30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Six DDTC Information Collections, 61561-61562 [2015-25965]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 197 / Tuesday, October 13, 2015 / Notices 61561 SOUTH AMERICA, CENTRAL AMERICA, AND THE CARIBBEAN—Continued Grenada Guatemala Guyana Uruguay Venezuela Countries in this region whose natives are not eligible for this year’s diversity program: Brazil, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, and Peru. Dated: September 29, 2015. David T. Donahue Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2015–25964 Filed 10–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 9316] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Six DDTC Information Collections Notice of request for public comments. ACTION: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collections described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are requesting comments on these collections from all interested individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 30 days for public comment preceding submission of the collections to OMB. DATE(S): The Department will accept comments from the public until November 12, 2015. ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following methods: • Email: oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. You must include the DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control number in the subject line of your message. • Fax: 202–395–5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department of State. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional information to Mr. Glenn Smith, 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) 663–2737, or via email at smithge2@state.gov. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Oct 09, 2015 Jkt 238001 • Title of Information Collection: Statement of Registration. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0002. • Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC. • Form Number: DS–2032. • Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,500. • Estimated Number of Responses: 12,500. • Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour. • Total Estimated Burden: 12,500 hours. • Frequency: Annually. • Obligation to Respond: Required in Order to Obtain or Retain Benefits. • Title of Information Collection: Annual Brokering Report. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0141. • 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 and Nonprofit Organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,057. • Estimated Number of Responses: 1,057. • Average Hours Per Response: 2 hours. • Total Estimated Burden: 2,114 hours. • Frequency: Annually. • Obligation to Respond: Required in Order to Obtain or Retain Benefits. • Title of Information Collection: Brokering Prior Approval (License). • OMB Control Number: 1405–0142. • 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 and Nonprofit Organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. • Estimated Number of Responses: 100. • Average Hours Per Response: 2 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00228 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Total Estimated Burden: 200 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. • Title of Information Collection: Request to Change End User, End Use and/or Destination of Hardware. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0173. • 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 and Nonprofit Organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000. • Estimated Number of Responses: 3,000. • Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour. • Total Estimated Burden: 3,000 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. • Title of Information Collection: Request for an Advisory Opinion. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0174. • 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 and Nonprofit Organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 150. • Estimated Number of Responses: 166. • Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour. • Total Estimated Burden: 166 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. • Title of Information Collection: Voluntary Disclosures. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0179. • 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 and Nonprofit Organizations. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 750. • Estimated Number of Responses: 1,300. • Average Hours Per Response: 10 hours. E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM 13OCN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 61562 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 197 / Tuesday, October 13, 2015 / Notices • Total Estimated Burden: 13,000 hours. • Frequency: On Occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Voluntary. We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost burden for this 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 information technology. Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your personal information, will be available for public review. Abstract of proposed collections: The export, temporary import, and brokering of defense articles, defense services, and related technical data are licensed by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) in accordance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (‘‘ITAR,’’ 22 CFR 120–130) and Section 38 of the Arms Export Control Act. Those who manufacture or export or temporarily import defense articles, defense services, and related technical data, or the brokering thereof, must register with the Department of State. Persons desiring to engage in export, temporary import, and brokering activities must submit an application or written request to conduct the transaction to the Department to obtain a decision whether it is in the interests of U.S. foreign policy and national security to approve the transaction. Also, registered brokers must submit annual reports regarding all brokering activity that was transacted, and registered manufacturers and exporter must maintain records of defense trade activities for five years. • 1405–0002, Statement of Registration: The Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) is responsible for the collection of registration fees from persons in the business of manufacturing, exporting, and/or brokering defense articles or defense services. • 1405–0141, Annual Brokering Report: In accordance with Part 129 of the International Traffic in Arms VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:23 Oct 09, 2015 Jkt 238001 Regulations, U.S. and foreign persons required to register as a broker shall provide annually a report to DDTC enumerating and describing brokering activities by quantity, type, U.S. dollar value, purchaser/recipient, and license number for approved activities and any exemptions utilized for other covered activities. • 1405–0142, Brokering Prior Approval (License): In accordance with Part 129 of the ITAR, U.S. and foreign persons who wish to engage in ITARcontrolled brokering activity of defense articles and defense services must first register with DDTC. Brokers must then submit a written request for approval to DDTC and receive DDTC’s consent prior to engaging in such activities unless exempted. • 1405–0173, Request to Change End User, End Use and/or Destination of Hardware: This information collection is used to request DDTC approval prior to any sale, transfer, transshipment, or disposal, whether permanent or temporary, of classified or unclassified defense articles to any end user, end use, or destination other than as stated on a license or other approval. • 1405–0174, Request for an Advisory Opinion: A Request for Advisory Opinion is submitted when an exporter wants an opinion from the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls on whether it would likely grant a license or other approval for an export transaction involving defense articles and defense services. • 1405–0179, Voluntary Disclosures: Section 127.12 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) encourages the voluntary disclosure of information to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls by persons who believe they may have violated any provision of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), ITAR, or any order, license, or other authorization issued under the AECA. Methodology: This information collection may be sent to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: Electronically or mail. Dated: October 5, 2015. Lisa V. Aguirre, Office of Defense Trade Controls Management, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2015–25965 Filed 10–9–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P PO 00000 Frm 00229 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Twentieth Meeting: RTCA Special Committee (225) Rechargeable Lithium Battery and Battery Systems Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of Twentieth RTCA Special Committee 225 Meeting. AGENCY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of the Twentieth RTCA Special Committee 225 meeting. DATES: The meeting will be held November 3rd from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. ADDRESSES: This is a WebEx Meeting. For in-person attendees, the meeting will be held at RTCA, Inc., 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036, Tel: (202) 330–0662. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The RTCA Secretariat, 1150 18th Street NW., Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036, or by telephone at (202) 833–9339, fax at (202) 833–9434, or Web site at http:// www.rtca.org or Jennifer Iversen, Program Director, RTCA, Inc., jiversen@ rtca.org, (202) 330–0662. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., App.), notice is hereby given for a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 225. The agenda will include the following: SUMMARY: Tuesday, October 27, 2015 1. Introductions and administrative items (including DFO & RTCA Statement) (5 min) 2. Review agenda (1 min) 3. Review and approve summary from the last Plenary (5 min) 4. Review PMC rejection of DO–311A (5 min) 5. Review DO–311A recovery plan (10 min) 6. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 197 (Tuesday, October 13, 2015)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-25965]


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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 9316]


30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Six DDTC 
Information Collections

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 the information collections described below. 
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are 
requesting comments on these collections from all interested 
individuals and organizations. The purpose of this notice is to allow 
30 days for public comment preceding submission of the collections to 
OMB.

DATE(S): The Department will accept comments from the public until 
November 12, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Direct comments to the Department of State Desk Officer in 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB). You may submit comments by the following 
methods:
     Email: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. You must include the 
DS form number, information collection title, and the OMB control 
number in the subject line of your message.
     Fax: 202-395-5806. Attention: Desk Officer for Department 
of State.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Direct requests for additional 
information to Mr. Glenn Smith, 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) 663-2737, or via email at smithge2@state.gov.

     Title of Information Collection: Statement of 
Registration.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0002.
     Type of Request: Extension of Currently Approved 
Collection.
     Originating Office: Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, PM/DDTC.
     Form Number: DS-2032.
     Respondents: Business and Nonprofit Organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,500.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 12,500.
     Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour.
     Total Estimated Burden: 12,500 hours.
     Frequency: Annually.
     Obligation to Respond: Required in Order to Obtain or 
Retain Benefits.

     Title of Information Collection: Annual Brokering Report.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0141.
     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 and Nonprofit Organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,057.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 1,057.
     Average Hours Per Response: 2 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden: 2,114 hours.
     Frequency: Annually.
     Obligation to Respond: Required in Order to Obtain or 
Retain Benefits.

     Title of Information Collection: Brokering Prior Approval 
(License).
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0142.
     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 and Nonprofit Organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 100.
     Average Hours Per Response: 2 hours.
     Total Estimated Burden: 200 hours.
     Frequency: On Occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.

     Title of Information Collection: Request to Change End 
User, End Use and/or Destination of Hardware.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0173.
     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 and Nonprofit Organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,000.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 3,000.
     Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour.
     Total Estimated Burden: 3,000 hours.
     Frequency: On Occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.

     Title of Information Collection: Request for an Advisory 
Opinion.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0174.
     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 and Nonprofit Organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 150.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 166.
     Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour.
     Total Estimated Burden: 166 hours.
     Frequency: On Occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.

     Title of Information Collection: Voluntary Disclosures.
     OMB Control Number: 1405-0179.
     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 and Nonprofit Organizations.
     Estimated Number of Respondents: 750.
     Estimated Number of Responses: 1,300.
     Average Hours Per Response: 10 hours.

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     Total Estimated Burden: 13,000 hours.
     Frequency: On Occasion.
     Obligation to Respond: Voluntary.

    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to:
     Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department.
     Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the time and cost 
burden for this 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 
information technology.
    Please note that comments submitted in response to this Notice are 
public record. Before including any detailed personal information, you 
should be aware that your comments as submitted, including your 
personal information, will be available for public review.
    Abstract of proposed collections: The export, temporary import, and 
brokering of defense articles, defense services, and related technical 
data are licensed by the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) 
in accordance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations 
(``ITAR,'' 22 CFR 120-130) and Section 38 of the Arms Export Control 
Act. Those who manufacture or export or temporarily import defense 
articles, defense services, and related technical data, or the 
brokering thereof, must register with the Department of State. Persons 
desiring to engage in export, temporary import, and brokering 
activities must submit an application or written request to conduct the 
transaction to the Department to obtain a decision whether it is in the 
interests of U.S. foreign policy and national security to approve the 
transaction. Also, registered brokers must submit annual reports 
regarding all brokering activity that was transacted, and registered 
manufacturers and exporter must maintain records of defense trade 
activities for five years.
     1405-0002, Statement of Registration: The Directorate of 
Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) is responsible for the collection of 
registration fees from persons in the business of manufacturing, 
exporting, and/or brokering defense articles or defense services.
     1405-0141, Annual Brokering Report: In accordance with 
Part 129 of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, U.S. and 
foreign persons required to register as a broker shall provide annually 
a report to DDTC enumerating and describing brokering activities by 
quantity, type, U.S. dollar value, purchaser/recipient, and license 
number for approved activities and any exemptions utilized for other 
covered activities.
     1405-0142, Brokering Prior Approval (License): In 
accordance with Part 129 of the ITAR, U.S. and foreign persons who wish 
to engage in ITAR-controlled brokering activity of defense articles and 
defense services must first register with DDTC. Brokers must then 
submit a written request for approval to DDTC and receive DDTC's 
consent prior to engaging in such activities unless exempted.
     1405-0173, Request to Change End User, End Use and/or 
Destination of Hardware: This information collection is used to request 
DDTC approval prior to any sale, transfer, transshipment, or disposal, 
whether permanent or temporary, of classified or unclassified defense 
articles to any end user, end use, or destination other than as stated 
on a license or other approval.
     1405-0174, Request for an Advisory Opinion: A Request for 
Advisory Opinion is submitted when an exporter wants an opinion from 
the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls on whether it would likely 
grant a license or other approval for an export transaction involving 
defense articles and defense services.
     1405-0179, Voluntary Disclosures: Section 127.12 of the 
International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) encourages the 
voluntary disclosure of information to the Directorate of Defense Trade 
Controls by persons who believe they may have violated any provision of 
the Arms Export Control Act (AECA), ITAR, or any order, license, or 
other authorization issued under the AECA.
    Methodology: This information collection may be sent to the 
Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the following methods: 
Electronically or mail.

    Dated: October 5, 2015.
Lisa V. Aguirre,
Office of Defense Trade Controls Management, Bureau of Political-
Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2015-25965 Filed 10-9-15; 8:45 am]
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