Agency Information Collection Activities: Trusted Traveler Programs and U.S. APEC Business Travel Card, 49529-49530 [2014-19841]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 162 / Thursday, August 21, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0064] Agency Information Collection Activities: OMB–25, Special Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection ACTION: 60-Day Notice. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension of a currently approved collection of information. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, the information collection notice is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments regarding the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e. the time, effort, and resources used by the respondents to respond), the estimated cost to the respondent, and the actual information collection instruments. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for 60 days until October 20, 2014. ADDRESSES: All submissions received must include the OMB Control Number 1615–0064 in the subject box, the agency name and Docket ID USCIS– 2006–0012. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments: (1) Online. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking Portal Web site at www.regulations.gov under e-Docket ID number USCIS–2006–0012; (2) Email. Submit comments to USCISFRComment@uscis.dhs.gov; (3) Mail. Submit written comments to DHS, USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20529–2140. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Comments Regardless of the method used for submitting comments or material, all submissions will be posted, without change, to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov, and will include any personal information you provide. Therefore, submitting this information makes it public. You may wish to consider VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Aug 20, 2014 Jkt 232001 limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make to DHS. DHS may withhold information provided in comments from public viewing that it determines may impact the privacy of an individual or is offensive. For additional information, please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. Note: The address listed in this notice should only be used to submit comments concerning this information collection. Please do not submit requests for individual case status inquiries to this address. If you are seeking information about the status of your individual case, please check ‘‘My Case Status’’ online at: https://egov.uscis.gov/cris/ Dashboard.do, or call the USCIS National Customer Service Center at 1–800–375–5283. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate 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) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Special Immigrant Visas for Fourth Preference Employment-Based Broadcasters. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: No Agency Form Number; File No. OMB–25; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households. The information collected via the submitted supplemental documentation (as contained in 8 CFR PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49529 204.13(d)) will be used by the USCIS to determine eligibility for the requested classification as fourth preference Employment-based immigrant broadcasters. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: The estimated total number of respondents for the information collection OMB–25 is 100 and the estimated hour burden per response is 2 hours. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: The total estimated annual hour burden associated with this collection is 200 hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument with instructions, or additional information, please visit the Federal eRulemaking Portal site at: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140, Telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: August 15, 2014. Laura Dawkins, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2014–19819 Filed 8–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0121] Agency Information Collection Activities: Trusted Traveler Programs and U.S. APEC Business Travel Card 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: Trusted Traveler Programs and U.S. APEC Business Travel Card. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 49530 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 162 / Thursday, August 21, 2014 / Notices comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 20, 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 cost burden 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: Trusted Traveler Programs and U.S. APEC Business Travel Card. OMB Number: 1651–0121. Form Numbers: 823S (SENTRI) and 823F (FAST). Abstract: This collection of information is for CBP’s Trusted Traveler Programs, including the Secure Electronic Network for Travelers Rapid Inspection (SENTRI), which allows expedited entry at specified land border ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border; the Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Program, which provides expedited border processing for known, low-risk commercial drivers; and Global Entry, which allows pre-approved, low- VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Aug 20, 2014 Jkt 232001 risk air travelers expedited clearance upon arrival into the United States. The purpose of all of these programs is to provide prescreened travelers expedited entry into the United States. The benefit to the traveler is less time spent in line waiting to be processed. These Trusted Traveler Programs are provided for in 8 CFR 235.7 and 235.12. This information collection also includes the U.S. Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card (ABTC) Program, which is a voluntary program that allows U.S. citizens to use fast-track immigration lanes at airports in the 20 other APEC member countries. This program is mandated by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2011, Public Law 112–54, and provided for by 8 CFR 235.13 and 8 CFR 103.7(b)(1)(ii)(N). The data is collected on the applications and kiosks for the Trusted Traveler Programs. Applicants may apply to participate in these programs by using the Global On-line Enrollment System (GOES) at https://goesapp.cbp.dhs.gov. Applicants may also apply for SENTRI and FAST using paper forms (CBP Form 823S for SENTRI and CBP Form 823F for FAST) available at http://www.cbp.gov or at Trusted Traveler Enrollment Centers. After arriving at the Federal Inspection Services area of the airport, participants in Global Entry can undergo a self-service inspection process using a Global Entry kiosk. During the self-service inspection, participants have their photograph and fingerprints taken, submit identifying information, and answer several questions about items they are bringing into the United States. When using the Global Entry kiosks, participants are required to declare all articles being brought into the United States pursuant to 19 CFR 148.11. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to the burden hours. There are no changes to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Individuals and Businesses. SENTRI (Form 823S) Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 46,000. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 46,000. Estimated Time per Response: 40 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30,820. Estimated Annual Costs: $5,623,500. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FAST (Form 823F) Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 28,910. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 28,910. Estimated Time per Response: 40 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 19,370. Estimated Annual Costs: $1,445,500. Global Entry Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 630,125. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 630,125. Estimated Time per Response: 40 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 422,184. Estimated Annual Costs: $63,012,500. ABTC Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 4,250. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 4,250. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 723. Estimated Annual Costs: $297,500. Global Entry Kiosks Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 2,200,000. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,200,000. Estimated Time per Response: 1 minute. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,200. Dated: August 18, 2014. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2014–19841 Filed 8–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5756–N–32] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Certificate of Housing Counseling: Homeownership and Certificate of Housing Counseling: Home Retention AGENCY: Office of Housing Counseling, HUD. ACTION: Notice. HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 162 (Thursday, August 21, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49529-49530]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-19841]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0121]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Trusted Traveler 
Programs and U.S. APEC Business Travel Card

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.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

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: 
Trusted Traveler Programs and U.S. APEC Business Travel Card. CBP is 
proposing that this information collection be extended with no change 
to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain

[[Page 49530]]

comments from the public and affected agencies.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before October 20, 
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 cost burden 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: Trusted Traveler Programs and U.S. APEC Business Travel 
Card.
    OMB Number: 1651-0121.
    Form Numbers: 823S (SENTRI) and 823F (FAST).
    Abstract: This collection of information is for CBP's Trusted 
Traveler Programs, including the Secure Electronic Network for 
Travelers Rapid Inspection (SENTRI), which allows expedited entry at 
specified land border ports of entry along the U.S.-Mexico border; the 
Free and Secure Trade (FAST) Program, which provides expedited border 
processing for known, low-risk commercial drivers; and Global Entry, 
which allows pre-approved, low-risk air travelers expedited clearance 
upon arrival into the United States.
    The purpose of all of these programs is to provide prescreened 
travelers expedited entry into the United States. The benefit to the 
traveler is less time spent in line waiting to be processed. These 
Trusted Traveler Programs are provided for in 8 CFR 235.7 and 235.12.
    This information collection also includes the U.S. Asia-Pacific 
Economic Cooperation (APEC) Business Travel Card (ABTC) Program, which 
is a voluntary program that allows U.S. citizens to use fast-track 
immigration lanes at airports in the 20 other APEC member countries. 
This program is mandated by the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation 
Business Travel Cards Act of 2011, Public Law 112-54, and provided for 
by 8 CFR 235.13 and 8 CFR 103.7(b)(1)(ii)(N).
    The data is collected on the applications and kiosks for the 
Trusted Traveler Programs. Applicants may apply to participate in these 
programs by using the Global On-line Enrollment System (GOES) at 
https://goes-app.cbp.dhs.gov. Applicants may also apply for SENTRI and 
FAST using paper forms (CBP Form 823S for SENTRI and CBP Form 823F for 
FAST) available at http://www.cbp.gov or at Trusted Traveler Enrollment 
Centers.
    After arriving at the Federal Inspection Services area of the 
airport, participants in Global Entry can undergo a self-service 
inspection process using a Global Entry kiosk. During the self-service 
inspection, participants have their photograph and fingerprints taken, 
submit identifying information, and answer several questions about 
items they are bringing into the United States. When using the Global 
Entry kiosks, participants are required to declare all articles being 
brought into the United States pursuant to 19 CFR 148.11.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date with no change to the burden hours. There are no 
changes to the information collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Individuals and Businesses.

SENTRI (Form 823S)

    Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 46,000.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 46,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 40 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30,820.
    Estimated Annual Costs: $5,623,500.

FAST (Form 823F)

    Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 28,910.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 28,910.
    Estimated Time per Response: 40 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 19,370.
    Estimated Annual Costs: $1,445,500.

Global Entry

    Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 630,125.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 630,125.
    Estimated Time per Response: 40 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 422,184.
    Estimated Annual Costs: $63,012,500.

ABTC

    Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 4,250.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 4,250.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 723.
    Estimated Annual Costs: $297,500.

Global Entry Kiosks

    Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 2,200,000.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,200,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 minute.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 35,200.

    Dated: August 18, 2014.
Tracey Denning,
 Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2014-19841 Filed 8-20-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-14-P