Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Foreign Trade Zone and/or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit, 16701 [2013-06186]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 52 / Monday, March 18, 2013 / Notices (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2013–06117 Filed 3–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Foreign Trade Zone and/or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information: 1651–0029. AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Application for Foreign Trade Zone Admission and/or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit (CBP Forms 214, 214A, 214B, 214C and 216). This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (78 FR 4155) on January 18, 2013, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 17, 2013. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<14>2013 15:16 Mar 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 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 for Foreign Trade Zone Admission and/or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit. OMB Number: 1651–0029. Form Number: CBP Forms 214, 214A, 214B, 214C and 216. Abstract: Foreign trade zones (FTZs) are geographical enclaves located within the geographical limits of the United States but for tariff purposes are considered to be outside the United States. Imported merchandise may be brought into FTZs for storage, manipulation, manufacture or other processing and subsequent removal for exportation, consumption in the United States, or destruction. A company bringing goods into a zone has a choice of zone status (privileged/nonprivileged foreign, domestic, or zonerestricted) which affects the way such goods are treated by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and for tariff purposes upon entry into the customs territory of the United States. CBP Forms 214, 214A, 214B, and 214C, Application for Foreign-Trade PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16701 Zone Admission and/or Status Designation, are used by companies that bring merchandise into a foreign trade zone to register the admission of such merchandise into FTZs, and to apply for the appropriate zone status. CBP Form CBP 216, Foreign-Trade Zone Activity Permit, is used by companies to request approval to manipulate, manufacture, exhibit or destroy merchandise in a foreign trade zone. These FTZ forms are authorized by 19 U.S.C. 81 and provided for by 19 CFR 146.22, 146.32, 146.41, 146.44, 146.52, 146.53, and 146.66. These forms are accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/xp/ cgov/toolbox/forms/. Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to CBP Forms 214, 214A, 214B, 214C and 216. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Form 214, Application for ForeignTrade Zone Admission and/or Status Designation. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,749. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 25. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 168,725. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 42,182. Form 216, Application for ForeignTrade Zone Activity Permit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 10. Estimated Total Annual Responses: 25,000. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,167. Dated: March 13, 2013. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2013–06186 Filed 3–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5687–N–10] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request Multifamily Default Status Report Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\18MRN1.SGM 18MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Application for Foreign 
Trade Zone and/or Status Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade 
Zone Activity Permit

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of 
Homeland Security

ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an 
existing collection of information: 1651-0029.

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SUMMARY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of 
Homeland Security will be submitting the following information 
collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: 
Application for Foreign Trade Zone Admission and/or Status Designation, 
and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit (CBP Forms 214, 
214A, 214B, 214C and 216). This is a proposed extension of an 
information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing 
that this information collection be extended with no change to the 
burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the 
public and affected agencies. This information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register (78 FR 4155) on January 
18, 2013, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for 
an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in 
accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before April 17, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
this information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed 
to the OMB Desk Officer for U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 
Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395-5806.

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 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 for Foreign Trade Zone Admission and/or Status 
Designation, and Application for Foreign Trade Zone Activity Permit.
    OMB Number: 1651-0029.
    Form Number: CBP Forms 214, 214A, 214B, 214C and 216.
    Abstract: Foreign trade zones (FTZs) are geographical enclaves 
located within the geographical limits of the United States but for 
tariff purposes are considered to be outside the United States. 
Imported merchandise may be brought into FTZs for storage, 
manipulation, manufacture or other processing and subsequent removal 
for exportation, consumption in the United States, or destruction. A 
company bringing goods into a zone has a choice of zone status 
(privileged/non-privileged foreign, domestic, or zone-restricted) which 
affects the way such goods are treated by Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) and for tariff purposes upon entry into the customs territory of 
the United States.
    CBP Forms 214, 214A, 214B, and 214C, Application for Foreign-Trade 
Zone Admission and/or Status Designation, are used by companies that 
bring merchandise into a foreign trade zone to register the admission 
of such merchandise into FTZs, and to apply for the appropriate zone 
status. CBP Form CBP 216, Foreign-Trade Zone Activity Permit, is used 
by companies to request approval to manipulate, manufacture, exhibit or 
destroy merchandise in a foreign trade zone.
    These FTZ forms are authorized by 19 U.S.C. 81 and provided for by 
19 CFR 146.22, 146.32, 146.41, 146.44, 146.52, 146.53, and 146.66. 
These forms are accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/toolbox/forms/.
    Action: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no change to the burden hours or to CBP 
Forms 214, 214A, 214B, 214C and 216.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Form 214, Application for Foreign-Trade Zone Admission and/or 
Status Designation.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,749.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 25.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 168,725.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 42,182.
    Form 216, Application for Foreign-Trade Zone Activity Permit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,500.
    Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 10.
    Estimated Total Annual Responses: 25,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,167.

    Dated: March 13, 2013.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2013-06186 Filed 3-15-13; 8:45 am]
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