Agency Information Collection Activities: Land Border Carrier Initiative, 23895-23896 [E7-8306]

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 83 (Tuesday, May 1, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 23895-23896]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-8306]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Land Border Carrier 
Initiative

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

ACTION: Proposed collection; comments requested.

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SUMMARY: U.S. 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: Land 
Border Carrier Initiative. This is a proposed extension of an 
information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing 
that this information collection be extended with 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 (72 FR 9346) on March 1, 
2007, 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 May 31, 2007.

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: U.S. 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 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: Land Border Carrier Initiative Program.
    OMB Number: 1651-0077.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Abstract: LBCIP is a Program in which applicants are pre-screened 
in order to receive expedited processing at CBP land ports-of-entry. 
The Customs and Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) Program 
supersedes LBCIP and expands it to include other entities, including 
air and sea. Its purpose is also to provide participants expedited 
processing at ports-of-entry. CBP requests that the name of this 
information collection be changed from Land Border Carrier Initiative 
Program (LBCIP) to Customs and Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-
TPAT).
    Current Actions: This submission is to extend the expiration date 
without a change to the burden hours.
    Type of Review: Extension (with change).
    Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals, Institutions.

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    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,500.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 32,500.
    Estimated Total Annualized Cost on the Public: N/A.
    If additional information is required contact: Tracey Denning, U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 
3.2.C, Washington, DC 20229, at 202-344-1429.

    Dated: April 24, 2007.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, Information Services Branch.
[FR Doc. E7-8306 Filed 4-30-07; 8:45 am]
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