Agency Information Collection Activities: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers, 6128-6129 [2013-01886]

Download as PDF 6128 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 19 / Tuesday, January 29, 2013 / Notices Notice of accreditation of R. Markey & Sons, Inc., Markan Laboratories, as a commercial laboratory. ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Topics in Bacterial Pathogenesis. Date: January 31, 2013. Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Alexander D. Politis, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3210, MSC 7808, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 1150, politisa@csr.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the urgent need to meet timing limitations imposed by the intramural research review cycle. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: January 23, 2013. Michelle Trout, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–01788 Filed 1–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation of R. Markey & Sons, Inc., Markan Laboratories, as a Commercial Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:47 Jan 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the CBP regulations, that R. Markey & Sons, Inc., Markan Laboratories, has been accredited as a commercial laboratory to analyze sugar, sugar syrups and confectionary products under Chapter 17 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) for customs purposes for the next three years as of June 21, 2012. SUMMARY: Effective Dates: The accreditation of R. Markey & Sons, Inc., Markan Laboratories, as a commercial laboratory became effective on June 21, 2012. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for June 2014. DATES: Dr. Jonathan McGrath, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202–344–1060. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Notice is hereby given that pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12, R. Markey & Sons, Inc., Markan Laboratories, 5 Hanover Square 12th Floor, New York, NY 10004, has been accredited to analyze sugar, sugar syrups and confectionary products under Chapter 17 of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12. Specifically, R. Markey & Sons, Inc. has been granted accreditation to perform the following test methods only: (1) Polarization of Raw Sugar, ICUMSA GS 1/2/3–1; (2) The Determination of the Polarization of Raw Sugar Without Wet Lead Clarification, ICUMSA GS 1/2/3/–2; (3) Sugar Moisture by Loss of Drying, ICUMSA GS 2/1/3–15; (4) Polarization of White Sugar, ICUMSA GS 2/3–1. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test this entity is accredited 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. https://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/ trade/basic_trade/labs_scientific_svcs/ SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 commercial_gaugers/gaulist.ctt/ gaulist.pdf. Dated: December 21, 2012. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2013–01887 Filed 1–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers 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 Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers. 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 April 1, 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, 90 K Street NE., 10th 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, 90 K Street NE., 10th 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29JAN1.SGM 29JAN1 srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 19 / Tuesday, January 29, 2013 / Notices 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: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers OMB Number: 1651–0053 Form Number: None Abstract: Commercial laboratories seeking accreditation or approval must provide the information specified in 19 CFR 151.12 to Customs and Border Protection (CBP), and Commercial Gaugers seeking CBP approval must provide the information specified under 19 CFR 151.13. After the initial accreditation, a private company may ‘‘extend’’ its accreditation to add facilities by submitting a formal written request to CBP. This application process is authorized by Section 613 of Public Law 103–182 (NAFTA Implementation Act), codified at 19 U.S.C. 1499, which directs CBP to establish a procedure to accredit privately owned testing laboratories. The information collected is used by CBP in deciding whether to approve individuals or businesses desiring to measure bulk products or to analyze importations. Instructions for completing these applications are accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/ linkhandler/cgov/trade/basic_trade/ labs_scientific_svcs/ commercial_gaugers/app_info/ app_instructions.ctt/ app_instructions.pdf. Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with a change to the burden hours as a result of revised estimates by CBP. There are no changes to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (with change). Affected Public: Businesses. Reporting: Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:47 Jan 28, 2013 Jkt 229001 6129 Estimated Number of Total Responses: 100. Estimated Time per Response: 75 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 125. Record Keeping: Estimated Number of Record Keepers: 100. Estimated Time per Record Keeper: 60 minutes. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 100. 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. https://www.cbp.gov/ linkhandler/cgov/trade/basic_trade/ labs_scientific_svcs/ commercial_gaugers/gaulist.ctt/ gaulist.pdf. Dated: January 24, 2013. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. Dated: December 21, 2012. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2013–01886 Filed 1–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P [FR Doc. 2013–01888 Filed 1–28–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR U.S. Customs and Border Protection National Park Service Approval of Petrospect, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of approval of Petrospect, Inc., as a commercial gauger. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the CBP regulations, that Petrospect, Inc., has been approved to gauge petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of July 24, 2012. DATES: Effective Dates: The approval of Petrospect, Inc., as commercial gauger became effective on July 24, 2012. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for July 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Jonathan McGrath, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202–344–1060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, Petrospect, Inc., 499 N. Nimitz Pier 21, Honolulu, HI 96817, 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, inquires regarding the specific gauger service this entity is approved to perform may be directed to SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [NPS–NERO–FLNI–12122; PMPSAS1Z.Y00000] Notice of Flight 93 Advisory Commission Meetings for Calendar Year 2013 National Park Service, Interior. Meeting notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice sets forth the dates of the February 9; May 4; July 2; and November 2, 2013, meetings of the Flight 93 Advisory Commission. DATES: The public meeting of the Advisory Commission will be held on Saturday, February 9; May 4; July 2; and November 2, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern). Location: The meeting will be held at the Flight 93 National Memorial Office, 109 West Main Street, Suite 104, Somerset, PA 15501, with the exception of the February 9, 2013, meeting which will be held via teleconference. Agenda: The Commission meetings will consist of the following: 1. Opening of Meeting, Review and Approval of Commission Minutes 2. Reports 3. Old Business 4. New Business 5. Public Comments 6. Closing Remarks FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Further information concerning this meeting may be obtained from Jeff Reinbold, Superintendent, Flight 93 National Memorial, P.O. Box 911, Shanksville, PA 15560, telephone (814) 893–6322. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The meeting is open to the public. Interested persons may make oral/written presentations to the Commission or file SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\29JAN1.SGM 29JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 19 (Tuesday, January 29, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6128-6129]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-01886]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Accreditation of 
Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of Commercial Gaugers

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 Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and Approval of 
Commercial Gaugers. 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 April 1, 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, 90 K Street NE., 10th 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, 90 
K Street NE., 10th 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

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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: Accreditation of Commercial Testing Laboratories and 
Approval of Commercial Gaugers
    OMB Number: 1651-0053
    Form Number: None
    Abstract: Commercial laboratories seeking accreditation or approval 
must provide the information specified in 19 CFR 151.12 to Customs and 
Border Protection (CBP), and Commercial Gaugers seeking CBP approval 
must provide the information specified under 19 CFR 151.13. After the 
initial accreditation, a private company may ``extend'' its 
accreditation to add facilities by submitting a formal written request 
to CBP. This application process is authorized by Section 613 of Public 
Law 103-182 (NAFTA Implementation Act), codified at 19 U.S.C. 1499, 
which directs CBP to establish a procedure to accredit privately owned 
testing laboratories. The information collected is used by CBP in 
deciding whether to approve individuals or businesses desiring to 
measure bulk products or to analyze importations. Instructions for 
completing these applications are accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/trade/basic_trade/labs_scientific_svcs/commercial_gaugers/app_info/app_instructions.ctt/app_instructions.pdf.
    Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with a change to the burden hours as a result of 
revised estimates by CBP. There are no changes to the information 
collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (with change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Reporting:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Number of Total Responses: 100.
    Estimated Time per Response: 75 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 125.
    Record Keeping:
    Estimated Number of Record Keepers: 100.
    Estimated Time per Record Keeper: 60 minutes.
    Estimated Total Burden Hours: 100.

    Dated: January 24, 2013.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2013-01886 Filed 1-28-13; 8:45 am]
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