Effective Date for Modifications of the National Customs Automation Program Tests Regarding Reconciliation, Post-Summary Corrections, and Periodic Monthly Statements, 26699-26700 [2017-11896]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 109 / Thursday, June 8, 2017 / Notices Effective July 8, 2017: ACE will be the sole CBP-authorized EDI system for processing electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry summary filings, and the Automated Commercial System (ACS) will no longer be a CBPauthorized EDI system for processing these filings. DATES: 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’’. 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 CBP for processing electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry summary filings, with an effective date of 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. On October 3, 2016, CBP published a notice in the Federal Register (81 FR 68023) announcing that the effective date for these changes would be delayed until further notice. Thereafter, on December 12, 2016, CBP published a notice in the Federal Register (81 FR 89486) announcing that the new effective date for the transition would be January 14, 2017. On January 17, 2017, CBP published an additional notice in the Federal Register (82 FR 4900) delaying the effective date for the transition until further notice. This notice announces that the new effective date for the transition will be July 8, 2017. At that time, ACE will become the sole CBP-authorized EDI system for 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 electronic filings. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:24 Jun 07, 2017 Jkt 241001 Dated: June 2, 2017. Kevin K. McAleenan, Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2017–11897 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Effective Date for Modifications of the National Customs Automation Program Tests Regarding Reconciliation, Post-Summary Corrections, and Periodic Monthly Statements U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: General notice. AGENCY: This notice announces that the effective date for the modifications to the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) tests regarding Reconciliation, Post-Summary Corrections, and Periodic Monthly Statements will be July 8, 2017. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced these modifications in notices previously published in the Federal Register. The effective dates for the modifications had been delayed. DATES: Effective July 8, 2017. The effective date for the modifications to the Reconciliation, Post-Summary Correction, and Periodic Monthly Statement NCAP tests will be July 8, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments concerning the reconciliation test program may be submitted any time during the test via email, with a subject line identifier reading, ‘‘Comment on Reconciliation test’’, to OFORECONFOLDER@cbp.dhs.gov. Comments concerning the PostSummary Correction and Periodic Monthly Statement test programs may be submitted via email to Monica Crockett at ESARinfoinbox@dhs.gov with a subject line identifier reading, ‘‘Post-Summary Corrections and Periodic Monthly Statements.’’ FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reconciliation: Acenitha Kennedy, Entry Summary and Revenue Branch, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of Trade, at (202) 863–6064 or ACENITHA.KENNEDY@CBP.DHS.GOV. PSC and PMS: For policy-related questions, contact Randy Mitchell, Director, Commercial Operations, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of Trade, at Randy.Mitchell@cbp.dhs.gov. For SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26699 technical questions related to ABI transmissions, contact your assigned client representative. Interested parties without an assigned client representative should contact the Client Representative Branch at (703) 650– 3500. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background I. Reconciliation Test On December 12, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a notice entitled ‘‘Modification of the National Customs Automation Program Test Regarding Reconciliation and Transition of the Test from the Automated Commercial System to the Automated Commercial Environment’’ in the Federal Register (81 FR 89486), with an effective date of January 14, 2017. This notice announced modifications to the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test regarding reconciliation, and the transition of the test from the Automated Commercial System (ACS) to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). On January 17, 2017, CBP published a notice in the Federal Register (82 FR 4901) announcing that the effective date for the test modifications would be delayed indefinitely. CBP has assessed stakeholder readiness for the mandatory transition of post-release capabilities in ACE, including the modifications to the reconciliation test and the transition of reconciliation filings from ACS to ACE. This notice announces that the new effective date for the modifications to the reconciliation test, as announced in the December 12, 2016 notice published in the Federal Register, and for mandatory filing of reconciliation entries in ACE will be July 8, 2017. II. Post-Summary Correction and Periodic Monthly Statement Tests On December 12, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a notice in the Federal Register (81 FR 89482) announcing plans to modify and clarify, effective January 14, 2017, the NCAP test regarding Post-Summary Correction (PSC) claims, and the NCAP test regarding Periodic Monthly Statements (PMS). Subsequently, on January 9, 2017, CBP published a second notice in the Federal Register (82 FR 2385), superseding the original notice. This notice announced CBP’s plans to modify the PMS test and to modify and clarify the NCAP test regarding PSC claims to entry summaries that are filed in ACE. On January 17, 2017, CBP published a E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 26700 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 109 / Thursday, June 8, 2017 / Notices notice in the Federal Register, (82 FR 4901) announcing that the effective date for the modifications to the PSC and PMS tests would be delayed until further notice. CBP has assessed stakeholder readiness for the mandatory transition of post-release capabilities in ACE, including the modifications to the PSC and PMS tests. This notice announces July 8, 2017 as the new effective date for the modifications to these tests. Therefore, the modifications to the PSC and PMS tests, as announced in the January 9, 2017 notice published in the Federal Register, will become effective on that date. 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. Dated: June 2, 2017. Brenda B. Smith, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [FR Doc. 2017–11896 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] Federal Emergency Management Agency Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4309– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] Washington; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: This document amends the notice of a major disaster declaration for the State of Washington (FEMA–4309– DR), dated April 21, 2017, and related determinations. DATES: Effective May 24, 2017. 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 Washington is hereby amended to include the following areas among those areas determined to have been adversely affected by the event declared a major disaster by the President in his declaration of April 21, 2017. SUMMARY: asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES BILLING CODE 9111–23–P Mississippi; Major Disaster and Related Determinations DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Ferry and King Counties 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 17:24 Jun 07, 2017 [FR Doc. 2017–11851 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4314– DR; Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 Robert J. Fenton, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. Jkt 241001 This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Mississippi (FEMA–4314–DR), dated May 22, 2017, and related determinations. DATES: Effective May 22, 2017. 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 May 22, 2017, 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: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Mississippi resulting from severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds, and flooding on April 30, 2017, 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 Mississippi. 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. PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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, Joe M. Girot, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this major disaster. The following areas of the State of Mississippi have been designated as adversely affected by this major disaster: Adams, Calhoun, Carroll, Claiborne, Holmes, Jefferson, Montgomery, Webster, and Yazoo Counties for Public Assistance. All areas within the State of Mississippi are eligible for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. 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. Robert J. Fenton, Acting Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2017–11849 Filed 6–7–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 109 (Thursday, June 8, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26699-26700]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-11896]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


Effective Date for Modifications of the National Customs 
Automation Program Tests Regarding Reconciliation, Post-Summary 
Corrections, and Periodic Monthly Statements

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

ACTION: General notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces that the effective date for the 
modifications to the National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) tests 
regarding Reconciliation, Post-Summary Corrections, and Periodic 
Monthly Statements will be July 8, 2017. U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection (CBP) announced these modifications in notices previously 
published in the Federal Register. The effective dates for the 
modifications had been delayed.

DATES: Effective July 8, 2017. The effective date for the modifications 
to the Reconciliation, Post-Summary Correction, and Periodic Monthly 
Statement NCAP tests will be July 8, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Comments concerning the reconciliation test program may be 
submitted any time during the test via email, with a subject line 
identifier reading, ``Comment on Reconciliation test'', to OFO-RECONFOLDER@cbp.dhs.gov.
    Comments concerning the Post-Summary Correction and Periodic 
Monthly Statement test programs may be submitted via email to Monica 
Crockett at ESARinfoinbox@dhs.gov with a subject line identifier 
reading, ``Post-Summary Corrections and Periodic Monthly Statements.''

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Reconciliation: Acenitha Kennedy, 
Entry Summary and Revenue Branch, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of 
Trade, at (202) 863-6064 or ACENITHA.KENNEDY@CBP.DHS.GOV. PSC and PMS: 
For policy-related questions, contact Randy Mitchell, Director, 
Commercial Operations, Trade Policy and Programs, Office of Trade, at 
Randy.Mitchell@cbp.dhs.gov. For technical questions related to ABI 
transmissions, contact your assigned client representative. Interested 
parties without an assigned client representative should contact the 
Client Representative Branch at (703) 650-3500.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

I. Reconciliation Test

    On December 12, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
published a notice entitled ``Modification of the National Customs 
Automation Program Test Regarding Reconciliation and Transition of the 
Test from the Automated Commercial System to the Automated Commercial 
Environment'' in the Federal Register (81 FR 89486), with an effective 
date of January 14, 2017. This notice announced modifications to the 
National Customs Automation Program (NCAP) test regarding 
reconciliation, and the transition of the test from the Automated 
Commercial System (ACS) to the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE). 
On January 17, 2017, CBP published a notice in the Federal Register (82 
FR 4901) announcing that the effective date for the test modifications 
would be delayed indefinitely.
    CBP has assessed stakeholder readiness for the mandatory transition 
of post-release capabilities in ACE, including the modifications to the 
reconciliation test and the transition of reconciliation filings from 
ACS to ACE. This notice announces that the new effective date for the 
modifications to the reconciliation test, as announced in the December 
12, 2016 notice published in the Federal Register, and for mandatory 
filing of reconciliation entries in ACE will be July 8, 2017.

II. Post-Summary Correction and Periodic Monthly Statement Tests

    On December 12, 2016, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) 
published a notice in the Federal Register (81 FR 89482) announcing 
plans to modify and clarify, effective January 14, 2017, the NCAP test 
regarding Post-Summary Correction (PSC) claims, and the NCAP test 
regarding Periodic Monthly Statements (PMS). Subsequently, on January 
9, 2017, CBP published a second notice in the Federal Register (82 FR 
2385), superseding the original notice. This notice announced CBP's 
plans to modify the PMS test and to modify and clarify the NCAP test 
regarding PSC claims to entry summaries that are filed in ACE. On 
January 17, 2017, CBP published a

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notice in the Federal Register, (82 FR 4901) announcing that the 
effective date for the modifications to the PSC and PMS tests would be 
delayed until further notice.
    CBP has assessed stakeholder readiness for the mandatory transition 
of post-release capabilities in ACE, including the modifications to the 
PSC and PMS tests. This notice announces July 8, 2017 as the new 
effective date for the modifications to these tests. Therefore, the 
modifications to the PSC and PMS tests, as announced in the January 9, 
2017 notice published in the Federal Register, will become effective on 
that date.

    Dated: June 2, 2017.
Brenda B. Smith,
Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade.
[FR Doc. 2017-11896 Filed 6-7-17; 8:45 am]
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