[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 142 (Tuesday, July 24, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43366-43367]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-17910]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

[OMB Number 1140-0092]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested: Voluntary Magazine Questionnaire for Agencies/
Entities Who Store Explosives

ACTION: 60-Day Notice of Information Collection.

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    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 September 24, 
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 William Miller, Chief, Explosives Industry 
Programs Branch at eipb@atf.gov.
    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;
--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.

Summary of Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Voluntary Magazine Questionnaire 
for Agencies/Entities Who Store Explosives.
    (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: State, Local, or Tribal Government. 
Other: None.

Need for Collection

    The information from the questionnaires will be used to identify 
the number and locations of public explosives storage facilities 
including those facilities used by State and local law enforcement. The 
information will also help ATF account for all explosive materials 
during emergency situations, such as hurricanes, forest fires or other 
disasters.
    (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 1,000 respondents will complete the questionnaire within 
approximately 30 minutes.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 500 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, Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 
Room 2E-508, 145 N Street NE., Washington, DC 20530.


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    Dated: July 18, 2012.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2012-17910 Filed 7-23-12; 8:45 am]
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