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[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 192 (Monday, October 5, 1998)] [Notices] [Pages 53463-53464] From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov] [FR Doc No: 98-26545]


DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Drug Enforcement Administration

Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice of information collection under review; Extension of a currently approved collection; Registrants Inventory of Drugs Surrendered--DEA Form 41.


Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval is being sought for the information collection listed below. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on July 20, 1998, allowing for a 60-day public comment period.

The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comment until November 4, 1998. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.

Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated pubic burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Department of Justice Desk Officer, Washington, D.C. 20503. Additionally, comments may be submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) 395-7285. Comments may also be submitted to the Department of Justice (DOJ), Justice Management Division, Information Management and Security Staff, Attention: Department Clearance Officer, Suite 850, 1001 G Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20530. Additionally, comments may be submitted to DOJ via facsimile to (202) 514-1590.

Written comments and/or suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should address one or more of the following four points:

(1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the function of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility;

(2) 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;

(3) Enhance 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;

(4) 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 approved collection.

(2) The title of the form/collection: Registrants Inventory of Drugs Surrendered--DEA 41.

(3) The agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: Form No.: DEA-41.

Applicable component of the Department sponsoring the collection: 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: Business or other for-profit.

Other: None.

Abstract: Title 21, CFR, 1307.21 requires that any registrant desiring to voluntarily dispose of controlled substances shall list these controlled substances on DEA Form 41 and submit

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to the nearest DEA office. The DEA 41 is used to account for surrendered destroyed controlled substances, and its use is mandatory.

(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond/reply: 20,000 respondents. 1 response per year x 30 minutes per response = .5 hrs.

(6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 10,000 annual burden hours. 20,000 respondents x .5 hrs. per respondent per year.

If additional information is required contact: Mr. Robert B. Briggs, Clearance Officer, U.S. Department of Justice, Information Management and Security Staff, Justice Management Division, Suite 850, Washington Center, 1001 G Street, NW., Washington, DC 20530, or via facsimile at (202) 514-1590.

Dated: September 8, 1998.

Robert B. Briggs,
Department Clearance Officer, United States Department of Justice.

[FR Doc. 98-26545 Filed 10-2-98; 8:45 am]

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