Notices - 2012
[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 210 (Tuesday, October 30, 2012)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-26610]
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Drug Enforcement Administration
[OMB Number 1117-0034]
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection;
Collection of Laboratory Analysis Data on Drug Samples Tested by
Non-Federal (State and Local Government) Crime Laboratories
ACTION: 60-Day notice of information collection under review.
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. The proposed
information collection is published to obtain comments from the public
and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted
until December 31, 2012. This process is conducted in accordance with 5
If you have 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 Cathy Gallagher, Chief, Liaison and Policy
Section, Drug Enforcement Administration, Office of Diversion Control,
8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, VA 22152.
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
--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 agencies estimate of the burden of
the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the
methodology and assumptions used;
--Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to
be collected; 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: Extension of a currently
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Collection of Laboratory Analysis
Data on Drug Samples Tested by Non-Federal (State and Local Government)
(3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the
Department of Justice sponsoring the collection:
Form Number: none.
Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S.
Department of Justice.
(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as
well as a brief abstract:
Primary: State, Local or Tribal Government.
Abstract: Information is needed from state and local laboratories
to provide DEA with additional analyzed drug information for the
National Forensic Laboratory Information System.
(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount
of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: It is estimated
that there are one hundred forty (140) total respondents for this
information collection. One hundred thrity-four (134) respond monthly
at .13 hour (8 minutes) for each response and six (6) respond quarterly
at .13 hour (8 minutes) for each response, for a total number of 1632
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: It is estimated that there are 218 annual burden
hours associated with this collection.
If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray,
Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice Management
Division, Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street
NE., Suite 3W-1407B, Washington, DC 20530.
Dated: October 25, 2012.
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2012-26610 Filed 10-29-12; 8:45 am]
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