[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 42 (Monday, March 4, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 14120]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-04871]



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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

[OMB Number 1140-0042]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested: Statement of Process--Marking of Plastic Explosives 
for the Purpose of Detection

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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    The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, 
Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit 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 May 3, 2013. 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 Anita Scheddel, Explosives Industry 
Programs Branch at eipb-informationcollection@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: Statement of Process--Marking of 
Plastic Explosives for the Purpose of Detection.
    (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: Business or other for-profit. Other: 
None.
    Need for Collection: The information contained in the statement of 
process is required to ensure compliance with the provisions of Public 
Law 104-132. This information will be used to ensure that plastic 
explosives contain a detection agent as required by law.
    (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 8 respondents will complete the required information in 30 
minutes.
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: There are an estimated 16 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, 
145 N Street NE., Room 3W-1407B, Washington, DC 20530.

    Dated: February 27, 2013.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2013-04871 Filed 3-1-13; 8:45 am]
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