[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 199 (Monday, October 15, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 62531-62532]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-25162]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Drug Enforcement Administration

[OMB Number 1117-0047]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested: Application for Import Quota for Ephedrine, 
Pseudoephedrine, and Phenylpropanolamine; DEA Form 488

ACTION: 30-Day Notice.

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    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. The proposed 
information collection is published to obtain comments from the public 
and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register 77, Number 154, page 
47667, on August 9, 2012, allowing for a 60 day comment period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days 
for public comment until November 14, 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 John W. Partridge, Chief, Liaison and 
Policy Section, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement 
Administration, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, VA 22152; (202) 
307-7297.
    Written comments concerning this information collection should be 
sent to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of 
Management and Budget, Attn: DOJ Desk Officer. The best way to ensure 
your comments are received is to email them to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or fax them to (202) 395-7285. All comments 
should reference the eight-digit OMB number for the collection or the 
title of the collection. If you have questions concerning the 
collection, please contact John W. Partridge, Chief, Liaison and Policy 
Section, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration, 
8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, VA 22152, (202) 307-7297, or the 
DOJ Desk Officer at (202) 395-3897.
    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 agencies 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.

Overview of Information Collection 1117-0047

    (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) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department sponsoring the collection:
    Form number: DEA form 488.
    Component: Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement 
Administration, Department of Justice.
    (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as 
well as a brief abstract:
    Primary: Business or other for-profit.
    Other: None.
    Abstract: Title 21 U.S.C. 952 and 21 CFR 1315.34 require that 
persons who desire to import the List I chemicals ephedrine, 
pseudoephedrine, and phenylpropanolamine during the next calendar year 
shall apply on DEA Form 488 for import quota for such List I chemicals.
    (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 22 persons complete 52 DEA Forms 488 annually for this collection 
at 1 hour per form, for an annual burden of 52 hours. 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 collection: It is estimated that there are 52 annual burden 
hours associated with this collection. If additional information is 
required contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, Policy 
and Planning Staff, Justice Management

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Division, Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street 
NE., Suite 2E-508, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: October 9, 2012.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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