Approval of the Strawn Group, as a Commercial Gauger, 25312-25313 [2015-10152]

Download as PDF 25312 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 85 / Monday, May 4, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY submit a comment?’’ located on the right hand side of the main site page. U.S. Customs and Border Protection FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [Docket No. USCBP–2015–0014] Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (COAC) Charter Renewal U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Charter Renewal AGENCY: The Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has determined that the renewal of the charter of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (COAC) is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP’s) performance of its duties. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. Name of Committee: Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (COAC). ADDRESSES: If you desire to submit comments on this action, they must be submitted by July 6, 2015. Comments must be identified by (docket number) and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: (Tradeevents@dhs.gov). Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 325–4290. • Mail: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229. • Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and USCBP–2015–0014, the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov including any personal information provided. • Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov and search for Docket Number USCBP–2015–0014. To submit a comment, see the link on the Regulations.gov Web site for ‘‘How do I mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:40 May 01, 2015 Jkt 235001 Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone (202) 344–1440; facsimile (202) 325– 4290. Purpose and Objective: The charter of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection (COAC) is being renewed for two years in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 5 U.S.C. Appendix. A copy of the charter can be found at http:// www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/ documents/COAC%20Charter%20Filed %203.23.15.pdf. COAC provides advice to the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on matters pertaining to the commercial operations of CBP and related functions within the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of the Treasury. The COAC may consider issues such as: global supply chain security and facilitation, CBP modernization and automation, air cargo security, customs broker regulations, trade enforcement, exports, trusted trader, revenue modernization, One U.S. Government approach to trade and safety of imports, agricultural inspection, and protection of intellectual property rights. Duration: The committee’s charter is effective March 23, 2015, and expires March 23, 2017. Responsible CBP Officials: Ms. Maria Luisa Boyce, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone (202) 344–1440. Dated: April 29, 2015. Maria Luisa Boyce, Senior Advisor for Private Sector Engagement/Executive Director, Office of Trade Relations. [FR Doc. 2015–10371 Filed 5–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Approval of the Strawn Group, as a Commercial Gauger U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of approval of The Strawn Group, as a commercial gauger. ACTION: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that The Strawn Group has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of October 31, 2014. SUMMARY: Effective Dates: The approval of The Strawn Group, as commercial gauger became effective on October 31, 2014. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for October 2017. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202– 344–1060. Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.13, that The Strawn Group, 3855 Villa Ridge Road, Houston, TX 77068, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. The Strawn Group is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products per the American Petroleum Institute (API) Measurement Standards: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: API chapters Title 8.2 .......... Standard practice for automatic sampling of liquid petroleum and petroleum products. Standard practice for mixing and handling of liquid samples of petroleum and petroleum products. 8.3 .......... Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific gauger service this entity is approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http:// www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/ commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 85 / Monday, May 4, 2015 / Notices Dated: April 23, 2015. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2015–10152 Filed 5–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0122] Agency Information Collection Activities: Screening Requirements for Carriers 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: Screening Requirements for Carriers. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 6, 2015 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). 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:40 May 01, 2015 Jkt 235001 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: Screening Requirements for Carriers. OMB Number: 1651–0122. Abstract: Section 273(e) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (8 U.S.C. 1323(e) the Act) authorizes the Department of Homeland Security to establish procedures which carriers must undertake for the proper screening of their alien passengers prior to embarkation at the port from which they are to depart for the United States, in order to become eligible for an automatic reduction, refund, or waiver of a fine imposed under section 273(a)(1) of the Act. To be eligible to obtain such an automatic reduction, refund, or waiver of a fine, the carrier must provide evidence to CBP that it screened all passengers on the conveyance in accordance with the procedures listed in 8 CFR 273.3. Some examples of the evidence the carrier may provide to CBP include: a description of the carrier’s document screening training program; the number of employees trained; information regarding the date and number of improperly documented aliens intercepted by the carrier at the port(s) of embarkation; and any other evidence to demonstrate the carrier’s efforts to properly screen passengers destined for the United States. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Carriers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 65. Estimated Time per Respondent: 100 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,500. PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 25313 Dated: April 22, 2015. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2015–10059 Filed 5–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0110] Agency Information Collection Activities: Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement 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: Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement (CBP Form I–775). CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected on Form I–775. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before July 6, 2015 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). The comments should address: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 85 (Monday, May 4, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 25312-25313]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-10152]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Approval of the Strawn Group, as a Commercial Gauger

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security.

ACTION: Notice of approval of The Strawn Group, as a commercial gauger.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that The 
Strawn Group has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum 
products for customs purposes for the next three years as of October 
31, 2014.

DATES: Effective Dates: The approval of The Strawn Group, as commercial 
gauger became effective on October 31, 2014. The next triennial 
inspection date will be scheduled for October 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited 
Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, 
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 
1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202-344-1060.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 
151.13, that The Strawn Group, 3855 Villa Ridge Road, Houston, TX 
77068, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum 
products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 
CFR 151.13. The Strawn Group is approved for the following gauging 
procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products per the 
American Petroleum Institute (API) Measurement Standards:

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           API  chapters                            Title
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8.2...............................  Standard practice for automatic
                                     sampling of liquid petroleum and
                                     petroleum products.
8.3...............................  Standard practice for mixing and
                                     handling of liquid samples of
                                     petroleum and petroleum products.
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    Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct gauger services 
should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it 
is approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the 
specific gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding 
the specific gauger service this entity is approved to perform may be 
directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 
344-1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please 
reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP 
approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labs-scientific/commercial-gaugers-and-laboratories


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    Dated: April 23, 2015.
Ira S. Reese,
Executive Director,
    Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate.
[FR Doc. 2015-10152 Filed 5-1-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-14-P