Agency information collection activities; proposals, submissions, and approvals , 34278 [E7-12035]


[Federal Register: June 21, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 119)]
[Page 34278]
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Drug Enforcement Administration

[OMB Number 1117-0013]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection;
Comments Requested

ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review;
Application for Permit to Import Controlled Substances for Domestic
and/or Scientific Purposes pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 952--DEA Form 357.


    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration
(DEA) will be 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. This proposed information collection was
previously published in the Federal Register Volume 72, Number 71, page
18668 on April 13, 2007, allowing for a 60 day comment period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days
for public comment until July 23, 2007. This process is conducted in
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained
in this notice, especially the estimated public burden and associated
response time, should be directed to the Office of Management and
Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention
Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, DC 20503. Additionally,
comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395-5806.
    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: Renewal of an existing
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Permit to Import
Controlled Substances for Domestic and/or Scientific Purposes pursuant
to 21 U.S.C. 952 (DEA Form 357).
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the
Department sponsoring the collection:
    Form number: DEA Form 357.
    Component: Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement
Administration, U.S. Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as
well as a brief abstract:
    Primary: Business or other for-profit.
    Other: None.
    Abstract: Title 21, CFR, Section 1312.11 requires any registrant
who desires to import certain controlled substances into the United
States to have an import permit. In order to obtain the permit, an
application must be made to the Drug Enforcement Administration on DEA
Form 357.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 47 respondents,
406 responses, .25 hour per response. A respondent may submit multiple
responses. A respondent will take an estimate of 15 minutes to complete
each form.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: 101.5 annual burden hours.
    If additional information is required contact: Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice,
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry
Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: June 15, 2007.
Lynn Bryant,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. E7-12035 Filed 6-20-07; 8:45 am]