Agency Information Collection Activities: Record of Vessel Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase, 40127-40128 [2014-16183]
[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 133 (Friday, July 11, 2014)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-16183]
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
U.S. Customs and Border Protection
Agency Information Collection Activities: Record of Vessel
Foreign Repair or Equipment Purchase
AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland
ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments; extension of an
existing collection of information.
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).
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 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 August 11, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (202) 395-
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: This proposed information collection was
previously published in the Federal Register (79 FR 22519) on April 22,
2014, 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. 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 to respondents or record keepers from the collection
of information (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: July 7, 2014.
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2014-16183 Filed 7-10-14; 8:45 am]
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