The Department of Commerce (DOC) has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).
Title: Defense Priorities and Allocation System.
Agency Form Number: N/A.
OMB Approval Number: 0694-0053.
Type of Request: Renewal of an existing collection of information.
Burden: 14,477 hours.
Average Time Per Response: 14 seconds per response.
Number of Respondents: 707,000 respondents.
Needs and Uses: The record keeping requirement is necessary for administration and enforcement of delegated authority under the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (50 U.S.C. app. 2061, et seq.) and the Selective Service Act of 1948 (50 U.S.C. app. 468). Any person who receives a priority rated order under the implementing DPAS regulation (15 CFR 700) must retain records for at least 3 years.
Affected Public: Individuals, businesses or other for-profit institutions.
Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker.
Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, 202-482-0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230.
Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, Room 10202, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20230.Start Signature
Dated: February 20, 2004.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 04-4143 Filed 2-24-04; 8:45 am]
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