Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), 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 for "sixty days" until December 17, 2012. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.
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 Robin Little, Industry Records Branch at
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:
Federal explosives licensees (FELs) and permittees are required by 27 CFR 555.128 where an explosive materials business or operation is discontinued and succeeded by a new licensee or new permittee to reflect that fact in the records and deliver records to the successor or where discontinuance of the business or operation is absolute, deliver records to any ATF office located in the region in which the business or operation was located or to ATF Out of Business Records Center, 244 Needy Road, Martinsburg, WV 25405 within 30 days following the business or operation discontinuance. FELs and permittees are also required by 27 CFR 555.61 to furnish notification of the discontinuance or succession and submit their license or permit and any copies furnished with the license or permit to the Chief, Firearms and Explosives Licensing Center within 30 days following the discontinuance.