Notice of Meeting of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee, 24870 [E9-12053]

Download as PDF 24870 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 99 / Tuesday, May 26, 2009 / Notices (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. Nancy Ward, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. E9–12176 Filed 5–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [Docket No. USCBP–2009–0014] Notice of Meeting of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. SUMMARY: The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee) will meet in open session. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: Wednesday, June 10, 2009, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed all business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Continental Room C, Ronald Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW., Washington, DC. Written material, comments, requests to make oral presentations, and requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee prior to the meeting must be submitted to the contact person listed below by Friday, May 29, 2009. Comments must be identified by USCBP–2009–0014 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: anna.brown@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Facsimile: (202) 344–1818. • Mail: Mrs. Jean Brown, Office of Finance, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 4.5A, Washington, DC 20229. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, VerDate Nov<24>2008 20:08 May 22, 2009 Jkt 217001 including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Jean Brown, Office of Finance, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW., Suite 4.5A, Washington, DC 20229; e-mail: anna.brown@dhs.gov; telephone: (202) 344–1910; facsimile: (202) 344–1818. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C., App.), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) hereby announces the meeting of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee (hereinafter, ‘‘Advisory Committee’’). This Advisory Committee was established pursuant to section 286(k) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA), codified at title 8 U.S.C. 1356(k), which references the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C., App. et seq.). With the merger of the Immigration and Naturalization Service into DHS, the Advisory Committee’s responsibilities were transferred from the Attorney General to the Commissioner of CBP pursuant to section 1512(d) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002. The Advisory Committee held its first meeting under the direction of CBP on October 22, 2003 (see 68 FR 56301, September 30, 2003). Among other things, the Advisory Committee advises DHS via the Commissioner of CBP on issues related to the performance of airport and seaport inspections involving agriculture, customs, or immigration based concerns. This advice includes, but is not limited to issues such as the time period during which such services should be performed and the proper number and deployment of inspection officers. Additionally, this advice includes the level and the appropriateness of the following fees assessed for CBP services: the immigration user fee pursuant to 8 U.S.C. 1356(d), the customs inspection user fee pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 58c(a)(5), and the agriculture inspection user fee pursuant to 21 U.S.C 136a. The seventh meeting of the Advisory Committee will be held at the date, time and location specified above. A tentative agenda for the meeting is set forth below. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Tentative Agenda 1. Introduction of Committee members and CBP Personnel. 2. Report of activities since last meeting held on March 5, 2008. 3. Update on the proposal to consolidate customs and immigration user fees. 4. Discussion of Model Ports next steps. 5. Discussion of the ESTA requirement compliance and possible date for enforcement. 6. Overview and discussion of CBP’s FY10 budget. 7. Discussion of the impact of the decline in international air passengers on user fee collections and CBP staffing levels. 8. Discussion of the Global Entry implementation, public outreach, and additional foreign partners. 9. Agree on consensus recommendations on the issues discussed. 10. Discussion of Committee administrative issues and scheduling of next meeting. 11. Adjourn. Procedural This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting may close early if all business is finished. Public participation in the deliberations is welcome; however, please note that matters outside of the scope of this committee will not be discussed. All visitors to the Ronald Reagan Building will have to show a picture ID in order to be admitted into the building. Since seating is limited, all persons attending this event must provide notice, preferably by close of business on Friday, May 29, 2009, to Mrs. Jean Brown, Office of Finance, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 4.5A, Washington, DC 20229; e-mail: anna.brown@dhs.gov; telephone: (202) 344–1910; facsimile: (202) 344–1818. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Mrs. Jean Brown as soon as possible. Dated: May 18, 2009. Elaine Killoran, Acting Assistant Commissioner, Office of Finance, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. E9–12053 Filed 5–22–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P E:\FR\FM\26MYN1.SGM 26MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[Docket No. USCBP-2009-0014]


Notice of Meeting of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee

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

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Airport and 
Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee) 
will meet in open session. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: Wednesday, June 10, 2009, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Please note 
that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed all 
business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Continental Room C, Ronald 
Reagan Building, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW., Washington, DC. Written 
material, comments, requests to make oral presentations, and requests 
to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the 
committee prior to the meeting must be submitted to the contact person 
listed below by Friday, May 29, 2009. Comments must be identified by 
USCBP-2009-0014 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: anna.brown@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in 
the subject line of the message.
     Facsimile: (202) 344-1818.
     Mail: Mrs. Jean Brown, Office of Finance, U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 4.5A, 
Washington, DC 20229.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee 
Advisory Committee, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Jean Brown, Office of Finance, 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave, NW., Suite 
4.5A, Washington, DC 20229; e-mail: anna.brown@dhs.gov; telephone: 
(202) 344-1910; facsimile: (202) 344-1818.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (5 U.S.C., App.), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) hereby 
announces the meeting of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
Airport and Seaport Inspections User Fee Advisory Committee 
(hereinafter, ``Advisory Committee''). This Advisory Committee was 
established pursuant to section 286(k) of the Immigration and 
Nationality Act (INA), codified at title 8 U.S.C. 1356(k), which 
references the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C., App. et seq.). 
With the merger of the Immigration and Naturalization Service into DHS, 
the Advisory Committee's responsibilities were transferred from the 
Attorney General to the Commissioner of CBP pursuant to section 1512(d) 
of the Homeland Security Act of 2002. The Advisory Committee held its 
first meeting under the direction of CBP on October 22, 2003 (see 68 FR 
56301, September 30, 2003). Among other things, the Advisory Committee 
advises DHS via the Commissioner of CBP on issues related to the 
performance of airport and seaport inspections involving agriculture, 
customs, or immigration based concerns. This advice includes, but is 
not limited to issues such as the time period during which such 
services should be performed and the proper number and deployment of 
inspection officers. Additionally, this advice includes the level and 
the appropriateness of the following fees assessed for CBP services: 
the immigration user fee pursuant to 8 U.S.C. 1356(d), the customs 
inspection user fee pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 58c(a)(5), and the 
agriculture inspection user fee pursuant to 21 U.S.C 136a.
    The seventh meeting of the Advisory Committee will be held at the 
date, time and location specified above. A tentative agenda for the 
meeting is set forth below.

Tentative Agenda

    1. Introduction of Committee members and CBP Personnel.
    2. Report of activities since last meeting held on March 5, 2008.
    3. Update on the proposal to consolidate customs and immigration 
user fees.
    4. Discussion of Model Ports next steps.
    5. Discussion of the ESTA requirement compliance and possible date 
for enforcement.
    6. Overview and discussion of CBP's FY10 budget.
    7. Discussion of the impact of the decline in international air 
passengers on user fee collections and CBP staffing levels.
    8. Discussion of the Global Entry implementation, public outreach, 
and additional foreign partners.
    9. Agree on consensus recommendations on the issues discussed.
    10. Discussion of Committee administrative issues and scheduling of 
next meeting.
    11. Adjourn.

Procedural

    This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting 
may close early if all business is finished. Public participation in 
the deliberations is welcome; however, please note that matters outside 
of the scope of this committee will not be discussed.
    All visitors to the Ronald Reagan Building will have to show a 
picture ID in order to be admitted into the building. Since seating is 
limited, all persons attending this event must provide notice, 
preferably by close of business on Friday, May 29, 2009, to Mrs. Jean 
Brown, Office of Finance, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Suite 4.5A, Washington, DC 20229; e-mail: 
anna.brown@dhs.gov; telephone: (202) 344-1910; facsimile: (202) 344-
1818.

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Mrs. Jean Brown as soon as possible.

    Dated: May 18, 2009.
Elaine Killoran,
Acting Assistant Commissioner, Office of Finance, U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection.
[FR Doc. E9-12053 Filed 5-22-09; 8:45 am]
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