Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection, eComments Requested; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Application for Registration and Applicaton for Registration Renewal; DEA Forms 224, 224A, 64367-64368 [2018-27056]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 240 / Friday, December 14, 2018 / Notices If additional information is required, please contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: December 10, 2018. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–27058 Filed 12–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1117–0047] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection, eComments Requested; Extension Without Change of a Previously Approved Collection; Application for Import Quota for Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine; DEA Form 488 Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Justice, Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until February 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 Kathy L. Federico, Diversion Control Division, Drug Enforcement Administration; Mailing Address: 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; Telephone: (202) 598–6812. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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; amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 Dec 13, 2018 Jkt 247001 —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; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information proposed to be collected can be enhanced; 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: Application for Import Quota for Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: DEA Form 488. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Drug Enforcement Administration, Diversion Control Division. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Affected public (Primary): Business or other for-profit. Affected public (Other): Not-for-profit institutions; Federal, State, local, and tribal governments. Abstract: Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 952 and 21 CFR 1315.34, any person who desires to import the List I chemicals Ephedrine, Pseudoephedrine, or Phenylpropanolamine during the next calendar year must apply on DEA Form 488 for an import quota for each such List I chemical. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The DEA estimates 49 respondents complete 126 DEA Form 488 applications annually, and that each form takes 0.5 hours to complete. Respondents complete a separate DEA Form 488 for each List I chemical for which quota is sought. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the proposed collection: The DEA estimates this collection takes a total of 63 annual burden hours. If additional information is required, please contact: Melody Braswell, PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64367 Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: December 10, 2018. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–27061 Filed 12–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [OMB Number 1117–0014] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection, eComments Requested; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Application for Registration and Applicaton for Registration Renewal; DEA Forms 224, 224A Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-Day notice. AGENCY: 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. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until February 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have comments 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 Kathy L. Federico, Diversion Control Division, Drug Enforcement Administration; Mailing Address: 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; Telephone: (202) 598–6812. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 64368 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 240 / Friday, December 14, 2018 / Notices including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; —Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information proposed to be collected can be enhanced; 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: Revision of a currently approved collection. 2. Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Registration and Application for Registration Renewal. 3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: DEA Forms: 224, 224A. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Drug Enforcement Administration, Diversion Control Division. 4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Affected public (Primary): Business or other for-profit. Affected public (Other): Not-for-profit institutions; Federal, State, local, and tribal governments. Abstract: The Controlled Substances Act (CSA) (21 U.S.C. 801–971) requires Number of annual respondents * DEA–224 (paper) .......................................................... DEA–224 (electronic) ................................................... DEA–224A (paper) ....................................................... DEA–224A (electronic) ................................................. Total ....................................................................... 3,838 125,848 6,193 482,100 617,979 all persons that manufacture, distribute, dispense, conduct research with, import, or export any controlled substance to obtain a registration issued by the Attorney General. The DEA will be revising the proposed information collection instruments concerning the liability questions on the Application for Registration and Application for Registration Renewal. Over the years, many applicants have answered some of the liability questions incorrectly. These changes will avoid confusion to the applicant by separating compound questions into multiple parts that will require the applicant to answer them individually. 5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Average time per response ** 0.22 hours (13 minutes) ............................................... 0.15 hours (9 minutes) ................................................. 0.22 hours (13 minutes) ............................................... 0.08 hours (5 minutes) ................................................. ....................................................................................... Total annual hours ** 832 18,877 1,342 40,175 61,226 * Although practitioners are registered for a three-year cycle and the number of registrants is not equally distributed between years of the cycle, October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018 is a reasonable approximation of the average annual burden as it is very close to the average of the three years. Additionally, the growth rate in the number of practitioners is low enough where the actual numbers for this period would not be materially different from the number expected for the next several years. ** An extra minute has been added to each average time per response to reflect the proposal for the first liability question in the application to now be broken down into two parts. *** Figures are rounded. 6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the proposed collection: The DEA estimates that this collection takes 61,226 annual burden hours. If additional information is required please contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: December 10, 2018. Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–27056 Filed 12–13–18; 8:45 am] amozie on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES1 BILLING CODE 4410–09–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 Dec 13, 2018 Jkt 247001 [OMB Number 1117–0031] Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection, eComments Requested; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; Application for Registration Under Domestic Chemical Diversion Control Act of 1993, Renewal Application for Registration Under Domestic Chemical Diversion Control Act of 1993; DEA Forms 510, 510A Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice. ACTION: 60-day notice. AGENCY: 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. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until February 12, 2019. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 If you have comments 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 Kathy L. Federico, Diversion Control Division, Drug Enforcement Administration; Mailing Address: 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; Telephone: (202) 598–6812. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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; FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1117-0014]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection, 
eComments Requested; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection; 
Application for Registration and Applicaton for Registration Renewal; 
DEA Forms 224, 224A

AGENCY: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: 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.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
February 12, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 
If you have comments 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 Kathy L. Federico, Diversion Control Division, Drug 
Enforcement Administration; Mailing Address: 8701 Morrissette Drive, 
Springfield, Virginia 22152; Telephone: (202) 598-6812.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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,

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including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    --Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information proposed to be collected can be enhanced; 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: Revision of a currently approved 
collection.
    2. Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Registration and 
Application for Registration Renewal.
    3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: DEA Forms: 224, 224A. The 
applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Drug 
Enforcement Administration, Diversion Control Division.
    4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    Affected public (Primary): Business or other for-profit.
    Affected public (Other): Not-for-profit institutions; Federal, 
State, local, and tribal governments.
    Abstract: The Controlled Substances Act (CSA) (21 U.S.C. 801-971) 
requires all persons that manufacture, distribute, dispense, conduct 
research with, import, or export any controlled substance to obtain a 
registration issued by the Attorney General. The DEA will be revising 
the proposed information collection instruments concerning the 
liability questions on the Application for Registration and Application 
for Registration Renewal. Over the years, many applicants have answered 
some of the liability questions incorrectly. These changes will avoid 
confusion to the applicant by separating compound questions into 
multiple parts that will require the applicant to answer them 
individually.
    5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of 
time estimated for an average respondent to respond:

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                                                   Number of
                                                    annual        Average time per response **     Total annual
                                                 respondents *                                       hours **
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DEA-224 (paper)...............................           3,838  0.22 hours (13 minutes).........             832
DEA-224 (electronic)..........................         125,848  0.15 hours (9 minutes)..........          18,877
DEA-224A (paper)..............................           6,193  0.22 hours (13 minutes).........           1,342
DEA-224A (electronic).........................         482,100  0.08 hours (5 minutes)..........          40,175
    Total.....................................         617,979  ................................          61,226
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* Although practitioners are registered for a three-year cycle and the number of registrants is not equally
  distributed between years of the cycle, October 1, 2017 to September 30, 2018 is a reasonable approximation of
  the average annual burden as it is very close to the average of the three years. Additionally, the growth rate
  in the number of practitioners is low enough where the actual numbers for this period would not be materially
  different from the number expected for the next several years.
** An extra minute has been added to each average time per response to reflect the proposal for the first
  liability question in the application to now be broken down into two parts.
*** Figures are rounded.

    6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the proposed collection: The DEA estimates that this collection 
takes 61,226 annual burden hours.
    If additional information is required please contact: Melody 
Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of 
Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: December 10, 2018.
Melody Braswell,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2018-27056 Filed 12-13-18; 8:45 am]
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