Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information, 75576 [2013-29713]

Download as PDF 75576 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 239 / Thursday, December 12, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information 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: 1651–0023. 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: Request for Information (CBP Form 28). This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3507). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 10, 2014, 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; 44 U.S.C. 3507). 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 costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (a total capital/startup costs and operations and maintenance costs). The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the CBP maindgalligan on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:23 Dec 11, 2013 Jkt 232001 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: Request for Information. OMB Number: 1651–0023. Form Number: CBP Form 28. Abstract: Under 19 U.S.C. 1500 and 1401a, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is responsible for appraising imported merchandise by ascertaining its value, classifying merchandise under the tariff schedule, and assessing a rate and amount of duty to be paid. On occasions when the invoice or other documentation does not provide sufficient information for appraisement or classification, the CBP Officer requests additional information through the use of CBP Form 28, ‘‘Request for Information’’. This form is completed by CBP personnel requesting additional information and the importers, or their agents, respond in the format of their choice. CBP Form 28 is provided for by 19 CFR 151.11. A copy of this form and instructions are available at http:// forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_28.pdf. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to CBP Form 28. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 60,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 60,000. Dated: December 9, 2013. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2013–29713 Filed 12–11–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Importation Bond Structure 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: 1651–0050. AGENCY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning the Importation Bond Structure. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3507). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 10, 2014, 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; 44 U.S.C. 3507). 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 costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the collection of information (a 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: Importation Bond Structure. OMB Number: 1651–0050. Form Number: CBP Forms 301 and 5297. Abstract: Bonds are used to assure that duties, taxes, charges, penalties, and reimbursable expenses owed to the Government are paid; to facilitate the movement of cargo and conveyances through CBP processing; and to provide legal recourse for the Government for E:\FR\FM\12DEN1.SGM 12DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information

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: 1651-0023.

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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: Request for Information (CBP Form 28). This request for 
comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(Pub. L. 104-13; 44 U.S.C. 3507).

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 10, 
2014, 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; 44 U.S.C. 3507). 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 costs burden to respondents or record keepers from the 
collection of information (a 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: Request for Information.
    OMB Number: 1651-0023.
    Form Number: CBP Form 28.
    Abstract: Under 19 U.S.C. 1500 and 1401a, Customs and Border 
Protection (CBP) is responsible for appraising imported merchandise by 
ascertaining its value, classifying merchandise under the tariff 
schedule, and assessing a rate and amount of duty to be paid. On 
occasions when the invoice or other documentation does not provide 
sufficient information for appraisement or classification, the CBP 
Officer requests additional information through the use of CBP Form 28, 
``Request for Information''. This form is completed by CBP personnel 
requesting additional information and the importers, or their agents, 
respond in the format of their choice. CBP Form 28 is provided for by 
19 CFR 151.11. A copy of this form and instructions are available at 
http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_28.pdf.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to CBP Form 28.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 60,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 60,000.

    Dated: December 9, 2013.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2013-29713 Filed 12-11-13; 8:45 am]
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