Agency Information Collection Activities: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin, 69071-69072 [2016-24018]

Download as PDF 69071 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 193 / Wednesday, October 5, 2016 / Notices ESTIMATE OF RESPONDENT BURDEN—Continued [Note: Total burden is annualized over the 3-year clearance period] Number of respondents Instrument Average number of responses per respondent per year Total number of responses Hours per response Total annual burden hours IECMHC Cumulative Services Assessment Form .............. IECMHC Annual and Quarterly Benchmark Data Collection Forms ........................................................................ 17 1 17 .333 5.66 17 4 68 1.5 102.00 Totals ............................................................................ 438 27 2,285 ........................ 475.06 Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent by November 4, 2016 to the SAMHSA Desk Officer at the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB). To ensure timely receipt of comments, and to avoid potential delays in OMB’s receipt and processing of mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service, commenters are encouraged to submit their comments to OMB via email to: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Although commenters are encouraged to send their comments via email, commenters may also fax their comments to: 202–395–7285. Commenters may also mail them to: Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, Washington, DC 20503. Summer King, Statistician. [FR Doc. 2016–24012 Filed 10–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0098] Agency Information Collection Activities: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin 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. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Oct 04, 2016 Jkt 241001 Reduction Act: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin (CBP Forms 434, 446, and 447). CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a change to the burden hours. There is no change 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 November 4, 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 Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of Trade, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229– 1177, or via email (CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov). Please note contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP programs please contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 877–227–5511, (TTY) 1–800–877–8339, or CBP Web site at https://www.cbp.gov/. For additional help: https://help.cbp.gov/app/home/ search/1. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (81 FR 33541) on May 26, 2016, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 on proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (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: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin. OMB Number: 1651–0098. Form Number: CBP Forms 434, 446, and 447. Abstract: On December 17, 1992, the U.S., Mexico and Canada entered into an agreement, ‘‘The North American Free Trade Agreement’’ (NAFTA). The provisions of NAFTA were adopted by the U.S. with the enactment of the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act of 1993 (PL. 103– 182). CBP Form 434, North American Free Trade Certificate of Origin, is used to certify that a good being exported either from the United States into Canada or Mexico or from Canada or Mexico into the United States qualifies as an originating good for purposes of preferential tariff treatment under NAFTA. This form is completed by exporters and/or producers and furnished to CBP upon request. CBP E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 69072 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 193 / Wednesday, October 5, 2016 / Notices Form 434 is provided for by 19 CFR 181.11 and is accessible at: https:// www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/ forms. CBP Form 446, NAFTA Verification of Origin Questionnaire, is a questionnaire that CBP personnel use to gather sufficient information from exporters and/or producers to determine whether goods imported into the United States qualify as originating goods for the purposes of preferential tariff treatment under NAFTA. CBP Form 446 is provided for by 19 CFR 181.72 and is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/ newsroom/publications/forms. CBP Form 447, North American Free Trade Agreement Motor Vehicle Averaging Election, is used to gather information required by 19 CFR 181 Appendix, Section 11, (2) ‘‘Information Required When Producer Chooses to Average for Motor Vehicles’’. This form is provided to CBP when a manufacturer chooses to average motor vehicles for the purpose of obtaining NAFTA preference. CBP Form 447 is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/ publications/forms. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date for CBP Forms 434, 446, and 447 and to revise the burden hours as a result of updated estimates for the time per response for CBP Forms 434 and 446. There are no changes to the forms or the information collected. Type of Review: Extension with a change to the burden hours. Affected Public: Businesses. Form 434, NAFTA Certificate of Origin: Estimated Number of Respondents: 40,000. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 240,000. Form 446, NAFTA Questionnaire: Estimated Number of Respondents: 400. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 800. Form 447, NAFTA Motor Vehicle Averaging Election: Estimated Number of Respondents: 11. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.28. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 14. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:15 Oct 04, 2016 Jkt 241001 Dated: September 29, 2016. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2016–24018 Filed 10–4–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0083] Agency Information Collection Activities: United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) 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: United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) (Form 450). CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with a change to the burden hours. There is no change 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 November 4, 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 Paperwork Reduction Act Clearance Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of Trade, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, or via email (CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov). Please note contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 about other CBP programs please contact the CBP National Customer Service Center at 877–227–5511, (TTY) 1–800–877–8339, or CBP Web site at https://www.cbp.gov/. For additional help: https://help.cbp.gov/app/home/ search/1. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (81 FR 43615) on July 5, 2016, 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 (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: United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act. OMB Number: 1651–0083. Form Number: CBP Form 450. Abstract: The provisions of the United States-Caribbean Basin Trade Partnership Act (CBTPA) were adopted by the U.S. with the enactment of the Trade and Development Act of 2000 (PL.106–200). The objective of the CBTPA is to expand trade benefits to countries in the Caribbean Basin. For preferential duty treatment under CBTPA, importers are required to have a CBTPA Certification of Origin (CBP Form 450) in their possession at the time of the claim, and to provide it to CBP upon request. CBP Form 450 collects data such as contact information for the exporter, importer and producer, and information about the goods being claimed. E:\FR\FM\05OCN1.SGM 05OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 193 (Wednesday, October 5, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 69071-69072]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-24018]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0098]


Agency Information Collection Activities: NAFTA Regulations and 
Certificate of Origin

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: 
NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin (CBP Forms 434, 446, and 
447). CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended 
with a change to the burden hours. There is no change 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 November 4, 
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 Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of Trade, 90 K 
Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229-1177, or via email 
(CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov). Please note contact information provided here is 
solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking 
information about other CBP programs please contact the CBP National 
Customer Service Center at 877-227-5511, (TTY) 1-800-877-8339, or CBP 
Web site at https://www.cbp.gov/. For additional help: https://help.cbp.gov/app/home/search/1.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register (81 FR 33541) on May 26, 
2016, 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 (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: NAFTA Regulations and Certificate of Origin.
    OMB Number: 1651-0098.
    Form Number: CBP Forms 434, 446, and 447.
    Abstract: On December 17, 1992, the U.S., Mexico and Canada entered 
into an agreement, ``The North American Free Trade Agreement'' (NAFTA). 
The provisions of NAFTA were adopted by the U.S. with the enactment of 
the North American Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act of 1993 (PL. 
103-182).
    CBP Form 434, North American Free Trade Certificate of Origin, is 
used to certify that a good being exported either from the United 
States into Canada or Mexico or from Canada or Mexico into the United 
States qualifies as an originating good for purposes of preferential 
tariff treatment under NAFTA. This form is completed by exporters and/
or producers and furnished to CBP upon request. CBP

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Form 434 is provided for by 19 CFR 181.11 and is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms.
    CBP Form 446, NAFTA Verification of Origin Questionnaire, is a 
questionnaire that CBP personnel use to gather sufficient information 
from exporters and/or producers to determine whether goods imported 
into the United States qualify as originating goods for the purposes of 
preferential tariff treatment under NAFTA. CBP Form 446 is provided for 
by 19 CFR 181.72 and is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms.
    CBP Form 447, North American Free Trade Agreement Motor Vehicle 
Averaging Election, is used to gather information required by 19 CFR 
181 Appendix, Section 11, (2) ``Information Required When Producer 
Chooses to Average for Motor Vehicles''. This form is provided to CBP 
when a manufacturer chooses to average motor vehicles for the purpose 
of obtaining NAFTA preference. CBP Form 447 is accessible at: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date for CBP Forms 434, 446, and 447 and to revise the 
burden hours as a result of updated estimates for the time per response 
for CBP Forms 434 and 446. There are no changes to the forms or the 
information collected.
    Type of Review: Extension with a change to the burden hours.
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Form 434, NAFTA Certificate of Origin:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 40,000.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 3.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 240,000.
    Form 446, NAFTA Questionnaire:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 400.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 800.
    Form 447, NAFTA Motor Vehicle Averaging Election:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 11.
    Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 1.28.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 14.

    Dated: September 29, 2016.
Seth Renkema,
 Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2016-24018 Filed 10-4-16; 8:45 am]
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