Agency Information Collection Activities: Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and the Trusted Trader Program, 52485-52486 [2015-21463]

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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: Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C–TPAT) and the Trusted Trader Program. CBP proposes to revise this information collection to include the information collection requirements for a new program known as the Trusted Trader Program. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 30, 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 12510) on March 9, 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/ SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52485 or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Public Law 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: Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C–TPAT) and the Trusted Trader Program. OMB Number: 1651–0077. Abstract: The C–TPAT Program is designed to safeguard the world’s trade industry from terrorists and smugglers by prescreening its participants. The C– TPAT Program applies to United States importers, customs brokers, consolidators, port and terminal operators, carriers, and foreign manufacturers. Respondents apply to participate in C–TPAT using an on-line application at: https://ctpat.cbp.dhs.gov/trade-web/ index. The C–TPAT Program application requests an applicant’s contact and business information, including the number of company employees, the number of years in business, and a list of company officers. This collection of information is authorized by the SAFE Port Act (P.L. 109–347). CBP proposes to establish a collection of information for a new program known as the Trusted Trader Program. The Trusted Trader Program will involve a unification of supply chain security aspects of the current C–TPAT Program and the internal controls of the Importer Self-Assessment (ISA) Program to integrate supply chain security and trade compliance. The goals of the Trusted Trader Program are to strengthen security by leveraging the C– TPAT supply chain requirements and validation, identify low-risk trade entities for supply chain security and E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 52486 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 168 / Monday, August 31, 2015 / Notices trade compliance, and increase the overall efficiency of trade by segmenting risk and processing by account. This Program applies to importer participants who have satisfied C–TPAT supply chain security and trade compliance requirements. The Trusted Trader application will include questions about the following: Name and contact information for the applicant; Business information including business type, CBP Bond information, and number of employees; Information about the applicant’s Supply Chain Security Profile; and Trade Compliance Profile and Operating Procedures of the applicant. CBP is developing an on-line application for the Trusted Trader Program which will be available through the C–TPAT portal. The draft Trusted Trader Program application may be viewed at: http://www.cbp.gov/ sites/default/files/documents/ Trusted%20Trader%20Application.pdf. After an importer obtains Trusted Trader Program membership, the importer will be required to submit an Annual Notification Letter to CBP confirming that they are continuing to meet the requirements of the Trusted Trader Program. This letter should include: Personnel changes that impact the Trusted Trader Program; organizational and procedural changes; a summary of risk assessment and selftesting results; a summary of post-entry amendments and/or disclosures made to CBP; and any importer activity changes within the last 12-month period. Current Actions: This submission is being made to revise the current information collection by adding the Trusted Trader Application and Annual Notification Letter. The estimated number of annual C–TPAT applicants was decreased, and the estimated time to complete the C–TPAT application was increased, in accordance with public comments received. Also, the estimated number of annual respondents associated with the Trusted Trader application and Annual Notification Letter were decreased, and the time to complete these tasks was increased, based on public comments received. Type of Review: Revision. Affected Public: Businesses. C–TPAT Program Application: Estimated Number of Respondents: 750. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Time per Response: 20 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,000. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:19 Aug 28, 2015 Jkt 235001 Trusted Trader Program Application: Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Trusted Trader Program’s Annual Notification Letter: Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100. Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–4064, or (email) Luis.Rodriguez3@ fema.dhs.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0077]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Customs-Trade 
Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and the Trusted Trader Program

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: 
Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and the Trusted 
Trader Program. CBP proposes to revise this information collection to 
include the information collection requirements for a new program known 
as the Trusted Trader Program. This document is published to obtain 
comments from the public and affected agencies.

DATES: Written comments should be received on or before September 30, 
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 12510) on March 9, 
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 (Public Law 
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: Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT) and the 
Trusted Trader Program.
    OMB Number: 1651-0077.
    Abstract: The C-TPAT Program is designed to safeguard the world's 
trade industry from terrorists and smugglers by prescreening its 
participants. The C-TPAT Program applies to United States importers, 
customs brokers, consolidators, port and terminal operators, carriers, 
and foreign manufacturers.
    Respondents apply to participate in C-TPAT using an on-line 
application at: https://ctpat.cbp.dhs.gov/trade-web/index. The C-TPAT 
Program application requests an applicant's contact and business 
information, including the number of company employees, the number of 
years in business, and a list of company officers. This collection of 
information is authorized by the SAFE Port Act (P.L. 109-347).
    CBP proposes to establish a collection of information for a new 
program known as the Trusted Trader Program. The Trusted Trader Program 
will involve a unification of supply chain security aspects of the 
current C-TPAT Program and the internal controls of the Importer Self-
Assessment (ISA) Program to integrate supply chain security and trade 
compliance. The goals of the Trusted Trader Program are to strengthen 
security by leveraging the C-TPAT supply chain requirements and 
validation, identify low-risk trade entities for supply chain security 
and

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trade compliance, and increase the overall efficiency of trade by 
segmenting risk and processing by account. This Program applies to 
importer participants who have satisfied C-TPAT supply chain security 
and trade compliance requirements. The Trusted Trader application will 
include questions about the following:
    Name and contact information for the applicant;
    Business information including business type, CBP Bond information, 
and number of employees;
    Information about the applicant's Supply Chain Security Profile; 
and
    Trade Compliance Profile and Operating Procedures of the applicant.
    CBP is developing an on-line application for the Trusted Trader 
Program which will be available through the C-TPAT portal. The draft 
Trusted Trader Program application may be viewed at: http://www.cbp.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Trusted%20Trader%20Application.pdf.
    After an importer obtains Trusted Trader Program membership, the 
importer will be required to submit an Annual Notification Letter to 
CBP confirming that they are continuing to meet the requirements of the 
Trusted Trader Program. This letter should include: Personnel changes 
that impact the Trusted Trader Program; organizational and procedural 
changes; a summary of risk assessment and self-testing results; a 
summary of post-entry amendments and/or disclosures made to CBP; and 
any importer activity changes within the last 12-month period.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to revise the 
current information collection by adding the Trusted Trader Application 
and Annual Notification Letter. The estimated number of annual C-TPAT 
applicants was decreased, and the estimated time to complete the C-TPAT 
application was increased, in accordance with public comments received. 
Also, the estimated number of annual respondents associated with the 
Trusted Trader application and Annual Notification Letter were 
decreased, and the time to complete these tasks was increased, based on 
public comments received.
    Type of Review: Revision.
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    C-TPAT Program Application:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 750.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Time per Response: 20 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,000.
    Trusted Trader Program Application:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100.
    Trusted Trader Program's Annual Notification Letter:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 50.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 100.

    Dated: August 25, 2015.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2015-21463 Filed 8-28-15; 8:45 am]
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