[Federal Register Volume 66, Number 165 (Friday, August 24, 2001)]
[Page 44593]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 01-21507]



Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce (DOC) has submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for 
collection of information under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction 
Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: Bureau of Export Administration (BXA).
    Title: Five Year Records Retention Period.
    Agency Form Number: None.
    OMB Approval Number: 0694-0096.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection of 
    Burden: 249 hours.
    Average Time Per Response: 0.01 second to 1.01 minute per response.
    Number of Respondents: 200,000 respondents.
    Needs and Uses: The five year records retention requirement enables 
BXA to detect violations from records up to five years old to 
correspond with the five year statute of limitations and prove that a 
violation did or did not take place. The documents can also provide 
exculpatory evidence for firms who have been accused of export control 
violations and are innocent.
    Affected Public: Individuals, businesses or other for-profit 
    Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits.
    OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker.
    Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained 
by calling or writing Madeleine Clayton, DOC Paperwork Clearance 
Officer, (202) 482-3129, Department of Commerce, Room 6086, 14th and 
Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230.
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Room 10202, New Executive Office 
Building, Washington, DC 20230.

    Dated: August 21, 2001.
Madeleine Clayton,
Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief 
Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 01-21507 Filed 8-23-01; 8:45 am]