Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comments Requested, 23847-23848 [E7-8272]


[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 83 (Tuesday, May 1, 2007)]
[Pages 23847-23848]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office []
[FR Doc No: E7-8272]



Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

[OMB Number 1140-0032]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested

ACTION: 60-day notice of information collection under review: Records 
of acquisition and disposition, collectors of firearms.


    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, 
Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will be

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submitting the following information collection request to the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance 
with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information 
collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected 
agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ``sixty 
days'' until July 2, 2007. This process is conducted in accordance with 
5 CFR 1320.10.
    If you have comments especially on the estimated public burden or 
associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed 
information collection instrument with instructions or additional 
information, please contact Thomas McDermott, Firearms Programs 
Division, Room 7400, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
    Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected 
agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are 
encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following 
four points:

--Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary 
for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility;
--Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
--Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected; and
--Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are 
to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

    Overview of this information collection:
    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Records of Acquisition and 
Disposition, Collectors of Firearms.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: None. 
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Other: 
None. The record keeping requirement is for the purpose of facilitating 
ATF's authority to inquire into the disposition of any firearm in the 
course of a criminal investigation.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated 
that it takes 3 hours per year for line by line entry and that 
approximately 45,973 licensees will participate.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 137,919 annual total burden 
hours associated with this collection.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant, 
Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice 
Management Division, Department of Justice, Patrick Henry Building, 
Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: April 25, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E7-8272 Filed 4-30-07; 8:45 am]
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