Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Trade Agreements, 18581-18582 [2018-08878]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 82 / Friday, April 27, 2018 / Notices as possible with the 72 COLREGS, and decides whether to issue the COAC which must specify the required alternative installation. If the Coast Guard issues a COAC, under the governing statute4 and regulations,5 the Coast Guard must publish notice of this action. Once issued, a COAC remains valid until information supplied in the COAC application or the COAC terms become inapplicable to the vessel. The Chief, Prevention Division, of the Thirteenth Coast Guard District, U.S. Coast Guard, certifies that the Gunderson Marine LLC Hull 117 is a vessel of special construction or purpose, and that, with respect to the position of the sidelights, it is not possible to comply fully with the requirements of the provisions enumerated in the 72 COLREGS, without interfering with the normal operation, construction, or design of the vessel. The Chief, Prevention Division further finds and certifies that the sidelights, are in the closest possible compliance with the applicable provisions of the 72 COLREGS.6 This notice is issued under authority of 33 U.S.C. 1605(c) and 33 CFR 81.18. Dated: April 20, 2018. B.S. Gilda, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Prevention Division, Thirteenth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2018–08904 Filed 4–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0117] Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Trade Agreements U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-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 (PRA). The information collection is published in the Federal Register to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: 4 33 U.S.C. 1605(c). CFR 81.18. 6 33 U.S.C. 1605(a); 33 CFR 81.9. 5 33 VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Apr 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 Comments are encouraged and will be accepted (no later than June 26, 2018) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice must include the OMB Control Number 1651–0117 in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments: (1) Email. Submit comments to: CBP_ PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, Telephone number (202) 325–0056 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 website 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 process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18581 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: Free Trade agreements. OMB Number: 1651–0117. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension (without change). 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. Affected Public: Businesses. Abstract: Free trade agreements are established to reduce and eliminate trade barriers, strengthen and develop economic relations, and to lay the foundation for further cooperation to expand and enhance benefits of the agreement. These agreements establish free trade by reduced-duty treatment on imported goods. The U.S. has entered into the following Free Trade Agreements: United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement (US–CFTA) (Pub. L. 108–77); the Republic of Singapore (Pub. L. 108– 78, 117 Stat. 948, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note); Australia (Pub. L. 108–286); Morocco (Pub. L. 108–302); Jordan (Pub. L. 107– 43); Bahrain (Pub. L. 109–169); Oman (Pub. L. 109–283); Peru (Pub. L. 110– 138, 121 Stat. 1455); Korea (Pub. L. 112– 41); Colombia (Pub. L. 112–42, 125 Stat. 462); Panama (Pub. L. 112–43); and Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua (CAFTA–DR) (Pub. L. 109– 53, 119 Stat. 462). These free trade agreements involve collection of data elements such as information about the importer and exporter of the goods, a description of the goods, tariff classification number, and the preference criterion in the Rules of Origin. Respondents can obtain information on how to make claims under these Free Trade Agreements by going to http:// www.cbp.gov/trade/free-tradeagreements and use a standard fillable format for the FTA submission by going to http://www.cbp.gov/document/ guides/certification-origin-template. Estimated Number of Respondents: 359,400. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 361,000. Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours. E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1 18582 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 82 / Friday, April 27, 2018 / Notices Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 722,000. Dated: April 24, 2018. Seth D Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2018–08878 Filed 4–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [1651–0016] Agency Information Collection Activities: Certificate of Origin U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-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 (PRA). 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 June 26, 2018) to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice must include the OMB Control Number 1651–0016 in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit comments: (1) Email. Submit comments to: CBP_ PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. (2) Mail. Submit written comments to 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 20229–1177, Telephone number (202) 325–0056 or via email CBP_PRA@cbp.dhs.gov. Please note that the contact information daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:18 Apr 26, 2018 Jkt 244001 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 website 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 process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.8. 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: Certificate of Origin. OMB Number: 1651–0016. Form Number: CBP Form 3229. Action: 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). Abstract: CBP Form 3229, Certificate of Origin, is used by shippers and importers to declare that goods being imported into the United States are produced or manufactured in a U.S. insular possession from materials grown, produced or manufactured in such possession. This form includes a list of the foreign materials included in the goods, and their description and value. CBP Form 3229 is used as documentation for goods entitled to enter the U.S. free of duty. This form is PO 00000 Frm 00082 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 authorized by General Note 3(a)(iv) of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (19 U.S.C. 1202) and is provided for by 19 CFR part 7.3. CBP Form 3229 is accessible at http:// forms.cbp.gov/pdf/CBP_Form_3229.pdf. Affected Public: Businesses. Estimated Number of Respondents: 113. Estimated Number of Annual Responses per Respondent: 20. Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 2,260. Estimated Time per Response: 20 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 746. Dated: April 24, 2018. Seth D. Renkema, Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. 2018–08879 Filed 4–26–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0010] Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently Approved Collection: Nonimmigrant Petition Based on Blanket L Petition U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice. AGENCY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until May 29, 2018. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, must be directed to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via email at dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. All submissions received must include the agency name and the OMB Control Number 1615–0010 in the subject line. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27APN1.SGM 27APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 82 (Friday, April 27, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18581-18582]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-08878]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[1651-0117]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Free Trade Agreements

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

ACTION: 60-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 (PRA). 
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 June 26, 2018) to be 
assured of consideration.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) 
contained in this notice must include the OMB Control Number 1651-0117 
in the subject line and the agency name. To avoid duplicate 
submissions, please use only one of the following methods to submit 
comments:
    (1) Email. Submit comments to: [email protected].
    (2) Mail. Submit written comments to 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional PRA 
information should be directed to Seth Renkema, Chief, Economic Impact 
Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Trade, 
Regulations and Rulings, 90 K Street NE, 10th Floor, Washington, DC 
20229-1177, Telephone number (202) 325-0056 or via email 
[email protected]. 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 
website 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 process is conducted in accordance with 
5 CFR 1320.8. 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: Free Trade agreements.
    OMB Number: 1651-0117.
    Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension (without change).
    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.
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Abstract: Free trade agreements are established to reduce and 
eliminate trade barriers, strengthen and develop economic relations, 
and to lay the foundation for further cooperation to expand and enhance 
benefits of the agreement. These agreements establish free trade by 
reduced-duty treatment on imported goods.
    The U.S. has entered into the following Free Trade Agreements: 
United States-Chile Free Trade Agreement (US-CFTA) (Pub. L. 108-77); 
the Republic of Singapore (Pub. L. 108-78, 117 Stat. 948, 19 U.S.C. 
3805 note); Australia (Pub. L. 108-286); Morocco (Pub. L. 108-302); 
Jordan (Pub. L. 107-43); Bahrain (Pub. L. 109-169); Oman (Pub. L. 109-
283); Peru (Pub. L. 110-138, 121 Stat. 1455); Korea (Pub. L. 112-41); 
Colombia (Pub. L. 112-42, 125 Stat. 462); Panama (Pub. L. 112-43); and 
Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, 
and Nicaragua (CAFTA-DR) (Pub. L. 109-53, 119 Stat. 462).
    These free trade agreements involve collection of data elements 
such as information about the importer and exporter of the goods, a 
description of the goods, tariff classification number, and the 
preference criterion in the Rules of Origin.
    Respondents can obtain information on how to make claims under 
these Free Trade Agreements by going to http://www.cbp.gov/trade/free-trade-agreements and use a standard fillable format for the FTA 
submission by going to http://www.cbp.gov/document/guides/certification-origin-template.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 359,400.
    Estimated Number of Total Annual Responses: 361,000.
    Estimated Time per Response: 2 hours.

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    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 722,000.

    Dated: April 24, 2018.
Seth D Renkema,
Branch Chief, Economic Impact Analysis Branch, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection.
[FR Doc. 2018-08878 Filed 4-26-18; 8:45 am]
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