Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings, 66626 [2012-27025]

Download as PDF 66626 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 215 / Tuesday, November 6, 2012 / Notices Developmental Biology Research; 93.88, Minority Access to Research Careers; 93.96, Special Minority Initiatives, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: October 31, 2012. Melanie J. Gray, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–26989 Filed 11–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings 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 Administrative Rulings. 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 January 7, 2013, 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 erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:06 Nov 05, 2012 Jkt 229001 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: Administrative Rulings. OMB Number: 1651–0085. Form Number: None. Abstract: The collection of information in 19 CFR part 177 is necessary in order to enable Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to respond to requests by importers and other interested persons for the issuance of administrative rulings. These rulings pertain to the interpretation of applicable laws related to prospective and current transactions involving classification, marking, and country of origin. The collection of information in Part 177 of the CBP Regulations is also necessary to enable CBP to make proper decisions regarding the issuance of binding rulings that modify or revoke prior CBP binding rulings. This collection of information is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 66, 1202, (General Note 3(i), Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States). The application to obtain an administrative ruling is accessible at: https://apps.cbp.gov/erulings. Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the estimated burden hours or to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Rulings: Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 120,000. Appeals: Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,000. PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: November 1, 2012. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2012–27025 Filed 11–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [FWS–R4–FHC–2012–N254; FVHC98130406900Y4–XXX–FF04G01000] Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill; Draft Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review Interior. Notice of availability; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA), the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and the Framework Agreement for Early Restoration Addressing Injuries Resulting from the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill, the Federal and State natural resource trustee agencies (Trustees) have prepared a Phase II Draft Early Restoration Plan and Environmental Review (DERP/ER) describing and proposing two additional early restoration projects intended to continue the process of restoring natural resources and services injured or lost as a result of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill, which occurred on or about April 20, 2010, in the Gulf of Mexico. The purpose of this notice is to inform the public of the availability of the DERP/ ER and to seek written comments on the proposed restoration alternative presented in the DERP/ER. DATES: Comments Due Date: We will consider public comments received on or before December 10, 2012. Public Meetings: A public meeting is scheduled to facilitate public review and comment on the DERP/ER. Both written and verbal public comments will be taken at the meeting. The meeting will be held on November 13, 2012, at the Escambia County Central Complex Building (a.k.a. the LEED Building), Room 104, 3363 West Park Place, Pensacola, Florida 32505. An open house will begin at 6:00 p.m. (central time); the formal meeting, including a presentation of the DERP/ER will begin at 7:00 p.m. (central time). A meeting notice will be posted on the web at www.gulfspillrestoration.noaa.gov. SUMMARY: ADDRESSES: Obtaining Documents: You may download the DERP/ER and the framework agreement at http:// E:\FR\FM\06NON1.SGM 06NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings

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 
Administrative Rulings. 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 January 7, 
2013, 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: Administrative Rulings.
    OMB Number: 1651-0085.
    Form Number: None.
    Abstract: The collection of information in 19 CFR part 177 is 
necessary in order to enable Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to 
respond to requests by importers and other interested persons for the 
issuance of administrative rulings. These rulings pertain to the 
interpretation of applicable laws related to prospective and current 
transactions involving classification, marking, and country of origin. 
The collection of information in Part 177 of the CBP Regulations is 
also necessary to enable CBP to make proper decisions regarding the 
issuance of binding rulings that modify or revoke prior CBP binding 
rulings. This collection of information is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 66, 
1202, (General Note 3(i), Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United 
States). The application to obtain an administrative ruling is 
accessible at: https://apps.cbp.gov/erulings.
    Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no change to the estimated burden hours or 
to the information collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Rulings:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 12,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 10 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 120,000.
    Appeals:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 40 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 8,000.

    Dated: November 1, 2012.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2012-27025 Filed 11-5-12; 8:45 am]
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