Agency Information Collection Activities: CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers, 32562-32563 [2017-14787]

Download as PDF 32562 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 134 / Friday, July 14, 2017 / Notices 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 15530) on March 29, 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. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Overview of This Information Collection 17:44 Jul 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 Dated: July 11, 2017. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2017–14784 Filed 7–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0034] Agency Information Collection Activities: CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers 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: Title: e-Allegations Submission. OMB Number: 1651–0131. Form Number: None. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection. There is no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). VerDate Sep<11>2014 Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals. Abstract: In the interest of detecting trade violations to customs laws, CBP established the e-Allegations Web site to provide a means for concerned members of the trade community to confidentially report violations to CBP. The eAllegations site allows the public to submit pertinent information that assists CBP in its decision whether or not to pursue the alleged violations by initiating an investigation. The information collected includes the name, phone number and email address of the member of the trade community reporting the alleged violation. It also includes a description of the alleged violation, and the name and address of the potential violators. This collection of this information is authorized by the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (Title 19, United States Code, section 1202 et seq.), the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Title 6, United States Code), and the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 [‘‘SAFE Port Act’’] (Pub. L. 109–347, October 13, 2006). The e-Allegations Web site is accessible at https://apps.cbp.gov/ eallegations/. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,600. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 1,600. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 400. 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than August 14, 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 dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. 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 16603) on April 5, 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 E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 134 / Friday, July 14, 2017 / Notices 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: CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers (19 CFR part 111). OMB Number: 1651–0034. Form Numbers: CBP Forms 3124 and 3124E. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection. There is an increase to the burden hours due to increased applicants. There is no change to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals. Abstract: Section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 U.S.C. 1641), and Part 111 of the CBP regulations govern the licensing and conduct of customs brokers. Specifically, an individual who wishes to take the broker exam must complete CBP Form 3124E, ‘‘Application for Customs Broker License Exam,’’ or to apply for a broker license, CBP Form 3124, ‘‘Application for Customs Broker License.’’ The procedures to request a local or national broker permit can be found in 19 CFR 111.19, and a triennial report is required under 19 CFR 111.30. CBP Forms 3124 and 3124E may be found on the Forms page on CBP.gov at: https:// www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/ forms. Further information about the customs broker exam and how to apply for it may be found at http:// www.cbp.gov/trade/broker. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES CBP Form 3124E, ‘‘Application for Customs Broker License Exam’’ Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,300. Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 2,300. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,300. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $460,000. CBP Form 3124, ‘‘Application for Customs Broker License’’ Estimated Number of Respondents: 750. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:44 Jul 13, 2017 Jkt 241001 Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 750. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 750. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $150,000. National Broker Permit Application (19 CFR 111.19) Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 200. Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $20,000. Triennial Report (19 CFR 111.30) Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,550. Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 4,550. Estimated Time per Response: .5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,275. Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $455,000. Dated: July 11, 2017. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2017–14787 Filed 7–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0051] Agency Information Collection Activities: Foreign Trade Zone Annual Reconciliation Certification and Record Keeping Requirement 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. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00036 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 32563 later than August 14, 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 dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. 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 15529) on March 29, 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 E:\FR\FM\14JYN1.SGM 14JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 134 (Friday, July 14, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0034]


Agency Information Collection Activities: CBP Regulations 
Pertaining to Customs Brokers

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. Comments are encouraged 
and will be accepted (no later than August 14, 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 
dhsdeskofficer@omb.eop.gov.

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 16603) on April 5, 
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

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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: CBP Regulations Pertaining to Customs Brokers (19 CFR part 
111).
    OMB Number: 1651-0034.
    Form Numbers: CBP Forms 3124 and 3124E.
    Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this 
information collection. There is an increase to the burden hours due to 
increased applicants. There is no change to the information collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Businesses, Individuals.
    Abstract: Section 641 of the Tariff Act of 1930, as amended (19 
U.S.C. 1641), and Part 111 of the CBP regulations govern the licensing 
and conduct of customs brokers. Specifically, an individual who wishes 
to take the broker exam must complete CBP Form 3124E, ``Application for 
Customs Broker License Exam,'' or to apply for a broker license, CBP 
Form 3124, ``Application for Customs Broker License.'' The procedures 
to request a local or national broker permit can be found in 19 CFR 
111.19, and a triennial report is required under 19 CFR 111.30. CBP 
Forms 3124 and 3124E may be found on the Forms page on CBP.gov at: 
https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms. Further information 
about the customs broker exam and how to apply for it may be found at 
http://www.cbp.gov/trade/broker.

CBP Form 3124E, ``Application for Customs Broker License Exam''

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 2,300.
    Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 2,300.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,300.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $460,000.

CBP Form 3124, ``Application for Customs Broker License''

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 750.
    Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 750.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 750.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $150,000.

National Broker Permit Application (19 CFR 111.19)

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 200.
    Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 200.
    Estimated Time per Response: 1 hour.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 200.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $20,000.

Triennial Report (19 CFR 111.30)

    Estimated Number of Respondents: 4,550.
    Total Number of Estimated Annual Responses: 4,550.
    Estimated Time per Response: .5 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,275.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to the Public: $455,000.

    Dated: July 11, 2017.
Seth Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2017-14787 Filed 7-13-17; 8:45 am]
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