60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ) Determination; OMB Control Number 1405-0163., 3126 [E9-821]

Download as PDF 3126 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 11 / Friday, January 16, 2009 / Notices effective date and may be extended for an additional 12 months thereafter, if certain conditions are met. [FR Doc. E9–952 Filed 1–15–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 6485] 60–Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ) Determination; OMB Control Number 1405–0163. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice of request for public comments. SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Title of Information Collection: Request for Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ) Determination. OMB Control Number: 1405–0163. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Originating Office: Bureau of Political Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC. Form Number: None. Respondents: Business organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 425 (total). Estimated Number of Responses: 465 (per year). Average Hours per Response: 10 hours. Total Estimated Burden: 4,650 hours (per year). Frequency: On Occasion. Obligation To Respond: Voluntary. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from March 17, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments and questions should be directed to Mary F. Sweeney, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Department of State, who may be reached via the following methods: E-mail: Sweeneymf@state.gov. Mail: Mary F. Sweeney, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112. Fax: 202–261–8199. You must include the information collection title in the subject line of your message/letter. VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:02 Jan 15, 2009 Jkt 217001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including a copy of the supporting document, to Mary F. Sweeney, PM/DDTC, SA–1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522–0112, who may be reached via phone at (202) 663–2865, or via e-mail at sweeneymf@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of our functions. Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Abstract of proposed collection: The information will be used to evaluate whether or not a particular defense article or defense service is covered by the U.S. Munitions List; to change the U.S. Munitions List category designation; to remove a defense article from the U.S. Munitions List; or to reconsider a previous commodity jurisdiction determination. Methodology: This information collection is an exchange of letters and may be sent to the Directorate of Defense Controls via mail. Dated: January 9, 2009. Frank J. Ruggiero, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Trade and Regional Security, Bureau of PoliticalMilitary Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 11 (Friday, January 16, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 6485]


60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Request for 
Commodity Jurisdiction (CJ) Determination; OMB Control Number 1405-
0163.

ACTION: Notice of request for public comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval for information collection described below. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the 
Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this 
process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
    Title of Information Collection: Request for Commodity Jurisdiction 
(CJ) Determination.
    OMB Control Number: 1405-0163.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Originating Office: Bureau of Political Military Affairs, 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC.
    Form Number: None.
    Respondents: Business organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 425 (total).
    Estimated Number of Responses: 465 (per year).
    Average Hours per Response: 10 hours.
    Total Estimated Burden: 4,650 hours (per year).
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Obligation To Respond: Voluntary.

DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 
days from March 17, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Comments and questions should be directed to Mary F. 
Sweeney, Office of Defense Trade Controls Policy, Department of State, 
who may be reached via the following methods:
    E-mail: Sweeneymf@state.gov.
    Mail: Mary F. Sweeney, SA-1, 12th Floor, Directorate of Defense 
Trade Controls, Bureau of Political Military Affairs, U.S. Department 
of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112.
    Fax: 202-261-8199.
    You must include the information collection title in the subject 
line of your message/letter.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information regarding the collection listed in this notice, including a 
copy of the supporting document, to Mary F. Sweeney, PM/DDTC, SA-1, 
12th Floor, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political 
Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20522-0112, 
who may be reached via phone at (202) 663-2865, or via e-mail at 
sweeneymf@state.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit 
the Department to:
    Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of our functions.
    Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions 
used.
    Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be 
collected.
    Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, 
including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
technology.
    Abstract of proposed collection: The information will be used to 
evaluate whether or not a particular defense article or defense service 
is covered by the U.S. Munitions List; to change the U.S. Munitions 
List category designation; to remove a defense article from the U.S. 
Munitions List; or to reconsider a previous commodity jurisdiction 
determination.
    Methodology: This information collection is an exchange of letters 
and may be sent to the Directorate of Defense Controls via mail.

    Dated: January 9, 2009.
Frank J. Ruggiero,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Trade and Regional Security, 
Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Department of State.
[FR Doc. E9-821 Filed 1-15-09; 8:45 am]
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