Agency Information Collection Activities: Application and Approval To Manipulate, Examine, Sample, or Transfer Goods, 36567-36568 [2012-14861]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 118 / Tuesday, June 19, 2012 / Notices srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Regulations and Rulings, 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) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operations, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the request for Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document the CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Voluntary Customer Survey. OMB Number: 1651–0135. Abstract: Customs and Border Protection (CBP) plans to conduct a customer survey of international travelers seeking entry into the United States at the twenty highest volume airports in order to determine perceptions of the arrival process at our ports of entry. This voluntary customer survey will be conducted using short computer or verbal surveys of travelers as they move through entry processing areas. Travelers who do not speak English will be given a written version of the survey in their language and may submit their responses in writing. The survey will include questions about wait times, ease of entry processing, and the level of communication, efficiency and professionalism of CBP officers. The results and analysis of the survey responses will be used to identify actionable items to improve services to the traveling public with respect to the entry processes for travelers arriving at United States air ports of entry. Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:39 Jun 18, 2012 Jkt 226001 collection with no change to the burden hours. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Individuals, Travelers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 21,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,743. Dated: June 14, 2012. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2012–14859 Filed 6–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Application and Approval To Manipulate, Examine, Sample, or Transfer Goods 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. 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 and Approval to Manipulate, Examine, Sample, or Transfer Goods. 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 August 20, 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36567 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 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 and Approval to Manipulate, Examine, Sample, or Transfer Goods. OMB Number: 1651–0006. Form Number: CBP Form 3499. Abstract: CBP Form 3499, ‘‘Application and Approval to Manipulate, Examine, Sample or Transfer Goods’’, is used as an application to perform various operations on merchandise that is located at a CBP approved bonded facility. This form is filed by importers, consignees, transferees, or owners of merchandise, and is subject to approval by the port director. The data requested on the form identifies the merchandise for which action is being sought and specifies in detail what operation is to be performed. The form may also be approved as a blanket application to manipulate for a period of up to 1 year, for a continuous or repetitive manipulation. CBP Form 3499 is provided for by 19 CFR 19.8 and is accessible at: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/ CBP_Form_3499.pdf. 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 Responses: 151,140. Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes. E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1 36568 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 118 / Tuesday, June 19, 2012 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,114. Dated: June 14, 2012. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2012–14861 Filed 6–18–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5603–N–46] Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request: Generic Customer Satisfaction Surveys Office of the Chief Information Officer, 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. DATES: Comments Due Date: August 20, 2012. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Reports Liaison Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, Room 9120 or the number for the Federal Information Relay Service (1– 800–877–8339). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Departmental Reports Management Officer, QDAM,, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–3400 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting 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 affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:39 Jun 18, 2012 Jkt 226001 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 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: Generic—Customer Satisfaction Surveys. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2535–0116. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Executive Order 12862, ‘‘Setting Customer Service Standards’’ requires that Federal agencies provide the highest quality service to our customers by identifying them and determining what they think about our services. The surveys covered in the request for a generic clearance will provide HUD a means to gather this data directly from our customers. HUD will conduct various customer satisfaction surveys to gather feedback and data directly from our customers to determine the kind and quality of services and products they want and expect to receive. Agency form numbers, if applicable: None. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The number of burden hours is 13,229. The number of respondents is 117,248, the number of responses is 117,248, the frequency of response is on occasion, and the burden hour per response is .80. Status of the proposed information collection: This is a request for a reinstatement w/o change of a currently approved collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: June 12, 2012. Colette Pollard, Departmental Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–14869 Filed 6–18–12; 8:45 am] Notice and Request for Comments. ACTION: In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Budget, Office of the Secretary, Department of the Interior (DOI), announces the proposed extension of a public information collection required by the Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act (PILT) and seeks public comments on the provisions thereof. After public review, the Office of Budget will submit a renewal request for the information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by August 20, 2012. ADDRESSES: Send your written comments to the U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Office of Budget, Attn. Niall O’Connor, 1849 C St. NW., MS 4106 MIB, Washington, DC 20240. Send any faxed comments to (202) 208–3911, attn Niall O’Connor. Comments may also be emailed to Niall_O’Connor@ios.doi.gov. Individuals providing comments should reference OMB Control Number 1093– 0005, ‘‘Payments in Lieu of Taxes (PILT Act), Statement of Federal Land Payments, 43 CFR 44.23(a).’’ Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information on this renewed information collection should be directed to Niall O’Connor at U.S. Department of the Interior, Office of the Secretary, Office of Budget, 1849 C St. NW., MS 4106 MIB, Washington, DC 20240. You may also fax requests for further information to (202) 208–3911, or email him at Niall_O’Connor@ios.doi.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Secretary Proposed Renewal of Information Collection: Payments in Lieu of Taxes AGENCY: PO 00000 Office of Budget, Interior. Frm 00092 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 I. Abstract Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations in 5 CFR part 1320, which implement the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities E:\FR\FM\19JNN1.SGM 19JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 118 (Tuesday, June 19, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 36567-36568]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-14861]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


 Agency Information Collection Activities: Application and 
Approval To Manipulate, Examine, Sample, or Transfer Goods

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.

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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 and Approval to Manipulate, Examine, Sample, or 
Transfer Goods. 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 August 20, 
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 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 and Approval to Manipulate, Examine, Sample, or 
Transfer Goods.
    OMB Number: 1651-0006.
    Form Number: CBP Form 3499.
    Abstract: CBP Form 3499, ``Application and Approval to Manipulate, 
Examine, Sample or Transfer Goods'', is used as an application to 
perform various operations on merchandise that is located at a CBP 
approved bonded facility. This form is filed by importers, consignees, 
transferees, or owners of merchandise, and is subject to approval by 
the port director. The data requested on the form identifies the 
merchandise for which action is being sought and specifies in detail 
what operation is to be performed. The form may also be approved as a 
blanket application to manipulate for a period of up to 1 year, for a 
continuous or repetitive manipulation. CBP Form 3499 is provided for by 
19 CFR 19.8 and is accessible at: http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_3499.pdf.
    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 Responses: 151,140.
    Estimated Time per Response: 6 minutes.

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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,114.

    Dated: June 14, 2012.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2012-14861 Filed 6-18-12; 8:45 am]
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