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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 226 / Friday, November 24, 2006 / Notices laws and regulations. To build on existing infrastructure, ACE will use ITDS to share electronic international trade and transportation data with participating Federal agencies. Organization (ICAO)-compliant passports (e-Passports). DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY 8. Office of Transportation Redress Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 4. Visitor Management System (VMS) August 31, 2006: The TSA Traveler Identity Verification Program was developed as a voluntary program by TSA to provide a forum for individuals who believe they have been unfairly or incorrectly delayed, denied boarding, or identified for additional screening at our Nation’s airports to request redress. Responsibility for the program lies in TSA’s Office of Transportation Security Redress. TSA Transportation Security Administration (TSA) July 14, 2006: TSA’s Office of Security has established a Security Appointment Center (SAC), which will utilize VMS. VMS is a system by which computerized visitor logs will be generated and temporary self-expiring paper badges will be issued for all visitors entering the TSA Headquarters Buildings and the Transportation Security Operations Center. 5. Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT) US-VISIT July 31, 2006: This PIA describes changes to IDENT corresponding to the publication of a new IDENT system of records notice. IDENT is a Department of Homeland Security wide system for the collection and processing of biometric and limited biographic information for DHS national security, law enforcement, immigration, intelligence and other DHS missionrelated functions and to provide associated testing, training, management reporting, planning and analysis, or other administrative uses. 6. Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI) CBP August 10, 2006: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, in conjunction with the Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State, is publishing a notice of proposed rule making to implement WHTI. The air/sea requirements of WHTI are the first phase in the implementation of new passport requirements for certain travelers to, and from, the United States as defined in the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. WHTI will expand the group from which passport and travel information will be collected from affected travelers. 7. ePassport Program cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 67885 US-VISIT August 18, 2006: This is an update to previous US-VISIT PIAs to address the changes to the port of entry processing that will result from the deployment of the capability to biometrically compare and authenticate RFID chip-enabled, International Civil Aviation VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:24 Nov 22, 2006 Jkt 211001 9. Interim Data Sharing Model (IDSM) US-VISIT September 1, 2006: Interim Data Sharing Model for the Automated Biometric Identification System (IDENT)/Integrated Automated Fingerprint Identification System (IAFIS) Interoperability Project. As anticipated under the External Data Sharing section of the IDENT PIA, this document discusses the sharing of data between IDENT and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Criminal Justice Information Service (CJIS) Division’s IAFIS. FBI/CJIS provides criminal history information to Federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies. The FBI completed its own PIA on the data it shares with IDENT. Therefore, this PIA discusses only the DHS sharing of IDENT data with the FBI/CJIS. Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Proposed collection; comments requested. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted 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: Administrative Rulings. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended without a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 54674– 54675) on September 18, 2006, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. 10. Registered Traveler Written comments should be received on or before December 26, 2006. TSA ADDRESSES: September 1, 2006: Pursuant to TSA’s authority to operate trusted traveler programs and following two sets of pilot programs, TSA is conducting the next phase of Registered Traveler at approximately 10–20 participating airports to further test and evaluate this type of trusted passenger program. This phase introduces interoperability among participating airports/air carriers and operating with larger populations. Dated: November 15, 2006. Hugo Teufel III, Chief Privacy Officer. [FR Doc. E6–19885 Filed 11–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/ Customs and Border Protection, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) encourages the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13). Your comments should address one of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 67886 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 226 / Friday, November 24, 2006 / Notices cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including 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. Title: Administrative Rulings. OMB Number: 1651–0085. Form Number: N/A. Abstract: This collection is necessary in order for CBP to respond to requests by importers and other interested persons for the issuance of administrative rulings regarding the interpretation of CBP laws with respect to prospective and current transactions. Current Actions: This submission is to extend the expiration date without a change to the burden hours. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals, Institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,200. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 128,000. Estimated Total Annualized Cost on the Public: $12,800,000. If additional information is required contact: Tracey Denning, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 3.2.C, Washington, DC 20229, at 202– 344–1429. Dated: November 16, 2006. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, Information Services Branch. [FR Doc. E6–19811 Filed 11–22–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 13:24 Nov 22, 2006 Jkt 211001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Bureau of Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Centralized Examination Station Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Proposed collection; comments requested. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted 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: Centralized Examination Station. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended without a change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments form the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 54675) on September 18, 2006, allowing for a 60day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 26, 2006. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/ Customs and Border Protection, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) encourages the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13). Your comments should address one of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Proper performance of the PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 functions of the agency/component, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of the burden of The proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including 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. Title: Application to Establish Centralized Examination Station. OMB Number: 1651–0061. Form Number: N/A. Abstract: If a port director decides their port needs one or more Centralized Examination Stations (CES), they solicit applications to operate a CES. The information contained in the application will be used to determine the suitability of the applicant’s facility, fairness of fee structure, knowledge of cargo handling operations and of CBP procedures. Current Actions: This submission is to extend the expiration date without a change to the burden hours. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses, Institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 2 hours (120 minutes). Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Estimated Total Annualized Cost on the Public: $1,450. If additional information is required, contact: Tracey Denning, Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 3.2.C, Washington, DC 20229, at 202– 344–1429. Dated: November 16, 2006. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Bureau of Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings

AGENCY: Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Proposed collection; comments requested.

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SUMMARY: The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the 
Department of Homeland Security has submitted 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: Administrative Rulings. This is a proposed extension of an 
information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing 
that this information collection be extended without a change to the 
burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the 
public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register (71 FR 54674-54675) on 
September 18, 2006, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice 
allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is 
conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 26, 
2006.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be 
addressed to Nathan Lesser, Desk Officer, Department of Homeland 
Security/Customs and Border Protection, and sent via electronic mail to 
oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-6974.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Bureau of Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) encourages the general public and affected Federal agencies to 
submit written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing 
information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13). Your comments should address one of the 
following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary

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for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, 
including whether the information will have practical utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of 
the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those 
who are to respond, including 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.
    Title: Administrative Rulings.
    OMB Number: 1651-0085.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Abstract: This collection is necessary in order for CBP to respond 
to requests by importers and other interested persons for the issuance 
of administrative rulings regarding the interpretation of CBP laws with 
respect to prospective and current transactions.
    Current Actions: This submission is to extend the expiration date 
without a change to the burden hours.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals, Institutions.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,200.
    Estimated Time Per Respondent: 10 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 128,000.
    Estimated Total Annualized Cost on the Public: $12,800,000.
    If additional information is required contact: Tracey Denning, 
Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., 
Room 3.2.C, Washington, DC 20229, at 202-344-1429.

    Dated: November 16, 2006.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, Information Services Branch.
[FR Doc. E6-19811 Filed 11-22-06; 8:45 am]
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