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Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Special Iraqi Reconstruction License (SIRL) Supporting Documents

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Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce.




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 June 28, 2011.


Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at

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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,

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I. Abstract

The primary purpose of this collection of information is to maintain an expedited export license developed specifically for exports and reexports of controlled items, under the Export Administration Regulations, to civil infrastructure rebuilding projects in Iraq. The name given this expedited license is the Special Iraq Reconstruction License (SIRL). This collection provides for additional supporting documentation on the civil infrastructure project, project security, who retains control over the exported commodities, and sources of funding for the project, which are necessary for expedited review by the Government.

II. Method of Collection

Submitted electronically or paper.

III. Data

OMB Control Number: 0694-0129.

Form Number(s): None.

Type of Review: Regular submission.

Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations.

Estimated Number of Respondents: 5.

Estimated Time per Response: 3 minutes to 1 hour and 45 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 19.

Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $263.

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.

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Dated: April 26, 2011.

Gwellnar Banks,

Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2011-10420 Filed 4-28-11; 8:45 am]