Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2012, 65741-65742 [2011-27413]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 205 / Monday, October 24, 2011 / Notices certain provisions of 49 CFR parts 1542 and 1544 related to employment standards. The collection also requires airport operators to comply with a security directive by maintaining records for those employees with unescorted access privileges to secured areas, security identification display areas, sterile areas, and air operations areas of the airport. DATES: Send your comments by November 23, 2011. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB. Comments should be addressed to Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/TSA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joanna Johnson, TSA PRA Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011; telephone (571) 227–3651; e-mail TSAPRA@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Comments Invited In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The ICR documentation is available at http://www.reginfo.gov. Therefore, in preparation for OMB review and approval of the following information collection, TSA is soliciting comments to— (1) Evaluate whether the proposed information requirement 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; (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 using appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Information Collection Requirement Title: Employment Standards. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:34 Oct 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. OMB Control Number: 1652–0006. Forms(s): NA. Affected Public: Airport operators regulated under 49 CFR part 1542 and aircraft operators regulated under 49 CFR part 1544. Abstract: The purpose of this information collection is to maintain certain records relating to employment standards needed to determine compliance with certain provisions of 49 CFR parts 1542 and 1544. TSA requires that airport operators maintain records of criminal history records checks and security threat assessments in compliance with 49 CFR part 1542 and a related security directive for those employees with unescorted access privileges to secured areas, security identification display areas, sterile areas, and air operations areas of the airport. TSA also requires that aircraft operators maintain records of compliance with 49 CFR part 1544 for selected flight crew and security employees. TSA Transportation Security Inspectors (TSIs) review these records to ensure that the safety and security of the public is not compromised, to include using this information to take corrective action when necessary. These regulations establish procedures that airport and aircraft operators must carry out to protect persons and property against acts of criminal violence, aircraft piracy, and terrorist activities. Number of Respondents: 1,337. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 35,898 hours annually. Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on October 18, 2011. Joanna Johnson, TSA Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2011–27463 Filed 10–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Customs and Border Protection Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2012 Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: General Notice. AGENCY: This document provides notice to customs brokers that the annual fee of $138 that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or corporation, is due by SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65741 January 20, 2012. U.S. Customs and Border Protection announces this date of payment for 2012 in accordance with the Tax Reform Act of 1986. Payment of the 2012 Customs Broker User Fee is due January 20, 2012. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Morris, Broker Compliance Branch, Trade Policy and Programs, (202) 863–6543. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background CBP Dec. 07–01 amended section 111.96 of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.96(c)) pursuant to the amendment of section 13031 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 58c) by section 892 of the American Jobs Creation Act of 2004, to establish that effective April 1, 2007, an annual user fee of $138 is to be assessed for each customs broker permit and national permit held by an individual, partnership, association, or corporation. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations provide that this fee is payable for each calendar year in each broker district where the broker was issued a permit to do business by the due date which is published in the Federal Register annually. See 19 CFR 24.22(h) and (i)(9). Broker districts are defined in the General Notice entitled, ‘‘Geographical Boundaries of Customs Brokerage, Cartage and Lighterage Districts’’ published in the Federal Register on September 27, 1995 (60 FR 49971). Section 1893 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (Pub. L. 99–514) provides that notices of the date on which the payment is due for each broker permit shall be published by the Secretary of the Treasury in the Federal Register by no later than 60 days before such due date. Please note that section 403 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, 6 U.S.C. 101 et seq., (Pub. L. 107–296) and Treasury Department Order No. 100–16 (see Appendix to19 CFR Part 0) delegated general authority vested in the Secretary of the Treasury over customs revenue functions (with certain specified exceptions) to the Secretary of Homeland Security. This document notifies customs brokers that for calendar year 2012, the due date for payment of the user fee is January 20, 2012. It is anticipated that for subsequent years, the annual user fee for customs brokers will be due on or about the twentieth of January of each year. E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1 65742 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 205 / Monday, October 24, 2011 / Notices tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Dated: October 17, 2011. Richard F. DiNucci, Acting Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name/or OMB Control number and should be sent to: Colette [FR Doc. 2011–27413 Filed 10–21–11; 8:45 am] Pollard., Departmental Reports BILLING CODE 9111–14–P Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND Room 4160, Washington, DC 20410– SECURITY 5000; telephone 202.402.3400 (this is Customs and Border Protection not a toll-free number) or e-mail Ms. Pollard at Colette_Pollard@hud.gov. Revocation of Customs Broker Persons with hearing or speech Licenses impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Federal Information Relay Service at Protection, U.S. Department of (800) 877–8339. (Other than the HUD Homeland Security. USER information line and TTY ACTION: General notice. numbers, telephone numbers are not toll-free.) SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 641 of the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, (19 Arlette Mussington, Office of Policy, U.S.C. 1641) and the U.S. Customs and Programs and Legislative Initiatives, Border Protection regulations (19 CFR PIH, Department of Housing and Urban 111.51(b)), the following Customs Development, 451 7th Street, SW., broker licenses and all associated (L’Enfant Plaza, Room 2206), permits are revoked with prejudice. Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202– License 402–4109, (this is not a toll-free Name Issuing port No. number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Antonio Gonzalez 14309 San Diego. Department will submit the proposed A. Gonzalez, Inc ... 16076 San information collection to OMB for Diego. review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This Notice is Dated: October 17, 2011. soliciting comments from members of Richard F. DiNucci, the public and affected agencies Acting Assistant Commissioner, Office of concerning the proposed collection of International Trade. information to: (1) Evaluate whether the [FR Doc. 2011–27410 Filed 10–21–11; 8:45 am] proposed collection of information is BILLING CODE 9111–14–P necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND practical utility; (2) evaluate the URBAN DEVELOPMENT accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of [Docket No. FR–5487–N–17] information; (3) enhance the quality, Notice of Proposed Information utility, and clarity of the information to Collection for Public Comment; be collected; and (4) minimize the Inspector Candidate Assessment burden of the collection of information Questionnaire on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated AGENCY: Office of the Assistant collection techniques or other forms of Secretary for Public and Indian information technology; e.g., permitting Housing, HUD. electronic submission of responses. ACTION: Notice. This Notice also lists the following information: SUMMARY: The proposed information Title of Proposal: Inspector Candidate collection requirement described below Assessment Questionnaire. will be submitted to the Office of OMB Control Number: 2577–0243. Management and Budget (OMB) for Description of the need for the review, as required by the Paperwork information and proposed use: To meet Reduction Act. The Department is the requirements of the Uniform soliciting public comments on the Physical Condition Standards (UPCS) subject proposal. and the Public Housing Assessment DATES: Comments Due Date: December System (PHAS) rules, the Department 23, 2011. conducts physical condition inspections VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:34 Oct 21, 2011 Jkt 226001 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of approximately 14,000 multifamily and public housing properties annually. To conduct these inspections, HUD uses contract inspectors that are trained in the Uniform Physical Condition Standards protocol and certified by HUD. Individuals who wish to be trained and certified by HUD are requested to electronically submit the questionnaire via the Internet. The questionnaire provides HUD with basic knowledge of an individual’s inspection skills and abilities. Agency form number: Form HUD 50002. Members of affected public: Individuals. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents: The estimated number of respondents is 800 individuals that submit one questionnaire. The average time for each individual response is 1 hour, for a total reporting burden of 800 hours. Status of the proposed information collection: Extension of currently approved collection. Authority: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: October 18, 2011. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Deputy Director, for Office of Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 2011–27447 Filed 10–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5482–N–04] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Limited English Proficiency Initiative (LEPI) Program Grant Application Office of the Assistant Secretary for Fair Housing and Equal Opportunity, HUD. ACTION: Notice of proposed information collection. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: December 23, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments must be SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\24OCN1.SGM 24OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 205 (Monday, October 24, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 65741-65742]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-27413]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Customs and Border Protection


Customs Brokers User Fee Payment for 2012

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

ACTION: General Notice.

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SUMMARY: This document provides notice to customs brokers that the 
annual fee of $138 that is assessed for each permit held by a broker, 
whether it may be an individual, partnership, association, or 
corporation, is due by January 20, 2012. U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection announces this date of payment for 2012 in accordance with 
the Tax Reform Act of 1986.

DATES: Payment of the 2012 Customs Broker User Fee is due January 20, 
2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Russell Morris, Broker Compliance 
Branch, Trade Policy and Programs, (202) 863-6543.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    CBP Dec. 07-01 amended section 111.96 of title 19 of the Code of 
Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.96(c)) pursuant to the amendment of 
section 13031 of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act 
(COBRA) of 1985 (19 U.S.C. 58c) by section 892 of the American Jobs 
Creation Act of 2004, to establish that effective April 1, 2007, an 
annual user fee of $138 is to be assessed for each customs broker 
permit and national permit held by an individual, partnership, 
association, or corporation.
    U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations provide that 
this fee is payable for each calendar year in each broker district 
where the broker was issued a permit to do business by the due date 
which is published in the Federal Register annually. See 19 CFR 
24.22(h) and (i)(9). Broker districts are defined in the General Notice 
entitled, ``Geographical Boundaries of Customs Brokerage, Cartage and 
Lighterage Districts'' published in the Federal Register on September 
27, 1995 (60 FR 49971).
    Section 1893 of the Tax Reform Act of 1986 (Pub. L. 99-514) 
provides that notices of the date on which the payment is due for each 
broker permit shall be published by the Secretary of the Treasury in 
the Federal Register by no later than 60 days before such due date. 
Please note that section 403 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, 6 
U.S.C. 101 et seq., (Pub. L. 107-296) and Treasury Department Order No. 
100-16 (see Appendix to19 CFR Part 0) delegated general authority 
vested in the Secretary of the Treasury over customs revenue functions 
(with certain specified exceptions) to the Secretary of Homeland 
Security.
    This document notifies customs brokers that for calendar year 2012, 
the due date for payment of the user fee is January 20, 2012. It is 
anticipated that for subsequent years, the annual user fee for customs 
brokers will be due on or about the twentieth of January of each year.


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    Dated: October 17, 2011.
Richard F. DiNucci,
Acting Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Trade.
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