Agency Information Collection Activities: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase, 28533 [2014-11289]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 95 / Friday, May 16, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0027] Agency Information Collection Activities: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments; extension of an existing collection of information. 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: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase (CBP Form 226). CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 15, 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 EMCDONALD on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 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 OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. In this document, CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase. OMB Number: 1651–0027. Form Number: CBP Form 226. Abstract: 19 U.S.C. 1466(a) provides for a 50 percent ad valorem duty assessed on a vessel master or owner for any repairs, purchases, or expenses incurred in a foreign country by a commercial vessel registered in the United States. CBP Form 226, Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase, is used by the master or owner of a vessel to declare and file entry on equipment, repairs, parts, or materials purchased for the vessel in a foreign country. This information enables CBP to assess duties on these foreign repairs, parts, or materials. CBP Form 226 is provided for by 19 CFR 4.7 and 4.14 and is accessible at: https:// www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/ documents/CBP%20Form%20226.pdf. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected on Form 226. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 100. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 11. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,100. Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 825. 28533 Dated: May 12, 2014. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2014–11289 Filed 5–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation of SGS North America, Inc., As a Commercial Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial laboratory. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been accredited to test petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes for the next three years as of October 29, 2013. SUMMARY: Effective Dates: The accreditation of SGS North America, Inc., as commercial laboratory became effective on October 29, 2013. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for October 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, that SGS North America, Inc., 1201 W. 8th St., Deer Park, TX 77536, has been accredited to test petroleum, petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12. SGS North America, Inc., 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): DATES: CBPL No. ASTM Title 27–01 ............. ASTM D–287 .......... 27–03 ............. 27–48 ............. ASTM D–4006 ........ ASTM D–4052 ........ Standard test method for API Gravity of crude petroleum products and petroleum products (Hydrometer Method). Standard test method for water in crude oil by distillation. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 95 (Friday, May 16, 2014)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0027]


 Agency Information Collection Activities: Record of Vessel 
Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase

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

ACTION: 60-Day notice and request for comments; extension of an 
existing collection of information.

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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: 
Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase (CBP Form 226). 
CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no 
change to the burden hours or to the information collected. This 
document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected 
agencies.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 15, 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 OMB approval. All 
comments will become a matter of public record. In this document, CBP 
is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection:
    Title: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase.
    OMB Number: 1651-0027.
    Form Number: CBP Form 226.
    Abstract: 19 U.S.C. 1466(a) provides for a 50 percent ad valorem 
duty assessed on a vessel master or owner for any repairs, purchases, 
or expenses incurred in a foreign country by a commercial vessel 
registered in the United States. CBP Form 226, Record of Vessel Foreign 
Repair or Equipment Purchase, is used by the master or owner of a 
vessel to declare and file entry on equipment, repairs, parts, or 
materials purchased for the vessel in a foreign country. This 
information enables CBP to assess duties on these foreign repairs, 
parts, or materials. CBP Form 226 is provided for by 19 CFR 4.7 and 
4.14 and is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/CBP%20Form%20226.pdf.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date with no change to the burden hours or to the 
information collected on Form 226.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 100.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 11.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,100.
    Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 825.

    Dated: May 12, 2014.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2014-11289 Filed 5-15-14; 8:45 am]
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