[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 6 (Monday, January 11, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 1215-1216]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-00272]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

[OMB Number 1140-0043]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed eCollection 
eComments Requested; National Tracing Center Trace Request, ATF F 
3312.1

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

ACTION: 60-Day notice.

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SUMMARY: 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.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until 
March 11, 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have additional comments 
especially on the estimated public burden or associated response time, 
suggestions, or need a copy of the proposed information collection 
instrument with instructions or additional information, please contact 
Larry Penninger, Jr., National Tracing Center, 244 Needy Road, 
Martinsburg, WV 25405, at telephone number of email: 1-800-788-7133 or 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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;

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     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 (check justification or form 83): 
Revision of a currently approved collection.
    2. The Title of the Form/Collection: National Tracing Center Trace 
Request.
    3. The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of 
the Department sponsoring the collection:
    Form number (if applicable): ATF F 3312.1.
    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: Federal Government.
    Other (if applicable): State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Abstract: The ATF Form 3312.1 is used by Federal, State, local and 
certain foreign law enforcement officials to request that the Bureau of 
Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) trace firearms used or 
suspected to have been used in crimes.
    5. An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of 
time estimated for an average respondent to respond: An estimated 6,103 
respondents will take 6 minutes to complete the survey.
    6. An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated 
with the collection:
    7. The estimated annual public burden associated with this 
collection is 34,448 hours.
    If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray, 
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice, 
Justice Management Division, Policy and Planning Staff, Two 
Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Room 3E-405B, Washington, DC 
20530.

    Dated: January 6, 2016.
Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2016-00272 Filed 1-8-16; 8:45 am]
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