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(5) An estimate of the total number of submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) multiple COPS Office programs, thus
respondents and the amount of time 395–5806. Written comments and reducing the need for the applicant to
estimated for an average respondent to suggestions from the public and affected review multiple instructions.
respond/reply: It is estimated that 1,000 agencies concerning the proposed (5) An estimate of the total number of
respondents annually will complete the collection of information are respondents and the amount of time
form within one hour. encouraged. Your comments should estimated for an average respondent to
(6) An estimate of the total public address one or more of the following respond/reply: It is estimated that 5,200
burden (in hours) associated with the four points: respondents annually will complete the
collection: There are an estimated 1,000 —Evaluate whether the proposed form within 1 hour.
total annual burden hours associated collection of information is necessary (6) An estimate of the total public
with this collection. for the proper performance of the burden (in hours) associated with the
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: functions of the agency, including collection: There are an estimated 5,200
Brenda E. Dyer, Department Clearance whether the information will have annual burden hours associated with
Officer, United States Department of practical utility; this collection.
Justice, Justice Management Division, —Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies If additional information is required
Policy and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry estimate of the burden of the contact: Brenda E. Dyer, Department
Building, Suite 1600, 601 D Street, NW., proposed collection of information, Clearance Officer, United States
Washington, DC 20530. including the validity of the Department of Justice, Justice
Dated: December 27, 2004. methodology and assumptions used; Management Division, Policy and
—Enhance the quality, utility, and Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building,
Brenda E. Dyer,
clarity of the information to be Suite 1600, 601 D Street NW.,
Department Clearance Officer, Department of
collected; and Washington, DC 20530.
Justice.
—Minimize the burden of the collection Dated: December 27, 2004.
[FR Doc. 04–28637 Filed 12–30–04; 8:45 am] of information on those who are to
BILLING CODE 4410–AT–P Brenda E. Dyer,
respond, including through the use of
Department Clearance Officer, Department of
appropriate automated, electronic,
Justice.
mechanical, or other technological
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE collection techniques or other forms [FR Doc. 04–28639 Filed 12–30–04; 8:45 am]
of information technology, e.g., BILLING CODE 4410–AT–P
Office of Community Oriented Policing
Services; Agency Information permitting electronic submission of
Collection Activities: Proposed responses.
DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Collection; Comments Requested Overview of This Information
Collection Office of Community Oriented Policing
ACTION: 30-day notice of information Services; Agency Information
collection under review: COPS (1) Type of Information Collection:
New collection. Collection Activities: Proposed
application guide: Open/competitive Collection; Comments Requested
programs. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: COPS
Application Guide: Open/Competitive ACTION: 30-day notice of information
The Department of Justice (DOJ), Programs. collection under review: COPS Budget
Office of Community Oriented Policing (3) Agency form number, if any, and Detail Worksheet.
Services (COPS) has submitted the the applicable component of the
following information collection request Department sponsoring the collection: The Department of Justice (DOJ),
to the Office of Management and Budget None. U.S. Department of Justice, Office Office of Community Oriented Policing
(OMB) for review and approval in of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS) has submitted the
accordance with the Paperwork Services. following information collection request
Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed (4) Affected public who will be asked to the Office of Management and Budget
information collection is published to or required to respond, as well as a brief (OMB) for review and approval in
obtain comments from the public and abstract: Primary: Law enforcement accordance with the Paperwork
affected agencies. This proposed agencies and other public and private Reduction Act of 1995. The proposed
information collection was previously entities that apply for COPS Office information collection is published to
published in the Federal Register grants or cooperative agreements will be obtain comments from the public and
Volume 69, Number 206, page 62457 on asked to review the COPS Application affected agencies. This proposed
October 26, 2004, allowing for a 60-day Guide: Open/Competitive Programs. information collection was previously
comment period. The COPS Application Guide: Open/ published in the Federal Register
The purpose of this notice is to allow Competitive Programs is the result of a Volume 69, Number 206, page 62456 on
for an additional 30 days for public COPS Office business process October 26, 2004, allowing for a 60-day
comment until February 2, 2005. This reengineering effort aimed at comment period.
process is conducted in accordance with standardization as required under the The purpose of this notice is to allow
5 CFR 1320.10. grant streamlining requirements of for an additional 30 days for public
Written comments and/or suggestions Public Law 106–107, the Federal comment until February 2, 2005. This
regarding the items contained in this Financial Assistance Management process is conducted in accordance with
notice, especially the estimated public Improvement Act of 1999, as well as the 5 CFR 1320.10.
burden and associated response time, President’s Management Agenda E- Written comments and/or suggestions
should be directed to the Office of grants Initiative. This new Guide regarding the items contained in this
Management and Budget, Office of streamlines instructional booklets across notice, especially the estimated public
Information and Regulatory Affairs, all COPS Office open/competitive burden and associated response time,
Attention Department of Justice Desk programs and should reduce the burden should be directed to the Office of
Officer, Washington, DC 20503. on applicants due to their ability to use Management and Budget, Office of
Additionally, comments may be the same Guide to gather information on Information and Regulatory Affairs,

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Attention Department of Justice Desk multiple programs, thus reducing the Section 0.104 of Title 28 of the Code of
Officer, Washington, DC 20503. need for applicant’s to learn how to Federal Regulations.
Additionally, comments may be complete multiple forms. The 2005 aggregate production quotas
submitted to OMB via facsimile to (202) (5) An estimate of the total number of represent those quantities of controlled
395–5806. Written comments and respondents and the amount of time substances that may be produced in the
suggestions from the public and affected estimated for an average respondent to United States in 2005 to provide
agencies concerning the proposed respond/reply: It is estimated that 6,200 adequate supplies of each substance for:
collection of information are respondents annually will complete the the estimated medical, scientific,
encouraged. Your comments should form within one and a half hours. research and industrial needs of the
address one or more of the following (6) An estimate of the total public United States; lawful export
four points: burden (in hours) associated with the requirements; and the establishment
—Evaluate whether the proposed collection: There is an estimated 9,300 and maintenance of reserve stocks (21
collection of information is necessary total annual burden hours associated U.S.C. 826(a) and 21 CFR 1303.11).
for the proper performance of the with this collections. These quotas do not include imports of
functions of the agency, including If additional information is required controlled substances for use in
whether the information will have contact: Brenda E. Dyer, Department industrial processes.
practical utility; Clearance Officer, United States On December 3, 2004, a notice of the
—Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies Department of Justice, Justice proposed initial 2005 aggregate
estimate of the burden of the Management Division, Policy and production quotas for certain controlled
proposed collection of information, Planning Staff, Patrick Henry Building, substances in Schedules I and II was
including the validity of the Suite 1600, 601 D Street NW., published in the Federal Register (69
methodology and assumptions used; Washington, DC 20530. FR 70284). All interested persons were
—Enhance the quality, utility, and invited to comment on or object to these
Dated: December 4, 2004.
clarity of the information to be proposed aggregate production quotas
Brenda E. Dyer, on or before December 27, 2004.
collected; and
—Minimize the burden of the collection Department Clearance Officer, Department of Nine responses were received
Justice. resulting in comments on a total of
of information on those who are to
respond, including through the use of [FR Doc. 04–28640 Filed 12–30–04; 8:45 am] fourteen Schedules I and II controlled
appropriate automated, electronic, BILLING CODE 4410–AT–P substances within the published
mechanical, or other technological comment period. The responses
collection techniques or other forms commented that the proposed aggregate
of information technology, e.g., DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE production quotas for alfentanil,
permitting electronic submission of amphetamine, codeine, fentanyl,
Drug Enforcement Administration gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB),
responses.
[DEA # 259E] hydromorphone, levorphanol,
Overview of This Information methadone, methadone intermediate,
Collection Controlled Substances: Established methamphetamine (for conversion),
(1) Type of Information Collection: Initial Aggregate Production Quotas methylphenidate, oxymorphone and
New collection. for 2005 tetrahydrocannabinols were insufficient
(2) Title of the Form/Collection: COPS to provide for the estimated medical,
AGENCY: Drug Enforcement
Budget Detail Worksheets. scientific, research and industrial needs
(3) Agency form number, if any, and Administration (DEA), Justice.
of the United States, for export
the applicable component of the ACTION: Notice of aggregate production requirements and for the establishment
Department sponsoring the collection: quotas for 2005. and maintenance of reserve stocks. One
None. U.S. Department of Justice, Office SUMMARY: This notice establishes initial comment stated that the proposed
of Community Oriented Policing 2005 aggregate production quotas for aggregate production quota for 2,5-
Services. controlled substances in Schedules I dimethoxyamphetamine was too high.
(4) Affected public who will be asked DEA has taken into consideration the
and II of the Controlled Substances Act
or required to respond, as well as a brief above comments along with the relevant
(CSA).
abstract: Primary: Law enforcement 2004 manufacturing quotas, current
agencies and other public and private DATES: Effective Date: January 3, 2005.
2004 sales and inventories, 2005 export
entities that apply for COPS Office FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: requirements, and research and product
grants or cooperative agreements will be Christine A. Sannerud, Ph.D., Chief, development requirements. Based on
asked to complete the COPS Budget Drug & Chemical Evaluation Section, this information, the DEA has adjusted
Detail Worksheets. The COPS Budget Drug Enforcement Administration, the initial aggregate production quotas
Detail Worksheets are the result of a Washington, DC 20537, Telephone: for hydromorphone, lysergic acid
COPS Office business process (202) 307–7183. diethylamide, marihuana,
reengineering effort aimed at SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section methamphetamine (for conversion), and
standardization as required under the 306 of the CSA (21 U.S.C. 826) requires tetrahydrocannabinols to meet the
grant streamlining requirements of that the Attorney General establish legitimate needs of the United States.
Public Law 106–107, the Federal aggregate production quotas for each Regarding 2,5-
Financial Assistance Management basic class of controlled substance listed dimehthoxyamphetamine, alfentanil,
Improvement Act of 1999, as well as the in Schedules I and II. This amphetamine, codeine, fentanyl,
President’s Management Agenda E- responsibility has been delegated to the gamma-hydroxybutyric acid (GHB),
grants Initiative. The new worksheets Administrator of the DEA by Section levorphanol, methadone, methadone
standardize the budget forms across all 0.100 of Title 28 of the Code of Federal intermediate, methylphenidate and
COPS Office programs and should Regulations. The Administrator, in turn, oxymorphone, the DEA has determined
reduce the burden on applicants due has redelegated this function to the that the proposed initial 2005 aggregate
their ability to use the same form for Deputy Administrator, pursuant to production quotas are sufficient to meet

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