[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 181 (Tuesday, September 18, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57592-57593]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-22895]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

[OMB Number 1140-0072]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested: Employee Possessor Questionnaire

ACTION: 60-Day notice of information collection under review.

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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 November 19, 
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 Christopher Reeves, Chief, Federal 
Explosives Licensing Center at FELC@usdoj.gov, 244 Needy Road, 
Martinsburg, WV 25405.
    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.

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Summary of Information Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Employee Possessor Questionnaire.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection: Form Number: ATF F 
5400.28. 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: Individuals or households. Other: 
Business or other for-profit.

Need for Collection

    Each employee possessor in the explosives business or operations 
required to ship transport, receive, or possess (actual or 
constructive), explosive materials must submit this form. The form will 
be submitted to ATF to determine whether the person who provided the 
information is qualified to be an employee possessor in an explosive 
business.
    (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 10,000 respondents will complete a 20 minute form.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 3,334 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, U.S. Department of Justice, Two Constitution 
Square, 2E-508, 145 N Street NE., Washington, DC 20530.

Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2012-22895 Filed 9-17-12; 8:45 am]
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