Accreditation and Approval of Amspec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory, 19350-19351 [2014-07809]

Download as PDF 19350 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 8, 2014 / Notices CBPL No. ASTM Title 27–53 ................. D2709 ..................................... Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. https://www.cbp.gov/sites/ default/files/documents/gaulist_3.pdf Dated: April 2, 2014. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. [FR Doc. 2014–07814 Filed 4–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P Standard Test Method for Water and Sediment in Middle Distillate Fuels by Centrifuge. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202–344–1060. U.S. Customs and Border Protection SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Accreditation and Approval of Amspec Services, LLC, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of September 26, 2013. DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on September 26, 2013. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for September 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that AmSpec Services, LLC, 1818 A Federal Road, Galena Park, TX 77015, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. AmSpec Services, LLC is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): API chapters 3 .............. 7 .............. 8 .............. 12 ............ 17 ............ Title Tank gauging. Temperature determination. Sampling. Calculations. Maritime measurement. AmSpec Services, LLC is accredited for the following laboratory analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): ASTM Title 27–03 ........................... 27–48 ........................... 27–13 ........................... ASTM D–4006 ............ ASTM D–4052 ............ ASTM D–4294 ............ 27–04 ........................... ASTM D–95 ................ 27–46 ........................... 27–08 ........................... 27–11 ........................... ASTM D–5002 ............ ASTM D–86 ................ ASTM D–445 .............. 27–54 ........................... ASTM D–1796 ............ 27–53 27–06 27–50 27–14 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES CBPL No. ASTM ASTM ASTM ASTM Standard test method for water in crude oil by distillation. Standard test method for density and relative density of liquids by digital density meter. Standard test method for sulfur in petroleum and petroleum products by energy-dispersive xray fluorescence spectrometry. Standard test method for water in petroleum products and bituminous materials by distillation. Standard test method for density and relative density. Standard test method for distillation of petroleum products at atmospheric pressure. Standard test method for kinematic viscosity of transparent and opaque liquids (and calculations of dynamic viscosity). Standard test method for water and sediment in fuel oils by the centrifuge method (Laboratory procedure). Standard test method for water and sediment in middle distillate fuels by centrifuge. Standard test method for sediment in crude oils and fuel oils by the extraction method. Standard test methods for flash point by Penske-Martens Closed Cup Tester. Standard test method for Sulfur in Petroleum Products by Wavelength Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry. Standard test method for vapor pressure of petroleum products. Standard test method for vapor pressure of petroleum products (mini-method). ........................... ........................... ........................... ........................... 27–10 ........................... 27–58 ........................... D–2709 ............ D–473 .............. D–93 ................ D–2622 ............ ASTM D–323 .............. ASTM D–5191 ............ Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:04 Apr 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 67 / Tuesday, April 8, 2014 / Notices Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. https:// www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/ commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories. Dated: April 2, 2014. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services. A. Overview of Information Collection [FR Doc. 2014–07809 Filed 4–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5756–N–09] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Loan Sales Bidder Qualification Statement Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing- Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. SUMMARY: DATES: Comments Due Date: June 9, 2014. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–3400 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the tollfree Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Lucey, Acting Director, Asset Sales Office, Room 3136, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410–8000; telephone 202–708–2625, extension 3927 or Kiara Griggs, Attorney, Office of Insured Housing, mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:42 Apr 07, 2014 Jkt 232001 Multifamily Division, Room 9230; telephone 202–708–0614, extension 4797. Hearing- or speech-impaired individuals may call 202–708–4594 (TTY). These are not toll-free numbers. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. Title of Information Collection: HUD Loan Sale Bidder Qualification Statement. OMB Approval Number: 2502–0576. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD—90092. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: The Qualification Statement solicits from Prospective bidders to the HUD Loan Sales the basic qualifications required for bidding including but not limited to, Purchaser Information (Name of Purchaser, Corporate Entity, Address, Tax ID), Business Type, Net Worth, Equity Size, Prior History with HUD Loans and prior sales participation. By executing the Qualification Statement, the purchaser certifies, represents and warrants to HUD that each of the statements included are true and correct as to the purchaser and thereby qualifies them to bid. Respondents (i.e. affected public): Business. Estimated Number of Respondents: 542. Estimated Number of Responses: 1264. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Average Hours per Response: 0.5 hours. Total Estimated Burdens: 316. B. Solicitation of Public Comment This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected parties concerning the collection of information described in Section A on the following: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including through the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19351 e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. HUD encourages interested parties to submit comment in response to these questions. Authority: Section 3507 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35. Dated: March 28, 2014. Laura M. Marin, Associate General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Associate Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2014–07818 Filed 4–7–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5752–N–36] 30-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: FHA Stakeholder Feedback for the New FHA Single Family Policy Handbook Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD has submitted the proposed information collection requirement described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act. The purpose of this notice is to allow for an additional 30 days of public comment. DATES: Comments Due Date: May 8, 2014. SUMMARY: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the information collection ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 67 (Tuesday, April 8, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19350-19351]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-07809]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Accreditation and Approval of Amspec Services, LLC, as a 
Commercial Gauger and Laboratory

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

ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of AmSpec Services, LLC, 
as a commercial gauger and laboratory.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that 
AmSpec Services, LLC, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain 
petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain 
petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of 
September 26, 2013.

DATES: Effective Dates: The accreditation and approval of AmSpec 
Services, LLC, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on 
September 26, 2013. The next triennial inspection date will be 
scheduled for September 2016.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited 
Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 
1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 
151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that AmSpec Services, LLC, 1818 A Federal 
Road, Galena Park, TX 77015, has been approved to gauge petroleum and 
certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain 
petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the 
provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. AmSpec Services, LLC is 
approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain 
petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API):

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              API  chapters                            Title
------------------------------------------------------------------------
3........................................  Tank gauging.
7........................................  Temperature determination.
8........................................  Sampling.
12.......................................  Calculations.
17.......................................  Maritime measurement.
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    AmSpec Services, LLC is accredited for the following laboratory 
analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum 
products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory 
Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM):

------------------------------------------------------------------------
           CBPL No.                  ASTM                 Title
------------------------------------------------------------------------
27-03........................  ASTM D-4006....  Standard test method for
                                                 water in crude oil by
                                                 distillation.
27-48........................  ASTM D-4052....  Standard test method for
                                                 density and relative
                                                 density of liquids by
                                                 digital density meter.
27-13........................  ASTM D-4294....  Standard test method for
                                                 sulfur in petroleum and
                                                 petroleum products by
                                                 energy-dispersive x-ray
                                                 fluorescence
                                                 spectrometry.
27-04........................  ASTM D-95......  Standard test method for
                                                 water in petroleum
                                                 products and bituminous
                                                 materials by
                                                 distillation.
27-46........................  ASTM D-5002....  Standard test method for
                                                 density and relative
                                                 density.
27-08........................  ASTM D-86......  Standard test method for
                                                 distillation of
                                                 petroleum products at
                                                 atmospheric pressure.
27-11........................  ASTM D-445.....  Standard test method for
                                                 kinematic viscosity of
                                                 transparent and opaque
                                                 liquids (and
                                                 calculations of dynamic
                                                 viscosity).
27-54........................  ASTM D-1796....  Standard test method for
                                                 water and sediment in
                                                 fuel oils by the
                                                 centrifuge method
                                                 (Laboratory procedure).
27-53........................  ASTM D-2709....  Standard test method for
                                                 water and sediment in
                                                 middle distillate fuels
                                                 by centrifuge.
27-06........................  ASTM D-473.....  Standard test method for
                                                 sediment in crude oils
                                                 and fuel oils by the
                                                 extraction method.
27-50........................  ASTM D-93......  Standard test methods
                                                 for flash point by
                                                 Penske-Martens Closed
                                                 Cup Tester.
27-14........................  ASTM D-2622....  Standard test method for
                                                 Sulfur in Petroleum
                                                 Products by Wavelength
                                                 Dispersive X-Ray
                                                 Fluorescence
                                                 Spectrometry.
27-10........................  ASTM D-323.....  Standard test method for
                                                 vapor pressure of
                                                 petroleum products.
27-58........................  ASTM D-5191....  Standard test method for
                                                 vapor pressure of
                                                 petroleum products
                                                 (mini-method).
------------------------------------------------------------------------

    Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses 
and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from 
the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service 
requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or 
gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be 
directed to the U.S. Customs and Border

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Protection by calling (202) 344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to 
cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a 
complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. 
https://www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories.

    Dated: April 2, 2014.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services.
[FR Doc. 2014-07809 Filed 4-7-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-14-P