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 Open Letter to Federal Firearms Licensees.
Written comments should be received on or before November 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 Vivian Pena, Firearms Programs Division, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-7770. Start Printed Page 59096End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title: Open Letter to Federal Firearms Licensees.
OMB Number: 1512-0552.
Abstract: The FBI has informed ATF that thousands of licensees have failed to enroll with them to conduct a national instant criminal background check system (NICS). The Open Letter to Federal Firearms Licensees informs the non-enrolled licensees that they cannot transfer a firearm to a nonlicensed individual without first contacting the FBI and conducting a NICS check.
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: Business or other for-profit.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 18,000.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 306.
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: September 11, 2002.
William T. Earle,
Assistant Director (Management) CFO.
[FR Doc. 02-23753 Filed 9-18-02; 8:45 am]
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