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Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice.
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Start Printed Page 53166Administration (DEA), will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 38219, June 13, 2016, allowing for a 60 day comment period.
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until September 12, 2016.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have comments on the estimated public burden or associated response time, suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact Michael J. Lewis, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration; Mailing Address: 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, Virginia 22152; Telephone: (202) 598-6812 or sent to OIRA_submissions@omb.eop.gov.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information are encouraged. Your comments should address one or more of the following four points:
—Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;
—Evaluate the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
—Evaluate whether and if so how the quality, utility, and clarity of the information proposed to be collected can be enhanced; and
—Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.
Overview of This Information Collection
1. Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently approved collection.
2. Title of the Form/Collection: Controlled Substances Import/Export Declaration.
3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form Number: DEA Form 236. The Department of Justice component is the Drug Enforcement Administration, Office of Diversion Control.
4. Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract:
Affected public (Primary): Business or other for-profit.
Affected public (Other): None.
Abstract: DEA Form 236 enables the DEA to monitor and control the importation and exportation of controlled substances. Analysis of these documents provides the DEA with important intelligence regarding the international commerce in controlled substances and assists in the identification of suspected points of diversion.
5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The DEA estimates that there are 157 total respondents for this information collection. In total, 157 respondents submit 6,321 responses, with each response taking 17 minutes to complete.
6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the proposed collection: The DEA estimates that this collection takes 1,779 annual burden hours.
If additional information is required please contact: Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530.Start Signature
Dated: August 8, 2016.
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2016-19091 Filed 8-10-16; 8:45 am]
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