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: International Trade Administration.
Title: Request for Duty-Free Entry of Scientific Instruments or Apparatus.
OMB Control Number: 0625-0037.
Form Number(s): ITA-338P.
Type of Request: Regular submission (extension of a current information collection).
Burden Hours: 130.
Number of Respondents: 65
Average Hours per Response: 2.
Needs and Uses: The Departments of Commerce and Homeland Security (“DHS”) are required to determine whether non-profit institutions established for scientific or educational purposes are entitled to duty-free entry for scientific instruments that the institutions import under the Florence Agreement. Form ITA-338P enables: (1) DHS to determine whether the statutory eligibility requirements for the institution and the instrument are fulfilled, and
(2) Commerce to make a comparison and finding as to the scientific equivalency of comparable instruments being manufactured in the United States. Without the collection of the information, DHS and Commerce would be unable to carry out the responsibilities assigned by law.
Affected Public: Federal, state or local government; not-for-profit institutions.
Frequency: On occasion.
Respondent's Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit.
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 JJessup@doc.gov).
Written comments and recommendations for the proposed Start Printed Page 4660information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to Wendy Liberante, OMB Desk Officer, Fax number (202) 395-5167 or via the Internet at Wendy_L._Liberante@omb.eop.gov.
Dated: January 23, 2014.
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-01626 Filed 1-28-14; 8:45 am]
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