Delay of Effective Date for the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Becoming the Sole CBP-Authorized Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) System for Processing Electronic Drawback and Duty Deferral Entry and Entry Summary Filings, 68023 [2016-23833]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 191 / Monday, October 3, 2016 / Notices 22809). After receiving DOT certification, the laboratory will be included in the monthly list of HHScertified laboratories and participate in the NLCP certification maintenance program. Charles LoDico, Chemist. [FR Doc. 2016–23796 Filed 9–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4160–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Delay of Effective Date for the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) Becoming the Sole CBPAuthorized Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) System for Processing Electronic Drawback and Duty Deferral Entry and Entry Summary Filings U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Delay of effective date. AGENCY: On August 30, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a notice in the Federal Register announcing plans to make the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) the sole electronic data interchange (EDI) system authorized by the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for processing electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry summary filings. The changes announced in that notice were to have been effective on October 1, 2016. This notice announces that the effective date for the transition to ACE as the sole CBP-authorized EDI system for electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry summary filings is delayed until further notice. DATES: The effective date is delayed until further notice: CBP will publish a subsequent notice announcing the effective date when ACE will be the sole CBP-authorized EDI system for processing electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry summary filings, and ACS will no longer be a CBP-authorized EDI system for purposes of processing these filings. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions related to this notice may be emailed to ASKACE@cbp.dhs.gov with the subject line identifier reading ‘‘ACS to ACE Drawback and Duty Deferral Entry and Entry Summary Filings transition’’. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:56 Sep 30, 2016 Jkt 241001 On August 30, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a notice in the Federal Register (81 FR 59644) announcing plans to make the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) the sole electronic data interchange (EDI) system authorized by the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for processing electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry summary filings, effective on October 1, 2016. The document also announced that, on October 1, 2016, the Automated Commercial System (ACS) would no longer be a CBP-authorized EDI system for purposes of processing these electronic filings. Finally, the notice announced a name change for the ACE filing code for duty deferral and the creation of a new ACE filing code for all electronic drawback filings, replacing the six distinct drawback codes previously filed in ACS. CBP has been assessing stakeholder readiness for the mandatory transition of post-release capabilities in ACE, including the transition of electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry summary filings from ACS to ACE. CBP has determined that industry partners need additional time to prepare for the transition to electronic postrelease capabilities in ACE. Accordingly, the effective date for all that was announced in the August 30, 2016 Federal Register notice, including the transition to ACE as the sole CBPauthorized EDI system for electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry summary filings, is delayed until further notice. CBP will publish a subsequent notice announcing the effective date. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: September 28, 2016. Kevin K. McAleenan, Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2016–23833 Filed 9–30–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 68023 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2016–0017; OMB No. 1660–0022] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Community Rating System (CRS) Program—Application Worksheets and Commentary Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance in accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The submission will describe the nature of the information collection, the categories of respondents, the estimated burden (i.e., the time, effort and resources used by respondents to respond) and cost, and the actual data collection instruments FEMA will use. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 2, 2016. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the Desk Officer for the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency, and sent via electronic mail to oira.submission@ omb.eop.gov. SUMMARY: Bill Lesser, Program Specialist, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, (202) 646–2807. You may contact the Records Management Division for copies of the proposed collection of information at email address: FEMA-Information-CollectionsManagement@fema.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection previously published in the Federal Register on July 14, 2016, at 81 FR 45517, with a 60 day public comment period. No comments were received. The purpose of this notice is to notify the public that FEMA will submit the information collection abstracted below to the Office of Management and Budget for review and clearance. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\03OCN1.SGM 03OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 191 (Monday, October 3, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 68023]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-23833]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Delay of Effective Date for the Automated Commercial Environment 
(ACE) Becoming the Sole CBP-Authorized Electronic Data Interchange 
(EDI) System for Processing Electronic Drawback and Duty Deferral Entry 
and Entry Summary Filings

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

ACTION: Delay of effective date.

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SUMMARY: On August 30, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
published a notice in the Federal Register announcing plans to make the 
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) the sole electronic data 
interchange (EDI) system authorized by the Commissioner of U.S. Customs 
and Border Protection (CBP) for processing electronic drawback and duty 
deferral entry and entry summary filings. The changes announced in that 
notice were to have been effective on October 1, 2016. This notice 
announces that the effective date for the transition to ACE as the sole 
CBP-authorized EDI system for electronic drawback and duty deferral 
entry and entry summary filings is delayed until further notice.

DATES: The effective date is delayed until further notice: CBP will 
publish a subsequent notice announcing the effective date when ACE will 
be the sole CBP-authorized EDI system for processing electronic 
drawback and duty deferral entry and entry summary filings, and ACS 
will no longer be a CBP-authorized EDI system for purposes of 
processing these filings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Questions related to this notice may 
be emailed to ASKACE@cbp.dhs.gov with the subject line identifier 
reading ``ACS to ACE Drawback and Duty Deferral Entry and Entry Summary 
Filings transition''.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On August 30, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection (CBP) published a notice in the Federal Register (81 FR 
59644) announcing plans to make the Automated Commercial Environment 
(ACE) the sole electronic data interchange (EDI) system authorized by 
the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for 
processing electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry 
summary filings, effective on October 1, 2016. The document also 
announced that, on October 1, 2016, the Automated Commercial System 
(ACS) would no longer be a CBP-authorized EDI system for purposes of 
processing these electronic filings. Finally, the notice announced a 
name change for the ACE filing code for duty deferral and the creation 
of a new ACE filing code for all electronic drawback filings, replacing 
the six distinct drawback codes previously filed in ACS.
    CBP has been assessing stakeholder readiness for the mandatory 
transition of post-release capabilities in ACE, including the 
transition of electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry 
summary filings from ACS to ACE. CBP has determined that industry 
partners need additional time to prepare for the transition to 
electronic post-release capabilities in ACE. Accordingly, the effective 
date for all that was announced in the August 30, 2016 Federal Register 
notice, including the transition to ACE as the sole CBP-authorized EDI 
system for electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry 
summary filings, is delayed until further notice. CBP will publish a 
subsequent notice announcing the effective date.

    Dated: September 28, 2016.
Kevin K. McAleenan,
Deputy Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2016-23833 Filed 9-30-16; 8:45 am]
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