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Download as PDF tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 40128 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 133 / Friday, July 11, 2014 / Notices 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: 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:23 Jul 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 foreign repairs, parts, or materials. CBP Form 226 is provided for by 19 CFR 4.7 and 4.14 and is accessible at: http:// 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. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2014–16183 Filed 7–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P 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: 30-day notice and request for comments; extension of an existing collection of information. 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. 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (79 FR 28532) on May 16, 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: 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 ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 133 / Friday, July 11, 2014 / Notices 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: http:// 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: http://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: http://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. VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:23 Jul 10, 2014 Jkt 232001 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: July 7, 2014. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2014–16185 Filed 7–10–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5756–N–26] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request Annual Adjustment Factors (AAF) Rent Increase Requirement Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: September 9, 2014. ADDRESSES: 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: Reports Liaison Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, Room 9120 or the number for the Federal Information Relay Service (1– 800–877–8339). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Brennan, Director, Office of Housing Assistance & Grant Administration, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 708–3000 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40129 This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Annual Adjustment Factors (AAF) Rent Increase Requirement . OMB Approval Number: 2502–0507. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Form Number: HUD–92273–S8. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Owners of project-based section 8 contracts that utilize the AAF as the method of rent adjustment provide this information which is necessary to determine whether or not the subject properties’ rents are to be adjusted and, if so, the amount of the adjustment. Respondents: Business, Not for profit institutions. Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,287. Estimated Number of Responses: 612. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Average Hours per Response: 1.5 Hours. Total Estimated Burdens: 918. 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 E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 133 (Friday, July 11, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40128-40129]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-16185]


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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: 30-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. 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 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: This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register (79 FR 28532) on May 16, 
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: 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

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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: http://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: http://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: http://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: July 7, 2014.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2014-16185 Filed 7-10-14; 8:45 am]
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