Notices - 2012
[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 236 (Friday, December 7, 2012)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-29599]
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
[OMB Number 1117-0033]
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection;
Comments Requested: Report of Mail Order Transaction
ACTION: 60-Day notice.
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 February 5, 2013. 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 A. Gallagher, Chief, Liaison and
Policy Section, Office of Diversion Control, Drug Enforcement
Administration, 8701 Morrissette Drive, Springfield, VA 22152,
Telephone (202) 307-7297.
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 Information Collection 1117-0033
(1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of a currently
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: Report of Mail Order Transaction.
(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, Department of Justice.
(4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as
well as a brief abstract:
Primary: Business or other for-profit.
Other: Not-for-Profit Institutions; State, Local or Tribal
Abstract: The Comprehensive Methamphetamine Control Act of 1996
(Pub. L. 104-237) (MCA) amended the Controlled Substances Act to
require that each regulated person who engages in a transaction with a
non-regulated person which involves ephedrine, pseudoephedrine, or
phenylpropanolamine (including drug products containing these
chemicals) and uses or attempts to use the Postal Service or any
private or commercial carrier shall, on a monthly basis, submit a
report of each such transaction conducted during the previous month to
the Attorney General.
(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 11 total respondents at 12 responses annually for this
information collection; 3 for paper form at 1 hour for each response (3
respondents x 12 annual responses x 1 hour = 36 hours total); and 8 via
electronic mail at 15 minutes per form (8 respondents x 12 annual
responses x 15 minutes = 24 hours total). The total annual burden is 60
hours (36 hours for paper forms and 24 hours for electronic forms).
(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated
with the collection: It is estimated that there are 60 annual burden
hours associated with this collection.
If additional information is required contact: Jerri Murray,
Department Clearance Officer, Policy and Planning Staff, Justice
Management Division, Department of Justice, Two Constitution Square,
145 N Street NE., Room 3W-1407B, Washington, DC 20530.
Dated: December 3, 2012.
Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2012-29599 Filed 12-6-12; 8:45 am]
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