Agency Information Collection Activities; Existing Collection, Comments Requested: Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) E-Check Enrollment Form, Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities Under the NICS Form, 63340-63341 [2012-25347]

Download as PDF 63340 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 200 / Tuesday, October 16, 2012 / Notices —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. Building, 141 Church Street, New Haven, CT 06510. In addition, the proposed Consent Decree may be examined electronically at http:// www.justice.gov/enrd/ Consent_Decrees.html. Cherie L. Rogers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Defense Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2012–25323 Filed 10–15–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives [OMB Number 1140–NEW] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: FEL Out-ofBusiness Records tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: 60-Day Notice. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), 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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for ‘‘sixty days’’ until December 17, 2012. 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 Robin Little, Industry Records Branch at NTCIndustryRecordsBranch@atf.gov, 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405. 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 agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:06 Oct 15, 2012 Jkt 229001 Summary of Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: New collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: FEL Out-of-Business Records. (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: Business or other for profit. Other: None. Need for Collection Federal explosives licensees (FELs) and permittees are required by 27 CFR 555.128 where an explosive materials business or operation is discontinued and succeeded by a new licensee or new permittee to reflect that fact in the records and deliver records to the successor or where discontinuance of the business or operation is absolute, deliver records to any ATF office located in the region in which the business or operation was located or to ATF Out of Business Records Center, 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405 within 30 days following the business or operation discontinuance. FELs and permittees are also required by 27 CFR 555.61 to furnish notification of the discontinuance or succession and submit their license or permit and any copies furnished with the license or permit to the Chief, Firearms and Explosives Licensing Center within 30 days following the discontinuance. (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 200 respondents will take 30 minutes to package and deliver the records to ATF. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: There are an estimated 100 annual total burden hours associated with this collection. If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management Division, PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, Room 2E–508, 145 N Street NE., Washington, DC 20530. Dated: October 10, 2012. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2012–25351 Filed 10–15–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–FY–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Federal Bureau of Investigation [OMB Number 1110–0026] Agency Information Collection Activities; Existing Collection, Comments Requested: Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/ National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) E-Check Enrollment Form, Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities Under the NICS Form ACTION: 60 Day Notice. The Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division’s National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Section 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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until December 17, 2012. This process is conducted in accordance with Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Section 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 Sherry L. Kuneff, Management and Program Analyst, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division, NICS Section, Module A–3, 1000 Custer Hollow Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or facsimile at (304) 625–7540. 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: E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 200 / Tuesday, October 16, 2012 / Notices (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s/component’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of the information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including 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. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Overview of This information (1) Type of Information Collection: Approval of an Existing Collection Title of the Form: Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) ECheck Enrollment Form Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/ Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities under the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Form (2) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: 1110–0026. Sponsor: Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice (DOJ). (3) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Any Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) or State Point of Contact (POC) requesting access to conduct National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) checks telephonically or by the Internet through the NICS E-Check. Brief Abstract: The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 required the United States Attorney General to establish a national instant criminal background check system that any FFL may contact, by telephone or by other electronic means, for information to be supplied immediately, on whether receipt of a firearm to a prospective purchaser would violate state or federal law. Information pertaining to licensees who may contact the NICS is being collected to manage and control access to the NICS and to VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:06 Oct 15, 2012 Jkt 229001 the NICS E-Check, to ensure appropriate resources are available to support the NICS, and also to ensure the privacy and security of NICS information. http://www.fbi.gov/programs/nics/ index.htm. (4) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated that 250 FFLs enroll with the NICS per month for a total of 3,000 enrollments per year. The average response time for reading the directions for the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/NICS E-Check Enrollment Form is estimated to be two minutes; time to complete the form is estimated to be three minutes; and the time it takes to assemble, mail, or fax the form to the FBI is estimated to be three minutes, for a total of eight minutes. The average hour burden for this specific form is 3,000 × 8 minutes/60 = 400 hours. The Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgment of Responsibilities Form under the National Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) takes approximately three minutes to read the responsibilities and two minutes to complete the form, for a total of five minutes. The average hour burden for this specific form is 6,000 × 5 minutes/ 60 = 250 hours. The letter mailed to each new FFL takes an additional two minutes to read which would be 3,000 × 2 minutes/60 = 100 hours. The entire process of reading the letter and completing both forms would take 15 minutes per respondent. The average hour burden for completing both forms and reading the accompanying letter would be 3,000 × 15/60 = 750 hours. (5) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The entire process of reading the letter and completing both forms would take 15 minutes per respondent. The average hour burden for completing both forms and reading the accompanying letter would be 3,000 × 15/60 = 750 hours. If additional information is required, contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 2E–508, Washington, DC 20530. PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63341 Dated: October 10, 2012. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, United States Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2012–25347 Filed 10–15–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OMB Number 1121–0321] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comments Requested: National Institute of Justice Compliance Testing Program ACTION: 30-Day Notice. The Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with review procedures of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. If granted, the approval is valid for three years. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register Volume 77, Number 136, page 41799, on July 16 2012, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Comments are encouraged and should be directed to the National Institute of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Department of Justice, Attention: Jamie Phillips, 810 7th St. NW., Washington, DC 20530. Comments will be accepted for 30 days until November 15, 2012. All comments and suggestions, or questions regarding additional information, to include obtaining a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions, should be directed to NIJ at the above address. 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, E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Federal Bureau of Investigation

[OMB Number 1110-0026]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Existing Collection, 
Comments Requested: Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National 
Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) E-Check Enrollment 
Form, Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgment 
of Responsibilities Under the NICS Form

ACTION: 60 Day Notice.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Federal Bureau of Investigation 
(FBI), Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division's National 
Instant Criminal Background Check System (NICS) Section 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.
    Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
December 17, 2012. This process is conducted in accordance with Title 
5, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Section 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 Sherry L. Kuneff, Management and Program 
Analyst, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Criminal Justice Information 
Services (CJIS) Division, NICS Section, Module A-3, 1000 Custer Hollow 
Road, Clarksburg, West Virginia 26306, or facsimile at (304) 625-7540.
    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:

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    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/
component, including whether the information will have practical 
utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's/component's estimate of 
the burden of the proposed collection of the information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those 
who are to respond, including 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

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Approval of an Existing 
Collection
    Title of the Form:

Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/National Instant Criminal 
Background Check System (NICS) E-Check Enrollment Form
Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgment of 
Responsibilities under the National Instant Criminal Background Check 
System (NICS) Form

    (2) Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
department sponsoring the collection:
    Form Number: 1110-0026.
    Sponsor: Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division of 
the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Department of Justice (DOJ).
    (3) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    Primary: Any Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) or State Point of 
Contact (POC) requesting access to conduct National Instant Criminal 
Background Check System (NICS) checks telephonically or by the Internet 
through the NICS E-Check.
    Brief Abstract: The Brady Handgun Violence Prevention Act of 1993 
required the United States Attorney General to establish a national 
instant criminal background check system that any FFL may contact, by 
telephone or by other electronic means, for information to be supplied 
immediately, on whether receipt of a firearm to a prospective purchaser 
would violate state or federal law. Information pertaining to licensees 
who may contact the NICS is being collected to manage and control 
access to the NICS and to the NICS E-Check, to ensure appropriate 
resources are available to support the NICS, and also to ensure the 
privacy and security of NICS information. http://www.fbi.gov/programs/nics/index.htm.
    (4) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond:
    It is estimated that 250 FFLs enroll with the NICS per month for a 
total of 3,000 enrollments per year. The average response time for 
reading the directions for the National Instant Criminal Background 
Check System (NICS) Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Enrollment/NICS E-
Check Enrollment Form is estimated to be two minutes; time to complete 
the form is estimated to be three minutes; and the time it takes to 
assemble, mail, or fax the form to the FBI is estimated to be three 
minutes, for a total of eight minutes. The average hour burden for this 
specific form is 3,000 x 8 minutes/60 = 400 hours.
    The Federal Firearms Licensee (FFL) Officer/Employee Acknowledgment 
of Responsibilities Form under the National Instant Criminal Background 
Check System (NICS) takes approximately three minutes to read the 
responsibilities and two minutes to complete the form, for a total of 
five minutes. The average hour burden for this specific form is 6,000 x 
5 minutes/60 = 250 hours.
    The letter mailed to each new FFL takes an additional two minutes 
to read which would be 3,000 x 2 minutes/60 = 100 hours.
    The entire process of reading the letter and completing both forms 
would take 15 minutes per respondent. The average hour burden for 
completing both forms and reading the accompanying letter would be 
3,000 x 15/60 = 750 hours.
    (5) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection:
    The entire process of reading the letter and completing both forms 
would take 15 minutes per respondent. The average hour burden for 
completing both forms and reading the accompanying letter would be 
3,000 x 15/60 = 750 hours.
    If additional information is required, contact: Jerri Murray, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 2E-508, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: October 10, 2012.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, United States Department of 
Justice.
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