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Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection eComments Requested; Notice of Firearms Manufactured or Imported-ATF Form 2 (5320.2)

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Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Department of Justice.


30-Day notice.


The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), will submit 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.


Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until June 22, 2020.

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Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to​public/​do/​PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting “Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments” or by using the search function.

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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:

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—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 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 technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses.

Overview of This information Collection

(1) Type of Information Collection: Extension without change of a currently approved collection.

(2) The Title of the Form/Collection: Notice of Firearms Manufactured or Imported.

(3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection:

Form number: ATF Form 2 (5320.2).

Component: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, U.S. Department of Justice.

(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract:

Primary: Business or other for-profit.

Other: Federal Government, and State, Local or Tribal Government.

Abstract: The Notice of Firearms Manufactured or Imported—ATF Form 2 (5320.2) is required of (1) a person who is qualified to manufacture National Firearms Act (NFA) firearms, or (2) a person who is qualified to import NFA firearms to register manufactured or imported NFA firearm(s).

(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 4,212 respondents will utilize the form approximately 3.415 times annually, and it will take each respondent 30 minutes to complete their responses.

(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The estimated annual public burden associated with this collection is 7,192 hours, which is equal to 4,212 (total respondents) * 3.415 (# of responses per respondent) * .5 (30 minutes).

(7) An Explanation of the Change in Estimates: The adjustments associated with this collection includes a decrease in both the number of respondents and responses for this IC by 340 and 1,161 respectively, since the last renewal in 2017. Due to less respondents, both the hourly and total public cost burden have also reduced by 581 hours and $ 697, since 2017.

If additional information is required contact: Melody Braswell, Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE, 3E.405A, Washington, DC 20530.

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Dated: May 17, 2020.

Melody Braswell,

Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.

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[FR Doc. 2020-10939 Filed 5-20-20; 8:45 am]