[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 43 (Monday, March 5, 2012)]
[Page 13151]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-5249]

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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives

[OMB Number 1140-0029]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested; Records and Supporting Data: Daily Summaries, 
Records of Production, Storage, and Disposition, and Supporting Data by 
Licensed Explosives Manufacturers

ACTION: 30-Day notice of information collection.


    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. This proposed 
information collection was previously published in the Federal Register 
Volume 76, Number 250, page 81967 on December 29, 2011, allowing for a 
60-day comment period.
    The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for 
public comment until April 4, 2012. This process is conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
    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 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 
ccontact William J. Miller at William.miller@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 for 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 Collection

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Records and Supporting Data: 
Daily Summaries, Records of Production, Storage and Disposition and 
Supporting Data by Explosives Manufacturers.
    (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. Abstract: These records show daily activities in the manufacture, 
use, storage, and disposition of explosive materials by manufacturers.

Need for Collection

    The records are used to show where and to whom explosive materials 
are sent, thereby ensuring that any diversion will be readily apparent 
and if lost or stolen, ATF will be immediately notified on discovery of 
the loss or theft. ATF requires that records be kept 5 years from the 
date a transaction occurs or until discontinuance of business or 
operations by the licensee.
    (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount 
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: There will be 
2,008 estimated respondents, who will take 15 minutes to maintain each 
    (6) An estimate of the total burden (in hours) associated with the 
collection: There are an estimated 130,520 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 2E-508, Washington, DC 20530.

Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer, PRA, United States Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2012-5249 Filed 3-2-12; 8:45 am]