Automated Commercial Environment (ACE): Announcement of a New Start Date for the National Customs Automation Program Test of Automated Manifest Capabilities for Ocean and Rail Carriers, 42721-42722 [2011-18089]

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(The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 Jul 18, 2011 Jkt 223001 Automated Commercial Environment (ACE): Announcement of a New Start Date for the National Customs Automation Program Test of Automated Manifest Capabilities for Ocean and Rail Carriers AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, DHS. ACTION: General notice. SUMMARY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is announcing that the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test concerning the transmission of required advance ocean and rail data through the Automated Commercial Environment is scheduled to begin no earlier than August 1, 2011. CBP previously announced that this test would begin no earlier than December 22, 2010. This notice advises the public of the updated timeline for the test and announces that applications are still being accepted. DATES: The test will commence no earlier than August 1, 2011 and will run for no less than 90 days. CBP is currently accepting applications to participate and will continue to accept applications throughout the duration of the test. Selected applicants will be notified by CBP and will then undergo a certification process prior to beginning the test. Comments concerning this notice and all aspects of the announced test may be submitted at any time during the test period. ADDRESSES: Applications to participate in the test should be sent to Susan Maskell at Susan.Maskell@dhs.gov. Please describe in the body of the e-mail any past electronic data interchange PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42721 (EDI) history with CBP. Written comments concerning program and policy issues should be sent to ACEM1POLICY@cbp.dhs.gov. Please indicate in the subject line whether the comment relates to ocean carriers, rail carriers, or both. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested parties should direct any questions to their assigned Client Representative. Interested parties without an assigned Client Representative should direct their questions to the Client Representative Branch at 571–468–5500. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Certain ocean and rail data is required to be transmitted in advance of arrival through a CBP-approved electronic data interchange (EDI).The data includes the advance cargo information required by section 343 of the Trade Act of 2002, as amended by the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (See 68 FR 68140, December 5, 2003), and the advance data ocean carriers are required to provide pursuant to the importer security filing and additional carrier requirements interim final rule, commonly known as 10+2 (See 73 FR 71730, November 25, 2008).1 Currently, the Automated Commercial System (ACS) is the CBP-approved EDI through which this required data must be transmitted. New Start Date for NCAP Test On October 20, 2010, CBP issued a Federal Register notice announcing a National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test to allow ocean and rail data to be transmitted through the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) and scheduled the test to commence no earlier than December 22, 2010. See 75 FR 64737. Due to programming delays, the test will begin no earlier than August 1, 2011. For complete information on the test, including specifics on eligibility criteria, test procedures, and the application process, which is still ongoing, please refer to the October 20, 2010 notice. 1 For specific information about the requirements to provide advance cargo information to CBP, please see the following sections of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR): 4.7 Inward foreign manifest; production on demand; contents and form; advance filing of cargo declaration; 4.7a Inward manifest; information required; alternative forms; 4.7c Vessel stow plan; 4.7d Container status messages, 123.91 Electronic information for rail cargo required in advance of arrival; and part 149 Importer Security Filing. E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 42722 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 138 / Tuesday, July 19, 2011 / Notices Next Steps After the successful completion of the test, CBP plans to publish a document in the Federal Register announcing that ACE will be the only CBP-approved EDI for transmitting required advance ocean and rail data. CBP plans to provide an appropriate transitional period to allow all affected users adequate time to transition to ACE. Dated: July 13, 2011. Thomas Winkowski, Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations. [FR Doc. 2011–18089 Filed 7–18–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5480–N–67] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB Indian Housing Block Grants (IHBG) Program Reporting AGENCY: Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. Recipients of Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funds provide plans for low-income housing programs in their communities and submit quarterly reports on funds drawn. Recipients may submit information to correct and/or challenge data used in annual housing assistance formula allocations. Additional requirements have been added: Recipients may purchase insurance from a nonprofit insurance entity approved by HUD. These entities must submit annual audit and actuarial reviews to HUD annually. DATES: Comments Due Date: August 18, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2577–0218) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; e-mail OIRASubmission@omb.eop.gov fax: 202–395– 5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov; or telephone (202) 402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the Information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (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; (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 collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Indian Housing Block Grants (IHBG) Program Reporting. OMB Approval Number: 2577–0218. Form Numbers: HUD–4117, HUD– 52735–AS, HUD–52737, HUD–4119. Description of the Need for the Information and its Proposed Use: Recipients of Indian Housing Block Grant (IHBG) funds provide plans for low-income housing programs in their communities and submit quarterly reports on funds drawn. Recipients may submit information to correct and/or challenge data used in annual housing assistance formula allocations. Additional requirements have been added: Recipients may purchase insurance from a nonprofit insurance entity approved by HUD. These entities must submit annual audit and actuarial reviews to HUD annually. Frequency of Submission: On occasion, Annually. Number of respondents Annual responses 366 1 Reporting Burden .............................................................................. Total Estimated Burden Hours: 52,941. Status: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 35, as amended. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 138 (Tuesday, July 19, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 42721-42722]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-18089]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Automated Commercial Environment (ACE): Announcement of a New 
Start Date for the National Customs Automation Program Test of 
Automated Manifest Capabilities for Ocean and Rail Carriers

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, DHS.

ACTION: General notice.

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SUMMARY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is announcing that 
the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test concerning the 
transmission of required advance ocean and rail data through the 
Automated Commercial Environment is scheduled to begin no earlier than 
August 1, 2011. CBP previously announced that this test would begin no 
earlier than December 22, 2010. This notice advises the public of the 
updated timeline for the test and announces that applications are still 
being accepted.

DATES: The test will commence no earlier than August 1, 2011 and will 
run for no less than 90 days. CBP is currently accepting applications 
to participate and will continue to accept applications throughout the 
duration of the test. Selected applicants will be notified by CBP and 
will then undergo a certification process prior to beginning the test. 
Comments concerning this notice and all aspects of the announced test 
may be submitted at any time during the test period.

ADDRESSES: Applications to participate in the test should be sent to 
Susan Maskell at Susan.Maskell@dhs.gov. Please describe in the body of 
the e-mail any past electronic data interchange (EDI) history with CBP. 
Written comments concerning program and policy issues should be sent to 
ACEM1POLICY@cbp.dhs.gov. Please indicate in the subject line whether 
the comment relates to ocean carriers, rail carriers, or both.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Interested parties should direct any 
questions to their assigned Client Representative. Interested parties 
without an assigned Client Representative should direct their questions 
to the Client Representative Branch at 571-468-5500.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Certain ocean and rail data is required to be transmitted in 
advance of arrival through a CBP-approved electronic data interchange 
(EDI).The data includes the advance cargo information required by 
section 343 of the Trade Act of 2002, as amended by the Maritime 
Transportation Security Act of 2002 (See 68 FR 68140, December 5, 
2003), and the advance data ocean carriers are required to provide 
pursuant to the importer security filing and additional carrier 
requirements interim final rule, commonly known as 10+2 (See 73 FR 
71730, November 25, 2008).\1\ Currently, the Automated Commercial 
System (ACS) is the CBP-approved EDI through which this required data 
must be transmitted.
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    \1\ For specific information about the requirements to provide 
advance cargo information to CBP, please see the following sections 
of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR): 4.7 Inward 
foreign manifest; production on demand; contents and form; advance 
filing of cargo declaration; 4.7a Inward manifest; information 
required; alternative forms; 4.7c Vessel stow plan; 4.7d Container 
status messages, 123.91 Electronic information for rail cargo 
required in advance of arrival; and part 149 Importer Security 
Filing.
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New Start Date for NCAP Test

    On October 20, 2010, CBP issued a Federal Register notice 
announcing a National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test to allow 
ocean and rail data to be transmitted through the Automated Commercial 
Environment (ACE) and scheduled the test to commence no earlier than 
December 22, 2010. See 75 FR 64737. Due to programming delays, the test 
will begin no earlier than August 1, 2011.
    For complete information on the test, including specifics on 
eligibility criteria, test procedures, and the application process, 
which is still ongoing, please refer to the October 20, 2010 notice.

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Next Steps

    After the successful completion of the test, CBP plans to publish a 
document in the Federal Register announcing that ACE will be the only 
CBP-approved EDI for transmitting required advance ocean and rail data. 
CBP plans to provide an appropriate transitional period to allow all 
affected users adequate time to transition to ACE.

    Dated: July 13, 2011.
Thomas Winkowski,
Assistant Commissioner, Office of Field Operations.
[FR Doc. 2011-18089 Filed 7-18-11; 8:45 am]
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