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: One-Time Report For Foreign Software or Technology Eligible For De Minimis Exclusion.
Agency Form Number: Not applicable.
OMB Approval Number: 0694-0101.
Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection of information.
Burden: 875 hours.
Average Time Per Response: 25 hours per response.
Number of Respondents: 35 respondents.
Needs and Uses: Any company that is seeking exemption from export controls on foreign software and technology commingled with U.S. software or technology must file a one-time report for the foreign software or technology. The report must include the percentage of relevant values in determining U.S. content, assumptions, and the basis or methodologies for making the percentage calculation. The methodologies must be based upon accounting standards used in the operation of the relevant business, which must be specified in the report.
Affected Public: Individuals, businesses or other for-profit institutions.
Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
OMB Desk Officer: Dave Rostker.
Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance 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: April 13, 2004.
[FR Doc. 04-8735 Filed 4-16-04; 8:45 am]
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