Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles, 34964-34965 [2017-15820]

Download as PDF 34964 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 143 / Thursday, July 27, 2017 / Notices summarized and included in the request for approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Overview of This Information Collection mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES Dated: July 24, 2017. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. BILLING CODE 9111–14–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Jul 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0030] 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 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. [FR Doc. 2017–15817 Filed 7–26–17; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles 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 later than August 28, 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. SUMMARY: 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 PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Federal Register (82 FR 20901) on May 4, 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: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles. OMB Number: 1651–0030. Form Number: CBP Form 255. Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or the information being collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Individuals. Abstract: CBP Form 255, Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles, is completed by travelers arriving in the United States with a parcel or container which is to be sent from an insular possession at a later date. It is the only means whereby the CBP officer, when the person arrives, can apply the exemptions or five percent flat rate of duty to all of the traveler’s purchases. A person purchasing articles in American Samoa, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands of the United States receives a sales slip, invoice, or other evidence of purchase which is presented to the CBP officer along with CBP Form 255, which is prepared in triplicate. The CBP officer verifies the information, indicates on E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 143 / Thursday, July 27, 2017 / Notices the form whether the article or articles were free of duty, or dutiable at the flat rate. Two copies of the form are returned to the traveler, who sends one form to the vendor. Upon receipt of the form the vendor places it in an envelope, affixed to the outside of the package, and clearly marks the package ‘‘Unaccompanied Tourist Shipment,’’ and sends the package to the traveler, generally via mail, although it could be sent by other means. If sent through the mail, the package would be examined by CBP and forwarded to the Postal Service for delivery. Any duties due would be collected by the mail carrier. If the shipment arrives other than through the mail, the traveler would be notified by the carrier when the article arrives. Entry would be made by the carrier or the traveler at the customhouse. Any duties due would be collected at that time. CBP Form 255 is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1202 (Chapter 98, Subchapters IV and XVI) and provided for by 19 CFR 145.12, 145.43, 148.110, 148.113, 148.114, 148.115 and 148.116. A sample of this form may be viewed at: https:// www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/ forms?title=255&=Apply. Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,500. Estimated Number of Responses: 15,000. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,250. Dated: July 24, 2017. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2017–15820 Filed 7–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0037] Agency Information Collection Activities: Entry of Articles for Exhibition 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. mstockstill on DSK30JT082PROD with NOTICES 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 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:17 Jul 26, 2017 Jkt 241001 (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 28, 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 20371) on May 1, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34965 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: Entry of Articles for Exhibition. OMB Number: 1651–0037. Form Number: None. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with no change to the burden hours or to the information collected. Type of Review: Extension (without change). Affected Public: Businesses. Abstract: Goods entered for exhibit at fairs, or for constructing, installing, or maintaining foreign exhibits at a fair, may be free of duty under 19 U.S.C. 1752. In order to substantiate that goods qualify for duty-free treatment, the consignee of the merchandise must provide information to CBP about the imported goods, which is specified in 19 CFR 147.11(c). Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Number of Responses per Respondent: 50. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,500. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 832. Dated: July 24, 2017. Seth Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2017–15819 Filed 7–26–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0136] Agency Information Collection Activities: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\27JYN1.SGM 27JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 143 (Thursday, July 27, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34964-34965]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-15820]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0030]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Declaration of 
Unaccompanied Articles

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 28, 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 20901) on May 4, 
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: Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles.
    OMB Number: 1651-0030.
    Form Number: CBP Form 255.
    Current Actions: This submission is being made to extend the 
expiration date of this information collection with no change to the 
burden hours or the information being collected.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    Affected Public: Individuals.
    Abstract: CBP Form 255, Declaration of Unaccompanied Articles, is 
completed by travelers arriving in the United States with a parcel or 
container which is to be sent from an insular possession at a later 
date. It is the only means whereby the CBP officer, when the person 
arrives, can apply the exemptions or five percent flat rate of duty to 
all of the traveler's purchases.
    A person purchasing articles in American Samoa, Guam, the 
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands of 
the United States receives a sales slip, invoice, or other evidence of 
purchase which is presented to the CBP officer along with CBP Form 255, 
which is prepared in triplicate. The CBP officer verifies the 
information, indicates on

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the form whether the article or articles were free of duty, or dutiable 
at the flat rate. Two copies of the form are returned to the traveler, 
who sends one form to the vendor. Upon receipt of the form the vendor 
places it in an envelope, affixed to the outside of the package, and 
clearly marks the package ``Unaccompanied Tourist Shipment,'' and sends 
the package to the traveler, generally via mail, although it could be 
sent by other means. If sent through the mail, the package would be 
examined by CBP and forwarded to the Postal Service for delivery. Any 
duties due would be collected by the mail carrier. If the shipment 
arrives other than through the mail, the traveler would be notified by 
the carrier when the article arrives. Entry would be made by the 
carrier or the traveler at the customhouse. Any duties due would be 
collected at that time.
    CBP Form 255 is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1202 (Chapter 98, 
Subchapters IV and XVI) and provided for by 19 CFR 145.12, 145.43, 
148.110, 148.113, 148.114, 148.115 and 148.116. A sample of this form 
may be viewed at: https://www.cbp.gov/newsroom/publications/forms?title=255&=Apply.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,500.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 15,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,250.

    Dated: July 24, 2017.
Seth Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2017-15820 Filed 7-26-17; 8:45 am]
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