall, within 24 hours of discovery, report the theft or loss by telephoning 1-800-800-3855 (nationwide toll free number) and on ATF F 5400.5, Report of Theft or Loss of Explosives, in accordance with the instructions on the form.
Release Date:
09/10/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
09/10/2018 to 10/10/2018

Title:
Transactions Among Licensee/Permittees and Transactions Among Licensees and Holders of User Permits (OMB Number 1140- 0079)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension Without Change of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on July 2, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension without change of an existing collection. The proposed information collection requires specific transactions for licensee/permittees and holders of user permits. These requirements are outlined in 27 CFR part 555.103 in order to comply with the Safe Explosives Act.
Release Date:
09/10/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
09/10/2018 to 10/10/2018

August 2018

Title:
Notification to Fire Safety Authority of Storage of Explosive Materials (OMB Number 1140–0071)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 28, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection is necessary for the safety of emergency response personnel responding to fires at sites where explosives are stored. The information is provided both orally and in writing to the authority having jurisdiction for fire safety in the locality in which explosives are stored.
Release Date:
08/29/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/29/2018 to 09/28/2018

Title:
Application for Explosives License or Permit - ATF F 5400.13/5400.16 (OMB Number 1140–0070)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension Without Change of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 28, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to Chapter 40, Title 18, U.S.C., and its requirement that any person engaged in the business of explosive materials as a dealer, manufacturer, or importer shall be licensed (18.U.S.C. 842 (a) (1)). In addition, provisions are made for the issuance of permits for those who wish to use explosive materials that are shipped in interstate or foreign commerce.
Release Date:
08/29/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/29/2018 to 09/28/2018

Title:
National Firearms Act Division and Firearms and Explosives Services Division Customer Service Survey (OMB Number 1140- 0101)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension With Change of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 30, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension with change of an existing collection. The proposed information collected is a survey gathering information about customer service provided on the firearms and explosives industry and government agencies, in order to improve service delivery and customer satisfaction.
Release Date:
08/01/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/01/2018 to 08/31/2018

July 2018

Title:
FFL Out of Business Records Request— ATF F 5300.3A (OMB Number 1140- 0036)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 2, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5300.3A. This form is used by ATF to notify licensees that go out of business to send their firearms related business records to the ATF, if the business discontinuance is absolute, or to allow the licensee to notify ATF of the successor who will be maintaining control of their firearms related records. The questions are simple and a return address is supplied. The format is easy for the user to list the required information ATF needs to perform its functions in regard to the law.
Release Date:
07/05/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
07/05/2018 to 08/06/2018

Title:
Identification Markings Placed on Firearms (OMB Number 1140- 0050)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 2, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to each licensed firearms manufacturer or licensed firearm importer, who must legibly identify each firearm by engraving, casting, stamping (impressing), or otherwise conspicuously placing on the frame or receiver an individual serial number; which will be used to facilitate investigations about the criminal use of firearms.
Release Date:
07/05/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
07/05/2018 to 08/06/2018

Title:
Identification of Imported Explosives Materials (OMB Number 1140–0062)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 2, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. . The proposed information collection is necessary to ensure that explosive materials can be effectively traced. All licensed importers are required to identify by marking all explosive materials they import for sale or distribution.
Release Date:
07/05/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
07/05/2018 to 08/06/2018

Title:
Transactions Among Licensee/Permittees and Transactions Among Licensees and Holders of User Permits (OMB Number 1140–0079)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension Without Change of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection requires specific transactions for licensee/permittees and holders of user permits. These requirements are outlined in 27 CFR part 555.103 in order to comply with the Safe Explosives Act.
Release Date:
07/02/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
07/02/2018 to 08/31/2018

June 2018

Title:
Notification to Fire Safety Authority of Storage of Explosive Materials (OMB Number 1140- 1140-0071)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection is necessary for the safety of emergency response personnel responding to fires at sites where explosives are stored. The information is provided both orally and in writing to the authority having jurisdiction for fire safety in the locality in which explosives are stored.
Release Date:
06/28/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/28/2018 to 08/27/2018

Title:
Application for Explosives License or Permit (ATF Form 5400.13/5400.16) (OMB Number 1140- 0070)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension Without Change of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension without change of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to Chapter 40, Title 18, U.S.C., and its requirement that any person engaged in the business of explosive materials as a dealer, manufacturer, or importer shall be licensed (18.U.S.C. 842 (a) (1)). In addition, provisions are made for the issuance of permits for those who wish to use explosive materials that are shipped in interstate or foreign commerce..
Release Date:
06/28/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/28/2018 to 08/27/2018

Title:
Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Pistols and Revolvers (ATF Form 3310.4) (OMB Number 1140- 0003)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 12, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension without change of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the documentation of certain sales or other dispositions of handguns for law enforcement purposes, and determines if the buyer is involved in an unlawful activity, or is a person prohibited by law from obtaining firearms.
Release Date:
06/14/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/14/2018 to 07/16/2018

Title:
Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Firearms Disabilities for Nonimmigrant Aliens (OMB Number 1140- 0060)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 6, 2018 As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension without change of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the nonimmigrant alien information used to determine if a nonimmigrant alien is eligible to obtain a Federal firearms license and purchase, obtain, possess, or import a firearms. Nonimmigrant aliens also must maintain the documents while in possession of firearms or ammunition in the United States for verification purposes.
Release Date:
06/07/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/07/2018 to 07/07/2018

Title:
Federal Explosives License/Permit (FEL) Renewal Application - ATF Form 5400.14/5400.15 Part III (OMB Number 1140- 0022)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension Without Change of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 6, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension without change of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to licenses or permits issued for a specific period of time and are renewable upon the same conditions as the original license or permit. In order to continue uninterruptedly in these activities, licenses and permits can be renewed by filling a short renewal application.
Release Date:
04/06/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/07/2018 to 07/07/2018

Title:
Licensed Firearms Manufacturers Records of Production, Disposition, and Supporting Data (OMB Number 1140-0067)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 4, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection involves Firearm manufacturers’ records that are permanent records of all firearms manufactured and records of their disposition. These records are vital to support ATF’s mission to inquire about the disposition of any firearm in the course of a criminal investigation.
Release Date:
06/05/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/05/2018 to 07/05/2018

Title:
Records of Acquisition and Disposition, Registered Importers of Arms, Ammunition & Implements of War on the U.S. Munitions Import List (OMB Number 1140- 0031)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension Without Change of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 2, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection involves records of imported items that are on the United States Munitions Import List. The importers must register with ATF, file an intent to import specific items, as well as certify to the Bureau, that the list of imported items were received.
Release Date:
06/05/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/05/2018 to 07/05/2018

Title:
Report of Firearms Transactions-Demand 2 (ATF Form 5300.5) (OMB Number 1140- 0024)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 5, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 5300.5 that is used when ATF determines that the Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) has met the Demand 2 reporting requirements. The Demand 2 Program requires FFLs with 25 or more traces, with a time to crime of 3 years or less in a calendar year, to submit an annual report followed by quarterly reports of used firearms acquired by the FFL.
Release Date:
06/05/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/05/2018 to 07/05/2018
Form :

May 2018

Title:
National Firearms Act Division and Firearms and Explosive Services Division Customer Service Survey (OMB Number 1140– 0101)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to a survey to gather information about customer service provided to the firearms and explosive industry and government agencies, in order to improve service delivery and customer satisfaction.
Release Date:
05/30/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/30/2018 to 07/30/2018

Title:
Identification Markings Placed on Firearms (OMB Number 1140– 0050)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Collection.
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to each licensed firearms manufacturer or licensed firearm importer, who must legibly identify each firearm by engraving, casting, stamping (impressing), or otherwise conspicuously placing on the frame or receiver an individual serial number; which will be used to facilitate investigations about the criminal use of firearms.
Release Date:
05/02/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
05/02/2018 to 07/02/2018

Title:
FFL Out of Business Records Request (ATF Form 5300.3A) (OMB Number 1140– 0036)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5300.3A. This form is used by ATF to notify licensees that go out of business to send their firearms related business records to the ATF, if the business discontinuance is absolute, or to allow the licensee to notify ATF of the successor who will be maintaining control of their firearms related records. The questions are simple and a return address is supplied. The format is easy for the user to list the required information ATF needs to perform its functions in regard to the law.
Release Date:
05/02/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
05/02/2018 to 07/02/2018

Title:
Identification of Imported Explosives Materials (OMB Number 1140–0062)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection is necessary to ensure that explosive materials can be effectively traced. All licensed importers are required to identify by marking all explosive materials they import for sale or distribution.
Release Date:
05/02/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
05/02/2018 to 07/02/2018

April 2018

Title:
Employee Possessor Questionnaire (ATF Form 5400.28) (OMB Number 1140–0072)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension, without change, of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 15, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5400.28, Employee Possessor Questionnaire, that is used to obtain information from persons employed in the explosives business or operations, who have to ship, transport, receive, or possess explosive materials. They are required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire form (ATF F 5400.28) to ATF in order to determine if they are qualified to be an employee possessor in an explosive business or operation.
Release Date:
04/26/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/26/2018 to 05/29/2018

Title:
eForm Access Request (OMB Number 1140- 0087)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 21, 2018. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to respondents need to complete the eForm Access Request form in order to receive a user ID and password to obtain access to ATF’s eForm System. The information is used by the Government to verify the identity of the end users, prior to issuing passwords.
Release Date:
04/26/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/26/2018 to 05/29/2018

Title:
Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Pistols and Revolvers (ATF Form 3310.4) (OMB Number 1140– 0003)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 3310.4 that documents certain sales or other dispositions of handguns for law enforcement purposes, and determines if the buyer is involved in an unlawful activity, or is a person prohibited by law from obtaining firearms.
Release Date:
04/12/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/12/2018 to 06/11/2018

Title:
Federal Explosives License/Permit (FEL) Renewal Application (ATF Form 5400.14/5400.15 Part III) (OMB Number 1140–0022)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5400.14/5400.15 Part III. Licenses or permits are issued for a specific period of time and are renewable upon the same conditions as the original license or permit. In order to continue uninterruptedly in these activities, licenses and permits can be renewed by filing the short renewal application ATF Form 5400.14/5400.15 Part III.
Release Date:
04/06/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/06/2018 to 06/05/2018

Title:
Firearms Disabilities for Nonimmigrant Aliens (OMB Number 1140– 0060)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Collection.
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection on the nonimmigrant alien is used to determine if a nonimmigrant alien is eligible to obtain a Federal firearms license and purchase, obtain, possess, or import a firearm. Nonimmigrant aliens also must maintain the documents while in possession of firearms or ammunition in the United States for verification purposes.
Release Date:
04/06/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/06/2018 to 06/05/2018

Title:
Report of Firearms Transactions – Demand 2 (ATF Form 5300.5) (OMB Number 1140– 0024)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5300.5 that is used when ATF determines that the Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) has met the Demand 2 reporting requirements. The Demand 2 Program requires FFLs with 25 or more traces, with a time to crime of 3 years or less in a calendar year, to submit an annual report followed by quarterly reports of used firearms acquired by the FFL.
Release Date:
04/05/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/05/2018 to 06/04/2018
Form :

Title:
Licensed Firearms Manufacturers Records of Production, Disposition, and Supporting Data (OMB Number 1140– 0067)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection involves Firearm manufacturers’ records that are permanent records of all firearms manufactured and records of their disposition. These records are vital to support ATF's mission to inquire about the disposition of any firearm in the course of a criminal investigation.
Release Date:
04/04/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/04/2018 to 06/04/2018

Title:
Records of Acquisition and Disposition, Registered Importers of Arms, Ammunition & Implements of War on the U.S. Munitions Import List (OMB Number 1140– 0031)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection.
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection involves records of imported items that are on the United States Munitions Import List. The importers must register with ATF, file an intent to import specific items, as well as certify to the Bureau, that the list of imported items were received. The records are maintained at the registrant’s business premises where they are available for inspection by ATF officers during compliance inspections or criminal investigations.
Release Date:
04/02/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/02/2018 to 06/01/2018

February 2018

Title:
eForm Access Request (OMB Number 1140– 0087)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to respondents need to complete the eForm Access Request form in order to receive a user ID and password to obtain access to ATF’s eForm System. The information is used by the Government to verify the identity of the end users, prior to issuing passwords.
Release Date:
02/21/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/21/2018 to 04/23/2018

Title:
Employee Possessor Questionnaire (ATF Form 5400.28) (OMB Number 1140–0072)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5400.28, Employee Possessor Questionnaire, that is used to obtain information from persons employed in the explosives business or operations, who have to ship, transport, receive, or possess explosive materials. They are required to complete and submit an Employee Possessor Questionnaire form (ATF F 5400.28) to ATF in order to determine if they are qualified to be an employee possessor in an explosive business or operation.
Release Date:
02/15/2018
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
02/15/2018 to 04/16/2018

January 2018

Title:
Application and Permit for Permanent Exportation of Firearms (National Firearms Act) (ATF Form 9 (5320.9) (OMB Number 1140– 0008)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2017. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 9 (5320.9) typically used by a Federal firearms licensee who has paid the special (occupational) tax to deal, manufacture or import NFA firearms. The form must be filed (in quadruplicate) for approval to permanently export NFA firearms registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record. Once authorization has been granted, one copy is retained by ATF and the remaining copies returned to the exporter to establish that the exportation took place and claim relief from liability for the transfer tax.
Release Date:
01/19/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/19/2018 to 02/20/2018

Title:
Arson and Explosives Training Registration Request for Non-ATF Employees (ATF Form 6310.1) (OMB Number 1140–0106)
Action:
Arson and Explosives Training Registration Request for Non-ATF Employees (ATF Form 6310.1) (OMB Number 1140–0106)
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 9. 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to AFT Form 6310.1, Arson and Explosives Training Registration Request for Non-ATF Employees, that is used to obtain information from Federal, State and local, and international law enforcement, and military investigator personnel applying for training conducted by ATF, for the purpose of student registration, program information and program evaluation. The information on the form will be used to determine the eligibility of the applicant to attend the training.
Release Date:
01/19/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/19/2018 to 02/20/2018

Title:
Investigator Integrity Questionnaire (ATF Form 8620.7) (OMB Number 1140– 0058)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 15, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 8620.7. ATF utilizes the services of contract investigators to conduct security/suitability investigations on prospective or current employees, as well as those contractors and consultants doing business with ATF. Persons interviewed by contract investigators will be randomly selected to voluntarily complete a questionnaire (ATF Form 8620.7), regarding the investigator's degree of professionalism.
Release Date:
01/19/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/19/2018 to 02/20/2018

Title:
Police Check Inquiry (ATF Form 8620.42) (OMB Number 1140- 0068)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 9, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 8620.42 that requests information necessary to determine if individuals (potential contractors, task force officers, and volunteers) interested in providing services to ATF meet DOJ and ATF basic qualification requirements to be considered for access to ATF information, information technology systems, and/or facilities.
Release Date:
01/19/2018
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/19/2018 to 02/20/2018

December 2017

Title:
Records and Supporting Data: Importation, Receipt, Storage, and Disposition by Explosives Importers, Manufacturers, Dealers, and Users (OMB Number 1140–0030)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on October 25, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. . The proposed information collection pertains to records that show daily activities in the importation, manufacture, receipt, storage, and disposition of all explosive materials covered under 18 U.S.C. Chapter 40 Explosives. The records are used to show where and to whom explosive materials are sent, thereby ensuring that any diversions will be readily apparent, and if lost or stolen, ATF will be immediately notified.
Release Date:
12/27/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
12/27/2017 to 01/26/2018

November 2017

Title:
Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Certain Rifles (ATF Form 3310.12) (OMB Number 1140- 0100)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on September 12, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 3310.12 that requires Federal firearms licensees, who are dealers and/or pawnbrokers in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas, to report multiple sales or dispositions whenever the licensee sells or otherwise disposes of two or more rifles to the same person at one time or within any five consecutive business days with the following characteristics; (a) Semi-automatic; (b) a caliber greater than .22; and (c) the ability to accept a detachable magazine.
Release Date:
Effective Date:
11/16/2017
Comment Period:
11/16/2017 to 12/18/2017

Title:
Application and Permit for Temporary Importation of Firearms and Ammunition By Nonimmigrant Aliens (ATF Form 6NIA(5330.3D)) (OMB Number 1140–0084)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on September 11, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 6NIA (5330.3D). The form allows nonimmigrant aliens to temporarily import firearms and ammunition into the United States for hunting or other sporting purposes.
Release Date:
11/16/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
11/16/2017 to 12/18/2017

Title:
Investigator Integrity Questionnaire (ATF Form 8620.7) (OMB Number 1140– 0058)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 8620.7. ATF utilizes the services of contract investigators to conduct security/suitability investigations on prospective or current employees, as well as those contractors and consultants doing business with ATF. Persons interviewed by contract investigators will be randomly selected to voluntarily complete a questionnaire (ATF Form 8620.7), regarding the investigator's degree of professionalism.
Release Date:
11/15/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
11/15/2017 to 01/16/2018

Title:
Environmental Information (ATF Form 5000.29) (OMB Number 1140–0096)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5000.29, Environmental Information, that allows ATF to identify any waste product(s) generated as a result of the operations by the applicant and the disposal of the products.
Release Date:
11/14/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
11/14/2017 to 12/14/2017

Title:
Arson and Explosives Training Registration Request for Non-ATF Employees (ATF Form 6310.1) (OMB Number 1140–0106)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to AFT Form 6310.1, Arson and Explosives Training Registration Request for Non-ATF Employees, that is used to obtain information from Federal, State and local, and international law enforcement, and military investigator personnel applying for training conducted by ATF, for the purpose of student registration, program information and program evaluation. The information on the form will be used to determine the eligibility of the applicant to attend the training.
Release Date:
11/09/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
11/09/2017 to 01/08/2018
Form :
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Title:
Police Check Inquiry (ATF Form 8620.42) (OMB Number 1140– 0068)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 8620.42 that requests information necessary to determine if individuals (potential contractors, task force officers, and volunteers) interested in providing services to ATF meet DOJ and ATF basic qualification requirements to be considered for access to ATF information, information technology systems, and/or facilities.
Release Date:
11/09/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
11/09/2017 to 01/08/2018
Form :
Binary Data

Title:
Application and Permit for Permanent Exportation of Firearms (National Firearms Act) (ATF Form 9 (5320.9)). (OMB Number 1140– 0008)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 9 (5320.9) typically used by a Federal firearms licensee who has paid the special (occupational) tax to deal, manufacture or import NFA firearms. The form must be filed (in quadruplicate) for approval to permanently export NFA firearms registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record. Once authorization has been granted, one copy is retained by ATF and the remaining copies returned to the exporter to establish that the exportation took place and claim relief from liability for the transfer tax.
Release Date:
11/09/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
11/09/2017 to 01/08/2018

October 2017

Title:
Records and Supporting Data: Importation, Receipt, Storage, and Disposition by Explosives Importers, Manufacturers, Dealers, and Users (OMB Number 1140–0030)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to records that show daily activities in the importation, manufacture, receipt, storage, and disposition of all explosive materials covered under 18 U.S.C. Chapter 40 Explosives. The records are used to show where and to whom explosive materials are sent, thereby ensuring that any diversions will be readily apparent, and if lost or stolen, ATF will be immediately notified.
Release Date:
10/25/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
10/25/2017 to 12/26/2017

Title:
Release and Receipt of Imported Firearms, Ammunition and Defense Articles (ATF Form 6A (5330.3C)) (OMB Number 1140– 0007)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 4, 2017. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 6A (5330.3C). The form is used to determine if articles imported meet the statutory and regulatory criteria for importation and if the articles shown on the permit application have actually been imported.
Release Date:
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
10/04/2017 to 11/03/2017
Form :
Binary Data

September 2017

Title:
Notification of Change of Mailing or Premise Address. (OMB Number 1140–0080)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection will be used by ATF to identify the correct location of FEL licensees or permittees address and where their explosive materials are being stored for purposes of inspection. This information will additionally be used to notify licensees/permittees about any changes in regulation or law that may affect their business activities.
Release Date:
09/19/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
09/19/2017 to 10/19/2017

Title:
Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Certain Rifles (ATF Form 3310.12) (OMB Number 1140– 0100)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 3310.12 that requires Federal firearms licensees, who are dealers and/or pawnbrokers in Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas, to report multiple sales or dispositions whenever the licensee sells or otherwise disposes of two or more rifles to the same person at one time or within any five consecutive business days with the following characteristics; (a) Semi-automatic; (b) a caliber greater than .22; and (c) the ability to accept a detachable magazine.
Release Date:
09/12/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
09/12/2017 to 11/13/2017
Form :
Binary Data

Title:
Application and Permit for Temporary Importation of Firearms and Ammunition by Nonimmigrant Aliens (ATF Form 6NIA (5330.3D)) (OMB Number 1140– 0084)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 6NIA (5330.3D). The form allows nonimmigrant aliens to temporarily import firearms and ammunition into the United States for hunting or other sporting purposes.
Release Date:
09/11/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
09/11/2017 to 11/13/2017

Title:
Environment Information (OMB Number 1140–0096)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5000.29, Environmental Information, that allows ATF to identify any waste product(s) generated as a result of the operations by the applicant and the disposal of the products.
Release Date:
09/06/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
09/06/2017 to 11/05/2017

August 2017

Title:
Federal Firearms License (FFL) RENEWAL Application. – ATF Form 8 (5310.11) (OMB Number 1140–0019)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 25, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information filed by the licensee to renew a Federal firearms license. It is used to identify the applicant, locate the business/collection premises, identify the type of business/collection activity, and determine the eligibility of the applicant.
Release Date:
07/28/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
07/28/2017 to 08/28/2017

Title:
Release and Receipt of Imported Firearms, Ammunition and Defense Articles (ATF Form 6A (5330.3C)) (OMB Number 1140– 0007)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 6A (5330.3C). The form is used to determine if articles imported meet the statutory and regulatory criteria for importation and if the articles shown on the permit application have actually been imported.
Release Date:
08/04/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/04/2017 to 10/03/2017
Form :
Binary Data

Title:
Federal Firearms License (FFL) RENEWAL Application. – ATF Form 8 (5310.11) (OMB Number 1140–0019)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 25, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information filed by the licensee to renew a Federal firearms license. It is used to identify the applicant, locate the business/collection premises, identify the type of business/collection activity, and determine the eligibility of the applicant.
Release Date:
08/03/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/03/2017 to 09/05/2017

July 2017

Title:
Federal Firearms Licensee Firearms Inventory Theft/Loss Report—ATF F 3310.11 (OMB Number 1140–0039)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 25, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF Form 3310.11) that requires licensees report the theft or loss of firearms to the Attorney General and the appropriate authorities.
Release Date:
07/26/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/26/2017 to 08/25/2017

Title:
Notification of Change of Mailing or Premise Address. (OMB Number 1140–0080)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to a FEL licensee or permittee who may move their business or operation to a new address without procuring a new license or permit. However, in every case, the licensee or permittee shall notify the Chief, Federal Explosives Licensing Center of the change.
Release Date:
07/19/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/19/2017 to 09/18/2017

Title:
Firearms Transaction Record/ Registro de Transaccíon de Armas (ATF Form 4473 (5300.9)) (OMB Number 1140–0020)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 8, 2017. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 4473 (5300.9). The form allows for Federal firearms licensees to determine the eligibility of persons purchasing firearms. It also alerts buyers to certain restrictions on the receipt and possession of firearms. This revision is to make available a Spanish version of the Form 4473 as a courtesy to Federal firearms licensees with clientele for whom Spanish is their native language.
Release Date:
07/13/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/13/2017 to 08/14/2017

May 2017

Title:
Federal Firearms Licensee Firearms Inventory Theft/Loss Report (OMB Number 1140–0039)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information that Federal firearms licensees are required by statute to provide to ATF and the appropriate local authorities within 48 hours of the discovery of a loss or theft of firearms from the licensee’s inventory or collection.
Release Date:
05/25/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
05/25/2017 to 07/24/2017

Title:
Federal Firearms License (FFL) RENEWAL Application (OMB Number 1140–0019)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information filed by the licensee to renew a Federal firearms license. It is used to identify the applicant, locate the business/collection premises, identify the type of business/collection activity, and determine the eligibility of the applicant.
Release Date:
05/25/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
05/25/2017 to 07/24/2017

Title:
Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act Registration Form - ATF Form 5070.1 (OMB Number 1140–0098)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 14, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that requires persons who sell, transfer, or ship for profit cigarettes or smokeless tobacco in interstate commerce, whereby such cigarettes or smokeless tobacco are shipped into a State, locality, or Indian country of an Indian tribe taxing the sale or use of cigarettes or smokeless tobacco, or who advertises or offers cigarettes or smokeless tobacco for such a sale, transfer, or shipment, shall file first with the Attorney General of the United States.
Release Date:
05/24/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/24/2017 to 06/23/2017

Title:
Application for Tax-Exempt Transfer of Firearm and Registration to Special Occupational Taxpayer - ATF Form 3 (5320.3) (OMB Number 1140–0013)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that is used to transfer National Firearms Act (NFA) regulated items between Federal firearms licensees (FFL)/Special Occupational Tax (SOT) payers to be exempted from the transfer tax incurred for each item.
Release Date:
05/24/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/24/2017 to 06/23/2017

Title:
Annual Firearms Manufacturing and Exportation Report (OMB Number 1140–0017)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 16, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF Form 5300.11) that is used to compile statistics on the manufacture and exportation of firearms per 18 U.S.C. 923(g)(5)(A).
Release Date:
05/18/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/18/2017 to 06/19/2017

Title:
Relief of Disabilities and Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0076)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5400.29, Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges, which is used by ATF to conduct background investigations on all applicants for restoration of explosives privileges.
Release Date:
05/18/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/18/2017 to 06/19/2017

Title:
National Firearms Act (NFA) - Special Occupational Taxes (SOT) - ATF Form 5630.5R, ATF Form 5630.5RC, and ATF Form 5630.7 (OMB Number 1140–0090)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 24, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the forms for businesses that are subject to Special Occupational Taxes under the National Firearms Act.
Release Date:
05/12/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
05/12/2017 to 06/12/2017

Title:
Application for Restoration of Firearms Privileges (ATF Form 3210.1) (OMB Number 1140–0002)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the application for restoration of firearms privileges. Under Federal law, persons prohibited from purchasing, possessing, receiving or transporting firearms are permitted to apply for restoration of their firearms privileges.
Release Date:
05/12/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
05/12/2017 to 06/12/2017

Title:
Application for National Firearms Examiner Academy - ATF Form 6330.1 (OMB Number 1140–0049)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 14, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the application for the National Firearms Examiner Academy (NFEA). The NFEA is a training program for entry level firearms and toolmark examiners.
Release Date:
05/12/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
05/12/2017 to 06/12/2017

Title:
Firearms Transaction Record/ Registro de Transaccíon de Armas (ATF Form 4473 (5300.9)) (OMB Number 1140–0020)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 4473 (5300.9). The form allows for Federal firearms licensees to determine the eligibility of persons purchasing firearms. It also alerts buyers to certain restrictions on the receipt and possession of firearms. This revision is to make available a Spanish version of the Form 4473 as a courtesy to Federal firearms licensees with clientele for whom Spanish is their native language.
Release Date:
05/08/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/08/2017 to 07/07/2017

April 2017

Title:
ATF Adjunct Instructor Data Form - ATF Form 6140.3 (OMB Number 1140–0099)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 24, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF F 6140.3) which provides ATF with sufficient data to uniquely identify individual instructors, validate instructor topical expertise prior to training, and defend an instructor's qualifications in court regarding topical expertise.
Release Date:
04/28/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/28/2017 to 05/30/2017

Title:
Inventories, Licensed Explosives Importers, Manufacturers, Dealers, and Permittees (OMB Number 1140–0028)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 24, 2017. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the records that show the explosive material inventories of those persons engaged in various activities within the explosive industry and are used by the government as initial figures from which an audit trail can be developed during the course of a compliance inspection or criminal investigation.
Release Date:
04/26/2017
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/26/2017 to 05/26/2017

March 2017

Title:
Annual Firearms Manufacturing and Exportation Report (OMB Number 1140–0017)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF Form 5300.11) that is used to compile statistics on the manufacture and exportation of firearms per 18 U.S.C. 923(g)(5)(A).
Release Date:
03/16/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/16/2017 to 05/15/2017

Title:
Application for Restoration of Firearms Privileges (ATF Form 3210.1) (OMB Number 1140–0002)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the application for restoration of firearms privileges. Under Federal law, persons prohibited from purchasing, possessing, receiving or transporting firearms are permitted to apply for restoration of their firearms privileges.
Release Date:
03/14/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/14/2017 to 05/15/2017

Title:
Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking (PACT) Act Registration Form - ATF Form 5070.1 (OMB Number 1140–0098)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that requires persons who sell, transfer, or ship for profit cigarettes or smokeless tobacco in interstate commerce, whereby such cigarettes or smokeless tobacco are shipped into a State, locality, or Indian country of an Indian tribe taxing the sale or use of cigarettes or smokeless tobacco, or who advertises or offers cigarettes or smokeless tobacco for such a sale, transfer, or shipment, shall file first with the Attorney General of the United States.
Release Date:
03/14/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/14/2017 to 05/15/2017

Title:
Application for Tax-Exempt Transfer of Firearm and Registration to Special Occupational Taxpayer - ATF Form 3 (5320.3) (OMB Number 1140–0013)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that is used to transfer National Firearms Act (NFA) regulated items between Federal firearms licensees (FFL)/Special Occupational Tax (SOT) payers to be exempted from the transfer tax incurred for each item.
Release Date:
03/14/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/14/2017 to 05/15/2017

Title:
Relief of Disabilities and Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0076)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5400.29, Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges, which is used by ATF to conduct background investigations on all applicants for restoration of explosives privileges.
Release Date:
03/14/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/14/2017 to 05/15/2017

Title:
Application for National Firearms Examiner Academy - ATF Form 6330.1 (OMB Number 1140–0049)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the application for the National Firearms Examiner Academy (NFEA). The NFEA is a training program for entry level firearms and toolmark examiners.
Release Date:
03/14/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/14/2017 to 05/15/2017

February 2017

Title:
Application for Alternate Means of Identification of Firearms (Marking Variance) - ATF Form 3311.4 (OMB Number 1140–0104)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 29, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 3311.4. The form provides a uniform mean for industry members with a valid Federal importer or manufacturer license to request firearms marking variance.
Release Date:
02/24/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/24/2017 to 03/27/2017

Title:
Application for Registration of Firearms Acquired by Certain Government Entities ATF F 10 (5320.10) (OMB Number 1140–0016)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 9, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 10 (5320.10). The form is used to allow State and local government agencies to register otherwise un-registrable National Firearms Act (NFA) weapons. The Form 10 registration, which is for official use only by the agency, allows State and local agencies to retain and use firearms which otherwise would have to be destroyed to comply with the NFA.
Release Date:
02/24/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/24/2017 to 03/27/2017

Title:
ATF Adjunct Instructor Data Form - ATF Form 6140.3 (OMB Number 1140–0099)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF F 6140.3) which provides ATF with sufficient data to uniquely identify individual instructors, validate instructor topical expertise prior to training, and defend an instructor's qualifications in court regarding topical expertise.
Release Date:
02/24/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/24/2017 to 04/25/2017

Title:
Inventories, Licensed Explosives Importers, Manufacturers, Dealers, and Permittees (OMB Number 1140–0028)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the records that show the explosive material inventories of those persons engaged in various activities within the explosive industry and are used by the government as initial figures from which an audit trail can be developed during the course of a compliance inspection or criminal investigation.
Release Date:
02/24/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/24/2017 to 04/25/2017

Title:
National Firearms Act (NFA) - Special Occupational Taxes (SOT) - ATF Form 5630.5R, ATF Form 5630.5RC, and ATF Form 5630.7 (OMB Number 1140–0090)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the forms for businesses that are subject to Special Occupational Taxes under the National Firearms Act.
Release Date:
02/24/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/24/2017 to 04/25/2017

Title:
Records of Acquisition and Disposition, Collectors of Firearms (OMB Number 1140–0032)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 14, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the recordkeeping requirement for collectors of firearms and this collection is primarily to facilitate ATF's authority to inquire into the disposition of any firearm during the course of a criminal investigation.
Release Date:
02/24/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/24/2017 to 04/25/2017

Title:
Special Agent Medical Preplacement (ATF Form 2300.10) (OMB Number 1140–0056)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 21, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF F 2300.10) that is used by special agents and explosives enforcement officers who are applying for a specific criminal investigator or explosives enforcement officer position with ATF. The information on the form is used to determine medical suitability for the position.
Release Date:
02/24/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/24/2017 to 03/27/2017
Form :

Title:
Supplemental Information on Water Quality Considerations (ATF F 5000.30) (OMB Number 1140–0097)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 5, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 5000.30, which allows ATF to identify waste product(s) generated as a result of explosives operations, the disposal of these products into navigable waters, and if there is any adverse impact on the environment.
Release Date:
02/24/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/24/2017 to 03/27/2017
Form :
Binary Data

January 2017

Title:
Request for ATF Background Investigation Information (ATF Form 8620.65) (OMB Number 1140–0105)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 17, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF F 8620.65) that is used by ATF to maintain a record of another agency's official request for an individual's background investigation record.
Release Date:
01/30/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/30/2017 to 03/01/2017

Title:
Notice of Firearms Manufactured or Imported - ATF Form 2 (5320.2) (OMB Number 1140–0012)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on October 24, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 2 (5320.2). The form is required of (1) a person who is qualified to manufacture National Firearms Act (NFA) firearms, or (2) a person who is qualified to import NFA firearms to register manufactured or imported NFA firearm(s).
Release Date:
01/13/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/13/2017 to 02/13/2017

Title:
Application for Federal Firearms License - ATF Form 7 (5310.12) (OMB Number 1140–0018)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 23, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 7(5310.12), which is the application necessary to insure that persons who wish to be licensed to manufacture, deal, or import firearms meet all the requirements. Additionally, this form will be used by the public when applying for a Federal firearms license to collect curios and relics to facilitate a personal collection in interstate and foreign commerce. The information requested on the form establishes eligibility for all license types.
Release Date:
01/09/2017
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/09/2017 to 02/08/2017

December 2016

Title:
Application for Registration of Firearms Acquired by Certain Government Entities ATF F 10 (5320.10) (OMB Number 1140–0016)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 10 (5320.10). The form is used to allow State and local government agencies to register otherwise un-registrable National Firearms Act (NFA) weapons. The Form 10 registration, which is for official use only by the agency, allows State and local agencies to retain and use firearms which otherwise would have to be destroyed to comply with the NFA.
Release Date:
12/09/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/09/2016 to 02/07/2017

Title:
Records of Acquisition and Disposition, Collectors of Firearms (OMB Number 1140-0032)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the recordkeeping requirement for collectors of firearms and this collection is primarily to facilitate ATF's authority to inquire into the disposition of any firearm during the course of a criminal investigation.
Release Date:
12/14/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/14/2016 to 02/13/2017

Title:
Supplemental Information on Water Quality Considerations (ATF F 5000.30) (OMB Number 1140–0097)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 5000.30, which allows ATF to identify waste product(s) generated as a result of explosives operations, the disposal of these products into navigable waters, and if there is any adverse impact on the environment.
Release Date:
12/05/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/05/2016 to 02/03/2017
Form :
Binary Data

November 2016

Title:
Application for Alternate Means of Identification of Firearms (Marking Variance) - ATF Form 3311.4 (OMB Number 1140–0104)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 3311.4. The form provides a uniform mean for industry members with a valid Federal importer or manufacturer license to request firearms marking variance.
Release Date:
11/29/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
11/29/2016 to 01/30/2017

Title:
Special Agent Medical Preplacement (ATF Form 2300.10) (OMB Number 1140–0056)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF F 2300.10) that is used by special agents and explosives enforcement officers who are applying for a specific criminal investigator or explosives enforcement officer position with ATF. The information on the form is used to determine medical suitability for the position.
Release Date:
11/21/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
11/21/2016 to 01/20/2017

Title:
Request for ATF Background Investigation Information (ATF Form 8620.65) (OMB Number 1140–0105)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF F 8620.65) that is used by ATF to maintain a record of another agency's official request for an individual's background investigation record.
Release Date:
11/17/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
11/17/2016 to 01/17/2017

Title:
Application and Permit for Permanent Exportation of Firearms (National Firearms Act) ATF F 9 (5320.9) (OMB Number 1140–0008)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 31, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 9 (5320.9). The application and subsequent permit are used to permanently export NFA firearms registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record outside of the United States.
Release Date:
11/04/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
11/04/2016 to 12/05/2016

October 2016

Title:
Notice of Firearms Manufactured or Imported - ATF Form 2 (5320.2) (OMB Number 1140–0012)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 2 (5320.2). The form is required of (1) a person who is qualified to manufacture National Firearms Act (NFA) firearms, or (2) a person who is qualified to import NFA firearms to register manufactured or imported NFA firearm(s).
Release Date:
10/24/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
10/24/2016 to 12/23/2016

Title:
Certification on Agency Letterhead Authorizing Purchase of Firearm for Official Duties of Law Enforcement Officer (OMB Number 1140-0046)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the letter used by a law enforcement officer to purchase handguns to be used in his/her official duties from a licensed firearm dealer anywhere in the country. The letter shall state that the officer will use the firearm in official duties and that a records check reveals that the purchasing officer has no convictions for misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence.
Release Date:
10/17/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
10/17/2016 to 11/16/2016

September 2016

Title:
Application for An Amended Federal Firearms License (ATF Form 5300.38) (OMB Number 1140–0040)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on July 14, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF F 5300.38 – Application for an Amended Federal Firearms License) that is used by existing Federal Firearms licensees to change the business address of the license and certify compliance. Licensees are required to notify ATF of the intent to move any business premises no later than 30 days prior to the intended move.
Release Date:
09/26/2016
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
09/26/2016 to 10/26/2016

August 2016

Title:
Application and Permit for Permanent Exportation of Firearms (National Firearms Act) ATF F 9 (5320.9) (OMB Number 1140–0008)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 9 (5320.9). The application and subsequent permit are used to permanently export NFA firearms registered in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record outside of the United States.
Release Date:
08/31/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/31/2016 to 10/31/2016

Title:
Environmental Information (ATF F 5000.29) (OMB Number 1140–0096)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 27, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains identifying waste products generated as a result of the operations by the applicant and the disposal of the products. The information will help determine if there is any adverse impact on the environment.
Release Date:
08/31/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/31/2016 to 09/30/2016

Title:
Application and Permit for Importation of Firearms, Ammunition and Defense Articles - ATF Form 6 (5330.3A) Part I (OMB Number 1140-0005)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 7, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 6 (5330.3A) Part I. The application and subsequent permit are used to bring firearms, ammunition and defense articles into the United States.
Release Date:
08/22/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/22/2016 to 09/21/2016

Title:
Application for Federal Firearms License - ATF Form 7(5310.12)/7 CR (5310.16) (OMB Number 1140–0018)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 7(5310.12)/7 CR (5310.16). The law of 18 U.S.C. 923(a)(1), requires a person wishing to transport, ship, or receive firearms in interstate or foreign commerce to pay a fee, to file an application and to obtain a license before engaging in business. ATF F 5310.12/7 CR 5310.16 will be for the purpose of ensuring this collection of information is necessary to insure that the person who wishes to be licensed as required by section 923 meets the requirements of the section for the license. Additionally, this form will be used by the public when applying for a Federal firearms license to collect curios and relics to facilitate a personal collection in interstate and foreign commerce. The information requested on the form establishes eligibility for all license types.
Release Date:
08/23/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/23/2016 to 10/24/2016

Title:
Notification of Change of Mailing or Premise Address (OMB Number 1140–0080)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 20, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the required notification by explosives licensees or permittees to the Chief, Federal Explosives Licensing Center, when an explosives licensee or permittee moves his business or operations to a new address at which he intends to regularly carry on his business or operations, without procuring a new license or permit.
Release Date:
08/23/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/23/2016 to 09/22/2016

Title:
Interstate Firearms Shipment Report of Theft/Loss (ATF F 3310.6) (OMB Number 1140–0004)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 8, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that is used by persons, other than the transferor/sender Federal firearms licensee, to voluntarily report a firearm that was stolen or lost in transit.
Release Date:
08/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/11/2016 to 09/12/2016

Title:
Identification of Explosive Materials (OMB Number 1140–0055)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 7, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the marking of explosives which enables law enforcement entities to more effectively trace explosives from the manufacturer through the distribution chain to the end purchaser. This process is used as a tool in criminal enforcement activities.
Release Date:
08/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/11/2016 to 09/12/2016

Title:
Certification on Agency Letterhead Authorizing Purchase of Firearm for Official Duties of Law Enforcement Officer (OMB Number 1140–0046)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the letter used by a law enforcement officer to purchase handguns to be used in his/her official duties from a licensed firearm dealer anywhere in the country. The letter shall state that the officer will use the firearm in official duties and that a records check reveals that the purchasing officer has no convictions for misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence.
Release Date:
08/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/11/2016 to 10/11/2016

Title:
Report of Theft or Loss of Explosives (OMB Number 1140–0026)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 1, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to reporting the theft or loss of explosives. According to 27 CFR 555.30 (a) Any licensee or permittee who has knowledge or theft or loss of any explosive materials from his stock shall, within 24 hours of discovery, report the theft or loss by telephoning 1-800-800-3855 (nationwide toll free number) and on ATF F 5400.5, Report of Theft or Loss of Explosives, in accordance with the instructions on the form.
Release Date:
08/05/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/05/2016 to 09/06/2016

July 2016

Title:
Firearms Transaction Record, ATF Form 4473 (5300.9) (OMB Number 1140–0020)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 7, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 4473 (5300.9). The form allows for Federal firearms licensees to determine the eligibility of persons purchasing firearms. It also alerts buyers to certain restrictions on the receipt and possession of firearms.
Release Date:
07/26/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/26/2016 to 08/25/2016

Title:
Application for An Amended Federal Firearms License (ATF Form 5300.38) (OMB Number 1140–0040)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form (ATF F 5300.38 – Application for an Amended Federal Firearms License) that is used by existing Federal Firearms licensees to change the business address of the license and certify compliance. Licensees are required to notify ATF of the intent to move any business premises no later than 30 days prior to the intended move.
Release Date:
07/14/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/14/2016 to 09/12/2016

Title:
National Response Team Customer Satisfaction Survey (OMB Number 1140–0091)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 29, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the National Response Team (NRT) survey, which is used to support a Bureau performance measure and to assess strengths and weaknesses of a major program of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Release Date:
07/01/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/01/2016 to 08/01/2016

June 2016

Title:
Application for Explosives License or Permit (ATF F 5400.13/5400.16) (OMB Number 1140–0070)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on April 29, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5400.13/5400.16. Chapter 40, Title 18, U.S.C., provides that any person engaged in the business of explosive material as a dealer, manufacturer, or importer shall be licensed (18 U.S.C 842 (a)(1)).
Release Date:
06/01/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/01/2016 to 08/01/2016

Title:
Environmental Information - ATF Form 5000.29 (OMB Number 1140–0096)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains identifying waste products generated as a result of the operations by the applicant and the disposal of the products. The information will help determine if there is any adverse impact on the environment.
Release Date:
06/27/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/27/2016 to 08/26/2016

Title:
Notification of Change of Mailing or Premise Address (OMB Number 1140–0080)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the required notification by explosives licensees or permittees to the Chief, Federal Explosives Licensing Center, when an explosives licensee or permittee moves his business or operations to a new address at which he intends to regularly carry on his business or operations, without procuring a new license or permit.
Release Date:
06/20/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/20/2016 to 08/19/2016

Title:
Application and Permit for Importation of Firearms, Ammunition, and Implements of War, ATF F 6 (5330.3A) Part I (OMB Number 1140–0005)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 6 (5330.3A) Part I. The application and subsequent permit are used to bring firearms, ammunition and defense articles into the United States.
Release Date:
06/07/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/07/2016 to 08/08/2016

Title:
Identification of Explosive Materials (OMB Number 1140–0055)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the marking of explosives which enables law enforcement entities to more effectively trace explosives from the manufacturer through the distribution chain to the end purchaser. This process is used as a tool in criminal enforcement activities.
Release Date:
06/07/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/07/2016 to 08/08/2016

Title:
Interstate Firearms Shipment Report of Theft/Loss (ATF F 3310.6) (OMB Number 1140–0004)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that is used by the transferor/sender Federal firearms licensee to report a firearm it shipped was stolen or lost in transit.
Release Date:
06/08/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/08/2016 to 08/08/2016

Title:
Report of Theft or Loss of Explosives (OMB Number 1140–0026)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to reporting the theft or loss of explosives. According to 27 CFR 555.30 (a) Any licensee or permittee who has knowledge or theft or loss of any explosive materials from his stock shall, within 24 hours of discovery, report the theft or loss by telephoning 1-800-800-3855 (nationwide toll free number) and on ATF F 5400.5, Report of Theft or Loss of Explosives, in accordance with the instructions on the form.
Release Date:
06/01/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
06/01/2016 to 08/01/2016

Title:
Application and Permit for Temporary Importation of Firearms and Ammunition by Nonimmigrant Aliens (OMB Number 1140–0084)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was initially published in the Federal Register April 15, 2014 (79 FR 21286), allowing for a 60 day comment period. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, and with the initial public comment period completed, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the collection as the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) considers the agency’s information collection request and the comments received during the initial public comment period. The proposed information collection pertains to a form which provides information that allows ATF to determine if firearms or ammunition proposed for importation by nonimmigrant aliens are able to be imported, and to certify that a nonimmigrant alien is in compliance with 18 U.S.C. 922(g) (5) (B). The completed form also serves as the authorization for importation, if granted.
Release Date:
06/23/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/23/2014 to 07/23/2014

Title:
Report of Theft or Loss of Explosives (OMB Number 1140–0026)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was initially published in the Federal Register April 15, 2014 (79 FR 21284), allowing for a 60 day comment period. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, and with the initial public comment period completed, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the collection as the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) considers the agency’s information collection request and the comments received during the initial public comment period. The proposed information collection pertains to a form that Federal Explosives Licensees are required by statute to provide to ATF within 24 hours of the discovery of a loss or theft of explosives. This form contains the minimum information necessary for ATF to initiate criminal investigations related to firearm or explosives thefts.
Release Date:
06/23/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/23/2014 to 07/23/2014

May 2016

Title:
FEL Out of Business Records (OMB Number 1140–0102)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 7, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to requiring the records of a discontinued explosive materials business or operations to be delivered within 30 days following the business or operations discontinuance to the ATF Out of Business Records Center.
Release Date:
05/06/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/06/2016 to 06/06/2016

Title:
Application to Transport Interstate or Temporarily Export Certain National Firearms Act (NFA) Firearms (ATF F 5320.20) (OMB Number 1140–0010)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 2, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5320.20. Certain National Firearms Act firearms may not be transported interstate or temporarily exported by any person, other than a qualified Federal firearms licensee, without approval from ATF. The regulation requires a written request and this form provides for the regulatory requirements and may be used as a written request.
Release Date:
05/06/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/06/2016 to 06/06/2016

Title:
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed eCollection; eComments Requested – Action: 30-day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: FFL Out of Business Records Request (ATF F 5300.3A)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 12, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that is used by ATF to notify licensees that go out of business to send their firearms related business records to the ATF, if the business discontinuance is absolute, or to allow the licensee to notify ATF of the successor who will be maintaining control of their firearms related records.
Release Date:
05/06/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/06/2016 to 06/06/2016

April 2016

Title:
Application for Explosives License or Permit (ATF F5400.13/5400.16) (OMB Number 1140–0070)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5400.13/5400.16. Chapter 40, Title 18, U.S.C., provides that any person engaged in the business of explosive material as a dealer, manufacturer, or importer shall be licensed (18 U.S.C 842 (a)(1)).
Release Date:
04/29/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/29/2016 to 06/28/2016

Title:
National Response Team Customer Satisfaction Survey (OMB Number 1140–0091)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the National Response Team (NRT) survey, which is used to support a Bureau performance measure and to assess strengths and weaknesses of a major program of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Release Date:
04/29/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/29/2016 to 06/28/2016

Title:
Application for Explosives License or Permit (ATF F5400.13/5400.16) (OMB Number 1140–0070)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5400.13/5400.16. Chapter 40, Title 18, U.S.C., provides that any person engaged in the business of explosive material as a dealer, manufacturer, or importer shall be licensed (18 U.S.C 842 (a)(1)).
Release Date:
04/29/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/29/2016 to 06/28/2016

Title:
National Response Team Customer Satisfaction Survey (OMB Number 1140–0091)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the National Response Team (NRT) survey, which is used to support a Bureau performance measure and to assess strengths and weaknesses of a major program of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Release Date:
04/29/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/29/2016 to 06/28/2016

Title:
Application to Make and Register a Firearm (OMB Number 1140–0011)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 17, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 1 (5320.1). This form is filed to obtain permission to make and register a National Firearms Act (NFA) firearm.
Release Date:
04/28/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/28/2016 to 05/31/2016

Title:
National Firearms Act (NFA) Responsible Person Questionnaire (OMB Number 1140–NEW)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act New Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the new collection. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 24, 2016.The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5320.23. This form is filed with ATF Form 1, 4 or 5 applications when the applicant, maker, or transferee is other than an individual or government agency. This allows ATF to conduct background checks of persons who make, acquire, or possess firearms.
Release Date:
04/28/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/28/2016 to 05/31/2016

Title:
Application for Tax Paid Transfer and Registration of Firearm (OMB Number 1140–0014)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 17, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 4 (5320.4). This form is filed by persons applying for a tax paid transfer and registration of a National Firearms Act (NFA) firearm. The approval of the application effectuates the registration of a firearm to the transferee.
Release Date:
04/28/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/28/2016 to 05/31/2016

Title:
Firearms Transaction Record, ATF Form 4473 (5300.9) (OMB Number 1140–0020)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 4473 (5300.9). The form allows for Federal firearms licensees to determine the eligibility of persons purchasing firearms. It also alerts buyers to certain restrictions on the receipt and possession of firearms.
Release Date:
04/07/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
04/07/2016 to 06/06/2016

March 2016

Title:
Certification of Qualifying State Relief from Disabilities Program - ATF Form 3210.12 (OMB Number 1140–0094)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that is used by a State to certify to ATF that it has established a qualifying mental health relief from the firearms disabilities program that satisfies certain minimum criteria established by the NICS Improvement Amendment Act of 2007.
Release Date:
03/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/15/2016 to 04/14/2016

Title:
Transactions Among Licensees/Permittees, Limited (OMB Number 1140–0075)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to specific requirements for licensees and permittees regarding limited explosive permits. This information will be used by ATF to implement the provisions of the Safe Explosives Act.
Release Date:
03/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/15/2016 to 04/14/2016

Title:
Report of Stolen or Lost ATF Forms 5400.30, Intrastate Purchase Explosive Coupon (OMB Number 1140–0077)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the loss of an Intrastate Purchase of Explosives Coupon. When any Intrastate Purchase of Explosives Coupon is stolen, lost or destroyed, the person losing possession must, upon discovery of the theft, loss or destruction, before 24 hours have elapsed since discovery, report the matter to the ATF Director.
Release Date:
03/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/15/2016 to 04/14/2016

Title:
National Tracing Center Trace Request - ATF Form 3312.1 (OMB Number 1140–0043)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 3312.1. This form is used by Federal, State, local and certain foreign law enforcement officials to request that ATF trace firearms that were used or suspected to have been used in crimes.
Release Date:
03/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/15/2016 to 04/14/2016

Title:
Limited Permittee Transaction Report - ATF Form 5400.4 (OMB Number 1140–0025)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to determining whether limited permittees have exceeded the number of receipts of explosives materials they are allowed and to determine the eligibility of such persons to purchase explosive materials.
Release Date:
03/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/15/2016 to 04/14/2016

Title:
Application to Register as an Importer of U.S. Munitions Import List Articles (OMB Number 1140–0009) (OMB Number 1140–0009)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to allowing ATF to determine if a registrant qualifies to engage in the business of importing a firearm or firearms, ammunition, and implements of war, and to facilitate the collection of registration fees.
Release Date:
03/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/15/2016 to 04/14/2016

Title:
Application for Restoration of Firearms Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0002)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the application for restoration of firearms privileges. Under Federal law, individuals prohibited from purchasing, possessing, receiving or transporting firearms are permitted to apply for restoration of their firearms privileges.
Release Date:
03/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/15/2016 to 04/14/2016

Title:
Application for National Firearms Examiner Academy - ATF Form 6330.1 (OMB Number 1140–0049)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the application for the National Firearms Examiner Academy (NFEA). The NFEA is a training program for entry level firearms and toolmark examiners.
Release Date:
03/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/15/2016 to 11/14/2016

Title:
Application and Permit for Importation of Firearms, Ammunition and Defense Articles, ATF Form 6, Part II (5330.3B) (OMB Number 1140–0006)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF F 6, Part II which is used to determine if the article(s) described on the application qualify for importation by the importer, and to serve as authorization for the importer.
Release Date:
03/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/15/2016 to 04/14/2016

Title:
Appeals of Background Checks (OMB Number 1140–0081)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 11, 2016. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to a responsible person or employee having an opportunity to appeal an adverse background check determination if appropriate documentation is submitted to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Release Date:
03/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/15/2016 to 04/14/2016

Title:
FEL Out of Business Records (OMB Number 1140–0102)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to requiring the records of a discontinued explosive materials business or operations to be delivered within 30 days following the business or operations discontinuance to the ATF Out of Business Records Center, 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405.
Release Date:
03/07/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/07/2016 to 05/06/2016

Title:
Application to Transport Interstate or Temporarily Export Certain National Firearms Act (NFA) Firearms (OMB Number 1140–0010)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5320.20. Certain National Firearms Act firearms may not be transported interstate or temporarily exported by any person, other than a qualified Federal firearms licensee, without approval from ATF. The regulation requires a written request and this form provides for the regulatory requirements and may be used as a written request.
Release Date:
03/02/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
03/02/2016 to 05/02/2016

February 2016

Title:
National Firearms Act (NFA) Responsible Person Questionnaire (OMB Number 1140–NEW)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act New Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the new collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5320.23. This form is filed with ATF Form 1, 4 or 5 applications when the applicant, maker, or transferee is other than an individual or government agency. This allows ATF to conduct background checks of persons who make, acquire, or possess firearms.
Release Date:
02/24/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/24/2016 to 04/25/2016

Title:
Relief of Disabilities and Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0076)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 18, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5400.29, Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges, which is used by ATF to conduct background investigations on all applicants for restoration of explosives privileges.
Release Date:
02/24/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/24/2016 to 03/25/2016

Title:
Application to Make and Register a Firearm (OMB Number 1140–0011)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 1 (5320.1). This form is filed to obtain permission to make and register a National Firearms Act (NFA) firearm.
Release Date:
02/17/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/17/2016 to 04/18/2016

Title:
Application for Tax Paid Transfer and Registration of Firearm (OMB Number 1140–0014)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 4 (5320.4). This form is filed by persons applying for a tax paid transfer and registration of a National Firearms Act (NFA) firearm. The approval of the application effectuates the registration of a firearm to the transferee.
Release Date:
02/17/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/17/2016 to 04/18/2016

Title:
Application for Tax Exempt Transfer and Registration of Firearm (OMB Number 1140–0015)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5 (5320.5). This form is filed by persons applying for a tax exempt transfer and registration of a National Firearms Act (NFA) firearm.
Release Date:
02/17/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/17/2016 to 04/18/2016

Title:
Furnishing of Samples (OMB Number 1140–0073)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 14, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the samples that, at the request of the ATF Director, ATF requires licensed manufactures and importers and persons who manufacture or import explosives material or ammonium nitrate to submit.
Release Date:
02/17/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/17/2016 to 03/18/2016

Title:
Manufacturers of Ammunition, Records and Supporting Data of Ammunition Manufactured and Disposed of (OMB Number 1140–0066)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 11, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to manufacturer's records information that ATF uses during investigations, inspections for criminal activity, or for compliance purposes.
Release Date:
02/12/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/12/2016 to 03/14/2016

Title:
Voluntary Magazine Questionnaire for Agencies/Entities Who Store Explosive Materials (OMB Number 1140–0092)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 17, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to identifying the number and locations of public explosives storage facilities (magazines), including those facilities used by State and local law enforcement.
Release Date:
02/12/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/12/2016 to 03/14/2016

Title:
Tobacco Inventory Report (OMB Number 1140–NEW)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act New Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on a new collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the amendment to the CCTA, which requires any person who ships or sells more than 10,000 cigarettes or more than 500 smokeless tobacco single-unit cans total in a month must to record and report the beginning and ending inventory of tobacco products; the total quantity of tobacco products received (itemized by name and address); and the total quantity of tobacco products distributed (itemized by name and address).
Release Date:
02/12/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/12/2016 to 04/12/2016

Title:
Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act Delivery Sale Information Form—Schedule B (OMB Number 1140–NEW)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act New Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on a new collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the amendment to the CCTA, which requires that a person who sells more than 10,000 cigarettes or more than 500 single-unit consumer-sized cans or packages of smokeless tobacco per month and conducts non-face-to-face consumer sales must report to ATF specific information regarding their inventory and those sales.
Release Date:
02/12/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/12/2016 to 04/12/2016

Title:
FFL Out of Business Records Request (OMB Number 1140–0036)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that is used by ATF to notify licensees that go out of business to send their firearms related business records to the ATF, if the business discontinuance is absolute, or to allow the licensee to notify ATF of the successor who will be maintaining control of their firearms related records.
Release Date:
02/12/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/12/2016 to 04/12/2016

Title:
ATF Distribution Center Contractor Survey (OMB Number 1140–0001)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 11, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form used to evaluate the ATF Distribution Center, and the services it provides to the users of ATF forms and publications.
Release Date:
02/12/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
02/12/2016 to 03/14/2016

January 2016

Title:
Application to Register as an Importer of U.S. Munitions Import List Articles (OMB Number 1140–0009)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to allowing ATF to determine if a registrant qualifies to engage in the business of importing a firearm or firearms, ammunition, and implements of war, and to facilitate the collection of registration fees.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 03/11/2016

Title:
Application for Federal Firearms License (Collector of Curios and Relics) (OMB Number 1140–0038)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection Without Change
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 3, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that the public uses when applying for a Federal firearms license to collect curios and relics to facilitate a personal collection in interstate and foreign commerce.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 02/10/2016

Title:
National Tracing Center Trace Request (OMB Number 1140–0043)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 3312.1 which is used by Federal, State, local and certain foreign law enforcement officials to request that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) trace firearms used or suspected to have been used in crimes.
Release Date:
01/19/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/19/2016 to 03/21/2016

Title:
Application for Registration of Firearms Acquired by Certain Government Entities (OMB Number 1140–0016)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection Without Change
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 10, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF F 10 (5320.10). State and local government entities are required to submit this form to register an abandoned or seized and previously unregistered National Firearms Act weapon. The form is required whenever an application for such a registration is made.
Release Date:
01/15/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/15/2016 to 02/16/2016

Title:
Report of Stolen or Lost ATF Forms 5400.30, Intrastate Purchase Explosive Coupon (OMB Number 1140–0077)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the loss of an Intrastate Purchase of Explosives Coupon. When any Intrastate Purchase of Explosives Coupon is stolen, lost or destroyed, the person losing possession must, upon discovery of the theft, loss or destruction, before 24 hours have elapsed since discovery, report the matter to the Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 04/11/2016

Title:
National Response Team Customer Satisfaction Survey (OMB Number 1140–0091)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection Without Change
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 3, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the National Response Team (NRT) survey. The NRT survey is used to support a Bureau performance measure and assess strengths and weaknesses of a major program in the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 02/10/2016

Title:
Certification of Qualifying State Relief from Disabilities Program (OMB Number 1140–0094)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that is used by a State to certify to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) that it has established a qualifying mental health relief from the firearms disabilities program that satisfies certain minimum criteria stashed by the NICS Improvement Amendment Act of 2007.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 03/11/2016

Title:
Appeals of Background Checks (OMB Number 1140–0081)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to a responsible person or employee having an opportunity to appeal an adverse background check determination if appropriate documentation is submitted to the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 03/11/2016

Title:
Limited Permittee Transaction Report (ATF F 5400.4) (OMB Number 1140–0025)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to determining whether limited permittees have exceeded the number of receipts of explosives materials they are allowed and to determine the eligibility of such persons to purchase explosive materials.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 03/11/2016

Title:
Application and Permit for Importation of Firearms, Ammunition and Defense Articles, ATF F 6, Part II (5330.3B) (OMB Number 1140–0006)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF F 6, Part II which is used to determine if the article(s) described on the application qualify for importation by the the importer, and to serve as authorization for the importer.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 03/11/2016

Title:
Application for Restoration of Firearms Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0002)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the application for restoration of firearms privileges. Under Federal law, individuals prohibited from purchasing, possessing, receiving or transporting firearms are permitted to apply for restoration of their firearms privileges.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 03/11/2016

Title:
National Tracing Center Trace Request, ATF F 3312.1 (OMB Number 1140–0043)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 3312.1. This form is used by Federal, State, local and certain foreign law enforcement officials to request that the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives trace firearms that were used or suspected to have been used in crimes.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 03/11/2016

Title:
Application for National Firearms Examiner Academy (OMB Number 1140–0049)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the application for the National Firearms Examiner Academy (NFEA). The NFEA is a training program for entry level firearms and toolmark examiners.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 03/11/2016

Title:
Transactions Among Licensees/Permittees, Limited (OMB Number 1140–0075)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to specific requirements for licensees and permittees regarding limited explosive permits. This information will be used by ATF to implement the provisions of the Safe Explosives Act.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 03/11/2016

Title:
Application to Register as an Importer of U.S. Munitions Import List Articles (OMB Number 1140–0009)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to allowing ATF to determine if a registrant qualifies to engage in the business of importing a firearm or firearms, ammunition, and implements of war, and to facilitate the collection of registration fees.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 03/11/2016

Title:
Application for Federal Firearms License (Collector of Curios and Relics) (OMB Number 1140–0038)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection Without Change
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 3, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that the public uses when applying for a Federal firearms license to collect curios and relics to facilitate a personal collection in interstate and foreign commerce.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 02/10/2016

December 2015

Title:
Relief of Disabilities and Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0076)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to ATF Form 5400.29, Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges, which is used by ATF to conduct background investigations on all applicants for restoration of explosives privileges.
Release Date:
12/18/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/18/2015 to 02/16/2016

Title:
Furnishing of Samples (OMB Number 1140–0073)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the samples that, at the request of the ATF Director, ATF requires licensed manufactures and importers and persons who manufacture or import explosives material or ammonium nitrate to submit.
Release Date:
12/14/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/14/2015 to 02/12/2016

Title:
Voluntary Magazine Questionnaire for Agencies/Entities Who Store Explosive Materials (OMB Number 1140–0092)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to identifying the number and locations of public explosives storage facilities (magazines), including those facilities used by State and local law enforcement.
Release Date:
12/17/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/17/2015 to 02/16/2016

Title:
Furnishing of Samples (OMB Number 1140–0073)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the samples that, at the request of the ATF Director, ATF requires licensed manufactures and importers and persons who manufacture or import explosives material or ammonium nitrate to submit.
Release Date:
12/14/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/14/2015 to 02/12/2016

Title:
Manufacturers of Ammunition, Records and Supporting Data of Ammunition Manufactured and Disposed of (OMB Number 1140–0066)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the manufacturer's records information that ATF uses during investigations, inspections for criminal activity, or for compliance purposes.
Release Date:
12/11/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/11/2015 to 02/09/2016

Title:
Federal Firearms License (FFL) RENEWAL Application (OMB Number 1140–0019)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on October 8, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information filed by the licensee to renew a Federal firearms license. It is used to identify the applicant, locate the business/collection premises, identify the type of business/collection activity, and determine the eligibility of the applicant.
Release Date:
12/11/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/11/2015 to 01/11/2016

Title:
ATF Distribution Center Contractor Survey (OMB Number 1140–0001)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form used to evaluate the ATF Distribution Center, and the services it provides to the users of ATF forms and publications.
Release Date:
12/11/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/11/2015 to 02/09/2016

Title:
Federal Firearms Licensee Firearms Inventory Theft/Loss Report (OMB Number 1140–0039)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection Without Change
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on September 30, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information that Federal firearms licensees are required by statute to provide to ATF and the appropriate local authorities within 48 hours of the discovery of a loss or theft of firearms from the licensee’s inventory or collection.
Release Date:
12/07/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
12/07/2015 to 01/06/2016

November 2015

Title:
Application for Registration of Firearms Acquired by Certain Government Entities (OMB Number 1140–0016)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that is required to be submitted by State and local government entities wishing to register an abandoned or seized and previously unregistered National Firearms Act weapon. The form is required whenever application for such a registration is made.
Release Date:
11/10/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
11/10/2015 to 01/11/2016

Title:
Application for Federal Firearms License (Collector of Curios and Relics) (OMB Number 1140–0038)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved information collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form used by the public when applying for a Federal firearms license to collect curios and relics to facilitate a personal collection in interstate and foreign commerce. The information requested on the form establishes eligibility for the license.
Release Date:
11/03/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
11/03/2015 to 01/04/2016

Title:
National Response Team Customer Satisfaction Survey (OMB Number 1140–0091)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of a currently approved collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the National Response Team (NRT) survey, which is used to support a Bureau performance measure and to assess strengths and weaknesses of a major program of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
Release Date:
11/03/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
11/03/2015 to 01/04/2016

October 2015

Title:
Strategic Planning Environmental Assessment Outreach (OMB Number 1140–0052)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 24, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the Office of Strategic Management at ATF collecting information to help identify and validate the agency’s internal strengths and weaknesses.
Release Date:
10/27/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
10/27/2015 to 11/27/2015

Title:
Office of Human Resources and Professional Development Student and Supervisor Training Validation Surveys (OMB Number 1140–0095)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on August 24, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to collecting information that will help ATF determine whether training programs are consistently meeting objectives and impacting the performance of the individuals in their work place.
Release Date:
10/27/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
10/27/2015

August 2015

Title:
List of Responsible Persons (OMB Number 1140–0074)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to reporting to ATF any changes in responsible persons or employees authorized to possess explosive materials by all persons holding ATF explosives licenses or permits. Such report must be submitted within 30 days of the change and must include appropriate identifying information for each responsible person.
Release Date:
08/24/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/24/2015 to 10/23/2015

Title:
Supplemental Information on Water Quality Considerations (OMB Number 1140–0097)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to collection of data for the purpose of identifying waste product(s) generated as a result of explosives operations, the disposal of the products into navigable waters, and if there is any adverse impact on the environment. The information may be disclosed to other Federal. State, and local law enforcement and regulatory personnel to verify information on the form and to aid in the enforcement of environmental laws.
Release Date:
08/24/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/24/2015 to 10/23/2015

Title:
Strategic Planning Environmental Assessment Outreach (OMB Number 1140–0052)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the Office of Strategic Management at ATF collecting information to help identify and validate the agency’s internal strengths and weaknesses.
Release Date:
08/24/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/24/2015 to 10/23/2015

Title:
Office of Human Resources and Professional Development Student and Supervisor Training Validation Surveys (OMB Number 1140–0095)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to collecting information that will help ATF determine whether training programs are consistently meeting objectives and impacting the performance of the individuals in their work place.
Release Date:
08/24/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/24/2015 to 10/23/2015

Title:
Environmental Information (OMB Number 1140–0096)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 11, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information to help ATF identify any waste product(s) generated as a result of the operations by the applicant and the disposal of the products. The information will help determine if there is any adverse impact on the environment.
Release Date:
08/13/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
08/13/2015 to 09/14/2015

July 2015

Title:
Firearms and Explosives Services Division Customer Service Survey (OMB Number 1140–0101)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the anonymous survey the Firearms and Explosives Services Division uses to gauge customer satisfaction, correct potential deficiencies, and improve overall customer satisfaction.
Release Date:
07/29/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/29/2015 to 08/27/2015

Title:
Transactions Among Licensees/Permittees and Transactions Among Licensees and Holders of User Permits (OMB Number 1140–0079)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the Safe Explosives Act requirement that an explosives distributor must verify the identity of the purchaser; an explosives purchaser must provide a copy of the license/permit to distributor prior to the purchase of explosive materials; possessors of explosive materials must provide a list of explosives storage locations; purchasers of explosive materials must provide a list of representatives authorized to purchase on behalf of the distribute; and an explosive purchaser must provide a statement of intended use for the explosives.
Release Date:
07/28/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/28/2015 to 08/27/2015

Title:
Firearms Transaction Record, Part I, Over-the-Counter (OMB Number 1140–0020)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection extension pertains to the ATF Form 4473 (5300.9) which is used to determine the eligibility, under the Gun Control Act (GCA), of a person to receive a firearm from a Federal firearms licensee and to establish the identity of the buyer/transferee. It is also used in law enforcement investigations/inspections to trace firearms and confirm that licensees are complying with their recordkeeping obligations under the GCA.
Release Date:
07/28/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/28/2015 to 08/27/2015

Title:
Notification of Change of Mailing or Premise Address (OMB Number 1140–0080)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to licensees and permittees whose mailing address will change must notify the Chief, Federal Explosives Licensing Center, at least 10 days before the change. The information is used by ATF to identify correct locations of storage of explosives licensees/permittees and location of storage of explosive materials for purposes of inspection, as well as to notify licensees/permittees of any change in regulations or laws that may affect their business activities.
Release Date:
07/28/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/28/2015

Title:
Notification to Fire Safety Authority of Storage of Explosive Materials (OMB Number 1140–0071)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information provided both orally and in writing to the authority having jurisdiction for the fire safety in the locality in which explosives are stored. The information is necessary for the safety of emergency response personnel responding to fires at sites where explosives are stored.
Release Date:
07/28/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/28/2015 to 08/27/2015

Title:
Application for an Amended Federal Firearms License (OMB Number 1140–0040)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 5300.38 which is used by existing Federal firearms licensees to change the business address of the license and certify compliance with the provisions of the law for the new address. The form is also used for changes of trade or business name, changes of mailing address, changes of contact information, changes of hours of operation/availability, and allows for licensees to indicate any changes of business structure.
Release Date:
07/28/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/28/2015 to 08/27/2015

Title:
Certification of Compliance (OMB Number 1140–0061)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 22, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 5330.20 which is used by ATF to certify a nonimmigrant aliens' citizenship and legal eligibility for importation and or possession of firearms and ammunition.
Release Date:
07/28/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
07/28/2015 to 08/27/2015

May 2015

Title:
Transactions Among Licensees/Permittees and Transactions Among Licensees and Holders of User Permits (OMB Number 1140–0079)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the Safe Explosives Act requirement that an explosives distributor must verify the identity of the purchaser; an explosives purchaser must provide a copy of the license/permit to distributor prior to the purchase of explosive materials; possessors of explosive materials must provide a list of explosives storage locations; purchasers of explosive materials must provide a list of representatives authorized to purchase on behalf of the distribute; and an explosive purchaser must provide a statement of intended use for the explosives.
Release Date:
05/22/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/22/2015 to 07/21/2015

Title:
Notification to Fire Safety Authority of Storage of Explosive Materials (OMB Number 1140–0071)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information provided both orally and in writing to the authority having jurisdiction for the fire safety in the locality in which explosives are stored. The information is necessary for the safety of emergency response personnel responding to fires at sites where explosives are stored.
Release Date:
05/22/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/22/2015 to 07/21/2015

Title:
Notification of Change of Mailing or Premise Address (OMB Number 1140–0080)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to licensees and permittees whose mailing address will changes. The licensee or permittee must notify the chief at ATF's Federal Explosives Licensing Center, at least 10 days before to the change. The information is used by ATF to correctly identify storage locations of explosives materials for inspection purposes. It is also used to notify licensees/permittees of any change in regulations or laws that affecting their business activities.
Release Date:
05/22/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/22/2015 to 07/21/2015

Title:
Firearms and Explosives Services Division Customer Service Survey (OMB Number 1140–0101)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the anonymous survey the Firearms and Explosives Services Division uses to gauge customer satisfaction, correct potential deficiencies, and improve overall customer satisfaction.
Release Date:
05/22/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/22/2015 to 07/21/2015

Title:
Application for an Amended Federal Firearms License (OMB Number 1140–0040)
Action:
Application for an Amended Federal Firearms License (OMB Number 1140–0040)
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. he proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 5300.38 which is used by existing Federal firearms licensees to change the business address of the license and certify compliance with the provisions of the law for the new address. The form is also used for changes of trade or business name, changes of mailing address, changes of contact information, changes of hours of operation/availability, and allows for licensees to indicate any changes of business structure.
Release Date:
05/22/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/22/2015 to 07/21/2015

Title:
Certification of Compliance (OMB Number 1140–0061)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 5330.20 which is used by ATF to certify a nonimmigrant aliens’ citizenship and legal eligibility for importation and or possession of firearms and ammunition.
Release Date:
05/22/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/22/2015 to 07/21/2015

Title:
Identification of Imported Explosive Materials (OMB Number 1140–0062)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on March 17, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for the public to comment on the revision to the existing collection. The proposed information collection relates to necessary information to ensure explosive materials can be effectively traced. All licensed importers are required to identify by marking all explosive materials they import for sale or distribution, thereby providing valuable information in explosion and bombing investigations.
Release Date:
05/21/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/21/2015 to 06/22/2015

Title:
Identification Markings Placed on Firearms (OMB Number 1140–0050)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on Feb. 26, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the proposed extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection relates to the requirement that each licensed firearms manufacturer or licensed firearms importer must legibly identify each firearm by engraving, casting, stamping (impressing), or otherwise conspicuously placing on the frame or receiver an individual serial number. ATF also requires the minimum height and depth requirements for identification markings placed on firearms.
Release Date:
05/04/2015
Effective Date:
TBD
Comment Period:
05/05/2015 to 06/04/2015

April 2015

Title:
Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Pistols and Revolvers (OMB Number 1140-003)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on Feb. 17, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information of certain sales or other disposition of handguns for law enforcement purposes
Release Date:
04/21/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/21/2015 to 05/21/2015

Title:
Federal Explosives License/Permit (FEL) Renewal Application (OMB Number 1140–0022)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on Feb. 12, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for the public to comment on the revision to the existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the renewal application used by ATF to determine that the applicant remains eligible to retain the explosives license or permit. The change to the form is to add instructions that ATF Form 5400.28 must be completed for all employee possessor’s that are active on the Federal Explosives License (FEL), both current and new employee possessor’s.
Release Date:
04/20/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/20/2015 to 05/20/2015

March 2015

Title:
Licensed Firearms Manufacturers Records of Production, Disposition, and Supporting Data (OMB Number 1140–0067)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on Jan, 22, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the proposed extension of an existing collection. The information collection pertains to firearms manufacturers’ records that 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.
Release Date:
03/27/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
03/27/2015 to 04/27/2015

Title:
Firearms Disabilities for Nonimmigrant Aliens (OMB Number 1140–0060)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 22, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the proposed extension of an existing collection. The nonimmigrant alien information will be used to determine if a nonimmigrant alien is eligible to purchase, obtain, possess, or import a firearm. Nonimmigrant aliens must maintain the documents while in possession of firearms or ammunition in the United States for verification purposes.
Release Date:
03/27/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
03/27/2015 to 04/27/2015

Title:
Records of Acquisition and Disposition, Registered Importers of Arms, Ammunition and Implements of War on the U.S. Munitions Imports List (OMB Number 1140–0031)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on Jan, 22, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the proposed extension of an existing collection. The information collection is for records of imported items that are on the United States Munitions Import List. The importers must register with ATF and must file an intent to import specific items as well as certify to ATF that the items were in fact received. The records are maintained at the registrant’s business premises where they are available for inspection by ATF officers during compliance inspections or criminal investigation
Release Date:
03/27/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
03/27/2015 to 04/27/2015

Title:
Report of Firearms Transaction-Demand 2 (OMB Number 1140–0024)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on Jan. 21, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing form. The information collection documents transactions of firearms for law enforcement purposes. ATF uses the information to determine that the transaction is in accordance with laws and regulations, and establishes the person(s) involved in the transactions.
Release Date:
03/27/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
03/27/2015 to 04/27/2015

Title:
eForm Access Request (OMB Number 1140–0087)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on Jan. 20, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing collection. The proposed information collection requires respondents to complete the eForm Access Request form in order to receive a user ID and password to obtain access to ATF’s eForm System. This information is used by the government to verify the identity of end users prior to issuing passwords.
Release Date:
03/26/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
03/26/2015 to 04/27/2015

Title:
Identification of Imported Explosive Materials (OMB Number 1140–0062)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for the public to comment on the revision to the existing collection. The proposed information collection relates to necessary information to ensure that explosive materials can be effectively traced. All licensed importers are required to identify by marking all explosive materials they import for sale or distribution, thereby providing valuable information in explosion and bombing investigations.
Release Date:
03/17/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
03/17/2015 to 05/18/2015

February 2015

Title:
Certification on Agency Letterhead Authorizing Purchase of Firearm for Official Duties of Law Enforcement Officer (OMB Number 1140–0046)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on December 17, 2014. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information required in a letter for a law enforcement officer to purchase handguns to be used in his/her official duties from a licensed firearm dealer anywhere in the country. The letter shall state that the officer will use the firearm in official duties and that a records check reveals that the purchasing officer has no convictions for misdemeanor crimes of domestic violence.
Release Date:
02/24/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
02/24/2015 to 03/26/2015

Title:
Identification Markings Placed on Firearms (OMB Number 1140–0050)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection relates to each licensed firearms manufacturer or licensed firearms importer must legibly identify each firearm by engraving, casting, stamping (impressing), or otherwise conspicuously placing on the frame or receiver an individual serial number. ATF also requires the minimum height and depth requirements for identification markings placed on firearms.
Release Date:
02/27/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
02/27/2015 to 04/27/2015

Title:
Employee Possessor Questionnaire (OMB Number 1140–0072)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on Dec. 17, 2014. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional comment on the existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information requested on a form submitted to ATF to determine whether the person who provided the information is qualified to be an employee possessor in an explosive business. Each employee possessor in the explosives business or operations required to ship, transport, receive, or possess (actual or constructive), explosive materials must submit this form.
Release Date:
02/24/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
02/24/2015 to 03/26/2015

Title:
Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Pistols and Revolvers (OMB Number 1140–0003)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information of certain sales or other dispositions of handguns for law enforcement purposes.
Release Date:
02/17/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
02/17/2015 to 04/20/2015

Title:
Federal Explosives License/Permit (FEL) Renewal Application (OMB Number 1140–0022)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for the public to comment on the revision to the existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the renewal application used by ATF to determine that the applicant remains eligible to retain the explosives license or permit. The change to the form is to add instructions that ATF Form 5400.28 must be completed for all Employee Possessor’s that are active on the Federal Explosives License, both current and new Employee Possessor’s.
Release Date:
02/12/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
02/12/2015 to 04/13/2015

Title:
Federal Firearms License Responsible Person Questionnaire (OMB Number 1140–NEW)
Action:
Federal Firearms License Responsible Person Questionnaire (OMB Number 1140–NEW)
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed form was previously published in the Federal Register on Nov. 25, 2014. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information requested on a form that will be used by ATF to determine whether the individual is qualified to be a responsible person in a firearms business or as a collector. The form will also be used to add responsible persons to existing federal firearms licenses.
Release Date:
02/03/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
02/03/2015 to 03/05/2015

Title:
Application and Permit for Permanent Exportation of Firearms (OMB Number 1140–0008)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice of Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the proposed revision of an existing collection. The information collection pertains to information requested on a form used to obtain permission to export firearms and serves as a vehicle to allow either the removal of the firearm from registration in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record or collection of an excise tax. The change to this form is to reflect the Department of State and the Department of Commerce share responsibility for issuance of export licenses.
Release Date:
02/03/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
02/03/2015 to 03/05/2015

Title:
Application for Federal Firearms License (OMB Number 1140–0018)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection form was previously published in the Federal Register Nov. 25, 2014. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 7 (5310.12)/7CR (5310.16) in accordance with 18 U.S.C. 923(a)(1) in which each person intending to engage in business as a firearms or ammunition importer or manufacturer, or dealer in firearms shall file an application, pay the required fee with ATF and obtain a license before engaging in business. The information requested on the form will be used to determine eligibility for the license as required by 18 U.S.C. Section 923. This form will also be used by the public when applying for a federal firearms license to collect curios and relics to facilitate a personal collection in interstate and foreign commerce. The change to this collection is to combine information for federal firearms license (ATF Form 7(5310.12)) and the application for federal firearms license (Collector of Curios and Relics ATF Form 7CR (5310.16)) into one form covering all firearms license types.
Release Date:
02/03/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
02/03/2015 to 03/05/2015

Title:
Application to Transport Interstate or Temporarily Export Certain National Firearms Act (NFA) Firearms (OMB Number 1140-0010)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection form was previously published in the Federal Register on Dec. 1, 2014. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information requested on a form that will be used by ATF to determine the lawful transportation of an NFA firearm.
Release Date:
02/03/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
02/03/2015 to 03/05/2015

January 2015

Title:
: Licensed Firearms Manufacturers Records of Production, Disposition, and Supporting Data (OMB Number 1140–0067)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of an existing collection. The information collection pertains to firearms manufacturers’ records that 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.
Release Date:
01/22/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
01/22/2015 to 03/23/2015

Title:
Firearms Disabilities for Non-immigrant Aliens (OMB Number 1140–0060)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of an existing collection. The non-immigrant alien information will be used to determine if a non-immigrant alien is eligible to purchase, obtain, possess, or import a firearm. Non-immigrant aliens must maintain the documents while in possession of firearms or ammunition in the United States for verification purposes.
Release Date:
01/22/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
01/22/2015 to 03/23/2015

Title:
Records of Acquisition and Disposition, Registered Importers of Arms, Ammunition and Implements of War on the U.S. Munitions Imports List (OMB Number 1140–0031)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of an existing collection. The information collection is for records of imported items that are on the United States Munitions Import List. The importers must register with ATF and must file an intent to import specific items as well as certify to ATF that the items were in fact received. The records are maintained at the registrant’s business premises where they are available for inspection by ATF officers during compliance inspections or criminal investigations.
Release Date:
01/22/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
01/22/2015 to 03/23/2015

Title:
Report of Firearms Transaction-Demand 2 (OMB Number 1140–0024)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing form. The information collection documents transactions of firearms for law enforcement purposes. ATF uses the information to determine that the transaction is in accordance with laws and regulations, and establishes the person(s) involved in the transactions.
Release Date:
01/21/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
01/21/2015 to 03/23/2015

Title:
eForm Access Request (OMB Number 1140–0087)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing collection. The proposed information collection requires respondents to complete the eForm Access Request form in order to receive a user ID and password to obtain access to ATF’s eForm System. This information is used by the Government to verify the identity of end users prior to issuing passwords.
Release Date:
01/20/2015
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
01/20/2015 to 03/23/2015

December 2014

Title:
Employee Possessor Questionnaire (OMB Number 1140–0072)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information requested on a form submitted to ATF to determine whether the person who provided the information is qualified to be an employee possessor in an explosive business. Each employee possessor in the explosives business or operations required to ship, transport, receive, or possess (actual or constructive), explosive materials must submit this form and successfully pass a background check, which is facilitated by the personally identifiable information collected on this form.
Release Date:
12/17/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
12/17/2014 to 02/17/2015

Title:
Application to Transport Interstate or Temporarily Export Certain National Firearms Act (NFA) Firearms (OMB Number 1140-0010)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information requested on a form that will be used by ATF to determine the lawful transportation of an NFA..
Release Date:
12/01/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
12/01/2014 to 01/15/2015

Title:
Application and Permit for Permanent Exportation of Firearms (OMB Number 1140-0008)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the on the proposed extension of the existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to information requested on a form used to obtain permission to export firearms and serves as a vehicle to allow either the removal of the firearm from registration in the National Firearms Registration and Transfer Record or collection of an excise tax. .
Release Date:
12/01/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
12/01/2014 to 01/30/2015

November 2014

Title:
Application for an Amended Federal Firearms License (OMB Number 1140–0040)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing form. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 5300.38 which is primarily used by federal firearms licensees to apply to change the location of their business premises, or for changes of trade business name, mailing address, contact information, hours of operation/availability, and allows for licensees to indicate any changes of business structure.
Release Date:
11/21/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
11/21/2014 to 12/22/2014

Title:
Notification of Change of Mailing or Premise Address (OMB Number 1140–0080)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 30 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to notification by explosives licensees and permitees of changes to their mailing address. The Chief, Federal Explosives Licensing Center, must be notified at least 10 days before the change. This information is used by ATF to identify correct locations of storage of explosive materials for purposes of inspection, as well as to notify licensees and permitees of any change in regulations or laws that may affect their business activities.
Release Date:
11/21/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
11/21/2014 to 12/22/2014

Title:
Application for Federal Firearms License (OMB Number 1140–0018)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Revision of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 7 (5310.12)/7CR in accordance with 18 U.S.C. 923(a)(1) which requires each person intending to engage in business as a firearms or ammunition importer or manufacturer, or dealer in firearms to file an application, pay the required fee to ATF, and obtain a license before engaging in business. The information requested on the form will be used to determine eligibility for the license as required by 18 U.S.C. Section 923. This form will also be used by the public when applying for a federal firearms license to collect curios and relics to facilitate a personal collection in interstate and foreign commerce. The change to this collection is to combine information for Federal Firearms License (ATF Form 7(5310.12)) and the Application for Federal Firearms License (Collector of Curios and Relics) (ATF Form 7CR (5310.16)) into one form covering all firearms license types.
Release Date:
11/25/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
11/25/2014 to 01/25/2015

October 2014

Title:
Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0064)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was previously published in the Federal Register Aug. 21, 2014. Consistent with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the forms. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF F 5400.29 which is required to be submitted by an applicant in order to determine whether or not explosives privileges may be restored. The form is used to conduct an investigation to determine if the applicant is likely to act in a manner dangerous to the public, or contrary to public interest resulting in a public safety concern.
Release Date:
10/24/2016
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
10/24/2014 to 11/24/2016

Title:
Importation, Receipt, Storage, and Disposition by Explosives Importers, Manufacturers, Dealers, and Users (OMB Number 1140–0030)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Aug. 21, 2014. Consistent with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the forms. The proposed information collection pertains to the records that show daily activities in the importation, manufacture, receipt, storage, and disposition of all explosive materials covered under 18 U.S.C. Chapter 40. The records are used to show where and to whom explosive materials are sent, thereby ensuring any diversions will be readily apparent. In addition, this ensures any lost or stolen explosive materials will be detected and ATF will be immediately notified.
Release Date:
10/24/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
10/24/2014 to 11/24/2014

Title:
Police Check Inquiry and Pre-Screening Qualifications Certification (OMB Number 1140–0068)
Action:
Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was previously published in the Federal Register Aug. 21, 2014. Consistent with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the forms. The proposed information collection pertains to information necessary to determine if individuals (potential contractors, task force officers, and volunteers) interested in providing services to ATF meet the Department of Justice and ATF basic qualification requirements to be considered for access to ATF information, information technology systems, and/or facilities. These agency specific requirements include, but are not limited to, residency, citizenship, drug use, financial history, firearms/explosives licensing, criminal history, and conduct qualifications. The revision is modifying ATF Form 8620.62 to conform to DOJ’s qualification requirements for non-U.S. citizen contract personnel.
Release Date:
10/24/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
10/24/2014 to 11/24/2014

Title:
Arson and Explosives Registration Training Request (OMB Number 1140–NEW)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice of a New Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was previously published in the Federal Register Aug. 21, 2014. Consistent with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the forms. The proposed information collection pertains to a new ATF form which will be used to obtain information from federal, state, local, and international law enforcement, along with Department of Defense personnel applying for training conducted by ATF. The information is used for student registration, program information, and program evaluation. The information on the form determines eligibility of the applicant to attend the training.
Release Date:
10/24/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
10/24/2014 to 11/24/2014

Title:
Application for Registration of Firearms Acquired by Certain Governmental Entities (OMB Number 1140–0016)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was previously published in the Federal Register Aug. 21, 2014. Consistent with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the forms. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 10 which is required to be submitted by state and local government entities wishing to register an abandoned or seized, previously unregistered National Firearms Act weapon. The form is required whenever application for such a registration is made.
Release Date:
10/24/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
10/24/2014 to 11/24/2014

September 2014

Title:
Application for an Amended Federal Firearms License (OMB Number 1140–0040)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing form ATF Form 5300.38. ATF Form 5300.38 is primarily used by federal firearms licensees to apply to change the location of their business premises, change the trade business name, mailing address, contact information, hours of operation and availability, or any changes of the business structure.
Release Date:
09/17/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
09/17/2014 to 11/17/2014

Title:
Relief of Disabilities and Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0076)
Action:
Revision of an Existing Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process, generally a form, to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection form was previously published in the Federal Register July 1, 2014. Consistent with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the forms. The forms describe proposed revisions that include an ATF address change and changes to demographic questions consistent with government-wide guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This form applies only to certain categories of persons that are prohibited from shipping, transporting, receiving or possessing explosives when applying for relief from their disabilities. The application form is the basis for ATF investigating the merits of an applicant to have his/her rights restored, including if it is likely that the applicant will act in a manner dangerous to public safety or contrary to public interest.
Release Date:
09/08/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
09/08/2014 to 10/08/2014

Title:
Notification of Change of Mailing or Premise Address (OMB Number 1140–0080)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to notification by explosives licensees and permittees of changes to their mailing address. The chief of the federal explosives licensing center, must be notified at least 10 days before the change. This information is used by ATF to correctly identify explosives materials storage locations for purposes of inspection, as well as to notify licensees and permittees of any change in regulations or laws that may affect their business activities.
Release Date:
09/17/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
09/17/2014 to 11/17/2014

Title:
Application for Explosives License or Permit (OMB Number 1140–0070)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (forms) was previously published in the Federal Register April 3, 2014 (79 FR 18698), allowing for a 60 day comment period. Consistent with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the forms. The proposed information collection pertains to forms that must be completed and submitted to ATF by all persons intending to engage in the business of manufacturing, dealing, importing or using explosive materials. The applications are processed by the ATF Federal Explosives Licensing Center and upon approval, the applicant shall receive their explosives license or permit within a ninety-day timeframe.
Release Date:
06/09/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/09/2014

Title:
Investigator Integrity Questionnaire (OMB Number 1140–0058)
Action:
Extension of an existing collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process, generally a form, to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection form was previously published in the Federal Register July 18, 2014. Consistent with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the form. The proposed information collection pertains to the questionnaire form completed by individuals interviewed by contract investigators conducting security/suitability investigations on prospective or current employees, as well as those contractors and consultants doing business on behalf of ATF. The form allows randomly selected individuals interviewed by contract investigators to voluntarily complete a questionnaire regarding the investigator’s degree of professionalism.
Release Date:
09/19/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
09/19/2014 to 10/20/2014

August 2014

Title:
Arson and Explosives Registration Training Request (OMB Number 1140–NEW)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice of a New Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed new form. The proposed information collection pertains to a new ATF form which will be used to obtain information from Federal, State and local, and international law enforcement, and military investigator personnel applying for training conducted by ATF for the purpose of student registration, program information and program evaluation. The information on the form will be used to determine the eligibility of the applicant to attend the training.
Release Date:
08/21/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
08/21/2014 to 10/20/2014

Title:
Importation, Receipt, Storage, and Disposition by Explosives Importers, Manufacturers, Dealers, and Users (OMB Number 1140–0030)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the records that show daily activities in the importation, manufacture, receipt, storage, and disposition of all explosive materials covered under 18 U.S.C. Chapter 40. The records are used to show where and to whom explosive materials are sent, thereby ensuring that any diversions will be readily apparent and if lost or stolen, ATF will be immediately notified.
Release Date:
08/21/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
08/21/2014 to 10/20/2014

Title:
Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0064)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing form. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 5400.29 which is required to be submitted by an applicant in order to determine whether or not explosives privileges may be restored. The form is used to conduct an investigation to establish if it is likely that the applicant will act in a manner dangerous to public safety or contrary to public interest.
Release Date:
08/21/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
08/21/2014 to 10/20/2014

Title:
Application for Registration of Firearms Acquired by Certain Governmental Entities (OMB Number 1140–0016)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing form. The proposed information collection pertains to the ATF Form 10 which is required to be submitted by state and local government entities wishing to register an abandoned or seized and previously unregistered National Firearms Act weapon. The form is required whenever application for such a registration is made.
Release Date:
08/21/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
08/21/2014 to 10/20/2014

Title:
Police Check Inquiry and Pre-Screening Qualifications Certification (OMB Number 1140–0068)
Action:
Revision of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing form. The proposed information collection pertains to information necessary to determine if individuals (potential contractors, task force officers, and volunteers) interested in providing services to ATF meet DOJ and ATF basic qualification requirements to be considered for access to ATF information, information technology systems, and/or facilities. These agency specific requirements include, but are not limited to, residency, citizenship, drug use, financial history, firearms/explosives licensing, criminal history, and conduct qualifications. The revision is modifying ATF Form 8620.62 to conform to DOJ’s qualification requirements for non-U.S. citizen contract personnel.
Release Date:
08/21/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
08/21/2014 to 10/20/2014

July 2014

Title:
Investigator Integrity Questionnaire (OMB Number 1140–0058)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Existing Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the proposed extension of the existing form. The proposed information collection pertains to the questionnaire form completed by individuals interviewed by contract investigators conducting security/suitability investigations on prospective or current employees, as well as those contractors and consultants doing business on behalf of ATF. The form allows randomly selected individuals interviewed by contract investigators to voluntarily complete a questionnaire regarding the investigator’s degree of professionalism.
Release Date:
07/18/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
07/18/2014 to 09/16/2014

Title:
Relief of Disabilities and Application for Restoration of Explosives Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0076)
Action:
Revision of an Existing Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides 60 days for public comment on the revision of the existing form. The proposed revisions pertain to an ATF address and changes to demographic questions consistent with government-wide guidance from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). This notice pertains to the form that must be completed and submitted to ATF by certain categories of persons that are prohibited from shipping, transporting, receiving or possessing explosives when applying for relief from their disabilities. The application form is the basis for ATF investigating the merits of an applicant to have his/her rights restored, including if it is likely that the applicant will act in a manner dangerous to public safety or contrary to public interest.
Release Date:
07/01/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
07/01/2014 to 09/02/2014

June 2014

Title:
Application for Restoration of Firearms Privileges (OMB Number 1140–0002)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was initially published in the Federal Register April 11, 2014 (79 FR 20235), allowing for a 60 day comment period. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, and with the initial public comment period completed, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the collection as the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) considers the agency’s information collection request and the comments received during the initial public comment period. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that must be completed and submitted to ATF by certain categories of persons that are prohibited from possessing firearms when applying for their restoration of firearms privileges. The application form is the basis for ATF investigating the merits of an applicant to have his/her rights restored.
Release Date:
06/16/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/16/2014 to 07/16/2014

Title:
Application for National Firearms Examiner Academy (OMB Number 1140–0049)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was initially published in the Federal Register April 11, 2014 (79 FR 20234), allowing for a 60 day comment period. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, and with the initial public comment period completed, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the collection as the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) considers the agency’s information collection request. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that must be completed and submitted to ATF by prospective students to attend the ATF National Firearms Examiner Academy and to acquire firearms and toolmark examiner training. This information is also used to determine the eligibility of the applicant. ATF F 6330.1
Release Date:
06/16/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/16/2014 to 07/16/2014

Title:
Report of Multiple Sale or Other Disposition of Certain Rifles (OMB Number 1140–0100)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was initially published in the Federal Register April 15, 2014 (79 FR 21284), allowing for a 60 day comment period. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, and with the initial public comment period completed, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the collection as the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) considers the agency’s information collection request and the comments received during the initial public comment period. The proposed information collection pertains to a form which provides information that allows ATF to collect reports from Federal Firearms Licensees regarding multiple sales or other dispositions of certain rifles in the border states of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. This is an extension of an existing Paperwork Reduction Act approval and does not expand existing collection or requirements for collection that has occurred since 2010. This information assists ATF in identifying firearms trafficking in border areas.
Release Date:
06/23/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/23/2014 to 07/23/2014

Title:
Application and Permit for Importation of Firearms, Ammunition and Implements of War (OMB Number 1140–0006)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was initially published in the Federal Register April 15, 2014 (79 FR 21286), allowing for a 60 day comment period. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, and with the initial public comment period completed, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the collection as the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) considers the agency’s information collection request and the comments received during the initial public comment period. The proposed information collection pertains to a form which provides information that allows ATF to determine if firearms, ammunition and implements of war are eligible for importation into the United States by members of the United States Armed Forces. If approved, the form provides the authorization to import such articles.
Release Date:
06/23/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/23/2014 to 07/23/2014

Title:
Release and Receipt of Imported Firearms, Ammunition and Implements of War (OMB Number 1140–0007)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was initially published in the Federal Register April 15, 2014 (79 FR 21285), allowing for a 60 day comment period. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, and with the initial public comment period completed, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the collection as the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) considers the agency’s information collection request and the comments received during the initial public comment period. The proposed information collection pertains to a form that is used to determine if imported firearms, ammunition and implements of war meet the statutory and regulatory criteria for importation, and to subsequently verify that the imported articles have been imported.
Release Date:
06/23/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/23/2014 to 07/23/2014

Title:
Environmental Information (OMB Number 1140–0096)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (form) was initially published in the Federal Register April 11, 2014 (79 FR 20234), allowing for a 60 day comment period. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, and with the initial public comment period completed, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the collection as the White House Office of Management and Budget (OMB) considers the agency’s information collection request. The proposed information collection pertains to information that will help ATF identify any waste products(s) generated as a result of the operations by the applicant and the disposal of the products. This information will help determine if there is any adverse impact on the environment.
Release Date:
06/16/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/16/2014 to 07/16/2014

Title:
Tobacco Inventory Report and Direct Sales Report (79 FR 31985)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Information Collection/Form (New)
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection (forms) was previously published in the Federal Register April 2, 2014. Consistent with the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for additional public comment on the forms. The forms relate to the Contraband Cigarette Trafficking Act (CCTA), as amended, which requires a person who sells more than 10,000 cigarettes or more than 500 single-unit consumer-sized cans or packages of smokeless tobacco per month and conducts non-face-to-face consumer sales to report to ATF specific information regarding their inventory and those sales. These forms are used to assist in identifying persons or businesses that are selling and moving tobacco products illegally.
Release Date:
06/03/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
06/03/2014 to 07/03/2014

April 2014

Title:
Report of Theft or Loss of Explosives (OMB 1140-0026)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed extension seeks comments on an existing form that Federal Explosives Licensees are required by statute to provide to ATF within 24 hours of the discovery of a loss or theft of explosives. This form contains the minimum information necessary for ATF to initiate criminal investigations related to firearm or explosives thefts.
Release Date:
04/15/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/15/2014 to 06/16/2014

Title:
Release and Receipt of Imported Firearms, Ammunition and Implements of War (Form 6A) (OMB 1140-0007)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed information collection extension would allow ATF to continue to use the existing form to determine if imported firearms, ammunition and implements of war meet the statutory and regulatory criteria for importation, and to subsequently verify that the imported articles have been imported.
Release Date:
04/15/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/15/2014 to 06/16/2014

Title:
Applications and Permits for Temporary Importation of Firearms by Nonimmigrant Aliens (Form 6NIA) (OMB 1140-0084)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed extension seeks comments on an existing form which provides information that allows ATF to determine if firearms or ammunition proposed for importation by nonimmigrant aliens are able to be imported, and to certify that a nonimmigrant alien is in compliance with 18 U.S.C. 922(g) (5) (B). The completed form also serves as the authorization for importation, if granted.
Release Date:
04/15/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/15/2014 to 06/16/2014

Title:
Applications and Permits for Importation of Firearms (Form 6 Part II) (OMB 1140-0006)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed extension seeks comments on an existing form which provides information that allows ATF to determine if firearms, ammunition and implements of war are eligible for importation into the United States by members of the United States Armed Forces. If approved, the form provides the authorization to import such articles.
Release Date:
04/15/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/15/2014 to 06/16/2014

Title:
Application for Federal Firearms License (Collector of Curios and Relics) (OMB Number 1140–0038)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Extension of an Existing Information Collection Without Change
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. The proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on November 3, 2015. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act, this notice provides an additional 30 days for public comment on the extension of an existing collection. The proposed information collection pertains to the form that the public uses when applying for a Federal firearms license to collect curios and relics to facilitate a personal collection in interstate and foreign commerce.
Release Date:
01/11/2016
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
01/11/2016 to 02/10/2016

Title:
Report of Multiple Sales or Other Dispositions of Certain Rifles (OMB 1140-0100)
Action:
Paperwork Reduction Act Notice on Extension of an Information Collection
Purpose:
The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 requires agencies to publish proposed information collections in the Federal Register for public comment before an agency can use the process (generally a form) to collect information from the public. This proposed extension seeks comments on an existing form which provides information that allows ATF to collect reports from Federal Firearms Licensees regarding multiple sales or other dispositions of certain rifles in the border states of California, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. This is an extension of an existing Paperwork Reduction Act approval and does not expand existing collection or requirements for collection that has occurred since 2010. This information assists ATF in identifying firearms trafficking in border areas.
Release Date:
04/15/2014
Effective Date:
Comment Period:
04/15/2014 to 06/16/2014

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