[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 235 (Monday, December 8, 1997)]
[Pages 64629-64630]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-32067]



Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms

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 Explosives Transaction Record.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 6, 
1998 to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Linda Barnes, Bureau of 
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, 650

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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 Gail H. 
Davis, Firearms, Explosives and Arson Programs Division, 650 
Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-8053.


    Title: Explosives Transaction Record.
    OMB Number: 1512-0184.
    Form Number: ATF F 5400.4.
    Abstract: The Explosives Transaction Record is used to verify the 
qualification and identification of unlicensed persons wishing to 
purchase explosive materials from licensed dealers, as well as the 
location in which the explosives are intended for storage and/or use. 
ATF uses the information in its investigations and inspections to 
establish leads and determine compliance.
    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, individuals or 
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,140.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 20 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 7,227.

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; (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; and (e) estimates 
of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and 
purchase of services to provide information.

    Dated: December 2, 1997.
John W. Magaw,
[FR Doc. 97-32067 Filed 12-5-97; 8:45 am]