Agency Information Collection Activities: Application To Use the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), 14535-14536 [2012-5840]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 48 / Monday, March 12, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day notice of information collection under review; Form I–590, registration for classification as refuge. ACTION: pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until May 11, 2012. During this 60 day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–590. Should USCIS decide to revise Form I–590 we will advise the public when we publish the 30-day notice in the Federal Register in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The public will then have 30 days to comment on any revisions to the Form I–590. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529– 2020. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–0997 or via email at rfs.regs@dhs.gov. When submitting comments by email, please make sure to add OMB Control No. 1615–0068 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or more of the following four points: Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to submit comments concerning the extension of the Form I–590. Please do not submit requests for individual case status inquiries to this address. If you are seeking information about the status of your individual case, please check ‘‘My Case Status’’ online at https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/ Dashboard, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 1–800–375–5283 (TTY 1–800–767–1833). (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:19 Mar 09, 2012 Jkt 226001 for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies 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 collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of this Information Collection: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Registration for Classification as Refugee. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–590; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS). (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. Form I–590 provides a uniform method for applicants to apply for refugee status and contains the information needed for USCIS to adjudicate such applications. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 140,000 responses at 35 minutes (.583) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 81,620 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the Web site at: http:// www.regulations.gov/. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2020, Telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: March 7, 2012. Sunday Aigbe, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Office of the Executive Secretariat, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2012–5893 Filed 3–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14535 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Application To Use the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information: 1651–0105. ACTION: 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 to Use the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13). SUMMARY: Written comments should be received on or before May 11, 2012, to be assured of consideration. DATES: 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. ADDRESSES: 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. 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 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\12MRN1.SGM 12MRN1 14536 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 48 / Monday, March 12, 2012 / Notices 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 to Use ACE. OMB Number: 1651–0105. Form Number: None. Abstract: The Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) is a trade processing system that will eventually replace the Automated Commercial System (ACS), the current import system for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) operations. ACE supports government agencies with border-related missions, as well as the business community, with respect to moving goods across the border efficiently and securely. Once ACE is fully implemented, all related CBP functions and the trade community will be supported from a single common user interface. The CBP transition to ACE began in October 2003 with the launch of the ACE Secure Data Portal, a customized Web page that provides a single, user-friendly gateway to access CBP information via the internet for CBP, the trade community and Participating Government Agencies. In order to participate in the various ACE pilots, companies and/or individuals are required to submit basic information to CBP such as: their name; their employer identification number (EIN) or social security number, standard carrier alpha code (SCAC), and if applicable, a statement certifying their capability to connect to the internet. The application for the ACE Secure Data Portal is accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/ linkhandler/cgov/trade/automated/ modernization/ace_app_info/ ace_portal_app.ctt/ace_portal_app.pdf. Action: 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: 21,000. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,930. Dated: March 6, 2012. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2012–5840 Filed 3–9–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5332–FA–03] Announcement of Funding Awards for HUD’s Fiscal Year 2009 Rental Assistance for Non-Elderly Persons With Disabilities Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, HUD. ACTION: Announcement of Funding Awards. AGENCY: In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989, this announcement notifies the public of funding decisions made by the Department for funding under the FY 2009 Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Rental Assistance for Non-Elderly Persons with Disabilities. This announcement contains the consolidated names and addresses of those award recipients selected for funding based on the funding criteria established in the NOFA. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darrin C. Dorsett, Grant Management Center, Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., B133 Potomac Center, 3rd Floor, Washington, DC, 20410 telephone number 202–475–8861. For the hearing or speech impaired, these numbers may be accessed via TTY (text telephone) by calling the Federal Relay Service at 800– 877–8339. (Other than the ‘‘800’’ TTY number, these telephone numbers are not toll-free.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This program is intended to provide incremental Section 8 Housing Choice Vouchers (HCVs) for non-elderly disabled families served by Public Housing Authorities with demonstrated experience and resources for supportive services. Vouchers provided under this program will enable non-elderly disabled families to access affordable housing, and enable non-elderly persons with disabilities to transition from nursing homes and other health-care institutions into the community. On April 7, 2010, HUD posted its Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for the Rental Assistance for NonElderly Persons with Disabilities for Fiscal Year 2009. The NOFA addressed comments submitted in response to HUD’s proposed Rental Assistance for Non-Elderly Persons with Disabilities NOFA published in the Federal Register on June 22, 2009 (74 FR 29504). The NOFA made approximately $40 million available under the Departments of Veteran Affairs and Housing and Urban Development, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act, 2008 (Pub. L. 110–161). The allocation of housing assistance budget authority is pursuant to the provisions of 24 CFR part 791, subpart D, implementing section 213 (d) of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, as amended. The Fiscal Year 2009 awards announced in this Notice were selected for funding in a competition announced in the NOFA posted on April 7, 2010. In accordance with Section 102(a)(4)(C) of the Department of Housing and Urban Development Reform Act of 1989 (103 Stat. 1987, 42 U.S.C. 3545), the Department is publishing the names, addresses, and amounts of the 74 awards (totaling $40,082,396) made under the Rental Assistance for NonElderly Persons with Disabilities competition. Dated: February 24, 2012 Sandra B. Henriquez, Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing. Appendix A pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FISCAL YEAR 2009 FUNDNG AWARDS FOR THE RENTAL ASSISTANCE FOR NON-ELDERLY PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES Recipient Address City Pima County c/o City of Tucson P.O. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 48 (Monday, March 12, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14535-14536]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-5840]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Application To Use the 
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE)

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: 1651-0105.

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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 Application to Use the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). 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 May 11, 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

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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 to Use ACE.
    OMB Number: 1651-0105.
    Form Number: None.
    Abstract: The Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) is a trade 
processing system that will eventually replace the Automated Commercial 
System (ACS), the current import system for U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection (CBP) operations. ACE supports government agencies with 
border-related missions, as well as the business community, with 
respect to moving goods across the border efficiently and securely. 
Once ACE is fully implemented, all related CBP functions and the trade 
community will be supported from a single common user interface. The 
CBP transition to ACE began in October 2003 with the launch of the ACE 
Secure Data Portal, a customized Web page that provides a single, user-
friendly gateway to access CBP information via the internet for CBP, 
the trade community and Participating Government Agencies. In order to 
participate in the various ACE pilots, companies and/or individuals are 
required to submit basic information to CBP such as: their name; their 
employer identification number (EIN) or social security number, 
standard carrier alpha code (SCAC), and if applicable, a statement 
certifying their capability to connect to the internet. The application 
for the ACE Secure Data Portal is accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/trade/automated/modernization/ace_app_info/ace_portal_app.ctt/ace_portal_app.pdf.
    Action: 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: 21,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,930.

    Dated: March 6, 2012.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2012-5840 Filed 3-9-12; 8:45 am]
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