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, 26698-26699 [2017-11897]

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The effective date for the changes announced in that notice had been delayed indefinitely. This notice announces that the effective date for the transition will be July 8, 2017. SUMMARY: BILLING CODE 4140–01–P PO 00000 U.S. Customs and Border Protection Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\08JNN1.SGM 08JNN1 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

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[FR Doc No: 2017-11897]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


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: General notice.

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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 CBP for 
processing electronic drawback and duty deferral entry and entry 
summary filings. The effective date for the changes announced in that 
notice had been delayed indefinitely. This notice announces that the 
effective date for the transition will be July 8, 2017.

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DATES: 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 CBP-authorized EDI system for 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 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.

    Dated: June 2, 2017.
Kevin K. McAleenan,
Acting Commissioner, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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