Agency Information Collection Activities: Passenger and Crew Manifest, 73876 [2013-29282]

Download as PDF 73876 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 236 / Monday, December 9, 2013 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 11,288. Estimated Annual Cost: $1,088,000. Dated: December 4, 2013. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2013–29283 Filed 12–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Passenger and Crew Manifest U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection: 1651–0088. 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: Passenger and Crew Manifest (Advance Passenger Information System-APIS). 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 proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (78 FR 55279) on September 10, 2013, allowing for a 60day 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 January 8, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this proposed 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 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, maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:03 Dec 06, 2013 Jkt 232001 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: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) encourages the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104– 13; 44 U.S.C. 3507). Your comments should address one of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological techniques or other forms of information. Title: Passenger and Crew Manifest (Advance Passenger Information System—APIS). OMB Number: 1651–0088. Form Number: None. Abstract: The Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) is an automated method in which U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) receives information about passengers and crew onboard inbound and outbound international flights before their arrival in or departure from the United States. APIS data includes biographical information for international air passengers arriving in or departing from the United States, allowing the data to be checked against CBP databases. The information is submitted for both commercial and private aircraft flights. Specific data elements required for each passenger and crew member include: Full name; date of birth; gender; citizenship; document type; passport number; country of issuance and expiration date; and alien registration number where applicable. APIS is authorized under the Aviation and Transportation Security Act, Public Law 107–71. Under this statute, the PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 transmission of passenger and crew manifest information is required even for flights where the passengers and crew have already been pre-screened or pre-cleared at the foreign location for admission to the United States. APIS is required under 19 CFR 122.49a, 122.49b, 122.49c, 122.75a, 122.75b, and 122.22. Respondents submit their electronic manifest either through a direct interface with CBP, or using eAPIS which is a web-based system that can be accessed at https://eapis.cbp.dhs.gov/. Current Actions: This submission is being made to request an extension with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension with no change. Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals. Commercial Airlines: Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,130. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,850,878. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 307,245. Estimated Costs: $68,361,719. Commercial Airline Passengers (3rd party): Estimated Number of Respondents: 184,050,663. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 184,050,663. Estimated Time per Response: 10 seconds. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 496,937. Private Aircraft Pilots: Estimated Number of Respondents: 460,000. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 460,000. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 115,000. Dated: December 4, 2013. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2013–29282 Filed 12–6–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P E:\FR\FM\09DEN1.SGM 09DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Passenger and Crew 
Manifest

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

ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an 
existing information collection: 1651-0088.

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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: 
Passenger and Crew Manifest (Advance Passenger Information System-
APIS). 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 proposed information collection was previously published 
in the Federal Register (78 FR 55279) on September 10, 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 January 8, 2014 
to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
this proposed 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 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: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
encourages the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit 
written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing 
information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act 
(Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3507). Your comments should address one of 
the following four points:
    (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is 
necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/
component, including whether the information will have practical 
utility;
    (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of 
the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the 
validity of the methodology and assumptions used;
    (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to 
be collected; and
    (4) Minimize the burden of the collections of information on those 
who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological techniques or other 
forms of information.
    Title: Passenger and Crew Manifest (Advance Passenger Information 
System--APIS).
    OMB Number: 1651-0088.
    Form Number: None.
    Abstract: The Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) is an 
automated method in which U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
receives information about passengers and crew onboard inbound and 
outbound international flights before their arrival in or departure 
from the United States. APIS data includes biographical information for 
international air passengers arriving in or departing from the United 
States, allowing the data to be checked against CBP databases.
    The information is submitted for both commercial and private 
aircraft flights. Specific data elements required for each passenger 
and crew member include: Full name; date of birth; gender; citizenship; 
document type; passport number; country of issuance and expiration 
date; and alien registration number where applicable.
    APIS is authorized under the Aviation and Transportation Security 
Act, Public Law 107-71. Under this statute, the transmission of 
passenger and crew manifest information is required even for flights 
where the passengers and crew have already been pre-screened or pre-
cleared at the foreign location for admission to the United States. 
APIS is required under 19 CFR 122.49a, 122.49b, 122.49c, 122.75a, 
122.75b, and 122.22.
    Respondents submit their electronic manifest either through a 
direct interface with CBP, or using eAPIS which is a web-based system 
that can be accessed at https://eapis.cbp.dhs.gov/.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to request an 
extension with no change to the burden hours or to the information 
collected.
    Type of Review: Extension with no change.
    Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals.
    Commercial Airlines:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,130.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,850,878.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 307,245.
    Estimated Costs: $68,361,719.
    Commercial Airline Passengers (3rd party):
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 184,050,663.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 184,050,663.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 seconds.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 496,937.
    Private Aircraft Pilots:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 460,000.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 460,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 115,000.

    Dated: December 4, 2013.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2013-29282 Filed 12-6-13; 8:45 am]
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