[Federal Register Volume 64, Number 29 (Friday, February 12, 1999)]
[Page 7236]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 99-3543]



Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

Proposed Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment 
on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms 
within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning 
the Report of Wine Premises Operations.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 13, 1999 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Linda Barnes, Bureau of 
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-8930.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Marjorie 
D. Ruhf, Regulations Division, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-8202.

    Title: Report of Wine Premises Operations.
    OMB Number: 1512-0216.
    Form Number: ATF F 5120.17.
    Abstract: ATF collects this information in order to monitor 
activities at bonded wine premises. Information on production, 
removals, and raw materials used is analyzed to ensure compliance with 
tax and consumer protection laws enforced by ATF. The record retention 
period for this information collection is 3 years.
    Current Actions: The only change to this information collection is 
an increase in the number of respondents resulting in an increase in 
burden hours.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,755.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour and 6 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 10,642.

Request for Comments

    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will 
become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether 
the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance 
of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of 
the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) 
ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information 
respondents, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates 
of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and 
purchase of services to provide information.

    Dated: February 8, 1999.
William T. Earle,
Assistant Director (Management) CFO.
[FR Doc. 99-3543 Filed 2-11-99; 8:45 am]