Agency Information Collection Activities: Harbor Maintenance Fee, 4299-4300 [2015-01488]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 17 / Tuesday, January 27, 2015 / Notices The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until February 26, 2015. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, must be directed to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via email at oira_submission@omb. eop.gov. Comments may also be submitted via fax at (202) 395–5806. All submissions received must include the agency name and the OMB Control Number 1615–0061. You may wish to consider limiting the amount of personal information that you provide in any voluntary submission you make. For additional information please read the Privacy Act notice that is available via the link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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, e-Docket number USCIS–2007–0046. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Office of Policy and Strategy, Regulatory Coordination Division, Laura Dawkins, Chief, 20 Massachusetts Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20529–2140, Telephone number 202–272–8377. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments: DATES: asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Jan 26, 2015 Jkt 235001 (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 Request: Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Regional Center under the Immigrant Investor Program and Supplement. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the DHS sponsoring the collection: Form I–924 and I–924A; USCIS. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or households, for-profit organizations, and not-for-profit organizations. This collection will be used by individuals, for-profit organizations, and not-forprofit organizations to file a request for USCIS approval and designation as a regional center on behalf of an entity under the Immigrant Investor Program. (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 Form I–924 is 311 and the estimated hour burden per response is 40 hours; and for Form I–924A 380 at 3 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 13,580 hours. (7) An estimate of the total public burden (in cost) associated with the collection: The estimated total annual cost burden associated with this collection of information is $852,876. Dated: January 21, 2015. Laura Dawkins, Chief, Regulatory Coordination Division, Office of Policy and Strategy, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2015–01338 Filed 1–26–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 4299 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Customs and Border Protection [1651–0055] Agency Information Collection Activities: Harbor Maintenance Fee 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. 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: Harbor Maintenance Fee. 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 February 26, 2015 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 68459) on November 17, 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 4300 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 17 / Tuesday, January 27, 2015 / Notices 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: Harbor Maintenance Fee. OMB Number: 1651–0055. Form Number: Forms 349 and 350. Abstract: The Harbor Maintenance Fee (HMF) and Trust Fund is used for the operation and maintenance of certain U.S. channels and harbors by the Army Corps of Engineers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is required to collect the HMF from importers, domestic shippers, and passenger vessel operators using federal navigation projects. Commercial cargo loaded on or unloaded from a commercial vessel is subject to a port use fee of 0.125 percent of its value if the loading or unloading occurs at a port that has been designated by the Army Corps of Engineers. The HMF also applies to the total ticket value of embarking and disembarking passengers and on cargo admissions into a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ). CBP Form 349, Harbor Maintenance Fee Quarterly Summary Report, and CBP Form 350, Harbor Maintenance Fee Amended Quarterly Summary Report are completed by domestic shippers, foreign trade zone applicants, and passenger vessel operators and submitted with payment to CBP. CBP proposes to amend Form 349 to add the respondent’s email address and fax number. CBP uses the information collected on CBP Forms 349 and 350 to verify that the fee collected is timely and accurately submitted. These forms are authorized by the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (26 U.S.C. 4461, et seq.) and provided for by 19 CFR 24.24, which also includes the list of designated ports. CBP Forms 349 and VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:01 Jan 26, 2015 Jkt 235001 350 are accessible at http:// www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/ forms or they may be completed and filed electronically at www.pay.gov. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to Forms 349 and 350. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. CBP Form 349 Estimated Number of Respondents: 560. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,240. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,120. CBP Form 350 Estimated Number of Respondents: 15. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 60. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30. Recordkeeping Estimated Number of Respondents: 575. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 575. Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 96. Dated: January 21, 2015. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2015–01488 Filed 1–26–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Customs and Border Protection [1651–0012] Agency Information Collection Activities: Lien Notice 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. AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Lien Notice (CBP Form 3485). 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 February 26, 2015 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 64209) on October 28, 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 E:\FR\FM\27JAN1.SGM 27JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 17 (Tuesday, January 27, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 4299-4300]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-01488]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0055]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Harbor Maintenance Fee

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: 
Harbor Maintenance Fee. 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 February 26, 
2015 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 68459) on November 
17, 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

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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: Harbor Maintenance Fee.
    OMB Number: 1651-0055.
    Form Number: Forms 349 and 350.
    Abstract: The Harbor Maintenance Fee (HMF) and Trust Fund is used 
for the operation and maintenance of certain U.S. channels and harbors 
by the Army Corps of Engineers. U.S. Customs and Border Protection 
(CBP) is required to collect the HMF from importers, domestic shippers, 
and passenger vessel operators using federal navigation projects. 
Commercial cargo loaded on or unloaded from a commercial vessel is 
subject to a port use fee of 0.125 percent of its value if the loading 
or unloading occurs at a port that has been designated by the Army 
Corps of Engineers. The HMF also applies to the total ticket value of 
embarking and disembarking passengers and on cargo admissions into a 
Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ).
    CBP Form 349, Harbor Maintenance Fee Quarterly Summary Report, and 
CBP Form 350, Harbor Maintenance Fee Amended Quarterly Summary Report 
are completed by domestic shippers, foreign trade zone applicants, and 
passenger vessel operators and submitted with payment to CBP. CBP 
proposes to amend Form 349 to add the respondent's email address and 
fax number.
    CBP uses the information collected on CBP Forms 349 and 350 to 
verify that the fee collected is timely and accurately submitted. These 
forms are authorized by the Water Resources Development Act of 1986 (26 
U.S.C. 4461, et seq.) and provided for by 19 CFR 24.24, which also 
includes the list of designated ports. CBP Forms 349 and 350 are 
accessible at http://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms or they 
may be completed and filed electronically at www.pay.gov.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection with no change to the burden hours or to Forms 
349 and 350.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.

CBP Form 349

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 560.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,240.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,120.

CBP Form 350

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 15.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 60.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 30.

Recordkeeping

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 575.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 575.
    Estimated Time per Response: 10 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 96.

    Dated: January 21, 2015.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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