Agency Information Collection Activities: Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA-DR), 13618-13619 [2012-5460]

Download as PDF 13618 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 45 / Wednesday, March 7, 2012 / Notices 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: General Declaration (Outward/ Inward). OMB Number: 1651–0002. Form Number: CBP Forms 7507. Abstract: CBP Form 7507, General Declaration (Outward/Inward), must be filed for all aircraft entering under the provisions of 19 CFR 122.41. This form is used to document clearance by the arriving aircraft at the required inspectional facilities and inspections by appropriate regulatory agency staffs. CBP Form 7507 collects information about the flight routing, the numbers of passengers embarking and disembarking, a declaration of health for the persons on board, details about disinfecting and sanitizing treatments during the flight, and a declaration attesting to the accuracy and completeness and truthfulness of all other documents that make up the manifest. CBP Form 7507 is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1431, 1433, and 1644a; 39 U.S.C. 602(b) and provided for by 19 CFR 122.43, 122.48, 122.54, 122.73, and 122. Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to CBP Forms 7507. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,000,000. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. Dated: March 1, 2012. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2012–5459 Filed 3–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30–Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:40 Mar 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 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: Dominican RepublicCentral America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA–DR). 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. 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 75893) on December 5, 2011, allowing for a 60-day comment period. One comment was received. 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 April 6, 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. 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; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00090 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information technology; and (e) the annual costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (a 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: Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA–DR). OMB Number: 1651–0125. Form Number: None. Abstract: On August 5, 2004, the United States entered into the Dominican Republic-Central AmericaUnited States Free Trade Agreement with Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, (also known as CAFTA–DR.) The Agreement was approved by Congress in section 101(a) of the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, Public Law 109–53, 119 Stat. 462 (19 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), as amended by Sec. 1634(d) of the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109–280), and provides for preferential tariff treatment of certain goods originating in one or more of the CAFTA–DR countries. It was signed into law on August 2, 2005, and the president proclaimed the implementation dates as follows: El Salvador (3/1/06), Honduras (4/1/06), Nicaragua (4/1/04), Guatemala (7/1/06), Dominican Republic (3/1/07) and Costa Rica (1/1/09). In order to ascertain if CAFTA–DR imported goods are eligible for preferential tariff treatment, a certification and supporting documents may be requested by CBP. This collection of information is provided for by 19 CFR 10.583 through 19 CFR 10.592. Guidance on filing claims under CAFTA–DR may be found at: http:// www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/ trade_programs/ international_agreements/free_trade/ dominican_republic/. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with a change to the burden hours. Specifically, estimated number of responses was lowered from 10,000 to 3,000 based on revised estimates by CBP. The time per response was increased from 24 minutes to 2 hours based on public comments that CBP received. There is no change to the information collected. E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 45 / Wednesday, March 7, 2012 / Notices Type of Review: Extension (with change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 3,000. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000. Dated: March 1, 2012. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2012–5460 Filed 3–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5610–N–04] Notice of Proposed Information for Public Comment for: Public Housing Capital Fund Program Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be 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. Each year Congress appropriates funds to approximately 3,100 Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) for modernization, development, financing, and management improvements. The funds are allocated based on a complex formula. The forms in this collection are used to appropriately disburse and utilize the funds provided to PHAs. Additionally, these forms provide the information necessary to approve a financing transaction in addition to any Capital Fund Financing transactions. Respondents include the approximately 3,100 PHA receiving Capital Funds and any other PHAs wishing to pursue financing. srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: DATES: Comments Due Date: May 7, 2012. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposed information collection. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number (2577–0157) and should be sent to: ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:40 Mar 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410; telephone: 202–402–2400, (this is not a toll-free number) or email Ms. Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. (Other than the HUD USER information line and TTY numbers, telephone numbers are not toll-free.) Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Information Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Arlette Mussington, Office of Policy, Programs and Legislative Initiatives, PIH, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., (L’Enfant Plaza, Room 2206), Washington, DC 20410; telephone 202– 402–4109, (this is not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department will submit the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). 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: Public Housing Capital Fund Program. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2577–0157. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: HUD is revising the Actual Modernization Cost Certificate (AMCC)—HUD Form 53001 contained within the Public Housing Capital Fund Program collection OMB Control Number 2577–0157. The AMCC PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13619 reports on actual cost of modernization activities upon its completion. The grant type title on the AMCC of Comprehensive Improvement Assistance Program and Comprehensive Grant Program will be changed to Capital Fund Program (CFP). The PHA certification section will have two check mark boxes added for the PHA to certify if the Single Audit Act (SAA) A–133 requirement applies to the CFP grant specified on the AMCC (1-check box for SAA requirement applicable, 1-check box for SAA requirement not applicable). The ‘‘HUD Use Only section’’ will remove ‘‘the audited costs agree with the costs shown above’’ due to numerous PHAs that are not subject to Independent Public Accountant (IPA) audit requirements. Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD Form 53001—Actual Modernization Cost Certificate. Members of Affected Public: State, Local or Local Government and Nonprofit organization. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The estimated number of respondents is 3,100 with 72,844 annual responses and the total reporting burden is 265,267 hours. Status of the proposed information collection: Revision of an existing collection. Authority: section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: March 1, 2012. Merrie Nichols-Dixon, Deputy Director for Office of Policy, Program and Legislative Initiatives. [FR Doc. 2012–5506 Filed 3–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5603–N–17] Notice of Submission of Proposed Information Collection to OMB; Housing Choice Voucher Program Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 45 (Wednesday, March 7, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13618-13619]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-5460]


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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)

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

ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an 
existing collection of information.

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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: 
Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement 
(CAFTA-DR). 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. 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 75893) on December 5, 2011, allowing for a 60-
day comment period. One comment was received. 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 April 6, 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.

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; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). 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 costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the 
collection of information (a 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: Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade 
Agreement (CAFTA-DR).
    OMB Number: 1651-0125.
    Form Number: None.
    Abstract: On August 5, 2004, the United States entered into the 
Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement 
with Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, 
Honduras, and Nicaragua, (also known as CAFTA-DR.) The Agreement was 
approved by Congress in section 101(a) of the Dominican Republic-
Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act, 
Public Law 109-53, 119 Stat. 462 (19 U.S.C. 4001 et seq.), as amended 
by Sec. 1634(d) of the Pension Protection Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109-
280), and provides for preferential tariff treatment of certain goods 
originating in one or more of the CAFTA-DR countries. It was signed 
into law on August 2, 2005, and the president proclaimed the 
implementation dates as follows: El Salvador (3/1/06), Honduras (4/1/
06), Nicaragua (4/1/04), Guatemala (7/1/06), Dominican Republic (3/1/
07) and Costa Rica (1/1/09).
    In order to ascertain if CAFTA-DR imported goods are eligible for 
preferential tariff treatment, a certification and supporting documents 
may be requested by CBP. This collection of information is provided for 
by 19 CFR 10.583 through 19 CFR 10.592. Guidance on filing claims under 
CAFTA-DR may be found at: http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/trade_programs/international_agreements/free_trade/dominican_republic/.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with a change to the burden hours. Specifically, 
estimated number of responses was lowered from 10,000 to 3,000 based on 
revised estimates by CBP. The time per response was increased from 24 
minutes to 2 hours based on public comments that CBP received. There is 
no change to the information collected.

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    Type of Review: Extension (with change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,000.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 3,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,000.

    Dated: March 1, 2012.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2012-5460 Filed 3-6-12; 8:45 am]
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