Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry Is Made by an Agent, 75893 [2011-31194]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 233 / Monday, December 5, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry Is Made by an Agent 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: 1651–0093. 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 Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry is made by an Agent (Forms 3347 and 3347A). 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 February 3, 2012, 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 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 cost burden to respondents or recordkeepers from the collection of information (total capital/startup costs jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:52 Dec 02, 2011 Jkt 226001 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 Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry is made by an Agent. OMB Number: 1651–0093. Form Number: CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A. Abstract: CBP Form 3347, Declaration of Owner, is a declaration from the owner of imported merchandise stating that he/she agrees to pay additional or increased duties, therefore releasing the importer of record from paying such duties. This form must be filed within 90 days from the date of entry. CBP Form 3347 is provided for by 19 CFR 24.11 and 141.20. When entry is made in a consignee’s name by an agent who has knowledge of the facts and who is authorized under a proper power of attorney by that consignee, a declaration from the consignee on CBP Form 3347A, Declaration of Consignee When Entry is Made by an Agent, shall be filed with the entry summary. If this declaration is filed, then no bond to produce a declaration of the consignee is required. CBP Form 3347 is provided for by 19 CFR 141.19(b)(2). CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A are authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1485(d) and are accessible at http://www.cbp.gov/xp/ cgov/toolbox/forms/. Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. CBP Form 3347 Estimated Number of Respondents: 900. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 5,400. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 540. CBP Form 3347A Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 300. PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75893 Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30. Dated: November 30, 2011. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2011–31194 Filed 12–2–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA–DR) 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: 1651–0125. 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 Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA–DR). 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 February 3, 2012, 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


 Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Owner 
and Declaration of Consignee When Entry Is Made by an Agent

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: 1651-0093.

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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 Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry is 
made by an Agent (Forms 3347 and 3347A). 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 February 3, 
2012, 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 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 cost burden to respondents or recordkeepers from the 
collection of information (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 Owner and Declaration of Consignee When Entry 
is made by an Agent.
    OMB Number: 1651-0093.
    Form Number: CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A.
    Abstract: CBP Form 3347, Declaration of Owner, is a declaration 
from the owner of imported merchandise stating that he/she agrees to 
pay additional or increased duties, therefore releasing the importer of 
record from paying such duties. This form must be filed within 90 days 
from the date of entry. CBP Form 3347 is provided for by 19 CFR 24.11 
and 141.20.
    When entry is made in a consignee's name by an agent who has 
knowledge of the facts and who is authorized under a proper power of 
attorney by that consignee, a declaration from the consignee on CBP 
Form 3347A, Declaration of Consignee When Entry is Made by an Agent, 
shall be filed with the entry summary. If this declaration is filed, 
then no bond to produce a declaration of the consignee is required. CBP 
Form 3347 is provided for by 19 CFR 141.19(b)(2).
    CBP Forms 3347 and 3347A are authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1485(d) and 
are accessible at http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/toolbox/forms/.
    Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no change to the burden hours or to CBP 
Forms 3347 and 3347A.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.

CBP Form 3347

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 900.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 5,400.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 540.

CBP Form 3347A

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 6.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 300.
    Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30.

    Dated: November 30, 2011.
Tracey Denning,
 Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2011-31194 Filed 12-2-11; 8:45 am]
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