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Proposed Collection; Comment Request


Notice And Request For Comments.


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 Race and National Origin Identification.


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Written comments should be received on or before September 14, 2001 to be assured of consideration.

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


Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Dennis Snyder, Employment Branch, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-8553.


Title: Race and National Origin Identification.

OMB Number: 1512-0547.

Form Number: ATF F 2931.1.

Abstract: This form when combined with other Bureau tracking forms will allow the Bureau to determine its applicant/employee pool, and thereby, enhance its recruitment plan. It will also allow the Bureau to determine how its diversity/EEO efforts are progressing and to determine adverse impact on the employee selection process.

Current Actions: There are no changes to this information collection and it is only being submitted for extension purposes only.

Type of Review: Extension.

Affected Public: Individuals or households.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 3 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500.

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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 on 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: June 29, 2001.

William T. Earle,

Assistant Director (Management) CFO.

[FR Doc. 01-17691 Filed 7-13-01; 8:45 am]


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