Agency Information Collection Activities: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin, 28532 [2014-11290]

Download as PDF 28532 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 95 / Friday, May 16, 2014 / Notices 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. 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. Dated: May 8, 2014. Jonathan C. Burton, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–11403 Filed 5–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0098] Agency Information Collection Activities: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin 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: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin. 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. EMCDONALD on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:00 May 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 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: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin. OMB Number: 1651–0098. Form Number: CBP Forms 434, 446, and 447. Abstract: On December 17, 1992, the U.S., Mexico and Canada entered into an agreement, ‘‘The North American Free Trade Agreement’’ (NAFTA). The provisions of NAFTA were adopted by the U.S. with the enactment of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act of 1993 (PL. 103– 182). CBP Form 434, North American Free Trade Certificate of Origin, is used to certify that a good being exported either from the United States into Canada or Mexico or from Canada or Mexico into the United States qualifies as an originating good for purposes of preferential tariff treatment under NAFTA. This form is completed by exporters and/or producers and furnished to CBP upon request. CBP Form 434 is provided for by 19 CFR 181.11 and is accessible at: https:// www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/ documents/CBP%20Form%20434.pdf. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 CBP Form 446, NAFTA Verification of Origin Questionnaire, is a questionnaire that CBP personnel use to gather sufficient information from exporters and/or producers to determine whether goods imported into the United States qualify as originating goods for the purposes of preferential tariff treatment under NAFTA. CBP Form 446 is provided for by 19 CFR 181.72 and is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/sites/ default/files/documents/ CBP%20Form%20446.pdf. CBP Form 447, North American Free Trade Agreement Motor Vehicle Averaging Election, is used to gather information required by 19 CFR 181 Appendix, Section 11, (2) ‘‘Information Required When Producer Chooses to Average for Motor Vehicles’’. This form is provided to CBP when a manufacturer chooses to average motor vehicles for the purpose of obtaining NAFTA preference. CBP Form 447 is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/ files/documents/ CBP%20Form%20447.pdf Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date for CBP Forms 434, 446, and 447. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses Form 434, NAFTA Certificate of Origin Estimated Number of Respondents: 40,000. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30,000. Form 446, NAFTA Questionnaire Estimated Number of Respondents: 400. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300. Form 447, NAFTA Motor Vehicle Averaging Election Estimated Number of Respondents: 11. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.28. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 14. Dated: May 12, 2014. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2014–11290 Filed 5–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 95 (Friday, May 16, 2014)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-11290]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0098]


Agency Information Collection Activities: NAFTA Regulations and 
Certificate of Origin

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: 
NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin. 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: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin.
    OMB Number: 1651-0098.
    Form Number: CBP Forms 434, 446, and 447.
    Abstract: On December 17, 1992, the U.S., Mexico and Canada entered 
into an agreement, ``The North American Free Trade Agreement'' (NAFTA). 
The provisions of NAFTA were adopted by the U.S. with the enactment of 
the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act of 1993 (PL. 
103-182).
    CBP Form 434, North American Free Trade Certificate of Origin, is 
used to certify that a good being exported either from the United 
States into Canada or Mexico or from Canada or Mexico into the United 
States qualifies as an originating good for purposes of preferential 
tariff treatment under NAFTA. This form is completed by exporters and/
or producers and furnished to CBP upon request. CBP Form 434 is 
provided for by 19 CFR 181.11 and is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/CBP%20Form%20434.pdf.
    CBP Form 446, NAFTA Verification of Origin Questionnaire, is a 
questionnaire that CBP personnel use to gather sufficient information 
from exporters and/or producers to determine whether goods imported 
into the United States qualify as originating goods for the purposes of 
preferential tariff treatment under NAFTA. CBP Form 446 is provided for 
by 19 CFR 181.72 and is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/CBP%20Form%20446.pdf.
    CBP Form 447, North American Free Trade Agreement Motor Vehicle 
Averaging Election, is used to gather information required by 19 CFR 
181 Appendix, Section 11, (2) ``Information Required When Producer 
Chooses to Average for Motor Vehicles''. This form is provided to CBP 
when a manufacturer chooses to average motor vehicles for the purpose 
of obtaining NAFTA preference. CBP Form 447 is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/CBP%20Form%20447.pdf
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date for CBP Forms 434, 446, and 447.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses

Form 434, NAFTA Certificate of Origin

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 40,000.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30,000.

Form 446, NAFTA Questionnaire

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 400.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Time per Response: 45 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 300.

Form 447, NAFTA Motor Vehicle Averaging Election

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 11.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.28.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 14.

    Dated: May 12, 2014.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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