Agency Information Collection Activities: CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers, 13664-13665 [2014-05238]

Download as PDF 13664 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 47 / Tuesday, March 11, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2010–0316] National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC). This Council advises the Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters. DATES: Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before May 12, 2014. ADDRESSES: Applicants should send their cover letter and resume via one of the following methods: • By mail: Commandant (CG–BSX–2)/ NBSAC, Attn: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Ave. SE., Stop 7581, Washington, DC 20593–7581. • By email: jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, ADFO of National Boating Safety Advisory Committee; telephone 202–372–1061 or email at jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil. SUMMARY: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) is a federal advisory committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (Pub. L. 92–463; 5 U.S.C. Appendix). It was established under authority of 46 U.S.C. 13110 and advises the Coast Guard on boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters. NBSAC has 21 members: Seven representatives of State officials responsible for State boating safety programs, seven representatives of recreational boat manufacturers and associated equipment manufacturers, and seven representatives of national recreational boating organizations and the general public, at least five of whom are representatives of national recreational boating organizations. Members are appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. The Council usually meets at least twice each year at a location selected by the Coast Guard. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. Subcommittees or working groups may also meet to consider specific problems. We will consider applications for seven positions that expire or become vacant on December 31, 2014: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 Mar 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 • Three representatives of State officials responsible for State boating safety programs; • Two representatives of recreational boat and associated equipment manufacturers; and • Two representatives of national recreational boating organizations or the general public. Applicants are considered for membership on the basis of their particular expertise, knowledge, and experience in recreational boating safety. Appointments for the 2014 vacancies remain pending. The vacancies announced in this notice do not include the 2014 vacancies. The vacancies announced in this notice apply to membership positions that become vacant on January 1st, 2015. Applicants for the 2014 vacancies announced in the Federal Register on January 9, 2013, (78 FR 1865) will automatically be considered for the 2015 vacancies and do not need to submit another application. Individuals, who submitted an application for any year prior to 2014, are asked to resubmit an application if the individual wishes to apply for any of the vacancies announced in this notice. To be eligible, you should have experience in one of the categories listed above. Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on Federal advisory committees. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with provisions contained in The Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–65; as amended by Title II of Pub. L. 110– 81). Each member serves for a term of three years. Members may be considered to serve consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary, or other compensation from the Federal Government. The exception to this policy is when attending NBSAC meetings; members may be reimbursed for travel expenses and provided per diem in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other nonmerit factor. DHS strives to achieve a widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment actions. If you are selected as a nonrepresentative member or as member from the general public, you will be appointed and serve as a special Government employee (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code. As a candidate for PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 appointment as a SGE, applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). DHS may not release the reports or the information in them to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Applicants can obtain this form by going to the Web site of the Office of Government Ethics (www.oge.gov) or by contacting the individual listed above in ‘‘FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT’’. Applications which are not accompanied by a completed OGE Form 450 will not be considered. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Committee, send your cover letter and resume to Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) of NBSAC by email or mail according to the instructions in the ADDRESSES section by the deadline in the DATES section of this notice. Indicate the specific position you request to be considered for and specify your area of expertise that qualifies you to serve on NBSAC. Note that during the vetting process, applicants may be asked to provide date of birth and social security number. All email submittals will receive email receipt confirmation. To visit our online docket, go to https://www.regulations.gov. Enter the docket number for this notice (USCG– 2010–0316) in the Search box, and click ‘‘Search.’’ Please do not post your resume or OGE–450 Form on this site. Jonathan C. Burton, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–05293 Filed 3–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information: 1651–0034. 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 47 / Tuesday, March 11, 2014 / Notices Reduction Act: CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers (19 CFR part 111). 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 76851) on December 19, 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 10, 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: 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:22 Mar 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 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. 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/toolbox/ forms/. Further information about the customs broker exam and how to apply for it may be found at https:// 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. 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. Estimated time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $6,000. PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 13665 Triennial Report (19 CFR 111.30) Estimated Number of Respondents: 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. Estimated time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $112,500. Dated: March 5, 2014. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2014–05238 Filed 3–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Notice of Reinstatement of Customs Broker Licenses U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Reinstatement of customs broker licenses that were revoked. AGENCY: This document announces that certain customs brokers’ licenses that have previously been revoked by operation of law have been reinstated and are currently active. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Craig Briess, International Trade Specialist, Broker Management Branch, Office of International Trade, (202) 863– 6083. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In a notice published in the Federal Register (76 FR 71584) on November 18, 2011, U.S. Customs and Border Protection revoked customs brokers’ licenses by operation of law without prejudice pursuant to section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1641), and section 111.30(d) of title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations (19 CFR 111.30(d)). The following customs brokers’ licenses that were revoked in that notice have been reinstated and are currently active. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11MRN1.SGM 11MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 47 (Tuesday, March 11, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 13664-13665]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05238]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Agency Information Collection Activities: CBP Regulations 
Pertaining to Customs Brokers

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

ACTION: 30-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an 
existing collection of information: 1651-0034.

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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

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Reduction Act: CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers (19 CFR 
part 111). 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 76851) on December 19, 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 10, 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: 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. 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 https://www.cbp.gov/xp/cgov/toolbox/forms/. Further information about 
the customs broker exam and how to apply for it may be found at https://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.
    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.
    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.
    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.
    Estimated time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 500.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $112,500.

    Dated: March 5, 2014.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2014-05238 Filed 3-10-14; 8:45 am]
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