Saturday, September 29, 2012

Chemical Weapons Convention ICR Renewal

The Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security published an information collection request (ICR) renewal notice in the Federal Register (77 FR 59891-59892) on Monday (available on the Internet today) for the submission of declarations, reports and inspections required by the Chemical Weapons Convention Implementation Act of 1998 and Commerce Chemical Weapons Convention Regulations (CWCR).

The current ICR (0694-0091) expires 02/28/2013 and there are no changes in this renewal request. The numbers provided in this request are:

• Estimated Number of Respondents: 816.

• Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes--12 hours per response.

• Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,047.

• Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $41,740.

Public comments may be submitted via email to Jennifer Jessup ( Comments need to be submitted  by November 30, 2012.

NOTE: Most of the facilities required to submit Schedule 1 and 2 reports under this program will also be covered under the CFATS program.

1 comment:

Research Chems said...

The Convention is unique because it is the first multilateral treaty to ban an entire category of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) and to provide for the international verification of the destruction of these weapons.

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