Agency Information Collection Activities: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders, 6528 [2016-02401]

Download as PDF 6528 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 25 / Monday, February 8, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0057] Agency Information Collection Activities: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders 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: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders. 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 March 9, 2016 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 60396) on October 6, 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 asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:51 Feb 05, 2016 Jkt 238001 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: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders. OMB Number: 1651–0057. Abstract: Section 304 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 U.S.C. 1304, requires each imported article of foreign origin, or its container, to be marked in a conspicuous place as legibly, indelibly and permanently as the nature of the article or container permits, with the English name of the country of origin. The marking informs the ultimate purchaser in the United States of the name country in which the article was manufactured or produced. The marking requirements for containers are provided for by 19 CFR 134.22(b). 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: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 250. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 40. Estimated Time per Response: 15 seconds. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 41. Dated: February 3, 2016. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2016–02401 Filed 2–5–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial gauger. AGENCY: Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that SGS North America, Inc., has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of April 29, 2015. DATES: Effective dates: The approval of SGS North America, Inc., as a commercial gauger became effective on April 29, 2015. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for April 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Approved Gauger and Accredited Laboratories Manager, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 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 SGS North America, Inc., 2800 Loop 197 South, Texas City, TX 77590, has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.13. SGS North America, Inc., is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the American Petroleum Institute (API): SUMMARY: API chapters 3 ............. 7 ............. 8 ............. 12 ........... 17 ........... Title Tank gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Calculations. Maritime Measurements. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0057]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Country of Origin 
Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders

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: 
Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or Holders. 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 March 9, 2016 
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 60396) on October 
6, 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: Country of Origin Marking Requirements for Containers or 
Holders.
    OMB Number: 1651-0057.
    Abstract: Section 304 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended, 19 
U.S.C. 1304, requires each imported article of foreign origin, or its 
container, to be marked in a conspicuous place as legibly, indelibly 
and permanently as the nature of the article or container permits, with 
the English name of the country of origin. The marking informs the 
ultimate purchaser in the United States of the name country in which 
the article was manufactured or produced. The marking requirements for 
containers are provided for by 19 CFR 134.22(b).
    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: Businesses.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 250.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 40.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 seconds.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 41.

    Dated: February 3, 2016.
Tracey Denning,
Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2016-02401 Filed 2-5-16; 8:45 am]
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