[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 236 (Friday, December 7, 2012)]
[Pages 73052-73053]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-29599]



[OMB Number 1117-0033]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; 
Comments Requested: Report of Mail Order Transaction

ACTION: 60-Day notice.


    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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted 
until February 5, 2013. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 
CFR 1320.10.

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    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 Cathy A. Gallagher, Chief, Liaison and 
Policy Section, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement 
Administration, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, VA 22152, 
Telephone (202) 307-7297.
    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 1117-0033

    (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently 
approved collection.
    (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Report of Mail Order Transaction.
    (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the 
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection:
    Form Number: none; 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: Not-for-Profit Institutions; State, Local or Tribal 
    Abstract: The Comprehensive Methamphetamine Control Act of 1996 
(Pub. L. 104-237) (MCA) amended the Controlled Substances Act to 
require that each regulated person who engages in a transaction with a 
non-regulated person which involves ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or 
phenylpropanolamine (including drug products containing these 
chemicals) and uses or attempts to use the Postal Service or any 
private or commercial carrier shall, on a monthly basis, submit a 
report of each such transaction conducted during the previous month to 
the Attorney General.
    (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 there are 11 total respondents at 12 responses annually for this 
information collection; 3 for paper form at 1 hour for each response (3 
respondents x 12 annual responses x 1 hour = 36 hours total); and 8 via 
electronic mail at 15 minutes per form (8 respondents x 12 annual 
responses x 15 minutes = 24 hours total). The total annual burden is 60 
hours (36 hours for paper forms and 24 hours for electronic forms).
    (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection: It is estimated that there are 60 annual 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: December 3, 2012.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2012-29599 Filed 12-6-12; 8:45 am]