Agency Information Collection Activities: BP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers, 76851 [2013-30220]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 244 / Thursday, December 19, 2013 / Notices Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 14080. This estimate is based on a review of past behavior of NPPD with an average of 15 activities expected annual with an average of 939 respondents per activity. Estimated Time per Respondent: 34 minutes. Total Burden Hours: 7920.3 annual burden hours. Total Burden Cost (capital/startup): $0. Total Burden Costs (operating/ maintain): $0. Dated: December 12, 2013. Scott Libby, Deputy Chief Information Officer, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2013–30258 Filed 12–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: BP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers 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: 1651–0034. 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 CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers (19 CFR Part 111). 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 18, 2014, to be assured of consideration. ADDRESS: 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. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Dec 18, 2013 Jkt 232001 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: CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers (19 CFR Part 111). OMB Number: 1651–0034. Form Numbers: CBP Forms 3124 and 3124E. Abstract: The information contained in Part 111 of the CBP regulations governs the licensing and conduct of customs brokers. Specifically, an individual who wishes to take the broker exam must complete CBP Form 3124E, ‘‘Application for Customs Broker License Exam,’’ or to apply for a broker license, CBP Form 3124, ‘‘Application for Customs Broker License.’’ The procedures to request a local or national broker permit can be found in 19 CFR 111.19, and a triennial report is required under 19 CFR 111.30. This information collected from customs brokers is provided for by 19 U.S.C. 1641. CBP Forms 3124 and 3124E may be found at http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/toolbox/ forms/. Further information about the customs broker exam and how to apply for it may be found at http:// www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/trade_ programs/broker/broker_exam/. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to this collection of information. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76851 CBP Form 3124E, ‘‘Application for Customs Broker License Exam’’ Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,300. Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 2,300. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,300. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $460,000. CBP Form 3124, ‘‘Application for Customs Broker License’’ Estimated Number of Respondents: 300. Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 300. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $6,000. Triennial Report (19 CFR 111.30) Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,833. Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 3,833. Estimated Time per Response: .5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,917. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $383,300. National Broker Permit Application (19 CFR 111.19) Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 500. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $112,500. Dated: December 16, 2013. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2013–30220 Filed 12–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Haitian Hemispheric Opportunity Through Partnership Encouragement Act of 2006 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\19DEN1.SGM 19DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: BP Regulations 
Pertaining to Customs Brokers

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: 1651-0034.

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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 CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers (19 CFR Part 111). 
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 18, 
2014, to be assured of consideration.

ADDRESS: 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: CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers (19 CFR Part 
111).
    OMB Number: 1651-0034.
    Form Numbers: CBP Forms 3124 and 3124E.
    Abstract: The information contained in Part 111 of the CBP 
regulations governs the licensing and conduct of customs brokers. 
Specifically, an individual who wishes to take the broker exam must 
complete CBP Form 3124E, ``Application for Customs Broker License 
Exam,'' or to apply for a broker license, CBP Form 3124, ``Application 
for Customs Broker License.'' The procedures to request a local or 
national broker permit can be found in 19 CFR 111.19, and a triennial 
report is required under 19 CFR 111.30. This information collected from 
customs brokers is provided for by 19 U.S.C. 1641. CBP Forms 3124 and 
3124E may be found at http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/toolbox/forms/. 
Further information about the customs broker exam and how to apply for 
it may be found at http://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/trade/trade_programs/broker/broker_exam/.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to this 
collection of information.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals.

CBP Form 3124E, ``Application for Customs Broker License Exam''

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,300.
    Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 2,300.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,300.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $460,000.

CBP Form 3124, ``Application for Customs Broker License''

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 300.
    Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 300.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $6,000.

Triennial Report (19 CFR 111.30)

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,833.
    Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 3,833.
    Estimated Time per Response: .5 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,917.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $383,300.

National Broker Permit Application (19 CFR 111.19)

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 500.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $112,500.

    Dated: December 16, 2013.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2013-30220 Filed 12-18-13; 8:45 am]
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