Agency Information Collection Activities: Cargo Manifest/Declaration, Stow Plan, Container Status Messages and Importer Security Filing, 6135-6136 [2012-2763]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 7, 2012 / Notices Dated: January 27, 2012. William Bacon, Acting Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2012–2695 Filed 2–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Cargo Manifest/Declaration, Stow Plan, Container Status Messages and Importer Security Filing U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection. ACTION: 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: Cargo Manifest/ Declaration, Stow Plan, Container Status Messages and Importer Security Filing. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a change to the burden hours. There is no change 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 72715) on November 25, 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. SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before March 8, 2012. DATES: 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. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Feb 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 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: Cargo Manifest/Declaration, Stow Plan, Container Status Messages and Importer Security Filing. OMB Number: 1651–0001. Form Numbers: CBP Forms 1302, 1302A, 7509, 7533. Abstract: CBP Form 1302: The master or commander of a vessel arriving in the United States from abroad with cargo on board must file CBP Form 1302, Inward Cargo Declaration, or submit the information on this form using a CBPapproved electronic equivalent. CBP Form 1302 is part of the manifest requirements for vessels entering the United States and was agreed upon by treaty at the United Nations Intergovernment Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO). This form is provided for by 19 CFR 4.5, 4.7, 4.8, 4.33, 4.34, 4.84, 4.85, 4.86, 4.91 and 4.99. It is accessible at: http://forms.cbp. gov/pdf/CBP_Form_1302.pdf. CBP Form 1302A: The master or commander of a vessel departing from the United States must file CBP Form 1302A, Cargo Declaration Outward With Commercial Forms, with copies of bills of lading or equivalent commercial documents relating to all cargo encompassed by the manifest. This form is provided for by 19 CFR 4.62, 4.63, 4.75, 4.82, and 4.87–4.89 and is accessible at: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/ CBP_Form_1302.pdf. CBP Form 7509: The aircraft commander or agent must file two copies of CBP Form 7509, Air Cargo SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6135 Manifest, with CBP at the departure airport, or respondents may submit the information on this form using a CBPapproved electronic equivalent. CBP Form 7509 contains information about the cargo onboard the aircraft. This form is provided for by 19 CFR 122.35, 122.48, 122.52, 122.54, 122.73, 122.113, and 122.118 and is accessible at: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_ 7509.pdf. CBP Form 7533: The master or person in charge of a conveyance files CBP Form 7533, INWARD CARGO MANIFEST FOR VESSEL UNDER FIVE TONS, FERRY, TRAIN, CAR, VEHICLE, ETC, which is required for a vehicle or a vessel of less than 5 net tons arriving in the United States from Canada or Mexico, otherwise than by sea, with baggage or merchandise. Respondents may also submit the information on this form using a CBP-approved electronic equivalent. CBP Form 7533 is provided for by 19 CFR 123.4 and is accessible at: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_ 7533.pdf. Manifest Confidentiality: An importer or consignee may request confidential treatment of its name and address contained in manifests by following the procedure set forth in 19 CFR 103.31. Vessel Stow Plan: For all vessels transporting goods to the US, except for any vessel exclusively carrying bulk cargo, the incoming carrier is required to electronically submit a vessel stow plan no later than 48 hours after the vessel departs from the last foreign port which includes information about the vessel and cargo. For voyages less than 48 hours in duration, CBP must receive the vessel stow plan prior to arrival at the first port in the U.S. The vessel stow plan is provided for by 19 CFR 4.7c. Container Status Messages (CSMs): For all containers destined to arrive within the limits of a U.S. port from a foreign port by vessel, the incoming carrier must submit messages regarding the status of the events if the carrier creates or collects a container status message (CSM) in its equipment tracking system reporting that event. CSMs must be transmitted to CBP via a CBP-approved electronic data interchange system. These messages transmit information regarding events such as the status of a container (full or empty); booking a container destined to arrive in the U.S.; loading or unloading a container from a vessel; and a container arriving or departing the U.S. CSMs are provided for by 19 CFR 4.7d. Importer Security Filing (ISF): For most cargo arriving in the U.S. by vessel, the importer, or its authorized agent, must submit the data elements listed in 19 CFR 149.3 via a CBP- E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1 6136 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 7, 2012 / Notices approved electronic interchange system within prescribed time frames. Transmission of these data elements provide CBP with advanced information about the shipment. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no changes to the information collected on the forms or regulations included in this information collection request. However, CBP has revised its estimates of the burden hours and response times Container Status Messages: the number of respondents was lowered from 74 to 60, and the number of total responses was raised from 72,121,193 to 257,100,000. Manifest Confidentiality: the number of responses was raised from 1,078 to 5,040 and the time per response was lowered from 30 minutes to 15 minutes. Type of Review: Extension (with change) Affected Public: Businesses Estimates of the burden hours and response times: based on analysis of recent data as follows: CBP Form 7509, Air Cargo Manifest: the time per response was lowered from 34 minutes to 15 minutes. CBP Form 1302, Cargo Declaration: the time per response was raised from 10 minutes to 30 minutes. Importer Security Filing: the number of total annual responses was lowered from 11,300,000 to 8,100,000. Vessel Stow Plan: the number of respondents was lowered from 440 to 163. Total burden hours Collection Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents Total responses Time per response Air Cargo Manifest (CBP Form 7509) ................................. Inward Cargo Manifest for Truck, Rail, Vehicles, Vessels, etc. (CBP Form 7533) ...................................................... Cargo Declaration (CBP Form 1302) .................................. Export Cargo Declaration (CBP Form 1302A) .................... Importer Security Filing ........................................................ Vessel Stow Plan ................................................................. Container Status Messages ................................................. Request for Manifest Confidentiality .................................... 366,600 260 5,640 1,466,400 15 minutes 962,940 1,500,000 10,000 17,739,000 31,803 23,996 1,260 33,000 10,000 500 240,000 163 60 5,040 291.8 300 400 33.75 109 4,285,000 1 9,629,400 3,000,000 200,000 8,100,000 17,767 257,100,000 5,040 6 minutes 30 minutes 3 minutes 2.19 hours 1.79 hours .0056 minutes 15 minutes Total .............................................................................. 20,635,599 289,023 ........................ 279,518,607 ........................ 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: February 2, 2012. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2012–2763 Filed 2–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Extension of Bond for Temporary Importation 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: 1651–0015. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 Application for Extension of Bond for Temporary SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Feb 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 Importation (CBP Form 3173). 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 April 9, 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) PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 record keepers 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: Application for Extension of Bond for Temporary Importation. OMB Number: 1651–0015. Form Number: CBP Form 3173. Abstract: Imported merchandise which is to remain in the customs territory for a period of one year or less without the payment of duties is entered under as a temporary importation, as authorized under the Harmonized Tariff Schedules of the United States (19 U.S.C. 1202). When this time period is not sufficient, it may be extended by submitting an application on CBP Form 3173, ‘‘Application for Extension of Bond for Temporary Importation’’. This form is provided for by 19 CFR 10.37 and is accessible at http:// forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_3173.pdf. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Cargo Manifest/
Declaration, Stow Plan, Container Status Messages and Importer Security 
Filing

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

ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; 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: 
Cargo Manifest/Declaration, Stow Plan, Container Status Messages and 
Importer Security Filing. This is a proposed extension of an 
information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing 
that this information collection be extended with a change to the 
burden hours. There is no change 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 72715) on November 25, 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 March 8, 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: Cargo Manifest/Declaration, Stow Plan, Container Status 
Messages and Importer Security Filing.
    OMB Number: 1651-0001.
    Form Numbers: CBP Forms 1302, 1302A, 7509, 7533.
    Abstract: CBP Form 1302: The master or commander of a vessel 
arriving in the United States from abroad with cargo on board must file 
CBP Form 1302, Inward Cargo Declaration, or submit the information on 
this form using a CBP-approved electronic equivalent. CBP Form 1302 is 
part of the manifest requirements for vessels entering the United 
States and was agreed upon by treaty at the United Nations Inter-
government Maritime Consultative Organization (IMCO). This form is 
provided for by 19 CFR 4.5, 4.7, 4.8, 4.33, 4.34, 4.84, 4.85, 4.86, 
4.91 and 4.99. It is accessible at: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_1302.pdf.
    CBP Form 1302A: The master or commander of a vessel departing from 
the United States must file CBP Form 1302A, Cargo Declaration Outward 
With Commercial Forms, with copies of bills of lading or equivalent 
commercial documents relating to all cargo encompassed by the manifest. 
This form is provided for by 19 CFR 4.62, 4.63, 4.75, 4.82, and 4.87-
4.89 and is accessible at: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_1302.pdf.
    CBP Form 7509: The aircraft commander or agent must file two copies 
of CBP Form 7509, Air Cargo Manifest, with CBP at the departure 
airport, or respondents may submit the information on this form using a 
CBP-approved electronic equivalent. CBP Form 7509 contains information 
about the cargo onboard the aircraft. This form is provided for by 19 
CFR 122.35, 122.48, 122.52, 122.54, 122.73, 122.113, and 122.118 and is 
accessible at: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_7509.pdf.
    CBP Form 7533: The master or person in charge of a conveyance files 
CBP Form 7533, INWARD CARGO MANIFEST FOR VESSEL UNDER FIVE TONS, FERRY, 
TRAIN, CAR, VEHICLE, ETC, which is required for a vehicle or a vessel 
of less than 5 net tons arriving in the United States from Canada or 
Mexico, otherwise than by sea, with baggage or merchandise. Respondents 
may also submit the information on this form using a CBP-approved 
electronic equivalent. CBP Form 7533 is provided for by 19 CFR 123.4 
and is accessible at: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_7533.pdf.
    Manifest Confidentiality: An importer or consignee may request 
confidential treatment of its name and address contained in manifests 
by following the procedure set forth in 19 CFR 103.31.
    Vessel Stow Plan: For all vessels transporting goods to the US, 
except for any vessel exclusively carrying bulk cargo, the incoming 
carrier is required to electronically submit a vessel stow plan no 
later than 48 hours after the vessel departs from the last foreign port 
which includes information about the vessel and cargo. For voyages less 
than 48 hours in duration, CBP must receive the vessel stow plan prior 
to arrival at the first port in the U.S. The vessel stow plan is 
provided for by 19 CFR 4.7c.
    Container Status Messages (CSMs): For all containers destined to 
arrive within the limits of a U.S. port from a foreign port by vessel, 
the incoming carrier must submit messages regarding the status of the 
events if the carrier creates or collects a container status message 
(CSM) in its equipment tracking system reporting that event. CSMs must 
be transmitted to CBP via a CBP-approved electronic data interchange 
system. These messages transmit information regarding events such as 
the status of a container (full or empty); booking a container destined 
to arrive in the U.S.; loading or unloading a container from a vessel; 
and a container arriving or departing the U.S. CSMs are provided for by 
19 CFR 4.7d.
    Importer Security Filing (ISF): For most cargo arriving in the U.S. 
by vessel, the importer, or its authorized agent, must submit the data 
elements listed in 19 CFR 149.3 via a CBP-

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approved electronic interchange system within prescribed time frames. 
Transmission of these data elements provide CBP with advanced 
information about the shipment.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no changes to the information collected on 
the forms or regulations included in this information collection 
request. However, CBP has revised its estimates of the burden hours and 
response times based on analysis of recent data as follows:
    CBP Form 7509, Air Cargo Manifest: the time per response was 
lowered from 34 minutes to 15 minutes.
    CBP Form 1302, Cargo Declaration: the time per response was raised 
from 10 minutes to 30 minutes.
    Importer Security Filing: the number of total annual responses was 
lowered from 11,300,000 to 8,100,000.
    Vessel Stow Plan: the number of respondents was lowered from 440 to 
163.
    Container Status Messages: the number of respondents was lowered 
from 74 to 60, and the number of total responses was raised from 
72,121,193 to 257,100,000.
    Manifest Confidentiality: the number of responses was raised from 
1,078 to 5,040 and the time per response was lowered from 30 minutes to 
15 minutes.
    Type of Review: Extension (with change)
    Affected Public: Businesses
    Estimates of the burden hours and response times:

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                                                                     Number of
           Collection              Total  burden     Number of     responses per       Total         Time per
                                       hours        respondents     respondent       responses       response
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Air Cargo Manifest (CBP Form             366,600             260           5,640       1,466,400      15 minutes
 7509)..........................
Inward Cargo Manifest for Truck,         962,940          33,000           291.8       9,629,400       6 minutes
 Rail, Vehicles, Vessels, etc.
 (CBP Form 7533)................
Cargo Declaration (CBP Form            1,500,000          10,000             300       3,000,000      30 minutes
 1302)..........................
Export Cargo Declaration (CBP             10,000             500             400         200,000       3 minutes
 Form 1302A)....................
Importer Security Filing........      17,739,000         240,000           33.75       8,100,000      2.19 hours
Vessel Stow Plan................          31,803             163             109          17,767      1.79 hours
Container Status Messages.......          23,996              60       4,285,000     257,100,000   .0056 minutes
Request for Manifest                       1,260           5,040               1           5,040      15 minutes
 Confidentiality................
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    Total.......................      20,635,599         289,023  ..............     279,518,607  ..............
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    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: February 2, 2012.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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