Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry/Immediate Delivery Application and Simplified Entry, 82315-82316 [2011-33604]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2011 / Notices information such as biographical information and vessel information. Participants will go through the in person CBP inspection process during SVRS registration, and in some cases, upon arrival in the United States. SVRS is authorized by 8 U.S.C. 1103, 8 U.S.C. 1225, 8 CFR 235.1, 19 U.S.C. 1433, 19 U.S.C. 1498, and 19 CFR 4.2. Current Actions: CBP proposes to establish a new collection of information. Type of Review: Approval of a new collection. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10,000. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 4. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 40,000. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 20,000. If additional information is required contact: 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. Dated: December 27, 2011. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2011–33609 Filed 12–29–11; 8:45 a.m.] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Prior Disclosure U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection. AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Prior Disclosure. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:02 Dec 29, 2011 Jkt 226001 published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (76 FR 66741) on September 27, 2011, allowing for a 60-day comment period. 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 January 30, 2012. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this 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: Prior Disclosure. OMB Number: 1651–0074. Form Number: None. Abstract: The Prior Disclosure program establishes a method for a potential violator to disclose to CBP that they have committed an error or a violation with respect to the legal requirements of entering merchandise into the United States, such as underpaid tariffs or duties or misclassified merchandise. The procedure for making a prior disclosure PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 82315 is set forth in 19 CFR 162.74 which requires that respondents submit information about the merchandise involved, a specification of the false statements or omissions, and what the true and accurate information should be. A valid prior disclosure will entitle the disclosing party to the reduced penalties pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1592(c)(4). Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,500. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 3,500. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. If additional information is required contact: 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. Dated: December 27, 2011. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2011–33606 Filed 12–29–11; 8:45 a.m.] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry/Immediate Delivery Application and Simplified Entry U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Revision and extension of an existing information collection. AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Entry/Immediate Delivery Application (Forms 3461 and 3461 ALT) and Simplified Entry. This is a proposed revision and extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be revised and extended with a change to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1 srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 82316 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 251 / Friday, December 30, 2011 / Notices the burden hours and to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (76 FR 66740) on October 27, 2011, allowing for a 60-day comment period. 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 January 30, 2012. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this 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: Entry/Immediate Delivery Application and Simplified Entry. OMB Number: 1651–0024. Form Number: CBP Form 3461 and Form 3461 ALT. Abstract: All items imported into the United States are subject to examination before entering the commerce of the United States. There are two procedures available to effect the release of imported merchandise, including VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:02 Dec 29, 2011 Jkt 226001 ‘‘entry’’ pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1484, and ‘‘immediate delivery’’ pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1448(b). Under both procedures, CBP Forms 3461 and 3461 ALT are the source documents in the packages presented to Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The information collected on CBP Forms 3461 and 3461 ALT allow CBP officers to verify that the information regarding the consignee and shipment is correct and that a bond is on file with CBP. CBP also uses these forms to close out the manifest and to establish the obligation to pay estimated duties in the time period prescribed by law or regulation. CBP Form 3461 is also a delivery authorization document and is given to the importing carrier to authorize the release of the merchandise. CBP Forms 3461 and 3461 ALT are provided for by 19 CFR 141 and 142. These forms are accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/toolbox/ forms/. CBP proposes to establish a new program for ACE entry summary filers called ‘‘Simplified Entry’’ in which importers or brokers may file Simplified Entry data in lieu of filing CBP Form 3461. This data includes 12 required elements: Importer of record; buyer name and address; buyer employer identification number (consignee number); seller name and address; manufacturer/supplier name and address; Harmonized Tariff Schedule 10-digit number; country of origin; bill of lading; house air waybill number; bill of lading issuer code; entry number; entry type; and estimated shipment value. There will also be three optional data elements including: Container stuffing location; consolidator name and address; and ship to party name and address. The data collected under the proposed Simplified Entry program is intended to expedite the entry process. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with a change to the burden hours as a result of the proposed addition of the Simplified Entry program. Type of Review: Revision and Extension. Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,029. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1,410. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 8,500,890. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,125,223. Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,795. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1,390. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 9,444,069. Estimated Time per Response: 3 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 472,203. Simplified Entry Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1,410. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 705,000. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 117,030. If additional information is required contact: 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. Dated: December 27, 2011. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2011–33604 Filed 12–29–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [Docket No. USCBP–2011–0025] Final Determination Regarding Petition To Reconcile Inconsistent Customs Decisions Concerning the Tariff Classification of CN–9 Solution U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of final determination regarding petition to reconcile inconsistent customs decisions. AGENCY: This document publishes a summary of a decision issued by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (‘‘CBP’’) in response to a petition filed pursuant to section 177.13 of the CBP regulations requesting the reconciliation of inconsistent classification decisions issued by CBP under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (‘‘HTSUS’’) of a certain CN–9 solution, a hydrated ammonium calcium nitrate double salt that is primarily used as a SUMMARY: CBP Form 3461 PO 00000 CBP Form 3461 ALT Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\30DEN1.SGM 30DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 251 (Friday, December 30, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 82315-82316]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-33604]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry/Immediate 
Delivery Application and Simplified Entry

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

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

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SUMMARY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of 
Homeland Security will be submitting the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: 
Entry/Immediate Delivery Application (Forms 3461 and 3461 ALT) and 
Simplified Entry. This is a proposed revision and extension of an 
information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing 
that this information collection be revised and extended with a change 
to

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the burden hours and to the information collected. This document is 
published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. 
This proposed information collection was previously published in the 
Federal Register (76 FR 66740) on October 27, 2011, allowing for a 60-
day comment period. 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 January 30, 
2012.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
this 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: Entry/Immediate Delivery Application and Simplified Entry.
    OMB Number: 1651-0024.
    Form Number: CBP Form 3461 and Form 3461 ALT.
    Abstract: All items imported into the United States are subject to 
examination before entering the commerce of the United States. There 
are two procedures available to effect the release of imported 
merchandise, including ``entry'' pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1484, and 
``immediate delivery'' pursuant to 19 U.S.C. 1448(b). Under both 
procedures, CBP Forms 3461 and 3461 ALT are the source documents in the 
packages presented to Customs and Border Protection (CBP). The 
information collected on CBP Forms 3461 and 3461 ALT allow CBP officers 
to verify that the information regarding the consignee and shipment is 
correct and that a bond is on file with CBP. CBP also uses these forms 
to close out the manifest and to establish the obligation to pay 
estimated duties in the time period prescribed by law or regulation. 
CBP Form 3461 is also a delivery authorization document and is given to 
the importing carrier to authorize the release of the merchandise. CBP 
Forms 3461 and 3461 ALT are provided for by 19 CFR 141 and 142. These 
forms are accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/toolbox/forms/.
    CBP proposes to establish a new program for ACE entry summary 
filers called ``Simplified Entry'' in which importers or brokers may 
file Simplified Entry data in lieu of filing CBP Form 3461. This data 
includes 12 required elements: Importer of record; buyer name and 
address; buyer employer identification number (consignee number); 
seller name and address; manufacturer/supplier name and address; 
Harmonized Tariff Schedule 10-digit number; country of origin; bill of 
lading; house air waybill number; bill of lading issuer code; entry 
number; entry type; and estimated shipment value. There will also be 
three optional data elements including: Container stuffing location; 
consolidator name and address; and ship to party name and address. The 
data collected under the proposed Simplified Entry program is intended 
to expedite the entry process.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with a change to the burden hours as a result of 
the proposed addition of the Simplified Entry program.
    Type of Review: Revision and Extension.
    Affected Public: Businesses.

CBP Form 3461

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,029.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1,410.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 8,500,890.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,125,223.

CBP Form 3461 ALT

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,795.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1,390.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 9,444,069.
    Estimated Time per Response: 3 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 472,203.

Simplified Entry

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1,410.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 705,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 117,030.

If additional information is required contact: 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.

    Dated: December 27, 2011.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2011-33604 Filed 12-29-11; 8:45 am]
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