Drug Enforcement Administration, Department of Justice.
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration (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 on June 03, 2020, allowing for a 60 day comment period.
Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for an additional 30 days until September 9, 2020.
Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/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:
—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: Reports of Loss or Disappearance of Listed Chemicals and Regulated Transactions in Tableting/Encapsulating Machines.
3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: DEA Forms 107 and 452. The applicable component within the Department of Justice is the Drug Enforcement Administration, Diversion Control Division.
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): Not-for-profit institutions; Federal, State, local, and tribal governments.
Abstract: Each regulated person is required to report any unusual or excessive loss or disappearance of a listed chemical, and any regulated transaction in a tableting or encapsulating machine, to include any domestic regulated transaction in a tableting or encapsulating machine and any import or export of a tableting or encapsulating machine. 21 U.S.C. 830 (b)(1)(A), (C) and (D); 21 CFR 1310.05(a)(1), (3)-(4); 21 CFR 1310.05(c).
Regulated persons include manufacturers, distributors, importers, and exporters of listed chemicals, tableting machines, or encapsulating machines, or persons who serve as brokers or traders for international transactions involving a listed chemical, tableting machine, or encapsulating machine. 21 CFR 1300.02(b).Start Printed Page 48269
5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: DEA estimates that 2,331 persons respond as needed to this collection. Responses take 20 minutes.
6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the proposed collection: DEA estimates that this collection takes 1,276 annual burden hours.
If additional information is required please 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, Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530.
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Dated: August 5, 2020.
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
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