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Proposed Collection; Comment Request

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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 Application and Permit for Importation of Firearms, Ammunition and Implements of War.


Written comments should be received on or before September 18, 2000, to be assured of consideration.


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

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Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Marie Pollard, Firearms and Explosives Imports Branch, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20226; (202) 927-8320.

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Title: Application and Permit for Importation of Firearms, Ammunition and Implements of War.

OMB Number: 1512-0017.

Form Number: ATF F 6-Part 1 (5330.3A).

Abstract: This information collection is needed to determine whether firearms, ammunition and implements of war are eligible for importation into the United States. The form is used to secure authorization to import such articles. All persons who desire to import such articles except for persons who are members of the United States Armed Forces must complete this form.

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

Type of Review: Extension.

Affected Public: Individuals or households, business or other for-profit, Federal Government, State, Local or Tribal Government.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 9,000.

Estimated Time Per Respondent: 30 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,500.

Request for Comments

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.

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Dated: July 11, 2000.

William T. Earle,

Assistant Director (Management) CFO.

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[FR Doc. 00-18223 Filed 7-18-00; 8:45 am]