Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Foreign Trade Zone and/or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit, 61164-61165 [E9-28079]

Download as PDF 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 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 224 / Monday, November 23, 2009 / Notices 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. 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 17, 2009. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 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Members of the public who wish to obtain the listenonly call-in number, access code, and other information for the public teleconference may contact Alyson Price as listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by Thursday, December 3, 2009. All written comments must be received by Thursday, December 3, 2009. All submission received must include the Docket number FEMA–2007–0008 and VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:37 Nov 20, 2009 Jkt 220001 may be submitted by any one of the following methods: Federal Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the Web site. E-mail: FEMA-RULES@dhs.gov. Include Docket number FEMA–2007– 0008 in the subject line of the message. Facsimile: (703) 483–2999. Mail: FEMA, Office of Chief Counsel, 500 C Street, SW., Room 840, Washington, DC 20472–3100. Hand Delivery/Courier: FEMA, Office of Chief Counsel, 500 C Street, SW., Room 840, Washington, DC 20472– 3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the docket number: FEMA–2007–0008. Comments received will also be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. You may want to read the Privacy Act Notice located on the Privacy and Use Notice link on the Administration Navigation Bar of the Web site http:// www.regulations.gov. Docket: For access to the docket to read documents or comments received by the National Advisory Council, go to http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alyson Price, Designated Federal Officer, FEMA, 500 C Street, SW., Room 832, Washington, DC 20472–3100, telephone 202–646–3746, fax 202–646– 4176, and e-mail FEMA–NAC@dhs.gov. The NAC Web site is located at: http:// www.fema.gov/about/nac/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is required under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 1 et seq.). 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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, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Revision of an existing 
information collection: 1651-0029.

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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: 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.

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 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 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.

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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.
    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 17, 2009.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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