Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Foreign Trade Zone and/or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit, 47014-47015 [E9-22041]

Download as PDF 47014 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 176 / Monday, September 14, 2009 / Notices Form: Not Applicable. OMB Number: 1670–NEW. Frequency: Once. Affected Public: Federal, State, Local, Tribal. Number of Respondents: 150. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 12 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 30 annual burden hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): None. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): None. Thomas Chase Garwood, III, Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–22048 Filed 9–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY National Protection and Programs Directorate Constellation Automated Critical Asset Management System Functional Survey cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments; new information collection request 1670–NEW. SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, has submitted the following Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until November 13, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.1. ADDRESSES: Written comments and questions about this Information Collection Request should be forwarded to Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Infrastructure Protection, Attn.: Veronica Heller, Team Lead, Planning and Policy Integration, Ballston One, 4601 N. Fairfax Drive 5th Floor, Arlington, Virginia 22203. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The C/ ACAMS program offers State and local first responders, emergency managers, and other homeland security officials access to the Constellation/Automated Critical Asset Management System (C/ VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:23 Sep 11, 2009 Jkt 217001 ACAMS) tools for using CIKR asset data, prevention and protection information, and incident response and recovery plans to make their communities safer. Efficient and effective use of the C/ ACAMS tools helps all State and local first responders and emergency managers nationwide reach their goal of making their communities safer. To ensure that interested stakeholders achieve this mission, C/ACAMS requests supporting information from users seeking to use its tool. The C/ACAMS Program Management Office (PMO) evaluates the Functional Survey to determine levels of customers’ satisfaction with the user experience with the C/ACAMS tool. The survey supports data-based decision-making because it evaluates quantitative and qualitative data to identify improvements and identify significant issues based on experienced customer assessments of key tool functions. Obtaining current fact-based actionable data about tool features allows the program to appropriate funds costeffectively based on user need, saving costs while improving the tool. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments which: 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, 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 collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. Analysis Agency: Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate. Title: Constellation Automated Critical Asset Management System Functional Survey. Form: Not Applicable. OMB Number: 1670–NEW. Affected Public: Federal, State, Local, Tribal. Number of Respondents: 650. PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Estimated Time Per Respondent: 15 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 163 annual burden hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $1,800.00. Total Burden Cost (operating/ maintaining): $1,250.00. Dated: August 28, 2009. Thomas Chase Garwood, III, Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. E9–22047 Filed 9–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Foreign Trade Zone and/or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments; Revision of an existing collection of information: 1651–0029. SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Application for Foreign Trade Zone Admission and/ or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 13, 2009, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799 9th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20229– 1177. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799 9th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, at 202–325–0265. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 176 / Monday, September 14, 2009 / Notices cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). The comments should address: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimates of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology; and (e) the annual costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (a total capital/startup costs and operations and maintenance costs). The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Application for Foreign Trade Zone Admission and/or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit. OMB Number: 1651–0029. Form Number: CBP Forms 214, 214A, 214B, 214C, and 216. Abstract: CBP Forms 214, 214A, 214B, and 214C, Application for ForeignTrade Zone Admission and/or Status Designation, are used by companies that bring merchandise into a foreign trade zone to register the admission of such merchandise into zones, and to apply for the appropriate zone status. Form CBP–216, Foreign-Trade Zone Activity Permit, is used by companies to request approval to manipulate, manufacture, exhibit or destroy merchandise in a foreign trade zone. Current Actions: CBP is proposing to decrease the burden hours associated with this collection of information as a result of better estimates of the total number of annual responses for Form 214. Type of Review: Extension (with change). Affected Public: Businesses. Form 214, Application for ForeignTrade Zone Admission and/or Status Designation Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,749. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 25. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 168,725. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:23 Sep 11, 2009 Jkt 217001 Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 42,182. Form 216, Application for ForeignTrade Zone Activity Permit Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 10. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 25,000. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,167. Dated: September 9, 2009. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. E9–22041 Filed 9–11–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Secret Service 30-day Notice and request for comments SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has submitted the following information collection requests (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995: 1620–0001. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on June 18, 2009 at 74 FR 28941, allowing for OMB review and a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 14, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the items contained in this notice should be directed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attn: Desk Officer for United States Secret Service, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov; or faxed to 202–395–5806. The Office of Management and Budget is particularly interested in comments which: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47015 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, 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 collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submissions of responses. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to: United States Secret Service, Security Clearance Division, Attn: Althea Washington, Communications Center (SCD), 345 Murray Lane, SW., Building T5, Washington, DC 20223. Telephone number: (202) 406–6658. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires each Federal agency to provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. The notice for this proposed information collection contains the following: (1) The name of the component of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security; (2) Type of review requested, e.g. new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (3) OMB Control Number, if applicable; (4) Title; (5) Summary of the collection; (6) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (7) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (8) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. The Department of Homeland Security invites public comment. The Department of Homeland Security is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Is the estimate of burden for this information collection accurate; (3) How might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) How might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. All comments will become a matter of E:\FR\FM\14SEN1.SGM 14SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Foreign 
Trade Zone and/or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade 
Zone Activity Permit

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

ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments; Revision of an existing 
collection of information: 1651-0029.

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SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and 
respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal 
agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning 
the Application for Foreign Trade Zone Admission and/or Status 
Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit. 
This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 13, 
2009, to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 
799 9th Street, NW., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information 
should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 799 9th Street, NW., 7th 
Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, at 202-325-0265.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on proposed and/or continuing information

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collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 
104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). The comments should address: (a) Whether 
the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance 
of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall 
have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimates of 
the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) 
ways to minimize the burden including the use of automated collection 
techniques or the use of other forms of information technology; and (e) 
the annual costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the 
collection of information (a total capital/startup costs and operations 
and maintenance costs). The comments that are submitted will be 
summarized and included in the CBP request for Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public 
record. In this document CBP is soliciting comments concerning the 
following information collection:
    Title: Application for Foreign Trade Zone Admission and/or Status 
Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit.
    OMB Number: 1651-0029.
    Form Number: CBP Forms 214, 214A, 214B, 214C, and 216.
    Abstract: CBP Forms 214, 214A, 214B, and 214C, Application for 
Foreign-Trade Zone Admission and/or Status Designation, are used by 
companies that bring merchandise into a foreign trade zone to register 
the admission of such merchandise into zones, and to apply for the 
appropriate zone status. Form CBP-216, Foreign-Trade Zone Activity 
Permit, is used by companies to request approval to manipulate, 
manufacture, exhibit or destroy merchandise in a foreign trade zone.
    Current Actions: CBP is proposing to decrease the burden hours 
associated with this collection of information as a result of better 
estimates of the total number of annual responses for Form 214.
    Type of Review: Extension (with change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.

Form 214, Application for Foreign-Trade Zone Admission and/or Status 
Designation

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,749.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 25.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 168,725.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 42,182.

Form 216, Application for Foreign-Trade Zone Activity Permit

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 10.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 25,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,167.

    Dated: September 9, 2009.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. E9-22041 Filed 9-11-09; 8:45 am]
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