Agency Information Collection Activities: Importation Bond Structure, 20903-20904 [2017-09033]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 85 / Thursday, May 4, 2017 / Notices pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES 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/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.). Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) suggestions to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) suggestions to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Overview of This Information Collection Title: Notice of Detention. OMB Number: 1651–0073. Form Number: None. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Abstract: Customs and Border Protection (CBP) may detain merchandise when it has reasonable suspicion that the subject merchandise may be inadmissible but requires more information to make a positive determination. If CBP decides to detain merchandise, a Notice of Detention is sent to the importer or to the importer’s broker/agent no later than 5 business days from the date of examination stating that merchandise has been detained, the reason for the detention, and the anticipated length of the detention. The recipient of this notice may respond by providing information to CBP in order to facilitate the VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:39 May 03, 2017 Jkt 241001 determination for admissibility, or may ask for an extension of time to bring the merchandise into compliance. The information provided assists CBP in making a determination whether to seize, deny entry of, or release detained goods into the commerce. Notice of Detention is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1499 and provided for in 19 CFR 151.16, 133.21, 133.25, and 133.43. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,350. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,350. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,700. Dated: May 1, 2017. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2017–09032 Filed 5–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0050] Agency Information Collection Activities: Importation Bond Structure U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection 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 of 1995. The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than June 5, 2017) 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. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20903 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information should be directed to the CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, or via email CBP_ PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP programs should 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/. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (82 FR 9751) on February 8, 2017, 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. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) suggestions to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) suggestions to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. The comments that are submitted will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Overview of This Information Collection Title: Importation Bond Structure. OMB Number: 1651–0050. Form Number: CBP Forms 301 and 5297. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1 20904 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 85 / Thursday, May 4, 2017 / Notices date with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Abstract: Bonds are used to ensure that duties, taxes, charges, penalties, and reimbursable expenses owed to the Government are paid; to facilitate the movement of cargo and conveyances through CBP processing; and to provide legal recourse for the Government for noncompliance with laws and regulations. Each person who is required by law or regulation to post a bond in order to secure a Customs transaction must submit the bond on CBP Form 301 which is available at: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/ publications/forms?title=301&=Apply. Surety bonds are usually executed by an agent of the surety. The surety company grants authority to the agent via a Corporate Surety Power of Attorney, CBP Form 5297. This power is vested with CBP so that when a bond is filed, the validity of the authority of the agent executing the bond and the name of the surety can be verified to the surety’s grant. CBP Form 5297 is available at: https://www.cbp.gov/ document/forms/form-5297-corporatesurety-power-attorney. Bonds are required pursuant to 19 U.S.C.1608, and 1623; 22 U.S.C. 463; 19 CFR part 113. Form 301, Customs Bond Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 800,000. Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 800,000. Estimated time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200,000. pmangrum on DSK3GDR082PROD with NOTICES Form 5297, Corporate Surety Power of Attorney Estimated Number of Respondents: 500. Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 500. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 125. Dated: May 1, 2017. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2017–09033 Filed 5–3–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:39 May 03, 2017 Jkt 241001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022] Technical Mapping Advisory Council Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Technical Mapping Advisory Council (TMAC) will meet via conference call on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The TMAC will meet via conference call on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 from 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). Please note that the meeting will close early if the TMAC has completed its business. ADDRESSES: For information on how to access the conference call, information on services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance for the meeting, contact the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon as possible. Members of the public who wish to dial in for the meeting must register in advance by sending an email to FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov (attention Mark Crowell) by 11:00 a.m. EDT on Friday, May 19, 2017. To facilitate public participation, members of the public are invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by the TMAC, as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. The Agenda and other associated material will be available for review at www.fema.gov/TMAC by Friday, May 19, 2017. Written comments to be considered by the committee at the time of the meeting must be received by Monday, May 22, 2017, identified by Docket ID FEMA– 2014–0022, and submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: Address the email TO: FEMA-RULES@fema.dhs.gov and CC: FEMA-TMAC@fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. Include name and contact detail in the body of the email. • Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Emergency Management Agency’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For docket access to read background documents or comments received by the TMAC, go to http:// www.regulations.gov and search for the Docket ID FEMA–2014–0022. A public comment period will be held on Tuesday, May 23, 2017, from 1:30— 1:50 p.m. EDT. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to no more than two minutes. The public comment period will not exceed 20 minutes. Please note that the public comment periods may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker by close of business on Friday, May 19, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Crowell, Designated Federal Officer for the TMAC, FEMA, 500 C St SW., Washington, DC 20024, telephone (202) 646–3432, and email mark.crowell@fema.dhs.gov. The TMAC Web site is: http://www.fema.gov/ TMAC. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. As required by the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012, the TMAC makes recommendations to the FEMA Administrator on: (1) How to improve, in a cost-effective manner, the (a) accuracy, general quality, ease of use, and distribution and dissemination of flood insurance rate maps and risk data; and (b) performance metrics and milestones required to effectively and efficiently map flood risk areas in the United States; (2) mapping standards and guidelines for (a) flood insurance rate maps, and (b) data accuracy, data quality, data currency, and data eligibility; (3) how to maintain, on an ongoing basis, flood insurance rate maps and flood risk identification; (4) procedures for delegating mapping activities to State and local mapping partners; and (5) (a) methods for improving interagency and intergovernmental coordination on flood mapping and flood risk determination, and (b) a funding strategy to leverage and coordinate budgets and expenditures across Federal agencies. Furthermore, the TMAC is required to submit an Annual Report to the FEMA Administrator that contains: (1) A description of the activities of the Council; (2) an evaluation of the status and performance of flood insurance rate E:\FR\FM\04MYN1.SGM 04MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 85 (Thursday, May 4, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20903-20904]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-09033]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0050]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Importation Bond 
Structure

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

ACTION: 30-day notice and request for comments; Extension of an 
existing collection of information.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection 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 of 1995. The 
information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain 
comments from the public and affected agencies.

DATES: Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than June 
5, 2017) 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 the CBP Paperwork Reduction Act Officer, U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and 
Rulings, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, 90 K Street NE., 10th Floor, 
Washington, DC 20229-1177, or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please 
note that the contact information provided here is solely for questions 
regarding this notice. Individuals seeking information about other CBP 
programs should 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/.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CBP invites the general public and other 
Federal agencies to comment on the proposed and/or continuing 
information collections pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq). This proposed information collection was 
previously published in the Federal Register (82 FR 9751) on February 
8, 2017, 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. Written comments and suggestions from 
the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the 
following four points: (1) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (2) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (3) suggestions to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
(4) suggestions to minimize the burden of the collection of information 
on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate 
automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting 
electronic submission of responses. The comments that are submitted 
will be summarized and included in the request for approval. All 
comments will become a matter of public record.

Overview of This Information Collection

    Title: Importation Bond Structure.
    OMB Number: 1651-0050.
    Form Number: CBP Forms 301 and 5297.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration

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date with no change to the burden hours or to the information 
collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Abstract: Bonds are used to ensure that duties, taxes, charges, 
penalties, and reimbursable expenses owed to the Government are paid; 
to facilitate the movement of cargo and conveyances through CBP 
processing; and to provide legal recourse for the Government for 
noncompliance with laws and regulations. Each person who is required by 
law or regulation to post a bond in order to secure a Customs 
transaction must submit the bond on CBP Form 301 which is available at: 
https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms?title=301&=Apply.
    Surety bonds are usually executed by an agent of the surety. The 
surety company grants authority to the agent via a Corporate Surety 
Power of Attorney, CBP Form 5297. This power is vested with CBP so that 
when a bond is filed, the validity of the authority of the agent 
executing the bond and the name of the surety can be verified to the 
surety's grant. CBP Form 5297 is available at: https://www.cbp.gov/document/forms/form-5297-corporate-surety-power-attorney. Bonds are 
required pursuant to 19 U.S.C.1608, and 1623; 22 U.S.C. 463; 19 CFR 
part 113.

Form 301, Customs Bond

    Estimated Number of Annual Respondents: 800,000.
    Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 800,000.
    Estimated time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200,000.

Form 5297, Corporate Surety Power of Attorney

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 500.
    Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 500.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 125.

    Dated: May 1, 2017.
Seth Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2017-09033 Filed 5-3-17; 8:45 am]
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