The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35).
Agency: Bureau of Industry and Security.
Title: Request for Investigation Under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act.
OMB Control Number: 0694-0120.
Form Number(s): N/A.
Type of Request: Regular.
Burden Hours: 3,000 hours.
Number of Respondents: 400 respondents.
Average Hours per Response: 7.5 hours per response.
Needs and Uses: Upon request, BIS will initiate an investigation to determine the effects of imports of specific commodities on the national security, and will make the findings known to the President for possible adjustments to imports through tariffs. The findings are made publicly available and are reported to Congress. The purpose of this collection is to account for the public burden associated with the surveys distributed to determine the impact on national security.
Affected Public: Businesses and other for-profit institutions.
Frequency: On occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain benefits.
OMB Desk Officer: Jasmeet Seehra, FAX number (202) 395-7285.
Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Jennifer Jessup, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482-0336, Department of Commerce, Room 6616, 14th and Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at firstname.lastname@example.org).
Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Jasmeet Seehra, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), by email to email@example.com, or by fax to (202) 395-7285.
Dated: March 20, 2012.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2012-7102 Filed 3-23-12; 8:45 am]
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