Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles, 11254-11255 [2011-4476]

Download as PDF 11254 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 1, 2011 / Notices (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.847, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Research; 93.848, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Research; 93.849, Kidney Diseases, Urology and Hematology Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: February 23, 2011. Jennifer S. Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–4550 Filed 2–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Amended Notice of Meeting Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Special Emphasis Panel, New Strategies for Growing 3D Tissues, which was published in the Federal Register on February 15, 2011, FR 2011–3373. The meeting was originally advertised for March 9–10, 2011. The meeting will take place on March 9, 2011 only. The meeting is closed to the public. Dated: February 23, 2011. Jennifer S. Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–4547 Filed 2–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2011–0008] Submission for Review; Information Collection Extension Request for the DHS S&T First Responders Community of Practice Science and Technology Directorate, DHS. ACTION: 60-day notice and request for comment. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) invites the general public to comment on the data collection form for the DHS Science & Technology (S&T) First Responders Community of Practice (FRCoP): User Registration Page (DHS Form 10059 (9/ 09)). The FRCoP Web based tool collects profile information from first responders and select authorized non-first responder users to facilitate networking and formation of online communities. All users are required to authenticate jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:42 Feb 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 prior to entering the site. In addition, the tool provides members the capability to create wikis, discussion threads, blogs, documents, etc., allowing them to enter and upload content in accordance with the site’s Rules of Behavior. Members are able to participate in threaded discussions and comment on other member’s content. DHS S&T FRCoP program is responsible for providing a collaborative environment for the first responder community to share information, best practices, and lessons learned. Section 313 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–296) established this requirement. This notice and request for comments is required by 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 May 2, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments, identified by docket number DHS–2011–0008, by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Please follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: Michael.Bowerbank@dhs.gov. Please include docket number DHS–2011–0008 in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 254–6171. (Not a toll-free number). • Mail: Science and Technology Directorate, ATTN: Chief Information Office—Michael Bowerbank, 245 Murray Drive, Mail Stop 0202, Washington, DC 20528. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Bowerbank (202) 254–6895 (this is not a toll free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DHS S&T currently has approval to collect information utilizing the User Registration Form until July 31, 2011 with OMB approval number 1640–0016. The User Registration Form will be available on the First Responders Community of Practice Web site found at [https:// communities.firstresponder.gov/]. The user will complete the form online and submit it through the Web site. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Renewal of information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: First Responders Community of Practice: User Registration Form. Agency Form Number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: DHS Science PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 & Technology Directorate, DHS Form 10059 (09/09). (3) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Individuals; the data will be gathered from individual first responders who wish to participate in the First Responders Community of Practice. (4) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: a. Estimate of the total number of respondents: 5,000. b. An estimate of the time for an average respondent to respond: 0.25 burden hours. c. Estimate of total number of burden hours: 2,500 burden hours. Dated: February 22, 2011. Tara O’Toole, Under Secretary for Science and Technology. [FR Doc. 2011–4516 Filed 2–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information: 1651–0030. AGENCY: 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 Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles (CBP Form 255). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 2, 2011, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street, NW., 5th 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, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1 jlentini on DSKJ8SOYB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 40 / Tuesday, March 1, 2011 / Notices NW., 5th 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 collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13). 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: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles. OMB Number: 1651–0030. Form Number: CBP Form 255. Abstract: CBP Form 255 is completed by travelers arriving in the United States with a parcel or container which is to be sent from an insular possession at a later date. It is the only means whereby the CBP officer, when the person arrives, can apply the exemptions or 5 percent flat rate of duty to all of the traveler’s purchases. A person purchasing articles in American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands of the United States receives a sales slip, invoice, or other evidence of purchase which is presented to the CBP officer along with the CBP Form 255, which is prepared in triplicate. The CBP officer verifies the information, indicates on the form whether the article or articles were free of duty, or dutiable at the flat rate and validates the form. Two copies of the form are returned to the traveler, who sends one form to the vendor. Upon receipt of the form the vendor places it in an envelope, affixed to the outside of the package, and clearly marks the package ‘‘Unaccompanied Tourist Shipment,’’ and sends the package to the traveler, generally via VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:42 Feb 28, 2011 Jkt 223001 mail, although it could be sent by other means. If sent through the mail, the package would be examined by CBP and forwarded to the Postal Service for delivery. Any duties due would be collected by the mail carrier. If the shipment arrives by means other than through the mail, the traveler would be notified by the carrier when the article arrives. Entry would be made by the carrier or the traveler at the customhouse. Any duties due would be collected at that time. CBP Form 255 is authorized by Sections 202 & 203 of Public Law 95– 410 and provided for 19 CFR 148.110, 148.113, 148.114, 148.115 and 148.116. A sample of this form may be viewed at http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/ CBP_Form_255.pdf. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to the information being collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,500. Estimated Number of Responses: 15,000. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,250. Dated: February 24, 2011. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2011–4476 Filed 2–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection for Review; Form G–79A, Information Relating to Beneficiary of Private Bill; OMB Control No. 1653– 0026. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), will be submitted the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11255 collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until May 2, 2011. Written comments and suggestions regarding items contained in this notice and especially with regard to the estimated public burden and associated response time should be directed to the Office of the Chief Financial Officer/ OAA/Records Branch, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, 500 12th Street, SW., STOP 5705, Washington, DC 20536–5705. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until May 2, 2011. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information should address one or more 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, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies 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 submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of currently approved information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Information Relating to Beneficiary of Private Bill. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form G–79A, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individual or Households. The information in this collection is taken to compose reports on immigration related private bills to Congress to determine whether the bill is necessary or if the subject is worthy of the proposed relief. E:\FR\FM\01MRN1.SGM 01MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of 
Unaccompanied Articles

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

ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an 
existing collection of information: 1651-0030.

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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 Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles (CBP Form 255). This request 
for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995 (Pub. L. 104-13).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 2, 2011, to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection, Attn: Tracey Denning, Regulations and Rulings, Office of 
International Trade, 799 9th Street, NW., 5th 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, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 
9th Street,

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NW., 5th 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 
collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 
104-13). 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: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles.
    OMB Number: 1651-0030.
    Form Number: CBP Form 255.
    Abstract: CBP Form 255 is completed by travelers arriving in the 
United States with a parcel or container which is to be sent from an 
insular possession at a later date. It is the only means whereby the 
CBP officer, when the person arrives, can apply the exemptions or 5 
percent flat rate of duty to all of the traveler's purchases.
    A person purchasing articles in American Samoa, Guam, the 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands of 
the United States receives a sales slip, invoice, or other evidence of 
purchase which is presented to the CBP officer along with the CBP Form 
255, which is prepared in triplicate. The CBP officer verifies the 
information, indicates on the form whether the article or articles were 
free of duty, or dutiable at the flat rate and validates the form. Two 
copies of the form are returned to the traveler, who sends one form to 
the vendor. Upon receipt of the form the vendor places it in an 
envelope, affixed to the outside of the package, and clearly marks the 
package ``Unaccompanied Tourist Shipment,'' and sends the package to 
the traveler, generally via mail, although it could be sent by other 
means. If sent through the mail, the package would be examined by CBP 
and forwarded to the Postal Service for delivery. Any duties due would 
be collected by the mail carrier. If the shipment arrives by means 
other than through the mail, the traveler would be notified by the 
carrier when the article arrives. Entry would be made by the carrier or 
the traveler at the customhouse. Any duties due would be collected at 
that time.
    CBP Form 255 is authorized by Sections 202 & 203 of Public Law 95-
410 and provided for 19 CFR 148.110, 148.113, 148.114, 148.115 and 
148.116. A sample of this form may be viewed at http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_255.pdf.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date of this information collection with no change to the 
burden hours or to the information being collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,500.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 15,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,250.

     Dated: February 24, 2011.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2011-4476 Filed 2-28-11; 8:45 am]
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