Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles, 61163-61164 [E9-28077]

Download as PDF jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 224 / Monday, November 23, 2009 / Notices or fax 202–475–3929, for questions on these documents. Contact Ms. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 202–366–9826, for questions on the docket. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this ICR should be granted based on it being necessary for the proper performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the collections; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR. They must also contain the docket number of this request, [USCG 2009–0846]. For your comments to OIRA to be considered, it is best if they are received on or before the December 23, 2009. Public participation and request for comments: We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. We will post all comments received, without change, to http:// www.regulations.gov. They will include any personal information you provide. We have an agreement with DOT to use their DMF. Please see the ‘‘Privacy Act’’ paragraph below. Submitting comments: If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG–2009–0846], indicate the specific section of the document to which each comment applies, providing a reason for each comment. We recommend you include your name, mailing address, an e-mail address, or other contact information in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. You may submit comments and material by electronic means, mail, fax, or delivery to the DMF at the address under ADDRESSES; but please submit them by only one means. If you submit them by mail or delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit them by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. In response to your comments, we may revise the ICR or decide not to seek an extension of approval for this collection. The Coast VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:37 Nov 20, 2009 Jkt 220001 Guard and OIRA will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. Viewing comments and documents: Go to http://www.regulations.gov to view documents mentioned in this Notice as being available in the docket. Click on the ‘‘read comments’’ box, which will then become highlighted in blue. In the ‘‘Keyword’’ box insert ‘‘USCG–2009–0846’’ and click ‘‘Search.’’ Click the ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ in the ‘‘Actions’’ column. You may also visit the DMF in room W12– 140 on the West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Privacy Act: Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments received in dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review the Privacy Act statement regarding our public dockets in the January 17, 2008 issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). Previous Request for Comments This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (74 FR 47949, September 18, 2009) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited no comments. Information Collection Request Title: Advance Notice of Vessel Arrival. OMB Control Number: 1625–0100. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Vessel owners and operators. Abstract: This information is required to control vessel traffic, develop contingency plans and enforce regulations. Forms: None. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains 200,039 hours a year. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: November 18, 2009. M.B. Lytle, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E9–28082 Filed 11–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 61163 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Revision of an existing information collection: 1651–0014. 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: Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles (Form 3299). This is a proposed extension and revision 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 (74 FR 48092) on September 21, 2009, 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 23, 2009. 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 the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. 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 (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 E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES 61164 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 224 / Monday, November 23, 2009 / Notices 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 techniques or other forms of information. Title: Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles. OMB Number: 1651–0014. Form Number: Form 3299. Abstract: The Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles, Form 3299, is prepared by individuals or a broker acting as an agent for the individual, or in some cases, the CBP officer. This Form allows individuals to claim duty-free entry of personal and household effects that do not accompany the individual upon his or her arrival in the United States. Current Actions: CBP is proposing to increase the burden hours associated with this collection of information as a result of increasing the estimated time per response from 10 minutes to 45 minutes for Form 3299. Type of Review: Extension (with change). Affected Public: Individuals, businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 150,000. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 150,000. Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 112,500. If additional information is required contact: 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. Dated: November 18, 2009. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. E9–28077 Filed 11–20–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:37 Nov 20, 2009 Jkt 220001 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, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Revision of an existing information collection: 1651–0029. 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: Application for Foreign Trade Zone Admission and/or Status Designation (Form 214), and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit (Form 216). This is a proposed extension and revision 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 (74 FR 47014) on September 14, 2009, allowing for a 60-day comment period. One comment was received. 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 23, 2009. 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 the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. 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 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (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 techniques or other forms of information. 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, Application for Foreign-Trade Zone Admission and/ or Status Designation; 214A (Statistical Copy); 214B (Continuation Sheet); and 214C (Continuation Sheet/Statistical Copy), 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. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 42,182. E:\FR\FM\23NON1.SGM 23NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 224 (Monday, November 23, 2009)]
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[FR Doc No: E9-28077]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration for Free 
Entry of Unaccompanied Articles

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

ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Revision of an existing 
information collection: 1651-0014.

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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: Declaration 
for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles (Form 3299). This is a 
proposed extension and revision 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 (74 FR 48092) on September 21, 2009, 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 23, 
2009.

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 the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, 
Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-5806.

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 
(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

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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 techniques or other 
forms of information.
    Title: Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles.
    OMB Number: 1651-0014.
    Form Number: Form 3299.
    Abstract: The Declaration for Free Entry of Unaccompanied Articles, 
Form 3299, is prepared by individuals or a broker acting as an agent 
for the individual, or in some cases, the CBP officer. This Form allows 
individuals to claim duty-free entry of personal and household effects 
that do not accompany the individual upon his or her arrival in the 
United States.
    Current Actions: CBP is proposing to increase the burden hours 
associated with this collection of information as a result of 
increasing the estimated time per response from 10 minutes to 45 
minutes for Form 3299.
    Type of Review: Extension (with change).
    Affected Public: Individuals, businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 150,000.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 150,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 112,500.
    If additional information is required contact: 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.

    Dated: November 18, 2009.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. E9-28077 Filed 11-20-09; 8:45 am]
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