Agency Information Collection Activities; Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade Sub-zones, 47429-47430 [2012-19434]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 153 / Wednesday, August 8, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Protest 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: 1651–0017. 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 Protest (CBP Form 19). 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 October 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) 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 wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:11 Aug 07, 2012 Jkt 226001 will become a matter of public record. In this document CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Protest. OMB Number: 1651–0017. Form Number: Form 19. Abstract: CBP Form 19, Protest, is used by an importer, filer, or any party at interest to petition CBP, or protest any action or charge made by the port director with respect to imported merchandise. The information collected on CBP Form 19 is authorized by Sections 514 and 514(a) of the Tariff Act of 1930 and provided for by 19 CFR part 174. This form is accessible at http:// forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_19.pdf. Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to CBP Form 19. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,750. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 45,000. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 45,000. Dated: August 3, 2012. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2012–19429 Filed 8–7–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities; Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade Sub-zones 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 Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade Sub-zones. 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 October 9, 2012, to be assured of consideration. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 47429 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: Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade Sub-zones. OMB Number: 1651–0063. Form Number: None. Abstract: The Foreign Trade Zones Act, 19 U.S.C. 81c(d) contains specific provisions for petroleum refinery subzones. It permits refiners and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess the relative value of such multiple products at the end of the manufacturing period during which these products were produced when the actual quantities of these products resulting from the refining process can be measured with certainty. Also, the amendment permits the products refined in a sub-zone during a manufacturing period to be attributed to a given crude introduced into production during the period, to the extent that such products were ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1 47430 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 153 / Wednesday, August 8, 2012 / Notices producible or could have been produced the from quantities removed from the sub-zone if Industry Standards of Potential Production on a Practical Operating Basis (known as producibility) is utilized. 19 CFR 146.4(d) provides that the operator of the refinery sub-zone is required to retain all records relating to the above mentioned activities for five years after the merchandise is removed from the sub-zone. Further, the records shall be readily available for CBP review at the sub-zone. Instructions on compliance with these record keeping provisions are available in the Foreign Trade Zone Manual which is accessible at: http:// www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/trade/ cargo_security/cargo_control/ftz/ ftzmanual.ctt/FTZManual2.doc. 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: 81. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 81. Estimated Time per Response: 1000 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 81,000. assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific gauger service this entity is approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/ trade/automated/labs_scientific_svcs/ commercial_gaugers/gaulist.ctt/ gaulist.pdf. DATES: The approval of SGS North America, Inc., as commercial gauger became effective on April 3, 2012. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for April 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Cassata, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202–344–1060. Dated: August 1, 2012. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2012–19434 Filed 8–7–12; 8:45 am] U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial gauger. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, SGS North America, Inc., 2800 Loop 197 South, Texas City, TX 77592, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written wreier-aviles on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:11 Aug 07, 2012 Jkt 226001 U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of approval of Saybolt LP, as a commercial gauger. AGENCY: Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5607–N–25] Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Saybolt LP, 4025 Oak Lane, Sulfur, LA 70665, has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific gauger service this entity is approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of the Assistant Secretary for 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. DATES: Comments Due Date: October 9, 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: Catherine Brennan, Director, Office of Housing Assistance and Grant Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SUMMARY: Approval of Saybolt LP, as a Commercial Gauger U.S. Customs and Border Protection [FR Doc. 2012–19436 Filed 8–7–12; 8:45 am] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Section 8 Renewal Policy Guide BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Dated: July 26, 2012. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2012–19442 Filed 8–7–12; 8:45 am] Dated: August 3, 2012. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. BILLING CODE 9111–14–P by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/linkhandler/ cgov/trade/automated/ labs_scientific_svcs/ commercial_gaugers/gaulist.ctt/ gaulist.pdf. DATES: The approval of Saybolt LP, as commercial gauger became effective on June 2, 2011. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for June 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Mocella, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202–344–1060. E:\FR\FM\08AUN1.SGM 08AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 153 (Wednesday, August 8, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47429-47430]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19434]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities; Petroleum Refineries in 
Foreign Trade Sub-zones

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 Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade Sub-zones. 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 October 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) 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: Petroleum Refineries in Foreign Trade Sub-zones.
    OMB Number: 1651-0063.
    Form Number: None.
    Abstract: The Foreign Trade Zones Act, 19 U.S.C. 81c(d) contains 
specific provisions for petroleum refinery sub-zones. It permits 
refiners and U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to assess the 
relative value of such multiple products at the end of the 
manufacturing period during which these products were produced when the 
actual quantities of these products resulting from the refining process 
can be measured with certainty. Also, the amendment permits the 
products refined in a sub-zone during a manufacturing period to be 
attributed to a given crude introduced into production during the 
period, to the extent that such products were

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producible or could have been produced the from quantities removed from 
the sub-zone if Industry Standards of Potential Production on a 
Practical Operating Basis (known as producibility) is utilized.
    19 CFR 146.4(d) provides that the operator of the refinery sub-zone 
is required to retain all records relating to the above mentioned 
activities for five years after the merchandise is removed from the 
sub-zone. Further, the records shall be readily available for CBP 
review at the sub-zone.
    Instructions on compliance with these record keeping provisions are 
available in the Foreign Trade Zone Manual which is accessible at: 
http://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/trade/cargo_security/cargo_control/ftz/ftzmanual.ctt/FTZManual2.doc.
    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: 81.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 81.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1000 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 81,000.

    Dated: August 3, 2012.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2012-19434 Filed 8-7-12; 8:45 am]
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