Agency Information Collection Activities: Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement, 51579 [2015-21041]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 164 / Tuesday, August 25, 2015 / Notices a. Summary of Navigation Safety Advisory Council action items. b. Schedule next meeting date— Spring, 2016. c. Council discussions and acceptance of new tasks. A public comment period will be held after the discussion of new tasks. Speakers’ comments are limited to 10 minutes each. Public comments or questions will be taken at the discretion of the Designated Federal Officer during the discussion and recommendations, and new business portion of the meeting. Dated: August 20, 2015. G.C. Rasicot, Director, Marine Transportation Systems, U.S. Coast Guard. [FR Doc. 2015–21013 Filed 8–24–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–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: 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: Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement (CBP Form I–775). 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 September 24, 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 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:10 Aug 24, 2015 Jkt 235001 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 (80 FR 25313) on May 4, 2015, 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: Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement. OMB Number: 1651–0110. Form Number: CBP Form I–775. Abstract: Section 223 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) (8 U.S.C. 1223(a)) provides for the necessity of a transportation contract. The statute provides that the Attorney General may enter into contracts with transportation lines for the inspection and administration of aliens coming into the United States from a foreign territory or from adjacent islands. No such transportation line shall be allowed to land any such alien in the United States until and unless it has PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51579 entered into any such contracts which may be required by the Attorney General. Pursuant to the Homeland Security Act of 2002, this authority was transferred to the Secretary of Homeland Security. The Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement (CBP Form I–775) is used by carriers to request acceptance by CBP into the Visa Waiver Program (VWP). This form is an agreement whereby carriers agree to the terms of the VWP as delineated in Section 217(e) of the INA (8 U.S.C. 1187(e)). Once participation is granted, CBP Form I– 775 serves to hold carriers liable for the transportation costs, to ensure the completion of required forms, and to share passenger data. Regulations are promulgated at 8 CFR part 217.6, Carrier Agreements. A copy of CBP Form I–775 is accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/ newsroom/publications/forms?title=775. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date with no change to information collected or to CBP Form I–775. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 400. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 400. Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200. Dated: August 19, 2015. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 164 (Tuesday, August 25, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0110]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Visa Waiver Program 
Carrier Agreement

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: 
Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement (CBP Form I-775). 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 September 24, 
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 (80 FR 25313) on May 4, 
2015, 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: Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement.
    OMB Number: 1651-0110.
    Form Number: CBP Form I-775.
    Abstract: Section 223 of the Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) 
(8 U.S.C. 1223(a)) provides for the necessity of a transportation 
contract. The statute provides that the Attorney General may enter into 
contracts with transportation lines for the inspection and 
administration of aliens coming into the United States from a foreign 
territory or from adjacent islands. No such transportation line shall 
be allowed to land any such alien in the United States until and unless 
it has entered into any such contracts which may be required by the 
Attorney General. Pursuant to the Homeland Security Act of 2002, this 
authority was transferred to the Secretary of Homeland Security.
    The Visa Waiver Program Carrier Agreement (CBP Form I-775) is used 
by carriers to request acceptance by CBP into the Visa Waiver Program 
(VWP). This form is an agreement whereby carriers agree to the terms of 
the VWP as delineated in Section 217(e) of the INA (8 U.S.C. 1187(e)). 
Once participation is granted, CBP Form I-775 serves to hold carriers 
liable for the transportation costs, to ensure the completion of 
required forms, and to share passenger data. Regulations are 
promulgated at 8 CFR part 217.6, Carrier Agreements. A copy of CBP Form 
I-775 is accessible at: http://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms?title=775.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date with no change to information collected or to CBP Form 
I-775.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 400.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 400.
    Estimated Time per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200.

    Dated: August 19, 2015.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2015-21041 Filed 8-24-15; 8:45 am]
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