Agency Information Collection Activities: Foreign Assembler's Declaration, 85992 [2016-28697]

Download as PDF 85992 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 229 / Tuesday, November 29, 2016 / Notices district and national permit held by an individual, partnership, association, or corporation. CBP regulations provide that this fee is payable for each calendar year in each broker district where the broker was issued a permit to do business by the due date. See 19 CFR 24.22(h) and (i)(9). Broker districts are defined in the General Notice entitled, ‘‘Geographic Boundaries of Customs Brokerage, Cartage and Lighterage Districts,’’ published in the Federal Register on March 15, 2000 (65 FR 14011), and corrected, with minor changes, on March 23, 2000 (65 FR 15686) and on April 6, 2000 (65 FR 18151). As required by 19 CFR 111.96, CBP must provide notice in the Federal Register no later than 60 days before the date that the payment is due for each broker permit. This document notifies customs brokers that for calendar year 2017, the due date for payment of the user fee is February 3, 2017. It is anticipated that for subsequent years, the annual user fee for customs brokers will be due on the last business day of January of each year. Dated: November 23, 2016. Brenda B. Smith, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade. [FR Doc. 2016–28692 Filed 11–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0031] Agency Information Collection Activities: Foreign Assembler’s Declaration 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: Foreign Assembler’s Declaration (with Endorsement by Importer). 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. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:48 Nov 28, 2016 Jkt 241001 Written comments should be received on or before December 29, 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 62517) on September 9, 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 DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00073 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 comments will become a matter of public record. In this document, CBP is soliciting comments concerning the following information collection: Title: Foreign Assembler’s Declaration (with Endorsement by Importer). OMB Number: 1651–0031. Abstract: In accordance with 19 CFR 10.24, a Foreign Assembler’s Declaration must be made in connection with the entry of assembled articles under subheading 9802.00.80, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS). This declaration includes information such as the quantity, value and description of the imported merchandise. The declaration is made by the person who performed the assembly operations abroad and it includes an endorsement by the importer. The Foreign Assembler’s Declaration is used by CBP to determine whether the operations performed are within the purview of subheading 9802.00.80, HTSUS and therefore eligible for preferential tariff treatment. 19 CFR 10.24(c) and (d) require that the importer/assembler maintain records for 5 years from the date of the related entry and that they make these records readily available to CBP for audit, inspection, copying, and reproduction. Instructions for complying with this regulation are posted on the CBP.gov Web site at: http://www.cbp.gov/trade/tradecommunity/outreach-programs/tradeagreements/nafta/repairs-alterations/ subchpt-9802. Action: 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/ Record-keepers: 2,730. Estimated Time per Response/ Recordkeeping: 55 minutes. Estimated Number of Responses/ Recordkeeping per Respondent: 128. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 320,087. Dated: November 23, 2016. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2016–28697 Filed 11–28–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 229 (Tuesday, November 29, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 85992]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-28697]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0031]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Foreign Assembler's 
Declaration

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: 
Foreign Assembler's Declaration (with Endorsement by Importer). 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 December 29, 
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 62517) on September 
9, 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: Foreign Assembler's Declaration (with Endorsement by 
Importer).
    OMB Number: 1651-0031.
    Abstract: In accordance with 19 CFR 10.24, a Foreign Assembler's 
Declaration must be made in connection with the entry of assembled 
articles under subheading 9802.00.80, Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the 
United States (HTSUS). This declaration includes information such as 
the quantity, value and description of the imported merchandise. The 
declaration is made by the person who performed the assembly operations 
abroad and it includes an endorsement by the importer. The Foreign 
Assembler's Declaration is used by CBP to determine whether the 
operations performed are within the purview of subheading 9802.00.80, 
HTSUS and therefore eligible for preferential tariff treatment.
    19 CFR 10.24(c) and (d) require that the importer/assembler 
maintain records for 5 years from the date of the related entry and 
that they make these records readily available to CBP for audit, 
inspection, copying, and reproduction. Instructions for complying with 
this regulation are posted on the CBP.gov Web site at: http://www.cbp.gov/trade/trade-community/outreach-programs/trade-agreements/nafta/repairs-alterations/subchpt-9802.
    Action: 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/Record-keepers: 2,730.
    Estimated Time per Response/Recordkeeping: 55 minutes.
    Estimated Number of Responses/Recordkeeping per Respondent: 128.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 320,087.

    Dated: November 23, 2016.
Seth Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2016-28697 Filed 11-28-16; 8:45 am]
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