Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information, 18866-18867 [2016-07386]

Download as PDF 18866 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 63 / Friday, April 1, 2016 / Notices Committee management; notice of termination of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection and establishment of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee. ACTION: This notice announces the termination of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection and the establishment of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee. Background: Section 9503(c) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987, Pub.L. 100–203, Title IX, Subtitle F, § 9503(c), 101 Stat. 1330, 1330–381 (1987) (codified at 19 U.S.C. 2071 note), which established what is now the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, was repealed by section 109 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (Pub.L. 114– 125). Accordingly, the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations to U.S. Customs and Border Protection is terminated. Section 109 also provides for the establishment of the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee. Establishment of a Commerical Customs Operations Advisory Committee: Section 109 of the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 (the Act) states, the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Homeland Security shall jointly establish a Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC). The COAC shall be comprised of 20 members, the Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy of the Department of the Treasury and the Commissioner, who shall jointly co-chair meetings of the COAC, and the Assistant Secretary for Policy of the Department of Homeland Security and the Director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, who shall serve as deputy co-chairs of meetings of the COAC. The COAC members shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Homeland Security. The membership is representative of individuals and firms affected by the commercial operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and without regard to political affiliation. Each individual appointed to the COAC shall be appointed for a term of not more than 3 years, and may be reappointed to subsequent terms, but may not serve more than 2 terms sequentially. The Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Homeland Security may transfer members serving asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:25 Mar 31, 2016 Jkt 238001 on what is now the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations, established under section 9503(c) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (19 U.S.C. 2071 note) on the day before the date of the enactment of the Act to the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee. The COAC shall advise the Secretaries of the Department of the Treasury and the Department of Homeland Security on all matters involving the commercial operations of CBP, including advising with respect to significant changes that are proposed with respect to regulations, policies, or practices of CBP. The COAC will provide recommendations to the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Homeland Security on improvements to the commercial operations of CBP. The COAC shall meet at the call of the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Homeland Security, or at the call of not less than 2⁄3 of the membership of the COAC. The COAC shall meet at least 4 times each calendar year. Not later than December 31, 2016, and annually thereafter, the COAC shall submit to the Committee on Finance of the Senate and the Committee on Ways and Means of the House of Representatives a report that describes the activities of the COAC during the preceding fiscal year, and sets forth any recommendations of the COAC regarding the commercial operations of CBP. Effective on the date on which the Advisory Committee is established, section 9503(c) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (19 U.S.C. 2071 note) is repealed. Any reference in law to the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of the United States Customs Service established under section 9503(c) of the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1987 (19 U.S.C. 2071 note) made on or after the date on which the Advisory Committee is established, shall be deemed a reference to the Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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) 344–1661; facsimile (202) 325– 4290. Dated: March 29, 2016. Maria Luisa Boyce, Senior Advisor for Private Sector Engagement, Office of Trade Relations. [FR Doc. 2016–07388 Filed 3–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0023] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information 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: Request for Information. 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 May 31, 2016 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments may be mailed 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 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 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 63 / Friday, April 1, 2016 / Notices 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: Request for Information. OMB Number: 1651–0023. Form Number: CBP Form 28. Abstract: Under 19 U.S.C. 1500 and 1401a, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is responsible for appraising imported merchandise by ascertaining its value; classifying the merchandise under the tariff schedule; and assessing a rate and amount of duty to be paid. On occasions when the invoice or other documentation does not provide sufficient information for appraisement or classification, CBP may request additional information through the use of CBP Form 28, Request for Information. This form is sent by CBP personnel to importers, or their agents, requesting additional information. CBP Form 28 is provided for by 19 CFR 151.11. A copy of this form and instructions are available at http:// forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_28.pdf. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date 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: 60,000. Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 60,000. Dated: March 28, 2016. Tracey Denning, Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2016–07386 Filed 3–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4265– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2016–0001] Delaware; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. 17:25 Mar 31, 2016 I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Delaware resulting from a severe winter storm and flooding during the period of January 22–23, 2016, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Delaware. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Public Assistance in the designated areas and Hazard Mitigation throughout the State. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Hazard Mitigation will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance also will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs, with the exception of projects that meet the eligibility criteria for a higher Federal cost-sharing percentage under the Public Assistance Alternative Procedures Pilot Program for Debris Removal implemented pursuant to section 428 of the Stafford Act. Further, you are authorized to make changes to this declaration for the approved assistance to the extent allowable under the Stafford Act. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Administrator, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Donald L. Keldsen, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following area of the State of Delaware has been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: Sussex County for Public Assistance. All areas within the State of Delaware are eligible for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. AGENCY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Delaware (FEMA–4265–DR), dated March 16, 2016, and related determinations. DATES: Effective Date: March 16, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated March 16, 2016, the President issued a major disaster declaration under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121 et seq. (the ‘‘Stafford Act’’), as follows: SUMMARY: Jkt 238001 PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18867 The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to Individuals and Households In Presidentially Declared Disaster Areas; 97.049, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance— Disaster Housing Operations for Individuals and Households; 97.050, Presidentially Declared Disaster Assistance to Individuals and Households—Other Needs; 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters); 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2016–07392 Filed 3–31–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4258– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2016–0001] Oregon; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oregon (FEMA–4258–DR), dated February 17, 2016, and related determinations. SUMMARY: DATES: Effective Date: March 16, 2016. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dean Webster, Office of Response and Recovery, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2833. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Oregon is hereby amended to include the following area among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of February 17, 2016. Douglas County for Public Assistance. The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund; 97.032, Crisis Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance Grant; 97.048, Disaster Housing Assistance to E:\FR\FM\01APN1.SGM 01APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 63 (Friday, April 1, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18866-18867]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07386]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0023]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Information

AGENCY: 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.

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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: 
Request for Information. 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 May 31, 2016 to 
be assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Written comments may be mailed 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 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

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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: Request for Information.
    OMB Number: 1651-0023.
    Form Number: CBP Form 28.
    Abstract: Under 19 U.S.C. 1500 and 1401a, Customs and Border 
Protection (CBP) is responsible for appraising imported merchandise by 
ascertaining its value; classifying the merchandise under the tariff 
schedule; and assessing a rate and amount of duty to be paid. On 
occasions when the invoice or other documentation does not provide 
sufficient information for appraisement or classification, CBP may 
request additional information through the use of CBP Form 28, Request 
for Information. This form is sent by CBP personnel to importers, or 
their agents, requesting additional information. CBP Form 28 is 
provided for by 19 CFR 151.11. A copy of this form and instructions are 
available at http://forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_28.pdf.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date 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: 60,000.
    Estimated Time per Respondent: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 60,000.

    Dated: March 28, 2016.
Tracey Denning,
 Agency Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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