Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2008, 71422-71423 [E7-24435]

Download as PDF 71422 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 241 / Monday, December 17, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Customs and Border Protection Bureau of Customs and Border Protection [CBP Dec. 07–93] [CBP Dec. 07–92] Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of Inspectorate America Corp., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory Re-Accreditation and Re-Approval of King Inspection and Testing, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2008 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of re-approval of Inspectorate America Corp., of Bellingham, Washington, as a commercial gauger and laboratory. ACTION: SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, Inspectorate America Corp., 4041 Home Road, Suite A, Bellingham, Washington 98226, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http:// www.cbp. gov/xp/cgov/import/ operations_support/labs_scientific_svcs/ org_and_operations.xml. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13, King Inspection and Testing, Inc., 1300 E. 223rd Street, #401, Carson, California 90745, has been re-approved to gauge petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils, and to test petroleum and petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analysis or gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific tests or gauger services this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/import/ operations_support/labs_scientific_svcs/ org_and_operations.xml. DATES: The re-approval of Inspectorate America Corp., as a commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on March 14, 2007. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for March 2010. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eugene J. Bondoc, PhD, or Randall Breaux, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202–344–1060. Eugene J. Bondoc, Ph.D, or Randall Breaux, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202–344–1060. Dated: December 6, 2007. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. E7–24395 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] Dated: December 6, 2007. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. E7–24396 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P BILLING CODE 9111–14–P ebenthall on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:12 Dec 14, 2007 Jkt 214001 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. Notice of re-approval of King Inspection and Testing, Inc., of Carson, California, as a commercial gauger and laboratory. The re-approval of King Inspection and Testing, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on September 15, 2006. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for September 2009. PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: General notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document provides notice to customs brokers that the annual fee of $138 that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or corporation, is due by February 15, 2008. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announces this date of payment for 2008 in accordance with the Tax Reform Act of 1986. DATES: Payment of the 2008 Customs Broker User Fee is due February 15, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Raine, Broker Compliance Branch, Trade Policy and Programs, (202) 863–6544. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background CBP Dec. 07–01 amended section 111.96 of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.96) pursuant to the amendment of section 13031 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 58c) by section 892 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, to establish that effective April 1, 2007 an annual user fee of $138 is to be assessed for each customs broker permit and national permit held by an individual, partnership, association, or corporation. The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations provide that this fee is payable for each calendar year in each broker district where the broker was issued a permit to do business by the due date which is published in the Federal Register annually. See 19 CFR 24.22(h) and (i)(9). Broker districts are defined in the General Notice entitled, ‘‘Geographical Boundaries of Customs Brokerage, Cartage and Lighterage Districts’’ published in the Federal Register on September 27, 1995 (60 FR 49971). Section 1893 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (Pub. L. 99–514) provides that notices of the date on which the payment is due for each broker permit shall be published by the Secretary of the Treasury in the Federal Register by no later than 60 days before such due date. Please note that section 403 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, 6 E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1 71423 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 241 / Monday, December 17, 2007 / Notices U.S.C. 101 et seq., (Pub. L. 107–296) and Treasury Department Order No. 100–16 (see Appendix to 19 CFR part 0) delegated general authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury over customs revenue functions (with certain specified exceptions) to the Secretary of Homeland Security. This document notifies customs brokers that for calendar year 2008, the due date for payment of the user fee is February 15, 2008. It is anticipated that for subsequent years, the annual user fee for customs brokers will be due on or about the twentieth of January of each year. Dated: December 12, 2007. Daniel Baldwin, Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade. [FR Doc. E7–24435 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5117–N–105] Compliance Inspection Report— Mortgagee’s Assurance of Completion Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. The Compliance Inspection Report is used by staff and private inspectors and appraisers. The Mortgagee’s assurance of Completion is used by mortgage companies for establishing escrow for incomplete repairs or construction. HUD staff review and approve these forms and use them in monitoring and training. DATES: Comments Due Date: January 16, 2008. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Approval Number (2502–0189) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Lillian Deitzer at Lillian_L_Deitzer@HUD.gov or telephone (202) 708–2374. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Deitzer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the Information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Compliance Inspection Report—Mortgagee’s Assurance of Completion. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0189. Form Numbers: HUD–92051 and HUD–92300. Description of the Need for the Information and Its Proposed Use: The Compliance Inspection Report is used by staff and private inspectors and appraisers. The Mortgagee’s Assurance of Completion is used by mortgage companies for establishing escrow for incomplete repairs or construction. HUD staff review and approve these forms and use them in monitoring and training. Frequency of Submission: On occasion. Number of respondents Annual responses 37,440 16.64 Reporting Burden .............................................................................. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. ebenthall on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES Total Estimated Burden Hours: 154,667. Status: Extension of a currently approved collection. Revocation and Redelegation of Fair Housing Act Complaint Processing Authority Dated: December 10, 2007. Lillian L. Deitzer, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 07–6054 Filed 12–14–07; 8:45 am] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4210–67–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:28 Dec 14, 2007 Jkt 214001 [Docket No. FR–5168–D–07] Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice of revocation and redelegation of authority. SUMMARY: The Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity (FHEO) revokes all prior redelegations of authority for Fair Housing Act complaint processing made within the Offices of the Assistant Secretary for PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 × Hours per response 0.248 = Burden hours 154,667 FHEO and the General Deputy Assistant Secretary for FHEO under the Fair Housing Act and redelegates this authority to FHEO region and headquarters staff. DATES: Effective Date: May 31, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bryan Greene, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Programs, Office of Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Room 5204, Washington, DC 20410–0001, telephone (202) 619–8046 (this is not a toll-free number). Hearing- and speech-impaired individuals may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. E:\FR\FM\17DEN1.SGM 17DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 241 (Monday, December 17, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 71422-71423]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-24435]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Bureau of Customs and Border Protection


Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2008

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

ACTION: General notice.

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SUMMARY: This document provides notice to customs brokers that the 
annual fee of $138 that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, 
whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or 
corporation, is due by February 15, 2008. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) announces this date of payment for 2008 in accordance with the 
Tax Reform Act of 1986.

DATES: Payment of the 2008 Customs Broker User Fee is due February 15, 
2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bruce Raine, Broker Compliance Branch, 
Trade Policy and Programs, (202) 863-6544.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    CBP Dec. 07-01 amended section 111.96 of title 19 of the Code of 
Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.96) pursuant to the amendment of 
section 13031 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 
(COBRA) of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 58c) by section 892 of the American Jobs 
Creation Act of 2004, to establish that effective April 1, 2007 an 
annual user fee of $138 is to be assessed for each customs broker 
permit and national permit held by an individual, partnership, 
association, or corporation.
    The Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations provide that 
this fee is payable for each calendar year in each broker district 
where the broker was issued a permit to do business by the due date 
which is published in the Federal Register annually. See 19 CFR 
24.22(h) and (i)(9). Broker districts are defined in the General Notice 
entitled, ``Geographical Boundaries of Customs Brokerage, Cartage and 
Lighterage Districts'' published in the Federal Register on September 
27, 1995 (60 FR 49971).
    Section 1893 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (Pub. L. 99-514) 
provides that notices of the date on which the payment is due for each 
broker permit shall be published by the Secretary of the Treasury in 
the Federal Register by no later than 60 days before such due date. 
Please note that section 403 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, 6

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U.S.C. 101 et seq., (Pub. L. 107-296) and Treasury Department Order No. 
100-16 (see Appendix to 19 CFR part 0) delegated general authority 
vested in the Secretary of the Treasury over customs revenue functions 
(with certain specified exceptions) to the Secretary of Homeland 
Security.
    This document notifies customs brokers that for calendar year 2008, 
the due date for payment of the user fee is February 15, 2008. It is 
anticipated that for subsequent years, the annual user fee for customs 
brokers will be due on or about the twentieth of January of each year.

    Dated: December 12, 2007.
Daniel Baldwin,
Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade.
[FR Doc. E7-24435 Filed 12-14-07; 8:45 am]
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