Bureau of Industry and Security.
The Department of Commerce, 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.
Written comments must be submitted on or before January 5, 2009.
Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov).Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Larry Hall, BIS ICB Liaison, (202) 482-4895, firstname.lastname@example.org.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This collection of information is required by Export Administration Regulations (EAR) sections 754.6 and 754.7. This information collection comprises two short supply activities: “Registration of U.S. Agricultural Commodities for Exemption from Short Supply Limitations on Export (USAG),” and “Petitions for the Imposition of Monitoring or Controls on Recyclable Metallic Materials; Public Hearings (Petitions).” Under USAG activity, U.S. entities may request exemption from certain short supply export control limitations on agricultural products. The Petitions activity allows U.S. entities involved in the recycling of metallic materials to petition BIS for the imposition of export controls or the monitoring of exports of metallic materials.
II. Method of Collection
Submitted in paper form.
OMB Control Number: 0694-0102.
Form Number(s): None.
Type of Review: Regular submission.
Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations, or not-for-profit organizations.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 2.
Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour for an exemption; 200 hours for a petition.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 201 hours.
Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $0.
IV. Request for Comments
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed 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 (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (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.
Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record.Start Signature
Dated: October 31, 2008.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E8-26446 Filed 11-5-08; 8:45 am]
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