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 Implementation of Public Law 105-277, Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999, Relating to Firearms Disabilities for Nonimmigrant Aliens.
Written comments must be received on or before June 18, 2002 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.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Larry White, Firearms Programs Division, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-7770.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Implementation of Public Law 105-277, Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999, Relating to Firearms Disabilities for Nonimmigrant Aliens.
OMB Number: 1512-0570.
Abstract: This information collection implements the provision of Public Law 105-277, Omnibus Consolidated and Emergency Supplemental Appropriations Act, 1999, relating to firearms disabilities for nonimmigrant aliens. The law prohibits with certain exceptions, the transfer to and possession of firearms and ammunition Start Printed Page 19475by aliens in the United States in a nonimmigrant classification. In addition, the regulations remove the exemption from importation requirements for nonresidents bringing firearms and ammunition into the United States for hunting or sporting purposes.
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.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,100.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 12,100.
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.Start Signature
Dated: April 11, 2002.
William T. Earle,
Assistant Director (Management), CFO.
[FR Doc. 02-9639 Filed 4-18-02; 8:45 am]
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