New Date for the October 2017 Customs Broker's License Examination, 27274 [2017-12311]

Download as PDF 27274 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 113 / Wednesday, June 14, 2017 / Notices Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: June 8, 2017. Sylvia L. Neal, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2017–12241 Filed 6–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection New Date for the October 2017 Customs Broker’s License Examination U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: General notice. AGENCY: This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border Protection has changed the date on which the semi-annual examination for an individual broker’s license will be held in October 2017. DATES: The customs broker’s license examination scheduled for October 2017 will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Neila Venne, Broker Management Branch, Office of Trade, (843) 579–6407, Neila.M.Venne@cbp.dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Background Dated: June 7, 2017. Brenda B. Smith, Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2017–12311 Filed 6–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DHS–2017–0019] Section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1641), provides that a person (an individual, corporation, association, or partnership) must hold a valid customs broker’s license and permit in order to transact customs business on behalf of others, sets forth standards for the issuance of broker’s licenses and permits, and provides for the taking of disciplinary action against brokers that have engaged in specified types of infractions. This section also provides that an examination may be conducted to assess an applicant’s qualifications for a license. The regulations issued under the authority of section 641 are set forth in Title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 111 (19 CFR 111). Part 111 sets forth the regulations regarding the licensing of, and granting of permits to, persons desiring to transact customs business as customs brokers. These regulations also include the qualifications required of applicants and the procedures for applying for licenses VerDate Sep<11>2014 and permits. Section 111.11 of the CBP Regulations (19 CFR 111.11) sets forth the basic requirements for a broker’s license and in paragraph (a)(4) of that section provides that an applicant for an individual broker’s license must attain a passing grade (75 percent or higher) on a written examination. Section 111.13 of the CBP Regulations (19 CFR 111.13) sets forth the requirements and procedures for the written examination for an individual broker’s license and states that written customs broker license examinations will be given on the first Monday in April and October unless the regularly scheduled examination date conflicts with a national holiday, religious observance, or other foreseeable event. To avoid concerns related to the commencement of the federal government’s 2018 fiscal year, CBP has decided to change the regularly scheduled date of the examination. This document announces that CBP has scheduled the October 2017 customs broker’s license examination for Wednesday, October 25, 2017. 17:36 Jun 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Privacy Office, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of modified Privacy Act System of Records. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection


New Date for the October 2017 Customs Broker's License 
Examination

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

ACTION: General notice.

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SUMMARY: This document announces that U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection has changed the date on which the semi-annual examination 
for an individual broker's license will be held in October 2017.

DATES: The customs broker's license examination scheduled for October 
2017 will be held on Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Neila Venne, Broker Management Branch, 
Office of Trade, (843) 579-6407, Neila.M.Venne@cbp.dhs.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    Section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1641), 
provides that a person (an individual, corporation, association, or 
partnership) must hold a valid customs broker's license and permit in 
order to transact customs business on behalf of others, sets forth 
standards for the issuance of broker's licenses and permits, and 
provides for the taking of disciplinary action against brokers that 
have engaged in specified types of infractions. This section also 
provides that an examination may be conducted to assess an applicant's 
qualifications for a license.
    The regulations issued under the authority of section 641 are set 
forth in Title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations, part 111 (19 CFR 
111). Part 111 sets forth the regulations regarding the licensing of, 
and granting of permits to, persons desiring to transact customs 
business as customs brokers. These regulations also include the 
qualifications required of applicants and the procedures for applying 
for licenses and permits. Section 111.11 of the CBP Regulations (19 CFR 
111.11) sets forth the basic requirements for a broker's license and in 
paragraph (a)(4) of that section provides that an applicant for an 
individual broker's license must attain a passing grade (75 percent or 
higher) on a written examination.
    Section 111.13 of the CBP Regulations (19 CFR 111.13) sets forth 
the requirements and procedures for the written examination for an 
individual broker's license and states that written customs broker 
license examinations will be given on the first Monday in April and 
October unless the regularly scheduled examination date conflicts with 
a national holiday, religious observance, or other foreseeable event.
    To avoid concerns related to the commencement of the federal 
government's 2018 fiscal year, CBP has decided to change the regularly 
scheduled date of the examination. This document announces that CBP has 
scheduled the October 2017 customs broker's license examination for 
Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

    Dated: June 7, 2017.
Brenda B. Smith,
Executive Assistant Commissioner, Office of Trade, U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection.
[FR Doc. 2017-12311 Filed 6-13-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9111-14-P