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: International Import Certificate.
Agency Form Number: BIS-645P.
OMB Approval Number: 0694-0017.
Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection of information.
Burden: 85 hours.
Average Time Per Response: 16 minutes per response.
Number of Respondents: 316 respondents.
Needs and Uses: The United States and several other countries have undertaken to increase the effectiveness of their respective controls over international trade in strategic commodities by means of an Import Certificate procedure. For the U.S. importer, this procedure provides that, where required by the exporting country with respect to a specific transaction, the importer certifies to the U.S. Government that he/she will import specific commodities into the United States and will not reexport such commodities except in accordance with the export control regulations of the United States. The U.S. Government, in turn, certifies that such representations have been made.
Affected Public: Individuals, businesses or other for-profit institutions.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker.
Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Gwellnar Banks, Department Forms Clearance Officer, (202) 482-3781, Department of Commerce, Room 6066, 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: April 8, 2004.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 04-8387 Filed 4-13-04; 8:45 am]
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