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License Exception TMP: Special Requirements

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Proposed collection; comments request.

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The Department of Commerce, 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)).


Written comments must be submitted on or before July 31, 2000.


Direct all written comments to Linda Engelmeier, Departmental Forms Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6066, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at

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Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument(s) and instructions should be directed to Dawnielle Battle, BXA ICB Liaison, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Management, Department of Commerce, Room 6881, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20230.

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I. Abstract

License Exception TMP permits the export of controlled commodities and software for temporary use abroad for a 12-month period under the guidelines listed in Section 740.9 of the EAR. If commodities shipped under License Exception TMP are for news-gathering purposes, the exporter must send BXA a copy of the packing list. Also, a TMP exporter must send BXA an explanatory letter if commodities shipped must be detained abroad beyond the 12-month limit. The information is used to determine whether or not an extension should be granted.

II. Method of Collection

The information will be collected in written form.

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OMB Number: 0694-0029.

Form Number: None.

Type of Review: Regular submission for extension of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Individuals, businesses and other for-profit institutions.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 3.

Estimated Time Per Response: 20 to 30 minutes per response.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1 hour.

Estimated Total Annual Cost: No capital expenditures are required.

IV. Request for Comments

Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (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.

Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

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Dated: May 23, 2000.

Madeleine Clayton,

Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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[FR Doc. 00-13383 Filed 5-26-00; 8:45 am]