[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 190 (Monday, September 30, 1996)]
[Pages 51137-51138]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-24953]



Proposed Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.
SUMMARY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing 
effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general 
public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment 
on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by 
the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 
3506(c)(2)(A)). Currently, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms 
within the Department of the Treasury is soliciting comments concerning 
the Wholesale Dealers Applications, Letterheads and Notices Relating to 
Operations (Variations in Format or Preparation of Records).
DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 29, 
1996, to be assured of consideration.
ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco 
and Firearms, Linda Barnes, 650 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20226, (202) 927-8930.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to David 
Brokaw, Wine, Beer and Spirits Regulations Branch, 650 Massachusetts 
Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-8230.


    Title: Wholesale Dealers Applications, Letterheads, and Notices 
Relating to Operations (Variations in Format or Preparation of 
    OMB Number: 1512-0357
    Recordkeeping Requirement ID Number: ATF REC 5170/6.
    Abstract: This recordkeeping requirement pertains only to those 
wholesale liquor and beer dealers submitting applications for a 
variance from the regulations dealing with preparation, format, type, 
or place of retention of records of receipt or disposition for 
alcoholic beverages. The record retention requirement for this 
information collection is 6 years.
    Current Actions: There are no changes to this information 
collection and it is being submitted for extension purposes only.
    Type of Review: Extension.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,029.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 515.

REQUEST FOR COMMENTS: Comments submitted in response to this notice 
will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All 
comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited 
on: (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the 
proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether 
the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the 
agency's estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) 
ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of 
information on respondents, including through the use of automated 
collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Also, 
ATF requests information

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regarding any monetary expenses you may incur while completing this 

    Dated: September 24, 1996.
John W. Magaw
[FR Doc. 96-24953 Filed 9-27-96; 8:45 am]