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[FR Doc. 2021–15483 Filed 7–20–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Chemical Weapons Convention Provisions of the Export Administration Regulations Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment preceding submission of the collection to OMB. DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed information collection must be received on or before September 20, 2021. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments by email to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, at mark.crace@ bis.doc.gov or to PRAcomments@ doc.gov). Please reference OMB Control Number 0694–0117 in the subject line of your comments. Do not submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or protected information. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or specific questions related to collection activities should be directed to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, phone 202–482–8093 or by email at mark.crace@bis.doc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is a multilateral arms control treaty that seeks to achieve an international ban on chemical weapons (CW). The CWC prohibits, the use, development, production, acquisition, stockpiling, retention, and direct or E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1 38446 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 21, 2021 / Notices indirect transfer of chemical weapons. This collection implements the following export provision of the treaty in the Export Administration Regulations: Schedule 1 notification and report: Under Part VI of the CWC Verification Annex, the United States is required to notify the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the international organization created to implement the CWC, at least 30 days before any transfer (export/ import) of Schedule 1 chemicals to another State Party. The United States is also required to submit annual reports to the OPCW on all transfers of Schedule 1 Chemicals. Schedule 3 End-Use Certificates: Under Part VIII of the CWC Verification Annex, the United States is required to obtain End-Use Certificates for exports of Schedule 3 chemicals to States not Party to the CWC to ensure the exported chemicals are only used for the purposes not prohibited under the Convention. respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Sheleen Dumas, Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2021–15487 Filed 7–20–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–33–P II. Method of Collection DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Electronically or on paper. III. Data Bureau of Industry and Security OMB Control Number: 0694–0117. Form Number(s): None. Type of Review: Regular submission, extension of a current information collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 72. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 36 hours. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: 0. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. Legal Authority: CWC Implementation Act (Pub. L. 105–277, Division I), Executive Order 13128, DOC’s CWC Regulation (15 CFR 710, et seq.) jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES IV. Request for Comments We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:26 Jul 20, 2021 Jkt 253001 Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Statement by Ultimate Consignee and Purchaser The Department of Commerce will submit the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, on or after the date of publication of this notice. We invite the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. Public comments were previously requested via the Federal Register on March 23, 2021, during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security, Department of Commerce. Title: Statement by Ultimate Consignee and Purchaser. OMB Control Number: 0694–0021. Form Number(s): BIS–711. Type of Request: Regular submission. Extension of a current information collection. Number of Respondents: 414. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Average Hours per Response: 16 minutes. Burden Hours: 110. Needs and Uses: Sections 4812(b)(7) and 4814(b)(1)(B) of the Export Control Reform Act (ECRA), authorizes the President and the Secretary of Commerce to issue regulations to implement the ECRA including those provisions authorizing the control of exports of U.S. goods and technology to all foreign destinations, as necessary for the purpose of national security, foreign policy and short supply, and the provision prohibiting U.S. persons from participating in certain foreign boycotts. Export control authority has been assigned directly to the Secretary of Commerce by the ECRA and delegated by the President to the Secretary of Commerce. This authority is administered by the Bureau of Industry and Security through the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). The collection is necessary under Part 748.11 of the EAR. This section states that the Form BIS–711, Statement by Ultimate Consignee and Purchaser, or a statement on company letterhead (in accordance with 748.11(b)(1), unless one or more of the exemptions set forth in Section 748.11(a)) exists. The BIS– 711 or letter provides information on the foreign importer receiving the U.S. technology and how the technology will be utilized. The BIS–711 or letter provides assurances from the importer that the technology will not be misused, transferred or re-exported in violation of the EAR. The form is also required for certain reexport authorizations specified in Part 748.12(b) of the EAR. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Frequency: On Occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Legal Authority: Part 748.11 of the Export Administration Regulations. This information collection request may be viewed at www.reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view the Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be submitted within 30 days of the publication of this notice on the following website www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function and E:\FR\FM\21JYN1.SGM 21JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 137 (Wednesday, July 21, 2021)]
[Notices]
[Pages 38445-38446]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-15487]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Bureau of Industry and Security


Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Review and Approval; Comment 
Request; Chemical Weapons Convention Provisions of the Export 
Administration Regulations

AGENCY: Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of information collection, request for comment.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, in accordance with the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on proposed, and continuing information 
collections, which helps us assess the impact of our information 
collection requirements and minimize the public's reporting burden. The 
purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment 
preceding submission of the collection to OMB.

DATES: To ensure consideration, comments regarding this proposed 
information collection must be received on or before September 20, 
2021.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments by email 
to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, at 
[email protected] or to [email protected]). Please reference OMB 
Control Number 0694-0117 in the subject line of your comments. Do not 
submit Confidential Business Information or otherwise sensitive or 
protected information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
specific questions related to collection activities should be directed 
to Mark Crace, IC Liaison, Bureau of Industry and Security, phone 202-
482-8093 or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) is a multilateral arms 
control treaty that seeks to achieve an international ban on chemical 
weapons (CW). The CWC prohibits, the use, development, production, 
acquisition, stockpiling, retention, and direct or

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indirect transfer of chemical weapons. This collection implements the 
following export provision of the treaty in the Export Administration 
Regulations:
    Schedule 1 notification and report: Under Part VI of the CWC 
Verification Annex, the United States is required to notify the 
Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), the 
international organization created to implement the CWC, at least 30 
days before any transfer (export/import) of Schedule 1 chemicals to 
another State Party. The United States is also required to submit 
annual reports to the OPCW on all transfers of Schedule 1 Chemicals.
    Schedule 3 End-Use Certificates: Under Part VIII of the CWC 
Verification Annex, the United States is required to obtain End-Use 
Certificates for exports of Schedule 3 chemicals to States not Party to 
the CWC to ensure the exported chemicals are only used for the purposes 
not prohibited under the Convention.

II. Method of Collection

    Electronically or on paper.

III. Data

    OMB Control Number: 0694-0117.
    Form Number(s): None.
    Type of Review: Regular submission, extension of a current 
information collection.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 72.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 36 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: 0.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    Legal Authority: CWC Implementation Act (Pub. L. 105-277, Division 
I), Executive Order 13128, DOC's CWC Regulation (15 CFR 710, et seq.)

IV. Request for Comments

    We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department/Bureau 
to: (a) Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is 
necessary for the proper functions of the Department, including whether 
the information will have practical utility; (b) 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; (c) Evaluate ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected; and (d) Minimize the reporting burden 
on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.
    Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of 
public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request 
to OMB to approve this ICR. Before including your address, phone 
number, email address, or other personal identifying information in 
your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment--including 
your personal identifying information--may be made publicly available 
at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your 
personal identifying information from public review, we cannot 
guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Sheleen Dumas,
Department PRA Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information 
Officer, Commerce Department.
[FR Doc. 2021-15487 Filed 7-20-21; 8:45 am]
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