[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 20 (Friday, January 30, 1998)]
[Page 4691]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-2293]

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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, Pub. L. 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 Application For License or Permit Under 18 U.S.C. Chapter 40, 

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 31, 1998 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Linda Barnes, Bureau of 
Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms, 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 Gail H. 
Davis, Firearms, Explosives and Arson Programs Division, 650 
Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20226, (202) 927-8053.

    Title: Application For License or Permit Under 18 U.S.C. Chapter 
40, Explosives.
    OMB Number: 1512-0182.
    Form Number: ATF F 5400.13/5400.16.
    Abstract: Chapter 40, Title 18, U.S.C. provides that any person 
engaged in the business of explosive materials as a dealer, 
manufacturer, or importer shall be licensed. The information collected 
on the form is used to determine if the applicant is qualified to be a 
licensee or permittee under the provisions of the statute. There is no 
record retention requirement for the applicant.
    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 
households, not-for-profit institutions, State, Local or Tribal 
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,100.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 3 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,200.

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 

    Dated: January 26, 1998.
John W. Magaw,
[FR Doc. 98-2293 Filed 1-29-98; 8:45 am]