Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection, eComments Requested; Extension Without Change of a Previously Approved Collection; Annual Reporting Requirement for Manufacturers of Listed Chemicals, 64366-64367 [2018-27058]


[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 240 (Friday, December 14, 2018)]
[Pages 64366-64367]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2018-27058]



[OMB Number 1117-0029]

Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection, 
eComments Requested; Extension Without Change of a Previously Approved 
Collection; Annual Reporting Requirement for Manufacturers of Listed 

AGENCY: Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice.

ACTION: 60-Day Notice.


SUMMARY: 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;
--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: Annual Reporting Requirement for 
Manufacturers of Listed Chemicals.
    3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection: Form number: N/A. 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): None.
    Abstract: Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. 830(b)(2) and 21 CFR 1310.05(d), 
manufacturers of listed chemicals must file annual reports of 
manufacturing, inventory, and use data for the listed chemicals they 
manufacture. These reports allow the DEA to monitor the volume and 
availability of domestically manufactured listed chemicals, which may 
be subject to diversion for the illicit production of controlled 
    5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of 
time estimated for an average respondent to respond: Each respondent 
for this information collection completes one response per year. The 
DEA estimates there are 50 respondents, and that each response takes 
0.25 hours to complete.
    6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the proposed collection: The DEA estimates this collection takes a 
total of 12.5 annual burden hours.

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    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 

    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]
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